Located in the Satluj Valley, Kalpa is 13km from Reckong Peo-the administrative center of the Kinnaur District in Himachal Pradesh. Like many other towns in the region, Kalpa is also renowned for its apple orchards as the main source of its economic dependency and tourist interest.

Kalpa is also an interesting place to visit for religious travelers as the main attractions of the town are Narayan-Nagini Temple and Hu-Bu-Lan-Kar Monastery. Both these places are marvelously built structures with an old-world tranquil feel.

Current temperature: 4 degrees

Experience type: Religious, sightseeing, and shopping

Ideal for: Families, couples

Best time to visit: April to July