One is famous for being the world's highest village, i.e., Komik.
One is a home-stay hub of Spiti, i.e., Demul. The village has an incredible system of rotational home-stays, ensuring equitable livelihood to the entire hamlet.
Spending a night at each of them would be ideal. But if that's too much of an iteration, do try staying at one of these. You wouldn't regret experiencing the life in Spiti and eat some authentic Spitian food.
9. Cultural Heritage
Due to the difficult geographical position and terrain, Spiti stayed isolated from rest of the world during old days. This led to the development of unique culture, traditions and art forms. Residents were able to preserve all of this because of minimum foreign interaction.
The increased ease of the access to the region in recent years has given us an opportunity to experience their cultural heritage. However, you may not get to see much of it at small towns towns like Kaza, you would need to go deeper into the villages to have a slice of their special world.
Locals in Spiti are warm. They gladly show you around, talk to you about their lives and are happy to share their ancient wisdom with you.
A place is best explored by the way of walking. But walk at your own pace and experience every inch of it. Some of the treks and hikes you can try at Spiti are - Parang La trek which starts from Chicham or Kibber village, Climb to Chau Chau Kang Nilda peak at Langza village, treks to Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary and Pin Valley National Park.