Classic Kinnaur Spiti Valley Tour From Chandigarh
Places Covered :- Sarhan-Sangla-Chitkul-Kalpa-Nako-Tabo-Kaza-Shimla
Lahaul & Spiti is a popular destination amongst the adventure junkies, off-roaders and bikers for all the good reasons. This sparsely populated and sparsely vegetated region is a paradise on Earth and must be on your list of places to visit before you die! You will never feel more alive than how you feel in this desolate and barren valley where silence speaks volume. From a rocky terrain to the tiny patches of lush greenery that ring a bell, to the whitewashed petite homes and vibrant and flamboyant monasteries- Lahual & Spiti will silently teach you the true meaning of living. If you’re in for some local delicacies, you will have the time of your life slurping the hot and spicy Thukpa, a Tibetan noodle soup and steaming hot Momos, the dumplings made with meat or vegetable stuffing, the sort of only options you have to survive throughout your journey. A tour package for Himachal Pradesh with the highlights of Sarahan, Sangla, Chitkul, Tabo, Kaza and more!
Day 01: ~ Transfer From Chandigarh to Sarahan
Arrive at the Chandigarh airport or railway station, leave for Sarahan in a taxi for Himachal tour provided with your trip. Spend the night at the hotel in Sarahan.
Day 02: ~ Transfer From Sarahan to Sangla
After a delicious breakfast, visit the famous Bhimkali Temple, one of the 51 Shaktipeeths that witnessed the human sacrifices about two centuries ago. Drive towards Sangla, check in to hotel or luxury tented accommodation and rest for a while before resuming your trip to Kamru and Sangla villages to witness amazing ancient temples and Buddhist monasteries. On taking a tour of the local market, you can interact with local people and know more stories about the place. Spend the night at the hotel in Sangla.
Day 03: ~ Local Sightseeing of Chitkul Sangla Valley
On third day, visit Sangla, and the nearby Kamru village. At Kamru Village, you can take a tour of the Kamru Fort to enrich your journey. Visit the temple dedicated to Goddess Kamaksha Devi and seek her blessings. Being a populous and fertile village, Sangla is situated at an altitude of 262 m above sea level, just 17 kms away from Karcham. The next stop is Chitkul village in Kinnaur district – the last inhabited village on the Indo-Tibetan border located in the Baspa valley. Take pleasure of watching never-seen sights of the terrains and green vegetation. You can also get a closer look of the Mt. Kinner Kailash from here. Spend your night at the hotel in Sangla.
Day 04: ~ Sangla to Kalpa Local Sightseeing 2,759 metres / 9,048 feet (40 kms/ 2-3 hrs)
After breakfast at the hotel you will be driven to Kalpa village (2-3 hrs.) while taking a comfort break at Recongpeo - the district headquarters of Kinnaur district. Walk around the local market to experience the freshness and beauty of nature. Dine in a local restaurant to seek pleasure of delicious Indian as well as Tibetan cuisines. After lunch, visit Kalpa and Roghi village, covered with thick pine forests and best known for their apple & apricot forests. Also, catch the closer experience of the Mt. Kinnaur Kailash that stands tall at an altitude of 6000 m above sea level. Spend the night at the hotel in Kalpa Valley.
Day 05: ~ Kalpa to Tabo 3,050 metres / 10010 feet (190 Kms / 9-10 hrs)
On the next day, drive to Tabo through Puh and Nako. Visit Nako Lake and village while feasting on local delicacies for lunch in Nako. Continue driving to Tabo while visiting the Gue village which is also the last Indian village on Indo-Tibetan boarder. Visit the naturally preserved mummy of a Buddhist monk which is about 600 years old, which was discovered here while building the road. Reach Tabo and check in to your hotel.
Day 06: ~ Tabo to Kaza 3,200 metres / 10,500 feet, (150 kms / 9 hrs).
After breakfast, we will visit the Tabo monastery which is the oldest monastery in the Himalayas. Later we will drive you to Kaza (3 hrs.) En route visit the Dhankar village, Dhankar monastery and fort. Here, stopover for a cup of tea with lunch while enjoying the warm hospitality of local family. Later, continue driving to Kaza, check into hotel and rest for the night.
Day 07: ~ Sightseeing around Kaza (5-6 hrs).
Leave for Lagnza village where you can walk around and explore the region on your own after breakfast. Visit monastery at the top of the village and on the way look out for fossils. You could take a ride on yaks and explore how they work in fields and graze in pastures. If possible, you’ll be taken to Hikkim and the Comic village - the world’s highest village (4,450 metres) joined to a motorable road. Continue your visit to Kee monastery and the village of Kibber. Walk to the nearby mountains where there are big herds of Himalayan blue sheep and snow ibex gather in the evening. Lunch will be at Kibber village, in a local restaurant, where you will be offered a choice of delicious Tibetan dishes. Evening at leisure, spend the night at the hotel in Kaza.
Day 08: 2016 Kaza-Kalpa
Leave for Kalpa after breakfast. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kalpa.
Day 09: ~ Transfer From Kalpa to Shimla
Checkout from hotel and proceed to Shimla while touring Narkanda on your way. Spend the night at the hotel.
Day10: ~Shimla to Chandigarh(130 Kms /03-04 hrs)
After having breakfast, you will be dropped at Chandigarh railway station/Airport. The tour ends here.
- Pickup & Drop.
- Welcome Drink on Arrival.
- All sightseeing's by individual car.
- Transfers: Destination-Hotel-Destination.
- Sight-seeing as per tour itinerary.
- All toll taxes, parking fees and driver's allowance.
- Inclusive of all taxes.
- Charges for early Check-In & late Check-Out at Hotel.
- Lunch & Snacks.
- Air fare/ train fare.
- Monuments Entrance fees during sightseeing.
- Camera charges/Rides etc.
- Any other item not specified in the Package Inclusions.
- 5% Goods And Services Tax(GST)