Majestic mountains, green valleys, meandering rivers, orchards, and vineyards define the valley of Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh. Since it shares its border with Tibet the influence of Tibetan culture is strongly felt here. Kinnaur is also known as the ‘Land of fairytales’ and remains snow-clad for six months, quite like Spiti and Lahaul. Divided into two main valleys – Sangla Valley and the Hangrang Valley, Kinnaur is divided into three administrative areas, Pooh, Kalpa, and Nichar.
The largest township in Lahaul Valley and Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh, Kaza boasts of high mountains with snowy crowns, crystal clear rivers, streams and barren splendor interspersed with patches of green. Kaza is known for its colorful festivals and the Sakya Tangyud Monastery.
Suicide Point Kalpa
The Suicide Point is located around 3 km away from Kalpa village and the journey to this point takes place through beautiful apple gardens. This place is so lovely that tourists even forget the dangerous trench and vertical slope they pass through on their way to suicide point. This place is famous for its thrilling trench and enchanting atmosphere that gives a wonderful experience to the visitors.
The Kinner Kailash is popularly known as the Parbat (mountain) of Lord Shiva and it is situated at a height of 6,500 meters above sea level. The magnificent beauty of this place makes it one of the most loved tourist spots in Kalpa, which is visited by hundreds of tourist every day. Many people come to this pot to undertake holy parikrama, which starts from Morang and ends in Kalpa. The surroundings of Kinner Kailash include gushing rivers, breathtaking valleys, beautiful villages, lush green orchards, and majestic mountains.
The refreshing weather of this place makes it even more beautiful and unique and the visitors simply love to come here and explore the great Kinnaur region, which is blessed with so many natural wonders. Kalpa can be accessed by road through a car or bus, and the further distance of Kinner Kailash can be covered through trekking.
Blessed with so many natural wonders, the beautiful Roghi village is situated 8 km away from the town of Kalpa and is surrounded by lovely gardens and village houses. This place is popular for its apple orchards and ethnic village life, which includes temples, monasteries, Kinnauri style buildings, etc. The tourists love visiting this mind-blowing destination, which is blessed with such an exquisite beauty.
The beautiful Sapni Fort is renowned for its exceptional architecture and wonderful surroundings. Built by Raja Padam Singh of Rampur, this ancient fort was constructed by joining two buildings together, the main tower of which is quite old and has seven floors. It is located in proximity to the Sapni village, which is another beautiful village in the vicinity of Kalpa. The Sapni Fort faces the valley and is like a colossal structure comprising of two buildings integrated into one.