9 nights / 10 days
Manali / Pangong / Nubra / Sham / Kargil / Srinagar
Operational Month – From June to September
Early morning Leave for Jispa, cross through Rohtang Pass (13050 ft) enter the Lahaul Valley, visit Raja Gyepan temple at Sissu Village. Have lunch at Keylong. Post lunch drive to Jispa. O/N Jispa.
Early morning after breakfast, leave for Tsomoriri by crossing Baralacha Pass (16020 ft) a beautiful drive on high altitude to be remembered for a life time, Nakeela and Lachangla Pass 16,617 ft and than passing through Skyangchu Thang (Plateau on a stretch of 42 Kms),O/N Leh
After breakfast proceed for Leh town. The drive from here is relatively smooth and from Upshi onwards we drive alongside the Indus river. On arrival in Leh check in to the hotel. O/N Leh.
After breakfast, drive to Nubra Valley, also known as Valley of flowers via Khardungla, the highest motorable road in the World, (18,380 ft). On your arrival in Nubra Valley check in the hotel / camp. Lunch will be provided by hotel/camp at Nubra. After enjoying lunch proceed to enjoy walk on the banks of Shayok river, you can also enjoy a ride on double humped camel on the Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hundur Village. O/N Nubra Valley.
After breakfast, visit Deskit Monastery (Big Buddha), it is a picturesque monastery settled atop a hill and offers an overwhelming view of Nubra Valley. Later, drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. The afternoon is at disposal, you can visit the Shanti Stupa by owns and click some beautiful shots of Sunset in Leh Valley. O/N Leh.
After breakfast, leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 ft, via Changla Pass 17,350 ft, It is the third highest motorable road in the world. Pangong is a salt water lake, shared by India and China. Hot lunch will be served by hotel/camp. Later at free time one can leisurely enjoy the color changing lake of blue and green on a rusty background while the setting sun teases you with awesome vistas which is simply breathtaking. O/N Pangong Lake
Early morning enjoy the overwhelming view of Sun rise on lake. After breakfast, drive back to Leh, enroute visit Thiksey Monastery and Shey Palace. O/N Leh.
Morning after breakfast, proceed for Leh city tour, visit Hall of Fame Museum, it pays homage to the martyrs of Kargil war. Spituk Gompa, Leh Fort and Shanti Stupa located at Changspa, on a hilltop. In the Evening enjoy free time at leisure. O/N Leh.
After breakfast, leave for Kargil, enroute visit Magnetic Hill & to Alchi Gompa, Post lunch proceed for Lamayuru, on the way enjoy glimpses of Moon landscape, visit Lamayuru monastery and Giant Maitreya at Mulbekh. Arrive Kargil by evening. O/N Kargil.
After breakfast, drive to Srinagar passing through Drass, you can view the famous Kargil war peaks, Tiger Hill and others from Vijay Memorial Hall. Reach Srinagar by afternoon. Journey ends here with drop off at Hotel / Houseboat.