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Situated at an altitude of 12,500 ft, this majestic cold desert valley is a heavenly gateway for those seeking solitude in the bliss of nature. Spiti literally means 'Middle land' as it is located between India and mystic Tibet. Spiti is well known for its Buddhist culture, rugged villages, cold desert beauty and is home to several monasteries like the Key Monastery, Dhankar Monastery, Kungri Monastery and Tabo Monastery. Spiti attracts many travelers, including streams of Indian motorcyclists, as a kind of mini-Ladakh without tourist crowds, which is fair enough, since its pristine nature (high-altitude desert) and culture (Tibetan Buddhist) are still intact. In this tour package travel to the Last Village of India at Chitkul and plan your lunch at 'Hindustan ka Aakhri Dhaba, Drive to the 'World's Highest Motorable Village' - Komic and send a postcard from 'Highest Post Office' in the World to your loved ones. Also don't forget to take back souvenirs for your loved ones from the famous Mall Road of Manali. So pack your bags and join us to enjoy some shutter shooting in the arms of nature at the wonderland of Spiti.

Bus

Volvo transfers

Stay Not Applicable

Meals Not Applicable

  • Assemble at the boarding point at around 9:00 PM.
  • Meet you team captain and co-travelers.
  • After group induction and briefing session, start an overnight journey from Delhi to Shimla.

Private Vehicle

Traveller/MUV/Sedan or Similar

Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

  • In the morning reach Shimla and start your onward journey to Narkanda.
  • Take a short break at Narkanda and after freshening up and breakfast, drive towards Chitkul- 'Last Abode of India'.
  • On the way, get mesmerized by the stunning views of Sangla and Kinnaur Valley. Drive through the gateway of Kinnaur to reach the famous - Chitkul, last village towards China border.
  • Upon reaching check into the hotel and freshen up.
  • Have a hearty chit-chat with the fellow travelers around warm bonfire and enjoy the dinner. Overnight at Chitkul.

Shimla
Narkanda
Kinnaur Valley
Chitkul

Private Vehicle

Traveller/MUV/Sedan or Similar

Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

  • Post breakfast, visit the famous suicide point and later start your onward journey to Tabo.
  • Enroute pass through the Khab bridge that marks the confluence of Spiti and Satluj River.
  • We will be entering Spiti Valley crossing Sumo and from here we will be visiting Gue Monastery in Gue village famous for 500 year old mummy which still has its teeths intact and spend some leisure time here.
  • Reach Tabo in the evening and have your dinner.
  • Overnight at a hotel in Tabo.

Khab bridge
Gue Monastery

Private Vehicle

Traveller/MUV/Sedan or Similar

Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

  • Wake up early in the morning and get mesmerized by the beautiful sunrise.
  • Post breakfast visit the famous 'Hindustan ka Akhiri Dhaba' and pay homage to local Mathi Temple.
  • Later depart for Kalpa. The drive will be 4-5 hours long and you will witness the beautiful views of Baspa river.
  • Upon reaching, check in to the hotel and freshen up. If time permits visit the local monastery and temple in the evening.
  • Dinner and spend the night in the beautiful Kalpa Village overlooking the Kinnaur Kailash mountains.

Mathi Temple
Kalpa Village

Private Vehicle

Traveller/MUV/Sedan or Similar

Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

  • Wake up early and start your day with a healthy breakfast.
  • Post that, we will drive towards Dhankar that is situated among rocky spurs and is said to be 1000 years old. Visit Dhankar monastery.
  • Visit Pin valley, it is the only green national park located in this cold desert area and get a chance to spot some endangered Himalayan animals.
  • Reach Kaza in the evening and check into your hotel/homestay.
  • Evening is free for leisure.
  • Dinner and overnight at Kaza.

 

Dhankar
Dhankar Monastery
Pin valley
Kaza

Private Vehicle

Traveller/MUV/Sedan or Similar

Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner

  • Wake-up early in the morning and get mesmerized by the beautiful sunrise.
  • After breakfast, get ready for a full day excursion of Spiti Valley.
  • Visit the village of the Buddha statue and get awestruck by its beauty.
  • Drive to the highest motorable road village in the world- Komic and visit the famous Tanggyud monastery, next stop is Hikkim and from here send a postcard from 'Highest Post Office' in the World to your loved ones.
  • Back to Kaza by evening, Dinner and overnight stay in Kaza.

Buddha statue
Hikkim

Private Vehicle

Traveller/MUV/Sedan or Similar

Tents

Breakfast, Dinner

  • Wake up early and after having a hearty breakfast, leave for beautiful crescent shaped Chandratal Lake.
  • Enroute visit the highest Asia'shighest suspended bridge- Chi Cham Bridge and stop at oldest monastery in Spiti Valley- Key Gompa Monastery.
  • ln the afternoon reach Chandratal, the lake is overlooked by the mountains on one side and a circque on the other.
  • Check in to the campsite near Chandratal. Dinner and overnight in camps under the gaze of milky way Galaxy

Chandratal
Key Gompa Monastery
Chicham Bridge
Milky Way

Bus

volvo transfers

Stay Not Applicable

Meals Not Applicable

  • Post breakfast we will start our journey back to Manali through Kaza Road.
  • Enroute take a pit stop at famous chacha chachi Dhaba.
  • On the way, we will be crossing Atal tunnel and pass through some stunning landscape to reach Manali by afternoon.
  • After some leisure time at cafes in Manali, we will be boarding an evening volvo to Delhi.
  • Overnight journey to Delhi. Reach Delhi the next morning with beautiful trip memories.

Atal Tunnel
Cafe
Inclusions

  • Volvo transfer from Delhi to Shimla & Manali to Delhi & rest journey in tempo traveller/SUV.
  • Accommodation on Twin/Triple sharing basis in camps/hotels.
  • 1 night at Chitkul, 1 night at Kalpa, 1 night at Tabo, 2 nights at Kaza and 1 night at Chandratal.
  • Experienced and friendly trip leader.
  • A total of 12 meals- 6 Breakfast and 6 Dinner starting from dinner on Day 2 to breakfast on Day 8.
  • 24*7 onboard assistance.
  • Reliable and experienced local drivers to drive in the difficult terrains
  • Local support in case of any emergency.
  • Oxygen cylinder and medical kit to handle extreme situations.
  • Driver allowances, toll taxes, parking, state taxes

Exclusions

  • Lunch or any food not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any other cost due to unforeseen circumstances including medical emergencies and natural calamities which are out of control.
  • Any personal expenses or Tips or entry fees.
  • GST is applicable extra.
  • Any expenses caused due to conditions beyond our control such as road blockage,road accidents, landslides (to be borne by the customer on the spot)
  • Any medical expenses
  • Cost incurred due to change in itinerary due to landslides, roadblocks or factors beyond human control.

Things to Carry

  • Rucksack (60 Liters+)
  • Daypack
  • Backpack Rain Cover
  • Suncap
  • Woolen Cap
  • UV Protected Sunglasses
  • Inner Thermals (2 pairs)
  • Comfortable Pants (Prefer Cargo/Trek Pants )
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Warm Jacket
  • Down Jacket /Main Jacket
  • Raincoat/Poncho
  • Gloves
  • Socks (2 Woolen/2 Cotton)
  • Undergarments
  • Slippers
  • Sturdy Comfortable Shoes
  • Towels
  • First Aid Kit
  • Personal Medication
  • Torch
  • Water Bottle
  • Power Bank
  • Mobile Charger/Travel Charger
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Toiletries
  • Cold Cream
  • Lip Guard
  • Deodorant
  • Sunscreen Lotion (SPF 40+)
  • Documents – ID (Driver’s License, AADHAR Card, Voter ID:: Passport and Visa copy for Foreign Nationals)

Terms and Conditions

•    Smoking and drinking is not allowed in tempo traveller.
•    There will be no tap water in winters in Homestays in Spiti Valley, so you’ll get Dry Toilets everywhere. You’ll get water only to freshen up and drinking.
•    Misbehave and abusive attitude will not be tolerated at any cost. If anyone is found doing then his/her trip shall be terminated there itself.
•    Travelers must take care of their luggage & belongings. We shall not be responsible for any damage or any missing items along the tour.
•    Nobody is allowed to enter anybody's room without their permission.
•    Sharing in Chandratal Camps will be allotted on TRIPLE/QUAD basis only. The sharing opted by you won't be applicable at Chandratal stay as it is a remote area with no network and village around and a smaller number of camps available there.

 

Cancelation policy

  • We understand that plans change sometimes. If you need to cancel/reduce/amend a guaranteed reservation, please do so latest by 12 noon, 15 days prior to arrival, to avoid cancellation charges. 100% non-refundable should there be any cancellation within 15 days of arrival.
  • Booking amount is non refundable.
  • For all bookings, other than non-cancellable, if the guest don’t show up the complete booking will be non-refundable or if they choose to check-out early.
  • No cancellations will be taken over the call or WhatsApp message. Please reply to the email of email confirmation that you have received at the time of booking regarding the cancellation.
  • There would be no refund provided in case there occur some problems due to government orders, harsh weather conditions, protests, landslides, or any other unforeseen circumstances. On the occasion of any such happenings, we have a backup plan ready most of the time and we'll be moving onto that. There are times when we would have to cancel some activities mentioned in the itinerary but it's only due to the reason that we would be bound by a circumstance that is not in our control.
  • If a trek is called off at the last moment due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh, etc.) then the participants would be provided with a travel voucher for the same amount that can be used within 365 days of the issuance date for any package worth the same amount. (Subject to availability)
  • If a trek/trip has to be aborted midway due to a natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh, etc.). In that case, no refund would be provided.
  • Travelmite will not bear any kind of expense due to any natural calamity/unforeseen circumstances (like rain, snowfall, earthquake, landslides, strike, bandh, etc.).

Frequent Questions

Where is Spiti Valley located?

Spiti Valley is a cold desert mountain valley nestled in the midst of Himalayas. Surrounded by majestic mountains, it is located in the north-eastern region of Himachal Pradesh.

 

 

What are the best places to visit in Spiti Valley?

1) Chitkul: The final Indian village in the nation with the purest air. Literally, this little hamlet is a breath of fresh air.

2) Kalpa: One of the locations you just can't miss when on a journey to the Spiti valley is Kalpa, which has a spectacular view of the Kinner Kailash peaks, apple orchards, tranquillity, and the suicide point that makes your heart beat faster.
3) Khab: The Reo Purgyil forms the backdrop of this panorama that resembles a dream as the Spiti and Sutlej rivers merge to form a commune in the middle of Khab.

4) Nako: A charming village, Nako is the epitome of calm with the tranquil Nako Lake and Nako monastery.

5) Pin Valley: A haven for environment lovers, Pin Valley is renowned for its wildlife reserve, varied flora and fauna, and beautiful green woods.

6) Kaza: The commercial hub of Spiti, Kaza is the bridge that connects Spiti to its surrounding valleys and provides a view of the region's unique blend of ancient and modern traditions.

7) Langza: Known as the town of the Gods, Langza is well-known for its profusion of fossils. The 1000-year-old Buddha statue that watches over the community as its vigilant protector is the major draw.

8) Komic: The Spiti Valley is home to the highest settlement in the world. It is a small, isolated hamlet with lots of peace and a sparse population.

9) Kibber: A little settlement that is home to humans yet where you can still see the endangered snow leopard. It serves as a lovely lookout that provides a breathtaking view of the valley.

10) The Monasteries: Spiti is home to many charming villages, but what makes it stand out are the ancient monasteries that house thangka paintings, murals, and Buddha relics. In the Spiti Valley, some of the most well-known monasteries are:

Monastery Tabo, Kungri Monastery, Gue Monastery, Nako Monastery, Sakya Tangyud Monastery, Dhankar Monastery.

 

 

What is the best time to visit Spiti Valley?

Depending on the kind of landscapes you like. The best time to visit Spiti Valley would be between the months of December to April if you love snow and want to take in all the beauty of this winter wonderland.The best season to visit Spiti Valley is from June to November if you don't mind the cold and just want to relax in the sun.The Spiti valley experiences little change from the monsoon's arrival, and the climate is very pleasant. The pristine Chandratal lake, which is inaccessible in the winter because it is frozen, is also accessible during these months.

 

 

How many days do I need for a Spiti Valley road trip?

if you want to enjoy the beauty of the place, you will need a minimum of 7 days. Anything less would be an injustice to Spiti Valley’s beauty. You can spend more time in Spiti Valley if you have extra days.

 

 

Is Spiti valley safe?

Yes, Spiti valley is completely safe to travel, just make sure you visit in the right months i.e during the months of May to September. The roads are a bit dangerous and are one of the toughest adventure roads to drive on. There are a lot of sections of the road where there’s gravel, making it difficult to drive, but it is always recommended to take an experienced driver with you. Rest, the place is very safe and the locals are very warm and welcoming to tourists.

 

 

What is Spiti valley famous for?

The Spiti Valley is renowned for its scenic landscapes and rich cultural history. One of Spiti's most well-known sights is Tabo Monastery. Spiti's monasteries are well-known for their magnificent murals, historic temples, and numerous stupas.

 

 

How to prepare for a trip to the valley?

Spiti valley preparation involves thoughtful planning ahead of time rather than simply packing a bag and going. The northeastern region of India is covered in snow-capped mountains, thus carrying the appropriate wool gear is necessary for high-altitude climbs. You might need to wear lightweight layers (woollen and cotton clothing) during the day and add thermals or thick coats at night. Depending on the season you choose to visit Spiti, you may need to bring regular jeans, thick pants, a pair of socks, a cap, a scarf, hiking boots, sunglasses, full-sleeved shirts, sweatshirts, gloves, mufflers, and fleece jackets.Torch, medications, sunscreen, lip balm, sanitizers, hygiene, camera equipment, chargers, and power banks are additional essentials. As you go, mobile connectivity will probably be poor.

 

 

How to renting a Motorcycle on a Spiti Valley Trip ?

Some of us prefer the pleasure of open riding on hilly roads and breathing in the crisp air, even though riding a bike through the valley is a wonderful rush. But make sure the rider is in charge of a robust bike that can handle the rugged terrain. Manali is the finest location to rent a bike because there are several tour companies and maintenance shops there that offer well-kept, strong bikes for rent.

 

 

How is the weather in Spiti Valley?

Weather in Spiti is very pleasant from April-October, with the May-June temperatures around 15-20 degrees amke it a good time to visit Spiti. In winters the temperature falls as low as minus 20 degrees celcius.

 

 

Are there ATMS in Spiti Valley?

The Trans Himalayas surround the whole Spiti region, making it challenging to install ATMs. Even though there are ATMs, getting cash and replenishing the ATMs with cash might be difficult, especially during the winter when roads from the Manali side are closed. Having said that, it should be noted that the State Bank of India has an ATM in Kaza, the district centre for the Spiti region.

 

 

What is the altitude of Spiti Valley?

Located at well over 3,000 m altitude high up in the mountains, Spiti welcomes travellers to its postcard-perfect hamlets, surreal landscapes, plentiful trekking trails, ancient monasteries and scenic lakes.

 

 

Is there oxygen problem in Spiti Valley?

The oxygen is indeed very thin in Spiti Valley but if you remember to keep yourself hydrated with small sips of water, it should not bother you.

 

 

Is Kaza and Spiti same?

Kaza, also spelled Kaze, Karze, Karzey, is a town and the subdivisional headquarters of the remote Spiti Valley in the western Himalayas in the Lahaul and Spiti district of the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

 

 

Which is the highest point of Spiti Valley?

15000ft high, Kunzum Pass is the highest motorable point on the Manali to Spiti to Shimla or reverse route.

 

 

Is Spiti Valley Trek difficult?

Spiti valley trekking is 55 km long, and it will take you at least 5 days to cover the entirety of it. As far as difficulty level is concerned, the trail is easy to moderate and can be done easily with a little bit of training.

 

 

Can we see Milky Way in Spiti Valley?

An altitude as high as the Spiti Valley ensures almost zero light and sound pollution for an unreal viewing experience. Apart from simply stargazing one can also spot the Milky Way and if you're lucky, a couple of shooting stars too.

 

 

What is the room sharing basis?

Our rooms are on double, triple, and quad sharing basis. (Offers are subject to availability.)

 

 

Can you customize a trip?

YES, If you want us to design a customized itinerary for you and your family/friends, reach out to us at info@travelmite.com or Call us at 8010000205.

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