World's Highest Post Office, Hikkim Overview

Hikkim is home to the world's highest post office, located in the picturesque Spiti Valley of Himachal Pradesh, India. Situated at a staggering altitude of over 4,400 meters above sea level, this tiny post office serves as a lifeline for the local community and an attraction for travelers. Visitors can send postcards stamped with the unique "World's Highest Post Office, Hikkim" seal, creating cherished memories of their visit to this remote Himalayan village. With its simple charm and breathtaking views, the Hikkim post office offers a glimpse into the resilience and beauty of life in the high mountains.

For those who want to enjoy offbeat places to visit in Spiti, the World’s Highest Post Office in the village of Hikkim is a wonder to witness. Even though snowfall often constrains the work of the post office, Postmaster Rinchen Chhering here is a symbol of perseverance, sometimes resorting to carrying mail by foot in this small village. If you're planning to explore Spiti, don't miss the chance to include a visit to the World's Highest Post Office in your Spiti tourism packages for an unforgettable experience amidst the majestic landscapes of the Himalayas.

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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