“Surely the God lives here, this is no place for men” so said Rudyard Kipling for this insanely beautiful region. And you are bound to feel the same once you land here.
This picture gives you a feel of some fictional movie location like Hogwarts in Harry Potter series. Isn’t it magical and resplendent? This is just a glimpse of the land of the Lamas
Lets Travel Together to the fascinating Spiti Valley
#Tour Spiti 🙂
Gorgeous mountains, flawless cold desert valley, captivating culture, contagious love and warmth, beauty exuding from every quarter… Welcome to Spiti….a treat for soul.
Our love for travel lead us to create Untraveled Routes and now it has culminated one step further to invite fellow travelers, adventure enthusiasts, explorers to travel with us.
Untraveled Routes is all for unraveling travel treasures via lens of exploration and spontaneity. We invite all travel enthusiasts to join us this summer to cover the revered land of Monasteries and Gompas . We are proud to launch #Tour Spiti 🙂
Here are brief details, you can mail us for the detailed information and pricing –
Travel Style – Explorer / Expedition
Days Targeted – 12 nights & 13 days
Travel Season – May to July
So, we begin right from New Delhi and head for Shimla. Shimla is one the most popular hill stations in India with great British history. A day visit will be interesting covering the ridge and cathedral
Day 3 – Reach Sarahan (Shimla – Narkanda- Rampur – Sarahan)
Sarahan is a beautiful village , just 17 kms off the main road, adorned by impressive Bhimkali Temple that is 800 years old and gorgeous Shrikand peak views.
Day 4 & 5 – Explore Sangla (Sangla – Chitkul – Sangla)
We leave from Sarahan after morning breakfast and reach Sangla via Karcham. Enjoy the drive on the old Hindustan-Tibet road along Satluj river and spend the quite time at this serene place. Next day, take a nature walk inside village and visit Kamru Fort
Day 6 – Move to Kalpa
Kalpa offer amazing views of Kinner Kailash mountain range.The road leading to Kalpa has several bad patches resulting in increased travel time but it’s totally worth it. You will find out why once you reach Kalpa.
Enjoy short stay at the village and soak in some beauty
Day 7- Here we are at TABO!!! (Nako – Tabo)
The changing landscape from luxurious green Kinnaur into white desert of Spiti valley will mesmerize you and leave impressions that will stay with you forever. Driving along Satluj river to Khab (Spiti river meets the Satluj at Khab). From Khab we drive to Nako village and then to Tabo, the Ajanta of the Himalayas. We will get to visit the oldest Buddhist Monastery constructed in 996 CE in Tabo village. The Tabo monastery is regarded by many as only next to the Tholing Gompa in Tibet. Tabo is the largest monastic complex of Spiti which has since been declared a protected monument under the aegis of Archaeological Survey of India.
Day 8 & 9 – Explore Kaza ( Dhankar – Pin Valley – Key Gompa – Kibber)
Kaza is presently the headquarters of Spiti sub division. We have allocated two days to Kaza as the places of interest Kaza that are imperative to cover are many:
- Dhankar Monastery and Kungri Monastery
- Pin Valley, home to the few surviving Buchen Lamas of the Nyingmapa sect of Buddhism
- The largest monastery in Spiti Valley – Ki Gompa (1008 CE)
- Kibber village and Gete, one of the most highest inhabited village
Day 10 – Soak in the beauty of Chandratal Lake
No words are enough to describe this wondrous lake inspiring awe. Well, lets just go and discover ourselves. It’s more thrilling as we will stay in tents / camps.
Day 11 & 12 – Manali
Here we are at another most loved hill station in India – Manali. We are planning to cover Vashisth hot springs, Manu temple, Jagatshukh and Solang Valley
Day 13 – Return to Delhi
We drive to Chandigarh and board a train to Delhi.
It’s good to have a outline of the plan, it’s great just to go on and explore the place.
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Image Source: National Geographic