Manali Leh Jeep Safari (12 Days / 11 Nights)
The fascinating Himalayas have been luring the travelers from all over the world. On this safari we start our travel from the alpine valleys of the Lower Himalayas and explore the rough barren landscapes and high altitudes of Ladakh region via some of the most exciting and breathtaking landscape; the pick is yours!
Day 1: Delhi
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - Wednesday, August 17, 2022
Arrive and transfer to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Delhi
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - Thursday, August 18, 2022
Morning half-day city tour of Old Delhi visiting Raj Ghat
the Mausoleum of Mahatma Gandhi, the Jama Masjid and drive past Red Fort
. You may take a tricycle tour of Chandini Chowk. Afternoon half day city tour of New Delhi visiting drive past President House, Parliament House
(House of Representatives) and India Gate
- War Memorial (stop for photography). Visit the Qutab Minar , 72.55 meters high Victory Tower, onto Bahai Temple
(lotus temple). Also visit the Humayun's Tomb
built of red sandstone which is a first substantial example of the Mughal architecture and the Laxmi Narayan Temple a modern Hindu temple built by the Birlas, leading Indian industrialists. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3: Delhi - Manali
Thursday, August 18, 2022 - Friday, August 19, 2022
Transfer to airport to leave by morning flight for Kullu. (Flight operates on few days only ). Arrive and transfer to Manali. Check in and stay at Hotel.Afternoon half day city tour visiting 500 years old Hidimba Temple and Naggar Castle, Roerich Art Gallery and you have the evening free for wandering around the Malls of Manali.
Day 4: Manali - Sarchu
Friday, August 19, 2022 - Saturday, August 20, 2022
Early morning start the jeep Safari from Manali to Sarchu enroute KEYLONG through the Kullu Manali valley to reach Rohtang Pass ( 3978 mtrs.) Kardong Gompa, a premier Buddhist temple in the Lahaul valley onto Patseo (3820 mts) over the Baralacha - La Pass (5100 mts) and the picturesque Suraj Tal Lake. Now we shall be at the height of 17000 feet run of 220 kms 9 hours drive.Dinner and Overnight stay at the Camp at Sarchu.
Day 5: Sarchu - Leh
Saturday, August 20, 2022 - Sunday, August 21, 2022
Morning continue the Ladakh Safari to Leh via Lachung La 255 kms 8 hours drive enroute Tanglang La ( 5328 mtrs).- Upshi - Leh ( 3523 mtrs.).Upon reaching at Leh check-in at Hotel Yaktail or similar ( Hotel is in the heart of Leh).Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 6: Leh
Sunday, August 21, 2022 - Monday, August 22, 2022
Morning sightseeing of the town. Visit Shankar Gompa, the Leh Palaceand the Museum and walk around the Leh town.Afternoon visit Hemis Monastery.Evening spent at the Horse Polo ground watching a thrilling game of horse Polo.Overnight stay at Hotel Yaktail or Similar.
Day 7: Leh - Khardungla - Leh
Monday, August 22, 2022 - Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Full day visit of the Khardungla Pass 18600 feet high. A drive over the highest motorable road in the World. Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel Yaktail or Similar.
Day 8: Leh
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 - Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Full day visit of Nimo, Likir Village and Monastery, Alchi, Rizong and Spituk.Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel Yaktail or Similar.
Day 9: Leh - Pangong Tso lake
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 - Thursday, August 25, 2022
After breakfast start the ultimate tour towards the Pangong Tso Lake. This route proceeds past the picturesque villages of Shey and Thiksey and turns into the side valley of Chemry Sakti. The Ladakh range is crossed by the Chang-La 18000 feet( 5475 mts) high which is one of the easiest passes remaining open for most of the year even in the winters. Tangse just beyond the foot of this pass, with an ancient Temple and a Tourist Bunglow is a convenient halting point on this circuit.Dinner and Overnight at Tourist Bunglow.
Day 10: Pangong Tso Lake - Leh
Thursday, August 25, 2022 - Friday, August 26, 2022
Morning visit the Pangong Lake situated at an altitude of 14000 feet(4267 mts). It is a long narrow basin of inland drainage of 6 to 7 kms. at its widest point and over 130 kms long and bisected by the International border between India and China. Spangmik is the farthest point up to which travellers are allowed. After visiting the lake return to Leh ( total 155 kms. 6 hours drive ).Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel Yaktail or Similar.
Day 11: Leh - Delhi
Friday, August 26, 2022 - Saturday, August 27, 2022
Transfer to airport to leave by morning flight for Delhi. (flight operates on few days ).Arrive and transfer to Hotel.Afternoon visit Museum or free to visit state emporiums to buy souvenirs.
Day 12: Delhi
Saturday, August 27, 2022 - Sunday, August 28, 2022
Morning after breakfast transfer to International airport for onward destination.