Famed as the highest motorable village in Asia, Komic in Spiti Valley is placed at an altitude of 5150 m above the sea level. The village has around a dozen houses, one monastery and a population of around 150, including the monks. The place has been blessed by unspoilt scenery, lush surroundings, snow-covered peaks, and barren landscapes.
Komic monastery is the main attractions here. It is built on the top of a small hill. As you climb up, you see the colorful flags fluttering rapidly. Do the views of the surroundings are wonderful Stay here till sunset to savor wonderful sights. Komic only as a homestay as accommodation with only 2-3 rooms.
During the winter season (November to March), the village is cut from the rest of the civilization due to heavy snow and not having roads. The temperatures can fall below minus 30 degree Celsius. At that time, the only mode of transportation is a yak. The nearest school is an hour away, and there is lack of daily necessities. But, in spite of all these difficulties, the villagers are helpful, happy and friendly.