Chitkul Himachal Pradesh

Last village of India Chitkul Village Himachal Pradesh, is about an altitude of 11,319 feet and is located in the Kinnaur Valley of Himachal Pradesh. Chitkul is one of the hidden beautiful places in India.It is said because of no pollution at all, the place always full of pure air around.

Chitkul Village is a small village in the Himalayas with snow clad mountains around. One side of a terrain is with few wooden houses and apple orchards.

The Baspa river in Chitkul, near the Tibet border of India, is one of the most beautiful places in the Himalayas. (Baspa River) The view of the snow-capped mountains from the Baspa River is really worth seeing.You will not be able to compare this view with any other view. From the side behind Chitkul, you can clearly see the mountains of Kinner Kailash.

This place will surely give you the feeling of heaven on earth and ultimate peace. Here your phone will not work properly because of very less signal and internet very tough , you can enjoy nature here for a few days without any hassle, you should definitely add this place to your travel list if you are planing a tour of Himalaya or somewhere near to Shimla.

Tour details

  • Best time to visit March, April, May & June
  • Ideal Duration from Delhi 3-4 Days
  • Minimum Budget INR 5000
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Best Places To Visit In Chitkul Himachal Pradesh

Sangla Meadows, also known as Sangla Kanda, is a very popular attraction nearby Sangla. It is known for its natural views and snow-covered mountain ranges.

The Baspa River rises near the Indo-Chinese border and forms the Baspa Valley, or Sangla Valley, one of the most scenic in Chitkul Village.

The ever-stunning Kamru Fort stands at an altitude of 2600 meters above sea level and is only 2 km from the beautiful Sangla Valley.

Mathi Temple is dedicated to the goddess of the people of Kinnaur. The oldest temple in the temple complex is believed to have been built around 500 years ago.

Chitkul is a small village in the Himalayas, with snow-clad mountains around. One side of the terrain has a few wooden houses and apple orchards.

A beautiful village which looks just out of cartoon movies in which you see the beginning of all stories. Rakchham is a Sanskrit word, and the first part of the word ‘Rak’ means rock, and ‘chham’ means bridge. Earlier, there used to be many bridges made from stones, hence the name.

The Kagyupa temple has a highly valued old image of the Shakyamuni Buddha, a Wheel of Life mandala and four Directional Kings on either side of the door.

Its beautiful Hindu Devta Shree Badri Vishal Ji Temple, Kamroo at the center of the village.

It was established in 1992 to perform the Kalachakra ceremony by the Mahabodhi Society. It is one of the major attractions in the area, attracting a large number of tourists.

This beautiful temple is dedicated to Lord Jagas, also known as Lord Shiva, whom the local people worship for the wellbeing of the village and its inhabitants.

The Tibetan Wood Carving Center is one of the most famous attractions in Sangla and offers amazing items made out of wood carvings in Tibetan style.

Batseri is a beautiful village in Kalpa Tehsil of Kinnaur District in Himachal Pradesh and is known for its picturesque surroundings and amazing landscapes.

Hindustan Ka Akhri Dhaba is the last Indian restaurant in Chitkul. Makes sure to have a great food experience.

The Trout Farm of Sangla was set up by the Himachal Pradesh Fisheries Department to protect and raise the trout.

Here Are Some of the Most Popular Chitkul Tour Packages

Treks You Can Do From Chitkul

The Borasu Pass Trek is a great way to explore the cultures of the Himalayas of Garhwal and Kinnaur both.

Lamkhaga pass trek is a 90-kilometer-long trail, passing through the remotest valleys of Kinnaur (lower and upper Baspa) and Garhwal

Kimilay Pass, also known as Khamiloga Pass, connects Baspa Valley with the Garhwal region of the Himalayas.

Charang Ghati Pass is one of the most strenuous treks in the Kinnaur and Spiti valley regions. It is located at an altitude of 5242 m, and the trek is 60 km long.

Where To Stay In Chitkul

Travellers Homestay Chitkul
Leela Homestay 
Vanshika Homestay Chitkul
Avika Homestay Chitkul
Bhandari Homestay
Vinod Homestay Chitkul

Zostel chitkul
Rustic Paradise
Samaa Resort Chitkul heights
Adobe The Cloud
LAP Stays – Wanderer’s Nest
Kinner Retreat

Pebble Park Camp
Ibex Camp
Baspa River Camps
Banjara Camps & Retreat Sangla
Swiss Camps in Chitkul 


Sattva Pine Resort
Prakriti The Retreat

How To Reach Chitkul

Via Air

There are daily flights from Delhi to Shimla and Chandigarh to Shimla Airport situated at Jubbarhati at a distance of 260 km from the city which has limited functioning depending upon the weather conditions.

Via Train

The closest railway station is the Shimla railway station which is situated at a distance of around 244 km.

Via Road

Every type of transportation is available to reach Chitkul, and Roadways are one of them. Chtikul has good road connectivity and anyone can easily hier Taxi or can even book bus. But for buses we do have very limited options.

Best Time To Visit Chitkul Village

Chitkul remains very cold even in summer, the temperature here during the day time is 18 degrees in summer, and goes up to 5 degrees by night. Chitkul remains very cold for 12 months only.

F&Q’s Chitkul

If you are planning to travel in the Himalayas, then a Chitkul trip is something not to be missed. Chitkul village is a favorable destination all year round.Chitkul is mainly known for its mesmerizing beauty and pleasant nature.

The Indo-Tibet border is around 90 km from Chitkul village. All civilian movement beyond 2nd BN Nagasthi Post Indias (Chitkul) is prohibited. This is why Chitkul is called the last village in India.

Phulaich Fair, One of the festivals of Himachal Pradesh which is held in September. Celebrated in Kinnaur, the festival is organised to remember those who have passed away.

The best time to visit Chitkul Village is during the summer, in the months of March, April, May & June. If you want to visit Chitkul during winters you must prepare for it accordingly because winters are extremely cold.

In summer months specially May and June is a popular time of vistors. This is when most hotels and homestays are booked to capacity. So, if you are planing durning this time book hotel atlest 2-3 weeks prior.

The best places to visit in Chitkul Chitkul Village, Chitkul Fort, Hydro flour mill, Rakcham, Sangla Meadows, Bering Nag Temple, Buddhist Monastery, Mathi Temple and Baspa River.

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