Himalayan Buddhist Circuit Tour

Rekindle the path of Buddhism

Himalayan Buddhist Circuit Tour

INR28550 per person

09 Nights 10 Days

An all inclusive tour to various parts of Himachal Pradesh with focus on Buddhism and monasteries. The trip is designed to cover all places of tourist interest within Kullu Manali Kinnaur Spiti regions. This can be availed by single executives and student groups as well. From green pastures of Manali to Cold deserts of Spiti and then to unpredictable Shimla Kalpa region.

Key features:  Rohtang La, Ki Monastery, Tabo Monastery and Sangla Monasteries

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Manali
  • Departure Time
    9AM
  • Return Time
    5PM
  • Included
    Accommodation
    Breakfast
    Dinner
    Personal Guide
    Shared Cabs
    Touring SUV
  • Not Included
    Community Tasks
    Motorbikes
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Day 01 - Manali – Kaza Over Rohtang Pass (3978 Mts) And Kunzum Pass (4551 Mts.) (200 Km)
Overnight in a Hotel (Spiti Sarai) at Rangrik, 3 Kms before the Main township of Kaza, offering a nice view of Kye Monastery.
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Day 02 - Kaza: Drive to the villages of Langja (4400 mts), Hikkim – Komik (4500 mts), Kibber (4,205 mts) and Ki Monastery (5-6 hrs).
These Villages are all situated over the height of 4000 Mts. With striking locations and house some of the most interesting monasteries in the Spiti Valley. The ancient Monastery of Hikkim also known as the Tangyur Gompa is of unique importance as this is one of the two Sakya Pa Monasteries In Spiti Valley second being situated at Kaza. This Monastery was responsible for the revision or propagation of Tantra teachings during the 14th Century. Abundance of fossils, comprising of Shells etc. takes one 50 million years back when Indian subcontinent drifting northwards across the Ocean of Tethys on its tectonic plate slammed into the stationary mass of Asia and gave birth to the mighty Himalayas.
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Day 03 - Kaza –Tabo Via Dhankar, Lahlung and Pinn valley (110 Km altogether)
Driving through the Spiti valley and its little villages we visit few ancient monasteries, situated in the middle of the beautiful village of Dhankar, Lahlung in the Lingthi Valley, and then continue to Tabo.
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Day 04 - Tabo – Kalpa – (7-8 Hrs)
Go via the little village of Kanam, ‘place of the sacred texts’, where the Kagyur temple was founded by the 10th century scholar Rinchen Zangpo. Follow the old Hindustan-Tibet road, if conditions allow. Overnight in Hotel Kalpa
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Day 05 - Kalpa – Sangla (2-3 Hrs)
Drive to Sangla, on the most adventurous road. Drive is wonderful and rewarding you Sangla Valley paradise in Himalayas.  Valley is incredibly beautiful. Continue towards the Sangla Valley, visiting ancient villages like Sangla. In Sangla, Overnight in Hotel Royal Castle.
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Day 06 - Sangla Excursions
A day exploring beautiful villages with striking forts and temples and meeting villagers – Here we visit the beautiful villages of Baspa Valley such as Chhitkul (3450 mts), Batser, Rakchham and Sangla. the route in this stretch is very narrow and steep till Chitkul, the last and highest village in Baspa Valley. It is situated on the Right Bank of Baspa Valley; there is a temple dedicated to local Goddess, Mathi, which is said to have been constructed some 500 years ago. The location of Rackcham – another village in Baspa Valley is striking as rocky cliffs of granite rocks and forests surround it. One can visit Kamru Temple and fort in Kamru Village, situated on a top of Sangla Village. The whole day is spending visiting all these beautiful villages and meeting their beautiful inhabitants. Overnight in Hotel Royal Castle.
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Day 07 - Sangla – Sarahan (4-5 Hrs)
Traveling through the gorges of the Satluj and Baspa, we reach Sarahan, with its significant Bhima Kali temple. Overnight in a hotel.
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Day 08 - Sarahan – Shimla (7-8 Hrs)
Continue to drive down the Satluj valley visiting villages – at Nirth there is a sun temple, and Dutt Nagar is of archaeological significance. We reach the old Raj hill station of Shimla, today the state capital of Himachal Pradesh. Two nights in Wildflower Hall.
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Day 09 - Shimla – Excursions. (4-5 Hrs)
Visit to famous Mall Road, Himachal Museum, Himachal Pradesh Institute of Advance Studies, Jakhu (Hanuman) Temple
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Day 10 - Shimla – Chandigarh
Drop evening train Shatabadi Express to Delhi.

Package Inclusions


  • Accommodation in mentioned or similar hotel for 02 rooms with an extra bed for (4+1=5 Pax) and 03 rooms with an extra bed for (6+1 = 7 Pax)
  • Deluxe room on MAP in the hotels/Camps mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Welcome Drink on arrival (non-alcohol like Tea, Coffee, and Juice)
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast & Dinner (As per the hotel food policy)
  • MAP Meal Plan 11 Breakfasts + 11 Dinners.
  • Entire tour from Ex Manaliby 05 Bike/ 07 Bikes 350 CC with a back up Jeep (Bolero Camper).
  • Pick up from Manali and drop at Leh Airport.
  • All Sight Seeing, Local Sightseeing, Khardungla Pass, Pangong Lake by Motor Bikes as per the itinerary,
  • Individual Bike for all participants.
  • Inclusive Of all the applicable taxes (Parking, Toll Tax, Green Tax, Hotel Luxury Tax, Hotel Service tax, Fuel Charges, Parking, Driver allowance and Driver Exp).
  • Except Govt. Service Tax
Note: A.C will not working in Leh

Package Exclusions


  • Govt. Service Tax 9%.
  • Fules for Bikes/Gypsey.
  • Innerline permits/ any other monument charges.
  • Air fare / train fare.
  • Any type of Local Transportation excluding the provided sightseeing as per the itinerary and any kind of local expense during stay in hotel
  • Any meals other than those specified in ‘Cost Includes’.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as Volvo Baggage handling, tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
  • Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes’.
  • High Season / Festive Season Supplements Applied by Hotels From Time to Time
  • Porter age, laundry, wines & alcoholic beverages, mineral water (unless specified), telephone charges, shopping, all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming the part of the group menus.
  • Cost of Insurance for any extra stay pre/post tour.
  • Any extra expenses incurred for changing the route due to any unforeseen circumstances, forced majeure instances, natural calamities, like heavy snow fall, land slide, political disturbances, strikes etc.
  • Extra cost incurred due to illness, accident, hospitalization or any Individual unforeseen cost incurring incidence.
  • If any activity/sightseeing done twice
  • Any add-on sightseeing/activities along with transfers if done other than mentioned in the tour program.
  • Fur coats/Jackets to visit snow point or any special attire required to visit any particular sightseeing place.
  • Any up-gradation in the room category or airline class
  • Extra water bottle charges
  • Medicines required if any
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in ‘Your Tour Price Includes Column
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