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.
|BATCH||FIXED DEPARTURE DATES|
|JANUARY #1||14th Jan – 21st Jan, 2023|
|JANUARY #2||21st Jan – 28th Jan, 2023|
|FEBRUARY #1||4th Feb – 11th Feb, 2023|
|FEBRUARY #2||18th Feb – 25th Feb, 2023|
|MARCH #1||4th Mar – 11th Mar, 2023|
|MARCH #2||18th Mar – 25th Mar, 2023|
|APRIL #1||1st Apr – 8th Apr, 2023|
|APRIL #2||15th Apr – 22nd Apr, 2023|
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