DAY 1 – Manali
Welcome to Himachal Pradesh : On arrival you are met & welcomed by our executive and transferred to the hotel in your private car. Take some rest and have your lunch. Later in afternoon you go for a half day city tour of Manali covering Hadimba temple, Manu temple and Tibetan Monastery. Overnight at hotel
DAY 2 – Manali > Keylong (115 kms/ 6 hrs)
Headquarters of Lahaul & Spiti district : In the morning after breakfast at hotel you travel by surface to Keylong over Rohtang Pass (3980 m). Enroute you will be crossing Rahala water Fall, Marhi and some Lahaul villages like Khoksar, Sissu and Gondla. On arrival check in at hotel. Afternoon visit to Khardong monastery & village. Evening free to explore Keylong. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 5 – Kaza
Day for monasteries : Morning visit the Ki monastery, 12 kms from Kaza. This centuries – old gompa is a labyrinth of rooms and corridors – and at one time also acted as a fort. It houses valuable Thangkas and offers a panoramic view of the area. Also visit the small gompa at Kibber, 9 kms further ahead. Kibber at 4205 m altitude has the distinction of being one of the highest permanently inhabited village of the region. Overnight in tents at Kaza.
DAY 6 – Kaza > Tabo > Kaza (48 kms one way)
The Ajanta of the Himalayas : After breakfast leave for an excursion to Tabo visiting Tabo Monastery. Founded in 996 AD by the great teacher Richensang-po, Tabo is known for its awesome murals and stucco images – and is thus called “The Ajanta of the Himalayas”. abo monastery is the largest monastic complex in Spiti embracing in its complex 9 temples, 23 chortens besides chambers for monks and nuns. There are several caves adorned with frescoes and contemporary structures too. In trans Himalayan Buddhism, Tabo’s sanctity is next only to Tibet’s Tholing gompa. Later drive back to Kaza enroute visiting Dhankar Monastery. Overnight at hotel in Kaza.
DAY 8 – TOUR ENDS
Bidding adieu : Day at your own till drop at the airport for your onward journey. .
Rural Life Of Trans Himalayan Areas
Amazing Natural Beauty