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Weekend Gateways – Shinku La Pass

Trip Rating


Days/ Duration

3 nights 4 days

Tour Style

Jeep Tours Offbeat Tours

Group Size

10 to 16 Pax people





Meeting Point


Skill Level



Hotels / Cottages


Moderate weather

Starting From Heart



At 5059 meters Shinkula is an High altitude pass that connects Lahaul in Himachal to Zanskar in Ladakh. The pass opened for traffic recently in 2019 and is one of the last remaining adventurous road in Ladakh.

  • Rohatang La 3978 Meters
  • Shinkula La 5091 Meters
  • Drive Through Atal Tunnel
  • 1035 Kms / Approx
  • Stay at riverside camping at Jispa -3200 meters


Day 01 | Chandigarh to Manali ( 300 Kms / 8 Hrs )
On day one, we will reach Manali from where the adventure starts. Manali is a beautiful town bustling with tourists all year round. Overnight stay in a hotel and flag-off point the following morning.

Day 02  | Manali to Udaipur  via Rohatang Pass ( 110 Kms / 3 Hrs )                                              
Post Breakfast drive towards Udaipur, Via the Rohatang La Pass ( 3978 Meters – Subjected to issue of permit, if permit is not issued then we take Atal Tunnel to reach Lahaul) to wards Miyar Valley. Miyar Valley is about 35 km from Udaipur. This valley is very remote and fairly inaccessible to outside world in comparison to other offbeat places and tourist destinations in Lahaul & Spiti. Being a remote location, this valley is bliss to off-roaders. From open green meadows to the stark brown alpine rocks of Zanskar, the whole route is so beautiful. After spending a few hours there, drive back to Tandi for overnight stay.

Day 03 | Tandi  / Shinku La / Jispa ( 120 Kms / 6 – 7 Drive Hrs approx )
After breakfast, drive towards Shinku La. At an altitude of 5091 meters, Shinku La is a mountain pass that connects Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh. Beautiful and massive snow patches can be seen as we venture further into the valley. ( self drive groups can drive up to Mount Gumbo Ranjan and come back ) After witnessing magnificence of mighty Himalayas up close, we head back towards Jispa and call it a day. Overnight at Camp at Jispa.

Day 04 | Jispa / Atal Tunnel / Chandigarh ( 392 Kms / 9 Hrs approx. )
Post breakfast we drive through the iconic ‘Atal Tunnel, Rohtang’ to reach Manali, from where we continue with our journey onwards to Chandigarh.

Thing to do extra

– Authentic food explore
– Cycle ride (bring you own cycle or hire one from us )
– Hiking in the mountains
– Meditation and yoga
– Photography
– Relax and enjoy the views

Food and Meal

During this tour, you will be served daily breakfast and dinner at either the hotel or while on the road. Every day you get the best food with local Indian taste and flavor for all hotels and resorts and camps Buffy best healthy breakfast with Indian and western touch. Dinner will be at hotel and resort or camp where you stay. On some places, we can plan to visit the best city restaurant

Type of stay

Hotels / Camps

  • Manali – Hotel
  • Tandi / Udaipur – Wooden Cottage
  • Jispa – Riverside Camp

Getting there

Decathlon Chandigarh is starting point of the tour, the team will meat you at the predefined time at the chosen venue.
For those coming from far away cities, we can make additional arrangements for accommodation / flight for you. ( charges applicable )

Any one can travel on this trip.

Including the package cost

  1. 3 Nights accommodation on Twin / Double sharing basis at Good ROOMS & tents.
  2. Meals Breakfast & Dinner for duration of trip .
  3. Guidance to best places for Meals at Pay N Eat ( if any).
  4. Backup vehicle & with mechanical Support throughout for self drive Trips.
  5. Accompanying Professional & Experienced Guide throughout the tour for self drive Trips.
  6. Walkie Talki sets for communication between cars / only for self drive groups.
  7. Evening bone fire with snacks at camp.
  8. Mid way Tea / Snacks during the tour / only for self drive groups.
  9. Things to carry list with Map.
  10. First Aid
  11. Vehicle assistance / towing where ever required.

Not including the cost

  1. Stay for extra days if any ( we can make bookings for you )
  2. Flights to the destination.
  3. Extra food Like Starters /Lunch /Dinner all over Pay & Eat ( if Any outside the venue) .
  4. Bike /Jeep/Cab rent ( if any )
  5. Fuel of Bike/Jeep.
  6. Any damage/fine/ cost.
  7. Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals, starters (Alcoholic, Mineral, Soft Drinks, Aerated) etc.
  8. Extra guide fee, Camera & Video fee ,Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone
  9. Any activity apart from mentioned ones.
  10. Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like damage accruing from land blocks, bad weather etc.
  11. Any medical expenses incurred during the trip or travel insurance
  12. Anything not mentioned in inclusions
  13. GST on billing.
With own SUV Contact for details
Single room supplement Contact for details
Seat In SUV Contact for Details
PRIVATE DEPARTURE              Travelling in Cab without any group. Contact for details
No Backup vehicle or accompanying guide / no midway snacks / tea coffee included if travelling in private departure



3 nights 4 days


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Can you book a hotel for me?
Yes, sure we can book hotel stay for you for your pre and post tour days.
What is your cancellation policy?
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/ unavoidable reasons we must be informed in written. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive mail in written and cancellation charges would be as follows:
• Once the booking is confirmed – 25% of the tour/service cost.
• 15 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
• 07 days prior to arrival – 75% of the tour/service cost.
• Less than 72 hours or no show – NO REFUNDS
Can you send us the final itinerary before we book the tour?
Yes we always send the tour program before you book.
Note - as we travel in the Himalayas at time if necessary we have to make changes in the itinerary due to snow fall / road closure or any other natural calamity that is beyond our control.
Can i travel with my family in a Cab for this tour?
Yes, we do organize private departures without any accompanying team / guide / backup for this tour. For costing please check price under Private Departure.

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