Manali to Leh road Trip
Trip starts from Manali. It is a high-altitude Himalayan town in India because it is in northern Himachal Pradesh state. So, is called as a backpacking center and honeymoon destination but is set on the Beas River. It is a gateway for skiing in the Solang Valley and trekking in Parvati Valley. It is also a jumping off point for paragliding, rafting and mountaineering in the Pir Panjal mountains, home to 4,000m-high Rohtang Pass.
Come & enjoy the trip of your life. Join us for the road trip to Leh Ladakh from Manali to Manali
Although there are a couple of indications that the Chinese knew of a trade route through Ladakh to India. Since as early because the Kushan period and positively by Tang. Therefore little is really known of the history of the region. Then before the formation of the dominion towards the top of the 10th century by the Tibetan prince. Skyid lde nyima gon, a grandson of the anti-Buddhist Tibetan king. His army originally numbered only 300 men but still conquered western Tibetan.
Nyima gone found several towns and castles. He apparently ordered the development of the most sculptures. He says he had them made for the religious advantage of the Tsanpo (the dynastical name of his father and ancestors), and of all the people of Ngaris (Western Tibet) in an inscription. This shows that already during this generation Langdarma’s opposition to Buddhism had disappeared. Shey, just 15 km east of recent Leh, was the traditional seat of the Ladakhi kings.
Day 1: Arrival at Manali
On arrival at Manali, meet our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Manali. Upon arrival, proceed for check-in at your hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Manali to Jispa (approx. 140 kms)
After breakfast proceed from Manali to Jispa via Rohtang Pass (12000+ ft asl), Keylong (10000+ ft asl). Reach Jispa by late evening.
Day 3: Jispa to Leh (Approx. 340 Km / 10 to 11 Hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Leh via Lachangla Pass (16,617 feet) & Skyangchu Thang (Biggest & Highest plateau in the world of around 42 km) and Pang. Experience beautiful scenic journey on the Manali Leh Highway (Considered to be a definitive experience and the most beautiful in the world). Cross the Tanglangla Pass and travel through the Indus Valley. Reach Leh by late evening.
Day 4: Leh (Monestry Tour)
In the morning, after breakfast, drive to Hemis monastery. Afterwards drive to Thiksey Monastery for a visit. After these visits return to Leh and you will be dropped at Leh Market / hotel for Lunch (on direct payment basis).Post lunch you will leave for the sightseeing of Shey Palace & 3 idiot School.
Day 5: Leh to Nubra Valley Via Khardungla Pass: 140 Km / 5 -6 Hours
Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World’s Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass.
Khardung la Pass (18,380ft above sea level): It is not very often that one gets to drive on a road at an altitude of 18,380 feet. That is where Khardungla Pass, meaning the ‘Pass of Lower Castle,’ is located on the way from Leh to the Nubra Valley in Ladakh. It is the highest motorable road in the world as signs put up by the Border Roads Organization proudly proclaim. Arrive at Nubra Valley and check in. After relaxing for some time proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can also enjoy a camel ride here (Camel ride on direct payment basis).
Nubra Valley: Popularly called the orchard of Ladakh, Nubra valley offers a graceful view of yellow and pink wild roses in summer and a carpet of wild lavender in the post-monsoon season. You will definitely be overwhelmed to see the Bactrian Camels (Shaggy double hump Camel) around sand dunes. Thereafter, check in at comfortable Camp or Hotel.
Evening at leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at the camp or hotel.
Day 6: Nubra Valley to Pangong via Shayok/Warila
Morning after Breakfast proceed for Diskit Monastery. Post the Diskit Monastery, proceed for backward journey to Pangong via Shayok/Warila.
Pangong Lake: The picturesque lake is one of the major draws of the Leh-Ladakh valley. a location of several film shootings and known for its pristine waters surrounded by awe-inspiring mountains, Pangong Lake is a prime tourist attraction. The long and narrow lake lies in the neighbourhood of the famous Chushul Mountains. The mirror-calm water is cold, clear and extremely salty. The lake is a breeding ground for a variety of birds. In the evening check in to your camps at Pangong Lake.
Dinner and overnight stay at the camps.
Day 7: Pangong Lake to Leh (approx. 140kms)
In the morning have breakfast at your camps in Pangong. Thereafter, proceed for your journey back to Leh. Upon your arrival in Leh, you may enjoy the evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 08: Leh to Kargil
In the morning have breakfast at your hotel in Leh. Thereafter, proceed for your journey to Kargil. On the way, you will visit Magnetic Hill, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Confluence of River Indus & River Zanskar. In evening reach Kargil. Dinner & overnight stay at Kargil.
Day 09: Kargil to Srinagar
After breakfast Drive directly to Srinagar & drive through Sonamarg. Situated at an altitude of 9000 Ft. Sonamarg – 84 Kms is also called as “The meadow of gold” has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. The Sindh River that meanders through the valley abounds with trout and mahaseer. Stop at Sonamarg for Photography/tea (If the clients are interested they can visit the Glaciers of Thajwas on ponies on direct payment basis) these glaciers remain throughout the year. Continue your towards Srinagar. Reach Srinagar airport and start your journey back home.