Reckong Peo

Reckong Peo - Overview

Area: 6,401 kms.
Language: Hindi-English-Kinnauri

Reckong Peo is also knwon by Peo by the Local inhabitants.Reckong Peo is the headquarters of Kinnaur district.Reckong Peo is situated at the Height of 2,290 metres(7,513 ft).Reckong Peo is 240 Kms from Shimla.Near by places from Reckong Peo are Kothi.Famous Chandika Devi Temple is situated in Kothi village.This is very beautiful oldest Temple in Reckong Peo.

Places To Visit In Reckong Peo:-


Located in the lap of Himalayas, Kalpa is a little town that offers astonishing sights for all tourists across the world. With an altitude of 9711 feet above sea level, Kalpa is shadowed by snowy peak and beautiful landscapes. Get a clear view of Mt. Kinner Kailash peak from Kalpa.

Kothi(Chandika Devi Temple):
Kothi or the Chandika Devi Temple is located just 3 kms away from Reckong Peo and dedicated to Goddess Chandika Devi. You can view an excellent mountain ranges and dense deodar and pine forests against the architectural style buildings.

Kinner Kailash:
Located in the heart of the Indian Himalayas Mt. Kinner Kailash Shivlingam is an important tourist destination in Kinnaur. One can see the much-talked about Shivlingam on a clear day. Stop here for talking pictures and enjoy a walk for your inner peace.

Wildlife Sanctuaries:
You can explore the three main wild life sanctuaries located in Reckong Peo, Kinnaur; namely the Lipa- Asrang Sanctuary, the Rakchham-Chhitkul Sanctuary and the Rupi- Bhaba Sanctuary. These sanctuaries are  popular destinations and known as a home to a variety of wildlife, including species like yak, ibex, leopard, red fox, goral, blue sheep, brown beer, musk deer and the Himalayan black deer.

Bhaba Valley
If you want to explore the thick forests and lush green flower valley, visit Bhaba Valley in Reckong Peo.  Enjoy endless trekking sessions for more fun, here.

How to Reach

Access by Air: 
You can catch a flight at the nearest airport Jubbar Hatti about 244 kms away from Kinnaur.

Access by Rail:
No railway station of its own, you can board a narrow gauge railway station at Shimla which is about 250 kms away.

Access by Road:
All the corners are well-connected by road. Use the State Transport buses or hire a private taxi for a convenient trip.