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Sangla - Kinnaur - Spiti Jeep/Motorcycle Safari Tours in Himachal Pradesh


The British called Shimla the "Queen of Hill Stations." Situated in the north-West Himalayas, Shimla the summer capital of India before independence is now the capital of Himachal Pradesh. Shimla derives its name from "Shyamala"- the goddess Kali, whose temple existed in the dense forest that covered Jakhu Hill in the early 19th century. Shimla has been blessed with all the natural bounties, one can think of. Dwelling on a panoramic location, the hilly town is surrounded by green pastures and snow-capped peaks.


Day 1

DELHI – SHIMLA.......(370 km)

Shimla is 365 km from Delhi and 115 km from Chandigarh, the nearby prominent cities.

 

Day 2

SHIMLA – SARAHAN........(176 km)

Sarahan is well known for its centuries – old Bhimakali Temple and one of the biggest princely states in the Shimla hills. It is surrounded by apple orchards and dominating by Srikhand Mahadev Peak (5227m), which resembles with ‘Shivling’. We will cover the following:-
               
Shimla – Wild Flower Hall (2498m)                 ………..13 km
Wild Flower Hall – Kufri (2510m)                     ………..03 km
Kufri – Fagu (2500m)                                         .……..06 km
Fagu – Narkanda (2708m)                               ………..42 km
Narkanda – Kumarsain (2150m)                    ………..16 km
Kumarsain – Sainj (1372m)                             ………..15 km 
Sainj – Nirath (945m)                                        ………..18 km
Nirath – Dutt Nagar (970m)                              ………... 06 km
Dutt Nagar – Rampur (1005m)                        ………...09 km
Rampur – Jeori (1250m)                                  ………..23 km
Jeori – Sarahan (2165m)                                 ………..17 km

 

Day 3

SARAHAN – SANGLA – CHITKUL........(121 km)

Sangla Valley, also known as Baspa Valley, is by far most romantic and beautiful valley of Kinnaur. It has green pasture lands on the either side and the meadow nearer the valley is full of flowers and fruit trees. Chitkul is the last and highest village in the enchanting Sangla valley, situated on the right bank of Baspa. The attraction in this village is the temple of goddess Mathi.

Sarahan – Jeori (1250m)                                   ………..18 km
Jeori – Chora (1260m)                                       ………..11 km
Chora – Bhawa Nagar (1450m)                       ………..20 km
Bhawa Nagar – Wangtu (1830m)                    ………... 09 km
Wangtu – Tapri (1683m)                                    ………..10 km
Tapri – Karchham (1899m)                               ……….. 09 km
Karchham – Sangla (2680m)                            ………..18 km
Sangla – Chitkul (3480m)                                   ………..26 km

 

Day 4

CHITKUL – KALPA.........(77 km)

Kalpa, the district headquarters is situated at a distance of 260 km from Shimla and 51 km from Sangla. Kalpa is surrounded by vineyards. There is a temple dedicated to Narenas god.

Chitkul – Karchham (1899m)                             ……….44 km
Karchham – Powari (2170m)                             ………13 km
Powari – Recong Peo (2290m)                          ……… 7 km
Recong Peo – Kalpa (2900m)                            ………13 km

 

Day 5

KALPA – TABO ..........(170 km)

The Tabo terrain will leave you breathless and speechless. Rock-hard Desert Mountains, torrential rivers and icy cold winds account for the sparsely populated villages. At a height of 10,500 ft this high altitude desert is home to the second most important Buddhist monastery in the entire Himalayan region - the Tabo Gompa. It is now more than 1000 years old.

Kalpa – Akpa (2238)                                         ………..37 km
Akpa – Morang (2276m)                                   ……….. 8 km
Morang – Spello (2244m)                                   ………..24 km
Spello – Puh (2837m)                                        ………..11 km
Puh – Khab (2831m)                                         ………..10 km
Khab – Nako (3800m)                                       ………..21 km
Nako – Yangthang (3662m)                               ……….. 7 km
Yangthang – Maling (3008m)                             ……….. 2 km
Maling – Chango (3658m)                                  ………..11 km
Chango – Shikhar (3119m)                                 ……….. 6 km
Shikhar – Sumdo (3230m)                                  ……….. 7 km
Sumdo – Tabo (3050m)                                     ………..32 km

 

Day 6

TABO – KAZA........(47 km)

Kaza is sub-divisional headquarters of Spiti valley. It is situated at the foot of the steep ridges on the left bank of Spiti River. Once it was the headquarter of the 'Nano' the chief of Spiti. It is 425 km from Shimla.

Tabo – Poh (3150m)                                 ………..10 km
Poh – Sichiling (3190m)                         ………..11 km
Sichiling – Attargo (3250m)                    ……….. 3 km
(for Potak / Dankar)
Attargo – Lara (3360m)                             ……….13 km
Lara – Kaza (3600m)                                ……….10 km
Kaza – Ki – Monestery (4116m)              ………. 7 km
Ki – Monestery – Kibber (4205m)           ……….11 km
Kibber – Kaza (3600m)                           ……….18 km

 

Day 7 & 8

KAZA – KELONG.........(187 km)

Situated at an altitude of 3350m., Keylong is the headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh lying on Indo-Tibetan Border. The region is strange, exciting, primitive mountainous and delightful. "Rudyard Kipling" said of the region "Surely the God live here this no place for men." The brown hills and snowy peaks are indeed a pleasure to behold. Set amidst fields of barley and buckwheat in patches, Keylong gives the impression of being a land of abundance in the otherwise starved region of Lahaul.

Kaza – Rangrik (3700m)                                    ……….. 8 km
Rangrik – Khurik (3750m)                                 ……….. 4 km
Khurik – Sumling (3790m)                                 ……….. 4 km
Sumling – Murang (3800m)                                ……….. 4 km
Murang – Hula (3845m)                                       ……….. 5 km
Hula – Pangmo (3896m)                                    ……….. 4 km
Pangmo – Kiato (3964m)                                   ………..13 km
Kiato – Hanse (3950m)                                     ……….. 3 km
Hanse – Losar (4079m)                                     ………..12 km
Losar – Kunzam Pass (4551m)                          ………..19 km
(Visit Chandertal lake from Kunzam Pass – one
full day trekking both ways)
Kunzam Pass – Batal (3560m)                           ………..12 km
Batal – Chhota Drara (3690m)                           ………..15 km
Chhota Drara – Bara Drara (3690m)                  ……….. 8 km
Bara Drara – Chhatru (3560m)                          ……….. 9 km
Chhatru – Gramphoo (3200m)                            ………..17 km
Gramphoo – Khoksar (3140m)                           ……….. 5 km
Khoksar – Sissu (3160m)                                   ………..15 km
Sissu – Gondla (3160m)                                     ………..13 km
Gondla – Tandi (2573m)                                    ……….. 9 km
Tandi – Keylong (3350m)                                  ……….. 8 km

 

Day 9

KAZA – KELONG.........(187 km)

Kelong – Tandi (2573m)                                  ……….. 8 km
Tandi – Kirting (3350m)                                   ……….11 km
Kirting – Shansha (3721m)                               ……….. 2 km
Sahnsha – Jahlma (3111m)                               ……….. 6 km
Jahlma – Thirot (3005m)                                   ………..10 km
Thirot – Arat (2870m)                                      ……….. 7 km
Arat – Trilokipur (2760m)                                ……….. 4 km
Trilokipur – Udaypur (2650m)              ………..11 km

 

Day 10

UDAYPUR – MANALI.........(151 km)

Manali in Himachal Pradesh, India derived its name from Manavalaya i.e. the abode of Manu. According to myth, Manu the divine law-giver, was the only survivor of the Mahajal Pralay - the great flood - and is said to have fathered the human race. As the earth slowly dried, here arose a place of breath taking natural beauty - which was only appropriate for it was at Manali that life began again. There are high mountains shrouded by silent snows and deep boulder strewn gorges. There are thick forests, filled with cool breezes and bird song. There are fields of wild flowers, small picturesque hamlets and fruit laden orchards.
     
Udaypur – Tandi (2573m)                          ………..43 km
Tandi – Khoksar (3140m)                                      ………..37 km
Khoksar – Rohtang Pass (3980m)                          ………..20 km
Rohtang Pass – Marrhi (3354m)                             ………..15 km
Marrhi – Kothi (2530m)                                         ………..24 km
Kothi – Manali (2050m)                                         ………..12 km

 

Day 11

DAY 11 : MANALI – DELHI..............(570 km)

Back to Delhi

 

 
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