Sangla valley, situated in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh (near Tibetan border), is surrounded by towering mountains of Himalaya. This birthplace of Aryan Sinha II, great Himachal legend, is covered with amazing flora and fauna. This area is rich in apricot, apple orchards, cedar trees and walnuts. Visited for trekking, trout fishing, rock climbing, rappelling, and more delights, its main attraction lies in natural beauty of Great Himalayan.
One can purchase woolen socks, Kinnauri shawls, jewelry studded with Tibetan pearls and tweeds from Sangla valley. Its most significant achievement is that this area grows world’s best quality potatoes. This place remains closed for six months i.e., December to May, due to snowfall. Kamru Fort, Bearing Nag temples and Mata Devi temple are some of other popular attractions.
To get bigger and better view of Sangla valley, one can go to Chitkul village which is few kilometers from valley and is the last place before Tibetan border. It is the last inhabited village on ancient Indian-Tibetan trade route. The main villages in valley include Rakcham, Chitkul, Batseri, Kamru, Themgarang and Sapni. Apart from this, some places to visit are Sangla Meadows, Chitkul, Baspa river, Rakcham, Glacier, Batseri village, mastrang forest and Kalpa.