Meals Include: Breakfast+(Lunch or Dinner)
Amidst the land of barren mountains and lush green valleys, there is peace and tranquility that takes you closer to yourself. For those adventurous souls out there, this Kinnaur Spiti tour is a pure bliss where you can find numerous trails to trek and sports to indulge in. Explore the wilderness of inner Himalayas while the sun sets your way and keeps you warm enough to explore further. Home to million years old fossils and remains, Spiti is still ebing explored by many scientists to find evidences of ancient lives present here. Due to this reason, the to and fro of tourists to this region has increased in past few years. Historically evident and spiritually rich place, the Kinnaur Spiti Valley cannot be missed if you are a real traveler.
Besides, when you choose to trek through popular treks including Pin Parvat Pass, Baba Pass, and Hamta Pass, there is a fair probability that you meet some amazing trekker on the way, conversing with whom you’ll get a fresh perspective towards life. Traveling to out of the box places like Kinnaur and Spiti helps you dig deeper into your life and gain a perspective that can help you lead a rather happy life. Travelling to such places do not only offer great locations and views and natural beauty but also offers an insight about life. No matter where you come from, what matters is where you go and in this case you are going deep into nature and that is your place.
Day 01: Transfer from Chandigarh to Narkanda
Upon arrival at Chandigarh Airport or Railway station, you’ll be driven to Narkanda in about -8 hours journey by a cab. Upon arrival, check into the hotel for an overnight stay at the hotel in Narkanda.
Day 02: Transfer from Narkanda to Sangla via Sarahan
Today you will be driven to heavenly Sangla Valley via Sarahan where you will visit the ancient Bhima Kali temple. Also, before leaving for Sarahan you will be visiting Hatu peak, a beautiful mountain peak at an altitude of 3400 meters in Narkanda. While enjoying the valleys on way and panoramic views, you will reach Sangla after a long 9 hours long drive. On arrival, check into the hotel and stay overnight in beautiful Sangla Valley.
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 Chandertal Lake
Visit the most entrenching Lakes in the world, Chandrataal Lake in the mystic Himalyan mountains at an altitude of 4300 meters. Legend has it that that God’s Indra’s Chariot took the eldest Pandava brother Yudhistra ascended to heaven in his mortal form at this place. Apart from the legend, the place is magical and mesmerizing while offering a spectacular view for those who visit. Spend the night in the tent near the Lake and admire the bliss of nature. Enjoy your stay here overnight.
Day 09: Chandertal to Manali
Today you will be driving back to Manali while crossing the same mountain passes that thrilled you in the very beginning of the journey. After a long journey, reach Manali in the evening, check into the hotel and rest overnight.
Day 10: Manali to Chandigarh (310 kms – 8-9 hrs)
Post breakfast, you’ll be driven to Chandigarh viaHanogi devi temple and Pandoh Dam. You will be dropped at Chandigarh Airport/ Railway station by evening for your back home journey.
The tour ends here and hope you take another trip with us in future.
After breakfast, drive to Chandigarh via Kullu, Aut, Hanogi devi temple and Pandoh Dam. Continue your drive to Chandigarh. Arrive in Delhi by evening. The tour ends here.