Reckong Peo is situated at an altitude of 2670 m from the sea level, located 235 km from Shimla. It is the District Headquarter having a panoramic view of Kinner Kailash. Kinner Kailash mountain is regarded as one of the mythical homes of Lord Shiva, here is a 79 feet high rock formation that resembles Sivalinga. This Sivalinga changes the colour as the day passes. Also visible on the stretch is the peak of Raldang (5499 m). Reckong Peo has many hotels and rest houses. There is a Buddhist Monasteries in the Reckong Peo.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is at Shimla,235 kms. from Reckong Peo . The airport is connected to many major cities like Delhi, Mumbai, etc. The cabs and taxis are easily available from outside the airport to Reckong Peo
Nearest railway station to the village is again Shimla (235 km). It is one of the major stations connecting to several major cities including Delhi. Hire a taxi or take a bus from here for Reckong Peo .
The road might be your best pick to reach Kalpa if traveling from a city not that far off. The roads are conveniently built and save the tourists from the hassle for opting more than one mode of transport. The road to Reckong Peo is populated with beautiful scenic landscape and will thus make this journey an affair you'll always remember. The HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) have regular bus services from the state Capital Shimla and neighboring states like Delhi, Punjab, etc. Travelers can also take private owned bus from Delhi to Reckong Peo. There are several intro-city bus services you can avail from various neighboring cities within the state. You may take 1)Delhi->Shimla->Rampur -> Reckong peo 2) Delhi->Manali-> Kaza->Reckong peo
For a comprehensive list of hotels as well as online reservation, please CLICK HERE. Assistance Kinnaur Tourist Office Tel: (9805530056