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  • Trip introduction

    Travel through the barren wilderness of the Spiti Valley on this 8-day road trip of a lifetime as you visit some of the most isolated, yet fascinating destations in India. You'll travel to the world's highest post office at Hikkim, the 1,000 year old monastery at Key, the fossil village of Langza and one of the oldest village in the world at Kibber. As you tour the highlights of the Spiti Valley, you'll get unfiltered, raw views of the valley's stark landscape. Packed with culture and adventure, this 8-day Spiti Valley road trip is an unforgettable journey through the cold, desert terrain of Himachal Pradesh.

    Destination

    Spiti Valley, located in northern Himachal Pradesh, connects the two neighbouring lands of India and Tibet. Rich with a unique blend of Indo-Tibetan and Buddhist cultures, the valley is populated by centuries-old monasteries and stupas. Surrounding these houses of culture are desolate landscapes of imposing mountains and deep valleys.

    Your Spiti road trip begins from the lush, green grasslands of Chandigarh but as each day passes, you'll travel towards Kaza, the capital city and the largest city of the Spiti region, where stark, grey mountains dominate the horizon.

    Destination highlights

    Visit popular monuments, landmarks and monasteries of the Spiti Valley. | Spend a day at Kaza, the capital city of the Spiti Valley. | Explore Spiti on a short 8-day road trip. | Travel on national highways at altitudes as high as 14,000 feet.

    Activity Details

    16+

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Arrive in Chandigarh

    Arrive at the meeting point in Chandigarh and meet your fellow travellers. You'll check-in to a hotel in Chandigarh and spend the day at leisure. You can also head out to explore the planned city to visit the local marketplace to shop for any last minute essentials. Overnight in a hotel at Chandigarh.

    Overnight in a hotel at Chandigarh.

    Report to Chandigarh. You'll be accommodated in a hotel at Chandigarh. Today's meal package includes dinner only.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Chandigarh

    Chandigarh

    16:00 PM

    Food

    Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Chandigarh to Sarahan
    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Sarahan to Sangla
    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Sangla to Kalpa
    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kalpa to Kaza
    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Day at Kaza
    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kaza to Sarahan
    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Sarahan to Chandigarh
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made 30-15 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 15 days before departure of 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.

    Rules on trip

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

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during 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

    Travellers will be responsible for the safety and security of their own luggage.

    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 road trip to Spiti Valley.

    Travellers will be required to bear any additional costs arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, natural calamities and road blocks etc.
    • Road Trip Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh Adventure Travel The Great Next
    • Road Trip Spiti Valley Himachal Pradesh Adventure Travel The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements from Chandigarh-Chandigarh, as per itinerary, in an SUV or Tempo Traveller

    • Accommodation in hotels, tents and guesthouses for 7 nights on twin-sharing basis
    • All breakfasts and dinners from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 7
    • Services of an experienced tour leader and driver
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements from your home city to Chandigarh

    • Lunch, throughout the trip
    • Entry fees, photography/video charges at monuments or places of interest
    • Any costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as gratuity tips to staff, extra meals or beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Sweater or thermal wear
    • Wollen socks and gloves
    • Shirts/t-shirts and track pants
    • Windproof or fleece jacket
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • SUV or Tempo Traveller for transport from Chandigarh-Chandigarh

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Water bottles
    • Cold cream
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • UV Sunglasses
    • Napkins and towel
    • Camera
    • Power bank
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication
    • Personal first-aid kit