Lahaul-Spiti district now as one were two separate districts earlier in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Both the valleys are quite different from each other The district is connected to Manali through Rohtang Pass. It is difficult to get a permit to visit Lahaul district. The valley is home to snow leopards, musk deers, Himalayan brown bears, blue sheep etc. The valley is located near the Indian-Tibet border and has an influence of Tibet culture. Losar festival is celebrated here with utmost enthusiasm and fervour and is a must-witness festival of Himachal Pradesh. There are some Buddhist monasteries as well which are main learning centres of Buddhist culture and traditions.
The Chandratal Lake is quite an amazing travel destination which you must definitely give a visit with your loved ones. The charm of this place is really interesting to explore and discover new aspects about! Moreover, this lake is a mind-blowing tourist attraction especially for the adventure seekers as well as the photographers.
The Key Monastery is definitely one of the most amazing centres of tourist attraction to visit and explore especially with your loved ones. This place also enshrines the statues of Lord Buddha in his meditative state along with many murals as well as ancient books.
Situated on the eastern Kunzum Range this mountain pass is definitely a great place to visit around with your loved ones. This pass is responsible for connecting the Kullu and the Lahaul Valley with the Spiti Valley. And from here, it has a further trek of around 9 km.
This is really a great place to visit around and explore with your loved ones and especially is quite a perfect place to take mind-blowing pics.
This is perhaps one of the oldest monasteries which are located in the Tabo village. Thus, the vibrant aura of this place is just something else altogether.
This means a place where the roads meet. Moreover, the pass serves as a connecting point between Lahaul and Ladakh at a great height of a16,000 ft.
It is celebrated once in the last week of every September. During this time, the people worship God Chikchait for a period of 6 days. Cham dance is also performed by the Lamas.
This festival is performed in the Kungri Monastery in the Pin Valley. In this festival also the Cham dance is performed by the Lamas people.
Known as the Pattan Valley this festival is one of the most charming places to visit around and create some really cherishing moments with your loved ones. However, what really makes this festival quite interesting is the fact that people curse the Ranas of clans which are and have been hostile to their own clan. Read more...
The best months to visit Lahaul and Spiti would be between April to May. As it is during this time that the snow starts to melt and the roads also open for the tourists to pass and travel across.
The place is closed for 6 months during winters when the Rohtang Pass is closed. You can get here from Manali to enter into Lahaul valley. The nearest airport is near Kullu in Bhantur district and nearest railheads are in Shimla and Chandigarh.
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