- Keylong - Udaipur - Kaza - Manali
persons: Minimum 2 Tour
Period: Mid June to Late September
Day 01: Delhi – Manali (560 kms)
Travel by car/jeep from Delhi to Manali. On arrival check-in in the
hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Manali AM free. PM half
day city sight seeing including Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple, Tibetan
Monastery and Vashisht Village. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 03: Manali – Keylong (115 kms)
Travel by jeep from Manali to Keylong enroute visiting the Rohtang Pass
(3980 m). Overnight in tents at Keylong.
Day 04: Keylong Morning visit the
Khardong monastery 5 kms from Keylong. This monastery boasts of the
largest strength of monks and nuns in the Lahaul region. Afternoon visit
the Shashur Gompa, dedicated to Lama Gotsang of Zanskar. Overnight in
tents at Keylong.
Day 05: Keylong – Udaipur (50 kms)
Travel by jeep to Udaipur enroute visiting Trilokinath temple. Trilokinath
is one of the most ancient temples in Lahaul. Originally, it is dedicated
to the Pandavas as legend says that Pandavas spent few days over here
during their 14 years exile. Afternoon visit a temple in Udaipur highly
remarkable for it’s woodcarvings and dedicated to Mrikula Devi, built
during the 15th century. Overnight in tents at Udaipur.
Day 06: Udaipur – Batal (170 kms)
Travel by jeep from Udaipur to Batal. From Batal you can have a beautiful
view of the CB ranges and a few glaciers. Overnight in tents at Batal.
Day 07: Batal - Kaza (88 kms) Travel
from Batal to Kaza by jeep over the Kunzam Pass (4558 m). Overnight
in tents at Kaza.
Day 08: Kaza Morning visit the Ki
monastery, 12 kms from Kaza. This centuries – old gompa is a labyrinth
of rooms and corridors. It houses valuable thangkas and offers a panoramic
view of the area. Also visit the small gompa at Kibber, 9 kms further
ahead. Kibber at 4205 m has the distinction of being the highest permanently
inhabited village of the region. Overnight in tents at Kaza.
Day 09: Kaza An excursion visiting
Pin Valley, the land of Ibex and Snow Leopards. Also visit an old monastery
Gungri monastery in Pin Valley. Overnight in tents at Kaza.
Day 10: Kaza Travel by jeep from
Kaza to Tabo by jeep enroute visiting Dhankar gompa. This gompa rests
high over the valley and is a stupendous example of local architecture.
Founded in 996 AD by the great teacher Richensang-po, Tabo is renowned
for its breathtaking murals and stucco images – and is often called
“The Ajanta of the Himalayas”. Tabo’s sanctity is next only to Tibet’s
Tholing gompa. Overnight in tents at Kaza.
Day 11: Kaza – Manali (188 kms)
Travel by jeep from Kaza to Manali. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight
in at the hotel.
Day 12: Manali Day free for independent
activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 13: Manali - Delhi (560 kms)
Travel by car/ jeep from Manali to Delhi and proceed directly to international
airport to board flight for onward destination. End of the tour.