Visit The Land Of Lamas: Spiti Valley Top Places To Visit In 2023!

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

Spiti Valley vacations are memorable. Every encounter is unique, whether it's visiting little towns where life moves at a leisurely pace or ancient monasteries full of Buddhist teachings.

Indeed, the Himalayas' most attractive lake! It's peaceful with the sound of turquoise-blue water and a fresh breeze.



The Key Monastery in Lahaul and Spiti is a famous Tibetan Buddhist monastery. The monastery sits near the Spiti River in Himachal Pradesh, at 4,166 metres above sea level.

Key Monastery


Tabo Monastery is an ancient Spiti Valley attraction. Its main attractions are its 9 Tara and Buddha Maitreya temples and Stupas.

Tabo Monastery


Suraj Tal (Surya Taal) is a beautiful lake surrounded by stunning mountains and valleys. It's beneath Lahaul Spiti's Bara-lacha-la pass.

Suraj Tal


A small temple complex in Lhalung hamlet, this monastery was previously home to nuns and monks but is now open to travellers

Lhalung Monastery


The Marikula Mata Temple makes Udaipur one of Spiti's most popular destinations. Backpackers, trekkers, and Hindus and Buddhists visit usually here.



This is the place to rejuvenate your soul and mind away from city life. It's a place to enjoy nature for hours.

Dhankar Lake


At 4,551m, it is one of India's highest motorable mountain passes. It connects Kullu and Lahaul to the scenic Spiti Valley.

Kunzum Pass


Komik is the highest road-accessible village. It's a charming town 20 miles from Kaza at 18,000 feet. Komik is paradise for hikers and campers.



This 8-km pass links Lahaul to Ladakh on the Leh-Manali highway. A few kilometers beyond this pass is the Chenab River tributary Bhaga River from Surya Taal Lake

Baralacha Pass


Rare plants and fauna live in this high-altitude park with exhilarating temperatures. Snow leopards, snowcocks, and Siberian ibex live in this 675-square-meter habitat.

Pin Valley National Park


The Tayul Buddhist Monastery in Spiti's Bhaga Valley has Padma Sambhava's largest statue. In Singhmukha and Vajravarahi forms, the statue is 12 ft.

Tayul Monastery


The lake's poplar and willow trees, which cast shadows in the water, enhance its beauty. Evenings bring a large group of birds to the lake.

Nako Lake