Winter trip to Spiti Valley
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We do Plan Manali to Kaza via Sissu and enjoy lowest temprature in dryland Spiti.
Want to explore the scenic wonders of Spiti Valley? Join our all-inclusive trekking tours to experience the magic of this Pristine Himalayan Paradise.
Experience the Adventure of a lifetime with Akkiadventures Team. Spiti Valley is a remote and untouched region located in Himachal Pradesh in north India. This is a challenging but rewarding trek, as you will witness landscapes that have been unchanged for centuries, You will learn about Behaviour of Himalayas and Nature while exploring this High Altitude Valley, which is enrich in Historical and mythical monuments and location, much more offbeat and hidden destination.
A trip you won’t forget. We offer an authentic homestay experience, which means you’ll sleep in the traditional dwellings and eat with locals.
An insider’s view of one of India’s least explored regions. With us, you’ll get the opportunity to explore local markets and monasteries, examine ancient fortresses and walk through villages that have never seen westerners before or any modern influences.
At an average altitude of 4000 meters, the Spiti valley, commonly known as the “Middle Land,” is a Trans-Himalayan landscape bordering Tibet. The Tabo monastery, Dhankar monastery, Sherkhang monastery, and Kye monastery are some of the oldest monasteries in the Himalayan area.
During the trek experience, Amchis was renowned for Tibetan medicine. Pin Valley is a stronghold of the Buchen Lamas. Langza village’s fossil exploration and the magnificent Buddha statue overlook the snow-capped peaks of Spiti. Chicham Bridge is the highest in Asia, connecting Kibber to Chicham,
Komic and Khibber’s are the highest motor-able settlements globally, Hikkim is the highest post office globally. Passes like Kunzum and gorgeous lakes like Chandrataal are just a few places in Spiti Valley Trek.
Lahaul Spiti is a 1000-year-old culture, with lovely villages, modest and humble people, and a breathtaking setting. See a civilization that has been frozen in time.
Spiti Valley Trek fixed departures have been designed so that you may see Spiti like a native at a pace that allows you to acclimate while still enjoying your vacation. Allow us to guide you around this gorgeous location and assist you in exploring it in the manner you like.
Spiti valley trek itinerary
Day One: Reach Manali and rest
After an overnight journey from Delhi/Chandigarh, arrive at Manali in the morning and check into the hotel. You are free to do whatever you like on this day, but the essential thing is to rest and acclimate rather than overexert yourself.
This evening, we’ll have a quick briefing session with the guide. Today will also be an excellent opportunity to meet the rest of the group. We recommend getting a good night’s sleep because your body will need it for the long voyage ahead. We’ll be going exceptionally early the next day; getting enough rest will aid your acclimatization.
Things to do today in Manali:
- Visit Manu temple
- Visit Hidimba Devi Temple or Hadimba Devi Temple
- Visit Vashisth temples
- Go for a walk in the Great Himalayan National Park Manali
- Relax in the cafes around old Manali
- Catch up on last-minute shopping
- Briefing with the guide in the evening
- Trek Jogni Waterfall
Day Two: Manali to Kaza via Atal Tunnel and Kunzum Pass
Today we will go to Spiti Valley, which will take around seven to eight hours and 200 kilometers if all goes according to plan. We depart early in the morning since we have a long journey ahead of us, including crossing the Atal Tunnel. At nine kilometers above 10,000 feet, the tunnel is the world’s longest. Take your time approaching Gramphu village in Himachal Pradesh after crossing the tunnel.
You’ll notice a shift in terrain as you leave Gramphu town, with fewer trees, steeper mountains, and the beginning of a desolate environment. From here, we travel to Chatru, passing through some of the most spectacular waterfalls. These may be a nightmare for inexperienced drivers, but you’ll be in good hands from the start. From Chatru, the environment will significantly alter, with enormous torrents pouring over the road and uniting in the merciless Chandra river.
We’ll make frequent stops so you can take in your surroundings, observe the beautiful scenery, and breathe in the fresh air. At Batal, we’ll stop for lunch at the legendary Chandra Dhaba, where you may meet Chacha and Chachi. They’ve saved the lives of at least a few hundred people who have been stranded in harsh weather throughout the years. As you approach Spiti Valley, we will go to Kunzum Pass, where we will stop to pay our respects to the Kunzum Goddess.
Starting in Gramphoo, the bumpy trip over non-existent roads would terminate in Lohsar. After a short rest, go to Kaza from Lohsar. It will take another two hours of breathtaking scenery. Arrive in Kaza, check in, and relax with a cup of tea. At the dining table, we’ll have a briefing session. This exhausting day will close with you gazing at the beautiful Spitian sky, which is ablaze with a million stars and the bright milky way.
Things to do Manali to Gramphu to Chota Chatru to Kaza:
- Stop for pics after Atal tunnel.
- Breakfast at Marhi or Chota Chatru
- River crossing Chota Dhara
- Lunch at Batal
- Meet the famous Chacha and Chachi at the Dhaba
- Stop at Kunzum pass
- Stop in Lohsar for Chai
Day Three: Kaza to Key Monastery, Kibber ,and back
Start the day off right with a delicious local breakfast. We’ll travel to Kye monastery or Key Monastery, the learning center of the Spiti valley. The monastery is situated on a tiny hill with a panoramic view of the valley. At the monastery, have a cup of tea and spend some time on the roof, where you may take photos and videos.
After that, we’ll travel to Khibber village or Kibber village, which used to be the world’s highest motor-able settlement before Komic took it over. Kibber village is renowned for spotting and photographing the snow leopard.
Kibber, also known as Kyibar, is located at 4270 meters or 14,200 feet. The Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary is 20 kilometers from Kaza, and during the summer, a bus service connects the two.
The rare Snow Leopard, red foxes, and Siberian Ibex live in the highlands near Kibber. You could get a glimpse if you’re lucky. Chicham Bridge, Asia’s highest bridge above sea level, is a short stroll from Khibber hamlet, and you may climb to the bridge or drive there if you’re feeling adventurous.
From here, we return to Kaza just in time for a team-organized local-style lunch. For you to receive a modest flavour of our cuisine, the meal will include several major dishes and staples of the people of Spiti.
Things to do today:
- Visit Key Monastery and spend time with the monks there.
- Enjoy a cup of tea at the monastery.
- Hike to the hill behind Key monastery.
- Visit Kibber village, an optional hike to Chicham bridge
- Local lunch in Kaza.
Day Four: Kaza to Langza by car, Trek from Langza to Komic.
This morning, pack your luggage, eat an early breakfast, and leave for the trek in Spiti valley. The taxis will take you to Langza, where we will spend some time before beginning our day’s journey. Spend some time roaming around the hamlet and admiring the Buddha statue’s beautiful scenery.
Langza village’s whole landscape was previously under the Tethys Sea and is rich in fossils. You can look for some, but don’t bring them back with you.
Begin the Spiti trek to Komic, the highest motorable road village globally, with a brief stop at Hikkim, where we will see the world’s highest post office. Send some postcards to your loved ones from here, then have tea with the mailman to learn about his life.
Today we will make our final journey to our target, Komic village, one of Asia’s tallest communities. Visit the monastery, eat lunch there, watch the sunset, and get to know your homestay host. This will be your first night in the homestay, and it won’t be easy because some individuals may have difficulty acclimating.
Komic village, in the magnificent Spiti Valley, is known for being one of the world’s highest settlements. The settlement is bordered by snow-capped mountains and deep valleys, making it seem like a dream where every frame is lovely. The Tangyud Monastery, a relatively poor monastery, is said to have been founded in the 14th century. The village of Komic is located at an elevation of 15027 feet above sea level.
There’s no need to be concerned; drink plenty of water and eat well. Learn about your host and their way of living at such a high altitude. When life in Spiti might be hard, it also has a warm side, which you will see while sharing space with a local family. After an early meal, get some rest for the night.
Things to do today in Komic village, Langza village, Hikkim village:
- Go fossil hunting in Langza
- Trek from Langza to Komic
- Send out postcards from the highest post office in the world in HIkkim and meet the postmaster
- Visit Komic monastery
Day Five: Komic village to Demul Village Trek
Enjoy the dawn at Komic village, eat breakfast, and begin your trek to Demul village this morning. The walk will start with an ascent to 4700 meters, where we will reach the highest point of the hike, and then it will be flat till we reach Demul village. The day trek will be tough and exhausting, but it will reward you with one of the most breathtaking vistas available.
Things to do today on the Komic village to Demul village trek:
- Trek from Komic village to Demul village
- Spend time with your homestay host over dinner.
Day Six: Demul village to Lahlung village Trek
We’ll start late after a wonderful breakfast at Demul village and stroll down to Lahlung village through the farmlands of Demul village and Rama village because this day trek won’t be that lengthy. Most of the day will be downhill, with a minor ascent right before reaching Lahlung. Visit the Sherkhang monastery and listen to a monk tell you about the monastery’s mythology. Meet your day’s host and take a break.
Things to do today Demul village to Lahlung village trek:
- Trek from Demul village to Lahlung village
- Visit Serkhang monastery in Lahlung.
Day Seven: Lahlung village to Kaza via Dhankar village, Tabo and Pin Valley
Your transport will come early in the morning, and we will return to Kaza via Dhankar, Tabo, and Pin Valley. Dhankar and Tabo are both known for their monasteries. We’ll start at Dhankar monastery, a 1000-year-old fortress perched on a rock overlooking the Spiti-Pin River confluence.
Only a few other monuments can compare to Dhankar in terms of beauty. Enjoy a cup of tea while seeing the monastery as you visit this monastery. Hiking to the adjacent Dhankar Lake is an option for those up for it. We’ll travel to Tabo monastery, often known as the Ajanta of the Himalayas, which has a 1000-year-old monastery.
Murals, wall paintings, and thankas will transport you to another era and render you speechless. The location’s atmosphere will make you wonder where all of this is coming from. You can also go to the ancient caves where monks have meditated for centuries. Pin Valley has become a popular starting location for many high-altitude wilderness treks in the Spiti Valley.
Before driving to Kaza for the evening, you’ll stop at Mudh Settlement, the valley’s final village, and Khungri monastery.
Things to do today:
- Visit Dhankar monastery
- Hike to Dhankar Lake
- Visit Tabo monastery and hike to nearby meditation caves
- Visit Pin Valley National Park
- Visit Mudh village
- Khungri monastery
Day Eight: Kaza to Chandrataal Lake via Lohsar and Kunzum pass
We go after breakfast with a local family towards Chandrataal Lake. This is another spot where it will be difficult to put your camera down. So, if you don’t own a camera, get one RIGHT NOW!
This lake is a landscape photographer’s dream come true, changing its appearance virtually every hour and each time looking as beautiful as the last. Tonight, we’ll camp in true adventure fashion, with great dome tents to keep you warm and safe from the bitter night winds.
Things to do today at Chandratal Lake:
- Stop at Lohsar for a cup of Chai
- Do the Parikrama around Chandra Taal Lake
- Camping experience near Chandra Tal Lake
- Night photography at Chandratal Lake
Day Nine: Chandratal Lake to Manali drop via Rohtang Pass
Your tour concludes with an early start on the last day. After an early breakfast, we continue our road trip to Manali. We’ll stop in Batal to say our goodbyes to Chacha and Chachi at Chandra Dhaba.
At Batal, bid your guide farewell as he boards the bus back to Kaza. The goal is to cross the Rohtang pass as early as possible in the afternoon so that you may catch your evening bus back home.
Things to do today last day of Spiti Valley Trek:
- Stop in Chatru for Lunch
- Stop at Rohtang Pass for pictures.
Highlights of the Spiti Valley Trek 2022
- Visit Atal Tunnel and Rohtang pass
- Local homestay experiences throughout Spiti valley
- SPiti Valley lavish Day
- Komic village trek to one of the highest motorable villages in the world
- Send postcards from the highest post office in the world at Hikkim village
- Visit the Chicham bridge, the highest Asia bridge above sea level
- Visit Pin Valley National Park
- The famous Mudh village and Khungri monastery
- Trek to the picturesque Demul village and Serkhang monastery in Lahlung village
- Hike to Dhankar Lake
- Hike to the meditation Tabo caves in Tabo village optional
- Fossil Excursion at Langza village
- An overnight camping experience near Chandratal Lake
- Visit the Tabo monastery