Tashigong Tourism & Travel Guide

Trips and Itineraries for Tashigong

6 Days
Captivating Kinnaur

Tips for travellers: If you are travelling solo, take the HRTC buses for transportation to all th...

Sanmitra Mallick
3 Days
IT'S TEA TIME HIGH: A Road Trip To Palampur

In The Lap of Dhauladhar#SwipeRightToTravelIn the heart of Kangra Valley, surrounded by beautiful...

Abhinaw Chauhan
Offbeat Hikes in Spiti and Pin Valleys

I went for a backpacking trip in May of last year in Spiti and Pin valleys in Himachal. This was ...

8 Days
Kinnaur, Himachal (Part II - Pandava's fort at Moorang - Serene Nako - Checkpoint Sumdo)

Read the part I (Land of Apples - Kinnaur) of the series hereNako is the highest village of the H...

Vineet Kumar

Top Places To Visit in Tashigong

Spiti Valley
This Ladakh-like terrain, nestled in high Himalayan mountains is another Tibetan Buddhist-culture influenced land. Often...
Dhankar Monastery
Dhankar Monastery Ext, Demul Khas, Himachal Pradesh 172114, India
For those who are interested in Buddhism and its teachings, a visit to the Dhankar Monastery is a must. Situated on top ...
Komic Gompa
Komic, Himachal Pradesh 172114, India
After Langza, Komic is the highjest village of Asia and known mainly for the Tangyud Monastery. This is a quiet little f...

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Weekend Getaways from Tashigong

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Shimla is the capital and the largest city of the northern India state of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamsala being the other c...
Best time to visit - August,September,October,November
Chandigarh is India's first planned city, quite distinct from the rest of the country and considerably better organized....
Best time to visit - June to September
This beautiful town happens to be located in Jammu & Kashmir and is an abode for those who wish to pursue Buddhism. The ...
Best time to visit - March,April,May,October,November
Dehradun is the capital city of Uttarakhand, a state in the northern part of India. Located in the Garhwal region, Dehra...
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The land from where once an ancient trade route to China would be embarked on, Manali is an abode for modern creativity ...
Best time to visit - April,May,June,July
Scenic and serene, Kinnaur in Himachal Pradesh is perhaps one of the most unexplored places in Himachal. Passing through...

About Tashigong

Tashigang is a small village close to Tibetan border. Actually if one heads couple of kms farther from Tashigang to Somang (Tso Mang in Tibetan), one can see the Tibetan plateau, or so we were told. Somang is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava meditated in the caves around Somang Monastery and one can see his footprints there. But trek to Somang requires at least 2 days, and we wanted to get back to Nako by evening, so decided to go up to Tashigang only.So next day, early morning we started climbing the trail out of Nako, from an altitude of ~3600 m. (I don't have exact numbers, but the max altitude on this hike shouldn't be more than 3900 m.) For half an hour or so, this was a steep climb, and we ran into herd of sheep causing traffic jam on trail.

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