Applying in Rekong Peo or Kaza is generally easier but foreigners wanting to obtain the inner line permit for travelling the Spiti–Kinnaur loop can also apply here. Bring a sponsor's letter from a local travel agent…
Sim cards for ₹350 valid three months with one month's unlimited calls in India and ample data. Foreigners need a passport copy, photo and to find a local resident who is prepared to act as 'sponsor' giving their na…
If you're not in hurry, SBI's exchange rates are good and commission just a few rupees plus 0.18% tax.
Large public hospital with 24-hour outpatient department.
This main post office, one of India's oldest, occupies a half-timbered 1882 building formerly known as Conny Cottage. Foreign-mail services close at 4pm.
Small clothing and bag shop that is one of very few moneychangers in the eastern Mall area.
Very helpful for local information and advice; also books HPTDC buses, hotels and tours.