MINGLE WITH THE RELIGIOUS HARMONY LAHAUL AND SPITI LAHAUL AND SPITI
Welcome abode to the company of the most exquisite snow-peaks known to man. Lahaul and Spiti, the two unified districts, sit among the clouds as the emblem of placidity in Himachal Pradesh. Channel your energy whilst sitting among the monks on your Gompa expedition or plan a homestay on the lap of the Himalayas. Spreading its wings wider into the sky of adventure hotspots, this graciously serene district is connected to urban Himachal Pradesh by the Rohtang Pass. Taste the wilderness of extreme adventure treks amidst the snow-capped enchantress. Can you hear the mountain calls?
TOP PLACES TO VISIT IN LAHAUL AND SPITI
The first ideal pit-stop in an exclusive Lahaul and Spiti trek or tour is Keylong, which connects to lower himachal pradesh via the rohtang pass. the stay at keylong is usually garnished with visits to the Buddhist establishments in the khardong village. wear your startle pants as incredulity slide your way!
The conclusion to the stay in lahaul is brought with a trip across pattan valley. before the kunzum pass brings tourists over to the spiti-end of the trip, the hindu temples of Mrikula and Trilokinath round off the lahaul side of it. the underrated ancient architectural marvels are a sight to behold!
LOSAR AND RANGRIK, Nature At Its Best
Near the kunzum mata temple, the villages of losar and rangrik are some of the stops that can accommodate for food and lodging. adventure in Lahaul and Spiti begins with the option to embark on the trek to the moon lake of Chandrataal, from this point. there will be nothing like ‘too much positivity’ on this trip.
MOTORING WITH GASOLINE
If you are a tourist with nerves of steel, riding up to the highest two-wheeler accessible villages of kaza and hikkim can be quite an experience! the sight of Kaza town set against the flowing river spiti in the back soothes the weary mind. hikkim, on the other hand, boasts of the highest post office in India that can be accessed by vehicle. Explore the giu village on your way to kaza for the sight of the giu mummy that is 550 years old!
AMUSING SIGHTS AT TABO
Decked in Buddhist motifs, the village of tabo stuns with its ancient architecture and somberness. referred to often as the “Ajanta of the Himalayas”, the tabo monastery and the dhankar gompa complex, make for a mind-boggling experience. the Tibetan murals and paintings in the monastery lend an air of reverence. The Dhankar monastery completes the trifecta with a visit to Tabo Cave your please your appetite for adventure.
REDEFINING ADVENTURE: LAHAUL AND SPITI TREK
HAMPTA PASS-CHANDRATAAL LAKE TREK
Trek across meadows, forests of cedar, waterfalls, and snow-peaks that accentuate the hike. the mesmerizing ‘balu ka ghera’ makes for a tiresome hike. the clear glimpses of Indrasan and Deotibba Peak make it one of the best treks of Himachal Pradesh. the final hike from Shea Gahru to Chatru puts hikers in proximity to Chandra Taal Lake. the magnificent lake and the glistening horizon where the sky kisses the surface is a reward in itself. extreme activities like rappelling and boulder-climbing await during these haunts.
PIN-PARVATI TREKTThe trek commences from Rumsu village and brings the visitor to the lovely hot springs of Kheerganga, via Barshaini. Folks seeking adventure in Lahaul and Spiti can look forward to Tunda Khuj and Thakur Kuan. Thakur Kuan also places visitors in proximity to the Parvati River whose magnificence is immeasurable. The snow creeps in closer as trekkers make their way towards the Parvati base camp. The journey till here, via Mantalai, is checkered with run-ins with bridges and temples. The snow-capped peaks of Ganesh and South Parvati tower over trekkers as they make their way to Mudh village. The overnight stay at Mudh concludes one of the best treks in Himachal.