Pin Valley is the most picturesque valley in Spiti and home to Snow Leopard and Ibex. Mudh village (3770m), 28 km up the valley road, from the highway is the last destination in Pin Valley and also the entrance of 675 sq km Pin Valley National Park. Some 100 year back there used to be only 8 houses, now it has 40 with a total population of 335. The village is surrounded by green peas and barley field and covered with colorful mountains.
Built in 2007, this typical mud house is located right in the middle of Mudh village, opening to the vast valley and mountains in the background,. It consist of 3 guest rooms; 2 with attached toilet and another with a common one. All come with running hot water. Ground and first floor are used by the host family.
A very humble couple Gatuk Tenzing, a farmer and his wife Yeshy Dolma will welcome you. They love to talk about farming, their village and the changing life in Spiti Valley.
Cooking is like a worship for Dolma. She takes hygiene and and cleanliness very seriously and cook simple but lip smacking food. She can provide you breakfast including Tibetan Bread, Butter toast, Bread Omelet, Parantha etc. You may ask for tea anytime. Dinner mostly is a combination of Indian and Tibetan food. In case non veg required, give her extra time to arrange.
Attached Bathroom • Parking • Hot Water • Homely Food
Learn to make Chang or Arak, the local liquor made from Barley grains • Get cooking lessons about how to make Spitian dishes such Tibetan Bread, Than Thuk, Timo or Thukpa • Learn to make a Galicha, traditional rug made of local wool.
Per person : 1875/-
Complimentary: Breakfast, Dinner & Tea
Upto 8 year: Complimentary (no extra bed)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Mudh is the trailhead for some spectacular treks.
• Mudh to Barshaini via Pin Parvati Pass. Duration: 1 week
• Mudh to Kaphnoo via Bhaba Pass (4850m). Duration: 4 days
• Sagnam to Laurang and back to Mudh. Duration: 4 days
Attargo Bridge (33 km) • Lallung (44 km) • Kaza (49 km) • Dhankar (51 km) • Tabo (65 km) • Langza (65 km) • Komik (68 km)
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