About Lahaul and Spiti
The people are charming, friendly and hospitable with their The two twin valleys Lahaul & Spiti in the north eastern corner of Himachal, protected by distance, is a region of nature at its wildest which has lent it much enchantment. The threshold of the Lahaul plateau is nourished by Chandra & Bhaga rivers.
Dry and very cold, it is surrounded by high mountain on all sides, the great Himalayan in the north ,the Pir Panjal to the south and the Spiti – Chandra watershed to the east. From Lahaul, the Himalayas can be seen in all their mighty splendour. The barren landscape and sparse vegetation lends a magnificent charm to this otherwise bleak country. With their slant Mongol eyes, prominent cheek bones and cheerful smiles, the people give visitors an enthusiastic welcome Rahul was the son of Buddha and the name Lahaul is derived from lahaul.