Lahaul and Spiti



Lahaul and Spiti form the amazing destinations in Himachal that can be spotted in the north eastern region. You get the feeling of coming to Lahaul and Spiti when you suddenly get transferred to a completely desert and barren region from the lust surroundings of the lust green valleys. Here, you come across lofty mountains and vast snow covered areas. Lahaul and Spiti form an area that becomes very chilled in winters and there are a number of places to visit in Lahaul and Spiti, enhancing Lahaul and Spiti tourism. Some of the major Lahaul and Spiti attractions are listed below:

Kardang Monastery
This monastery lies close to the Bhaga River and can be spotted at an altitude of 3,500 meters above the sea level. It belongs to the 12th century and contains a number of Buddhist scriptures, mainly the Kangyur and Tangyur scriptures.
In the vicinity of the Chandra River, you have Gondla, which is 18 Km from Keylong and lies at an altitude of 3,160 meters. The place has a number of royal houses that are very amusing. The fair of July is quite popular in Gondla. One can also visit the Gondla Castle and Gondla Fort that belongs to the 1700 AD.
Guru Ghantal Monastery
This is a monastery famous for being oldest in the entire Lahaul. It lies in the proximity of the Chandra River. The appearance of the gompa is amazing as it delineates roofs made in the form of pyramids, wooden carvings and structures as well as the idols of the goddesses named as Brajeshwari Devi and Padmasanbhava Devi.
Triloknath Temple
This temple can be spotted in a village in Lahaul and Spiti which lies in the vicinity of the Chenab River. The deity of this temple is Lord Shiva. Guru Padmasambhava designed this temple in the form of a Buddhist shrine as he placed the image of Avalokiteswar consisting of 6 arms. The temple is a much frequented place by by both Hindus and Buddhists.
Keylong refers to the district headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti and is scattered with snow covered peaks, willow trees, rivers, as well as green fields that together ameliorate its charm. One finds a number of accommodation options in Keylong. This attraction is one of the best places to visit in Keylong.

Therefore, do make it a point to visit Lahaul and Spiti, know more about Lahaul and Spiti and explore all that Lahaul and Spiti tourism has in store for you.