Day 1: Delhi to Shimla 345 KM/8 hours
- Non-stop drive to the valleys of Shimla.
- Take a halt there and enjoy the local surroundings for the evening.
- Take a halt in the hill station.
Day 2: Shimla to Sangla 220 km/ 7-8 hours (Stay at Sangla)
- Drive across the hills of Shimla district to Kufri
- Then, reach Narkanda from where you can head for Rampur crossing the banks of river Sutlej.
- After this reach the Kinnaur district by Indo-Tibetian Highway and enter the Baspa Valley.
- End your day at Sangla for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Sangla to Chitkul to Kalpa 60 km/ 1- 2 hours (Stay at Kalpa)
- Head to Chitkul the quaint Indian village from Sangla.
- This is a Tibetian region where you can reach in an hour’s drive by covering the Pine forest.
- You can stopover at the Banks of Bapsa River or can visit the small Mata Mandir close to the camping sites.
- Later, you can tour the Karcham Dam and head towards Reckong Peo.
- Then, in the end, drive towards Kalpa that is snuggled in the Kinner Kailash range above Reckong Peo where you can stay overnight.
Day 4: Kalpa to Nako to Gue to Tabo 145 km/ 4-6 hours (Stay at Tabo)
- This day you will enter the Spiti Valley and from Kapla you can take the Indo-Tibet Highway that will take you to the confluence point of Sutlej.
- Then after crossing this point, there is an hour climb to Nako at an elevation of 3,800 meters above the ground.
- Then you can pass by the villages namely Chango, Shalkar, Sumdo, and Hurling after which the final stop is Tabo.
- In Tabo, you can visit the Chos Khor Gompa which is a 1020-year-old monastery and depicts the lifestyle of Buddha.
- Later, you can traverse the Tabo caves and then stay overnight at the Tabo monastery stay.
Day 5: Tabo to Dhankar to Lhalung 40 km / 1-2 hours (Stay at Lhalung)
- On this day, you will reach Sichling village from the roads of the Dhankar monastery that are the capital of Spiti.
- You can visit the Dhangkar Gompa, which is one of the best buildings of the Buddhist yore and was built back 800 years ago.
- After visiting this you can head to Dhankar lake that is a great place to relax and gape at beautiful vistas.
- In the end, you can head to Lhalung, which is known for the Golden temple and Serkhong Gompa.
- Overnight stay at Lhalung.
Day 6: Lhalung to Mudh to Kaza 27 km/ 1-2 hours (Stay at Kaza)
- Begin your day with a drive to the Pin Valley that is tributary of the Spiti river.
- Then you can trace the routes of the Bhaba Pass and head straight to the Mudh village.
- Later, head to your next destination Kaza and stay here overnight.
Day 7: Kaza to Hikkim to Komik to Langza 20 km/ 1-2 hours (Stay at Langza)
- On this day, you will gain more altitude and will head to the Komic village that is the highest altitude village of Spiti.
- After tracing the elevation 4,580 meters you can witness the Tangyud Gompa that is one of the most prominent places to visit in this region.
- Later, you can head to Hikkim that has the Highest Post Office in the World.
- Then you can head to Langza where you can stay overnight.
Day 8: Langza to Chandratal 50 km /2-3 hours (Stay at Chandra Taal)
- On this day, you can start your trip towards the backward circuit and visit Kee for its famous Kee Monastery.
- Walkthrough the shrines of this area and head to Kibber where you can witness the Kibber Chicham bride at an elevation 4,300 meters.
- Then next is the Chandratal or the Moon Lake which is located an elevation of 4,300 meters and is known for its Chandra Lake.
- After traversing the entire Chandra Peak you can stay at the ChandraTaal camps.
Day 9: Chandratal to Manali 140 km/ 7-8 hours (Stay at Manali)
- Tour the Chandratal lake early in the morning hours and watch the sunrise.
- Then head to Manali crossing Batal over the Gramphu road.
- This will be your final destination of the circuit.
- Take a halt in Manali.
Day 10: Manali to Delhi 538 KM/ 13 hours
- Start your trip to Delhi as early in the morning as possible.