After breakfast drive to Kalpa (2,900m - 80 - km) en route visiting Recong Peo, the new Buddhist monastery built to commemorate His Holiness Dalai Lama's Kalchakra sermon and the ancient village of Pangi, lunch will be served en route. After tea at trekking camp in Kalpa walk to Chinni village. These villages offer a good opportunity to observe the lifestyle of the inhabitants. Return to the camp for overnight stay.
The barren and rugged brown mountains start from Pub (2,837m), one can continue along the Sutlej till one reaches Khab (2,831m) the meeting point (Sangam) of rivers Sutlej and Spiti. A direct climb up takes one to the temple of Padmasambhava the second incarnation of Lord Buddha. Camp overnight.
Drive inside Spiti valley. Geologically and archaeologically, Spiti is a living museum. These barren rock mountains are devoid of any vegetation due to erosion by wind, sun and snow over thousands of years. The rugged and rocky mountain slopes sweep down to the riverbed giving the landscape a moon like appearance. Climb up to Tabo (3,050m - 64 - km), he largest monastery in Spiti and one of the few remaining examples of golden period of Buddhist culture in the Himalayan region. Camp overnight.
Drive to Dalhousie (2,036m - 164 - km) set within the Dhauladhars and overlooking the Pir Panjal Range. Dalhousie has retained much of its original character and thick forested hills. Overnight stay at a hotel.