Day 01: Shimla – Sarahan (165 Kms Approx. 7 Hours)
After breakfast, drive from Shimla to Sarahan via Kufri, Theog, Fagu, Narkanda, Rampur. On this route, halt at Rampur for lunch. On reaching Sarahan, check-in at hotel | guest house, 2165 meters above the sea level. Sarahan commands a view of Srikhand Mahadev Peak and famous for 800 years old Bhimkali Temple, one of the unique Hill Architecture. Enjoy panoramic view of Shrikhand Peaks& visiting Bhimkali Temple – one of the 51 Shakti peeth. Attend the mesmerizing evening Aarti at temple. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02: Sarahan – Kalpa (97 Kms Approx. 4 Hours)
After breakfast, check-out & drive to Kalpa. 2670 meters above the sea level, Kalpa is the district headquarter of Kinnaur and was once the favorite getaway of Lord Dalhousie. On reaching Kalpa, check-in to your hotel | guest house. Once known as Chini, little has changed in Kalpa in the last 500 years. By the side of Kalpa is a 79-foot rock formation that resembles a Shivalinga that changes the color as the day passes and is visible with naked eye on a clear day. Evening, visit the Buddhist Gompa – Hu Bu Lan Kar. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: Kalpa Sightseeing
Early morning, enjoy spectacular view of Kinner Kailash Peaks during the Sunrise. Kalpa is famous for its Apples & Chilgoza plantations. The tree belongs to the Pine Family & the fruit is in about an inch long, in soft cover. After breakfast, visit the local School & Narayan Nagini Temple Complex, which has Shrines of Hindu, Buddhist and local Deities. Later, go for an excursion trip to Roghi Village to get closer to the ‘Pahari’ way of Life as you mingle with the locals. Later return to your hotel in Kalpa. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04: Kalpa – Tabo (179 Kms Approx. 7 Hours)
Early morning, enjoy spectacular view of Kinner Kailash Peaks during the Sunrise.. After breakfast drive to Tabo. Enroute, visit Kinnaur’s most picturesque hamlet and the Nako Lake. Nako is a heritage village built around a small lake and has an important Buddhist Gompa and a small temple. A footprint like impression on a rock is ascribed to the saint Guru Padmasambhava. Explore the scenic Spiti Valley that has few signs of vegetation. The beauty of Spiti lies in its unspoiled, untainted raw landscape. Rudyard Kipling describes Spiti in ‘Kim’ in these words: “At last they entered a world within a world – a valley of leagues where the high hills were fashioned of the mere rubble and refuse from off the knees of the mountains, surely the Gods live here.” On arrival at Tabo, check in at hotel | guest house. The ancient village of Tabo is situated on the left bank of the river Spiti. It is the land of one of the most famous Buddhist monasteries, regarded next to the Tholong Gompa in Tibet. It is also known as the ‘Ajanta of Himalayas’. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05: Tabo – Kaza (47 Kms Approx. 3 Hours)
Join the morning prayers at the Tabo Monastery (constructed in 996 AD). It is a complex consists of 9 Temples, 23 Chortens, a monk’s chamber and an extension that houses the nun’s chamber. Above the enclave is a series of caves which are used by the monks. The monastery contains large number of scriptures and pieces of art including wall paintings and stucco. There is also a modern Gompa and a painting school founded by the Dalai Lama. Later head to Kaza (3870 meters above sea level). On your way to Kaza (the capital of Spiti Valley), visit Dhankar Gompa, the traditional capital of Spiti. This hilltop fort that overlooks the Spiti Valley used to be a jail earlier. Today, more than 160 lamas reside here. Notable sights at Dhankar Gompa include a statue of Vairochana (Dhayan Buddha) consisting of 4 figures seated back to back in addition to various crumbling Thangkas. On arrival at Kaza, check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06 : Kaza – Ki Monastery – Kibber
After Breakfast, a trip to Ki Monastery. Ki Monastery, situated at the foot of steep ridges and on the left bank of river Spiti, is the biggest Gelupa Sect Monastery in Spiti. A post 13th century construction, the three-storeys structure consists largely of storage rooms at the bottom level while the middle floor houses Dukhang – the Assembly Hall, and the uppermost floor has another temple on one side and Lama’s quarters on the other side of an open terrace. The greatest wealth of Ki Gompa lies in its collection of ‘Thangkas’ rescued from the devastating 19th century raids of the Dogars and the Sikhs. The monastery is famous for its ancient murals and books; and hundreds of lamas receive their religious training here. Afterwards, take a scenic drive to the pasture country of Kibber. From Kibber, the pastures are spread over hundreds of square kilometers. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07 : Kaza – Chandertal Lake (Moon Lake).
After Breakfast, head to Chandertal Lake also known as Moon Lake , renowned for its stunning Himalayan beauty & surrounded by breath-taking landscapes. The lake is accessible via a 4WD (8 km drive) from a point after crossing Kunzum La pass.
Dinner & Overnight Camp stay at Chandertal lake. You should be adventure frame of mind before considering an overnight stay at Chandertal.
Day 08 : Chandertal – Manali
After Breakfast, Check out enjoy drive back to Manali (3340 meters Altitude), check in at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 09: Manali-Local sightseeing & Drop
After breakfast, checkout from hotel. You can also opt Manali Half day Local sightseeing, later in evening, drop at Bus stop for your onward journey back home.
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