Himachal Pradesh

ChandraTaal to Samudri Taapu Trek

Trek From ChandraTaal Lake to Samudri Taapu
This trek is short, from Samudri Taapu from Chandra Taal. This trek is ranked as a medium category, at an altitude of 4300m. This is tough terrain. Samudri Taapu is one of the many origins of Chandra River as it flows through Spiti valley as it meets the Chenab. It is very good for people wanting to explore trekking and camping and a test for their skills.
Trek Includes:
TRANSPORT : Trek on foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Medium.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping,  Mountain climbing,  Bird watching,  Meditation, Volunteer activities (Optional)
DURATION: 2  Days
MEALS: By choice
COST: INR 6000 (US $ 100 ) onward (At 1 US $ = INR 60)

DAY1:  Lake to Glacier Trek
We walk from Chandra Taal to trek along the Chandra River. The terrain is rocky and unstable and also has some streams and ridges. You will only find a few Gaddi shepherds. We then walk for about 5 hours and reach the origin of the Chandra River and stop here for lunch, in the lap of nature. We rest, awhile and cross the plateau, for setting up our camp. Exploration of the area can be done, before we retire for the day in our tents.
DAY 2: Trekking Back.
Returning in the same way or taking a short cut is your choice. The short cut is not very safe and not suggested alone, and also with a heavy backpack. Then we climb up a dry waterfall, active during the rains only and walk for one hour approximately to reach the campsite. Further you can explore the area if you want.

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Hamta Pass to Chandra Taal Lake Trek

Hamta Pass to Chandra Taal Lake Trek (7 Days)
This trekking route will take you through wide varieties of terrain as we pass from Hampta Pass in Kullu valley to Chandra Taal Lake in Spiti.  The trekkers cross different terrain like green pine forests, glaciers, deep valleys, open meadows and high altitude deserts.  This trek should be attempted by people already familiar with at least basic trekking.
Trek Services:
TRANSPORT: On foot, in private car or SUV with driver.
ACCOMMODATION: Campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Medium to Expert.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping, Mountain climbing,  Bird watching,  Hiking
DURATION: 7 days
MEALS: Breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
COST: Variable
Trekking Schedule
Day 1.  Drive to Manali – Jobra – Chika
The first day begins by going to Jobra in a car. Jobra village is a small, quaint settlement at an altitude of 3200 m .It has green pine trees, forests, around the area. Rest done in the village, we sometimes partake some tea. Afterwards we trek in the forest and reach a meadow. From the meadow we go along side Rani Nala, which is a little rivulet which passes through it. Reaching Chika in the evening, we end the trek for today. We then set up our camp and prepare ourselves for the night.
Day 2. Chika – Jwara – Balu Ka Gera trek
After partaking of breakfast, we need to get our things from the camp site, pack up and walk along the little rivulet or stream. After walking awhile besides it, we will have to cross the stream. This is not a very tough task and we can easily accomplish it. We might not even get wet. The Dhauladhar range is seen from here. We see this mountain range for the first time in this trek. Walking from this point on, we keep to gain more and […]

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Spiritual Journey in Lahaul Spiti

Spiritual Journey in Lahaul Spiti
Come to one of the most sought after spiritual destinations available- Lahaul- Spiti in the Himachal Pradesh. Famous for its journeys of meditation and self discovery, this region is full of monks and sages coming here since thousands of years ago, from all over, especially from Tibet. Known for its scenic beauty, here are lots of monasteries and age-old sites and caves for meditation.
Travel Services

TRANSPORT: In private or shared car or SUV with driver, trek on foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Home stays, hotels, guest houses, Campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga, Volunteer activities (Optional)
DURATION: Variable
MEALS: By choice
COST: Variable

Along with the solitude this place offers and the magnificent views, it is also very easy to travel here and the living conditions are favourable. Housing the oldest monasteries in the world, with ancient manuscripts, artifacts, and monks, with generations behind them, Lahaul-Spiti is a must visit for any spiritual traveler’s typical spiritual trip can include visit to the monasteries, classes on Tibetan Buddhism, Meditation and Yoga in these serene surroundings. An unbeatable experience is meditation in one of the age old caves.

Here, for the spiritual traveler, we have a wide array of choices and we can adjust the duration of your trip accordingly. You may want to learn about Tibetan Buddhism from the monks, or have Yoga or meditation classes or live in the home of a local. We can also arrange visit to the monasteries and visits to holy places.

Feel free to fill up our form for more information. You can also email us at info@indiafoodtour.com

By |July 2nd, 2014||0 Comments|

Spiti Road Trip From Shimla in 7 Days

Spiti Road Trip From Shimla  in 7 Days
An ideal way to explore the beauty and grandeur of Spiti in one week. This trip includes all the major markings in this region in a relatively short time and is also comfortable. The entrance to Spiti here is not through the Manali Gramphu route but the more reliable Shimla Dhankar route. Ideally accommodating 7 days, the duration may be altered to your preference. 
Travel Package Includes:

TRANSPORT : In a private car or SUV with driver.
ACCOMMODATION: In hotels, guest houses and campsites.
ACTIVITIES: Camping, Trekking,  Bird watching, Jungle safari,  Cultural activities,
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Any one. Almost anyone can do it without any problem
DURATION: 11 Days
FOOD: Breakfast on all days.
COST: INR 36000 ( US $ 600 ) onward 1 US $ = INR 60

Day 1: Shimla – Sarahan – Reckong Peo
The trip starts from Shimla in the morning after breakfast. We drive to Kinnaur, but pick up from Chandigarh in the wee hours of the morning can be arranged. We reach Reckong Peo by dusk, if the traffic and road conditions permit and try to accommodate a leisure walk in the surrounding village area.
Day 2: Reckong Peo – Nako – Tabo
We would require a permit for foreign tourists from Reckong Peo, a few minutes job. After which we go to Nako village, where we have lunch and then go for a trek to the nearby lake, taking in the sights and sounds inspired by nature. We then drive to Tabo and dwell in the evergreen environment before we retire for the night.
Day 3: Tabo – Dhankar
We spent the better part of the day in sightseeing the holy Tabo monastery, famous for its legends. We also visit the serene caves amidst the mountains where monks are engrossed in deep meditation […]

By |May 23rd, 2014||0 Comments|

Shimla Spiti Manali Holiday Travel Package

Shimla Spiti Manali Holiday Travel Package
Away from all the hustle and bustle of city life, follow your soul to a picturesque vacation in Shimla, Manali and Spiti. A perfect rejuvenation for your mind , body and soul. As you go through the natural beauty of Shimla, and absorb yourself in the rustic beauty of Spiti, the wonderful town of Manali welcomes you. Experience the wilderness of Spiti, along with the charming towns of Shimla and Manali.
Travel Package Includes: 

TRANSPORT : In private or shared car or SUV with driver.
ACCOMMODATION: Hotels, guest houses, home stays & campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping,   Mountain climbing, Jungle safari, Bird watching, Motorcycle rides, Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga,  Volunteer activities (Optional)
DURATION: 11 Days
MEALS: By choice

TRAVEL ITINERARY
DAY1
Shimla
We start our journey by sightseeing in Shimla. A stroll in famous Mall Road and Ridge area is on the cards. As we view the church, Lakkar bazaar, Scandal Point and city market we experience the history of India during Colonial British times.

DAY 2
Shimla – Sarhan
Post breakfast , we will begin our journey to Sarhan from Shimla. Crossing the Wangtu bridge, we expect to reach Sarhan before nightfall, for night stay. If time permits we might also be able to enjoy the views of the Sarhan Bird Sanctuary and Bhim Kali temple.
DAY 3 and 4
Sarhan – Sangla
Two whole days in Sangla, give us the chance to drink in the sights of the city, view the simplicity of village life, explore nature trails and apple orchards. What a better way to relax than a stroll to the riverside and tiny rivulets. This stay will be helping us acclimatize ourselves for the upcoming higher altitudes

DAY 5
Sangla – Kalpa
Famous for magnificent meadows and wonderful apple orchards, we visit Kalpa village. Here […]

By |May 23rd, 2014||0 Comments|

Honeymoon Travel Package : Lahaul Spiti

Honeymoon Travel Package : Lahaul Spiti
Come together to experience the various hues of the picture perfect surroundings of nature in a holiday packed with romance, adventure, spirituality, fun and sightseeing. This Lahaul- Spiti travel package is also suited for families and a small group of friends.
Travel Package Features:

TRANSPORT : In a private car or SUV with driver. 
ACCOMMODATION: In hotels, guest houses and campsites.
ACTIVITIES: Camping, Trekking,  Bird watching, Jungle safari,  Cultural activities,
PHYSICAL LEVEL: Any one. Almost anyone can do it without any problem
DURATION: 11 Days
FOOD: Breakfast on all days.
COST: INR 36000 ( US $ 600 ) onward 1 US $ = INR 60

Day 1: Chandigarh – Shimla – Sarahan
Starting from Shimla post breakfast or Chandigarh, we drive towards Sarhan. . As we cross Wangtu bridge on the way, we will reach Sarhan during evening hours. We might be lucky to check out Sarhan Bird Sanctuary and Bhim Kali temple.

Day 2: Sarahan – Reckong Peo – Kalpa
We go from Sarhan to Kalpa village.Kalpa village houses wondrous apple orchards and breathtaking meadows. A small town, Reckong Peo, here serves as the district headquarters for Kinnaur district and also serves as the starting point for journeys to the Spiti Valley. Our hotel here, is a lovely romantic getaway, between apple and cherry orchards, where you can spend some quality time.

Day 3: Kalpa – Puh – Nako – Sumdo
You will now witness the oncoming gradual terrain change as the scenery changes from greenery to the deserts of Spiti. We drive for 3-4 hours and reach Nako village, to spend the night there. The next day we go to visit an old Buddhist monastery to see hou Buddhist monks perform their rituals, From there , we head to Nako lake, an awesome and amazing spec of land showing the […]

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Dharmsala Mcleodganj with Triund Travel Package

Dharmsala Mcleodganj with Triund  Travel Package
Immerse yourself completely in the beauty of natural surroundings as you take this travel package consisiting of Dharmsala, Mcleaodganj and Kangra in complete detail. There is also an opportunity to view some man-made attractions in the heart of nature, spend quality time with folk fore or remain in seclusion.
Travel Package Includes:
TRANSPORT : In bus, private or shared car with driver. 
ACCOMMODATION: Hotels, guest houses, home stays & campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping, Mountain climbing, Jungle safari, Bird watching,  Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga,  Volunteer activities
DURATION: 7 Days
MEALS: By choice
COST: From INR 25000 ( US $ 416) onwards ( 1 US $ = INR 60)
DAY 1: Reach Dharmsala
We pick you up from Chandigarh or alternatively from Delhi or Amritsar and we arrive in Msleodganj, Dharmasala. After refreshing yourself in the hotel, we take a stroll around the local shops to buy some cheap jewelry or souvenirs or may be just feast the eyes and interact with the locals.

DAY 2: Kangra
We spend the day knowing about the simple culture of Kangra and do some sight seeing. After which we progress to see the kangra fort which has an important place in the history of this place. We also spend some time dwelling in historical facts. Later, we visit the Kangra museum and War memorial. A drive leads us to the MAchiral temple and the hot springs of Tatwani. As the water is therapeutic , we enjoy some time relaxing. After watching the Machiral fall, which is the biggest in the region, we head back to the hotel.

DAY3:   Tibetan Buddhism in Mcleodganj, Dharmsala
We spend this day in Mcleaodganj itself, the capital of the government of Tibet. This place is also the residence an […]

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Mcleodganj Dharmsala Custom Travel Packages

Mcleodganj Dharmsala Custom Travel Packages
Travel Package Includes:

TRANSPORT : By bus, private or shared car with driver, air.
ACCOMMODATION: Hotels, guest houses, home stays & campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping, Mountain climbing, Jungle safari, Bird watching,  Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga,  Volunteer activities, Sightseeing.
DURATION: Custom
MEALS: By choice
COST: Variable

Every year, a lrge number of people visit the beautiful Mcleodganj and Dharmsala for different reasons. Some visit here to get lost int eh wilderness, do some bird spotting, and enjoy sight seeing. For some others places like Bhagsu Naag and ST. John’s Church in the wilderness show some attraction for their natural beauty. Mcleodganj serves as an origin point for entry for a number of treks in this region. For the spiritual souls, Mcleod ganj has much to offer in terms of learning yoga and meditation, working as a volunteer or simply gathering knowledge about Buddhism. A rare pallete, this town is multifaceted. You will fall in love with its untouched beauty and simplicity.

As we know that each tourist has his own set of specifications, and though we have an array of pre-planned holidays, to which we do keep adding, this may not be for you. If you are looking for something out of the box, we make customized holiday packages of Mcleodganj and Dharmsala, to suit the needs of travelers. Please contact us through the form or through email at info@indiafnoodtours.in

By |May 23rd, 2014||0 Comments|

Camping near Chandertaal Lake, Spiti

Camping near Chandrataal Lake, Spiti, India
A stupendously breathtaking lake nestled between the mountains of Himalayas is the Chandertaal lake or Moon lake. Spread over 4 km and at an altitude of 4300 meters, the lake is breathtakingly beautiful, with extremely clear waters. A perfect location to enjoy the serenity of nature and an ideal place to trek and camp.
Tour Package Inclusions:

TRANSPORT : In private or shared car or SUV with driver, trek on foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping,  Mountain climbing, Jungle safari, Bird watching, Motorcycle rides, Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga, Volunteer activities (Optional)
DURATION: Variable
MEALS: By choice
COST: INR 1700 (US $ 28) onwards (At 1 US $ = INR 60)

With the numerous options we provide for trekking, ranging form tents to rent, parking, bottled water, delicious meals and assistance with the use of campsite, transport and trekking, your trip will surely be memorable. Please note that we qualify all the legal requirements and necessary certifications.

Prices start at INR 1700 (US $ 28) and differ according to choice of tents, meals and services availed. Contact us to learn more.

By |May 23rd, 2014||Comments Off on Camping near Chandertaal Lake, Spiti|