Do you love snow? Then here’s some great news for you!
Keylong, a picturesque town in Himachal Pradesh, has witnessed its first winter snow recently and tourists are enjoying their time in gorgeous this travel destination.
If this is not a reason enough to pack your bags to Keylong, scroll down for everything you need to know about this incredibly beautiful town in India.
All You Need to Know About Keylong
Keylong or Kyelong is your gateway to the alluring vistas of the Himalayas! Situated in the Spiti and Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh, Keylong is a perfect place to take a detour from the Leh-Manali highway and experience the raw, rustic beauty of nature.
The distance from Keylong to Leh is more than 300km, and that from Keylong to Manali is just around 71km, making it a great stop for tourists taking the NH21, Leh-Manali highway.
This lush green meadow-like town, nestled amidst the snow-capped mountains, is as much a feast to the eyes as it is a treat to your soul. Since Keylong lies close to Ladakh, it is predominantly a Buddhist town, which is also evident from the numerous prayer flags that you may come across.
The serenity and the untouched appeal of this place will surely help you find the inner peace that you crave so much in the hills. Although the best time to visit this serene town is from May to October, the weather in Keylong in November is perfect for all the snow lovers!
Keylong covered in a thick blanket of snow and transforms into an attractive destination for those enjoy snow in the hills.
3 Best Tourist Places to Visit in Keylong
Situated at an astounding altitude of 4890m above sea level, Baralacha Pass is an important point situated at the junction of the Lahaul and Ladakh valleys. You will take the Baralacha Pass to enter into Jammu & Kashmir from Himachal Pradesh, and it is impossible to miss enjoying the mystic beauty of the surroundings while traversing this pass.
A tranquil and pristine water body situated close to the Leh-Manali highway, Deepak Tal is one of the best places to visit in Keylong. The calm waters of this glacial lake superbly reflect the snow-capped mountains, giving you the most extraordinary sight to enjoy. Deepak Tal is situated at an altitude of 3750m above sea level and is a great treat for anyone in search of solace and calm.
Another famous tourist attraction in Keylong, Kardang Monastery is a famous and important monastery in Lahaul. Erected on the left bank of Bhaga River, this 900-year-old monastery belongs to the Drukpa Lineage and is a must-visit for anyone who stops in Keylong for a short tour.
So have you decided on visiting Keylong yet?
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