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9 Days 8 Nights Chandigarh to kalpa Trip Package 1

9 Days 8 Nights Chandigarh to kalpa Trip Package

CIARA WORLD   (3 ratings)
44600
Price(per person)
9 Days
Trip Duration

Day wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Narkhanda
Drive from Shimla to Sarahan (2165 metres above sea level). On your way, visit Theog, Fagu, Narkanda and Rampur.
Day 2 : Sangla
After breakfast, Peak from Narkanda .Visit another destination known as Baspa valley, the prettiest valley in Himachal. After arrival at Sangla (2744 metres above sea level), check- in to the hotel. Rest in the hotel and spend the day at your own leisure. Overnight at Sangla.
Day 3 : Raksham
Visit the ancient Kamru Fort and Temple dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya Devi, which was brought from Assam. Also, explore other sightseeing places around the area.Set out for an excursion to Chitkul, which is the last village on the old Indo - Tibetan trade route. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the green orchards and the view of the brilliant stream that passes by. Later, return to your hotel in Sangla and an overnight stay.
Day 4 : Kalpa
After breakfast, drive to Kalpa. 2670 metres above the sea level, Kalpa is the district headquarter of Kinnaur and was once the favourite getaway of Lord Dalhousie. On reaching Kalpa, check- in to the hotel. Once known as Chini, little has changed in Kalpa in the last 500 years. Legend has it that when Lord Dalhousie wanted to take a break from his hectic schedule in Shimla, he would come here on his Horseback. By the side of Kalpa is a 79 feet high rock formation that resembles a Shivlinga that changes its colour as the day passes. Rest in hotel for a while. In the evening, visit the Buddhist Gompa, Hu Bu Lan Kar. Return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay at Kalpa.
Day 5 : Tabo
Early in the morning, witness the beautiful sunrise over the Kinnaur Kailash Peaks. After that breakfast and drive to Tabo. On your way, visit Kinnaur’s most picturesque hamlet and the Nako Lake. Nako is a heritage village built around a small lake and has an important Buddhist Gompa and a small temple. A footprint like impression on a rock is ascribed to the saint Guru Padmasambhava. Explore the scenic Spiti Valley that has few signs of vegetation. The beauty of Spiti lies in its unspoiled, untainted raw landscape. Rudyard Kipling describes Spiti in ‘Kim’ in these words: “At last they entered a world within a world - a valley of leagues where the high hills were fashioned of the mere rubble and refuse from off the knees of the mountains…surely the Gods live here.” On arrival at Tabo, check in to the hotel. The ancient village of Tabo is situated on the left bank of the river Spiti. It is the land of one of the most famous Buddhist monasteries, regarded next to the Tholong Gompa in Tibet. It is also known as the ‘Ajanta of Himalayas’.
Day 6 : Kaza
Join the morning prayers at the Tabo Monastery which was constructed in 996 AD. It is a complex that consists of 9 Temples, 23 Chortens, a monk’s chamber and an extension that houses the nun’s chamber. Above the enclave is a series of caves which are used by the monks. The monastery contains large number of scriptures and pieces of art including wall paintings and stucco. There is also a modern Gompa and a painting school founded by the Dalai Lama. Check out of the hotel in Tabo and head to Kaza (3870 metres above sea level). On your way to Kaza (the capital of Spiti Valley), visit Dhankar Gompa, the traditional capital of Spiti. This hilltop fort that overlooks the Spiti Valley used to be a jail earlier. Today, more than 160 lamas reside here. Notable sights at Dhankar Gompa include a statue of Vairochana (Dhayan Buddha) consisting of 4 figures seated back to back in addition to various crumbling Thangkas. On arrival at Kaza, check in to the hotel & a comfortable overnight stay at the Kaza.
Day 7 : Kaza
Take a trip to Ki Monastery. Ki Monastery, situated at the foot of steep ridges and on the left bank of river Spiti, is the biggest Gelupa Sect Monastery in Spiti. A post 13th century construction, the three-storey structure consists largely of storage rooms at the bottom level while the middle floor houses Dukhang - the Assembly Hall, and the uppermost floor has another temple on one side and Lama’s quarters on the other side of an open terrace. The greatest wealth of Ki Gompa lies in its collection of ‘Thangkas’ rescued from the devastating 19th century raids of the Dogars and the Sikhs. The monastery is famous for its ancient murals and books; and hundreds of lamas receive their religious training here. Afterwards, take a scenic drive to the pasture country of Kibber. From Kibber, the pastures are spread over hundreds of square kilometres. Overnight stay at Kaza
Day 8 : Manali
Check out of the hotel and drive to Manali via Kunzumla Pass which is 4590 metres above sea level. The highest pass on Spiti is Lahaul Road. On arrival in Manali (3340 metres above sea level), check in to the hotel and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at MANALI.
Day 9 : Chandigarh
After breakfast, checkout from hotel. Do half day local sightseeing of Manali, then afternoon drop at Bus stop.

Inclusions


Breakfast + Dinner

Pick-up

Drop

Accommodation

Sightseeing

Accommodation

PlaceHotelStarDays
NarkhandaSnowflake3 ★Day 1
SanglaHotel Prakash3 ★Day 2
RakshamApple pie3 ★Day 3
KalpaApple pie3 ★Day 4
TaboHotel Siddharth3 ★Day 5
KazaKumphen3 ★Day 6
KazaKumphen3 ★Day 7
ManaliHyer Regency3 ★Day 8

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» Cancellation & Refund Policy:
* 100% Refund will be made within 3 working days from the date of receipt of the cancellation.
* 75% Refund will be made within 7 working days from the date of receipt of the cancellation.
* 50% Refund will be made within 15 working days from the date of receipt of the cancellation.


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