Meals Include: Breakfast Only
A land that attracts hundreds of travelers from around the world is known for its scenic marvels and sprawling trekking trails. Ancient temples, centuries old Buddhist monasteries, and barren lands of Spiti have some magic in the air and you can witness it once you visit here. If you seek peace and calm, Kinnaur and Spiti can offer it in abundance and you can get lost in the magnanimous aura of the region which is pure, authentic and blissful. The leg shaking roads, sheer mountainous terrain, blue sky and pleasant weather calls to undertake some adventurous trek through the valley. Besides, Kinnaur offers a lot of adventure sports like rafting, skiing and zorbing. Indulge in such challenging activities that challenge your gut and give you the experience of a lifetime.
Massive Rivers Baspa and Spiti flows through the valley making view all the more spectacular. Surrounded by amazing landscapes offering you the glimpses of Hinduism and Buddhism, a trip to Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti takes you to a different place where peace talks and you listen offering you a quality time to listen to your inner consciousness. Well, for those who aren’t among any of the two travelers, just enjoy the noise of rivers flowing, birds chirping, and winds blowing. Such locations certainly bring out a poet in you.
On this tour, you will get closer to the nature and can get involved with yourself contemplating about the life and its vista.
Day 01: Chandigarh to Sarahan
As you reach Chandigarh Airport/railway station, out hospitable representative will be there to ascort you to Sarahan, a small village in Himachal. On reaching you destination, check into the hotel and rest overnight for your further journey in the morning.
Day 02: Sarahan to Sangla
In the morning seek blessing from godess Dugra of ancient Bhimakali Temple in Sarahan. On a religious note, continue your journey ahead to Sangla. After a sxi hour long drive, as you reach Sangla all tired and exhausted due to the serpentine road, check into the hotel or luxury tented accommodation and rest for a while. Have your lunch and freshen up to explore the nearby town os Kamru and Sangla. Explore the local markets, enjoy the evening and return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 03: Local Sightseeing of Chitkul Sangla Valley
On day 3, visit the nearby Kamru Fort and its temple which is dedicated to Kamaksha Devi. Also visit Karcham village which is 17 km away from Sangla. Before that, you get to visit the last inhabited village on Indo-Tibetan border- Chitkul which is known for its staircase terrain. It lies in the Baspa Valley from where River Baspa dashs down the deep gorges while irrigating the village of Chitkul. Return back and stay overnight in Sangla.
Day 04: Sangla to Kalpa Local Sightseeing
The next morning, you will be driven to Kalpa village after the breakfast. On the way, you can stop over at Recongpo and enjoy the vividness of the local market and buying local stuffs. Being the district headquarters of Kinnaur District, you can enjoy a local lunch at the restaurant, trying all kinds of Indian as well as Tibetan delicacies. Post lunch, you can visit the Kalpa village and the nearby Roghi village where thick pine forest known for their quality apricots and apples welcome you. Not to forget the majestic view of the Mt. Kinner Kailash in the early morning as the sun rises above the snowy peaks. Also, visit Kalpa – a beautiful villagebeing developed by the Britishers in the Centaury. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 05: Kalpa to Tabo
Post breakfast, drive towards Tabo while halting at Puh and Nako. On the way, visit Nako Lake and village where you can enjoy the delicious lunch and leave for village Kalpa further. On your way to Tabo, visit Gue village famous for Buddhist Mummy of a monk which is around 600 years old and is a major attraction for people coming here. As you reach Tabo in the evening, check into the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 06: Tabo to Kaza
Visit the very popular Tabo Monastery in the village situated at an altitude of 3,200 meters. The gompa is famous for preserving old Buddhist scriptures and statues. After seeking blessing at the thousand year old monastery, continue for Kaza. On the way, visit Dhankar village and Dhankar monastery. Stop for the lunch here and continue your journey ahead. Upon arrival at Kaza, check into the hotel and if you have time, you can explore the local markets of Kaza.
Day 07: Sightseeing around Kaza
Today’s the day to explore the historical village of Kaza and other neighboring villages like Langza, Hikkim, Kibber and Komic. Langza is one important village in Spiti where you can find million years old fossils and remains ancient times and thus is important geographically. Go collect some samples and boast as you return back to your place. If weather permits there is an option drive on to Hikkim, and the Komic village, which is now the world’s highest village (4,450 metres) connected to a highest motorable road. Take a trip to Kye Monastery. Kye Monastery is situated at the foot of steep ridges and on the left bank of river Spiti and the village of Kibber. Enjoy your lunch at Kibber village in a local restaurant, where you will be offered a choice of delicious Tibetan dishes. Take a scenic drive to the pasture country of Kibber. In the evenin, return to Kaza for a night stay.
Day 08: Kaza to Manali
Today’s the day to leave and head towards Manali. As the journey is going to be the longest one, a few halts in between will help relieve you from the hectic drive. First halt at Losar for breakfast and second halt at Battal for lunch and a short halt at Rohtang for tea break will help you enjoy the journey. Upon arrival at Manali, check in to the hotel and rest overnight.
Day 09: Manali Local Sightseeing
Manali has a lot to offer to its visitors. In the morning after breakfast, visit ancient Hadimba Devi Temple built in serenity of the town. Later on visit Tibetan Monastery, Club House, Van Vihar, The Mall Road and Vashishtha Village. Stroll around the Mall in the evening and return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Manali to Chandigarh
Today is going to be a long drive till Chandigarh from Manali via Kullu, Aut, Hanogi Devi Temple and Pandoh Dam. After a nine hour long drive, you will dropped at your respective locations from where you can travel back home comfortably.
The tour comes to an end here but don’t be disappointed as you can always book another trip in future with us.