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Spiti Valley Adventurous Tour Through Manali (8 Days)

Starting from USD 360

Connected through Manali (India), Spiti Valley is one of the best tourist / traveling / adventurous destination in India. Located at an avg. height of 3,810 mts (or 12,500 feet) above sea level, Spiti valley trip is perfectly designed for travelers who are looking for an authentic Spiti Valley / Himalayan experience in a weeks trip. Spiti valley tour will take you through Komik and kibber: Asia’s highest villages and also help you explore Tabo Monastery – a 1020- year old UNESCO World Heritage.

  • Duration
    8 days
  • Group Size
    4 to 6
  • Difficulty
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - October
Spiti Valley Adventurous Tour Through Manali (8 Days)

Duration - 08days Grade - Challenging Location – Manali/Spiti (Himachal Pradesh) Season - May, June, July, Aug, Sept & October

Spiti Valley tour includes travelling in a comfortable Mahindra Scorpio or Toyota Innova (depending on number of passengers) and will be arranged & managed by the operator & is part of the trip price.

Basic Itinerary:

Day1: Arrive Manali in Morning Time Hotel check in Preparation for Next day Acclimatization in Manali

Day2: Manali To Kaza Drive, 202km its take time 9-10hours. Via Rohtang pass, Kunzum La. Hotel accommodation today

Day3: Drive from Kaza – Langza – Hikkim – Komik – Ki Monastery – Kibber – Gette – Kaza. Overnight in a Kaza Hotel

Day4: Drive from Kaza to Pin Valley – Kungri – Mudh – Kaza. Overnight in a Kaza Hotel

Day5: Drive from Kaza to Tabo – Dhankar- Dhankar Lake Trek- Lualung. Overnight in Lhalung Homestay

Day6: Drive from Lhalung to Losar – Kunzum La – Chandratal Lake. Overnight in Camps near Chandratal Lale

Day7: Drive Chandratal Lake to Rohtang Pass – Manali

Day8: Check Out from Manali Hotel by 12:00 in afternoon

How To Reach Manali (Spiti)

By Air:

The Nearest Airport Which Is 52 Km From Manali Is Bhunlar Airport. Cab Services Are Available Costing 700-1000 Rs From or to Manali. Bhuntar Is Well Connected By Delhi

By Road:

Manali is well connected to Delhi. You can take overnight bus from Delhi and you will reach Manali In 12-14 Hours. Tickets Can Be Booked Online through various websites like Redbus, Paytm, Abhibus etc.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
Whats included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Accommodations at all hotels and camps as per the itinerary on triple sharing basis.
  • Accommodations at Lhalung in a home stay of a local family.
  • Breakfast and Dinner at all hotels, home Stays and camps.
  • Comfortable non- Ac Toyota Innova/ Mahindra Scorpio/ Xylo / Tata Sumo. Day 2 - Day 7.
  • Reliable, Experienced English Speaking Guide with great knowledge of the area and terrain.
  • Oxygen Cylinder/ Or first add box.
  • Camping fees, Comfortable tents at Chandrataal.
Whats not included in this tour Items that are covered in the cost of tour price.
  • Any personal Expenses / Tips / Permits
  • Lunch all days + beverages or meals from Delhi – Manali or that are not mentioned in itinerary.
  • Sightseeing in Manali / Any accommodations, activities or transfers other than what is mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances including medical emergencies and act of God.
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the above list of inclusions.
  1. Day 01: Arrive Manali by morning time and acclimatize with the climate

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    • Height Gain:- 6726 feet

    • Distance covered:- 538kms (if coming from Delhi)

    • Accommodation:- Hotel In Manali

    • Time:- 9-10hrs

    • Meals:- Dinner

    1st day of our trip we are reaching at Manali. Check-in into the hotel in Manali. Manali is famous town for tourist. And also known as the land of God Manu. We drop you hotel you can fresh – up. Before evening we can do briefing about our trip. and you can visit Old Manali, Hadimba temple by walk.

  2. Day 02: Manali To Kaza Drive Via Rohtang pass

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    • Height Gain:- 15016 feet.

    • Distance covered:- 202km

    • Accommodation:- Hotel (Guest House)

    • Time:- 9-10hrs

    • Meals:- Breakfast/Dinner

    We are doing our trip to follow Rohtang Pass, Rohtang pass separate Kullu Valley and Lahol spiti. After Rohtanfg we drive into the desolate and stunning brown- badland landscapes and approach Chattru and Batal. After Batal we have to cross one more Pass this Pass is highest pass of this trip Kunzum Pass 15016 ft. then descend into Losar village the first village in Spiti valley. Continue journey to Kaza where we can spend the night in comfortable hotel.

  3. Day 03: Drive from Kaza to Langza to Hikkim to Komik to Ki Monastery to Kibber to Gette to Kaza

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    • Height Gain:- 14806 feet

    • Distance covered:- 26kms

    • Accommodation:- Hotel (Guest House)

    • Time:- 6-7hrs

    • Meals:- Breakfast/Dinner

    On the third day of the Spiti Valley tour, we drive of the some highest inhabited regions of the world. The highest village of Asia, Komik. Which literally translates to ‘eye of snow cock’, Komic is situated at the height of 4,513 meters. The people of this village living in utter isolation, cut –off from the rest of the world for most parts of the year. Then after we drive to Hikkim where we visit highest post office of the world’s. If possible, you may even meet the post master and hear his stories. After sending out a postcard, we drive to Langza. Langza village is situated at an altitude of 4,400 meters and belongs to the Sakyapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Langza houses a population of 137 in 33 households. Once you are here you can walk into the village and visit the ancient Lang (Temple) which is estimated to be around 1000 years old. At Langza, walk back to the prehistoric era when Spiti was submerged by the Tethys Sea, as you explore a land very rich with fossils of Marine animals and plants which were here millions of years ago. We drive back down to Kaza for lunch. After that, we visit the world famous Ki Monastery. The car will first stop at the base of the monastery hill for the ultimate photo opportunity of this remarkable structure. With over 1000 years’ worth stories to tell, the Ki Monastery situated at a height of 13,668 feet was founded by a disciple of the famous Atisha, in the 11th century CE. Belonging to the Yellow Hat or Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism, this monastery is famous as a prominent center of learning as well as a refuge for Tibetans. Being remotely located atop a hill overlooking endless plains, the Ki Monastery is an obvious choice for those seeking peace and calm. Then we will move farther 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, is also a popular base camp to embark on adventure and treks to adjoining mountains of high altitude. Then we will move farther 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, is also a popular base camp to embark on adventure and treks to adjoining mountains of high altitude. The expanses of beautiful landscapes and immeasurable beauty of the snow-tipped mountains make the place a haven for nature-lovers and photographers alike. From Kibber, you can trek to Chicham Village, located across a sharp and precipitous canyon traversable only by a suspended wire cable basket system known as a Jula. We drive higher up to the secluded village of Gette where we absorb stunning aerial views of Kaza and tie a prayer flag. We drive back to Kaza in the evening and spend the night in a comfortable and warm Kaza hotel.

  4. Day 04: Drive from Kaza to Pin Valley to Kungri to Mudh to Kaza with overnight stay in Kaza

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    • Height Gain:- 12450 feet

    • Distance covered:- 49 kms

    • Accommodation:- Hotel in Kaza

    • Time:- 5-6hrs

    • Meals:- Breakfast/Dinner

    Today we drive towards the beautiful Pin Valley. First we visit the Kungri Monastary and then the beautiful hamlet of Mudh. Mudh is the last Motor able Village of the Pin Valley. Pin Valley declared a national park in 1987, and it has altitude 11,000 to 20,000 feet. and is the home of at least 12 snow leopard. This regions also belong from Siberian Ibex, Bharal, Weasel, Red fox, in birds Pika, Griffon, Gold eagle, Bearded Vulture, Chukor and Raven paint the skies a pretty picture. The national park with an a abundance of animals and birds, with some rare plant varieties, a river that gushes when isn’t frozen and there also trekking opportunities for the adventure-seekers. In evening drive back to Kaza hotel.

  5. Day 05: Drive from Kaza to Tabo to Dhankar to Dhankar Lake Trek to Lhalung with overnight stay in Lhalung Homestay

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    • Height Gain:- 12700 feet

    • Distance covered:- 49 kms

    • Accommodation:- Homestay

    • Time:- 4-5hrs

    • Meals:- Breakfast/Dinner

    We continue our Spiti Valley tour and drive towards the only other town of Spiti Valley – Tabo. Also known as the ‘Ajanta of the Himalayas’, Tabo houses the 1020 year-old Tabo Monastery – which is a UNESCO world heritage site and is famous for its ancient paintings that depict the life of The Buddha, and intricate portraits of gods and demons along with life-size statues of bodhisattvas, in a fusion of western Tibetan, Indian and Kashmiri styles. After spending a couple of hours at Tabo, we drive towards Dhankar. Perched high above the confluence of the Spiti and Pin River, in a hidden bowl, is the tiny hamlet of Dhankar. The former capital of the Royals of Spiti Valley, also known as the Nono, who ruled the dust-coloured badlands of Spiti Valley. Go back in time as you explore the 1200-year-old Dhankar Gompa which perches precariously between eroded rocky pinnacles on the edge of a cliff. If time permits, do take an hour’s climb above the village to visit the stunning turquoise Dhankar Tso or Dhankar Lake which offers views over the valley and towards the twin peaks of Mane Rang (6593 meters). Later, we take a short drive to Lhalung – another beautiful high altitude Spiti valley village. The word Lhalung means ‘land of god’ and the village of Lhalung is located at the foot of the Tangmar Mountains which supposedly transforms in colour depending on the mood of the deities. Red denotes anger while yellow signifies happiness. Apart from being home to hospitable local families, the village of Lhalung is also home to one of the oldest gompas in Spiti valley. The Lhalung Monastery – also known as Sarkhang and golden Temple – is situated at a height of 3658 meters. We spend the night at an authentic local homestay with a local family, listening to life tales at above 12,000 feet.

  6. Day 06: Drive from Lhalung to Losar to Kunzum La to Chandratal Lake with overnight in Camp stay near Chandratal Lale

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    • Height Gain:- 14000 feet

    • Distance covered:- 102kms

    • Accommodation:- Camps Stay in Chandratal

    • Time:- 6-7hrs

    • Meals:- Breakfast/Dinner

    This day, we commence our journey back home and trace our steps back on the Kaza – Manali road. However, we take one last stop at another Spitian wonder – Chandratal Lake. The mystical and beautiful Chandratal Lake, which translates to Moon Lake, is located at a height of 14,100 feet. The Chandra Bhaga mountain range forms a striking backdrop for the lake, which changes appearance according to the pictures painted in the sky. After capturing the colours of the beautiful Chandratal Lake, we drive to our camping site where a hot supper under the gaze of a million stars and the Milky Way awaits us Our camps at Chandratal Lake are equipped with camping equipment including tents, high altitude sleeping bags / blankets and a comfortable mattress.

  7. Day 07: Drive from Chandratal Lake through Rohtang Pass to Manali

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    • Height Gain:- 6726 feet (Manali)

    • Distance covered:- 100+ kms

    • Accommodation:- Hotel

    • Time:- 6-7hrs

    • Meals:- Breakfast/Dinner

    With visuals of the stunning Chandratal Lake captured in minds and cameras, we continue tracing our steps back, driving on the Kaza – Manali road and after a few hours of driving and some more stunning landscape, we pass through the famous Rohtang Pass and reach Manali where we bid goodbye to our drivers. You can choose to explore Manali’s markets in the evening if you are up for it or you can rest in the comforts of your Manali hotel.

  8. Day 08: Checkout from Manali hotel by 12 Noon

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    You will be free to explore Manali on foot this day and do sight-seeing on your own. Things to do in Manali: market visit, shopping, local food etc. In the evening you can Volvo bus To Delhi which will drop you next Morning.

    • Meals:- Breakfast

Accomodation

  • Accommodations at all hotels and camps as per the itinerary on triple sharing basis.
  • Accommodations at Lhalung in a home stay of a local family.
  • Tent accommodation at Chandrataal

Home Stay with Locals at Lhalung

Home Stay with Locals at Lhalung

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