Criss-crossed by gushing mountain rivers forming rocked-filled valleys amidst the mountains, Kinnaur, the picturesque place in Himachal Pradesh, is famous for the ‘Kinner Kailash’’ sacred to the Hindus along the Tibetan border. Covered in snow for most parts of the year, Kinnaur is a stunning sight in summer, with blue skies, white mountain tops along with a cold desert, and slopes covered in green coniferous trees accompanied by orchards and vineyards, and are a photographer’s delight! Comprising several postcard pretty hamlets, Kinnaur is located on the Hindustan Tibet Road, NH-22. Kinnaur has the most beautiful trekking routes along wildlife sanctuaries with interesting flora and fauna. No wonder it is one of the best places to visit in July in India!
Ideal for: Travellers looking to explore culture and traditions of Himachal Pradesh by travelling through its villages
Things to do in Kinnaur: Take a tour of an apple plantation; shop for traditional souvenirs in Reckong Peo and learn about life in a Himachali village at Nako. Looking for more places to visit in Kinnaur? Click here to connect with your Kinnaur travel guide and plan your vacation seamlessly.
Getting there: Nearest airport to Kinnaur is in Shimla, at a distance of 280km.
Tip: The route connecting Shimla to Kinnaur is a long and treacherous one so be prepared to spend a lot of time on the road and a keep a day reserved to recover from the bumpy ride.
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