Category: KIBBER village

KIBBER Village – At an height of 4205m

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KIBBER village is located at an height of 4205m and 18 km from Kaza. The highest village in the world which is connected by motorable road and is the highest habitated village in the world which has its own polling station during elections.One has to drive ahead from Key Monastery to reach this village.The village of Kibber is only accessible in summer from June to October like most of the places in Spiti Valley. During summer there are public buses that operate twice a day from Kaza once in the morning and once in the evening. The other mode of transport is shared taxis that ply but are much more expensive. Villagers generally prefer to walk. Kibber Village houses many popular monasteries and temples that you can visit during your holiday at this heavenly place. People can also visit the Kibber Wildlife Sanctury, which is located close to the village and houses many snow-dwelling animals such as Ibex, Blue Sheep, Red Fox, Tibetan Woolly Hare, Himalayan Wolf, Lynx, Pika, Tibetan Wild Ass, and Snow Leopard. Kibber Village is a popular place among adventure lovers as trekking and mountaineering are the main attractions of the village. One can go to the Dandmachan Peak for trekking or mountaineering and also for photography.