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Chandigarh to Spiti Valley Tour Highlights

  • Relive your adventurous side by taking an drive through one of the World’s Most Dangerous Roads
  • Capture a timelapse of the changing colours of Kinner Kailash mountain peaks as painted by the sunrays
  • Send a postcard from 'Highest Post Office' in the World to your loved ones and make them proud
  • Lean on to the edge of Asia's highest suspensded bridge - Chicham Bridge, to capture the sight of a truck that appears ant like
  • Travel to the Last Village of India at Chitkul and plan your lunch at 'Hindustan ka Aakhri Dhaba'

Chandigarh to Spiti Valley Tour Overview

About the Tour:

Undertaking a road trip through the stark landscapes of Spiti is a wholesome escapade for nomads and travel enthusiasts all across the globe. Pass through hypnotically gorgeous, jaw-dropping, and equally thrilling winding roads making your drive bumpy to Spiti – “The middle land”. Witness the slow transformation from lush green hills of Kinnaur to barren brown landscapes of Spiti and then again to the greens of Manali will leave you spellbound. 

 

A drive from the highest village to the last village is totally worth remembering as you breathe in the fresh mountain air while sitting on the isolated slopes of the last village surrounded by the magnificent landscapes. Feel the chills as you look down upon a tiny truck from Asia’s highest suspended Chicham bridge or cross the manually operated cable ropeway to Kibber village, Spiti makes a perfect powerpack for an adventurous vacation.


Quick Info:

Route: Chandigarh - Narkanda - Chitkul - Kalpa - Kaza - Komic - Langza - Hikkim - Chandra Tal - Manali - Chandigarh

Duration: 9 Days, 8 Nights

Start Point: Chandigarh

End Point: Chandigarh

Inclusions:

➔ Stay on a double and triple sharing basis in hygienic and sanitized hotels / camps

➔ Buffet breakfast and dinner on all days

➔ First Aid kit and Oxygen cylinder

➔ Highly-Experienced driver cum guide

➔ Sightseeing as per itinerary

➔ Inner Line permit / Manali Green Tribunal Permit

➔ Transport in an MUV like Tempo Traveller / Toyota Innova / Mahindra Xylo / Mahindra Scorpio

➔ Bon Fire wherever possible 


Thrillophilia Recommended:

➔ Make a wish by piling 7 rocks at Chandratal Lake 

➔ Explore World's Highest Village, Komic Uniquely via Yak Ride

➔ Mail postcards to loved ones from the world’s highest post office at Hikkim 

➔ Relax yourself with Sip of Sea buckthorn tea at Cafe Sol, Kaza 

➔ Enjoy mouth Watering Vegetable Maggie at Hindustan ka Akhri Dhaba, Chitkul  

➔ Shop unique souvenirs such as Merino Wool and Slipper made of Grass at the Kaza Market

➔ Record the change of expressions in a slow motion video of your friend as he walks over a very shaky bridge that hangs over the mighty Spiti river.


How to Reach:

By Air: The easiest way to travel to Spiti is by air. The nearest airport is Chandigarh International Airport which operates frequent flights across the country.  

By Road: Another option is The Chandigarh Transport Undertaking (CTU) which operates buses to nearby states and Union territories on a daily basis.

By Rail: Chandigarh Junction Railway is also a feasible option as it is well-connected to other major cities in India and closer to Spiti Valley. 

Chandigarh to Spiti Valley Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Chandigarh | The First Planned City of India
Chandigarh
  • Reach the pre-decided spot in Chandigarh where a representative will help you with the smooth transfers to the hotel.
  • Check in to the hotel, rest for a while and go exploring the beautiful surroundings.
  • You will then meet your road captain who will be leading the entire trip and will brief you about the terrain and will draw out a day-wise final plan.
  • After the briefing, you can head for dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel in Chandigarh.
Day 2
Chandigarh to Narkanda | The Apple Capital of India
Narkanda
  • Start early to beat the traffic out of Chandigarh and head towards the Himalayas on the Himalayan Expressway.
  • On the way, you will be passing through Chail, a hill station in the lower Himalayan range and home to beautiful flower orchards.
  • After a short lunch break, you will head towards Narkanda, known as the fruit bowl of Himachal Pradesh.
  • Apple and cherry trees line the roadsides and the tall Deodhar fir trees spread their sweet aroma all around.
  • End the day after reaching the hotel in Narkanda.
Day 3
Narkanda to Chitkul | The Last Inhabited Village at the Indo-Tibetan Border
Chitkul
  • Wake up early in the morning to experience one of the most beautiful sunrises.
  • After a delicious breakfast, you will leave for one of the most beautiful views of Kinnaur Valley.
  • Travel along the Sutlej river till Karcham from where you will take a right turn towards Chitkul following the Baspa river.
  • Chitkul is the last inhabited village before the Indo-China border and here you can also visit the famous ‘Hindustan ka Akhri Dhaba’ for an amazing meal.
  • Overnight stay and dinner at hotel/homestay in Chitkul.
Day 4
Chitkul to Kalpa | Spot the Sacred Shivling Rock Atop the Kailash Mountain
Kalpa
  • After having a hearty breakfast, you will leave for Kalpa.
  • You will be driving back towards Karcham from where you will proceed deeper into the valley towards Powari.
  • At Powari take a left to ride to ReoKong Peo, which is the main town of Kinnaur district from where you will proceed to Kalpa.
  • Spend the night in the beautiful Kalpa village overlooking the Kinnaur Kailash mountains.
  • Overnight stay at camp/homestay in Kalpa.
Day 5
Kalpa to Kaza | Explore the 'Ajanta of the Himalayas' at Tabo
Kaza
  • After early morning breakfast, you will be leaving for Kaza passing through the beautiful Spiti Valley.
  • En route, you will be taking the Indo-Tiber Highway and pass through the Khab bridge that marks the confluence of Spiti and the Satluj River.
  • Take a short stopover at Nako Lake and have lunch, after which you will be entering the Spiti Valley right as soon as you cross Sumdo.
  • Just 3 Km after Sumdo, take a detour on the right through the gate to visit the 500-Year-Old Mummy in the Gue Village.
  • You will then proceed towards Kaza where you will be spending the night at a hotel.
Day 6
Sightseeing in Kaza | Walk the Artistically Painted Rooms at Key Monastery
Kaza
  • Post early morning breakfast, go out to explore the spectacular beauty of Kaza.
  • Visit the tourist spots including the Key Gompa Monastery that is nestled between the mountains in a bowl-shaped valley of the small village Langza in Spiti valley.
  • Langza lies at a whopping height of about 14,500 ft. above sea level and also considered to be one of the highest villages in the world with a motorable road and the nearby Komic Village is the highest village.
  • Hikkim is a village in the Spiti district, close to Kaza which is one of the highest year-round inhabited locations in India.
  • After exploring the beautiful villages of Langza, Hikkim and Komik, return back to your hotel in Kaza for an overnight stay.
Day 7
Kaza to Chandratal Lake via Kunzum La | Explore Glistening Lake that Changes Colours Throughout the Day
Chandrataal Lake
  • Post breakfast, you will proceed towards the next location which is the beautiful crescent-shaped Chandratal Lake.
  • After passing Kunzum La you will take a right before Baltal to visit Chandratal Lake.
  • The beauty of this place is spectacular and you will have to leave behind the vehicle and then trek for two kilometres to reach the lake.
  • The lake is situated in the Spiti part of the Lahaul and Spiti district and is also called the “Moon Lake” due to its crescent shape.
  • It is overlooked by the mountains on one side and a cirque on the other. After the sunset, the lake glitters under the starlit sky adding to its overall charm.
  • Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the camps near Chandratal.
Day 8
Chandratal Lake to Manali via Rohtang | Witness Spellbinding Views of Geypan Peaks
Manali
  • Today you will be leaving behind the Spiti Valley and drive towards Manali.
  • On the way, you will be crossing the Rohtang Pass and reach Manali by the evening.
  • After reaching Manali you will check in to the hotel and take some rest.
  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Manali.
Day 9
Manali to Chandigarh | Bid Farewell to the Mountains
Chandigarh
  • After breakfast, you will be transferred from Manali to Chandigarh and will be reaching Chandigarh by evening.
  • Once you reach Chandigarh, this marks the end of your memorable tour to Spiti Valley.

Select Package Option

Witness the surreal beauty of Spiti Valley in this 9 days tour and get an experience worth cherishing.

Price Includes
  • Stay

    Stay on a double and triple sharing basis in hygienic and sanitized hotels

    Evening Bonfire (Wherever possible)

  • Meals

    Buffet breakfast and dinner on all days

  • Transfers

    Comfortable and hygienic vehicle for sightseeing on all days as per the itinerary.

  • Driver

    Highly-Experienced driver cum guide

  • Sightseeing

    Sightseeing in a comfortable and sanitized vehicle as per the itinerary

  • Permits

    Inner Line permit / Manali Green Tribunal Permit

More Details about Chandigarh to Spiti Valley Tour

Know Before You Go for Chandigarh to Spiti Valley Tour

  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; it is advisable that you take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like a change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, roadblocks, etc. will not be accommodated in the package cost. No bill will be reimbursed for any missed service/facility.
  • Pay heed to the tour guides and instructors in order to enjoy a safe and sound tour.
  • GST is applicable to the package cost.
  • All entry tickets for stupas, monasteries, sightseeing, state and entry fees, monument entrances, camera charges, permits, etc. are not a part of the package.
  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature will not be included in the package. Any meals or transfers not mentioned in the itinerary are to be considered an exclusion in the deal. Any kind of drink (alcoholic, aerated, or mineral water) is not included in the package cost.
  • Carry enough cash as the number of ATMs in high-altitude regions are comparatively less and there are long queues at times.
  • Transportation during the trip would be in Non AC & Non-Heater vehicles. Please wear clothes according to the weather while travelling.
  • If in case any traveller wants to or decides to leave the trip in the middle, all the expenses from that point onwards will be borne by the traveller. Neither the operator nor Thrillophilia will be held responsible for such decisions or for any refund.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof.
  • Consult a physician before undertaking the tour. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the tour.
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the tour. The advisable baggage weight is 60 litres as you might have to carry the luggage to the backup vehicle, the accommodation, etc
  • Rates may fluctuate with any change in services/hotels. The difference in the cost shall be borne by the client in case of any amendment in the package due to an increase in the number of guests, hotel change, etc., before the beginning of the trip
  • The hotels are subject to their availability. In case they are not available, the travellers will be accommodated in a property of similar standard
  • Thrillophilia reserves the right to rearrange the itinerary due to any kind of disturbance that occurred (i.e weather condition, political condition or any others) without changing the total number of days and without compromising any service
  • Any breakage or damage of any items in the resort will be charged at actuals.
  • All the travellers are requested to carry a copy of their medical certificate (if any) with them.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government are to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitization and use of masks recommended.
  • Because of any reason natural or personal, if the tour or a particular activity is not completed, no refund will be processed.
  • Minimum 2 people are required to book Spiti Valley Tour Package from Chandigarh.

Things To Carry for Chandigarh to Spiti Valley Tour

  • Rain cover
  • Warm clothes
  • Day pack (20-30l)
  • Water bottle
  • Extra pair of socks
  • Fleece jackets and thermals
  • Hiking shoes
  • Mosquito & insect repellent

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Chandigarh to Spiti Valley Tour Map

Starting Point
Chandigarh
Chandigarh, India
Drop Points
Chandigarh
Chandigarh, India