Lahaul & Spiti Tourist Information

Region/Location: Lahaul & Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
Lahaul Tourist Attractions: Keylong & Trilokinath Temple
Spiti Tourist Attractions: Kaza, Kye Monastery, Dhankar, Pin Valley, Tabo, Kunzum Pass & Chandratal
Best Time To Visit: Mid May to Mid October

Lahaul & Spiti Tourist Information

Read here Lahaul and Spiti tourist information and get complete information about tourist places of Lahaul & Spiti. Tour guide also available for entire region. Get best travel tips and visit this beautiful hill station.

Lahaul & Spiti district located in Himachal Pradesh consists of the two formerly separate districts of Lahaul and Spiti. The present administrative centre is Keylong in Lahaul Valley.

Kunzum La or Kunzum Pass (altitude 4,551 Meters, 14,931 ft) is the entrance pass to the Spiti Valley from Lahaul. It is 21 km from Chandra Tal. This district is connected to Manali through the Rohtang Pass. To the south, Spiti ends 24 km from Tabo, at the Sumdo where the road enters to Kinnaur and joins with National Highway No. 22.

Lahaul & Spiti Tourist Places:

The natural scenery and Buddhist monasteries such as Kye, Dhankar, Shashur, Guru Ghantal, Khungri Monastery in Pin Valley, Tnagyud Gompa of the Sakya Sect in Komic, Sherkhang Gompa in Lahlung, the only Buddhist Mummy of a Monk in Gue around 550 years old and Chandra Taal Lake are the main tourist attractions of the region. One of the most interesting places is the Tabo Monastery, located 45 KM from Kaza, capital of the Spiti region. There is a modern guest houses with a dining hall and all facilities are available for tourist.

Keylong is the administrative centre of the Lahaul and Spiti district in the Himachal Pradesh. It is located at an altitude of 3,080 meters above from the seas level. It is 126 km north of Manali and 120 km from the Indo-Tibetan border. It is located along the Manali-Leh Highway, about 7 km north-east of intersection of the Chandra Valley, the Bhaga Valley and the Chenab Valley, on the banks of Bhaga River.

Keylong faces the famous Kardang Monastery, the largest and most important monastery in Lahaul, of the Drukpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism, which is on a slope across the river from Keylong.

Approach:

The peak holiday season is May and June in this region, when a lot of tourists come to visit Rohtang pass. There is enough direct buses service in summer season from Manali. The time taken is 4 to 10 hours depending upon the condition of the road (that sometimes becomes too slippery due to snowfall) and traffic jams that occur at Rohtang pass and Beas Nallah just near to Marhi.


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