Overview/Itinerary

About Spiti Valley

Spiti valley, also known as the “Middle Land” is a Trans-Himalayan terrain bordering with Tibet at an average altitude of 4000 meters. Spiti valley is home to some of the oldest monasteries in the Himalayan region like Tabo monastery, Dhankar monastery, Sherkhang monastery and Kye monastery, strong hold of Buchen Lamas in Pin Valley, famous for Tibetan medicine system and Amchis, fossils of Langza village, highest motorable villages and passes, scenic lakes, a 1000-year-old culture, tough life, beautiful villages and people and out of this world landscape. Come and explore with us as we travel to a civilization frozen in time. Spiti Fixed Departures have been planned in a way that you explore Spiti like a local and at a pace that helps you acclimatize and enjoy at the same time.

Important Notes

  • As per the local COVID-19 guidelines, a negative RT-PCR test report is mandatory for travelling to Spiti Valley. You are suggested to take up the test 2 days prior to departure dates.
  • Access to high altitude regions of Spiti Valley, especially Hikkim, Komik, Langza villages and Pin Valley etc. may be blocked during winter months due to excessive snow-fall. Hence, the visit to these locations is weather  dependent. In such case, we will look for best possible alternatives, as feasuible.
  • Travellers residing outside Delhi are suggested to book trains/flights reaching Delhi not later than 4 PM on the trip start date. Similarly, on trip end date, book returning flight/trains leaving post 2 PM.
  • Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of participants etc. may cause itinerary change. We reserve the rights to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort and general wellbeing.

Spiti Valley Winter Fixed Departure Date

  • 24th April to 2nd May 2021
  • 1st to 9th May 2021

Spiti Valley in Winter Event Details

  • Route:  Delhi - Shimla - Kalpa - Kaza - Key – Khibber - Langza - Hikkim - Komic - Pin Valley – Kalpa - Chitkul - Shimla - Delhi
  • Duration: 8 nights/ 9 days
  • Cost: Rs. 21,999/- (excluding 5% GST)

Spiti Valley Winter Trip Itinerary

Day 0 - Delhi to Shimla

  • Departure from Delhi by 08:30 PM and reach Shimla the next morning.

Day 1 - Reach Shimla and transfer to Kalpa

  • Breakfast and freshen up.
  • Drive through Kufri, Narkanda along the Indo-Tibetan highway on the way to Kalpa.
  • Reach Kalpa by evening.
  • Dinner and Overnight stay at Kalpa.

Day 2 - Kalpa To Kaza Via Nako - Tabo - Ka Loops

  • Wake up early morning & after breakfast start your journey to Spiti Valley. Enter Spiti valley through Sumdo Border. Visit Nako Tabo villages en route Kaza.
  • Cross the Ka loops en route Kaza.
  • Reach Kaza by evening.
  • Check-in to the hotel/campsite.
  • Dinner & overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 3 - Kaza to Key Monastery, Chicham Bridge, Hikkim, Komik & Langza and back to Kaza

  • Wake up early morning and after having the breakfast, head for Spiti Valley divine sightseeing.
  • Visit the most scenic monastery of Spiti Valley - The Key Monastery.
  • Further, drive to the highest suspension bridge in Asia - The Chicham Bridge.
  • Visit the iconic villages of Spiti - Hikkim(location of the World's Highest Post Office), Komik(the highest village in the world connected through a motorable road) & Langza(the site for the holy Buddha Statue)
  • Come back to Kaza by evening.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 4 - Kaza to Pin Valley and back to Kaza

  • Wake up early morning and after having the breakfast, head towards Pin Valley
  • Enjoy the scenic drive to Pin Valley
  • Visit the Tailing hanging bridge and drive further to Mudh Village
  • Come back to Kaza by evening.
  • Dinner and overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 5 - Kaza to Kalpa

  • Wake up early morning and after breakfast check-out of the hotel.
  • Depart for the Kalpa.
  • Reach Kalpa by Night
  • Check-in to the hotel.
  • Dinner and Overnight stay at Kalpa.

Day 6 - Kalpa to Chitkul

  • After having breakfast and some leisure, check-out of the hotel.
  • Make a visit to the famous Cliff Point of Kalpa at Roghi village
  • Depart for Chitkul, the last Indian village towards China border and experience another white wonderland.
  • Dinner & overnight stay at Chitkul.

Day 7 - Chitkul to Shimla and Departure for Delhi

  • Wake up early morning and after breakfast depart for Shimla.
  • Reach Shimla by evening.
  • Depart for Delhi.
  • Overnight journey to Delhi.

Day 8 - Arrival at Delhi

  • Reach Delhi morning around 08:00 AM
  • And trip ends here, catch your bus/flight/train back for home.

 

Note: There is no single occupancy available for this trip. 

8 Nights 9 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Volvo transfer from Delhi to Shimla & back.
  • Entire sightseeing by tempo traveler.
  • Accommodation for 6 nights on triple sharing basis – 1 Night at Chitkul, 2 Nights at Kalpa, 3 Nights at Kaza.
  • Meals - Breakfast and Dinner on Day 2 to Day 6, Dinner on Day 1, Breakfast on Day 7
  • All inner line permits for the trip.
  • Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax, Parking Charges, etc.
  • Team Captain throughout the trip.
  • An Oxygen Cylinder 24X7 in the car in case of emergency

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Bus/flight/train tickets till Delhi and back
  • Snacks and beverages (except the ones with meals)
  • Lunch on all days
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Any personal expenses like a tip to the drivers, entry to monuments/monasteries, camera/video camera charges, laundry, telephone bills, tips, etc.
  • All expenses incurred due to unforeseen and unavoidable circumstances like roadblocks, bad weather, flood, etc.
  • Cost of any medical emergency or other emergency if required
  • GST
  • Any kind of cost which is not mentioned in the cost includes above
Things to Carry
Things to Carry

Must Carry

  • Authentic Government ID Card
  • Comfortable warm clothing like woolen socks, cap, fleece jackets or warmers, down jacket, toiletries.
  • Sunscreen & lip balm, Good U/V protection sunglasses
  • Personal Medicines (if any) & few medicines for altitude sickness (a must)

Gears

  • A rucksack bag and a day pack
  • 3-litre water bladder or water bottle

Clothes

  • A sun cap and a woolen cap
  • UV protected sunglasses
  • One cotton long sleeves and 2 short sleeve t-shirt
  • 1 fleece jacket
  • 1 heavy Thick jacket/down jacket
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • At least 2 long pants (trek pants and cargo pants are favourable)
  • 4 sets of undergarments
  • 2 pair of socks
  • A small towel
  • A rain jacket or a poncho

Footwear

  • Above-the-ankle waterproof and breathable hiking boots with good grip
  • Flip flops/sandals

Medication

  • One strip of Diamox
  • Glucose powder
  • Medicines for headaches, diarrhoea, motion and altitude sickness
  • Dettol
  • Bandages
  • Cotton

Personal Accessories

  • Toothpaste, toothbrush
  • Paper soap, or sanitizer
  • Sunscreen minimum of spf40 , lip balm, cold creams
  • Body spray
  • LED torch light

 

Cancellation Policy

In case you need to cancel your plans for the trip due to avoidable/unavoidable reasons, please do notify us via email.

The cancellation charges will be as follows:

  • 30 days prior to date of departure: 50% of the tour cost
  • 29 to 15 days prior to date of departure: 75% of the tour cost
  • Less than 15 days prior to date of departure: 100% of the tour cost (means no refund)
  • No show No Refund
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another date against cancellation
  • Event Tickets cannot be transferred to another person against cancellation
  • In the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.