CHANDIGARH – SHIMLA (125 KM/ 04 HRS)Arrive at Chandigarh Railway Station & drive to Shimla, a drive of around 04 hours. Reach Shimla evening free to explore the Mall. Overnight at Hotel.
SHIMLA – SANGLA (230 KM/ 08 – 09 HRS)Drive to Sangla through the thick woods of Kufri, Fagu, Narkanda and alongside the River Sutlej to arrive in the evening and check in to Luxury Camp. Enjoy the evening in beautiful surroundings in the river valley of Baspa at a height of 9000 ft. This is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Himalayas and is often compared to the famous valley of Kashmir. Known for its rich Kinnauri culture and apple orchards, this valley was opened for tourists only in 1993 for its close proximity to the Tibetan border. Overnight at Hotel.
SANGLA – CHHITKUL – SANGLA (40 KM/ 03 HRS)After breakfast , explore the vicinity around including an ancient Kamru Fort & temple dedicated to the Goddess Kamakhya Devi which was brought from Assam & Nages God. Post lunch, excursion to Chitkul – a last village on Old Indo – Tibetan Trade Route. Walk through green orchards & brilliant stream. Return back to Sangla for Dinner & Overnight stay.
SANGLA – KAPLA (49 KM/ 04 HRS) – 2670 MTRSAfter breakfast, check out from the hotel & drive to Kalpa – District Headquarter of Kinnar & once a favourite haunt of Lord Dalhousie. Arrive Kalpa & Check into your hotel. Kalpa was known as Chini back in the days when it was the Regional Capital. Kalpa has changed little in the last 500 years. It is said that as & when Lord Dalhousie wanted to take a break from his hectic schedule in Shimla, he would come here on his Horseback. Each & every corner of Kalpa facing Jorkanden & the Kinner Kailash Peaks, considered as one of the mythical homes of Lord Shiva & by its side is a 79 foot rock formation that resembles a Shivlinga that changes the colour as the day passes & is visible to the naked eye on a clear day. Post lunch rest in hotel & in evening visit to Buddhist Gompa – Hu Bu Lan Kar. Dinner & Overnight stay.
KALPAEarly morning enjoy the Sunrise over Kinner Kailash Peaks after breakfast. Kalpa is famous for its Apples & Chilgoza Plantations (a kind of Dry Fruits), which are found only in Iran & Turkey besides here. The tree belongs to the Pine Family & the fruit is in about an inch long soft cover. Visit to local School & Narayan Nagini Temple Complex, which has Shrines of Hindu, Buddhist & local Deities. Post lunch excursion trip to Roghi Village to explore the “Pahari” life. Interact with the locals. Return back to Kalpa. Dinner & overnight stay.
KALPA – SARAHAN – SHIMLA (260 KM/ 10 HRS)After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Shimla on the way visit Sarahan. Overnight at Hotel.
Somya Nadagauda– :
The route, the weather and the people. Will go once again and again. The trip was well managed. Food and lodging was decent. The view was to die for. It was a time spent with family and will be memory well cherished.