Manali to Ladakh
Destination covered: Manali, Serchu,Leh , Nubra valley and Pangong Lake
Where to stay :
Deluxe: Hotel Munshi Continantal/ Hotel Snowland or similar.
Super Deluxe: Ladakh Residency/ Larisa Resort or similar.
Day 1: Manali to Sarchu
Early morning Leave for Sarchu, breakfast at Marhi, cross through Rohtang Pass (13050 ft), enter to Lahaul Valley, visit Raja Guepan temple at Sissu Village, lunch at Keylong later leave for Jispa, cross Baralacha Pass (16020 ft) a beautiful drive on high altitude to be remembered for life time. O/N Sarchu.
Day 2: Sarchu to Leh
Early morning after breakfast leave for Leh, through Nakeela and Lachangla Pass 16,617 ft. Enjoy your pack lunch at Pang. After the Lunch drive to Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (Biggest and Highest 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. Arrive at Leh by evening. O/N Leh
Day 3: Leh – Local Sightseeing
After breakfast you drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. And start our sightseeing with Hall of Fame near Leh is worth a visit for every Indian, and proceed further to Gurudwara Patthar Sahib Nestled deep in the Himalayas, A drive of another 4 km took us to Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity & further Driving through a picturesque landscape we reached the Confluence Of The Indus And Zanskar River. After visiting above places we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Spituk Monastery, Built in 15th century . Evening at Leisure and Overnight at Hotel in Leh
Day 4: Leh – Nubra Valley
After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) Arrive at Hundur by afternoon. Lunch at Camp, rest of the day one is free to explore Deskit, Hunder Villages and camel Safari in Sand Dunes between Deskit and Hunder Village. O/N Nubra Valley.
Day 5: Nubra Valley – Leh
After Breakfast visit Deskit Monastery, where you can have a magnificient view of Nubra Valley and drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. O/N Leh.
Day 6: Leh To Pangong Lake (140 kms / 4 – 5 Hrs – One Way)
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake enroute visiting Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh after 5 Kms Driving through a picturesque landscape we reach Thiksey an impressive monastery resemble to Lhasa Palace in Tibet and beautiful Thiksey valley. Next we drive further towards Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs. The long easy ascent takes you to Changla pass through its winding roads passing through Sakti Village. Leaving Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangong lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). Upon arrival we check in at our Camp near Pangong lake. Dinner & Overnight at the Camp.
Day 07: Pangong Lake To Leh (140 Kms / 6 Hrs)
Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake and later we drive back to leh enroute visiting Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism. Drive further to Leh and check in at our hotel for Overnight.In the evening you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.
Day 8: Fly back
Early morning transfer to Leh airport to board flight back to destination. Journey ends with Sweet Memories of Ladakh.