Sangla, India

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Sangla is a town in the Baspa Valley, also referred to as the Sangla valley, in the Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh, India, close to the Tibetan border.

Geography[edit]

Sangla Valley or the Baspa Valley starts at Karcham and ends at Chitkul.

Demographics[edit]

The local people have a distinct culture and their own dialect, the Kinnauri language.[citation needed] Coordinates: 31°25′29″N 78°15′58″E / 31.4248°N 78.2661°E / 31.4248; 78.2661

Places of Interest[edit]

Being located at center of the Baspa valley, Sangla is the locus of exploration and trekking trails.[citation needed]

Kamru Fort

Lake and Dam, Kupa

Temples

  1. Badrinath Temple, Kamru
  2. Bering Nag Temple, Sangla
  3. Batseri
  4. Chitkul Mata Temple
  5. Piri Nages Temple, Sapni[1]

Trek Routes

  1. Rupin Valley Trek[2]
  2. Sangla Kande Trek
  3. Charang Chitkul Trek

Apart from these places, the tourists can walk to the Trout Farm, The Mall(Sangla), Riverside in Chitkul and village walks in Kupa, Kamru, Sangla and Batseri.[3]

Festivals[edit]

  1. Saazo - January
  2. Faagul/ Holi - March
  3. Dakhrain - July[4]
  4. Ukhyang - September


Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sapni Fort". Kinnaur.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Unexplored Trek Routes". Viral Khichdi.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "Sangla – A Buddhist Town in the lap of Himalayas!". Raacho Trekkers.
  4. ^ "Festival Of Flowers". Kinnaur Tourism.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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