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Kinnaur District : Himachal Pradesh

About District

Kinnaur surrounded by the Tibet to the east, in the northeast corner of Himachal Pradesh, about 235 kms from Shimla is a tremendously beautiful district having the three high mountains ranges i.e. Zanskar, Greater Himalayas and Dhauladhar, enclosing valleys of Sutlej, Spiti, Baspa and their tributaries. All the valleys are strikingly beautiful. The slopes are covered with thick wood, orchards, fields and picturesque hamlets. The much religious Shivlinga lies at the peak of Kinner Kailash mountain. The district is divided into 3 Sub Divisions viz. Pooh, Kalpa & Nichar, 5 Tehsils viz. Sangla, Pooh, Nichar, Moorang & Kalpa and 3 Development Blocks viz. Nichar, Kalpa & Pooh. The apples, chilgoza and other dry fruits are grown here are world famous. The high terrain here give way to great adventures sports of all kinds. Beautiful trekking routes includes the 'Parikarma of Kinner Kailash'. Here is also the Beautiful Nako lake and three famous wild life sanctuaries. The places of tourist interests in the district are Kalpa, Reckong Peo, Sangla, Chango, Chhitkul, Kothi, Leo, Lippa, Moorang, Nichar, Nako, Namgya, Pooh, Rakchham and Ribba.


District at a Glance

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