1. arjun_uberoi

    Delhi-Chitkul-Delhi - Weekend Ride - 42 Hours -1300 kms - BMW 310 GS

    Its been almost 8 years since my last travel post here. Glad to get back the mojo and here's my latest ride to Chitkul over a weekend. Ride Dates - March 11th-14th, 2022 Itinerary - > 2000 hrs - March 11th, 2022 - Departed from Delhi > 0700 hrs - March 12th, 2022 - Reached Narkanda (430 kms -...
  2. shashankjain16

    Road-trip to Spiti Valley in Duster AWD

    Brace yourself! This is my first post here and it is going to be a long one - but I am sure you will enjoy as I take you to this paradise on earth. Also, I have worked hard to capture the stunning beauty of this place in the videos which I have linked in each post - so do watch them too! Here...
  3. Sayantan.geo

    How Hashtags are destroying Chitkul

    The trip to Chitkul, Himachal Pradesh three years ago is still sweet in my mind, but the recent one barely a week ago is not so, because I see a change and it’s not a pleasant one- Let me explain. I visited Chitkul, the tiny village in the lap of Himalayas, first time in 2014 and then in 2016...
  4. viveksheelsingh

    Solo Ride to Kinnaur - March 2018

    A bit of a hiatus (an year - give or take a month or two) in the riding schedule had ensued due to personal reasons, and I was intent on planning to ride solo again with a pressing sense of urgency. March of this year (2018), the opportunity presented itself and was grabbed with both hands -...
  5. Sayantan.geo

    Long weekend at Kinnaur Valley (Kalpa, Sangla, Chitkul)

    For the last three years, we are going to the Kinnaur valley during Holi (the Indian festival of color). We exactly don’t know why, because neither we have any relative(s) there nor we go there to celebrate holi! So why do we go there? – Let us keep this aside for now, as I’ll try to answer this...
  6. jumponmymail

    Need Itinerary for Spiti Valley

    Hello Sir, We are planing to go Sangla, Chitkul, Kalpa, Kaza, Manali and back to Chandigarh. Chandigarh - Rampur Rampur - Chitkul Chitkul - Kalpa Kalpa - Nako/Kaza Kaza/Nako - Manali Manali - Chandigarh We have 10 days in hand and would like to know if it is posible to do this trip? We will...
  7. Animish

    On cloud 9 in Kinnaur

    Hello Everyone, I have been almost a silent spectator on this forum / portal watching and reading some spectacular and informative travelogues written by many of you. I seriously admire the passion you all have for travel and it helps me nurture my own. I had posted a query some times back here...
  8. A

    Solo Backpacking to Chitkul

    Hi, I am planning a solo backpacking trip to Chitkul next weekend. Need help regarding itinerary and lodging. I am planning to leave Delhi on 21st Oct (evening) via bus. 1. First of all, is it advisable to visit chitkul during 21- 25 Oct? 2. I have this itinerary in mind. Is this reasonable...
  9. W

    Travel Partner for Shimla Kufri Sangla Chitkul and Kalpa starting around 20 Sep 2016

    I am a solo traveler. I am looking for travel partner for Shimla, Kufri, Sangla, Chitkul and Kalpa. I plan to start from Bangalore to Delhi around 20 Sep 2016. We can use public transport wherever possible. If we are three, we can hire a cab too. Cheers!
  10. Rohit Chhabra

    Spiti Valley in first week of September 2016

    Hello all, Seeking advise on below itinerary. Starting from Shimla on Sep 3, 2016 Day 1 : Shimla – Sangla Valley(Stay at Rakcham or Chitkul) Day 2 : Chitkul - Kalpa - Nako (Should we stay here I heard that Nako lake is dirty and place is not good) Day 3 : Nako – Gue - Tabo - Dhankar...
  11. Utkarsh Trivedi

    Trip to Mystical Land - Spiti

    Rudyard Kipling described Spiti Valley in below words: “At last they entered a world - a valley of leagues where the high hills were fashioned of the mere rubble and refuse from off the knees of the mountains... Surely the Gods live here. Beaten down by the silence and the appalling sweep of...
  12. jumponmymail

    Road status to Chandigarh to Kalpa - Sangla - Chitkul (Mid June 2016)

    Hey Guys, I was planing to go up to Kalpa/Sangla. Leaving from Chandigarh on 11th, June 2016 My itinerary is here.. Day 1 - Chandigarh - Rampur/Sarahan Day 2 - Rampur/Sarahan - Kalpa Day 3 - Visiting around Kalpa and Reckong Peo Day 4 - Kalpa - Sangla Day 5 - Visiting around Sangla, Rakchamm...
  13. R

    Help ! Chandigarh Narkanda - Sangla-Kalpa-chitkul-Chandigarh 7 days

    We are 6 adults and 4 kids. We will leave ahmedabad on 19th and will reach chandigarh on 20th later afternoon. We have 7 days from chandigarh to chandigarh. (20th to 28th Evening back to Chandigarh) We want to do Narkanda, Kalpa, Sangla, Chitkul. What itinerary i have thought is day 1...
  14. tanmay324

    Kinnaur and Manali, Jan 2016, a quick photologue.

    Hi guys, I recently completed my Himachal visit. We were a group of 5 guys and the entire tour was based on no planning whatsoever. Used public transport for the most part and visited places that we didn't think were possible this way in this month. This included Kalpa, Chitkul and Gulaba. Also...
  15. raman mittal

    Baspa or Tirthan Valley in March'16

    Hello Guys, Want to utilize 4 days of extra long Holi weekend in March by spending in Kinnaur Distt. Please suggest proper itinerary, with budget and good stay options in Baspa or Tirthan Valley. Thanks, Raman.
  16. SHEKHAR 257

    Spiti dzire fulfilled

    Before starting the travelogue I would like to thank all BCMtians for their valuable support & encouragement provided to me to undertake this Trip of a Life time. Special thanks to Sandeep Sharma & his friends for guiding & providing company on most treacherous Batal-Rohtang La Stretch. Thanks...