Kinnaur also known as “Land of god” is about 235 km from Shimla and is known for its serenity and beauty of the lush green and rocky mountain escape having Satluj, Baspa and Spiti River snacking through it. A mountainous range are, ranging in altitude from 2,320 to_6,816 meters. Kinnaur is one of the smallest districts in India by population. Kinnaur is well known for its delicious apples, Chilgoza, and handicraft materials. It is famous for the Kinner Kailash, a mountain sacred to Hindus, close to the Tibetan Border.
A mountainous area ranging in altitude area from 2,320 to 6,816 metres. Kinnaur is one of the smallest districts in India by population.
Place of Worship
- . Maheshwar Temple at Sungra
- Chango Temples at Chango
- Rarang Monaestry at Rarang
- Mathi Temple at Chitkul
- Chandika Devi Temple at Recckong Peo
Places of Interest
- Reckong peo
- April – June :- Summers are considered as the best time to visit Kinnaur. The temperatures in summers range from 8 to 30 degree Celsius, which is preferred by most of the tourists for visiting kinnaur.
- July – September :- Due to high chances of rainfall in the Kinnaur district, it is anadvisable not to visits Kinnaur in the monsoon season. The chances of landslides and cloudburst are high in the region during the monsoon.
- October – March :- The winters in Kinnaur District are harsh and extremely cold. It is best to avoid travelling to Kinnaur in the winter’s season. The temperature in winter can drop as low as -5 degree Celsius in Kinnaur.
- By Air :- The nearest airport to Kinnaur is Jubbarhatti airport in Shimla approx. 267 Km from Kinnaur.
- By Train :- The nearest railway station is Kalka Railway station, which is situated 356 Km from KInnaur.
- By Road :- The best and most convenient way to travel to Kinnaur is by road. Kinnaur is well connected by road with the cities like Shimla, Chandigarh and Delhi.