Mane is one of the lesser known villages in Spiti just about 30 kms from Kaza. It acts as a base for people wanting to trek to the Sopona lake or further towards Manirang Peak. But Mane Village is much more than just that. Staying here for a couple of days can give you a true taste of Spitian life. While staying here you can do day hikes, rock climbing and Manirang peak expedition. It is divided into 2 parts Mane Yogma and Mane Gogma.
To reach the village you have to go 13 km from Tabo toward Kaza, take left from Mane Bridge to cross the river and a 6 km winding unpaved uphill road will take you to Mane.
It is a three story building that is a mix of traditional mud house and modern architecture and is located in the middle of the village. Three spacious rooms are available on the first floor with traditional style fire place. These rooms can accommodate 3-4 people with extra beds. One room is there on the ground floor and one on the top floor. There is a common room on the first floor that is open for guests from 8am to 11pm. It has board games and television. Only one room has an attached bathroom and for other 4 rooms there are 2 common bathrooms.
Location: 100 mtrs from Guru Padmasambhava Statue
Number of Rooms – 5 ; Total Capacity – 14
You will be hosted by Sonam Norbu, a professional mountaineer and climber who knows the valley really well. He has seven years plus experience in mountaineering, climbing (rock, ice, mountains), trekking and camping. He can organize adventure activities like rock climbing, rappelling, Mt. Manirang expedition, Yak safari and zip lining.
They serve freshly prepared homemade local, Tibetan, Indian and Chinese. As Padma (head lady of house) is expert in local food, you can enjoy local cuisine for dinner and you need to inform the host in advance. Phenmaar for dessert, baturu for breakfast with boiled egg and jam, local pasta, momos and local chutny are our must try. Guests can also help in the kitchen or can cook food of their choice.
Parking • Running Hot Water • Western Toilet • Television • Toiletries • Smoking Allowed • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
Reading • Stargazing • Village Walk • cycling • Hiking • Adventure Sports like Rock climbing, Rappelling, Yak safari, Camping etc. Cycling
Single Person: 1200/-
Double Occupancy: 2400/-
Extra Person: 850/-
Complimentary: Breakfast, Dinner, Morning & Evening 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.
Chu-Dolsa Waterfall (650Mtr) • Atergu Bridge (6km) • Shichling (10km) • Dhankar monastery (16km) • Tabo monastery (26km) • Pin Valley (20km)
Tabo (26km) • Lallung (29km) • Kaza (33km) • Lapcha (42km) • Key Gompa(48km) • Chicham Khas (50km) • Mud (51km) • Gue Mummy and Monastery (60km) • Nako (89km)
Trek: Manirang peak expedition • Sopona Lake Trek
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