Snapshots of Spiti (4 days)

 03 Nights 04 Days      Manali

16,500.00 + 5% GST

Trip Code: expd012023-2-1 Tags: , , , , , ,


    • Trip Style: Experiential Adventure Road Trip
    • Region: Spiti, Himachal Pradesh
    • Max. Altitude: 4590 meters
    • Grade: Easy-Moderate
    • Starts: Manali
    • Ends: Manali
    • Route: Manali – Rohtang Pass – Chandertaal – Kunzum Pass –Losar – Ki – Kibber – Hikkim – Komic – Tashigong – Langza – Kaza – Rohtang La – Manali


    • Highlights:
    • Tour of ancient remote monasteries in Ki, Kibber, Tashigong, Komic
    • Camping at Chandertaal lake at 4270 meters
    • Drive over high altitude passes Rohtang Pass and Kunzum La and through Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary
    • Visit the highest villages in world including Komic, Tashigong, Langza and highest post office in Hikkim
    • Experience unique homestays to experience the true local culture and cuisine

    Detailed Itinerary

    Day 1: Report at Base Day 0 (optional): Arrive in Manali – ‘dA Base’ – acclimatization hike – Himalayan village culture experience – angling/ziplining camp in Manali - Drive to Chandertaal | 140 km - 8 hr

    The participants will deboard the Bus at ‘15 Mile bridge’ bus stand, 14 kms short of New Manali bus stand. From this pick-up point, the guests will be driven to dA Base – Mountaineerz, our basecamp in Haripur, near Manali. After refreshments and breakfast, hike 2 hrs to ‘dA Kkoott’ – Himalayan Jungle Lodge in Soil, the oldest village of this valley. Unwind at the Himalayan Jungle Retreat located in an apple orchard by a glacial stream at the edge of a thick deodar and pine forest. After lunch explore surrounding or go angling if you like. This region is very rich in exotic himalayan flora and fauna. The Haripur glacial stream is abundant with trout fish. There is a hidden waterfall about an hour away from the lodge. It is a great hike to the waterfall. Return back at base to chat with the team over bonfire and dinner.

    You can opt to stay at the Himalayan Jungle Lodge instead of the base (choose from add ons)

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

    Deboard the bus at 15 Mile bridge bus stop on the manali highway, 15 km before Manali. A Mountaineerz’s team member will pick you up and assist you to check in to dA Base – Mountaineerz, Haripur.  Meet the other guests and team members over refreshments. After allotment of RE 350 cc bikes, leave for the road trip to Spiti. The drive will go through thick forests of Marhi and Gulaba and on to Rohtang La (3,978 mts). We’ll take a refreshment break at Gulaba/Marhi. We’ll have an early lunch at Chhatru (estimated time: 4 hour from the start). Next stop is Batal, where we’ll stop for a tea break. Chandertal is just 38 km from here and we will camp just before the lake at an exotic location in a comfortable premium camping tents.

    Stay: Swiss camp near Chandertaal

    Meals: Refreshments, Brunch and Dinner (Veg)

    Day 3: Chicham - Hikkim - Komic - Tashigong - Langza

    After an early breakfast in the traditional homestay in Chicham, drive over the bridge again and visit some of the highest villages in the world including Hikkim, Komic, Tashigong and drive on to Langza. Hikkim is at an elevation of 4,400 mts with limited access and has the highest post office in the world. Komic is at an altitude of 4,580 mts and is 2 km from Hikkim. It used to be known for having the highest motorable road in the world. Tashigong is at an elevation of 4,680 mts and is the highest inhabited village in the world. Drive on to the village of Langza. Langza, also known as the Fossil village, is at an altitude of 4,420 mts. It is known for the fossil hike. Stay the night in a traditional Spitian homestay and enjoy the local cuisine.  

    Stay: Homestay in Langza

    Meals: Refreshments, Breakfast and Dinner (Veg)

    After an early breakfast in Langza, drive to Kaza and enjoy the vibrant city. Kaza is the capital of Spiti. After refreshments there, head on to Manali via Chhatru. Stop for lunch at Chhatru and then continue to basecamp in Manali after crossing Rohtang La. Upon reaching basecamp, we’ll have a hearty lunch and refresh ourselves. The trip ends here and guests who are taking a bus back to Delhi/Chandigarh can get dropped to 15 Mile bridge bus station.

    Meals: Refreshments and Breakfast

    We part ways here to meet again for the next adventure.

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    • Tour guide & driver
    • Breakfast and dinner at our places of stay
    • Pick-up & drop to 15 Mile bridge bus stop
    • Prefered vehicle – Innova – In case of bad road conditions, High clearance SUV or Gypsy
    • Stay in swiss tents at Chandertaal
    • Stay in beautifully located homestays
    • Basic first aid medical kit
    • Wildlife/ environmental permits and other permits & levies


    • Cost of any form of insurance (Personal/Baggage/Medical)
    • Cost of rescue, evacuation, hospitalization, etc.
    • Any expenses of purely personal nature like laundry, phone/fax calls, tips to drivers, guides, any beverages.
    • 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

    Additional Activities

    • White-water rafting in the mighty Indus/ Zanskar Rivers
    • Bicycling around the town
    • Rent a motorbike
    • Authentic local food at the ‘Ladakhi Kitchen’ in the main market
    • Shop for souvenirs.

    Items to Carry

    • 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
    • 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 & 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.