Sangla Ki Holi | Celebrate in Kinnaurfrom
Sangla, a quaint little town in Kinnaur, celebrates Holi better than any other place. This year we take you on an immersive experience of culture, festivities and love at Himachal.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Small Group
DURATION: 4 Nights 5 DAYS
HIGHEST ALTITUDE: 9000 ft
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE: 7°C – to -8 °C
STARTING POINT:- Shimla
END POINT:- Shimla
It takes a certain amount of madness to do this – travelling through unfamiliar terrain, and driving on a highway billed as one of the ‘world’s deadliest roads’. The district of Kinnaur is a land of mountain villages with slate-roofed temples, vast apple orchards, plunging gorges between towering snow-capped peaks, and hair-raising roads – which has now become famous for holi more than apples. The festival of colours is celebrated with pomp and shows where the entire village gathers together to celebrate and eat.
Join us on an immersive journey of culture and celebrations this Holi.
- Public Bus Transfers from Delhi or Chandigarh
- All Transport for sightseeing in a tempo traveller
- Stay on double sharing basis ( request for triple sharing cost)
- Breakfast and dinners are all-inclusive
- Holi Tour
- All government and union permits
- Experienced Road captain for a full tour to take care of you.
- Oxygen cylinders for emergency
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
- All Lunches
- Travel insurance covering medical evacuation, hospitalization, baggage insurance and trip. However, in any case, company representative will assist to the best of the possibilities without caring about money or time.
Day 1 - 23 March
Shimla to Sangla
Reach Shimla by an overnight bus from Delhi or Chandigarh.
Get Ready for the Long Day of Travel. We start at 5 am sharp to cover the drive till Sangla. There will be adequate breaks to enjoy the journey as well. Experience, a beautiful transition to higher Himalayan ranges , karcham dam on river sutlej, the natural beauty of the grand Sangla valley,
Stay Overnight at Sangla.
Day 2 - 24 March
Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will head towards the mandir to take part in Holi celebrations as per local traditions. Celebrate the festival of colours with enchanting music of drums and trumpets. Try local wine, and food and dance to the beats of traditional Kinnauri music.
Day 3 - 25 March
Wake up in the beautiful valley of Sangla. Enjoy the Faag mela with the villagers and enjoy the best of the festival today. Holi in Sangla is a way of inviting blessings and announcing the arrival of spring. While summer hues weave over this town’s cloudless skies, the bright colours of Holi are colouring mountains red and grass pink. Here Holi is not merely celebrated, but revered too. They have some unique, mind-blasting traditions which include lots of booze, and dancing, along with nautanki (drama).
Day 4 - 26 March
Sangla - Rakcham - Chitkul
You will be surprised to see some of the most beautiful places on this trip. A day trip to Rakcham and Chitkul will take you by surprise as the white landscape you will see will be nothing short than a heaven-like place that will etch a memory in your heart for a lifetime. Stay at Sangla overnight.
Day 5 - 27 March
Sangla to Shimla
It is time to say goodbye. We will take a return journey to Shimla and enjoy the drive back home. Take a night bus to Delhi or Chandigarh back home.