Preparing the Spiti Circuit: This was August 2017 and i was looking my way round on what must I do and i ended up deciding out of blue to do a roadtrip to Ladakh. All was set and I was all set to book tickets and that was when the reality came to the front…. Self-Drive automobiles are not permitted there was the continuous feedback i received from all corners…. The concept churning factory began, me feeling dejected, what must I do now, lets attempt posting on FB, perhaps an individual may well say, Yes buddy, you can take a self-drive car or truck there.. but was not the case and that was when a superior pal from operate suggested Spiti.. By now, it was Mid-August, Bingo, i decided, so be it, lets get to the Middle Land, in no way heard of this spot, not positive what was in shop, no concept of what preparation was required and right here i was arranging a roadtrip with family…. did a handful of YouTube searches, attempted looking for blogs with photos mesmerizing, and roads scary, I decided to plunge in!
In no time, i ended up booking, the flight tickets to Delhi, a Myles car or truck, mapping out my route from Delhi on ScoutMyTrip and that was when Neeraj Sinha created a pitch in, shared a handful of of his blogs on the preparation.
Lastly, the D-Day arrived, we boarded the flight and in a matter of two hours we landed in Delhi on a late evening flight and checked into a Oyo. We began the subsequent day fresh with the adrenaline all pumped up and the map we chalked out for ourselves was Delhi – Shimla (through Chandigarh) – Kalpa – Tabo – Kaja – Chandrataal Lake – Manali – Delhi (a complete circuit) can you beat it! A novice who in no way went beyond a Shimla / Manali arranging on a single of the most treacherous roads Himalayas had on offer… Now i would quit right here and share the program that i made which absolutely could come handy.
Delhi – Shimla (overnight remain at Shimla, we checked into a gorgeous Oyo Homestay, dont ask me exactly where, i drove in the evening and have no clue…. did i just remain the adventure had currently began by now…)
Day 1 of Spiti Diaries
Shimla – Kalpa (man what a road was it to Reckong Peo, just great with potholes and no exactly where go if there is a bus / lorry coming in opposite path)
Kalpa – Tabo (did i inform you i forgot my jacket right here and a regional who was coming behind us got it from the hotel we stayed at)
Day 4 & 5:
Tabo – Kaja / Kaza
Kaza to Chandrataal (man, i must say this road soon after Kunzum Pass to Chandrataal is not for faint hearted, i was sh*t scared by now and just prayed i just attain somehow as i had a family members to care for the security, soon after a flat tyre at Chandrataal which the camp guys had been pleased adequate to assure they aid me and asked me, what created you on earth drive a XUV500 all by your self.
Small did i understand then what was in shop for me on the Chandrataal – Batal – Manali road and thanks to these invisible mates who by gods grace missed their bus to Manali and asked me for a lift who helped me out maneuver the Nalas on the way)
Day Seven & Eight:
Chandrataal – Manali (Gosh! a large sigh of relief, we created it guys, in a single piece…)
Manali – Delhi
Till one more such adventure, this is Srikanth Signing off….