Custom Tour Packages of Lahaul Spiti | Travel Spiti

Shimla Spiti Manali #Holiday #Tour #Package

Services Provided
TRANSPORT : In private or shared car or SUV with driver.
ACCOMMODATION: Hotels, guest houses, home stays & campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES: Trekking, Camping, Mountain climbing, Jungle safari, Bird watching, Motorcycle rides, Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga, Volunteer activities (Optional)
DURATION: 11 Days
MEALS: By choice

Tired by the daily grind and noises of the city? Stressed out by the pollution? Welcome to a holiday in the lap of mother #nature, a vacation in Shimla, Manali and Spiti. Come in touch with the inner you; harmonize your mind, body and soul. Experience the beautiful #town of Shimla,the #wilderness of Spiti, and recharge yourself in the beautiful Manali. Here you get the opportunity to blend the untouched naturally beautiful Spiti with the rugged beauty of Shimla and Manali.

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#TRAVEL #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
After breakfast, we head towards Sarhan from Shimla. Through the Wangtu bridge on our way, we will be reaching Sarhan by evening for night stay. If we might be lucky to reach early we can also 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
We approach Kalpa village, known for its beautiful meadows and apple orchards. We approach a small town Reckong Peo, which is the district headquarters of Kinnaur district, and the commencing point for journeys into the Spiti valley. You will love our hotel here, sandwiched between apple and cherry groves, a momentous place to call it a day.
DAY 6
Kalpa – Tabo
Tabo is our destination for the next morning. Boasting of a history of over 1000 years, Tabo Monastery is one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries. Here you come across magnificent artifacts and special Thanka paintings. The pillar of a thousand Buddhas, is famed world over. This monastery is a recognized World Heritage site by UNESCO. The magnificent entrance made of earthen walls, decorated with frescoes, will catch your attention. Spread over a large 6300 sq. kms, this complex is breathtaking. The wall paintings depict various stages of the life of Buddha and Jataka tales in Tibetan style. Post this visual feast, we get to view the nearby mountain caves utilized by monks for #meditation. We then visit the Nako lake and Giu, which has a mummy of a Buddhist monk.
DAY 7
Tabo – Dhankar – Pin Valley
A drive to Dhankar, the ancient capital of #Spiti, while it was ruled by kings gives a start to our day. There are remains of the old #Castle and a 16th century monastery. Situated on the top of a high #mountain, overlooking the entire #valley, the view of the town is breathtaking. Then follows a walk to Dhankar #lake , about 90 minutes from there and we reach the scenic place called Pin Valley, with tinkling streams and rare animals and birds.

DAY 8
Pin – Langza – Hikkim – Komic – Kaza
Driving from Kaza, the capital of Spiti, we encounter Langza, Hikkim and Komic. Koumik has ancient fossils in the Langthis Natural Fossil centre. From there, we approach the Komic monastery, the highest monastery in the world and one more old monastery previously destroyed by the earthquake in 1975, near Hikkim village,
DAY 9
Kaza – Ki – Kibber – #Chandrataal
On our drive to Kibber road, we visit the monastery on an altitude of 4120 meters, belonging to the Gelupga Sect of #Tibetan #Buddhism, the Ki #monastery. Here we explore ancient manuscripts and wonderful paintings. We, then drive towards Kibber village which is the largest village in the Lahaul – Spiti Region and is a wonderful place if you are a wildlife lover. In the evening, we arrive at Chandratal lake to witness the sun setting over cool, and calm waters of the lake. Night stay will be at the camp site.
DAY 10
Chandratal – Manali
After about a drive of 7-9 hours, depending on travel conditions we finally reach #Manali. On our way we come across Batal, Chotta Darrah, Gramphu and the magnificent Rohtang Pass, which is supposed to be one of the highest passes for motor vehicles and is known for its breathtaking beauty. We approach Manali by evening to retire and stroll around the forests. We spend our time feasting on the views of this beautiful town
DAY 11
Manali
The last day of our journey is in Manali. We spend it leisurely sightseeing, shopping in the local markets and visiting famous landmarks such as the Manu temple and Hidimba Temple. Manu, author of Manusmriti is the first human according to Hindu mythology. We then rightly end our journey by visiting the warm springs of Vashishta Kund, The therapeutic and relaxing waters will act like a balm for your aching feet, as we end our journey here.
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Indian Food : Mutton Curry Recipe | Food Tours India

Indian #Food : Mutton Curry #Recipe

#Mutton Curry

#Curries vary across India. They are made from different ingredients – the most common chicken, eggs, #mutton, fish, prawns and also vegetables. Generally #curry means sauce in south India. They are made using a combination of yogurt and also sometimes coconut milk. They are served either wet or dry.

Items required for making the curry:

Cubed pieces of mutton – 500 grams

Chop 5 onions

Make paste of ginger and garlic in one cup of water

Now the whole spices – half a teaspoon chilli powder; 1 teaspoon green chili paste, 1 tablespoon coriander powder; half teaspoon turmeric powder; half a cup tomato puree

You should also have 2 cups – yogurt

8 black peppercorns and 8 cloves

1 tsp. – cumin seeds; 1 cup of fresh coriander leaves finely chopped

Half a cup of oil and salt to taste

Cooking mutton curry:

First the cubes of the meat have to be flattened
Now mix the flattened cubes in yogurt using salt, turmeric, chilli powder and coriander powder.
Now arrange half the onions in a pressure cooker at the bottom
Next you need to arrange the meat pieces along with yogurt mixture on top of the onions
Now sprinkle the ginger garlic paste over the meat and also lay the rest of the onions and add the whole spices
Now add 2 cups of hot water and pressure cooker it until is it done
Remove from the pressure cooker and cook till gravy is thick and then add tomato puree along with the oil and sauté till oil separates
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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Indian Food Recipe : Meat Kebab | India Food Tour | Food Tours, Adventure Holidays & Sightseeing…

Indian Food: #Meat Kabab Recipe

How to cook #Kabab

The Kababs form an important part of #Indian #cuisine. They are generally made from minced meat or medium sized #meat. The main ingredients used are chicken, lamb, chicken, beef and fish. #Kebabs mean frying in the Arabic language. You can enjoy the taste of different types of kebabs. The kebabs were originally found in Greece. Here we shall learn the recipe of Shammi Kebab.

Ingredients:

Take half kg of minced meat neatly cleaned and washed.

6 tablespoon of gram dal – properly soaked for 30 minutes.
2 beaten eggs.

6 tbsp. – oil.

Cumin seeds – 2 teaspoons, 5 cloves, green cardamoms – 6 of them.

Onions – 2 finely chopped.

Take 15 – 16 coves and coarsely pound it along with garlic.

Coarsely pound 2.5” ginger.

Green chillies 8 of them finely chopped.

Half teaspoon of turmeric powder, 4 teaspoon coriander powder and 3 teaspoon red chilli powder.

1 handful – coriander leaves, finely chopped.

Oil for shallow frying.

Salt as per taste.

#Cooking:

Take a heavy bottomed kadhai and heat 6 table spoon of oil. Once the oil is heated add cumin seeds, cardamoms, and cloves and sauté them thoroughly. Now add the finely chopped onions, garlic, ginger and green chillies
Once the onions turn translucent add the drained off gram dal, kheema, turmeric powder and salt as per taste.

Make sure to stir the mixture often till dal and kheema becomes tender and water dries off.
Now sauté after adding red chilli powder, coriander powder & coriander leaves.

Add the eggs after beating it and combine well into the kheema mixture
Heat oil in a pan and make round thick flattened kebabs and shallow fry till both the sides are golden

Serve with chutney

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Delhi Tours | Food Tour in Delhi | A tour of authentic Indian street food in Delhi

Old Delhi Food Walk http://foodtourindelhi.com/delhi-tours/
A delightful food walk through lively streets of Old Delhi, this culinary journey will help you taste the best street food available in Old Delhi from some of the oldest food places in the city. During this food walk, the guests visit 7-9 different food joints, each one of which is in business for decades. A few of them are more than 100 years old ! We will walk through some landmark markets, lively streets, ride rickshaws, walk a bit and stuff ourselves with delicious street food of Old Delhi.
This food walk in Old Delhi is a perfect choice for foodie tourists who wish to explore the street food culture, sights, people and market of the older part of city in shortest possible time. In addition to food, the guests also visit some of the less explored corners which are not very well known but are worth visiting.

Average Duration: 4 Hours.
Number of food dishes included: 12-16 from 7-9 food joints
Places visited: Chawadi Bazar, Chandni Chowk, Spice Market, Kucha Pati Ram, Kinari Bazar, Khari Baoli (All in Old Delhi)
Pickup point: Chawadi Bazar Metro station.
Drop off point: Chandani Chowk Metro station. Pickup drop in air-conditioned car from hotel in most areas of Delhi available for USD 25
Includes:
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Local taxes
Viator brokerage fee
Beverages
Bottled water
Food tasting
Snacks
All activities
Local guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Private tour
Walking tour
Small-group tour
#india #travel #tourism #streets #foodwalk #foodtour #delhi
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Contact | Delhi Photo Tour

Delhi Landmarks Photo Tour http://delhiphototour.com/contact/

A Photography Tour of Monuments of Delhi which helps you take great pictures of major landmarks of city. It is a great choice for tourists who value the memory of places they visit
This photography tour is a great way of sightseeing in New Delhi city and capturing some beautiful sights in your camera. In this photo tour, the photography guide takes you to some amazing monuments and places listed below and helps you explore each one with your camera. Some of the Delhi monuments covered in 5 hours tour are:

Humayun’s Tomb
India Gate
Qutub Minar
Lotus Temple
Raj Path
Jan Path
A few other places can be added on request and available time.
The tour includes free pickup and drop from most hotels in central Delhi, one meal in a good restaurant, water bottles and entry fee of all monuments visited. Pickup and drop can be provided from places outside central Delhi zone if needed. #india #travel #tourism #food #foodwalk #foodtour
#india #travel #tourism #streets #photowalk #phototour #delhi

Delhi Nights Photography Tour http://delhiphototour.com/tours/professional-photography-services/
A photography tour in Delhi which helps you explore it’s streets, landmarks and markets at night time. Great choice for summers and night owls.
Night photography is a unique way of exploring the life of a place after dark. This photography tour of Delhi city takes you to some old bazaars, streets and iconic monuments at and after sunset and provides excellent insight in to the life of the city. This tour covers a number of places like India Gate, Jan Path, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Connaught Place, Raj Path, parts of Old Delhi and some other can be added on request and available time.
Includes:
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Entrance fees
Bottled water
Dinner from a good restaurant
Snacks
Professional guide
Professional photographer guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
#india #travel #tourism #streets #photowalk #phototour #nightlife #delhi
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Authentic Indian Cooking Class http://foodtourindelhi.com/contact/
Our Cooking Classes provide as much knowledge as possible in shortest possible amount of time without making it too rushed. Our goal is to provide an enjoyable cooking and eating session for everyone
These cooking classes teach more than just learning to cook a few Indian dishes. In these cooking classes, you’ll learn to cook a number of Indian food sihes ranging from baisc to advanced. You will learn the lesser known secrets of Indian cooking make Indian cuisine so rich and delicious. Attending one such cooking class enables you to learn to cook multi-course Indian meals. The guests also receive a special gift hamper which contains some important ingredients which are used in almost every Indian kitchen. These will help you enhance the taste of your own cooking too.
#india #travel #tourism #cooking #food #delhi
Average duration : 5 hours
Indian food dishes covered:
3-4 Indian snacks like pakora, samosa,
2 Desserts : kheer, halwa
2 pulses (lentils) vegetable curry and dishes
Rice pulao and roti (Indian bread)
1 drink Lassi (Sweet, Salty or flavoured)
Pickup and drop: Free from central Delhi. USD 25 if it’s from outside this zone
INcludes
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Bottled water
Beverages
Food tasting
Light refreshments
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Snacks
All activities
Chef as your instructor.
Free pickup and drop from central Delhi. USD 25 for pickup and drop outside this zone.
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Indian Food Recipe : Kheer

Kheer #Recipe http://foodtourindelhi.com/recipe-kheer/

#Kheer is a famous #dessert in the Indian #cuisine. Kheer essentially means #milk in Sanskrit. This mouth watering dessert is made from broken wheat, vermicelli or rice. You can choose as per your taste. You can add nuts and raisins to make it crunchier and add some saffron to it to get that beautiful color. Initially Kheer was originated in South India but later on it became famous all across #India.

Items required for preparing Kheer:

1 cup of milk

Rice half cup or broken wheat or vermicelli (soaked and washed for 20 minutes)

Soaked 20 strands of saffron in 2-3 tablespoon of hot milk.

Green cardamoms – 8 – peeled and powdered.

Sugar – 6-7 tablespoon.

14 almonds and 12 pistachios.

How to prepare:

Simmer the milk once it is boiled thoroughly.

Grind rice or broken wheat coarsely so that it easily dissolves in the milk.

Add milk to coarsely ground rice or wheat.

Stir the milk thoroughly nonstop so that it does not stick to the pan.

Boil till the milk thickens and the rice or wheat is boiled.

Now remove the pan and add almonds and pistachios

Serve it hot or cold.

#cooking
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