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  • Trip introduction

    Discover Spiti, the valley of fascinating landscapes, on this 7-day road trip across Spiti Valley. Starting from Shimla, you will be driven along the Hindustan-Tibet highway. Driving over the hairpin curved roads with steep drops on one side, you will enter Spiti from Nako village. Explore ancient monasteries, ride a Yak, live in authentic homestays and tour Kaza to visit Komic, one of Asia's highest village, and Hikkim, world's highest post office. You will also visit the famous Ki monastery and the picturesque Kibber village in this Spiti road trip.

    The cost displayed is for a group of six people in one Innova. The cost is variable and depends on the size of your group.

    This road trip is private and customisable as per your dates, group size, and requirements.

    Destination

    Spiti has a majestic beauty of its own—craggy rocks and towering mountains all around. The landscape is bleached white and grey with centuries of extreme weather, but the patches of green oases and sparkling water bodies offer captivating contrasts and make for some wonderful photography opportunities.

    Your road trip begins and ends in Shimla, and takes you through winding roads and spectacular landscapes. You'll be comfortably seated in a non-A/C Toyota Innova shared by 6 people, and will enjoy an exciting ride for 7 days. You'll stay in quaint hotels and homestays with local families, absorbing the unique culture of Spiti Valley.

    Destination highlights

    Explore Spiti Valley on this exciting road trip. | Drive over hairpin curved roads with spectacular landscapes. | Visit many quaint monasteries, including Ki and Kungri. | Stop by Asia's highest village, Komic. | Send a post card from the world's highest post office in Hikkim. | Absorb the unique culture by living with locals in homestays.

    Activity Details

    Road

    8+

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of Spiti Valley road trip: Shimla to Kalpa

    Your road trip starts with your pick-up from Shimla. Driving through Narkanda, you'll advance towards the town dotted with apple orchards: Kalpa. You'll be driving over the winding roads surrounded by pine forest. Enjoy the views of Kinner Kailash and Jordan Peaks. On the way, you'll visit a temple at Kothi to see the image goddess Chanadika enshrined in the temple. Overnight at a hotel in Kalpa.

    Overnight at a hotel in Kalpa.

    You will be accommodated at a hotel in Kalpa on triple sharing basis. Couples will be accommodated on double sharing basis at an additional cost. Today's meal package includes dinner only.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Shimla

    Kalpa

    07:00 AM

    Food

    | Dinner

    Veg
    Day 2 of Spiti Valley road trip: Kalpa-Nako-Tabo
    Day 3 of Spiti Valley road trip: Tabo-Dhankar-Lhalung
    Day 4 of Spiti Valley road trip: Kaza tour day 1
    Day 5 of Spiti Valley road trip: Kaza tour day 2
    Day 6 of Spiti Valley road trip: Kaza to Kalpa
    Day 7 of Spiti Valley road trip: Kalpa to Shimla
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  • Cancellation policy

    If a cancellation is made 30 days or more before departure of Spiti Valley road trip: 90% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    If a cancellation is made 15-29 days before departure of Spiti Valley road trip: 70% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    If a cancellation is made 8-14 days before departure of Spiti Valley road trip: 35% of the trip cost will be refunded.

    If a cancellation is made 0-7 days before departure of Spiti Valley road trip: 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

    Consumption of alcohol or drugs is not permitted on this road trip.

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

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Please note that the cost displayed is for a group of six people in one Innova. The cost is variable and depends on the size of your group.

    This Spiti Valley road trip can be customized as per your dates, group size and requirements and will be arranged as a private tour.

    If the Spiti Valley road trip is changed due to any medical emergency, bad weather, vehicle breakdown, any natural calamity or any other personal reason, the extra charges arising out of such conditions will be borne by the traveller.

    Any services not utilized during the tour is not liable for any kind of refund from the tour price.

    The trip cost does not include any medical insurance or insurance of any kind, government permits, entry charges to monasteries, transfers not included in the itinerary or any personal expenses.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Road trip in a non-A/C Toyota Innova shared by six people

    • Accommodation in hotels and home stays on triple sharing basis
    • Breakfast from day 2 to day 7
    • Dinner from day 1 to day 6
    • Qualified and experienced English-speaking local driver cum guide
    • Driver accommodation, fuel and inter-state tolls
    • All monasteries and museum fees
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Lunch throughout the trip

    • Additional charges for accommodation on single/double sharing basis
    • Any personal expenses such as additional meals, snacks, beverages, tips, etc.
    • Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances including medical emergencies
    • Any transportation not mentioned in the itinerary

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Windproof jacket (heavy or feather jackets if you are visiting between Oct-June)
    • Pullover
    • Woollen sweater
    • Pair thermal inners
    • Pair of trekking shoes
    • Cotton socks for the day
    • Extra pair of shoes
    • Not to wear - Expensive gadgets or jewellery
    • Restrictive clothing

    What not to Wear

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

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Transfers in a comfortable non-A/C Toyota Innova for 6 people

    You need to get

    • Govt-issued ID
    • Rucksack
    • Day pack for essentials
    • Water bottle
    • Flashlight or head lamp
    • Sunscreen
    • Cold cream
    • Extra plastic bags for soiled clothes
    • Power banks
    • Lip balm
    • BSNL prepaid or post-paid sim card
    • Inhaler (if you suffer from asthma)
    • Sunglasses
    • Personal toiletries
    • Towel
    • Dry snacks

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit for this trip.