Spiti Valley Tour

Spiti Valley Tour

Himachal Pradesh
Spiti Valley
Spiti Valley Tour

Spiti Valley Tour Overview

  • Dhankar Lake
  • Kaza 
  • Suraj Tal
  • Gandhola Monastery
  • Kibber
  • Dhankar Monastery
  • Sopona Lake
  • Tabo Caves
  • Nako Lake
  • Kunzum Pass
  • Spiti Valley
If you don't believe heaven exists on Earth, you must visit Himachal Pradesh's surreal and enthralling Spiti Valley.
This vast and rugged cold desert is rough, barren, and breathtaking. The photo beauty of Spiti Valley and its top attractions would make your jaw drop in amazement, as it is surrounded by deep ravines and gorges.
Taste the salty, buttery tea and get a true taste of Tibetan culture on the Spiti Valley Tour. Take out your camera and get lost in the beautiful ravines and emerald waterfalls. Though lakes like Chandrataal and Dhankan will enchant you, the Baralacha and Kunzum pass, with their formidable altitude, will transport you to the top of the world.
Best Time To Visit Spiti Valley
The best time to visit Spiti Valley is between March and September. This is the perfect time to go on treks, sightseeing, spending time in the great outdoors due to extremely nice and cold weather.

For those who enjoy the snow and are willing to brave sub-zero temperatures; the best time to visit Spiti Valley is during the winter seasons.

By road, Summer is the best time to visit the Spiti Valley. Before that, heavy snowfall caused the roads to be closed for nearly six months.
Spiti Valley Weather
Spiti in Summer
The Spiti Valley weather in the summer season, which runs from April to July, is the time of year when the snow in the valley begins. Summers are ideal for the valley's anticipated fun and adventure events. 
During the summer season, the average daytime temperature is 15 degrees Celsius, with night-time temperatures ranging from 4 to 6 degrees Celsius.

Spiti in Monsoon
The Spiti Valley weather during the monsoon season runs from July to September. Spiti Valley Tour should be avoided at this time because of the continuous heavy rainfall, followed by landslides and slick roads.
During the monsoon season, the average temperature is 10-15 degrees Celsius during the day and 3 to 4 degrees Celsius at night.

Spiti in winter
The Spiti Valley weather during the winter season runs from November to February. During this time of year, the whole area is blanketed in darkness and a dense layer of pure white snow.
The average temperature in the Spiti Valley during the winter season is 0 degrees Celsius during the day and -20 to -30 degrees Celsius at night.
How To Reach Spiti Valley

Spiti Valley is best reached by air through Kullu Airport.
You can hire a cab or take a local bus from Kullu Airport to reach Spiti Valley.

You can arrive in Chandigarh by train, and then take a taxi or bus from Chandigarh to reach Spiti Valley.

Joginder Nagar Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Spiti Valley. To board this train, you must first travel to Pathankot, where you will board a toy train that will take you to Jogindernagar.
You can then take a bus to Manali, from where you can take a taxi to reach Spiti Valley.

Route 1: Shimla to Spiti
The hill station of Shimla is approximately 235 kilometers away from Spiti Valley. The journey from Shimla to Spiti in Spiti takes about 11 hr 17 min 
Route 2: Manali to Spiti
Spiti is about 202 kilometers from Manali. Spiti is about 202 kilometers from Manali. The path is tough, and the journey from Manali to Kaza in Spiti takes about 10-12 hours.
Spiti Valley Places To Visit
The list of most interesting Spiti Valley places to visit includes vibrant monasteries, snow-capped mountains, and magnificent lakes.

The magnificent Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, also known as the Kye Gompa or Key Monastery is one of the best Spiti Valley places to visit. The monastery's idyllic setting, complete with snow-covered villages and winding paths will provide you with an unforgettable experience.

Chandratal Lake is considered to be the most charismatic lake in the Himalayas. What draws tourists to this fascinating location are the turquoise blue water, majestic mountains, and peaceful surroundings.
Pin Valley National Park is a cold desert with a diverse range of natural landscape features. If you love the peace and tranquility of nature and are drawn to natural beauty, this heavenly site is one of the must-see Spiti Valley places to visit. 

Make sure to visit Tabo Monastery during the Spiti Valley Tour. This monastery has protected Buddhism's history, heritage, and practices since the time of the fire apes. The paintings in the monastery are still as fresh as new, despite being from prehistoric times. The monastery's rich past makes it one of the best Spiti Valley places to visit.
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Dhankar Lake

Dhankar Lake

The whole area is blessed by nature and has stunning and beautiful landscapes. Because of the magnificent temples and monasteries, the landscape of this area is diverse and has a touch of ancient history.

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Kaza is a tranquil and serene destination in Spiti Valley, nestled in one beautiful corner. This dreamy location is no less than a heaven on earth, with magnificent snow-covered mountains, bubbling rivers, picturesque landscapes, and shimmering streams. The existence of historical wonders, monasteries, and gompas gives this charming town a sense of magic.

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Suraj Tal

Suraj Tal

Suraj Tal is a divine lake surrounded by magnificent mountains and spectacular valleys. His lake is not only a scenic haven for nature lovers but also a popular destination for hikers and motorcyclists. The beauty of this lake is enhanced during the winter, when the mountains surrounding it are blanketed in blankets of snow, and it appears to be nothing less than a heavenly abode.

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Gandhola Monastery

Gandhola Monastery

The temple is known for its spiritual significance, colorful flags waving in the breeze, beautiful surroundings, and friendly locals. Tourists visit the monastery every year to see its seven-story forts, wooden Buddha idols, and black stone portraits of various goddesses set against the backdrop of frozen mountains. The temple complex attracts artistic and historical enthusiasts alike, with Buddhist paintings, murals, scrolls, and artifacts dating back to the 2nd century BC.

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Kibber is a charming little village in the Spiti Valley's upper reaches. This village, which is surrounded by the Himalayas, attracts a large number of tourists each year for trekking, mountaineering, and camping during the summer. This village's most distinguishing characteristic is its buildings. Both of the houses are identical in appearance, but instead of the adobe bricks used in other parts of Spiti Valley, they are built of stones.

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Dhankar Monastery

Dhankar Monastery

Dhankar Monastery is a symbolic salutation to the Buddhist community's spiritual values. This monastery, which houses a series of centuries-old thanksas, is the main focus of Buddhist culture. The Vairochana statue, which consists of four figures of Buddha in meditation, is one of the monastery's main attractions. Buddhist scriptures, Medicine Buddha murals, and guardian deities can all be found here. It also includes a small museum with murals and scriptures on display.

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Sapona Lake

Sapona Lake

One of the most famous places to visit in Spiti Valley for adventure seekers is Sopona Lake. It is a seasonal place to visit if you want to have the best experience. It is a lake created by melting glaciers. It provides some of the most breathtaking views of the Spiti valley and the Maniang Himalayan range. Trekking to Manirang Pass, which is located at an elevation of 6593 meters, is one of the most popular tourist activities here.

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Tabo Caves

Tabo Caves

Tabo Rock Art, known for providing signs of human habitation in prehistoric times, is a must-see for history buffs in the Spiti Valley. It has paintings that are similar to those found in Ajanta Caves and date back a thousand years. The caves are a sign of human life because monks used to live here and it is one of the Himalayas' oldest Buddhist enclaves.

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Nako Lake

Nako Lake

The view of Nako Lake is enhanced by the abundance of popular and willow trees that line its perimeter, casting a shadow on the waters that adds to the lake's allure. In the evening, a huge flock of birds can be seen near the shore.

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Kunzum Pass

Kunzum Pass

Kunzum mountain pass, located at 4590 meters in the Kunzum Range, connects Kullu and Lahaul Valleys with Spiti Valley. The area, which can be reached by trekking from Chandratal Lake, offers breathtaking views of the Chandrabhaga Range. The uniqueness of this topographical wonder is enhanced by the vivid Buddhist flags and an ancient Devi temple.

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What are the best things to do on the Spiti Valley Tour?

Some of the best things to do on the Spiti Valley Tour are-

  • Experience local Himalayan life
  • Enjoy mountain biking
  • Try a yak safari
  • Enjoy white water rafting
  • Explore exotic Himalayan wildlife
  • Pay A Visit to Buddhist Monasteries 
  • Camping
  • Trek To DhanKar Lake
  • Visit The Mummy of Village Of Giu
  • Visit Baralacha Pass
  • Explore Pin Valley National Park
  • Stay At Zostel
  • Shop at Kaza’s Main Market
  • Star Gazing
  • Fossil Hunting
  • Souvenirs to Take Home
  • Treat Your Taste buds
  • Interact With The Locals
  • Take the Nako Village Walk
  • Stay At A Homestay
  • Chill By The Spiti River

Is it safe for a Spiti Valley Tour in August?

It is not safe for a Spiti Valley Tour in August. Although some adventurers reach the valley despite the excessive rain, visiting Spiti in August is not recommended. During August, due to the persistent rainfall, you may encounter barricades and landslides when driving across roadways. As a result, if you're planning a vacation to Spiti valley in August, be sure to include extra time in case of weather delays.

What can you buy during your Spiti Valley Tour?

You can buy the following things during your Spiti Valley Tour-

  • Tibetan Artefacts 
  • Singing Bowls
  • Prayer Wheels 
  • Beads
  • Paintings 
  • Jewelry 
  • Woodwork 
  • Roasted Barley
  • Pots Of Brass And Copper 
  • Work Baskets 
  • Local Warm Socks
  • Carved Wooden Tables 
  • Sea Buckthorn Tea 
  • Barley Powder
  • Dry Cheese 
  • Shawls 
  • Sweaters
  • Buddha Statues

What are the things to carry for the Spiti Valley tour?

If you're visiting Spiti Valley, you'll need to bring the following items:

  • State or federal government-issued photo identification
  • Warm clothes, Woollen cap, comfortable shoes,  Leather jackets, plenty of socks and high boots  
  • A shawl and a small blanket
  • A camera with an additional battery to capture Spiti Valley’s scenic magnificence
  • Glove made of leather
  • Due to its elevation, ATMs in Spiti Valley may not be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. So make sure you have enough cash to last at least a week.
  • A permit is required to visit Rohtang Pass, especially if you are traveling by bike. This permission is only valid for a single day.
  • For traveling into the country's restricted areas, foreign visitors must have an Inner Line Permit or ILP. The DM's offices in Shimla and Reckong Peo can provide you with this information.
  • Bring cold and flu medication with you, as temperatures may drop to sub-zero, and you may get a minor fever.

Which are the best resorts to stay at during the Spiti valley tour?

Here are the best 14 resorts in Spiti Valley for a nice and comfortable stay-

  • Hotel Sakya Abode
  • Hotel Spiti Heritage
  • Moustache Kaza
  • Grand Dewachen
  • Spiti Sojourn
  • Spiti Valley Hotel
  • Hotel Deyzor
  • Spiti Heritage
  • Hotel Kunphen
  • Sakya Abode
  • Hotel Snow Lion
  • Spiti Village Resort
  • Kunphen
  • Snow Lion

How many days are enough for the Spiti Valley Tour?

At least 8 days will be needed to appreciate the beauty of Spiti Valley. This is because it will take 5 days to travel from Kinnaur to Spiti and 5 days to return from Manali. You can spend the remaining 3 days exploring Spiti Valley's picturesque magnificence, gushing lakes, stunning monasteries, and other key attractions.

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Amazing location, serene beauty, and the views are really mind-blowing. It was a nice experience. I booked my tickets from Banbanjara. They are very supportive.

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Alok Gupta


It was a life time memorable trip experience. From start to end the trip was very comfortable and luxurious. Thank you Banbanjara for making over day enjoyable.

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One of the best tours for beginners. It was a nice experience. When we reached the destination of Spiti Valley, we saw what a beautiful place it was. Lots of beautiful flowers, clean water, everything was awesome.

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Everything was well managed by the ground team of Banbanjara. And for trekking, they chose the best way and the location of the camp is also beautiful and clean. Thank you everyone to those who helped us during the trip.

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Lots of people came to see the beauty of nature and some for camping and trekking. Everything was wonderful and I had a memorable trip. Best trip.

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The trip was good and the place was amazing. Cool-weather...........the delicious food.........Great camping.........Nice coordination with the team. Thank you for your support.

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This is one of the best trips I ever had. Their services were really comfortable and nice. And the route was nice. It had beautiful views from that way. Nice recommendation.

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Ravi Thakur


Great experience!!!!!!!!!! Spiti Valley is one of the most beautiful places. The team leader took care of everything during the trip. And the camp was amazing. We really enjoyed their

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Ashwin Kumar


I had a lovely trip to Spiti Valley. It was a wonderful place to see and the area was full of greenery. Beautiful mountains, clean water, and different types of flowers. Overall a nice trip.

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The journey was very smooth and the area was fully covered with greenery. You must visit that place. It was a mind-blowing viewpoint when we rich the destination.

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