Here are the top 12 tourist attractions to see in Kaza:

1. Key Monastery

Must visit 3.6 /5

9 km
from city center
1 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

No matter what, do not drop this place from your itinerary, even if you are not on a spiritual tour. Almost 7km from Kaza, this Monastery, established in 11th century is the largest in Spiti valley.

2. Chandratal Lake

Must visit 3.5 /5

51 km
from city center
2 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

Situated 7km from Kunzum Pass at an altitude of 4300m, Chandra Tal Lake is not to be missed. With spellbinding panoramic views, and crystal clear blue water, this lake never fails to charm its large number of visitors in form of adventure buffs and photographers.

3. Komic Village

Must visit 3.5 /5

4 km
from city center
3 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

Komic Village, situated at a height of 4275m is a location where fossils are found. Villagers might tempt you to buy the fossils, however do not get trapped since buying and transporting fossils is not legal.

4. Dhankar Lake

Must visit 3.5 /5

21 km
from city center
4 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

A further trek of one hour from Dhankar Monastery will take you to Dhankar Lake with pristine white water. This location will take you to another level of entrance with its splendiferous surroundings.

5. Shopping in Kaza

3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
5 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

Kaza, although a small town, is famous or its pure wool shawls, carpets and woolen clothes. Ceramic items and local jewellery is also on the top list of buyers. Lets check out some major shopping outlets of the town.

6. Kunzum Pass

3.2 /5

45 km
from city center
6 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

An entryway to Spiti Valley from Lahaul, Kunzum Pass is situated at an altitude of 4551m. A temple on the top of the pass dedicated to Goddess Kunjum (Durga) is said to guard the pass and ward off the evil.

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7. Dhankar Monasteries

3.3 /5

20 km
from city center
7 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

About 40 km from Kaza, this group of monasteries is easily accessible from the town via cab or Himachal Pradesh Road Transport bus (leaves at 7:00AM).

8. Pin Valley National Park

3.2 /5

31 km
from city center
8 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

A paradise for wildlife lovers, Pin Valley is a natural habitat for large number of endangered animals such as Snow Leopard, Woolly Hare, Siberian Ibex and Tibetan Gazelle.

9. Kibber Village

3.2 /5

13 km
from city center
9 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

The highest village in town or as it is claimed to be, Kibber is situated 18 km from Kaza. Easily accessible by a smooth road, you will be amazed to known that the village has its own polling station during elections.

10. Tabo

3.2 /5

33 km
from city center
10 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

Located at a distance of 48 km from Kaza, this ancient village houses one of the most prominent monastery considered only next to the Tholing Gompa in Tibet in ranking.

11. Sakya Tangyud Monastery

3.2 /5

0 km
from city center
11 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

One of the most sought after attraction in Kaza, this monastery is situated at the height of 4587 m above the sea level. It serves as an amazing place to learn about Buddhism while surrounded by the captivating views of nature.

12. Co-operative society run shops in Keylong

3.2 /5

118 km
from city center
12 out of 12
places to visit in Kaza

Located at many places in Keylong, these co-operative run society shops offers almost everything you may need like clothes and utensils etc. However, the items that are unique to the town and are popular among tourists are ceramic items, stone gems and local jewellery.

FAQs on Kaza

What are the top sightseeing places in Kaza?

The top sightseeing places in Kaza are Key Monastery, Chandratal Lake, Komic Village, Dhankar Lake, Shopping in Kaza, Kunzum Pass.

How can I commute within Kaza?

Moving around in Kaza is quite easy with taxis being readily available. One can also hire private jeeps which work as a more sturdy form of transportation. However, make sure you are tightly packed with woolens while travelling during winters as the season is freezing cold.
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Can you suggest an itinerary for Kaza?

Begin your day at Kaza with an early morning visit to Ki Monastery with very soothing chanting and hymns followed by a visit to Sakya Tangyud Gompa. Return to hotel for heartwarming breakfast and begin your fascinating journey in Kaza. Drive a short way to Chandratal Lake for some adventure and picture perfect views. From here, head on to Kibber Village the highest village in the town. Break for lunch and continue your trip to either Pin Valley National Park if you are a wildlife fanatic or move on to Dhankar Monastery and Dhankar Lake for a refreshing experience. A nice and warm dinner at the hotel with star gazing is a perfect end to any trip.
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