About the Destination:
This excellent adventure cycling in Spiti Valley is a thrilling experience taking you through gorgeous valleys of Spiti and Lahaul laden with expansive barren regions. Savour the taste of rich culture and heritage of this high altitude region snuggled in the Himalayas. Unearth the hidden treasures of the place namely the majestic monasteries, chortens, Tibetan flags, prayer wheels and interact with the noticeable population of Buddhist monks, all contributing to the serene ambience of the place.
Spiti valley is a land circled on one half by the natural splendour of the Himalayas, while the western, southern and south western fringes are adorned by Lahaul, Kullu and Kinnaur respectively. Due to the presence of these tall mountain ranges, clouds are diverted from entering the region which explains its arid and barren terrain reminiscing Ladakh and Tibet.
On this adventure cycling tour in Spiti valley, traverse along the Spiti River waters cutting across lush thickets, surpassing ancient temples and monasteries that proudly showcase the Buddhist heritage. The bicycle trails also run below the highest peak in Spiti, the Chau-Chau Kal Nilda and offer brilliant views of the charming Chandratal Lake as well as snow-peaked landscapes. To add to this is the last leg of this expedition that entails an invigorating session of rafting on the Spiti River.
Duration of the Tour: 9N/10D
Temperature Range: Varies from 18-25°C, 14-18°C and 10-15°C
Meal Types: Indian, Chinese and Western cuisine, freshly prepared by the kitchen team travelling with the group. Importance is given to high-nutrition/energy mostly vegetarian diet.
Activities: Cycling, Rafting, Trekking, Camping
Difficulty Level: Moderate to Challenging