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Forbiddan Himalayas

Tour Amount:-Rs.35000

16 Days - Treasures of the Old Silk Route

Season : April to November
Best time :June to August

A glorious journey taking you to the mystique and mystery of the remote Spiti region, (once a part of the kingdom of Nariss Korssum [Western Tibet] on the Indian side of Tibetan plateau,) on an odyssey of discovery and delight on the old Hindustan Tibet Road.

The Old Hindustan Tibet road was once a part of The mystical stunning valley of Spiti in the remote cold desert lands of its Trans-Himalayan environs of Himachal Pradesh, standing cheek by jowl with the Tibetan Plateau . Isolated from the rest of the country for half the year by the snowbound passes of the mountains encircling it, its rareed environs oer the intrepid visitor a stunning bouquet of gorgeous landscapes, warm hospitality and cultural highs that leave you with a dazzling array of holiday memories. The legendary Silk Route of ancient times and the place for high adventure, protable commerce and cultural exchange.


Day 1 - Fly to Delhi.
Day 2 - Delhi - Meet and transfer to hotel. Tour of Old & New Delhi.
Day 3 - Delhi / Chandigarh / Naldera* - Morning- Train to Chandigarh and drive 3 hrs to Oakwood Hamlet. 
Stay in eco-cottages. 
Day 4 - Naldera / Sangala Valley* (3049m) - Drive 253 km/ 9 hrs to visually stunning valley. Stay in 
Sangla Valley Camp.
Day 5 - Sangla - At leisure. Acclimatise to the rareed air. 
Day 6 - Sangla - Trek to Chitkul (3,450M) last village on the old Indo-Tibetan trade route.
Day 7 - Sangla / Tabo* (Spiti Valley) - Drive 182 km/ 7 hrs en route visit Nako. Stay in Tabo Banjara 
Day 8 - Tabo* (3050m) - Explore the over 1000-year old Tabo Monastery with its fabulous murals 
Day 9 - Tabo / Kaza* (3800m) - Drive 47 km/ 2 hrs via Dhankar and Lalung Monastery. Stay at Kaza Banjara 
Day 10 - Kaza - Visit Kei Monastery (4116m) and Kibber (4205m), one of the highest motorable villages 
in the world. 
Day 11 - Kaza / Tabo - Drive back to Tabo
Day 12 - Tabo / Kalpa* - Drive 190km/ 7hrs a scenic destination where British Viceroys came during summers. 
Stay in Kinner Kailash.
Day 13 - Kalpa / Kotgarh* - Drive 175 km/ 6 hrs. Stay in Orchard Retreat.
Day 14 - Thanedar / Shimla* - Drive 80 km /2 hrs. Tour of Shimla.
Day 15 - Shimla / Delhi - Drive to Kalka 3 hrs and Train to Delhi.
Day 16 - Fly back home.

Tour duration can be reduced if prepared to drive long distance. 
* From Shimla - Relax and rejuvenate at the Himalayan Spa at Oberoi Wildflower Hall. A few days of trekking can be added.
* From Tabo - June to October when Rohtang* Pass (3195Mtrs) and Kunzom Pass (4551 Mtrs) open one does not have to return to Shimla. Instead go on to Manali* or even to Ladakh*.
Do a 5 to 6 days cultural OR wildlife trail, staying in village homes having rooms with basic amenities. This offers one a unique and exclusive insight into this mystical land, its people, their rich cultural heritage, and its diverse flora and fauna namely Langza, Komic, Demul, Lhalung and Dhankhar, set along its highlands at an average altitude of 4000 mts. Most of these villages fall within the Kibber Wildlife Sanctuary and are home to rare and endangered species of wildlife such as the Snow Leopard, Tibetan Wolf and Blue Sheep among others. The Canis Lupus or the Tibetan Wolf is the oldest surviving species of wolves in the world, dating back to about 8,00,000 years. Floral diversity especially in the months of July and August lends colour to the landscape. Picturesque trails and rolling meadows interconnect these villages. Each village along this trail is adorned by unique and ancient Buddhist monasteries and temples dating back to over a 1000 years and encased in legend and folklore.