Spiti and The Sangla Valley

The Sangla Valley is a deeply carved cleft between burly mountain slopes, where evergreen forests rise to alpine meadows crowned by snowy summits. Village cores here feature temples built in traditional Kinnauri style of timber and stone with heavy slate roofs.Emerging from thick snow, the frozen glaciers, rivers, valleys, high mountains and lakes create a mesmerizing scene for the spirited explorer. Home to ancient monasteries perched at dizzying heights; this is a journey through barren deserts, dense forests and turbulent rivers. We also pay our respects in the peaceful hill town of Dharamsala, the Dalai Lama's home in exile.

Duration: 16 Days
Places: Delhi, Dharamshala, Manali, Kaza, Tabo, Kalpa, Sangla, Sarahan, Shimla

  • Visit the Dalai Lama's residence
  • See the magnificent Key Monastery in Kaza
  • Experience life in rural villages of Chitkul, Karchham & Batseri villages
  • Ride on the 'Toy Train' to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Shimla


Day 01 - Arrive Delhi

Arrival in Delhi & transferred to your hotel

Day 02 - Fly to Dharamshala

Fly to Dharamshala. Day at Leisure

Day 03 - In Dharamshala

Full Day tour of Dharamshala & Mcleodganj

Day 04 - Drive to Manali

Drive to Manali, visiting Baijnath Temple at Palampur enroute

Day 05 - In Manali

Explore the Hadimba Temple and also spend time for acclimatization purpose

Day 06 - Drive to Kaza

Drive to Kaza, crossing the Rohtang La and Kunzum La mountain passes en route

Day 07 - In Kaza

Visit the striking Key Monastery. Later visit the villages of Gete and Kibber 

Day 08 - Drive to Tabo

Drive to Tabo, visiting the Dhankar and Lalung monasteries en route. Explore the Tabo Monastery in the evening

Day 09 - Drive to Kalpa

Drive to Kalpa, visiting the Nako village to see the monastery and Nako Lake enroute

Day 10 - Drive to Sangla

Drive to Sangla

Day 11 - In Sangla

Explore the valley, visiting Chitkul, Karchham and Batseri villages

Day 12 - Drive to Sarahan

Drive to Sarahan. Visit a local temple dedicated to the mother goddess Bhimkali

Day 13 - Drive to Shimla

Drive to Shimla

Day 14 - In Shimla

Full Day tour of Shimla

Day 15 - Train to Delhi

Morning Toy Train to Kalka. Onward train journey to Delhi

Day 16 - Departure Transfer

At time transferred to Delhi Airport for your flight back home, or continue with your onward journey with us

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