Things to do
Chitkul Visit and Walk - Officially the last Indian village before the Tibet border, Chitkul is renowned for its natural beauty and quaint architecture. Spectacular views of the Baspa valley coupled with its quaint wooden houses make Chitkul the day-trip village to visit from Sangla.
Walk to Kamru Fort - The walk starts from Sangla, the main town of the Sangla Valley. Fortified by high peaks with a sparkling river for company, Sangla is loaded with nature's beauty. We then move on to Kamru Fort. Built around the 15th century, Kamru is considered one of the oldest forts in Himachal. Made of wood, the fort's architecture is a blend of Indian and Tibetan architecture.
Picnic at Mastrang - Surrounded by local farms of buckwheat and seclusion, this tiny village offers spectacular views of snow-covered peaks with the Baspa river gently flowing alongside. The perfect absolute solitude and serenity here in Mastrang makes it the ideal picnic spot for some much-needed downtime, far away from the crowds and the tension that urban living tends to bring along with it.
Best time to visit October to March
Late September to early November is the ideal time to visit here after the rains have subsided.The chilly winter arrives by late November and stays on till the end of February.
Clear skies stay on through March till the haze in by mid-April to the mid-June rains. Frequent landslides are the only dampener till the monsoons end.
How to reach
Air Transport is not as robust as compare to other states. There are two major airport near Sangla - Shimla Airport (SLV) and Chandigarh International Airport (IXC).
Shimla Airport is located 241 kilometre from Sangla in Jubberhati near Shimla. Jubberhati is a small town near Shimla in Indian state Himachal Pradesh. Air India is the only airline which provide daily flights services from Delhi to Shimla. You can take cab to reach Sangla.
Chandigarh International Airport is located 344 kilometre from Sangla in "The City Beautiful" Chandigarh. Chandigarh is a union territory which serve as the capital of two state Haryana and Punjab. Chandigarh airport is well connected to domestic destinations as well as some the International destinations. You will find daily flights from all the major cities of India leading you to Chandigarh. You can take cab or bus from Chandigarh to reach Sangla.
Himachal Pradesh is all about high mountains and deep valleys so there are no major rail track anywhere within the state.
he Kalka Railway is the only railway station in Himachal which is 307 kilometre from Sangla. Kalka offers a good connectivity from major cities like Chandigarh, Delhi, Howrah and many more.
Chandigarh railway station is also a good option. It is 329 kilometre from Sangla. Chandigarh railway station is well connected to every major Indian city. You can take bus or cab from Chandigarh to reach Sangla.
Roads in Himachal Pradesh offers the best connectivity within and out of the state. Sangla is well connected to Shimla, Chandigarh, and many other Indian cities via road. You will find bus and cab facility throughout the state connecting Sangla to every major destination in Himachal. These roads offers some of the most beautiful views of different ranges and valleys.
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