Responsible Travel

Make a Difference with your Travels

Responsible Travel, at its heart, is about making meaningful travel choices. Where your journeys are unforgettable, while at the same time ensuring maximum gains for the people and places you visit.

Ecosphere’s unique travel programs showcase the beauty of Spiti while leaving no trace.Journeys that not only leave an everlasting impression on you, but are carefully designed to have a positive impact on the culture, environment and economy of Spiti Valley.

Zero carbon footprint
A million unforgettable memories
Infinite smiles per mile!

Surreal Safaris

Spectacular road trips that capture the essence of Spiti.
A perfect blend of culture, nature, and adventure.

Kinnaur & Spiti Safari (Shimla to Shimla)

Experience the best of two worlds in Himachal during spring – the vibrant colours of apple & apricot blossoms in Kinnaur and the first signs of green in Spiti after the winter!

April8 Days Road TripShimla24,990.00* pp
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Spiti Kaleidoscope

Experience the best of Spiti - from its spectacular landscapes, vibrant culture to its hidden gems.

Mid-May to Oct6 Days Road TripManali21,490.00* pp
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Kinnaur & Spiti Safari (Shimla to Manali)

Experience the best of two worlds in Himachal Pradesh – the lush green of Kinnaur along with the stark and spectacular Spiti mountains

Mid-May to Oct8 Days Road TripShimla25,490.00* pp
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Himalayan Treks & Trails

Trek pristine Himalayan trails and walk along ancient trade routes,
high passes, and forgotten cultural trails.

Cultural Trail

Traverse the highlands of Spiti along Asia’s highest villages. Meet the incredible locals and visit 1000-year old monasteries and temples en route.

May to Oct5 Days TrekKaza
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Khanamo Peak Ascent

The most rewarding, non-technical peak at 6000m to climb in the Trans-Himalayas.

July to Sept5 daysKibber
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Parang La Trek

Are you up for an unforgettable walk from Spiti to Ladakh? Follow ancient trade routes used by the people of Spiti over the majestic Parang La Pass ending at the spectacular Tso Moriri Lake

May to Sept9 Days TrekKibber/Korzok
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Pin-Parvati Pass Trek

A trekker’s bucket-list, Pin-Parvati is one of the most spectacular passes of the Himalayan chain connecting Spiti with the Kullu region

July to Sept9 Days TrekBarshaini/Mudh
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Pin-Bhaba Pass Trek

Experience one of the most dramatic crossover treks as you walk from the lush Bhabha Valley into the stark mountains of Spiti

May to Sept5 daysKafnu/Mudh
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Himalayan Lakes & Highland Desert Trek

Immerse yourself in technicolor mountains, green meadows, clear skies, and the beauty of sparkling high-altitude lakes in Spiti

May to Sept8 Days Road Trip & TrekShimla34,490.00* pp
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Spiritual Sojourns

Home to some of the oldest Buddhist monasteries and temples in the world,
discover Spiti’s mystical inner-scape of traditional Tibetan-Buddhist culture.

Monk for a Month

A deep spiritual immersion and insight into Tibetan Buddhism as you live alongside monks and nuns in a Monastery.

May to Oct28 Days ImmersionDelhi
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Inner Space Adventures

Disconnect from the world and reconnect with the self on a Spiritual Sojourn in Spiti

June to Oct7 Days ImmersionManali
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Travel & Volunteer

Join curated travel programs where you can volunteer as you journey across the mesmerizing Spiti Valley.
Capture the essense of true Spitian life and make a difference to their lives, leaving trails of happiness
for everyone, everywhere.

Greening the Desert

Keen to make a lasting difference? Help build a greenhouse so local families can grow their own vegetables throughout the year and have life long access to nutrition!

May to Sept9 Days Travel & VolunteerManali26,990.00* pp
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Journeys for Climate Action

Carry back everlasting memories as you travel meaningfully across surreal Spiti, making a difference to the people & the place.

May to Oct7 Days Travel & VolunteerManali23,490.00* pp
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Life as a Local

When in Spiti, do as the Spitians do. Travel as an active participant in their lives, culture, and stories. Unforgettable travel experiences for you, enduring impact for the region and its people..

June to Oct7 Days ImmersionManali23,990.00* pp
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Pugmarks

Track wildlife and wild habitats on the roof of the world,
and spot the elusive Snow Leopard while you’re at it!

Tracking the Elusive Snow Leopard

Journey into the spectacular habitats of the Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary with chances to spot its most magnificent predator - the Snow Leopard.

Dec to Feb8 DaysChandigarh39,990.00* pp
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Experiences

Experiences

Short but culturally-vibrant experiences that are windows to Spitian life.
Enjoy these experiences as stand-alone programs or add them onto an existing Ecosphere trip.

Cook Like as Local

Work with our expert local chefs and learn how to cook mouth-watering Spitian delicacies.

  • January To December
  • 1 to 2 Hours
  • INR 600 pp*
Cook Like as Local
  • January To December
  • 1 to 2 Hours
  • 600 pp
Folk Expressions

Keen on a rhythmic and melodic participation in Spitian social life? Join in for a magical evening of folk songs and dance.

  • May to October
  • 1 to 2 Hours
  • INR 10000*
Folk Expressions
  • May to October
  • 1 to 2 Hours
  • 10000
Bhuchen Performance

Prepare to be transported at a mystical tantric performance by the Bhuchens. Unique to the Spiti Valley, these minstrel lamas perform Buddhist tantric dances to drive evil spirits away

  • May to October
  • 1 to 2 Hours
  • INR 15000*
Bhuchen Performance
  • May to October
  • 1 to 2 Hours
  • 15000
Throw a Pot!

Get your hands dirty and learn the art of Pottery with the last-surviving potter in Langza village. Make your own Spiti Souvenir or a fossil replica!

  • May to October
  • 1 Hour
  • INR 600 pp*
Throw a Pot!
  • May to October
  • 1 Hour
  • 600 pp
Mountain Biking

Hop on a mountain bike for an unforgettable ride through surreal Spitian landscapes! Cycle down at your own pace from Komic - the highest village in the World, or between Kaza and the iconic Kee Monastery

  • May to October
  • 1 Day
  • INR 1500 pp*
Mountain Biking
  • May to October
  • 1 Day
  • 1500 pp
Yak-Back Safari

Not up for trekking. Travel through Spiti the traditional way on the back of a Yak!

  • May to October
  • 2 to 5 Hours
  • INR 2000 pp (min 2 yaks)*
Yak-Back Safari
  • May to October
  • 2 to 5 Hours
  • 2000 pp (min 2 yaks)
Spin Yak Rope

Make and take back your own souvenir from Spiti. Learn the art of spinning yak wool and twine it into a yak rope.

  • January to December
  • 30 Mins to 1 Hour
  • INR 600 pp*
Spin Yak Rope
  • January to December
  • 30 Mins to 1 Hour
  • 600 pp
Say Yak Cheese!

Discover traditional ways of churning butter, ghee, and cheese. Go back with a ton of learning and mouthfuls of Spiti’s unique Yak Cheese

  • May to October
  • 30 Mins to 1 Hour
  • INR 600 pp*
Say Yak Cheese!
  • May to October
  • 30 Mins to 1 Hour
  • 600 pp
Session with Amchi

Have your pulse read and get an insight into your internal health on a one-on-one session with the local Amchi (traditional Spiti doctor)! 

  • May to October
  • 30 Mins to 1 Hour
  • INR 600 pp*
Session with Amchi
  • May to October
  • 30 Mins to 1 Hour
  • 600 pp
Nun for a Day

Experience a day in the life of a Buddhist Nun. Hear their fascination stories, join their daily prayer sessions and discover your inner peace.

  • May to October
  • 1 Day
  • INR 2500 pp*
Nun for a Day
  • May to October
  • 1 Day
  • 2500 pp
NO ONE KNOWS SPITI LIKE US

We are local and we are passionate. With us you will experience the hidden gems of Spiti like an insider.

GOOD KARMA

What you pay for your trip goes directly towards creating local livelihoods and supporting various development & conservation projects in Spiti.

YOU’RE IN SAFE HANDS

Your safety is our utmost priority. We ensure our trips and staff follow highest safety standards and protocols. Our guides are all first aid trained and air ambulance services are just a call away.

WE CARE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Traveling with us means you leave ZERO carbon footprint – all your emissions + more is offset by our award winning solar projects. We provide you reusable water bottles to ensure you don’t need to buy bottled water.

AWARDED & FEATURED

Internationally recognized as a leader in responsible travel and recommended by leading travel guides, magazines and blogs.

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