Delhi – Nalagarh
On arrival at airport in Delhi our driver will meet you and drive to Nalagarh, the gateway to Himachal. Situated on the foothills of Himalayas, Nalagarh was once capital of princely state of Hindur. The ancient fort and palace of Nalagarh have a series of structures that are built in Mughal style of architecture. The place have been much recently renovated and now is a quality heritage hotel. Overnight stay in Nalagarh Fort Resort.
Nalagarh – Naggar 8 Hours drive
Leave after breakfast and drive to towards the mountain area of Kullu valley. After few hours drive you enter into Kullu valley. Check in Naggar Castle Hotel in Naggar village in Kullu valley.
Naggar – Manali-Naggar
After breakfast drive to Solang valley(2hours drive) from where you start an acclimatization walk down to Manali passing through the traditional villages of Manali. In Manali visit Hadimba Devi temple. Spend time walking on the Mall in Manali. Later driver back to Naggar for overnight stay in Naggar Castle Hotel.
On Trek: Naggar – Rumshu – Rumshu Thatch (2600 M)
After breakfast we start walking from Naggar. After an hour of steep ascent we reach Rumshu village, an excellent example of traditional pahari (mountain) village with its wooden houses and traditional architectural style. Spend sometime visiting the village and then trek further upto Rumshu Thach and camp in the middle of the alpine meadow. Beautiful views of Dhauladhar mt range to the west, Pir Panjal range to the North-West and Lahul range to the north.
Rumshu Thatch to Base of Chanderkhani Pass (3450M) 4 hours walk.
We walk through coniferous forest and meadows carpeted with variety of alpine flowers. Superb views of the valley and mountain ranges all around. Camp at the base of Chanderkhani Pass.
Base – Chanderkhani Pass (3660M) – Nagruni Thatch
It takes around two hours to get to the top of the pass. The climb is harder at the margins of the season, in mid may and early june when the pass and upper meadows are under snow cover. The pass is marked by prayer flags and cairns. From the pass it is leveled walk for another 2-3 hours to Nagruni Thach, a beautiful alpine meadow where we camp for night stay.
Nagruni Thatch – Manali village
Down hill walk for few hours takes us donw to Malana village where we camp for overnight stay. Visit the traditional village of Manala. The people of village are very conservation. They claim to be the descendants of Alexender The great and consider themselves to be of the highest cast and the outsiders for them are untouchable. You can not enter the boundery of the village temple and if you do so you are fined by the village government and the fine is collected at the spot. Few years back some the village houses were on fire and there was a huge lose of property and many traditional house were burnt down.
Manala Village – Jari – Rewalsar 1 hour walk and 3 hours drive
After a short downhill walk we reach the nearest road-head near Jari village from where we drive to Rewalsar. Check in Hotel. Rewalsar is very colorful village inhabited by a mixed community of Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists. There are holy shrines of all three religions. The lake next to village is considered holy by the Buddhists and they do a circular walk around the lake every morning and every afternoon. Overnight stay in Hotel in Rewalsar.
Rewalsar – Chandigarh – Delhi 7 hours drive
After breakfast at hotel drive to Chandigarh to board train/flight to your next destination. End of the tour.
(1). This is the itinerary for a tour which we run regularly. It can be altered, and we like to discuss plans with clients and can make suggestions about special places to visit depending on our clients’ interests, and available time. The itinerary is planned in such a way that you gain altitude gradually , you get a good and proper time to acclimatise properly while travelling through the Central Himalayas . Every day there is enough free time to make walk / or to relax your own so you could experience the people and culture from much close on the tour.
(2). In case you require accompanying tour escort / local guide with you please tell us and we will be happy to arrange local, knowledgeable guide for your tour, as per your choice.
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