Join us for an incredible escape to Himachal’s most rugged and remote regions! Explore 6 of the most legendary travel spots of Lahaul on this 5-day, expedition that starts and ends in Manali. From the gateways to Zanskar and Spiti valleys– Baralcha La and Chandrataal, to the pristine lakes of Deepak Taal and Suraj Taal, remote villages in Lahaul and the incredible Atal Tunnel, you will cover the most iconic travel spots of Lahaul. We are taking only 12 travellers per batch. THE TOTAL COST OF THE TRIP IS INR 15000 PER PERSON ONLY Read the itinerary for more details. NOTE: Please use the "Calendar Widget" to book - Select date slot desired > Select time slot "10:00" > Enter contact details and proceed to book. Click on "Request to book" if you are looking for other dates or have any queries. Post booking confirmation, we will reach out to all booked participants via email 12 days prior to the commencement date of the trip with further information. A WhatsApp group will be made for all participants to connect and plan their travel together to the origin and destination points.
At 10 am, check in at Zostel Manali, unpack, and rest for a while.
At 1 pm, we leave to explore Manali, with breaks for snacks, lunch, and local sightseeing at Vashist, Hadimba temple, and Mall Road. Return to Zostel Manali by sundown and relish a wholesome dinner at the in-house garden cafe. Night stay at Zostel Manali.
Manali at a glance: With enthralling mountain views and a bundle of adventure experiences for travellers, Manali is the ultimate mountain destination. Posh cafes, lush fruit orchards, and the meandering Beas rule Manali’s landscape, offering spectacular valley views to travellers.
Start your day early with a hearty breakfast at Zostel Manali.
At 10 pm, we begin our journey towards Triloknath temple in Lahaul via Sissu and Tandi, stopping on the way at Atal Tunnel to click pictures. After exploring Triloknath temple and other nearby hotspots, we leave for Rashil with a small break for lunch at Udaipur (Lahaul). At around 5 pm, check in at Zostel Home Rashil, our traditional homestay run by a loving Lahauli family. End your day with a warm farm-to-table dinner, games, and fun conversations with your newfound friends.
Rashil at a glance: A dreamy landscape invites you into Rashil, a tiny but scenic village in the Pattan Valley of Lahaul. Gurgling waterfalls, lush farm fields, fruit orchards, and a slow-paced lifestyle are the highlights of this Lahauli village
Today will be a busy but adventurous day, as we will take a thrilling road trip to Jispa. Explore Baralcha La, Keylong, and Deepak and Suraj Taal with a lunch break at Zingzingbar. Reach Jispa at around 8 pm and check in at our partner accommodation. End your day with a filling dinner, bonfire, and a comfy overnight stay.
Your day at a glance: Baralcha La, set at an altitude of 15,900 feet, is one of the highest mountain passes in Himachal Pradesh, while Keylong is known for its tranquillity and dreamy landscapes. Deepak and Suraj Taal, Lahaul’s stunning high-altitude Himalayan lakes, are known for their serenity.
Enjoy yet another day exploring remote Lahaul. Today you will tick the serene lake of Chandrataal off your bucket list while making a halt for lunch at Sissu. After unwinding and gazing at the mindboggling lake and mountain views to your heart’s content, check in at our partner accommodation. Finally, end your night with a wholesome dinner, chitter-chatter by the bonfire, and stargazing.
Chandrataal at a glance: Tucked away at an altitude of 14,100 feet, Chandrataal marks the onset of Spiti valley. The stunning lake is situated on the Samudra Tapu and is the source of the Chandra River. Fun fact: Chandrataal got this name because of its crescent moon shape.
Start your day with a warm breakfast and take a soothing walk around Chandrataal. Around 11 am, leave for Manali while making a stop for lunch at Chacha Chachi Dhaba in Batal. Check in at Zostel Manali by 5 PM and indulge in a trip-ending celebratory bonfire, movie night, and dinner. You’ll be staying in Zostel Manali and parting ways by 10 AM next morning with lots of see you soons on the next adventure.
Packing light is always a good idea! However, you’re venturing into one of the coldest regions of India, so we recommend that you prepare for this trip well in advance and pack as accurately as possible. A few essentials we always suggest you carry are:
A good pair of hiking shoes.
Caps/hats and a pair of sunglasses, towel, water bottle, and thermos flask.
A rain cover and a raincoat/poncho, adequate woollens, and a windcheater jacket.
Thermal wear that supports 0 to -2 degree temperatures- 2 pairs of socks and gloves, fleeces, thermal pants, and t-shirts.
Finally, a torchlight, an umbrella, sunscreen or moisturizer, personal meds, and toiletries.
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