Summer Spiti Circuit with Chandrataal – 2023

10 Days

Summer Circuit Expedition 2023 of Spiti – The Himalayan region of gorgeous cold and barren desert. Scattered villages in a saw-toothed moonscape arriving like mirages on your trip to Spiti will surely make you forget about any other panorama you’ve ever seen. That is exactly what our Summer – Spiti Valley Circuit Expedition for 2023 is all about.

Trip Dates

BATCHFIXED DEPARTURE DATES
MAY #127 May 2023 – 05 Jun 2023
JUNE #110 Jun 2023 – 19 Jun 2023
JUNE #224 Jun 2023 – 03 Jul 2023
JULY #108 Jul 2023 – 17 Jul 2023
JULY #222 Jul 2023 – 31 Jul 2023
AUGUST #105 Aug 2023 – 14 Aug 2023
AUGUST #212 Aug 2023 – 21 Aug 2023
AUGUST #319 Aug 2023 – 28 Aug 2023
SEPTEMBER #102 Sept 2023 – 11 Sept 2023
SEPTEMBER #216 Sept 2023 – 25 Sept 2023
Batches After September Depends upon Local Administration Advisory and Weather Conditions.

About the Trip

Road Trip to the Valley Of Wanderers

“A world within a world. Surely the Gods must live here, this is no place for men” says Rudyard Kipling, in his description of the Spiti Valley. This rustic landscape of this remotely resting land will leave you awestruck with its still life scenes for picture postcards of the barren cold desert. The turquoise lakes and precariously perched monasteries set against a backdrop of clear blue skies, justifies Rudyard’s statement altogether.  

Spiti Valley is a high altitude desert whose beauty unveils after a tough and tricky ride through the most challenging roads of Himalayas. If you feel the need for adrenaline, you got your share of dose right throughout your trip to Spiti.

From getting goosebumps while looking at the 500 years old self mummified body of a Buddhist monk at Giu to feeling the chills as you look down upon a tiny truck from Asia’s highest suspended Chicham bridge, this land of myths and mysteries is bound to satisfy your adventurous soul in every way and give you a ton of memories to treasure for life.

Other than the skies, there stands another blue marvel on your Trip to Spiti-The Chandratal Lake! Take your time to absorb peace at this splendid glacial lake and click some postcard-perfect shots here. Speaking of postcards, why not send a letter to your loved ones from the World’s highest post office! Pretty special right!

So now that you know what to expect on this voyage to the high-altitude desert, pack your bags and book yourself a slot in our Spiti Circuit Backpacking Package for 2022!


Highlights of Trip

  • Relive your adventurous side by taking a drive through one of the World’s Most Dangerous Road
  • Bridge your way from one cliff to another on the Self Operated Ropeway and fly parallelly to the Chicham Bridge
  • Send a postcard from 'Highest Post Office' in the World to your loved ones and make them proud
  • Drive to the 'World's Highest Motorable Village' - Komic and feel like you are on top of the world
  • Experience the Most Fascinating Lake of Himachal "Chandra Taal"
  • Stand on the Top of Spiti Valley at 16250Ft at Balari Top and Get Panaromic View of 18 Spitian Villages.
  • Capture a time-lapse of the changing colors of Kinner Kailash mountain peaks as painted by the sunrays

Itinerary

# Meeting Point - ISBT KASHMIRI GATE, New Delhi
# HPTDC/Private Volvo from Delhi to Shimla at 07:30 PM Onwards
# Overnight journey with Fresh Up Stop.

Good Morning Fellas! Your magical journey ends with mesmerizing views of Snow Capped Mountains of Himalayas.
Reach Shimla in the morning from Delhi.
Have Breakfast and freshen up Near Narkanda.
You can plan for lunch at Rampur.
About 8 – 9 Hrs of beautiful drive along the Indo-Tibetan highway through Kinnaur Valley
Reach Chitkul by evening. Be Happy, You are standing at the Last Village of India.
Check-in At Camps and Visit Hindustan ka Aakhri Dhaba. Have maggie and get clicked.
Experience Starry night along Picturesque Kinnaur Valley Range and enjoy Bonfire with Music and Dinner.
Overnight Stay at Camps.

Wake early in the beautiful Chitkul Village surrounding by picturesque hills.
After breakfast, check-out and Visit Kamru Fort at Sangla while going to Kalpa.
Later start for Kalpa, Visit Suicide Point, Roghi. Also spend some leisure time at the Apple Orchards.
Watch the lovely sunset and sunrise (next day) at Kalpa over Mount Kinner Kailash.
About 4 – 5 Hrs of total drive on this day.
Dinner and Overnight at Kalpa Hotel.

Start your day early, After breakfast Leave for Tabo and watch the vistas en route over Hindustan Tibet Highway.
Check Out Khab, Confluence of Spiti and Satluj Rivers.
See the Leo Purygal Peak from Khab Bridge.
Have your lunch at Nako Lake.
Meet the dreaded Malling Nalla ahead of Nako.
After Chango – Sumdo you will enter Spiti Valley.
After Sumdo police registration, detour towards Geu Village to visit the 500-Year-old Mummy.
Gue Village is the nearest village to the China Border. You can see Indian Bunkers over the Mountains while standing at Gue Village.
About 8 – 9 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between.
Reach Tabo by evening & Visit Spiti’s Oldest Tabo Monastery. Check-in at the Mud House.
Dinner & overnight stay at Tabo.

Wake up early in the morning, indulge in a Yoga session with Trainer.
Today after a healthy breakfast check out from the Homestay and start your journey towards Magical World in Spiti i.e. Pin Valley & Dhankar Village
Visit Dhankar Monastery which offers a spectacular view of the confluence of Spiti and Pin river.
You can also do a small trek to Dhankar Lake.
Afterwards, enjoy the scenic drive to Pin Valley. Pin Valley is situated at the Bank of Pin River and famous for the Trekking, Bhaba Pass Trek and Pin Parvati Trek.
Visit the Tailing hanging bridge and drive further till Sagnam Bridge.
Later drive to the capital village of Spiti - Kaza for Dinner and Overnight Stay.

Wake up in the mountains and have a lip-smacking breakfast.
Visit the iconic villages of Spiti - Hikkim (World's Highest Post Office).Post a letter here.
Next, Komik (the highest village in the world connected through a motorable road) & Langza ( Buddha Statue).
Visit the most Scenic monastery of Spiti Valley - The Key Monastery.
Afterward, reach back to Kaza for Self Exploration and Leisure.
The rest of the day is at leisure and in the evening you can explore the beautiful surroundings of Kaza. Visit the market and buy souvenirs for the loved ones.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Kaza.

Wake up early to enjoy the mesmerizing views of the sun rising above the beautiful Himalayan Range.
Have a healthy breakfast and get ready to set off to enter Lahaul Valley Start your bumpy ride towards Fascinating Lake of Himachal "Chandra Taal" thru "Kunzum Paas" at whooping 4551 m altitude.
On the way, take a stopover for snacks at Losar, the last village of Spiti Valley.
Get clicked on the highest suspension bridge in Asia - The Chicham Bridge.
Reach Basecamp and Check-In at camps. Today is Trekking time, Reach Chandratal by trek of about 2.5 km. After spending a few hours, come back to the campsite.
Dinner and Overnight Stay at Chandratal Base Camps under the starry sky.

After breakfast, On the 8th day of this Spiti Valley Circuit, Drive from Chandratal Lake towards Manali.
133 Km Drive through Batal, Gramphoo & the engineering marvel i.e. Atal tunnel bypassing Rohtang La to Manali to end our breath-taking Spiti Circuit Backpacking 2023.
Dinner & Overnight at a Hotel/Camping in Manali

Wake up early morning & enjoy the beautiful sunrise.
Local Manali self-exploration: Places to visit- Hadimba Devi Temple, Old Manali street, Mall Road, Van Vihar, Club House, etc.
Depart for Delhi with Volvo by evening.
Reach Delhi the next morning.

Reach Delhi by Morning 10-11 Am
Take your luggage and get ready for return journey towards home town.
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Trip Ends Here With Amazing Memories !!! Thanks You For Choosing Go Chill Travel Community!!!

Inclusions and Exclusions

Inclusions

  • Volvo transfer from Delhi to Shimla & Manali to Delhi.
  • 7 Nights Accommodation in Homestay/Hotel/Camps on Double/triple sharing basis
  • Freshen-Up Rooms for 2hrs at Narkanda
  • A total 15 meals - 8 Breakfast & 7 Dinner
  • Vehicle for Complete Expedition from Shimla - Tempo Traveller/SUV
  • Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax, Parking Charges, etc.
  • All Permits.
  • DJ/Music & Bonfire wherever possible.
  • Tandoor Heater at Homestay in Tabo & Kaza.
  • Experienced Trip Leader throughout the trip.
  • An Oxygen Cylinder 24X7 & medical backup in vehicle in case of emergency

Exclusions

  • GST (5%) is applicable extra.
  • Any kind of food or beverage that is not included in the package like alcoholic drinks, mineral water, meals/refreshments/lunches on the highway.
  • Any personal expenses like a tip to the drivers, entry to monuments/monasteries, camera/video , camera charges, laundry, telephone bills, tips, etc
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc.(to be borne directly by the customer on the spot)
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.

Trip Rules and FAQs

Trip Rules

1.5 Hr will be given for Freshen Up at the Hotel with 3/4 Pax in One Room.
1/2 Hr will be given for Breakfast. Please Mind your time as this is a group trip.
This trip requires a minimum of 6 Pax.
Children below 6 years complimentary.
Carry Only Backpack.
Accommodation at Hotel/Homestay on Double/Triple Sharing.
Breakfast served by 7 to 8 Am. To cover all sights, be ready by breakfast time.
Power backup won’t be available at Chitkul. Keep your power banks charged.
Bonfire will be arranged at Night for a few hours.
While trekking, keep 1-2 Lt Water with you.
During Winters, Toilet pipes get choked, use of Common Dry toilets is mandatory.
Mud House is a structure with clay walls & roof having all basic facilities with local culture.
For yoga sessions, wake up at 6 Am.
Camps will be provided only in Summers.
Short stopover will be given during travel for fresh up & Lunch.
Follow the instructions of the Trip Leader.
Delays are not entertained.
Safety of Guests is our First Priority, please cooperate with trip staff.
Do not panic in case of any vehicle breakdown. We have support teams everywhere in Spiti.
In case of any health issue, immediately inform your trip leader or motorist.

Payment Terms

Pay 3000 and Book Your Seat (Non-Refundable)
Pay the remaining amount 7 Days before Trip Begins
Non Payment Leads to Cancellation

Booking Confirmation Policy

The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

Things to Carry

Gears
A 40-50L backpack
1-litre water bottle
Clothes
Sweater/Warm Jacket
One pair of thermals
One cotton long sleeves and
1 short sleeve t-shirt
Comfortable Clothes as per
your need
1 pair of gloves
1 long pant (trek
pants and cargo pants are
favorable)
2 sets of undergarments
Extra Carry Bags to keep
Wet clothes
A pair of sunglasses
Caps or hats
A small towel
Footwear
Above-the-ankle
waterproof and breathable
hiking boots with good grip
2 pairs of socks
Medication/Food
Glucose powder
Medicines for headaches,
diarrhea, motion sickness
Dettol
Bandages
Cotton

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/ Person
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/ Child
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Trip Facts

  • 4587m
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • ISBT Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi
  • UPI, GPay, Credit Card, Debit Card, Account Transfers, etc.
  • May End to Sep End
  • Summer
  • SUV, Tempo
  • Homestays, Swiss Camping & Good Hotels
  • 18
  • 40