Glimpses of Spiti: Chandertaal Road Trip with Ki, Kibber and Kaza (3 Days)

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 2 Nights and 3 Days      Manali

10,500.00 + 5% GST








    TRIP FACTS

    • Trip Style: Multi day Adventure Road Trip
    • Region: Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
    • Max. Altitude: 4400 meters
    • Grade: Easy-Moderate
    • Starts: Manali
    • Ends: Manali
    • Route: Manali – Rohtang Pass – Chandertaal – Kunzum Pass – Losar – Chicham – Ki – Kibber – Kaza – Rangrik – Manali  

    Highlights

    • Climb a 6200 meters peak
    • Trek through ‘Markha Valley’ home to many endangered species including the snow leopard
    • Hike through some amazing valleys, some beautiful rivers and some really quaint villages that give a glimpse into the local life of people here.
    • Witness remote ancient monasteries along the trek, which adds a bit of spirituality to this Ladakh trekking
    • Small group sixe of max 8-10 participants

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1: Report at Basecamp in Manali - Drive to Chandertaal | 140 km - 8 hr

    Get dropped at Patlikuhl bus stop, 16 kms before main Manali bus stop. Get picked-up by the team member and report at the base camp in Haripur and meet the team members over refreshments. After bike (RE 350 cc) allotment, we will depart at 7:00 am sharp for our off roading trip through the beautiful lush green forest of Marhi and Gulaba and on to Rohtang Pass. We’ll take a refreshment break at Gulaba. We’ll have an early lunch at Chhatru (estimated time: 4 hours from the start). Next stop Batal, where we’ll stop for tea break. chandertaal is just 38 km from here and we will camp just before the lake at an exotic location in comfortable premium camping tents.

    Day 2: Chandrataal – Kunzum La – Losar – Chicham – Kibber – Ki - Kaza

    After an early breakfast, we will leave from Chandrataal and head on to Kunzum La, which is also the highest point of the trip. Enjoy this magical drive over Kunzum Pass to enter the middle land called Spiti Valley. You will enjoy the drive to Kaza greatly. Visit Ki – Kibber villages. Enjoy the most scenic drive of entire Spiti Valley between Losar and Kaza at an easy pace. We will camp wherever we please keeping in mind, the long hard ride back to Manali.

    Stay: Homestay in Kaza

    Meals: Refreshments, Breakfast and Dinner (Veg)

    Day 3: Kaza – Rangrik - Kunzum La – Batal – Chhatru – Rohtang Pass – Manali Basecamp

    After an early breakfast, we will leave for our camping site. From here, we will ride/drive back to Chhatru for lunch and then continue to basecamp in Manali while passing Rohtang Pass. Upon reaching basecamp your trip ends and guests who are taking bus back to Delhi/Chandigarh can get dropped to bus station.

    Meals: Refreshments and Breakfast

    **Guests who are travelling the next day are welcome to extend their stay at the base or himalayan jungle Lodge.    Relax at the Himalayan Jungle Lodge or go angling (some nice spots near our base) the next day. Paragliding and rafting can also be arranged, before we part ways here to meet soon for our next adventure.

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    Inclusions

    • Tour guide & driver
    • Pick-up & drop from Patlikuhl bus stop
    • High clearance vehicleor Sumo or Gypsy
    • Breakfast and dinner (nutritious freshly cooked vegetarian)
    • Wildlife/ environmental permits and other permits & levies

    Exclusions

    • Cost of any form of insurance (Personal/Baggage/Medical)
    • Cost of rescue, evacuation, hospitalization, etc.
    • Any expenses of purely personal nature
    • Any expenses that arise due to change in itinerary and increase in no. of days because of natural forces like landslides, weather, roadblocks, flight cancellations, sickness etc.
    • Meals at “Dhabas” or during road travel

    Additional Activities

    Items to Carry

    Clothing
    • Backpack 40 – 50 Lt. with rain cover.
    • Day Pack 15 – 20 Lt. -To carry your personal gear,camera, water bottle, trail clothing, packed food etc.
    • Trekking Shoes: High-ankle waterproof
    • 2-3 pairs of cotton socks and 1-2 pairs of woolen socks
    • Pants: 2-3 pairs -quick dry lightweight. Alternatively, track pants are also comfortable to hike in.
      T-shirts 2-3 pairs–Preferably full sleeves
      Synthetic Fleece Jacket’ sweater -1 pair.
      Waterproof Jacket -1 pair.
    • Down filled / Hollow fibre fill insulated Jacket – 1 pair (optional-get this if you want to stay extra warm at camps.)
    •  A woolen cap for the head and ears
      Thermal liners-1 pair upper and lower
    Miscellaneous
    • Toiletries -Sunscreen SPF 40+, Moisturizer, Lip balm, Soap, Toilet paper.
    • Repair Kit (needle and thread).
    • Headlamp/ Torch.
    • Camera.
    • Water Bottle- Ideally keep two bottles 1 liter each.
    • Trekking Pole -Optional.
    • Plastic Packing covers. (Please pack all your gear in waterproof plastic bags so that your clothes etc do not get wet while on horses or porters. Also carry extra plastic bags in case you need to pack wet clothes.)

    Note: We advise you to carry all the belongings in a rucksack so that it is easy to move around in case of any emergency.

    How to reach

    • Nearest Airport: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh. Flights are easily available from Delhi Airport

    Safety@Yoloo.Life

    Safety & Adventure Sports
    The most basic yet prominent principle of indulging in any adventure activity is to take all the necessary precautions for safety.
    We at Yoloo.Life, keep it all in account and ensure maximum safety measures to pre-plan the trip and minimize any kind of risk. We plan to mitigate the risk of high altitude-related problems by preparing and acclimatizing well and staying in comfort.
    We strongly suggest you keep yourself adequately hydrated- possibly double your water intake.

    • Ensure that you take all your medications along to avoid any health issues.
    • Inform your friends and family before you depart for the trip and let them know that this will be a ‘No-Network’ zone.

    We will be your point of contact throughout the entire trip. Our complete staff is trained and certified, including our wilderness first responders on the programs. So in any case, we will be there to help you out.