Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh in India is one of the typical Buddhist region in India. This valley remains cut off for winter months and is accessbile only for few months from Kunzom La Pass. Spiti Valley resembles more like part of Tibet and the Buddhist Community in the region follow Tibetan Buddhism. Some of the monasteries in the valley include Kee Gonpa, Dhanka Gonpa, Tabo Gonpa, Kibber Gonpa, Kaza Gonpa, etc. Many villages including Hikim, Langza, Tashigang are known for different reasons like highest situated village, post office, etc.
For naturalist, Pin Valley National Park in the summer months is speal treat and for those landscape photographers, this region is out of the world subject. For adventure seekers, drive throught these beautiful valleys and villages, and high passes and zigzag roads, give and ultimate experience. For the spiritual and cultural seekers, the special Tibetan culture curtail in the valley for centuries is a surprise in the Hindu majority state of Himachal. Only those who genuinely love exploring himalayan culture, religion and landscape can dare to explore this region and be rewarded in multiplications. Spiti Valley is also called Lahul Spiti or Lahul Kinor Spiti. Drive from Shimal to Manali through these beautiful valley is an lifetime experience to cherish. The reverse tour can also be organized provided Kunzom Pass is open. Chandratal Lake is an additional bonus on the way to Kibber via Taklang la pass from Manali.