Kinnaur is located on the Indo-Tibet border. Situated at a distance of 235 km from Shimla, it is Also known as “Land of God”, the most important attraction of Kinnaur district is the religious “Shiva Lingam” , Kinnaur is well known for its delicious apples. It has three high mountains ranges, namely, Zanskar and Himalayas that enclose valleys of Sutlej, Spiti, Baspa and their tributaries. The slopes are covered with thick wood, orchards, fields and hamlets. At the peak of Kinnaur Kailash mountain is a natural rock Shivling (Shiva lingam),.Kinnaur is one of the twelve administrative districts of the state of Himachal Pradesh in northern India. The district is divided into three administrative areas – Pooh, Kalpa, and Nichar, and has six tehsils. The administrative headquarters of the district is at Reckong Peo.