About World's Highest Post Office, Hikkim

For those who want to enjoy offbeat places to visit in Spiti, World’s Highest Post Office in the village of Hikkim is a wonder to witness. Even though snowfall oftens constrains the work of the post office, Postmaster RinchenChhering here is a symbol of perseverance who sometimes resorts to carrying mail by foot in this small village. 

The postmen have to undertake a 46 km journey everyday along the mountain passes and the verdant meadows for delivering letters to Kaza. For the tourists, it offers a unique experience as they get to mail their letters to their loved ones from the highest post office on Earth. 

This post office is located at an elevation of 4440 metres and connected through roads to the other towns of Himachal Pradesh. The place also offers one of the most scenic routes for the postal activity which consists of snow-clad peaks and mesmerising Spiti Valley. 

Location: Hikkim, Himachal Pradesh 

Timings:6 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday

Entry fee: N/A
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