Hikkim's small cluster of houses hides what is locally claimed to be the world's highest post office, 4440m above sea level. Some spoilsports say the post office at Everest Base Camp in Tibet is higher (5200m), but …
The PCO phone booth no longer works but the shop sells BSNL SIM cards for ₹250 including call time; take your passport and one photo.
Room 111 in the ADC Office is where travellers must bring their documents to get the permit for travel between Sumdo (Spiti) and Rekong Peo (Kinnaur). The building is diagonally opposite the Community Health Centre …
Arriving from Spiti with a bagful of dirty clothes? Directly opposite Tashi Delek Hotel, Friends can sort you out, and also offers dry cleaning (jackets ₹200 to ₹300).
One of a trio of banks in the west-central section of the bazaar, UCO has an ATM with generator to keep it working during the frequent day-time power cuts.
In mid-Mall, opposite Hotel Dupchen; accepts international cards.
In the south stretch of the bazaar, 50m west of the bus station.