- Route: Delhi - Shimla - Narkanda - Baga Sarahan - Nako - Gue - Tabo - Dhankar - Kaza - Kalpa - Shimla - Delhi
- Duration: 9 Days, 8 Nights
- Start Point: Delhi
- End Point: Delhi
About the Activity:
- We get goosebumps at the prospect of traversing Spiti's uncooked and difficult terrain! Experience the first-ever "You Don't Call It A Road" episode of your adventure by crossing some iconic high mountain passes that offer some unforgettable landscapes of this bloodless desert and crossing it off your bucket list.
- Whether it's standing on Asia's highest suspended Chicham Bridge or travelling to 'the world's greatest village ΓÇô Komic,' you may experience it all firsthand and bring home cherished memories and numerous journey tales you've lived in real-time. Enjoy this memorable experience with a fantastic stop at the turquoise waters of the crescent-shaped Chandratal lake, which glows with a dazzling milky way at night.
How to Reach:
- By Air: Because it offers both domestic and international flights, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) is a viable option for visiting Spiti.
- By Rail: Another option is the New Delhi Railway Station, which is located in Paharganj, near Connaught Place, and is where the majority of trains arrive and depart from Delhi.
- By Road: Delhi is also well connected by bus to cities such as Jaipur, Agra, Alwar, Dehradun, and even Kathmandu, among others.
Day 1: Depart from Delhi to Shimla | A Beautiful Town Encircled by Magical Misty Hills
- Once you arrive in Delhi, proceed to the boarding point of an AC Volvo Bus for a one-day journey from Delhi to Shimla.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Shimla | Also Referred to as The Queen of the Hills
- Arrive in Shimla early in the morning and meet with a consultant who will give you a brief overview of the excursion and assist you in transferring to the hotel.
- You could have a few rests after the test into the lodge.
- Then you'll visit the Kalibari Temple, which was built in 1845 and is dedicated to Goddess Kali, also known as Shyamala, from whence Shimla gets its name.
- Then you can hike to the top of Jakhoo Hill to visit the mediaeval temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman and Christ Church, which is a parish within the Amritsar Diocese.
- Continue to see Ridge Road, which is located in the centre of Shimla and is a large location where all of the cultural sports are held.
- You can even walk to Mall Road, which is lined with brightly coloured boutiques where you can buy souvenirs.
- Overnight live in Shimla.
Day 3: Shimla to Sarahan | Witness the Unexplored Valley Curtained with Forests of Oaks and Cedar
- After breakfast, begin your transfers from Shimla to Sarahan together.
- The excursion will next take you through lush Deodar woods, beautiful valley views, snow-capped mountain peaks, and fast-flowing rivers.
- When you get in Sarahan, you can check into the lodge and rest for a while.
- Later in the evening, visit the little village of Sarahan, which is bordered by fields and orchards and features slate-roofed homes that create pastoral perfection.
- Overnight live in Sarahan.
Day 4: Sarahan to Chitkul | The Last Inhabited Village on the Indo-Tibetan Border
- Get up early in the morning to see one of the most beautiful sunrises.
- After a delicious breakfast, you can travel to one of Kinnaur Valley's most beautiful viewpoints.
- Travel down the Sutlej river until you reach Karcham, where you can turn around and follow the Baspa river to Chitkul.
- Chitkul is the last inhabited settlement before the Indo-China border, and it is here that you can visit the famed 'Hindustan ka Akhri Dhaba' for a delicious lunch.
- Overnight live and dinner at lodge/homestay in Chitkul.
Day 5: Chitkul to Kaza through Nako | Explore the 'Ajanta of the Himalayas' at Tabo
- You may be departing for Kaza after early morning breakfast, going through the beautiful Spiti Valley.
- You might use the Indo-Tiber Highway and avoid passing by Khab Bridge, which marks the confluence of the Spiti and Satluj Rivers.
- Take a brief trip to Nako Lake for a vacation and lunch, and you may be in the Spiti Valley proper as soon as you leave Sumdo.
- Take a diversion at the right via the gate 3 kilometres after Sumdo to visit the 500-Year-Old Mummy within the Gue Village.
- Overnight live at Kaza.
Day 6: Sightseeing in Kaza | Walk the Artistically Painted Rooms at Key Monastery
- Exit after an early morning meal to discover Kaza's amazing grandeur.
- Visit the Key Gompa Monastery, which is set among the mountains in a bowl-shaped valley of the little village Langza in Spiti valley, and other tourist attractions.
- Langza is located at an elevation of around 14,500 feet above sea level and is also considered to be one of the greatest communities on the planet with a motorable avenue, with Komic Village being the best village.
- Hikkim is a village in the Spiti district near Kaza, and it is one of India's most year-round populated settlements.
- Return to your lodge after touring the picturesque villages of Langza, Hikkim, and Komik.
- Overnight live in Kaza.
Day 7: Kaza to Kalpa with Detour to Dhankar | Spot the Sacred Shivling Rock Atop the Kailash Mountain
- You might be retracing your steps back to Kalpa in Kinnaur Valley after a delicious breakfast.
- Take a slight detour to the left on your way back to visit Dhankar, a tiny village located high above the junction of the Spiti and Pin Rivers.
- If time allows, do the hour-long walk above the settlement to the gorgeous turquoise Dhankar Tso or Dhankar Lake for stunning views of the valley.
- You will then begin your experience, in the same manner, going from the back of the Spiti Valley and turning right at Powari toward ReoKong Peo, the district's main metropolis, from which you can continue to Kalpa.
- Spend the night in the charming Kalpa village, which looks out over the Kinnaur Kailash mountains.
- Overnight live at camp/homestay in Kalpa.
Day 8: Kalpa to Shimla | Leave Behind the Beautiful Kinnaur Valley with Beautiful Memories Etched for your Heart
- Begin your journey back to Shimla After breakfast at the resort.
- To begin, take a journey all the way down to Powari, from where you may turn right along NH 5 following the Satluj River.
- To get to Shimla, you'll travel down the winding roads that follow the Sutlej River and pass through the lush Deodhar forests.
- When you arrive in Shimla, check into the lodge and rest for a while.
- Then you're free to explore the surroundings of the evening.
- Overnight live in Shimla.
Day 9: Shimla to Delhi | Bid Farewell to the Mountains
- Get up early and eat a hearty breakfast.
- After that, you'll be taken to Shimla Bus Station to board an AC Volvo bound for Delhi.
- As you arrive in Delhi in the evening, your fantastic trip to Spiti Valley comes to an end.