Luxury Hikes in Sangla, Baspa Valley, and Chitkul Village

4 Nights /5 Days

Luxury Hiking

Self Drive Weekend Gateways

Starting from

INR 14,800

+91 84484 45051

Starting from
INR 14,800
Starting from
INR 14,800

+91 84484 45051

+91 98187 03891

tours@holidaymoods.net

Overview

About Sangla, Baspa Valley, Chitkul

Sangla is located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. It is the main city of Baspa Valley. It is close to the Tibetan border. Sangla is also known as Sangla Valley or Baspa Valley. This valley starts from Karcham and ends at Chitkul. This is one of the best kept secrets of the Himalayas. Sangla Valley is home to the highest number of trekking routes in India. Many tourists come here for trekking. Apart from this, many things are also included for hiking in Baspa Valley. The roads here are situated at an altitude of about 1800M- 3000M, which offers panoramic views. In Rakcham and Chitkul, you can get a wonderful feeling of nature amidst large and dense pine trees.

The Baspa Valley is formed by the Baspa River, with mountains at both ends, which are covered with dense deodar trees. The local people of Kinnaur on the banks of the valley grow fruits like apples, apricots, walnuts etc. Your trip to Sangla Valley becomes even better when you are provided with all the luxury services. Luxury hiking attractions in Sangla Valley are not just limited to walking but views of many grasslands, meadows, lakes and snow mountain views. All the peaks around Sangla are covered with snow almost throughout the year. It is one of the most beautiful and attractive areas of Himachal. The local houses here are built using wood and stones. Apart from this, you can explore Kinnauri traditions and culture here.

Chitkul is a village in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, which is located at a distance of 23 km from Sangla. Chitkul village is no less than a paradise for tourists. Chitkul is situated at an altitude of about 11,319 feet above sea level, making this village an ideal destination for adventure enthusiasts. Chitkul along with Kinner Kailash reflects its beauty on the banks of the river Baspa. It is the first village in the BSP valley and the last on the Hindustan-Tibet road.


Best Time to Visit Sangla, Baspa Valley Kinnaur

Sangla which is situated on the banks of river Baspa. The weather here is good throughout the year. However, it is very cold here during winters. But in the summer season the weather here is good. The temperature in summer ranges from 8 to 30 degree Celsius. The Sangla Valley does not receive much rain during the monsoon. Winters are extremely harsh, during which the temperature here varies from -10 to 10 degree Celsius. If you are going for luxury hiking in Sangla in winter, then definitely carry warm woolen clothes with you. 


Sangla in Summer, March - June

The weather of Sangla and Chitkul is mild during summers, although there is no scorching sun. Bright sunlight scatters bright colors on the mountain peaks. The temperature usually fluctuates between 8 to 30 degrees. These days you can explore the vast Sangla meadow, Batseri village, Baspa river, Chitkul, and Kamru fort etc.
 

Monsoon in Sangla, July-September

Monsoon is a great time to see Sangla and Chitkul. All the surrounding mountains are covered with fog, which gives an ethereal look to the journey. These days the temperature remains around 15 to 25 degree Celsius. All plants and grass turn green. However, traveling in these months can be tricky because during the rainy days, there are chances of frequent landslides, slippery roads and damaged inaccessible roads hindering your journey.


Sangla in Winter, October - February

Winters are lovely in Sangla Valley. These days the temperature drops to around -10 degree Celsius. However, during the winter season, this place completely turns into an attractive tourist destination. The whole area seems like a fairy tale with a white sheet of shimmering snow. During heavy snowfall, the roads here get inaccessible sometimes. If you are fond of seeing snow, then you must come to Sangla Valley for luxury hiking in winters.


How To Reach Sangla Valley, Kinnaur

There is no airport or railway station to go to Sangla or Baspa Valley. Kalka is the nearest railway station to Sangla. Apart from this, regular HRTC and private buses from Delhi, Chandigarh, and Shimla ply towards Sangla. Apart from this, you can also book a cab, or go to Sangla by your own private car.

By Flight - The nearest airport to Sangla is Jubbarhatti Airport, located about 240 km from Shimla. From here, taxis and cabs are easily available at reasonable rates to reach Sangla Valley. Apart from this, the second nearest airport to Sangla is Chandigarh Airport. It is well connected to all the major cities of India like - Bangalore, Dharamsala, Chandigarh, New Delhi, Mumbai, and Ahmedabad.

By Road - If you want to go to Sangla Valley by road, then regular buses are available from HRTC (Himachal Road Transport Corporation) Delhi, Haryana, Chandigarh, and Punjab. You can choose private and state buses to reach Sangla.

By Train - There is no railway station nearby for going to Sangla, or Chitkul. The nearest railway station here is Kalka in Shimla. You can reach Kalka by train. After this you can travel by bus or taxi to reach Sangla.

OUR USP - We focus and offer unique immersive adventure tours showcasing travel chronicles and inspiring journeys. Our routes and trips are led by our knowledgeable guides who are local experts on activities, food, history and the culture. Our philosophy revolves around showcasing our destinations by stimulating your senses through exotic smells, delectable tastes and soulful sounds patronizing slow travel which will retain amazing memories. 

Highlights

  • Sangla Valley - A pretty valley that offers views of the Kinner Kailash
  • 180 degree panoramic view of Kinner Kailash Massif covered with snow
  • Clear water lakes
  • Signature Walk of Pristine Sangla Valley from Batseri to Rakcham
  • Nagasthi-The last border outpost (bordering Tibet) 
  • A short walk from Chitkul.
  • Undisturbed walks & hikes of Sangla valley
  • Abundance of flora and fauna including orchards, cedar trees, Bhojpatra’/ Birch trees, fir tree
  • Crystal clear water of Baspa River

Itinerary

Day

1

Arrive Sangla Valley
Sangla

Arrive Sangla town and check into the hotel/ camp/ lodge. Sangla Valley is a pristine beautiful valley and worth every day spent over here walking and hiking

Dinner and overnight

Meals:Dinner


Day

2

Batseri – Rakcham Day Hike
Sangla

Duration: 4-5 hours
Grade: Medium
A signature walk of the valley, this route was once used regularly by the villagers from Batseri to go to Rakcham. It is a fascinating walk through a wide variety of flora. If the trek is done before June, one also gets to cross two tails of glaciers coming from the top to meet the frisky Baspa. On this walk, one gets to see most of the tree and plant varieties the valley has to offer. For a regular walker it is a 'long walk' and for the uninitiated it can be termed as a ‘good hike’.
Return back to the hotel & Overnight stay ..
Meals:Breakfast & Packed Lunch


Day

3

Sangla Kanda Hike
Sangla

Duration: 6 hours to a full day
Grade: Moderate

Sangla (meadow) Kanda (as it is referred to locally) is the place where the locals have their fields. This exquisitely beautiful spot also has a picture perfect glacial lake and offers a 180 degree panoramic view of the snow-clad Kinner Kailash Massif in its full glory- a just reward for all the huffing and puffing one needs to do to reach here. One can either walk from the Hotel all the way and walk back (full day) or else drive up to Sangla and then start the walk.

Return back to the hotel & Overnight stay.

Meals:Breakfast & Packed Lunch


Day

4

Chitkul Visit & Indo Tibet Border Hike
Sangla

Duration: 20 kms/1hr drive & 6 kms/ 2 hr walk
Grade: Easy

There is not a better conception of a day picnic than a short drive to Chitkul, walk to Nagasthi and opening the lunch hamper under the pine trees next to a rivulet on green grass looking at the beautiful expanse of the valley. The drive is a fascinating one through pine forest that slowly gives way to ‘Bhojpatra’/ Birch trees and then the tree line disappears as you reach Chitkul village. Nagasthi is the last border outpost (bordering Tibet) and a short walk from Chitkul.
Drive back to the hotel & Overnight stay .

Meals:Breakfast & Packed Lunch


Day

5

Departure
Sangla

After an incredible experience of the Sangla Valley, depart for your next destination

Meals:Breakfast,


Inclusions


  • Accommodation on twin/Double sharing basis as per the Itinerary .
  • Meal Plan on half board.(Breakfast ,Lunch (Hot/Packed).
  • Trip leader 

Exclusions


  • Sightseeing and trek transfers by private vehicle as mentioned above
  • Any sightseeing or excursion that is not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any item of personal requirement, such as drinks, laundry, telephone, etc.
  • Any medical or evacuation expenses.
  • Any expenses occur due to natural climate, security and other unexpected reasons.
  • Any type of insurance – personal, medical, travel etc.
  • 5% GST
  • Dinner

Proposed Accommodation/ Similar

Sangla - 4 Nights

Additional Info

Sector Note

Tour Price
PER PERSON COST 

ACCOMMODATION 

PARTICULARS

2 Pax

3-4 Pax

5-9 Pax

PREMIUM

High Season & Low Season

17000

15800

14800

DELUXE

High Season - ( April,May June , Oct & Dec )

25600

24400

23400

DELUXE

Low Season - (Mar, July, Aug, Sept ,Nov, Jan, Feb )

23100

21800

20900

TRANSPORTATION

Local Vehicle Supplement Cost Per Person

3750

3000

3600

TRANSPORTATION

Local Vehicle Type

Innova

Xylo/ Scorpio 

Xylo/ Scorpio x 2

Cancellation Policy
The package price will be deducted as per the following conditions strictly. No refund will be entertained without receiving a cancellation request effective from the date of receipt of the letter. 

Notice less than 60-46 days:  25% cost will be deducted
Notice less than 45-31 days:  50% cost will be deducted
Notice less than  30 days:    No Refund

Note: No refund will be given to people who are unable to complete the trip or abandon it due to any reasons.
Terms & Conditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • The digital copy of the Indemnity form duly filled, signed and emailed to the company along with the booking amount. 
  • It will be deemed that the booking & payment policy is accepted by the clients while making bookings with the first deposit amount. 
  • If the client is forced to cancel the booking prior to departure, the cancellation policy will be followed.
  • In case of any delay beyond our control, the client will have to bear extra cost for the extra days as per the option is chosen on per day basis.
  • Please note and be well informed that there will be no refund of money after the package commences and if one cannot complete the activity or gets sick enroute. 
  • The cost is for the entire package and there would be no refunds in case any part of the package is not availed.

COMPANY LIABILITY

  1. It is in the nature of a holiday of this kind to be flexible. The day-to-day agenda and ultimate goal of the tour are taken as an aim and not as a contractual obligation. We shall not be responsible for the delays or alterations in the program or expenses incurred due to conflict, international or internal flight delay or cancellations, strikes, sickness, weather, war, vehicle problems, political closures, and disputes.
  2. The booking is accepted on the understanding that you realize the potential risks and hazards that can be involved in the holidays of this kind. The organizer along with our leaders/guides and anyone else working in association with us cannot be held responsible for any death, accident or mishap that may occur in connection with any part of, or services connected with the holiday. 
  3. Before the guests come on a holiday, they must be covered by insurance, which has to include the cost of helicopter rescue, evacuation and cost of repatriation if they become too ill to continue. It is recommended that travel insurance should cover adventure activities undertaken. We can help you in case required
  4. The Company would not be liable to pay any kind of compensation arising because of any mishap, sickness, accident, etc.


Payment Policy

Deposit & Payment Schedules

Reservations booking requires a guest name. There are no options allowed to hold without names.


Accommodation requires a deposit - please refer to the due date mentioned on the booking confirmation.

Confirming Deposit Amount           

25% advance as booking amount of package price. 

Final Payment

75% balance payments 45 days prior to departure

Indemnity Bond

Departure Dates