March 26, 2023
Indulging In A Trip To Spiti Valley
- 11 Nights/12 Days
About The Tour
Snow clad mountains and an oasis of barren land, positivity of spirituality and enchanting hold of nature are what your trip to Spiti Valley has in store for you.
Fall in love with the roads of India from Delhi-Chandigarh-Shimla-Lahaul and Spiti.
Be that as it may, you just can’t complain for the beauty is here to captivate your soul. Drown in the blood rush and find all your answers to the ever going search for adventure.
- Let yourself drown in the beauty of Chandigarh and appreciate the sense of clarity that this city offers.
- Dance to the rhythm of breeze on the mountains of Shimla
- Let Sarahan and Sangla capture your hearts. Also, bathe in the trippy and enchanting vibes of Chitkul and Kalpa
- Get to visit the best monasteries on your trip to Spiti Valley.
- Witness the confluence of silver ivy rivers of Pin and Spiti. Ah, such a sight to behold.
Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Day 1 - Arrival in Delhi+
You’ll be landing on the Indian soil and chauffeured to your hotel. We make sure that your stay overnight is as comfortable as it can get.
Day 2 - Delhi – Chandigarh+
Visiting Rock Garden, Zakir Hussain Rose Garden, Government Museum and Art Gallery, and Sukhna Lake.
Your Spiti road trip begins. You’ll be hopping behind the wheels on the road to Chandigarh. After a 247 km long journey you’ll be entering into “the city beautiful”.
1. ROCK GARDEN
Let the planned setup and verdure of Chandigarh charm you while you head to the famous Rock Garden. This open-air hall exhibiting the best of sculptures and art pieces birthed by industrial waste will enchant you with its simplicity and exquisite aura. Get lost in the labyrinth of the myriad of phases depicting different art style. Officer Nek Chand single-handedly designed and brought this spectacular novelty into existence. How cool is that?
2. ZAKIR HUSSAIN ROSE GARDEN
Care to check out whooping 825 rare and exotic species of roses? Rose-garden is a fairy tale in real.
Be that as it may, owing to its massive size of 30 acres, the widespread roses are very much capable of taking your breath away.
3. GOVERNMENT MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
Time for some brain game. You’ll be heading to the government museum and art gallery to get mesmerized by art and cultural exhibits speaking stories of Indian history and partition. Go on; dive into a world of interpretations of each painting and sculptures imbibing the magnificence of India.
4. SUKHNA LAKE
After a day of traveling, you definitely deserve to chill and marvel at the beauty of nature that Chandigarh has in it for you. Jog or relax by the water of Sukhna lake nestled at the foothills of Shivaliks. Oh, and while you’re at it there’s no harm in checking some water sports out there. It’s a delight to do so. Also, we wouldn’t want you to miss out on a perfectly crimson and spectacular sunset.
Day 3 - Chandigarh – Shimla+
Visiting Jakhu temple, Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Mall Road. Our private chauffeurs will take you on a comfortable 3-hour long journey to Shimla. Where even a slap of the breeze makes you want to bask in the beauty of anything and everything. Be that as it may, such is the awesomeness of the Spiti road trip.
1. JAKHU TEMPLE
Hike up to the top of the hill and get enchanted by the famous Jakhu temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. And before you hop happily to the temple make sure to carry a stick to shoo away the swarming monkeys. You’ll be left speechless by the massive 33-meter high statue of the Lord himself peeking through the lush green trees, we promise.
2. INDIAN INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED STUDIES
Brace yourself to get charmed by the ever so stunning Scottish architecture of none other than the famous research center – Indian Institute of advanced studies in Shimla on your Spiti road trip. Saunter in the park and appreciate the beauty in front of your eyes. Furthermore, let the history of India mesmerize you through the paintings and the artifacts that sing songs of the past.
3. MALL ROAD
Take a walk on the Mall Road in the evening and get lit up by the pleasant weather and an even better ambiance. Do not forget to get clocked at the ridge. The mesmerizing backdrop of Himalayas will be your beckoning. Oh, and well, food is the topmost priority. Go ahead and try some lip-smacking momos and “kurkez”.
Day 4 - Shimla – Sangla+
Follow the aroma of flavor food and hit the road for a 335 km run to Lucknow. Freshen up at your hotel room and then, get all started for the sightseeing fun.
1. Visiting Bada Imambada.
Put your game face on for some steep turns are eager to welcome you.
Your Spiti road trip just gets better on your way to Sangla
Day 5 - Sangla – Kalpa+
Exploring Shravasti and visiting the Jetavana Monastery, Anandabodhi tree
Hustle up on your Buddhist
tour to India for another 178.9 km run to Shravasti. Dot the spot of twin miracles and be all ears to the stories related to it. It involves Buddha flying in the air and emanated fire and water from his body, that too for 16 long days. Whoa! No wonder why it’s called the Buddhist heaven.
Brace yourself for you are going to witness a long stretch of unbelievable beauty at the staggering height of 6050 meters on your Spiti road trip. Let yourself be hypnotized by the mighty mountains of Kinner Kailash on your way to Kalpa. Be that as it may, these mountains are surreal and serene and very much capable of leaving you astounded. Hard to believe? Well, let one of the five Kailash mountains take your breath away and we’ll see what you believe in then
Day 6 - Kalpa – Nako – Tabo+
Get ready to take a steep turn on your Spiti road trip.
On your way to Nako from Kalpa indulge in the scenic beauty and rugged yet beautiful mountains for a long 100 kilometer. Touch the Indo – Tibetan border and let yourself loose in the Buddhist vibes everywhere. See for yourself how the lake in Nako sweeps you off of your feet with its enchanting beauty.
An hour-long ride on the road ahead will take you to the divine beauty of Khab village. Let the fluttering prayer flags keep you company while you bask in the Himalayan breeze. Your Spiti road trip sounds exciting, right?
Well, make it even more exciting by witnessing the magnificent confluence of Sutlej and Spiti river with a backdrop of stunning Himalayas. Could you really ask for more?
Get back in your cars and head straight to The Tabo village. The stories and intricacies of Tabo monastery will leave you stunned. There’s a reason why it’s called “the Ajanta of Himalayas”.
Can’t wait to know why?
It preserves Buddhist legacy standing proudly on a barren and cold desert. And if that’s not enough, the charming weather and robust mountains will only add up to the charm. Meditate a little and let your inner self-find a way to contentment on your Spiti road trip.
Day 7 - Tabo – Dhankar – Lhalung – Mudh+
Toss and turn at the curves and relive your Spiti moment while you head to Dhankar on your Spiti road trip.
Perched at the top of a hill on a cliff, Dhankar monastery is every bit stunning and capable of making you swoon with peace. On your
Spiti road trip hit Dhankar village to check this breathtaking famous monastery off your bucket list. Make peace with yourself and indulge in Buddhist intricacies and artwork. Of course, you must be a fan of good vibes. You’re in the right place. Dhankar Fort above the monastery will be another add-on to the awe-inspiring edifices you’ll be visiting on your Spiti road trip. Let these remarkable Buddhist contributions make your travel a beautiful one. Oh, and while you’re at it, don’t forget to trek all through a series of remarkable trails and hit Dhankar Lake.
A gem in the rough it is, we promise.
Touch down at Mudh village via Lhalung on your Spiti road trip and get into a state of absolute trance after witnessing the last village of pin valley garnished with silver ribbons of water of pin river on a platter for you. Exciting much? Oh, the wonders that your Spiti road trip has in store for you! Indulge in some steaming hot thukpas and butter tea. You’ll thank us later.
Day 8 - Mudh- Key – Kibber – Chicham – Gette – Kaza+
Drive to the key monastery to start your day beaming with positivity. This 1000-year-old monastery nestled within the Spiti Valley accounts for a major breathtaking view. Treat your eyes to Pasada architectural style and even more beautiful murals. Also, let the weapon display leave you awestruck. And while you’re at it, why don’t you go see some of the most spectacular musical instruments?
We told you, this one’s the best.
Ride high to the height of 4200 meters towards Kibber village on your Spiti road trip and treat your eyes to a tranquil and picturesque atmosphere. You know what makes this village so special? It is the highest inhabited village in the world.
Undoubtedly, one of the most serene villages, Kibber is a proud home to Kibber monastery. The serenity of Buddhism drips from every nook and cranny here. Turn the prayer wheels and have a positive wishful thinking.
Furthermore, fall in love with the frescoes on the walls and the intricacies of the artwork.
You’ll be taking the road to Gette via Chicham. Marvel at the scenery all around you on your Spiti road trip. Oh, the adrenaline rush. Run high at the top when you reach Gette and take in a spectacular panoramic view of Key monastery from up above. Sounds thrilling, right?
You’ll be chauffeured back to Kaza where you can chill and relax in the village. Or maybe just engage with the local people?
They are a delight, we promise. If you’re lucky, they might even offer you lip-smacking Tibetan cuisine and steaming hot butter tea.
Day 9 - Kaza – Hikkim – Komic – Langza+
You’ll be getting back on the road to Hikkim on your Spiti road trip. Meander 4400 meters above sea level and feel lucky to have touched the highest post office in the world.
Oh, we can see you thrilled. You’ll find the white houses made of mud and stones so adorable that you’d want to stay. Hikkim awaits you.
A 10-minute long ride later, soak in the beauty of Komic village. Bestowed with silver peaks, warm sunlight, azure skies, and barren land, this village will imprint itself on your heart. Don’t believe us?
Check this 5150 meters high enigma for yourself on your Spiti road trip. Furthermore, do check the Komic monastery bringing colors to life through a myriad of colorful fluttering flags.
Put an end to a beautiful day by resting in Langza. The Spitian hospitality will give you a true home away from home experience. Make this Spiti road trip an unforgettable one.
Furthermore, bask in the true pre-historic vibes that the buildings here give away. We promise the best Spiti road trip for a lifetime.
Day 10 - Langza – Chandrataal+
Put your game face on for you’ll be taken to Chandrataal where a majestic lake welcomes you. Let yourself drown in the charm of the lake but of course, do not forget to trek around and appreciate the beauty of the same. You know what’s the best part?
You’ll be camping overnight amidst the verdure of nature and snow clad mountains calling you. Take your cameras out and capture the clear night sky, maybe?
Day 11 - Chandrataal – Manali+
Nearing the end of your Spiti road trip you’ll be heading to
Manali via the ever so popular Rohtang pass. The eastern Pir Panjal envelopes the Rohtang pass and makes it unbelievably tranquil.
Bask in the Himalayan breeze and get these moments etched into your memories for a lifetime.
Day 12 - Manali – Delhi+
Your Spiti road trip will be done and dusted. You’ll be getting back on the road to Delhi. We hope we made your stay incredible in India. Also, we would love to see you again and we can’t wait to give you more such experiences for a lifetime.
Unforgettable and amazing!
- Accommodation on Double share basis for 11 nights
- Bed and Breakfast plan in New Delhi and Chandigarh
- Half Board (Breakfast and Dinner) in rest of the destinations
- The Grand Indian Guide (English Speaking) from Day 4 until Day 12
- Homestay at Langza, a unique experience of living with the family
- Camps at Chandra Taal Lake
- Premium MUV for the entire itinerary
- Monument fee wherever applicable as per the Itinerary
- Traditional dinner at Kaza for one night
- Meals Not Mentioned In the Itinerary
- Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone bills, laundry etc.
- Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.
- Insurance and medi-claim.
- Porterage At Hotels And Airports, Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Liquors, Wine, Etc
- All Items Of Personal Nature
- Any unspecified, optional and suggested activities.
- Any Cost Arising Due To Natural Calamities Like Landslides, Roadblocks, Etc
- Any Increase in Taxes or Fuel Leading To an Increase in Surface Transport
- Any thing, which is not mentioned in the list of inclusions.