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  • Trip introduction

    On this 8-day Spiti Valley road trip, explore the surreal, scenic beauty of Spiti's barren landscapes and high mountains. You'll visit the 1,000-year old monastery at Key and stroll through one of the world's highest inhabited villages at Komic. Explore the bustling town of Kaza, the largest city in the valley, and visit Langza, where fossils are often uncovered by travellers. Send a postcard from the world's highest post office at Hikkim and spend a night under the Milky Way at Chandratal. You'll travel in a trusty Tempo Traveller and ride through the cold and desolate mountains, going as high as 15,000 feet.

    Destination

    The Spiti Valley lies at the intersection of India and Tibet, and offers some of the best mountain views in the entire world. The barren mountains and the cold arid landscape of Spiti, in stark contrast to Manali's lush forests and meadows, is truly a heavenly sight. The valley is enclosed by towering snow-capped mountains that are home to some of the highest villages and roads in the world, such as like the villages of Komic or Hikkim and the roads at Rohtang-La and Kunzum-La.

    Destination highlights

    Travel over high-altitude mountain passes like Rohtang and Kumzum-La. | Sleep in remote villages tucked away in Spiti Valley. | Get awe-inspiring photos of Spiti's barren and brown landscape. | Spend a night at the famous, crescent-shaped Chandratal Lake.

    Activity Details

    14+

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Depart from Delhi

    You will be picked up from the Vidhan Sabha metro station at 18:30 hrs in a Volvo and settle in for the long drive to Manali. Overnight in transit.

    Overnight in transit.

    You will begin your overnight journey from Delhi to Manali in the evening. No meals will be provided today, so make sure to have dinner before reporting to the pick-up point. You'll spend the night travelling in a Volvo bus.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Delhi

    Delhi

    18:30 PM

    Food

    No meals are included today

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    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Arrive in Manali
    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Manali to Kaza
    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Day trip to Key, Kibber, Mudh
    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Day trip to Hikkim, Komic, Langza
    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kaza to Chandratal
    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Chandratal to Manali, depart for Delhi
    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Arrive in Delhi
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  • Cancellation policy

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

    For cancellations made 15-30 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 25% 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 follow instructions of the tour guide during the road trip.

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

    Consumption of drugs is strictly prohibited during the road trip to Spiti Valley.

    Travellers are required to carry a driver's license and a valid government-issued photo ID.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Travellers are requested to report at the pick-up point in Delhi by 18:30 hrs. Delay in arriving at the pick-up point may lead to missing the departure.

    The car's AC will be switched off during unsuitable road conditions, uphill travel on mountainous roads and waiting time.

    This road trip to Spiti Valley takes travellers to destinations at altitudes from 9,000 ft to 14,500 ft, with low cellular connectivity and limited access to services.

    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.

    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.
    • Spiti Valley Road Trip Rohtang Pass Monestery India Tibet Culture Himachal Pradesh The Great Next
    • Spiti Valley Road Trip Rohtang Pass Monestery India Tibet Culture Himachal Pradesh The Great Next
    • Spiti Valley Road Trip Rohtang Pass Monestery India Tibet Culture Himachal Pradesh The Great Next
    • Spiti Valley Road Trip Rohtang Pass Monestery India Tibet Culture Himachal Pradesh The Great Next
    • Spiti Valley Road Trip Rohtang Pass Monestery India Tibet Culture Himachal Pradesh The Great Next
    • Spiti Valley Road Trip Rohtang Pass Monestery India Tibet Culture Himachal Pradesh The Great Next
  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements, as per itinerary, in a Tempo Traveller or similar vehicle

    • Volvo tickets for transport between Delhi and Manali
    • Accommodation for 5 nights in a hotel, hostels or camps on a triple-sharing basis
    • All vegetarian breakfasts and dinners from dinner on day 3 to breakfast on day 7, plus breakfast on day 2
    • Services of experienced tour guide and support staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • First aid kit (including an oxygen cylinder)
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Delhi

    • Lunch, throughout the trip
    • Entry fees, video/photography charges at sightseeing locations
    • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Personal expenses such as additional meals and beverages etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Full-sleeved t-shirts/shirts
    • Full-length jeans/track pants
    • Fleece jacket
    • Trekking/sports shoes
    • Sweater and thermal innerwear
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Woollen gloves and socks
    • Monkey cap or muffler
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Hard luggage like suitcases, trolley bags etc.

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Volvo for transport between Delhi and Manali
    • Tempo Traveller or similar vehicle for transport, as per itinerary

    You need to get

    • Backpack
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Towel and napkins
    • Camera (with batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion or moisturizing cream
    • Toilet paper
    • Personal toiletries
    • Dry snacks (granola bars, biscuits etc.)

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry any prescribed medication and a personal first-aid kit.