Recong peo photo

Recong Peo is the headquarter of Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh. This town is situated at the altitude of 2290 meter. Around this town, here are many beautful natural scenes. The sight of Kinner Kailash from here is spectacular.

Recong Peo is at distance of 240 kms from Shimla and 600 kms from Delhi.

Here is an ancient Gompa (Gompa is a religious place related to Budhhism, where beside staue of Lord Buddha meditation centre, institution for learning for monks etc. are present ), whose name is Hu-Bu-Lan-Kar and which was established by Rinchensang-po (950-1055) and a new Gompa is memorializing the venue of Kalchakra initiation conducted by Dalai Lama in 1992.

By local people Recong Peo is quitely named as Peo.

recong peo scene


1. The nearest airport is at Jubarhatti (Shimla).

2. The best way to reach Recong Peo is from Shimla. From Shimla bus service is available up to Recong Peo. The journey takes about 12 hours. One can hire taxi or jeep from Shimla. Direct buses for Recong Peo are also available from Delhi. Buses go by N.H. 22.

The Route for Kalpa from Delhi is – New Delhi-Chandigarh-Shimla-Narkanda-Rampur-Karcham-Powari-Recong Peo.

3. The nearest railway station is also at Shimla.

Hotels in Recong Peo and their rates:-

Hotel’s Name




Recong Peo

Rs. 500 and onwards

Snow View


Rs. 400 and onwards

Places worth visiting


Here is a temple dedicated to the Goddess Chandika Devi. This temple is having beautiful architectural style and fine sculpture. This is 3 kms away from Recing Peo. This temple is situated against a backdrop of Deodar’s grove and mountains.


Kalpa is 12 kms away from Recong Peo. From here the scene of Kinner Kailash is spectacular.


This place is famous for vineyard and local garapes made wine named ‘Angoori’.This is the point, from where people starts trekking via Morang, Thangi and Kunocharang villages and enters Chitkul village in Sangla valley. This place is 18 kms away from Powari.


Along Bhaba River this is an attractive valley. This is a beautiful place. Here is Alpine meadow. Here is also a beautiful lake, which makes it best place for the trekkers.

TEMPERATURE: – Minimum 0 to -5 deg C and Maximum 25 deg C.

BEST TIME TO VISIT: – Middle of June to Late of October..

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