SPITI SOJOURN

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    “Lahaul-Spiti is trekker’s delight, a writer’s imagination, a poets thought and heaven for photographers”

    Spiti has the power to open your mind, change your perspective on life and to amaze you with its calmness. It tells you how powerful it is to live with human emotions. It makes you realize that there’s nothing more beautiful, captivating, and spiritual as what’s around you right now. Let’s go where prayer flags fluttering in the wind can make anyone feel introspective, quaint old monasteries take us to the ancient world and the scenic mountain villages perched on high crests. Let’s go on a Tribal Trail to Spiti.

    HIGHLIGTS
    • Experience the tribal life of greater Himalayas.
    • Taste on of the world’s best local grape wine at Ribba.
    • Be amazed with the beauty of Pin Valley, the home of Snow Leopard.
    • Explore Tabo, the oldest monastic compound in Himalaya, called Ajanta of Himachal.
    • Visit Komic, world’s highest village with a drivable road.
    • Collect sea fossils at Langza.
    • Make a post from the world’s highest post office at Hikkim
    • Spend a night at the Chandra Tal, one of the most photographed lakes in the world.
    • Free photography tips by Delhi based travel photographer Vinod Verma.

    TRIP COST (INR)
    Per Person: 24,700/- PP
    For Couple: 21,700/- PP
    For Group: 20,700/- PP (min 4)

    COST INCLUDES
    Transportation as per the plan (Shimla – Spiti Valley – Manali)
    7D/6N Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
    All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
    All permits and permissions

    COST EXCLUDES
    5% GST
    Personal expenses laundry and extra meal ordered.
    Expenses incurred due to anything beyond our control like natural calamities, landslides, political insurgencies etc.
    Soft drinks and other beverages

    GENERAL RULES
    Registration of expedition will be done on first come first serve basis.
    “Indian Terrains” reserves the right to amend/alter the program.
    Due care is taken for the safety of the participants but organizer will not be responsible for any mishap/accident/injury/illness etc.
    If the participant does not attend/complete the expedition or to consume benefits included in the price, he/she will have no right to claim a refund.

    For any queries please contact:
    Shailza@ 09999731115 or Vinod@ 09313080096 or
    Mail us at: info@indianterrains.com

Day 1, 15 July: Simla – Kalpa (225 km) Drive along picturesque Hindustan-Tibet Road which is carved in rock and goes along the wild Sutlej River. Overnight stay at Kalpa, one of the most beautiful village of Kinnaur.

Day 2, 16 July:  Kalpa – Nako (100 km) The most fabulous drive is through mesmerizing Kailash Hills to Nako. We also discover Ribba where world’s best local grape wine is produced. Passing through Khab which is hardly 13 km from Tibbet border we reach Nako, situated in Hangrang Valley. The existence of lake formed out of the masses of the ice and snow above adds beauty to the village.

Day 3, 17 July:  Nako – Tabo – Mud (127 km) We explore Tabo during the day. Flanked on either side by hills, it is one of the most important Buddhist monasteries regarded as only next to the Tholing Gompa in Tibet. It is also known as the Ajanta of the Himalayas. After an hour drive, leaving the main road, enter Pin valley, reputed as the home of Snow Leopard. Reach Mud village by late afternoon and stay overnight.

Day 4, 18 July:  Mud – Kibar – Chichem – Kaza (102 km) Early morning check out for Kibar (4205 mtr) the second highest permanently inhabited village of India and also Chichem which is recently connected by road with the outer world, visiting Ki Monastery enrout. This centuries old gompa is a labyrinth of rooms and corridors and at one time also acted as a fort. It houses valuable Thangkas and offers a panoramic view of the area. Overnight stay at Kaza. 

Day 5, 19 July:  Kaza Hikkim – Komic – Langza (48 km) Have breakfast and leave for an awesome experience of real life of Spiti. Spend the day in looking for fossils of maritime life, making post from the highest post office in the world, knowing simple tribal life of this lesser known side of Himalaya. Overnight stay at Langza. 

Day 6, 20 July:  Langza – Chandratal (139 km) Next morning lead us to Chandratal (4300 m) also known as the moon lake. The lake was once a halting place for traders who traveled to Spiti and the Kullu valley from Tibet and Ladakh attracts a large number of adventure lovers. This crystal clear blue water lake lies in a broad grassy plain which in ancient times was a glacier, and is ideal for camping. Overnight stay in camp at Chandratal.

Day 7, 21 July:  Chandratal – Manali (165 km) The last leg of the journey take us to Manali through Rohtang Pass.

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