Overview

Holi - the festival of colours, is celebrated everywhere in India in various styles and as per different customs, but nothing like the Holi of Sangla. Nestled amidst the snow-capped Himalayas, Sangla is one of the most beautiful village in Kinnaur known for its tranquil landscapes. Temples, folklores and unadulterated natural beauty.

Holi in Sangla is not just celebrated but revered. The valley gets draped in the vibrant colours of the festival of Holi. Dancing on the beats of drums and trumpets played by the locals to experience the local wine phasur, the entire Sangla Valley gets filled with magnetic energy. Come, experience the festival of colours in Himachal’s Kinnaur where natives demonstrate the thousand old traditions and culture in a dynamic manner.


Fixed Departures

  • 15 March (Night) to 20 March (Sunday Morning)

Short Itinerary 

  • Day 0 : Overnight Travel from Delhi to Shimla (15 March) 
  • Day 1 : Reach Sangla/Rakchham & Leisure
  • Day 2 : Holi Celebrations in Sangla
  • Day 3 : Chitkul Visit & Holika Dahan in Sangla
  • Day 4: Kalpa & Kinnaur Kailash Views
  • Day 5: Reach Delhi by Early Morning (20 March)

 

3 Nights 4 Days Available on request
Itinerary

Day 1 : Journey Begins​ (15 March)

  • Assemble at boarding point in Delhi - RK Ashram Metro Station/Majnu Ka Tila in Evening.
  • Start an overnight journey to Shimla and socialize with your co-travellers.

Day 02: Kalpa & Kinnaur Kailash Views (16 March)

  • After arriving in Shimla, we will take a halt near Theog or Narkanda for breakfast and soak in the much-needed #mountainvibes. Post breakfast, we will drive ahead to reach the beautiful Kinnaur valley.
  • After arriving in Kalpa, check in to our cozy homestay, freshen-up and have some leisure. Feel free to take a stroll around this gorgeous village and treat your stomach with a plate of hot momos in Kalpa’s local market (if time permits we will visit Kamru Fort.

Day 3: Reach Sangla/Rakchham & Leisure (17 March)

  • Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will drive from kalpa to reach the last Indian village before the Indo-Tibetan border.
  • After arriving in Chitkul, take a stroll around the village and visit Mathi Temple dedicated to the Goddess of the local people of Kinnaur. Treat your stomach with a satisfying plate of steamy momos or rajma chawal at ‘Hindustan Ka Akhri Dhaba’. What can be more magical than relaxing near to the pristine Baspa River? A perfect location in the lap of majestic Himalayas to disconnect from the urban madness and connect with nature.
  • Post-Chitkul village exploration, quickly head towards Nag Mandir in Sangla.

Day 4 : Holi Celebrations in Sangla (18 March)

  • Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will head towards Nag Mandir in Sangla to take part in Holi celebrations as per local traditions. People from the whole valley and nearby villages gathers in Nag Mandir to celebrate the festival of colours with enchanting music of drums and trumpets. Try local wine phasur and dance on the beats of traditional Kinnauri music.
  • Post Holi celebrations in Sangla village, return to our homestay, freshen-up and have some leisure. In the evening, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a homestay.

Day 5 : Sangla To Shimla overnight (19 March)

  • Wake up to a stunning view of Himalayan range from your homely abode and post breakfast, drive from Sangla to Shimla.
  • Reach Shimla in the evening and start-off your return journey to Delhi and reach Delhi the next day early morning.

Day 6 : Reach Delhi / Mumbai. (20 March) (Sunday)

  • Reach Delhi By Early Morning.
  • You can book your flight after 11.00-12.00 AM.

Things to Pack

  • Waterproof and good quality backpack or rucksack, no trolley bags
  • Comfortable clothing and sports shoes best fitted for walking
  • Bring dry and eco-friendly (herbal) Holi colours only
  • Adequate pair of clothes (for Holi purpose)
  • Sunblock lotions, coconut oil and other personal care items & toiletries
  • Ziplock or waterproof bags for smartphones, wallet, cash, etc.
  • Warm woolen jackets/sweaters (depending upon the season)
  • Water bottles (avoid single-use plastic)
  • Quick snacks for journey like dry fruits, chocolates
  • Personal medicines
  • Phone, camera and photography equipments
  • ATMs and adequate amount of cash for shopping, cafe visits
  • Items like torch, power banks, sunglasses
  • Personal identity document like Aadhaar, driving licence, passport

Things to Pack

  • Waterproof and good quality backpack or rucksack, no trolley bags
  • Comfortable clothing and sports shoes best fitted for walking
  • Bring dry and eco-friendly (herbal) Holi colours only
  • Adequate pair of clothes (for Holi purpose)
  • Sunblock lotions, coconut oil and other personal care items & toiletries
  • Ziplock or waterproof bags for smartphones, wallet, cash, etc.
  • Warm woolen jackets/sweaters (depending upon the season)
  • Water bottles (avoid single-use plastic)
  • Quick snacks for journey like dry fruits, chocolates
  • Personal medicines
  • Phone, camera and photography equipments
  • ATMs and adequate amount of cash for shopping, cafe visits
  • Items like torch, power banks, sunglasses
  • Personal identity document like Aadhaar, driving licence, passport