Backpacker’s road trip around Spiti Valley in 12 days

Here is The Land Of Wanderlust’s blueprint to a road trip through Lahaul & Spiti Valley in Himachal Pradesh, which is also known as the world within a world because of its absolute remoteness.

Trip Dates: 12th – 23th September ’18

Trip Cost: Rs 23,000 + 5% GST = Rs 24,150/- 


  • Accommodation (3 to 6 based on room size)
  • Travel
  • Entry Fee
  • Breakfast on Day 8 & 9
  • Dinner on Day 7 & 8


  • Food

This road trip will have a maximum of 12 backpackers.

Only on payment of 50% of the trip cost will a seat be confirmed.

For more information please contact us on the phone numbers mentioned below:

TLOW Office 1: +91 8454961928

TLOW office 2: +91 9004594935

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Terms & Conditions

Things to carry along:

  • Valid Photo id proof with address – 5 copies (No Pan card)
  • Two passport size photographs.
  • Backpack (No other kind of bag will be allowed on the trip)
  • Essentials to pack



Day 1:

  • Board an AC HRTC bus from ISBT New Delhi to MANDI at 21:30 HRS.

Day 2:

  • Reach Mandi by 07:30 HRS and take private bus to Tirthan Valley.
  • Reach the quaint village of Nagni around 11:00 HRS and check into a guest house.
  • Spend the rest of the day relaxing by the Tirthan River.

Day 3:

  • Leave early in the morning by 04:30 HRS for the town of Kalpa in Kinnaur Valley.
  • Reach Kalpa around tea time.
  • Check into a guest house for the night.

Day 4:

  • Leave in the morning by 07:00 HRS for the village of Nako on the border of Kinnaur and Spiti Valley. (100Km – 5 – 7 hours)
  • Reach Nako by lunch and check into home stay.
  • Explore the Beautiful Nako village and Holy Lake.

Day 5:

  • Leave in the morning by 9.00 for the village of Tabo in Spiti Valley. (63 Km – 4 hours)
  • En route visit the village of Gue, where a Lama has been mummified, naturally.
  • Reach the village of Tabo by 15:00 HRS, 63 Km drive and check into the monastery guest house.
  • Post lunch, visit the 1000 year old Tabo Monastery and later hike to the meditation caves, wander through the arid village of Tabo.

Day 6:

  • At 10:00 HRS leave for the cliff village of Dhankar  32km drive.
  • Reach Dhankar and check into guest house/home stay.
  • Visit the cliff monastery and the Dhankar village.
  • Acclimatize to the altitude and enjoy view from the guest house

Day 7:

  • Post breakfast, hike to the breathtaking Dhankar Lake 2 hr hike.
  • After lunch, leave for the town of Demul 8km drive.
  • Check into a guest house and visit the local bazaar, monastery.

Day 8:

  • After breakfast, leave for the hill monastery Key Gompa.
  • Later visit the village of Komik (Highest village in the world) 22km drive.
  • Visit the village and the Monastery of Komik.
  • Enroute visit the village of Hikkim (Highest post office in the world)
  • Spend a night in our humble Spitian home stay in the fossil village Langza

Day 9:

  • Post breakfast drive to the village of Losar  visit the Monastery and head straight to the beautiful lake of Chandar Tal and also cross the high altitude pass Kunzum La.
  • Reach Chandar Tal around Noon and check into our campsite.
  • Post lunch, hike to the beautiful Chandar Tal and return back around sun down.
  • Rest of the evening at leisure. 

Day 10:

  • Post breakfast, head back to the town of Manali.
  • Reach Manali by tea time and check into our guest house in old Manali.
  • Spend the rest of the evening unwinding in a cafe or strolling through the streets of Manali.

Day 11:

  • Last day in the Himalayas. 
  • Spend the first half of the day exploring Manali.
  • Board a HRTC  AC bus from Manali to New Delhi by 17:00 HRS.

Day 12:


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