SPITI VALLEY RIDE
Spiti ValleyTour Highlights
▪︎Have most extreme harmony by the turquoise waters of the Chandratal lake.
▪︎ Span your direction starting with one precipice then onto the next on the Self Operated Ropeway and fly parallelly to the Chicham Bridge.
▪︎ Send a postcard from Highest Post Office in the World to your friends and family.
A district settled among India and Tibet known for experience and rush - Lahaul and Spiti's photos from its unbelievable scene probably crossed your newsfeed a couple of times. Enlivened by them, plan your ride to Spiti with us, to encounter the novel energy of this chilly abandoned, landlocked mountain valley. To lay it out simply, an ideal platform for the people who look for gutsy rough terrain heading to Spiti which isn't simply a spot, it is an inclination.
Enjoy being at the top of the world, as you peer down at a minuscule truck that lies beneath Asia's most elevated suspended Chicham Bridge. After a long riding pull, experience a one of a kind smoothness at your pitstop by the dynamic yet serene energies of the 1000-year-old Key monastery that stands unapproachable on this tough territory. Take in the outside air as you sit and unwind on the confined slants of the greatest town while you absorb the eminent scenes encompassed by you.
Route: Manali - Kaza - Kibber- Komic - Hikkim - Langza - Kunzum La - Chandratal - Manali
Duration: 6 Days, 5 Nights
Start Point: Delhi
End Point: Delhi
- Comfortable 500 cc Royal Enfield for double riders and 350 cc for solo riders as per the itinerary.
- Breakfast and Dinner.
- Accommodations at all locations in Hotels/Camps.
- Fuel as per the itinerary.
- Highly experienced tour leader and mechanic.
- A 4X4 backup vehicle to carry luggage.
- Maintenance and repair charges included.
- Oxygen Cylinders and basic first aid kit.
- Evening Bonfire (Wherever possible).
- Driver expenses/toll tax/parking charges.
- Spiti Union Fee and Wildlife fee.
- Our Spiti Road Trip will start from Delhi and pickup timing for 5 or 6pm as per the volvo timing.
- The distance is 530 km to reach Manali and it takes 11 hour 30 minutes.
- The journey from Delhi to Manali is the breath taking views of various mesmerizing cities of Himachal like Sundar nagar, Kullu Valley.
- The journey is travel along bias river valley, with various scenic beauty to reach Manali.
- Reach Manali early in the morning and meet a representative who will help you with the smooth transfer to the hotel and a test ride (1950 m) including local sightseeing.
- Return back to the hotel in Manali for an overnight stay.
- After breakfast, start the ride from Manali to Kaza.
- Capture the spectacular views of Bara-Sigri glacier, second highest in Himalayas.
- Firstly, visit the highest village in Asia, Komik, which literally resembles ‘eye of a snow cock’.
- Komic: Komic, literally meaning “eye of a snow cock” (Ko – snow-cock, mic – eye), is a remote village in Spiti valley. Having its fame as the Highest village in the world connected with a motorable road, Komic is quite a destination for most people traveling to Spiti. Komic Village attracts countless tourists who want to experience firsthand the stunning beauty and the beautiful culture. All you need to do is come and explore the delightful vistas of this scenic valley. Lundup Tsemo Gompa Buddhist Monastery is especially alluring.The monastery houses the ‘Maitreya Buddha’ (Future Buddha). People believe that the Maitreya Buddha looks after the wellbeing of the Villagers.The 14th-century monastery has a fortified castle made of slanted mud walls, taking you back to the yesteryears through the beautiful murals, scriptures, and arts.- Then proceed to Hikkim for a visit to the world’s highest post office in the world.
- Hikkim: In this digitally driven world, what is the value of the conventional Mail? You would know if you visit Hikkim, which claims to have the highest post office in the world. Send a post to your family members from 14,400 feet above sea level. Hikkim village is nestled between Komik and Langza, the other two exquisite high altitude villages of the region. At a bird’s eye view, Hikkim looks like an extension of Komik or Langza villages, as they all are structured in a similar pattern, and Hikkim falls somewhere in the middle of the two. It is one of the most captivating villages – with its layered fields reflecting shades of green and brown, guarding snow-capped peaks, and the rustic charm of Spitian way of life. Add to it the thrill of posting a letter from this towering height and there you have an immersing Spiti escapade.- After sending out a postcard, head towards Langza.
- Langza: Nestled at a high village in Spiti, Langza Village has its own stories from fossil hunting to a snow leopard sighting. Snow leopards can be easily spotted here. The high altitude villages of Spiti valley have a character of their own. The people have a simple but hard lifestyle. The Spitian way of life is totally in sync with the terrain’s unforgiving geography and weather. Located at an altitude of 14500 feet or 4420 meters, Langza is one of the remotest villages of India in the remote corner of Himachal Pradesh. Greenfields besotted on brown hills and distinctive houses constructed in Tibetan style architecture sums up the pictorial representation of Langza. Envelop this picture with surrounding snow-capped peaks, and it completes the breathtaking view of Langza village.
Spitian villages are geographically demarcated into upper and lower parts. Langza is no exception, lower part of the village is termed Langza Yongma and the upper one is Langza Gongma.Langza Gongma houses the Lang, local village temple. A massive statue of Lord Buddha guarding the hamlet is the tallest structure here, which is also the most popular picture of Langza on the internet. Another striking feature of the village – the Chau Chau Kang Nilda peak – adorns its landscape majestically. Langza and many other villages of Spiti were submerged under the ancient geological Tethys Ocean, more than 200 million years ago. It inhabited many varieties of Mesozoic marine animals. It is difficult to imagine that this land could have been a huge ocean.Visit incredibly popular Key Monastery.
It is settled between the mountains in a bowl-molded valley of the little town Langza in Spiti valley. Key is the oldest and the biggest monastery of entire Spiti Valley and most frequently visited too. It is built atop a hill and portrays a combination of a monastery and a fort. The monastery has some really beautiful scriptures and paintings of Lord Buddha and other gods. The Key Gompa is also famous for its priceless collection of ancient thangkas, including Tibetan silk thangkas up to 800 years old and frescoes depicting the life of Padmasambhava. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the valley from the monastery.
Visit so called earlier days capital of valley- Dhankar.
Dhankar Village: It is a large high village which used to be the capital of the Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh, India. It is a small village, a group of just about 70 odd houses. At an altitude of 3,894 meters (12,774 feet), it is now best known because of the monastery located here but Dhankar was the capital of Spiti for many years until the needs of the modern days saw the capital shifted to Kaza. The village is located on a ridge and that is possibly why it was the capital in earlier days because the location would have made it easier to defend it against an invasion. The word ‘Dhang’ means Cliff and the word ‘Kar’ means fort. So the very name of the village is ‘a fort on the cliff. Capital anymore or not, Dhankar still holds great value in terms of religious significance and tourism. It commands a stunning view of the Spiti river, sky-touching mountains, and the entire valley around.It is one of those offbeat tourist spots that is only known to unconventional travelers. The regular tourist crowd will never venture in its direction and that is what makes Dhankar so special. Above the village sits the local monastery - the Dhankar Gompa.
Visit Asia’s highest bridge- Chicham Bridge.
Spiti Valley is home to wonders that make for a lifetime’s experience. While most of those wonders are quite popular in the tourism circuit, there is a secret that not many know about. Yes, it is home to Chicham Bridge, the highest bridge in Asia, and quite an astounding spectacle at that.
The bridge is at a staggering height of 13596 ft and connects the two villages named Chicham and Kibber. Looking down this, one finds himself gaping below, at a 1000 ft deep gorge! The gorge below is known by the name of Samba Lamba Nallah.
- Late by the evening, drive back to Kaza to spend the night at the hotel/camps.
- Go farther up the valley to the pleasant town of Kibber to love the breadths of excellent scenes and vast magnificence of the snow-tipped mountains.
- Then proceed to otherworldly and delightful Chandratal Lake.
Chandratal: Chandratal Lake is growing its popularity among the youth in India with each passing summers. Now, families with kids have also started showing interest in making a trip to this pristine lake in Spiti Valley. Chander Taal or simply Moon Lake is a barren but beautiful lake located at a height of 14100 feet. The lake got its name because of its crescent shape. It is believed, Chandratal was discovered by traders who came to the region from Tibet or Ladakh. After an arduous journey, the traders used to rest near the lake before resuming their journey to Kullu or Spiti.The sweet water lake is around 2.5 km wide. It is the source of Chandra River which merges with Bhaga River to form Chandrabhaga River and later assumes the identity of Chenab.The lake can be visited only during the three summer months. For the rest of the season, the lake remains cut off and frozen.
The lake is normally blue but changes colour with the colour of the sky. Chandra Bhaga mountain range (CB Group) forms the perfect backdrop for the lake.
Though the place is barren and bereft of any human settlement, it is a famous camping site during summer. Travelers often get awestruck by the blue colour of the lake, bordered by wide carpet of green grass coupled with the pristine white of Chandra Bhaga mountain range.
According to Hindu mythology, Chandratal is the place where Indra, the King of Gods, came down on his chariot to transport Yudhishthira, eldest of the five Pandavas, in his mortal form to Swarga (heaven). Locals believe that fairies visit the lake at night.
After capturing the colours of the beautiful Chandratal Lake, drive down to campsite for overnight stay and enjoy meal under the gaze of a million stars.
- With the splendid views of Chandratal lake in mind drive back to Manali.
- Pass through the famous Atal Tunnel.
- Leave from Manali with the wonderful and breathtaking memories of the Spiti Valley.
- RE Himalayan 30000/-
- Classic 350cc 26000/-
- RE Himalayan 26000/-
- Classic 500cc 25000/-
Terms and Conditions
- All the riders have suggested to wear riding jackets ( jackets are not included in the package)
- In terms of climate, road conditions and health issue of riders, management have the right to change the itinerary and reserve all the rights for the riders safety and their comforts.
- In terms of any misbehavior, management have the right to disqualify the rider in the batch.
- Before the ride start, riders have to submit 10,000 for the bike security amount. Any kind of bike accessories damage except engine, riders have to pay.
- 30% is the submit amount to book the trip, remaining 70% will submit at Manali hotel before the ride start.
- If cancellation are made 30 days before the date of travel then 25.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellation are made 15 days to 30 days before the date of travel then 50.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees
- If cancellation are made 0 days to 15 days before the date of travel then 100.0% of total tour cost will be charged as cancellation fees.