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Chitkul in Sarahan

·  Summer: 10 to 25° C (Very Pleasant)
·  Winter: 4 to 15° C (Chilled)
·  Monsoon: August to November

Best time to visit:  April and June, September and November

Opening Time: Entry allowed throughout the year
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Weekly Holiday: Open all year round

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A small yet impressive village located near the town of Sarahan in Himachal Pradesh, Chitkul is famous for its gorgeous panoramic view in the backdrop of the snow-decked mountain ranges. Dubbed as the Apple Orchards, Chitkul is the final point in India, up to where you can travel without a permit.
The tiny settlement of Chitkul has numerous attractions. Tourists generally visit the Kagayupa Temple the most. Here, the Shakyamuni Buddha statue and four Directional Kings on other side of the door astound visitors. One of the most interesting elements in the temple is the ‘Wheel of Life Mandala’ that defines the stages humans have to undergo in their life.
The Kumru Village, located close to Chitkul village is a famous nearby sightseeing option here. The enthralling settlement is environed by orchards and fields. Other than this village, the lovely valley of Sangla is the finest nearby attraction.

Road: The road condition is relatively good here. You can choose to drive from Shimla to Sarahan by NH-22. Bus service is also available from Delhi to the village. Private taxis and Volvo a/c buses are available for your convenience.

Railway: Shimla Railway Station (about 247 km.) is the nearest rail head to reach the Chitkul village.The place is well-connected by trains from the major cities of the country like Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkata and others.

Airway: Jubbarhatti Airport(about 266 km.) is the nearest airport to reach the Chitkul village. Domestic flights fly regularly from major cities of India.Taxis are available from outside the airport.