Virgin Paradise, Middle Land, Second Heaven are some of the common tongues used by travelers to describe the allurement of the breathtaking Spiti Valley, and none of it is exaggerated in any sort of way, but you have to see it for yourself to believe it. With elevations ranging between 3600 and 4350 meters, this high altitude cold desert has some of the oldest Tibetan monasteries, highest Himalayan villages, most beautiful brown mountains and deep blue lakes overlooking a crystal clear galaxy of a million starts.
What’s better than just viewing the amazing scenes of this place? Going through the rough and barren roads of it! The experience of taking your motorcycle to a place that is totally remote and unexplored by the common flocks of travelers is simply mesmerizing.
Day 1 Manali
Reach Manali in the morning and check into your hotel, relax and grab some grubs and head out to see this beautiful hill station. You will meet our representative brief you a bit about your few days’ adventure expenditure. This day will also help you acclimatize for the kind of days you are about to experience. Evening will be free at your disposal and you can stroll down the market and visit amazing cafes and eateries on the Mall road. Sleep early because tomorrow will be a long but goes throw beautiful trail.
Day 2 Manali-Banjar (92 Km)
Our Spiti Thar tour begins with a ride to the Banjar Valley. So after breakfast check-out form hotel head towards Banjar also known as the "Valley of Serenity", offers some of the most splendid sceneries, sparkling streams, lakes, meadows, thick forest, and high mountain ranges. Its beauty consists of majestic hills covered with Pine and Deodar Forest and sprawling Apple Orchards that will make you feel like being in a veritable heaven upon earth. Upon arrival at Banjar check-in to pre-booked hotel and explore the majestic sceneries view. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3 Banjar-Sarahan (140 Km)
Wake up to a beautiful morning in Banjar and get ready for your drive to Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Kinnaur produces the best apples in all of India and this place is full of orchards. The place is also known as the land of fairytales and fantasies because it is full of scenic beauty unlike any other place. Colorful flora with lush green pastures and vast variety of fauna make this district a traveler’s paradise. We will head up to Sarahan, a small village perfect for making a stop for the night.
Day 4 Sarahan-Chitkul (107 Km)
Today after breakfast we will drive to Chitkul is the last inhabited village near the Indo-Tibet border and is renowned for its houses with either slate or wooden plank roofs, a Buddhist temple and a small tower. Wake up in the morning, have your breakfast and head to Chitkul through the picturesque Sangla valley. Overnight stay in Chitkul.
Day 5 Chitkul- Kalpa -Nako -Tabo (200 km)
After waking to a beautiful morning in Chitkul and finishing morning chores, we will head up to Kalpa, the primary and the biggest village in Kinnaur district which is situated at the height of 2758 m above the sea level and 110 km from Sarahan. The whole village lies in the shadow of the colossal Kinner Kailash range. Then head towards the Nako, a medieval Buddhist settlement founded in 996 AD. On the route an amazing change of scenery awaits you. From the greenery of the scenic valleys, you’ll move to the stark magnificence of the high cold desert. Visit old temples, founded in the 10th -11th century with fine sculptures and frescoes and walk through the village and a nearby beautiful holy lake. Next we are going to visit the Tabo Founded in 996 CE, the largest monastic complex of Spiti valley. It is here that the 14th Dalai Lama held the Kalachakra ceremonies in 1983 and 1996.
Day 6 Tabo -Kaza (50 Km)
Gear up for the take a thar expenditure to Kaza, capital and regional headquarters of Spiti valley. Spiti is the cold desert where the monsoon rain never comes. It is characterized by stark beauty, narrow valleys and high mountains. A century ago, Rudyard Kipling in Kim called Spiti "a world within a world" and a "place where the gods live" - a description that holds true to the present day.Overnight stay at Kaza
Day 7 Kaza-Kibber-Komic -Kaza (100 Km)
After finishing morning chores and getting ready, we’ll start our day riding to Kibber. On the way, we’ll stop at “Key Monastery”, the largest and the most colorful monastery in all of Spiti Valley. Established in the 11th century, the monastery has ancient Buddhist scrolls and paintings. Before reaching our next destination, we’ll make a halt in Langza village where we’ll climb to the large and colorfull Buddha statue overlooking Spiti valley and nicely contrasting with the dark brown mountains and stark blue sky. We will follow our route towards Kibber which is located at an altitude of 4300m. Kibber has only 80 houses and plenty of cultivation that contrasts sharply with the arid backdrop of lofty hills. We take the road again in direction of Komic, the highest village in Asia, where, if we are lucky, we’ll be able to find some fossils near the streams flowing from the mountains. After our archeological adventures, we’ll head back to Kaza for our overnight stay.
Day 8 Kaza-Chandratal Lake (52 Km)
After a lazy breakfast, we’ll start Thar expenditure to one of the most beautiful lakes in all of the Himalayas. Chandratal or more popularly known as the moon lake is a high altitude glacial lake situated at an elevation of 4,270 m. This lake, changing colour with the colour of the sky, is surround by Chandra Bhaga mountain range which acts as the perfect backdrop. Deep blue water surrounded by brown mountains make up for an amazing landscape. This enchanting view will take your breath away with its allurement. We will stay at Chandratal campsite for the night which will be perfect for sky gazing.
Day 9 Chandratal-Manali (135 Km)
You will wake up to a lazy morning as today will be your last day of Thar expenditure. After getting ready, we will start riding towards Manali via Batal and Chhatru. You will reach Manali in the afternoon and the rest of the day will be free at your disposal. Your tour will end at this point.
- Mahindra Thar
- Breakfast and dinner.
- Accommodation on sharing basis.
- All taxes
- Any meals other than those mentioned above.
- Entrance fees to Amusement parks / boating charges.
- Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
- Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc
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