ABOUT THE SPITI VALLEY ROAD TRIP
Spiti Valley, with an average height of 12,500 feet above sea level, is a desert mountain which lies nestled between India and Tibet. With clear blue skies, snow-capped mountains piercing up and turquoise green streams as your companions, this 10 day Spiti Valley and Kinnaur round trip on the Hindustan-Tibet highway and the Manali – Kaza highway is by far the most unforgettable drives you’ll take in your life.
This road trip starts from Chandigarh and ends in Chandigarh including 8 night hotel accommodation and 8 days beautiful drive through the roads of Kinnaur and Spiti region. The trip take you through the beautiful lush green valleys of Kinnaur and takes you into the brown, golden lands of Spiti along with the visits of Buddhist Monasteries, Temples, passes, lakes and high altitude village. This trip offers everything of Unforgettable Himachal that travelers can explore in a single trip.
Join us to experience amazing and less explored places of the beautiful Hill state of India.
Day 1: CHANDIGARH SHIMLA ARRIVAL || OVERNIGHT STAY
On arrival meet and greet our representative and drive to shimla after reaching checkin hotel in shimla and overnight stay at hotel .
Day 2: SHIMLA – SARAHAN | 180 KM / 7 – 8 Hours.
After breakfast we will start from the hotel, enjoy the vistas en route.
About 8-9 Hrs and 270 KMS of beautiful drive from Chandigarh via KUFRI, FAGU, NARKANDA and RAMPUR.
Upon arrival in Sarahan visit famous BHIMA KALI TEMPLE.
Day 3: SARAHAN – SANGLA – KAPLA | 125 KM / 6-7 HOURS
Leave Sarahan exact at 08:00 am after the breakfast to enjoy vistas en route.
Take a diversion from KARCHAM to SANGLA VALLEY. Visit SANGLA MEADOWS, KAMMRU FORT, BEIRNG NAG TEMPLE and TIBETAN WOOD CARVING CENTER. 85 Km drive from Sarahan.
Have your lunch at Sangla and after lunch proceed drive to Kalpa (40 Km from Sangla). Upon arrival visit CHANDIKA DEVI TEMPLE. Enjoy the spectacular view of MT. KAILASH from your hotel.
Day 4: KALPA – NAKO – NAKO LAKE – GEYU MUMMY – TABO | 155 Km / 7 – 8 Hours
Start your day early at 08:00 am and watch the vistas en route over Hindustan Tibet Highway.
Check Out KHAB, Confluence of SPITI AND SATLUJ RIVERS
See the LEO PURYGAL PEAK from Khab Bridg. Have your lunch at NAKO LAKE.
Meet the dreaded MALLING NALLA ahead of Nako
After CHANGO – SUMDO you will enter Spiti Valley.
After Sumdo police registration, drive towards GEYU VILLAGE to visit the 500 YEAR OLD MUMMY. Visit TABO MONASTERY at TABO.
About 7– 8 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between.
Day 5: TABO – DHANKAR – DHANKAR LAKE – KOMIK – HIKKIM – LANGZA – KAZA | 86 KM / 5-6 HOURS DRIVE
Start your day at 08:30 and we drive towards DHANKAR VILLAGE. Perched high above the confluence of the SPITI AND PIN RIVER, in a hidden bowl, is the tiny hamlet of Dhankar. Explore the 1200-YEAR-OLD DHANKAR GOMPA.
Climb above the village to visit the stunning turquoise DHANKAR LAKE (1 Hour trek from Dhankar Village) which offers views over the valley and towards the twin peaks of Mane Rang (6593 meters).
After that we drive to some of the highest inhabited regions of the world. THE HIGHEST VILLAGE IN ASIA, KOMIK which literally translates to ‘EYE OF A SNOW COCK’ is situated at a height of 4,513 meters. Then we drive to HIKKIM to visit the HIGHEST POST OFFICE in the world. Later we drive to LANGZA (4400 M), you can walk into the
village to visit 1000 YEARS OLD LANG (TEMPLE) which. Enjoy the magnificent vistas all day while driving to Kaza.
Day 6: KAZA – KEY – KIBBER – GETTE – THESHIGANG – KAZA | 60 KM / 5-6 HOURS DRIVE
Today at 09:00 am we drive to world famous KEY MONASTERY. Monastery provide ultimate photo opportunity with over 1000 years’ worth stories to tell, the KI MONASTERY situated at a height of 3,700 meters was founded by a disciple of the famous Atisha, in the 11th century CE.
After that we will drip up the valley to the picturesque village of KIBBER. Located at a height of 4,205 meters and 18 km from Kaza, this formerly highest, permanently inhabited village in this region.
We drive higher up to the secluded village of GETTE where we absorb stunning aerial views of Kaza and tie a PRAYER FLAG. Later drive to TASHIGANG where road ends.
After completing all the sightseeing of today we drive back to Kaza and VISIT SAKAYA TANGYUD MONASTERY, Market etc.
Day 7: KAZA – LOSAR – KUNZUM PASS – CHANDRATAL (MOON LAKE) | 90 Km / 4 – 5 Hours
Today morning at 09:00 am drive to CHANDRATAL LAKE (4300 meters) through LOSAR VILLAGE and KUNZUM PASS 4600 meters.
Upon arrival check in to your camp and have Lunch.
Later visit to CHANDRATAL LAKE which is just 30 minutes trek away from the camp site, explore the beautiful moon shaped lake and CB range which the minimum altitude of 5800 M to 6700 M).
Return back to your camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8: CHANDRATAL – ROHTANG PASS – MANALI | 128 Km / 7 – 8 Hours
Head to Manali at 08:00 am via ROHTANG PASS (3950 meters).
Drive through BATTAL, CHATRRU, GRAMPHU towards is the most adventures drive of this trip.
Day 9: MANALI – CHANDIGARH | 310 Km / 7 – 8 Hours Approx.
END OF BEAUTIFUL SPITI VALLEY TRIP. After breakfast get ready to drive back to Chandigarh at . Our vehicle will drop you at railway station or any specific point in Chandigarh by evening.