Destnations covered :-SHIMLA-CHITKUL – KALPA – KAZA – CHANDRATAALLess
Pick up from Shimla and head towards Sangla Valley. You will pass through the Kufri and Narkanda. It will take 6 hours to reach Sarahan. Sarahan is full of wildflowers all around, multiple guzzling streams, and the contrast of apple orchards. You can also find here Jujurana bird - a state bird of Himachal Pradesh. On arrival done hotel check-in formalities and enjoy beautiful evening in Sarahan Valley. You can visit Bhimakali Temple, Return back to Hotel, Have dinner & overnight stay in Sarahan.
After breakfast head towards Chitkul enroute you will pass through the Sangla Valley. we will be traveling from Sarahan to Chitkul. Chitkul is 106 km from Sarahan and is a small beautiful village that lies near the border and India and Tibet. Chitkul is the last inhabited village in this region.
from today onwards we will cross Karcham Wangtoo Dam, A scene view of confluence of Baspa with Satlaj River, Kamroo Sangla Valley Gate, Baspa Bridge and Kamru Fort before finally reaching Chitkul in the evening. We will go for a stroll to the riverside later in the eveningDinner and overnight stay at Chitkul
Post breakfast, we will take you to the ITBP check post & Akhri Dhaba (enjoy lunch in India's Last Dhaba on your own expense)
After that we’ll start our journey of kalpa. We’ll be passing through the popular town Sangla before entering the spectacular Kinnaur Valley. Before entering Kalpa at 7549 feet, you might catch a glimpse of the famous Kinner Kailash Peak – said to be the summer adobe of Lord Shiva while it’s covered in snow. Kalpa Monastery, Suicide Point at Roghi, the beautiful Reckong Peo town are some of the most amazing places to see here.
At Kalpa, you will warm up with a piping cup of tea before checking into your homestay/hotel.Dinner and Overnight stay atKalpa.
Post breakfast, we’ll continue our journey on the famous Hindustan – Tibet Highway or the NH 22. The journey today is going to be exciting with treacherous patches on the way and making our stop at Khab, the confluence of Spiti and Sutlej rivers which you will be easily able to differentiate the colour of.We’ll be visiting the frozen Nako lake, the Nako Monastery and a very old, small, ancient temple said to have the impression of Gautam Buddha’s foot. Spend some time getting mesmerized to one of the most beautiful sunsets you’ll ever see from the sunset point in Nako.Dinner and Overnight stay at Homestay in Nako.
We will start this day after breakfast from Nako and visit the 1021-year-old Tabo Monastery, UNESCO World Heritage Site. You can walk around this sacred site and gain a deeper understanding of Buddhism. Unlike other monasteries in Spiti Valley, the Tabo monastery is located at the bottom of the valley. You’ll be able to witness the difference in the structure of the current monasteries from that of the Tabo Monastery which is actually made of mud.We'll also be visiting Gue Monastery and Dhankar Monastery. After Dhankar, we'll visit Kungri Monastery* and Mudh Village*.We’ll reach Kaza before evening and check-in into our hotel. The rest of the day will be at leisure. You can go around the Kaza city, visit the Monastery, check out the local food and the markets.
Dinner at the hotel in Kaza.
Start our day after breakfast and start sightseeing Our first stop will be Langza (Fossil Village), famous for the big Buddha Statue & Fossils of marine creatures and plants, visit en route Komic and 18 km from Kaza. Spend some time at Komic, the highest inhabited village in the world. Get clicking with the locals and spend some time at the monastery. Later start your journey to Hikkim, the highest post office in the world, which is about 5 km from Komic. Send postcards to your near and dear ones. In evening head back to Kaza.
Dinner and Night stay at Kaza.
Head towards one of the most scenic lakes in India, i.e., Chandra Tal also called as Moon Lake via Kunzum Pass and Losar. The lake is beautiful, surrounded by mountains and is situated at an altitude of 4300 meters. Enjoy the views, get yourself clicked with the lake and spend some leisure time. En Route we'll be stopping at Kee Monastery which is the largest monastery in the entire Spiti Valley. We'll also be visiting Kibber, which is one of the highest motorable village in the world and Chicham Khas Bridge which isthe highest bridge in Asia at a height of 13,500 + fts.Return to the campsite before sunset and if the skies are clear, wait for an amazing sunset on CB12 ( Chandra Bhagha 12). Dinner and overnight stay in camps at Chandra Taal.
Today is the last day of our tour and we will start for Manali early in the morning after breakfast. You will be dropped Manali by afternoon.