Chandigarh - Narkanda(1) - Sangla(3) - Nako(1) - Kaza(2) - Manali(1) - Chandigarh(1)
Day-1 Arrival at Chandigarh. Proceed to Narkanda Arrive at Chandigarh and proceed to Narkanda (8000+ ft asl - 170 kms).
Day-2 Narkanda - Sangla Proceed to Sangla (9000+ft asl, 150 kms - 5 hrs) enroute take a detour for Sarahan (7000+ ft asl, 17 kms off NH-22) is visited for Bhimkali temple, an old wooden temple considered one of the Shaktipeetha temple. It offers excellent Himalayan views. Reach Sangla by late afternoon / evening.
Day-3 Walking around Sangla Enjoy walks around the area. There are several walks / trails along the river such as Rakcham walk, Sangla village walk that offer acclimatisation alongwith an excellent riverside / Himalayan experience.
Day-4 Excursion to Chitkul or trekking around Sangla Excursion to Chitkul (10000+ ft asl, 25 kms from Sangla) (last village before the Indo-Tibetan border where you see awesome Himalayan views). One would require to walk 3 kms (one way) from vehicle drop point to the border check post. Adventure oriented guests can opt for a full day trekking (with packed Lunch). Those interested in Fishing, may opt for Trout fishing (permits to be obtained in advance. Guest to carry rod).
Day-5 Sangla - Nako adventurous drive (Via Kalpa) Proceed to Nako (11000 ft asl. 110 kms - 4 hours) enroute visit Kalpa (20 kms off NH-22 , known for Himalayan views and a Shiva Temple). Drive to Nako is one of the most adventurous and challenging in India. Evening visit the Nako lake and Monastery. Take a walk around the lake, the village.
Day-6 Nako - Kaza via Tabo and Dhankar Monasteries Proceed to Kaza (12000+ ft asl, 110 kms - 4 hrs) enroute visit Tabo (ancient monastery set at 11000 ft asl) and Dhankar Monastery (1000 year old ancient monastery set at 11000 ft asl) .You may also visit the Mummified Lama at Giu. Reach Kaza by evening.
Day-7 Ki Monastery. Visit world Visit Ki Monastery (One of the most significant and ancient monasteries in the area), Gete at 14000+ ft asl and Kibber at 14000+ ft asl are known for being the highest inhabited villages in the world).
Day-8 Kaza - Manali via Kunzum La pass and Rohtang pass Proceed to Manali (6500+ ft asl, 200 kms - 10 hrs) via Kunzum-la Pass (15000+ ft asl) and Rohtang Pass (12000+ ft asl). This drive is most adventurous and passes through riverbeds, glaciers and a route with stunning Himalayan backdrop.
Day-9 Manali - Chandigarh Proceed to Chandigarh (292 kms - 8 hours). Arrive by evening.
Day-10 Departure Depart for onward journey.
Narkanda - Narkanda (8000 ft asl) is an area surrounded with orchards and a transit point on the Hindustan tibet road (NH-22).
Sangla - Sangla is a village, situated at an altitude of 8,792 ft in Baspa Valley of Kinnaur District. It has majestic views of Kinner-Kailash Peak
Nako - Nako is about 100 kms from Sangla Valley; Set around a lake, Nako is a important centre of Buddhism and a stopover on the Sangla - Kaza route.
Kaza - Kaza (12000 ft asl) is capital of the Spiti valley and its largest town. Kaza has monasteries (Most notably Ki Monastery), World's highest inhabited villages and amazing high altitude views.
Manali - Manali (7000 ft) is a major hill station and a preferred Ex-Chandigarh weekend Getaway and a destination for Honeymooners, adventure lovers.
Chandigarh - Chandigarh is a major business centre and hub for Software, IT and ITES companies. Chandigarh is a tourist destination being a transit point for guests on Delhi - Manali route and an access point to visit neighboring hills of Himachal Pradesh and hill station of Shimla.