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Spiti-Valley-Road-Trip

Best visited in the summer months, Spiti Valley is a high altitude Himalayan desert, experiencing an extreme range of climates. From May to October, during the summer months, Spiti Valley experiences average temperatures of between maximum of 25°C  and a minimum of 5°C. During the winters, however, between November and April) they plummet to as low as -30 5°C.The Himalayan Road Trip is crafted with local experience where your stay is arranged with a hospitality of a Family run Home Stay. Pay a visit to the oldest Monasteries of Himalayas and stand proudly at world's Highest located Village.There is a lot to explore, and we are waiting for you to join us to this exclusive journey to Spiti.


Adventure Road Trip Highlights 

Total Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days
Region: Spiti, Lahaul
Maximum Altitude: 14800 ft.
Best Season: May to September
Vehicle: Sumo / Innova / TUV


Adventure Road Trip Itinerary 

Day 1: Report at Nature Camp,  Naggar( 6200 ft). 

Arrive in at Naggar-Manali, our representative will pick you up from Bus Station/Airport and escort to the Nature Base Camp by around 11 am. After your initial WPA’s orientation and briefing on your upcoming programme, spend the afternoon at your leisure exploring the town. Today it is important that your rest and acclimatize properly. We will complete a full briefing for our upcoming tour and complete all necessary paperwork. You will have enough time for shopping in case any essential is missing.

If time allows we encourage you to pay a visit to the hidden Jewels of the ancient town Naggar. The King's Palace is now a Heritage Hotel - Naggar Castle build with European and Himalayan Architecture survived many major Earth Quakes. 

India's Highest Zipline at 4900ft and one of the longest 525m long- White Peaks Adventures are official partners for this extreme adventure - included in the tour

Nicholas Roerich Art Gallery - Russian Explorer and Painter settle in Naggar in 1929, the house is converted to an Art Gallery with his rare paintings of the Himalayas

 Day 2: Manali – Rohtang Pass – Kunzum La – Losar – Kaza. ( ~10 hours)
A long drive today, we begin our Spiti Valley tour from Manali. On the road for up to ten hours, we will pass through the popular adventure-haven Rohtang Pass; entering the desolate and stunning brown-badland landscape and approach Chatru and Batal. At 14,931 feet, we catch our first chill at Kunzum Pass and then descend into Losar Village, the first in Spiti valley. Having warmed up with a chai, we continue driving through the stunning landscape and reach Kaza.

Overnight at WPA verified Homestay,Kaza

Day 3 : Drive from Kaza – Langza – Hikkim – Komik – Ki Monastery – Kibber – Gette – Kaza. Overnight in a Kaza hotel. (14,806 feet feet / 6 – 7 hours)

The third day of the Spiti Valley Tour, we will be on the road for up to seven hours and drive to some of the highest inhabited regions of the world.The Ki Monastery situated at a height of 13,668 feet was founded by a disciple of the famous Atisha, in the 11th century. Belonging to the Yellow Hat or Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism, this monastery is famous as a prominent center of learning as well as a refuge for Tibetans. Being remotely located atop a hill overlooking endless plains, the Ki Monastery is an obvious choice for those seeking peace and calm. From here, we move further up the valley to the picturesque village of Kibber. Located at a height of 4205 meters this spot was formerly the highest permanently inhabited village of this region. The expanses of beautiful landscapes and immeasurable beauty of the snow-tipped mountains make the place a haven for nature-lovers and photographers alike. We drive higher up to the secluded village of Gette where we absorb stunning aerial views of Kaza and tie a prayer flag.We drive back to Kaza in the evening and spend the night in a comfortable and warm Kaza hotel.

Overnight at WPA verified Homestay,Kaza

Day 4: Kaza - Tabo - Dhankar Lake - Kaza(14,806 feet  / 6 – 7 hours)

After breakfast, we continue our Spiti Valley tour and drive towards the only other town in Spiti Valley: Tabo. Also known as the ‘Ajanta of the Himalayas’, Tabo houses the 1010-year-old Tabo Monastery, which is a UNESCO world heritage site and famous for its ancient paintings that depict the life of The Buddha, in a fusion of western Tibetan, Indian and Kashmiri styles.

FromTabo, we drive towards Dhankar. Perched high above the confluence of the Spiti and Pin River, in a hidden bowl, is the tiny hamlet of Dhankar. The former capital of the Royals of Spiti Valley, also known as the Nono, who ruled the dust-colored badlands of Spiti Valley, go back in time as you explore the 1200-year-old Dhankar Gompa which perches precariously between eroded rocky pinnacles on the edge of a cliff. If time permits, take an hour’s climb above the village to visit the stunning turquoise Dhankar Lake which offers views over the valley and towards the twin peaks of Mane Rang (6593 meters).

Overnight at WPA verified Homestay,Kaza

Day 5: Kaza to  Chandertal Lake(14,000 feet / 5 – 6 hours)

Today, we commence our journey back home and trace our steps back on the Kaza – Manali road, this will take up to six hours. However, we take one last stop at another Spitian wonder – Chandratal Lake. The mystical and beautiful Chandratal Lake, which translates to Moon Lake, is located at a height of 14,100 feet. The Chandra Bhaga mountain range forms a striking backdrop for the lake, which changes appearance according to the pictures painted in the sky.

After capturing the colors of the beautiful Chandratal Lake, we drive to our camping site where a hot supper under the gaze of a million stars and the Milky Way awaits us. Our camps at Chandratal Lake are equipped with state of the art camping equipment including tents, high altitude sleeping bags, and a comfortable mattress.

Overnight at Camps, Chandertal Lake

Day 6: Chandertal Lake to Manali(6-7 hrs drive)

This day we will start early to reach Manali where you will be boarding your bus to Delhi. With visuals of the stunning Chandratal Lake captured in minds and cameras, we continue tracing our steps back, driving on the Kaza – Manali road and after a few hours of driving and some more stunning landscape, we pass through the famous Rohtang Pass and reach Manali where we bid goodbye to our drivers.

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Note

The Trip can be customized based on requirement and interest, enquire now !!


Fauna

Some of the common animals of the region are the Tibetan wolf, blue sheep, red fox, hare, snow cock, Himalayan griffin, rock pigeon etc.


Meals

  • Morning Tea
  • Breakfast
  • Evening Tea
  • Dinner

Tariff Inclusions

  • Transport required for the tour
  • Zipline Tour - Fee and Transport
  •  Driver charges, fuel, all applicable toll taxes
  • Camping at Chandratal Lake. Camping includes state of the art tents, sleeping bags/blankets, and camping mattress.
  • A skilled local driver who has ample knowledge of the route.
  • Vegetarian meals while at Camp
  • Cooks/Helper and other requisite staff.
  • Equipment – Tents on sharing basis / Sleeping bags / Sleeping Mats
  • Basic First aid Kit with a portable oxygen cylinder.
  • Forest Permits and camping charges.

Tariff Excludes

  • GST 5% - Government Taxes
  • Personal insurance or cost of emergency evacuation
  • Purchases of personal natures (like mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages/chocolates/dry fruits etc)
  • Purchase of any other item/food at the campsite
  • Food while traveling

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