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 hoards 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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Spiti Jeep Safari

 

Day 1: Manali to Kunzum La - Losar - Kaza

Drive: 183 km

Meal Included: Dinner

Stay Type: Stay at a guest house on a double/triple sharing basis

  • Good morning people! Welcome to the most beautiful town of Himachal Pradesh. Today we are going to drive from Manali to Kaza via Kunzum La pass. Report at the Moustache Hostel by 10 am and gather for a small briefing session.
  • Once you are through with the briefing, start your drive. Fortunately, now we have got the Atal Tunnel which if you know is the highest in the world. Go through the tunnel and enjoy the ultra modern architecture.
  • Post crossing the Atal Tunnel, you will drive through the different shades of the brown mountain towards Chatru. If it is mid-summer, the snow would have already melted, hence the mountains look exactly like they look in Ladakh. Bare brown.
  • A few more km into the drive, you ascend to Kunjum Pass situated at an altitude of 14,930 ft. Enjoy some time around the pass and then start your descent to the Spiti Valley.
  • After a scenic drive, you will reach Kaza by evening. Settled yourself in the allotted guest house and relax. We will have your dinner sorted already so you don't have to worry about your food.

 

Day 2: Kaza - Langza - Hikkim - Komik - Ki Monastery - Kibber - Gette - Kaza

Drive: 80 km

Meal Included: Breakfast - Dinner

Stay Type: Stay at a guest house on a double/triple sharing basis

  • Wake up fresh to the beautiful Spiti morning. Go have a short morning walk around the town and then savor the steaming breakfast. The speciality of today’s day is that you will be visiting some of the historical and world highest places.
  • Firstly we drive to Komik, the highest village in Asia. Komik translates to Snow Cock. This village is inhabited only by 200 and is extremely traditional.
  • Post-Komic village, you will drive to Hikkim, which is famous for the world's highest operational post office, situated at an altitude of 14,400 ft.
  • After visiting Hikkim, head to the Key Monastery. Monastery’s atmosphere always remains very peaceful, so take some time off and sit in peace.
  • After Key Monastery, drive down to the picturesque village of Kibber. Enjoy the vibe offered here.
  • Now you will move towards the Gette village. The village offers stunning aerial views of Kaza and some parts of Spiti Valley. You will also find a series of flags tied there as prayers. Wouldn’t you want to tie your own flag?
  • Post the Gette spot, it's time to drive back to Kaza. We hope you had a mesmerizing drive all through the day. Well, Spiti valley is also about these drives. Sometimes you get the most splendid views of the mountains.

 

Day 3: Kaza to Pin valley - Kungri - Mudh and back to Kaza:

Drive: 100 km

Meal Included: Breakfast - Dinner

Stay Type: Stay at a guest house on a double/triple sharing basis.

  • Hey people, we hope you having fun! Wake up to a beautiful morning. Get ready and devour your breakfast. Today we will be visiting the nearby Pin Valley.
  • Today’s drive is going to be mostly stunning and scenic. You will go through various dense forests and open valleys.
  • First we will take you to the Kungri Monastery which is the 2nd oldest monastery of Spiti. Take your time and go around the place. Enjoy at your own convenience.
  • Post the Kungi Monastery you visit the last motorable village in the Pin Valley - The Mudh Village. Being at the top of the world, the village is sparsely populated.
  • After you had fun at the village, start your drive back to Kaza. The drive is going to be on the same route. On arriving back at the guest house, the rest of the day is on you. You can come out and play games with your fellas or relax in the room.
  • Have your steaming dinner and sleep a sound night.

 

Day 4: Kaza to Tabo - Dhankar - Lhalung:

Drive: 40 km

Meal Included: Breakfast - Dinner

Stay Type: Stay at a Home Stay on a double/triple sharing basis.

  • Today we are going to visit the other town of the Spiti Valley. Tabo is also known as “Ajanta of Himalayas'' and is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is famous for ancient paintings and has the 1020 years old Tabo Monastery.
  • After Tabo you will be driven to Dhankar village from there you will hike for 5 km to visit the majestic Dhankar Lake. The area around the lake itself becomes very pleasant and serene. You can spend as much time as you want near the lake and enjoy the views from that height.
  • After Dhankar, you will visit the Lhalung village of Spiti Valley. Explore the unique culture and traditions of this village.
  • Once you have had fun at the village, we will move to our allocated guest house. Get your room and settle for the day. Devour your steaming dinner and sleep a good night.

 

Day 5: Lhalung to Losar - Kunjum La - Chandratal Lake, overnight near Chandratal:

Drive: 100 km

Meal Included: Breakfast - Dinner

Stay Type: Stay at camps on a double/triple sharing basis.

 

  • Today, it’s time to visit the most beautiful sight of the entire tour. Wake up and get ready. On our way to Manali, we will turn towards the Chandratal Lake. This is the last wonder of this enchanting valley.
  • This lake is located at an altitude of 14,100 ft. that offers complimentary views of the whole of Himalayas.
  • After you have spent your lovely time at the lake, hop in the car and drive to the camping site. Spend your night right under the skies.

 

Day 6: Chandratal to Manali, via Atal Tunnel:

Drive: 250 km

Meal Included: Breakfast - Dinner

Stay Type: Stay at Guest House on a double/triple sharing basis.

 

Wake up to a chilly morning, have your breakfast at the campsite with the last Spitian views.

It’s time to head back from where we started. The drive back to Manali will take about 5-6 hours in total. You will drive through the new inaugurated Atal Tunnel.

After you have reached Manali, report at the guest house and settle in your rooms. If you wish, you can go and explore the beautiful town.

Savor the dinner and sleep a sound night.

 

Day 7: Departure:

Meal Included: Breakfast

Wake up and have your breakfast. It’s time to say goodbye. Moustache sincerely thanks for choosing us and giving us this opportunity to serve you better.

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 double / triple 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 within 24 hours prior to the start of the trip, 100% advance will be charged as cancellation fee.

2. If cancellations are made between 2-7 days prior to the start of th trip, either 75% of paid amount will be returned to the guest or whole advance amount can be adjusted against any trek or tour within next 6 months.

3. If cancellations are made prior to 7 days from the start of the trip, 100% of total advance will be refunded.

4. If you book the tour by paying 25% of booking amount and fail to make the 100% payment before 25 days from date of travel. In this case your booking will get cancelled automatically and can only be reconfirmed once you make the full payment, depending on the availibility of slots.

5. In case if your trip 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.

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

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

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