Lahaul & Spiti is a cold desert area, which is perfect for any nature lover or trekker. The amazing views of the snow-laden mountains and the unpolluted beauty of these two villages make this area a paradise for all those wanting to spend time away from the humdrum of city life. The district was formed in 1960 and has, since then, attracted thousands of travelers every year. The localites of Lahaul & Spiti, while following Hinduism or Tibetan Buddhism, can be seen conversing in a language that is similar to Tibetan.
While trekking or roaming around in this area, one will come across numerous mountain animals like yaks, dzos, snow leopards, Tibetan antelope, ibex, kiangs etc. There are a number of monasteries and other attractions in Lahaul & Spiti that would not only offer peace but also sway you off the feet with its soothing ambience. Tabo monastery, Kye monastery, Khungri monastery, Dhankar monastery among others must be visited here to attain spiritual bliss.