Tabo - Overview

Area: 13,833 kms.
Language: Hindi-English-Pahari

Tabo is a small town located on the road between Recong Peo and Kaza . The town is best known for a monastery which is about thousand years old it is also the holiest monastery since the Dalai Lama himself expressed his desire to retire in this monastery. 

Places To Visit In Tabo-

Tabo Monastery:

It is considered as one of the historic treasure of the country. Tabo monastery is very popular and regarded for its rich history and a protector of the Tibetan culture and traditions. Established in 996 AD, by a great teacher and translator Lotsawa Rinchen Tsang Po, Tabo monastery is a prime center for advance learning. Hundreds of nuns, lamas and monks stay here.

Gue Village And Monastery:
Located about 40 kms away fromTabo Monastery, Gue Village and Monastery is home to a mummified monk who scarified his life for the welfare of the people is about 500 years old. The place is under vigilance of the ITBP.

Dhankar Monastery:
Dhankar literally means an unreachable place in the mountains for strangers. Associated with the Great Translator, Rinchen Zanggpo, Dhankar monastery is located around 24 kms away from the town of Kaza, at an altitude of 12,774 feet.

Pin valley:
Visit the interesting Pin Valley National Park in the cold desert area of Lahaul and Spiti in Himachal Pradesh. Watch more than 20 species of animals and birds, including the endangered Snow Leopard here. The park was established in the year 1987 as a part of the Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area. Perched at an altitude that ranges between 3,300 and 6,632 meters above sea level, the Pin Valley National Park is a gem of an attraction.

How to Reach

By Road:
Take down the roads either the side of Kullu- Manali or Shimla to reach Lahaul and Spiti by a private taxi will take your favored locations.

By Rail:
The nearest railway station is Chandigarh from where you can reach Lahaul & Spiti easily through cabs.

By Airport:
Bhunter in Kullu is the nearest airport which offers well-connected by flights from Delhi, Chandigarh, etc.