Komik is said to became the highest motorable village in the world, leaving Kibber behind in 2014. It is situated at a towering altitude of 4587 mtr, set beautifully amid stunning mountains in a bowl shaped valley. It can be reached easily by a drive of 18 km from Kaza. Its a small village having only 13 houses with a population of 114. Villagers in Komik are mostly shepherd and earn their livelihood by rearing sheep, yaks and horses. Best time to visit Komik is from mid May to the end of Sep. During winter Komik is always covered in snow with the temperature well below freezing point -25 to -35.
Tanpa, the shepherd built the home in 2010 in a traditional Spitian mud house style. It has very spacious 3 rooms for guests, good for 5 people each. Two tents can also be provided if required. Best thing about this home is, it is functioning in freezing winter also. It will offer a composite toilet and Bukhari (local heater) to keep the home warm. Otherwise it has a common English toilet also.
Tanpa is a simple Buddhist farmer and shepherd. He rear sheep and yak.
Tanpa serves simple Spitian food like, local bread, Parantha with curd or tea, Skew (local dish made of fried potatoes and Dumpling), Momos and north Indian food like Dal, mix veg. rice and Chapati (Indian Bread).
Single Person: 850/-
Including: Breakfast, Dinner, Morning and Evening Tea.
• Trek to the cave (1 km), said to be 1500 yr. old and known for wall paintings.
• Visit The 14th century Lundup Tsemo Gompa
• Trek to Demul
• Star Photography
English Toilet • Traditional Kitchen
Also check our other homestays in Spiti Valley