Along the river

Along the river

Near Sangla

The land of Apples
Starts from ₹1499/ Day

Your discovery of the lesser-known Himalayas can begin at the Sangla Valley. Resting in the lap of mighty Himalayan range nestled at an altitude of 9000ft above the sea-level on the right bank of Baspa river in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh is the most enchanting less-travelled Sangla valley. Baspa Valley (more popularly known as ‘Sangla Valley’) is a nature lover’s delight.
The Sangla, or Baspa, Valley is a deeply carved cleft between burly mountain slopes, where evergreen forests rise to alpine meadows crowned by snowy summits. It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful valleys that you would ever have come across in The Himalayas. Villages here feature houses and temples built in traditional Kinnauri timber-and-stone-style. Intoxicating views of snow clad peaks towering above 6000 meters, cedar and pine forests, apple orchards, and aqua green Baspa river mesmerize you in no time. This trip not only gives you an opportunity to explore the mesmerizing natural beauty of Sangla Valley, but as we move through the villages you also get to interact with natives and get an insight into Kinnauri traditions and lifestyle.

'Along the River' is one of the very few Homestays in Sangla that has still maintained its old world charm with wooden architecture and beautiful balconies with a view. With only three rooms,'Along the River’

is small and personal—run by innkeepers who really make it feel like home. All the rooms have view of Baspa river flowing right across the house.
The house would be log-built, rustic as befits its surroundings, yet supremely comfortable. The Homestay is anchored in the local community introducing you to the culture of the region. Outside the Homestay, is there beautiful garden with flowers, local plants and a lot of fog, rejuvenating your soul with freshness.

We at NotOnMap believe in “living like a local” and when you are in Sangla, living in one of the rustic stays of the valley, don’t miss the chance to savor their local dishes.
Sangla produces abundant of Apples, potato and peas. The locals put together variety of regional dishes using crops and vegetables from their farms.
We cook organic food using produce fresh from our garden, promising a healthy local meal. Don’t ask for fancy food as we love our guests who appreciate our host families. Remember; to see the best of a place, live like the local does.

Due to influx of tourist Sangla has turned into a common touristic place, which has affected the uniqueness of the place a lot. But we at NotOnMap believe in providing a rustic experience, in a local style.
Embellished with fog, belts of flowers and Apple orchards, Sangla makes a beautiful holiday destination. And ‘Along the river’ is an intimate Homestay that connects you with the cultural legacy of the Sangla like no place else. While you are musing over the beauty of the place, a unique wilderness experience also awaits. Venture out on your own for various treks nearby which exposes you to the other side of Sangla. One can also go around for long walks, short as well as long treks and overnight camps in and around the area
Or just sit on your courtyard surrounded by fog and mist and let the beauty of the place seep in. Get out for a village walk, meet the humble villages or just take a walk around apple orchards, or just sit in you balcony and enjoy the drizzling with a hot cup of coffee.
In a nutshell, ‘Along the river' has evolved into one of the most authentic and treasured destinations in Sangla with a hospitality that welcomes hikers seeking a cozy mountain refuge, groups in need of an inspiring venue to gather, and travelers who wish to have an exceptional cultural experience in a stunning place.

Delhi - Shimla - Sangla: A roadways bus gets you to Shimla from Delhi in 7.30 hrs (350 kms). Stay the night in Shimla/Narkanda. Then board the afternoon or early morning bus to Sangla and reach there in another 7 hours.

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