Homestays- Living Life the Ancient Way
If you are want to explore Spiti in the real sense then staying with a local family in their house, eating what they eat and experience life their way is one of the best way to do it. Homestays in Spiti is a very popular concept of alternate ways of accommodation and gives you an insight into how harsh life is at such altitudes where people have to struggle with such extreme climate and terrain. Living in a homestay gives you a sense of satisfaction and joy like none other. You can go with the local family in their fields, help them cook food while you sit next to the heater cum gas stove, visit the grazing lands of their cattle, help them stock for winters etc.
So if you are in Spiti then this is one thing that you shouldn’t miss.