Ladakh Road Trip

The adventure capital of the country, is the destination that has the top three highest mountain passes in the world. This destination has strong links with Buddhism and Tibetan culture. From architecture to cuisine, this city has an Eastern outlook. This is a very famous tourist destination for those who love isolated adventure spot for many outdoor activities that pump adrenaline into the brain. Ladakh is a stretch of null vegetation hills, craggy mountain passes, think snow, monasteries and clear water bodies that usually stands as block ice.

Everything about Ladakh is exhilarating. Sightseeing spots are unique here. Nothing here is cliché when it comes to tropical destination.

Are you ready to visit this oasis of natural beauty? With monasteries that are several centuries old, this ancient wild place stands apart from the bustling city life. This is the place for those who are child at heart. Are you ready to enjoy the snow and mountain in the rawest form possible? Safari, trekking, camping, mountain biking, rock climbing and shopping are some of the numerous interesting activities that awaits you in Ladakh. This white barren ice desert adds a nice touch to your memories.

The capital of Ladakh, Leh is also the second largest district of the country. It is also the Silk route of the ancient times. The Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and historical monuments have a spellbound effect on the tourists. It is one of the most-visited destinations in Ladakh and has a lot to offer. So, a Leh road trip via Delhi can be your thing if you love adventure and travelling.

More About the Ladakh Road Trip

– Your Dream Come-True with This Road Trip to Ladakh by Road.
– You fall in love with the landscape that you have never seen before in Ladakh, in this 11 days and 10 nights tour.
– The trip starts and end from Capital of the Country ”DELHI”.
– Explore attractions like Jammu, Srinagar, (The city is known for its natural environment, gardens, waterfronts and houseboats) Kargil (Here you visit War memorial hall and Museum- also known as Vijay path), Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Magnetic hill, Hall of Fame, Pangong Lake, Thiksey Gompa, Shey Palace, Sarchu, Manali, World Famous Rohtang Pass, Solang valley and much more.
– Along with that, relish the local cuisine, tibatan culture and get transferred between the locations in a comfortable car/tempo traveller/bikes.

Ladakh Road Trip Itinerary

Day 1 Delhi – Jammu ( 590 Km/ 12 hrs )

We will Start our journey, Early morning around 4 AM, Departure from Delhi. Will Reach Jammu by Evening. Overnight at Hotel

Day 2 Jammu – Srinagar ( 270 Km / 8 Hrs)

Early Morning departure from Jammu. Enroute have Breakfast & Lunch. Reach Srinagar By 2-3 PM. Later on, get ready to visit the breathtaking Mughal Gardens- founded in the Mughal era. Nishat Bagh, Chashme-e- Shahi and Shalimar Bagh comprise the Mughal gardens.

Day 3 Srinagar – Kargil ( 200 km / 06 Hours )

Post breakfast get ready for your road transfer to Kargil. On the way, there are halts at Sonamarg –a pristine valley with lush views and snow-clad peak; Zo jila Pass (a high altitude pass); Drass Village- the world’s 2nd coldest inhabitant place. Here you visit War memorial hall and Museum- also known as Vijay path. The memorial was constructed by the Indian Army in the memory of the soldiers and officers of the Indian Army who laid their lives in Kargil War. Evening arrival in Kargil. Check-in formalities. Overnight stay in Kargil.

Day 4 Kargil – Leh ( 220 km/ 06 Hrs )

After breakfast, start driving towards Leh. On the way stop for a quick visit to the Lamayuru monastery. Lamayuru is known for its unique landscape that resembles the moon. Take clicks of the beauty to cherish it as wonderful memories. Continue with your journey. Stop at the Magnetic hill to marvel at the amazing natural wonder. Also pay respects to Pathar Sahib Gurudwara – constructed in memory of Guru Nanak Dev ji – the founder of Sikh religion and the first guru. Continue your road journey. On arrival in Leh, visit the Hall of Fame Museum a war memorial by the Indian Army that was founded in the memory of Indian soldiers who laid lives in Indo-Pak wars. Complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. Overnight stay in Leh

Day 5 Free Day Explore

The day is free of plans. Enjoy the comforts of your hotel. Or opt to explore the local market. As Leh is located at such high altitude, you need to acclimatize. Take sufficient rest, intake of fluids, in addition of walking and getting mobile. Overnight stay in Leh.

Day 6 Leh - Nubra Valley 120 km/ 4-5 Hrs

On the 5th day of your Ladakh tour, you will proceed towards one of the wonders of the land. After breakfast get ready for transfer to the gorgeous Nubra Valley via Khardungla Pass- one of the highest motorable roads in the world with an altitude of 18,380 feet. As you reach the Valley, check into the hotel. Have lunch. Later, leave the comforts of your room to enjoy a ride on double-humped camel’s back to explore the Sand Dunes between Deskit and Hundur Village. Treat your eyes to the scenery all around. Overnight in Nubra Valley.

Day 7 Nubra Valley to Pangong via Shayok route

Start the day early with a hearty breakfast. Later, get ready for a visit to Deskit Monastery to get blessings of Lord Buddha. The ancient monastery has a pious ambiance that blesses all who pay a visit. Revel in the magnificent views of Nubra Valley. The beautiful valley in the Land of High Passes’ is nothing short of amazing for all your senses. While you drive to Pangong Lake via Shayok River you can enjoy views of amazing landscape beauty. The view itself gives you a rush of adrenalin with its limitless opportunities of adventure. Stop for lunch at Durbuk. After a break of 1 hour, continue with your drive to Pangong Lake. On arrival, check into the tents. Bask in bliss with a view of the multiple blue colors of the water. In addition, start gazing at Pangong Lake is also an experience of a lifetime. Overnight stay in Pangong Lake.

Day 8 Pangong to Leh via Changla

Early morning enjoy the picturesque view of Sun rise on lake. After Breakfast drive back to Leh, enroute visit Thiksey Monastery and Shey Palace. Our driver will drop you Leh market and explore yourself. Later car will leave service station.

Day 9 Leh to Jispa via Sarchu

After Breakfast 7:30 drive to Sarchu passing, Skyangchu Thang – Enjoy your lunch at Pang, by crossing Nakeela and Lachlung La. Continue drive to Jispa Arrive Jispa by evening. O/N Jispa.

Day 10 Jispa–Manali 140 Km/ 6 Hrs

After the breakfast drive for Manali, a beautiful scenic drive by crossing Baralacha La (4845m), lunch at Sissu village, later cross famous Rohtang Pass, 13050 ft. Arrive Manali / Manali sightseeing later back to hotel (arriving Manali depend on traffic of rohtang pass.

Day 11 Manali – Delhi ( 550 km/ 14 hours )

Today is the last day. After Breakfast, Start your journey back to Delhi with beautiful memories…

Inclusions

  • Transportation from Delhi & Gurgaon
  • Bike Rent – From Leh (For Biking Option)
  • Fuel for Bike
  • Meal (Breakfast & Dinner)
  • Accommodations in Hotels & Camps
  • All Local Sightseeing
  • Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax & Parking Charges
  • Team Captain Throughout The Trip
  • An Oxygen cylinder 24×7 in the car in case of emergency

Exclusions

  • GST (5%) is applicable extra.
  • any kind of food or beverage that is not included in the package like alcoholic drinks, mineral water, meals/refreshments/lunches on the highway.
  • Any personal expenses like tip to the drivers, entry to monuments/monasteries, camera/video camera charges, camel safari, river rafting, laundry, telephone bills tips etc.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc. (to be borne directly by the customers on the spot)
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Any damages to bike except engine damages has to be borne by the client.

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Best places in Ladakh

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Thiksey Monastery

Thikse Gompa or Thiksey Monastery is a gompa affiliated with the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It is located on top of a hill in Thiksey approximately 19 kilometres east of Leh in Ladakh, India.
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Hemis Monastery

Hemis Monastery is a Himalayan Buddhist monastery of the Drukpa Lineage, in Hemis, Ladakh, India. Situated 45 km from Leh, the monastery was re-established in 1672 by the Ladakhi king Sengge Namgyal.
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Leh Palace

Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the town of Leh, Ladakh, in the Indian Himalayas. The palace was constructed circa 1600 by Sengge Namgyal
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Shanti Stupa

Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist white-domed stupa on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district, Ladakh, in the north India. It was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu, Gyomyo Nakamura and part of the Peace Pagoda mission
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Hall of Fame Museum

A museum built in the memory of the Indian soldiers who lost their lives for their motherland in the Indo-pak War is built by the Indian Army.
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Pangong Lake

Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m. It is 134 km long and extends from India to the Tibetan Autonomous Region, China. Approximately 60% of the length of the lake lies within the Tibetan Autonomous Region. The lake is 5 km wide at its broadest point
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Changla Pass

The third highest motor-able road in the world with it’s high mountain pass can be approached from Leh via Kharu and Sakti village by an asphalt road. Also you can visit the temple at the top of the pass dedicated to Changla Baba. It is not some grand site, but the natives’ belief in Changla baba has made it a popular tourist spot. It is said that one must seek Changla baba’s blessing before starting their journey on the pass
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Khardungla Paas

The pass on the Ladakh Range is north of Leh and is the gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valleys. The Siachen Glacier lies part way up the latter valley. It definitely gives you a thrilling ride and memories
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