Himachal Jeep Safari

Day 01: Shimla - Sarahan

From Shimla drive to Sarahan (1,920m/ 174-km). Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Sarahan - Chitkul

Drive from Sarahan to Chitkul (3,450m/122-km). Overnight stay at the trekking campsite in Chitkul.

Day 03: Chitkul

Trek through lush green meadows to the grazing fields of Nagasti on the banks of the Baspa River, after lunch on the riverbank return to the campsite in Chitkul for overnight stay.

Day 04: Kalpa & Recong Peo

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.

Day 05: Pub & Khab

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.

Day 06: Spiti Valley & Tabo Monastery

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.

Day 07: Dhankar Monastery - Tabo - Kaza

Drive to Dankar (also spelt as Dhankar) the traditional capital of Spiti, Dankar Gompa (3,890m) is located on top of a hill 25m. From Tabo, a further 22-km. takes one to Kaza. Camp overnight.

Day 08: Ki Gompa - Kaza

Visit the famous Ki Gompa and onward to the second highest inhabited village in the world Kibber. Return to Kaza and camp overnight.

Day 09: Chhatru & Kuzum Pass

Drive to Chhatru (3,560m/160-km), over the famous Kunzum pass (4,551m). Camp overnight.

Day 10: Chatru - Keylong

Drive from Chatru to Keylong (3,350m/104-km). Camp overnight.

Day 11: Khardong Gompa - Rohtang Pass - Manali

Visit the famous Khardong Gompa then drive through the Rohtang pass (3,980m) to Manali (2,050m/ 115-km). Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 12: Manali

Explore the picturesque valley of Manali. Overnight stay at a Hotel.

Day 13: Kullu -Shoja

Drive via Kullu to Shoja (2,745m/122-km) a beautiful village on the edge of the Great Himalayan National Park. Overnight at the camp.

Day 14: Jalori Pass

Early morning trek along the road to Jalori Pass (3,135m/4-km). After lunch at the pass return to camp for overnight stay.

Day 15: Mandi - Palampur

Drive to Mandi (475m/70-km) and onwards to Palampur (1,219m/94-km), which is set admist lush green tea gardens. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 16: Dharamshala

Drive to Dharmshala (1,980m/58-km) the seat of His Holiness Dalai Lama in exile. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 17: Dalhousie

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.

Day 18: Khajjiar

Full day excursion to the meadows of Khajjiar. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 19: Amritsar

Drive to Amritsar (213-km). Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 20: Amritsar

Visit the famous Golden Temple. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Day 21: Delhi- Onward Destination

Connect train Shatabdi Express to Delhi.

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