Kothi

Kinner Kailash Mountains

Kothi is an ancient village is located 3 kms from Reckong Peo. Kothi is also known by the name Koshtampi and lies below Kalpa at the foot of the Kinner Kailash mountains. This beautiful mountain village is dotted with apple and apricot orchards and a few scattered vineyards. The Kinner Kailash range forms a majestic backdrop and the scenic willow trees and deodar forests add to the beauty of the region.

The Goddess Chanadika Devi temple is highly revered and considered very powerful in the region. The image of the goddess is made in Gold and depicts the Goddess defeating a demon. The temple is built in the local Kinnauri style of architecture in stone and wood with exquisite carvings and silver doors. During festivals, the goddess is carried by four devotees in a ritualistic dance as per the tradition of Himachal.

Distances from Kothi

Kalpa: 7.4 kms, 25 mins.

Sangla: 41 kms, 1 hour 45 mins.

Reckong Peo: 2.1 kms, 10 mins.

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