SPITI WINTER EXPEDITION 2019 | 06 NIGHTS/ 07 DAYS

SPITI WINTER EXPEDITION 2019 | 06 NIGHTS/ 07 DAYS

January 5, 2019

Spiti Valley is a cold desert mountain valley located high in the north-eastern part of the Himachal Pradesh. The name “Spiti” means “The Middle Land”, i.e. the land between Tibet and India. Winters in Spiti is extremely harsh and temperatures sometimes fall to -20 degrees Celsius.

There is an endless thrill of visiting Spiti in winters. The general thought is that Spiti valley is closed in winters, but it not so, as you may visit places in like Kaza, Kibber Key Monastry, Dhankar and Tabo in winters and experience the way of living in such cold area. It is accessible from Shimla, as Shimla – Kaza road is open throughout the year.

The Winter Expedition Tour to Spiti valley is designed by taking all safety and comfort measures in mind. We will provide you with a comfortable 4*4 SUV Vehicle for the tour with best local experienced drivers, stay at cozy and comfortable places and a tour manager to take care of all aspects during your travel. The best way to experience the see endless snow, life at remote and cold conditions in Spiti.

Highlights of Tour:-

  • Wildlife: – You can see Blue Sheep, Red fox, Himalayan Ibex. And if you are Lucky you may spot a Snow Leopard.
  • Snowclad Landscape.
  • Be a part of Local family during your visit and experience and understand the living in winters in Cold dessert Spiti valley.
  • Starting point: Shimla

Itinerary:-

Day 1: Shimla – Kalpa (230 Kms; 8 hrs.)

Shimla to Kalpa at 08:00 am. Enroute you will cover places like, Kufri, Narkanda, Rampur bushar & Recong Peo. Take appropriate breaks on the way and enjoy the beauty as you leave the hustle and bustle of Shimla behind. Dinner and Overnight stay at Kalpa homestay.

Day 2: Kalpa – Nako – Tabo (154 Kms)

Post breakfast,  drive on the famous Hindustan – Tibet Highway or the NH 22. Reach Nako and take a halt. Visit frozen Nako Lake and Nako village. Post Lunch proceed towards Tabo. Dinner and Overnight stay at Tabo.

Day 3: Tabo – Dhankar – Kaza (Pin valley if Roads allows)

Have an early breakfast and head towards Dhankar. Visit Dhankar Monastery- a magnificent architecture which hangs on a cliff and overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin River. Post Lunch drive to Kaza. Dinner and Overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 04: Kaza – Key Monastry – Chicham – Kibber

Post breakfast, drive towards Key monastery, the oldest monastery in the region. Later visit Chicham Bridge (Asia’s highest Altitude Bridge) and Chicham village. Transfer to Kibber village. Dinner and Overnight stay at Kibber.

Day 05: Kibber – Komic – Hikkim – Langza – Kaza

Visit Komic- one of the highest villages in the world at 4600 meters, Hikkim- the highest post office in the world, and Langza – said to be the most beautiful village in Spiti valley. Back to Kaza for Overnight stay.

Day 6: Kaza – Kalpa (210 Kms)

After early breakfast we will take departure to Kalpa. Full day journey. Dinner and Overnight stay at Kalpa.

Day 07: Kalpa – Shimla (230 Kms)

Post breakfast, depart to Shimla.

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Fixed Departure Dates in Jan, 2019:-

  • 25th Jan, 2019

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Inclusions:

  • 4*4 Gypsy/SUV vehicle for the complete Tour.
  • Pickup & Drop from Shimla.
  • 06 night’s accommodation. (Twin/Triple Sharing).
  • All stay at Homestay.
  • 06 Breakfast & 06 Dinners. (Veg Food).
  • Service of Tour manager/Guide for Complete tour from Shimla till Shimla.
  • Oxygen cylinder to travel in high altitude.
  • Assistance on arrival.
  • Hotel taxes.

Exclusions:

  • 5% GST Charges.
  • Any additional expenses.
  • Early check in and late check out at the hotel.
  • Expenses of personal nature.
  • Any other services not specified above.
  • Additional Costs due to Flight Cancellations, Road blocks, natural calamities

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