Explore two remote valleys in the Himalayan region the Lahaul and Spiti Valley. If you love nature or trekking, then this is the ideal excursion for you. En route, you will also experience great Buddhist art and culture as well as the beautiful mountains, vegetation, and landscapes. You will also love the Trilokinath and Mrikula Devi temples as well as several monasteries including; Kungri Gompa, Kardang Gompa, Tabo Monastery, etc.
BEST SEASON: June to September
**TRANS HIMALAYAN SAFARI & TREKKING **
CROSSROADS WITH TIBET & LADAKH
HIGHLIGHTS – SPITI & LAHAUL VALLEYS
In many ways Spiti is even more rugged and remote than Ladakh. Spiti valley is also known as the “Middle Land” is a Trans-Himalayan terrain bordering with Tibet at an average altitude of 4000 meters. The route opens from mid-June to mid-October, and the road from Kinnaur is open all year (except for temporary closures for winter snowfall and monsoon landslides and floods). The Spiti–Kinnaur loop is one of Asia's great road trips, and a steady stream of motorcyclists, mountain bikers and drivers of all kinds of four-wheelers pit themselves against some of the most challenging roads in India. In either direction, an inner line permit is required for the stretch between Sumdo, east of Tabo, and the Akpa checkpoint east of Rekong Peo.
Spiti valley is home to some of the oldest monasteries in the Himalayan region like Tabo monastery, Dhankar monastery, Sherkhang monastery and Kye monastery. There is a strong hold of Buchen Lamas in Pin Valley, famous for Tibetan medicine system and Amchis. The fossils of Langza village, highest motorable villages and passes, scenic lakes, 1000 years old culture, tough life, beautiful villages and people make this a journey out of the world landscape. The scattered villages in this serrated moonscape arrive like mirages, clusters of whitewashed mud-brick homes huddled amid green barley fields below monasteries perched on crags a thousand feet above. The turquoise-grey ribbon of the Spiti River is your near-constant companion, running along a fairly broad valley before turning south at Sumdo into the precipitous gorges of the Hangrang Valley.
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