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  • Trip introduction

    On this Spiti Valley trek, you'll visit the famed, crescent-shaped Chandratal Lake, trek to the world's highest post office at Hikkim, visit one of Asia's highest inhabited villages at Kibber and Komik and try your hand at spotting fossils at Langza. This 13-day adventure across the Spiti Valley also takes you to the village of Mudh near the Pin Valley National Park.

    Another highlight of the trek, you'll spend two nights in the monasteries of Komik and Key, where you can experience traditional Buddhist culture, and one night in tents pitched near the multi-coloured Chandratal Lake. To explore Spiti's gorgeous terrain, you'll combine 4 days of trekking with a road trip to visit destinations inaccessible via a trek.

    Destination

    Spiti Valley, located in northern Himachal Pradesh, connects the neighbouring valleys of Lahaul and Tibet. With several important Buddhist monasteries spread all over the valley, it projects an interesting Indo-Tibetan culture. The small villages of the Spiti Valley, tucked away in the folds of imposing mountains, are brimming with hospitable people eager to showcase the beauty of Spiti to travellers from all over the world.

    Your 13-day Spiti Valley trip includes 4 days of trekking to the villages of Komik, Demul, Lhalung and Dhankar. On the remaining days, you'll travel in vehicles to visit Kaza, Langza, Mudh, Key and Chandratal.

    Destination highlights

    Camp near the famous Chandratal Lake. | Stay in ancient monasteries of Key and Komik. | Visit some of Asia's highest inhabited villages.| Trek to the world's highest post office at Hikkim. | Visit Langza, the fossil village of India. | Stay at Mudh near the Pin Valley National Park.

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley trek: New Delhi to Manali

    Arrive at the Majnu Ka Tila bus stand in New Delhi by your selected pick-up timing. You can choose to begin the journey to Manali at either 17:00 hrs, 18:00 hrs or 22:00 hrs. The AC Volvo bus will depart the plains of New Delhi, drive through the night and arrive in the mountains of Manali in the morning. Overnight in transit.

    Overnight in transit.

    You'll be picked up from New Delhi and travel to Manali in a shared, AC Volvo bus. You'll spend the night in the bus. Since no meals are provided today, you'll want to carry some dry snacks like chocolates and biscuits with you.

    Day 1 Milestone

    New Delhi

    Manali

    17:00 PM

    Food

    No meals are provided today

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    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley trek: Day at Manali
    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley trek: Manali to Kaza
    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley trek: Kaza to Langza
    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley trek: Langza to Komik
    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley trek: Komik to Demul
    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley trek: Demul to Lhalung
    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley trek: Lhalung to Dhankar
    Day 9 of the Spiti Valley trek: Dhankar to Pin Valley
    Day 10 of the Spiti Valley trek: Pin Valley to Key Monastery
    Day 11 of the Spiti Valley trek: Key Monastery to Chandratal
    Day 12 of the Spiti Valley trek: Chandratal to New Delhi
    Day 13 of the Spiti Valley trek: Arrive at New Delhi
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made 7 days or more before departure of the Spiti Valley trek: 70% refund.

    For cancellations made 3-6 days before departure of the Spiti Valley trek: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 3 days before departure of the Spiti Valley trek: 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 trek leader during the trek 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, drugs and tobacco products like cigarettes is strictly prohibited during the trek to Spiti Valley.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    You'll be picked-up from the Majnu ka Tila bus stop in New Delhi at 17:00 hrs on day 1 and dropped-off at the Majnu ka Tila bus stop by 11:00 hrs on day 13. For pick-up, you can select from three different timings on day 1: 17:00 hrs, 18:00 hrs and 22:00 hrs. Timings are approximate and may be subject to change or delays.

    You're required to carry a lunch box and a spoon with you to carry packed meals to have during the trek.

    A minimum of two travellers are required to book this 12-day trek to Spiti Valley.

    During this trek to Spiti Valley, travellers will visit destinations at altitudes from 9,000 ft to 14,500 ft and may experience altitude sickness, if not properly acclimatized.

    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 reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the trek to Spiti Valley due to unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather or natural calamities. Travellers will be required to bear the cost of such changes to the itinerary.

    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 or property during the trek to the Spiti Valley.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements between New Delhi and Manali in shared AC Volvo bus

    • Travel arrangements from Manali-Manali, as per itinerary, in Tempo Traveller or Innova
    • Accommodation in hotels and tents for 3 nights on a twin-sharing basis
    • Accommodation in homestays for 7 nights on a twin/multi-sharing basis
    • All meals from lunch on day 3 to lunch on day 12
    • Services of experienced trek leader and support staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • Trekking pole, t-shirt and hat
    • Technical or safety gear required for the trek, if any
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home and New Delhi pick-up point

    • Personal expenses such as extra meals or beverages, tips to staff etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances such as road blocks, natural calamities, etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Trekking shoes with ankle support
    • Full-length trekking pants and track pants
    • Full-sleeved t-shirts/shirts
    • Woollen or fleece sweater and thermal wear
    • Thick jacket
    • Socks, gloves and balaclava or monkey cap
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as 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

    • Tempo Traveller or Innova for transport from Manali-Manali, as per itinerary
    • Shared AC Volvo bus for transport between New Delhi and Manali
    • All equipment required for camping at Chandratal Lake: tents with attached washrooms
    • Trekking pole, t-shirt and hat
    • Technical or safety gear required for the trek, if any

    You need to get

    • Rucksack (40+ litres)
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Water bottle
    • Lunch box and a spoon
    • Camera
    • Sunglasses
    • Lightweight towel and napkins
    • Toilet paper/wet tissues
    • Personal toiletries
    • Cold cream
    • LED torch/headlamp

    Medical Kit

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