Baspa Valley (also known as Sangla valley) is a river valley, is said to be named after the Baspa RiverIt lies in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, India at an average elevation of 9000 ft. Sangla is a major town in the Baspa Valley. Neighbouring villages include Chitkul, Karchham, Batseri and Kamru. These villages are well known tourist destinations.
The villages in the valley have a typical architecture. This architrecture has been used in all the houses of the villages. All the inner walls and floor of the houses are made of wood to avoid severe cold. The combination of temples, gompas, old-fashioned houses and the people of the valley is absorbing.
This striking destination is situated in the midst of the fruit orchards and densely forested hills enveloped with oak, pine and deodar trees. The Baspa valley is also known for its delicious red apple orchards. It is said as the most charming valley in the entire Asia.
Sangla (2680 mts) is a hill town in the Baspa Valley, also referred to as the Sangla valley, in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The place is closed to the Tibetan border. The area is enriched with pine nut & apple orchards, cherry trees. Also trout fishes are easily available in the streams of this valley.
Starting at Sangla and ends at Chitkul the valley is enclosed with forested slopes and offers views of the high mountains. Sangla valley village is on a slope with gigantic Kinner-Kailash peak (6,050m) towering over it. Sangla valley is also famous for Kamru Fort. Now this fort is dedicated to Kamakshi Temple. The Goddess idol was brought from Guwahati (Assam).