Winter Spiti Expedition 2023

8 Days

Winter Spiti, a hidden gem of the Himalayas, is a land of striking contrasts, where the fierce beauty of snow-capped peaks and frozen rivers is juxtaposed against the warm hospitality of its people. This remote valley, located in Himachal Pradesh, India, offers a unique travel experience for those seeking adventure, solitude, and cultural immersion. This article is a comprehensive guide to exploring the beauty of Winter Spiti in the winter season, including the best places to visit, things to do, and practical tips for planning your trip.

Tour Dates

JANUARY #114th Jan – 21st Jan, 2023
JANUARY #221st Jan – 28th Jan, 2023
FEBRUARY #14th Feb – 11th Feb, 2023
FEBRUARY #218th Feb – 25th Feb, 2023
MARCH #14th Mar – 11th Mar, 2023
MARCH #218th Mar – 25th Mar, 2023
APRIL #11st Apr – 8th Apr, 2023
APRIL #215th Apr – 22nd Apr, 2023
April Onwards Batches Will Be For Circuit Spiti – Summer Spiti 2023
Winter Spiti

When is the Best Time to experience Winter Spiti?

The best time to experience Winter Spiti is during the winter season, from December to February, when the valley is covered in a blanket of snow, and the landscape is transformed into a winter wonderland. The winter season offers a unique opportunity to witness the frozen Spiti River, Pin River, Snow Leopard and the majestic snow-capped peaks in their full glory.

How to Reach Spiti?

Spiti is accessible by road, and the nearest airport and railway station are located in Chandigarh, which is approximately 522 km away. You can take a bus or hire a taxi from Chandigarh to reach Winter Spiti, which is located in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.

About the Trip

Snow Expedition of 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 cold desert land will leave you awestruck with its still life scenes covered with white snow. 

Spiti Valley is a high altitude cold desert whose beauty unveils after a tough and tricky ride through the most challenging roads of Himalayas, especially in Winters where you are encountered with lots of snow over roads. If you feel the need for adrenaline, you got your share of dose right throughout your Winter Spiti Expedition.

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. 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 expedition to the high-altitude desert, pack your bags and book yourself a slot in our Winter Spiti Backpacking Package for 2023!

Highlights of Trip

  • Relive your adventurous side by taking a drive through one of the World’s Most Dangerous Road
  • Visit the 1000 years old high altitude Key Gompa that stands aloof the rugged land of Spiti
  • 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
  • Boast about your local experience by updating your Instagram with the pictures of traditional Spiti Mud houses
  • Capture a time-lapse of the changing colors of Kinner Kailash mountain peaks as painted by the sunrays


Good Morning Fellas! Your magical journey ends with mesmerizing views of Snow Capped Mountains of Himalayas.
Reach Shimla in the morning from Delhi by Volvo.
Start your journey from Shimla towards Kalpa - Reckong Peo.
Pass through the Narkanda, Kinnaur Valley Portal, Karcham Dam.
Enjoy The Thrilling Ride Through Rocky Hills.
Reach Kalpa by evening.
Experience Starry night along Picturesque Kinner Kailash Range and enjoy Bonfire with Music and Dinner.
Overnight Stay at Hotel.
Breakfast, Dinner

Start your day with a refreshing morning tea. Head towards the Suicide Point at Roghi.
Return to the hotel and charge your appetite with a delicious breakfast at the dining area. After breakfast, proceed towards Tabo to get Spitified.
We are on the 2nd Day of Trip and We will be hitting Spiti right away.
Visit Nako village and Spend some time near Nako Lake. Cross the Ka loops at Nako. Enter Spiti valley through Sumdo Border.
Afterward experience the India's Only Natural Mummy at "Giu Mummy Monastery" en route to Tabo.
Gue Village is the nearest village to the China Border. You can see Indian Bunkers over the Mountains while standing at Gue Village..
Reach Tabo by evening. Check-in at the Mud House.
Dinner & overnight stay at Tabo.
Breakfast, Dinner

Wake up early in the morning. Today after a healthy breakfast check out from the Mud house/camps and Visit Spiti’s Oldest Tabo Monastery.
Later start your journey towards Magical World in Spiti i.e. Dhankar Village
Visit Dhankar Monastery which offers a spectacular view of the confluence of Spiti and Pin river.
Afterwards, enjoy the scenic drive to Kaza. Reach Kaza by evening. & Check-In at Mud House (Home Stay)
Dinner and overnight stay at Kaza.
Breakfast and Dinner

Wake up early morning in the mountains and have a lip-smacking breakfast.
After having the breakfast, head for Spiti Valley divine sightseeing.
Visit the most scenic monastery of Spiti Valley - The Key Monastery.
Further, drive to the highest suspension bridge in Asia - The Chicham Bridge.
Visit Langza, Hikkim, Komic Village While Coming Back to Kaza.
Come back to Kaza by evening.
Visit the market and buy souvenirs for the loved ones.
Dinner and Overnight stay at Kaza.
Breakfast and Dinner

Wake Up Early Morning, Get Ready For Return Journey.
After having breakfast and some leisure, check-out of the homestay.
Take a pitstop at Khab Sangam for some pictures.
Reach hotel by evening. Complete the Check-In Formalities.
Enjoy Last Night Stay with Music & Bonfire.
Dinner and overnight stay
Breakfast and Dinner

Wake up in The morning and after breakfast depart for Shimla.
Enjoy the scenic drive witnessing Fagu valley, Theog, etc.
Reach Shimla by afternoon
Spend your leisure time exploring Church, Mall road etc.
Depart for Delhi by evening. Overnight to Delhi
Reach Delhi by Morning. Your Trip Ends Here with Amazing Memories. Maza aa Gaya!!!
Your Spiti Expedition ends here but no worries, we have a lot of adventure lined up for the whole year.

Inclusions and Exclusions


  • Volvo transfer from Delhi to Shimla & back.
  • 5 Nights Accommodation in Homestay/Hotel on Double/triple sharing basis (Dry Toilets in Winter)
  • A total 10 meals - 5 Breakfast & 5 Dinner
  • Vehicle for Complete Expedition from Shimla - Tempo Traveler/SUV
  • Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax, Parking Charges, etc.
  • Experienced Trip Leader throughout the trip.
  • An Oxygen Cylinder 24X7 & medical backup in vehicle in case of emergency


  • 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 Faq's

Trip Rules

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.
Welcome Party at Hotel/Campsite at Kalpa.
Accommodation at Hotel/Homestay on Double/Triple Sharing.
Breakfast served by 7 to 8 Am. To cover all sights, be ready by breakfast time.
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.
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

A 40-50L backpack
1-litre water bottle
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
2 sets of undergarments
Extra Carry Bags to keep
Wet clothes
A pair of sunglasses
Caps or hats
A small towel
waterproof and breathable
hiking boots with good grip
2 pairs of socks
Glucose powder
Medicines for headaches,
diarrhea, motion sickness

15% Off
From ₹16,499 ₹13,999
/ Person

Spiti Circuit Backpacking 2022

  • Homestays & Good Hotels
  • 4587m
  • SUV, Tempo
  • UPI, GPay, Credit Card, Debit Card, Account Transfers, etc.
  • 5 Breakfast & 5 Dinner
  • ISBT Kashmiri Gate, Delhi
  • January - April
  • January - April - Fixed Departures on Alternate Saturday
  • 18
  • 40