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14-Day Cycling Tour in the Indian Himalayas from Shimla
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14-Day Cycling Tour in the Indian Himalayas from Shimla

The 900 km tour from Shimla to Manali is one of the ultimate challenges in the Indian Himalayas! This tour includes 14 days of pure fun cycling through two of the most remote regions of the Himalayas: the Kinnaur and Spiti valleys. We cross isolated valleys, visit traditional villages and cross two high mountain passes, Kunzum La (4558 m) and Rothang Pass (3980 m). The tour offers us spectacular views of snow-capped peaks, ancient Buddhist monasteries, raging rivers and glaciers. The roads are partially fortified, but we also have loose gravel. Best time June to October. Tour starts in Shimla and ends in Manali
US$ 3,180.85 per adult
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Aakash K wrote a review May 2020
New Delhi, India594 contributions11 helpful votes
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By the time we reached tabo it was evening so we first headed towards the monastery. It's 1000yr old monastery and is rich in culture. There is no entry fees. Your mind is at peace when you visit places like these
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Sudakshina D wrote a review Jan 2020
Kolkata, India122 contributions7 helpful votes
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The land of monks, a land of monasteries where you can find the inner peace of life. While going Sangla to Dhankar, tabo is a beautiful village surrounded by the spitian landscape and mountains and ancient monasteries as well as gumpha. In the Tibetan year of the Fire Ape, this monastery has been founded. Enjoy local homestay, food and beauty of the nature.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Madhurima Darisi wrote a review Dec 2019
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This monastery houses paintings that are more than 1000 years old! At its peak, scholars from Tibet and India would meet at the monastery to exchange their knowledge about Buddhist here. Depicting various forms of Buddha, it was intriguing to note that lord Ganesh adorns the entrance of this monastery. They have also a built a new monastery which has many Buddhist quotes and sayings. The people of the monastery are very knowledgeable and answered our questions about Buddha, compassion and love. The monastery has a little shop with souvenirs. They have the most unique items on sale. Don't miss out shopping at the little store.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Nanakolkata wrote a review Oct 2019
Kolkata118 contributions76 helpful votes
Very recently during my early June’19 visit to Spiti Valley, Himachal Pradesh, it was my privilege to visit this great monastery. Situated at a height of ~3,000mts. I have no hesitation in accepting my lack of knowledge about this wonderful heritage of our country. Established in 996 CE its unique painting and murals took my breath away. The old enclosure of the monastery is a must see for one and all, because there is no parallel to the magnificent painting and murals on the walls. Hundreds of painting describing various aspects of the Life of Buddha. Painted with only naturally occurring natural dyes and pigments itself mark it uniqueness. The dark alley for walking around the deity had no light [No electricity till date] and painting were drawn in the light of the burning oil lamps. One can view the paintings and statues with the help of a torch provided on request. No photography is allowed and even mobile phone is not allowed. I spend nearly an hour just to get a glimpse and wished all the while for more time. The entry and timing is restricted. Condition of dyes and pigments are still quite amazingly excellent barring a few which show signs of deterioration. The finesse of the work can match the work of Ajanta. It primarily belongs to two distinct period, one in around 700 AD and second ones around 16-17th century?? Even the calmness of the complex made me offer my prayers to achieve overall peace for all human, animal and plant lives. There is no entry fee. The monastery depends on donations and they sell posters/postcards etc. for raising money to help Spitian children. The structure and statues are made of mud-bricks and/or wood. I can only wish that more interested tourists from India and abroad visit this monastery and help its cause with willful donations. The outer and later period complex is nicely preserved and in tune with the earlier architecture. It has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Yogita wrote a review Oct 2019
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As Rudyard Kippling said "Spiti is a world in a world" I totally agree.Tabo Monastery is one of the oldest monastery in Spiti & the history it holds is spellbinding.I would recommend all the visitors please request the monastery person to give you a view of the monastery history & very beautiful souvenirs you can buy from there. Spiti is once in a lifetime to be visited place.
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Date of experience: January 2019
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