Spiti valley

Important feat

Nevertheless, it is an important achievement as it will reduce the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 km during a major part of the year and will cut down driving time between Lahaul and Spiti valleys from five or six hours to about 30 minutes.

Story books open new windows for tribal Spiti kids during lockdown

Hundreds of primary school students in these distant tough terrains have been introduced to the new world through picture and story books in Hindi, English and even Tibetan by a Delhi based NGO, Let’s Open a Book, over the last three years in their school libraries. Spiti tribals also include many Buddhists.