Area: Manali & Spiti in the state of Himachal Pradesh
Day 1: Manali
On arrival in Manali,you chek in to a hotel,rest for a while if you wish to and then proceed on a sightseeing trip for the day with one of our team members/guides.This could also include a village tour or similar activities,if you so choose.
Day 2: Manali to Vashist to Chhika 4-5hrs
Drive from Manali to Vashist village on the upper out skirts.Start trekking from Vashist to Chhika,passing through alpine forests,along the Hamta streams.Overnight in tent.
Day 3: Chhika to Balu Gera 4-5hrs
Trek from Chhika to Balu Gera at the of Hamta Pass.Balu Gera literally means “bears” camp.Brown bears use the caves in this area to hibernate in winter.Overnight in tents
Day 4: Balu Gera to Hamta Pass(4200mts/13800ft) 4-5hrs
A strenuous trek over Hamta Pass to Sia Goru provides stunning scenery .You can see Deo Tibba and Indrasen Peak of the greater Himalayas. This used to be the trade rout from China by Spiti to kullu and othr parts of the country.Overnight tent in Sia Goru.
Day 5: Sia Goru to Chhatru to Chandatal 3hrs drive, 3-4hrs trek
This day,s trek is welcome relaxtation after the previous day trek.Chhatru is a picturesque village surrounded by meadows and river Chandra flowing nearby.You are picked up of from the end point of the trek at Chhatru and transported by jeep to Chandertal,a high altitude lake in the Himalayas. This offers some splendid photo oppurtinities and you can spend the day relaxing here or hiking around the lake.You spend the night camping by the lake.
Day 6: Chandratal to Kaza 3hrs drive
You drive to Kaza and go sightseeing to the Kibber.stay the night in a hotel in Kaza.
Day 7: Kaza to Manali 5-6hrs
A 5-6hrs take you back to Manali,stay at Manali