Did you Know?
- Spiti Valley is thus located in one of the most elevated, harsh and inhospitable snow deserts, between latitude 31*-35" and 33*-0" due north and longitude 77*-37" and 78*-35" due east in the Trans-Himalayan region with perpetual aridity and extreme cold, where even time seems to have frozen into stillness.
- In the Background is the Sutlej River Valley and behind it the mighty Kinnaur (Kinner) Kailash Range with more than 6 000 m Altitude.
- The valley of Spiti derives its name from the Spiti River, which rises just below the 16,000 ft high Kunzum Pass.
- Spiti is now a serene valley with open-hearted people and a roaring turquoise river; a small place of solace.
- Pin valley trek is one of the most beautiful and adventurous, because of the high Pin Parvati Pass, the source of the Pin river on the Spiti side and the Parvati river on the Parvati Valley side.
- Often called as the 'middle country', Spiti is a cold desert regarded as a "World within a world" and "Palace where the gods live".
- Pin Valley National Park encompasses the Pin valley of Spiti in Himachal Pradesh is a typical cold desert.