Long meandering roads and dales that show us an unforgettable glance of cold desert and snow-crowned elevation greetings you when you set foot into Spiti valley, situated in Himachal Pradesh, has a height of 12,500 feet above sea level and gets just around 250 days of sunlight in the year, making it undoubtedly one of the coldest regions in the country.
The term Spiti represent ‘the middle land’, as Spiti Valley divide India from Tibet. Scantily populated, Spiti is a paradise of adventure lovers, trekkers, as with many trekking trails that travelers can choose from. All of the treks start from Kaza (capital of Spiti) to various tops from where you can obtain commanding views of the Himalayan Mountains. An effortless 1.5-kilometer trek along the Spiti River from Dhankar monastery to Dhankar Lake assures gorgeous underneath vision of the villages. The Dhankar Lake itself is a place where you can sit back and relax amidst the chill mountain air.
Chandra Taal is nestled next to Kunzom Pass between the majestic Himalayan valleys of Lahaul and Spiti and is a high altitude freshwater lake that offers perfect views of the grand mountains around.
Komic, the highest village of Asia – situated at a height of 4,513 meters, is a home for common animals of this region like Tibetan Wolf, Blue sheep, Red fox, Himalayan Griffin and rarely Snow Leopard. Langza village is very much popular for their rich collection of fossils of marine animals and plants which were here a million years ago. Pin Valley National Park with an abundance of birds and animals like the endangered Snow Leopards along with Siberian ibex, Bharal, weasel, red fox, etc and Birds like Pika, Griffon, Golden eagle, Bearded vulture, Chukor, Raven paint, are trekking opportunities for adventure seekers.
Kibber Village, at 4270 meters or 14,200 ft., is a habitat of endangered snow leopards which attracts the wildlife photographers and activists into the Spiti Valley during the chilled winter season.
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