Amazing Experience of Getaway to Spiti Valley

May 22,2019

If you are in search of real nature’s beauty, Spiti Valley is the place that will end your hunt. Spiti is a land that is a real depiction of tranquillity and magnificence. The word Spiti means “The Middle Land”, i.e. it is the land between Tibet and India. The unique geographical characteristics of Spiti valley makes it the most desirable destination for travelers and explorers from all walks of life.

This beautiful landscape is home to the more than 1000 years old monasteries like Tabo, Sherkhang and Dhankar, the highest motorable villages in Asia (Langza and Komic), the iconic Chandrataal Lake and Hikkim, the highest post office in the world. Spiti valley supports the Tibetian Buddhist culture and its hospitable people make it a place of unlimited beauty. A Spiti valley trip is a perfect getaway to rejuvenate and rediscover. Here is a list of few things you need to do in Spiti valley.

Places to Visit in Spiti Valley

If you are an adventure seeker, a holy person or somebody who loves to unravel the landscapes that are close to nature, then Spiti valley is the ultimate destination and has a lot in store for you. Here is a list of few things you need to do in Spiti valley:

  • Take out time to explore Kaza – Ki – Kibber: To give an amazing start to your Spiti Valley trip, begin with Kaza. This place is surrounded by mountains and all decked up the bustling market to provide the finest facilities to the travelers. Situated at 3800 m above the sea level this place offers yak safari, trekking, and camping facilities to explorers. It has some amazing restaurants to delight you with yummy food. Visit the Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary to see the rarest species of birds and animals.
  • Dive into the History – Tabo (Dhankar): A village in Spiti Valley, Tabo is located on the banks of Spiti river. It has got the Tabo Monastery that has hundreds of years old idols. The monks at the monastery narrate fascinating tales about these idols. Tabo has many ancient attractions which hold religious importance.
  • Not to forget Demul – Komic – Hikkim – Langza: These are some amazing villages in the Spiti Valley. One who visits Spiti should definitely plan a stopover at these places. Every place has something unique about it. Komic village is the second highest in Asia, Langza village has fossils in its vicinity, the highest post office in the world is located in Hikkim and Demul is a place with picturesque settings (only one telephone in the area).
  • Pay a visit to Chandratal Lake: Remember the last iconic scene of 3 Idiots? Well yes, that is Chandratal Lake. A distance of one kilometer to the lake has to be covered on foot. But, it is worth the experience you will get at the lake. The lake is crescent-shaped and is the highlight of a trip to Spiti Valley. You will just be mesmerized by the view of the lake and mountains in the background. Also, it is the ultimate place for peace seekers and also offer campsite.

Right time to Visit Spiti

As we all know that Spiti Valley is located at a very high altitude (5000 meters above sea level) so the weather is unpredictable. The area stays covered with snow for most of the time of the year hence people do not have access throughout the year. The best time to visit Spiti valley is from May to October.  During this period Shimla-Kinnaur highway is open that provides easy access to the people from around the world. During this period the temperature may range from 18 – 25 degrees Celsius which will you an experience of quite a moderate weather (neither hot nor cold).

We hope you have a perfect holiday and a lifetime of experience at the daunting Spiti Valley.

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