Tourist Places in Himachal
Long winding roads and picturesque valleys offering a glimpse of cold deserts and snow-crowned mountains, intermittent greenery and picturesque villages. Bordered by the Himalayas on all sides, Spiti Valley, located in Himachal Pradesh, is 12,500 feet above sea level and has about 250 days of sunshine a year, making it one of the coldest places in the country. With Spiti cutting thick Himalayan snow from the rest of the country for about 6 months a year, the summer months are the only time that Spiti can be reached directly via the motorway.The term Spiti means ‘ the Middle Land’ and the place is well named because Spiti Valley separates India from Tibet. Spiti is a paradise for adventure lovers with the famous Spiti Trek, which attracts thousands of adventure enthusiasts each year. In Spiti there are many hiking trails to choose from.