Kinnaur, Lahaul & Spiti - Kinnaur, tribal district of Himachal Pradesh; Lahaul & Spiti - two remote Himalayan Valleys have recently been opened to the foreign tourist. the route Simla-Manali lies in difficult terrain, rough road and inclement weather conditions passing over the highest pass - Kunzum - 4800 mt. and Kibber village - 4550 mt. Kinnaur lies in the lap of high Himalayan mountainous rugged and rough terrain which has fascination and beauty of its own. Lahaul and Spiti, lying on the Indo-Tibet border, strange, exciting, primitive, these valleys are unserpasses in mountain scape, in the rugged beauty of their rocks escapements and the splendour of their snow covered peaks. Lahaul is also a fascinating area for Buddhist art and culture. The monasteries of Lahaul-Spiti are rich in murals, thankas, wood carvings and golden image of Padmasambhava.
Best Period - July to mid-October
Duration of safari - 8-9 days (ex-Simla to Manali)
Region - (Himachal Pradesh)
Max. Altitude - 4551 Mt.
Pangong Lake - Pangong Tso (Lake), 150 km long and 4 km wide, is nearly an inland sea at a height of 14000 ft. with intensely clear water of an incredible range of hues of blue. Having no outlet, the water in the lake is highly brachkish and lake's basin houses a large wealth of minerals deposited by the melting snows every year. The Pangong Lake, extending from east to west through the whole length fo the Ruthog region of Tibet to neighbourhood of Chisul, it bends to the north west about 25 miles. Only a quarter of the lake lies in India. The rest stretches into Ruthoo in China. Rare black necked cranes and other migratory birds are seen here.
Best Period - July to mid-September
Duration - 3-4 days ex-Leh
Region - Tangtse (Ladakh)
Max. Altitude - 17,350 ft. (Chang La)
Tiger Jeep SafariKatmandu Trek - This programme is specially designed for those who have not been on the trek or prefer an easy trek. The seven days trekking itinerary take the visitor past fields, hamlets and forests with a backdroop of mountains and some historical and cultural centres. The trek also provides view of the high peaks like Ganesh, Gangtong, Jugal Himal. The trekking route covers Sundarijal-Borla Bhanjyang-Pati Bhanjyang-Khaka-Tarke Ghyang-Kakani and back to Kathmanu.
Season - Round the Year
Region - Kathmandu Valley Highest
Altitude - 3000 m
Duration - 7 days