pass is a gateway to Lahaul
so Kunzum pass is the gateway to Spiti
from Kulu &
Lahaul. After crossing
Rohtang pass and driving
20-kms, one has to turn right from Gramphoo. While going to this pass, the
panoramic view of Bara-Sigri glacier, known as the second longest glacier
in the world, is enthrilling and inspiring.
There is a temple at the top of this pass dedicated to Goddess Durga. After seeing this pass one can drive to Batal for a night stay in the Rest House. The view from the top is breathtaking. On one side is the Spiti valley and to the other are numerous Chandra-Bhaga range peaks.
On way back from Gramphoo one can either return to Manali, 71-kms or can go to Leh via Keylong, Darcha, Baralacha La, Sarchu, Tanglang La by road. From Tandi, 8-km short of Keylong one can also drive to Pangi valley along the Chenab River to Udaipur, Trilokinath and Tindi and thereafter by trekking to Killar. From Killar to Chamba/ Dalhousie/ Delhi or to Kishtwar- Jammu- Delhi .
Cotton in summer and woollen in winter.