Suicide Point Kalpa | Roghi Village – Stunning & scary!

Suicide Point

Kalpa is a small village at a height of 2960 meter in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. This place is at a distance of 260 Km from Shimla and at 13 Km from Reckong-Peo the district headquarter of Kinnaur district.

Suicide Point

Suicide point, Kalpa is an amazing area to be for every person and also for the adventure fans, it is a must-visit location. Around 3 kilometres far from the Kalpa village, this place is so divine that the traveller ignores the unsafe trench for some time. The trip to suicide point takes you via the ardent landscapes as well as luring apple orchards which is truly a feast for the eyes. The point is situated on the road linking Roghi with Kalpa. If you are an adventure lover, this is one among the many places to visit in Kinnaur that deserve a mention in your travel diary.

The most popular place in Kalpa. The views are breathtaking and the suicide point is great for pictures. But the place is narrow and it is advisable to be careful here.

Baspa River – Tributary of Satluj

Baspa river origin

The beautiful Baspa River in Sangla Valley is just one of the most picturesque rivers of the Mountain range, which provides exciting sights of Sangla valley, apple orchards, streams, snow-clad hills, as well as more. Baspa River rises near the Indo-Tibetan boundary and forms the Baspa Valley among one of the most beautiful in the Himalayas. The Chung Sakhago Pass exists ahead of the valley. It is fed by the seasonal glaciers as well as shares the catchment area with the Ganges.

Baspa is a main tributary of the river Satluj in its upper courses. The Baspa is joined by many smaller channels draining snow melt waters. The Baspa river has cut across the major Himalayan range. After that, it empties himself into the river Satluj in district Kinnaur. Baspa originates from the Baspa valley, joins it from the left bank near Karcham (Kalpa ). Satluj river leaves Kinnaur area in the West near Chauhra and enters Shimla district.

The Baspa River is considered as fishermen’s’ paradise as a result of the huge varieties of fishes in it and also a large tourist attraction for campers as well as travellers. The residents have actually developed a one-of-a-kind sort of watercraft to go across the river and it resembles a basket. The tourists can take this ride with the help of locals and travel amongst such beautiful hills to have an unforgettable moment. The people coming here mainly love to engage themselves in sightseeing and eating delicious Tibetan style food, and to indulge in shopping of handicrafts and more.

Rarang Monastery – The Land Of Buddhism & Culture

Rarang is a small village in Kinnaur district. With a population of about 800 peoples. The village has got a maximum population of Buddhist followers Drukpa. It is located 30 KM towards west from District head quarters Reckong Peo. 245 KM from State capital Shimla.

The Rarang Monastery, situated in Rarang in Kinnaur is a popular site of the place and is a prominent exclusivity of Himachal Pradesh as a whole. Located in the vicinity of the Thopan side, the Rarang Monastery is a feature, sacred and beautiful. Rarang Monastery is a recently constructed monastery of Tashi Choeling. Located in Thopan, this monastery is a famous pilgrimage destination in the region of Rarang. This monastery is renowned for its old houses and temples, which join the rocky mountain from one side.

A visit to the Rarang Monastery is, however, a must for the one who has come to explore Kinnaur.

Kothi – Adobe of Goddess Shuwang Chandika

Kothi is also called Koshtampi is an old big village in tehsil Kalpa, just below the Kalpa and also close-by Reckong Peo. The town is environed by the fruit trees stressed by wineries. It mores than stalked by Kinner Kailash top which creates a spectacular background.

A holy place devoted to goddess Chandika, also known as Shuang Chandika has spread out the popularity of village Kothi in large part of the district. The local people hold the goddess in great reverence and consider her to be one of the most powerful goddesses.

Her tale goes that she was the daughter of the demon devta Banaasur that who presided over the Kinnaur. He had 18 sons and daughters. Chandika was the oldest amongst all. She presided over Sairag the heart of Kinnaur. But developing her hold on the location was not so simple. The Thakur of Chini ruled Sairag with the help of a powerful devil. To beat this opponent, Chandika took the help of a shrewd lady called Biche.

Biche duped the demon into placing his long hair in between the grinding rocks of a water mill. After that Chandika sprang on the helpless titan and also cut his head with her sword. but a new head right away changed the old. Repetitive swishes of her sword just generated much more grinning faces. Annoyed as well as strenuous, Chandika was at risk of sinking in the sea of blood created by her actions. Abandoning her satisfaction, she showed up to her siblings for support. Chagaon Maheshwar responded her to kill the life-sustaining beetle, floating over the demon head. Chandika maintain her adobe at Kothi in the middle of Sairag