Shimla is present Capital of Himachal Pradesh India. In British Rule Shimla was the Summer Capital of British India. Shimla is also known as the HILLS QUEEN SHIMLA and blessed with many Historical places, Natural beauties, Religious places and temples. Jakhoo Temple, Kalibari Temple, Tara Devi Temple, Sanktmochan Temple etc. and Historical Places such as The Christ Church, The Ridge, The Mall, Gaiety Heritage Cultural Complex, State Musium of Shimla, Advance Studies, Hp university Summer hill Shimla etc.
Sangla Valley is also known as Baspa Valley which starts from Karcham and ends at Chitkul. The valley is surrounded by forested slopes and offers views of high mountains. Baspa River flows in Sangla Valley. Sangla Valley is blessed with famous places like Great Himalaya Kamru Fort, Mata Devi Temple & Bearing Nag Temple. Sangla Valley is a part of Kinnaur.
Chitkul is last village near the Indo-China border. During winter it remains covered with high snow. Chitkul is on the banks of Baspa River & know for first village of the Baspa Valley. Elevation 3,450mtr (11,320 ft).
Kalpa is a small but most beautiful village in Sutlej River Valley famous for its apple onrchards. Kapla is dedicated to Hindu & Buddhist Gods and Goddesses. India’s first ever voter Mr. Shayam Sarar Negi also belongs to Kalpa. Elevation of Kalpa is 2960 mtr (9,710 ft.) View of high mountains are very clear from Kalpa and Sacred Shivling Rock on Kailash is also visible from Kalpa.
Nako Lake is a high altitude lake in the Pooh sub-division of the Kinnaur district. It forms part of the boundary of Nako village and seems that the village is half buried in the lake’s border. It is about 3,662 metres (12,014 ft) above sea level. The lake is surrounded by willow and poplar trees.
Tabo Monastery is located in the Tabo Village of Spiti Valley which was founded in 996 AD. Bhuddhist religious people and temples can be main attraction of here. This place is a meditation place, where you may feel complete peace in your mind. Elevation: About 3200 mtr. (about 11,000ft.)
Tabo to Dhankar + Trekking to Dhankar Lake + Monastery, To Kaza by car.
Dhankar lake is situated above the Village of Dhankar at the height of 4136 meters (13570 feet) in the middle of hills. I asked to some local people about the best route to reach there. They suggested to climb directly over the hill in front of the guest house. There is also a good 3 kms trail going to the lake, but it takes more time in comparison to the direct climb on the hill. I decided to climb directly on the hill.
Kaza is the subdivisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the Lahaul Spiti District. Bhuddhist Culture is famous here. Kaza is largest township and commercial center of the Spiti Valley. Elevation: 3,700mtrs (12,000ft.)
Langza is very small village about 5-10 homes including. Old monastery and a beauful statue of Lord Budha. Its elevation is about 4100mtrs and 14050 ft.
Komik village is most beautiful place at the height of 4,520 mtr. About 15,000 ft. Tangyud Monastery is main attraction of this village. However Hikkim is also at the distance of 2 kms from here.
Key Monastery is the biggest monastery of Spiti Valley. It is also famous place or Training Centre for Lamas. This place is situated at about 4,200mtr. Or about 14,000 ft from the see level. The view of Spiti River makes you refresh here.
Kibber is a village of Spiti Valley at 42,70 mtrs or 14,300ft. Kibber is 16 kms away from Kaza. Parang La is connected from kibber. Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary is main attraction point to the all visitors.
Hikkim Our guides are a good source of information for not only about the places but about the unique history of the surrounding villages and Hikkim Lake.
Chandratal lake in Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh lies between a low ridge and the main Kunzum range. Mostly surrounded with snow, this deep blue-water lake has a circumference of 2.5 Kilometers. Some people also call it Moon Lake and is also one of the the source of the violent Chandra River.
Manali is most attractive tourist place. Rohtang Pass is about 52 kms from Manali. Vishishat, Maa Hadimba Temple, Solang Valley View is make this place very charming. Manali is situated at the bank s of BEAS River. Flowing river and healthy natural atmosphere refreshes you. Kullu/Bhunter airport is very near and easy reachable from manali. For Tourists Regular Volvo Bus services to Dehli , Chandigarh & Shimla is available from Manali.
Manali Local Hadimba Mata Temple Visit, Vashishat Hot Water Bath and Temple visit.
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