10 Offbeat Places in Spiti Valley To Visit in 2024
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10 Offbeat Places in Spiti Valley

1. Mane Village
2. Kanamo Peak
3. La Darcha Grounds
4. Samudri Tapu
5. Pangmo
6. Kakti Village
7. Chicham Village and the Zula
8. Gette and Tashigang
9. SS Tso
10. Demul

Venture into Spiti Valley’s most offbeat destinations that offer unique experiences away from the usual tourist spots. With Thrillophilia’s Spiti Valley tour packages, you can explore these hidden gems comfortably.

Head to spots like Mane Village or Kanamo Peak and immerse yourself in the beauty of nature without the hustle and bustle of crowds. Experience local culture firsthand by staying with friendly villagers or visiting markets like La Darcha Grounds. Find yourself surrounded by breathtaking scenery in places like Samudra Tapu or Pangmo, perfect for unwinding and soaking in the serenity.

If you are in for an adventure then, destinations like Chicham Village or Kakti Village offer thrilling experiences such as crossing suspension bridges or exploring remote landscapes. Whether you are longing to reconnect with nature, delve into local traditions, or seek excitement, offbeat places in Spiti Valley promise some unforgettable adventures.

Here are some of the best offbeat places in Spiti Valley:

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Mane Village

Visit Mane Village in the Himalayas for peace amidst snowy mountains, forests, and apple orchards. Admire traditional houses made of mud, stone, and wood, showing local craftsmanship. Explore the ancient Mahadev Temple, almost 800 years old, dedicated to Lord Shiva and revered by locals.

Discover rare species of animals like black bears and snow leopards in Chhitkul Wildlife Sanctuary. Embark on exciting treks, including the tough Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama, from Mane Village. Experience warm hospitality and learn about local traditions in Mane Village.

Location: 26GW+FCC Mane, Mane village, Himachal Pradesh
02

Kanamo Peak

Get mesmerized as you stand at the base of Kanamo Peak, a towering mountain reaching 19,553 feet high. Start your adventure from Kibber village, nestled at 14,108 feet, feeling the excitement as you set out on this epic trek. Traverse through fields and rocky terrain, soaking in the stunning scenery around you.

Test your strength and determination at the final climb as you inch closer to the summit. Reach the top and marvel at the breathtaking panoramic views of Spiti Valley.

Location: Spiti, Dhar Dum Bachen, Himachal Pradesh 172114

03

La Darcha Grounds

Get ready to be amazed by the stunning views of snowy mountains and valleys from La Darcha Grounds in Spiti Valley. Marvel at the beautiful scenery and rich heritage of La Darcha sits high at 12,000 feet.
Witness the Spiti Tourism Festival, a yearly celebration of the region's culture.

You can also enjoy easy hikes around La Darcha, with views of the valley and mountains. Enjoy nature walks and birdwatching, spotting various bird species like Himalayan Monal, Snow Partridge, and Golden Eagle in the meadow.

Location: M5HW+37V, Leh Manali Hwy, Himachal Pradesh 175132
04

Samudri Tapu

Get ready to witness breathtaking scenery and snow-capped peaks at over 13,000 feet at one of the most offbeat places in Spiti Valley. Visit the iconic Chandra Taal Lake, known for its crystal-clear waters and stunning surroundings, perfect for birdwatching, hiking, and camping.

Explore historic monasteries like The Key Monastery, offering mesmerizing views and ancient sculptures, paintings, and murals. Trek to the serene Suraj Tal Lake, situated at over 16,000 feet, and camp by its tranquil blue waters. Discover Samudri Tapu's unique culture, home to nomadic shepherds welcoming guests with warm hospitality and inviting conversations over tea.

Location: FGXW+CFM, Himachal Pradesh 175140
05

Pangmo

Prepare to discover this small village at over 12,000 feet and surrounded by majestic snow-capped mountains and stunning landscapes. Pangmo is known for its unique traditions and culture, preserved by the locals who call the village home.

Immerse yourself in the local way of life by participating in regional festivals, and cultural events, and interacting with the friendly locals. Make sure to visit the Key Monastery, where you can learn more about the local way of life and create unforgettable memories.

Location: 32.357468, 77.924144, Dhar Pangmo, Himachal Pradesh 172114
06

Kakti Village

Visit Kakti, the smallest village in Spiti and home to just one family and among the most offbeat places in Spiti Valley. Interact with Tsering and his family who live here, with one child studying in Haryana and also having a dog named Tiger.

Enjoy the warm welcome and hospitality of Tsering's family who will offer you tea and snacks. Learn about the unique barter system between Kakti village and Kaza, where water is exchanged for electricity and other essential services.

Location:
Dhar Lung Wooh, Himachal Pradesh 172114
07

Chicham Village And The Zula

Explore Chicham village and be amazed by the immense natural beauty of this hidden gem in Spiti Valley. Experience the exhilarating experience offered by the cable car ride, with two villages perched on cliffs separated by a gorge with raging waters below.

Despite a new bridge connecting Kibber and Chicham, do not miss the chance for a thrilling ride on the Zula for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Enjoy views of Kanamo Peak, a towering summit ideal for climbers, from both Chicham and Kibber.

Location: 8XWP+H2Q, Chicham, Dhar Chicham, Himachal Pradesh 172114

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08

Gette And Tashigang

Embark on the road between Ki and Kibber to discover the wilderness and raw beauty of Gette and Tashigang. Soak in the mesmerizing vistas of this untouched landscape on your way. Spot herds of Ibex, Blue Sheep, Yaks, and wild horses roaming freely on your road trip. Soak in the peaceful atmosphere with Gette village having only 7 houses, while Tashigong just 6.

Location: 73R2+H8C, Dhar Dum Bachen, Himachal Pradesh 172114

Also Checkout: Spiti valley tour from Delhi
09

SS Tso

Discover SS Tso, a hidden lake in Spiti Valley, and enjoy a moment of wonder and awe. Witness the untouched beauty of the lake, surrounded by serene landscapes. Click photos against the majestic backdrop with the presence of wildlife that adds to its attraction and charm.

Find a Blue Sheep horn while taking a round around the lake for an unforgettable encounter with nature's hidden treasures.

Location: 83F6+PRP, Thinam, Himachal Pradesh 172114

Also Checkout: Spiti Valley tour from Chandigarh
10

Demul

Enjoy the cozy homestays where you can relax as well as the opportunities for off-roading and trekking. Head to Balari Top, at 16,000 feet high, which gives you an amazing view of Spiti Valley, villages, rivers, and beautiful landscapes.

Experience the local way of life in Demul and interact with the friendly villagers who let you join in their activities such as making barley beer. Try delicious Himachali and Tibetan dishes, like Momos and Thukpa, that will keep you warm at this high altitude.

Location:
Himachal Pradesh 172114

People Also Ask About Spiti Valley

  1. What is Spiti Valley famous for?

    Spiti Valley, in Himachal Pradesh, is a peaceful place away from busy life. It is famous for its beautiful scenery with mountains and green patches. People love to visit ancient Buddhist monasteries there and adventure lovers enjoy trekking and camping in the rugged terrain. Spiti's culture is influenced by Tibet and Buddhism, making it unique. Spiti Valley is a special place where nature and culture come together, offering peace and adventure to all who visit.
  2. How many days is enough for Spiti Valley?

    7 days are at least recommended for a comprehensive experience. This allows you the time to explore key attractions and enjoy the journey without rushing.  However, the ideal duration for a trip to Spiti Valley depends on factors like places to visit and travel style. Also, a longer stay offers a deeper immersion into Spiti's culture and landscapes.
  3. What is so special about Spiti Valley?

    Spiti Valley is renowned for its isolated and rugged beauty, offering a serene escape from the hustle of city life. It boasts stunning landscapes, ancient Buddhist monasteries, and a rich Tibetan-Buddhist culture. Adventure opportunities are immense, making it a haven for trekkers, campers, and those seeking spiritual calm amidst nature.
  4. Is 2 days enough for Spiti Valley?

    Two days is quite limited for exploring Spiti Valley if you consider its vastness and remote locations. While it is possible to visit a few highlights like Key Monastery and Kaza, it does not allow for a comprehensive experience. For a more fulfilling visit, you should allocate at least 5-7 days.
  5. Which is better, Spiti or kasol?

    Both Spiti and Kasol are beautiful destinations in Himachal Pradesh, each offering a unique experience. Spiti Valley is known for its rugged landscapes, ancient monasteries, and adventure opportunities, making it ideal for those seeking off-the-beaten-path adventures. On the other hand, Kasol is famous for its serene environment, lush greenery, and laid-back atmosphere, attracting travellers looking for relaxation and tranquillity.
  6. Is Spiti better than Leh?

    Both Spiti Valley and Leh are incredible destinations in the Indian Himalayas, each with its own distinct charm and attractions. Spiti Valley is known for its rough terrain and remote villages while Leh, has stunning landscapes, including high-altitude deserts, pristine lakes, and majestic mountains. The capital of Ladakh is also known for its rich cultural heritage and vibrant Tibetan-Buddhist traditions.
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