Surrounded by high mountain ranges, Spiti Valley is a cold desert mountain valley, one of the most magnificent tourist destinations in Himachal Pradesh, located high in the Himalayas in the north-eastern part of Himachal Pradesh.
The Spiti name means the middle land (the land between Tibet and India). The Valley lies in the North-Eastern section of the Indian state Himachal Pradesh, along the northern route from Manali or Keylong via the Rohtang Pass or Kunzum Pass respectively.
At an elevation of about 13,054 feet, the Rohtang Pass separates Lahul and Spiti from the Kullu Valley, and At an altitude of about 15,059 feet, the Lahul and Spiti are cut off from each other by the higher Kunzum Pass.
A research and cultural center for Buddhists, the valley Highlights some prominent monasteries, including Key Monastery and Tabo Monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in the world.
Dhankar Lake, Suraj Tal, Pin Valley National Park, Kunzum Pass, Gandhola Monastery, Tabo Monastery, Shashur Monastery, Dhankar Monastery, Key Monastery, Chandratal Lake, and Trilokinath Temple are some of the most prominent tourist attractions in Valley.