Spiti Valley 2022 – Places and Monasteries to Vist

Spiti Valley is a Desert Mountain valley situated in the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh, which is also known as “Tibet of India”.

Do you know about a hidden world in the range of Himalayas?

A “hidden world” is the first word which will come in your mind while traveling to Spiti valley because years ago this valley  is an isolated area as it is banned for 30 years for visitors.

Spiti valley lies in the Lahaul and Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh which comes in the main range of Himalayas called as trans- Himalayas.  Wait a second when you hear about Himalayas what comes first to your mind forest, high snow peaks, & green meadow. But what if I say that this valley is completely different from all that, but it is more beautiful than others.

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The name Spiti means “The Middle Land” as it lies on the Indian border with Tibet. It is a perfect place where India and Tibet combined in pleasant manner. Spiti offers everything for tourist from Lush Green land to high cold desert mountain, barren hills, slopes, clean and fresh pure lake and pre Historic Monasteries. Now, I will tell the 5 best reasons that you must visit Spiti Valley.



The most important aspect to visit Spiti is the Fascinating Monasteries. There are five major monasteries in this valley:- Key Monastery, Tangyud Monastery, Dhankar Monastery, Tabo and Kungri Monastery. You will be amaze to see these monastery and you can feel your inner soul.

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When you are visiting Lahaul and Spiti Valley then you must try this adventurous activity river rafting. You can do river rafting in Spiti River and Pin River. If you are adventure lover then this rafting would be the ride of your life and you will love to raft from awesome rapids, vast landscapes,  glaciers and mountain tops. Through Rafting you reach the most beautiful places which cannot be accessed otherwise. The best Time to go rafting is in the moth of September.

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Parang La Trek :- It is one of the best treks of Spiti valley which starts from Kaza and ends at Leh. It is the High Pass of 5590 meters in the Trans Himalayas that connects the valley of Ladakh with that of Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. It is the source of the river Pare Chu which swirls between India and Tibet. The Parang La trek gives a unique opportunity to explore some of the most exclusive cultures of the Western Himalayas. Both Spitians and Ladakhis look similar yet vary so much culturally, linguistically and in food habits. They are united by religion and follow Vajrayana Buddhism. Both the valleys of Spiti and Ladakh have some unique and unbelievable retreat caves and revered Gompas. Researchers say that the oldest form of Tibetan Buddhism is still practised in Spiti, which is difficult to find even in modern-day Tibet.


There are attractive and unusual villages across the Spitti Valley. The hoses of these villages are of box shaped and these villages are also located on large distance from each other. You must visit these villages as to make your trip valuable. You will love to see the life of people living in these villages.

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The lakes of Spiti are also called as high altitude lakes and are the most beautiful lakes and I know you have never seen this type beautiful lake ever. the mesmerizing Chandratal lake or Moon lake is the most beautiful sights and lake on earth. This Blue lake is Surrounded By snowy hills in all the sides and situated at an altitude of 4720 meters and it is a must Visit place while travelling to Lahaul and Spiti. You know what is the most exciting and thrilling fact about these lakes that you have to trek your way to go to these lakes because of their location and high altitude.

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Spiti is a land of adventures which offers you to enjoy these adventurous mountains. If you are adventurous person than take a road trip to Spiti and try number of activities like biking, cycling, mountain trekking, camping, Ice climbing, and the jeep Safari. It is an upcoming destination for Ice climbing.

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How to Reach:

  • Nearest airport-Chandigarh Airport- 211 km from Spiti.
  • Nearest station- Pathankot is the nearest railway station from Spiti 500km you take taxi or bus to reach there.

So, plan your next adventurous trip to this most beautiful Spiti Valley.


42 thoughts on “Spiti Valley 2022 – Places and Monasteries to Vist

  • Really Excited reading this…. eager to plan my next visit to spiti valley

  • Your photos are beautiful! These are part of India that I want to explore!

  • The mountain of monasteries looks wonderful. Someday in the future, I’ll get there. This will be listed in my travel wishlist. Thanks! 🙂

  • OMW, how incredibly beautiful. I actually have no words right now. Those pictures, those mountains – they take your breath away. I’ve only been to India once and loved every single thing about it, the colors, the smells, the deeply beautiful people, but this!!! No words

  • This year I planned a bike trip to Spiti Valley and started my journey from Manali Side. Unfortunately my bike broke down and I wasn’t able to complete. Hope I can do this next year.

  • Wow!!! This looks like an amazing and wonderful place to visit!!!

  • These pictures make this place look one of the greatest places on earth ! How expensive is it to visit do you know !? I want to go like yesterday!

  • I was very interested in what you said about the houses in SpittI Valley. You said you’ll see how they live and love it. Why is that ? 🙂 Do they have a certain lifestyle?

  • I’m not familiar with Spiti Valley, but it looks beautiful. Some of these photos look like postcards! I bet river rafting would be fun and give you incredible views.

  • Wow I will add this to my travel bucket list magnificent places thanks for sharing

  • I’ve heard of Spiti valley but hadn’t seen pics. It looks cool! I need to win lotto then go on a world tour, lol… Saving this post in travel pin board.

  • Love your review! The detailed description and carefully selected photos you managed to trigger my interest in this valley called Spiti.

  • Looks like you had an amazing trip full of excitement and adventure. I would love to go there and see this part of the world!

  • Visiting India has been on my bucket list fro I don’t even know how long. I don’t see how anyone can not fall in love with the culture.

  • I have been reading and checking the photos of spiti valley so much that felt like i have already been to this place. Love your review here and the details.

  • Wow, It looks absolutely gorgeous! So remote but peaceful and beautiful looking, these photographs are simply amazing!

  • I never knew much about the Himalayas! Your post was so detailed and very informative, plus your pictures really brought you words to life! I love how the buildings are so close together!

  • WOW! What scenery! This looks like an amazing place to go hiking and exploring!

  • Thank you for sharing. I have never had the opportunity to visit this beautiful country.

  • India is such a beautiful and perfect place to visit. Lots of insights and tourist spot. I really wanted to go in India and if I had a chance I will visit those places you shared.

  • I visite India once and it seems like lifetimes ago, it`s something I have really wanted to repeat.
    Thanks for reminding me of India and how I really would like to visit the place again.

  • What a beautiful place!! I have never heard of Spiti Valley before. What an amazing experience!

  • Gorgeous pics. It’s so amazing to learn about other countries and cultures, and even better to see them in person! I’d love to visit India someday.

  • These pictures are beautiful. I would love to visit this place someday!

  • I really wanted to visit India. and it is on my bucket list now. If ever I had a chance I will not miss it. I will absolutely enjoy that time.

  • Amazing Blog!!!

  • To be completely honest with you, I had no idea that there’s so many place to explore in India. This is awesome because in every post, I learn about a new place to visit and go to!

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  • It is so amazing that India do have a travel destination like that, so wonderful . Looking forward to visit India soon and I definitely explore all the tourist spots in there.

  • Wow – the scenery is absolutely spectacular! It’s breathtaking. Love reading about the convergence of Tibet and India and what a privilege it is to see these as this was not open to visitors for so long.

  • Wow that is absolutely stunning! It’s our dream to visit India and discover these beautiful areas in person. I can’t wait until it really happens.

  • The view looks amazing! My favorite is the one with the mountains. I just wish I had more time and money to travel and see it in person.

  • Wow, what a gorgeous place. Thank you for sharing. I have to put this on my bucket list!

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  • India is a really beautiful place that worth visiting. Spiti valley is has a wonderful and beautiful surroundings. I would love to go back to India.

  • Wow what a fascinating place to visit! Stunning scenery!

  • India is such a beautiful place to visit. The cultures and the history are amazing. These are all gorgeous and interesting places to visit. Hopefully some day I will be able to see at least a few. Thanks for sharing these awesome places in India.

  • I have done river rafting twice in this year. It was really amaziang experience. Everyone should try at least once in lifetime.

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