Pick-Up from Chandigarh – Narkanda (6 Hrs 27 Min/ 173.4 Km)
Located on Hindustan-Tibet road, Narkanda is a township in the district of Shimla. In proximity to Narkanda there are various places where you can treat your eyes with beautiful scenery and various activities. Arrive at Tethys Ski Resort/Hotel Snowflake Narkanda, Check in. Refresh yourself with welcome drink on arrival. Would like to visit the place where it is it is difficult to differentiate between the lighted villages and the stars twinkling on horizon. Then get yourself ready for night navigation after sunset near hotel. After a wonderful walk in midst of the night, Bon fire awaits you, on request we can also arrange for barbeque. Enjoy your scrumptious dinner and overnight stay.
Trek to Jhamunda Meadow (3kms from Resort) – Hatu Peak (3 Kms From Jhamunda Meadow) – Jao Bag (1.5 Kms from Hatu Peak)
After enjoying delicious breakfast, hit on the road to trek to Jhamunda meadow is a famous picnic spot. If the stars are in your favour then you might find tea and maggi stalls as well. During winter months, this picnic spots metamorphosis into a ski spot as well but not as huge in area as Dhomri Ski Slope. If you are an adrenaline junkie then you can surely try your hand on rock climbing and rappelling.
After adrenaline rush has captured your minds, head towards Hatu Peak through a narrow road surrounded by pine and spruce trees and is one of the highest altitude in Shimla hills. Once you trek towards the peak you will speculate beautiful bird eye view of Narkanda. Perched at the top of the hill, there is a sacred shrine of Hatu Mata, a temple revered by the locals, makes a fitting finale to the trek.
After fitting finale to Hattu Mata peak, head towards Jao Baag is one of the stunning meadows located near Hatu Peak. The peak boasts a perfect view of sunrise through mountains. It is even the perfect site for camping and stargazers. Return back to resort for Lunch (optional).
After enjoying a spectacular day with nature, enjoy some of the indoor activities such as Carom, Pool or Table Tennis. Some adventure activities for adrenaline junkies are Burma Bridge, Valley Crossing, and Double Rope Walk etc.
Narkanda – Kinnaur – Sangla (6hr 44 Min/ 208.7 Km)
After enjoying mouth-watering breakfast, hit on the road to head towards Kinnaur. Located on the Tibetan border of south-eastern Himachal, Kinnaur is blessed with splendid mountain and valley scenery. The district boasts a unique cultural and ethnic mix that mutates from Aryan Hindu to Tibetan Buddhist as you progress eastward.
Then head towards Sangla Valley, often referred to as pass of light, it is one of the most beautiful valleys of the country. The valley offers magnificent sight to behold as Snow clad mountains surround you and you get to see the Kinner Kailash peak.
Enjoy peaceful crossways to the valley where one can be in awe of the plethora of flora and fauna including orchards, cedar trees, and fir trees and many more. These walks can be done in a day.
Angling lovers can enjoy angling in the Baspa River as it is well-known for their trout. The river has crystal clear waters and one can easily spot the trout. Adventure enthusiasts can enjoy activities such as rappelling, rock climbing and river crossing .
You can also visit the Bering Nag Temple is devoted to the snake of Lord Shiva. A beautiful Tibetan wood carving centre has remarkably good-looking carvings of different things. 800 years old Kamru Fort houses the famous Kamakshi Devi Temple. Return back to resort. Overnight stay at Kinnaur. Or you can choose to stay in camps in Sangla Valley.
Kinnaur – Chitkul (3hrs 46 Min/91.8 Km)
If you are staying in Sangla then after breakfast head towards Chitkul. Chitkul is the last village of the country before India Tibet border. Located on the banks of Baspa River, it is practically the last point of the famous Kinner Kailash Parikrama as one can start a trek from here.
The main attractions of Chitkul are its houses which have either slate or wooden plank roofs. It also houses a small Buddhist Temple and a small tower. There is a monastery called Kagyupa Temple where an age old representation of Shakyamuni Buddha is worshipped. The valley offers an unmatched view of the river Baspa with the view of snow-capped mountains, apple orchards and wooden houses. Return back to Kinnaur. Overnight stay in Kinnaur.
Kinnaur – Sarahan – Narkanda (6hrs 44 Min)
After breakfast, hit on the road head towards Narkanda, on the way take a halt at Bhimkali temple at Sarahan which is devoted to Goddess Kali and it was also the seat for former prince of Bushair. Drive to Narkanda. Overnight stay in Tethys Narkanda/Hotel Snowflake, Narkanda.
Narkanda – Chandigarh (5 Hrs 21 Min/ 173.4 Km)
Leave from Narkanda for Chandigarh and your onward journey. Tour Ends!
(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.
(3). Please do not hesitate to collect any travel information from us, before working a final tour programme for yourself. We would be glad to provide you all the travel information and hotels details etc. at the time of planning your holidays with us, before you book your tour with Incredible Himachal Holidays. Being local, we can provide you with a wonderful private, personalise, tailor-made holiday tour in India at a cheaper cost than the standard package / group holiday that you might find elsewhere. We believe in delivering the service, more than- promised to our clients.