Exploring the Spiti Valley, India (09/2018)

Kye Monastery in the Spiti Valley

Kye Monastery in the Spiti Valley

After four days of driving, we finally reached our destination: Kaza, the administrative capital of the Spiti Valley.

In the following days, we conducted field work in the mountains along the Spiti Valley. This enabled us to visit small villages and remote monasteries. We also had the chance to see some of the magnificent wildlife of the Spiti Valley, for example, groups of ibex and blue sheep. Unfortunately, the weather was rather bad with common rain showers and occasionally cold wind. In any case, we had a fantastic time in this spectacular region of the Indian Himalayas.

After we finished our work, we left the Spiti Valley taking the extremely bumpy road north to Keylong and Leh.

2 responses to “Exploring the Spiti Valley, India (09/2018)

    • Thanks so much for your comment!! 🙂 The Himalayas are a really unbelievable place and spotting wildlife is always fantastic – especially with the impressive mountains as the background!

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