DURATION: 9 NIGHTS, 10 DAYS
Day 1: Chandigarh to Narkanda (180 kms/ 7-8 hours) Arrive Chandigarh. Welcome and meet my representative leave to Narkanda. On the way will stop for short hike and photography to enjoy the alpine mountain landscape of Himalaya as you leave the hustle and bustle of the city environment behind. On the way enjoy the lush green valley and apple orchards on road sides. You will be reached Narkanda around 4:00 or 5:00 PM check into Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Narkanda in Hotel.
Day 2: Narkanda to Sangla (160 kms/ 7-8 kms)Today after leisure breakfast at 9:00 AM leave to Sangla valley via Rampur. Sangla is one of the beautiful hill station valley in the India. Lunch on the way in the restaurant. You will be reached Sangla at 5:00 or 6:00 PM. Dinner and Overnight at Sangla in Hotel.
Day 3: Sangla to Kalpa via Chitkul (100 kms/ 4 hours)Today before breakfast temple at Basteri village and back to Hotel breakfast and after breakfast at 10:00 AM leave Kalpa via Chitkul. At Kalpa you will enjoy the stunning view of Kinner Kailash peaks over a cup of tea. Dinner and overnight at kalpa in Hotel.
Day 4: Kalpa to Tabo Via Nako (170 kms/ 9-10 hours)Today after breakfast walk to the Old Shiva temple and Buddhist monastery in Kalpa and leave to Tabo village via Nako village. The terrain will change after Pooh and you will see the end of the tree line. See the confluence of Spiti and Sutlej river at Khab. Lunch at a beautiful village called Nako. If time permits then we visit Gue to see the Mummy. Dinner and overnight at Tabo in Hotel.
Day 5: Tabo to Pin Valley via Dhankar (70 kms/ 4 hours)Today after leisure breakfast visit the “Ajanta of Himalayas”- The Tabo Monastery which is 1000 years old now. The frescos painting of the monastery is believed to have been made in a single night by the Angles themselves. You can also hike to the meditation caves, if time permits. Visit Dhankar Monastery during ancient time palace of the king of Spiti valley and monastery is located the cliff of the mountain overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin River. After Dhankar monastery leave to Mudh village. Dinner and overnight at Mudh village in Homestay.
Day 6: Mudh village to Kaza via Kye and Kibber (80 kms/ 4 hours). Today after leisure breakfast leave to Kaza, the capital town of the Spiti valley on the way visit Khungri monastery- the last hold of Buchan Lamas in Sangam. After this, we make our way to Kye monastery and Kibber Village. Kye monastery is on the top of a mountain. On the roof key monastery panoramic view Spiti valley. After Key monastery visit Kibber village, the highest high altitude village. After visiting Kibber village return back to Kaza. Dinner and overnight at Kaza in Hotel.
Day 7: Kaza to Langza, Hikkim, Komic and Back (70 kms/ 3 hours) Today leisure breakfast at 9:00 leave to Langza village- the main area for Fossils, Hikkim village- the highest post office in the world and Komic- one of the highest villages in the world at 4600 meters. On the way visit to the Tangyud monastery in Komic. You can see some snow laden peaks during this drive. To make this memorable, you can also hike from Langza to Komic- 3-4 hours. Visit the postmaster of the highest post office in the world at Hikkim and send some postcards from here. And return back to Kaza. Dinner and overnight at Kaza in Hotel.
Day 8: Kaza to Chandrataal via Lohsar (120 km 6 or 7 hours)Today after early breakfast leave to Chandrataal Lake on the way visit Lohsar village and have a cup of tea at the Lohsar village. After this you will just get closer to the high mountains and all you will see is snow-capped peaks from Kunzum Pass and beyond. The hike to Chandra Tal lake is 20 minute from the barricade. The lake is a mesmerizing sight that will leave you speechless for sure. We don’t have words to describe it. You will be reached Chandrataal Lake at 3:00 or 4:00 PM. Dinner and overnight at Chandrataal Lake in Camp.
Day 9: Chandrataal to Manali via Kunzum and Rohtang Pass (120 km 7 or 8 hrs).Today after breakfast at 7:00 AM leave to Manali by crossing Kunzum pass and Rothang pass. Road is rough but you will enjoy one of the breathing landscape.Spend some time at Rohtang if time permits. You will be reached Manali 3:00 or 4:00 PM check into hotel for rest. Early evening explore Manali Mall road. Dinner and overnight at Manali in Hotel.
Day 10: Manali to Chandigarh (290 kms/ 10 hours)Leave early in the morning to catch your evening flight from Chandigarh back to your hometown. Trip ends here.