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Spiti Valley Exploration! - 9 Days

Day 1
Day 1 : Reach Manali - Acclimatization and Orientation Day

Reach Manali

It is suggested to reach Manali in the morning to acclimatize for at least 12-15 hours before we leave for Kaza the next day. Meet your fellow travelers and expedition lead for introduction.

Explore beautiful places around and do pretty much anything as we plan to relax and acclimatize without much exertion today.

Overnight : Manali

Day 2
Day 2 : Manali – Rohtang Pass – Kunzum - Lossar – Kaza

Distance & Time Taken : Approx. 200 KM / 8-9 hours drive

Overnight : Kaza

Today morning around 05:00, we head straight to KAZA VIA ROHTANG PASS (3900 MTRS).

Enjoy the vistas and adventures drive through GULABA, MARHI, ROHTANG PASS, GRAMPHU, CHATTRU, BATTAL, KUNZUM LA (4600 MTRS) AND LOSAR VILLAGE.

You can plan your lunch at BATTAL for today.

Day 3
Day 3 : Kaza – Key – Kibber – Gette – Thashigang

Distance & Time Taken : Approx. 70 KM / 5-6 hours drive

Overnight : Kaza

Today at 09:00 am we drive to world famous KEY MONASTERY. Monastery provide ultimate photo opportunity with over 1000 years’ worth stories to tell, the KI MONASTERY situated at a height of 3,700 meters was founded by a disciple of the famous Atisha, in the 11th century CE.

After that we will drip up the valley to the picturesque village of KIBBER. Located at a height of 4,205 meters and 18 km from Kaza, this formerly highest, permanently inhabited village in this region.

We drive higher up to the secluded village of GETTE where we absorb stunning aerial views of Kaza and tie a PRAYER FLAG. Later drive to TASHIGANG where road ends.

After completing all the sightseeing of today we drive back to Kaza and VISIT SAKAYA TANGYUD MONASTERY, Market etc.

Day 4
Day 04 : Kaza - Pin Valley – Kungri – Mudh- Gulling

Distance & Time Taken : Approx. 55 KM / 4-5 hours drive

Overnight : Gulling

On the fourth day of our Spiti Valley tour, leave Kaza early in the morning and we drive towards the beautiful PIN VALLEY.

We first visit the KUNGRI MONASTERY and then the beautiful hamlet of Mudh – the last Motorable village of the Pin Valley. Declared a NATIONAL PARK in 1987, Pin Valley has altitudes ranging from 11,000 to 20,000 feet and is home to at least 12 endangered snow leopards. In addition, other animals indigenous to the region and park are the SIBERIAN IBEX, BHARAL, WEASEL, RED FOX, and MARTEN. Birds such as the PIKA, GRIFFON, GOLDEN EAGLE, BEARDED VULTURE, CHUKOR AND RAVEN PAINT the skies a pretty picture.

Dinner and overnight stay at GULLING.

Day 5
Day 05 | Gulling –Tabo - Dhankar - Dhankar Lake - Lhalung

Distance & Time Taken : Approx. 85 KM / 5-6 hours drive

Overnight : Lhalung

After breakfast, we drive to Tabo which is a small beautiful town lies on the bank of Spiti River. It has a monastery over 1000 years old which is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Upon arrival in Tabo visit the ancient TABO monastery and later explore the town.

Now, we drive towards DHANKAR VILLAGE. Perched high above the confluence of the SPITI AND PIN RIVER, in a hidden bowl, is the tiny hamlet of Dhankar. Explore the 1200-YEAR-OLD DHANKAR GOMPA.

You can also trek to DHANKAR LAKE ( 2 hours trek from village) situated above the village which is a great way to get introduced to high altitude Himalayan Trekking.

Later drive to another village of Spiti LHALUNG, still less explored village of Spiti situated in LINGTI VALLEY. Visit one of the beautiful monastery of Spiti Valley, SERKHONG GOMPA also know as the name of GOLDEN TEMPLE.

Day 6
Day 06 : Lhalung - Demul – Kommik - Hikkim - Langza - Kaza

Distance & Time Taken : Approx. 65 KM / 5-6 hours drive

Overnight : Kaza

Today we first drive to DEMUL VILLAGE, one of the highest village in Spiti located at the altitude of 4320 meters.

After that drive to some of the highest inhabited regions of the world. THE HIGHEST VILLAGE IN ASIA, KOMMIK which literally translates to ‘EYE OF A SNOW COCK’ is situated at a height of 4,513 meters.

Then we drive to HIKKIM to visit the HIGHEST POST OFFICE (4400 meters) in the world. Later we drive to LANGZA (4400 M), you can walk into the village to visit 1000 YEARS OLD LANG (TEMPLE) which. Enjoy the magnificent vistas all day while driving to Kaza.

Day 7
Day 07 : Kaza - Losar - Kunzum Pass – Chandratal (Moon Lake)

Distance & Time Taken : Approx. 90 KM / 5-6 hours drive

Overnight : Chandratal

Today morning at 09:00 am drive to CHANDRATAL LAKE (4300 meters) through LOSAR VILLAGE and KUNZUM PASS 4600 meters.

Upon arrival check in to your camp and have Lunch.

Later visit to CHANDRATAL LAKE which is just 30 minutes trek away from the camp site, explore the beautiful moon shaped lake and CB range which the minimum altitude of 5800 M to 6700M).

Return back to your camp for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8
Day 08 : Chandratal - Manali

Distance & Time Taken : Approx. 128 KM / 6-7 hours drive

Overnight : Manali

Head to Manali at 05:00 am via ROHTANG PASS (3950 meters).

Drive through BATTAL, CHATRRU, GRAMPHU towards is the most adventures drive of this trip.

Reach Manali and explore pretty much anything you want for the day and relax.

Day 9
Day 09 : Manali

Check out from hotel.

Meeting and greeting fellow travelers and bidding goodbye.

You can book the journey back to your place later today after exploring Manali if you wish.

Inclusions :

  • • Day 2 : Dinner, Day 3-7 : Breakfast and Dinner, Day 8 : Breakfast
  • • Basic Medical Facility/First-Aid
  • • Camping Accommodation on Chandratal Lake
  • • Local Guide Fee and Permits Fee
  • • Monuments Fee included in the itinerary.
  • • Experienced and Friendly expedition lead.
  • • Transportation to and from Manali

Exclusions :

  • • Meals during transitions
  • • Any unscheduled delay due to weather or any unforeseen situation
  • • Expenses on personal items or services like medicines, toiletries, laundry etc.
Price From INR₹23,999/person
Total23,999 INR

Trip Facts

  • Private Traveller
  • 21 June - 30 June 2019
  • 4 July - 13 July 2019