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Spiti Valley Trek 10 Days - Fixed Departure

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Fri, 9 Aug 6:00AM - Sun, 18 Aug 12:00PM
Spiti Valley Trek (Outside Chennai)
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Spiti Valley Trek

Spiti valley is also known as the Middle Land is a Trans-Himalayan terrain bordering with Tibet at an average altitude of 4000 meters. Spiti valley is home to some of the oldest monasteries in the Himalayan region like Tabo monastery, Dhankar monastery, Sherkhang monastery, and Kye monastery. Stronghold of Buchen Lamas in Pin Valley, famous for Tibetan medicine system and Amchis, fossils of Langza village, highest motorable villages and passes, scenic lakes, 1000 years old culture, tough life, beautiful towns, and people and out of the world landscape.

Trekking through the local trails, which Spitians have been using for centuries, is one of the most challenging and peaceful experiences that you shall come across in life. Come and explore with us your inner self as we go through a civilization frozen in time. Spiti Valley Trek fixed departures plan will let you travel Spiti like a local and at a pace that helps you acclimatize and enjoy at the same time.

 

Spiti Homestay Trek Details

Duration: 9 Nights and 10 days

Cost: Rs. 21,000/- per person (excluding GST)

 

 Highlights of Spiti Valley Trek

  • Stay with the locals in their homes and see how life is at a high altitude
  • Trek through the highest motorable villages and roads in the world
  • Walk the age-old trails that have been used by the locals for centuries
  • Visit the highest post office in the world at Hikkim and send some postcards
  • Camping at Chandratal lake
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Event Itinerary

Event Itinerary

Spiti Valley Trek Itinerary

Day One - Reach Manali and Relax 

Reach Manali in the morning from Delhi after an overnight journey and check-in. This day will be open, and you are free to do whatever you want. However, the most important thing is to relax and acclimatize and not overexert. You can visit Hidimba temple or Manu temple or Vashisht to have a bath in hot spring, and you can also sit next to the river and read a book or explore some good café with continental food in Old Manali. In case you have missed packing something then this is the time when you should go shopping as Spiti valley doesn't have such luxuries. We shall have a briefing session in the afternoon when everyone has arrived.

 

Day Two - Manali to Kaza via Rohtang and Kunzum Pass

We leave early in the morning as we have a long way to go and ascend the mighty Rohtang Pass. We shall spend some time on the pass and then head towards Gramphoo. From Gramphoo you shall start noticing the change in terrain where you will see fewer trees and more of steep mountain peaks and beginning of barren landscape. 

From here we head towards Chatru and face some of the biggest waterfalls crossing the road which can be a nightmare for any non-experienced driver. We shall have a lunch break at Batal where we meet the owners of Chandra Dhaba who have been a saving grace to a few hundred who have got stuck in bad weather at one of the toughest places in this terrain. 

From here we head to Kunzum Pass and pay our regards to the Kunzum Goddess and enter Spiti valley. The jumpy ride with the non-existent road which started from Gramphoo will end in Lohsar. From Lohsar head to Kaza after a small break. Reach Kaza, check-in and enjoy a cup of tea. We shall have a short briefing session at the dinner table.

 

Day Three - Kaza to Key, Kibber, and back

Start the day easy over breakfast. We shall head out to spend our afternoon next to the river where we shall serve you lunch picnic style, and you spend time relaxing and soaking in the sun. After lunch, we shall head to Kye monastery, the center of learning in Spiti valley. The setting of the monastery is on a small hill from where you get a complete view of the valley. We shall have a cup of tea and spend some time at the roof of the monastery from where you can click pictures and videos. From here we shall head to Khibber village, which used to be the highest motorable village in the world before Komic took that place. High mountains around Kibber are also home to the rarest Snow Leopard and Siberian Ibex. We head back to Kaza from here.

 

Day Four - Kaza to Langza in a taxi. Trek from Langza to Komic via Hikkim

Pack your bags, have an early breakfast and head out for the trek this morning. The taxis will drive you to Langza we shall spend some time here in Langza before we start the trek for the day. Spend some time walking around the village and enjoying the scenic view of Buddha statue. You can hunt for some fossils but avoid taking them back home. 

Start the trek to Komic, and we shall take a small stop at Hikkim where we shall visit the highest post office in the world. Post some postcards to your loved ones from here and chat with the postmaster about his life over a cup of tea. We shall make a final move to our destination today the Komic which is the highest village in Asia. 

Visit the monastery, have your lunch, see the sunset and get to know your host in the homestay. Tonight will be your first night in the homestay, and this won't be easy as some people might face some acclimatization issue. No need to worry keep drinking water and eat properly take rest for the night after an early dinner.

 

Day Five - Komic to Demul trek

Enjoy the sunrise, have your breakfast and start the trek to Demul this morning. You shall have to ascend at the beginning where we touch the highest point of the trek at 4700 meters and then it will be flat till we reach Demul. The day hike will be long and tiring but will have one of the best views to offer which will take your breath away.

 

Day Six - Demul to Lahlung trek

Since this day trek won't be a very long one so we shall start late after an excellent breakfast and hike down to Lahlung through the farmlands of Demul and Rama village, this day, it will most be downhill except some climbing just before you reach Lahlung. Visit the Sherkhang monastery and listen to the folklore of this monastery through a monk. Meet your host for the day and take rest.

 

Day Seven - Lahlung to Kaza via Dhankar and Tabo

Early morning your transport shall arrive, and we shall head back to Kaza making short visits to Dhankar and Tabo both of which are famous mainly for monasteries. We shall directly lead to Tabo monastery which is also known as the Ajanta of the Himalayas with a 1000 years old monastery. You can also visit the ancient caves that monks have been using from ages to meditate. 

We shall visit Dhankar monastery on our way back which is also 1000 years old on a cliff overlooking the confluence of Spiti and Pin River. There are only a few other monuments which can match the beauty of Dhankar. Visit the monastery here and enjoy a nice cup of tea looking at the monastery. Someone who still has some energy left can hike to Dhankar lake which is 45 mins from Dhankar. Head back to Kaza and relax.

 

Day Eight - Kaza to Kunzum Pass in a taxi. Trek from Kunzum Top to Chandrataal

After Breakfast with the local family, we head towards Chandrataal Lake, and we shall start the day hike from Kunzum pass. Another location where you will find it hard to stop clicking photographs. This lake is a landscape photographers dream come true, changing its appearance almost with every passing hour, each looks as stunning as the other. Tonight we camp in proper adventure style; great dome tents set up to protect you from the cold and biting night winds.

 

Day Nine - Chandrataal to Manali via Rohtang Pass

We leave early this morning to Manali after an early breakfast. We shall take a small break at Batal and say goodbye to owners of Chandra Dhaba over a cup of tea. We will try to reach Rohtang pass by early afternoon and spend some time at the pass. Head to Manali and relax. We shall have a small get together in the evening over dinner. Stay in Manali for the night.

 

Day Ten - Departure Delhi 

The trip ends this afternoon as you head back to take your bus back to Delhi or respective places.

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Inclusion & Exclusion

Inclusion & Exclusion

Cost Includes:

  • All Transport in a Tempo Traveller from Day 2 to Day 9
  • All meals from Day 2 to Day 9
  • Accommodation for 9 nights on twin sharing basis
  • Local Guide for the entire trip
  • Homestay experience for 6 nights and camping experience for 1 night
  • All entry fees to monasteries in Spiti (if any)

 

Cost Excludes;

  • Snacks and beverages (except the ones with meals)
  • Bus/Train/Airfare
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Service tax exclusive (GST)
  • Personal expenses like camera charges, etc.
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather
  • Cost of any medical emergency or other emergencies if required
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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy

In case you need to cancel your plans for the trip due to avoidable/unavoidable reasons, please do notify us via email.

The cancellation charges will be as follows:

  • 60 to 46 days prior to the date of departure: 10% of the tour cost
  • 45 to 16 days prior to the date of departure: 20% of the tour cost
  • 15 to 8 days prior to the date of departure: 25% of the tour cost
  • 7 to 4 days prior to the date of departure: 50% of the tour cost
  • Less than 72 hours prior to the date of departure: No refund
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