Keylong in Lahaul Spiti Himachal Pradesh
Keylong is situated at an altitude of over 3350 m in Lahaul Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh. Keylong is a beautiful hill station in Himachal's remote area and is covered with snow for almost four months in the year.
Keylong is also headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district. The entire region in Lahaul Spiti District is exciting, strange with number of primitive and splendid mountainous and Keylong is truly delightful. You need to pass the great heights to reach Keylong.
From Manali take Manali- Leh highway and you will reach Rohtang Pass (over 3980 m). After crossing the Rohtang Pass you will reach Koksar, the 1st village of Lahaul, then Sissu, Gondla and finally cross the river Chandra Bhaga at Tandi to reach Keylong.
How to Reach Keylong Lahaul Spiti
Keylong by Road
Journey to Keylong through the mesmerizing hills is actual pleasure and delight. Keylong is about 115 km from Manali. Journey to Keylong by road begins from Manali. Keylong is around 188 km from Kaza, 370 km from Leh, 430 km from Chandigarh and 695 km from Delhi.
The roads are closed for transport during November to April due to heavy winter. Buses ply from Manali to Keylong, Taxis and shared Taxis are also available from Manali during summer season.
State owned HPTDC offers number of packages in the season and ply deluxe buses and coaches from Manali to Leh via Keylong during.
Nearest airport from Keylong is Bhunter(Kullu) 175 km from Keylong.
Climate of Keylong Lahaul Spiti
Keylong and Lahaul Spiti remains cut-off from outer world during winters due to heavy snow fall in the region. The Rohtang Pass remains closed during November to April or May. Neverthless the climate of Keylong and Lahaul remains dry and revitalizing. The days during the summers are hot and nights are extremely cold. Even in the summers Heavy / Light woolens are recommended.
Places of Interest in Keylong Lahaul Spiti
TANDI – Tandi is situated at an altitude of over 2573 meters and is about 8 km, short of Keylong, on the Manali - Leh Raod. Tandi is extremely beautiful place located on the convergence of River Chandra & River Bhaga. If you are in your own vehicle remember to fill your fuel tank as this is the last station where you will find a Petrol Pump.
SISSU Sissu is located at an altitude of 3100 meters on the banks of River Chandra. Sissu is about 15 km from Koksa. Sissu is also famous for the migratory birds from Siberia. Many geese and ducks stop here on their way to and from Siberia.
GONDLA Located at a height of over 3100 meters Gondla is about 18 km from Keylong. Gondla is situated on the right bank of river Chandra and is famous for scenic beauty and an ancient Fort.
UDAIPUR Located at an altitude of over 2500 meters Udaipur is around 53 km from Keylong. Udaipur is also known as home renowned Mrikula Devi Temple famous for excellent and unique wood carvings.
TRILOKNATH Located at a height of over 2700 meters Trilokinath is about 4 km from Udaipur. Thousands of devotees visit Trilokinath which is famous for Triloknath temple. Trilokinath is Sacred both for HIndus and Buddhists.
MONASTERY'S in Keylong Lahaul Spiti renowned for its monasteries world wide. These Monasteries are locally known as Gompas. The Gompas are known to be great repositories of Buddhists devotion and art treasures.
The famous Monasteries or Gompas in the Keylong region are Kardang - 5 km, Shasur - 3 km, Guru Ghantal - 8 km, Tayul - 6 km, Gemur - 18 km
SHOPPING in Keylong – Keylong is famous for local Shawls made of pure wool. Apart from this Keylong and Spiti Vallry offers local Tweeds and the shops in Keylong will offer you variety of Caps, Sliver jewellery, Rugs, Pullovers, Footwear, Fresh fruit, Natural oil (olive and almond), Woolen jackets, Metal craft, and Bamboo products.
Where to stay in Keylong
HPTDC Hotel The Chanderbhaga Keylong
Hotel The Chanderbhaga is royally built hotel in Keylong on the Manali - Leh highway. Hotel The Chanderbhaga offers magnificent views of the Kardang monastery from the premises and the rooms.
Hotel The Chanderbhaga also offers exotic view of four high snow clad peaks.
Hotel The Chanderbhaga in Keylong offers exceptional accommodation for discovering the creatively and ethnically rich monastery's in and around Keylong
Contact Details Phone Number Hotel The Chanderbhaga
The Chandrabhaga, Keylong,
Distt. Lahaul & Spiti (H.P.)
Tel: (01900) - 222247, 222393.
Facilities Hotel The Chanderbhaga Keylong
• Open June to October
• Rooms are modern with attached baths and running hot & cold water. Dormitory available
• Restaurant, Room service, Satellite Television
• Parking within premises.
• Tariff for rooms is on MAP
Buses plying from manali to Leh and the special HPTDC Coaches on Manali - Leh - Manali route during the season halts for night stay at The Chandrabhaga, Keylong.
Tariff, online Bookings & Reservation Hotel The Chanderbhaga
Tariff per person at Hotel The Chanderbhaga is Rs. 1600/- and it includes coach fare, tented accommodation, dinner and breakfast.
Online Hotel bookings and reservations Keylong
Book your package at the official website of Himachal Government's tourism department.
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