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Trip Starting From: Chandigarh

About the Activity:
Fixed departure date: 11th August - 20th August 2017, five working days would be coming in.

  • Spiti Valley is conferred with the divine features as it procures the mighty beauty with the presence of the desert mountain valley, rugged terrains etc.
  • For you, here is a spectacular opportunity to enjoy the undeniable beauty of Spiti Valley with a drive starting from Chandigarh. It is a 10 day trip covering the major sights and destinations Spiti embraces to herself.
  • The breath taking road trip take you through the splendid cold desert regions, opaque mountains, the snow covered valleys negotiating with the green pasture lands and much more.
  • Along with the glorified monasteries, white houses, hanging villages, Chadrataal Lake is also a major spot covered on the tour which would be beyond fairy tale imaginations.
  • The picture perfect and postcard like setting is really sensitive so that this trip would be letting you feel that the crucial time to preserve these carvings of nature is now.
  • The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the whole trip.

  • The short itinerary of the tour is as follow:

  • Day 1: Chandigarh – Shimla – Narkanda
  • Day 2: Narkanda – Sarahan – Sangla
  • Day 3: Sangla – Chitkul – Kalpa
  • Day 4: Kalpa – Tabo via Nako
  • Day 5: Tabo – Dhankar – Pin Valley
  • Day 6: Pin Valley – Kye – Kibber – Kaza
  • Day 7: Kaza – Komic – Langza – Kaza
  • Day 8: Kaza – Chandratal Lake
  • Day 9: Chandrataal – Manali
  • Day 10: Manali – Chandigarh

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Chandigarh to Narkanda

    Set off after an early breakfast for a 2 hours and 30 minute drive to charming Narkanda.

    Here, you come across the higher reaches, vibrant white winter in apple orchards.

    This is the destination for taking part in angling or winter sports.

    Narkanda also gives the best time to do skiing at its best.

  • Day 2 -

    Narkanda to Sangla (160 kms/7-8 hrs)

    Today, after breakfast, get a drive to Sangla, another stunningly beautiful site with loose rocky terrains.

    The drive to Sangla would be filled with mutliple adventure levels and the hanging villages and green valleys make the location more charming.

    Enjoy the warm welcome from the Kinnauri-speaking locals.

    Feel at home as you walk through the valley before you head back to the hotel for a hot dinner.

    Spend the night at Sangla.

  • Day 3 -

    Sangla to Kalpa via Chitkul (100 kms/4hrs)

    Head out to add another day of challenges to your diary with a visit to the last Indian village before the Tibet border that is Chitkul.

    The kaleidoscopic natural beauty and the stunning architectural scenes turn the village lively and marvellous.

    The Baspa valley adds on surprises to the village.

    Rivet in the beautiful surrounding boats of the towering Himalayan peaks.

  • Day 5 -

    Tabo to Pin Valley via Dhankar (70 kms/4 hrs)

    Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast and begin your drive to the headquarters of Spiti, Kaza.

    Pause the drive when you reach Dhankar, precariously perched on a rugged cliff, seemingly fragile from a distance.

    Adhere to the spectacular views of the Spiti-Pin river confluence and the valley below.

    Visit the little museum in the Gompa here and converse with the lamas to know more history and lore of the Dhankar Monastery.

    Take a short hike to Dhankar Lake and witness the most amazing and thrilling lanscape of the beautiful lake.

    Move on to Spiti’s largest green area, Pin Valley, surrounded by barren landscape and less tamed mountains.

    Continue your drive through narrow rocky tarmac as you enter nature’s impressive contrasts of lush green pastures set against snow-capped mountains and clear blue skies.

    Stay overnight in Pin Parvathy.

  • Day 6 -

    Pin Valley to Kye and Kibber to Kaza (80 kms/4 hrs)

    From Kaza, start your journey to Kibber Village after breakfast, it is perched on a tough ridge overlooking Spiti river with utmost passions.

    Kye monastery is the biggest and principal monastery found in Spiti.

    Continue your joureny until you reach village brimming with white houses protected by bright red rooftops.

    At over 4200 metres above meters above sea level, Kibber is one of Spiti’s highest inhabited villages.

    Post this, proceed to enjoy a challenging, bone-freezing ropeway ride at Chicham Village.

    Stay overnight in Kaza.

  • Day 7 -

    Kaza – Komic – Kaza

    Embark on a journey through the stark screes against the backdrop created by lovely green pasture land and mighty Himalayas.

    During the journey, take a halt at Langza which offers the finest views of Spiti valley, unfiltered.

    Continue the journey from Langza and stop for a moment at Hikkim and follow the route to reach Komic.

    Komic is the Himalaya’s highest inhabited village.

    It is at a height of 4587 metres above and offers stunning vistas from its ancient monastery as well.

    Explore and meet the locals here and learn more about their folklore and culture as well.

    Have a tasty lunch from here and return to Kaza.

  • Day 8 -

    Kaza to Chandrataal via Losar

    At 4551 metres, Kunzum Pass is the main access to Spiti Valley from Lahaul.

    Begin your day with a trip to Chandrataal Lake and en route stop at Losar.

    Also, have the astounding views of the celebrated Kunzum Pass.

    Continue your drive down from the towering Pass to the surreal Chandrataal Lake.

    The moon lake will be displaying the persuasive yet different shades of turquoise blue as the morning progresses.

    Amble along the local places near the lake.

    Enjoy the rare night stay at Chandrataal.

  • Day 9 -

    Chandrataal to Manali

    Today, you are going back to Manali post lunch.

    Bob Dylan's cafe is situated at the heart of Manali, enter the world of music and have some tasty cookies and smoking hot chai.

  • Day 10 -

    Manali to Chandigarh

    Set off to Chandigarh after breakfast where your tour is going to meet the conclusions.

Stay

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  • Accommodation for 9 nights on double/ twin sharing basis

Meal

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  • 2 meals on each day (breakfast and dinner) except in Manali

Activity

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  • Road trip
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  • Sightseeing

Transport

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  • All transport in Tempo Traveller from Chandigarh to Chandigarh

Things To Carry

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  • Comfortable footwear
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  • Comfortable clothes
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  • Jackets or sweaters
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses
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  • Water bottle
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  • Lip balm
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  • Torch light
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  • Energy bars
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  • Personal medicine kit, if any

Cancellation Policy

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  • 60 – 46 days prior to date of departure: 10% of the tour cost
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  • If cancellations are made in between 45 – 16 days prior to date of departure, 20% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fee.
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  • If cancellations are made in between 15-8 days prior to date of departure, 25% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fee.
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  • If cancellations are made in between 7-4 days prior to date of departure, 50% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fee.
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  • If cancellations are made in less than 72 hours prior to date of departure, 100% of the booking value will be charged as cancellation fee.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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