Lahaul Spiti

HIMACHAL PRADESH

Group Size: 5 to 10 per group, first come first served.
Total Distance Covered: 1200 km.
Average altitude: 8,000 ft
Maximum altitude attained: 16000 ft
Terrain: Challenging, but safe.
Thrill level: Extreme
Season: Summer / June – october

 

ABOUT THE SPITI:

Spiti valley has a number of passes that have opened up to the areas outside. The valley’s natural border with the neighbouring areas is formed by watersheds and is landlocked from all the sides.

The surrounding areas of Ladakh, Kinnaur, Lahaul and Tibet are linked with the Spiti valley through these passes since antiquity. For understanding areas of Spiti valley it is essential to understand the layout of these passes…

TRIP:

See the amazing Spiti valley.
Experience the Kagiz
Cross the Kunzum La pass
See the Chandratal lake
Extreme offroad adventure between Kunzum and Manali

 

The Passes

  • Kunzum Pass 4551m
  • Rohtang Pass- 3980m

 

ITINERARY:

Shimla (2000m)

On arrival you will be warmly welcomed at Chandigarh airport (if you are flying in from Delhi or somewhere else) and checked into a very comfortable hotel just outside Shimla. You will meet the team and have an opportunity to do some local sightseeing depending on the time you arrive.
Day 1: Chandigarh to NARKANDA (Thanedar) ( 200km )
Night stay at Lake side Apple Farm resort.
Day 2: Narkanda to Sangla ( 163Km )
Breakfast in hotel. Depart to Sangla (8/9 Hrs drive) via Rampur.
Sarahan is a picturesque mountain town with the Shrikhand Mahadev peak (5155m) looming as a backdrop. Overnight stay in a Hotel.
Day 3: Sangla to kalpa ( 60 km )
After Breakfast we will visit Chitul and explore Sangla. We drive back to Kalpa late in the afternoon, apply for an inner line permit with Photos and relax with grand view of the Kinner Kailash peak along with a drink.
Day 4: Kalpa to Taboo (160km)
After breakfast we drive to Tabo(3200 m). This is a 6/7 hrs drive via Ribba, Morang and Tilla monasteries. The Tabo monastery is an mud structure but on the inside it has frescoes which earned Tabo the epithet of the “Ajanta of the Himalayas”. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 5: Tabo – Pin – Kungri – Dankar – Kaza ( 100km )
After breakfast we drive to Kaza (3450 m), via Pin, Kungri and Dhankar monasteries. We will try and visit every place we can while ensuring that we enjoy the relaxed drive . Overnight in stay at Kaza.
Day 6: Kaza – Ki – Kibber Comic ( Highest Village ) – Loshar (100km)
After breakfast drive to the Ki monastery (4116 m), . The monastery with rare paintings and scriptures is the oldest and biggest in Spiti. Go further to Kibber(4140m), one of the highest villages in the world. We drive on to the high altitude mountain village Lossar. We stay at in a small local home stay for the night.
Day 7: Lossar to Chander Tal ( Vai Kunzam pass ) 100km
After breakfast we drive to the mighty Kunzum pass (4551 m) and visit the beautiful Chandratal Lake (4270 m). This lake is situated about nine kilometers from the Kunzum pass. The lake is placed between a low ridge and the main Kunzum range with an outlet into the Chandra River. The lake lies in a broad grassy plain, cranes and ducks abound in the lake. Overnight in tents at Chhatru or at Chandratal.
Day 8: Chutru/Chandertal to Manali ( 100km )
Today is the last day of our tour. We enjoy the evening with a farewell dinner, sharing our experiences after the journey. There is an option for you to visit the Hot Springs in Vashisht for relaxation. You may also opt to Shop for souvenirs at the local market in Manali. You will be provided some mementos from our Company for memory.
Day 9: Manali to Kullu Airport Drop to fly back to Delhi

 

Inclusions:

All our packages come with

  • ALL nights’ accommodation on twin sharing basis in standard rooms & tents (Narkanda to Manali).
  • Meals (Breakfast & Dinner), but Dinner NOT in major towns ( Kalpa/ Manali ) where people prefer to have different platters according to their personal tastes.
  • Inner line permits to restricted/protected areas.
  • Monument & Museum entrance fees
  • Medical & Mechanical backup vehicle with O2 & AMS pack.

Exclusions:

Our packages do not include:

  • JEEP booking cost/Rent/FUEL/Security deposit.
  • Extra luggage care vehicle cost will Share by group, as per requirement.
  • Any Kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals, starters etc.
  • Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls
  • Any Kind of drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, soft drinks, Aerated)
  • Extra guide fee, Camera & Video fee, Boat and rope trolley fee.

Cost:

Cost for Indian nationals:
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Cost for foreign nationals
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