Spiti Valley Road Trip via Tirthan Valley (ex-Chandigarh)
Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Embark on this 11 day adventurous journey through the Spiti Valley where you will explore the rich natural and cultural wonders of not only Spiti but also of Tirthan Valley. On this tour, you'll visit Tirthan Valley and drive through the lush greenery of the valley, and then make your way into the arid landscape of Spiti. All the while, you'll be making halts at various remote villages where you'll explore the local lifestyle and culture. You'll also cross three high altitude passes of Jalori, Rohtang, and Kumzum; and you'll visit the last village of India towards China at Chitkul, world's highest village connected with roads at Komic, and world's highest post office at Hikkim. Other cultural stops include the ancient monasteries of Gue, Key, and Tabo. You'll also spend a night on the banks of the enchanting Chandratal Lake.

    NOTE: A minimum of 4 travellers are required to book this trip.

    Destination

    Spiti Valley, located at the intersection of India and Tibet, is a cold desert valley perched high in the heart of Himalayas. It is a popular tourist destination in India, famous for its dramatic landscape that consists of barren valleys, rugged rocky slopes, high altitude passes, and snow capped mountain tops. It is also home to some of the world's highest villages like Komic and Hikkim. The villages of this valley are rich with an Indo-Tibetan cultural heritage, and historic monasteries. The landscape of Spiti stands in stark contrast to Tirthan Valley, which is full of lush forests and meadows.

    Destination highlights

    • Visit remote villages of the Spiti Valley and explore their Indo-Tibetan heritage and culture.
    • Visit the highest village of the world: Komic, and send a postcard from the highest post office at Hikkim.
    • Cross high altitude roads of Jalori Pass, Rohtang Pass, and Kunzum Pass.
    • Explore the gorgeous landscape of Tirthan Valley.
    • Visit ancient monasteries and remote villages on this Spiti Valley road trip.
    • Spend a night on the banks of Chandratal Lake.

    Fine print

    Rules on the 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.

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 45 days prior to the Spiti Valley Road Trip: Full refund.

    For cancellations made 30-44 days prior to the Spiti Valley Road Trip: 50% refund of the deposit.

    For canellations made less than 30 days prior to the Spiti Valley Road Trip: No refund.

    In case of no 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.

    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.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    Chandigarh
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    Drop off point
    Chandigarh
    Mode of transport
    Private vehicle
    Start point
    Tirthan Valley
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    End point
    Manali
    Time of departure
    10:00 AM
    Time of return
    07:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Swimming Required
    Instructor/Traveller ratio
    Doctors on call/at location
    Appropriate Age Group
    3+
    Instructor Gender
    NA
    Any activities outside campsite
    NA
  • Day 1 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Chandigarh to Tirthan Valley

    Today, you'll be picked up in Chandigarh and driven to Tirthan Valley. Upon reaching there, you'll check in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in hotel at Tirthan Valley.

    Day 2 of the Spivi and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Explore Tirthan Valley

    Today, you'll go sightseeing in the Tirthan Valley. You'll visit the Great Himalayan National Park and explore the flora and fauna there. You'll also visit the quaint villages of the valley including Chehni Kothi and Jibhi. You'll return to your hotel in the evening. Overnight in hotel in Tirthan Valley.

    Day 3 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Tirthan Valley to Sangla Valley via Jalori Pass

    Today, you'll have breakfast and then depart for Sangla Valley. The route goes through a scenic route and crosses Jalori Pass, located at an altitude of 10,000 feet. En route, you'll visit Rampur Bushahr and Tranda Cliff. You'll reach Sangla by evening and check-in at the hotel. Overnight in hotel in Sangla Valley.

    Day 4 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Sangla Valley to Kalpa

    Today, you'll begin your day with a short drive to Chitkul, last village of India towards China. After spending some time there, you'll begin your drive to Kalpa. En route, you'll also make a halt at Reckong Peo. Overnight in hotel at Kalpa.

    Day 5 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Kalpa to Tabo via Nako and Gue

    Today, you'll drive to Tabo via Nako and Gue through a scenic route and you'll bid farewell to green landscapes as you enter into the barren landscape of Spiti. En route, you'll get to visit the gorgeous Nako Lake, and the ancient Gue Monastery. You'll even visit the Tabo Monastery upon reaching Tabo. OVernight in a guesthouse at Tabo.

    Day 6 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Tabo to Pin Valley via Dhankar and Mudh

    Today, you'll drive to the breathtaking Pin Valley National Park. Your route takes you through Dhankar where you'll visit the historic monastery. After that, you'll head to Mudh Village where you'll check in at the guesthouse for the night.

    Day 7 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Pin Valley to Langza via Kaza, Hikkim and Komic

    Today, you'll check-out of the guesthouse and begin your drive to Langza. The route takes you via Kaza and you'll visit Komic which is the world's highest village connected by a motorable road, and then you'll visit Hikkim which houses the world's highest post office. You'll reach Langza by late afternoon and in the evening you can try your hand at finding an ancient fossil there. Overnight in homestay at Langza.

    Day 8 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Langza to Kibber via Key

    Today, you'll drive to Kibber via Key where you'll visit the famous Key Monastery. En route, you'll also cross Asia's highest bridge, the Chicham Bridge. After a scenic ride, you'll reach Kibber by afternoon. You can spend the rest of the day exploring Kibber. Overnight in homestay at Kibber.

    Day 9 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Kibber to Chandratal via Kunzum La

    Today, you'll drive to the enchanting Chandratal Lake and the thrilling route will take you through Kunzum Pass. You'll reach Chandratal where you'll check in at the campsite and hike to the lake. After spending some time on the banks of the lake, you'll return to the campsite. Overnight in tents at Chandratal.

    Day 10 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Chandratal to Manali via Rohtang La

    Today will be the las thrilling drive of your trip as you make your way to Manali and cross the mighty Rohtang Pass on your way. Rohtang Pass is famous for its winding curves and hairpin bends and makes for an exciting drive. You'll reach Manali by evening and check-in at the hotel. Overnight in hotel at Manali.

    Day 11 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Manali to Chandigarh

    Today is the last day of your tour, and you'll drive to Chandigarh from Manali. It is a long yet relaxing drive through serene landscapes. You'll reach Chandigarh in evening. Your trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chandigarh
    End point
    Tirthan Valley
    Day start time
    05:30 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tirthan Valley
    End point
    Tirthan Valley
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tirthan Valley
    End point
    Sangla Valley
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sangla Valley
    End point
    Kalpa
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kalpa
    End point
    Tabo
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tabo
    End point
    Mudh Village
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mudh Village
    End point
    Langza
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 8 - Milestone

    Start point
    Langza
    End point
    Kibber
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 9 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kibber
    End point
    Chandratal
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 10 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chandratal
    End point
    Manali
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 11 - Milestone

    Start point
    Manali
    End point
    Chandigarh
    Day start time
    06:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Accommodation in hotel/homestays/guesthouse/tents on twin sharing basis
    • Breakfast on Day 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11
    • Dinner on Day 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10
    • Private vehicle from Chandigarh and back
    • Driver fares, fuel costs, parking charges, toll fees, etc.
    • Services of an experienced tour guide
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Transport from your home city to Chandigarh
    • Lunch throughout the trip
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Any additional cost like tips, extra meals, beverages, etc.
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, road blocks, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • 1 windproof jacket (heavy or feather jackets if you are visiting between Oct-June)
    • 1 pullover
    • 1 woollen sweater
    • 1 pair thermal inners
    • Woollen socks (for the night only), gloves, mufflers, socks
    • 1 pair of trekking shoes
    • Cotton socks for the day
    • Extra pair of shoes
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Private vehicle from Chandrigarh and back
    • Driver fares, fuel costs, parking charges, toll fees, etc.
    • First aid kit
      You need to get
    • Rucksack
    • Day pack for essentials
    • Water bottle
    • Flashlight or head lamp
    • Sunscreen
    • Cold cream
    • Extra poly bags for soiled clothes
    • Power banks
    • Camera
    • Lip balm
    • BSNL prepaid or postpaid sim card
    • Inhaler (if you suffer from asthma)
    • ID proof
    • Sunglasses
    • Personal toiletries
    • Wet wipes
    • Lightweight towel
    • Dry snacks

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Chandigarh to Tirthan Valley

    Overnight in hotel at Tirthan Valley.

    Today's meal package includes only dinner which will be served at Tirthan Valley. En route, you can have lunch on your expense.

    Day 2 of the Spivi and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Explore Tirthan Valley

    Overnight in hotel at Tirthan Valley.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense. After a day of exploring Tirthan Valley, you'll return to the hotel for the night.

    Day 3 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Tirthan Valley to Sangla Valley via Jalori Pass

    Overnight in guesthouse at Sangla Valley.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast which will be served at the hotel in Tirthan Valley and dinner which will be served at the guesthouse in Sangla. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense.

    Day 4 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Sangla Valley to Kalpa

    Overnight in hotel at Kalpa.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast, served at the guesthouse in Sangla, and dinner, served at the hotel in Kalpa. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense.

    Day 5 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Kalpa to Tabo via Nako and Gue

    Overnight in homestay/guesthouse at Tabo.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner which will be served at the hotel in Kalpa and at the guesthouse in Tabo, respectively. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense.

    Day 6 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Tabo to Pin Valley via Dhankar and Mudh

    Overnight in guesthouse at Mudh Village.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast which will be served at the guesthouse in Tabo, and dinner which will be served at the homestay in Mudh. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense.

    Day 7 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Pin Valley to Langza via Kaza, Hikkim and Komic

    Overnight in homestay at Langza.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. Breakfast will be served at the guesthouse in Mudh and dinner will be served at the homestay at Langza. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense.

    Day 8 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Langza to Kibber via Key

    Overnight in homestay at Kibber.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast, served at the homestay in Langza, and dinner, served at the homestay in Kibber. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense.

    Day 9 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Kibber to Chandratal via Kunzum La

    Overnight in tents at Chandratal.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. Breakfast will be served at the homestay in Kibber, and dinner will be served at the Chandratal campsite. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense.

    Day 10 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Chandratal to Manali via Rohtang La

    Overnight in hotel at Manali.

    Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner. Breakfast will be served at the Chandratal campsite, and dinner will be served at the hotel in Manali. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense.

    Day 11 of the Spiti and Tirthan Valley Road Trip: Manali to Chandigarh

    Your journey ends before nightfall.

    Today's meal package only includes breakfast which will be served at the hotel in Manali. No lunch will be provided today, but you can stop at a restaurant or café en route for lunch on your own expense. You'll be dropped back in Chandigargh by evening.

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