Spiti Valley is found in the Northeastern region of Himachal Pradesh, a sliver of the territory that lies between Tibet and India is one of the deserts with the lowest elevations in India. The region is largely uninhabited and the Tibetan Highlands showcases the rich traditions of Buddhist practices. The majority of trekkers and adventurers are aware of the enticement of this area and have made it a frequent visit to The Spiti Valley.
The region is home to tiny villages, monasteries, clean streams with lush green grasslands, snow-capped mountains, and friendly people who live an easy lifestyle! Visit today and convince your emotions and your mind to embark on an exciting trip. Spiti is accessible via one of two roads: Manali or Shimla. It isn’t easy due to the rough terrain, the extreme weather conditions, and the snow-blocked passages along the route that make it risky. However, the trip was worth it!
A brief description of what is known about the Spiti Valley tour circuit.
The basic itinerary for a 10-day trip can look something like this:
The first day of travel is From Delhi to Shimla.
on Day 2.
Shimla from Narkanda
Narkanda to Chitkul
Chitkul from Kalpa in the morning
Journey to Kalpa through Dhankar by Nako, Tabo, and Gue.
Dhankar through Kaza through Pin the Mountain,
Kaza through Kee, Kibber, Komik, Hikkim, Langza, and back to Kaza.
From Kaza to Batal/ChandraTal Lake
Manali to Chandra lake
The 10th day of the tour:
We arrived in Delhi. The tour is now over.
What are the best things to accomplish in Spiti Valley?
It’s a must to visit the Spiti Valley is a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience it. We’ve created an inventory of the top 10 events you must not miss out on until the next time you visit Spiti which include camping at 14000ft on Chandratal Lake, mailing a letter to the world’s highest Post Office, as well as attempting to find the famous snow leopard, as well as other things.
Visits along the way, as well as within Spiti Valley:
Take a look out the window while you climb uphill through this stunning valley and see the small towns and picturesque mountain summits that will make your ride unforgettable. Once you reach Spiti take a look around the multitude of monasteries, and stunning lakes, and engage in local celebrations and celebrations that are sure to make you smile!
Baralacha La- This is one of the most difficult crossings along the Leh-Manali route. It is where you will witness the cross-section between three ranges: Zanskar, and Pir Panjal along with the Awesome Himalayas range.
Kunzum Pass- At 15,060 feet, Kunzum Pass connects the Lahaul Valley towards the Spiti Valley. It is among the most motorable mountain passes. This is a well-known mountain pass that is only accessible for 3-4 months of the year. It is of the most awe-inspiring high-altitude crossings along the road from Manali up to Spiti.
Key Monastery- One of the largest, oldest as well as most well-known monasteries of Spiti’s Kaza region. It also functions as an educational facility for Lamas. This monastery of 1000 years old at an elevation of approximately 4000m was founded in the eleventh century. About 250 monks reside here, and most of them stay in the winter.
A prominent Buddhist institution that is famous for the Vairochana statue, which shows the four faces of Buddha during meditation. The artwork and architecture of the monastery are sure to take your breath away. The monastery is situated near Kaza as well as Tabo at an elevation of 12700 feet. The Gompa is 1000 feet tall and towers over both the Spiti and Pin rivers.
Here on the way to Spiti, You’ll come across the famous and historic Tabo Monastery founded around 996 CE and has amazing artwork inside. This monastery was designed like a fort, with walls that measured three feet which is the reason it has lasted for so long.
Gandhola Monastery is located near the confluence of the Bhaga and Chandra rivers. It is famous for its vibrant flags, wooden idols, seven-story forts, ancient scrolls, paintings, and murals, in addition to many other things.
Located in Pine Valley in the Pin Valley region, it is the second-oldest monastery in the world. Kungri is renowned for its silk s, the sacred Tibetan writings, and Kungri’s traditional “devil dance.”
Chandratal Lake- This high elevation lake is referred to by the name “Lake of the Moon” due to its crescent moon shape. The lure of Chandratal Lake is due to the fascinating phenomenon that the colors of the lake seem to change between orange, reds, blues, and greens during the daylight hours. This is a very popular spot for night hiking, and can only be accessed during the months of June and September.
Suraj Tal Lake is the largest in the world, and consequently, the largest lake located in India It is regarded locally as a holy lake.
The above lake is an ideal spot to unwind and watch cattle grazing in the meadows, winter mountains, and blue water reflects. The lake is accessible following two hours of driving to Dhankar monastery.