Serene Spiti Valley

Dates: 31st July-8th Aug 2021
Category: Adventure Tour
Grade: Easy

8 Nights, 9 Days, Travel from Chandigarh to Delhi | Hotel

cost : ₹ 28,000

Call us: 989 269 1821 hours: 10am-9pm

If you an Adventure Junkie & a Nature Seeker, this Thrilling Road Trip to Spiti Valley is what you should be looking for.

The Name ‘Spiti’ Means a middle land i.e. Land between Ladakh & Tibet. It is a High Altitude cold desert Mountain valley located in North Eastern Part of Himachal Pradesh which forms a Part of Lahual & Spiti District at an Altitude of 12,500 ft. It is accessible via 2 high Altitude passes namely Rohtang Pass (Altitude 13054 Ft.) & Kunzum Pass (Altitude 15059 Ft.).

Spiti Kinnaur Valley is one of the least populated regions in India. This Trip will leave you astonished & will surprise you at every turn on the world’s deadliest Himalayan Roads. You will be mesmerised with the views of Beautiful flowing rivers & snow-capped mountains, Blue Skies, Serene untouched Villages & surrounding places, peaceful monasteries, Kind Local people & rugged landscapes. So, do join us for the exciting offbeat road trip of your lifetime.

  • An Adventurous & Scenic Drive into Himalayas from Majestic Kinnaur to Spiti Valley
  • Visit to Mesmerizing Moon lake / Chandratal Lake
  • Visit to ‘Komic’ Village, Known as highest inhabited village in Asia (Altitude 15027 Ft.)
  • Post yourself a Card from Hikkim post Office which is said to be World’s Highest Post Office
  • Exploring local Culture & Cuisine
  • Experiencing the Village Life remotely by staying in Homestays
  • Visit to the famous monasteries namely Key & Dhankar
  • Enjoy Magnificent Views of the Gigantic Kinnaur Kailash Mountain
  • Ample amount of Photography Opportunities

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on Double Sharing Basis at Hotels & Campsites for 7 nights
  • Breakfast & dinner on all days as mentioned on the itinerary
  • Guide for the Trip
  • Entry Fees at Monasteries/ Museums
  • Travel by Comfortable Non-AC Tempo Traveller from Chandigarh to Manali covering the sightseeing as per the itinerary
  • Manali-Delhi AC Volvo Bus Ticket

Exclusions:

  • Lunch on all Days & any meals during Flight/Bus/Train Journeys
  • Airfare/Train fare from Mumbai to Chandigarh & Delhi-Mumbai
  • Beverages/ Mineral Water Costs
  • Any other Personal expenses that are not mentioned in above
  • Medical Emergencies Costs & Any other Costs arising out of unforeseen Circumstances

31st Jul, Saturday, Day 1: Drive Chandigarh-Shimla-Narkanda (6-7 Hrs)

Arrival in Chandigarh by 11 a.m. and move towards Narkanda.
Enroute Lunch.
Narkanda is a town which town attracts tourists for its ethereal natural beauty and its beautiful apple orchards. 
We will reach Narkanda in the evening.

Dinner & retire for the night.
(Dinner) 

1st Aug, Sunday, Day 2: Drive Narkanda-Saharan-Sangla (7-8 Hrs)

This is going be one of the most Scenic Drives of our Entire Tour.
In the morning, we will explore Narkanda which is famous for its Hatu peak & Hatu Temple. Hatu peak is the highest peak in Shimla district (9,000 Ft.).
Then we head to Sangla today & will explore Sarahan Village on the way which is famous for Bhimakali Temple and is known as gateway to Kinnaur Valley.
Reach Sangla in evening.
Sangla Valley is also known as Baspa Valley because of the Baspa River & is very rich in apple orchards, Apricot, wall-nuts, Cedar Trees.

Night Stay at Sangla.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

2nd Aug, Monday, Day 3: Drive Sangla-Chitkul-Kalpa (4-5 Hrs)

Post breakfast, we would head to explore the last village of Sangla Valley i.e. Chitkul. Chitkul is also last inhabited village near to Tibet Border.
Also visit Kamru Fort in Sangla.
After exploring Sangla & Chitkul, we will head to Reckong Peo, headquarter of Kinnaur.A further drive takes you to Kalpa Village which is a beautiful place overlooking the Kinner Kailash Mountain.
We will visit the famous Suicide point at Roghi while on the way to our stay in Kalpa
Check in at Kalpa Hotel/Guesthouse.

Night Stay in Kalpa.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

3rd Aug, Tuesday, Day 4: Drive Kalpa-Nako-Gui-Tabo (6-7 Hrs)

Post breakfast, Head towards the headquarter of Kinnaur and
After Kalpa, we will move towards Nako. Nako is famous for its lake & a monastery established in 11th Century. Guru Padmasambhava has his footprints on a rock nearby and is revered by Buddhists all around the world.
We will move towards Spiti Valley by reaching the first village, Sumdo.
En route Visit Gyu where you will get to see the famous mummy of the old monk.
Later drive towards Tabo, which is also known as the Ajanta of the Himalayas.

Night Stay at Tabo.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

4th Aug, Wedneday, Day 5: Drive Tabo-Dhankar- Kungri-Pin Valley (4-5 Hrs)

Post Breakfast, We will Visit 1,000 years old Tabo Monastery which is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is said that the statues are very similar to that of Alchi monastery in Ladakh.
We then head to Dhankar Monastery which is 1200 years old monastery built on high spur overlooking the confluence of Spiti and Pin Rivers.
We will also hike to the beautiful Dhankar Lake (45 minutes Hike). (Optional)
En route, we will be visiting Kungri Monastery today & then move to the last Village of Pin Valley i.e. Mudh which is having a population of 200.

Night Stay at Pin Valley.
(Breakfast, Dinner) 

5th Aug, Thursday, Day 6: Pin Valley- Demul- Langza-Hikkim -Komic Kaza (5-6 Hrs)

Today we will be exploring Pin Valley where the Pin River Flows in Silvery Ribbons across Region.
Pin Valley National Park is established in 1987 and is a natural habitat for endangered species like snow leopard and Siberian Ibex.
Move towards Komic which is known as highest inhibited village (13,000 Ft.) with a population of 80. Enroute visit Highest Post Office at Hikkim. You can post a card to you from here.
We then would be visiting Langza, which is famous for Fossils & a big Buddha Statue.
Later, Head to Kaza which is the capital of Spiti & the biggest and most developed town in Spiti Valley.
Visit to Kaza Monastery.

Night Stay in Kaza.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

6th Aug, Friday, Day 7: Kaza-Key Monastery-Kibber Kunzum la -Chandratal (5-6 Hrs)

Post breakfast, we head to explore Key Monastery & the beautiful Kibber village.
Key monastery is the largest monastery in Spiti Valley built on a hill top and is founded in 11th Century.
We will visit Kibber monastery and walk around the village. Kibber is also the start or end point of famous Parangla trek which connects Spiti valley with Ladakh.
Later on we will be driving to one of the important highlights of the entire Tour i.e. Chandratal Lake by crossing kunzum Pass. This pass connects Spiti Valley with Lahaul Valley. The lake is very beautiful & one of the popular destinations. A must for every Nature Seeker. The Chandra Tal Lake has derived its name due to its crescent Shape. (Chandra means moon & Tal means Lake, thereby Moon Lake).

Night stay at Chandratral Camps.
(Breakfast, Dinner)

7th Aug, Saturday, Day 8: Chandratal- Batal- Rohtang Pass –Manali (5-6 Hrs)

We will be leaving barren spiti Valley early in the morning and move towards the Greener belt of the Lahaul Valley.
Reach Manali via the Famous Atal Tunnel by 1.00 pm.
Some free time to explore Manali before we take bus to Delhi. (Bus journey 12-13 Hrs)

(Breakfast)

8th Aug, Sunday, Day 9 Arrival in Delhi

We will reach Delhi by 8.00 am.
You can plan your return anytime after 12.00 pm

Note:
1.Pl note that this is a thrilling road trip in remote locations. The tour leader has the authority to change the schedule or skip some points in case of emergencies or natural calamities.

2. You can choose to extend your stay in Manali. Your return Bus ticket to Delhi will be booked accordingly.

Though this trip is easy from physical endurance perspective but it’s not advisable for the people suffering from High Blood pressure, any other heart ailments or Illness of any kind. It is of utmost importance that you are fit and fine before going for this trip & It Is mandatory to get yourself medically checked & submit a medical certificate to the Tour Organiser.