Kaza, the sub divisional headquarters of Spiti, is a beautiful town situated on the left bank of
, at an altitude of 3600 m in Himachal Pradesh
. It is located 76 km to the south-east of the Kunzum Pass and is around 200 km south of Manali
Kaza is an ideal base for trekkers aiming at a 2-3 day hike to monasteries and remote villages.
Dhankar (32 km) and Tabo (43 km) – the largest monastery complex are places worth visiting in the vicinity. Those who wish to continue up to Kinnaur should pick up Inner Line Permits from the Additional Deputy Commissioner’s office in the new town.
Kaza can be approached from Shimla (from May to October). Nearest airport is at Manali.