Spiti- The middle-land between the lush green valleys and the cold mountain deserts of Himalayas. A Spiti Valley Trip is a traveler’s delight, thanks to the thrilling roadways and rustic landscapes. While most parts of India undergo unbearably high temperatures, the beauty of Spiti shines like a diamond under sun during peak summer months.
The treacherous curves that lead to the valley of Spiti from Manali will give you a dose of adventure and beauty all at once. Don’t forget to notice your surroundings because a beautiful change is taking place in your surroundings. It is here you’ll notice landscapes change from shades of green to brown.
When you finally enter Spiti Valley you’ll realize that it is much more than just a picturesque place of Himalayas. There’s an abundance of rich Buddhist-Tibetan culture that resides in the serrated villages of Spiti. The Key Monastery is one fine example of architecture that makes you adore the concept of simplicity in Buddhism.
What is included in the tour
Entire travel as per the itinerary ( SUV/Tempo Traveller )
7 nights accommodation ( Triple sharing/ Double sharing for couples )
Local sightseeing through vehicle ( SUV/Tempo Traveller )
7 Breakfast and 7 Dinner ( Dinner from Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 8 )
Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax, Parking Charges, etc.
Trip captain/Guide assistance
Volvo Transfer ( Manali to Delhi )
What is NOT included in the tour
GST (5%) is applicable extra.
Travel expenses to Chandigarh
Any kind of food or beverage that is not included in the package like alcoholic drinks, mineral water, meals/refreshments/lunches on the highway.
Any personal expenses like a tip to the drivers, entry to monuments/monasteries, camera/video camera charges, camel safari, river rafting, laundry, telephone bills, tips, etc
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks, etc. (to be borne directly by the customer on the spot)
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
Day 01: Chandigarh
On reaching the hotel in Chandigarh, meet our representatives and your fellow travellers. You’ll be briefed about the trip in the evening, followed by dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Chandigarh - Kalpa
Today we will be heading from Chandigarh to Kalpa. We will start our journey post breakfast early. It will take about 10 hours to reach Kalpa. Enjoy the journey followed by dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Kalpa - Kaza
After an early breakfast, leave for Kaza and enjoy the vistas en-route the Hindustan Tibet Highway. You will also witness the Khab – The confluence of the Spiti and the Sutlej River. You can also get a clear view of the Leo Purygal Peak from the Khab Bridge. We will stop at the Nako Lake for Lunch (not included in the package). After lunch, cross Nako and witness the dreaded Malling Nallah. You will enter the Spiti Valley right after you cross Sumdo. Take a detour from here to visit the 500 Year Old Mummy in the Gue Village. Head to Kaza for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04: Kaza - Key Kibber - Chicham - Langza- Hikkim - Komic - Kaza
By far, this will be the most eventful day of your journey. Visit the world’s highest post office which is located in Hikkim and also the world’s highest village connected via motorable road, Komik. Also, visit the famous Langza where you will get tremendous views of the Chau Chau Kang Nelda Peak and the Buddha Statue looking down at the valley. Dinner and overnight stay at Kaza. Later we visit the Chicham bridge. Also, visit the Key Monastery and Kibber Village on the way.
Day 05: Kaza-Pin Valley -Kaza
Being remotely located at a hill overlooking endless plains, the Key Monastery is a world-famous center for learning and is an obvious choice for those seeking peace and calm. Declared a national park in 1987, Pin Valley has altitudes ranging from 11,000 to 20,000 feet and is home to at least 12 endangered snow leopards. We first visit the Kungri Monastery and then the beautiful hamlet of Mud – the last motorable village of the Pin Valley.
Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Kaza - Sangla
After breakfast, we will start our ride towards the Sangla Valley. Enroute to day visit the last inhabited village before the Indo-China border, the beautiful Chitkul which is known as the last village of India. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Sangla.
Day 07: Sangla - Jibhi
After breakfast, we will start our ride towards Jibhi via Rampur, it will be a beautiful 8 hour ride where you will enjoy the magnificent vistas throughout the way. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Jibhi
Day 08: Jibhi - Manali ( Departure )
Leave from Jibhi early so that we have some time to explore Manali. We will leave our luggage in the vehicle, explore Old Manali. Later in the evening, we will start your journey towards Delhi where we will come to an end of this beautiful and memorable road trip.
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