10-day road trip to Spiti Valley
Kaza, Baglan, India
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  • Trip introduction

    Sign up for this adventure-packed road trip to Spiti and spend 10 days immersed in Himachal's secluded, dark grey mountains. This itinerary combines the scenic delights of rugged, barren hill slopes with the cultural experience of ancient monasteries and home-stays. You'll visit the famed monasteries of Key, Tabo and Dhankar to revel in the centuries-old Buddhist art and architecture. You'll travel on winding roads in the valley, swamped with dramatic views, and visit the Pin Valley National Park at Mudh. From cold rivers that turn into gushing waterfalls to snow clad mountains that touch the sky, this expedition through Spiti Valley is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

    Please note that a minimum of 4 travellers are required to book this Spiti Valley road trip.

    Destination

    Located deep in the Indian Himalayas of north-eastern Himachal Pradesh, the Spiti Valley sits at the intersection of India and Tibet. Rife with the rich Indo-Tibetan culture, the valley is home to historic monasteries that are renowned houses of worship for Buddhists all around the world.

    During this road trip, you will embark on an itinerary that combines sightseeing trips to such monasteries with a journey through the stark and imposing landscapes of Spiti. You will travel through high-altitude mountain passes offering breathtaking views to explore quaint villages brimming with local tradition and hospitality.

    Destination highlights

    • Explore the Pin Valley National Park at Mudh.
    • Visit Komic and Kibber, some of the highest inhabited villages in the world.
    • Explore the incredible landscapes and mountains of the Spiti Valley.
    • Visit historic monasteries and stay at local home-stays.

    Fine print

    Rules on the trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the tour guide during the Spiti Valley road trip.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the trip. Travellers suspected of intoxication will not be allowed to participate in the trip.

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

    Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 45 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 90% refund.

    For cancellations made between 16-45 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 80% refund.

    For cancellations made between 8-15 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made between 4-7 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 4 days before departure of the Spiti Valley road trip: no refund.

    In case of 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.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Spiti Valley is located at an altitude with low internet connectivity and moderate road access/availability of services. Travellers are advised to take such circumstances under consideration before booking this Spiti Valley road trip.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure safety of the travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap or accident during the trip.

    The tour operator reserves the right to change or cancel the itinerary of this trip due to bad weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances to ensure maximum safety of travellers and staff. Additional costs arising from such a change in the itinerary will be borne by the traveller.

    Trip details

    Pick up point
    There is no pick-up point for this Spiti Valley road trip.
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    Drop off point
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    Mode of transport
    Innova or similar SUV
    Start point
    Chandigarh
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    End point
    Chandigarh
    Time of departure
    11:00 AM
    Time of return
    03:00 PM

    Activity Details

    Swimming Required
    NA
    Instructor/Traveller ratio
    NA
    Doctors on call/at location
    NA
    Appropriate Age Group
    14+
    Instructor Gender
    NA
    Any activities outside campsite
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  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Chandigarh to Narkanda

    Arrive in Chandigarh and meet your fellow travellers and your tour guide. You'll board a vehicle and begin your road trip to today's destination of Narkanda. The drive takes you past scenic villages of Chail and Kufri, with sprawling apple orchards on either side of the road. Overnight in a guesthouse at Narkanda.

    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Narkanda to Sangla

    Today's journey will take you to Sangla, one of the most beautiful valleys in the country. Driving past the rapids of the Sutlej River, you'll explore the landscape, taking brief halts and scenic spots to relax and admire the views. At Sangla, you can spend the evening by the gorgeous Baspa River. Overnight in a guesthouse at Sangla.

    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Sangla to Kalpa via Chitkul

    Wake up early in the morning for a short trek to the nearby Batseri village. Here, you'll visit the local temple and return to Sangla. Today's adventure takes you to Chitkul, the last village on the Indo-Tibetan border. Spend some time exploring the hillside village and proceed ahead to Kalpa, where you can end the day with hot tea and views of the Kinner Kailash peaks. Overnight in a guesthouse at Kalpa.

    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kalpa to Tabo via Nako, Gue

    Begin the day by visiting the local monastery at Kalpa. Today's route will mark a change in scenery as the rocky, barren terrain of Spiti becomes more prominent on your way to Tabo. En route, you'll halt at Nako to visit the scenic and holy Nako Lake and the local monastery. You'll also halt at Gue, home of the only "mummy" found and preserved in India. Overnight in a guesthouse at Tabo.

    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Tabo to Kaza via Dhankar

    The morning begins with a visit to the local monastery at Tabo, famous for ancient murals and paintings that depict the local tradition. You can also take up a short hike to visit the nearby meditation caves at Tabo. Today, you'll travel to Kaza, the largest city in the valley. En route, you'll halt at Dhankar to visit the Dhankar Gompa, a cliff-top monastery that overlooks scenic mountain views. You can also take up a short hike to visit the nearby lake at Dhankar. Overnight in a hotel or guesthouse at Kaza.

    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Day trip to Key and Kibber

    After a lazy morning, you'll explore Kaza and take a walk along the scenic Spiti River. In the afternoon, head out from Kaza to visit the ancient Key Gompa, a hilltop monastery and home to over 100 monks that follow the Geluk sect of Buddhism. Continue from Key and proceed onward to the Kibber village, one of the highest inhabited villages in the world. From Kibber, you can go on a short hike to the Chicham Bridge and return to Kaza by late evening. Overnight in a hotel or guesthouse at Kaza.

    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kaza to Mudh via Hikkim, Langza

    The day begins early with a visit to Langza, the fossil village of India, where you can try your luck at spotting fossils. You'll visit the villages of Hikkim, home of the highest post office in the world, and Komic, one of the highest inhabited villages in the world. You'll end your day with a scenic drive to Mudh, a village in the outer rim of the Pin Valley National Park. Overnight in a guesthouse at Mudh.

    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Mudh to Nako

    Take an early morning walk at Mudh to explore the national park. Today, you'll travel to the village of Nako. With short stops en route to admire the rugged mountains of Spiti, you'll reach Nako by late afternoon and visit the gorgeous and holy Nako Lake. Overnight in a guesthouse at Nako.

    Day 9 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Nako to Narkanda

    For a long day of travel, you'll begin early in the morning and head out for the return journey to Narkanda. En route, spend some time at Khab by the confluence of the Spiti and Sutlej rivers. You'll reach Narkanda by early evening. Overnight in a guesthouse at Narkanda.

    Day 10 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Narkanda to Chandigarh

    The last leg of your Spiti Valley road trip drops you back to Chandigarh, returning you to the familiar meadows of lush greenery. Proceed to your next destination. Your Spiti Valley road trip ends here.

    Day 1 - Milestone

    Start point
    Chandigarh
    End point
    Narkanda
    Day start time
    11:00 AM

    Day 2 - Milestone

    Start point
    Narkanda
    End point
    Sangla
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 3 - Milestone

    Start point
    Sangla
    End point
    Kalpa
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 4 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kalpa
    End point
    Tabo
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 5 - Milestone

    Start point
    Tabo
    End point
    Kaza
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 6 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kaza
    End point
    Kaza
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 7 - Milestone

    Start point
    Kaza
    End point
    Mudh
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 8 - Milestone

    Start point
    Mudh
    End point
    Nako
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 9 - Milestone

    Start point
    Nako
    End point
    Narkanda
    Day start time
    07:00 AM

    Day 10 - Milestone

    Start point
    Narkanda
    End point
    Chandigarh
    Day start time
    07:00 AM
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  • Includes / Excludes

      Includes
    • Travel arrangements, as per itinerary, in an Innova or similar SUV
    • Accommodation in guesthouses and home-stays for 9 nights on a twin-sharing basis (multi-sharing for home-stays)
    • All breakfasts and dinners from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 10
    • Services of an experienced tour guide and support staff
    • All government permits and charges
    • All applicable taxes
      Excludes
    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Chandigarh
    • Costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, road blocks, natural calamities etc.
    • Personal expenses such as tips to staff, extra meals or beverages, apparel or gear etc.
    • Entry fees and photography/video charges at sighteeing locations, if any
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

      What to Wear
    • Windproof jacket
    • Waterproof footwear
    • Quick-dry apparel
    • Sweater and thermal clothes
    • Raincoat or poncho
    • Woollen gloves and socks
    • Shirts/t-shirts and jeans/track pants
      What not to Wear
    • Expensive jewellery or gadgets
    • Hard luggage such as suitcases

    Equipment / Gear

      We Provide
    • Innova or similar SUV for transport as per itinerary
      You need to get
    • Rucksack (with rain cover)
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Water bottle
    • Sunglasses
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion and lip balm
    • Personal toiletries

    Medical Kit

    • Specific personal or prescribed medication, personal first-aid kit.
  • Day 1 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Chandigarh to Narkanda

    Overnight in a guesthouse at Narkanda.

    Arrive in Chandigarh and travel to Narkanda. You'll spend the night in a guesthouse at Narkanda. Today's meal package includes dinner only. En route, you'll stop at villages like Chail and Kufri, where you can have lunch at your own expense.

    Day 2 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Narkanda to Sangla

    Overnight in a guesthouse at Sangla.

    Travel from Narkanda to Sangla. You'll spend the night in a guesthouse at Sangla. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. Every day, you'll stop at restaurants and eateries at the destinations that you visit, where you can have lunch at your expense.

    Day 3 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Sangla to Kalpa via Chitkul

    Overnight in a guesthouse at Kalpa.

    Travel from Sangla to Kalpa. Only five travellers per vehicle are allowed for reasons of safety and comfort. You'll spend the night in a guesthouse at Kalpa. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

    Day 4 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kalpa to Tabo via Nako, Gue

    Overnight in a guesthouse at Tabo.

    Travel from Kalpa to Tabo. En route, you'll stop to visit Nako and Gue. You'll be accompanied by an experienced tour guide who will also act as your driver. You'll spend the night in a guesthouse at Tabo. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

    Day 5 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Tabo to Kaza via Dhankar

    Overnight in a guesthouse or hotel at Kaza.

    Travel from Tabo to Kaza. En route, you'll stop to visit Dhankar. You'll spend the night in a guesthouse or hotel at Kaza. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. Please note that all meals will be vegetarian since non-vegetarian food may not always be available everywhere.

    Day 6 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Day trip to Key and Kibber

    Overnight in a guesthouse or hotel at Kaza.

    Go on a day trip to Key and Kibber. You'll spend the night in the same guesthouse or hotel at Kaza. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only. Please note that due to the high-altitude, there may be limited road access and availability of services like cellular network or bank ATMs.

    Day 7 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Kaza to Mudh via Hikkim, Langza

    Overnight in a guesthouse at Mudh.

    Travel from Kaza to Mudh. En route, you'll stop to visit Hikkim, Komic and Langza. You'll spend the night in a guesthouse at Mudh. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

    Day 8 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Mudh to Nako

    Overnight in a guesthouse at Nako.

    Travel from Mudh to Nako. You'll spend the night in a guesthouse at Nako. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

    Day 9 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Nako to Narkanda

    Overnight in a guesthouse at Narkanda.

    Travel from Nako to Narkanda. You'll spend the night in a guesthouse at Narkanda. Today's meal package includes breakfast and dinner only.

    Day 10 of the Spiti Valley road trip: Narkanda to Chandigarh

    Your trip ends by late afternoon.

    Travel from Narkanda to Chandigarh. You'll reach the city by late afternoon. Today's meal package includes breakfast only. Your Spiti Valley road trip ends here.

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