Overview

Challenging Terrains, high passes, exhilarating views and one hell of a machine is what all travellers dream of. If you too are one of those who have a passion to travel on seemingly endless roads, then perhaps a Road trip to Spiti Valley is all that you need. Spiti Valley is a high altitude desert whose beauty unveils after a tough and tricky ride through the most challenging roads of Himalayas. If you feel the need for adrenaline, you got your share of dose right throughout your trip to Spiti.

As you leave behind the chaos of cities, Spiti Valley will happily embrace you into a zone of peace and love. Soak in the holy vibes at Key Monastery, which is an important place of pilgrimage for the Buddhist population residing in Spiti. Explore the long lost stories in the fossils of Langza Village and witness the grandeur of the golden statue of Buddha. Ride upto the highest post office in the world at Hikkim and send a postcard to your loved ones and also to yourself! In short, just forget about the metropolis life for a few days and spend some time in a natural retreat at this high altitude desert!


Fixed Departures

  • 24 Sep - 02 Oct 2022 (Delhi to Delhi)

Cost:

  • Triple Occupancy: Rs. 17800/- (Shimla To Manali) 
  • Triple Occupancy: Rs. 19800/- (Delhi to Delhi) 
  • Double Occupancy: Rs. 21500/- (Delhi to Delhi) 

Note: Pay 7000/- to block your seats, rest of the payment 20 days prior.


Short Itinerary 

  • Day 0 : Overnight Travel from Delhi to Shimla (24 Sep) 
  • Day 1 : Reach Shimla- Transfer To Sagnla Overnight Stay At Sangla. (25 Sep)
  • Day 2 : Drive To The Last Indian Village - Chitkul. Overnight Stay At Kalpa. (26 Sep)
  • Day 3 : Transfer From Kalpa To Tabo Via Nako - Ka Loops. Overnight Stay At Tabo. (27 Sep)
  • Day 4 : Visit Key Monastery, Chicham Bridge, Hikkim, Komik & Langza - Overnight Stay At Kaza. (28 Sep)
  • Day 5 : Depart For Chandra Taal - Overnight Stay Near Chandra Taal. (29 Sep)
  • Day 6 : Depart For Manali - Old Manali Café Crawl - Overnight Stay At Manali. (30 Sep)
  • Day 7 : Self-Explore Manali - Departure To Delhi. (01 Oct)
  • Day 8 : Reach Delhi by Morning. (02 Oct).

  • NOTE: Travellers residing outside Delhi are suggested to book trains/flights reaching Delhi not later than 2 PM on the trip start date. Similarly, on trip end date, book returning flight/trains leaving post 4 PM.
  • NOTE: Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of participants etc. May cause itinerary change. We reserve the rights to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort and general wellbeing.
  • NOTE: The age limit of our group departures is 14 to 42 years due to the power packed itineraries that we provide to our travellers. We can customise trips for travellers beyond the mentioned age bracket.
8 Nights 7 Days Available on request Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
Highlights
What makes this tour special
  • Drive through the mountains
  • Camp at moon lake or Chandratal lake
  • Send a postcard from the world's highest post office
  • Drive through rohtang pass, kunzum la
  • Visit the beautiful ki monastery
  • Experience village life up and stay in homestay
  • Indulge in local cuisines
  • Visit Shimla, Manali hill stations.
Itinerary

Short Itinerary :

  • Day 0 : Overnight Travel from Delhi to Shimla (24 Sep) 
  • Day 1 : Reach Shimla- Transfer To Sagnla Overnight Stay At Sangla. (25 Sep)
  • Day 2 : Drive To The Last Indian Village - Chitkul. Overnight Stay At Kalpa. (26 Sep)
  • Day 3 : Transfer From Kalpa To Tabo Via Nako - Ka Loops. Overnight Stay At Tabo. (27 Sep)
  • Day 4 : Visit Key Monastery, Chicham Bridge, Hikkim, Komik & Langza - Overnight Stay At Kaza. (28 Sep)
  • Day 5 : Depart For Chandra Taal - Overnight Stay Near Chandra Taal. (29 Sep)
  • Day 6 : Depart For Manali - Old Manali Café Crawl - Overnight Stay At Manali. (30 Sep)
  • Day 7 : Self-Explore Manali - Departure To Delhi. (01 Oct)
  • Day 8 : Reach Delhi by Morning. (02 Oct).

Detailed itinerary :

Day 0: Departure From Delhi To Shimla.

  • Leave from Delhi by 08:30 PM and reach Shimla the next morning.

Day 1: Reach Shimla- Transfer To Sagnla Overnight Stay At Sangla. 

  • Drive through Kufri, Narkanda along the Indo-Tibetan highway on the way to Sangla.
  • Reach Sangla by evening.
  • Dinner and Overnight sleep.

Day 2:  Drive To The Last Indian Village - Chitkul. Overnight Stay At Kalpa.

  • After having breakfast and some leisure, check-out of the hotel.
  • Depart for Chitkul, the last Indian village towards China border and experience another white wonderland.
  • Dinner & overnight in a hotel at Kalpa

Day 3:  Transfer From Kalpa To Tabo Via Nako - Ka Loops. Overnight Stay At Tabo.

  • Wake up early morning & after breakfast start your journey to Spiti Valley. Enter Spiti valley through Sumdo Border. Visit Nako Tabo villages en route Kaza.
  • Cross the Ka loops en route Kaza.
  • Reach Tabo by evening.
  • Check-in to the hotel/campsite.
  • Dinner & sleep overnight.

Day 4: Visit Key Monastery, Chicham Bridge, Hikkim, Komik & Langza - Overnight Stay At Kaza.

  • Wake up early morning and after having the breakfast, head for Spiti Valley divine sightseeing.
  • Visit the most scenic monastery of Spiti Valley - The Key Monastery.
  • Further, drive to the highest suspension bridge in Asia - The Chicham Bridge.
  • Visit the iconic villages of Spiti - Hikkim(location of the World's Highest Post Office), Komik(the highest village in the world connected through a motorable road) & Langza(the site for the holy Buddha Statue)
  • Come back to Kaza by evening. Dinner and sleep overnight.

Day 5: Depart For Chandra Taal - Overnight Stay Near Chandra Taal. 

  • Wake up early morning and after having breakfast check-out of the campsite.
  • Depart for Chandra Taal lake.
  • On the way , take a pit stop for snacks at Losar, the last village of Spiti Valley.
  • Reach Chandra Taal by evening & check-in to the camps.
  • Dinner and stay in tents under the gaze of a million stars and the Milky Way Galaxy.

Day 6: Depart For Manali - Overnight Stay At Manali.

  • Wake up early morning & after breakfast depart for Manali.
  • Reach Manali by evening
  • Check-in to the hotel.
  • Dinner and Sleep Overnight.

Day 7:  Self-Explore Manali - Departure To Delhi. 

  • Wake up early morning & enjoy the beautiful sunrise.
  • Manali self-exploration
  • Places to visit- Hadimba Devi Temple, Old Manali street, Mall Road.
  • Depart for Delhi by evening.
  • Reach Delhi the next morning.

Day 8: Reach Delhi By Morning.

  • Reach Delhi morning around 08:00 AM

How to Register:

  • Step -1: - Send your money to the following account ---

    √ Payment details:

    NOTE:

  • While online transfer, please provide your name in the notes section.
  • Once payment is done, please send an email to Sahyadriranger@gmail.com with transaction id, name, and Mobile No.
  • You can make payments using any of the following modes

  • UPI – 7666606704@kotak
  • Google Pay – 7666606704
  • NEFT – Deposit the Amount into the Following Account:

  • Name: SAHYADRI RANGERS TREKS AND TOURS
  • Step-2: After payment, you will be requested to fill up the Mandatory disclaimer form online where you have to fill in relevant details including full address.

    Step -3: Now your participation is confirmed & Organizer will create a WhatsApp group on the day of the event for coordination, We will coordinate through SMS/ Call if the participant is not available in WhatsApp.

    For Details/Bookings Drop Whatsapp: +91 7666606704

  • A/c type: Current account
  • Bank: Yes Bank
  • Branch: Goregaon
  • A/C no.: 100263400000762
  • IFSC: YESB0001002

Cancellation Policy

If the participant does not reach the meeting point / pickup point on time, he/she will be considered as dropout and no refund will be provided in such case.

In case of cancellation done in advance following parameters apply.

  • 80% will be refunded if cancelled 45 days in advance.
  • 75% will be refunded if cancelled 30 days in advance.
  • 50% will be refunded if cancelled 20 days in advance.
  • 25% will be refunded if cancelled 10 days in advance.
  • 0% refund if cancelled within 72 hours of the event date and time

The Things to Carry :

  • Backpack & Rain Cover (40-60 Litres)
  • Trekking Shoes
  • LED Torch
  • One Water Bottle (one litre)
  • Basic Medications (or prescribed if any)

Clothes

  • Trekking Jacket
  • Three (Five in winter) Warm Layers
  • Two trek pants (one Wear and one carry)
  • Two collared t-shirts
  • Thermals
  • Extra Pair of Clothes
  • woolen sweater

Accessories

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreeen Lotion (SPF 50/70)
  • Lip Balm (SPF 30)
  • Sun cap
  • Normal Cap
  • Synthetic hand gloves
  • Three pair of Socks
  • Raincoat/Ponchos
  • Plastic cover (for wet clothes)

You do not carry:

  • Jholas / sling bag.
  • Do not wear sandal, floater, chappal or ballerinas.
  • Please avoid wearing Jewelry.
  • Alcohol or any narcotic substance.

Equipment on rents

  • Jacket: 900 complete trip
  • Shoes: 900 complete trek
  • Walking pole :₹ 200


Caution:

  • Wear full clothes.
  • Avoid wearing jewelry.

Disclaimer : The participants who wish to reach the event starting point in their own vehicle have to reach the meeting point at given time, post that organisers may go out of network range and wont be able to assist. In such situation the organiser shall not be liable for any inconvenience what-so-ever and the participants will be considered as dropouts against which no refund will be made. The organiser reserves the right to make necessary change in itinerary at any time before or during the event based on situation at hand. Trek leaders decision will be final and binding, no arguments will be entertained. During the event if any participant or group does not follow safety instructions and indulges in acts that lead to physical harm, or gets lost in the forest / mountain the organisers will not be held liable for it. Tickets can be cancelled 7 days prior to the event and 90% amount will be refunded. No refund will be made in case a person misses the train/bus mentioned in the itinerary. All participants are deemed to be physically fit for the event. In case a participant decides to dropout during the event he/she has to bear the extra cost of arranging his/her return. This cost will be charged at-actual-basis. If the event gets cancelled due to natural calamities, rains, landslide, snowfall, avalanche only 50% refund will be made. Stay options mentioned in the itinerary are subject to natural conditions i.e tents cant be pitched if rains and/or rain storm is being predicted. In such cases an attempt will me made to provide shelter for the night. Food during the trekking and camping events is sourced locally from villages and we put in our best efforts to provide the best, participants should acknowledge the fact that remote village people are not trained for catering services and our expectations should be accommodating. Sahyadri Rangers has a reputation of providing memorable experience for trekkers and adventure lovers our events are not deigned for tourists or fussy people. Trekking and camping belong to Adventure Sports industry where the participants are part of a "team", there are no waiters, caterers, guests/clients.


FAQs

Q. What will be the group size?

  • Usually, we take maximum of 15-18 people in one group. We believe bigger groups have less fun and less coordination so that’s why we prefer smaller groups.
  • We need at least 6 people to operate our fixed departure tours/treks.

Q. Who all will go along with us on the trip/trek?

  • All our treks are led by professional trek leaders who are certified, mountaineers. Apart from them, there will be one local guide, cook, helper, porters and other staff.
  • All our trips are led by professional trip coordinators who have a good experience in leading groups.

Q. I am the only girl in the group, is it safe to travel/trek solo?

  • Yes definitely it is, the safety of girls is most important for us. All our guides and other staff are carefully chosen for trips/treks. They are honest and reliable but we also advise you to take care of your personal belongings.

Q. What are the things that we need to carry on the trek/trip?

  • Once you confirm the trip/trek and done with the booking, we will send you the packing list according to the trip/trek.

Q. What type of ground transportation will be used on the trip?

  • We hire taxis such as Innova, Tempo Traveller, Bolero, Tata Sumo, etc. from our vendors.

Q. I cannot carry my rucksack/bag on the trek, can I offload it?

  • We always recommend that you carry your rucksack during the trek because it helps in maintaining your body posture. In case if you cannot, then we can provide you a mule/porter to carry your rucksack. You will have to tell us at least 1 week before the trek. The charges for offloading would be INR 300 per person per day.

Q. Which shoes should I buy?

  • Shoes are your lifeline on the trek. It is highly advisable to buy trekking shoes of a good and known brand. You can consider companies like Quechua, Columbia, etc. A waterproof shoes with ankle support will work good.

Q. What will be the type of accommodation?

  • It depends on the tour. If it is a trek then you will be staying in dome tents or if it is a road trip the the accommodation can be in hotel/alpine tent/dome tent/home stay.

Q. How to get safe drinking water on the trip?

  • Himalayan water is considered the purest water and safe to drink. But for safety purpose, we sometimes boil the water and then use it for drinking and cooking.
  • In case you find any clean water on the trek, always fill your water where the water is running not where the water is stable or is in rest.

Q. Can we change the itinerary?

  • Yes, you can give suggestions. We will look into that and if we find it feasible then we will apply it.

Q. Can you customize the trip/trek?

  • Yes, we can customize any trip/trek as per your needs and as per the feasibility.

Q. Will doctor accompany us on the trek?

  • No, but our trek leaders are certified in Wildlife First Aid course and they always carry first aid kit and oxygen cylinders on high altitude treks.

Q. Do you prefer I should bring some medicines with me?

  • Yes it is advisable that you carry your own medication on the trek.

Q. Diamox is advisable or not?

  • Well, it totally depends on person to person. Usually, there are no side effects of Diamox but if you are having any prior medical conditions then it is better to consult your doctor.
  • Our itinerary is designed in a way that we take sufficient time to get acclimatized. In case if you are having problem on the trek then tell your trek leader about your condition as soon as possible.

Q. Can I take my child along on this trek? What is the age limit?

  • It depends on the difficulty level of the trek. Minimum age for eligibility is 14 years.

Q. What will we do if it rains?

  • If it starts raining slowly while trekking then we will continue our trek as per the plan. Your poncho will keep you dry. In case if it is raining heavily then we will try to find any shelter and wait for the rain to stop or slow. If it rains at the campsite then there would not be any problem because all our living tents, kitchen tents and toilet tents are waterproof. You will stay dry inside.

Q. Why is the trekking pole necessary?

  • Differs from person to person. If you think that it would help you maintaining balance while trekking then do bring the pole. Some people think that trekking pole disturbs the walking rhythm. So it’s upto you.
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Volvo transfer from Delhi to Shimla & Manali to Delhi.
  • Entire sightseeing by tempo traveler, Accommodation for 6 nights – 1 Night at Sangla, 1 Nights at Kalpa,1 Nights at Tabo 1 Nights at Kaza.1 night in Chandratal Camp, 1 Night in Manali.
  •  A total 12 meals – 1 Meal on Day 1 (Dinner) + 2 Meals on Day 2 (Breakfast + Dinner) + 2 Meals on Day 3 (Breakfast + Dinner) + 2 Meals on Day 4 (Breakfast + Dinner) + 2 Meals on Day 5 (Breakfast + Dinner) +2 Meals on Day 6 (Breakfast + Dinner) + 1 Meals on Day 7 (Breakfast)
  • All inner line permits for the trip.
  • Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax, Parking Charges, etc.
  • Team Captain throughout the trip.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any Personal expenses/Tips/Permits
  • 5% GST(Tax)
  • Lunch/ Any Beverages/Meals in Spiti and enroute to spiti from Shimla that are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances including medical emergencies and acts of God.
  • Extra days stay/food at any place during the tour because of bad weather or road blocking due to snow.
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the above list of inclusions.
Pickup point
Directions.
Spiti Valley, Kaza, Himachal Pradesh, India View on Map