A region of rugged beauty, Kinnaur is a wonderland where rivers flow through the plunging Himalayan gorges. The crisscrossed roads of the old Hindustan–Tibet highway will take tourists to this hidden village called Kinnaur. It is a tiny hamlet in India where beauty resides and that is why it is acknowledged as the “Land of fairy tales.” Sharing its eastern border with Tibet, Kinnaur has noticeable resemblance with Tibetan culture. The hilltop is guarded by three famous hill ranges- Zanskar, Himalaya and Dhauldhar. The terrains of Kinnaur create a spell which encourages all the adventurers to dive into this magi
Arrive at Chandigarh Railway Station & drive to Shimla a drive of around 4 hours Reach Shimla evening free to explore The Mall. O/N Hotel
Drive to Sangla through the thick woods of Kufri, Fagu and Narkanda and along side the River Sutlej to arrive in the evening and check in to hotel. Enjoy the evening in beautiful surroundings in the river valley of Baspa at a height of 9000ft. This is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Himalayas and is often compared to the famous valley of Kashmir. Known for its rich Kinnauri culture and apple orchards, this valley was opened for tourists only in 1993 for its close proximity to the Tibetien border. O/N Hotel.
After B/F, explore the vicinity around including an ancient Kamru Fort & Temple dedicated to the Goddess Kamakhya Devi which was brought from Assam & Nages God. Post Lunch, excursion to Chitkul – a last Village on Old Indo – Tibetan Trade Route. Walk through green orchards & brilliant stream. Return back to Sangla for Dinner & O/N stay.
After B/F, check-out from the Hotel & drive to Kalpa – District Headquarter of Kinnar & once a favorite haunt of Lord Dalhousie. Arrive Kalpa & Check-in to your Hotel. Kalpa was known as Chini back in the days when it was the Regional Capital. Kalpa has changed little in the last 500 years. It is said that as & when Lord Dalhousie wanted to take a break from his hectic schedule in Shimla, he would come here on his Horseback. Each & every corner of Kalpa facing Jorkanden & the Kinner Kailash Peaks, considered as one of the mythical homes of Lord Shiva & by its side is a 79 foot rock formation that resembles a Shivlinga that changes the colour as the day passes & is visible to the naked eye on a clear day. Post Lunch rest in Hotel & in evening visit to Buddhist Gompa – Hu Bu Lan Kar. O/N stay.
Morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Tabo. On the way visit Nako. Nako has a beautiful lake which freezes in the winter and villagers play ice hockey during this period and seeing the temple of Padamsambhava, the second incarnation of lord Buddha who made Buddhism popular in the Trans Himalayas. The day has a surprise where a visit to the village of 5oo years old mummy makes your journey and exciting. Later drive to Tabo. Overnight Camp near village.
After breakfast journey starts to witness the Ajanta of Himalayas the Tabo monastery. Tabo has the oldest caves on barren mountains and Thanka paintings, one of the most precious paintings of Buddhism.Later visit Dhankar Monastry and drive to Kaza. O/N Hotel at Kaza.
After breakfast a drive to the highest motorable roar Langza and enroute visiting the Comik and Hikim village. O/N Hotel at Kaza.
After breakfast excursion to Kee monastery and Kibber village at an altitude of 4205M.After that drive towards Chandratal via Kunzum Pass, Kunzumla Pass which is 4590 M. highest pass on Spiti Lahaul Road. Rudyard Kipling said of the region “Surely the God live here this no place for Men”.. O/N Hotel at Chandratal.
Morning drive to Manali. On the way take a hault at Rohtang Pass. O/N hotel.
Morning drive to Chandigarh. Drop at Chandigarh Airport/Railway Station.