MANALI KEYLONG BATAL TRIP
Duration: 12 Days 11 Nights
Destinations: Delhi – Manali – Keylong – Udaipur – Batal – Kaza – Manali – Delhi
Period: Mid June to Late September
Day 01: Delhi – Manali (600 kms)
Travel by cab or overnight volvo from Delhi to Manali. On arrival check-in in the hotel. After relax in hotel day at manali sightseeing including Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple, Tibetan Monastery and Vashisht Village. Overnight at the Manali hotel.
Day 02: Manali – Keylong (115 kms)
Travel by jeep from Manali to Keylong enroute visiting the Rohtang Pass (3980 m). Overnight in tents at Keylong.
Day 03: 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 04: 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 05: 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 06: Batal – Kaza (88 kms)
Travel from Batal to Kaza by jeep over the Kunzam Pass (4558 m). Overnight in tents at Kaza.
Day 07: 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 08: 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 09: 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 10: Kaza – Manali (188 kms)
Travel by jeep from Kaza to Manali. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight in at the hotel.
Day 11: Manali
Day free for independent activities. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Manali – Delhi (600 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.
This is an adventure tour and not available whole of the year, this tour package prices are available on Request. The tour size must be above 4 persons and should be of sound health. Due to higher altitude and unpredictable bad weather conditions the night halts can be change.