Keylang or Keylong is situated on the banks of Bhaga River, at an altitude of 3340 m (10,100 ft), above the sea level, is the district Headquarters of Lahaul Spiti District, Himachal Pradesh.

It is 125 Km from Manali on the main road to Leh over Rohtang. This is also a fertile land with willow trees, greenery, water streams surrounded with snow-capped mountains.

The largest and most important monastery in Lahaul faces Kardang Monastery, it’s on a slope across the river from Keylong. Within a few kilometres of Kelang, there are many monasteries including Kardang, Shasur, and Tayul monastery.


To reach Keylong, take the beautiful root from Manali by Manali-Leh Highway, a part of NH21. is cut off from the outside world from October-end to mid-May due to heavy snowfall at Rohtang pass that closes the pass during the winter.

Best Time to Visit

It is closed between October end to mid may due to heavy snow fall in Rohtang pass. Best time to visit is after mid-May till Sep end. The peak season is during May and June when lots of traveller come to visit Rohtang Pass.