A pictorial presentation of a safari into little Tibet.
Beas, flowing down with its glacial waters
weawing Shawl is the major industry in Kullu valley
Poplar and Cedar pine forest on the left bank of Beas river in Manali
Rahala waterfalls on the way to Rothang pass
A glacier on the right bank of Chandra river, on the way to Kunzum pass from Manali
'Chandertal' - the moon lake.
Upto Kunzum pass.
Kunzum pass. Elevation - 4551mts. from mean sea level.
Losar village - the first permanent settelment after Manali.
Dunes formed by glacial erosion
Approaching Kaza, the divisional headquarter of Spiti
A gorge at Kibber village
Traditional mud houses at kibber village
Fresh snow fall at Pin valley
A diverse alpine flora can be seen in Pin valley
A ropeway is the common way of getting to the other side of Pin river
Kungri monastery in Pin valley
Its me on the right and my friend Jacob at Kungri monastery
A lamp being lit up by using yak butter
Leaving Pin valley
Top floor of Dhankar monastery
A gorge on the way to Nako village
Sumdo, police check post
Nako village, with fresh snow covered Himalayas in the background
A life in safe hands..........
A traditional house at Nako village
A drive down to Khab
Khab, the confluence of Satluej and Spiti river
A valley bridge being built at Spello
Goddess Bhima Kali temple at Sarahan
Palace of Maharaja of Bushair Province
Sarasawati, the goddess of knowledge
Enterance of the Bhima Kali temple and end of our tour