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Ajanta Of The Himalayas

  • Best time
  • Mid May to October
  • Total Duration
  • 16 Days
  • Destinations Covered
  • Delhi – Shimla – Sarahan – Sangla – Kalpa – Tabo – Kaza – Keylong – Manali – Chandigarh – Delhi
  • Hotel Category
  • Luxury, Mid Budget, Budget , Heritage and Swiss Tents
  • Main Attraction
  • Heritage city – Shimla, Shimla Hills, Panoramic view, Himalayan tribal in Kinnaur, Camping, Swiss tents, Himalayan cuisine, Gompas, Spiti Valley, Lahaul Valley, Passes, heritage walk at Manali.

Detailed Itinerary

Map

  • Days
  • Events
  • Day 01
  • Arrival Delhi
    Meet on arrival and transfer to the Hotel.
    Check in with traditional Indian Welcome at hotel.
    (Our executive will be present at the hotel, before your arrival to fulfill all check-in formalities.
    The hotel will serve you a welcome drink – Rose, Lemon water or soft drinks.
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 02
  • Delhi
    Morning: After breakfast, Proceed for sightseeing of Delhi with our Guide, Experience the rickshaw ride in Old Delhi through very narrow streets namely - Balli Maran, Kinari Bazar - (Cloth market), Masale Wali Gali – (Spice Market) etc
    Rest of the time is free to explore Connaught Place
    Dinner at own choice
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 03
  • Delhi – Chandigarh – Shimla
    Morning: Departure transfer to the Railway Station 
    Depart to Chandigarh by Shatabdi Express Train to Chandigarh 
    Breakfast on board
    Meet on arrival and drive to Shimla, (105 KS) lunch on the way.
    Arrive Shimla and check in to hotel.
    After wash and change visit Mall road for sightseeing. In 1903, a rail line was constructed between Kalka and Shimla.
    Dinner and overnight: Hotel
  • Day 04
  • Shimla - Saharan (171 KS)
    After breakfast drive to Saharan situated at 2570 Mts. 
    Even after it was no more the capital, there was no decline in Sarahan’s standing. The ruling family moved here during summer and it was the entry point to Kinnaur on the old Hindustan-Tibet road. 
    Dinner and Overnight: Hotel Srikhand
  • Day 05
  • Saharan - Sangla (100 KS)
    After breakfast drive down to Jeori and then the drive continues to Kinnaur. 
    A valley of breathtaking beauty located at a height of 2600 meters, Sangla valley, is considered Kinnaur's most beautiful site with the massive Kinner Kailash peak towering over it. 
    Dinner and Overnight: Kinner Camps
  • Day 06
  • Sangla (Rest Day)
    Day at leisure or drive to Chitkul Gompa. Also you can have tea and noodels at the last tea shop of Indo – Tibet border.
    Day at leisure
    Dinner and Overnight: Kinner Camps
  • Day 07
  • Kinnaur – Kalpa (70 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to kalpa.
    Arrive and check in to hotel, after getting fresh walk to the country side of Kalpa town to enjoy beauty of Himalayas, also you can get very clear view of Kinner – Kailesh Mountain (6050 Mts) 
    Kalpa – situated at 2560 Mts. In the Sutlej river valley. Inhabited by Kinnauri people and famous for its apple orchards. 
    Dinner and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 08
  • Kalpa- - Nako – Tabo (140 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to Tabo, en route visit Gompa of Nako – situated at 3500 Mts, allegedly founded by Ringchen Zangpo in 996 AD. A complex of small old temples with fine old sculptures and frescoes, sadly some of them neglected. There's also a new temple built in recent years. 
    Enjoy hot lunch at swiss tents at lake side and drive continue to Tabo.
    Arrive and check in to hotel
    Dinner and overnight: Hotel
  • Day 09
  • Tabo – Kaza (40 KS)
    After morning tea and cookies, visit to the Tabo Gompa, it is called Ajanta of the Himalayas - This Gompa is the seat of religious learning and is regarded by many as next in significance to the tholiang Gompa in Tibet. Its murals date back to the 8th and 9th Century A.D. as in the year 996, the Tabo Gompa was established. It has around 50 Lamas and a big collection of scriptures, art pieces, wall paintings and stucco sculptures. 
    Back to hotel and after breakfast, drive to Kaza, en route visit Dhankar Gompa -  3890 Meters. Dhankar was the traditional capital of the Spiti Valley Kingdom during the 17th century and has some features dating back to the 12th century. 
    Arrive Kaza and check in to hotel
    Dinner and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 10
  • Kaza
    After breakfast, proceed for day excursion to Key Gompa  - One of the biggest Monastery in Spiti. Hundreds of Lamas receive their religious training in this Monastery which is also famous for its murals and valuable books. This monastary is said to have been founded by Dromton in the 11th century AD. It was not an ostentatious complex as it is today, but it must have been a rich and well supplied establishment as it was often raided, destroyed and rebuilt. 
    Also visit Kibber village – one of the highest habitat village in the world. 
    Enjoy hot lunch at local restaurant and drive back to Kaza
    Evening free to enjoy local market and enjoy German café.
    Dinner and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 11
  • Kaza – Keylong (180 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to Keylong, en route stop at Kunzum La (4551 Mts), after some time, drive continue to Keylong - is the administrative center of the Lahaul and Spiti valley. It is located along the Manali-Leh Highway, about 7 km (4.3 mi) north-east of intersection of the Chandra Valley, the Bhaga Valley, and the Chenab Valley; on the banks of Bhaga River. Well known for green peas and potato production.
    Dinner and overnight: Hotel
  • Day 12
  • Keylong
    After breakfast, sightseeing of Guru Ghantal Gompa – It is around 800 year old, known by the name of the Trilokinath Temple, was founded by Guru Padmasambhava. The village and the hill stands at the meeting point of the Chandra and Bhagha River and is near Gondla in the Pin valley.
    The monastery is associated with the Drukpa order and is made of wood. Within, an image of 'Boddhisatva Avalokiteshwara' dominates.
    Dinner and overnight: Hotel
  • Day 13
  • Keylong – Manali (117 KS)
    After breakfast, drive to Manali, en route visit Rothang Pass – 3978 Mts. Is the land mark to devide Pir Pangal range and Lahaul and Spiti Valley.
    Enjoy tea, coffee at Marhi and drive continue to Manali
    Arrive and check in to hotel
    After getting fresh, proceed for walk to the local market.
    Dinner and overnight: Hotel
  • Day 14
  • Manali
    After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Manali – visit Hadimba Devi temple, - re built in 1553, dedicated to Hadimba Devi, (wife of Bhim) the temple has pagoda-like roof that adds into the beauty of the place. 
    After visiting temple, proceed Naggar and visit the castle of Naggar – It was old capital of Kullu. The Castle was built by Raja Bhosal. Now one part of the castle is converted in to restaurant.  
    Enjoy chef’s special trout fish Lunch at Naggar castle restaurant. 
    After lunch visit Roerich Art Gallery - In Naggar, the museum houses a collection of paintings by the Russian artist. It is located in a grove of deodar trees and has lovely views all around. Naggar is very serene and picturesque.
    After sightseeing, drive back to Manali
    Dinner and Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 15
  • Manali – Chandigarh – Delhi
    After early breakfast, drive to Chandigarh (352 KS) and departure transfer to the Train Station
    Depart by Shatabdi Express train to Delhi
    Dinner on board
    2240: Hrs – Meet on arrival and transfer to the hotel
    Overnight: Hotel
  • Day 16
  • Delhi - Home
    After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of New Delhi – visit Qutub Minar and Raj Ghat, cremation ground of mahatma Gandh, also visit Lotus temple or plan your sightseeing with our guide
    At evening drive to theme restaurant for farewell dinner or have farewell dinner with Indian family. After Dinner departure transfer to the International Airport
    (As per your flight scheduled)
END OF SERVICES
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