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Shimla – Capital of Himachal Pradesh
1. May 2018 – 1. November 2018
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In Shimla, the capital of Himachal Pradesh, you meet your guide. Together, you discover the old town und ‘the mall’ by foot. Moreover, you visit the Jakhoo Temple with a giant, brick red monkey statue – the highest peak in Shimla.
You are on your way from Shimla (2100m) to Sarahan (2300m) with your all-wheel car. There, it is possible to have a look on the Bhimakali temple and a pheasantry. A three hours trek up to the Hatu Peak (3400m) offers the perfect possibility to get used to the trekking circumstances in this area.
Sarahan (2300m) to Kalpa (2800m). On your way you get stunned by the Kinnaur Kailash. With spectacular 6050m above the sea level and a change of its colour seven times a day depending on the stood of the sun, this view is absolutely worth a watch.
Kalpa (2800m) to Nako (3700m). In Nako there is nobody living in winter because of the heavy snow in this area. This landscape is breathtaking; the wideness and the panorama around Nako is famous. You have the possibility to trek around the Nako Lake and up the mountains with buddhist statues and some challenging climbs.
Nako (3700m) to Tabo (3000m) . You visit the 1000 year old Tabo Monastery – if interested, you attend a ceremony. In the middle of Spiti Valley the surrounding landscape will leave you breathless and various day hikes inviting you.
Tabo (3000m) to Dhankar (3900m). Engraved in stone, the Dhankar Monastery is definitely a special highlight. Legends say, that the buddha spent his first night in india right here. The river delta and the surrounding mountains of this area are wonderful to enjoy. Your trek goes all the way up to the Dhankar Lake. If you are a warm-blooded soul, you should take a refreshing bath on an altitude of 4.270m.
Dhankar (3900m) to Kaza (3800m). On your way, you visit Komik (4600m), the world’s highest village connected with a motorable road. Plus, there is a variety of stunning landscape to observe. On the way you meet some wild animals like buffalos.
Layover in Kaza. The city Kibbar, which is engraved in stone, is inviting you to have a look around. As well as the Kye monastery, the biggest in Spiti Valley. Here, you have the possibility to drive up to the Chandra taal and to camp in a tent on 4200m. There is nothing more to say, we guess?
Chandra Taal (4200m) to Manali (2000m) and therefore back to civilisation. After passing the Rohtang Pass (4000m), you arrive in the beautiful city of Manali. A vivid hustle and bustle in the city, colorful markets and shopping malls, a bunch of people from all around awaiting.
Manali (2000m) to Aru (2400m). It gets mountainous again. In Aru, the landscape really looks painted; a little Winnetou feeling. You wander around Aru and discover unique valleys with wild streams, totally secluded people and a amazing colourfulness.
A touch of Winnetou and the great prairie. You will discover a unique, colourful valley with wild streams and locals living far from tourism. Today, you will have your lunch at about 4000 meters, while you marvel at a panorama which you will not forget so quickly. In the evening you sit around a fire with the locals and chat with them.
Aru (2400m) to Srinagar (1585m). The aliveTour comes to a noble end in the capital of Kashmir. Here, you will spend your last days on a paradisiacal houseboat on the Moonlake and can review the unforgettable moments for the first time.
The capital of Kashmir offers a lot of activities and sights. For example, you can marvel at time-honoured temples or the surrounding, paradise-like mountains. Explore the surrounding lakes with your own boat or visit the most beautiful parks in northern India. Maybe it’s time to think about a few gifts for your loved ones at home. Real cashmere scarves or precious stones, which are offered by dealers on boats, represent thereby particularly exclusive purchase possibilities.
With a rickshaw you go to the airport of Srinagar. There, you take a domestic flight to Delhi.