(9000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Himachal Pradesh | India
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Sangla is categorised as Adventure / Angling / Riverside

Views on a Walk (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Trout Fishing
Trout Fishing
Baspa River (Photo Courtesy: Sanyambahga)
Views from Chitkul (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Rakcham Walk (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Rakcham Walk (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Views on a Walk (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Views on a Walk (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Trout Farm (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Views on a Walk (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Temple visit on Rakcham Walk (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
On a trek (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)

Reasons to Visit
  • Sangla is a riverside valley overlooking stunning Himalayan views.
  • Sangla is best visited for a nature centric experience, walks, trekking, trout fishing etc.
  • Guests to Sangla can stay riverside and explore the area on foot.
  • Chitkul village is few kilometers away from Sangla is where the views get even bigger and better and is the last point before Tibetan border.
  • Sangla area is full of apple orchards and April-Sept is best time to arrive here and explore.
  • Overnight trekking options around the area are good and the hills around are much more unexplored and pristine as compared to other known and explored trekking routes.
  • Sangla is also where you can pickup famous Kinnauri shawls, woolen socks, tweeds and silver jewelry studded with Tibetan pearls
  • Sangla is recommended for Glacier trekking in March and April
Know It
  • Sangla is accessible in March - Nov period only
  • Himalayan Destinations for Active Holidays in India"Sangla (9000 ft asl - 200 kms from Shimla) is blessed with Himalayan beauty like no other destination. It has many walks, short treks, overnight camping and long trekking routes originating in and around the area. Sangla has camps and adventure centric stays setup specifically to cater to Active holidays segment and therefore is one of the most popular active holiday destination in North India visited alongwith Shoja and/or Thanedar."
  • Adventure Camping Destinations in North India"Sangla (9000 ft asl - 200 kms from Shimla) is an adventure camping and active holiday destination offering an outstanding Himalayan character. Guests look forward to walks, treks and overnight camping here alongwith a thorough nature centric experience. "
  • Remote Destinations offering exceptional Himalayan Views"Sangla (9000 ft asl) in Sangla Valley is located at 6 hour drive from Shimla off the Hindustan Tibet Road (NH-22). Sangla offers exceptional riverside and close range Himalayan views and is haven for offbeat travellers, walking, soft adventure, overnight camping, fishing and trekking. Sangla is open during March to November period"
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Shimla (220 kms), Kullu (269 kms), Chandigarh (325 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Shimla (220 kms), Shoghi (235 kms), Kandaghat (267 kms)
  • Sangla is an Ex-Chandigarh Getaway

Sangla has 5 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Adventure / Camp1

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Sangla

Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)3

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List of Holidays for Sangla

Short Break

  • Sangla Valley Family Adventure (6 Nights)


  • Himalayan Golden Triangle (9 Nights)
  • Sangla Lesser-Known Himalayas (7 Nights)
  • Sangla Valley - Spiti Valley (9 Nights)

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Destination Ideas

  • Bhabha Pass Trek - Travel Idea for Sangla
  • Fishing in Sangla Valley
  • Sangla Valley Experience
  • Sangla-Tabo-Kaza Driving Experience
  • Trekking in Sangla
  • Walking / Trekking in Sangla

Stay Ideas

  • Banjara Retreat Sangla Valley Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Sangla Valley Camps start off in March and till about late May, early June, one can walk a couple of kms around the camps to a Glacier. Glaciers eventually melt away by May end or early June.
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Chitkul is the Last village on the old Hindustan-Tibet trade route. A km walk would lead one to the Indo tibetan Check post. The panorama of Chitkul is most stunning with imposing close range Himalayan views. Just a cup of tea admiring views and surroundings could be nothing short of an experience.
    View Point
    Himalayan Views
    Shiva Temple at Kalpa (8000 ft asl) here which is well visited by tourists to the area. Guests stay here overnight especially to catch glimpse of the Kinner Kailash range of Himalayan views which are best in the mornings
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    For the enthusiasts it is a treat to angle for trouts in the crystal clear waters of the Baspa River in Sangla Valley. Day permits can be arranged from the local authorities. Indias first trout breeding farm was set up in Sangla way back in 1926. Besides April, October is the best time to angle for Brown and Rainbow Trouts.
    Sangla Meadows is a full day trek (Medium difficulty level) from Sangla that passes through Glaciers and some of the most stunning scenery of the area including panaromic views of the Kinner Kailash range of mountains. Overnight camping can also be considered.
    A signature walk of the valley, this route was once used regularly by the villagers from Batseri to go to Rakcham. It is a fascinating walk through a wide variety of flora. If the trek is done before June, one also gets to cross two tails of glaciers coming from the top to meet the frisky Baspa. Takes about about 4 hours
    A walk along the Baspa River offering stunning views of the valley, overlooking Himalayan peaks and Baspa River. Can visit Trout Breeding Farm enroute.
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Bhimkali Temple is a old wooden structure temple considered one of the Shaktipeetha Temples and situated right in middle of the town overlooking Himalayan Views. Typically Visited enroute Sangla Valley even if it's a 17 km detour from the NH-22
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha

Destinations within reach from Sangla

  • Kalpa ( 40 Km )

    7 km from Reckong Peo. Kalpa is a temple town with very good Himalaya views around the Shiva more

  • Sarahan ( 90 Km )

    Sarahan lies beyond Rampur off the Old Hindustan-Tibet Road and is visited for the Bhimkali Temple more

  • Rampur ( 95 Km )

    Rampur is a riverside transit point on NH-22 (Hindstan Tibet Road) at 132 kms from Shimla and 70 more

  • Nako ( 125 Km )

    Nako is about 100 kms from Sangla Valley; Set around a lake, Nako is a important centre of more

  • Narkanda ( 153 Km )

    Narkanda (8000 ft asl) is an area surrounded with orchards and a transit point on the Hindustan more

  • Shoja ( 170 Km )

    Shoja (or called Sohja or Sojha) is a Himalayan hamlet (8500 ft asl) 5 kms short of Jalori Pass. more

  • Thanedar ( 170 Km )

    Thanedar, an apple orchard growing area at a height of 7,250 ft and 80 km from Shimla and 18 kms more

  • Tabo ( 172 Km )

    Tabo is home to the second most important Buddhist monastery in the entire Himalayan region - the more

  • Chindi ( 180 Km )

    Chindi is lies on the route which one takes to access Kullu Valley during winter when Jalori Pass more

  • Theog ( 198 Km )

    Theog is set at about 30-35 kms from Shimla on the national highway leading to remote areas of more

  • Fagu ( 200 Km )

    Fagu is a hilamayan getaway around Shimla and one of the highest points in the area and therefore more

  • Kufri ( 202 Km )

    Kufri is a hillside getaway situated at an altitude of 2633 m above the sea level and 19 km from more

  • Kaza ( 220 Km )

    Kaza (12000 ft asl) is capital of the Spiti valley and its largest town. Kaza has monasteries more

  • Shimla ( 220 Km )

    Shimla being the famous holiday resort that used to enjoy the status of being the summer capital more

  • Deha ( 225 Km )

    Deha (6000+ ft asl) is an Himalayan Hamlet at 67 kms from Shimla having totally cut off character more

  • Shoghi ( 235 Km )

    Shoghi is a wooded area 15 kms before Shimla. There are couple of adventure / nature oriented more

  • Chail ( 245 Km )

    Chail was the summer capital of the flamboyant Maharaja Bhupinder Singh of Patiala and now Summer more

  • Mori ( 257 Km )

    Mori is a riverside town situated in the remote Himalayas. Rafting is one of the popular more

  • Kullu ( 269 Km )

    Kulllu area is known for apple orchards and trout fishing besides a range of adventure activities more

  • Mandi ( 275 Km )

    Mandi is a transit stay option. It is the gateway to the Kullu Valley and a point where road from more

  • Solan ( 283 Km )

    Solan is home to some getaways and a transit stay option on Kakla - Shimla highway. more

  • Raison ( 283 Km )

    Raison is a riverside location 15 kms after Kullu and 26 kms before Manali, known for off-beat and more

  • Rajgarh ( 291 Km )

    Rajgarh (6500 ft asl) lies on the Solan - Nahan route in remote and unexplored Sirmour district of more

  • Kasauli ( 309 Km )

    Kasauli is a small cantonment town in Solan district off Kalka - Shimla Highway and still retains more

  • Manali ( 310 Km )

    Manali (7000 ft) is a major hill station and a preferred Ex-Chandigarh weekend Getaway and a more

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
BhatseriA riverside orchard area offfering excellent himalayan views, 5 kms from town centre enroute to RakchamGetaway/Experiential3
Rakcham villageA riverside area offering excellent himalayan views, 17 kms from Sangla town centreGetaway/Experiential-
Chitkul24 kms from Sangla, last village before Indo Tibetan border. The area offers spectacular close range himalayan views.Experiential1
Town CentreTown Centre in Sangla is set around the river and Himalayan views. It is from where one departs for Bhatseri, Rakcham and Chitkul villagesTransit/Holiday1
Nearest Airport in Sangla
  • Simla Airport ( SLV ) , Shimla-220 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Sangla
  • Simla ( SML ), Shimla-220 Kms
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