We will meet at the decided point at Night around 10:30 PM from,where we will board the vehicle and leave for Shimla.Those whowant to join from Chandigarh will meet in Morning (4/4:30 am)
Overnight Journey from delhi to shimla
| SHIMLA - CHITKUL
The Spiti expedition quest starts from here.Have breakfast,freshen up and drive through Kufri, pass through Narkanda,on the way to Sangla valley.Travel along the Sutlej river till Karcham from where you will take a right turn towards Chitkul following the Baspa river.
Chitkul is the last inhabited village before the Indo-China border and here you can also visit the famous ‘Hindustan ka Akhri Dhaba’ for an amazing meal.
Overnight stay and dinner at hotel/homestay in Chitkul.
| CHITKUL- SANGLA- KALPA
After breakfast, spend some time at leisure and check out.Chitkul is the last Indian village towards the China border. Explore the best of it.Next, you will be departing for Kalpa. Passing by the Spiti River, enjoy a 360-degree view of the mesmerizing mountains.
You will be driving back towards Karcham from where you will proceed deeper into the valley towards Powari.At Powari take a left to ride to ReoKong Peo, which is the main town of Kinnaur district from where you will proceed to Kalpa.
Spend the night in the beautiful Kalpa village overlooking the Kinnaur Kailash mountains. Dinner & overnight stay in hotel in Kalpa.
| KALPA- NAKO - TABO
After early morning breakfast, you will be leaving for Tabo passing through the beautiful Spiti Valley.En route, you will be taking the Indo-Tiber Highway and pass through the Khab bridge that marks the confluence of Spiti and the Satluj River.
Take a short stopover at Nako and have lunch, after which you will be entering the Spiti Valley right as soon as you cross Sumdo.You will then proceed towards Tabo ,check-in to your hotel and have local Spiti cuisine.
Enter the exquisite town and stay at the homestay in Tabo.
| TABO-DHANKAR-PIN VALLEY-KAZA
After a delicious breakfast, you will proceed towards Kaza.On the way take a small detour towards the right to visit the tiny hamlet of Dhankar, perched high above the confluence of the Spiti and Pin River.If time permits, do take an hour’s climb above the village to visit the stunning turquoise Dhankar Tso or Dhankar Lake to enjoy stunning views of the valley.You will then start your drive towards the beautiful Pin Valley.
You will be first visiting the Kungri Monastery and then the beautiful hamlet of Mudh, which is the last motorable village of the Pin Valley.Declared a national park in 1987, Pin Valley is home to at least 12 endangered snow leopards in addition to other animals indigenous to the region like the Siberian ibex, bharal, weasel, red fox, and marten.
Birds such as the pika, griffon, golden eagle, bearded vulture, Chukor and Raven will be painting the skies with a pretty picture as you drive through the beautiful Pin Valley.You will drive to Kaza in the evening Dinner & overnight stay in homestay .
After a delicious breakfast, you will drive to some of the highest inhabited regions of the world.First, you will be visiting the highest village in Asia, Komik, which literally translates to ‘eye of a snow cock’.You will then proceed to Hikkim for a visit to the world’s highest post office in the world and if possible, you may even meet the postmaster and hear his stories.
After sending out a postcard, you will be driving to Langza, a village that is home to the ancient Lang Temple which is estimated to be around 1000 years old.You will then be proceeding towards the world-famous Ki Monastery nestled between the mountains in a bowl-shaped valley of the small village Langza in Spiti valley.After absorbing the beauty of this ancient marvel, you’ll further visit the high villages of Kibber and Chicham.
Pass through the Chicham Bridge, the highest bridge in Asia, that offers awe-inspiring visuals of the valley below.Later in the evening, you will drive back to Kaza , dinner & overnight stay in kaza.
After breakfast, proceed to Chandratal, the Hidden Blue Jewel of the Himalayan Mountains that literally translates to Moon Lake.The mystical and beautiful Chandratal Lake, with a striking backdrop of Chandra Bhaga mountain range, keeps changing its appearance throughout the day.
You can take a stroll around capturing the colours of the beautiful Chandratal Lake, and then you will drive down to your campsite.You can enjoy a hot supper under the gaze of a million stars as you relax at the campsite after a wonderful day.
Dinner & overnight stay at the camps near Chandratal Lake.
| CHANDRATALLAKE - MANALI - DELHI
With the visuals of the stunning Chandratal Lake captured in the minds and cameras, you will continue tracing your steps back towards Manali.
You will pass through the newly built Atal Tunnel to reach Manali where you can choose to explore the markets shopping for souvenirs.
You will be boarding a Volvo AC Bus from Manali to Delhi in Evening,Overnight journey from Manali to Delhi/Chandigarh.
| REACH DELHI
Around 6:00 am you will reach delhi with lot of beautiful memories and new good friends......