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Narkanda is a town and a nagar panchayat in Shimla district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It is at an altitude of 2708 meters on the Hindustan-Tibet Road in Himachal Pradesh, India within a fir forest. It is about 65 km away from Shimla and surrounded by the Himalayan Range. It is a skiing resort in winter.
Kalpa is a small town in the Sutlej river valley, above Recong Peo in the Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, Northern India, in the Indian Himalaya. Inhabited by Kinnauri people and known for its apple orchards. Apples are a major cash-crop for the region.
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Manali is a high-altitude Himalayan resort town in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state. It has a reputation as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination. Set on the Beas River, it’s a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. It's also a jumping-off point for paragliding, rafting and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000m-high Rohtang Pass.
The agent’s representative will pick you up from Delhi Airport and then drive you to Chandigarh. Upon reaching Chandigarh, the representative will make sure that you have a smooth check-in.
After Breakfast Visit Local Sightseeing of Chandigarh. Spend the evening at leisure. Evening followed by dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Early morning, after breakfast, we will start our journey by heading to Narkanda. Start from Chandigarh in order to reach Narkanda by late afternoon. On arrival, transfer to the hotel/campsite. If you have time, you can visit the Hatu Peak or the Hatu Temple. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel/campsite.
Post breakfast, we will start out ride from Narkanda to Kalpa. It will take about 5-6 hours to reach Kalpa through Rekong Peo, where we halt for Lunch. After checking in at Kalpa, you can visit the Suicide Point that is located only 3KM away. The attraction is famous for its thrilling trench and enchanting atmosphere. Return for dinner and overnight stay at Kalpa.
After an early breakfast, leave for Kaza and enjoy the vistas en-route the Hindustan Tibet Highway. You will also witness the Khab – The confluence of the Spiti and the Satlej River. You can also get a clear view of the Leo Purygal Peak from the Khab Bridge. We will stop at the Nako Lake for Lunch (not included in the package). After lunch, cross Nako and witness the dreaded Malling Nallah. You will enter the Spiti Valley right after you cross Sumdo. Take a detour from here to visit the 500-Year-Old Mummy in the Gue Village. Head to Kaza for dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast we start riding towards Chandra Tal. We will cross the highest point of our trip, the Kunzum La. Also, visit the Key Monastery and Kibber Village on the way. The road towards Chandra Tal starts from Batal, and the journey is breathtakingly beautiful. The road ends about a kilometre before the lake and you have to walk till the lake from here on. You will see a beautiful crescent shaped lake filled with crystal clear water right in the middle of a stark landscape. Next, we drive towards Chandratal. Dinner and overnight stay at the campsite in Chandra Tal.
After an early breakfast, start your ride towards Manali. The drive from Batal to Chattru to Rohtang Pass is also one of the most beautiful routes in your entire road trip. You will reach Manali in about 7-8 hours from Chandra Tal. Dinner and overnight stay at Manali.
Post breakfast, we will start your journey towards Delhi where we will come to an end of this beautiful and memorable road trip.