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Close your eyes and imagine a world where time slows down and worries melt away amidst the magnificent peaks of serene hill stations. Picture yourself sipping tangy seabuckthorn tea overlooking the enchanting mountains, surrounded by the mind-blowing beauty of nature's embrace, our irresistible travel package beckons you to indulge in these idyllic moments. Where each hillside path reveals a new wonder and every sunset paints the sky with hues of dreams. Embark on a beautiful journey with Go4Explore, where the price is light and memories are limitless, embrace the allure of Spiti Valley road trip from Delhi. Your mountain paradise awaits, Book your escape to ‘The Land of Lamas’ now and let the enchantment begin.

About Winter Spiti Valley

A winter journey to Spiti Valley also known as Cold Desert uncovers a pure Wonderland nestled in the heart of the Himalayas. Snow blankets the rugged terrain, transforming the landscape into a tranquil expanse of white. Despite the biting cold. This season provides dauntless travelers a chance to experience Spiti in its most raw and authentic form, away from the summer crowds.

Spiti Valley is an extraordinary place of not only beauty but also a wealth of entertainment, unique experiences, history and culture, important traditions, friendships, local people and unique culture. Indo-Tibetan influence. The Spiti region in the northeastern part of Himachal Pradesh is known as the "Middle Country" because it is a land that separates Tibet and India and is very similar to each other in great harmony.

According to legend, Piti means Ashwapati, the ruler of Pinggu during the Mahabharata period. Ashwapati, meaning "King of Horses", reflects the importance of the Pin Valley, famous for its unique breed of horses. Some believe the name comes from a Tibetan thief named Spiti Thakur, a member of the Thakur gang that raided the north of the country. Kuru, before King Sen established his rule.

Winter Climate in Spiti Valley

Winter in Spiti Valley is personified by extremely cold temperatures and heavy snowfall. From November to February the region experiences harsh sub-zero temperatures, often dropping as low as -27°C (-16.6°F) or even colder, especially during the night. Daytime temperature may hover around 0°C (32°F) or slightly above, the high altitude amplifies the cold making it essential for travelers to be well prepared with warm clothing and gear.

Spiti Valley in November

In November, Spiti valley welcomes intrepid souls with its snow capped landscapes and crisp mountain air. The temperature gradually decreases across the spectrum, reaching approximately -6°C to -23°C. Despite the cold, the allure of solitude and stunning vistas beckons adventurous explorers to embrace the magic of Spiti valley in its winter cloak.

Spiti Valley in December

In December, Spiti Valley transforms into a winter wonderland, the frozen river and snow-clad mountain providing breathtaking views to the travelers with the temperature varying within the range of -13°C to -27°C.

Spiti Valley in January

During January, winters can be harsh in Spiti Valley with heavy snowfall. The temperature reaches as low as -17°C to -26°C. Sometimes it frequently stays below the freezing point.

Spiti Valley in February

Spiti Valley in February continues to experience severe winter conditions with temperature varying within the range of approximately -15°C to -24°C.

Best places to visit in Spiti Valley Winter Trip

Komic: Join Go4Explore for Winter Spiti Valley adventure packages and explore the world's mightiest village at an altitude of 18,000 feet. Enjoy the opportunity to dine in style at the world's highest restaurant while admiring the magnificent view of Spiti's snow-capped mountains from the highest point.

Hikkim: On this winter adventure, send your loved ones their picks from the world's highest post office in Hikkim, a beautiful and rural village in the Lahaul region. Tough winter in Spiti Most interesting article. Located at an altitude of 4,400 meters above sea level, Hikkim also offers a beautiful view, giving you the beautiful winter view of Spiti accompanied by a cool breeze in your hair.

Langza: Enjoy your winter adventure in Spiti Valley at its best as you travel through Langzha, also known as the Fossil Village of Spiti Valley, another wonderful fossil song in the beautiful valley of the wonderful valley. There are many plant fossils and marine animal fossils in Langza. The biggest attraction of Langza in Spiti Tehsil and Spiti district of Lahaul is the huge statue of Lord Buddha overlooking the entire Spiti Valley.

Key monastery: The oldest monastery in the Spiti Valley, the Key Monastery, is known for its architecture, which becomes more beautiful when covered with snow.

Tabo monastery: On your way to Spiti you will find the oldest and most famous monastery built in 996 AD, its interior is decorated with beautiful paintings. The church was built like a castle with walls 3 meters high and this is the main reason why it has survived for hundreds of years.

Dhankar monastery: An important site of Buddhism, famous for the Vairocana statue showing four statues of the Buddha in meditation.

Chicham Bridge: Walk across another wonder of Spiti, Asia's highest bridge, at 13,596 feet high, connecting two charming villages (Chicham and Kibber). Grab the best seat in the house and enjoy the beautiful view of snow-covered Spiti in winter!

Top things to do in Winter Spiti Valley Trip

The Monasteries: One of the best things to do in Spiti during winters is to visit the temples in Spiti Valley as the crowds will be less. You can learn more about religious heritage without much trouble.

Spotting a Snow Leopard: Although it sounds fun, watching snow leopards in Spiti Valley is a unique experience that will leave a lasting impression on you. The snow leopard is an unknown cat from the mountainous regions of Central Asia. So seeing a cat in its natural habitat is truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Taking part in Local Festivals: Spiti Valley hosts many festivals that are held only during winter months. These festivals offer the opportunity to get to know the local culture and culture closely.

Fossil Hunting: Take Home Souvenirs - Although it is not popular, it is one of the most special things to do in Spiti Valley in December. The villages of Langza and Hikkim are so surrounded by fossils that it is impossible to look around and find them. Don't worry if you don't find anything. Local kids may come and sell them to you as gifts.

Things to carry in Spiti Valley Winter Trip

Important Documents: One of the things that you should have with you while traveling to Spiti Valley is your important documents. While traveling in Spiti Valley, it is important to carry all your necessary documents with you at all times as it can save you from potential hassles and ensure that your trip is smooth. Some essential documents you must have with you at all times: Government-issued ID card, Medical documents, Vehicle documents, Travel insurance etc.

Clothing: While traveling to the valley can be an adventure in itself, weather conditions can also change the direction of your stay in the valley. Therefore, one of the most important things to take with you on your Spiti Valley trip is clothes.

Footwear: Given the rugged and rocky terrain of Spiti Valley, it is imperative to have sturdy and waterproof boots. Sandals or lightweight shoes can also be worn around camp or on rest days.

Medicines: As mentioned previously, Spiti Valley is situated at high altitude, featuring an unpredictable climate. Consequently, travelers may experience illness or discomfort at any point during their journey in Spiti Valley. Therefore, it is crucial to pack essential medicines for such eventualities. These medicines include Diamox, Camphor, Paracetamol, Digene, and Eno.

Cash (according to your needs): The network condition of Ladakh is not good. So you all must carry cash for the overall trip according to your need.

Power Bank: It is recommended that you always carry a portable charger on your trip. Make sure you plan backup, especially in a restricted area like Spiti.

Navigation Equipment: Such as compasses, GPS devices and satellite devices in remote areas.

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Itinerary

Day 0

Delhi to Shimla | The Expedition Begins
  • Assemble at the boarding point in Delhi - RK Ashram Metro Station/Majnu Ka Tila.
  • Start an overnight journey to Shimla and socialize with your co-travellers.

Day 1

Sarahan & Bhimakali Temple
  • After arriving in Shimla, we will take a halt near Kufri or Narkanda for breakfast and soak in the much-needed #mountainvibes. Post breakfast, we will drive ahead to reach Sarahan.
  • After arriving in Sarahan, check in to our cozy homestay/hotel, freshen-up and have some leisure.
  • Quickly, we will head out to seek blessings at the sacred Bhimakali Temple - the local deity of Sarahan village. Feel free to take a stroll around this sleepy village also known as ‘Gateway to Kinnaur’.
  • In the evening, return back to your comfy abode, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a homestay/hotel.

Day 2

India’s Last Village : Chitkul | Sangla Valley
  • Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, we will drive ahead from Sarahan to reach the Sangla/Chitkul - the last Indian village before the Indo-Tibetan border.
  • After arriving in Chitkul, take a stroll around the village and visit Mathi Temple dedicated to the Goddess of the local people of Kinnaur. Treat your stomach with a satisfying plate of steamy momos or rajma chawal at ‘Hindustan Ka Akhri Dhaba’. What can be more magical than relaxing near the pristine Baspa River? A perfect location in the lap of majestic Himalayas to disconnect from the urban madness and connect with nature.
  • Post exploration, check in to our cozy homestay/hotel in Chitkul/Sangla, freshen-up and have some leisure. 
  • In the evening, enjoy a warm bonfire, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a homestay/hotel.

Day 3

Ajanta of Himalayas : Tabo
  • Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, drive from Chitkul/Sangla to Tabo village - home to the oldest Buddhist monastery located in Spiti Valley.
  • Get mesmerized by the shape-shifting landscapes of snowy mountains with every turn.
  • Enroute we will explore the sleepy Nako village, and visit the famous Nako Lake and Monastery.
  • After arriving in Tabo village, take a walk inside the Tabo Monastery and learn about the history of this Tibetan spiritual site also known as ‘Ajanta of Himalayas’.
  • Interact with the Buddhist monks in the monastery or village locals of Tabo if you feel like.
  • Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a homestay/hotel.

Day 4

A Day On Road | Exploring Dhankar, Langza, Komic & Hikkim Villages
  • The day you waited for so long on this Winter Spiti expedition is finally here. Post breakfast, drive from Tabo to Kaza along the frozen Spiti river, for an action packed exploration of various monasteries & villages nestled in Spiti Valley.
  • Enroute Kaza, we will take a halt at Dhankar Village, interact with the Buddhist monks residing in cliff top Dhankar Monastery.
  • Visit Spiti’s gorgeous fossil village Langza and get clicked with the iconic statue of Medicine Buddha with your clan. Feel proud for making it to the World’s highest motorable village Komic and absorb in the jaw dropping vistas of snow-laden Himalayas. The day will come to end at Hikkim village known for its World’s highest post office.
  • After arriving in Kaza, check in to our cozy homestay, freshen-up and have some leisure.
  • Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a homestay.

Day 5

Julley Kaza | Ki Monastery, Chicham & Kibber Villages
  • Wake to a peaceful mountain morning in your homely abode in Kaza offering stunning views of snowy mountains. Post breakfast, quickly head out to visit the biggest and most popular Buddhist monastery nestled in the gorgeous Spiti Valley - Ki Monastery. Spend quality time speaking to the monks or sip a cup of herbal tea in Ki Monastery’s kitchen.
  • Explore the Kibber village - home to snow leopards and various other wildlife species like Himalayan Ibex and Red Fox to name a few. Take some #InstaPerfect shots at Chicham Bridge - Asia’s highest suspension bridge connecting the peaceful Kibber village.
  • In the evening, return to your cozy rooms in Kaza and have some leisure. 
  • Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a homestay.

Day 6

The Kinnaur Kailash
  • Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast, bid adieu to Kaza and the mighty Spiti Valley.
  • Drive towards Kalpa located in Kinnaur region.
  • After arriving in Kalpa, visit the famous Roghi point (Kalpa-Kinnaur suicide point) and treat your eyes with the mind blowing view of the holy Kinnaur Kailash.
  • Check in to our cozy hotel, freshen-up and have some leisure. 
  • Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.

Day 7

The Expedition Ends
  • Wake to a stunning view of the snow-covered Kinnaur Kailash range.
  • Post breakfast, drive from Kalpa to Shimla.
  • Take a halt at Shimla, you can visit the Mall road and church (If time permits).
  • Start off your overnight journey from Shimla to Delhi and reach Delhi next morning with lots of amazing memories and unforgettable experiences.

Inclusions

  • Transportation from Delhi to Shimla & Back: AC Semi-Sleeper Volvo bus/Tempo Traveler.
  • Accommodation in Homestay/Hotel (sharing basis).
  • Experienced and cool trip leader.
  • Tempo Traveler/SUV for all days as per the itinerary from Shimla to Spiti Valley & back with an experienced local driver.
  • Meals: Dinner (6), Breakfast (6).
  • Driver allowances, toll taxes, parking, state taxes.

Exclusions

  • Any extra meals apart from the ones mentioned under inclusions.
  • Travel Insurance, items of personal nature like porterage, tips, laundry etc.
  • Any entry fees, extra expenses for optional activities or tickets, unless quoted in Inclusions.
  • Any other costing involved due to circumstances like natural calamity, weather conditions, riots, roadblocks, landslides or any other forced circumstances which are out of our control.
  • GST (5%) is applicable extra.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the above inclusions.

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