Spiti is called as cold desert mountain valley in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Spiti Valley is a very beautiful part of the district where travellers love to visit. There are many beautiful places and attractions like, Kaza, Hikkim, Kibber, Langza, Tabo, Key Monastery, Gue Monastery, Pin National Park, Dhankar Monastery, Kunzum pass and Chandrataal. Chandrataal is one of the most glorious lakes in Himalayas at the height of 4300 meters. The name Chandrataal literally indicates that it is lake in the shape of moon. The beautiful spot is famous for camping, trekking and hiking. Tourist can enjoy the nearby places like Suraj Taal, Kunzum Pass and Monasteries.
Day 1: Chandigarh to Shimla
After reaching Chandigarh, you'll be driven to Shimla. You can explore the local sightseeing options and shop at the famous Mall road in Shimla. Head to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Shimla to Sarahan
After breakfast, head to Shimla from Sarahan via Kufri. You can take a halt at Rampur for lunch. Once you reach Sarahan and check into your hotel, you can rest for some while. Visit the sightseeing options in Sarahan that includes Srikhand Mahadev Peak. This place houses the famous 800-year-old Bhimakali Temple. You can view the amazing sunset and get a panoramic view of the place from this peak in the evening. Attend the evening Aarti at the temple for a divine experience. Head to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Sarahan to Sangla
Get up early and participate in the morning Aarti at Bhimakali Temple. It'll be a surreal experience. After breakfast, leave for Sangla via Karcham route. Explore the breathtaking Baspa valley on the route that offers some splendid views of majestic Himalayan Mountains. Check into your hotel, have dinner and sleep well.
Day 4: Sangla - Chitkul – Sangla
After breakfast, go for some sightseeing options of the place. This includes Kamru Fort and a temple dedicated to Goddess Kamakhya Devi. After lunch, head to Chitkul, which is situated at the old Indo-Tibetan trade route. The green orchards and pristine streams offer a captivating sight. Head to your hotel at Sangla for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Sangla – Kalpa
After breakfast, head to Kalpa that is about 2 hours distance from Sangla. Kalpa is 2670 meters above sea level and it's the district headquarter of Kinnaur. Reach the place and check into your hotel. A major attraction of Kalpa is a 79-foot rock formation that looks like a real Shivling and also changes colors through the day. In the evening, you can visit the Buddhist Gompa - Hu Bu Lan Kar. Head to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: Kalpa Nako - Nako Lake
After breakfast, head to the Nako Lake. The lake is known for its exotic and picturesque beauty. It makes up for a mesmerizing sight, so do take some amazing shots. The place has been declared as a heritage village, it also houses Buddhist Gompa and many other small temples. Head to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 7: Nako – Tabo – Kaza
After breakfast, head to Tabo, a Gompa that is an expression of the whole Tibetan Buddhist world. The place also holds importance for painting school by Dalai Lama. Its the largest monastic complex in Spiti. Head to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8: Kaza Tour
After breakfast, explore the sightseeing options of Kaza. This includes Gete Village, Kibber Village, and Ki Monastery. A visit to Gompa situated above this village is also a sight to behold. While going back, get some spectacular views of Damul Village. Reach your hotel, have dinner and sleep well.
Day 9: Kaza – Chandra Taal Lake - Manali
After breakfast, head to Chandra Taal Lake via Kunzam Pass. Once you reach Baltal, change the vehicle to sumo to reach Chandra Taal Lake. The awe-inspiring view of CB Ranges Peaks is simply breathtaking. The deep blue water captivates every tourist visiting the place. It's the most amazing sight with religious significance. Head back to Baltal and leave for Manali. Take the Rohtang pass route if there is a permit to reach Manali. Reach your hotel for an overnight stay at Manali.
Day 10: Manali local Tour
After breakfast, head to the local Manali tour. Explore sightseeing options like Vashisht Village, Manu Temple, Van Vihar, Tibetan Monastery and Hadimba Devi Temple. In the evening, you can shop for some amazing stuff at the Mall road and Hong Kong Market. Head to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 11: Manali to Chandigarh
After breakfast, head back to Chandigarh. You will be dropped at the airport or railway station by the cab driver.
This fascinating tour covers the best of Himachal region; it will surely refresh your energy.