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Kalpa, the main village of Kinnaur, in the Sutlej River Valley is a place to remember and cherish. Known for its many beautiful temples and monasteries, this town is also famed for its apple orchards. The majestic Kinnaur-Kailash range peeking from across the Sutlej River makes for a blissful break.
An early morning walk through this paradise will give you a chance to experience magic and mystery with the sunrise. The pinkish hue on the peaks that slowly gets tinted with the golden glow is a sight to behold. Adorned with rich flora and fauna, this small hamlet is a must visit destination.
- Carry food with you while travelling around the village, since you may not find many eating joints at proper interval.- Carry heavy woolens if travelling during winter season, weather is extremely freezing at that time.- Be prepared for a bumpy ride, as the roads condition is quite poor.
It is better to go by car. Once the apple orchards gets over the road is narrow and dangerous and then comes the dead end.
An offbeat location, hence less crowded.
Eating and transportation options are limited.
Anyone wanting to explore a quaint and secluded space with friends and family, in the lap of nature should visit this beautiful town of Kalpa. People having an eye for cultural diversity and richness can as well look out for this town.
Kalpa, as it is a small town located at a high elevation, has a limited number of options to reach the place. Travelling by road might be your best pick to reach Kalpa, as the way can be direct and... (Read More)