Safari on the highest roads in the world

Duration: 10 Days/ 9 Nights
Best season: July to October
Region: Lahaul Spiti Ladakh

Tour Route: Manali, Rohtang Pass, Keylong, Jispa, Baralacha La, Sarchu, Naki La, Lachung La, Rupshu Valley, Leh, Hemis, Shey, Thiksey, Stok, Lamayuru, Alchi, Likir, Basgo, Nubra Valley and most important Khadung La – the highest motorable pass in the entire World.

A 10 days/ 09 nights classical jeep safari over the highest motorable roads in the World. It involves crossings of high mountain passes, which provide spectacular views of snow capped peaks, rugged terrain and old monasteries. This tour will take you through one of the most spectacular & picturesque landscapes in The World.

Day 01 Arrival in Manali
Arrive in Manali on your own and check in at hotel. Rest of day free. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 In Manali
Today the day is free for independent activities and acclimatization for the Trans Himalayan Journey ahead. You have an option to walk around Manali visiting the famous Hadimba Devi temple, old Manali village, Vashisht temple & hot water spring and explore Manali market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 Manali/ Sarchu (222 km/ 10 hrs)
Travel from Manali to Keylong. We cross the Rohtang Pass (3980 m) and pass a few villages in Lahaul valley like Sissu, Gondla and the confluence of the Chandra & Bhaga rivers at Tandi. This route would provide you views of mountains, several streams/ waterfalls and hanging glaciers. After a short stop at Keylong continue the drive to Sarchu. On the route you will visiti Jispa and cross over the Baralacha La 4800 m. Baralacha La has a small lake – Surajtal which is considered to be source of river Bhaga. On arrival check in the deluxe camp accommodation. In the evening you can have a walk around the beautiful & huge campsite of Sarchu. Overnight in camp.

Day 04 Sarchu/ Leh (250 km/ 10 hrs)
Today is a very long day, therefore we start very early. Travel by car from Sarchu to Leh. We will cross over the Lachang La (5065 m) and the Tanglang La (5360 m). On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight at hotel. Leh was the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, now Leh is a district in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The town is still dominated by the now ruined Leh Palace, former mansion of the royal family of Ladakh. Leh is at an altitude of 3524 meters.

Day 05 In Leh
Today we have a full day of sightseeing. We will visit the Shey Palace, Thiksey, the Hemis monastery and the Stok Palace Museum. Return to Leh in the evening to explore Leh market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 06 Leh/ Uleytokpo (70 km/ 6 hrs)
After Breakfast drive to Uletokpo. On route we visit the Basgo Palace, Liker and Alchi monasteries. We also walk around the village Uletokpo and check in at Uley Ethnic Resort. Overnight in camp.

Day 07 Uleytokpo/ Lamayuru/ Leh (170 km/ 8 hrs)
After breakfast checkout from the camp and drive to the Lamayuru monastery. Lamayuru monastery is one of the oldest and spectacularly set founded in 10th century. In the afternoon drive back to Leh. On arrival check in and overnight at hotel.

Day 08 Leh/ Deskit/ Hundur (120 km/ 6 hrs)
Travel by car we drive to Deskit in Nubra valley over the Khardong La pass 5600 m above the sea level and the highest motarable pass in the world. Arrive Deskit and visit the monastery. Continue further to Hundur. On arrival check in at camp. The evening is free for a walk around the beautiful village Hundur, visit the sand dunes, where you can enjoy a ride on a Bacterian camel. Overnight in camping.

Day 09 Hundur/ Panamik/ Leh (180 km/ 10 hrs)
After breakfast we visit the hot spring in Panamik. Also visit Samstanling Gompa. Later we go back to Leh over Khardungla. On arrival check in and overnight at hotel.

Day 10 Departure from Leh to Delhi by plane in the morning