Know Amazingly cool splendid & adventurous Summer Holiday at Lahaul Spiti – Himachal Pradesh – North India Hill Station

Lahaul Spiti from the north Indian state Himachal Pradesh is ideal summer holiday for Himalayan lovers. Being located towards the Indo- Tibet border Lahaul Spiti presents most fascinating, picturesque views of snow caped peaks.

Basically Lahaul Spiti is Buddhist dominated hilly region hence tourist will get chance to visit Valleys. Mountains, Glaciers, Rivers, Forests, Pastures, Gompas, Monasteries and Ancient buildings.

Lahaul Spiti tour is also popular among the adventure lovers as there are great opportunities for Trekking and camping. Beside being home of many magnificent waterfalls, trout fishing is also a tempting attraction for Lahaul Spiti tourism.

Famous Chandra and Bhaga rivers are making the Lahaul Spiti most luxuriant green valley in north India. Lahaul Spiti is popular Buddhist pilgrimage for having many historic monasteries.

Dotted with so many Buddhist monasteries Spiti is has earned fame of ’land of lamas’.


Vital Tourist Information : Lahaul Spiti

Location :
Lahaul Spiti hill resort is located in Lahaul valley of Himachal Pradesh, North Indian state of India, towards the Indo-Tibet border.


Mountain Range : Lahaul and Spiti


Altitude : 6500 Meter


Near By City : Shimala - Delhi


State : Himachal Pradesh [India]


Region : North India


Famous as / For :
Land of lamas
Trekking and camping destination in Himalaya
Popular Buddhist pilgrimage


Weather & Climate :
This twin valley experience a weather of almost no Manson.


Temperature :
Summer [May - October] : Max. 30º C Min. 15º C, while in the winters [November - April] due to heavy snowfall [average annual snow fall of about 7 feet] temperature dip down even below the freezing point.


Tourist Season : Mid May to Mid October


Spoken Languages :
Native people use Bhoti and other languages Machat, Gaheri etc. while tourism industry people can speak and understand Hindi and English.


Souvenir / Shopping :
On the Lahaul Spiti tour Keylong market is a must visit place. Here tourist can buy Woolen carpets, Shawls, Caps, Woolen jackets and Chinese ceramic utensils for taking back home as the tour souvenir.


Trekking/Excursions :
Darcha is considered as the most ideal place for the trekking lovers. some of famous treks originating from here are Padem passing through Shingola and Baralacha/Phirtsela.


Fair & Festivals :
Halda, Phagli and Gotshi are the some of signatory festivals celebrated in Lahul Spiti Valley.


Travel Tips :
Lahaul & Spiti are accessible in road either from Kinnaur District [Spiti valley] or from Kullu Manali [Lahaul valley]. Bhutar Airport Kullu is the nearest airport where as Shimla is nearest railway station.


Must Visit Places :
Darcha - Dhankar Monastery - Gondla - Guru Ghantal Monastery - Jispa - Kardang Monastery - Kaza - Keylong - Koksar - Losar - Shashur Monastery - Sissu - Tayul Gompa - Triloknath - Yang-Yud Gompa


How To Reach Lahaul Spiti Himachal Pradesh [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
On the train Journey Lahaul Spiti is accessible up to either Chandigarh, Delhi or Shimala. On the main rail routes train journey to Shimala terminate at Kalka from where the 100 odd km distance is covered by Mountain train journey of about 6 hours which is a most enjoyable traveling experience.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Most of tourist on Lahaul Spiti tour prefer road journey route. Road travel to Lahaul Spiti starts from Delhi or even from Shimala.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Bhunter airport in Kullu is the nearest destination where air travel to Lahaul Spiti gets terminated.