The unbelievable Landscape amid blue sky high snow clad peaks mesmerizing sand dunes magical lakes is a sight that is probably the inspiration behind the famous Persian saying: “Gar firdaus, ruhe zamin ast, hamin asto, hamin asto, hamin ast” (if there is a heaven on earth, it is here, , it is here, it is here).
Participants who are coming from other parts of country are required to reach Delhi on day one till evening. Later our representative will meet and greet you at Bus stop. Today we will provide you transportation from Delhi to Manali by Volvo bus, it’s an overnight journey.
Today we will reach Manali in the morning, check in hotel and relax today is the day to let your body acclimatize. Explore Manali- local sightseeing later the last minute shopping. A little brief about how to ride in Leh. Ladakh terrain will be given in evening by your road captain. Evening at leisure, Explore & enjoy overnight stay in hotel with Dinner.
Ghata Loops – Pang – moore plain – Tanglang la – Upsi – Karu
Start journey after breakfast. After photo session start journey toward Leh. We will cross Ghata Loops (21 pins) Pang, Moore plains- the most beautiful road in world, Tanglang La (the second highest pass. Reach Leh by evening. Overnight stay in Leh with dinner
Ghata Loops-Pang-moore plain-tanglang la-upsi-karu
Start journey after breakfast. After photo session start journey toward Leh. We will cross Ghata Loops (21 pins) Pang, Moore plains- the most beautiful road in world, Tanglang La (the second highest pass. Reach Leh by evening. Overnight stay in Leh with dinner.
Day at leisure. Wake up late and after breakfast enjoy your day. Explore the main attractions in the city .On this day no need to rush you are free To explore Leh, visit markets and Gurudwara patthar sahib, magnetic hills, Hall of fame, Shanti stupa, Thiksey Monastery, Alchi Choskor Monastery, Likir Monastery, Royal Palace and local Tibetan market. Evening will be at leisure. Dinner will be served at Hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay.
Leh – South Pullu – Khardung La – North Pullu – Khardung Village – Khalsar Village -Diskit Monastary – Hunder (Nubra Valley)
Start early morning after breakfast start journey to Khardung -La passes 18380 Ft. The all-terrain highest motor able road in World. Further continue the journey toward Nubra Valley. Next halt will be at Siachen base Camp transit camp at North pullu. Enjoy the scenic beauty and reach the sand dunes to capture beautiful evening. Hunder is most popular for the camel rides in the high altitude cold desert. The camel safaris are done on Bactrian Double-humped Camels which are reminder the bygone era of Silk Route trade. Reach hotel/camp by evening .Dinner and overnight stay in Nubra with bonfire.
Nubra Valley – Diskit Village – Khalsar Village – Agham – Shyok Village – Durbuk – Tangtse – Pangong Tso
After breakfasts we will start our journey toward pangong Tso (lake). We will be crossing Agham Suhyok rote today which is less travelled, but the most adventures one. Reach Pangong Lake by afternoon. The camps are the best place to stay in Pangong, enjoy the scenic beauty of most famous lake, the view from camp is majestic. Spend evening in Camps at lake. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay in camp
Pangong Tso (Spangmik) – Man – Merak – Chshul – Rezang La War Memorial – Hanle
After breakfast we will go the famous point (3 Idiots) at Pangong lake, enjoy the photo shoot at the lake, Be ready with your cameras to click memorable photos. The view in morning will take your breath away. After some fun at lake, start journey toward Hanle, Todays ride will be very challenging as its less travelled road and terrain is tough too with mix of good and bad roads. We will cross Man, Merak and head toward Chushul (Get your permits checked and proceed further. This route will take you through places like Rezang La and Tsaga, sites where Indian Army battled with China. Traveling through Changthang Valley is that you get to explore more and this route is one of the most scenic places in all of Ladakh. Only Indian nationals get ILP (Permits) for this route, foreigners are strictly not allowed on this.
After crossing Mahe Bridge reach Hanle. Hanle is a very beautiful small village. Evening visit to the Hanle observatory and Monastery. enjoy dinner with overnight Stay.
Hanle – Mahe – Sumdo – Karzok (Tso Moriri)
Start journey in morning after breakfast to Tso-Moriri- Mighty, endless, abundant, clear, beautiful and pure. Tso-Moriri is a high altitude mountain lake at a height of around 4500 m. Although its not as big as PangongTso, but beautiful enough to take your heart away. Halt for Tea in mid. Stay overnight with dinner at Hotel/camp.
Mahe – Sumdo – Karzok (Tso Moriri)
After photo session start journey toward Leh. Today ride/drive will be tough so start journey early. This is one of the less traveled route so far. Only a few choose this as this route is entirely vacant without any kind of facility throughout in Changthang valley. You will cross Chumathang another less travelled road with spectacular view of ladakh. Reach Leh by late afternoon. Stay overnight with dinner.
Leh – Nimmoo – Khaltse – Moonland – Lamayuru – Mulbek
Wake up and start journey after Breakfast. Today the ride will be smooth and beautiful roads, We will cross Magnetic Hill and Gurudwara patthar sahib. Later lunch at Lamayuru and photo-shoot at Moonland ( A sight for shooting songs of many Bollywood songs.) Fotu La, Namki La are 2 highest passes we will cross today. This route offers some breathtaking Landscapes. Reach Kargil by evening and check in hotel.
Kargil – Drass – Zojila La – Sonmarg – Srinagar
Enjoy morning at Kargil, will cross Drass the second coldest habitable place on earth later we will pay visit to “Kargil War Memorial” located at Drass sector to pay homage to our War heroes, Where 1999 war was fought with Pakistan. After We will cross Gumri post and halt at Gumri café – a café in mid of nowhere run and maintained by Indian Army. Later the deadly Zojila pass will test our riding skills. Finally we will reach Sonmarg, lush green landscape is ready to welcome you. Overall a very beautiful yet challenging ride. Reach Srinagar by evening.Today is the last day of expedition. head toward your home destination. Expedition Concludes here with lot of beautiful memories.