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Ratan Singh Kumawat

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    Day 01-: Start with Chandigarh explore Rock garden and Sukhana lake, then catch a bus to Manali.

    Day 02-: After reaching Manali, visit Mall road. Old Manali, Manu Temple, and Hadimba Temple. (If still got time then also visit Vashisth Kund).

    Day 03-: Rohtang pass, Naggar sightseeing, and Solang Nala/ Jana waterfalls.

    Day 04-: Relish your experience in Piridi for river rafting.

    Day 05-: Take a bus or rent a cab/tempo traveler and visit Kullu valley.

    Day 06-: Visit Manikaran Sahib and local Kasol market for shopping.

    Day 07-: Way back home - Delhi/ Chandigarh.


Uday Porwal

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    Yes, OTDC operates Bhubaneshwar tours from Puri and you can go with OTDC. If you’re traveling in a group of 5-6 explorers, then you can also afford a taxi for the same, which only cost you around INR 3500 after bargaining. 

Naina Ahuja

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    Yes, Nainital is safe to explore. The current temperature in Nainital is 10°C and in the night it falls by 4-5° C but, it feels like 2°C. Weather is a bit cloudy and sunny mix. 

    Suggestion-: Wear and bring woolen clothes.


Mark Warner

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    You may plan a trip to Himachal Pradesh for 5D-4N. Day 01- Reach Kasol via Bhuntar. Explore Kasol that day like local sightseeing and Kasol market. Next day you can plan Tosh and Barshaini village. Overnight stay in Tosh. The next day goes for Pulga village. Relish your experience of camping here in Pulga by staying here overnight. Then go Kheerganga (only if the route is open via Kalga or Nakthan village), or you may opt for Manikaran Sahab and Chalal.

    Other option to explore Himachal Pradesh (For 7D/ 6N), the suggested itinerary is listed below-:

    Day 01-: Delhi - Shimla

    Day 02-:  Shimla - Kufri (only sightseeing)

    Day 03-: Shimla - Kullu - Manali

    Day 04-: Manali and Naggar (sightseeing)

    Day 05-: Manali - Solang Valley - Manali

    Day 06-: Manali - Kasol (local sightseeing of Manikaran Sahib or Chalal)

    Day 07-:  Kasol - Delhi


Vikas Chouhan

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    1.) First, check the availability of accommodation online- you can prefer GMVN (Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam), Paytm, Goibibo, etc.

    2.) As you are a group of 7 travelers, you can easily afford a taxi like- Innova, Tavera, etc., which would cost you around INR 4500- 5000 /- per day. (for High season)

    3.) Food and other things will cost you around INR 600- 800 per person.

    Also, if you’re not bounded with time then you can plan for Auli and Chopta as well as Deoria Tal, Sari Village, Tungnath and Chandrashila.


Badri Thakur

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    In December ending, it’s winter and that’s why it is not possible to do Badrinath yatra as the temple is closed in October end or in the first week of November. You may visit Auli in December end. Auli is a ski paradise for all ski lovers. But If you still want to do Badrinath then you can book your Badrinath Mana Yatra by Helicopter. As the temples will remain closed, it’s of no use.

Mayank Rawat

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

     Reach Gangtok on day one and you can use the rest two days for exploring nearby places. One of these days, you can pay a visit to Tsmogo Lake & Nathula Pass (if weather permits).

    And on day 3, you can do Tinjurey Trek which is a day hike near Gangtok, from there you’ll get to see some alluring views of Mt. Kanchenjunga (Kanchendzonga) only if the weather permits you.


Satvik Gupta

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    Yes, you can visit Omkareshwar and Mahakaleshwar temples on the same day, if you don’t waste your time in the town then it is possible.

    Suggested Itinerary is listed below-:

    07:30 AM-: Reach Ujjain

    08:30 AM-: After taking bath to reach Mahakaleshwar temple

    11:00 AM-: Leave for Mahakaleshwar

    15:00 PM-: Reach Omkareshwar

    18:00 PM-: Leave Omkareshwar and start moving towards Khandwa

    20:00 PM-: Reach Khandwa Railway station.

    21:45 PM-: Catch Punjab Mail for Nasik.

    Next day you’ll reach Nasik around 05:00 A. Take a city bus to MSRTC CBS. You’ll get a bus for Trimbakeshwar.


Shivang Mishra

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    As per your listed travel destinations, days are limited but the possible itinerary could be-:

    Day 01- Reach Ahmedabad then head towards Bhuj Kutch visit Vande Materam Memorial at Bhujodi when you about to reach Bhuj.

    Day 02- Day Trip to Kalo Dungar, India bridge, and white Rann.

    Day 03- Bhuj Local sight and museum, temples, etc.

    Day 04- Transfer to Dwarka from Bhuj and reach Dwarka by night.

    Day 05- Dwarka temple, Bet Dwarka, Gopi Talav, etc. overnight stay in Dwarka

    Day 06- Start your trip for Porbandar, Kirti Mandir, Sudama temple and reach Somnath by evening for laser and sound show. Overnight stay at Somnath.

    Day 07- Early morning darshan in Somnath then head to Junagadh Darbar Hall Museum, Uperkot Fort, Girnar Mountain. Overnight stay in Junagadh.

    Day 08- Head back to Ahmedabad and catch your flight train from here.


  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    Train timings on Sundays, Uttranchal Express (19556) from New Delhi to Dwarka is available.

    Few trains from Delhi too are listed below-:

    Delhi Porbandar Express (19263) [upto Jamnagar]

    Okha Gorakhpur Express (12906) [till Dwarka]

    Okha Dehradun Express (19565) [till Dwarka]

    Jammu Tawi Hapa Express (12476) [till Jamnagar]

    These are the trains available from Delhi. 

    The total distance from Jamnagar to Dwarka is about 150 km and can be easily covered by road in 2-3 hours.

    The nearest airport is in Jamnagar and Rajkot.


Manas Dubey

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    I think road travel is not a good idea. There are trains available to Dwarka and Somnath from Ahmedabad. Somnath and Dwarka both are connected by the train as well. 

    The train name and number are SMJH OKHA EXPRESS (19251).

    But if you want to travel by road then you can hire a local travel and tour operator, you can find these operators on Justdial.

    Suggested Itinerary for your trip is listed below-:

    Day 01-: Ahmedabad to Dwarka (8-9 hours)

    Day 02-: Visit Byet Dwarka and Nageswara

    Day 03-: Visit Harshad Mata temple and Porbandar then head back to Ahmedabad.


Sanskar Verma

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    Ahmedabad has many places to offer but since you got limited time you can explore the places like-: Sabarmati Ashram, Calico Textile Museum, Kankaria lake & Mini zoo, Adalaj stepwell, etc., and if you’re motorhead or have interest in vintage cars then you can visit vintage car museum as well.

    Take a morning heritage walk as it consists of lesser rush in the streets as compared to later during the day time.

    For trying food options, you can look for Rajwadu/ Grand Thakar/ Gordhan Thal, Agashiye, etc. and after the sun goes down, head towards Manek Chowk, for relishing the experience of late-night food junction of the Ahmedabad.

    For shopping, it depends on your interests but based on common interests, consider Teen Darwaja/ Laal Darwaza/ Law Garden areas to look out for different things & outlets.


Rajat Bhatia

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    For the advance booking, you can book online for the Jeep Safari. Jeep Safari would cost you INR Rs. 3000/- to Rs. 3500. There are 2 safaris’ daily, one in the morning & the other one in evening. The timing for morning Jeep safari is 06:30 AM and the timing for evening Jeep safari is 02:30 PM, which last longs and continues for 3.5 hours to 4 hours.

    We recommend you book for Morning Safari.

Raj Mahajan

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    Mostly Jalori pass opens in the month of March & most probably you may complete this circuit of Shimla to Kinnaur valley followed by Jalori Pass & Tirthan Valley. 

    The suggested itinerary is listed below-:

    Day 01-: Shimla - Kalpa

    Day 02-: Kalpa sightseeing - Sangla 

    Day 03-: Sangla - Chitkul - Sangla

    Day 04-: Sangla - Sarahan

    Day 05-: Sarahan - Jalori Pass - Jibhi - Tirthan Valley

    Day 06-: Tirthan Valley

    Day 07-: Tirthan Valley - Shimla/ Chandigarh/ Delhi departure


Ankit Singh Rawat

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    2 months ago

    If you’ve your own car then, you may do local sightseeing on DAY 1, like you can visit various points in Mahabaleshwar, or you can ask from the locals for the same.

    DAY 2-: You can utilize this day to visit Pratapgadh which is a long drive & it’ll take your ½ day so you can leave early & pay a visit to Old Mahabaleshwar along with Arthur Seat Point (only 13 km from Mahabaleshwar & it is a renowned photography point situated at a height of 1470 meters). 

    In evening, you can visit a lake known as ‘VENNA LAKE’, do boating here and visit Mapro Garden for dinner.


    DAY 3-: Use this day to explore Panchgani/ Wai.


Ankit Singh Rawat
Jay sehgal

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    4 months ago

    Ans-: Yes, you can rent a cab and set out for Shanti Niketan & on the way you can pay a visit to introduce the villages of Dhonekhali (Dhaniakhali) in the block of Hugli district.

    Then stroll through Santhal Tribal village (an ethnic group native to India and Bangladesh in South Asia). Overnight stay in Shanti Niketan & from there you can easily reach the Birbhum district to see more villages. Relish your experience her and trust me it’ll be truly a treasured kind of thing.

    While returning don’t forget to take a halt at Bisnupur to see the TERRACOTTA Temples, Dhokra casting work & pottery, also some weaving.

    An easy way for you to take advice from the locals when you reach. They’ll help you out for your further destinations like nearby villages. They can easily arrange a visit to Dhonekhali (Dhaniakhali). It’s only 1.5 hours of journey from Kolkata.

    Also, you can contact us -: Go4Exploreto reach there and you can ask for a custom trip too.

Jay sehgal

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    4 months ago

    The total distance between Solapur to Satara is 221 km by road with an aerial distance of 197kms. There are no direct flights or buses between Solapur to Satara.

    The cheapest way to reach Satara from Solapur is to take HUTATMA EXPRESS (12158) from Solapur to Pune then, take KOYNA EXPRESS (11029).

    The convenient and fastest way to reach Satara from Solapur is to rent a cab.

    The total fare of HUTATMA EXPRESS (12158) from Solapur to Pune is INR 166/- and the departure time of the train is 06:30 AM.

    The total fare of KOYNA EXPRESS (11029) from Pune to Satara is INR 146/- and the departure time of the train is 12:45 PM.

Shrishthi kumari

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    4 months ago

    You can likewise design your Jaipur trip with a 15 to 20 K Spending plan for 5 to 6 days. This financial limit is sufficient to appreciate the great get-aways in Jaipur. And if you're a budget traveler then you can easily make this trip happen under 10K including your accommodation, entry fees and food.

    For the best experience, you can stay in dormitories or camps depending on location. 

Geetanjali Nayak

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    4 months ago

    Trekking varies between Mountaineering and Hiking. Trekking is quite difficult as you stay in the mountains for many days and it may be risky, primarily due to Wild animals. Trekking should be pre-planned and you've to set up your camps. It needs proper Types of equipment like Waterproof fleece jackets, trekking shoes, sleeping bags, sleeping mats, etc.

    You need to carry your utensils and other daily essentials.

    PROS-:

    •  You get a chance to see stunning views from different angles and with a different perspective, even if you're in a similar valley.
    • Turn strangers into friends if you met on a trail.
    • Reduces heart attack chances.
    • You can feel the cool breeze and breath the fresh & natural air.
    •  You get Contentment (soul satisfaction).

    CONS-:

    1. You have to carry a lot of luggage or you need a big/heavier pack to carry all your belongings or essentials.
    2. Risk of getting attacked by Wild animals.
    3. You can fall sick due to High Altitude, also known as "Altitude Sickness".
    4. If you're a solo traveler and you trek alone, so it can increase the risk of no support in case of any emergency while trekking.

     NOTE-: It is advised to hire a local guide for your safety and your convenience.


Geetanjali Nayak

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    4 months ago

    Exploring Rural places is a very good choice. There are various villages to visit in India for tourism. Mawlynnong is the cleanest village of our nation situated in East Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.

    Other villages for rural tourism are listed below-:

    1. Pipili in Puri, Odisha
    2. Bishnoi in Jodhpur, Rajasthan
    3. Munsiyari in Kumaon, Uttrakhand
    4. Majuli in Assam
    5. Karaikudi in Chettinad, Tamil Nadu

    And the list goes on.

Geetanjali Nayak

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  • Shrishthi kumari
    4 months ago

    there are many advantages of tour guide, tour guide can enhance the surprise factor in your travelling experience  as that person have local knowledge and know how to deal with problems. the factors like safety, planning your trip which reduces the wastage of time or leads to no wastage of your time. 

    the cons of the tour guide are practical as firstly, it lacks flexibility as to the time limits they provide for. But you can avoid this also by arranging your tour guide till the time you really want.  Secondly, is is not cost effective. you will have to spend some money from your pocket for the above mentioned advantages!

    Finally, it's your call what to like most

Priyanshu Kulhari

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  • Geetanjali Nayak
    4 months ago

    you can start with central southern area of jaisalmer :-

    jaisalmer fort - Moti mahal - Nathmal ki Haveli - Patwaon ki Haveli - Bhagirath bhawan - The Thar heritage museum  - sunset point.

    You can also visit matarani or shiv mandir on the way and 

Priyanshu Kulhari

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Aadil Khan

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  • Geetanjali Nayak
    4 months ago
    If you are a beginner you can opt from simple treks such as Kedarkantha Trek, Nag Tibba Trek, Brahmtal Trek, valley of flowers trek, chopta and dayara bugyal trek.
Aadil Khan

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  • Aayush Raje Choudhary
    4 months ago

    We provide rooms and tents, depending on location and season. Tents and rooms are provided, based on Dual sharing, Triple sharing, and Quad sharing. We provide Alpine tents in Prashar lake, Swiss tents (with attached washroom) as well as Room in Kasol. We also provide TREEHOUSE in Jibhi (price may vary).

priyanka kohli

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  • Priyanshu Kulhari
    4 months ago
    When you face situations such as landslides you have to be alert and awake debris flow fatalities may occur while sleeping. Stay away from land slide area and don't leave your co-travellers. help your neighbour who needs help such as infants ladies and old people. You should not be panicked by the situations and try to stay away from water as well and keep yourself indoors.
vishesh jain

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  • Geetanjali Nayak
    4 months ago
    If you have planned family holidays in Himachal you have beautiful terrains and views, you can spent some time under sky full of stars by camping. You can river raft, adrenaline rush, sking, enjoy paragliding, and explore heritage of Himachal in the places line dharamshala, mandi, shimla , dalhousie chail sharan etc.
tanishka gupta

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  • Aadil Khan
    4 months ago

    carry some essential things such as shoes with good grip, water bottle (which is must to keep hydrated), selfie stick, power bank or a speaker for soft music. This will work as best kheerganga trekking site.

tanishka gupta

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  • Aadil Khan
    4 months ago

    if you want to take a peaceful view from manali then you must not stay in centre market area and mall road. It is all upon your priorities that which place suits you best either it is market area or it the view you are searching for.

  • Aadil Khan
    4 months ago

    if you want to take a peaceful view from manali then you must not stay in centre market area and mall road. It is all upon your priorities that which place suits you best either it is market area or it the view you are searching for.

  • Aadil Khan
    4 months ago

    if you want to have valley view then you must not stay in market area and mall road. It is all depend upon your priorities that if you want sight views of valley or market area which is bit happening place.

anju kumari

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  • priyanka kohli
    4 months ago
    there are many places like Kashmir, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, nanital, Uttrakhand etc. If you want to wander heavy snowfall the North-Eastern areas are perfect for you! 
Tanya Garg

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    Goa has a lot of options for your stay-cottages,hotels,hostels you name it.A few good hotels in budget are- Highland homes,Old Goa residency,Brit's place and many OYO properties. There are luxury hotels such as Bay 15, Country INN suits by Radisson, Grand Hyatt goa, double tree by Hilton,cozy woods for a reference.Now coming onto the most budget friendly option that is hostel- Zostel, Moustache hostel, rainbow lining, Aerostel Goa, the lost tribe hostels, dreams hostel. These are few options for your amazing stay. Happy travelling

Tanya Garg

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    Goa is the dream destination of every traveller and has wide span of opportunities for one to explore.Let us discuss a few of them-

    1.  Evening by the beach,if you are going solo then you need to get connected to your self and nothing can be better than a walk on the beach watching the sunset and just enjoying your company.
    2. Try your hand at water sports.You shall not miss any opportunity to enjoy your own company.
    3. Snorkelling
    4. Kayaking
    5. Visiting the local market
    6. Ocean trek in Arambol
    7. Parasailing
    8. Learn surfing
    9. Witnessing a Dolphin ride
    10. Do a spice village tour
    11. Do oceanic Yoga
Himanshu Taneja

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    Yes, it is absolutely safe unless and until you are attentive. Try thinking of Sri lanka as an Indian city and you will be good to go. People are welcoming but you need to behave and dress up properly at some places because people are little conservative in some regions..

Himanshu Taneja

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    Indians can get a visa on visit for their trip to Sri lanka but they need to apply for ETA before going. ETA can be filled online easily by ivisa. After obtaining this,the traveller will need to fill a form on landing In Sri lanka and he/she will get a visa for 90 days in Sri lanka with double entry.

Himanshu Taneja

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  • Geetanjali Nayak
    4 months ago

    The VISA process for sri lanka is quite easy. You just have to apply for sri lankan ETA which can be easily available online. You can apply electronic travel authorization of sri lanka online, fill the application form and request for VISA and you can get approval for the maximum stay of 30 days per entry. The ETA will be valid upto 180 days from the date of issuance.

Sahil Bansal

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    Yes,you can do Triund trek without a guide as you have to follow a single trail and there are rare chances of getting lost in your way to Triund. However, going along with a guide if you are not an experienced trekker, is a better option because it can get risky at times. So, it is always better to take precautions instead of risks

Sahil Bansal

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    Yes,you can hire a camp at Triund top but it is recommended to book in advance for your own safety. Triund attracts a lot of trekkers and gets crowded.So,it is possible that the campsites may get filled or you don't get your desired services.So,it is better to do a bit of research and book in advance.However,camping is closed at Triund top for time being and you can only camp at Dharmkot,which is the starting point of the trek.

Sahil Bansal

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    No, putting up camps by unauthorized parties is banned in Triund and no one who is not registered by eco tourism can pitch up the camps. However,you will get many campsites that offer camping in budget on the top of Triund but it is banned for now by the order of High court for few days unless any further order comes out.

  • Jony Jindal
    8 months ago

    No

Rahul Sharma

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    One can reach Chandratal by public transport  but for that you will have to keep some points in mind.

    You will have to reach Manali first and then take a public bus (HRTC) towards Kaza.After Rohtang and Chhatru,you will reach Batal.

    You will have to take off here.

    From Batal you will have to hike towards the lake for 14 kms as it is not reachable by public transport.


Kamal Kumar

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    Manali has no railway station of its own and one has to take a bus or a cab to reach Manali. The nearest railway station is Pathankot.

Kamal Kumar

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  • Zoha Khan
    8 months ago

    If you are planning to just go and visit places in Manali then yes it is safe however,going on treks can be a little risky at this time.It is safe but not very convenient as it rains heavily and almost everyday.Apart from all the inconvenience, Manali looks absolutely stunning in monsoon period where there is lush greenery at every corner and colourful flowers are in full bloom.

Pritika Sharma

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  • Jony Jindal
    9 months ago

    Yes, You can use the HRTC (Himachal Pradesh Road Transport Corporation) Bus for transportation in & to Spiti Valley. There are not so many buses in the region. You can catch a bus to Kaza from Kullu, Manali, Shimla & Reckong Peo.

Pritika Sharma

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  • Jony Jindal
    9 months ago

    No, There is no network available at Chandrataal Lake.

Pritika Sharma

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  • Jony Jindal
    9 months ago

    You can catch a bus to Kaza from Kullu, Manali, Shimla & Reckong Peo. The Fare of HRTC Bus from Manali to Kaza is Rs 300. 

Pritika Sharma

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  • Jony Jindal
    9 months ago

    Yes, it's safe to travel Spiti Valley in the month of September. You will find light rain in those days.

Pritika Sharma

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  • Himachali Trekkers
    9 months ago

    Yes, You can cover main parts of Spiti Valley in 5 days from Manali side.

Pawan kumar