Kinnaur Travel Guide
Visit the beautiful town of Kinnaur to experience mountain bliss. Snow capped mountains, amicable people, stunning landscapes, and fresh breeze will welcome you with open arms. Kinnaur has heavy influence of colorful Tibetan culture. Fruit orchards stretched all over filling up the breeze with sweet fragrance, warm sunshine, and mountain views are the highlights og Kinnaur, You can spend time exploring the region or just not doing anything.
Ancient temples, mystical forts, waterfalls, and willowing nature trails, it is a heartwarming experience to spend time in nature’s lap in Kinnaur.
Peaceful Shikara, Dal lake, Nishat park., Shalimar, Shalimar Mughal Garden
10°C to 30°C
(April to June)
(July to Sep)
10°C to 15°C
(Oct to Feb)
Tugged Into Nature Far From the Maddening Crowd
Mighty mountains capped in snow, lush grassy valleys, restlessly flowing rivers with crystal clear water, orchards laden with fruits and warm & smiling people define the Kinnaur valley in Himachal Pradesh. The place shares border with Tibet, hence a strong glimpse of Tibetan culture is felt here. This “Land of fairytales” is a quaint place that remains snow-clad for six months, much like Lahaul Spiti. Kinnaur is segregated into two prime valleys namely Sangla Valley and the Hangrang Valley. Kinnaur, stretches up to the southeastern Himachal and the zone is blessed with astounding mountain and valley scenery. This mountain town has slate roofed temples, plunging gorges amidst snow-capped peaks, boundless orchards of apple, stretches of seasonal farming and beautiful valleys to awestruck tourist. The sequence of beautiful terrain is unending here.
Kinnaur - a beautiful valley, has in store some fascinating tourist attractions. Visit the Nako village for some visual extravaganza that nature bestows on us, humans.
A nature lover’s delight, Lipa-asrang sanctuary is a must-visit too. Other places in and around Kinnaur for sightseeing are Bhimakali Temple, Chandika Devi Temple, Nako Lake, Nako Gompa, and the Prayer Wheels at Nako, Kamru Fort and the Padam Palace.
Kinnaur is rightly called the fruit bowl of Himachal. While walking on any road in and around look around at any valley and all you see is fruit laden trees, during season. Apple being the prime produce here, you tend to see loads & loads of apple trees around. Nevertheless, varieties of plums, pears and apricots are also found here. You can not only walk through those orchards but also bite in some the freshest, juiciest and yummiest fruits. The Kinnauri people are proud of their culture & heritage and are friendly people. Their green felt basheri hats / caps are the significant identification of a true Kinnauri. To enjoy the true colors of this place, leave the defined path and wander around the valleys with locals and enjoy the essence of Kinnaur.