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  • Trip introduction

    This 10-day road trip to secluded destinations in the Spiti Valley combines sightseeing trips to monasteries with a road trip on winding roads etched into dark grey mountains. You will visit the famed monasteries of Key, Tabo and Dhankar to revel in the centuries-old Buddhist art and architecture. You will stay with local villagers at the charming towns of Kaza and Langza to experience the Himachali lifestyle. Spend a night camping near the celestial Chandratal Lake and visit the Pin Valley National Park at Mudh. From cold rivers that turn into gushing waterfalls to snow clad mountains that touch the sky, this expedition through Spiti Valley is guaranteed to give you plenty of memorable experiences.

    Destination

    Located deep in the Indian Himalayas of north-eastern Himachal Pradesh, the Spiti Valley sits at the intersection of India and Tibet. Rife with the rich Indo-Tibetan culture, the valley is home to historic monasteries that are renowned houses of worship for Buddhists all around the world.

    During this road trip, you will embark on an itinerary that combines sightseeing trips to such monasteries with a journey through the stark and imposing landscapes of Spiti. You will travel through high-altitude mountain passes offering breathtaking views to explore quaint villages brimming with local tradition and hospitality.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the Pin Valley National Park at Mudh. | Visit Komic and Kibber, some of the highest inhabited villages in the world. | Stay in Swiss tents near the famed Chandratal Lake. | Explore the incredible landscapes and mountains of the Spiti Valley. | Visit historic monasteries and stay at local home-stays.

    Activity Details

    14+

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Chandigarh to Narkanda

    Arrive in Chandigarh and meet your fellow travellers and your tour guide. You'll board a vehicle and begin your road trip to today's destination of Narkanda. The drive takes you past scenic villages of Chail and Kufri, with sprawling apple orchards on either side of the road. Overnight in a guesthouse at Narkanda.

    Overnight at Narkanda in home stay.

    Spend your night at Narkanda in a twin sharing home stay. Today's meal package includes dinner only.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Chandigarh

    Narkanda

    11:00 AM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Narkanda to Sangla
    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Sangla to Kalpa via Chitkul
    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kalpa to Tabo via Nako
    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Tabo to Pin Valley via Dhankar
    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Pin Valley to Kaza via Key and Khibber
    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kaza tour.
    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kaza to Chandratal via Lohsar
    Day 9 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Chandrataal to Manali via Kunzum and Rohtang Pass
    Day 10 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Manali to Chandigarh
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 45 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made between 16-45 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 80% refund.

    For cancellations made between 8-15 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made between 4-7 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 4 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: no refund.

    In case of show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the tour guide during the Spiti Valley road trip.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip. Travellers suspected of intoxication will not be allowed to participate in the trip.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Spiti Valley is located at an altitude with low internet connectivity and moderate road access/availability of services. Travellers are advised to take such circumstances under consideration before booking this Spiti Valley road trip.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the trip.

    The tour operator reserves the right to change or cancel the itinerary of this trip due to bad weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Additional costs arising from such a change in the itinerary will be borne by the traveller.
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    • Tour Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh Himalayas Adventure Activity Sports
    • Tour Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh Himalayas Adventure Activity Sports
    • Tour Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh Himalayas Adventure Activity Sports
    • Tour Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh Himalayas Adventure Activity Sports
    • Tour Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh Himalayas Adventure Activity Sports
    • Tour Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh Himalayas Adventure Activity Sports
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Chandigarh to Chandigarh in Innova or similar SUV as per itinerary

    • Accommodation in guesthouse/home stay/tents on twin-sharing basis
    • Meals include: breakfast from day 2 to day 9 and dinner from day 1 to day 8
    • Services of experienced tour guide and camping crew

    Excludes

    • Lunch, snacks and beverages (except the ones with meals) on all days

    • Travel costs between base city and Chandigarh
    • Camera or photography fees (if applicable)
    • Travel or medical insurance
    • Personal expenses like tips to staff, alcohol or beverages etc.
    • Any costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Windproof jacket
    • Waterproof footwear
    • Quick-dry apparel
    • Sweater and thermal clothes
    • Raincoat or waterproof poncho
    • Woollen gloves and socks
    • Shirts/t-shirts and jeans/track pants
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Innova or similar SUV for transport as per itinerary
    • All required equipment for camping at Chandratal Lake (tents, sleeping bags, mattresses etc.)
    • Any technical equipment required during the tour
    • First Aid kit

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • Day pack (with rain cover)
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
    • Torch ( with extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.