Explore the villages, Buddhist monasteries set up in the dramatic and cultural charms of Himachal Pradesh in Spiti valley. Enjoy history, local culture, food, dance, traditional arts and crafts on Spiti Valley Circuit Tour Packages. This Spiti Valley Tour Package, especially handcrafted by our Travel Experts for domestic Indian clients to cover the best itinerary for Spiti Valley. We take you on a "Once in A Lifetime" Spiti Valley Holiday Adventure Tour Package to travel and explore the places whose existence is still unknown to many, and is far away from crowds of tourists. Spiti valley Tour Package from Mumbai, Bangalore or any other part of the country covers the entire circular route with all interesting must see Spiti valley tourist places, only accessible from May end to early October. If you are planning a Spiti Valley trip in Mid-October, our travel expertise will suggest you a different route, while following you can complete your Spiti Valley Tour Package even in the month of December as Snow Covered Spiti Valley.
Duration : 8 Nights / 9 Days
Location : Kinnaur and Spiti Valley With Chandrataal Lake
Best Season : May End to Early October
Category : Cultural, Heritage and Nature
Covering : Chandigarh, Shimla, Narkanda, Sangla, Rakcham, Chitkul, Kalpa, Nako, Tabo, Mummy Of Gue, Dhankar, Pin Valley Kungri, Mudh, Kaza, Hikkim, Komic, Langza, Key, Kibber, Chicham, Losar, Chandra Taal Lake, Manali
You can take it : As a private/ personalised tour (tour dates would be of your choice)
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Explore the villages, Buddhist monasteries set up in the dramatic and cultural charms of Himachal Pradesh in Spiti valley. Enjoy history, local culture, food, dance, traditional arts and crafts on Spiti Valley Circuit Tour Packages. This Spiti Valley Tour Package, especially handcrafted by our Travel Experts for domestic Indian clients to cover the best itinerary for Spiti Valley. We take you on a "Once in A Lifetime" Spiti Valley Holiday Adventure Tour Package to travel and explore the places whose existence is still unknown to many, and is far away from crowds of tourists. Spiti valley Tour Package from Mumbai or Bangalore covers the entire circular route with all interesting must see Spiti valley tourist places, only accessible from May end to early October. Another option is to start the Spiti Valley tour from Delhi or Chandigarh to Shimla covering the Spiti valley circuit tour and further to Manali before you finish your tour back at Chandigarh/ New Delhi.
Best time to visit Spiti Valley proves to be from June to early October, as that’s the only time when the Spiti valley temperature is warm and pleasant. Any time during in october, the fresh snowfall may obstruct the road at Chandrataal Lake and Kunzum Pass, blocking the Manali from Spiti Valley. If you are planning Spiti Valley trip in October, our travel expertise will suggest you a different route, while following you can complete your Spiti Valley Tour Package even in the month of December.
On this most popular Spiti Valley Tour Itinerary we follow the Hindustan Tibet Road and discover the Buddhist monasteries, alluring villages of Narkanda, Sangla, Batseri, Kamru, Rackham, Chitkul, Kalpa, Reckong Peo, Nako in Kinnaur valley with villages of Gue, Tabo, Dhankar, Pin Valley, Kaza, Langza, Key, Kibber, Chicham, Losar in Spiti. We do visit the World’s highest village Komic, the world's Highest Post Office at Hikkim and unfold the "Mysterious Mummy of Gue Monastery - Spiti Valley". By the end of this Spiti Valley Tour Package, you drive over Kunzum Pass (4,551 metres) and stay 1 night in fixed seasonal Camping at Chandrataal Lake. Visit to the Chandrataal Lake, Star gazing and enjoying the nature at its best while staying a night in Swiss tents, before heading further to Kullu-Manali through the Atal tunnel is the major highlight of our Spiti Valley Circular Tour.
You can start Spiti valley tour from Mumbai, take a flight to Chandigarh following the best route for Spiti Valley via Shimla. Our local, knowledgeable and reliable, experienced driver takes care of your safety and comfort. This fantastic Spiti Valley Tour Package provides a unique travel experience and lifetime memories. You get the insight to the day-to-day life of some of the ethnic tribal communities from closely, on the other hand it benefits the locals directly when you visit them.
Spiti valley has become a hot spot for adventure and winter event destination for Spiti Valley tour. If you are travelling with your friends or want to travel Solo, but in a group, we can suggest you our Spiti Valley Group Tour, which still provides you flexibility to engage in excited Spiti valley activities including treks, culinary classes, nature walks and many others.
The Cost of Spiti Valley Tour is based on individual needs and standard of services and the comfort level required by you. Spiti valley Tour Package and Cost from Mumbai can be different from the Spiti tour cost from Bangalore. The tour cost for students will be different from the tour cost for families, couples, and luxury traveller as their needs are different in terms of accommodation, transportation and comfort. We provide you with best offers and reliable professional services on Spiti valley road trip using Toyota Innova, Crysta or Sedan cars. Spiti valley tour cost offered by us is reasonable and above all it provided you a great tour and true value for your money that you spend on it.
Spiti Valley Holiday Tour is a soft adventure package that people of all age groups from Mumbai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune, Delhi, Chennai or any other part of the country can take. Plan your tour to Spiti Valley which covers the Best Offbeat Destinations of India, where nature presents the most striking contrast. We make sure you cover all the Major Tourist Places in Spiti along with the Less Explored Hidden Jems and Secret Places, which are important sites to visit from the perspective of Spiti Valley Tourism.
Treat the below Spiti Valley Tour Holiday Adventure Package just as inspiration, as we create each trip- unique for you, around your interest and requirements. Summit Safari India will make this Spiti Valley Tour a memorable and an extraordinary that will be sure to stay with you for many years to come….!
Brief Itinerary : Chandigarh > Shimla (1 Night) > Sangla / Chitkul (1 Night) > Kalpa (1 Night) > Tabo (1 Night) > Kaza (1 Night) > Kaza/Chicham (1 Night) > Chandrataal Lake (1 Night > Manali (1 Night) > and back to Chandigarh
Today to start with your Spiti Valley Tour Holiday Adventure Package, you will be met from your train / flight at Chandigarh by our driver, and we will drive you to Shimla (4 hrs) via Barog, Solan. Enroute you will stop for lunch break and comfort breaks. Depending on the time Visit the Mall road of Shimla in the evening with its heritage building like Christ Church, Scandal point, Gaiety Theater, Lower bazaar, Lakkar bazaar and the Tibetan market. Later transfer to the hotel in Shimla for 1 night.
Meals Plan: Dinner is included.
Please Note: This day even we can pick you up from New Delhi railway station / airport which is going to cost extra. You can even travel with an overnight or day A/C luxury Volvo coach from New Delhi to Shimla to start with your tour and we can arrange those tickets for you.
The day 2 of the Spiti Valley Complete Circular Holiday Adventure Tour Package, have breakfast at the hotel and check out to start your exciting road journey to Sangla Valley. We drive through the beautiful villages of Fagu, Theog, Matiana, Narkanda, and Rampur famous for apple, apricot and cherry orchards. We will stop for lunch after Rampur and reach Sangla valley by evening where we will check in to the hotel in Rakcham 2,900 metres/ 9,510 feet ( 235 kms/ 9 hrs). Rakcham is a hidden paradise of Sangla valley famous for mountain views and a great place to enjoy nature walks. Evening is free to relax and walk across the Baspa River to enjoy the nature walks. This Land between Heaven and Earth is Kinnaur and is known as the Baspa Sangla valley, after river Baspa which flows through the valley. Here you will enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the mountains, rivers and nature full of Himalayan cedar trees, fruit orchards, barley fields and picturesque hamlets. Overnight in hotel in Rakcham for 1 night overlooking the mountains and river.
Meals Plan: Breakfast + Dinner are included.
After breakfast at your hotel, check out at 08:45 A.M and we will visit Chitkul 3,450 metres / 11,318 feet (10 kms/ 40 minutes) the Last Indian Village on the Indo Tibet Border in Baspa Sangla valley. The village of Chitkul is like something from a fairy tale, and you will have a chance to walk slowly around it. The landscapes are stunning, and you will have plenty of time to walk around and enjoy them. Later drive to Sangla and walk through Kamru village famous for the beautifully carved ancient temple, Buddhist monastery and the tower like Kamru Fort. Later we continue drive you to Kalpa village 2,960 metres / 9,711 feet (40 kms/ 2-3 hrs). Enroute we will stop at Reckong Peo the district headquarters of Kinnaur district and will have a walking tour around the local market.
Continue drive to Kalpa (7 kms), where you will check in to the hotel overlooking the village and the magnificent Kinner Kailash Mountain Ranges. The finest view of the Mt. Kinner Kailash Mountain (6,050 metres /19,850 feet) can be had from Kalpa. This is a spectacular sight early in the morning as the rising sun touches the snowy peaks with crimson and gold light. The Kalpa village is covered with thick pine forests and is famous for fruit orchards of plums, apricots and apples. Evening is free to walk around Kalpa. Overnight stay in Kalpa for 1 night.
Meals Plan: Breakfast + Dinner are included.
After Breakfast continue on the day 4 of Chandigarh to Spiti Valley Tour Holiday Adventure Package, we check out and visit the so Called Suicide Point near Roghi village - Surprisingly which has been converted into a beautiful photo place saying "I Love Kinnaur" and is famous for its cliffs and Himalayan Mountain views. We will drive you to Tabo 3,280 metres / 10,760 feet, ( 210 kms / 9 hrs). Enroute we will stop at Khab the meeting point of Sutlej and Spiti Rivers. Today the mountain views changes from green to brown as we arrive at the beautiful Nako village with traditional houses, where you can have your lunch and enjoy the spectacular views of the Nako Lake, village and the Himalayas in the backdrop. You will take a walking tour around the village which will provide you chances to interact with the local tribal community. The village of Nako in the upper Kinnaur valley is famous for the Nako lake and the Buddhist monastery related to guru Padma Sambhava (a great Buddhist scholar, whose teachings spread to Tibet from India).It also has the residence of His Holiness The Dalai Lama ji, which was made here for the Kalchakara teachings.
Today at Sumdo Check post we will be entering the beautiful Spiti valley the Land between Tibet and Ladakh is the best offbeat Tourism Destination in Himalayas. In Spiti you will experience the wonders and natural beauty that will keep you spell bound for a long time.
We will also visit the Gue village in Spiti valley which is famous for its naturally preserved Mummy of a Buddhist monk (Sangha Tenzin). The 15th century old, mummified body, in a sitting meditation pose of the Buddhist monk is naturally preserved due to the cold,dry and harsh weather of Spiti valley. The mummy of Gue village is believed to be around 600 years old, which was discovered here from a Stupa after the earth quake in 1975, while the Indo Tibet Border Force was clearing the area and building the road. Very clearly you can see the teeth, hairs and the well preserved skin on the bones of the Mummy of Gue in the Himalayas. Later we continue to Tabo and check in to the hotel by evening for 1 night. Evening free to walk around Tabo village and explore the nearby cave monasteries in Tabo.
Meals Plan: Breakfast + Dinner are included.
Today morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and visit the Tabo monastery which is the oldest monastery in the Himalayas founded in 996 A.D. Tabo Monastery is famous for its art and History and is the oldest continuously functioning Buddhist monument in the World and the Himalayas with its original decorations, iconographic and wall paintings. The Tabo monastery compound have 9 chapels and the 32 life size clay sculptures in the main Assembly hall are the major highlights to experience.
Later we continue to visit the famous Dhankar village – set up in the most dramatic settings of Spiti, famous fort (in ruins) and monastery. It is a small pretty village on a hill with an open view of valley down the side. Views are majestic from the top of the fort and monastery and one can see vast expanses of the Spiti valley. The setting is so beautiful and dramatic that this monastery should not be missed. If interested you can even walk uphill to the Dhankar Lake (1 hrs each side).
Today we will also visit the Kungri monastery in the famous Pin valley, which is a side valley in Spiti and famous for the Pin valley National Park- home to a variety of rare animals like the snow Leopard, snow ibex, the Himalayan blue sheep and the thar.
Depending on the road condition we do visit the last village Mudh in Pin Valley. Later we continue our drive to Kaza where you will check in to the hotel / tented camp for 2 nights. Evening is free to explore the local market in Kaza. Overnight in a hotel at Kaza for 1 nights.
Meals Plan: Breakfast + Dinner are included.
Today after breakfast you will leave for the full day sightseeing tour to explore the World’s highest Himalayan villages and monasteries around Kaza. We will drive you to Hikkim village where you visit the World' highest Post office located (4,400 metres / 14,436 feet). You can write and send the post cards to your loved ones from here.
Later we will drive you to Komic village (4,587 metres / 15,050 feet) which is now the world's highest village joined to a motorable road. We will visit the Komic monastery (women are not allowed inside the monastery.) The village provides magnificent Himalayan Mountain views.
Later we will drive you to visit the Langza village where you will visit the village monastery and will have local lunch with a local family which belongs to the Himalayan ethnic tribal group. This will provide you a change to interact with the locals and have a deep insight to the day to day life of the people living in these remote regions of the Himalayas in Spiti valley. Langza village is the part of the most fossil rich areas in the world by the Geological Survey of India and the Geological Society of America.
After lunch we will take a walk around the statue of the Buddha overlooking the snow capped mountain peaks.
In the late afternoon we visit Key Monastery which is the largest monastery in Spiti valley. The monastery is an irregular jumble of low rooms and narrow corridors on a conical hill. The prayer chambers are interconnected by dark passages, tortuous staircases and small doors. Hundreds of monks receive their religious training in the monastery.
We will also visit the Kibber village which is the part of Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary. Here you have an option to walk to the nearby mountains where there are chances to search the big herds of Himalayan blue sheep and snow ibex , which can be seen in the nearby mountains. We will also visit the Chicham village and the Suspension bridge on a gorge.
The villages or Hikkim, Langza, Gette and Kibber are home to the Snow Leopards in the winters when they come down from the Himalayan Mountains to the villages in search of food. We do organise Spiti Snow Leopard Winter Tour during January and February, which is the best time to see these beautiful animals. Later drive back to Kaza for the second night stay.
Breakfast + Dinner and lunch with a local family at Langza is included
Today after breakfast check out from the hotel at 08:30 AM and continue your Spiti Valley Tour Holiday Adventure Package, you will be driven to Chandrataal Lake 4,270 metres / 14,100 feet (100 kms / 5 hrs), where we will stay 1night in a fixed tented accommodation. Today you will drive over the Mountain Pass, Kunzum La 4,551 metres/ 14,932 feet, which provides beautiful views of CB ranges and Himalayan Glaciers. Kunzum Pass is the Gateway from Spiti to Lahaul valley or to Manali from Spiti Valley. The Bara Shigri glacier can be seen in front of the pass. Snow covered mountains and glaciers can be seen throughout the year from the Kunzum Pass which is open in early June to mid October depending on the snowfall. There is a temple dedicated to Goddess Kunzum, where each vehicle stops and takes blessing of the Goddess for their safe journey.
We will arrive Chandrataal Lake by late afternoon check into the fixed tented accommodation. Later walk the last 1 kilometers to visit the Chandertaal Lake also known as the "Lake of the Moon", as on full moon night it appears as if the moon and the stars have come down to the lake. At full moon night the reflection of the moon and stars can be seen in lake water. It is the largest and broadest lake in the region (1 skm. in length). This clear blue water lake lies in a broad grassy plain with a presence of rugged mountains, snow covered peaks and it presents a picturesque beauty of nature to the visitors. Spend you afternoon walking around the lake and have relaxing time admiring the natural beauty of Chandrataal Lake. Overnight in Fixed tented accommodation at Chandrataal Lake for 1 night.
Meals Plan: Breakfast + Dinner are included.
Today after breakfast check out from the camping accommodation at Chandrataal lake and drive to Manali through Batal, Chatru, Khoksar and the through the newly built Atal Tunnel, below Rohtang Pass in Lahaul Valley, which with a length of 9.02 kms, and is the longest tunnel above 10,000 feet in the world. The road stretch from Chandrataal lake to Gramphoo over Kunzum Pass (65 kms), is a quiet rough, bumpy road and we cross couple of water streams this day. Our experienced and expert driver drives carefully and takes care of your comfort and safety on the Himalayan roads. Just a few kilometres after Atal Tunnel towards Manali, we do visit Solang Valley and arrive Manali by late afternoon. Check into the hotel and later evening is free to relax or to explore the Mall road of Manali / Old Manali where you can finish up your final shopping before returning back home. Overnight at Manali for 1 night.
Meals Plan: Breakfast + Dinner are included
Today early morning 7:00 A.M after breakfast check out from the hotel, on the last day of Spiti Valley Tour Holiday Adventure Package a holiday package full of adventure and fun, we will drive you to Chandigarh (290 kms / 9 hrs). Our driver will drop you in the evening around 5:00 PM at Chandigarh railway station / airport from you will board your train/flight back home or for onward journey.
Meals Plan: Breakfast is included.
Please Note: This day or at the night of Day 8, you can even travel with an overnight A/C Luxury Volvo coach from Manali to New Delhi at the end of the tour, which is going to cost extra and we can arrange those tickets for you.
End Of The tour and the services....!
Important Note: It is a private tour not a group tour, means it will be organised for you, your family, and friends or for your group only - No other people will be clubbed to travel with you. The Car and the driver will be provided exclusively for you, your family or friends.
E Permits (e -Aagman) are required for All tourists to visit Chandrataal Lake or Atal Tunnel Rohtang-Koksar-Chandertal circuit to travel from Manali or from Kaza side. Applicants travelling with a taxi/ private vehicles who want to enter District Lahaul & Spiti have to apply for E-Pass. E-Permit per vehicle is required for Atal Tunnel Rohtang-Koksar-Chandertal circuit and without it you would not be allowed to Visit Chandratal Lake or travel on the above route. We will arrange e Permits for you.
Foreign tourists require an Inner Line permit to visit some of the areas which are close to the Tibetan border. These inner line permits can be obtained for this tour from the district magistrate at Shimla or Reckong Peo in Kinnaur valley and takes around 2-3 hrs depending on the availability of the signing authority for the inner line permits. We will assist you to the government office and help you completing the formalities to obtain the Inner Line permits.
Permits needs to be applied in the morning around 10:30 A.M, on working days, from Monday to Saturday. Permits are not processed on Second Saturday and other public holidays.
This is the tour itinerary for the Spiti Valley Tour Holiday Adventure Package which we run regularly. It can be altered & customized as we like to discuss plans with clients and can make suggestions about special places to visit depending on our clients’ interests, and available time. You can get an idea of your holidays from the mentioned tour. The itinerary is planned in such a way that while travelling you get a good time to experience India and see the real life of Indian people from much closer.
Whether you choose to be on a privately guided tour to India or set off on a more independent trip, with local guides available wherever required, you can travel reassured, knowing our vast experience and provide you with around-the-clock support to smooth out anything unexpected. The safety and well-being of our guests is paramount.
The above cost and tour is for Indian Nationals, can be altered for Inbound clients.
You will follow the itinerary as a Private tour. Internal travel by road from Chandigarh ,Shimla to Sarahan, Sangla, Kalpa, Nako, Tabo, Kaza, Manali, Kullu, and back to Chandigarh is by a private chauffeur-driven SUV car / similar vehicle.
These destinations are still hidden by groups of tourist, but still a good number of tourists come to explore these beautiful parts of Himalayas in North India. These places have plenty of hotels, which are well equipped with all modern amenities and comprises variety of deluxe hotels, budget hotels, guest houses, home stay with local people, fixed luxury tented accommodation. Most of these are run by the locals of these areas. One can choose the place of accommodation according to one’s requirement and budget.
You stay in comfortable Neat and Clean local hotels , guest houses including some charming home stay properties and in a luxury tented camp all as preferred by you.
Your living arrangements are not going to be 5 star on this tour, but we do believe that we cater to people requiring different levels of comfort, and most importantly where you stay is CLEAN and COMFORTABLE. We would like to discuss and make suggestions about accommodation at the time of planning your holidays with us.
Meal plans: Room + Breakfast + Dinner.
Cloths:Cottons with light woollens
The Cost would be provided on Request
Please Note: The Cost of our each tour is based as per individual requirements, interests and budget of the client. The tour cost depending on the hotel accommodations you choose, food plan, mode of transportation you choose, whether you choose to include Escorted guide throughout the tour or set off on a more independent trip, with our experienced local driver. This all we discuss with you, while planning your tour and work out the best cost for you, accordingly.
We'll work with you until you’re satisfied with every detail of your Holiday Tour. We'll then manage all your reservations and logistics, so that you’re taken care of from the moment you start your tour with us until your return back. The safety and well-being of our guests is paramount.
While cancelation - the motive of Summit Safari is to provide the maximum refund to the clients, which is possible to get back after all cancelations regarding the tour. Cancellation of a confirmed booking must be made by the client in writing or by email, to Summit Safari, and funds will be reimbursed as follows:
Please Note: If due to lockdown by Government, you would not be able to travel, than you can postpone the tour without any extra Cost, till the next year (12 months). In such case we will not deduct any amount and will postpone your tour further, which you can book any time at the notice of 20 days or more, but minimum 50% of the tour amount we must have received for the tour.
In case due to lockdown by the government, you do not want to travel and want refund back than we will deduct 15% from the total tour amount and transfer your balance amount back to your bank account. It might take 5 working days to make cancellations and refunds back to your account.
The price of your holiday is fully guaranteed and is not subject to any surcharges. The price guarantee applies to complete holidays bought from us and does not cover the purchase of individual items such as airline tickets / train tickets or any other items that are not booked with us. There are no hidden costs or extras.
Where the change is due to circumstances beyond our control amounting to force majeure, such as weather conditions, road blockage, snow fall, technical problems, civil disorder, decisions by governments or other associations, etc., we will offer comparable alternative arrangements. If any of the circumstances amounting to force majeure occurs during a tour we reserve the right to alter the tour programme, as required depending upon the circumstance, without offering any compensation.
You wish to alter your tour programme after the booking has been accepted for any reason; it would be altered only if, it is possible to alter the tour. Changing the date of departure, alteration of the tour will entail a charge of 1000 Rupees per person (adult or child both).Any request for alteration, once the tour has begun, will be treated sympathetically but we cannot guarantee that it can be made. Any cost incurred in making such alterations may cost extra and has to bear by clients directly.
The itinerary is subject to favourable weather and road conditions. In case of a bad weather and inaccessibility to certain destinations we will try our best to make alternate plans. The tour price will not be refunded / not to be adjusted in the event of unfavourable weather or road conditions. Any changes in travel itinerary/ hotel accommodations after the Spiti valley winter tour has begin will cost extra.
Hope we are able to provide you all of the required information that you are in need of your prospective tour package. If you have any questions or suggestions, or if you would like to have any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us or mail us. Following Article will be helpful for you while planning a tour to Spiti Valley "A Complete Travel Guide To Spiti Valley Tour".