9 Nights / 10 Days
Destination Covered : Manali,Amritsar,Leh Ladakh,Kargil,Manali,Leh Ladakh
Destination : Ladakh & Himachal
Type : Culture
Grade : Moderate
Max. Altitude : 5602m / 18380ft
Manali, Keylong , Darcha, Baralacha –pass , Sarchu, Tsomoriri Lake, Tsokar Lake, Leh city, Shey, Thiksey, Hemis, Khardung-la, Nubra valley, Pangong Lake, Alchi Monastery, Sangam, Hall of Fame, Magnetic-hill, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib.
Not just a typical tour, Real journey for wandering the Himalayas in its true style of exploring, Youthful experience for people who like to experience the inside of each destination Ladakh’s remote and breathtaking high-altitude landscape appeals to adventure travelers. Here the forces of nature have conspired to render a magical realist landscape of extremes; desert and blue waters, burning sun and freezing winds, glaciers and sand dunes. Tibetan-style traditions and culture remain apparent.
On arrival Manali transfer to hotel. Day free, evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the hotel in Manali.
Early morning depart to Sarchu via Rohtang Pass (13050ft) the entry to the Lahaul Valley, Deepak Taal, SurajTaal, Baralacha at 4892m / 16050ft. Hot breakfast & pack lunch en routed. On arrival at Sarchu transfer to Campsite. Enjoy an evening walk to the edge of plateau . Overnight camping at Sarchu.
After breakfast drive to Pang. En route we cross the wild animal. Pang is the tiny migrated markets in Leh-Manali road. The person who run the shops these are Ladakhi. They are shifted there for few months as mid June till Sep. Just cross the Pang and then drive further up. After the uphill drive we find the plain area around 60 km till base of Tanglangla (5400m). Reach Tsomoriri and check in at your fixed camp. Visit the lake side the small collection of huts. Tsomoriri is like a pearl shape and contains large mineral deposits. The circumference of the lake is around 36 km. Here you must register and show your permit. Overnight stay at the camp
After breakfast visit Korzok Monastery, it is 350 yrs old Monastery which has about 33 resident monks which belongs to the yellow sect. The valley is inhabited by a small scattered population of “Changspa” nomadic shepherds, who also engage in trade and work the caravans in Ladakh. Continue drive to Leh via Sumdo and Chuma-Thang (3965 m). En route stop at Mahe Bridge from where the road crosses to the south bank of the river by a bridge, it then follows the unmetallic road through Sumdo village up to join Puga stream. Reach Leh check in hotel. Overnight stay at Leh.
After breakfast, carry packed lunch for the day. Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi Monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storey’s Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you'll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues., Indus & Zanskar River Sangam, drive along the Indus River visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill
(where the cars defy gravity), Basgo Palace Hiking only and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia). Overnight stay at hotel in Leh.
Drive After to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World) Arrive at Hundur by Afternoon. Rest of the day, Post lunch free to explore Deskit, Hunder Villages and camel Safari in Sand Dunes between Deskit and Hunder Village. Overnight stay at camp in Nubra
After Breakfast visit Diskit Monastery which is 515 yrs old and drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. Reach Leh by afternoon. Evening free time at Leisure to explore Leh market. Overnight stay at hotel in Leh.
en-route Visit Shey & Thiksey: After early Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake, through Changla Pass (17,350ft)., it is the third highest motorable road in the world. Arrive Pangong Lake it is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the Banks of Pangong Lake while appreciating the changing Colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake. Overnight stay at the camp.
After breakfast visit Lake at Sun rise, drive back to Leh via Hemis Monastery. Later in the evening walk around Local Market. Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
In the morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.