A classical jeep safari over the highest motor able roads in the World and involves crossing over high mountain passes providing spectacular views of snow capped peaks, rugged terrain and old monasteries. This tour would drive you through one of the most spectacular & picturesque landscapes in The World. The tour takes you to the best of places, terrain, culture, monasteries, lakes available in Western Trans Himalayas\'\'\''
Manali/ Keylong/ Sarchu/ Leh/ Alchi/ Lamayuru/ Pangong/ Nubra Valley/ Delhi
Day 01: Manali/ Sarchu (222 kms/ 10 hrs)
Travel from Manali to Keylong enroute crossing over Rohtang Pass (3980 m) and a few villages in Lahaul valley like Sissu, Gondla and confluence of Chandra & Bhaga rivers at Tandi. This route would provide you views of mountains, several streams/ waterfalls and hanging glaciers. After a short stop at Keylong continue drive to Srachu enroute visiting Jispa and crossing over Baralacha La 4800 m. Baralacha La has a small lake – Surajtal which is considered to be source of river Bhaga. On arrival check in the deluxe camp accommodation. Evening walk around the beautiful & huge campsite of Sarchu. Overnight in camp.
Day 02: Sarchu/ Leh (250 kms/ 10 hrs)
Today is a very long day and we start very early. Travel by surface from Sarchu to Leh crossing over Lachang La (5065 m) and Tanglang La (5360 m). On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: In Leh
After breakfast drive for full day sight seeing of Shey Palace, Thiksey, Hemis monastery and Stok Palace Museum. Return to Leh in the evening to explore Leh market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Leh/ Uleytokpo (70 kms/ 6 hrs)
After Breakfast drive to Uletokpo enroute visiting Basgo Palace, Liker and Alchi monasteries. Also walk around the village and drive to Uletokpo and check in at Uley Ethnic Resort. Overnight in camp.
Day 05: Uleytokpo/ Lamayuru/ Leh (170 kms/ 8 hrs)
After breakfast, checkout from the camp and drive to Lamayuru monastery. Lamayuru monastery is one of the oldest and spectacularly set founded in 10th century. Afternoon drive back to Leh. On arrival check in and overnight at hotel.
Day 06: In Leh – excursion to Pangong Lake
After early breakfast depart for a full day excursion to Pangong Lake (14,500 ft), through Changla Pass 17,350 ft, third highest motorable road in the world. Arrive Pangong lake, which the World’s highest salt water Lake in the World and is part in India and part in China. Walk around the lake. Afternoon drive back to Leh. Overnight Hotel.
Day 07: Leh/ Deskit/ Hundur (120 kms/ 6 hrs)
Travel by surface to Deskit in Nubra valley over Khardong La pass 5600 m. above the sea level. Arrive Deskit and visit the monastery. Continue further to Hundur. On arrival check in at camp. Evening free to walk around the beautiful village of Hundur, visit the sand dunes where you can enjoy camp ride on Bacterian camels. Overnight in camp.
Day 08: Hundur/ Panamik/ Leh (180 kms/ 10 hrs)
After breakfast drive to visit hot spring at Panamik. Also visit Samstanling Gompa. Later drive back to Leh over Khardungla. On arrival check in and overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Depart Leh
Morning in time transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. End of tour.