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Explore the little Tibet

After exploring Manali (Kullu valley), you will drive over the Rohtang pass (4050 m), through the summer pasture of the local shepherd to the barren land of Spiti also known as Little Tibet;

The topography of Spiti is marked by high mountains and narrow river valleys with flat land being an uncommon occurrence. The rugged climate and high altitude makes the region somewhat difficult for human habitation. The great range of the main Himalayas in back ground is beautiful and refreshing. Wild life as Ibex and Thar can be seen in the herds as well as the snow wolves too.

You will explore the century’s old monasteries which belong to Tibetan Buddhism where monks practice meditation and other monastic rituals preserving old Stucco images and Thangkas depicting different life stories of Guru Padmasambhava, the founder of Gelug-Pa sect, people of Spiti live with their herds of Yak, Sheep and goat; they grow Barely and other vegetables. They are hospitable and in villages still maintain the centuries old tradition. This is leisure trek, accessible for all.


DAY 1: Arrival at Delhi
DAY 2: Delhi to Manali (2000 m), 570 km, 16 hours by tourist
DAY 3: Manali
DAY 4: Manali to Lossar (4050 m) 6 to 7 hours’
DAY 5: Lossar to Kibber via Kaza (4200m), 50 km
DAY 6: Kibber to Tashigang via Gete (4300 m) via Kye, 4 hours; Trek 1
DAY 7: Tashigang to Langza,(4100mtrs) 4 hour 30 minutes; Trek 2
DAY 8: Langza to Komic (4500 m) via Hikkim, 3 hours; Trek 3
DAY 9: Comic to Damul 4150 m), 4 hours; Trek 4
DAY 10: Damul to Lalung (3800 m), 5hours; Trek 5
Day 11: Lalung to Tabo via Dhankar : 3 hours , trek 6
DAY 12: Tabo to Pin valley -Guling – Kaza (3600mtrs) Kaza,72kms
DAY 13: Kaza to Manali – 180 kms.
DAY 14: Manali to Delhi
DAY 15: Visit Delhi and Departure


DAY 1: Arrival at Delhi

Reception at the airport, transfer to the hotel and overnight at the hotel

DAY 2: Delhi to Manali (2000 m), 570 km, 16 hours by tourist

Full day sight seen in Delhi, evening transfer to bus station and board a night comfortable bus to Manali.

DAY 3: Manali

Morning reached Manali; check-in at the family guest house; visit old Manali, Hadimba temple, Shiva temple and the monastery in the town are the main attractions; afternoon free in town.

DAY 4: Manali to Lossar (4050 m) 6 to 7 hours

Drive upstream along the true left bank through the several villages to Rohtang pass (3950 m); follow the rough road towards the east in Chandra valley. Drive to the Kunzum pass (4700 m) which offers an extensive view of C.B. range; descend for next 11 km to the first campsite before Lossar village; overnight at the family guest house or stay with the family.

DAY 5: Lossar to Kibber via Kaza (4200m), 50 km

After breakfast, visit Gompa of Lossar and the village. Passing through several villages, a short visit to Kaza, now leave to visit for famous monastery perched high on a pyramid like mountain which belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan-Buddhism. Also visit Kibber one of the highest permanent inhabited village in the region, visit the village and the Gompa. Overnight in the family guest house or stay with the family

DAY 6: Kibber to Tashigang via Gete (4300 m) via Kye, 4 hours; Trek 1

Trek starts through a gradual path in higher region of Spiti through the field of barley and peas; visit Gete a beautiful hamlet with its few houses, further 45 minutes trek to Tashigang; by evening one can have a visit to the family; overnight in family house, common room, toilet outside.

DAY 7: Tashigang to Langza,(4100mtrs) 4 hour 30 minutes; Trek 2

Gradual trail in beginning and then ½ hours descend to the river bed of Shila Nalla (stream) as we have to cross it, therefore an early departure is advised, a steady long climb to reach to Langza, campsite close to the village (most of the time temporary)/overnight at the family house, common room, toilet outside.

(Please note that if river is not crossable and temporary bridge is washed away, in that case one has to return to the road side and look for an alternate transport or may have to walk longer than expected time to get till the campsite.)

DAY 8: Langza to Komic (4500 m) via Hikkim, 3 hours; Trek 3

Day starts with easy trek, on the way visit Hikkim village, after 30 minutes of walk reach at Comic known for one of the highest monastery in the world and for fossils, after lunch stroll to collect the fossils; evening one can visit the family house to know the life of people; overnight in the family house, common room, toilet outside.

DAY 9: Comic to Damul 4150 m), 4 hours; Trek 4

Join morning puja in the monastery, an easy trail commands the breathtaking view of mountains, in the end gradual descend to the village. Overnight at the
family house, common room, toilet outside.

DAY 10: Damul to Lalung (3800 m), 5hours; Trek 5

Steep descend to the Lingti valley, again a gradual climb to Lalung village, visit the second most interested monastery of Spiti. According to local tradition monastic site of Lhalung once consisted of nine temples, together with the unusually rich interior of Lhalung main Chapel and the fact that the building of the temple is also attributed to Rinchen Zangpo; overnight at a family house, common room, toilet outside or in a guest house.

Day 11: Lalung to Tabo via Dhankar : 3 hours, trek 6

3 hours trek to Dhankar , the ancient capital of Spiti kingdom the most incredibly situated gompa, perched high on the barren rocky mountain slopes After visit vehicle will pick you for further drive of 30 kms to Tabo via Schilling. Tabo monastery has been founded in 996 A.D. often called the Ajanta of Himalayas. In trans Himalayas Buddhism, Tabo sanctity is next only to Tibet’s Tholing gompa. Night in guest house.

DAY 12: Tabo to Pin valley -Guling -Kaza (3600mtrs.) Kaza, 72 kms

Drive to.Guling in Pin valley also known for its wild life: Visit the monastery of Kungri the main centre of Nyingmapa sect in Spiti. Back to Kaza, Camp out of Kaza town.

DAY 13: Kaza to Manali -180 kms.

Same way back over Kunzum pass (4700 m.),Chandra valley over Rohtang pass (3950 m.) Night in guest house.

DAY 14: Manali to Delhi :

Free day in Manali, By night bus to Delhi, night in bus.

DAY 15: Visit Delhi and Departure,

Arrive in Delhi, transfer to hote, visit Bhai Temple, Humaun Tomb, after lunch free visit evening transfer to international airport for onward flight


Price per person : Based on Minimum 4 persons.

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Cost for less than 4 persons

Cost Per Person- €1670 for 2 person Group

Cost Per Person- €1490 for 3 person Group

Formed group : If you are a group of more than 8 persons, please contact us to get the special deal.

Cost Include

  • All ground transport by jeep or minibus for group,
  • Airport / Railway Station & Bus Stand transfer
  • AC Volvo bus ticket from Delhi-Manali-Delhi
  • All Hotel on BB basis (Bed & Breakfast)
  • Twin sharing room in a three start hotel / Deluxe hotel
  • Twin sharing specious tent & foam mattress
  • Dinning tent for 4 person onward, 2/3 person will eat in kitchen tent.
  • All meals, during trekking-lunch will be served as packed
  • During the trek transport by jeep/pony, mule or porter
  • Kitchen team with all necessary items
  • Camping fee / permit
  • Medical box with oxygen cylinder

Cost Exclude

  • International flight ticket
  • Dinner during Delhi-Manali-Delhi journey
  • Lunch & Dinner in Delhi & Manali
  • Lunch on the way to Manali to Zanskar sumdo
  • Monument fees.
  • Visa and airport tax.
  • Insurance
  • Rescue expanses
  • Beverages and personal expenses.
  • Medical expenses and evacuation.
  • Tipping



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All the cancellation must be in written and signed by the person who signed the booking form and will be effective from the date of the reception by the company.

1:60 days or more before departure

The agency will refund the entire paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee (€ 40 per persons or equivalent in other currency), bank charges subject to the bank policies, when booking domestic flights, the Cancellation fee subject to airline policies at present or if the tickets are non- refundable in that case the full amount of the ticket will be retained. The hotels are reserved and must be paid in advance; the company will apply the cancellation policies of hotels. Cancelation charge for train tickets and other ground transport and related services if needed to be booked in advance. Hence the remaining amount will be refunded after deducting all above cancelling policies applied for different services.

2: 40 Days before departure

The agency will refund the 50% of paid amount to his client deducting the registration fee (€ 40 per persons or equivalent in other currency), bank charges subject to the bank policies, when booking domestic flights, the Cancellation fee subject to airline policies at present or if the tickets are non- refundable in that case the full amount of the ticket will be retained. The hotels are reserved and must be paid in advance; the company will apply the cancellation policies of hotels. Cancelation charges of train tickets and other ground transport and related services if needed to be booked in advance. Hence the remaining amount will be refunded after deducting all above cancelation policies applied for different services.

Less than 30 days before departure

The agency will be obliged to withhold the full amount of the deposit paid by the customer. In this case, the customer must inform their insurance as soon as possible and provide as much documentation to support the cancellation of trip. It is therefore h3ly advised to take out cancellation insurance to cover such expenses.

Itinerary / hotels are sub to change in case of strike , civil war threaten , you may be will lose expected places you have prepared for but will explore unexpected and for sure will not disappointed.

In case of Vehicle break down another mode of transport will be managed at the earliest possible, In that case you are requested to keep patience. And co-operate with the situation ,while travelling to rural and isolated Area replacing vehicle can take time due to lac of communication or distance to pass the message with the other vehicle those who are driving toward the nearest town or the place from where one can have telephone facilities. Or from where one can be connected by Mobile phone . Also you can be transferred by the other type of vehicle what ever is available at the moment as of local bus till you will be not having the proper mode of transport .

The Company cannot be made liable for the consequences of weather condition, flight cancellations or delay of bus / train at destination , war or threat of civil war, strikes, industrial action, political unrest or any other force majeure, unusual or unforeseen circumstance. The company reserves the right to use alternate transport, or vary the itinerary if breakdown, sickness or any other force major. Any additional that result, such as extra hotel accommodation, flight or road transport will be on your charge and must be paid directly at the spot.
Please understand, there are certain hazards involved in your adventurous and culture holidays which you must accept at your own risk. The company will not be liable for any illness major or minor injury, death sustained during neither the trip, nor it will be liable for any uninsured losses of your property and other losses during the trip. No refund will be made for unused services and in case of no show of the participants before starting the trip
It is strongly advised that clients take out insurance to cover the unexpected and cancellation charges.

Accommodation is based on Twin / Double sharing on 3 star category in cities as of Delhi and Simla, In rural charming hotels, neat and clean local standards of hotels, Fixe camps or guest houses will be provided where choices are limited. Single room will be with a supplement charges.

Indian and partly Tibetan (local meals of Spiti) Veg. and non veg, meals is served. Indian recipes are bit on spicy side, Breakfast and dinner will be served at the hotel, Lunch packed or in local restaurant or in hotel sub. to the schedule.

You will be accompanying by a back up vehicle to assist you through out the tour, mechanic is there with necessary spare parts.
If you have special requirement for the pillion who wish to take comfortable journey time to time, In that case extra vehicle can be arranged in advance sub. to the number of persons.
All vehicle will be air-conditioned, except in hilly area air-condition of any vehicle cannot be regularly used due to steep uphill drive, so you have to co-operate with. For the Autumns and spring season when temperature goes down, if you required heater except minibus each of those mentioned vehicles have the heating facilities and cannot be used while uphill drive

Road-:
You will be crossing two passes, highest is Kunzum pass(4590m), different type of road condition will be encountered vary from wet and humid in lower altitude to dry and garble road in higher altitude of Kinnaur, Spiti and Lahoul. you may be will not have any options except crossing the icy rivulets. You can face land slide not only cause of rainfall but also by higher melting rate of Snow and Ice (glacier) due to perpetual summer heat. You can be blocked for hours, day or more, you may miss the places expected to visit or will visit the unexpected places, to regulate the situation the team at the spot will do the best possible at the moment. Road in India are being widen at so many states, so please don’t compare the driving time as estimated in developed nation.
During the trip it’s possible that back up vehicle and bike can get break down or road block can cause the delay, in that case guide on the spot will do the best possible to monitor the situation. In such circumstances patience and co-operation is required.

Many metropolitan cities is India are not that much conservative, but still in certain part of cities and in rural it is better to dress conservatively, One should not try to attract attention towards themselves due to their dressing style, while entering to religious site one should take off shoes, don’t dress short and half sleeves and are required to cover the head. Mobile phones are required to be in silent mode, hugging and kissing will shock the people hence restricted in public, To be respected, respect always local culture.