Category: Lahaul & Spiti Valley

Ten facts about Pin Valley National Park, Himachal Pradesh

Pin Valley National Park is a national park located within the Lahaul and Spiti district, in the state of Himachal Pradesh, in Northern India.   Steeped in historical and present day Buddhist Tibetan culture, the area has a lot of influences of that culture which is evident architecturally in the monasteries and stupas, and in the daily living of its residents and lamas.   Pin Valley National Park was established…

Twenty one facts about Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh

The district of Lahaul-Spiti in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh consists of the two formerly separate districts of Lahaul and Spiti. The present administrative centre is Keylong in Lahaul. The district was formed in 1960. Kunzum la or the Kunzum Pass at 14,931 ft is the entrance pass to the Spiti Valley from Lahaul. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_NOoTrW_ck It is 21 km from Chandra Tal. This district is connected to Manali through…

Tabo

Ten facts about Tabo, Himachal Pradesh

Tabo is a small town in the Lahaul and Spiti district on the banks of the Spiti River in Himachal Pradesh, India. The town lies on the road between Reckong Peo and Kaza, the sub-divisional headquarters of Spiti. The town surrounds a Buddhist monastery which, according to legend, is said to be over a thousand years old. The village is situated at an altitude of 10,760 ft. The climate in…

Ten facts about Chandratal, Spiti Valley

For anyone who plans a visit to the mystic valleys of Lahaul and Spiti, a night stay at the beautiful Chandratal is always part of the itinerary. It is a beautiful lake indeed, about a kilometre long and half a kilometre wide but there are several things about this lake that not many people are aware of.   Chandratal or also Chandra Taal, literally meaning lake of the moon, is…

Eight facts about Demul, Spiti Valley

Gangdo Demul is an Indian village located in Spiti Tehsil and belongs to Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Spiti, Lahaul, Udaipur are the nearest towns or cities to Gangdo Demul village. As per census 2011 information, the village code of Gangdo Demul village is 012608. From Demul, one gets a panoramic view of various peaks such as Cho-Cho Khang Namo, Cho-Cho Khang Nilda, Pin peak, Pasham range, Cho-Kula,…

Kinnaur and Spiti Valley FAQ

Where is Kinnaur and Spiti Valley located? In Himachal Pradesh of North India. Is  Kinnaur and Spiti Valley safe? Yes, Kinnaur and Spiti are an extremely safe region of Himachal Pradesh. What about the Chinese issue? The issues with China are an ongoing thing which is at the border where travellers are not allowed to go to. It's the media who creates a mountain out of a molehill. Network related…

Controlled hospitality at its best: Demul, Spiti Valley

A 35 minutes uphill drive along the main road in Spiti Valley just near the village of Lidang covering 20km, one will reach the hidden village of Demul in Spiti Valley.  Demul is situated at a towering altitude 14,173 feet ASL (4320m). The village of Demul has two entry points. One is from Lidang which is a 20km uphill drive over a well made flawless tar road. While the other…

Backpacker’s road trip around Spiti Valley in 12 days

Here is The Land Of Wanderlust's blueprint to a road trip through Lahaul & Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh, which is also known as the world within a world because of its absolute remoteness. Trip Dates: 12th - 23th Sept '18 Trip Cost: Rs 24,500 + 5% GST = Rs 25,725/-  Inclusion: Accommodation (3 to 6 based on room size) Travel Entry Fee Breakfast on Day 8 & 9 Dinner on Day 7…

Nine Days Spiti Valley Backpacker Road Trip

With the zeal to discover new places on the rise and the ever reducing leave situation for young cooperates who want to explore but can never get more than a week away from the desk job, we at tlow have come up with a nine day backpacker road trip around Spiti Valley which covers everything in a nutshell without you having to break the bank.  Trip Dates: 23rd June- 1st July'18…

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