The Great Ladakh Road Trip
Planned for 1680 customers
The Great Ladakh Road Trip
Trip Type : Jeep Safari
Duration10 Days and 9 Nights
Departure DateJune, August
ExperienceJeep Safari Camping Monastery Visits Photography
Price : 36499
Planned for 1680 customers
- Why RLT
Manali Leh Road Trip Fixed Group Departure Dates
|Departure Dates||Duration||Places Covered||Price (Starts)|
|June:14, 29 | August:6||10 Days | Ex-Delhi||Leh City, Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso||On Request|
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Trip HighlightsThe Ladakh road trip is the most sought after road trip in India as it takes you through one of the most difficult terrains and high altitude passes in the world, while letting you a enjoy the rare beauty of the Himalayas. Road Less Travelled’s Ladakh Road Trip packages give you the best experience out of everything, be it hotels, tour guides, vehicles or sightseeing. You are provided window seat so that you can behold the beauty of the Himalayas in its entirety. Our local representatives at Delhi, Manali and Leh etc. make sure that you have a smooth journey. Since Ladakh has tough climatic conditions, we make sure that your health, safety and security are properly taken care of. We do not crowd our tour groups with many people, to make sure that complete attention is provided to each member.
Places Covered: Manali, Jispa, Leh City Tour, Khardung La, Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake, Hemis Monastery, Sham Valley Excursion. Hemis Festival in 18 June Departure.
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Ladakh Road Trip Day 1: Delhi – Manali :Leave your work and worries behind as you start your Delhi to leh by road holiday when boarding a comfortable AC Volvo at 6pm on Friday evening (from Connaught Place in Delhi)
Ladakh Road Trip Day 2: Manali :Arrive in Manali at 9 am, leisure day in Manali, chill out at hot spring waters in Vashishtha Village, hang out at various cafes in Old Manali, or just chill by a lonely stretch of the Beas river.Also your last minute shopping point for essentials.
Ladakh Road Trip Day 3: Manali – Jispa [138 kms] :After breakfast leave for Jispa (5–6 hours drive via Rohtang Pass, where landscape changes from lush green Manali side to arid, rugged peaks of Lahaul & Chandra Valley). The afternoon is free to explore. Night rest at guest house in Jispa.
Ladakh Road Trip Day 4: Jispa – Leh [335 kms] :Today is one of the longest days of this Manali to Leh Road trip holiday wherein we cross the high altitude passes of Baralachala & Lachangla, then the mighty Skyangchu thang (Biggest & highest plateau on earth on a stretch of 42 Kms). At Baralachala you will witness the serene Surajtaal that is also the source of the mighty himalayan river Bhaga. It meets with river Chadra that origins from Chandrataal in Spiti valley at Tandi(crossed a day before) from where this is called Chenab (also called Chandrbhaga locally). If you’re planning to take this journey in June you might witness the snow-covered Surajtaal. After crossing the mighty Tanglalng la we start descending towards the Indus Valley. We will check–in to the Guest House in Leh by late evening.
Ladakh Road Trip Day 5: Leh- Sham Valley Excursion [75kms] :After breakfast you drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. And start our sightseeing with Hall of Fame (Museum Constructed by India Army) 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 during the reign of Grags ‘bum-lde, these new Gelug-pa monastery was built like fortress on the summit of crags. Evening at Leisure and Overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Ladakh Road Trip Day 6: Nubra – Via Khardungla Top [120kms] :Journey towards the ancient Silk Route via the highest motorable road on earth (Khardungla 18384 feet). Visit the famous Deskit Gompa of Nubra Valley. Walk on the sand dunes and ride the double humped camel (Bactrian camels brought to Ladakh by ancient Silk Route traders). Night Stay in Nubra.
Ladakh Road Trip Day 7: Leh :By late afternoon we come back to Leh and chill or roam around Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace & Leh Monastery.
Ladakh Road Trip Day 8: Pangong Tso [140 kms] :Discover the myriad colours and shades of Pangong lake. Leave Leh in the morning, en route visiting Shey Palace, the ancient capital of Ladakh & 3idiots Rancho School and also visit Thiksey , an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village Reach Pangong by crossing the third highest motor able pass (Changla at 5486 mtrs) on earth. Spend good 3-4 hours by the great Pangong Tso(5-6kms wide & 134 km in length), 2/3rd of which lies inside the China border. Admire the quietude around the lake as we share memories of the past week. Overnight at Camps by the Pangong Lake.
Ladakh Road Trip Day 9: Leh:Wake up calls by the migratory birds this morning. Indulge in the walk beside the lake or go for your photography splurge. Later depart for . Visit the Hemis Gompa. Today, Further en-route to Leh, we have an RLT Special experience of tea at the house of a local Ladakhi at Stok village & admire the local architecture. Arrive at Leh in second half. Evening free. Overnight in Leh.
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Ladakh Road Trip Day 10: Leh -Delhi:After breakfast we start our return Journey. Leave for Leh Airport then to Delhi.
- All travel from Day 1 (Delhi onwards) to Day 10 (till Leh Airport).
- Delhi to Manali in AC Volvo, Manali onwards in SUV (Innova/ Xylo- 5 persons in one car).
- All local excursions & sightseeing in NAC Innova/ Xylo – as per the programme.
- All accommodation on twin sharing basis (in hotel /Standard Room/Camps).
- Daily breakfast & dinner.
- Ladakh Hills Development fee.
- Given the nature of ‘OYO Special’ Experiences , They are dependent on availability of key local partners & may have to be shifted in time or cancelled altogether in case of availability issues.
- Bonfire at Nubra(weather permiting).
- Service tax
- Air Fare
- Monument & museum entry fee, guide fee, camera fee, camel rides etc.
- Extra personal costs e.g. laundry, telephone, tips, extra food, Lunch, Drinks, Cigarettes, Mineral water etc
- Medical insurance, medical costs or expenses of any other nature not mentioned in the inclusions above.
- Additional cost due to flight cancellation/ road blocks etc which will be borne by the guest on direct payment.