Baspa Valley is a river valley, that is said to be named after the Baspa River. It lies in the Kinnaur District of Himachal Pradesh, India at an average elevation of 9000ft.. Sangla is a major town in the Baspa Valley, and the valley is popularly known as the Sangla valley. Neighbouring villages include Chitkul, Karchham, Batseri and Kamru, old capital of Rampur Bashahr. These villages are renowned tourist destination.
The villages in the valley have a typical architecture which they have all used for building their homes. It is the peculiar wooden architecture, with inner walls and floor of the houses being of wood. This is a measure to deflect cold away from the house. The old-fashioned houses, gompas, temples, and the people of the valley combine to be an ideal pace for a stay.
The Baspa river is a tributary to the Sutlej river, and one may approach the Baspa Valley by taking a diversion at Karcham, which is in the Sutlej valley. This picturesque valley is located on the right bank of the river Baspa, 17 kms from Karcham.
This exotic destination is situated amidst the fruit orchards and densely forested hills wrapped with oak, pine and deodar trees. . The Baspa valley is also known for its delicious red apples. It is considered as the most charming valley in the entire Asia.