Spiti has witnessed in its history a couple of wars and many political regimes from Gurge and Ladakh to Tibet and Dogra, Bushahr and the regime of British India to finally being a part of Indian democracy. The people of Spiti have influences of Western Tibetan in their culture, language and daily lives. Their cultural blend of Tibet and India makes Spiti valley a unique haven that you would never experience before.
While staying at our resort in Himachal Pradesh
, make sure you visit the Chicham Bridge, Dhankar Lake, Key Monastry and Pin Valley National Park, located near Spiti Valley.
Although Buddism plays a dominant role in this valley, there is a lot of influence from Ladakh in the region. The valley has months of heavy snow, harsh climates and less vegetation. Irrespective of their external habitats, Spitians are kind-hearted, simple people full of spirituality and innocence.
Spiti Valley is also known as the 'land of lamas' where the people predominantly follow Vajrayana Buddhism. There is probably 36% of the population segregated for Hindus, Muslim, Christians and other religions. You can see the vast difference between Spiti Valley and other parts of India when you travel from our resort in Himachal Pradesh