Tour code NGS 6 Kinnaur Valley and Ladakh Expedition

Kinnaur Valley & Ladakh: NT – 31 

Duration: 14 Nights / 15 Days (Best time June to September)

Places Covered:  Shimla – Karcham – Kalpa – Tabo – Labrang – Kaza – Tsomoriri – Leh – Nubra  Kinnaur Valley and Ladakh Expedition



DAY 01            DELHI

Arrive Delhi. Meet our assistance and transfer to hotel.


DAY 02             DELHI – KALKA – SHIMLA Kinnaur Valley and Ladakh Expedition

Transfer to station to board train to Shimla – The train, (Shatabdi Express) leaves New Delhi railway station at 0710 in the morning and reaches Kalka at 1200 hours. You will be transferred by cars to Shimla from Kalka station covering 80 Kms. Evening a walk on famous Mall road would relax you fully taking you to British Indian streets. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 03             SHIMLA TO SARAHAN DRIVE/ 177 KMS Kinnaur Valley and Ladakh Expedition

A fantastic drive on Old Hindustan Tibet road indeed through beautiful valleys and colorful mountains From a distance the Great Himalayan Ranges with its more than 50 Kms snow capped ranges do mesmerize one who will be driving for about half of the day with the presence of this majestic view. Reach Rampurand further to Sarahan- the beautiful place with Bhimakali temple. Relax & retrieve.



We drive down till Jeori on same road of yesterday where we get ready to take on the road to Kinnaur. This is the entrance to Kinnaur, and once again we are on the trail of the Sutlej valley. Reach Kalpa and the evening is spent complete with a visit to the Reckong Peo Monastery and Chini, which used to be the district headquarter earlier and was famous for Lord Dalhousies preference for the place as his summer abode over Shimla. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 05             KALPA TO TABO VIA KANUM, MORANG AND LABRANG (194KMS) Kinnaur Valley and Ladakh Expedition

After breakfast drive towards tabo- the destination of the day. On the way we visit few monasteries of the time of Rinchen Zangpo to understand the rich architecture, system and growth of Trans Himalayan Buddhism. Visit to Chango Village. It is called “Little Tibet” because it has almost the same terrain, vegetation & climate. Spiti also means “Middle Country”. It lies between Tibet, Ladakh, Kinnaur, Lahoul & Kullu. Reach Tabo, check into the hotel and visit Tabo Monastery or Chos Khor in the evening. The place is called Ajanta of Himalayas too and the more than 1000 years old monastery is the finest in Himalayas. Relax & retrieve.



Morning walk to the caves and drive to Dankhar and Lalung monasteries which are other finest monasteries in Spiti. We cross the river and turn into Pin Valley to explore another centuries old monastery Kungri. Drive back to main road and reach Kaza for the night stay in hotel. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 07             KAZA TO KI AND KIBBER – HIKKIM, LANGZA Kinnaur Valley and Ladakh Expedition

Morning we drive towards Kibber village en-route visit to Kee monastery which is the biggest in the valley. After Kibber village we take a way to a mysterious but extremely beautiful monasteries and villages of Langza, Hikkim and Komik. Komic is the highest village of world connected with road. The monasteries are very special in these remote areas. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 08             ZAKA- KELONG 187KM

Today we will drive to Kelong via Rangrik, Losar, Pangmo and kunzum la pass 4551mt which is the highest pass in the Spiti valley, just below the pass a road goes to Chandartal Lake, then we will drive via Batal, Chaturu and after a while we will meet the leh Manali road, overnight in Kelong. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 09             KELONG- SERCHU 120KM Kinnaur Valley and Ladakh Expedition

Breakfast in the hotel then we will drive to Serchu via Darcha and Baralacha pass 4900mt which is the second highest pass in the Leh-manali road, dinner and overnight in the camp. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 10             SERCHU-TSOMORIRI 195KM

After an early breakfast will drive to Tsomoriri Lake via Tsokar Lake on the way we will see Tibetan Nomades with Yaks and Pashmina goats, we may also see some wild ass dinner and overnight in camp. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 11             TSOMORIRI-LEH 240KM

Morning after the breakfast we will visit the Korzok monastery then we will drive to Leh via Mahe bridge where we will meet the Indus driver evening will reach leh, dinner and overnight in Hotel. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 12             LEH

Full-day tour of Shey, Thiksey, and Stok:  Shey is the old capital of Ladakh. The old Palace is situated on top of a small ridge overlooking the Indus River. It houses a sizable Buddha.    Thiksey in one of the most pictures Monastary of Ladakh.Then we shall return and cross the River Indus at Choglumsar to Visit stok Village with its palace. Stok commands grand view of Leh. Return to leh for Overnight stay. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 13             LEH Kinnaur Valley and Ladakh Expedition

Full day trip to Hemis and Tak Tak monasteries: Hemis is one of the oldest monasteries hidden inside valley. Its annual festival is famous all over the world. We drive further up to Tak Tak a small but very interesting monastery in the remotest are of Ladakh. Return to Leh for Overnight at Hotel. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 14             LEH-NUBRA VALLEY 130KM

Today we will drive to Nubra valley with inner line permit, will drive Khardong la pass 5600mt which is the worlds highest motor able road, we can see Karakoram range from the top, visit Disket monastery and Hundar village the may be some camel ride in the sand dunes. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 13             NUBRA- LEH

Morning visit Panamic hot spring and Samstanling monastery, then Drive to Leh via Khardong la pass upon arrival first visit Shanti stupa and Sankar monastery. Relax & retrieve.


DAY 14             LEH – DELHI Kinnaur Valley and Ladakh Expedition

Transfer to airport to board flight to Delhi, upon arrival transfer to hotel, Relax & retrieve.


DAY 15             DEPARTURE DELHI

Transfer to airport.  


        *******  Buenos viajes *******



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