Are you planning to go on exciting adventure trips during the winter? “Planning a winter vacation to Spiti valley and enjoying the views of the Trans-Himalayan frozen desert? That is what I recommend. If you are thinking of going on an adventure trip to the Himalayas, this question will help answer your questions. However, there are some exceptions. There are some exceptions. The reality is harsh. Therefore, you must pay close attention to the articles I have written about Spiti Valley in winter.
TRIP TO SPITI VALEY IN WINTER – THINGS YOU CAN EXPECT:
It is likely that you have been to Kinnaur or Spiti in the summer or fall. And, of course, you may have wondered what life will be like when all is still white in Spiti Valley. Well, the answer lies behind the thrill of traveling to Spiti Valley only in winters.However,before you plan such a thrill-filled trip,please know about the top 15 things to do listed below,What you should expect during your trip to Spiti Valley in winters.
1.EXPECT ROAD CLOSURES FOR A COUPLE OF DAYS TO FEW WEEKS t TO FEW MONTHS:-
This is the most likely scenario.
2.EXPECT TO DRIVE ON ICE AND SNOW ON ROADS
You must be careful on snowy roads and when you’re riding alone.
3.EXPECT BASIC STAY, VERY LOW-THIN FOODS TO EAT WITH OTHER FACILITIES.
Along with eating places,most hotels or guest houses will also remain closed.The stays will be available as homestays,where they provide basic meals.Also don’t expect other amenities like mechanics, groceries,fruit,filter water bottles,and more to be readily available.You must plan well and be prepared with everything and everything you might need in a Spiti Valley winter adventure.
4.EXPECT NO WATER TOILETS OR USAGE RESTRICTED TO DRY PITS:
The pipes freeze and there won’t be running water. Winter is when the toilets are shut down. Traditional toilets are only used in areas where water is scarce.
5.EXPECT BONE-FREEZING TEMPERATURES AFTER YOU GO ABOVE LOWER KINNAUR VALEY:-
It is no surprise that you will feel bone-chilling temperatures as you cross the Kinnaur valley and into the higher reaches like Nako. Be prepared with winter gear. You should also have enough woolen clothing. Warm shoes are recommended. You won’t feel your feet for much of the day.
6. Expect bad and worse results when using shooting stones:
Because of the presence of snow and/or ice when it shines, the roads can become muddy. They are slippery because they have a lot of water.
7. EXPECT YOUR FUEL IN THE TANK TO BE FREEZED.
The majority of liquids inside your car, including diesel will be frozen. The car will need to be started every few hours.And protect the engine with a cloth to keep it warm.You may also have to stay awake at night.And the ignition has to be kept on for 15-20 minutes to keep it warm.Sometimes,parking the car in an upright position also helps.but not always.Sometimes oil also accumulates in the hose pipe.
8.EXPECT ONLY HANDFUL TOURISTS OR NO TOURISTS AND HANDFUL PUBLIC TRAVEL:-
There won’t be many tourists and there will be few options for public transport or sharing vehicles.