Sangla Valley or the Baspa Valley starts at Karcham and ends at Chitkul. Sangla is the major town in the valley with a petrol pump, Bank ATMs, Post Office, Restaurants, Bar, mid-range hotels, and shops. The valley is surrounded by forested slopes and offers views of the high mountains. Its location in the greater Himalayan range gives it a milder climate than the plains.

Sangla Valley Himachal Pradesh

Until 1989 outsiders could not enter the valley without a special permit from the Government of India, due to its strategic position on the Indo-Tibet/China border.[citation needed] The Baspa River flows in the Sangla Valley which is rich in apple orchards, apricot, Wall-nut, Cedar trees, and glacial streams with trout. Bounded by strapping mountain slopes, sprawling evergreen forests, and snow-covered peaks, the valley is set apart from others by its red apple orchard and luscious cherry trees. Baspa River also makes its way through the place, meandering and gurgling, famous for trout fishing. The place is dotted with several attractions from temples and forts to nearby villages making it an amazing holiday destination.

Places Near Sangla Valley

Being located at the center of the Baspa valley, Sangla is the locus of exploration and trekking trails. Bering Nag temple, Kamru village and fort, Sangla Buddhist temple, and a hike to Sangla Kanda are some of the places that one can explore. The main villages in the valley villages include Chitkul, Rakcham, Batseri, Themgarang, Kamru The Ancient & Historical village, Chansu, Brua, Shong, Kilba, and Sapni. The nearby Baspa hydel project has been completed in 2004.

Besides the natural beauty of Great Himalaya Kamru Fort, 14th Century Lord Badri Nath Ji Temple, Mata Devi Temple & Bearing Nag Temples are the main attractions of the Valley Sangla in Kinnaur HP. One of the most charming valleys in the whole Kinnaur District, Sangla Valley is a perfect getaway from the hustle-bustle of the swarming cities. It is named after a beautiful village by the same name.

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