"Tour Operators in India"
Day 01 :: Delhi
Arrive Delhi. Met upon arrival and transfer hotel for overnight stay.
02 :: Delhi/Chandigarh/Shimla (Train/Car)
Early morning transfer to railway station for train to Chandigarh. Arrive
Chandigarh and drive to Shimla (2030 M). Met on arrival in Shimla and
transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03 :: Shimla
After breakfast leave for excursion to Kufri, Chail and wildflower hall.
Return to Shimla. Afternoon free at to explore on your own or visit the
famous Mall Road. Overnight in hotel.
Day 04 :: Shimla/Sarahan (Jeep)
Morning after breakfast start jeep safari to reach Sarahan (1920 M) via
Narkanda (2690 M). Sarahan is a beautifully located township Amid mountains
with Shrikhand Mahadev Peak (5155 M) Looming as a backdrop. Visit Bhimakali
temple, a rare combination of Buddhist and Hindu Architecture. The main idol
of the goddess is about 200 years old. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05 :: Sarahan/Sangla (Jeep)
Morning after breakfast start safari to reach Sangla (2680 M). Arrive and
camp on the bank of river Baspa. Sangla has houses on a slope built one upon
another with Kinner Kailash Peak (6660 M) dominantly situated in the
background. Visit the nearby Kamru Fort, now dedicated to Kamakshi Temple.
Overnight stay in tents.
06 :: Sangla/Chitkul Pass/Puh (Jeep)
Morning after breakfast start safari to reach Chitkul pass (3436 M/26
kms.). Arrive and spend some time over the Sangla pass to have Panoramic
view of surroundings. This pass opens routes to Garhwal Himalayas. After
lunch drive to Puh (3200 M). Close to Tibetan border Puh lies in rain shadow
region. Situated on the confluence of Spiti and Sutlej, it is famous for
grapes, wood carving and Deodar trees. Overnight stay in tents.
Day 07 :: Puh/Kaza (Jeep)
Morning after breakfast start safari to reach Kaza (3450 M). En-route visit
Tabo Monastery (3200 M). Apparently it is an ordinary mud structure but
inside it has beautiful Frescoes which earned Tabo the Epithet of "Ajanta
of Himalayas". Reach Kaza in the evening. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day 08 :: Kaza
Morning after breakfast excursion to visit Kye Monastery (4116 M/11 kms).
The Monastery of Spiti with rare painting and scriptures. The scriptures are
written in Bhoti languages the mother tongue of Bhoti as who came from Tibet
to Spiti to spread Buddhism in the area. Further drive to Kibber village
(4400 M/9 kms) the highest village in the world. Here you can interact with
the local people. Return to Kaza for overnight stay.
Day 09 :: Kaza/Batal (Jeep)
After breakfast drive to Batal (3960 M) via Kunzum pass (4551 M). Arrive
Batal in the evening. Overnight stay in the tent.
Day 10 :: Batal/Jispa (Jeep)
Morning after breakfast start safari to reach Jispa (3142 M) stop just
after Batal to photograph Bara Shigri Glacier (3657 M). En-route visit
Khardong Monastery at Keylong (3350 M). Keylong is an "Oasis of
greenfields". Reach Jispa in the evening and camp beside river Bhaga
for overnight stay.
Day 11 :: Jispa/Sarchu (Jeep)
Morning after breakfast continue the jeep safari to Sarchu (4253 M) via
Baralacha pass (4892 M). The word Baralacha means "A pass with cross
road". The pass has roads coming from Zanskar, Ladakh, Spiti and
Lahaul. Stop for photographs at "Suraj Tal" (4800 M) a Serene Lake
and source of river Bhaga reach Sarchu in the evening and overnight stay in
Day 12 :: Sarchu/Leh (Jeep)
Morning after breakfast start safari to reach Leh (3523 M) via Kyungshu
plains stretched along the road for 45 kms. Here the sheep like animal Kyung
could be seen. En-route stop for a while at Lachulang-La (5065 M) and
Tanglang-La (5360 M) the 2nd highest pass in the world with the metalled
road. Arrive and check into the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 13 :: Leh
Morning after breakfast city sight-seeing of Leh. Visit Sankar Gompa,
King's palace, bazaar etc.Afternoon visit Spituk and Phyang Gompas.Overnight
Day 14 :: Leh
Morning proceed for sight-seeing of Shey, old summer palace with 12 feet
statue of Buddha: Thikse, the superbly situated Monastery on a hilltop
overlooking the village and the Indus river and Hemis Monastery the richest
and the largest Monastery of the area. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay
Day 15 :: Leh/Delhi (Flight)
Morning after breakfast transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. Met
upon arrival and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16 :: Delhi/Onward Destination
Full day sight-seeing tour of Old and New Delhi. Await transfer to
international airport for flight to onward destination.