Day 1 | Chandigarh to Narkanda ( Theog / 200 km )
Our vehicle will pick you up from the Airport / Railway station or your hotel in Chandigarh and start the drive towards the small mountain town of Narkanda ( 2708 meters )
Overnight at Hotel
Day 2 | Narkanda to Sangla( 163Km / 5 Hrs approx )
Breakfast in the hotel. Depart by surface to Sangla via Rampur. Sangla valley in Kinnaur district with its lush green valleys, fruit laden orchards, snow-clad peaks and widespread fields is undoubtedly a magical place and a complete package in itself. Sangla Valley is also named Baspa Valley because of the Baspa River flowing through the valley. Kinnaur however still maintains the age-old culture and social habits.
Overnight at hotel in Sangla.
Day 3 | Sangla – Chitkul – Sangla
Post breakfast we head towards Chitkul last inhabited village of the Sangla Valley. The small village greets us with majestic landscapes filled with open valley, small hamlet and Baspa river flowing by its side.
Overnight at Sangla.
Day 4 | Sangla – Nako – Tabo ( 188 Kms / 5 Hrs )
After breakfast drive to Tabo(3200 m) en-route visit the Lake at Nako Village, situated at an height of 3662 meters the lake at Nako is completely frozen during the winter months, continue with the drive to tabo and cross the check post at Sumdo. Tabo is famous for its thousand year old monastery which is an ordinary mud structure from outside but on the inside it has frescoes which earned Tabo the epithet of “Ajanta of Himalayas”.
Overnight at Tabo.
Day 5 | Tabo – Dhankar – Kaza ( 65 Kms / 2 Hrs )
After the breakfast drive to Kaza (3450 m), via Dankar ( 3894 meters ) Dhankar is known for its Monastery and an abandoned fort which is at the highest point in the Village and has commanding views of the Spiti valley. The monastery is also famous as it has been the home of the Dalai Lama for a short duration in the past. visit every place and enjoy the relaxing drive .
Overnight in stay at Small town Kaza.
Day 6 | In Kaza
After breakfast drive to Ki monastery (4116 m), . The monastery with rare paintings and scriptures is the oldest and biggest in Spiti. Go further to Kibber (4140m), one of the highest villages in the world and then on to Chicham Bridge, the high altitude suspension bridge that is the only road connect between Chicham village and the rest of the Spiti Valley. Time permitting you can also village Komic Village which is the highest village in Asia that is connected with a road.
Overnight at Kaza.
Day 7 | Kaza – Kunzum Pass – Manali ( 183 Kms / 7 Hrs )
After early breakfast drive towards Kunzum pass (4551 m) the pass separates the areas of Spiti & Lahaul amnd is covered in snow for nearly 7 months in an year. Continue with the drive and take an diversion to visit the Chandratal Lake (4270 m). This blue water lake is situated about nine kms from Kunzum pass. The lake is placed between a low ridge and the main Kunzum range with an outlet into the Chandra River. The lake lies in a broad grassy plain, cranes and ducks abound in the lake. You will have to take a 30 Mins hike till the lake as vehicles are not allowed in its vicinity. post visit continue with drive to Manali, cross Batal, Koksar en-route to Atal Tunel and then Manali.
Day 8 | In Manali
Day free for leisure in Manali, vehicle on disposal for local run.
Overnight in Manali
Day 9 | Manali to Chandigarh ( 308 Kms / 9 Hrs )
Drive to Chandigarh, end of trip.