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Holi in Chitkul

THE EXPERIENCE

Our Chitkul Trip takes you to the less frequented side of Himachal which also offers the cleanest air in India, along with breathtaking views of the Mighty Himalayas


When?

7th - 11th March (Holi Long Weekend)

@ INR 9,999/- per person


HIGHLIGHTS -

- Experience Sarahan, Chitkul & Narkanda on this scenic journey

- Nature Hikes

- Explore the hidden gems of nature

- Selective Crowd

 - Solo / Female traveler friendly

- A Kerry Experience Manager



ITINERARY -


DAY 0 

We will depart from Delhi at 6:30pm


DAY 1 - ARRIVAL AT SARAHAN (503 Kms / 12-13 Hrs)

Early in the morning we will pass by Shimla and proceed onto the highway leading towards the Kinnaur Valley. Depending upon the time of the day, we will make a relaxed pit stop where we will all freshen up and have our breakfasts. We will be travelling through high mountains and will cross Fagu, Theog and Narkanda on the way. After Narkanda there will be a sharp descent that will take us to Rampur, traveling alongside the Sutlej River. After Rampur we will reach a place called Jeori, from where a route cuts out for Sarahan. Reach Sarahan around 10:00 in morning. Sarahan is the Gateway to the Kinnaur Valley, which is set against the backdrop of Pine Trees & Deaodars. Sarahan is also known for the mighty Bhimakali Temple, which a short trek away. The place offers exemplary views of the higher Mountains, and is the perfect place to refresh after the long and arduous journey. Spend the night in a homestay.


DAY 2 - SARAHAN TO CHITKUL (106 Kms /  5 Hrs)

Next morning wake up early and enjoy the beauty of nature. We will then have our breakfasts, and get ready to leave for Chitkul, the last Indian Village in Himachal before China, by 7:00 am. We will take the same highway as yesterday and move further ahead along it to reach Sangla. After a short stop in Sangla, we will then proceed towards Chitkul. The road is quite tough with tricky bends, but is a thrill on its own. We will reach Chitkul around 12:00 pm, and be bowled over by the immense beauty of the place. Located next to the Baspa River, Chitkul is full of orchards and is known for the delicious Golden Apples. The place offers  unmatchable views of the Kinner Kailash range of mountains, and is often referred to as the land between Heaven and Earth. Spend the night in this Magical place.


DAY 3 CHITKUL TO NARKANDA (183 Kms / 6-8 Hrs)

Today after a hearty breakfast,we will chill for sometime in Chitkul. Waking up in time for the sunrise is definitely suggested. Around 10:00 am, we will leave Chitkul, and head back to Narkanda. Narkanda is also known for the large number of Apple Orchards that are spread all across, and is surrounded by the gorgeous Shivalik Range. We will reach Narkanda around 5:00 pm, and if luck is on our side, we can see the sunset from here. We will relax today evening at the homestay, and spend the night.


DAY 4 - DEPARTURE FROM NARKANDA (407 Kms / 9-10 Hrs)

 Wake up early in the morning in time for the rising sun. We will then have a breakfast. If everyone is game, today we can head out for a short trek to Hatu Peak which offers superb views. The rest of the day can be spent chilling around the place. In the evening we will take our bags and leave fro Narkanda at around 5:00 pm. We will have a relaxed journey with ample stops.


DAY 5

Arrive in Delhi early morning around 4:00 am 


END OF TOUR


COST OF THE ROAD TRIP -

INR 9,999/- per person



INCLUSIONS:
- Transport for the entire trip

-  Basic Accommodation in local homestays on Twin / Triple Sharing for 3 Nights

- 3 breakfasts

-  Local Hikes

- A Kerry Experience Manager



EXCLUSIONS:

- Any additional transport

- Lunches & Dinners

- Tea and snacks 

- Entrances

- Any expenses not mentioned in the inclusion list

- Any personal expenses like Telephone, Laundry, Liquor, Mineral Water etc.

- Tips and gratuities for Hotels / Meals etc


THINGS TO CARRY :

- Please carry a torch (not your phone torch)

- Good thick woolens

- A pair of thermals

- Woolen socks

- Good walking / trekking shoes

- Water bottle

- Sun protection would be good (if needed)

- Gloves

- Sunglasses

- Towe