Jeep Safari - Kinnaur to Spiti

The Journey Begins Now!
Day 1 Report at Shimla

All participants should report by noon today. Afternoon we have a briefing session. We talk a walk by the mall.

Day 2  Shimla - Sarahan 1920 m (Driving time: 07 - 08 hours approx.)

After breakfast, start the drive to Sarahan via Narkanda (2690m). Sarahan is a beautifully located town amidst the mountains with Shrikand Mahadev Peak (5155m) forming a perfect background. Visit the BhimKali temple, a rare combination of Buddhist and Hindu architecture. The main idol of the goddess is about 200 years old.

Day 3 Sarahan - Sangla (Driving time: 07 hours approx.)

Today's drive takes you to Sangla (2680m). All houses here are built on the slopes with the Kinner Kailash peak (6600m) dominantly the skyline. Visit the nearby Kamru fort, now dedicated to Kamakshi temple.

Day 4 Sangla - Chitkul Pass - Kalpa 2900m (total driving time: 07 - 08 hours approx.)

Start very early in the morning for the drive to the Chitkul Pass (3436 m). This pass is said to connect with routes into the Garhwal Himalayas. After spending some time at the pass to enjoy the view, drive on to Kalpa.

Day 5 Kalpa - Puh 2837m (Driving time: 05 hours approx.)

From Kalpa, we drive to the nearby town of Recong Peo. Close to the Tibetan border, Puh lies in rain shadow region, situated on the confluence of river Spiti and Sutlej. It is famous for grapes, woodcarving and Deodars. We will also stop enroute at Recong Peo - where there is a new monastery built to commemorate his Holiness, the Dalai Lama's Kalachakra sermon. We will be driving on the famous Hindustan-Tibet road..

Day 6 Puh - Tabo 3200m (Driving time: 08hours approx.)

Start early for the long drive in to the Spiti valley today. We halt at Tabo for the night. Visit the local monastery in the evening, which completed 1000 years in 1996. It is believed that the present Dalai Lama will live here upon retirement. Designed in West-Tibetan style, the Gompa houses impressive murals, and sculptures. There is a painting school in the Gompa itself. In addition to this, there are some caves on a hillside, known as Dawang, with some famous murals. Here you will also find a mummy of a Buddhist monk.

Day 7 Tabo - Dankar - Lalung - Kaza (Driving time: 06 hours approx.)

Today we drive to Kaza, enroute visiting the monasteries of Dankar and Lalung. Both the Gompa's are said to be 1000 years old. The Dankar Gompa is perched on a hilltop and has a spectacular rocky setting. The frescoes and the sculpture in Lalung Gompa are beautiful and make your visit worthwhile. From Lalung, drive on to Kaza - headquarter of Spiti region.

Day 8 In Kaza

After breakfast, proceed for the full day's excursion to visit the Gompa's at Ki and Kibber. The Ki Gompa is the oldest and largest in Spiti - and very beautifully located, making it the most photographed monastery of the region. It also has some rare silk Thangka's from Tibet that are said to be 800 years old. Carry on to Kibber - said to be the highest village in the world at 4205 meters. Kibber was part of the overland salt trade centuries ago, and is a small but pretty place with friendly people.

Day 9  Kaza - ChandraTal (Driving time: 05- 07 hours)

After breakfast drive to Chandratal. Today we cross the might KunzumLa pass 4590m/15060ft. from the base of the pass, the ride gets tough till ChandraTal. Enjoy the
beauty of the lake.


Day 10   ChandraTal - Manali (Driving time: 05 hours approx.)

After spending some time by the lake, we drive to Manali after breakfast, passing two high passes - first the Kunzum La and then the Rohtang pass. On arrival in Manali, transfer to the hotel. End of services

  •  Accommodation in Twin sharing Room with Breakfast.
     Transportation by Innova/ large car throughout for all intercity-drives
     All local sightseeing etc with chauffeur, his food & accommodation.
     Bus ticket: Delhi to Shimla and Manali to Delhi.

  •  Government tax (payable extra)
     Entry fees, camera/ Video fees etc at the places of visit.
     Any additional expenses caused by, or liability for, disturbance in trip program due to
    circumstances beyond our control such as airlines or railway delays, road blocks, vehicles
    malfunctions, weather conditions, sickness, natural disaster, wars, riots, etc.
     Liability for or insurance against injury, loss of life, accidents, damage to or loss of
     Any item not specified in the itinerary.
     Any item not listed above.


  • The rates are subjects to change without any prior notice.
Package Cost Details
Using Twin sharing accommodation
Without Escort: Rs.32950 per person

Extra payable for Single Room: Rs.12800 only
Escorted Trip: Rs.38545 per person

*Woman guide for All Women group


  • The hotel confirmed will be as per the brochure or an alternate hotel of similar category.
  • It is mandatory to carry a Government recognised photo identity card (Passport / Driving Licence / Voter ID card)
  • Free! Two child under 6 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
  • Extra Charge! child Above 6 years To 15 years treated as child with bed
  • The primary guest checking in to the hotel must be at least 18 years of age. Children accompanying adults must be between 1-12 years.
  • The inclusion of extra bed with a booking is facilitated with a folding cot or a mattress as an extra bed.
  • Early check-in or late check-out is subject to availability and may be chargeable by the hotel. The standard check-in time is 12 PM and the standard check-out time is 12 PM. After booking you will be sent an email confirmation with hotel phone number. You can contact the hotel directly for early check-in or late check-out.
  • The amount paid for the room does not include charges for optional services and facilities (such as room service, mini bar, snacks or telephone calls). These will be charged at the time of check-out. The hotel reserves the right of admission. Accommodation can be denied to guests posing as a couple if suitable proof of identification is not presented at check-in. Jdo Tours will not be responsible for any check-in denied by the hotel due to the aforesaid reason.
  • The hotel reserves the right of admission for local residents. Accommodation can be denied to guests residing in the same city. Jdo Tours will not be responsible for any check-in denied by the hotel due to the aforesaid reason.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Base category room will be provided.
Per Person rates are based on twin sharing

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