Kinnaur – Lahaul & Spiti
Considered to be one of the most scenic and challenging terrains in the world. Riding in this route has been in the top 10 rated motorable routes.
Riding through the terrains that showcase the real challenges of connecting the Kinnaur region with Spiti & lahual. Passing through some of the most scenic places that can be accessed only through this route. In addition to the adrenaline this region is rich in history & bio diversity.
Is one of the hidden treasures in Hindu mythological places with a strong connection to Mahabharata, Lord Krishna & many hindu goddesses. Contrary to the perception, Kinnaur region is a strong believer of Hindu cult. The Pandavas spent considerable time in Kinnaur during their Agyatvas. People of Kinnaur believe they are the true descendants of the pandava’s.
Kinnaur treasures many secrets beneath & is a host to many hindu temples built a couple of centuries back.
Lahaul & Spiti -
Till 1960 Lahaul & Spiti used to be 2 separate districts, Both were combined with Keylong as its Head quarters. While Rohtang Pass connects this region on one side, Kunzum Pass connect’s the Spiti on the other. Without these 2 passes the region gets completely isolated & loses contact with the external world. Especially in the winter months both these regions operate on traditional foot routes & all motorable roads are close even till date.
While Lahaul offers considerable terrains, Spiti offers completely barren & steep terrains. Spiti at an altitude of 14000ft & above is considered to be high altitude locations. The magnanimity & construct of these regions are better experienced than said in words.
Across the world if there is a wish list for travellers & a bucket list, KLS (Kinnaur/Lahaul/Spiti) is known to be a top priority. There are more foreigners visiting this region owing to the visual spectacle with cultural & bio diversity this region can offer.