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  • Trip introduction

    This 9-day rod trip to Spiti Valley is an adventure-packed experience of the culture and tradition of Spiti. You'll visit the ancient monasteries of Key, Dhankar and Tabo, where the cool air is scented with incense and the walls are decorated with Buddhist art. You'll drive up to 15,000 feet to visit Komik, one of Asia's highest inhabited villages, and send a postcard from Hikkim, the highest post-office in the world. You'll also spend a night camping besides the famed Chandratal Lake, a must-visit for travellers to Spiti Valley.

    Destination

    Spiti Valley is a high-altitude cold desert valley that connects India and Tibet. With a heavy Buddhist influence, the valley is dotted with historic Buddhist monuments and monasteries. This road trip to the inner sanctum of Spiti will showcase some of the most riveting landscapes of India. The journey will take you over high-altitude mountain passes to visit quaint villages. A perfect way to explore the cultural and scenic delights of Spiti, this journey offers a perfect combination of nature and culture.

    Destination highlights

    Travel along lofty mountain peaks and towering hills on a road trip to Spiti Valley. | Visit the famed monasteries of Key, Dhankar and Tabo. | Live at monastery guesthouses and experience Tibetan culture and cuisine. | Visit the world's highest post office and Asia's highest inhabited village.

    Activity Details

    14+

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the road trip to Spiti Valley: Delhi to Aut

    Arrive at New Delhi by 17:00 hrs and board a state transport bus to Aut in Himachal Pradesh. Overnight in transit.

    Overnight in transit.

    You will board a state transport bus from Delhi at 17:00 hrs to reach Aut. You'll spend the night in the bus. Since no meals are included throughout the trip, make sure to eat before the bus journey and get packed eatables in case you get hungry during the ride.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Delhi

    Delhi

    17:00 PM

    Food

    No meals are provided.

    Day 2 of the road trip to Spiti Valley: Aut to Tirthan Valley
    Day 3 of the road trip to Spiti Valley: Tirthan to Sarahan
    Day 4 of the road trip to Spiti Valley: Sarahan to Nako
    Day 5 of the road trip to Spiti Valley: Nako to Langza
    Day 6 of the road trip to Spiti Valley: Langza to Chandratal Lake
    Day 7 of the road trip to Spiti Valley: Chandratal Lake to Manali
    Day 8 of the road trip to Spiti Valley: Depart for Delhi
    Day 9 of the road trip to Spiti Valley: Arrive in Delhi
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 21 days or more before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made 15-21 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 8-14 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 8 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.

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

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    During this road trip to Spiti Valley, travellers will visit destinations at altitudes from 9,000 ft to 14,500 ft and may experience altitude sickness.

    Spiti Valley is located at an altitude with no internet connectivity and moderate road access/availability of services. Travellers are advised to take such circumstances under consideration before booking the trip.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life 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.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements, as per itinerary, in a Tempo Traveller/SUV and state transport bus

    • Accommodation for 6 nights in guesthouse/home-stays on triple/multi-sharing basis
    • Services of experienced tour guide and support staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • Entry fees at monuments, monasteries and local attractions, as per itinerary
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Delhi, plus airport transfers

    • Any meals, throughout the trip
    • Additional adventure activities like rafting in Manali
    • Personal expenses like gear, apparel, tips to staff etc.
    • Costs 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

    • Tempo Traveller or SUV for travel from Delhi-Delhi
    • 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)
    • ID proof
    • Water bottle
    • Sunglasses (polarised, anti-glare)
    • Torch (extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Dry snacks (biscuits, fruits etc.)
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.