Spiti Valley road trip from Manali

Spiti Valley road trip from Manali

Spiti Valley road trip from Manali is a very popular or trending holiday destination among all tourists. Basically, Spiti valley is known for cold desert mountain valleys located in the Himalayas region within the northeastern part of Himachal Pradesh. The word "Spiti" depicts "The Middle Land", which was a bridge where the 2 great traditions of India and Tibet diffused within the trans-Himalayan region. Kaza is the subdivisional headquarters or capital of this Spiti valley, which is situated near the Spiti River at an elevation of around 3,800 meters. Here we are discussing about two routes to reach Spiti Valley, which is from Manali via Rohtang and Kunzum Pass and another one from Shimla via Hindustan Tibet highway, which is usually considered one among the foremost treacherous road. Spiti Valley trip is one of the most beautiful valleys in Himachal Pradesh which is well known in India and the world. Spiti Valley is also known as the cold desert of Himachal Pradesh which is located between India and Tibet. The region offers spectacular glimpses of the snow-capped mountains, high-altitude lakes, beautiful landscape with clear blue sky and Buddhist monasteries. Spiti Valley lies at a height of 12000 feet and is entirely surrounded by the Himalayan ranges on all sides.

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Best places to visit in Spiti Valley tour: We recommend below important and famous sightseeing places in Spiti valley tour which you can experience and enjoy in this adventurous trip.

Chandratal Lake: It is the most scenic and high-altitude lake in India and it shaped like a Crescent moon. This lake is popular for that tourist who is looking for Camping / Trekking.

Dhankar Monastery: A 1200-year old monastery located at top of the rocky mountain It is built by the Gelugpa School of Order.

Kaza: Kaza is the capital of the Spiti valley district. This place is surrounded by mountains on both sides and it is the main populated part of Spiti valley. Kye Gompa

Komic Village: Komic village is the highest village in the world with road proper connectivity. Situated at a height of 18000 Ft. from sea level and 20 Kms distance from Kaza.

Kunzum Pass : Kunzum pass is the Entrance Gate to Spiti Valley from Lahaul and Kullu. It is located at a height of 4,593 meters above sea level and it comes after driving for 20 kilometers from Rohtang pass.

Lahaul Valley: Lahaul Valley is a major center of Buddhist art and culture and we will get various monasteries there. The region has large glaciers and high mountain peaks and also has many photogenic lakes and passes. One can enjoy various adventure sports activities in the region.

Langza Village: Langza village is situated 16 km to the north of Kaza. This region is famous among tourists for its ancient monasteries, historical buildings, and incredible scenery.

The Pin Valley National Park: The Pin Valley was declared a National park in the year of 1987. It is a must visit place for all tourist who comes to Spiti valley and it has various kind of flora and fauna.

Tabo Monastery: It is situated in Tabo village which very old village and the Tabo monastery is the oldest monastery in Himachal Pradesh. It is a famous attraction of all tourists and is known for the Nine Temples of Buddha Maitreya & Tara apart from the many stupas.

Best time to visit Spiti Valley Tour from Manali: Every year many tourist want to explore this beautiful place and looking for Best time to visit the Spiti valley tour from Manali is during the months of MID-APRIL to MAY, the snow in the region starts to melt and most of the roads like from Kaza to Losar opened while others like from Kunzum Pass to Manali remain closed until June. Therefore this time is ideal for visiting Spiti valley and nearby places of Manali. Also, the snow-covered mountains are visible this time and make a memorable view for the tourists.

Spiti Valley Weather: Spiti valley Weather always pleasant from April to July in summer season and also considered as the Best time to visit Spiti Valley Tour in the region. Spiti Valley temperature in summers are perfect to enjoy adventure activities planned in the valley.

In June month Manali-Kaza highway always going to opens up and in this summer season time you can enjoy river rafting, and also go for rock climbing, camping and mountain cycling without having any fear of avalanches or landslide. This is the time where you can see local cultural program and festivals by local. Spiti Valley Temperature in summer time average 15 degrees Celsius in day time and 4 to 6 degrees Celsius in night time.

Best itinerary for Spiti Valley Tour from Manali: Spiti Valley is fed by several fast-flowing streams that drain into the Spiti river. Being one of the remotest regions of India which remains blocked for many of the years is right for Travelers looking to explore places. The best thanks to exploring this amazing place with freckles of green over dry weather-beaten face, Spiti may be a cold dessert that's characterized by a start relentless beauty, narrow valleys, and high mountains is on a road trip. We recommend 07 Days Spiti Valley road trip from Manali that covers most of the destinations like Kaza, Chandratal, Kibber, Dhankar, Pin valley.

We recommend each one to follow below Spiti Valley road trip from Manali for a safe and comfortable journey.


Chandigarh - Manali (310 KMS/08HRS)

Welcome Greetings on arrival at Chandigarh airport to start Spiti Valley road trip from Manali. After that transfer to Manali approx. 08 hrs journey and night stay.

Manali - Kaza (190KMS/09HRS)

After an early breakfast drive to KAZA. Enroute will be crossing through ROHTANG PASS/ATAL TUNNEL and KUNJUM PASS. We will reach KAZA by late evening. Check in and take dinner and overnight stay in KAZA

Kaza – Kungri Monastery – Mudh Village – Tabo Monastery – Dhankar Monastery - Kaza

After an early breakfast, we will head towards KUNGRI MONASTERY in PIN VALLEY. Later on move out for MUDH VILLAGE. En route stoppage at the TABO MONASTERY. After that, will leave for DHANKAR and end the day with a sightseeing tour of DHANKAR MONASTERY. Later on will head back to KAZA. Dinner will be served in the evening followed by an overnight stay in KAZA.

Kaza – Hikkim – Komic Village – Langza – Kee Monastery - Kaza

After early breakfast will visit HIKKIM which is known for the highest post office in the world. After that, we’ll move towards KOMIC VILLAGE (one of the highest villages in the world at 4600 meters connected by a motorable road ). After that we will visit LANGZA which is known as the most beautiful village in Spiti valley and it has the famous Buddha statue. Later, we'll move towards KEE MONASTERY. Finally, we’ll head back to KAZA. Take rest and have dinner and overnight stay in KAZA

Kaza – Chandratal

Morning after Breakfast we will start drive to CHANDRA TAAL or BATAL. En route will make a sightseeing stoppage at KIBBER, CHICHAM BRIDGE (Asia’s Highest Bridge), and KUNZUM PASS. Post-check-in, we'll be visiting CHANDRA TAAL LAKE. Evening have dinner and overnight stay in CHANDRA TAAL or BATAL. (90 Kilometers, 7 Hours Drive)
*Kindly note Overnight stay in Chandra Taal all depends on weather conditions*

Chandratal - Manali

Post breakfast drive towards Manali and on the way passing through ROHTANG PASS/ATAL TUNNEL. We'll be reaching Manali by late afternoon and take rest and night stay.

Manali to Chandigarh ( 310KMS/08 HRS)

Morning after breakfast straight drive to Chandigarh airport after completing Thrilling and memorable Spiti Valley road trip from Manali.