Day 1 | Chandigarh to Manali ( 280km/10 hours )
Meet the team at the predecided spot in Chandigarh and start the drive towards Manali . Day free on arrival in Manali.
Overnight at Manali.
Day 2 | Drive from Manali to Jispa (150km / 6 hours)
We start our journey from Manali to Leh. The route takes a traveler over Rohtang La (la means pass in Tibetan) (altitude 13,051 ft (3,978 m)), a high mountain pass on the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas. The pass is open from May to November. This pass is an ancient trade route between the folks on either side of Pir Panjal.
After Rohtang Pass Koksar (1st village of Lahaul) Sissu (3100m), where every spring and autumn wild geese and ducks halt here on their way to and from Siberia. Cross the river Chandra Bhaga at Tandi (2573m). Finally, reach Keylong (3359 m) which is the headquarters of the Lahaul region. Rudyard Kipling said of the region that “Surely the God live here this no place for men.”Later continue towards Jispa (3,200 m). The village incorporates a helipad, a post office, and a monastery.
Overnight at Jispa
Day 3 | Jispa to Leh
Post breakfast we check out and drive to Leh via Tso-Kar. Today we cross Baralacha Pass (4890 m), Sarchu (4253 m). Then comes Start with Gata loops (21 loops in total) which end with Nakee la (4740 m). The terrain is very dry after Nakee la with no streams or rivers to sight. Afterward, the road descends into a dry valley and quickly climbs up towards the next pass – Lachung la (5065 m) pass on the Manali – Leh highway. Continue towards the clear flow of a stream – KanglaJal which you will follow till army camp and parachute tents of Pang (4600 m), continue upwards till you reach the vast ground leading towards the highest pass on this roadTaglang La (5,359 m), the second-highest motorable mountain pass in India.After crossing the pass descend down to Upshi from where the human settlements start again. On arrival in Leh.
Day 4 | Rest Day
Complete day for rest and checkup of jeeps. Leh Sightseeing.
Overnight in Leh.
Day 5 | Drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung La ( 150km/ 6Hours)
Get an early breakfast and get briefed about the day’s trip to Nubra Valley. Today you will be driving on the world’s highest civilian motorable pass, Khardung La, we will also drive up to Diskit Monastery for an unending view of the Nubra Valley. Later head to the White Sand Dunes of Hundar, and get a double-humped camel ride
Overnight at Nubra
Day 6 | Drive to Pangong via Shyok ( 275km / 7 hours )
After breakfast, the tour leader will brief about the day’s Trip. Post this, you will start driving along the river Shyok. On the way we will stop for Picnic pack lunch at a nice view point. Reach Pangong in the evening and check into your camps.
Overnight in Pangong
Day 7 | Pangong Lake to Tso Morri Lake ( 310km / 7 hours)
After breakfast, you will take some time to admire the beauty of the lake, before starting the drive towards Chang La pass, drive along the Indus river towards the China border. Stop at Chumathang for Lunch stop. On the way also visit Kiagar Lake. Reach Tso Morari and get ready to soak yourself in a white lake, which is a salted water body.Spend a lovely night at lakeside Karzok village .
Overnight at Karzok.
Day 8 | Drive to Keylong ( 335km / 9 hours )
After breakfast, you will start the drive to Jispa from Tso Morari. On the way we cross Punga Sumdo Hot spring and Tso Kar Salt Lake. Stop for some pictures at Nakeela, Lachung La, Gataloops. Reach Keylong late evening, share your experiences with each other while stargazing,
Overnight at Keylong
Day 9 | Drive to Tirthan Valley ( 240km / Full day )
You will start driving back towards Manali side after your Breakfast, we cross Manali before lunch, reach Greater Himalayan range before evening and enjoy Tirthan valley. A River side resort with fishing and night bonfire party.
Overnight stay at Tirthan
Day 10 | Back to Chandigarh via Jalori Pass ( 280km /8 hours )
After morning river bath and Breakfast we take drive toward Jalori pass , and drive towards Narkanda and Shimla, on the way rejoin and stop for Lunch, by late evening reach (Chandigarh)