Manali Ladakh Kashmir Tour
Day 01: Delhi – Manali (Overnight Volvo Bus) 545km
Day02 : Manali - Sarchu (222 Kms) :
Early morning pickup from Manali Hotel and head for Sarchu, driving across Rohtang Pass (13050 ft) and passing through Keylong, Jispa and Dracha and then cross the Baralacha Pass (16020 ft) to arrive at Sarchu in the late afternoon. Overnight in fixed camp at Sarchu.
Day 03: Sarchu - Tsomoririlake (198 Kms)
After early breakfast leave for Tsomoriri lake en-route crossing Nakeela and Lachalung-la Pass (16,617 ft.). Break for lunch at Pang and then drive on towards Leh passing through SkyangchuThang (a vast plateau stretching for 42 kms) and then crossing Tsokar lake (1300ft) .Reach Tsomoririlake by evening. Overnight at Camp
Day 04 :Tsomoriri - Leh via Chumathang Hot spring approx 200 kms)
After breakfast retrace the route down to s and then follow the road across sumda reach at Chumathng over lunch reach by leh . Overnight in hotel
Day 05: Leh local sightseeing
After leisurely breakfast, visit SheyPalace,Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Monastery &Stok Palace Museum.
Day 06: Leh - Pangong Lake (150 kms.)
Early departure for Pangong Lake (approx. 145 kms, located on the Indo China Border), via Chang-la pass (alt: 17370 ft). After full day of sightseeing around the Lake check-in at fixed tented camp near the lake at Spangmik or drive back for 30 kms to Tangtse and check into Hotel / Guest House for overnight stay.
Day 07: Leh - Khardongla - Nubra Valley (125 kms.) :
After breakfast leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong-la (alt: 18,380 ft). After descending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of Sumoor area and SamstalingGompa. Later check into a fixed camp in the same area or drive across to Deskit / Hundar for overnight in a fixed camp or hotel.
Day 08: Nubra Valley - Khardongla - Leh (125 kms.)
In the morning visit / explore Deskit , Hundar and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy a short camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here (optional on direct payment). Later drive back to Leh reaching in the late afternoon / evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 09: Leh - Alchi / Faryok Resort: (70 kms.) :
After leisurely breakfast drive down the Indus Valley on the first leg of your journey to Kargil& Srinagar. On the way, visit Hall of Fame, GurudwaraPathar Sahib, Magnetic Point, Sangam (confluence of Indus &Zanskar Rivers) and then the 11th century AlchiChoskor, oldest surviving monastic complex famous for its wall frescoes and architecture - a UNESCO listed heritage site. Overnight atFaryokresort
Day 10: Faryok Resort - Lamayuru - Kargil (135 kms.)
After breakfast leave for Kargil, enroute visiting the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining “Moonland” hills. On the way to Kargil you can view the 9-Mtrs. tall rock sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek (7th –8th century AD). Overnight in hotel at Kargil.
Day 11 : Kargil - Sonamarg - Srinagar (205kms)
Early departure for Srinagar driving through Drass (famous as the second coldest inhabited place in the world) and crossing the Zoji-la Pass (11,500-ft. / 3,505 m) to reach hill station of Sonamarg from where it’s smooth driving through the beautiful Kashmir countryside to reach Srinagar. Overnight in hotel at Srinagar.
Day 12: Srinagar Local sightseeing
Full day sightseeing in Srinagar. Proceed to visit the famous Mughal Gardens “NISHAT BAGH“and “SHALIMAR BAGH” & "Shankaracharya Temple" atop the hill called Takht-e-Suleiman by cars. Evening enjoy a shikara ride in the serene Dal lake waters. Night hault in Srinagar.