Tribal Circuit tour located in the state of Himachal Pradesh. Tribal Circuit tour passing through a spectacular terrain of river valleys, Cold Desert Mountains, High Passes, Snow Capped Peaks, Icy Lakes, Mighty Glaciers, an exotic tribal country dotted by monasteries, yaks and lamas. This circuit covers Shimla, Kinnaur and lahaul Spiti region. Tribal Circuit as the name suggest is a circuit which captures most of the beauty of Himachal Pradesh, passing by some remote areas, and the top district adjacent to Tibbat the one Lahaul and Spiti. This is a circuit which starts from Shivalik ranges of and then exploring great Himalayas and takes you back to Shivalik ranges from a different route.
Name of Tour – Himachal Tribal Circuit Tour
Duration -08 nights/09 days
Travel Style – Honeymoon/Family/Friends
Pickup & Drop – Delhi/Chandigarh/Kalka
Mode of Transportation – Individual Cab
Accommodation – Hotel stay /Home Stay
Hotel Details –
|Category||Hotel Name and Location|
|Standard||Shimla – Hotel Hans/Kings Palace/similar
Sarahan –Pankaj Home stay/Similar
Sangla – Negi’s Cottage Home stay/Similar
Kalpa- Shankar Home Stay/Similar
Nako- Tashi Home Stay/Similar
Kaza – Welcome Home Stay/Similar
Chandartal – Camps
Manali – Hotel Mohan Palace/similar
|Deluxe||Shimla – Hotel Sukhsagar Regency/similar
Sarahan –Hotel Snow View/Similar
Sangla – Hotel Rock View/Similar
Kalpa- Hotel Apple Pie/Similar
Nako- Hotel Rio Purguil/Similar
Kaza – Hotel Snow Lion/Similar
Chandartal – Camps
Manali – Hotel Snow Peak Retreat/similar
Day Wise Itinerary:-
Day 01: Delhi/Chandigarh – Shimla
Receive by our driver from Airport/Railway station and take transfer to Shimla. On arrival at Shimla Check in the hotel. Evening at leisure to explore to Shimla Mall road and local markets. Dinner and Overnight stay at Shimla.
Day 02: Shimla to Sarahan (160 kms)
After breakfast at hotel we will set off at around 9:00A.M. Today it is a drive of 9-10 hrs, driving through the beautiful villages of Fagu, Theog, Matiana, Narkanda and Rampur. En route we will have many comfort breaks and will visit the Apple orchards and Hattu peak (3,400 metres/ 11,154 feet) at Narkanda, from where you can have a spectacular view of the mighty Central Himalayas and will also visit the traditional wodden carved temple of Godess Kali on the top. We will also stop by a small lake on the way to Hattu Peak. Later on we continue our drive to Sarahan via Rampur and enroute we will stop for lunch break and various picture breaks and comfort breaks.Sarahan – the tiny village offers the splendid views of Shrikhanda Mahadev Peak (5,155 metres). The major attraction in Sarahan is centuries-old Hindu temple of Godess Bhimakali. Steeped in legend, the temple complex is a resplendent example of hill architecture. Sarahan is also the gateway to Kinnaur valley. Overnight stay in Hotel in Sarahan.
Day 03: Sarahan – Sangla
After breakfast at your hotel, we will visit the famous temple of Bhimakali at Sarahan. This is the same temple in which human sacrifices were made about two centuries ago. After visiting the temple we will continue driving to Sangla (4-5 hrs) where you will check in at your hotel. The Sangla valley is also known as the Baspa Sangla valley, after river Baspa which flows through the valley and it is the part of Kinnaur valley. Overnight stay in Sangla.
Day 04: Sangla – Chitkul – Kalpa
This morning after breakfast we will be driving you to Chitkul ( 20 kms, total 1 hrs, each side – 3,450 metres / 11,318 feet.) which is the last village on Indian side on the Indo-Tibetan border. The village of Chitkul is like something from a fairy tale, and you will have a chance to walk slowly around it. We will return to Sangla for lunch in the local restaurants and later take transfer to Kalpa. Reach kalpa and check In the hotel. Evening at leisure. The finest view of the Mt. Kinner Kailash Mountain (6000 metres) can be had from here. This is a spectacular sight early in the morning as the rising sun touches the snowy peaks with crimson and gold light.
Day 05: Kalpa – Nako
After Breakfast in Hotel we continue driving on the famous Hindustan – Tibet Highway or the NH 22 – This stretch famously known as one of “most treacherous roads of the world” by the lonely planet in a visual spectacle. Don’t let that little piece of information deter you because your local drivers are highly skilled and experienced while driving on these roads. Reach nako till afternoon and check In the hotel. Visit nako helipad, nako monastery and Nako lake. Overnight stay at Nako.
Day 06: Nako – Tabo – Dhankar – Kaza(115 kms)
Have an healthy breakfast and drive towards Spiti valley. Today we will drive till Kaza. Enroute visit the Tabo Monastery which is close to 1000 years old now. The murals, thankas and paintings are believed to have been made in a single night by the Gods themselves. You can also hike to the meditation caves, if time permits. Also visit Dhankar Monastery- Seat of the King in ancient times- the most beautiful setting of a monument which hangs on a cliff and overlooks the confluence of Spiti and Pin River. Evening transfer to Kaza. Dinner and Overnight stay at Kaza.
Day 07: Kaza
Today after breakfast we will be driven to the village of Lagnza. Here there is an opportunity to walk around the village with your guide. You may wish to visit the monastery at the top of the village and on the way look out for fossils. Here you can also see the yak working in the fields or yak grazing in the pastures. If weather permits there is an option drive on to Hikkim, and the Comic village, which is now the world’s highest village (4,450 metres) joined to a motorable road. Later we will continue our drive to Kee Monastery and the village of Kibber. Once Kibber (at 4,200 metres) was considered the world’s highest village. There is also the option to walk to the nearby mountains where there are big herds of Himalayan blue sheep and snow ibex gather in the evening. Lunch will be at Kibber village, in a local restaurant, where you will be offered a choice of delicious Tibetan dishes. In the evening we will return to Kaza for a second night at the hotel.
Day 08: Kaza – Chandartal (120kms)
Morning after breakfast leave for Chandratal Lake by crossing Kunzam Pass (15,100ft) reach Baltal, change a vehicle to Sumo to proceed to Chandratal lake. On a way have a magnificent view of CB Ranges Peaks. This Deep Blue Water Has A Circumference Of 2.5 Kms. This Is The Source Of The River Chandra According To Some Believers, This Is The Spot From Where The God Indra`S Chariot Took The Eldest Pandava Brother Yudhistra To Swarga To Heaven In His Mortal Form. Full day at Leisure to enjoy the beauty of beautiful lake and natural surrounded Snow peaks. O/N Camping at Chandratal Lake.
Day 09: Chandartal – Manali (140 kms)
After Breakfast check out the home stay and take transfer to Manali. Enroute we will visit mighty Rohtang pass. Reach Manali and Check In the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Manali hotel.
Day 10: Manali – Delhi/Chandigarh Departure
After Breakfast check out the hotel till 11:00 am and proceed for homeward journey…..
“Tour Ends with Life time memories”
- All Sightseeing as per itinerary by Innova/Zylo/Scorpio/Tempo Traveler.
- Pick and drop from Delhi/Chandigarh/Kalka.
- 01 night accommodation in Shimla with Breakfast and Dinner.
- 01 night accommodation in Sarrahan with Breakfast and Dinner.
- 01 night accommodation in Sangla with Breakfast and Dinner.
- 01 night accommodation in Kalpa with Breakfast and Dinner.
- 01 night accommodation in Nako with Breakfast and Dinner.
- 02 night accommodation in Kaza with Breakfast and Dinner.
- 01 night accommodation in Chandertal with Breakfast and Dinner.
- 01 night accommodation in Manali with Breakfast and Dinner.
- All driver charges, Toll charges, Parking, State tax and fuel fee included
- Assistance on arrival.
- All Hotel Taxes.
- Tips and porter chargers.
- Lunch/ Tea Coffee
- 05% GST is not included.
- Any additional expenses.
- Early check in and late check out at the hotel.
- Expenses of personal nature.
- Any other services not specified above.
- Additional Costs due to Flight Cancellations, Road blocks, natural calamities.
- The itinerary is subject to favorable road and weather conditions. We will do the best to make alternative arrangements in case of bad weather and inaccessibility to the destination before or after the tour has begun. The cost of the tour or any part of it will not be refunded in an event of unfavorable conditions anytime during the tour days, after the tour begins.