March 7, 2021

Trek from Demul to Comic village


Trekked villages in Spiti: Demul to Comic village

Trekked date during Lahaul & Spiti valley trip: 16th July 2013 (Tuesday)

Trek distance: 10 to 15 Kms.

Difficulty level: Moderate

Highlights during the trek:

  1. High altitude mountains
  2. Yak’s all over the valley and Breathtaking Landscapes.
  3. Challenges: Continuous steep ascent and never ending jeep trail.

Day in brief:

After good sleep and freshen up in the morning. 5 of us geared up for another day of trekking. We thought it will be easiest one comparing with previous day trek but surprise is waiting for us all the way.

Few pictures of Demul Home stay:

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Demul home stay
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Inside home stay at Demul
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Mesmerizing view of the valley from terrace
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Old woman posing for the camera

It was continuous steep ascent in the beginning of the trek. After 45 minutes of continuous steep ascent, reached open space.

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Steep ascent during start of the trek
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One more good view of the valley

Relaxed for half an hour and done sight seeing. It was million worth spending time here and breathtaking landscapes gave us sigh of satisfaction that we did right choice by trekking these villages.

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Nice experience all the way

On the way, I met 2 children who roaming around the valley with one black cow. They gave me one precious thing (Stone). I kept that with me :).

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2 young children roaming around the valley

Yak’s all over the valley:
It’s yak’s all over the valley and we got to see around 20 to 30 yak’s. Took plenty of photos. Here are the few pics:

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Wow!!! what a view 🙂
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One yak posing for the camera 😛

Finally, it was jeep trail which took us to Comic village. Jeep trail is very long and never ending. It was nearly 8 Kms. of jeep trail on which we walked. Myself, Deepak and Achintya lagging way behind.

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Never ending jeep trail…
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There you go! Finally that is our destination – Comic village

Relaxed for half an hour, just before reaching the Comic village. We can see breathtaking view of Comic village with backdrop of Himalayan range of hills.

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Much needed break

Reached Comic village around 3:00 PM. Had visit to Tangyud Monastery and left for Kaza on Tata sumo.

BGBTD HP Comic village

How to trek these villages: Hire one good guide, he will help you to trek these villages. Most of the guides know about trails very well. We trekked these village with PIN BHABHA pass trek guide Prem Dorji.

Reached Kaza and did overnight stay here. It was breathtaking views and deadly dangerous roads on the way to Kaza gave us some unforgettable memories.

Distance from Comic to Kaza: Around 16 Kms.

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