Trip Location: Lahaul - Spiti
Highlights of the Spiti Valley Winter Tour:
Adore the stunning view of Kinner Kailash peaks over a cup of tea.
Experience in a local Spitian homestay.
Visit Key Monastery
About the Spiti Valley in Winter Tour:
The Spiti Valley winter tour on with we leaving to Narkanda from Chandigarh on day 1. The scenic beauty of the place is ready to mesmerize you. On day 2 after breakfast, we head towards Kalpa. Enjoy the stunning view of Kinner Kailash peaks over a cup of tea. On day 3, we will be leaving for Tabo early in the morning at 7:00. This would take about 8-9 hours to reach the destination. We will be having our lunch in Nako Village. Today's overnight stay is in Spitian homestay. Here, you can talk to locals and learn more about their cultures.
Morning of day 4 winter Spiti tour starts with breakfast and visit to Dhankar Monastery. The stay on day 4 is in Kaza. On day 5 we start our day with a stroll in the village of Kaza. After breakfast, we head towards Kye Monastery and Khibber Village. Later we visit Key Monastery and go on a snow drive towards Lohsar till the road is open. Overnight stay is in Kaza today.
In the morning of day 6, we stroll around the village of Kaza. Later that day we hike and explore Spiti in winters. On day 7 early in the morning, we leave for Rampur. This is a long journey and we will have our meals during the journey. On day 8 we reach back to Chandigarh with a lot of memories of Spiti Valley in Winter.
Day 1 - Chandigarh to Narkanda (180 kms/7-8 hrs)
Land in Chandigarh and head towards Narkanda.
Take appropriate breaks on the way and enjoy the beauty as you leave the hustle and bustle of the city behind
Lose yourself amidst scenic valleys on either side of the road.
Feel like you are staying in the middle of nowhere.
Your winter Spiti adventure begins.
Day 2 - Narkanda to Kalpa (160 kms/7-8 hrs)
Enjoy a nice, warm breakfast with a view of the mountains and head to Kalpa.
Enjoy the stunning view of Kinner Kailash peaks over a cup of tea.
Reach your destination and rest for the night.
Day 3 - Kalpa to Tabo via Nako (160 kms/ 9 -10 hrs)
This morning since it is a long journey to Tabo you will be leaving around 7 am or so.
Enjoy a nice, warm, early morning breakfast with a view of the mountains.
The journey will take about 8-9 hours if everything goes as planned.
On your way, you will notice the terrain change and you will see the end of the tree line.
See the confluence of Spiti and Sutlej river at Khab. We shall have a lunch break at the scenic Nako village- visit the lake in Nako after lunch.
Tonight you will get your first experience in a local Spitian homestay. You can gather around the local style tandoor in the evening and interact with your host family over dinner on this winter Spiti tour.
Day 4 - Tabo to Kaza Via Dhankar (170 kms/3-4 hrs)
Take the morning easy, have your breakfast and visit the “Ajanta of Himalayas”- The Tabo Monastery which is close to a 1000 years old now.
The murals, thankas and paintings are believed by the locals to have been made in a single night by the Gods themselves.
On your way visit Dhankar Monastery, if the road is open – Dhankar used to be the Seat of the King in ancient times- the most beautiful setting for a monument which hangs on a cliff and overlooks the confluence of the Spiti and Pin rivers.
Stay in Kaza for the night. Warm up by the tandoor and help out in the kitchen if you want to. A great way to bond with your host is by making and sharing a meal together.
Day 5 - Kaza to Kye and Khibber (40 kms/2-3 hrs) and a snow drive towards Lohsar
Take the morning easy and stroll through Kaza village. You can chat with the locals over a cup of Tea.
After breakfast, we shall head to Kye Monastery and Khibber Village, if the road is open.
Kye monastery is on top of a mountain overlooking the Spiti valley and the Spiti river.
After Key monastery, we will go a bit further and visit Khibber Village- which used to be one of the highest villages in the world once upon a time.
We will also go on a snow drive towards Lohsar till the road is open.
On your way, we will make a couple of designated stops for you to take some pictures.
Stay in Kaza for the night. Make the most of your homestay experience by learning about local life, festivals and traditions from your host family.
Day 6 - In Kaza – Snow hike around Kaza with a guide
Enjoy a heavy breakfast and get ready for your hike to the village around Kaza.
Because of the cold and the heavy snow, a hike is an invigorating way to keep warm and also experience Spiti valley in winters just like the locals do.
Day 7 - Kaza to Rampur (282 kms/ 9-10 hrs)
We leave early morning today for Rampur and as it is a long journey, breakfast and lunch will be done along the way.
Day 8 - Rampur to Chandigarh (240 kms/9-10 hrs)
Leave early in the morning to catch your evening flight from Chandigarh back to your hometown and take back memories back of an isolated civilisation and trans-Himalayan terrain.
The Spiti Valley winter tour package ends with a lot of memories.
₹29,000.00 Regular Price