Day wise Travel Itinerary
Day 01: Shimla – Sarahan (1920m.) 175kms
Sarahan – another charming place via Nirth, Dutt Nagar and Rampur Bushehar through the Satluj Valley. At Nirth there an old Surya (Sun) temple, dedicated to Shiva & Shakti, to be build by Parshuram and the Dutt Nagar is known for its archaeological importance. Sarahan is little but beautiful village in which situated the historical Bhimakali temple, which is about 1500years old. One can also enjoy the best view of Srikhand Dhar and Satluj River. Night stay at Sarahan.
Day 02: Sarahan – Sangla
Sangla is about 95 kms from Saraham at an altitude of 2680m. It takes four to five hours via Karchham. Night stay at Sangla.
Day 03: In Sangla – Chitkul & local
The road on this stretch is very narrow and steep till Chitkul, the last and highest village (3450m.) in Baspa valley. It is situated on the right bank of the Baspa River. There is temples dedicated t local goddess Mathi, which is said to have been constructed some 500 years ago. The situation of Rackchham (2900m.) village is striking, as it is surrounded by Rocky Mountains, Granite Rock and the forests. One can visit Kamru Temple and fort. The snowy peaks surround the valley. Night stay at Sangla.
Day 04: Sangla – Kalpa
Kalpa (2960m.) is the district Head quarter of Kinnaur on Hindustan Tibet Road and offers the nearest view of Kinner Kailash (Shivlingam) peak from Kalpa. One can visit to Ribba Gompa a 1000 years old monastery on the way. Ribba Gompa is situated between the villages of Purbani and Rispa is known for Grapes orchards and the Alcohol district from grapes called ANGOORI is very famous. Night stay at Kalpa
Day 05: Kalpa – Tabo via Nako
Today we drive to Tabo via Nako (3658m.) is situated on the left bank of river Spiti. It is encircled on every side by high hills, which is a witness to the presence of a former lake. The village is under the influence of Buddhism, but there are local Hindu deities too namely Gyalbo, Dabla and Yalso. Nako (3664m.) is situated about 2 kms above the Hangrang valley road on the western direction of the huge mountain of Pargil. Night stay at Tabo.
Day 06: Tabo-Kaza via Dhankar and Lalung
We drive towards Kaza ToDay after an early breakfast, visit Tabo monastery founded in 996AD, the Tabo In terms of area, this is the largest monastic complex in Spiti, and all old section has nine temples,’chortens’, a monks’ chamber and a nuns’ chamber. Tabo’s sanctity is next only to Tibet’s Tholing monastery. UNESCO has declared Tabo a ‘World Heritage Site’. Later we start to drive towards Kaza via Dhankar, Lhalung and Pin Valley. Night stay at Kaza.
Day 07: Kaza – Losar via Ki Monastery & Kibber Village (5 to 6 hrs drive)
Visit Kaza 3600m. It has the administrative headquarters of the Spiti, a market place, medical facilities a filling station. It serves as the base for the trekkers. After looking around some shopping at Kaza drive towards Kibber village (4205m.) Drive up to Kibber (4116M.), which is the highest permanently inhabited village in the world connected by a motor able road. After having a look around Kibber, approach down to Ki-monastery which is 11km.on the way down and adjacent to the road. Ki is the repository of rare ‘Thangka’paintings’ and several ancient musical instruments are likely trumpets, cymbals and drums.
Day 08: Losar – Chandratal Lake (4270m.)
“The Lake of Moon” 3hrs drive. If road condition is good right up to the lake otherwise one has to walk to the Lake. A camp could be establish at the risky point then walk up to the lake for about two hours or less and same Day back to the campsite.
Day 09: Chandratal Lake – Manali: 7hrs.
Drive back to the foot of the Kunzum Pass and at the foot of the pass the last village of Spiti valley is welcomes a small hamlet Batal (4079m.) Stop for a moment, get some tea with view of Chandra river. After that it starts the real adventure drive up to Chota Dara, Chhtru and Grampoo through the rugged and Chandra river valley. On the way left Hand side is Bara Shigri glacier. At Grampoo it divides the valley into Lahaul & Spiti. And turns right hand side at Grampoo towards Lahaul & Leh and left hand side turn to the Rohtang and further down to Manali. From Grampoo, it also goes along the Chandra River with the magnificent view of the rugged valley and beautiful villages are full of lush green vegetation and fruit trees, finally reach at Manali. Night stay at Manali.
Day 10: Manali – Departure
Sights seeing in and around Manali, visit Naggar Castle, Roerich Art Gallery and Hadimba Temple.Naggar Castle It is the old capital of Kullu with an ancient castle built by Raja Bhosal. It has been converted into a hotel under the HPTDC. From the castles balconies you get extensive views of terraced fields and apple orchards below. Roerich Art Gallery In Naggar also is the Roerich Art Museum, which houses a collection of the paintings of the Russian Artist Nicholas Roerich.
Welcome drinks on arrival in hotels. (Non alcoholic)
5 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis.
5 bed tea 5 breakfast and 5 Dinner in Hotel. .
Transport services by an exclusive vehicle as per itinerary.
Bus Station and Hotel Pickup
Assistance on arrival.
Any monument entry fees / camera fees.
Any meal, which is not mentioned above.
Any guide charges.
Any air / train fare.
2.58% Government service tax extra.
Off Seasonal Cost
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