DAY 1: Arrival at Delhi
Reception at the airport, transfer to the hotel and overnight at the hotel
DAY 2: Delhi to Manali (2000 m), 570 km, 16 hours by tourist
Full day sight seen in Delhi, evening transfer to bus station and board a night comfortable bus to Manali.
DAY 3: Manali
Morning reached Manali; check-in at the family guest house; visit old Manali, Hadimba temple, Shiva temple and the monastery in the town are the main attractions; afternoon free in town.
DAY 4: Manali to Lossar (4050 m) 6 to 7 hours
Drive upstream along the true left bank through the several villages to Rohtang pass (3950 m); follow the rough road towards the east in Chandra valley. Drive to the Kunzum pass (4700 m) which offers an extensive view of C.B. range; descend for next 11 km to the first campsite before Lossar village; overnight at the family guest house or stay with the family.
DAY 5: Lossar to Kibber via Kaza (4200m), 50 km
After breakfast, visit Gompa of Lossar and the village. Passing through several villages, a short visit to Kaza, now leave to visit for famous monastery perched high on a pyramid like mountain which belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan-Buddhism. Also visit Kibber one of the highest permanent inhabited village in the region, visit the village and the Gompa. Overnight in the family guest house or stay with the family
DAY 6: Kibber to Tashigang via Gete (4300 m) via Kye, 4 hours; Trek 1
Trek starts through a gradual path in higher region of Spiti through the field of barley and peas; visit Gete a beautiful hamlet with its few houses, further 45 minutes trek to Tashigang; by evening one can have a visit to the family; overnight in family house, common room, toilet outside.
DAY 7: Tashigang to Langza,(4100mtrs) 4 hour 30 minutes; Trek 2
Gradual trail in beginning and then Â½ hours descend to the river bed of Shila Nalla (stream) as we have to cross it, therefore an early departure is advised, a steady long climb to reach to Langza, campsite close to the village (most of the time temporary)/overnight at the family house, common room, toilet outside.
(Please note that if river is not crossable and temporary bridge is washed away, in that case one has to return to the road side and look for an alternate transport or may have to walk longer than expected time to get till the campsite.)
DAY 8: Langza to Komic (4500 m) via Hikkim, 3 hours; Trek 3
Day starts with easy trek, on the way visit Hikkim village, after 30 minutes of walk reach at Comic known for one of the highest monastery in the world and for fossils, after lunch stroll to collect the fossils; evening one can visit the family house to know the life of people; overnight in the family house, common room, toilet outside.
DAY 9: Comic to Damul 4150 m), 4 hours; Trek 4
Join morning puja in the monastery, an easy trail commands the breathtaking view of mountains, in the end gradual descend to the village. Overnight at the
family house, common room, toilet outside.
DAY 10: Damul to Lalung (3800 m), 5hours; Trek 5
Steep descend to the Lingti valley, again a gradual climb to Lalung village, visit the second most interested monastery of Spiti. According to local tradition monastic site of Lhalung once consisted of nine temples, together with the unusually rich interior of Lhalung main Chapel and the fact that the building of the temple is also attributed to Rinchen Zangpo; overnight at a family house, common room, toilet outside or in a guest house.
Day 11: Lalung to Tabo via Dhankar : 3 hours, trek 6
3 hours trek to Dhankar , the ancient capital of Spiti kingdom the most incredibly situated gompa, perched high on the barren rocky mountain slopes After visit vehicle will pick you for further drive of 30 kms to Tabo via Schilling. 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. Night in guest house.
DAY 12: Tabo to Pin valley -Guling -Kaza (3600mtrs.) Kaza, 72 kms
Drive to.Guling in Pin valley also known for its wild life: Visit the monastery of Kungri the main centre of Nyingmapa sect in Spiti. Back to Kaza, Camp out of Kaza town.
DAY 13: Kaza to Manali -180 kms.
Same way back over Kunzum pass (4700 m.),Chandra valley over Rohtang pass (3950 m.) Night in guest house.
DAY 14: Manali to Delhi :
Free day in Manali, By night bus to Delhi, night in bus.
DAY 15: Visit Delhi and Departure,
Arrive in Delhi, transfer to hote, visit Bhai Temple, Humaun Tomb, after lunch free visit evening transfer to international airport for onward flight