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Hikkim

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Hikkim is a remote village located in Spiti Valley in the Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh. It offers a unique holiday experience away in the remotest region of India. Hikkim village is located at an altitude of around 4400 meters above sea level. And you must know that Hikkim Village in Spiti Valley, India is the only place in the world that has the post office in the highest altitude. This post office was opened in 1983 and is still operating. Visiting this post office, seeing it by yourself how it has been operating in the highest altitude is one of the most unique experience. Do send a post card from this highest altitude post office to your loved ones as the most memorable experience. Hikkim village is situated in one of the most breathtaking locations, surrounded by the majestic snow covered mountains, the rugged hills, the sharp cut rocks, the unique landscape, charming aura of the place and the cool mountain breeze, letting you admire the environment and indulge in some peaceful moments to calm your senses. The Hikkim village comprises of mud-brick houses in traditional style to protect from the cold mountain breeze and harsh climatic conditions. With many monasteries built in the region, it reflects the rich cultural heritage of the region and the traditions they have been following for generations now. Visiting the villages will help tourists to know about the culture and traditions of the region, their lifestyle, occupation, their daily activities, etc. Tourists will truly have a unique time exploring the village and knowing about them in-depth.
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Best Time to Visit Hikkim

The best time to visit Hikkim Village is during the months from June to September when the roads are dry and the region experiences pleasant weather. Since the weather is moderate during this period, travelers can engage in trekking and hiking activities.

How to Reach Hikkim?

To reach Hikkim Village, travelers will have to first take a bus or flight from Delhi to Manali or Shimla. Once the travelers reach Shimla or Manali, from here they have to take a bus or taxi to Kaza, which is the main hub of Spiti Valley. From Kaza, you have to travel around 16 km more to reach Hikkim Village. The roads have many twists and returns and sharp curves, better to take local driver.

Best Place to Visit in Spiti Valley

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Spiti Valley is a beautiful place located in the remote part of Himachal Pradesh; it offers the perfect blend of culture, nature, and adventure. Some of the best places to visit in Spiti Valley include:
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