Trip Title: Trans Himalayan Safari | Destination: Himalaya + Ladakh | Type: Culture | | Duration: 8 nights/9 days | Best time: Mid of June to end of Sep | Grade: moderate | Maximum | Altitude: 5602m/ 18380ft
Highlights: Manali, Keylong, Darcha, Baralacha – Pass, Sarchu, Leh City, Shey, Thiksey, Hemis, Kahrdung-La, Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake, Alchi Monastery, Sangam, Hall Of Fame, Magnetic –hill, Gurdwara Patthar Sahib
Overview: Not just a typical tour, Real journey for wandering the Himalayas in its true style of exploring, youthful experience of people who like to experience the inside of each destination Ladakh’s remote and breathtaking high –altitude landscape appeals to adventure travelers. Here the forces of nature have conspired to render a magical relist landscape of extremes; desert and blue waters, burning sun & freezing winds, glaciers and sand dunes. Tibetian- style tradition and culture remain apparent.
Day01: Arrive Manali
On arrive Manali transfer to hotel. Day free , evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the hotel (Breakfast/ Dinner)
Day 02: Manali – Sarchu (400mtr) – 222km
Leave for Sarchu by early morning, through Rohtang pass (3955mtrs), Lahaul valley, Tandi, Keylong, Jispa, Lunch break at Darcha.
After lunch drive to Sarchu through Baralacha pass (4845mtrs) Overnight camp
Day 03: Sarchu – Leh – 220km
After breakfast drive to Leh over Tanglang- la (5350 Mts.) the second highest road in the world and Lachlan- la (5065Mts.)
Overnight stay at hotel (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner)
Day 04: Drive Sham Valley & Alchi- 70km
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 storeys Dharma wheel Gompa. Here you’ll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues. Indus & Znaskar River Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara and 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)
Overnight stay at the hotel (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner)
Day 05: Tour of Khardungla Pass 18380ft. Nubra Valley And Hundur Sand Dunes
Drive 120 kms 4/ 5hrs after breakfast drive to Nubra valley via Khardungla (highest motorable road in the world, 18,380ft) arrive at hundur by afternoon. Rest of the day. Post lunch free to explore Deskit, hunder villages and camel safari in sand dunes between Deskit and Hunder village. Overnight stay at the camp (breakfast/ lunch/dinner).
Day 06: After breakfast proceed to Diskit monastery which is 515 years old.
After breakfast visit Deskit and drive back to Leh by same Route. Crossing Khardungla pass. Reach Leh by afternoon. Evening free time at Leisure to explore Leh market. Overnight stay at the hotel (breakfast/lunch/ dinner)
Day 07: Tour Of Pangong Lake- It Is The Highest Land Locked Lake (155kms One Way) enroute Shey & Thiksey
After early breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14, 500ft). Through changla pass 17350ft. it is the third highest motorable road in the world. Arrive Pangong Lake it is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the banks of Pangong Lake while appreciating the changing colors and fascinating high altitude of the lake. Overnight stay at the camp (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner)
Day 08: Drive Back To Leh Via Hemis Monastery, (170 km)
Drive back to Leh via Hemis Monastary, evening is free for market, overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09: Depart Leh
In The Morning Transfer To The Airport To Board The Flight For Your Onward Destination.
|Manali||Orchid Green/ Manal inn||Orchid green/ Manali Inn||Orchid green/ Manali Inn||Orchid green/ Manali Inn|
|Sarchu||Mulkila adventure camp/ goldrop camp||Mulkila adventure camp/ goldrop camp||Mulkila adventure camp/ goldrop camp||Mulkila adventure camp/ goldrop camp|
|Leh||03 roses/ Naro/ Cho Palace||The Kaal Omasila/ mansarovr/ caravan centre/ Ladakh inn||Ladakh residency/ Shangri- la / spic n span/ Ladakh palace/ Druk/ Singee palace premium||The Grand Dragon Zen resort/ ladakh sarai resort|
|Nubra||Nubra sarai camp/ sand dune camp/ apple cottage||Nibra sarai camp/ Sand dune camp/ apple cottage||Hundur sarai yurt/ hundur resort/ Karma Inn hotel||Mystic Earth Home/ Desert Himalaya/ organic retreat|
|Pangong||Pangong sarai camp/ Shambhala camp/ royal camp||Pangong sarai camp/ Shambhala camp/ royal camp||Pangong sarai camp/ Shambhala camp/ royal camp||Pangong hermitage luxury camp|
- Assistance upon arrival and departure
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per itinerary listed above or similar
- Accommodation on breakfast + lunch + dinner (only packed lunch will be provided during long day trips)
- Manali accommodation with breakfast + dinner
- Return airport transfer along with all sightseeing by non AC Innova / Xylo (06 pax in per car, 08 pax onward vehicle will be tempo traveler)
- Environment fee
- All taxes
Cost does not include
- Airfares items of any personal nature such as drinks, tips/ gratitude etc.
- Extra hotel nights due to flight cancellations, extra expenses incurred due to mishandled luggage, any insurance
Ladakh Nuances of Nature (6Nights/7Days) || Incredible Ladakh (8Nights/9Days) || Diversity of Kashmir & Ladakh (8Nights/9Days) || Ladakh Baby Trek (7Nights/8Days) || Lakes and Passes with Nubra Valley(9Nights/10Days) || Trans Himalayan Safari – I (8Nights/9Days) || Trans Himalayan Safari-II (9Nights/10Days) || Ex Leh Bike Expedition (7Nights/8Days) || Ladakh Insight-I (7Nights/Days) || Ladakh Insight-II (7Nights/Days) || Ladakh Offbeat Package (6Nights/7Days) || Highway to Ladakh (10Nights/11Days)