Jispa (elevation 3,200 m or 10,500 ft; population 332) is a village in Lahaul, in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Jispa is located 20 km north of Keylong and 7 km south of Darcha, along the Manali-Leh Highway and the Bhaga river. There are approximately 20 villages between Jispa and Keylong.
According to the 2001 census, of the town’s 332 residents, 235 were male and 97 were female. Four belong to scheduled castes, and 149 belong to scheduled tribes.The village has 78 households.
Houses in Jispa
The village has a helipad, a post office, and a monastery.Travellers often stop for the night here; the village has a hotel, a mountaineers’ hut, and a campground. Jispa also has a small folk museum.
Jispa is categorised as Remote Himalayas.
Reasons to Visit
- Jispa is a village and located 20 km north of Keylong and 7 km south of Darcha along the Manali-Leh Highway and the Bhaga River
- The riverside and Himalayan mountain backdrop of Jispa is sure to leave anyone breathless.
- Jispa is visited as a part of Adventure Himachal Itinerary or as a part of the legendary Manali-Leh high altitude route
- Nearest Airport -Kullu (180 kms), Leh (335 kms)
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