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Tuesday 24 October 2017
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Himachal keen to built Rangreek airstrip in Spiti to boost tourism

spiti valley

To boost tourism in the remote, inaccessible but picturesque tribal region of Lahaul Spiti district, the Himachal Pradesh government mulling to develop airstrip at Rangreek in the Kaza of Spiti Valley. The airstrip will ensure continuous tourists flow in this high altitude cold desert.

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, in his latest Lahaul-Spiti tour, announced to take up the issue of construction of a Rangreek airstrip with government of India.

Virbhadra Singh said that with the construction of the airstrip, the entire Spiti area would be made more tourism viable, both economically and technically.

The Lahaul-Spiti district of the state, remained cut off from rest of the world during winter and this airstrip will ensure all month connectivity of Spiti Valley with the rest of the world.

The desert mountain valley of Spiti possesses a distinctive Buddhist culture and unexplored high altitude Desert Mountains, which attract thousands of trackers including foreigners every year, can be travelers’ paradise.

The unique landscape of Spiti valley has much to offers to the nature lovers and travelers and proposed airstrip can prove boon for them.

Spiti Valley



Rahul Bhandari is Editor of TheNewsHimachal and has been part of the digital world for last eight years.