The Great Tribal Circuit

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The Great Tribal Circuit

For first-time visitors, the district of Lahaul & Spiti feels like a different planet – the terrain, climate  and air are unlike any other place on Earth. Known as the 'cold desert', this is a unique region - one of  the only places on the planet where you can get a sunburn and frostbite at the same time! 

The high altitude and tough terrain of the region have kept it isolated from the rest of the world for  thousands of years and it is only recently that access has been made possible, thanks to the year round efforts of the Border Roads Organization.  

Lahaul & Spiti is not for the faint-hearted though, it demands a good level of fitness, both mental and  physical due to the lower concentration of oxygen and amount of sunlight it receives. However, those  who dare to venture, get rewarded with views of stunning arid mountains, ancient Buddhist  monasteries, rare wildlife, crystal clear lakes and glistening streams

Starting point:- Shimla

Ending Point:- Manali

Places Covered:- Shimla, Sangla, Rakcham, Chitkul, Kalpa, Nako, Gue,  Tabo, Dhankar, Pin Valley, Kaza, Kibber, Langza, Hikkim, Komik, Chandratal and Manali

By Private Car

Months to travel:- April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

Day 1 Shimla - Sangla / Chitkul ( Baspa Valley ) ( 220 kms, 8 hrs )

Arrive in Shimla and our representative will meet you at Shimla bus / railway station. Carry on your onward journey towards Sangla also referred to as the Baspa valley. Overnight stay at a hotel in Baspa Valley.

Day 2 Sangla / Chitkul- Reckong Peo / Kalpa ( 60 kms, 2.5 - 3  hrs )

After breakfast, get set to explore the most beautiful and popular villages in the entire Baspa valley. Visit the enchanting Rakcham village, cross the bridge on the Baspa river and take a walk on the stunning meadows in the Rakcham-Chitkul wildlife sanctuary. Later on, travel  towards Chitkul, famously called the “ Last Village of India”.Walk around the Chitkul village and explore the vibrant village while enjoying the beautiful vistas of the snow covered mountains. Head towards Kalpa and be amazed by the beauty of Kinner Kailash peak, visit the buddhist monastery, Kalpa village, Apple orchards, thrilling Roghi sucide point and Roghi village. Overnight stay at your Hotel.

Day 3 Kalpa - Nako - Gue - Tabo ( 180 kms, 8 hrs )

After a sumptuous breakfast, travel to Nako Village. Located at an altitude of around 3600 with Reo Phurgyl ( one of the highest peaks in Himachal ) in the background. Visit the spectacular Nako lake, 1000 year old Nako monastery, Chango Gompa and Gue monastery. Gue is a small village famous for Gue monastery and a 500 years old perfectly well preserved mummy of Sangha Tenzing a buddhist monk from Tibet. Overnight stay at a hotel / homestay in Tabo.

Day 4 Tabo - Dhankar - Kaza ( 50 kms ) 

After a sumptuous breakfast, explore the beautiful village of Tabo and then head to Dhankar. 

Tabo is among one of the most popular villages in Spiti, located in the valley along the Spiti river. The village is well known for Tabo Gompa, which is one of the oldest and most revered monasteries in the valley. Look out for Tabo caves, a short walk from the village, it's been a place for meditation practices for many buddhist monks. 

Dhankar the erstwhile capital of Spiti valley is a popular village situated on a steep cliff. Also famous for its monastery and Dhankar fort, the vistas from the village are a lifetime memory. Overnight stay at a hotel / homestay in Kaza.

Day 5 Kaza Local - Key Monastery - Kibber - Hikkim - Komik

After breakfast, get ready to explore the astounding Spiti valley. Visit the spectacular Key Gompa, one of the oldest, largest and the most popular monastery in Spiti. Explore Kibber, Langza, Hikkim and Komik, they all are among one of the highest habitat villages in the world. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kaza.

Day 6 Kaza - Mud ( Pin valley ) - Kaza

After breakfast check out and head towards the Pin valley. See the confluence of Pin and Spiti river, visit Kungri monastery and the village of Mud, the last village in the Pin valley. Take a short walk across the village  Overnight stay at a hotel / homestay in Kaza.   

Day 7 Kaza-Chandratal ( 105 kms 6 hrs )

After breakfast check out and start your journey towards Chandratal lake. Also referred to as the moon lake, Chandratal is among one of the most beautiful lakes in Himachal Pradesh. Overnight camping near the Chandratal lake.  

Day 8 Chandratal - Manali ( 110 kms, 5-6 hrs )

After breakfast check out from the camping site and head towards Manali. Overnight stay at Manali.

Day 9 Tour Ends

Relish your breakfast and check out the hotel. Our driver would get you transferred from the hotel  to the bus / railway station for your onward journey. 


• Accommodation based on double sharing

• 8 breakfasts and dinners in hotels 

• Transfers, sightseeing in private car 

• Driver allowances, parking fees, tolls 

• Welcome drink on arrival 


• GST and other taxes 

• Personal expenses – shopping, laundry, tips etc. 

• Alcoholic beverages 

• Expenses due to political disturbances and natural disasters • Air/Train/Bus fare

Starting from INR 33499 Per Person.


 - Prices are on double sharing basis based on inclusions mentioned
 - Prices may vary depending on travel date or any change in Inclusions
 - Prices can change without any further notice

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