200 km away form Shimla is the strikingly beautiful
district of Kinnaur, where the
icy waters of the River Sutlej and its tributaries have
carved deep gorges through the high ranges. The landscape
varies from the lush green orchards of the picturesque
Sangla Valley to the strak magnificence of the Hangrang
The N.H. 22 that follws the old Hindustan -Tebet route goes
past the villages of Jeori, Wangtu and Tapri to Karcham
located at the confluence of the Sutlej and Baspa rivers a
beautiful village and the start of the picturesque Baspa or
The largest village in the area scenic Sangla is 18km
(3, 450m) The last and the highest village in this
valley, chitkul, 26 km frorm SAngla, noted for its alpine
meadows and snows capes. It has a rest house.
Powari, 70 km form Rampur is the last major stop on the N.H.
22 with a petrol station.
Peo (2, 670) Located 260 km form Shimla and 7 km from
Powari, Recong POeo is the headquarters of the dictrict.
Just 3 km from Recong Peo Kothi has temple to the goodness
(2,759) Beyond Recong Peo on the link road, is the main
village of the district Kalpa.
This village set amidst orchards of apricot is 26 km
form Powari on the N.H