Destinations Covered: Leh - Khardongla Pass - Pangong Lake - Sarchu - Jispa - Manali - Buntar
Duration: 07 Nights/08 Days
Duration: 07 Nights/08 Days
Day 1 Arrival at Leh
After your arrival at Leh airport, our representatives will be there to welcome you. Thereafter, you will escorted to the hotel for a check in. after having lunch, you wil resting for the rest of the day. The night stay will be at the hotel.
Day 2 Leh Sightseeing
You will leave in the morning for a half-day tour of Spituk and Phyang Monastery, by Jeeps. By lunchtime, you will be back at the hotel. After having your meal, you will leave, by foot, for a visit to Kings Palace, Leh Mosque, Leh Gompa and Leh Bazaar. You will return back to the hotel by evening and retire to your rooms for the night.
Day 3 Leh - Khardongla Pass - Leh
In the morning, you will leave for a full day excursion trip to Khardongla pass. The highest motorable pass in the world, it stands at a height of 5600 m. after enjoying the scenic beauty from the top, you will return back to Leh by evening. For the night, the hotel will be playing as your host.
Day 4 Leh - Pangong Lake - Leh
Early in the morning, around 5 a.m., you will leave for Pangong Lake. The drive will take you through Changla Pass, standing at a height of 5486 m. The ascent to Changla pass will leave you mesmerized with a magnificent view of the villages below. Thereafter, you will stop for having a picnic lunch at Tsoltak, the summer pasture of the yaks. Continuing with the drive after lunch, you will reach Durbuk and then Lukung, leading you to the western shore of the lake. You will keep on driving along the Pangong Lake up to Spangmik, the last point allowed for tourists. The landscape of this famous blue brackish lake is remarkable and will remain etched in your memory for a long time to come. By late afternoon, you will leave for Leh. The overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 5 Leh - Sarchu
The day will be reserved for a trip to Sarchu via Upshi. Sarchu is the borderline between Jammu & Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. On the way, you will cross Taglangla Pass, the second highest motorable pass in world at 5350 m. The drive will leave you scintillated with scenery of the snow-covered mountains. You may even get to see tiny colonies of Marmots, Yaks & Herbs. At Pang, there will be a halt for lunch, followed by a drive to Lachungla pass, situated at 5065 m. After arriving in Sarchu, you will set up camps at approximately 4200 m. The night stay will be in the tents, close to nature.
Day 6 Sarchu - Jispa - Manali
In the morning, you will leave Sarchu for Himachal Pradesh. A 20 km drive will take you into Himachal Pradesh. The first stoppage will be at the Baralachala Pass, situated at a height of 4883 m. The Surajtal Lake (on top of the pass) and Darcha village (after Rumtze) will be passed on the way. Continuing with the drive, you will reach Keylong (head district in this area), while on the way to Manali finally. Finally, after passing Rohtang pass at 3978 m, you will arrive in the Manali region. After arrival, you will check in at the hotel and rest for the night.
Day 7 Manali
In the morning, you will leave for a visit to the Pagoda Temple of Hadimba Devi (400 years old) and the Manu temple (in old Manali). Afternoon will be reserved for a visit to the Vaishisht hot sulper spring bath. The overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 8 Manali - Buntar
After having breakfast, you will be escorted to the Buntar airport or Bus Stand. From there, you will catch a flight or bus, respectively, to your destination.