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Kinnaur, Himachal Pradesh




Sitting in the lap of three mountain ranges- Dhauladhar, Great Himalayas and Zanskar - is Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. With beautiful views all over, this place is located on the Indo-Tibetan border. Kinnaur is the best hill station to enjoy Satluj river carving its way from the Himalayas. There are certain places that appeals not just to the eyes and mind, but to the soul also. And Kinnaur is one such hill station that has a magical atmosphere.

Famous for its Gompas and temples, Kinnaur is the home to Buddhism and Hinduism. Symbolizing the traditional brotherhood, the people of Kinnaur live in perfect accord with each other. The visitors can enjoy a variety of dry fruits here and pick chilgoza and others. The best part of this region is that the visitors can sense the beauty of Kinnaur and keep it with themselves as ever cherishing memories.


Climatic Conditions


The temperature of Kinnaur remains cool in Summers and in Winters, it falls even below zero degrees. Visitors would require light woolens in Summer and Heavy Woolens in Winter.



Best Time to Visit


The perfect time slot to enjoy the mesmerizing beauty of Kinnaur is between June and October.


Population


The major religions in Kinnaur district are Buddhist and Hindus, with male population as 42,173 and females as 36,161. The entire populace of Kinnaur is rural based.


Area


The geographical area of Kinnaur region is divided as follows:



Places of Interest:


There are certain places that takes your mind to a different world, where everything to is peaceful and serene. Kinnaur and its sightseeing options are one such good example of the perfect blend of beauty and sober atmosphere.


Markets


All the people with shopping instinct in them can pick some of the best traditional and memorable handicraft items from under-mentioned market areas of Kinnaur district.

Khadi Gram Udyog, Local Market, Small Production-cum-Training Centers


Getting Here


Kinnaur district is well-connected by air, rail and road. The nearest railways station is Kalka in Haryana and the airport is Shimla (200 Km away). On the other hand, one can take National Highway no. 22 to reach here.