Roads of Ladakh outdoor journeys

Roads of Ladakh outdoor journeys
( June to Sep )

  • Ladakh outdoor journeys
  • Ladakh outdoor journeys
  • Ladakh outdoor journeys
  • DAY 1

    Arrive Srinagar Airport. - On Arrival you will be transferred to the House boat , evening 30 minsShikara ride on the lake. Over night at the House Boat in Srinagar /D

  • DAY 2

    Srinagar Sonamarg Kargil 7/8 Hrs drive 250 Kms.. -Sonamarg - theMeadow of Gold Depart from Srinagar as per road opening timings.The drive to Sonamarg is another spectacular facet of country side in Kashmir in Sindh Valley. The Sindhu Valley is the largest tributary of the valley of Kashmir. drive to Kargil the road passes through the panoramic village reach Sonamarg (2740 Mtrs). After Sonmarg most rough road and wet Zojila pass 3527 Mtrs (Gateway of Ladakh). Continue drive towards Drass (The second coldest inhibited place in the world) k. Another two and half hours drive will take us to Kargil (2710 Mtrs) which has got its importance after opening the Ladakh for tourists in 1974 Over Night at the Hotel in Kargil. BF/PKDL/D

  • DAY 3

    Kargil to Uleytopko 5/6 Hrs drive - depart from Kargil after early Breakfast, en-route visiting the monastery of Mulbekh & Lamayuru & Moonlandscape passing through Namkila & Fatula Passes, The highest pass Drive Sham Valley & Alchi -After breakfast, carry packed lunch for the day. Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground., Thereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storey Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you'll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues., Indus & Zanskar river Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwaraand Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), Basgo Palace Hiking only and further on to Leh Hall of Fame(which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia) Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh. BF/PKDL/D

  • DAY 4

    Tour of Khardungla Pass 18832 Ft, Nubra Valley and Hundur Sand Dunes – Drive 120 Kms 4/5 Hrs ( Temperatures below Freezing point at Khardungla Pass) ensure to carry heavy winter clothes as most of the time this pass has snow .Khardungla is the World's highest motorable road at 18832 feet above sea level. At Khardungla pass the snow capped peaks and the mountain views are amazing. The road then passes through a bridge laid on Glacier which finds its way in Guinness Book of world records , Drive through the Valley which is extremely beautiful for photography. Nubra Valley is the Oasis of Ladakh as you see some colourful trees in this region. Later reach your camp visit the Sand Dunes if lucky you will get the sight of the Two Hump Bacterian camels, enjoy time at the Sand Dunes of Nubra valley spread across Hundur Village . Over Night at the camp BF/PKDL /D

  • DAY 5

    After Breakfast proceed to Diskit monastery which is 515 years old situated on a hill top giving panoramic view of the valley later walk around the town of Diskit which has a small village market. Giant Buddha Statue. Proceed back to Leh cross Khardungla Pass once again and reach Leh. over Night at the Hotel in Leh. BF/PKDL/D

  • DAY 6

    Tour of Pangong Lake - It is the highest land locked lake ( 155Kms One way from Leh 05 Hrs driver each way . After an early breakfast we Leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Over Night at Pangong Lake Camp BF/PKDL/D

  • DAY 7

    Drive back to Leh, you are driven back to Leh enroot visit Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya and is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After that we continue drive for Leh Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.BF/PKDL /D

  • DAY 8

    Leh to Sarchu (255 Kms) Leave for Sarchu by morning, through Nakeela and Lachangla Pass 16,617 ft. Lunch at Pang. After the Lunch drive to Sarchu passing through SkyangchuThang (Biggest and Highest Plateau on Earth on Stretch of 42 Kms), Tanglang La Pass 17,585ft and Indus Valley. Arrive at Sarchu by evening. Overnight at the Camp in Sarchu. BF/PKDL /D

  • DAY 9

    Sarchu to Manali (222 Kms) Leave for Manali by early Morning, through Rohtang Pass (13050 ft), Lahaul Valley, Tandi, Keylong, Jispa,anddrive to Sarchu through Baralacha Pass (16020 ft).ArriveManali and Transfer to the Hotel. Over Night at the Hotel in Manali.BF/PKDL/D

  • DAY 10

    Transfer from Manali hotel to Chandigarh Airport. End of services