Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland...

Tripoto
24th Jan 2019
Photo of Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland... by Laxmi Oraon
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Upcoming weekend which includes a national Holiday will always keep my mind preoccupied planning for a weekend gateway. So with Himachal Day falling on 25th Jan followed by Republic Day on 26th and sunday on 27th were sufficient to make me pack my bag and head towards a new adventure.

If you follow me , then must be aware that i love to explore and prefer offbeat always. Recong Peo was in my mind for long and i headed towards it.

Day 1

I started from Chandigarh Bus Stand ( Sector 43 ISBT) on 24th Jan , time : 5:50 pm . I bought tickets for Deluxe bus cost INR 750.

Bus Timings: 5:50 pm , 6:00 pm & 7:00 pm

Bus Fare: Deluxe Bus INR 750 , Non Deluxe: INR 315

HRTC Chandigarh Sec-43 Contact No: 0172-2668943 for more details

Day 2

Bus ( Direct) takes around 14 hours ( also depends on road condition) and we reached Quari road Kinnaur by 7:30 am in the morning and the driver informed us that further the road is closed and the bus will not go beyond this point.

Quari road Kinnaur

Photo of Reckong Peo, Himachal Pradesh, India by Laxmi Oraon

Now we have to walk 6 kms more to reach Recong Peo bus stand. Walking through the beautiful valley , i was mesmerized by the view and soon snowfall started.

Photo of Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland... by Laxmi Oraon

Yes thats me ...covered with snow

Photo of Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland... by Laxmi Oraon

Tip: weather can change anytime , so be prepared ( always carry a rain coat thick ones or umbrella ) & travel light.

Photo of Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland... by Laxmi Oraon
Photo of Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland... by Laxmi Oraon

Finally i reached my hotel ( INR 700) after 3 hours of walk and decided to take rest as it was freezing outside. The snowfall was non-stop and continued till evening.

Photo of Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland... by Laxmi Oraon

can you spot the car?

Photo of Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland... by Laxmi Oraon

The next day we were lucky to see Sunshine and built a snowman.

Photo of Reckong Peo, Himachal Pradesh, India by Laxmi Oraon

nobody is perfect ....

Photo of Reckong Peo, Himachal Pradesh, India by Laxmi Oraon

Also was lucky to witness Republic day celebration in this beautiful Icey valley.

Republic Day Celebration

Photo of Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland... by Laxmi Oraon
Photo of Reckong Peo... A Snow Wonderland... by Laxmi Oraon
Day 3

Reached Quari point again by taking a cab this time to catch a bus for Shimla , took a bus by afternoon around 2 pm ( women concession in HRTC bus , i paid INR 221 for shimla) and reached Shimla by midnight . Then booked a cab for Chandigarh ( shared cab INR 500)

Quari point , Kinnaur

Photo of Reckong Peo, Himachal Pradesh, India by Laxmi Oraon
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