Project Description

Spectacular Spiti

 

A mountainous cold desert freckled with green patches over a dry weather-beaten face, fascinating valleys, windswept landscapes and quiet villages, Spiti, which loosely translates as ‘the middle land’. The geographic placement passes a heavy influence of Buddhism and stark cultural similarities of the region into the valley.

Option(s)   Per Person
Delhi to Delhi (10D/9N) Bike Ride 26,999 /- (for Dual riders )
Delhi to Delhi (10D/9N) Jeep Safari 24,499/- ( Per person)
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24,499/-

Breakfast and Dinner  (Veg)

Hotel Stay, Camp and Home stay (Sharing basis )

9 Nights 10 Days  (Ex Delhi)

  • Epic Road Journey
  • Monasteries Visit
  • Shopping and cultural exploration
  • and many more

 

Journey

 

Welcome to family of Wild Trekkers.

Thank you for getting in touch with us.

We appreciate your excitement and willingness to join Wild Trekkers for our trek to the Spectacular Spiti.
To assist you with your holiday planning, a snapshot of the Journey along with the details is as below.

Total cost per person : ₹24,499/-

Avail group discounts.

 Short Itinerary :

Day From To Meal
Day 1 Delhi Shimla —-
Day 2 Shimla Shimla to Narkanda B,D
Day 3 Sangla Narkanda – Rampur – Sangla B,D
Day 4 Tabo Sangla – Chitkul – Koh – Khab – Hangrang valley – Nako lake & Monastery – Tabo B,D
Day 5 Pin Valley Tabo – Dhankar monastery & lake trek(optional) – Pin valley – Kaza. B,D
Day 6 Kaza Kaza sightseeing – Langza – Hikkim – Komik – Ki – Kaza. B,D
Day 7 Chandratal Kaza – Kibber – Chicham pass – Losar – Kunzum pass – Chandratal B,D
Day 8 Manali Chandratal – Batal – Chhatru – Gramphu – Rohtang pass/Atal tunnel – Manali B,D
Day 9 Manali Delhi B

Day 10         Delhi                          Reached Delhi

NOTE : Each day Safari starts at 6 am.

Tour: Group Tour
Transport:
• Road trip: Xylo or Tempo Traveller (depending on group size)
• Bike excursion: Royal Enfield
(Manali Chandigarh drop via shared taxi/bus)
Accommodation: Standard hotels & Home stays

Itinerary-

Day 1 – Delhi to Shimla

Around 8 pm get into the bus for overnight travel to Shimla. Travelling will be by AC Volvo Bus which reaches Shimla around 8 am in the morning.

Day 2 – Shimla to Narkanda

Freshen up and breakfast time. Bikes will be allotted after breakfast, all riders will be given personnel maps and will be briefed about the route details and plan, emergency help info with a short introduction session in the end. Bikes are serviced and ready to go, get your hands on it. At around 11 am we will start our ride towards Narkanda and have lunch on the way.

Narkanda is around 60 Kms from Shimla, a 3 hrs ride will help us in getting acclimatised to the high-altitude region. Narkanda is a town and a nagar panchayat in Kumarsain subdivision of Shimla district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is at an elevation of 2708 meters on the Hindustan-Tibet Road in Himachal Pradesh, India within a fir forest.

Overnight stay at Narkanda.

Day 3 – Narkanda – Rampur – Sangla

Journey begings early morning to Sangla which is around 160 kms from Narkanda, we will take halts at regular intervals for exploring some amazing spots on the way

Rampur- Also known as the winter capital of Bushahr dynasty. Over here, one can visit the beautiful Padam palace which nestled calmly in the middle of a bustling market. One can also attend the prayers at Bhima Kali temple.

Sangla- With the Baspa river magically weaving itself through the forested slopes, this exquisite stretch of the Sangla Valley is a sight to behold. Known predominantly for its agriculture, almost every house in Sangla will have cultivations of apples, pears, walnuts, apricots or potatoes.

Overnight stay at Sangla.

Day 4 – Sangla – Chitkul – Koh – Khab – Hangrang valley – Nako lake & Monastery – Tabo

Today, we will start in the morning after having healthy breakfast at Chitkul the last village of India. We will head towards Tabo and on our way we will visit the following places:-

Chitkul – An enchanting hamlet located in Himachal Pradesh, Chitkul, is the last motorable settlement on the border of India and Tibet. The charming Chitkul Valley in Kinnaur District is on the banks of river Baspa. It is a doorway to do the winsome beauty of a landscape that is ornamented with exquisite meadows, a babbling river, and glorious mountains.

Koh- For every adrenaline junky and nature lover, Koh Loops are like a dream come true. These hairpin turns are so thrilling that one shares its stories only as one of the trip’s bests. With every turn, there comes a serene landscape making all the goosebumps worth it. These loops are very sharp and alongside, they are also quite beautiful. Brown mountains covered in snow sheets getting discovered by passing through sharp loops/ turns is all Koh Loops about.

Khab- Located near the India- Tibet border, Khab is where Spiti river and Sutlej river confluence. The Sangam of these two beautiful rivers spreads peace all over the place.

Hangrang Valley- The second largest valley of the region, the Hangrang valley is covered with hilly terrains and is famous for its adventurous activities like that of mountaineering and birdwatching. We will enter into Hangrang valley upon climbing the Koh loops and witness the change in landscape, people and culture.

Nako lake and monastery- Also known as Lotsava Jhakang, this monastery is believed to be found in the 11th century. The monastery is located near the Nako lake and the views from the monastery are breathtaking Fact: Nako is the first village to live the culture of Spiti. So in a way, the borders of cultural Spiti begins from here.

Tabo- The largest monastic complex in India, Tbo houses itself in mud huts. Situated in a bowl- shaped valley, Tabo monastery is home to beautiful wall paintings and stucco statues. Upon reaching Tabo, we will check- in a stay and spend the rest of the evening in leisure.

Overnight stay at Tabo.

Day 5- Tabo – Dhankar monastery & lake trek(optional) – Pin valley – Kaza.

Today, we will travel from Tabo to Pin valley. Pack your shoes for the day because we might also take an optional lake trek. Beauty of this route and the adventure of day 6 cannot be expressed in words. On our way to Pin valley, we will explore the villages and the monasteries of Tabo and then head towards the Dhankar monastery and lake where we will take our optional trek plan into action. Upon reaching Pin valley, we will check- in our stay and spend the rest of the evening mesmerized by the serenity that we experienced throughout the day.

Tabo- Tabo houses an ancient monastery which is known to be one of the holiest. It is known to be a thousand years old and it is also where monks used to meditate. The aura of this place is so positive that one can feel relaxed the moment one has stepped in the village.

Dhankar Monastery- This monastery is located atop a hill and overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin rivers. The beauty of this monastery itself is quite splendid.

Dhankar lake- Dhankar lake is a 1.5 hours trek at a higher altitude. The lake is surrounded by gigantic brown coloured mountains and gives a feel of a bowl carefully preserving glacial melted water. To sit beside the lake on a rock and take in the splendid landscape is a bliss in its own.

Pin valley to Kaza will require you to pass through a bridge the both sides of which gives the splendid view of colour changing, gigantic mountains and the river floating cutting through them. The valley is protected by the wildlife sanctuary conservation laws and has been recently declared as a national park. Alongside being beautiful, the valley is also rich in history. By travelling to the valley, one travels back in time only to discover about the lifestyles of the people of Spiti and the way they used to architect their houses and their environment. Upon reaching, we will check- in the stay and spend the rest of the day strolling around. We can also visit the Pin Valley National park known for its diverse flora and fauna.

Overnight stay at Kaza

Day 6 – Kaza sightseeing – Langza – Hikkim – Komik – Ki – Kaza.

After back breaking and bumpy road trip so far, we need to refuel ourselves with energy for the next phase of our journey. Hence a day in and around Kaza for sightseeing. We will start in the morning after having our breakfasts. We will leave from Kaza and move towards the village called Langza. This picturesque village is blessed with ancient monasteries and buildings of the prehistoric era. It is surrounded by green pastures, snow-clad mountains and barren landscapes that awe-struck every person who visits this stunning location, which is certainly one of the best places in the whole Spiti Valley. After Langza, we will head towards Hikkim. Hikkim is one of thehighest year-round inhabited locations in India hosting the HIGHEST POST OFFICE in the WORLD. After Hikkim, we will move towards Komik. The picturesque Lahaul and Spiti Valley embraces several treasures in its vicinity and Komik is one such place, which is set beautifully amid the stunning mountains in the state of Himachal Pradesh in North India. Komik Village is the highest village in Asia. After Komik, we will head towards Ki and then take a return journey to Kaza. Also known as Kye Gompa or Key Monastery, this monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery and is located atop a hill at an altitude of 4166 metres. The views of and from the monastery are breathtaking and one can never have enough of the sight. The monastery has been featured in the Bollywood movies like Highway and the aura that it spreads are peaceful and positive. The monastery is home to 250 Lamas and is the training ground for the respective. The splendid architecture of the monastery will make you spell- bound and the vibes spread by the prayer wheels are so soothing that you won’t feel like leaving.

Overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 7 – Kaza – Kibber – Chicham pass – Losar – Kunzum pass – Chandratal

After an early morning breakfast, we will start the day by heading towards the snow leopard village – Kibber via Chicham pass which is the world’s highest bridge at 4037m(13,244ft) from sea level. Crossing the infamous Kunzum pass, we will take an off road to Chandratal along the river Chenab. It is one of the most beautiful lakes of Himachal. Spending evening at the bank of lake or offering respects by taking a walk through the periphery of the lake (Pradakshina) not only gives the Spiritual feels but also gives the serenity of different areas around the lake – from mountain slopes to marshes to streams bringing glacial melted water into the lake. Herds of sheep, goats and yak grazing around, hunter birds like Himalayan Griffon, Lammergeier, Golden Eagle, and many more signs of wildlife are present in the protected region of Chandra tal.

Places that we will visit:

Kibber

Chicham bridge

Kunzum pass

Kunzum mata temple, Stupa

Chandratal

Overnight stay at Chandratal in a campsite a few kms away from the lake.

Day 8– Chandratal – Batal – Chhatru – Gramphu – Rohtang pass/Atal tunnel – Manali

Our Last phase of the expedition begins today. We will head towards Manali via the Rohtang pass while we cherish the beautiful landscapes on our way. We will also visit Batal, Chhatru and Gramphu. Upon reaching Manali, we will check- in our stay and spend the rest of the evening in leisure.

Batal- Surrounded by mountains, Chenab flows right through the middle of this little settlement located in the Pir Panjal valley.

Chhatru- Chhatru is the place where you can stop and take a lunch halt with a spectacular view or rather, spectacular views all around you.

Gramphu- Gramphu is from where you can experience the beauty of the chandratal lake, snow- clad mountains and colourful monasteries. It is also where the spiti cut can be found.

Rohtang / Atal tunnel – Depending on permits and traffic for the day, we will enter in Tehsil Manali of lush green Kullu dist.

Day 9 – Manali to Delhi

It takes nearly 10 hours to reach Delhi from Manali. We will leave from Manali according to our departure transport timings. NOTE:

More sights and places en-route will be covered as time permits for Himalayan trip. It goes by default; the mentioned hotel bookings are subject to availability. Similar alternative options will be provided if not available at the time of booking

Day 10 – Delhi

 

Cost: Rs 26,999 for dual rider.

Payment terms:

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.

50% advance at the time of booking and balance 15 days before the trip departure date.

Cancellation & Refund policy:

Cancellation done: Refunds

More than 30 days of departure 90%

Less than 29 days of departure 50%

Within 15 days of departure NULL

COVID terms:

The trip will be re-scheduled on next suitable date if there’s a lockdown imposed by govt prior to the trip.

Our team will assure your homeward journey quickest possible at any point of time during the trip if there’s a lockdown imposed by the govt while you have been on the trip.

Included:

Accommodation in Hotels / Camps / Guest Houses on double / triple sharing from Day 02 to Day 07.

Royal Enfield Motorbike.

Standard size Helmet for rider and pillion rider from day 02 to day 07.

Extra fuel for back up.

Meals:- Breakfast & Dinner (Dinner From Day 02 to Day 7).

Transfers as specified in Itinerary.

Environmental & Permit fee.

Toll and Parking inclusive.

First aid box.

Return volvo tickets from Manali to Delhi/Chandigarh.

Excluded:

Meals other than specified in itinerary.

Camera fees.

All personal expenses, Optional Tours/activities, Medicine charges.

Monument entry charges.

Travel Insurance.

Any emergency evacuation charges.

Travel charges to and from reporting point and end point.

Porter charges, Tips, phone calls, laundry, shopping or any such personal cost.

Additional usage of vehicle.

Cost of any other services which are not mentioned in inclusions.

Any other charges which are not mentioned in inclusions.

The Wild Trekkers reserves all the right to change/deviate the plans without prior notice.

Reach Mumbai with fond memories and new friends and wait for the next adventure…

(Note: Arrival time may get delayed for various reasons like weather, traffic or any calamity.)

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Regards

Team – Wild Trekkers