- Lush oasis amidst snow-clad mountains is the headquarters of Lahaul Spiti district.
- It lies on the main road to Leh over Rohtang Pass at an altitude of 3340 metres.
- Known for the three gompas – Kardang Gompa (5 kms), Shashur Gompa (3 kms) and Tayul Gompa (3 kms).
MODE OF COMMUNICATION:
- Airport: Bhuntar Airport, Bhuntar (KUU), 80 kms away from Kyelang.
- Rail: Chandigarh Railway Station, Chandigarh, 415 kms away from Kyelang.
- Road: Well connected with NH 21.
SIGHTSEEING AT A GLANCE
Tandi Gondla Udaipur
Tandi Gondla Triloknath Temple
ATTRACTIONS AROUND KYELANG
- 8 kms away from Kyelang.
- Ancient village on the confluence of Chandra and Bhaga rivers is associated with several myths and legends.
- Guru Ghantal Monastery, 4 kms from Tandi is said to be the oldest Gompa of Lahaul.
- Monastery with pyramidal roof and exquisite carvings has idols of Padmasambhava and Brajeshwari Devi.
- ‘Ghantal’ festival is celebrated here on the full moon night in mid-June.
- 18 kms away from Kyelang.
- Historical village on the right bank of Chandra River.
- Famous for its unique eight storied castle of the Thakur of Gondla.
- Fair held in the month of July at the local monastery attracts a large number of visitors.
- 52 kms away from Kyelang.
- Located on the confluence of Chenab and Mayar Nallah.
- Known for the intricately carved shrine of Goddess Markula Devi, dating back to 10th – 11th century.
- Triloknath Temple:
- 4 kms away from Kyelang.
- Famous shrine of Shiva as Triloknath, the Lord of the three worlds lies in a village on the banks of Chenab River.
- A six armed image of Avalokiteshvara – installed by Guru Padmasambhava and is sacred to Hindus as well as Bhuddhists.