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    Tours to India – Keylong

    Keylong is considered as one of the most important towns which holds the start of the great Ladakh Adventures. Keylong is well known as “Gateway of Himalayas” as it is located at a height of 3,440 meters on the Leh-Manali Highway. Keylong is a part of Lahaul district of Himachal Pradesh which offers an amazing view of majestic mountains covered with snow and sky covered with extremely beautiful clouds. This place holds a great significance over Buddhism as it is a house for many medieval monasteries in which some of them are 900 years old buildings and temples. It is believed that Gods have created this place like heaven on our Mother Earth.

    Keylong is one of the most beautiful place in Himachal Pradesh because of its mesmerising towns alongside the mountains, majestic mountain bodies covered with snow, glaciers, waterfalls and calm green coloured lakes in between the towns in Lahaul district.

    Not only for photographers, this place is also a gem for trekkers as Keylong have several short and long treks which attracts trek lovers from all around the globe. Few of the major treks are Miyar Trek and Neelkanth Mahadev Trek where you can set up your camp and bonfire. Keylong is one of the best place to taste authentic tibetan and Pahari food.

    Places to Visit in Keylong


    Sissu is a small village which is very close to Keylong. Sissu is the best place for breakfast, lunch or dinner. You can sit here and take a glimpse of a majestic mountain covered with snow. Sissu is also known for the temple of Raja Ghepen which is the most important deity of Lahaul.

    Baralacha Pass

    Baralacha pass is again one of the most important peaks of Lahaul and Ladakh district which connect Manali to Jammu & Kashmir when entering from Himachal Pradesh. This pass is located at an altitude of 4,890 meters which offers excellent views of the Himalayas and the beautiful valley of Lahaul district.

    Deepak Tal

    Deepak Tal is a water body at a short drive from keylong. The water is so clear that you can see the huge white mountains reflecting on the water of the lake. You can have your small snack break here sitting alongside the lake. However, make sure you carry your garbage back so that we can maintain the beauty of this place and the nature.

    Kardang Monastery

    Kardang Monastery is one of the oldest monasteries in Lahaul which was built on the banks of Bhaga River and believed to be dated 900 years old. This monastery is the oldest possession of Drukpa Lineage which is attracted by tourists for its excellent architecture, breathtaking surroundings and religious importance.

    Shashur Monastery

    Again, one of the most beautiful and oldest monastery of this region – Shashur Monastery was founded by Lama Dewa Tyatsho and later completed by Lama Dewa Gyatsho in the late 17th century. This monastery is surrounded by blue pin trees which makes it more picturesque for photographers.

    Tribal Museum

    One of the most important museum which can showcase you the glimpse of history and culture of Lahaul which is situated in the middle of the keeling town. A short walk can be done from your hotel to view the house of local attires from different centuries, various instruments, some of the old photographs for Lahaul District and surrounding towns, traditional straw shoes, etc…