Exploring Kinnaur and Spiti in the Trans-Himalayas
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Exploring Kinnaur and Spiti in the Trans-Himalayas by Deepal Sanan

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Published by Indus Publishing Company,India .
Written in English


  • Himalayas,
  • India,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • Asia - India & South Asia

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9081225M
ISBN 108173870748
ISBN 109788173870743

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Exploring Kinnaur and Spiti in the trans-Himalaya. New Delhi: Indus Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Online version: Sanan, Deepak, Exploring Kinnaur and Spiti in the trans-Himalaya. New Delhi: Indus Pub. Co., © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Deepak Sanan; Dhanu Swadi. Spipi Valley offers a striking contrast in landscape from the rest of Himachal. A visit to Spiti is an awe-inspiring experience and rarely is the traveller indifferent to the stark beauty of the region. Kinnaur Valley: Kinnaur has been a major Trans-Himalayan corridor for centuries. Sangla/Baspa Valley is a must visit for everyone who wants to explore the hidden marvels of Kinnaur valley. Surrounded by the snow capped Himalayas, Sangla Valley not only offers delightful scenery, apple orchards, cherry trees and trouts of the Baspa river but also its location adds extra charm to this seemingly calm place. This summer, take a Mountain Walker trip to the cold deserts of Kinnaur and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh, India. Email: [email protected] Call: + Sangla or Baspa Valley is one the most enchanting valleys of district Kinnaur in Himachal lush ever green forests and very high snow clad mountains in its vicinity, this is one valley which once visited, can never be.

Suggested Itineraries in Kinnaur and Spiti This itinerary is designed for a slightly more leisurely journey through the Kinnaur and Spiti valleys than you may have time for. This is not an area to be covered in a hurry -- rather extend your vacation, or you'll spend most . SPITI VALLEY. Translated, ‘Spiti‘ means the ‘middle country‘ - a name obviously given as a result of its ties with both lndia and Tibet. With freckles of green over a dry, weather-beaten face, Spiti is a cold desert where the monsoon rain never comes. It is characterized .   This is an account of three heavenly weeks spent in the midst of some of the magnanimous and most beautiful mountains of the world located in the trans-Himalayan region. The description – from Shimla-Kinnaur-Spiti-Lahaul-Ladakh-Kargil-Zanskar-Dras-Kashmir-Jammu – is supported by anecdotes, colourful photographs, general correlation with the region’s physical . Trans Himalayas were created due to the collision of Indian plate with Eurasian plate and what a beautiful collision that was! Spiti is a Trans-Himalayan terrain bordering with Tibet at an average altitude of meters. Spiti Valley, through which the Spiti river flows, is a desert mountain valley located high in the Himalayan mountains in the north-eastern part of the Indian state of.

  There seems to be still many veiled untrodden peaks in Spiti and Kinnaur. It was a big surprise to me that in Kinnaur region, only eight peaks were climbed according to the climbing record by Indian Mountaineering Foundation(IMF), the summitted peaks are: Kinner Kailash of Kinnaur (m), Jorkarden (m), Phawarang (m), Rangrik Rang (m). Our family recently traveled to Sangla, Kinnaur, Shimla & Manali with Kinnaur Spiti Tour Company. Right from the starting to our good bye, all was PERFECT. Our driver was a kind, soft spoken gentleman who immediately brought smiles to the our faces. He knew all of the perfect spots to stop for a quick bite and clean bathrooms. Exploring Kinnaur and Spiti Valley: 10 Nights/ 11 Days Tour Packages. If you are adventurous person and planning a trip from hectic city life, Kinnaur is an ideal choice.   The very recent one been to Kinnaur and Spiti from 19th Oct till 24th Oct Literally we have been living each of your experiences, locations and even meeting people, described on DOW’s member articles regarding Kinnaur and Spiti Valley. We have thought we have reached in to some other world which can only exist in books, for those days.