Day 1: Manali to Jispa (approx. 220 kms)
Pick up from Manali to Sarchu via Rohtang Pass (12000+ ft asl), Keylong (10000+ ft asl) & Baralacha Pass (15000+ ft asl). Reach Sarchu by late evening.
Day 2: Jispa to Leh (Approx. 255 Km / 09 to 10 Hrs)
After breakfast proceed to Leh via Lachangla Pass (16,617 feet) & Skyangchu Thang (Biggest & Highest plateau in the world of around 42 km) and Pang. Experience beautiful scenic journey on the Manali Leh Highway (Considered to be a definitive experience and the most beautiful in the world). Cross the Tanglangla Pass and travel through the Indus Valley. Reach Leh by late evening.
Day 3: Visit Sangam, Gurudwara pathar sahib, Hall of Fame, Magnetic hill
In the morning, after breakfast, drive to Sangam (Confluence). En route visit Magnetic Hill and Gurudwara Patthar Sahib. Visit Confluence of Zanskar and Indus River.
The Sangam (Confluence): Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers lies in Ladakh at Nimu. The Indus runs through Ladakh all along by your side serving as a constant companion and you feel a sense of respect for this lifeline of the people of Ladakh, especially since Ladakh experiences rainfall of only 2 to 3 inches throughout the year. Both Indus and Zanskar Rivers merge with each other as if they had flown all along just for that purpose. From this point on, beyond this Confluence of the two, the waters are regarded as the Indus River.
Magnetic Hill: Can anyone ever imagine the movement of a vehicle up a steep mountain with its engines off? Reach Magnetic Hill to experience this phenomenon which sounds unbelievable.
Gurudwara Pathhar Sahib: Gurudwara Pathar Sahib is a beautiful Gurudwara constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak, about 25 miles away from Leh, on the Leh-Kargil road, 12000 ft above sea level. The Gurudwara was built in 1517 to commemorate the visit to the Ladakh region of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder Guru of the Sikh faith. On your way back, visit Ladakh Hall of fame.
Hall of Fame: Hall of Fame in Leh is a must visit for every individual of India. This is constructed by the Indian Army. You will find memorabilia, eminent defence personalities’ biographies, images and weapons used during Kargil war and belongings of enemy soldiers found at war site.
Day 4: Leh to Nubra Valley Via Khardungla Pass: 140Km / 5 -6 Hours
Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World’s Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass.
Khardung la Pass (18,380ft above sea level): It is not very often that one gets to drive on a road at an altitude of 18,380 feet. That is where Khardungla Pass, meaning the ‘Pass of Lower Castle,’ is located on the way from Leh to the Nubra Valley in Ladakh. It is the highest motorable road in the world as signs put up by the Border Roads Organization proudly proclaim.
Arrive Nubra Valley and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can also enjoy a camel ride here (Camel ride on direct payment basis).
Nubra Valley: Popularly called the orchard of Ladakh, Nubra valley offers a graceful view of yellow and pink wild roses in summer and a carpet of wild lavender in the post-monsoon season. You will definitely be overwhelmed to see the Bactrian Camels (Shaggy double hump Camel) around sand dunes.
Thereafter, check in at comfortable Camp or Hotel.
Evening at leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at the camp or hotel.
Day 5: Nubra Valley to Pangong Via Wari La/Shayok
Morning after Breakfast proceed for Diskit Monastery.
Post the Diskit Monastery, proceed for backward journey to Pangong Via Wari La (17,427).
Pangong Lake: The picturesque lake is one of the major draws of the Leh-Ladakh valley. a location of several film shootings and known for its pristine waters surrounded by awe-inspiring mountains, Pangong Lake is a prime tourist attraction. The long and narrow lake lies in the
neighbourhood of the famous Chushul Mountains. The mirror-calm water is cold, clear and extremely salty. The lake is a breeding ground for a variety of birds.
In the evening check in at your camps in Pangong
Dinner and overnight stay at the camps.
Day 6: Pangong Lake to Leh (approx. 140kms)
In the morning have breakfast at your camps in Pangong. Thereafter, proceed for your journey back to Leh. Upon your arrival in Leh, you may enjoy the evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Leh-Tso Moriri
Morning after breakfast drive to Tsomoriri Lake by passing Chumathang (Hot Spring) along the Indus River. Evening take a walk around the Lake to enjoy the scenic beauty. Overnight in Tsomoriri
Day 08: Tsomoriri-Tsokar-Sarchu (240 Kms)
It’s a long run for the day but in the most of the part, roads are very good so it’s easy to cover the distance. The journey from Tsomoriri to Tsokar is tough and adds up to real adventure. On arrival check in and relax. Overnight stay at Camp.
Day 09: Sarchu-Manali (222 Kms)
After breakfast check out and move to Manali via Rohtang pass. On arrival check in and relax. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10: Departure
After breakfast transfer from Manali to bus stand for onward destination with Sweet Holiday memories.