Road Trip to Chitkul

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The last inhabited village on the Indo-Tibetan border is Chitkul, around 569 kilometers from Delhi and 24 kilometers from Sangla and is famous for its sunsets, potatoes, apples and the incredible hospitality of the locals.

At 3450m, Chitkul is well over a few mountain tops in Himachal alone that makes it witness very cold winters during which the snow makes the inhabitants move to the lower regions of Himachal.

Chitkul is famously known for the quality of potatoes that are produced, they are one of the finest in the world. Situated on the bank of river Baspa, Chitkul is the first village of Baspa Valley and the last village on the old Hindustan-Tibet trade route and is also the last point in India that one can travel to without a permit.

  • For Delhi to Delhi guests, we will book Volvo/ AC Deluxe bus tickets, Cost to Cost as required.

Short Itinerary

Drive from Shimla to Chitkul via Narkanda via SanglaValley (250km).

Day Hike and Sightseeing at Chitkul

Kagyupa Temple and Drive to Shimla.

package details






Himachal Pradesh

No. of Days



Mode Of Transport


Tempo Traveller

Meals Included



Type Of Stay


Hotel And Camp

Start/End Location


Shimla to Shimla

Trip Type



Route Plan


Shimla- Narkanda-Sangla-Chitkul-Shimla



5500 /-

(GST @ 5% Extra)

Day 1
Drive from Shimla to Chitkul via Narkanda via SanglaValley (250km).

Our road trip to Chitkul will start early from Shimla once everyone had breakfast.Our Trip Lead will meet you at ISBT Shimla, and we’ll journey through the gorgeous views of Kullu valley in Kufri and Fagu which are again very famous tourist spots during winters. We’ll be covering about 250KMS in around 10 hours driving on the Hindustan Tibet road towards Chitkul through the beautiful town of Narkanda famous for the Hatu Peak. We’ll be accompanied throughout our journey by the Sutlej River. As we enter the Sangla Valley through Kharcham we’ll see the beautiful traditional houses of the valley. We’ll move towards Chitkul through our final two destinations of Sangla and Rakcham which also has the last ATM service in the region.

We’ll have an overnight stay in homestay/hotel.

Day 2
Day Hike and Sightseeing at Chitkul

We’ll start with our breakfast and move towards the ITBP camp. Sit and enjoy the beautiful view of the Baspa Valley from around the camp and a majestic view of the snow-clad mountains. We'll return from the camp to have our lunch and move towards the other side of the Baspa River for a short-day hike while enjoying the forest area along the Baspa River.

Sit beside the river to enjoy the view from the other side of the ITBP camp.

Return to the campsite for a gorgeous sunset and dinner around the bonfire.

Day 3
Kagyupa Temple and Drive to Shimla.

Kagyupa Temple at Chitkul offers a beautiful, ancient idol of Shakyamuni Buddha. The carvings of four kings in four different directions on the doors are worth admiring. The Kagyu or Kagyupa is one of six main schools of Tibetan Buddhism. The morning prayer at the temple on Sunday is considered very important by the locals.

Witness the prayer and start your journey back to Shimla.

Reach Shimla by 6 pm . Tour Ends

Transport Shimla to Shimla

5 Meals (2 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinner)


Camp and Hotel Stay on twin sharing Basis

Trip Lead

Day Hike

Anything not mentioned in Inclusions


Any extra meals


For Delhi to Delhi guests, we will book Volvo/ AC Deluxe bus tickets, Cost to Cost as required.