Monday, May 8, 2017

The World's Highest Post Office Hikkim in India

The world's highest Post office is situated  India. This branch Post office is located in small town of Hikkim, in Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. It is located at height of 15,500 feet. The Pin code for this Post office is 172114.

Hikkim is a village in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh state in northern India. It is near to the Kaza location. It is one of the highest year-round inhabited locations in India, with residences from 4330 to 4400 meters. A 40 minute uphill drive from the town of Kaza in Spiti valley for 14km and one will reach the village of Hikkim. This place houses the highest post office in the world. The village of Hikkim is situated at a towering altitude of around 14,400 feet above sea level. Hikkim also has the highest polling booth in India.
An absolutely must do thing while in Hikkim is to walk down to the post office and send a post card, because its not everyday that you get to send a post card from the highest highest post office in the world. 

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