Spiti Valley, a part of Lahaul-Spiti District, lies in the north eastern region of Himachal Pradesh. Dominated by the Tibetan Buddisht culture, the region has been shadowed by Ladakh in terms of popularity due it’s remoteness. The winters in spiti are w
Spiti Valley, a part of Lahaul-Spiti District, lies in the north eastern region of Himachal Pradesh. Dominated by the Tibetan Buddisht culture, the region has been shadowed by Ladakh in terms of popularity due it’s remoteness. The winters in spiti are wonderful to say the least, the barren hills are draped in white tranforming the landscape completely. On this driving cum hiking holiday we let you experience one of the less popular winter destination in the Himalaya as we drive through winding roads and hike on snow trails.
Things To Carry
Morning train to Chandigarh and drive to Narkanda
Take the morning Delhi - Chandigarh train. Start driving from Chandigarh through the country side of Punjab and proceed through the foothills of Himaachal Pradesh and it's capital Shimla till the picturesque town of Narkanda.Overnight Hotel.
Drive to Kalpa
We continue driving on National Highway 5 and we soon enter the beautiful Kinnaur district of Himachal. The drive which will take anywhere between 6-8 hours depending on the road conditions. Overnight Hotel in Kalpa.
Drive to Tabo
Another beautiful drive today to the Village of Tabo in Lahaul-Spiti district. We go through the villages of Pooh, Naako and Sumdo and also see the confluence of Spiti and Stulej rivers. Overnight Homestay at Tabo
Drive to Dankar and trek to Lalung
A short drive to Dhankar village and we begin the hike towards Lalung village. It's a leisurely hike towards lalung on rolling terrain. You can see the vast open valley of Spiti towards your left with pristine white snow covering the entire landscape. Overnight at Homestay.
Trek Lalung to Demul
A decent height gain today to Demul which is at around 4200m. The hike is mostly on gentle slopes with a few steep sections in between. Youw will always have great views for company as we pass through many beautiful high altitude settlements which give you a great insight into the winter lives of the mountain people. Overnight Homestay.
Demul to Komic
Known as the highest village in Asia, Komic has gained popularity over the years with many visitors in the summer months. But in winters you hardly find anyone in this scenic village at around 4500m. It's one of the longer days on the trip as we cover a lot of distance on the hike. Overnight Homestay in Komic.
Komic to Lanza
We trek towards Lanza/Langza village with views of the stunning 6300m mountain - Chow Chow Kang Nilda peak which stands right above the village. Overnight Homestay
Drive to Kaza and explore Ki - Kibber
Drive to Kaza, the main town of Spiti Valley. We drive up to the famous Ki Monastery and onwards towards Kibber, a beautiful high altitude village with views of Mt.Kanamo. We come back to Kaza for the night. Overnight Homestay.
Drive to Kalpa
Take the long drive back to Kalpa as this is the only way to enter and exit the Spiti Valley in winters with the Kunzum La closed. Overnight hotel in Kalpa.
Drive back to Shimla
Drive back to Shimla and spend the evening taking a walk in the town.
Drive to Chandigarh and take evening train to Delhi
Drive back to Chandigarh and onward to Delhi by train. Trip Ends.
All arrangements for staying and camping while on the trip
All transport in a non AC car as per the itinerary above
Accommodation on twin share basis in tents / ‘A’ class hotels (all meals included)
Professional guide fee, wildlife fee and climbing permit
All trekking arrangements with an experienced guiding team, camp staff, cook etc.
Delhi – Leh – Delhi airfare. Railway station / airport transfers in Delhi
Sleeping bag, items of personal clothing and personal climbing equipment (budget on spending INR 6000 if renting equipment from Leh)
Porterage of personal baggage
Expenses of a personal nature like laundry, insurance Beverages and snacks in Leh or any other tea house, tips for guides, cooks & porters
Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control.
Includes 18% GST (Subject to change as per Govt rules)