Day 01: Depart Delhi to Manali by evening VOLVO bus.
Day 02: Arrive Manali:
Proceed to your room. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight in Manali.
** Overnight Volvo bus from Delhi.
Day 03: Manali – Rohtang – Keylong – Jispa – Baralacha – Sarchu (Distance: 51km/64km/30km/43km/42km–230km; Travel Time: 8–10 hrs;)
The toughest part of the journey, the long drive from Manali to Leh. The highway is open only between June and mid–September The highway crosses some of the highest mountain passes in the world and promises to be one of the most memorable and scenic experiences of all time. Overnight Stay at Sarchu.
Day 04: Sarchu – Lachulung La – Tanglang La – Leh (Distance: 54km/81km/109km–244km; Travel Time: 6–7 hrs;
Depart early, crossing the More Plains & the scenic TanglangLa to arrive in Leh by the afternoon. Overnight Stay at Leh.
Day 05: Local Sight Seeing in leh:
A relaxed day exploring Leh town, will include visits to Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace, Hall of Fame, Sindhu Ghat & leh Market in the Evening.
Day 06: Leh to Nubra / Turtuk (135 Km / 5 hrs):
After breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardong Pass (highest motorable road in the world, 18,380 ft). Arrive at Deskit by afternoon. Rest of the day one is free to explore Deskit, Hunder Villages and Camel Safari in Sand Dunes (Own arrangement). Overnight in Nubra.
Day 07: Within Nubra Valley (170 Kms / 5-6 Hrs):
After breakfast drive to Turtuk(which is first time opened for the tourist in 2010) which is a place captured by Indians in the war of 1972 with Pakistan, enroute visit Tyakshi (it is the border which divides India and Pakistan).Overnight in Nubra.
Day 08: Nubra Valley (Local Sightseeing) and back to Leh (170 Kms / 6 Hrs):
After breakfast, drive back to leh via Khardungla pass.Overnight in Leh.
Day 09: Leh to Pangong Lake (160 Km / 6 Hrs one way):
After an early breakfast, visit sightseeing places like Shey, Thiksey, Hemis Monasteries and Sindhu Ghat and then proceed to Pangong Lake (14,500ft), through Chang la Pass 17,350 ft., It is the third highest motorable road in the world (320 Kms.) round trip. Visit the Spots where the Famous Bollywood movie “3 Idiots” was Shot. More Recently “Jab Tak hai Jaan” was also shot. Overnite in Pangong.
Day 10: Pangong Lake to Leh (160 Km / 6 Hrs one way):
After breakfast, travel back to Leh. En route take a short halt at Changla Pass to enjoy a cup of hot steaming tea. Overnight stay in Leh. After breakfast, travel back to Leh. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 11: Leh to Kargil (230 Km):
After Breakfast leave for Kargil, enroute visit Gurudwara Pather Sahib, Alchi monastery, Moon landscape, Lamayuru (Oldest Monastery in Ladakh) and Giant Maitreya at Mulbekh. Arrive at Kargil by evening. Overnight Stay in Kargil.
Day 12: Kargil to Drass to Sonamarg to Srinagar (204 Kms)
Day 13: Srinagar Airport Drop. (Airfare is included)
June – 7, 21
July – 5, 19
August – 7, 28
September – 10, 25
What is included
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per packages selected.
On MAP Plan (breakfast and Lunch OR Dinner) only.
To & Fro Airport Transfers along with Assistance at Arrival in Leh.
All Transport by Non AC SUV /Tempo Traveler / Maxi Cab, with Expert Driver Cum Guide.
Inner line Permit & Environment Fees where Applicable.
Professional Tour Manager Overseeing the entire tour.
Oxygen Cylinders (1 per Vehicle).
Traditional Welcome in Ladakh.
Services of a Trip Leader.
Ex Delhi – Air Fares between Delhi & SXR & Volvo Ticket between Delhi & Manail.
Ex Metro (Mumbai / Ahmedabad / Hyderabad / Kolkata / Chennai / Bangalore) – Round Trip Airfare between Metro - Srinagar & Delhi / IXC – Metro Volvo Ticket between Delhi/IXC & Manail.
Additional Lunch at all camps during the tour other than Manali, Leh & Srinagar.
What is not included
- Any Airfare & Train ticket.
Travel / Medical Insurance.
Any kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tour / Extra Meals ordered.
Monument entrance and Camel Safari Charges.
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary / stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health and roadblocks and / or any factors beyond control.
Any other item not specified.
What to know before you book
- The Hotels / Camps / Guest Houses and services mentioned in the itinerary are subject to confirmation & we will provide similar Hotels in Case of Non Availability.
All Hotels / Camps / Guest Houses we are using base category of Rooms and all Rooms are Non AC.
The rates given may change in case of change in hotels, transport rates or Government taxes.
Price valid for minimum 02 PAX in one Room. Single Passengers will have to bear 80% Single Supplement.
River Rafting Can be arranged for additional cost of 2000 p.p. (Phey to Nimo, Indus) and 2500 p.p. (Chilling to Nimo, Zanskar)
Professional Tour Guide is available for 1500 Per Day.
Cultural Program can be arranged at an additional cost of 7000.
Extra Adult Charges Apply to Guest with age 12 or above and we provide extra bedding / bed for all such guest.
Extra Child Charges Apply to guest in the age Group of 5 – 12 & there is no extra Bedding is provided.
Children below 5 pay a nominal fee of 10 % of adult cost.
(Payable to Govt. of India).
Price is valid from 15th April to 15th of October .
Add on Tours to Kashmir & Himachal Can be arranged in conjunction with any of these tours.