Day 1 : Start from Howrah to Chandigarh By Train.
Day 2: On the way
Day-3: Pickup from Chandigarh railway station & transfer to hotel. After lunch visit mall & kalibari.
Day 4: Shimla – Narkanda – Rampur – Jeori – Sarahan. (175 kms) (7-8 hours) Start from Shimla early next morning after breakfast to reach Sarhan. On the way you will pass landmarks like Kufri, Matiana, Narkanda, Hattu Peak ( 3135 m) etc. You can climb up the Hattu peak if you feel like before resuming the drive. Driving through Jeori, you will reach Sarhan for night stay.
Day 5: Sarahan – Jeori – Wangtu – Karcham – Sangla. (92 kms) (4-5 hours) Next day, begin the day by a visit to Sarhan’s bird park and Bhima Kali temple. This temple was the site of human sacrifice till a few centuries past. Next, drive over Wangtu bridge to have lunch and some rest in Karcham. Reach Sangla early evening and checkin the hotel. Enjoy a walk in market place and visit Kamru fort and the village temple.
Day 6: Sangla – Chitkul – Sangla. (46 kms) (3-4 hours) (2000 meters) After breakfast drive to Chitkul (3460 Meters) last village on India & Chinese border walk for half a day around Chitkul Village, return back to Sangla or an option of sleeping in Camps in Batseri is also available depending on availability or stay overnight in guest house / Hotel.
Day 07: Sangla –Reckong Peo – Kalpa (49 kms) (3- 4 hours) (2950 meters) Next morning, drive through Powari to visit Reckong Peo monastery to see it’s major attraction, a 60 feet tall Buddha statue. Reach Kalpa for night stay and local sightseeing. Kinner Kailash mountain (6050 meters) is visible at some distance and forms an imposing presence over the area.
Day 08: Kalpa – Nako (110 Km) (5 hours) (3540 meters)Next destination for the day will be Nako, the point where the terrain changes to that of a high altitude desert after the greenery you just passed. You will drive through Puh and Powari. Upon reaching Nako, visit the picturesque Nako lake, village monastery and enjoy leisurely strolls through the village streets.
Day 09: Nako – Tabo (60 Km) (3 hours) (3050 meters)After breakfast, drive towards Tabo and spend some time exploring the village. Visit it’s 1000 years old monastery and hike for a while to reach the ancient caves where Budhhist monks practice deep meditation. Nightstay in a small hotel in Tabo.
Day 10: Tabo – Dhankar (3850 meters) – Kungri – Mudh – Kaza (120 Km) (7 hours) (3350 meters)himachal-pradesh-travel-old-villager Reach Dhankar, the old capital of Spiti and visit the museum. Then walk to Dhankar lake and admire it’s beauty and marine life. Next stop will be Pin valley which is famous for it’s diverse wildlife which includes Himalayan Bear, Ibex and the very elusive Snow Leapard among a few others. Lunch will be served in Mudh village. You will also visit Kungri monastery, home to a very different sect of Buddhism than rest of the region.
Day 11: Kaza – Key Monastery – Lang Za (4280 meters) – Komic (4560 meters) – Kaza (78kms) (3350 meters)Next morning, you will visit Key monastery and then drive on world’s highest motorable road towards Komic (4560 m). Lunch will be served in a local’s house in Langza. There you can visit the fossil park and see a few fossils millions of years old. Drive back to Kaza for night stay.
Day 12: Kaza — Losar—Kunzum la – Chandratal (4300 meters) After an early morning wakeup, you will reach Chandrataal Lake while passing through Kunzum La (4551 m). where most travelers stop to pay respects to the deity and pray for safe journey. Night will be spent in a campsite about 1 km from the lake.Meaning of Chandrataal is Moon Lake and is a major attraction of Spiti. (If the weather is bad, you have to return to Kaza)
Day 13: Kaza —Losar—Kunzum la—Rohtang La—Manali (200 kms) (10hours) (1980 meters)After breakfast, you will leave for Manali while driving through Batal, Chota Darra, Gramphu and Rohtang pass (3970 m). The route is highly picturesque and once you cross Rohtang, the terrain gets much greener as it receives heavy rainfall. Nightstay in a Manali hotel.
Day 14: Manali Local Sightseeing,This day will be dedicated to local sightseeing in Manali. You will visit Hidimba Temple, Vashishth Kund (for it’s hot water springs), Manu temple and take a walk in this charming town.
Day 15: Manali –Kullu – Mandi – Bilaspur – Chandigarh drop (310 kms) (9hours),After breakfast in the morning drive towards Chandigarh passing Kullu,Mandi and Bilaspur .Reach chandigarh railway station. Same day move to Kolkata by Train.
Day-16: On the way
Day-17: Arrive Kolkata with lots of sweet memories.
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Type of Room: Double Bedded Rooms with all modern facilities.
Type Of Food: AP
Transportation: All Transfer & Sightseeing by Tempo Traveller.
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Chandigarh by train from Howrah, All Transfer & Sightseeing by Tempo Traveller.
Shimla, Sarahan, Sangla, Kalpa, Nako, Tabo, Kaza, Chandratal, Losar, Kunzum Pass, Manali, Kulu, Rohtang Pass.