Day 01: Arrival in New Delhi or Chandigarh
Day 02: New Delhi - Kalka - Shimla.
Shatabdi train to Chandigarh - Kalka, Kalka - Shimla Himalayan queen train
Day 03: Shimla (2200m)
Day 04: Shimla - Sarahan (2165m) - Sangla
Setting off from Shimla on our 10 days
tours, we start 176 km. With a scenic route running through Kufri and Narkanda. En route not to be missed are the famous apple
belts of Kotgarh and Kumarsain, descending to the Satluj valley. After reaching Rampur Bushehar- famous for trading town,
café Satluj is ideal stop for the refreshment. From Rampur the beautiful village of Sarahan is 44 kms. The major attraction
is century old Bhimakali temple.Entering Kinnaur at Chora village and following as straight-line road constructed in a vertical
rock cliff and its a rare treat to travel on this road, which is a great engineering feat. Along the road are the villages
of Niugal Sarai and Bhawanagar where the famous Nathpa- Jakhri power project is located. After Bhawanagar, you reach Wangtu
where you cross Satluj River. From this point you can visit the famous Bhaba village and also undertake the famous adventurous
trek from Bhaba valley to Pin valley in Spiti. Following Satluj River in deep gorge for 77 km. You will visit Sangla in Vaspa
valley, one of the most beautiful high valleys in Himachal. Visiting Kamru fort
Day 05: Sangla - Chitkul (3480m) - Recongpeo - Kalpa (2960m)
we drive to Chitkul village the last inhabited
village in the valley. Surrounded by fields, apple orchards and high peaks
Day 06: Kalpa - Nako (3662m) - Tabo (3300m)
we drive back to the confluence of Satluj
and Vaspa rivers.
Entering in Spiti landscape changes from
rocky mountain to deserted mountains. Arriving Tabo (3050m.), which is the biggest monastic complex in Spiti, which has since
been declared as protected monument under the control of Archeological Survey of India. Built in 996 A.D., by Rinchen Tsangpo,
Tabo is known as; Ajanta of Himalayas.
Day 07: Tabo - Dankhar (3684m) - Lalung - Mud (3600m) - Kaza (3600m)
En route Dankhar monastery (3980m.) located
on top of a small hill is 25 km. From Tabo. Dankhar the traditional capital of Spiti kingdom, however Dankhar main attraction
is natural lake situated 2.5 km. above the village. Now road continues up and broaden up to Lingti village, where Pin and
Lingti River joins the Spiti. En route visiting Sherkhang monastery at Lalung, drive towards Pin valley crossing bridge at
Attargu. Pin valley is a national park known as land of Ibex and Snow Leopard. The most interesting to see is Chamurti horses,
which are popularly called the camel of cold desert. The lifeline of this difficult terrain, Spiti and Chamurti are among
the six recognized finest breeds of horses in India. Pin valley is protected area, with Rupi Bhaba wild life sanctuary to
its south and Great Himalayan National Park to its southwest.
Day 08: Kaza - Langza - Komic - Kibber (4205m) (Home stay)
Passing through Kaza (3600km.) sub- divisional
headquarter of Spiti, we visit Langza, Hikkim and Komic villages, situated at height between 13500 ft. and 14400 ft. is favorite
place to find fossils. Exploring around, Kee monastery is the next place to be visited. Situated on a steep ridge on the left
bank of Spiti river belongs to Gelukpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. 10 km. above driving up to Kibber village (4205 m.) we visit
we visit - Tashi Gang village (4400m.) the 2nd highest village in world.
Day 09: Kibber - Tashi Gang - Gete, Trek to Kee (4115m) - Losar (4100m) (Home stay)
Passing through the beautiful hamlets
of Rangrik, Hal, Pangmo, Kiato and Hanse youll arrive at Losar the last village in the valley
Day 10: Losar - Kunzom la 4551m - Trek to Chandratal 5 hrs - Sissu (Tented accommodation)
Now road climbs up to Kunzum la pass (4551m.),
which connects Lahoul with Spiti. The panorama as viewed from the top of the pass is enthralling and inspiring. 8 km. Walking
gradually downwards to the lake of moon-Chandertal lake. A vast meadows around the lake carpeted with alpine flowers, is an
ideal place for camping. A magnificent view of Samudra tapu glacier and Moulkila range is obtainable from here.
Day 11: Sissu - Rohtang pass 3978m - Solang valley - Trek to Jogini water fall -
Vashisht - Manali
Now driving along the Chandra we pass
villages of Koksar, Sissu, and Gondhla further to Kardang monastery located on the top of hill across the river Bhaga, below
Rangcha peak, is the largest monastery in Lahoul. Founded 900 yrs ago, monastery contains largest collection of Kangyur and
Tangyur. Exploring villages around valley, we drive back to Gramphu. Crossing Rohtang pass, 51 kms road winds down to Manali.
Day 12: Manali 2050m
Day 13: Manali - Chandigarh - New Delhi
Day 14: Fly home