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Explore Kinnaur – Spiti ( Lost horizon of Himalaya )

Explore Kinnaur-Spiti ( Lost horizon of Himalaya )

Exploration of isolated Kinnaur-Spiti situated on Indo —Tibet border . A spectacular road leads from Simla to the Gorgepous Sutlej valley and scenic semi desert valley of Kinnaur dominated by mighty kinner kailash . Where as wider Desert valley of spiti surrounded by high mountains , Kullu Manali and rest of the part as valley of Kullu and Simla is verdant . practicing Tibetan Buddhist culture and housing several ancients monasteries in its lap.

Climate changes rapidly , you will also see the difference of culture by changing the valley , As beginning from Simla it rains in summer , peoples lives are Hindu . Kinnaur adopted both Hindu and Buddhist culture and it rain lesser , Spiti where Tibetan Budhism is flourished ,landscape is dry , summer is hot and autumn is fresh . Ending the tour in Manali ( Kullu ) also knows as “valley of God ”and is an important tourist destination of north India . These most exotic sight of Himalayas are dotted with ancients temples , monasteries and stupas and inhabited by cheerful peoples who are friendly and inhospitable . Highest point of the tour is Kunzum Pass ( 4700 mtrs ) suitable for age group of 15 to 65 years and required the good physique.

Day 1:- Arrival Dehli
Day 2:- Delhi – Chandigarh – Shimla (1900m), 140 km
Day 3:- Visit Simla
Day 4:- Simla to Sarahan (1920m) 190 km.
Day 5:- Sarahan to Sangla — Chhitkul —Sangla ( 3450m ) 140 kms .
Day 6:- Sangla/ to Recongpeo (2290mtrs ) 38kms .
Day 7:- Recongpeo to Tabo via Nako (.( 3050 -167 km) 7 h
Day 8:- Tabo to Kaza ( 3600 m.) 58kms . via Dhankar and Lalung ,Pin valley
Day 9:- Kaza (3600 m – 46 km) visit Kye and Kibber ( 4200mtrs )
Day 10 :- Explore Hidden area of Spiti . (4500 m)
Day 11:- Kaza to Manali (2000m ) 196 kms
Day 12:- Explore Manali
Day 13:- Manali to Delhi ,570 kms , 16 hours
Day 14:- Arrive in Delhi

Day 1:- Arrival Dehli

Reception in the air port, transfer to the hotel, O/N in the hotel.

Day 2:- Delhi – Chandigarh – Shimla (1900m), 140 km

Kalka Shatabdi -12011 -Dep. Delhi 7.40 Arri.Chandigarh- 11.05 am
Early morning, departure by train to Chandigarh, a modern city in India which is designed by Le Corbusier ( a Swiss-French Architecture ) . Visit the extraordinary Rock Garden , later drive to Shimla , Once the summer capital of British Raj. Presently is the state capital of Himachal Pradesh and one of known hill station of India. Evening stroll in town to  mingle with Indian folk and feel the nostalgie of Victorian era. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3:- Visit Simla:

Morning administrative formalitiesfor one or two hours to obtain the inner line permit.  Follow the day sight seen by  walk up through pine forest to visit the temple of Jhaku hill dedicated to the Monkey God Hanuman . Advance study hall, and folk museum, night in hotel.

Day 4:- Simla to Sarahan (1920m) 190 km.

After breakfast, drive via Kufri, Narkandha and descend to the Rampur erestwhile Himalayan kingdom of Rampur Busheher. Continue to Sarahan the summer capital of the Rampur Busheher. The Visit 1500 years old temple of and one gets a magnificent view of the Shir Khand peaks.This temple is about. O/N in guest house

Day 5:- Sarahan to Sangla — Chhitkul —Sangla ( 3450m ) 140 kms

The gate way to Kinnaur , Leave for Sangla , also called Baspa Valley . Most beautiful valley of Kinnaur dominated by Kamru fort , visit the villages of Chitkul and Rackchham having typical kinnauri architecture visit the fort and village ,o/n in guest house .

Day 6:- Sangla/ to Recongpeo (2290mtrs ) 38kms.

Leave to Recongpeo the distt headquarter of Kinnaur . Visit monastery in town ; the majesty of the Kinner Kailash mountain is in direct vision : this is regarded as one of the mythical abodes of Lord Shiva . After visiting the monastery back to the camp site or guest house.

Day 7:- Recongpeo to Tabo via Nako (3050 -167 km) 7 hours

As entering in restricted area there for inner line permit and passport will be checked at check post at Jhangi .. Drive towards to the Spiti via Khab where the Satlej joins in to the Spiti river . Nako, the most charming village offers a magnificent view around. To the north of the village is the monastic complex belonging to the Drugpa order .Another check posts at Sumdo, driving through several villages reached at
Tabo, Monastery has been founded in 996 A.D . often called the Ajanta of Himalayas. In trans Himalayas Buddhism, Tabo sanctity is next only to Tibet’s Tholing gompa.

Day 8:- Tabo to Kaza ( 3600 m.) 58kms. via Dhankar and Lalung, Pin valley

Dhankar the ancient capital of Spiti king , the most incredibly situated gompa, perched high on the barren rocky mountain slopes.
Lalung: The second most interested monastery of Spiti afternoon reached Pin valley known for its national park (house of the snow leopards, and ibex) Kungri gompa is the main centre of Nyingmapa sect in Spiti. Night in Kaza.

Day 9:- Kaza (3600 m – 46 km) visit Kye and Kibber (4200mtrs)

Leave to visit the famous. Kye gompa perched high on a pyramid like mountain, belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism . Kibber one of the highest permanent inhabited village in the world, situated at the elevation of 4200 m located in a semi bowl-shaped narrow valley. Evening return to Kaza the sub divisional headquarter of Spiti . Explore the tinny town , night in guest house.

Day 10 : Explore Hidden area of Spiti (4500 m)

Uphill road till Langza, visit the village , further to Comic known for one of the highest monastery in the world and for fossil , after lunch stroll to collect the fossil ,Later one can visit the family house to know the life of people , by evening back to Kaza for overnight stay.

Day 11:- Kaza to Manali (2000m ) 196 kms

Road leads through several villages of the Spiti valley , last village of the valley is lossar. Short uphill drive till Kunzum pass (4700 m.) offer extensive view of the snow caped mountains continue by Chandra valley over Rohtang pass (4050 m.) the gateway between Lahoul / Spiti and Kullu “valley of the God” Descending by the snake-curved road through the pasture of wild flowers and forest of silver Oak, Fir, Popular and waterfalls will accompany tilll Manali. O/N in hotel.

Day 12:- Explore Manali

Visit old Manali village and Manu temple , Hadimba temple in midle of cedar forest , Shiva temple and afternoon Vashisht hot spring , evening free ,night in hotel.

Day 13:- Manali to Delhi ,570 kms , 16 hours.

Free day in Manali, Afternoon transfer to bus station , night in comfortable bus.

Day 14:- Arrive in Delhi
Transfer to hotel , half day visit to jama Masjid , Red fort , Kutumb Minar , evening transfer to international airport , flight to onward destination.

Cost per person —1200€ based on 4 pax

Cost per person—-1415€ based on 2 -3pax

Departure guarantee based on 2 persons,
Price guarantee based on 4 persons. (Departure of single person contacts us.)

Formed groups: If the proposed dates doesn’t suite to those who are already formed group of individuals, families, friends, club or corporates, we can tailor their trip for the date that match to their holidays schedule for the suitable period when your trip can be conducted.

Book Your Fixed Departure Date:

  • Departure Dates: PricePersonTotal
    4 August - 17 August  1,415.00
    8 September - 21 September  1,415.00
    6 October - 19 October  1,415.00

Validity of the price: Price is valid till (proposed dates) those wish to travel after proposed dates price may change due to inflation in local economy.

Cost Include

  • Ground transport as per itinerary
  • Airport transfer (domestic and international)
  • Twin sharing room on medium class neat and clean hotel and guest houses
  • Delhi on BB basis
  • Rest full board
  • English speaking guide
  • Inner line permit fee to cross the restricted area

Cost Exclude

  • Flight domestic and International
  • monument fees
  • Visa
  • airport tax
  • Insurance
  • Sleeping bag
  • Food in Delhi
  • Beverages
  • Personal exp .
  • Medical evacuation
  • Tipping .

Document required to obtain the inner line permit:

  • Copy of passport
  • Copy of visa
  • 3 photo passeport size