(11000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Himachal Pradesh | India
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Tabo is categorised as Pilgrimage / Remote Himalayas

Tabo Monastery (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Tabo Monastery Complex (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)
Right outside Where Giu mummy is found (Nivalink Trip Dated - 10 June 2009)

Reasons to Visit
  • Tabo village is located in Spiti valley on the left bank of the Spiti River
  • Tabo is set at a height of 10,500 ft and is home to the 1000 year old Tabo monastery.
  • Tabo monastery is second most important monastery in the area.
  • Tabo is visited on the Sangla - Nako - Kaza route.
Know It
  • Tabo is accessible during June - Sept periods only
  • Destinations to visit for Tibetan Monasteries and Buddhist Heritage in India"Tabo (1100 ft asl - 50 kms from Kaza) in Spiti Valley is renowned for being the oldest continuously operating Buddhist enclave in both India and the Himalayas"
  • Significant Pilgrimages of Sangla-Kinnaur and Spiti Valley"Tabo (11000 ft asl) is noted for being the oldest continuously operating Buddhist enclave in both India and the Himalayas. The monastery was built in 996 AD and has now evolved into a pilgrim town with a character and is therefore of interest for any Inbound and experiential traveller with interest in Buddhism. Nearby Dhankar monastery is also visited alongwith Tabo. Tabo is visited alongwith Kaza as part of Spiti Valley break ex-Manali or as part of Sangla - Kinnaur - Spiti Valley high Himalaya"
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Kullu (287 kms)

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Destination Ideas

  • High Altitude Monasteries in and around Tabo
  • Sangla-Tabo-Kaza Driving Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tabo Monastery is situated in centre of Tabo. Tabo is home to the second most important Buddhist monastery in the entire Himalayan region - the Tabo Gompa. It is now more than 1000 years old.
    High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    24 km from Tabo, 800 year old Dhanker Monastery is one of the most significant Tibetan Buddhism monastery in the area. The monastery overlooks the confluence of Pin and Spiti rivers. An hours walk from the monastery takes you to the beautiful Dhankar Lake.
    High Altitude Monastery, Tibetan Buddhism
    This is an ITBP check post enroute from Nako to Tabo where a lamas body has been mummified.
    Natural Wonders
    Kunzum La Pass lies at about 15000+ ft asl and it connects Spiti Valley with Lahaul valley eventually connecting Manali - Leh route. Kunzum La Pass opens around 10th June and is one that offers one of the most rugged biking and driving experiences. Road between Gramphu and Kunzumla Pass (50 kms stretch) is actually a no mans land with no habitation, no cellphone signals and road passing through riverbeds and waterstreams
    View Point
    Himalayan Views

Destinations within reach from Tabo

  • Kaza ( 47 Km )

    Kaza (12000 ft asl) is capital of the Spiti valley and its largest town. Kaza has monasteries more

  • Nako ( 53 Km )

    Nako is about 100 kms from Sangla Valley; Set around a lake, Nako is a important centre of more

  • Losar ( 107 Km )

    Losar is a remote Himalayan village that lies on Kaza - Manali Road, 18 kms short of the Kunzum La more

  • Sarahan ( 230 Km )

    Sarahan lies beyond Rampur off the Old Hindustan-Tibet Road and is visited for the Bhimkali Temple more

  • Rampur ( 237 Km )

    Rampur is a riverside transit point on NH-22 (Hindstan Tibet Road) at 132 kms from Shimla and 70 more

  • Manali ( 247 Km )

    Manali (7000 ft) is a major hill station and a preferred Ex-Chandigarh weekend Getaway and a more

  • Raison ( 275 Km )

    Raison is a riverside location 15 kms after Kullu and 26 kms before Manali, known for off-beat and more

  • Kullu ( 287 Km )

    Kulllu area is known for apple orchards and trout fishing besides a range of adventure activities more

  • Mandi ( 358 Km )

    Mandi is a transit stay option. It is the gateway to the Kullu Valley and a point where road from more

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Nearest Airport in Tabo
  • Bhuntar Airport Kullu ( KUU ) , Kullu-287 Kms
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