Read the travel guide to plan a power packed self drive road trip to Spiti Valley. Read to know how to start, what should you pack and what could be your itinerary. Basic and practical tips to plan your first self drive road trip to Spiti Valley in trans-Himalayan region of Himachal Pradesh, India.
Driving the complete Spiti Circuit in Himachal is the epic achievement of my life and one stretch from Kaza to Komic is, so truly, the crowning glory of this epic road trip. It starts from the Administrative head quarter Kaza and ends at the highest village of Asia Komic which is home to The Highest Monastery of the world i.e. Tangyud Monastery.
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.
In the last week of December 2014, my zeal to bypass main tourist destination and passion to explore lesser known led me to another picturesque location in Himachal - Naggar. Naggar is a wonderfully located hill town on the east bank or left bank of the Beas River famous for Nagar Castle and Roerich Art Gallery. … Continue reading Naggar: A Town With Medieval Charm Near Manali In Himachal
It has always been an intriguing fact that I live in Delhi which is only 500KM from world’s 9th largest desert i.e. Thar Desert. So, finally, I decided to quench my thirst to go deep through the desert and sleep under stars, see the rising sun from top of Sand dunes. Although I wanted to … Continue reading Desert Safari & Camel Ride in Thar Desert near Bikaner, Rajasthan
A quick view of our road tripping across Rajasthan - the land of Maharajas where we explored various aspect of desert life and enjoyed typical cuisine of Rajasthan. Our self drive road trip gave us the freedom to chase camels on unexplored desert roads and click best golden hour shots from rustic life.
Border town of Dharchula has a unique distinction. It is spread across border of India and Nepal. An old era suspension bridge connects both part of this town. Indian citizens can easily without any restrict cross border. Read to know more about this unique place.