SPITI VALLEY TOUR – 09 Nights I 10 Days - 10 Days


Day 1
Chandigarh-Narkanda (170 Kms/5 - 6 Hours)

Arrive at Chandigarh and proceed for Narkanda.
Enjoy the comforts of luxury, As your driver takes you from the plains into the mountains
where you get your first taste of the Himalayas. Narkanda is a very popular tourist place in
Himachal Pradesh. It has an average elevation of 2621 meters about (8600 feet). Hatu Peak is just
5-7kms from Narkanda at the height of 11000ft. Which is the most place of attraction among tourists
or visitors. Apple is the main crash crop here.
Overnight stay at Narkanda.

Day 2
Narkanda - Sangla ( 160 Kms/5-6 Hours )

Today we proceed to Sangla Enroute take a detour for Sarahanis to visit Bhimkali temple, an
old wooden temple considered one of the Shaktipeetha temple. It offers excellent Himalayan
views. Reach Sangla by late afternoon/evening.
Overnight stay at Sangla.

Day 3
Sangla - Tabo ( 180 Kms/6-7 Hours )

Today we drive to Tabo, en route we will visit Chitkul. Distance from Sangla to Chitkul is 25
Kms, around 1 Hour. Today, we drive on the Hindustan – Tibet Highway, towards Tabo. In
between we will visit Nako – originally known as ‘Kyangoh’ or ‘Gateway to the Holy Place’, We
later drive to Tabo – home to the famous Tabo Monastery. Overnight at a homestay in Tabo.
Overnight stay at Tabo.

Day 4
Tabo - Kaza ( 50 Kms/02 Hours )

Join the morning prayers at the Tabo Monastery which was constructed in 996 AD. It is a
complex that consists of 9 Temples, 23 Chortens, a monk’s chamber, and an extension that
houses the nun’s chamber. There is also a modern Gompa and a painting school founded by the
Dalai Lama.
Check out of the hotel in Tabo and head to Kaza (3870 meters above sea level). On your way to
Kaza), visit Dhankar Gompa, the traditional capital of Spiti. This hilltop fort that overlooks the
Spiti Valley used to be a jail earlier.
Overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 5
Kaza – Kee Monastery – Kibber – Gette – Kaza

After breakfast take a trip to Ki Monastery. Ki Monastery, situated at the foot of steep ridges
and on the left bank of river Spiti, is the biggest Gelugpa Sect Monastery in Spiti. A post 13th
century construction, the three-story structure consists largely of storage rooms at the bottom
level while the middle floor houses Dukhang – the Assembly Hall, and the uppermost floor has
another temple on one side and Lama’s quarters on the other side of an open terrace.
Afterward, take a scenic drive to Kibber. From Kibber, the pastures are spread over hundreds of
square kilometers. After rubber takes this road about 9 kilometers we will reach the small village
of Gette. If you want to enter the village, you will have to leave your vehicle on the road and trek
for about a kilometer.
Overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 6
Kaza – Langza – Hikkim – Komik – Kaza

After breakfast, we drive to some of the highest inhabited regions of the world. The highest
village in Asia, Komik, which literally translates to ‘eye of a snow cock’, is situated at a height of
4513 meters. This farming village has a population of 84 people, living in utter isolation, cut-off
from the rest of the world for most parts of the year.
Overnight stay at Kaza.

Day 7
Kaza to Kalpa ( 200 Kms/8-9 Hours )

After Breakfast, we shall leave for Kalpa. Kalpa is the district headquarters of Kinnaur and was
once the favorite getaway of Lord Dalhousie.
By the side of Kalpa is a 79-foot rock formation that resembles a Shivling that changes the color
as the day passes and is visible to the naked eye on a clear day. In the evening, visit the Buddhist
Gompa – Hu Bu Lan Kar,
Return to your hotel for dinner.
Overnight stay at Kalpa.

Day 8
Kalpa – Shimla ( 230 Kms/ 07-09 Hours )

Today after breakfast we will drive for Shimla via the local beauty of Kinnaur via Narkanda, Kufri &
Shimla Dropping.Enjoy the evening at the ridge, a great remembrance of the colonial period.
Overnight at Shimla.

Day 9
Shimla – Chandigarh ( 120 Kms/04 Hours )

After breakfast, proceed to Chandigarh. On arrival, check into your hotel & after some rest,
proceed to visit Rock Garden and Pinjore garden.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Chandigarh.

Day 10
Departure Chandigarh

After Breakfast, you will be dropped at the Chandigarh Railway Station/Airport.
Tour Ends Here.

Package Includes:-

  • Accommodation on a twin/Triple sharing basis.
  • Meals: Daily buffet breakfast and Dinner in hotel's own restaurant.
  • Complimentary use of the hotel's any recreation facility as per hotel's terms & conditions.
  • All Transfers and sightseeing by AC TEMPO TRAVELLER pickup from Delhi and drop to Delhi/Chandigarh.
  • Vehicle cost is including all fuel charges, Driver allowance, Border tax, Toll Tax, Parking charges, and entry charges.

Package Does Not Include

  • Any Airfare / Train fare.
  • Any expenses of personal like tips, phone calls, fax, Room heaters, any other.
  • Pony/Horse Rides, Boat Rides, Rafting charges, Skiing/Skating, and Cable Car/Ropeway Rides, etc.
  • Extra Food Ordered or taken in the hotel.
  • Entrance Fees at any Monument and Guide charges, wherever applicable.
  • Additional Sightseeing tours and excursions.
  • 5% Gst extra
  • Notes: -
  • All major sightseeing will be cover once during sightseeing.
  • The vehicle will be allowed up to parking points & the last possible points.
  • A/c will work only on plain roads and will be switched off during drives on the hills.
Himachal Pradesh – fast Facts & Tourist Information

Himachal Pradesh is a northern Indian state in the Himalayas. It’s home to scenic mountain towns and resorts such as Dalhousie. Host to the Dalai Lama, Himachal Pradesh has a strong Tibetan presence. This is reflected in its Buddhist temples and monasteries, as well as its vibrant Tibetan New Year celebrations. The region is also well known for its trekking, climbing, and skiing areas.


• Himachal Pradesh shares an international border with China. The length of the international border with China is 345 Km.
• Himachal Pradesh –literally meaning abode of ice.
• It is watered by a number of rivers namely – Chenab, Ravi, Beas, Sutlej, and Yamuna.
• The state is mostly covered with mountains with altitudes ranging from 460m to 6600m.
• Reo Purgyil is the highest peak of Himachal Pradesh with an altitude of 6,816 m.
• Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh is the largest by area. Kangra district is the largest by population.
• Rohtang Pass is an important pass of the state which connects Kullu Valley to Lahaul and Spiti valleys. It is mostly closed in the winter season from Dec to April. It is located on the Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas.
• Hidimba Devi Temple of Manali is a famous religious spot. It is dedicated to Hidimba (wife of Bhima) from the ancient epic of Mahabharat. The temple is built on an enormous rock structure protruding out from the ground. The temple is surrounded by lush evergreen cedar (deodar) forests.
• Viceregal Lodge (Rashtrapati Niwas) is the old glorious official residence of the British Viceroy at the time when Shimla used to be the Summer capital of India

Travel Tips

Himachal Pradesh Climate: The climate varies from hot and sub-humid tropical (450–900 meters) in the southern low tracts, warm and temperate (900–1800 meters), cool and temperate (1900–2400 meters), and cold glacial and alpine (2400–4800 meters) in the northern and eastern high elevated mountain ranges.
March to mid-June. Temperatures –minimum 22 to maximum 37 degrees. Sunny days and pleasant nights.
Monsoon prevails from late June to early September. During Monsoons, Occasional thunderstorms occur.
Winters are heavy in Himachal. The temperature ranges from a minimum of 0 to a maximum of 12 degrees. The northern portion receives heavy snowfalls during winters. It’s cold & dry. Occasional snowfall between December to March.
Best Time to Visit:
February to June (spring and summer) is the best time to visit Himachal. The pleasant and most popular time to visit is the winters, i.e., between October and February when it’s the snowfall season. The monsoon in Himachal Pradesh is from July to September. The hills turn a lush green from all sides and Dalhousie gets most of the rain. Try to avoid visiting Himachal Pradesh during the monsoons because of the unexpected rainfall and the possibility of landslides.
Local Languages: Hindi is the official language of Himachal Pradesh and is spoken by the majority of the population. Locals also speak the Pahari language which has many dialects.

Clothing: The male wears a dhoti, Kurta, and waistcoat. The female wear Ghaghris, Salwar-Kameez and Cholis. Cholis are the shirts which are worn on the upper part with a long skirt and a lot of bangles

How to Reach

By air – you can take a flight to Shimla or Kullu if you are heading to Manali, and Kangra or Pathankot if you are heading to Dharamsala. The flights are largely limited to Delhi, so you will need to first arrive at Delhi to explore more flight options.
By rail – Himachal Pradesh has a difficult terrain and because of that, the Indian Railway hasn’t made much progress there. There are, however, a few options for those looking to enjoy a unique experience. A narrow-gauge track connects Pathankot (in Punjab) to Kangra and Kalka (in Haryana) to Shimla. The train journey will take you through rural Himalayan ranges, giving you a first-hand glimpse into the hilly areas. Untouched and pristine, this is a train ride worth taking. This journey takes about eight hours.
By road – A cheaper and more scenic alternative is to travel by road. Himachal has beautiful roads that are connected to major cities in India. There are 8 national highways and 19 state highways that offer superb connectivity to and within Himachal. When you are traveling by road, you can reach the most remote regions of the state.
You can drive to Himachal yourself or rent a cab from Delhi. There are several state-owned and private luxury bus operators which will drop you to many big cities here. If you are driving yourself, it is advisable to travel during day time, as Himachal roads can prove challenging in some places even to the most experienced driver.
During landslides, some roads can also be closed in monsoon as well as winter. Plan your vacation time keeping that in mind.
Moving around: Bus is the cheapest mode of transport Most visitors to Himachal Pradesh make a visit to Shimla or Dharamsala, Manali. A good network of buses available. You can also rent a private car. If want to try some adventure rent a bike. You can consider renting a car on a daily basis or booking one for the complete duration of your holiday.


While most places in Himachal Pradesh do not require a Protected Area Permit (PAP), foreign nationals visiting the Spiti Valley region will be required to have one. This is because of its close proximity to the Indo-China border. You can acquire permits from Shimla, Manali, Kullu, Rampur, Kaza, and Rekong Peo.

Health Precautions

Since Northern parts of Himachal Pradesh are situated at a significant height, breathing issues are a common problem. Keep the necessary medicines handy. It is also advisable to visit a doctor before you embark on your journey. Due to the zigzag hilly roads, motion sickness is another challenge. Keep the necessary medication along with you. Keep yourself hydrated. If taking adventure sports activities High Mountain trekking registers with local authorities beforehand.

About Expenses

Himachal is expensive. You should plan to spend around ₨1,873 per day on your vacation in Himachal Pradesh, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. The average cost of food in Himachal Pradesh is ₨473 per day.

ATM & Credit cards

ATM services are available in all major places However carry cash for remote places & border sightseeing areas. Credit cards are accepted by hotels and tour operators in the city area but there will be a 2% service charge.

Mobile & Inetrnet Connectivity

All major service provides offer a 3G – 4h network in Himachal. However, you may have connectivity issues in northern remote areas and border sightseeing areas. You can also use WhatsApp calls and Skype calls to stay connected with friends and family as soon as you get Internet access during your trip. Even when the connection is very slow, Whats App messages will always work. Most of the hotels offer WIFI networks free of cost for their guests.

Culture & Festivals

An important Himachal festival is Halda, Sazo, Lohri, Kullu Dussera, Himachal Winter carnival, Dongri festival, Ice skating carnival.

Shopping: Himachali Hats. Himachali Hat- is the cultural headdress of peoples from Himachal Pradesh. …Local Handicrafts. Many types of ethnic and local handicrafts are sold in Shimla that are unique to the area. Woolen cloths. Handmade Items. Wooden Items, Traditional Jewelry are also good purchases.


Himachal offers a wide range of accommodations. Right from Home stays, guest houses to all ranges of hotels from basic to luxury hotels. Those taking treks can opt for staying in tents. Many hotels offer to stay with breakfast & dinner plan packages.

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SPITI VALLEY TOUR – 09 Nights I 10 Days