Manali is well-connected to most major cities of the country via flights to the Kullu-Manali Airport (KUU), located 50 kms away from Manali, and buses to Manali bus station from nearby cities of Delhi and Chandigarh.
This 8-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. You will spend a night camping under star-studded skies on the banks of the celestial Chandratal Lake. 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.
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.
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.
Arrive in Manali and check into a pre-booked hotel. Here, you'll have a short briefing session conducted by your tour guide. This orientation offers details on your upcoming itinerary and introduces your fellow travellers. You can spend the rest of the day at leisure. Rest in your hotel rooms or head out to explore local attractions in Manali. Overnight in a hotel at Manali.
Overnight at Manali in hotel or guesthouse.
Spend your night at Manali in either the Dragon guesthouse or the Iceland Hotel on a twin-sharing basis. No meals are provided in today's package. However, you can visit the local restaurants and cafes of Manali for meals.
No meals provided today.
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.
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.