Offbeat village in Sangla Valley

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Sangla Chitkul Road, Rakcham, Kinnaur District, Sangla, Himachal Pradesh, 172106
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Aiming to spend a quiet and a peaceful time away from the densely populated regions of Himachal? Then plan a short visit to an offbeat village named Rakkcham which will prove to a noteworthy stay to cherish in the heart of the Himalayas.

Rakchham is a tranquil and an idylluc  hamlet which is perched at an elevation of 3,100 meters in Sangla Valley that ofters a paradise for nature enthusiasts and for those seeking serenity amidst the majestic Himalayas. The place is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, characterized by verdant meadows, dense pine forests, and the pristine Baspa River that meanders through the village. The towering snow-capped peaks of the Kinner Kailash range provide a stunning backdrop which makes it a perfect spot for photography and nature walks. The region around Rakchham is rich in biodiversity. The forests are home to a variety of flora and fauna, including rare species of birds, making it a haven for birdwatchers. The meadows bloom with wildflowers in the summer, creating a vibrant tapestry of colors that is both enchanting and invigorating.

Culturally Rakchham is not just about natural beauty; it also offers a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the Kinnaur region where the local inhabitants, mainly the Kinnauri tribe, are known for their warm hospitality and traditional lifestyle

Whether you are a nature lover, a cultural enthusias, Rakchham will make a vacation an unforgettable one to experience.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit is during spring, summer and autumn when clear sunshine makes the entire region more charming and enchanting. Monsoon season makes the place look more green but heavy rains can keep the place cut off from the rest of the state because of landslide.

How to reach

From Shimla you can hire a car and reach Rakchham via NH5, which passes through Narkanda, Rampur, and Karcham. The distance is approximately 230 kilometers and takes about 8-9 hours by car.

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