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Jeep Safari of Himachal - Ladakh & Kashmir

Duration : 15 Nights / 16 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi- Shimla - Manali - Jispa - Serchu - Leh - Khardungla Pass - Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake - Tsomoriri Lake - Ulleytokpo - Alchi - Lamayuru - Kargil - Sonamarg - Srinagar - Pahalgam - Gulmarg - Srinagar

Day 01: Delhi IGI Airport - Shimla (Altitude 2397 Mtrs. 370 Kms 7-8 Hours Drive)
Arrival at IGI airport our RIE representative will meet & Greet you and drive towards Shimla, by A/C Vehicle Shimla known as the Queen of Hill Stations. Upon arrival at Shimla check into a Hotel/Resort rest & relax at evening walk towards local markets, Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel/Resort.

Day 02: Shimla - Kullu (1230 Mtrs.) - Manali (Altitude 2050 Mtrs. 275 Kms 5-6 Hours Drive)
Early Morning after breakfast at hotel, drive towards Manali, en-route visiting Kullu Valley, lush fields and orchards of cherry, plum and apple. The charming Kullu valley the abode of the God is full of picturesque spots .The town of Kullu is famous for its colorful Dussehra festival. & continue drive towards Manali (With its fertile valleys, imposing forests and fast flowing rivers set against the backdrop of high snow-clad mountains provides everything that a holiday maker desires.) On arrival at Manali check inn Hotel, Rest of the day is at leisure/Visit local market by walk, Dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 03:- Manali - Jispa (Altitude 3142 Mtrs. 138 Kms 4- 5 1/2 Hours Drive)
Drive to Jispa via Rohtang Pass (Altitude 3978 Mtrs,) Through Manali Region, We reach Khoksar where we stop for Passport checking and lunch. After short drive, we reach Key long the head district in this area and we will stop here for one hour to visit around the local Bazaar and continue drive to Jispa, over night in Hotel.

Day 04:- Jispa - Sarchu (Altitude 4253 Mtrs. 115 Kms 4  1/2 Hours Drive)
One may visit to Dalai Lama monastery, which has been recently built during the Kalachakra programmer, from this day, we drive on Leh route and the road winds through extensive fields and long river of Bhaga on the way we stop at Darcha for Passport check. Darcha is the base point for many different trekking routes. Continue drive to Baralachala pass (Altitude 4892 Mtrs.) There is a lake known as Surajtal and it is worth to stop here for pictures. Finally, we reach Sarchu, which is the boundary line between Himachal and Jammu And Kashmir State. Tonight our camp will be at an altitude of 4200 Mtrs. Moreover, it will be the coldest night during the whole tour, overnight in Camps.

Day 05:- Sarchu to Leh, via Baralachala Pass (Altitude 4892 Mtrs.)
Keylong Sarai the view is different here, Sarchu, a plain area, the boundary of Himachal and Jammu Kashmir, Gata Loops, Nukeela Pass (Altitude 4700 Mtrs.), Lachungla Pass (Altitude 4860 Mtrs.), Pang one of the oldest land in the world, more plain a 50 km long Ground on (Altitude 4700 Mtrs.) high. Leh, the headquarter of Ladakh region, Indus valley. The last Shangri-la, A business centre of Silk Route, A place where the Sindhu Civilization flourish & the battle field of different religious kings. It is a capital of Ladakh. A Land behind high passes, full of different dry grey valley, beautiful snow capped mountain with pinnacle of peaks, Colour Mountain & artistic rocks. Place of monasteries, thankas & magnificent lakes, Overnight in Hotel at Leh.

Day 06:- Leh -Khardung La - Hunder (4350 M) Nubra Valley (3332 M) 125 Kms. 5 hrs Drive
The road journey from Leh to NUBRA VALLEY passes over KHARDUNG LA (the highest motorable road in the world) at 5602 M / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. Nubra Valley is popularly known as (Ldumra) or (The valley of flowers). It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level. The Shayok and Saichen Rivers drain Nubra. The flat part of the river is sandy & occupied by green farms & myricaria. The villages look pretty with greenery, willow & poplar trees. Till partition Nubra Valley was one of the trade centers, the ancient famous Silk Route passed through this area.

Before proceeding to your camp at Hunder, stop to visit DISKIT MONASTERY perched on a rock overhanging next to a stream, which provides the source of energy used by mills in the area. The monastery is rich, full of thangkas, magnificent giant statues, effigies of the Buddha and old mural paintings in which can be noted a multitude of influences. It was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod around 1420 A.D. DISKIT is the main village or headquarters of Nubra Valley, which has a small market consisting of a row of shops.
After your visit to the monastery and shortly after leaving Diskit you will comes across sand dunes on the right of the road. Seen in isolation you could well be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It is indeed a strange sight since immediately on the left of the road are rocky mountains that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. Overnight in Deluxe camp at Hunder.

Day 07: - Nubra Valley - Leh (125 kms 05 hrs Drive)
Morning after breakfast visit Samstanling Monastery then drive back to Leh, once again driving via Khardongla pass the World Highest Motorable road.

Samstanling Gompa: Samstanling Monastery was founded by Lama Tsultrim Nima and Monastic community was introduced as Rezong Gompa. About 50-60 monks are residing at this 132 years old monastery. The Gompa has some strict rules and regulations.

On arrival at Leh, Check Inn Hotel, rest & relax, late evening explore Leh bazaar for souvenir, visit Leh Jokhang or Leh Mosque by walk, return back from leh walk Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 08:- Leh - Pangong Lake - Leh (Altitude 4300 Mtrs. 140 6 Hours Drive)
Early morning leave after breakfast to Pangong Lake which is the largest brackish lake in Asia, with a larger part of it extending into Tibet. The lake is 130 km long and 5 km at its widest point with half of it running to the other side of the Indo-China border. Despite of being a salt-water lake, it freezes completely during winter. There is no marine life here, save for a few migrating birds now and then like gulls and brahminy ducks.

Being at the border, the furthest point one is allowed to go to, is Spangmik, about 7 km along its western bank, but it is enough to take back the most beautiful memories of Ladakh. The very barren-ness and vastness of the area contributes to its striking beauty. Spangmik offers spectacular views of the mountains of the Changchenmo range to the north, and their reflections in the ever-changing blues and greens of the lake's brackish waters. Above Spangmik, one can see the glaciers and snowcapped peaks of the Pangong range.
Late evening return back to leh dinner & overnight stay at Hotel

Day 09: Leh - Chumathang - Tsomoriri (240 Kms 5-7 Hours Drive Altitude 4525 Mtrs.)
Leave in the morning and drive to Chumathang stop at Upshi for passport checking. From here the road turns towards left and reach Karu. Chumathang is famous for medical hot spring and people visit to this place for medical bath and visit Chumathang monastery. From here a short drive upto Maha bridge the main checking point to enter to this new area. From here the road is rough. On the way visit Sumdah village and another 55 kms drive will take you to Tsomo riri. The Lake is breeding grounds for numerous species of birds. Chief among them are the bar headed goose, found in great numbers, crested grebe, the Brahmin duck (ruddy sheldrake) and the brown headed gull. The Lake is 8 Kms. Wide and 28 Kms long. Overnight in Deluxe Camp.

Day 10: Korzok - Puga - Tsokar - Tanglangla - Leh (Altitude 5350 Mtrs. 245 Kms 5-7 Hours Drive)
Drive to Mahe village and the road turns left from here towards Puga Valley. The village is an unforgettable scene of shooting fountain and white clouds hanging upon. This is Butan gas for which Puga valley' is famous. Continue drive to Tsokar via Polokongka pass (13500 ft) and visit Tsokar (small Lake) and one can also visit Thugke gompa. The place is famous for wild asses are generally seen here grazing and they seem moving in flocks. From here short drive and reach on National Highway route (Leh - Manali). Continue drive towards Leh via Tanglangla pass (5350 Mtrs.) which is the second highest motorable, evening arrive at leh check inn Hotel dinner & overnight stay

Day 11: Leh - Ulleytokpo (Altitude 3165 Mtrs. 73 Kms 3-4 Hours Drive)
Morning after breakfast drive towords Ulleytokpo, en route visit Lakir Monastery, Alchi, Basgo Castle and Magnetic hill. Check in at the Deluxe camp at Ulleytokpo.
Lakir Monastery is also called the Klu-Kkhjil or "water spirits". Built over an earlier Gompa burnt down in the 15th century, the present Gompa is an 18th century construction and houses monks of the Gyalukpa sect. The Likir monastery has a rich collection of paintings, robes and artifacts.

Alchi is nestled in the valley of the Indus River along the ancient trade route and is famous for its gompas, some over a thousand years old. Its wall paintings deserve a special mention.

Basgo Castle is a historical town situated on the bank of the Indus River in Ladakh. It is known for its gompas and historical ruins. The complex of buildings includes a ruined fortress dating from 15th century as well as two large temples and a small shrine.

At Magnetic Hill it has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on a neutral gear the vehicle slides up-hill due to the magnetic force. One of the wonders of the nature, late evining arrive at ulleytokpo check Inn Deluxe camp dinner & overnight stay

Day 12: Ulleytokpo - Lamayuru - Kargil (Altitude 2817 Mtrs. 172 Kms 6-7 Hours Drive)
After breakfast leave for Lamayuru via Khalsi, Kangaroo Carves & Fotu-la (Altitude 4088 Mts.), Mulbeck & Namika-la (Altitude 3697 Mts.).After driving up the Kangaroo curves one can have a fascinating view of granite colour rocks & continue drive towards the mesmerizing Moon landscapes and the Lamayuru monastery, Lamayuru is the oldest religious centre of Ladakh situated on or near the Indus and is believed to have been the sacred site for the pre-Buddhist religion known as Bon Built in the 10th century, the monastery is spectacularly located on an eroded mass of rock below towering mountains The Monastery here beats all others in sheer grandeur and in its uniqueness of wood carving, & continue drive towards Kargil arrive at kargil check inn Hotel rest & relax, Dinner, overnight stay

Day 13: Kargil - Sonamarg - Srinagar (Altitude 2740 Mtrs. 204 Kms 8-10 Hours Drive)
Early morning after breakfast leave for Srinagar via Drass,(Altitude 3230 Mtrs. Locally Called Hembabs (or Snow Land) it is renowedned as the secound coldest inhabited place in the world because of the intensely cold winters & heavy snowfall.) Zoji La Pass (Altitude 3505 Mtrs.) & Sonamarg (Meadows of Gold), Sonamarg lies at the head of the Sindh valley. The drive through here presents a spectacular facet of the countryside; Sonamarg is the beginning of the enchanted journey into a natural wonderland, Surrounded by pine forest mountains upto 5300 meters high the valley is divided by a spur of the "Thajiwas Range Mountains" one can have a pony ride to visit Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year the major attraction at Sonamarg in summer months, Sonamarg is known as Gateway of Leh - Ladakh. Late return back to Srinagar dinner & overnight stay at Houseboat/Hotel.

Day 14: Srinagar - Pahalgam - Srinagar 96 Kms. 2  1/2 Hours Drive (Altitude 2195 Mrts.)
After breakfast leave for the full day Sightseeing of Pahalgam (The Valley of Shepherds), one of the beautiful and fascinating ideal resorts all the year. It is the base for several treks in the region & for the Annual Pilgrimages to the cave shrine of Amarnath, It is surrounded by 12 high snow capped peaks. En rout, Visit the Saffron Fields of Pampore, Awantipura Ruins (1100 years old Temple of Lord Vishnu built by the King Awantivarman) & enjoy the beautiful countryside life. Drive through the pine valley forest arrive at pahalgam and enjoy your packed lunch on the banks of the Lidder Stream, One can have a real feelings of Paradise, After Lunch visit the place in pahalgam by Pony ride (at own cost) Debayan, Shikargah & Baisaran, late return back to srinagr check in Houseboat/Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 15: Srinagr - Gulmarg - Srinagar 56 Kms, 1  1/2 Hours Drive (Altitude 2730 Mtrs,)
After Breakfast leave for the full day trip to Gulmarg (The Meadow of Flowers) Gulmarg has one of the most beautiful summer resort/winter Ski resorts in the valley. World Highest 18 Hole Golf Course, (Gulmarg was Discovered in 16th Century by Sultan Yusuf Shah) One can have a gondola ride (By own Cost) from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg (Altitude 3100 Mrts.) to have a real view in natural beauty of the summer also view of Nanga Parvat (Altitude 8137 Mrts.) in Cloudless Days and full snow view in winter. You can have a pony ride (By own Cost) in the open fields to Visits seven springs and to a Alpather lake (Altitude 3843 Mrts.) (By Own Cost), which remains frozen until June, return back to Srinagar dinner & overnight stay at Houseboat/Hotel.

Day 16: Srinagar International Airport
After breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight for onward Destination Covered

Tour Ends But Sweet Memories Remains Always
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