Kibber, Lahaul

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Kibber is a small village in Lahaul situated at an altitude of 4270 m in Himachal Pradesh. The place lies at the top of a limestone rock in a narrow valley. A monastery built by Serkang Rimpoche of Tabo and the Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary is two of the most prominent attractions of Kibber.

This place is located at a distance of 16 km of Kaza, which is connected by bus service in summers. Kibber is known as the highest village of the world, which is connected by road.The economy of this place largely depends upon agriculture apart from bartering horses for yaks or selling them for cash. They travel for over three days from Parang La to Ladakh for trading.The village of Kibber has 80 houses, the architecture of which resembles the Tibetan style. All these houses are built with stones and wood. The village boasts a civil dispensary, a post office, a high school and a community television.

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