Pin Valley National Park in Lahaul And Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Pin Valley National Park

Kaza, Valley, Himachal Pradesh 172117, India

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About Pin Valley National Park

Pin Valley National Park is a national park located in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Steeped in historical and present-day  Buddhist and Tibetan culture evident architecturally in  Monastries and Stupas and in the daily living of its residents and  Lamas. Pin Valley National Park was established by India on 9 January 1987. The park is located in the desert habitat of the Spiti valley.



Attractions near Pin Valley National Park

Mantalai Lake12.66km from Pin Valley National Park

Mantalai Lake is located at 4200 m on the trail to Pin Parvati pass and is the source of Parvati river. The lake is formed by the melting of snow from the nearby mountains and glaciers. There is a legend associated with a stone crossing at Mantalai and a shrine lined with tridents has been built to this effect. The Parvati river is crossed on Pandu Pul, which marks the route that the Pandava brothers took in an earlier age.

Spiti Valley30.96km from Pin Valley National Park

Spiti Valley is a cold desert mountain valley located high in the  Himalayas in the north-eastern part of the Himachal Pradesh.  The name "Spiti" means "The middle land", i.e. the land between Tiber and India. The valley and surrounding region is one of the least populated regions in India and is the gateway to the northernmost reaches of the nation.

Sakya Tangyud Monastery31km from Pin Valley National Park

Sakya Tangyud Monastery is built like a fortified castle on the edge of a deep canyon, with massive slanted mud walls and battlements with vertical red ochre and white vertical stripes which make them look much taller than they really are. It is one of the highest altitude gompas (monasteries) in India, at an altitude of 4,520 metres (14,830 ft), on the edge of a deep canyon and overlooking the town of Kaza, Spiti.

Dhankar Lake34.11km from Pin Valley National Park

Dhankar Lake lies after a steep trek of 45 minutes. Though the trek seems an easy hike, it is quite difficult. The loose pebbles and the crisp mountain air make you breathless within a few seconds. Dhankar Lake can be reached after a quite strenuous trek. You would want to quit and not continue with your climb but the surprise you get once you reach the lake is beyond words. The breathtaking expanse of cerulean waters is set against the backdrop of snow covered peaks.

Parvati Valley35.16km from Pin Valley National Park

Regarded as one of the most challenging treks in the northern Himalayan region, Parvati Valley Trek is perfect for those seeking adventure. The mesmerising views all around will not only leave you spellbound by its beauty but also filled with adrenaline by the challenges it throws at you at every nook and corner.

Kheerganga Trek35.2km from Pin Valley National Park

Kheerganga is located amidst the astounding Parvati Valley in the Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh. Parvati Valley is considered the trekker’s paradise. Kheerganga is the most popular trek in Kasol 14 kilometres uphill from base camp. If you are a novice trekker, this is where you want to start.

Where is Pin Valley National Park

Discover more attractions in Lahaul And Spiti, where Pin Valley National Park is located

Lahaul And Spiti18 attractions

The natural scenery and Buddhist monasteries are the main tourist attractions of the region. Skiing is the popular adventure sports in Spiti. For trekkers, the Spiti Valley is a paradise, offering challenging treks to explore the new heights of the Himalayas