Lahaul and Spiti is one of the state lies on the international border with Tibet. Lahaul and Spiti are the perfect locations for adventure seekers and nature lovers.
After crossing the pass you realize the clear impression of Buddhist culture. You see the road side chortens. By visiting this valley and snow capped hills create a splendid view of the valley. Lahaul and Spiti are two isolated Himalayan valleys of Himachal Pradesh that lie on the Indo-Tibet border. A beautiful land of captivating Buddhist art and culture- Lahaul is distinguished by inflicting mountains and glaciers while the vegetation, climate and the landscape of Spiti are similar to that of Tibet. That’s why the village of Spiti is also popular as ‘Little Tibet’.
This is a perfect family holiday that offers you a pleasant experience that unfolds the stunning valley.
New Delhi – Shimla (350 kms/ 07 hours): We start from New Delhi from your hotel just after the break-fast and have a plan to reach Shimla by afternoon. In the evening, roam over the ridge Mall road. Explore local markets. Enjoy stories and history of the place over a buffet dinner.
Shimla– Sangla (240 km/ 6 – 7 hours): We leave early morning after the breakfast towards Sangla in Kinnaur district, and having halts one the way. By evening tea we reach Sangla.
Explore the Sangla/ Chitkul/ Raksham region: Now this day brings a lot of endeavors for you. With our expert team enjoy the beauty and adventure of Sangla Valley to the full on this day. We drive to Chitkul 60 kms away from Sangla in 3-4 hrs. It gives you to explore every moment of this adventurous journey. We drive to Chitkul, a pretty village on the ancient Hindustan – Tibet route.
Sangla – Nako – Tabo- Kaza (225 kms/ Full Day) This morning we start little bit early to experience the pre-dawn of Kalpa. This brings serenity and awakens in your mind. And you cannot but feel over- awed with the Kinner Kailash peak looking upon you.
Drive from Kaza – Ki Monastery – Kibber – Gette – Kaza. Overnight in a Kaza hotel. (14,806 feet feet / 6 – 7 hours) Today, on the 6th day of the Spiti Valley Tour, we drive to some of the highest inhabited regions of the world. Later, we drive to Hikkim where we visit the world’s highest post office in the world. If possible, you can even meet the post-master and hear his stories
Exploring Kaza– Visit Pin Valley National Park, High altitude villages of Langza, Hikkim and Komic: (12,450 feet / 4 – 5 hours) On the 7th day of our Spiti Valley tour, we drive towards the beautiful Pin Valley. Imagine a national park with an abundance of animals and birds, with some rare plant varieties, a river that gushes when it isn’t frozen and trekking opportunities for the adventure-seekers.
Drive from Kaza to Tabo – Dhankar – Dhankar Lake Trek – Lhalung. Overnight in a Lhalung Homestay. (12,774 feet / 4 – 5 hours) After a delicious breakfast, we continue our Spiti Valley tour and drive towards the only other town of Spiti Valley – Tabo. Also known as the ‘Ajanta of the Himalayas’, Tabo houses the 1010 year-old Tabo Monastery – which is a UNESCO world heritage site and is famous for its ancient paintings that depict the life of The Buddha, and intricate portraits of gods and demons along with life-size statues of bodhisattvas, in a fusion of western Tibetan, Indian and Kashmiri styles.
Drive from Tabo – Sangla (255 kms/ 06 hours) We leave at dawn for Manali for yet another day of memorable driving via Rohtang Pass. We will drive along and over rivers, cross glaciers, and bump along undulating tracks. It may be dusk when we reach Manali – where we celebrate the journey over champagne.
Sangla – Shimla (240 kms/ 06 hours) Time to head back to Delhi – or wherever one wants to head to. We drop you at the airport or hotel as per your convenience.
Shimla – New Delhi (350 kms/ 08 hours) Time to head back to Delhi – or wherever one wants to head to. We drop you at the airport or hotel as per your convenience.