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Reckong Peo & Kalpa

Nature's Humble Abode

Situated at an altitude of 2,670 metres above sea level, Reckong-Peo is the administrative headquarters of Kinnaur District in the state of Himachal Pradesh.  Reckong Peo, is also popularly known as Peo, by the local residents. Popularly known as the ‘Land of Gods’, this district came into existence on 1st May, 1960.

According to history, it is believed that it was formerly known as Kanaurra or Kinnaura. In addition, there are plenty of legends and myths attached to the history of the district. Between the 9th and 12th century the district was under the rule of the Guge Kingdom of Tibet. However, as time passed, it was divided into seven parts, which together came to be known as Sat Khund.

Why visit Reckong Peo

Incredible snow laden hilltops, raw and rugged landscapes, bountiful apple orchards, and thrilling adventure activities make this place ideal for tourists.

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Reckong Peo in Kinnaur

How to visit Reckong Peo

Nearest airport

Jubbarhatti Airport (Shimla)

Nearest Railway Station

Shimla Railway Station

Nearest Bus Stand

Bus Stand Reckong Peo

Best time to visit Reckong Peo

April to October

Kalpa Kinnaur

Places to Visit in Rekong Peo(Kinnaur)

  • Chandika Devi Temple
  • Narayan Nagini Temple
  • Brelengi Gompa Monastery 
  • Kamru Fort
  • Jorkanden
  • Rarang Monastery
  • Kinnaur Kailash

Map of Reckong Peo Location