Tour highlight: Manali, Sarchu, Leh, Monasteries, Pangong Lake, Khardungla Top, Nubra Valley & Sham Valley
DAY 01: MANALI TO JISPA (140 KMS / 05 HRS DRIVE)
In morning after Breakfast, we all will have to gather early for the allocation of bikes and startup of the journey. This day is the first day of our adventurous journey, which will be a lifetime memorable and self-motivated trip. As soon as we will start our journey we will be riding through one of the famous high pass named Rohtang-La at approx 13000 ft to koksar and then to our destination JISPA. Overnight stay in Jispa
DAY 02: JISPA TO LEH (335 KMS | 11 – 12 HRS)
After an early breakfast we check out from the hotel and ride north on the Manali-Leh Highway. You get to see some of the most breath taking landscapes that the Western Himalayas can offer. The scenery gets more stark and barren as we climb up to the 16,500-foot high Baralacha La the second mountain pass on our journey. From the pass beautiful views of meadows and snow-capped mountains can be seen. And we proceed further through Nakeela and Lachangla Pass 16,617 ft. Lunch at Pang. After Lunch drive to Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (Biggest and Highest Plateau on Earth on Stretch of 42 Kms), Tanglang La Pass 17,585ft and Indus Valley. Upon arrival in Leh you’ll met by our representative and check in at our Hotel
DAY 03: LEH – EXCURSION TO SHAM VALLEY (65 KMS / 04 HRS – ONE WAY)
Today morning after breakfast, you’ll start driving to the Sham valley. Enroute enjoy the sightseeing to the Magnetic Hill or the gravity hill – a natural wonder of the region, and the Military Hall of Fame – a museum and memorial, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 04: LEH–NUBRA VALLEY VIA KHARDUNG LA 18,390 FT. (120 KMS / 4 – 5 HRS)
Early morning enjoy breakfast at hotel later proceed to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp / Hotel in Hunder for Overnight stay. In the evening you can walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. A visit to a Ladakhi home can be arranged. Overnight Stay at the Camp or Hotel.
DAY 05: NUBRA VALLEY (EXCURSION TO TURTUK)- 80 KMS ONE WAY
After an early breakfast, proceed to Turtuk (A village that was won by India in the 1971 war with Pakistan) and extremely close to the border. Visit a 16th Century Mosque, (comprising of a touch of Turkish & Iranian culture), ruined fort of Dhards and Monastery. Admire the magnificent view of the famous K2 peak (The second highest peak in the world after Mount Everest). Later back to hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 06: NUBRA VALLEY TO PANGONG LAKE (150 KMS / 5 HRS)
After an early breakfast we check out from Camp or hotel and drive towards Hunder where you have opportunity to ride on a bacterian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snowcapped mountains on the horizon. On the return stop at Diskit which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Stroll around the bazaar observing the shops and local people going about their daily chores. Later we drive towards Pangong Tso via Agham & Shyok Valley. Some of the road patches in areas are extremely tough (towards nubra side) in terms of road conditions but no doubt the journey is very scenic! Later after crossing this adventurous part we drive further towards Durbuk & Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangong lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). Upon arrival we check in at our Camp/Hotel Near Pangong lake (Spangmik Village). Dinner & Overnight at the Hotel
DAY 07: PANGONG LAKE TO LEH VIA CHANGLA (140 KMS / 6 HRS)
After breakfast, you will leave Pangong/Tangtse and get back on the Leh route across Chang La Pass 5486 Mtrs en route visiting Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism. And futher to Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village and another 5 Kms driving through a picturesque landscape we reach to Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh & 3 Idiots Rancho School. Drive further to Leh. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 08: DEPART LEH
Today morning after breakfast drop at Leh Airport. Thanks you for your patronage and ensures a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.