If one knows to appreciate the beauty of nature, he knows to appreciate art as well. India is a home to many such tourist places which exhibit the splendor of nature in its very pure form. But still there are a lot of places, yet largely unexplored, but containing the majesty of nature nonetheless.
One of such breathtakingly beautiful places is Kinnaur, situated amidst the lush valleys of Himachal Pradesh, the state of India known for its scenic magnificence. It is not a very renowned tourist hotspot and is known to a limited number of people. But the place has witnessed increased number of tourist visitors in the last few years and its popularity is rising further. The reason is – the amazing view of the place where one is bound to forget the chaos of the daily busy life and get lost in the surrounding beauty to become one with the nature.
Exhibiting the various miraculous scenes of nature, from sun bathed peaks to the breezes which move the soul, from exotic flora and fauna which contains number of species of plants and animals, Kinnaur is in truest sense a paradise, which demands to be visited once in every person’s lifetime. It is as easy for anyone to go to Kinnaur as it is for a native of India. One must rule out the misconception of it being a remote place considering how distinguished it is. This can be justified by the following description of the geography of place.
Kinnaur is among the twelve districts of Himachal Pradesh, having its location predominantly in the northeast corner of the state.
The distance of Kinnaur from the capital of Himachal Pradesh, Shimla is just about 235 km, making it easy to be reached. If one roughly considers the geography, Kinnaur borders Tibet to the east and has mainly three ranges of mountain namely Dhauldhar, Zaskar and Himalayas. The valleys are complemented by Spiti, Baspa, Sutlej and number of other tributaries. The main administrative division of Kinnaur consists of three tehsils i.e. Nichar, Kalpa and Pooh. There are number of places worth visiting here. Some of them can be listed as follows –
These are just some suggested destinations. There is a lot more that Kinnaur has in store for the visiting tourists. One of those surprises is the culture and tradition of the place. The main culture of the place is inspired by Buddhism and one can find many Buddhist temples in this place. It is located in the vicinity of Kailash Mountain. According to the legends, it is believed to be the home of Indian lord Shiva during the winter season. The mornings of Kinnaur are refreshing and the place is calm and serene at dusk. A day spent here is unmatched to any other luxury of life.
With the availability of various affordable tour packages, it is as easy as anything to visit Kinnaur. A Kinnaur tour package is available with various diversifications. One can easily find one suitable to his budget if interested. So take a break from the life full of stress and duties, and find yourself in the lap of nature, tranquil and transcendent, here, in Kinnaur.