Thinking of taking a Spiti tour? And don’t know how to plan on your own? Then don’t panic, Backpack clan has a team of professionals who will help you in exploring the Spiti Valley trip from Manali. On the way to Spiti, you experience the beauty and adventure of this hidden gem on Earth by taking away all your stress of planning one of its kind trips and leaving behind unforgettable memories that you can cherish forever by taking you to all the offbeat places. Spiti Valley tour offers challenging terrains, breathtaking landscapes, and much more. We will help you cover all the renowned ancient monasteries, mystical topography, semi-frozen lakes, and spectacular trekking routes in this entire tour. A place that has got so much to offer on its plate should be on the top of your bucket list. Besides offering picturesque views, Spiti Valley has also gained a lot of popularity amongst adrenaline seekers for its adventure activities, stunning sightseeing opportunities, and surreal vistas. Spiti Valley trip is filled with several beautiful destinations including Chandra Taal, Pin Valley National Park, Dhankar Lake, Kibber, Kaza, Lahaul Valley, and Kungri Monastery. This tour from Manali also offers a chance to its visitors to hike, camp, and raft, and of course, after all this, it is pretty much clear that this destination has everything it takes to satisfy the wanderlust souls.

8 Nights 9 Days Available on request Chandigarh, Chandigarh
What makes this tour special
  • High-altitude desert landscape.
  • Ancient monasteries.
  • Chandra Taal.
  • Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Adventure activities like hiking, rafting, etc.
  • Local culture and hospitality.
  • Day 1: Arrival in Chandigarh

    Upon your arrival, complete the check-in process at the hotel and take some time to unwind and relax. Later in the evening, have dinner before settling in for an overnight stay.

  • Day 2: Chandigarh to Narkanda/Rampur - 174 Kms

    After breakfast, embark on your dream ride to Spiti, soaking in the scenic beauty along the way, passing through Theog and Kufri. Spend the night at a hotel or home stay, and enjoy dinner at the accommodation.

  •  Day 3: Narkanda to Chitkul/Sangla- 182 Kms

    Early morning, post breakfast, we will depart for one of the most breathtaking views of Kinnaur Valley. This is also considered as the most scenic route for Spiti Valley. This village stands as the final inhabited settlement before reaching the Indo-China border. Enjoy your stay and have dinner at the hotel or homestay.

  • Day 4: Chitkul to Kalpa- 60 Kms

    Embarking on a picturesque journey from Chitkul to Kalpa, we bid farewell to the enchanting landscapes of Chitkul in the morning. Before hitting the road, we take a moment to savor the beauty of Chitkul and capture its serene surroundings. As we head towards Kalpa, the scenic route unfolds, treating us to breathtaking views along the way. The journey becomes an adventure in itself, with each turn revealing new vistas. We will finally arrive in Kalpa. Checking into our chosen accommodation, we take the opportunity to relax and unwind from the day’s travel. If time permits, exploring local attractions adds a touch of discovery to the journey. The night in Kalpa promises a peaceful and comfortable stay, allowing us to recharge for the adventures that lie ahead.

  • Day 5: Kalpa to Kaza- 208 Kms - Today we will be travelling from Kalpa to Kaza. Also before leaving Kalpa, we will explore suicide point at Roghi Village for the view of hanging cliff. Today's journey is a captivating journey marked by diverse landscapes and cultural richness. Departing from Kalpa, the road unfolds with stunning scenery, showcasing lush valleys and rugged mountain passes. Along the way, immerse yourself in the charm of local villages, traditional architecture, and encounters with the nomadic communities. Upon reaching Kaza, the heart of Spiti Valley, check into your accommodation. Overnight stay with dinner.
  • Day 6: Kaza : Hikkim – Komik – Langza – Key : Kaza- 48 Kms
    Exploring the wonders around Kaza, a visit to Hikkim, Komik, and Langza promises a journey through unique landscapes and cultural treasures.
    • Hikkim: Home to the world’s highest post office.
    • Komik: One of the highest villages globally, featuring a monastery.
    • Langza: Known for Asia’s highest Buddha statue and fossil-rich terrain submerged from Tethys sea.
    • Key Monastery : Largest Monastery of Spiti Valley and a religious training centre for lamas.

    The Kaza to Hikkim, Komik, Langza and Key Monastery route offers a captivating blend of cultural and natural wonders in the enchanting Spiti Valley.

  • Day 7: Kaza - Kunzum La - Chandra Taal / Sissu - 156 Kms                                                                                          Embarking on an exhilarating ride from Kaza to Sissu via Kunzum La and Chandra Taal, your adventure unfolds as follows:
    • Kaza: Kickstart your journey from the captivating town of Kaza, gearing up for an exciting ride.
    • Kunzum La: Navigate through the challenging yet rewarding Kunzum La pass, relishing the panoramic views of towering peaks.
    • Chandra Taal: Ride towards the enchanting Chandra Taal, a high-altitude lake surrounded by majestic mountains, providing a perfect pitstop for awe-inspiring scenery.
    • Sissu: Conclude your tour in Sissu, a charming village surrounded by scenic landscapes, offering a peaceful end to your adventurous ride.

    This ride from Kaza to Sissu via Kunzum La and Chandra Taal, ensures an adrenaline journey through some of Himachal Pradesh’s most spellbinding terrains.

  • Day 8: Chandra Taal/ Sissu to Manali - 111 Kms
    Today, we start our return journey towards Manali. On the way, we will cross Atal Tunnel. The route takes you through the engineering marvel of the Atal Tunnel, carving its way through the Pir Panjal range and providing a more direct and efficient passage. As you traverse this remarkable tunnel, you will witness a significant reduction in travel time, enhancing the overall experience. Reach Manali by evening. Once you check into the hotel, explore Manali and overnight stay at the hotel.
  • Day 9: Manali to Chandigarh- 272 Kms

    Today we start our ride from Manali after breakfast and end in Chandigarh by evening. Tour ends.


What is included in the tour

  • Accommodation in Hotels / Camps / Guest Houses on double/triple sharing from Day 01 to Day 08.
  • Meals – Breakfast and Dinner. Dinner on Day 01 to Breakfast on Day 09.
  • First Aid kit and oxygen cylinder at dispersal with the tour leader.
  • Transport support in SUV/MUV/Innova/Tempo Traveler or similar as per the group size.
  • Permits for the trip.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any insurance
  • Early check in or late checkout rooms at any hotels unless specified above.
  • Any entry fees to visit any place.
  • Any air fare, visa fees, airport tax.
  • Any personal expenses like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, camera fees, etc.
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like change in flight and train schedule; cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, etc.
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotel staff, and representatives.
  • Any portages at hotel. (for baggage on arrival and departure from the hotel) 
  • Camera/video camera fees at the monuments.
  • 5% GST.
  • Anything that is not mentioned in the inclusion section.
Pickup point
Chandigarh, India View on Map
Things to carry

Here's a list of essential items one should carry for the Spiti Valley tour:

  1. Clothing:

    • Lightweight and breathable clothing.
    • Warm layers for cool evenings and high altitudes.
    • Waterproof jacket or poncho for unexpected rainfall.
    • Hat or cap to protect from the sun.
    • Comfortable walking shoes or trek shoes.
  2. Personal Items:

    • Sunscreen with high SPF.
    • Lip balm with SPF.
    • Sunglasses with UV protection.
    • Insect repellent cream or spray.
    • Personal medications and first aid kit.
    • Moisturizer for dry climate.
  3. Travel Essentials:

    • Valid identification documents.
    • Camera or smartphone for capturing the stunning landscapes.
    • Portable charger/power bank.
    • Travel adapter for charging electronic devices.
  4. Health and Safety:

    • Reusable water bottle or hydration pack.
    • High-energy snacks like nuts, granola bars or dry fruits.
    • Hand sanitizer.
    • Basic toiletries. (toothbrush, toothpaste, etc.)
    • Emergency contact information and travel insurance details.
  5. Miscellaneous:

    • Lightweight backpack or daypack for day trips.
    • Cash in small denominations (ATMs may be scarce).
    • Torch/flashlight with extra batteries.
    • Multi-tool or Swiss Army knife.
    • Insulated water bottle to keep beverages cool.
  6. Optional Items:

    • Binoculars for wildlife spotting.
    • Trekking poles for hikes.
    • Books or games for leisure time.