Langza- The fossil Village of Spiti Valley

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Buddha statue, Langza Road, Spiti, Lahaul and Spiti District, Langza, Himachal Pradesh, 172114
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About Langza Village

A trip to the barren mountainous envrionment of Lahaul and spiti is a dream for all travelers visiting Himachal Pradesh that embraces them with the exiquisite splendor of nature like never before. With so many places that makes the region popular among tourist, one such place that visitors should visit is the famous Langza Village.

Langza is a unique village that effortlessly blends ancient history, stunning landscapes, and rich cultural heritage. Sitting at an elevation of around 14,500 feet at the base of Chau Chau Kang Nilda mountain, this picturesque hamlet is often referred to as the "Fossil Village" due to the abundance of marine fossils dating back millions of years, a testament to the region's prehistoric past when it was submerged under the Tethys Sea.

With a population of 136 people, the village boosts its popularity for its transquil environments, buddhist spiritual legacy,  stunning views of the Barren mountains and the overall natural beauty that makes it a destination worth visitng. Besides that, Adventure seekers will find Langza an excellent base for exploring the Spiti Valley's rugged terrain, with numerous trekking routes and opportunities for wildlife spotting. 

Best time to visit

he ideal time to visit Langza is from May to September when the weather is pleasant and the roads are accessible. During this period, the valley blooms with vibrant colors, making it perfect for trekking and exploring.

How to reach

Langza is well-connected by road. You can drive from Manali via the Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass to Kaza, then continue to Langza. Alternatively, buses and shared taxis are available from Manali and Shimla to Kaza.

Points to remember

  1. Make sure to carry enough warm clothes as Langza remains freezing cold throughout the year
  2. Have all vital medicines in hand as pharmacies are limited
  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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