This absorbing shot was captured near a monastery in Nako Village, Kinnaur while returning from a 10 days road trip to Spiti Valley.
At an elevation of 12,774 feet (3894m); Dhankar is a scenic village that lies between Tabo and Kaza. The entry to the village is hard to miss!! The meaning of the word 'Dhankar' is fort on a cliff. Dhankar was the traditional capital of Spiti Valley ruled by the Nonos in 17th century. The fort … Continue reading Dhankar Heights!! (I)
Tabo Monastery was built in 996 AD (more than a millennium back!!) covering about 6,300 sq. m , it’s one of the oldest surviving monasteries in the world. We covered Tabo as part of our 10 days road trip from New Delhi - Spiti - New Delhi. The premises are covered by mud structures crafted … Continue reading The New Monastery at Tabo
This shot was captured at the Bhimakali Temple in Sarahan. The innocent dog was just strolling through the premises spreading smiles to all strangers 🙂 Sarahan, could be the answer to your search for the offbeat and scenic hill station in Himachal!!! Know more about Sarahan.
This article is part of the series 'The road that leads to Spiti Valley'. Finally! Spiti it is !! I'm as much excited to write this post and share the captivating pictures with fellow travelers and readers. The best part about the 'Road Trip to Spiti Valley' is that the surrounding views change in every … Continue reading The road that leads to Spiti Valley (III)
What a beautiful place for a temple door to be located!!! Perched on top, seems to transpose you directly into the lap of gorgeous Himalayas 🙂 This shot was captured at Kalpa, Kinnaur en route to 'Road Trip to Spiti Valley'. You can check out more heavenly pictures here - 'Himalayan range at Kalpa' Happy … Continue reading Doorway to Heaven (II)
Visiting the Ajanta of Himalayas -Tabo Village Tabo (Ta- pho) is situated at a wobbly altitude of 3050 meters in the eastern region of Spiti Valley. The tiny divine village will catch your fancy for all the right reasons. Visit to Tabo was part of our road trip to Spiti Valley. Spiti is one awe-inspiring … Continue reading Totally Tabo-ed!!!
Mesmerizing and captivating nature captured in evening hours in a little town called Sangla, Himachal Pradesh during our road trip to Spiti Valley. To know more visit 'An epic road trip to Spiti Valley'.
We captured this incredible image on the way to Tabo - The Ajanta of Himalayas on our recent road trip to Spiti Valley We have never seen something like this, the combination of colors adorned by this place naturally is incredible!!! If you are planning to visit Spiti Valley this summer this surely will help … Continue reading Glorious Mountains
Shimla - Kinnaur - Spiti Valley Road Trip in April 2016 Kalpa, is an alluring village of Kinnaur. Situated at an altitude of 2758m, Kalpa offers unbelievable views of the majestic Kinner Kailash range. The sunrise and sunset are mind blowing here. When the clouds play hide and seek with the mountains during the day, … Continue reading Kalpa and the Resplendent mountain range