Day 1 : Meeting point Majnu ka killa, Take a volvo (time of departure 09.00 pm) and reach shimla by morning.
Day 2. Transfer to hotel fresh n up have breakfast and We begin this Spiti Valley Winter Expedition by hitting the road from Shimla. We pass through popular towns of Sarahan and Rampur-Bushahr before entering the spectacular Kinnaur Valley. Before entering Kalpa at 7549 feet, we catch a glimpse the famous Kinner Kailash Peak – said to be the summer adobe of Lord Shiva.
At Kalpa, you will warm up with a piping cup of tea before checking into your warm hotel room.
Overnight at a hotel in Kalpa.
Day 3 Drive frm kalpa - nako - tabo
After a comfortable night’s rest at Kalpa, we set off on the famous Hindustan-Tibet Highway. Famed for its spectacular views and proximity to Tibet, this road snakes north into Nako, the last hamlet of Kinnaur district.
We have a steaming hot lunch at Nako, before entering the magical Spiti Valley. Here, we spend the night at a comfortable and authentic homestay in Tabo.
Overnight at a homestay in Tabo.
Day 4 Drive from tabo - Dhankar - kaza
We start the day with a visit to the 1021 – year old Tabo Monastery, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Walk around this sacred site and gain a deeper understanding of Buddhism. Unlike other monasteries in Spiti Valley, the Tabo monastery is located at the bottom of the valley.
From Tabo, we drive to the spectacular dhankar monastery One of Spiti Valley’s beautiful secret is the Dhankar Lake. Perched above the Dhankar village and Gompa, Dhankar Lake lies after a steep trek of 45 minutes. post that we reach kaza by late evening. over night @ kaza
Day 5 Drive from Kaza - ki monestry - kibber - kaza
We begin the fifth day, with a drive to renowned Ki Monastery. The car will first stop at the base of the monastery hill for the ultimate photo opportunity of this remarkable structure amid white snow. With over 1000 years’ worth stories to tell, the Ki Monastery situated at a height of 13,668 feet was founded by a disciple of the famous Atisha, in the 11th century CE. Belonging to the Yellow Hat or Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism, this monastery is famous as a prominent center of learning as well as a refuge for Tibetans. Being remotely located atop a hill overlooking endless plains, the Ki Monastery is an obvious choice for those seeking peace and calm.
Then we will move farther up the valley to the picturesque village of Kibber. Located at a height of 4205 meters and 18 km from Kaza, this formerly highest permanently inhabited village in this region, is also a popular base camp to embark on adventure and treks to adjoining mountains of high altitude. The expanses of beautiful landscapes and immeasurable beauty of the snowy mountains make the place a haven for nature-lovers and photographers alike. From Kibber you can trek to Chicham Village, located across a sharp and precipitous canyon traversible only by a suspended wire cable basket system known as a Jula. We drive back to Kaza for the night.
Overnight at a homestay in Kaza.
Day 6 Drive from kaza - komik - langza - hikkim - kaza
On the sixth day of this Spiti Valley Winter Expedition, we drive to some of the highest inhabited regions of the world.
The highest village in Asia, Komik, which literally translates to ‘eye of a snow cock’, is situated at a height of 4513 meters. This farming village has a population of 84 people, living in utter isolation, mostly cut-off from the rest of the world during this part of the year. If accessible during this tour, we will make the drive to Komik. Some of the common animals of the region are the Tibetan wolf, blue sheep, red fox, hare, snow cock, Himalayan griffin, rock pigeon etc.
Later, we drive to Hikkim where we visit the world’s highest post office in the world. If possible, you might even meet the post-master and hear his stories.
After sending out a postcard, we drive to Langza. Langza village is situated at an altitude of 4400 meters and belongs to the Sakyapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Langza houses a population of 137 in 33 households. Once you are here, you can walk around the frosty-white village and visit the ancient Lang (Temple) which is estimated to be around 1000 years old. At Langza, walk back to the prehistoric era when Spiti was submerged by the Tethys Sea, as you explore a land very rich with fossils of Marine animals and plants which were here millions of years ago. Overnight at a homestay in Kaza.
day 7 Drive from kaza to sarahan
The seventh day marks the beginning of the end of this expedition. We make our way south towards Kinnaur Valley. Along this journey, you can get to capturing some scenic visions that you might have missed out on your camera. After a scenic and memorable drive, we will end the journey at saharan, visit 800 years old Bhimkali temple in sarahan. enjpy view of srikhand mahadev peak and if time permits we can visit bird century @ sarahan.
Overnight stay at a hotel in Sarahan.
day 8 Drive saharan to shimla
Today post breakfast drive towards shimla on the way visit Narsimha temple on the banks of river satlej, also visit padma palace rampur bushar on the way, reach shimla by late evening. over night @ hotel.
Drive from shimla to delhi. tour ends.
# Accommodation in Hotels/Homestays on triple sharing. (Double sharing available on request)
# Breakfast from Day 2 to Day 9.
# Dinner from Day 2 to Day 8.
# Pvt vehicle for sightseeing from day 2 to day 8.
# Entry tickets and permit as per itinerary.
# Airport Transfers both ways.
# Trip leader
# Lunch on all days.
# Any personal expenses.
# Anything not mentioned in inclusions.
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