Kinnaur-Spiti Tour (10N/11D)
Kinnaur Spiti / Manali / Chandigarh
Day 1: Chandigarh-Shimla (120 kilometers / 5 hours)
Our representative picks you up from the station or airport. From here we take a straight drive to Shimla. Once we arrive in Shimla, we check-in to our hotel. You are free for the rest of the day if you wish to explore Shimla's malls. We return to the hotel after the entire day's travel and enjoy a full-night's sleep.
Day 2: Shimla Local Sightseeing
Today we take a tour to Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Jakho Temple, Christ Church, The Ridge and The Mall. After this packed schedule gets over, we have the afternoon to ourselves. Enjoy it with individual activities that you prefer. Come back to the hotel at night and enjoy a good rest.
Day 3: Shimla-Sarahan (180 kilometers / 7 hours)
In the morning, after breakfast, we start off from Shimla to Sarahan. This tour is en route the Sun Temple at Nirath and Rampur. Once we arrive, we check-in at the hotel. Afterwards we visit the Bhimkali temple which is one of the 51 Shaktipeeths of Hindu religion. Come back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 4: Sarahan-Sangla (115 kilometers / 7 hours)
We drive to Sangla Valley after breakfast on this day. On arrival we check-in to our camps. Later we visit the remote villages of Rackcham and Chitkul. Afterwards we come back to the camp and enjoy a good sleep.
Day 5: Sangla- Kalpa (51 kilometers / 3 hours)
In the moring we visit Kamru village and fort. After this we continue driving to Kalpa where we see the backdrop of Inner Kailash mountain range. On arrival, we check-in at the hotel. In the evening you are free to explore Kalpa village. Finally return to the hotel and enjoy the night.
Day 6: Kalpa-Tabo (170 kilometers / 8 hours)
We drive to Tabo in the morning, after breakfast. While going there we visit Nako village which is beautifully located on the banks of a small lake. On arrival in Tabo, we check-in at our hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 7: Tabo-Kaza (50 kilometeres / Full Day)
In the morning we visit the Tabo monastery. Later we drive to Kaza en route Lalung and Dhankar Gompa. On arrival in Kaza, we check-in at the hotel. We stay for the night here.
Day 8 In Kaza-Visit Ki Monastery and Kiber Village
In the morning we visit the Ki monastery which is 12 kilometers from Kaza. This century's Old Gompa is a labyrinth of rooms and corridors and at one time it also acted as a fort. It houses valuable Thangkas and offers a panoramic view of the area. We will also visit the small Gompa at Kiber. which is 9 kilometers further ahead. Kiber at 4205 meters has the distinction of being the highest permanently inhabited village of the region. Once back, we stay the night at the guest house.
Day 9: Kaza-Manali over Kunzum and Rohtang Pass (200 kilometers / 10 hours)
Early morning we check-out from the hotel and drive to Manali en route Losar Village and we also cross two passes - Kunzum and Rohtang Pass. On arrival, we check-in at the hotel and stay here overnight.
Day 10: In Manali - Visit Local Sights
In the morning we go for a half day tour to Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple and Vashisht. Again in the afternoon we do a half day tour to Naggar Castle, Roerich's Art Gallery and some ancient temples in Naggar Village. Your evenings are free for exploring Manali markets. After this you stay overnight at the hotel.