DURATION: 6 NIGHTS, 7 DAYS
ROUTE: MANALI, SPITI VALLEY, MANALI
DESCRIPTION: A short trip for those who plan to have the best what Spiti valley has to offer. A trip starts from Manali and takes you to Spiti valley through the high passes and tough roads and is jam packed with adventures like none other. This route is only possible between June and October when the road between Manali and Spiti is accessible.
DETAIL ITINERARY Day 1: Manali and aroundUpon arrival Manali welcome by our representative and transfer to Hotel rest after long drive. Afternoon explore old Manali and Manali Mall road. Overnight at Manali in Hotel.
Day 2: Manali to Kaza via Rohtang and Kunzum pass (220 kms/ 10-12 hours) Today after early morning breakfast at 6:00 am leave to Kaza, the capital town of Spiti valley via Rothang pass. At top of Rothang pass majestic panoramic view snow-capped mountain ranges. After Rothang pass landscape totally changing into dry desert mountain landscape as you now enter the cold desert mountain ranges of Himalaya. For lunch at Chacha Chachi Dhaba and leave to Kaza by crossing Kunzum pass and you will be reached Kaza 6:00 or 7:00 PM. Dinner and overnight at Kaza in Hotel.
Day 3: Kaza to Key, Khibber and back (40 kms/ 2 hours) Today after leisure breakfast at 10:30 AM leave sightseeing around Kaza, visit key monastery, the biggest monastery of Spiti valley, Kibber village one of the world highest altitude village and back to Kaza for Lunch. After Lunch relax at Hotel or explore the Kaza market. Dinner and overnight at Kaza in Hotel.
Day 4: Kaza to Tabo via Dhankar (65 kms/ 4 or 5 hours) Today after leisure breakfast at 9:00 AM leave visit of Dhankar monastery, during ancient time Dhankar monastery is the palace of King of Spiti valley and after Dhankar monastery leave to visit Tabo monastery, Tabo monastery dated back to 950 AD listed in world heritage site. Lunch at Tabo in the restaurant. After lunch in Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Tabo in hotel.
Day 5: Tabo to Langza via Pin Valley and Hikkim (90 kms/ 4 hours) Today after leisure breakfast leave Langza village on the visit Khungri monastery on the way to Mudh and visit Hikkim village which has world highest post office. Visit the post office and send some postcards friends. After Hikkim leave to Langza village which is famous for its fossil and a statue of Buddha overlooking the mountain ranges. Dinner and overnight at Langza in Homestay.
Day 6: Langza to Chandrataal Lake via Komic and Lohsar (125 kms/ 5 hours)Today after breakfast at 7:00 leave to Chandrataal Lake on the way visit Komic monastery and Losar village and you will be reached Chandrataal lake afternoon 12:00 or 1:00 PM check into Camp for lunch. After lunch hike around the Lake and enjoy the panoramic view of the Lake. Dinner and overnight at Chandrataal Lake.
Day 7: Chandrataal to Manali via Kunzum pass and Rohtang pass (120 Kms/ 7 hours)This is the last day of your trip in the secluded beauty of Spiti before you see civilization again. Gaze at the mountains as we approach the hustle and bustle of Rohtang Pass and Manali. You can spend some time at Rohtang if your schedule permits. Stay in Manali.
Day 8: Trip ends.Take the morning easy. Have a nice breakfast in the café at Old Manali. You can also visit the Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple or Vashist OR simply relax next to the river. Take an afternoon bus for Delhi. Trip ends here in the afternoon.