Spiti Valley : 10 Things To Know Before Your First Trip

Spiti Valley is a cold desert located in the upper reaches of Himalayas. Known for its other-worldly beauty, the place holds a special charm to it that can’t be replaced. Most of the villages in the valley are located above 12,000 feet and the cultural practices are also unique and worth experiencing. Here are a…

Solo Backpacking Trip for 60 Days in Spiti Valley

Hey Guys! The most requested video on my Instagram is hereee!!!! I recently made a solo backpacking trip of 60 days to Spiti Valley, which has been incredibly beautiful and here is my first video from the series of my crazy time there! I hope you will like it. PS : I have been to…

Good Hotel/Homestay options in Spiti Valley and Kinnaur Valley

Recently, I have been receiving a lot of queries about ‘good homestay options in Spiti Valley‘. To make it easier for everyone who is planning to visit Spiti, I thought of writing down all the good stay option across Spiti Valley and Kinnaur Valley. I know accommodations are an integral part when you plan for…

Most Common Itineraries for Spiti Valley

Spiti Valley is emerging as a popular destination amongst young generation and avid travelers. On request of some enthusiasts and travelers seeking guidance for their trip to Spiti Valley, I am writing down the most common Itineraries followed by all the middle land lovers including me. This post will include two itineraries; Shimla to Manali…

Postcards from Spiti Valley

Almost two month since I came back from Spiti; and I still can’t believe my eyes off. Walking down the memory lane, loving everything I felt & experienced. Living a dream is special; but Spiti to me is on some other level. Just being there was enough of all that the weather be icing on the…

Some good-byes aren’t easy!

So now it is ending! I have no place left in my itinerary. It is time to go back to the world of commoners, to run after everything just to end up catching nothing. To be in a world where no one’s existence matters and where we aren’t free to be ourselves in order to…

Spiti Diaries ( Day 6 ) Langza – Chandertaal via Kunzum

In last post we reached Langza Village (at 14,500ft) dying with hunger. Our car stopped in front of Phan Dey Home Stay and we rushed in to ask if some food can be cooked. Doors of that house were opened by a man in his mid-forties. His eyes were filled with warmth, completely in contrast…

Spiti Diaries ( Day 5 ) Chicham-Key Gompa – Komik – Hikkim

In last post we reached Kibber and found a place to pitch our tents. Then we started trekking to a village called Chicham. We could have travelled to chicham in our car, but it was only 4 o’clock so we thought trekking would be a better idea. We just knew it was 4-5kms away and…

Spiti Diaries ( Day 4 ) Tabo – Pin Valley – Kibber

In last post we reached Tabo and charged our gadgets while having dinner. In this post I will elaborate about witnessing galaxies in Tabo, way to Pinvalley and Kibber. As we walked out of the eating point (that was neither like a restaurant nor a dhaba) moon was nowhere to be seen, just the stars….

Spiti Diaries ( Day 3 ) Kaza – Dhankar – Tabo

In the last post, I shared my experience of Manali to Kaza via Batal and Kunzum La. In this post I will talk about Dhankar, Tabo and my experience of witnessing galaxy for the first time in Spiti. Zostel in Kaza is place where you can acquaint with fellow travellers. Good thing is, it  allows…