How it works

Find unique things to do

Discover unique experiences: tours, homestays, farmstays, food experiences and more. All offered by locals.

How it works

Book an Activity or Stay 

Select your preferred date, book online and connect with the local - all via our secured system

How it works

Enjoy the Experience

Meet heart warming locals, experience their life & culture. Your travel empowers them. 

I like local uses cookies, please read our policy accept deny

Learn to brew your own arak

Spiti, India

The Experience Reviews (0)


Duration: 2 days

Meeting Point: Sol cafe, Main Market Kaza, Spiti, Himachal Pradesh, India

Number of people: 2 - 6



    Learn the best Arak-making techniques and what makes it special
  • Enjoy the warmth of communal living in the mountains while sharing Arak with the locals
  • Brew your own arak
  • Experience traditional living in the mountains
  • Share stories and culture with the local family
  • Duration: 2days



Not feeling high enough at 4000 m? Learn how to make Arak – the local brew and elixir of choice in the Himalayas. Discover age-old techniques and secrets on making the best and purest Arak in the land passed from generation to generation!

Arak is a potent brew made by distilling Chhang – a local liquor comprising fermented barley. The final product after distillation tastes somewhat like neat vodka and packs a spirited wallop!

During these two days you will not learn how to make your own Arak, you will experience the warmth of an Indian family's home, cook and sample local food and being surrounded by stunning mountain sceneries.

More information


  • One night accommodation at a homestay in the village
  • Transport to and from the village
  • Meals at the homestay
  • Interpreter/ Guide

Not Inclusive of

  • Mineral water and beverages (other than those provided)
  • Tips; Insurance
  • Expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances
  • Any additional activities not mentioned in the program

Meet the team

Member since: August 2020

We're an award-winning social enterprise born out of love for Spiti Valley and its people. We’re local, passionate about Spiti, and deeply committed to her future. We have been spearheading initiatives of transforming lives in Spiti. Our focus areas are the Conservation of Nature and Culture, Livelihoods, Sustainable Development. We would love to take you through our so beloved Spiti.

Contact Host


Incl. service fee

$ 93.11 p.p.