Kunzum Pass or Kunzum La at 4950 mt ASL is a high mountain pass in Himachal Pradesh, India connecting Kullu and Lahaul Valley with Spiti Valley. It’s one of the highest motorable pass in the world that remain closed for 7-8 months in a year thus every year it exhibits its mighty importance by forcing people to foot walk the high glacier mountains to reach other side. It’s a divine place on earth surrounded by the grandeur of Himalaya which not only connects two important valleys but also signifies the confluence of two cultures i.e. Hinduism of Kullu and Lahual with Buddhism of Spiti.
Chandratal which literally means moon shaped lake (Chandra means moon & tal means lake in Hindi) is situated at a height of 4270 meters and 8 KMs away from the Kunzum Pass in Spiti & Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh, India lies between a low ridge and the main Kunzum range. Boasting of a circumference of about 3 KMs, the crystal clear water of Chandra Tal Lake is one of the source of the violent Chandra river.
World out there, along the river Spiti is the wonderland known as Spiti Valley in Himachal which is composed by the God with only gorgeous places and breathtaking stunning landscapes. The mountains here are eroded with no or less vegetation and the snow-capped peaks against bluer than bluest sky makes region a world of contrasts, … Continue reading 30 Black & White Images Of Spiti Valley
Yes!!! We are finally SPITIed. Spiti Valley is a trans-himalayan, cold desert region located in the north-eastern part of Indian state of Himachal Pradesh offering only scenic landscapes and nothing else. The name "Spiti" means "The Middle Land", i.e. the land between Tibet and India and Spiti River adds life and charm to this Himalayan Valley. Every … Continue reading Quick View: Self Drive Road Trip to Spiti Valley, Himachal, India