Kibber to Kunzum La distance: 59 km
Approximate Time: 1 hour 30 mins
Kunzum La is every motorbike enthusiast’s Mecca.
It is one of the most popular mountain passes in India that isn’t easily conquered. If you are a biker soul inside then you’ll love this destination.
Pampered by the glaciers and snow cold valleys, Kunzum is the gateway to Spiti valley via Lahaul and Kullu.
Furthermore here in Kunzum La, you can capture Bara-Shigri, the second largest glacier in the world. It’s music to our ears what do you think?
Kibber to Kunzum La ride:
On this route the barrenness of Kibber blooms with greenery as the topography changes.
However the star of this route is Chicham Bridge that stands tall amid the high altitude peak.
Once you cross that bridge you can descend towards Kiato. Road conditions till Kiato are quite satisfactory however it turns thrilling just after that.
After passing Kiato you’ll come across a river crossing near Losar. Conquering it you’ll ascend towards the widely famous Kunzum Pass.
Kibber to Kunzum La ride is accompanied by the river Spiti. It is a highly adventurous ride that requires prowess in driving. As dangerous as it is, the thrill of riding on this road is unparalleled.
A series of Chortens decorated with Buddhist Prayer Flags welcomes you when you reach near Kunzum. However, instead of a Buddhist monastery, these flags point to the Hindu Goddess Kunzum that protects the area.
Travel to the gravelly offshoot after the Kunzum board to see this temple.