Situated in Lahaul and Spiti District on the banks of Spiti River, Tabo is a beautiful town in the state of Himachal Pradesh on the road connecting Rekong Peo to Kaza. A Buddhist Monastery makes it a beautiful and popular town as Dalai Lama has already expressed his desire to retire in Tabo. It is said that Tabo monastery is one of the holiest monasteries. The beautiful town is at an altitude of 3230 meter above sea level where you will see natural beauty and some of the wonderful destinations that will surely surprise you and persuade you to visit again and again. Monastery complex in Tabo has a lot to keep you engaged. Plethora of wall paintings and mud statutes are attractive that are maintained and restored by Archeological Department of India.
The beautiful village is also called as Himalayan Ajanta because of stone wonders here. For those who need tranquility and divinity and don’t want to stay at busy tourist destinations, Tabo is an ideal destination for them. You will get a lot more than you have expected during your holidays in Tabo. The beautiful town is also famous for having some luxurious and home like accommodation option; while food options are plentiful in the town.
Monastery complex include some wonderful temples that include The Temple of the Enlightened Gods (gTsug Lha-Khang), The golden Temple (gSer-Khang), The Mystic Mandala Temple oor Initiation Temple, The Bodhisattva Maitreya Temple, The Temple of Dromton, Chamber of Picture treasures and Large temple of Drom Ton. Not forget to mention the White Temple or dKar-Abyum Lha-Khang.
You will feel the present of spiritual power in the presence of natural beauty. There is a lot more to keep you enticed and spell bound for the time to come.
How to Reach Tabo?
Reaching Kalpa and Kaza is important to reach Tabo. You have to first of all reach to any of the cities.