Separated from fertile Lahaul by the soaring 4551m Kunzum La, the trans-Himalayan region of Spiti is another chunk of Tibet marooned in India. The scattered villages in this serrated moonscape arrive like mirages, clusters of whitewashed mud-brick homes huddled amid green barley fields below monasteries perched on crags a thousand feet above. The turquoise-grey ribbon of the Spiti River is your near-constant companion, running along a fairly broad valley before turning south at Sumdo into the precipitous gorges of the Hanging Valley. Spiti is a cold desert and winters bring out the extreme side of it. It's a tough deed getting across Spiti in its white snow realms, but at the time provides Apt opportunities for all those seeking it's raw might, to tick off Winter Spiti from their bucket list.
All are winter tours operate from the Shimla route for the Manali route is closed till mid-May. Hence all operations will be catered Ex. Shimla With winters roadblocks due to snow could render a common sight and hence the tour itinerary might change. In case of a fixed departure, our on-field travel expert shall take the call and make the best possible arrangements. Homestays in Spiti are incredible stay options for they offer travelers, a glimpse into the authentic Spitian way of life. Food served is basic but delicious. Dry - pit toilets will be the means of Sanitation in all the Spitian homestays, for its winters and also pipelines get frozen. Hotels in Spiti are also closed given that the temperatures go up to - 20° to -35° in the valley during winters.
Journey Starts From Delhi
Our journey starts from the pick-up point (Majnu Ka Tila, Kashmeri Gate, Delhi) at 8:00 PM after meeting fellow travelers.
It will be an overnight journey via AC Traveller or an SUV.
Reach Manali by morning and check in tothe hotel.
After having breakfast we can exolore the local area of Manali.
Dinner and overnight stay at Manali.
Head early morning to Kaza via Rohtang Pass, headquarters of Spiti Valley.
Visit Kunzum Pass and after then we'll have a drive through Batal- Chattru - Gramphu.
After enjoying a long drive over Kunzum Pass, we enter in the Spiti Valley.
Overnight stay and dinner at Kaza.
After having breakfast, we'll visit places near Kaza such as Chau Chau Kang Nelda peak from Langza, Statue of the Buddha near Langza, Tanggyud monastery at Komik.
Later, drive to Hikkim where we can send postcards from the world's highest Post Office.
Overnight stay and dinner at Kaza
Camping Near Chandratal Lake
After having breakfast, we'll visit the most famous Ki monastery and also Kibber village.
Enjoy the scenic drive of entire Spiti Valley between Losar and Kaza at an easy pace.
Visit the Chandratal Lake, the mystical and beautiful lake also known as the moon lake located at a height of 14,000 ft.
Check in to the campsite near Chandratal lake and having our dinner.
Departs For Delhi
Reach Manali by evening from where we'll depart for Delhi via traveller/SUV.
Back To Delhi
Reach Delhi by early morning and our trip ends here.
Transportation & Taxes
Meals During Transport
Trip schedule is subjected to change as per road, weather and other unavoidable conditions so take a day or two in the buffer. This is not an ordinary place its "Spiti".
Only Team members have the right to take a decision depending on the above.
Any extra cost (Transportation/ Accommodation) arising due to natural calamities like landslides, road blockage, political disturbances or change in law will be extra.
Any stay apart from the fixed schedule (as per the itinerary) will be extra.
Note 1: The itinerary is subject to favorable weather and road conditions. In case of bad weather and inaccessibility to certain destinations, we will try our best to make alternate plans. Though we do not consider refunds, we will reconsider it on case to case basis. We will try to refund you as much as we can if the tour gets canceled before the 3rd day of your tour, depending on the cancellation charges levied to us by hotels.
Note 2: The temperatures in Spiti Valley dip up to -20 degree Celsius in winters. We advise the clients to buy suitable clothing and gear for winters. People of Spiti live in this place throughout the year without expensive warm wear so there is nothing to be afraid of. The homestays are well insulated with a traditional/electric heater in the rooms. The homestays will have dry compost toilets in winter.
Note3: Most hotels will be closed in Spiti during winters, only homestays will be available. At other places, we will provide you hotels. We will provide you heated rooms at Homestays in Spiti and at hotels in other places. Homestays will have common dry pit compost toilets.
Eventskite and the organizer strictly prohibit the utilization of any Narcotics and Banned substance during the tours and would not be responsible for any adversities due to the same weapon, Fireworks and toxic substances are not allowed at this tour management would not be responsible for any person who has been found guilty under the Indian Law.
The organizer & Eventskite reserves the right to evict any camper anytime without any refund if his/her actions violate any rules.
All guests must carry a valid Government Id proof.
We will not entertain any refunds/adjustments in case of any natural factors arising during the trip which might result in a change in the itinerary/transportation due to which any extra cost is beared. That cost has to be beared by the clients only.
Cost and consequences arising due to any force major situations due to unforeseen circumstances like natural calamities, political disturbances, health issues, delays/cancellations, things beyond our control, etc will be borne by the client.
Any damage to our booked properties/transportation by any individual will be charged from him/her only. Any injury during any activity, we will not be responsible for any mishappenings
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