Manali Leh Srinagar Jeep Safari – 11 Days
|Trip Title:||Manali – Leh – Srinagar Jeep Safari – 11 Days|
|Destination:||Amritsar + Himachal +Ladakh|
|Type:||Adventure + Culture + Scenic Beauty + high Altitude Lake|
|Duration:||09 nights / 10 days|
|Best Time:||June to end of Sep|
|Maximum Altitude:||6726 Ft ASL / 17582 Ft)|
Highlights: Manali Town, Rohtang Pass / Chandra and Bhaga Rivers, Keylong , Darcha, Baralacha –Pass , Sarchu, - Tanglangla - Leh city – Khardungla pass – Nubra Valley Pangog Lake – Monasteries – Fort and Palaces – Alchi Lamayuru Valley – Fatu La Pass - Kargil – Drass D Zozila pass – Sonamarg & Srinagar City.
Manali: One of the most beautiful hill station in North nestled in north Himachal Pradesh. Lush green valley waits for your arrival. Your overland safari Mnalai to Ldakh begins very next day of your arrival in Manali to reach at Rohtang Pass ( 13000Ft Appox) which differ Lahaul valley & Spiti valley extreme North + North East of Himachal Pradesh and Manali valley.
Descending down from Rohtang pass suddenly overall vegetation get change which will make you feel to enter in different world. Following the Chandra & Bhaga rivers this is recommended to stop at either Keylong which is the distict headquarter of this region or bit further away to Jispa just before you ascend to baralacha Pass.
Jispa onwards you will encounter the second pass called Bara Lacha Pass surrounds by heavy snow and offers an incredible view of Trans Himalayan ranges. Further drive to Sarchu a flat ground drving an altitude of around 4000meter above sea level will be another major attraction. Gradual climb to reach at Pang where you may find some seasonal tea shop and eat some food.
Leh: one of the most beautiful city situated at an altitude of 3500 M ASL famous for highest high altitude airport an ethnic / Ancient and colorful city. Monasteries, fort and palaces, gateway to Silk route, Hub for Buddhist culture for red sect and yellow sect. lush green valley around river Indus and agricultural fields and business hub for this region. Much more to explore in and around Leh.
Khardungla Pass & Nubra Valley : highest motorable pass in the world which make you feel being at the roof top of the world. This pass differ Nubra valley and Leh valley. border with Pakistan in north west and Tibet in north east. Nubra means valley of Flowers a silk route to Siachen Glacier and way to Pakistan. Lush green valley with two hump camel awaits for your arrival.
Pangong Lake: one of the most beautiful high altitude lake in the north east of Leh city. Considered approx 150 long lake has around 25% in India and rest in Tibet. Changes its color as per the sun light and you may see the spectrum of its reflection from different angle. Approx 150 kms drive onw way worth visiting to see the silent witness of God’s creation.
Alchi - Lamayuru Valley: Driving in the west following Indus river at the confluence of Zanskar and Indus river you may encounter some of other monasteries you will reach at Alchi which is only one monastery in Ladakh constructed in a flat ground. Further drive to Lamayuru Monastery you will encounter a strange formation of landscape called Moon Valley. A picturesque monastery belongs to centuries years old. Further drive takes to Fatu La you would like to stop at Mulbekh to see an image of Buddha Carved on a large stone. Kargils is the headquarter of this region and close to India – Pakistan border.
D Zozila Pass and Kashmir Valley : Driving in west from Kargil you will arrive at Drass which is the coldest region in India and further drive to the top of D Zozila pass differes Kashmir and Ladakh region. From D Zozila pass you need to descend up to Sonamarg which is one of the beautiful destination in Kashmir. Dramatically exchanged variation of this route will thrill your journey and exchange with an unforgettable experience.
Arrive Chandigarh. On arrival transfer to hotel at Manali. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2 : Manali - Sarchu (222 Kms) :
Early morning pickup from Manali Hotel and head for Sarchu, driving across Rohtang Pass (13050 ft) and passing through Keylong, Jispa and Dracha and then cross the Baralacha Pass (16020 ft) to arrive at Sarchu in the late afternoon. Overnight in fixed camp at Sarchu.
Day 3 : Sarchu - Leh (255 Kms) :
After early breakfast leave for Leh en-route crossing Nakeela and Lachalung-la Pass (16,617 ft.). Break for lunch at Pang and then drive on towards Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (a vast plateau stretching for 42 kms) and then crossing Taglang-La (17,585ft) and driving through the upper Indus Valley. Reach Leh by evening. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4 : In Leh: visit the town and surrounds :
The morning is at leisure for rest after the long journey. After lunch visit Shanti Stupa, Sankar Gompa, Leh Palace & the markets. Overnight at the hotel.Day 5 : Leh - Pangong Lake (150 kms.) :
Early departure for Pangong Lake (approx. 145 kms, located on the Indo China Border), via Chang-la pass (alt: 17370 ft). After full day of sightseeing around the Lake check-in at fixed tented camp near the lake at Spangmik or drive back for 30 kms to Tangtse and check into Hotel / Guest House for overnight stay.Day 6 : Pangong-Hemis / Thiksey-Leh (165 kms.):
After breakfast, leave Pangong / Tangtse and retrace the Leh route across Chang-la. Upon reaching Karu, drive across the Indus and visit the famous Hemis Monastery, biggest monastery of Ladakh. Later drive on to Leh, enroute visiting the picturesque Thiksey monastery. Overnight in hotel.Day 7: Leh-Khardongla- Nubra Valley (125 kms.) :
After breakfast leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong-la (alt: 18,380 ft). After descending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of Sumoor area and Samstaling Gompa. Later check into a fixed camp in the same area or drive across to Deskit / Hundar for overnight in a fixed camp or hotel.Day 8 : Nubra Valley- Khardongla-Leh (125 kms.) :
In the morning visit / explore Deskit , Hundar and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy a short camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here (optional on direct payment). Later drive back to Leh reaching in the late afternoon / evening. Overnight at the hotel.Day 9 : Leh-Alchi – Lamayuru – Kargil :
After leisurely breakfast drive down the Indus Valley on the first leg of your journey to Kargil & Srinagar. On the way, visit Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Point, Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers) and then the 11th century Alchi Choskor, oldest surviving monastic complex famous for its wall frescoes and architecture - a UNESCO listed heritage site.
Continue drive towards Kargil, enroute visiting the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining “Moonland” hills. On the way to Kargil you can view the 9-Mtrs. tall rock sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek (7th –8th century AD). Overnight in hotel at Kargil.
Early departure for Srinagar driving through Drass (famous as the second coldest inhabited place in the world) and crossing the Zoji-la Pass (11,500-ft. / 3,505 m) to reach hill station of Sonamarg from where it’s smooth driving through the beautiful Kashmir countryside to reach Srinagar. Overnight in hotel at Srinagar.Day 11: Departure Srinagar
After breakfast have a Shikara ride at Dal lake (if staying at House boat) you will get transferred to the airport in time to board flight for onward destinationOptional:
you may continue your tour by exploring Gulmarg / Pahalgam and other places in Kashmir
|Group Size||Sup. Deluxe||Deluxe||Standard|
|In a group of 02 paying pax||Rs = 55440/-||Rs = 49940/-||Rs = 47190/-|
|In a group of 04 paying pax||Rs = 38940/-||Rs = 33440/-||Rs = 30690/-|
|In a group of 06 paying pax||Rs = 33440/-||Rs = 27940/-||Rs = 25190/-|
|In a group of 08 paying pax||Rs = 33990/-||Rs = 28490/-||Rs = 25740/-|
|In a group of 10 paying pax||Rs = 31680/-||Rs = 26180/-||Rs = 23430/-|
|EB (Extra Bed – Child above 12 years)||Rs = 17600/-||Rs = 13200/-||Rs = 11000/-|
|CWB (Child Without Bed- child below 6 years)||Rs = 8800/-||Rs = 6600/-||Rs = 5500/-|