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Himalayan Jeep Safari Tour
Duration - 20 Nights and 21 Days
A Jeep Safari is
a mix of culture and adventure. These trips involve visiting remote
villages, old monasteries etc. to feel the culture and passing through the
rugged train of the Himalayas in regions of Lahaul Valley, Spiti Valley,
Kinnaur, Ladakh etc. It involves experiencing the remote cultures and the
20 Nights and 21 Days
Day 01 :
Shimla - Sarahan
Blessed with some of
the most spectacular and beautiful landscapes anywhere, it is a travelers
paradise -lofty snow peaks, deep gorges, lush green valleys, fast flowing
rivers, enchanting mountain lakes, flower bedecked meadows, beautiful temples
and monasteries steeped in time.
From Shimla drive to Sarahan (1,920m/ 174-km). Overnight stay at the hotel.
Sarahan - Chitkul
The Gods were generous when they
gave Sarahan (2165m) its settings. Located halfway up a high mountain side, the
road to Sarahan winds Pine trees that give way to stately oaks and
rhododendrons. The fields and orchards surround the small villages with their
Drive from Sarahan to Chitkul (3,450m/122-km). Overnight stay at the trekking
campsite in Chitkul.
Trek through lush green meadows to the grazing fields of Nagasti on the banks of
the Baspa River, after lunch on the riverbank return to the campsite in Chitkul
for overnight stay.
Kalpa & Recong Peo
After breakfast drive to Kalpa (2,900m/ 80-km) en route visiting Recong Peo, the
new Buddhist monastery built to commemorate His Holiness Dalai Lama’s Kalchakra
sermon and the ancient village of Pangi, lunch will be served en route. After
tea at trekking camp in Kalpa walk to Chinni village. These villages offer a
good opportunity to observe the lifestyle of the inhabitants. Return to the camp
for overnight stay.
Pub & Khab
The barren and rugged brown mountains start from Pub (2,837m), one can continue
along the Sutlej till one reaches Khab (2,831m) the meeting point (Sangam) of
rivers Sutlej and Spiti. A direct climb up takes one to the temple of
Padmasambhava the second incarnation of Lord Buddha. Camp overnight.
Valley & Tabo Monastery
Drive inside Spiti valley. Geologically and archaeologically, Spiti is a living
museum. These barren rock mountains are devoid of any vegetation due to erosion
by wind, sun and snow over thousands of years. The rugged and rocky mountain
slopes sweep down to the riverbed giving the landscape a moon like appearance.
Climb up to Tabo (3,050m/64-km), he largest monastery in Spiti and one of the
few remaining examples of golden period of Buddhist culture in the Himalayan
region. Camp overnight
Monastery - Tabo - Kaza
Drive to Dankar (also spelt as Dhankar) the traditional capital of Spiti, Dankar
Gompa (3,890m) is located on top of a hill 25m. From Tabo, a further 22-km.
takes one to Kaza. Camp overnight.
Ki Gompa - Kaza
Visit the famous Ki Gompa and onward to the second highest inhabited village in
the world Kibber. Return to Kaza and camp overnight.
Chhatru & Kuzum Pass
Drive to Chhatru (3,560m/160-km), over the famous Kunzum pass (4,551m). Camp
Drive from Chhatru to Keylong (3,350m/104-km). Camp overnight.
Khardong Gompa - Rohtang Pass - Manali
Visit the famous Khardong Gompa then drive through the Rohtang pass (3,980m) to
Manali (2,050m/ 115-km). Overnight stay at a hotel.
Explore the picturesque valley of Manali. Overnight stay at a Hotel
Kullu - Shoja
Drive via Kullu to Shoja (2,745m/122-km) a beautiful village on the edge of the
Great Himalayan National Park. Overnight at the camp
Early morning trek along the road to Jalori Pass (3,135m/4-km). After lunch at
the pass return to camp for overnight stay
Drive to Mandi (475m/70-km) and onwards to Palampur (1,219m/94-km), which is set
admist lush green tea gardens. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Drive to Dharmshala (1,980m/58-km) the seat of His Holiness Dalai Lama in exile.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Drive to Dalhousie (2,036m/164-km) set within the Dhauladhars and overlooking
the Pir Panjal Range. Dalhousie has retained much of its original character and
thick forested hills. Overnight stay at a hotel
Full day excursion to the meadows of Khajjiar. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Drive to Amritsar (213-km). Overnight stay at a hotel
Visit the famous Golden Temple. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight stay at a hotel
Connect train Shatabdi Express to Delhi.
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Trekking in Ladakh Valley, Jammu & Kashmir
Trekking in Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Trekking in Kullu Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Trekking in Lahaul Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Trekking in Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh
Trekking in Shimla Valley
Trekking in Garhwal, Uttaranchal
Trekking in Kumaon, Uttaranchal
Trekking in Darjeeling, East India Himalaya
Trekking in Sikkim, East India Himalaya
Trekking in Arunachal Pradesh
Trekking in Bhutan
Trekking in Nepal
Trekking in Tibet