References

Following is a list of books, scholarly papers, thesis and other articles on Lahaul Spiti. These are all sourced from different sources. Credit to the original authors and no copy right violation of any type is intended. If you believe that there is something here owned by you and needs different credit/link, let us know. … Continue reading References

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This website is a source of information regarding Lahaul Spiti and nearby regions. The information is collected from personal experience, government resources (websites, booklets etc.) and books. All the information and pictures are either owned by us or are open source and free for use to the best of our knowledge.  It is a personal… Continue reading About

Geography Of Lahaul Spiti

Passes Rohtang (3978m) 32°22′17″N 77°14′47″E Baralacha La (4830m) 32°44′N 77°26′E Kunzum Pass(4551m) 32.415798°N 77.648528°E Pin Parvati (5319m) 31° 50′ 37.32″ N, 77° 50′ 31.56″ E Ghunsarng (5600m) Monirang (5335m) Sara Umga (5019m) Hamta (4268m) Kugti (5040m)  Kalicho (4803m) Tarsalamu (5358m) Glaciers Bara Shigri Glacier lies between 3950 m and 4570 m altitude and 11 km out of 30 kms has been surveyed and mapped.  Bara means… Continue reading Geography Of Lahaul Spiti

Resources

Important Contact Details. This is a list of phone numbers and other contact details of government resources, accommodations and other utilities in Lahaul Spiti. Click to download PDF Himachal Pradesh Government Telephone Directory TOURISM DEPARTMENT Old Circuit House, Keylong : 01900-222320 New Circuit House, Keylong : 01900-222766 Tourism Complex, Keylong : 0190-222393 Circuit House, Udaipur :  01909-222252 Tourism Office,… Continue reading Resources

Lahaul

Lahaul Valley Height-3350 m Miles of high flatlands, several glaciers and high peaks, sudden surprises in patches of verdant green, eighteen Buddhist monasteries, a few secluded Hindu temples, mountain passes that carry on tor miles, some high lakes and two large rivers -the Chandra and the Bhaga, that combine to form the Chandrabhaga (Chenab) —… Continue reading Lahaul

Spiti

Spiti Valley Height— 3600 m Translated, ‘Spiti’ means the ‘middle country’ – a name obviously given as a result of its ties with both India and Tibet. With freckles of green over a dry, weather — beaten face, Spiti is a cold desert where the monsoon rain never comes. lt is characterized by stark beauty,… Continue reading Spiti

Kalpa

Kalpa Height 2960 Once called Chini, the village came into prominence when it was visited by the British Governor — General, Lord Dalhousie (1848 – 56 AD). Dalhousie was also responsible for the creation of the original Hindustan Tibet Road. Within the village visit the Narayan-Nagini temple which is a remarkable example of local craftsmanship… Continue reading Kalpa