Start your journey after arrival at Chandigarh, from where we drive you to Narkanda, a distance of about 180 kms (6 hrs). Overnight stay at hotel.
After an early breakfast, we leave for Sangla (150 kms; it takes about 5-6 hours). Check-in at Kinner Camps to start your trip in exploring the exquisite Sangla Valley, with Kinner Camps hospitality.
Today, we carry packed lunch and drive to Chitkul, the last Indian village on the Indo-Tibet border. Explore the surroundings of Chitkul, which is also known worldwide to produce the best quality potatoes. Walk to Nagasti (2.5kms), which is the last Indian civilian point. Drive back to camp, relax with snacks, tea/coffee and explore the area around the camp.
Indulge in some adventure sports like rappelling, rock climbing, and flying fox. Enjoy a crackling campfire at night, followed by dinner.
Walk to Batseri village, with its modern wooden houses and the beautiful wood carvings of the Lord Badrinarayan temple. After the temple visit, experience a walk on the glacier. Later, drive to the quaint Rakchham village. You can carry packed lunch and have it along the way by the river at a spot where you can view the magnificent Kinner Kailash Mountain, which is said to be the winter home of the Hindu God, Lord Shiva. Return to camp for overnight stay.
Just 60 km from the camp, it can take over 3 hours to reach. The drive is through the beautiful lands of Karcham, Powari and Recong Peo. Besides the amazing close-up view of the Kinner Kailash range, Kalpa also offers a wonderful market walk.
Hindu temples, Buddhist monasteries, and gompas stick out like Christmas decorations on the mountain slopes and makes for an interesting sight. Overnight at Kalpa.
Wake up early morning to see the stunning sunrise. Alongside the mountain peaks, there is a 79 foot single rock resembling the Shivlinga, which changes colours as the day passes. Sight sightseeing in Kalpa is all about gazing in utter amazement at the stunning view of Kinner. Kalpa is surrounded by apple orchards and forests of Chilgoza pines and the air is clean and crisp.
Overnight at Kalpa
Today, we leave the gorgeous Sangla Valley and leave for Chail post breakfast. It lies at a height of 2,250 metres above the sea level, Bhupinder Singh, Maharaja of Patiala, when was facing an exiled from Shimla, he decided to create his own summer capital, which was Chail. The picturesque hill station located amidst scented forests of chir pine and gigantic deodars, Overlooking Satluj Valley, Shimla and Kasauli are also visible at night from here. On the other side of the town are situated the massive Himalayan ranges spectacularly gleaming in the sun and snow-covered everything under it. Overnight at Chail Palace.
The tour ends on reaching Chandigarh. Depart from Chandigarh to return home, carrying with you some beautiful memories of Sangla.