Komic- World's Highest Motorable Village

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Langza Road, Hikkim, Lahaul and Spiti District, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, 172114
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Komic Village

From breathtaking landscapes to spiritual legacy, Himachal pradesh is all about how one can unwind himself in th elaps of nature in order to acheiev the much needed solace and escape from day to day life. If you are someone who is having the daringn adventure spirit to explore some of the unorthodox pockets of Himachal, then a visit to Komic village is what should be looking forward to fachieve for your next travel plan.

Komic village is one of the offbeat locations in himachal Pradesh located in Lahaul & Spiti District which is regarded as the world's highest motorable village at an elevation of 15,500 ft above sea level.This remote hamlet is a haven for adventurers, spiritual seekers, and those yearning for a tranquil escape amidst nature's grandeur.

Komic’s charm lies in its serene environment and cultural richness. The village is home to the ancient Komic Monastery, a treasure trove of Buddhist artifacts, scriptures, and thangkas (Buddhist paintings). This monastery, believed to be one of the highest in the world, offers visitors a chance to experience the tranquility and spirituality that pervades the region. With a population of 130, The monks and the people living here lead a life of quiet contemplation, and their hospitality adds to the village's welcoming ambiance.

The panoramic views from Komic are nothing short of spectacular. Surrounded by towering peaks and vast, open skies, the village offers breathtaking vistas of the Spiti Valley and beyond. This is a prime spot for photographers, nature enthusiasts, and anyone looking to soak in the raw beauty of the Himalayas. 

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Komic is from May to September, when the weather is relatively mild and the roads are accessible. During these months, the village is lush and vibrant, offering optimal conditions for exploration and photography.

How to reach

Komic is well-connected by road.  You can reach from Manali via the Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass to Kaza, then continue to Komic. Buses and shared taxis also run from Manali and Shimla to Kaza.

Points to remember

Points to remember

  1. Make sure to carry enough warm clothes as the height of Komic village makes the conditons freezing cold throughout the year
  2. Have all vital medicines in hand as pharmacies are scarce
  3. Keep your formal documents as you may require during verification at check points
  4. Try not to disrespect rituals traditions and customs of the village
  5. Keep the natural surroundings as clean as possible without degrading it 

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