Overview

Lahaul & Spiti Valley is a cold desert mountain valley. Lahual’s snow-covered mountains, lush green fields, milky white rivers and streams, placid lakes and mountain passes, make for a picture perfect location. Long winding roads and picturesque valleys presenting glimpses of cold deserts and snow-crowned mountains, with intermittent greenery and picture-perfect villages welcome you when you set foot into Spiti Valley

The Indian films Paap, Highway and Milerpa also presented the scenery of this valley.

 

Places to visit

  1.  Key Monastery
  2. Tabo Monastery
  3. Chandratal and Surajtal Lake
  4. Kunzum pass
  5. Baralacha Pass
  6. Pin Valley
  7. Kibber Village
  8. Darcha
  9. Komik
  10. Udaipur
  11. Losar

 

Things To Do

  1. Festivals, folk dances and culture attract tourists from all over the world.
  2. It is a research and cultural centre for Buddhists includes Key Monastery and Tabo Monastery one of the oldest monasteries in the world.
  3. Lahaul Valley is perfect for hiking, trekking and adventure drives from where you can get panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountains.

 

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Lahaul Spiti valley is from June to September. The weather in these months is comfortable with a pleasant during daytime and quite chilly during night.

The best season to travel on road to valley is the summer. Before that, the roads remain closed for almost 6 months due to heavy snowfall.

Other Information

  1. LOCATION : Lahaul & Spiti Valley
  2. AREA (KM sqr) : 13833
  3. POPULATION : 33224
  4. LANGUAGE SPOKEN : Hindi & Lahauli-spiti
  5. AVG. SUMMER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : 8 to 15
  6. AVG. WINTER TEMPERATURE (CELSIUS) : -4 to 17
  7. RELIGION :Budhism, Hinduism, Christianity & others