Fri. Jul 1st, 2022

Mysterious Himachal

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Baspa River – Tributary of Satluj

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.

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.