Spiti

  • 25+ Popular sightseeing Places
  • 10+ Passes in Lahaul and Spiti
  • 6+ Monasteries
  • 10+ Adventure Activities
  • 10+ Events & Festivals
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Spiti

Lahaul and Spiti is the north east region of Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. This region is best known for its Buddhist culture and extreme rugged mountains which attracts tourist from all around the globe. There are several ancient monasteries in Spiti which defines the historic practices and influence of Buddhism religion at its best. Spiti has some of the best peaks and mountains for trekking. Famous for various high altitude treks and passes, this place can also be visited to explore the high altitude lifestyle of Pahadi people.

 

Places and Landmarks Details
Chandratal Lake Also known as Moon Lake at an elevation of 4297 meters, super clean water which changes color with the sky
Kaza
At an elevation of 3800 meters, this place is the hub of Spiti region, famous for ultimate landscapes, mountains and deep blue color of sky
Suraj tal Lake Lake at Manali-Leh highway, a beautiful lake for a quick rest
Kunzum Pass Elevation of the pass is 4590 meters, famous for Kunzum temple and beautiful views
Pin Valley National Park
Elevation of the park ranges from about 3,500 metres (11,500 ft) near Ka Dogri to more than 6,000 metres (20,000 ft) at its highest point Famous for its Flora and Fauna
Baralacha Pass Elevation of the pass is 4890 meters and one can easily feel the thrill of the pass
Kibber Lies at an altitude of 4270 meters, Kibber is best Known as the highest motorable village of the world
Dhankar Lake Famous Lake for trekking, lies at an elevation of 4140 meters
Batal A small village which is famous for its stunning views and proximity to Kunzum Pass
Komic
Lies at an elevation of 5150 meters, this place is known as the highest motorable road of Asia. It offers stunning views and a small village with about dozen of houses and a monastery
Chhatru Place situated at an altitude of 3383 meters, it is a great place for a small tea or refreshment break.
Keylong Keylong is the major location on Leh-Manali highway. It is 116 km from Manali. This place is at an altitude of 3080 meters. This place has a bazar and several accommodation facilities as well.
Chichum
Famous for the newly built bridge, which is declared as the highest bridge in Asia at an altitude of 4145 meters worth a visit
Mud Popular village in Pin Valley which has many guest houses as it serves as the base camp for few popular treks
Dhankhar This place is at an altitude of 3,894 metres, Dhankhar known to be the old capital of Spiti. This place is also known for Dhankhar monastery

 

Demul Situated at an altitude of 4320 meters, this village is a nice place to stay overnight
Udaipur Udaipur is situated at the bank of Chandrabhaga River. This place is above 2,742 meters from sea-level. Famous for Markula Devi temple and Triloknath Temple
Tandi Almost around 8 km from Keylong, this place is also a junction of Chandra and Bhaga rivers which further known as Chinab river. Also towards Leh, Tandi hosts the last petrol station, the next one is 365 km from Tandi in Leh
Jispa
Situated 20 km north to Keylong, this place is at an altitude of 3200 meters. Also hosts guest house and canteen as well
Triloknath Almost about 40 Km from Tandi, this place situated at an altitude of 2,760 meters and is famous for Trilokinath Temple
Sissu This place is at an altitude of 3,120 meters. This place hosts few tea shops and health center as well
Langza Situated at an altitude of 4400 meters,, this village is very scenic and picturesque and hosts few ancient monasteries and architecture
Other Places Gramphu, Gemur, Khoksar, Hikkim, Zingzingbar,
Losar

Monastery Location
Tabo Monastery Tabo Village, Spiti | 49 km from Kaza
Key Monastery Key Village, Spiti | 15 Km from Kaza
Dhankar Monastery Dhar Nipti, Spiti| 33 km from Kaza
Tayul Monastery Satingri Village | 6 km from Keylong
Trilokinath Temple Udaipur | 40 km from Tandi
Gandhola Monastery
Tupchiling Village | 18 km before Keylong
Kardang Monastery Kardang | 16 Km from Keylong
Shashur Monastery 4 km from Keylong
Tangyud Monastery
Kaza
Kungri Monastery Kungri Spiti | 35 km from Kaza

Activities Where to do
Wishing Stones Do it anywhere, according to legends in Spiti, if you make a pile of seven stones and make a wish, it will come true; also it brings luck to the travelers along their journey
See the Mummy in Gue 82 km from Kaza in Gue Village
Visit World’s Highest Post Office 15 km from Kaza in Hikkim at an altitude of about 4400 meters
Camp at Chandratal Near Chandertal Lake, at an altitude of 4250 meters
Fossil Hunting
In Langza, 15 km from Kaza at an altitude of 4400 meters
Nako Village Walk 111 km from Kaza In Nako Village
Trek to Dhankar Lake From June to October, trek to an altitude of 4270 meters
Shopping Keylong, Kaza
Yak Safari Langza Village
Meditation
Tabo, Dhankhar, Key, Kibber Monasteries
White water Rafting From Rangrik, 4km from Kaza, in Pin and Spiti rivers
Other Activities Explore flora and fauna of Pin Valley National Park, Try local grape wine in Ribba, Visit Thangka painting,
Star Gaze, Photography

Note: The purpose of information given above is to guide people through the various offerings of Lahaul and Spiti and help them set their mind to plan their trip to Lahaul and Spiti. This information is given in very sophisticated manner and for any detailed information; refer to our blog section.

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