Located in the greater Himalayas, Sangla valley is interspersed with crisscrossing streams , thick forest, green fields, glaciers, and lovely hamlets. Spread across 100 km, the valley is traversed by Baspa river which is home to fishes like trout, rainbow etc . the legend has it that the Kinner Kailash peak here is the abode of mighty Shiva. The tour offers you glimpses of the unique flora and fauna of this picturesque valley. The altitude of this valley varies from 2500 mts to 3500 mts.
Chandigarh is the nearest place connected by air from Mumbai and Delhi. Hence the best point of arrival. Guests from Delhi can take a train to Chandigarh (240 kms – 4 hrs) and then get plugged in to the itinerary.
Day 1: Chandigarh – Narkanda ( 184 kms – 5 hrs )
Reach Chandigarh by train / flight and drive to Narkanda via Shimla; the summer capital of the British at the time of their rule. Overnight stay at Agyatvaas camp.
Day 2: Narkanda – Sangla ( 160 kms – 7 hrs )
After breakfast, drive to sangla. Settle in to your tents on arrivel. Relax with some mint tea and snacks. After which go for a small walk to explore the camp surrounding. Evening campfire, followed by dinner. Overnight at AOFC Sangla.
Day 3: Sangla visit Chitkul (3,450 metres) – 20kms
After breakfast you will drive past pine forests and pink/purple flowered buck wheat fields (summer) intermittingly dotting the edge of the path. The journey is made more memorable by the numerous streams constantly gurgling in the silence of the mountains. Chitkul is the last village of India bordering China. From here we will climb on foot to Nagasthi. While climbing we come across multicolored fields of buck wheat, millet, pea, mustard, and potato. With baspa on the right and mighty Himalayas on the left we will pass through the alpine countryside and will tread across unique medicinal plants and flowers. After the beautiful trek we reach nagasthi where one ITBP check post is located. We need inner line permit to move ahead as the region beyond comprised the sensitive India -Tibet border area. We will stop here and refresh with lunch. After a stroll and some sightseeing we will move back to chitkul village. Drive back to camp in the evening for Dinner & O/N stay.
Day 4: Sangla – Chandigarh
Today after breakfast you will be driven to Chandigarh airport / railway station as per your flight / train schedule to board your flight / train back home.