Takeover Point: Manali
Season: May to October
Day 1: Takeover
from AIRPORT - Most international
flights lands in night- we provide takeover from airport and
shift to hotel. Take rest. If you are coming from DOMESTIC
FLIGHT- you can reach CHANDIGARH same day.
Day 2: Reaching
CHANDIGARH - In moderate traffic of DELHI- it can
take 5-6 hrs in reaching CHANDIGARH. Chandigarh is modern
and planned city of INDIA. Do have a visit in evening at internationaly
famous ROCK GARDEN,ROSE GARDEN and SUKHNA LAKE.
Day 3: Reaching
MANALI- We start travel after breakfast and very
soon we find ourselves in VALLE OF GODS- this is famous KULLU
Day 4: Rest Day
- We suggest you to take local walking in mountain as this
willhelp you in getting acclimitized to mountain air.
(2050m), 11 kms
One comes across good stiff jungles along the route. Visit
Chhika is situated below the Hamta Pass. Camp site is available
on the fight bank of the .Hamta nullah and near Khrei nullah.
Day- 7: Panduropa-Chhika
(3000m), 6 kms
This 4268 m high pass remains open between May and September.
This pass is not as windy as the Rohtang pass. Camping ground
is available below the Hamta pass on the other side in the
Day- 8: Chhika-Hamta,
Steep climb down. Ford a side nullah. At Chhatru one can see
the ruins of old village ravaged by the fury of fiver Chandra.
PWD rest house and camping ground available.
(3360 m), 10 kms
Rather an easy walk along the fight bank of river Chandra.
The scenery resembles moonscape. It is desolate and dry. At
Gramphu, 5 kms short of Khoksar one meets the metalled road.
(3120 m), 14 kms
Along the right bank of the river. The valley flattens out
at Sissu and appears strikingly green. Visit the waterfall
on the left bank and the temple of Lord Ghepan, the supreme
deity of Lahaul. Also visit two fountain slabs, one lying
near the bridge and the other near the temple. Permit obtainable
(3160 m),12 kms
Along the right bank of the river, one can see beautiful precipices
opposite Gondhla. Visit Tower of Gondhla and rock carvings
near the Govt. School at Gondhla.
Day-12 : Gondhla-Keylong
(3156 m),18 kms
Upto Tandi follow the road. Tandi is the confluence of rivers
Chandra and Bhaga. From Tandi follow the right bank of river
Bhaga. At Tandi visit Tupchiling Gompa. At Beeling on way
to Keylong one may like to visit a small cave temple just
above HRTC workshop. From Beeling take the shortcut to reach
Keylong, the administrative headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti.
Day 13: Reaching
MANALI- road travel.
Day 14: Manali to
CHANDIGARH- same route
Day 15: CHANDIGARH