KINNAUR

Kinnaur, the tribal district is situated in the northeast corner of Himachal Pradesh. Surrounded by Tibet to the east, Kinnaur is a mountainous area, ranging in altitude from 2,320 to 6,816 mtr. It is famous for the Kinner Kailash peak (6500 mtr.), Wine yards of Ribba, Beautiful Sangla Valley, Chitkul the last village of India and Hindustan-Tibet road which finally enters Tibet at Shipki La Pass. It is a rare treat to travel on this road which is a great engineering feat.

 

Day 1: Delhi to Mashobra (355 kms) The first leg of the journey starts with a lovely drive on NH1 and later through Shivalik foothills. Mashobra, a beautiful village with an average elevation of 2200 metres is our first stopover. It is around 10 Kms from Shimla. The entire valley is covered by dense woods of oaks and pines. Mashobra is an exceptionally beautiful and a very serene place away from the rush of tourists. Overnight stay at Mashobra

Day 02: Mashobra – Sangla (213 km) Next morning driving along the fierce Sutlej River flowing in the gorges below reach Karchham. From here a road continues towards Spiti and another turns towards the Baspa Valley and on to the beautiful Sangla Valley. This area is rich in Apple, Apricot, Wall-nut, Cedar tree orchards and glacial streams with trout fish. This 18 km stretch is of narrow winding road with hair-raising gorges & cliffs high above the Baspa River gushing below. Overnight stay in camp.

Day 03: Sangla – Chitkul – Sangla (48 km) After enjoying a quiet morning in the lap of Sangla valley hold your seat once again for a short drive to Chitkul (3450m), this crown of Kinnaur is famous as the last village of India on Indo -Tibbet boarder. Potatoes grown here are one of the best in the world. Stand here, look around the mountains and feel the air of far end of India. Drive along picturesque road which is carved in rock and goes along the wild Baspa River. Spend evening taking a forest walk, enjoying the view or just relaxing in the camp.

Day 04: Sangla – Kalpa (49 km) Situated at the height of 2758 mtr above the sea level, Kalpa is one of the most beautiful village of Kinnaur. The rising sun touches the snowy peaks with crimson and golden light can mesmerize any one. Kalpa offers fabulous views of the Kinnaur Kailash. Also we can see a 70 Mtr Shiv Ling at the top of the peak. Chilgoza plantations and apple orchards are other attractions there. Overnight stay at Kalpa.

Day 05: Kalpa – Shimla (223 km) Start our drive back from Kalpa through Rampur. It is a gorgeous drive along side Sutlej River . Overnight at Shimla.

Day 06: Shimla – Delhi (360 km) Missing those beautiful memories of a lifetime, reach Delhi by the late evening.

 

TRIP COST: On Request

COST INCLUDES
• Transportation (Ex Delhi)
• 6D/5N Accommodation on sharing basis (Hotel/Camps)
• Meals (Breakfast & Dinner)
• All permit and permissions.

COST EXCLUDES
• Personal expenses like telephone bills, laundry, and extra meal ordered etc.
• Expenses incurred due to anything beyond our control like natural calamities, landslides, political insurgencies etc.
• Soft drinks and other beverages.

GENERAL RULES
1. Due care is taken for the safety of the participants but organizer will not be responsible for any mishap/accident/injury/illness etc.
2. If the participant is not able to complete the expedition or to consume benefits included in the price, he/she will have no right to claim a refund.

USEFUL INFORMATION
Climate: Most of Kinnaur enjoys a long winters from October to May, and short summers from June to September.

Best Time to Visit: Kinnaur’s great landscapes, rivers, valleys, high mountains and lakes create a mesmerizing scenario for tourists. Best time to visit is from April to October.

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