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Smitten by Sangla | Sangla village of Kinnaur | Raacho trekkers

Smitten by Sangla Visiting Kinnaur and spending some time with the locals was high on my bucket list for a long time. Finally, I got a chance to check out the Chitkul village in Sangla valley before our Lamkhaga Pass trek in May 2017, thanks to the impeccable planning of Gautam Baliga ji. On the …

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Lamkhaga Pass Trek Blog – May 2018 Expedition

Chitkul to Harsil/Gangotri trek Lamkhaga Pass (5282m) (Chitkul to Harsil), May 2018 The trek starts from the last village of Kinnaur, Himachal and ends at Harsil in the Gangotri valley of Uttrakhand. That is why, the Lamkhaga pass trek is also known as Chitkul to Gangotri trek or vice versa.  This Himalayan high pass divides …

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Lamkhaga photostory: The Chitkul-Harsil Trek

Lamkhaga photoblog Lamkhaga Pass (5284m) is one of the most beautiful and challenging treks I’ve done so far. This 8-day trek connects the beautiful village of Chitkul in Sangla or Baspa valley of Kinnaur, Himachal to Harshil (Gangotri region, Uttarakhand) through some of the remote regions, usually not accessible for the civilians. The amount of …

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Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama Trek Blog

Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama trek [Charang-La 5270m] – June 2014 expedition blog Otherwise called Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama, this trek is circumambulation(parikrama) around holy Kinnaur Kailash Range. Kinnaur Kailash is one of the 5 Kailash a Shiv Bhakt must-visit (others being Shrikhand Mahadev, Manimahesh Kailash, Adi Kailash, and Kailash Mansarovar). Kinnaur Kailash itself has two important routes …

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The Valley Of Brimming Beauty | Baspa valley Kinnaur

Baspa valley, Kinnaur: Bordering along western Himalaya with Tibet and Garhwal, the Baspa valley of Kinnaur has been open to visitors since the early nineties. The valley got its name from the Baspa river which originates from Chung Sakhago pass and meanders for around 30 km before meeting Satluj on its left bank near Karcham. …

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Sangla – A Buddhist Town in the lap of Himalayas!

Sangla Village of Kinnaur,Himachal Pradesh is a scenic & heavenly small hilltown for visitors all over the world. It is largest village of the Sangla valley and one of the largest in Kinnaur. Located at middle of the valley and about 18km from the nearest highway i.e NH 05,  it has found place in an …

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Kinner Kailash Parikrama Trek in Winter

Kinnaur-Kailash Parikrama Trek Blog by Micah Hanson “How will you know the way, the weather is bad, there is a lot of snow,” the senior officer said. “I’ve hiked all over the Himalayas, I hiked the Pin-Paravati pass in a snowstorm,” I retorted.  “Ok, I’ll give you permission if you write a statement that you …

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Untouched Kinnaur: Rusklang village, Ropa valley, Himachal

Untouched & Unexplored Kinnaur Rusklang village of Ropa valley, Kinnaur  Kinnaur in northeast Himachal, surrounded by Tibet in the east, is the least explored and the second least populous district, after Lahaul & Spiti, in Himachal Pradesh, India. The old Hindustan-Tibet road, the ancient Silk Route, passes through Kinnaur along the banks of Sutlej River. …

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