Spiti Valley is one of the most sought after hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Dotted with several monasteries and mud-houses, Spiti offers some of the best sceneries that give perfect soul-reviving vacay to tourists. While it is not connected by airport or railways, one can reach the destination by means of roads. Those wondering how to reach the destination, can have a look at the some of the available means to reach Spiti Valley.
Opting for an airways commutation saves much time for tourists travelling from far-off destinations. However, as Spiti Valley does not have an airport of its own, one can reach the destination by flying to the nearest airports. One can fly to Delhi or Chandigarh from Mumbai and then further the journey via road. One can board the connecting flight to destinations such as Shimla, Kullu, Leh or Dharamshala from Delhi/ Chandigarh and then take up buses or taxis going to Spiti. A much more time-saving option is to take buses or cabs directly from Delhi/ Chandigarh. Airlines operating from Mumbai to Delhi/ Chandigarh are Indigo, Vistara, Air India etc.
As Spiti Valley is only accessible through roads, whether travelling from air or train, tourists can always have the benefit of enjoying a road trip. However, if one wishes to travel the valley entirely, they can take a bus from Mumbai to Delhi/ Chandigarh and then board another bus from Delhi/ Chandigarh to reach the place. One can also hire a cab or taxi or take their personal vehicle to commute to the destination via road. The distance between Mumbai and Spiti Valley is 2,162 Kms. Although, the trip requires a long distance to be covered, one would not be disheartened after completing the tour.
Tourists who wish to commute to the Spiti Valley by train, can reach the nearest railway stations to the valley. As there are no direct trains from Mumbai to Spiti, one can reach either Delhi or Chandigarh and then board trains from here to places like Kullu, Shimla, Leh, or Dharamshala. However, places like Shimla, Kullu and Dharamshala have no direct trains from Delhi as well. Hence, travelling from Mumbai to Chandigarh offers a better option as one can either board trains to places like Kullu, Dharamshala, Leh or Shimla or take a bus or a cab. The trains operating between Mumbai and Chandigarh are Paschim Express, Goa Smprk K Express, CDG Superfast etc. One can also take up buses directly from Delhi or Chandigarh to reach Spiti in comparatively less time. Hence, if one opts for a train transfer, they can reach the above mentioned places by train and then carry on with the journey via roadways.