Spiti Jeep Safari

duration Duration 7 Days / 6 Nights
altitude Maximum Altitude 14,930 ft
Pickup Pickup Point Moustache Manali
visit Best time to visit May - Oct
Camp Vehicle Type
Camp Accommodation type Hotels
About the Spiti Jeep Safari

Spiti Valley Jeep Safari - Spiti Valley is located in the extreme northern part of Himachal Pradesh and is especially known for its rawness. With mountains bare as bald and magnificent as the Himalayas, Spiti valley trip explores it's vibrant cultures, traditions, and languages. The entire region of this valley is patched with hamlets inhabited by a maximum of 200 people.

spiti jeep safari

The small villages are what make the Spiti Valley so colorful. Other than all the important Monasteries and Lakes, these villages are famous tourist spots. Every village has its own vibe and traditions. These unique villages are what make Spiti Valley so special.

Also See: Backpacker Hostel in Kaza, Spiti

spiti valley jeep safari

The way Ladakh is a hidden gem of India that vaults surprises, the same way Spiti Valley is also not so known hidden gem of Himachal Pradesh with extraordinary landscapes. It’s a place that proudly boasts the world’s highest post office and Asia’s highest suspension bridge.

Jeep Safari in Spiti Valley is an escape for all those who wish to walk away from the buzz of typical hill stations and explore the less traversed part of mountains. With breathtaking surprises at every corner, the entire journey finishes with permanent awe on your face.

Lahaul Spiti Jeep Safari Tour

Our Spiti jeep safari takes you on a road journey that covers the best of Spiti valley. Right from Kaza to Chandratal, you drive through some of the most stunning landscapes of the Himalayas. What’s best is that you don't have to worry about what bus to catch to reach what place, or how to protect against the harsh cold. Enjoy the entire Spiti Valley with utmost comfort and warmth.


Here are the places you will visit during Spiti Valley Expedition: -

Komik:

Komik
Komik which translates into ‘Snow Cock’ is Asia’s highest village that sits at 15,000 ft above sea level. It inhabits not more than 100 people and has an air of traditionality. Only about 20 km away from Kaza, Komik is accessible by bus or taxi. It’s a beautiful town with a monastery and several other small tourist spots.

 

Hikkim:

Hikkim
Here comes an important landmark of this trip. Hikkim is a cute little village that has the world’s highest post office. Go and explore the weary old walls and rooms of this old post office. Meet the postmaster and hear some ancient stories about this magnificent landmark.

 

Key Monastery:

Key Monastery
Locals say that Key Monastery which is also called Ki Monastery is about 1000 years old. It is also the biggest center for Buddhism learning in the entire Spiti Valley. With stunning designs and an utter peaceful environment, Ki Monastery will leave you astonished.


Kibber Village:

Kibber Village
Kibber is said to be the highest motorable village in the world. Also known as Kyber, this village is famous for Kibber Monastery and Kibber wildlife sanctuary. Kibber village is a picturesque town with gorgeous views of massive mountains and vast open valleys.

 

Kungri Monastery:

Kungri Monastery
Kungri Monastery is a major center for budding Buddhist scholars, readers, and followers. Said to be built in 1330, this monastery holds several mysterious ancient stories and traditions.

 

Mudh Village:

Mudh Village
Pronounced as ‘Moodh’, this village is also famously called the Mud Village. Nestled deep in the beautiful mountains and valley, Mudh village boats some amazing landscapes of snow-topped mountains. Interestingly, this is the last village in that region, which means there are no roads further to this village. Doesn’t it feel like traveling to the end of the world?

 

Tabo:

Tabo
The Ajanta of Himalayas (Photo): The oldest Monastery of India, Tabo silently sits at 3050 meters. The reason why it is also called ‘The Ajanta of Himalayas’ is the vivid paintings and scriptures on the walls. These paintings hold ancient stories and priceless histories to tell.

 

Dhankar Lake:

Dhankar Lake
Dhankar Lake is located just above Dhankar Village is a stunning sight to witness. A chance to spend some time beside such a high altitude lake is itself a blessing. Dhankar Lake will leave you rejuvenated and refreshed.

 

Chandratal Lake:

Chandratal Lake
Located at an altitude of 4300 meters, Chandratal Lake is the most gorgeous lake in the entire Himalayas. It is one of the most visited lakes by the tourists and is an ideal place for camping too.

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Day 1 : Delhi to Shimla


  • Arrive at Delhi and assemble at RK Ashram or Majnu ka Tila(Tentative) by 9 pm and board the Volvo bus for Shimla. Travel distance and travel time 350 kms/10 hrs approx.

  • Overnight in Volvo bus.

 

Day 2 : Shimla - Chitkul/Sangla


Altitude: 3450 m

Meals Included: Breakfast + Dinner

Stay Type: Guest house/ Homestay

  • Arrive at Shimla by morning and proceed to Sangla/Chitkul. With mesmerizing glimpses of mighty vistas and dense foliage, the road to Sangla/Chitkul in winters is covered in fog and snow, especially in the mornings.
  • Along the way, the river Satluj follows the trail, flowing in the opposite direction. As the day progresses, the clouds clear up slightly, revealing towering mountains and deep valleys. After some time, we will come across a small waterfall by the roadside.
  • Overnight stay in guest house/homestay.

 

 

Day 3: Chitkul- Kalpa


Altitude: 2960 m

Meals Included: Breakfast + Dinner

Stay Type: Guest house/ homestay

  • Kalpa lies almost 65 kilometres away from the pristine village of Chitkul and the entire journey takes approximately 3 hours by road.
  • The entire drive is quite smooth and the road remains mostly good. Before entering Kalpa, we catch a glimpse of the spectacular Kinner Kailash Peak at 7549 feet. Kinner Kailash is the major attraction of this place.
  • As you draw closer to Reckong Peo and further up to Kalpa, the magnificent peaks do not fail to astound the passing onlooker.

 

Day 4: Kalpa - Nako lake - Geyu Mummy - Tabo


Altitude: 3280 m

Meals Included: Breakfast + Dinner

Stay Type: Guest house/ homestay

  • We start our day early as we proceed with our road trip en route over Hindustan Tibet Highway.
  • The road is famous for its magnificent views and proximity to Tibet, snaking through the northern parts of Nako, the last village in the Kinnaur district.
  • After visiting the alluring Nako Lake, we proceed to Tabo by crossing a bridge over the Spiti River after Sumdo and make a detour of approximately 7 km to reach the serene hamlet of Geyu.
  • The village is mostly isolated with no other village in the vicinity. This village is mostly famous for its 500-year-old mummy, believed to be the remains of a Buddhist monk. From here, we advance towards Tabo, a tiny hamlet in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. You will notice a drastic change in landscape as you enter Spiti Valley. Tabo Monastery is one of the highlights of the village. 
  • Overnight stay at Tabo.

 

Day 5: Tabo - Pin valley - Dhankar monastery - Kaza


Altitude: 3800 m

Meals Included: Breakfast + Dinner

Stay Type: Guest house/homestay

  • At the break of dawn , we proceed to Pin Valley. Pin Valley is a gorgeous valley situated on the banks of Pin River that runs throughout its length, before joining with Spiti River. 
  • This beautiful monastery is mounted at the top of a cliff in the beautiful hamlet of Dhankar village.
  • We proceed on our journey to Kaza, the largest township and commercial centre in Spiti Valley.
  • Night Stay at Kaza.

 

Day 6: Kaza - Key Monastery - Hikkim-Komik(Gompa) – Langza - Kaza


Altitude: 3800 m

Meals Included: Breakfast + Dinner

Stay Type: Guest house/Homestay

  • In the morning, we continue our Spiti Valley Road Trip with a drive to the renowned Key Monastery. Key is predominantly the largest monastery in Spiti Valley and presumably one of the oldest in the region.
  • After this, we advance towards the quaint village of Hikkim, sequestered between the townships of Komik and Langza, the two other elegant high altitude villages in the region. The last village on our journey is Langza, a popular spot for hunting marine fossils and catching a glimpse of the Chau Chau Kang Nelda peak sitting at the top of the village.
  • Drive back to Kaza for an overnight stay.

 

Day 7: Kaza - Chicham bridge - Kunzum La - Chandratal


Altitude: 4250 m

Meal Included: Breakfast+Dinner

Stay type: Camps

  • In the morning, we advance towards Chicham Bridge, the highest bridge in Asia.
  • A 1000ft. Deep gorge lies below the bridge, known by the name of Samba Lamba Nallah. The bridge is an easy alternative to Kibber from Losar. After crossing Chicham Bridge, we proceed with a drive to Chandratal Lake. The sparkling blue colour of the lake has a tranquillizing effect on the onlooker.
  • After relishing the serene lake's grandeur and beauty, we camp under the glittering stars at Chandratal.

  

Day 8: Drive from Chandratal lake to Manali


Altitude: 2050 m

Meal Included: Breakfast+Dinner

Stay type: Hotel/ Guest house

  • On the last day of our Spiti Valley Road Trip, we will head back to Manali.
  • The adventures of the past few days will leave an indelible mark on your memory.
  • The drive to Manali via Atal Tunnel will take around 4-5 hours.

 

Day 9: Delhi

  • Arrive in Delhi by morning and drop at Kashmiri gate.
  • End of Spiti road trip.

Air: Take a flight to Kullu airport and book a cab to Manali, if not possible you can book a flight to Delhi or Chandigarh and board a volvo to Manali.

Road: The volvo transfers are available from Delhi as well as from Chandigarh.

Rail: Take a train to Chandigarh railway station and from there book a private or shared cab to Manali.

1. Shirts / T-shirts –4/5, Jeans 2/4

2. Windproof jacket of decent quality (no flimsy wind cheaters please!) preferably with a hood

3. Thermal inner wear (upper & lower),Scarf/muffler

4. Woollen cap, Woollen gloves, Woollen socks & regular socks (3-4 pairs)

5. Comfortable Hiking shoes (Waterproof shoes with a thick sole are recommended)

6. Lightweight floaters/sandals/slippers

7. Water bottle (sturdy ones, no empty Bisleribottles!!)

8. Cap / Hat to keep the strong sun away from your face

10. Sun glasses (polarized/UV Protected), Walking stick.

11. Sunscreen Lotion, Lip Balm, Torch / Flashlight (with extra batteries)

12. Medicines, if requiring any specific medication

13. Personal toiletries

14. Hand Sanitizer

15. Extra face masks

16. Valid Government ID proof.

Inclusions:

1. You will be greeted by our trek team with a welcome drink on your arrival to Manali campsite.

2. All stays included from Kaza to Manali on sharing basis:

 (i) Stay in guest house from Day 1 to Day 3 and Day 6

 (ii) Stay in homestay on Day 4.

 (iii) Stay in tents on Day 5

3. All meals included from Day 1 dinner to Day 7 breakfast. Vegetarian meals will be served throughout the trek.

4. Skilled local staff who have ample knowledge of the route

5. Hot water in buckets can be provided on request depending on availability, while staying in guest house only.

6. Jeep fees and Driver cum guide fees.

7. Alpine / Dome Tents, Sleeping Bags, Mattress for Day 5.

 

Exclusions:

1. The above tour charges do not include the GST charges (5%).

2. Personal essentials -

(i) Equipment - Gumboots, trekking poles, sleeping bags, liners etc.

(ii) Insurance - Personal and travel insurances.

(iii) Beverage - Mineral water bottles/bottled or canned beverages

(iv) Snacks - Chocolate, dry fruits, protein or nutrition bar.

(v) Entertainment - Camera or drone fees.

3. In case if your trek remains incomplete or uninitiated because of "force majeure", medical emergency or by personal choice after you arrive at the starting point, you will not be able to get refund, reschedule or replace any services that remain unutilized by you.

4. Any additional cost incurred due to changes in Government Guidelines related to travel/trek/COVID-19 will be borne by the Guest.

5. Anything which is not included in Inclusion.

6. Separate arrangements over accommodation on request, will be charged extra.

1. If cancellations are made 25 days prior to the start date of your trek/tour/activity, no cancellation fee will be charged.

2. If cancellations are made between 4-25 days prior to the start date of your trek/tour/activity, EITHER 75% of the total booking amount will be returned to the guest (25% of the total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee) OR whole advance amount can be adjusted against any trek within next 12 months.   

3. Rescheduling of the tour/trek is applicable only once, after that if you want to cancel your tour/trek or reschedule it again, it is not possible and you do not get any refund.

4. If cancellations are made within 4 days from the start date of your trek/tour/activity, 100% of the total booking amount will be charged as a cancellation fee.

5. If you book the tour/trek/activity by making a partial payment of the total booking amount and fail to make the 100% payment before 30 days from the date of travel. In this case, your booking will get canceled automatically and can only be reconfirmed once you make the full payment, depending on the availability of slots.

6. In case if your tour/trek/activity remains incomplete or uninitiated because of "force majeure", medical emergency, government policy changes, local strikes, or by personal choice after you arrive at the starting point, you will not be able to get a refund, reschedule or replace any services that remain underutilized by you.

7. Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.

8. The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.

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