This winter, shed all your fears and set out for your life's most incredible road trip! Well, yeah – no kidding, but the Winter Spiti Roadtrip is undoubtedly not a joke! You have the courage to put on your warmest clothes and hit the trails covered in thick snow, spend days in quaint valleys, stay disconnected from the rest of the world and listen to your own heartbeats (at times!). If all of it is already giving you goosebumps, then Plan The Unplanned, in association with Wild Himalayan Glamping Camp, is all set to take you on the trip of your life! The winter adds to Spiti an added dose of mysticism. The pristine white landscape forms a mantle of purity that leaves you with a blank canvas and challenges you to absorb what lies beneath.
White Spiti is not only mesmerizing but a different “trip” altogether. We call out all nature, adventure, travel and photography enthusiasts to experience the unexplored and hidden Spiti culture this winter. Drive through the rolling snow-covered Spiti with us and witness the beauty and the struggle to survive it!
Join us on this inward journey as we feel & explore nature at its harshest yet most pleasing!
Note: In case you are a group of 5 or more, we can offer you customized trips on your preferred dates. For more details, contact us!
Day 1: Shimla to Narkanda
Day 2: Kalpa
Day 3: Tabo - Ajanta of the Himalayas via Nako
Day 4: Kaza - The ultimate Himalayan Town
Day 5: Hamlets of Spiti - Langza, Hikkim, Komic, Key, and Kibber
Day 6: Rampur
Day 7: Rampur to Shimla
Located at an altitude of 2760 m, Narkanda is a reasonably unexplored region. The clouds run through the pine trees and let the apple orchards be. Its virginity intrigued us, so we have introduced a camping experience amidst apple orchards exclusively for you!
Overnight stay at Narkanda.
162 km | 8-10 hrs| 2960mts |
The most beautiful part about this settlement is observing how magically the Buddhist and Hindu worshipping complexes were fused together architecturally and in belief. The entire Kinnaur Kailash mountain range is seen in the town's background. The streets are studded with Kinnauri apples, apricots, and excellent warm people.
After breakfast, we will start our journey to Kinnaur valley. Kinnaur is the Tribal District of Himachal with all modern facilities.
On arrival at Kalpa, check into your warm rooms facing the mystic snow-laden Kinnaur Kailash mountains.
Overnight stay at Kalpa.
150kms | 08 – 10hrs | 3050 m
Founded in the 996 AD, the Tabo Gompa is the Oldest and Largest Monastery in the Spiti Valley. The monastery also is known as the “Ajanta and Elora of Himalaya”. Tabo village is one of the finest settlements in the Spiti valley.
After breakfast, we’ll visit the Kalpa Buddhist and Hindu temple complex. Walk around the breezy terraces overlooking the town and watch the drama in the narrow streets. We will further drive towards Spiti Valley via Roghi Cliff and Roghi village in Kalpa. We shall chain up our tires at “Tinku Glacier’. After crossing Khab Bridge (A gateway to Spiti Valley), we will get a thin layer of snow on the road.
If time permits, we’ll visit the Frozen lake of Nako in the evening.
Overnight stay at Nako.
50 km | 04-06 hours | 3800 m
Kaza, or Kaja as the locals say, is Spiti Valley's headquarters. The city is well developed with almost all infrastructural facilities amidst dry cold deserts. Kaza has a lot to offer in terms of culture and belief, besides the shopping arcade, Cafés and eating joints.
Early morning, gear up with your cameras to visit the Oldest Monastery of Spiti Valley. Experience the feel of Buddhist prayer and an early chilli morning at Tabo. After breakfast, depart for Kaza – the biggest settlement of Spiti.
The evening is all yours, to explore Kaza like never before!
Overnight at Kaza.
66 km | 07-09 hrs | 4205mts
Beyond Kaza, the landscape is studded with some small settlements at a God-forbidden altitude. These places still bear a post office, a police station, a school, a primary health department, and a bus stand, functioning similarly to your city. This area has been declared a fossil spotting site, taking one back to the history of medieval times. These clusters are spread along the contours, with dwarfed mud structures made from the context itself. The first sight of these settlements from far away leaves a person speechless, making them storytellers! Big cats sometimes visit these roads, also known as the Himalayan Ghosts and Snow Leopards!
Overnight at Kibber.
282kms | 8-10 hrs | 1021m
“Rampur Bushahr” once used to be the Princely state which was among the largest of the twenty-eight Shimla hill states under the administration of the British Raj. The town is situated on the left bank of the Sutlej River. Rampur being connected to the major trading routes that joined Indian markets with central Asia and Tibet, the town was the hub for trading. After breakfast, warm up your vehicle for a long snow drive. A complete day to feel the adventure of snow drive. Photography on the way and experience of fresh snowfall.
Overnight stay at Rampur.
After breakfast, we will head back to Shimla. It’s gonna be a joyful ride and you can enjoy the last few hours with your fellow travelers!
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