Spiti Valley

Lahaul & Spiti Photography Tours


  1. - Drive through some of the most amazing landscapes in one of the remotest regions in the Indian Himalayas
  2. - See and photograph the views from high passes of Rohtang and Kunzum La
  3. - Visit the brilliant high altitude lake of Dhankar, trapped in the mountains at an altitude of 14, 000 feet
  4. - Camping in the heart of the mountains, near the clear blue expanse of Chandratal Lake surrounded by high peaks, subject to road being open
  5. - Visit the a Buddhist monastery more than 800 years old, which has followed an ancient tradition of Tibetan Buddhism
  6. - Visit to sights specifically chosen keeping photography opportunities in mind
  7. - Expert help and advice with photographing culture and landscapes of Lahaul and Spiti
  8. - Constant interaction and assistance on field by photography experts with an experience of travelling in Lahaul and Spiti

    Insights to nuances of travel and outdoor photography during the tour
  9. - Image reviews by photography experts


Company Name: Darter Photography

Price per person: INR 65650

Duration: 7 nights / 8 days hours

Departure Point: Manali

Return Point: Manali

Type of Tour: Multi-Day Tour

Day 01 – Saturday – Arrive at Manali, briefing and photography sessions. Stay at Manali.

Day 02 – Sunday – Drive from Manali to Kaza through scenic mountain roads of the High Himalayas, passing Rohtang Pass and Kunzum Pass; stay in Kaza

Day 03 – Monday – Rest day for acclimatization; evening visit to the 800-year old Ki Monastery with magnificent views of Spiti River Valley.

Day 04 – Tuesday – Drive to scenic Langza Village flanked by brilliant 6000m snow-peak right nest to it; stay with the villagers at a homestay in Langza

Day 05 – Wednesday – Morning walks in the village in the green peas and barley fields among the mountains. Drive to Dhankar and walk to Dhankar Lake in the second half.

Stay in Kaza

Day 06 – Thursday – Drive towards the magnificent Chandratal Lake, provided the road to Chandratal is open ( it normally is at this time of the year ) and camp in the mountains near the lake.

Day 07 – Friday – Drive from Chandratal to Manali through the mountains. Night at Manali

Day 08 – Saturday – Free time at Manali in the morning. Checkout in the afternoon.


Price per person: INR 65650


The cost includes

Accommodation on twin sharing basis

Transportation on all days of the tour

All meals during the tour except in Manali

Permits and all entry fees

Photography sessions, expert advice and assistance, image reviews and critiques on all days

The cost does not include

Travel to Manali and return travel from Manali to your location.

All meals on Day 1 and on Day 8; dinner on Day 7 ( all meals in Manali )

Additional food or beverages ordered


1. Please let us know, if you need any assistance in travelling from Delhi to Manali and return.

2. The tour begins at 12pm on Day 1 and ends at 12pm on Day 8. Early check-in in the morning of Day 1 and late check-out on Day 8 is available at the hotels, subject to availability.

3. Please note that the itinerary is subject to favourable weather and road conditions. In case of bad weather and inaccessibility to a destination, we will do our best to make alternate plans. The cost of the tour or any part of it will not be refunded in the event of unfavourable conditions anytime during the tour days.


Accommodation will be in comfortable hotels on the days we are staying in Manali and Kaza. We will be camping near Chandratal Lake in tents on Day 6, subject to roads being open. We will be staying at basic home-stays in Langza.