Spiti Valley Backpacking Tour

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SHORT INFO

Spiti Valley konwn as an “Unknown World” The definition of word SPITI means middle land i.e. land betn Tibet and India. It is located in trans himalayan belt of Himachal Pradesh. This area has lots to explore and hold treasures and secrets of ancient civilization, Tibetan Monastic traditions.

Wanderers and explorers always have fascination for this place due to its isolated location, rich cultural heritage and spiritual prosperity.

The beauty of this location is as beautiful as Ladakh and its worth visit Destination. Very few people knows about it and hence its a perfect destination for any hardcore traveler who are interested in less traveled destinations only.

ITINERARY

Day 01 :
Reach Manali early in the morning by taking an overnight bus from Delhi. Check-in and take rest. This day is to get used to the altitude and to help you acclimatize. You can go for a walk through Old Manali, do some shopping, withdraw money if you need to, eat a good meal and get ready for the adventure ahead. Nights stay is in Manali

Day 02 :Kaza-Ki-Kibber-Kaza
Post breakfast, we head out to explore the sights and sounds of Kaza. Our first stop is Ki Monastery which dates back to the 13th century. Also called Key Gompa, this monastery is at an altitude of 4,166 metres above sea level. Next, we head to Kibber, a tiny hamlet surrounded by mountains, green meadows, and a vast cold desert. We head back to Kaza for lunch. Evening is spent strolling in Kaza market shopping for local trinkets and tucking into traditional food. Night is spent back at the Kaza hotel

Day 03 : Kaza-Langza-Hikkim – Komic – Kaza
We set off to Hikkim to visit the worlds highest post office, at an altitude of 14,400 ft. above sea level. From here we move to see Komik, the highest motorable village in the world, at an altitude of 15,027 ft. above sea level. By night, we reach back to the hotel in Kaza.

Day 04 : Explore Ajanta of the Himalayas
Take the morning easy and head out to visit the Ajanta of the Himalayas- The Tabo Monastery which is currently close to 1000 years old. The murals, thankas and paintings are believed to have been made in a single night by the Gods themselves. You can also hike to the meditation caves, if time permits. Visit Dhankar Monastery – Seat of the King in ancient times – the most beautiful setting of a monument which hangs on a cliff and overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin River. You can hike to Dhankar lake, if your lungs permit. Stay overnight in Tabo

Day 05 : Kaza-Mud 
Post breakfast, we proceed to Dhankar Gompa, a Tibetan Buddhist village. Later we head to Mud Village in Pin Valley. Pin Valley is at an altitude of 3700 metres above sea level and you can often experience clouds drifting alongside as you walk. We stroll leisurely through village lanes and interact with the locals. We head back to the hotel by dusk and stay the night in Kaza.

Day 06 : Mudh – Batal – Chandratal Base Camp
We travel to Chandratal Base Camp. From here we will trek to the beautiful Chandratal Lake. The night is spent at Parasol Camps by the lakeside.

Day 07 : Chandratal – Manali
We depart early from the camp and head to Manali. Enroute, we enjoy the sights of Pagal Nala and Rohtang Pass. The evening is spent leisurely exploring Manali and resting. Check in for the night at a hotel in Manali.

Day 08 :
Check out from Manali hotel and return to Mumbai.

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

INR 25000 + 5% GST

Inclusions :
● Daily Breakfast and Dinner
● 04 Nights accommodation in Home-stays or Tents or Hotel or similar Double or Triple sharing basis
● All Transfers between from Manali to Manali
● Guide and & Entry fees
● An experienced backpacking expert

Exclusions :
● Lunch for all days
● Airfare / Trainfare for Mumbai Delhi-Mumbai
● Camera Charges
● Personal Expenses
● Taxes as applicable
● Anything other than mentioned above inclusions

Cancellation and Refund applicable on the tour cost:
● If cancellation done prior to 15 days of outing 75% will be refunded.
● If done prior to 10 days of outing 50% will be refunded.
● After that no refund will be provided.

 

THINGS TO CARRY

● A photocopy of your Identity Proof (Passport / Voter ID Card/PAN Card/Aadhar Card/ Driving License)
● Rucksack – If you are offloading your Rucksack, you will need a small daypack to carry your basic essentials
● Good trekking shoes and a pair of slip-ons, if required for use at campsites
● 2 Water Bottles (1 litre each)
● Woolen or Fleece Gloves and a pair of waterproof gloves
● Cotton socks and woolen socks (2 pairs each)
● Balaclava, Woolen scarf – If you do not have a Balaclava, you can carry Monkey cap instead
● Thermal Inners
● Fleece Jacket, Snow Jacket or Padded Jacket (1 each)
● Windcheater or Poncho
● 3-4 pairs of trek pants
● 2 collared and full sleeved t-shirts – Do not carry loose t-shirts as they tend to make  you feel  cold
● Camera or Binoculars (optional)
● Ready to eat snacks, Enerzyl Powder or Glucon D Powder – Carry nuts, dryfruits, energy bars to munch on during the trek. They provide instant energy whenever it hits the lower base.
● Cap, Sunglasses - Do ensure that your sunglasses are UV Protected. Do not carry reflectors.
● Headlamp/LED Torch – Mandatory
● Toiletries – Sunscreen, Moisturizer, light towel, lip balm, wet wipes, toothbrush, toothpaste, Hand Sanitizer, Mosquito repellent, if required
● Polythene Bags or Zip-lock Bags – These help to segregate wet clothes, used wet wipes or sanitary napkins on trek
● Any medicines that you normally consume - Please consult your doctor in this regard

RULES & FAQ

Rules:

● Do not carry valuables or items like jewelry, laptops or any other things.
● Management & Campsite is not responsible for any kind of loss or damage of your belongings.
●  Do not smoke or light any items inside the tent as it may cause fire in the tent.
●  Please Remove your footwear outside the tent and keep tent neat & tidy.
●  Weapons or any inflammable things are not allowed in the premises or in the tent.
●  If any damages are caused to the campsite, tent or bedding, camper / guest will be responsible for the damage and will have to pay the charges for the same.
● Strictly no use of drugs in any kind or any form or any other kind of intoxicants.
●  All guests must follow the camping rules.
●  Anything that is not included in packages is excluded.

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Batches

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Cost

INR 25000 + 5% GST

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