Spiti Valley Tour from Shimla


Spiti Valley Tour from Shimla

Spiti valley Tour from Shimla is a very popular and emerging trip in Himachal Pradesh which is blessed with full Natural and scenic beauty and also places that are perfect for a family getaway. It has many mountain peaks, lush green forests, waterfall & high passes which have many hiking and trekking trails for you to explore in and be closer to nature. 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 Shimla: Every year many tourist want to explore this beautiful place and looking for Best time to visit the Spiti valley tour from Shimla 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 Shimla: Our recommendation to start a beautiful and adventurous Spiti Valley Tour from Shimla and exit from Manali especially from April- June month. Because while starting the journey from Shimla you will cover Kinnaur Valley & Spiti Valley both. So before starting your journey please keep these advantages in your mind.

Spiti valley tours becoming more popular in Indian metropolitan cities like Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai. West Bengal People also looking to enjoy this Spiti Valley tour from Kolkata and they can have a flight to Delhi or Chandigarh. After reaching, start Spiti valley tour from Delhi they can take Volvo to Shimla or hire a private cab. The same program needs to follow by every tourist who is coming to enjoy Spiti Valley Tour from Chennai, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, etc.

Spiti valley tour is an emerging trip due to this many tourists have doubts about Spiti Valley best tour plan and tour cost. To solve all queries we are providing the below importation information:-

How to reach Spiti Valley from Shimla:

  • Spiti Valley is located at a high altitude (more than 11000 ft. ) and hence, your body will require a certain amount of acclimatization before you reach the Spiti Valley. While Going from Shimla will help you gradually increase the altitude and your body gets acclimatized properly. Hence, there is less chance of getting weak with acute mountain sickness.

    If you start from the Manali side then you reach quite quickly in high altitude terrain from the low altitude which may increase the chances of mountain sickness that can spoil the trip.

  • If you start your journey from Shimla to Spiti Valley, you will get a chance to drive through “Hindustan Tibbet Highway “ which is one of the most incredible, treacherous, and winding roads.
  • While traveling from Shimla/ Kinnaur valley to Spiti valley we do not need Rohtang Pass permits, whereas if we travel from Manali side then we require a permit of Rohtang pass to travel beyond Rohtang pass.
  • We recommend each one to follow below Spiti Valley Tour plan from Shimla for a safe and comfortable journey.


    ITINERARY

    ARRIVAL CHANDIGARH - SHIMLA (120 km / 04hrs)

    Welcome greetings on arrival at Chandigarh airport to start Spiti Valley Tour from Shimla, after that start drive to Shimla which is the former summer residence of the British Raj to escape the heat of the plains with stunning views of the foothills of the Himalayas. On arrival transfer to hotel and have dinner and overnight stay at Shimla hotel.

    SHIMLA – NARKANDA – SARAHAN (By Surface 170 Kms /07 Hrs)

    After early breakfast start a drive to Sarahan which is located at an altitude of 2165 meter in Himachal Pradesh and approx 170 KM from Shimla. You can glance at the beauty of the snow peak of Shrikhand Mahadev and Bhima Kali temple is the main attraction of Sarahan.
    Evening checks in to the hotel and have Dinner and overnight stay in Sarahan hotel.

    SARAHAN – SANGLA (By Surface 90 Kms /04 Hrs)

    After having breakfast drive to Sangla which is known as popular hill town located in the Baspa Valley of Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh close to the Tibetan border. Sangla is covered with forest slopes and mountains in the range of the greater Himalayas that gives it a cold climate. Check in hotel and have Dinner and overnight stay at Sangla Hotel.

    SANGLA – CHITKUL – KALPA (By Surface 90 Kms /04 Hrs)

    After having breakfast start a drive to Chitkul village visit which is the last inhabited village on the Indo-Tibetan border on the bank of Baspa River. This Chitkul village remains almost covered with snow during the whole winter season. Main attractions of Chitkul are its houses which have either slate or wooden plank roofs. There is a monastery called Kagyupa Temple where an age-old image of Shakyamuni Buddha is worshipped. This valley offers a spectacular view of the Baspa river with the vistas of snow-clad mountains, apple orchards, and wooden houses.

    After that drive continues towards Kalpa en route crossing Reckong Peo. Kalpa is a beautiful village from where one can look the changing colors of Mt. Kinner Kailash. The evening reached and check-in-to hotel and have Dinner and overnight stay at Kalpa hotel.

    KALPA – NAKO (By Surface 106 Kms/ 05 Hrs)

    After having breakfast drive to Nako (2950 metre), Lunch at camp on direct payment. After that visit, the Monastery of Nako, with its four temples single internal aspects but subtle. According to legend, Padmasambhava, the founder of Tantric Buddhism, during a demonstration of his power Tantric is placed on a rock in the village.
    The evening reached Nako and have Dinner and overnight stay at Nako camp or Nako Hotel.

    NAKO – TABO (By Surface 70 km/ 05 hrs)

    Breakfast and start drive to Tabo (3050 metre). Tabo is the ancient village situated on the left bank of river Spiti. It is known as the seat one of the most famous Buddhist Monasteries regarded next to the Tholing Gompa in Tibet. It is also known as 'Ajanta of Himalayas'. After that visit Tabo Monastery which is constructed in 996 AD and its complex that holds 9 Temples, 23 Chortens, a Monk's Chamber & an extension that houses the Nun's Chamber. On the sheer cliff-face above the enclave are a series of Caves, used as dwellings by the Monks & includes an Assembly Hall. Tabo has the oldest caves on barren mountains and Thanka paintings, one of the most precious paintings of Buddhism.
    Evening check in to Tabo Hotel and overnight stay.

    TABO – DHANKAR – PIN VALLEY – KAZA (By Surface 90 Kms /06 Hrs)

    Breakfast and proceed to Kaza en route visit Dhankar (3890 metre) - It is located in the middle of Ridge in a remarkable place, a 6th century Gompa, there are some beautiful murals. After that continue to drive to Pin which is one of the main tributaries of the Spiti River. This Pin valley is famous for wildlife - Ibex, Snow Leopard and visit monastery called Kungri monastery, which is supposed to be founded by Padmasambhava. The monastery had to stay an ancient monastic site of Padmasambhava days.
    Evening checks in to Kaza hotel and have Dinner and overnight stay.

    KAZA SIGHT SEEING

    Today after breakfast proceed to full day excursion of Key Gompa and later Kibber village which is located at an altitude of 4205 metre which is the highest permanently inhabited village of the region. Key Monastery is located in Spiti Valley region and about 11 km from Kaza on the left bank of the Spiti River is the largest and the oldest monastery in the sub-division and thousands of devotees from all over the world here attended the Kalachakra ceremony which was performed in August 2000 by His Holiness Dalai Lama. Kibber village is 11 km from Key Gompa and is the highest settlement in the world (4205 meters) with a motorable road and electricity. The Ladarcha festival held here each July attracts Buddhists from all over the world. Evening return to Kaza hotel and overnight stay.

    KAZA – CHANDRA TAAL – MANALI (By Surface 200 Km /09Hrs)

    Early morning breakfast and start drive to Manali via Kuzum-La, (4551 m) and Rohtang-La, 3980 m) one of the most beautiful mountain roads, passing through the cold desert of the Tibetan high plateau dotted with green oases inhabited by nomads. Mountains of Chandra valley Chandrabhaga River, where the landscape is breathtaking. En-route visit Chandra Taal Lake, a high altitude lake located in Lahaul and Spiti and is the source if River Chandra. It is about 4300 m above the sea level and is also known as 'lake of the moon'. Chandra Taal is an important site for the migratory bird during summer.
    Evening checks in to Manali hotel and have Dinner and overnight stay.

    MANALI SIGHT SEEING

    The morning after breakfast proceed for local sightseeing of Manali. First Visit the Hidimba Devi Temple, a small temple situated in the dense deodar forest is very interesting. Hidimba is said to be the wife of Bhima from the epic of Mahabharata. After that visit oldest temple of Manali Manu Temple and dedicated to the sage Manu, who known as the creator of the world and the writer of Manusmriti. Its located in old Manali and approx three kilometers from the main market. After that visit newly constructed Buddhist Monastery.

    Enjoy lunch in the various local restaurant at Mall road on direct payment. After that visit Vashist Kund which is also called Hot Spring, hot baths where a natural sulfur spring is piped into a modern bathhouse. After that Mall road for shopping and buy shawls or handmade woolen clothes. Evening return to the hotel and have dinner and night stay.

    MANALI TO CHANDIGARH DROP (320 KM /09 HRS).

    The morning after breakfast proceeds to Chandigarh airport or railway station after completing memorable Spiti Valley Tour from Shimla.