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The Great Ladakh Road Trip

20th Jun 2014
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A Ladakh Road Trip that will make you drive on the most beautiful roads in the world as you reach the heart of the Buddhist Land of Ladakh. With RLT the fun takes new heights as you camp besides the beautiful Pangong Lake and cross the world’s highest motorable road to ride the double humped camels in the Nubra Valley. Life indeed is great…!!

Day 1 - DelhiManali
Leave your work and worries behind as you start your Delhi to Leh by road holiday when boarding a comfortable AC Volvo at 6pm on Friday evening (from Connaught Place in Delhi)

Day 2 - Manali
Arrive in Manali at 9 am, leisure day in Manali, chill out at hot spring waters in Vashishtha Village, hang out at various cafes in Old Manali, or just chill by a lonely stretch of the Beas river

Day 3 - Manali – Jispa
After breakfast leave for Jispa (5–6 hours drive via Rohtang Pass, where landscape changes from lush green Manali side to arid, rugged peaks of Lahaul & Chandra Valley). The afternoon is free to explore. Night rest at guest house in Jispa.

Day 4 - Jispa – Leh
Today is one of the longest days of this delhi to leh by road holiday wherein we cross the high altitude passes of Baralachala & Lachangla, then the mighty Skyangchu thang (Biggest & highest plateau on earth on a stretch of 42 Kms). After crossing the mighty Tanglalng la we start descending towards the Indus Valley. We will check–in to the Guest House in Leh by late evening.

Day 5 - Leh
Discover the monasteries of Indus Valley including Thiksey, Shey, Stok & Matho. Spend the evening discovering the local culture of Leh

Day 6 - Leh – Nubra Valley (Khardung La)
Journey towards the ancient Silk Route via the highest motorable road on earth (Khardungla 18384 feet). Visit the famous Deskit Gompa of Nubra Valley. Walk on the sand dunes and ride the double humped camel (Bactrian camels brought to Ladakh by ancient Silk Route traders). Night Stay in Nubra.

Day 7 - Nubra – Leh
By late afternoon we come back to Leh and chill or roam around Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace & Leh Monastery.

Day 8 - Leh- Pangong Tso
Today in this delhi to leh by road holiday you will discover the myriad colours and shades of Pangong lake. Leave Leh in the morning and cross the third highest motorable pass (Changla) on earth. Spend good 3–4 hours by the great Pangong, 2/3rd of which lies inside the China border. Overnight at Camps by the Pangong Lake.

Day 9 - Pangong Tso – Leh
Wake up calls by the migratory birds this morning. Indulge in the walk beside the lake or go for your photography splurge. Arrive at Leh in second half. Evening free. Overnight in Leh .

Day 10 - Leh – Delhi
Alas ! Your Delhi to Leh by road holiday comes to an end today as you are transferred to the airport for your flight back to Delhi.

Tour Dates: 20th June - 29th June 2014

Stay Options
City / No. of Nights    Option 1
Manali / 2    Deluxe Guest house
Jispa / 1    Deluxe Guest house
Leh / 2    Deluxe Guest house
Nubra Valley / 1     Luxury Camps
Leh / 1    Deluxe Guest house
Pangong / 1     Luxury Camps
Leh / 1    Deluxe Guest house