When I first visited Ladakh and then Spiti, I had tears in my eyes. I was speechless and humbled. I thought, if there is a heaven then this was it. Both Ladakh and Spiti are so outrageously stunning, it is as if God himself came down to carve every piece of it. One appreciates the beauty of this place even more because of the effort it takes to travel through the treacherous roads of Himachal. As scenic and spellbinding the journey is, travelling to Ladakh and Spiti can be a task, for all sorts of reasons, and things can take a sour turn because of a small careless step. Here are seven important tips to keep in mind while travelling to the land of lamas, that will surely make your ride smoother!