Overview/Itinerary

Starts in Shimla and ends in Manali covering Kinnaur (Sangla and Kalpa) along the way to Spiti.

 

A beautiful trip through the high mountains and deep valleys of Kinnaur to Spiti and ending back in Manali crossing the high pass of Rohtang and Kunzum. This trip is only possible from July when the road between Kunzum and Rohtang opens.

 

Right time to visit- July to October.

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1 : Chandigarh- Shimla- Kufri- Narkanda (180 kms/ 7-8 hours).

 

Day 2 : Narkanda- Rampur- Sarahan- Wangtoo- Sangla (160 kms/ 7-8 kms).

 

Day 3 : Sangla- Chitkul- Kalpa (100 kms/ 4 hours).

  • Chitkul- last village on Indo-Tibet border.

 

Day 4 : Kalpa- Pooh- Khab- Nako- Sumdo- Tabo (170 kms/ 9-10 hours).

 

Day 5 : Tabo- Dhankar- Pin Valley (70 kms/ 4 hours).

  • “Ajanta of Himalayas”- The Tabo Monastery which is close to 1000 years old now.

  • Dhankar Monastery- Seat of the King in ancient times- the most beautiful setting of a monument which hangs on a cliff and overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin River.

 

Day 6 : Pin Valley- Kye- Khibber- Kaza (80 kms/ 4 hours).

  • Kungri monastery - the last hold of Buchen Lamas in Sangam.

  • Kye monastery - is on top of a mountain overlooking the Spiti valley and a huge river bed.

  • Kibber Village - which was once the highest motorable village in the world.

 

Day 7 : Kaza- Hikkim- Komic- Langza- Kaza (70 kms/ 3 hours).

  • Langza - the main area for Fossils.

  • Hikkim - the highest post office in the world.

  • Komik - one of the highest villages in the world at 4600 meters.

 

Day 8 : Kaza- Losar - Kunzum Pass - Chandratal Lake (12o kms/ 5 hours).

  • Chandra Tal- The lake of the moon.

  • Losar - the last village of Spiti valley.

 

Day 9 : Chandratal- Batal- Chatru- Gramphoo- Rohtang Pass- Manali (120 kms/ 7 hours).

 

Day 10 : Manali- Kullu- Mandi- Chandigarh (290 kms/ 10 hours).

Leave early in the morning to catch your evening flight/train/bus from Chandigarh back to your hometown. Trip ends here.

9 Nights 10 Days Available on request
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give/What we won't

What is included in the tour

  • Breakfast and Dinner. (except in Manali)

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.

  • Taxi for 10 days as per the plan.

  • Driver to act as basic guide.

  • All expenses for the driver are paid for, including tolls.

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Journey tickets for Chandigarh or back.

  • Lunch, snacks and beverages.

  • Any kind of insurance.

  • Guide.

  • Cost of any emergency.

  • Bus ticket, Monument entry fee, cost of permits, camera charges.

  • Any personal expenses.

Things to Carry
Things to Carry
  • Sunscreen
  • Goggles
  • Basic hiking/ training shoes
  • Lip balm
  • Some thermals
  • Woolen socks
  • Woolen cap
  • Muffler
  • Wind cheater
  • Sweat shirt
  • Jacket
  • Woolen gloves
  • Toilet paper
  • Moisturizer
  • Extra camera batteries