Whenever it comes to Himachal, people often think of Shimla or Manali. Tour and travel agents also give you packages like Kullu, Manali, Shimla, Rohtang, but Himachal has a lot more to offer than just these cities. The entire Himachal Pradesh is very beautiful.
It is very difficult to make a list of five of these villages which are at extreme beauty, but still we have tried to tell you about the most unique villages where you will not be disappointed.
Here we are going to tell you about such villages which definitely have something special.
Chitkul village in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh is very special. This is because the main attraction here is the India-China border.
It is always cold here, so it is better to keep warm clothes before going here. Snow-capped mountains and beautiful valleys, all these will be found here.
Many Buddhist temples will be found in Chitkul, but one and only temple of Goddess (Devi) is one of the major attractions here. The houses here are very beautiful and here you will get all the facilities from hotel, lodge to home stay.
There is also (‘Hindustan Ka Aakhri Dhaba’) “Last food place of India” here. Actually, this is the name of the (Dhaba) food place which is present in Chitkul. This is also a kind of local attraction.
Avoid going here in too much winters because at that time it is completely covered with snow and there can be a problem of mobile network too.
How to Reach Chitkul
The distance from Delhi to Chitkul is about 569 kms whereas it is 333 kms from Chandigarh. It is 28 kilometers away from Sangla in Himachal. Himachal Tourism buses are available from Sangla to Chitkul. This is the easiest way to reach Chitkul.
Whenever there is mention of natural beauty, you definitely mention Lahaul Spiti. Langza is a small village in Spiti Valley. The specialty of this village is that there is a 1000 years old statue of Buddha which is made of gold.
People from far places come to this village to enjoy this place. There are many monasteries here and also if you are interested in Geology then you will find a lot in this village. Moreover, if you are interested in wildlife, you can find snow leopard, Tibetan wolf and many other endangered species here.
How to Reach Langza
You can take a direct bus from Delhi to Manali or Kaza. After this, one can reach Langza through private cab from here. This village is 745 km away from Delhi and 494 kms away from Chandigarh.
The specialty of this village is that it is the highest village in the world where there is a proper road. 4 wheelers, 2 wheelers can go here comfortably. Situated at an altitude of 15,027 feet above sea level, this village is famous for its Tsemogumpa Buddhist monastery.
Many festivals are celebrated in this village. Tourists can also easily enjoy the festivals here. If someone is fond of trekking, then in this village they can get the facility to do very good treks.
How to Reach Komic
You will have to take a private taxi from Kaza to reach Komic village. If you are planning to go here for the first time, and then let me tell you that the weather in this village can be bad anytime. So go only after making complete preparations and checking the weather conditions.
Also, if you are going for the first time and have breathing problems, then first consult a doctor because there is a lack of oxygen here many times. Distance between Chandigarh and Komic is 500.6 kms and other hand it is 731.8 kms away from Delhi.
Kaza is a small village in Spiti Valley. It is famous because from here you can take bus facility to go to any remote village of Spiti. Apart from this, there is a lot of peace here.
If you want to see the beautiful views of Spiti and feel the peace, then definitely visit this place. You can spend hours here admiring the valleys.
How to Reach Kaza
Getting to Kaza is easy. This village is 115 kilometers away from Manali. So you can take a bus from Delhi, Chandigarh or Punjab to Manali and then take a private cab to reach Kaza.
The second route is to reach Kaza by direct bus from Shimla. Distance between Chandigarh and Kaza is 481 and from Delhi it is 711 kms.
You might have heard the name of this village before. Often, Himachal’s Kasol is kept in the tourist list, but people ignore Malana. Malana village is very beautiful and its specialty is its people and its customs.
Malana is also known as Greece of Himachal. The people here are very strict about their customs and children will also be seen here following them. There are many ancient temples in this village.
Jamlu Temple is very famous, which is made by carving wood in Kathkuni style and deer’s head has also been used here. Apart from this, there is also a Rukmani temple here.
How to Reach Malana
Take a bus or your own car from Delhi, Chandigarh to Bhuntar. Thereafter take a bus or taxi to Kasol. On the way to Kasol, you will come across a place named Jari, from there you can take a taxi to Malana.
Apart from this, you can take a bus from Delhi, Chandigarh or any connecting city to Manali. From there, private taxis can reach Malana directly. Distance bertween chandigarh and Malana Village is 256 kms.
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