Overview
  • The Trans Himalayan regions of Leh, Kargil, Lahaul, and Spiti are landscapes that are one of their kind and cannot be found anywhere else in the country.
  • It comprises a high altitude cold desert, high altitude snow-capped peaks, and bare stretches of peaks of various colors shaped by the various forces of nature.
  • These Trans Himalayan regions are quite remote with extreme climatic conditions, high altitude mountain ranges, and impenetrable mountain passes.
  • Despite this, the people of the region have adapted themselves to the conditions and happily live here.
  • This region also has a number of Buddhist Monasteries (locally called gompas) because Buddhism is practiced majorly by the people of this region who can visit.
  • These monasteries have absolutely serene surroundings and are situated in really pretty locations.
  • The best times to visit this area are from early June to the end of September. It is also fine to travel during the monsoons as it does not rain much here in this region.
  • You will also visit 1000 years old lang(temple). Key Monastery: A must-visit tourist place in Spiti Valley, the Key Gompa is encircled by picturesque mountains and soothing valleys. During this trip, you will be visiting the ancient monasteries, which are famous all over the world like Key monastery, Tabo monastery.

Brief Itinerary:

  • Day 00: Mumbai/Pune/Surat - Delhi
  • Day 01: Delhi to Shimla
  • Day 02: Shimla-Chitkul/Sangla(Kinnaur Valley)
  • Day 03 :Sangla/Chitkul-Kalpa
  • Day 04 : Kalpa - Nako Lake -Tabo
  • Day 05:Tabo - Dhankar Monastery - Kaza
  • Day 06:Kaza-Key MonasteryHikkim- Komik (gompa)- Langza Kaza
  • Day 07:Kaza- Kalpa 
  • Day 08:Kalpa- Delhi via Shimla
  • Day 09: Reach Delhi and Depart for Mumbai/Pune/Surat

Available Group Departures:

Delhi to Delhi 7N/8D :

  • October : 8 / 15/ 22 / 29
  • November:5 / 12/ 19 / 26
  • December :3/ 10/ 17/ 24/ 30
  • January: 14/ 21

Cost:

Delhi to Delhi :

  • Triple Sharing-20499/-
  • Double Sharing-21999/-

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Ad-on ( per person ) :

  • Triple Sharing: 2000/- per person
  • Double Sharing: 4000/- per person
  • Mumbai to Mumbai sleeper train tickets: 2,500/-
  • 3AC train from Mumbai: 5,500/-
  • Pune to Pune Sleeper train tickets: 2,700/-
  • 3AC train from Pune: 5,500/-

Note: Pay 2000/- to block your seats and pay the rest 15 days prior to the event.

8 Nights 9 Days Available on request Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Itinerary

Day 00Mumbai / Pune to Delhi

  • Report at Bandra Terminals at 10:30 AM
  • People from Pune are requested to take the 07:15 AM PUNE CSMT SF SPL (02124) Train to Dadar as the train frequency from Pune to Delhi is low and also has odd timings.
  • The second boarding point is Borivali station at 11:00 AM for Western line people 

Day 01: Delhi to Shimla

  • Reach Delhi at 11:00 AM
  • Take a bus to Majnu Ka Tilla or take Delhi Darshan Cab ( own cost)
  • Report at Majnu Ka Tilla at 06:00 PM
  • Take a Volvo / Cab to Shimla ( anywhere between 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm )
  • Start journey from Delhi to Shimla.

Day 02: Shimla-Chitkul/Sangla

  • Arrive at Shimla by morning and proceed to Sangla/Chitkul. With mesmerizing glimpses of mighty vistas and dense foliage, the road to Sangla/Chitkul in winters is covered in fog and snow, especially in the mornings.
  • Along the way, the river Satluj follows the trail, flowing in the opposite direction. As the day progresses, the clouds clear up slightly, revealing towering mountains and deep valleys.
  • After some time, we will come across a small waterfall by the roadside.
  • Spiti Valley in winter is a majestic sight, sprawling across misty forests and furrowed trails marked by sodden soil.
  • After that, we proceed towards Karcham Wangtoo dam before absorbing the transcendent beauty of the towering snow peaks that follow the trail until Sangla/Chitkul.
  • Overnight stay in guest house/homestay. 

Day 03: Sangla/Chitkul-Kalpa

  • Kalpa lies almost 65 kilometres away from the pristine village of Chitkul and the entire journey takes approximately 3 hours by road.
  • Spiti Valley Winter Road trips are one of the best and most popular in the region, as travellers get a glimpse of numerous villages on the way without spending too much time at once.
  • The exhilarating adrenaline rush and the thrill of passing through rugged trails, half-tunnels, cascading waterfalls and snow-capped mountains persists throughout the journey.
  • The entire drive is quite smooth and the road remains mostly good. Before entering Kalpa, we catch a glimpse of the spectacular Kinner Kailash Peak at 7549 feet. Kinner Kailash is the major attraction of this place. As you draw closer to Reckong Peo and further up to Kalpa, the magnificent peaks do not fail to astound the passing onlooker
  • Overnight stay in Kalpa hotel.

Day 04 : Kalpa - Nako Lake -Tabo

  • We start our day early as we proceed with our road trip en route over Hindustan Tibet Highway.
  • The road is famous for its magnificent views and proximity to Tibet, snaking through the northern parts of Nako, the last village in the Kinnaur district.
  • After visiting the alluring Nako Lake, we proceed to Tabo by crossing a bridge over the Spiti River after Sumdo.
  • From here, we advance towards Tabo, a tiny hamlet in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. You will notice a drastic change in landscape as you enter Spiti Valley. Tabo Monastery is one of the highlights of the village.
  • Overnight stay at Tabo.

Day 05:Tabo - Dhankar Monastery - Kaza

  • At the break of dawn, we proceed to Dhankar. Spiti valley roads are easy to maneuver, divulging at various junctions.
  • At 3500-6000 meters, the pristine valley is carpeted with copious snow overlooking the snow capped mountains rising in the background.
  • On the way to Kaza, the next stop is Dhankar Monastery. This beautiful monastery is mounted at the top of a cliff in the beautiful hamlet of Dhankar village.
  • We proceed on our journey to Kaza, the largest township and commercial centre in Spiti Valley. The scenic hamlet is situated on the banks of the Spiti River. Frozen icicles are deposited on the terrace of houses as the sun shines brightly, water drips down from the roofs onto the ground, creating small pools.
  • Night Stay at Kaza. 

Day 06 :Kaza-Key MonasteryHikkim- Komik (gompa)- LangzaKaza

  • In the morning, we continue our Spiti Valley Road Trip with a drive to the renowned Key Monastery.
  • Key is predominantly the largest monastery in Spiti Valley and presumably one of the oldest in the region.
  • Hikkim is one of the most captivating villages in the region- with its snow-capped peaks and green and brown patches of soil covered in snow during winters.
  • At an altitude of 4600 meters, the village of Komic is popularly known for housing the highest motorable monastery in the world, the Tangyud Monastery.
  • The last village on our journey is Langza, a popular spot for hunting marine fossils and catching a glimpse of the Chau Chau Kang Nelda peak sitting at the top of the village.
  • Drive back to Kaza for an overnight stay

Day 07:Kaza- Kalpa

  • We continue our journey from Kaza to Kalpa. A long drive through jagged trails and tunnels against a backdrop of snow capped mountains.
  • Spiti Valley Winter Tour Packages offer a drive through the numerous villages on the way.
  • We shall spend this night in the beautiful village of Kalpa overlooking the Kinnaur Kailash mountains.
  • Overnight stay at Kalpa.

Day 08: Kalpa- Delhi via Shimla

  • On the last day of the Spiti Valley Winter tour, we continue our journey to Shimla.
  • The last drive through the misty roads evokes feelings of nostalgia as you reminisce the roadtrip through Spiti valley.
  • You can revisit your memories by looking at other Spiti Valley Tour Packages.
  • Leave for Delhi in the evening via an overnight Volvo bus, taking with us memories worth a lifetime and friendships to cherish forever!

Buffer Day– It is important to have an extra day as any bad weather conditions or landslides may delay your journey. In case another day is utilized, you need to pay extra for buffer day expenses.

Day 09Delhi - Mumbai / Pune

  • Reach Delhi by 12 PM
  • Take a cab, auto to New Delhi Station, or H NIZAMUDDIN.
  • Board Train, and travel overnight to Mumbai/Pune/Surat

Day 10 Mumbai / Pune / Surat 

Back Home with amazing memories and experiences with new travel mates and Team Trekhievers.


Inclusions:

  • Accommodation on Triple/Quad sharing basis as per itinerary in guest house/homestays/camps
  • Breakfast and Dinner during the trip with Morning & Evening Tea
  • Innova or Tempo Traveller shared for all days as per the itinerary Experienced driver cum guide with great knowledge of the area
  • Driver allowance, Road tax, and Fuel charges
  • An oxygen cylinder 24x7 in the backup vehicle in case of emergency
  • . All drives, sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary.
  • All governments’ fees and taxes for normal journey within Spiti.
  • Great experience & memory of lifetime.

Exclusions:

  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusion list.
  • GST.
  • Meals during Transportation and Lunch on trip
  • Sightseeing in Shimla accommodation, activities.
  • Expenses of personal nature
  • We do not provide any type of Travel Insurance
  • Permit to enter Spiti Valley for foreign travelers.
  • Expenses raised due to any road blockage or natural calamity 
  • The itinerary is subject to change and is flexible due to any circumstances which are not in our control

Things to carry :

Mandatory Documents

  • Medical Certificate
  • Govt id card with name and address
  • Self-declared form

Bags

  • Backpack (40-60 liters)

Footwear

  • Trekking shoes: No sports shoes. The shoes need to
  • have soles with good grip and ankle support.
  • Socks (3 pairs): 2 pairs of cotton (for trekking) + 1 pair of woolen pair
  • (used only for sleeping)Sandals/Slippers for walking
  • around

Clothes

  • Trek pants (2) including the one you are wearing.
  • Collared t-shirts (3 including the one you are wearing)
  • Preferably light, full sleeve t-shirts.
  • Thick jacket: Carry 1 hollow full sleeve windproof
  • jacket/down jacket.
  • Thermal inners: 1 pair of lightweight, upper and lower
  • (optional)

Accessories

  • Raincoat/poncho: (Mandatory as it can rain anytime in
  • the mountains)
  • Woolen cap/ Balaclava: (Must protect ears)Hand gloves:
  • (Ensure that the gloves are warm and waterproof.)
  • Sunglasses: Any dark color but blue. Sunglasses prevent
  • snow blindness. Sunglasses are mandatory for this trek.

Other Toiletries

  • (Sunscreen - SPF 40+, moisturizer, light towel, lip balm/chapstick, small soap, toilet paper, wet tissue)
  • Headlamp/LED torch(Mandatory)
  • Camera: Carry all accessories - spare batteries, charger, etc.
  • Water bottles: 2 bottles, 1 Litre each.
  • Trekking pole: Trekking pole is mandatory. You can also
  • rent wooden stick from Gaurikund.
  • Plastic covers: While packing, use plastic bags to
  • compartmentalize things and carry a few extra plastics
  • bags for wet clothes.

Personal Medical Kit

  • Mandatory. All these things need to go into one
  • backpack. So make sure they are all light and you carry as less as possible.

Health & Safety:

  • Before starting the trek, calculate your BMI (Ideal BMI should be between 18.5 and 24.9)
  • Health and Safety checks mentioned below should be made before getting prepared for the trek
  • A balanced mind and body is the first thing that should be given importance before taking off because this is what will bring out the best of you in every condition.
  • Your body should be fit enough to cover the entire trek with the backpacks on your back along with your body weight. That is why proper stamina and strength are needed. Also because trekking is done in uneven multi terrains and not on smooth paths. So in order to gain leg strength, perform simple squats.
  • Flexibility is very important when it comes to trekking. Good flexibility will be an advantage while walking on trails, climbing and river crossing, etc. Attain flexibility by simply stretching or doing yoga.
  • As the Himalayan treks are basically ascending and descending the slopes, you will need a proper transmission of Oxygen from the lungs and heart to the body muscles. For this, trekkers should have good cardiovascular endurance that can be gained by doing cardio exercises like running, swimming, cycling, etc.

Payment Details :

UPI ID: 7387523876@upi

Net banking :

  • Name- RAJBALA YADAV
    Bank name - HDFC BANK 
    ACC No.- 50100308491863
    IFSC code- HDFC0002501
  • Name- NITIN YADAV
    Bank name - PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK 
    ACC No.- 0530001500002688
    IFSC code- PUNB0053000

Please send a screenshot of the payment on WhatsApp number 7387523876   for confirmation, we will then share a form for the final booking procedure.


Cancellation Policy:

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-30 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be canceled and in such cases, our service partner will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity.
  • For all the above choices, you can transfer your tickets to your friends. We would be more than happy to have them on board and you could save your hard-earned money. 

Trekhievers Policies:

  • Seats will be reserved only after full payment.
  • Fees paid are non-refundable but transferable on the same event.
  • A complete schedule of the trek will be given later to registered participants
  • Organizers have all the right to modify or change the schedule in case
  • Organizers hold the right to cancel any event and refund with prior notice.
  • We strictly follow a no alcohol, no drugs, and no litter policy.

Disclaimer:

The tour is weather-based and depends on the weather conditions. There may be last-minute cancellations if weather conditions deteriorate.


Contact details:

Nitin: 7387523876 | Akshay: 7397823876 | Pravin: 7208620046

 

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Filter
Long Backpacking Tours
Duration
5 to 8 Days
Tour Type
Group Tours, College Tours
Destination
Himachal Pradesh
Himachal Destination
Spiti, Shimla, Chitkul, Kalpa