Leh - Overland journey to Ladakh
10 Nights – 11 Days
Day 01: Manali – Sarchu (223 Kms – 6H 48Min)
Early morning Leave for Sarchu,cross through Rohtang Pass(13050 ft) enter to Lahaul Valley,visit Raja Gyepan temple at Sissu Village,lunch at Keylong post lunch drive to Sarchu by crossing Baralacha Pass(16020 ft) a beautiful drive on high altitude to be remembered for life time.
Day 02: Sarchu – Leh (250 Kms – 6H 30Min)
Early morning after breakfast leave for Leh,through Nakeela and Lachangla Pass 16,617 ft.Post Lunch drive to Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (Plateau on Stretch of 42 Kms),Tanglang La Pass 17,585ft,2nd highest motorable road in the world, reach upshi where your drive along with Indus river.
Day 03: Leh – Nubra Valley (160 Kms – 4H 48Min)
After breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World,18,380 ft) post lunch,enjoy the camel safari at Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hundur Village.
Overnight: Nubra Valley.
Day 04: Nubra Valley – Leh (160 Kms – 4H 48Min)
After breakfast visit Deskit Monastery (Big Buddha),where you can have a magnificent view of Nubra Valley and drive back to Leh by same Route,crossing Khardungla Pass.
Day 05: Leh – Pangong Lake (223 Kms – 5H 41Min)
After breakfast leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 ft,through Changla Pass 17,350 ft,3rd Highest Motorable road in the world,Arrival at Camp,Later free time at Leisure and enjoy the color changing lake and the sun set on the banks of lake.
Overnight: Pangong Lake.
Day 06: Pangong Lake – Leh (223 Kms – 5H 41Min)
Early morning enjoy the picturesque view of Sun rise on lake.After breakfast drive back to Leh,enroute visit Thikse Monastery and Shey Palace.
Day 07: Leh
Morning after breakfast leave for Leh city tour by visiting Hall of Fame Museum,Spituk Gompa,Leh Fort & Shanti Stupa.Evening Free time at Leisure.
Day 08: Leh – Kargil (217 Kms – 4H 52Min)
After breakfast leave for Kargil,enroute visit to Magnetic Hill & to Alchi Gompa,Post lunch leave for Lamayuru,enroute view of Moon landscape,Lamayuru and Giant Maitreya at Mulbekh.Arrive at Kargil by evening.
Day 09: Kargil – Srinagar (202 Kms – 5H 25Min)
After breakfast drive to Srinagar passing through Drass,Vijay Memorial Hall & Museuem.Dropping at Hotel / Houseboat.
Day 10: Srinagar
After early breakfast,join a sightseeing trip to Mughal Gardens & Shankaracharya Temple
The Mughal Gardens
With terraced lawns, cascading fountains, paint-box-bright flowerbeds with the panorama of the Dal in front of them – the three Mughal Gardens of Nishat and Shalimar are the Mughal Emperors’ concept of paradise and are today very popular places for picnics and excursions.
Visit Shankaracharya Temple – 5 km from Nehru Park,the temple stands atop Takht-e-Suleman ( 1100 ft).The temple was built during the reign of Jehangir. Shankaracharya,a famous hindu saint came to Kashmir in early 9th century south India to preach and learn vedantic & Shaivism thoughts.The temple of Lord Shiva has a Shiv Lingam which worshipped by the Hindus.
Evening;Dinner and overnight at your reserved accommodation.
Day 11: Srinagar
After breakfast,drive to Srinagar airport on time to catch your onward flight to return back at home.
End of the tour with unforgettable memories.