Leh, the highest plateau in the Himalayas of India is a desert city, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas. Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes.
Being the northernmost part of the country it extends from the Himalayas to Kunlun Ranges and also includes the upper Indus River valley. Ladakh region is divided into two districts, Leh and Kargil. Ladakh is a sparsely populated region but is dominated by people following Buddhism and Islam.
The word Ladakh means Land of High Passes.
New Delhi to Manali (Volvo Travel,12 hrs)
Manali to Jispa (138 kms, 7 hrs of drive)
Jispa to Leh (330 kms ,9 hrs drive)
Leh to Nubra (162 kms, 6 hrs of drive)
Nubra to Leh (162 kms, 6 hrs of drive)
Leh to Pangong (225 kms, 7 hrs of drive)
Pangong to Leh (225 kms, 7 hrs of drive)
Leh to Sarchu (260 kms, 8 hrs of drive)
Sarchu to Manali (260 kms, 8 hrs of drive)
Overnight Bus Travel from Manali to New Delhi ( Volvo Travel,12 hrs)
You are advised to reach VOLVO stand by 6 pm to board overnight Luxury VOLVO to Manali.
Today you will be proceeding for onward journey from Manali. We are not giving you an overnight stay at Manali considering that you have limited time with you for the whole journey. Arrive at Manali by 7 am.
After freshen up, start your journey towards the mighty Himalayas, with the first move towards Jispa en route Rohtang La & Keylong. You may like to stop by Rohtang for a click, but believe us there will be a plethora of ineffable beautiful landscapes on your way ahead. Later you will cross Keylong before finally arriving at Jispa, your halt for tonight.
Overnight at Jispa.
Start early Morning after Breakfast, to stamp on the grounds of Heaven on Earth named as Leh. Enroute you will come across beautiful landscapes of Baralancha-la, Tanglangla, Moore Planes & Upshi, the route most loved by Shutterbug community.
If you are sleeping on this route means you are missing the most precious times of your life.
Overnight at Leh.
After Breakfast, visit Shey & Thiksey Monastery with Leh Palace. Drive towards the confluence of Indus and Zanskar, crossing Magnetic Hill. Visit Hall of fame & Shanti Stupa later in the evening as per the time remaining.
Don’t exert your body, if you are feeling tired at any time during the day. Overnight at Leh.
After Breakfast, move towards Highest Motorable Road of The World, KhardungLa Pass. Have a cup of Tea there, get yourself clicked with the Khardungla Signboard by BRO & proceed towards Nubra valley covering Deskit Monastery en route.
Check-in at Hotel/Camp, freshen up & later you can have a Double Hump Bactarian Camel ride. Don't forget to click this unique mammal, found in cold Desert. It was once used to carry the trade material on silk route.
Overnight at Hunder/Nubra Camps/Hotel
After Breakfast, check out from the camps & visit Deskit Monastery, Panamik via the confluence of Shyok & Nubra River across Sumoor.
Return to Leh by Evening. Overnight at Leh.
After Breakfast, check out from Leh & proceed for one of the most beautiful & scenic, Saltwater Pangong Lake at Spangmik via Changla Pass (17350 ft). Various Bollywood movies have been shot at this lake. One-Third of this lake is controlled by India & rest of the two-thirds lies under Chinese province.
Overnight at Camps in Pangong
After Breakfast, check out from Camps for the return journey to Leh. Enroute visit Hemis Monastery & 3-Idiots School.
Overnight at Leh
After Breakfast at Hotel, you are advised to depart from Leh by 8:00 am, in order to reach Sarchu in due time. Enroute you will come across Upshi, Tanglangla, Moore Plains, Sarchu, Baralacha-La, before finally arriving at Jispa.
This route is most loved by shutterbug community, for the amazing snow cladded landscapes & tortuous roads, one can come across.
Overnight at Sarchu.
After early Breakfast, start your journey to Manali via Keylong, (the administrative centre of Lahaul & Spiti district) & snowbedded Rohtang La.
Depart for Delhi by 5:30 pm VOLVO. (Overnight/ extended Stay on request)
Today you will arrive at Delhi, Majnu ka Tila by 8:00am. Your Tour ends here with everlasting memories of the trip.
Transporation in Tempo Traveller from Manali to Manali
Breakfast and Dinner during the entire trip
Stay in accomodation mentioned in the itinerary.
The Company shall not be liable for damages/ charges incurred by travelers if any of the following reasons apply:
Natural disaster, war, civil unrest, and alteration or cancellation of tour itinerary due to such causes.
Accidents during transportation or accommodations, damage by fire.
Orders of either Indian governments or immigration regulations, isolation resulting from infectious diseases, and tour itinerary alteration or cancellation owing to such causes.
Accidents occurring during the travelers free activities.
Down Jacket /Main Jacket
Thermals (Upper & Lower)
Running Shoes/ Outdoor Shoes
Medicines (Diamox – to reduce chances of AMS)
First Aid Kit
Documents – ID (Driver’s License, AADHAR Card, Voter ID :: Passport and Visa copy for Foreign Nationals)
Mobile Charger / Travel Charger
Leh -Zakar guest house, Himalayan dream, Lyon ,Mayflower / Similar
Nubra valley - Edelweiss camp / Heaven adventure camp / Seachin hotel / Similar
Pangong lake - Pangong Holiday Camp / Lake view camp / similar
Jispa- Jispa journey camp / similar
Sarchu - Himalayan route camp / Mulkila camp / similar