Lost places - Kinnour & spiti Bike ride (Detailed Itinerary)
Day 1 : Delhi to Shimla (1900 m): Train: 10 hrs.
Today we proceed to shimla by cab or Deluxe bus. Overnight at bus Early in morning we transfer to hotel.
Day 2 : Local Sightseeing
Afterthat take some rest allotment bike and local sightseen of Shimla. a quick rundown of road safety precautions, you will be introduced to your bikes before setting-off on a short ride around Shimla, once the summer capital of British Raj, today the state capital of Himachal Pradesh is most known hill stations for the vacation round the year. Visit Advance Study Hall, Himachal Museum, Jakhu Hanuman Temple and short ride to Naldehra. Overnight
Day 3 : Shimla to Sarahan (1920 m): Drive: 190 km; 7hrs
Depart to Sarahan and today you will ride through spectacular road by Kufri, Narkanda & Rampur where you may visit the Padama Palace of the Royal Kinnaur family. On arrival to Sarahan, transfer to the Hotel. Visit Bhimakali temple. The temple remains a site of animal sacrifices to the goddess Bhimakali although it was once a site of human sacrifices.
Day 4 : Sarahan to Sangla (3450 m), Visit Chitkul: 140 km; 6hrs.
Depart to Sangla. Ride through the beautiful and remote region of Baspa valley following the immense Sutlej River, before arriving to destination. Check in Hotel in Sangla and after an hour drive to Indo-Tibetan border village of Chitkul at 24 kms. Drive back to the Hotel.
Day 5 :Sangla-Nako 120 km/6hrs.
After passing the kinnour valley, we ride further towards the restricted area of kinnaur. Here we have to show our inner line permit to enter further in valley and to a beautiful village Nako.
Day 6 :Nako-Tabo 63 km /4 hrs
Today we have to cross the spring calls Maling Nallah where you will see that a vast area of mountain is sinking down, where few labours & a JCB kept for all the year to clear the Rocks that almost every day falls on road. Afterwards a nice road leads till Tabo. Tabo: - the ancient monastery. This monastery has been founded in 996 A.D .This monastery has exquisite frescoes and stuco statues and is often called the Ajanta of the Himalayas. The largest monastic complex in the Spiti has 9 temples in old section, 23 chhorten, a monks and nuns chambers. There are several caves adorned with fine frescoes and contemporary structure too. In Trans Himalayas Buddhism, Tabo sanctity is next only to Tibet's Tholing.
Day 7 :Tabo to Kaza (3600 m)Dhankar, Lalung, Pin Valley:58 km; 6 hrs.
Riding through a few Buddhist villages, we cover Pin valley National Park, Kungri, Lalung, Dankhar monastery and Evening in Kaza. Dhankar the ancient capital of Spiti king, the most incredibly situated gompa, perched high on the barren rocky mountain slopes. As you progress, the whole Dhankar village opens up in front of you like something artificial crop up from nowhere. The sixth century Dhankar gompa, though not well preserved still has some magnificent original Thangkas and statues tucked away in dark rooms. You are advised to carry your flashlight to see some of the beautiful remaining murals. Unfortunately a part of the gompa was destroyed during the severe winter of 1989 and the repair work by local has led to the further destruction of these priceless murals.
Day 8 :Kaza (3600m-46km) visit Key and Kibber (4200mtrs) 5hrs.
Drive around kaza to Key Monastery, Kibber village, Koumic village (4500m) is the highest Village in Asia. Key is a beautiful gompa perched high on a pyramid like mountain, belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism and monks practicing meditation and other monastic rituals. Its main temple, the Dhunkhang, has some of the best murals, well preserved statues and Thangkas depicting different life stories of Guru Padmasambhava, the founder of Gelug-Pa sect.
Day 9 :Kaza- Chandertaal lake
Ride through the beautiful village and over the Kunzum pass enjoying a breath taking Panorama of high snowcapped peak, Chandratal Lake and we follow the Chandra valley and cross some cold stream before the destination. Overnight at.
Day 10 :Chandertaal -Manali
Depart to Manali. Ride down the Lahoul valley, Cross some of cold streams and drive up to Rohtang la pass, second highest of this excursion. Here you have to drive either in muddy road or in popular tourist traffic jam after crossing drive down magical carving road till Manali.
Day 11 :Manali local sightseen
After breakfast we proceed to visit Manali local sightseen Hadimba Devi temple Manu Rishi temple & hot spring water Vashisht .overnight at hotel .
Day 12 :Manali to Chandigarh/ Delhi.
To day end of our sevices .And greatful memories will awalys with you.
Tour & Services End.