BEST HOLIDAY PLACE – SPITI VALLEY TREK (Proper Guide)

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SPITI VALLEY

Facts at a glance

Nearest railway station – Chandigarh / Delhi

Difficulty level – Moderate

Base camp – Kaza

Maximum altitude – 15,060 ft

Spiti valley Trek is one of the most alluring desert mountain valley of the world in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh who well known famous as the Best holiday Place in India or in India it awarded with the name of Best holiday Place in Himachal.  The meaning of Spiti is “The Middle Land” as this place is situated between two countries Tibet and India. As the people of Ladakh and Tibet most of the Spitians follows Buddhism. The valley is situated in the Lahaul and Spiti district of the north eastern state Himachal Pradesh. 

Day 1 – Kaza to Langza via Key Monastery

Kaza is the base camp of this trek. You can reach Kaza from both of the Shimla and Manali by road. This journey will take 5 hours  approximately. You have to book another cab towards Langza. This journey will take 5 hours to 6 hours to cover 14 kilometre. You will reach Langza by evening. It is a small hamlet in the lap of Himalaya situated at the elevation of 14,400 ft. Spend your night here and prepare for the next day.

Day 2 – Langza to Komik  

You have to trek 9 kilometre which will take 5 to 6 hours. Komik is the highest village of Asia which have its own habitat. After a hour of trek you will reach the village Hikkim which is famous for the highest post office in the world. As Komik is situated at the altitude of 14,800 ft, you will experience chilling weather at night. The night sky from here is mesmerizing and if you are lucky enough you can experience a clear Milky way from here. 

Day 3 – Komik to Demul via Chemai Lepcha pass

On this day you have to cross the 3rd pass of this trek. After Rhothang pass and Kunzum pass you have to cross Chemai Lepcha pass. You have walk for 14 kilometre on this day which will take 6 to 7 hours. Demul is well known for Yak Safari in the desert. 

Day 4 – Demul to Lalung 

You have to trek for 10 km which will take 5 to 6 hours. you will cross over through several local villages and can experience their lifestyle all over the day. Lalung is small village located in the elevation of 12,300 ft at the foot of Tangmar mountains. Local peoples believes that these mountains changes its colours if god wishes so. There is a thousand years old gompa in Lalung. Visit it and try to interact with locals as they can lead you to some less known places in this village. Spend your night here and prepare for the last day.

Day 5 – Lalung to Dhankar to Kaza

Dhankar is the former capital of Spiti valley Trek located at the confluence of Spiti and Pin river. You have to trek for 5 hours to cover 9 kilometres to reach Dhankar. From Dhankar you can take a cab and visit Tabo Monastery which is a UNESCO world heritage site.  After spending some time here reach Kaza by evening and try to recollect the memories you made in the last 5 days at Best holiday Place in India as to explore the Best holiday Place in himachal BESTHOLIDAYPLACE