Spiti, Manali and Mcleodganj Tour Package

Spiti, Manali and Mcleodganj Tour Package
This tour package covers Spiti valley and Mcleodganj, Dhamrshala along with some time in Manali. It’s a complete mixture of adventure, good sightseeing and beautiful mountains of Himalayan as well as Dhauladhar mountain ranges.
Tour Itinerary:
Day 1: Chandigarh – Shimla – Sarahan
Starting early your vehicle will collect you in Chandigarh before proceeding to Shimla for brunch.  From Shimla drive past the Wangtu bridge to Sarahan where you will rest for the night.  If there is time in the afternoon In Sarahan explore the famous Bird Park or visit the Bhima Kali temple one of the most important temples of Kali in India where there use to be human sacrifice before 18th Century.
Day 2: Sarahan – Reckong Peo – Kalpa
Tonight you will stay in the meadows and apple orchards of Kalpa village, overlooking Reckong Peo, Kinnaurs’ district headquarters and kickoff point for Spiti.  Our guests stay in a quaint and comfortable hotel nestled amongst acres of apple and cherry trees!
Day 3: Kalpa – Puh – Nako – Sumdo – Tabo
Here the landscape changes to Desert Mountains. As we drive through the desert terrain we move through the village of Puh to reach Nako for overnight stay. Visit the Lake & the Monastery of Nako walk through the Village of Nako.  After our short hike we continue through some very breathtaking mountain scenery past the border checkpost of Sumdo into Spiti Valley proper, passing within one mountain of the Tibetan border.
Day 4: Tabo
The famous Tabo Monastery is more than 1010 years old and home to many precious Thanka paintings, including the Pillar of a Thousand Buddhas. The entry to the monastery complex, [...]

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Spiritual & Meditation journey in Lahaul Spiti

Lahaul Spiti in Himachal Pradesh is a great location for not only sightseeing but also for a journey of self-discovery, meditation and spirituality. This region has attracted monks and sages for thousands of years from places as far as Tibet who wanted to meditate in peace close to nature.  There are a number of monasteries, mediation sites and caves which are witness to the spiritual journeys of countless people.
It’s much easier to travel, live and meditate in Lahaul Spiti these days, but the relative solitude, majesty of nature and spirituality of the place is hard to find anywhere else. The monasteries in Spiti are among the oldest in the world and are full of ancient manuscripts, artifacts and wise monks who have spent countless generations increasing the spiritual wealth of the world. A spiritual journey in Lahaul Spiti region can cover these monasteries, Tibetan Buddhism, Yoga and meditation sessions in a wide variety of places. Meditating in Himalayan caves which are in use for thousands of years now for such purposes is a big attraction which can’t be replicated easily.
We offer a number of choices to travelers who want to explore their own spirituality and that of  the region in any kind of detail. Such a journey can include meditation classes with monks, home stays with local families, visits to monasteries, holy sites, classes on Tibetan Buddhism, Yoga and so on. Duration of the tour can be variable and adjusted according to needs of the guests.  Please email info@indiafoodtour.com or fill the contact form on the right.

Services Provided

TRANSPORT : In private or shared car or SUV with driver, trek on foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Hom stays, hotels, guest houses, Campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon [...]

By |May 20th, 2014||Comments Off on Spiritual & Meditation journey in Lahaul Spiti|

Yoga Tour of Dharamsala and Mcelodganj

Dharamsala and  Mcleodganj area is a great destination to spend a few days in peaceful and green surroundings close to nature and connecting with oneself. It’s a place for meditation and introspection and a large number of travelers come here to learn about Yoga, Tibetan Buddhism and meditation. The tourists can choose to learn different types of yoga techniques according to their own preferences, starting from simple and easier sehaj yoga to tougher hat yoga and a few other types depending upon availability of instructors.  Sightseeing part of the tour is kept limited to nearby places instead of driving further to keep the focus intact. But can be changed if desired. The duration and activities in each tour may vary according to types of yoga or meditation chosen. Below is a sample itinerary which can be modified according to needs of the guests.
DAY 1: Arrival at Mcleodganj
We’ll begin from Delhi, Chandigarh or Amritsar and arrive in Mcleodganj. After check in at hotel/guest house or yoga ashram, it’s time for shower, rest and a hot meal. Rest of day can be spent resting or exploring Mcleodganj.
DAY 2: Introduction to Yoga
This day will begin with an early morning Yoga class which will explain the basic principles, requirements and benefits of Yoga. There will be a small training session in which the guests will learn a few basics and beginner asanas (Yoga positions) from a trained instructor. After a bit of rest, it’ll be time for light lunch and rest of the day can be spend exploring Mcleodganj and Dharamsala. Most tourists prefer to visit Tsuglagkhang monastery. It contains three major idols of Sakyamuni Buddha, Avalokitesvara and Padmasambhava which are made of gilded bronze. This [...]

By |May 19th, 2014||Comments Off on Yoga Tour of Dharamsala and Mcelodganj|

Mcleodganj to Triund Snowline Trek ( 3 days)

Mcleodganj to Triund Snowline Trek ( 3 days)
Mcleodganj to Triund Snowline trek is an ideal way for beginners to get familiar with trekking and camping. This trek can be completed in 3 days or even 2 in some cases. As the distance and altitude in this trek are not too much, almost anyone in reasonably fit physical condition can do it.
DAY 1: McLeodganj to Triund
(Altitude 2975 m, Distance 9 Km)
Triund is a ridge with a  beautiful view of  Kangra Valley encircled by Dhauladhar mountain range. We will begin from Dharmkot and walk through the beautiful forests of rhododendron, devdar and numerous other tree species. Say hello to a large variety of butterflies, birds and cute ladybugs on the way. After a bit of rest, we can also visit a small temple there. We’ll spend the night in a camp site or the sole guest house if so desired. 
DAY 2 : Triund to Snowline
(Altitude 3350m, Distance 4 Km.)
Our destination for the day is snowline which is 4 km away from Triund. There is a small glacial lake Got situated at the base of glacier which is called snowline. The actual position of snowline may differ by a few meters in different season. We’ll have lunch there and come back to Triund by evening for night stay.
DAY 3 :Triund to McLeodganj
After having a hearty breakfast, we will come back by the same route we took earlier or take a detour which will take us to Bhagsunag Temple. If it’s latter, we can enjoy the view and sound of waterfall efore reaching ancient Bhagsunag temple which is around 15 minutes walk from Mcleodganj.
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Shimla Spiti Manali Holiday Tour Package

Shimla Spiti Manali Holiday Tour Package
A vacation through Shimla, Spiti and Manali is one of the best ways to rejuvenate the mind, body and soul tired by noise and pollution of the cities. This tour package eases you in to lap of nature through picturesque town of Shimla in to wilderness of Spiti and back to city life through relaxing ambiance of Manali.  This tour will help you enjoy the rugged natural beauty of Spiti as well as the old world charms of  Shimla and Manali in the easiest possible way.
TOUR ITINERARY
DAY1
Shimla
First day of this journey will begin by sightseeing in Shimla. We’ll walk in famous Mall Road and Ridge area. See the Church, Lakkar bazaar, Scandal Point, city market and enjoy the views and history of old summer capital of India during colonial British times.

DAY 2
Shimla – Sarhan 
We will start from Shimla in morning after breakfast and  drive towards Sarhan. On the way, we’ll cross Wangtu bridge and reach Sarhan  in evening for night stay. If we reach there early enough, we can visit the Sarhan bird sanctuary and Bhim Kali temple.

DAY 3 and 4
Sarhan – Sangla
We’ll spend two days in Sangla enjoying the sights of the valley, exploring apple orchards, nature trails and enjoying the simple way of life of local villagers.We can walk to numerous small rivers flowing through the area and relax on riverside. Spending sometime here will also help us acclimatise ourselves to the higher altitude of Spiti valley.

DAY 5
Sangla – Kalpa
Kalpa village is famous for it’s meadows and picturesque apple orchards. Reckong Peo is a small town which serves as district headquarters of Kinnaur district and is also the launching [...]

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