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Spiti Valley

In the State of Himachal Pradesh, India there is a desert mountain valley known as Spiti Valley. It is located in the high Himalaya Mountain. This Valley is popularly known as Little Tibet. Spiti means "Middle Land". It is bordered by Tibet in the east, Ladakh to the north, Kinnaur to the south east and Lahual and Kullu to the south. In other words the name Spiti means Land Between India and Tibet.  Spiti Valley is situated at the height of 12500 feet from the Sea level. Spiti lies along the Himalayan river of the same name. Spiti Valley provides natural beauty to visitors. Visitors can also enjoy the Trekking and Jeep Safari activities in this valley. Trekkers enjoy in spiti and attracts by enchanting landscapes, glaciers and pristine environment. There are many popular trails. Some of trails are Pin-Parvati, Parang-La and Pin-Bhaba. In the Spiti Valley there is heavy snowfall in eight month of the year. In the Spiti Eating options are very limited. Indian and Tibetan foods are available near around the Kaza. Spiti is the Capital of Kaza. Visitors can reach in Spiti by two routes. These two routes : From Shimla via Kinnaur valley and the other route is from Manali.  The Ideal duration of this place is 4 to 6 days.

Places to visit in Spiti

  • Key Monestry
  • Tabo Monestry
  • Chandratal Lake
  • Dhankar Monestry
  • Komik
  • Suraj Tal Lake
  • Pin Valley National Park
  • Udaipur of Himachal
  • Shashur Monestry
  • Trilokinath Temple
  • Thangka Painting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Lossar

Places to visit near Spiti Valley

  • Kibber : It is 5 km from Spiti.
  • Kaza : It is 10 km from Spiti.
  • Lahual : It is 29 km from Spiti.
  • Kunzum Pass : It is 36 km Spiti

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit in Spiti valley is From  May to  October. 

Climate

The average minimum and maximum temperature of Spiti is given below :

Minimum Temperature : 2 degree Celsius.

Maximum Temperature : 18 degree Celsius.

How To Reach

By Air : Kullu Airport at Kullu is the nearest airport.

By Rail : Shimla is the nearest railway station.

By Road : Spiti is well connected with all the major cities.