Meals Include: Breakfast Only
Situated high in the Himalayas, Kinnaur is one of the smallest districts of Himachal which is sparsely populated due to rough weather and harsh living conditions. However amidst all this roughness, Kinnaur doesn’t fail to surprise you with the amount of beauty it is blessed with. Actually a blissful paradise with valleys so astoundingly spectacular and magical, Kinnaur could be a perfect backdrop for your travel story. A road less travelled and the place less explored, Kinnaur has a lot many surprises hidden for its travelers and visitors. Connecting the two valleys across the range, Kinnaur’s unknown terrains are mysterious and inviting for all adventurous souls.
Kinnaur is an adventurers’ paradise, where you can challenge your wits with a bundle of exciting sports like rafting, paragliding, and skiing. Besides, the best way to explore the valleys and remote areas of the town is through trekking your way up hills. Home to some of the best trek routes, Kinnaur offers the best food for your wandering souls. What’s more? If you are amongst those who take adventure quite seriously, then Kinnaur has a lot of climbing sessions in which you can take part in. Now if this doesn’t invite you, what else do?
So, why wait? Take up the challenge and plan your Kinnaur trip today!
Day 01: Transfer from Chandigarh to Sarahan
The drive is long and the road is wise! As soon as you land in Chandigarh, you’ll hop on to the cab sent for you and begin your soulful journey towards Kinnaur. Well, for today, you will be driven to Sarahan where you would first halt. Amidst the tall coniferous forests, a small village of Sarahan awaits you. Check into the hotel and stay overnight and relax after a long drive all the way from Chandigarh.
Day 02: Transfer from Sarahan to Sangla
Today you will be visitng the divine Bhimakali Temple at Sarahan and seek blessings of powerfull goddess Durga. There on, continue your journey ahead towards Sangla Valley in Kinnaur. You will reach your destination after a few hours long drive by road. Upon arrival at your destination, check into the hotel or choose to stay in a luxury tented accommodation. Freshen up and get ready to explore the first village of Kinnaur. Visit the beautifully carved old temples and Buddhist monasteries. Get the first hand experience of the place by interacting with the locals and hearing their stories. Return to the hotel and enjoy an overnight stay in hotel in Sangla.
Day 03: Local Sightseeing of Chitkul Sangla Valley
Today you will get to explore the local areas of Sangla Valley and Chitkul Village. Visit the charming and historically evident Kamru fort where you will see the Kamaksha Devi Temple. From there you will be driving towards Chitkul- last inhabited village on Indo-Pak border. Chitkul is a beautiful village with vegetation and greenery. Stroll around the market of Chitkul and get acquainted with the culture of the village by interacting with the locals. Eat the local delicacies for lunch and return back to your hotel in Sangla for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Sangla to Kalpa
On day 4 of your journey, you will visit the next village situated at an altitude of 2758 meters. On the way, a short halt at Reckong Peo, the headquarters of Kinnaur where you can have lunch and stroll around the local markets. Drive further to Kalpa village and on reaching your destination, check into the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 05: Kalpa Local Sightseeing
Today is a local sightseeing tour in Kalpa and nearby Roghi village. Famous for its apple and apricot orchard, Kalpa is a beautiful villages located at an altitude of 2,960 meters above sea level. Kalpavillage has the ancient temples that were prominent in the past. The village is located in the Stulej Valley wherein the Rivers hurtles through the deep gorges and winding mountain road is bordered by chilgoza forests. Explore the sleepy hamlet and serene views and enjoy strolling around the village. Return back to the hotel and enjoy the evening indulging in leisure activities.
Day 06: Transfer from Kalpa to Shimla
So, after an overhauling trip to the hamlet so serene and calm and endearing, it’s time to return back home. After a filling breakfast, check out from the hotel and leave for Shimla via Narkanda. Halt at Narkamda for a lunch and strolling around. On reaching Shimla, enjoy your stay in the hotel.
Day 07: Shimla-Chandigarh
The tour has ended and it’s time to leave for Chandigarh airport/railway station for your further journey ahead. The tour ends here.
Hope this enthralling trip helped you to achieve what you’ve been searching in the sleep hamlets of Kinnaur. We hope to see you again and serve you in best possible way.