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5 Reasons Why You Should Head To Spiti Valley

The valley of Spiti in Himachal is home to many monasteries and is the highest motorable village in Asia. Read on further to know why you should visit this valley.

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Updated: Thursday, April 20, 2017, 11:46 [IST]
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"Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity." John Muir

Many of us feel that the mountains are our second home. Some people tend to develop an instant connection when they go to explore mountainous areas and have a feeling that something is lost when they come back. This goes on to prove that the person has fallen in love with the mountains.

For those who love the mountains and its adjoining areas, well the Valley of Spiti in Himachal is a must-visit without a second thought. The region here is a desert mountain valley and has gained much fame for its beautiful monasteries and the natural beauty which remains untouched.

Walking on the terrain here is no piece of cake and the entire area is completely isolated during the winters. A visit to Spiti is incomplete without visiting the monasteries; the Ki monastery and the Dhankar monastery is a must-visit.

If you are an adventure enthusiast, then there are a number of trekking trails and a few mountain biking routes which you must go ahead with. Those who love lakes should head straight to the lakes of Chandratal and Surajtal, which are one of the most beautiful ones in the world.

All said and done, there are some more reasons why one should visit this valley, apart from the mentioned ones. Hence, scroll down and find out more.

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