Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH"

Tripoto
18th Jun 2019
Day 1

I started my trip from Chandigar.At morning I hired a taxi for local sightseeing of Chandigarh in which I visited Mansa Devi temple,Sukhna lake and Rock garden.

Weather was very good at Sukhna lake

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Day 2

After local sightseeing ,I traveled whole night and reached Manikaran Gurudwara(Kasol valley) after that we reached Manali at 3 pm and we stayed at Hotel Jessica. I was enjoying weather and taking walk through mall road and done shopping.

Parvati river at Manikaran

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh

Manali road

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Day 3

After having breakfast at morning we departured from Manali for Rohtang pass and keylong.The Rohtang pass road was very busy and dangerous and we stuck there for 3 hours after jam cleared we reached at the top of Rohtang pass and there we spent 1 hour and after that we headed towards to keylong.There was the last fuel station and after that it was in the Leh.If anyone visits keylong I suggest you to stay in tents

At Rohtang

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh

Night at Keylong

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Day 4

At early morning at 5 am, we departured for leh,the road was extremely adventurous and the pass baralacha,Gata loops was amazing.We get enough snow throughout the road.At late night 12 pm we reached Leh at our hotel.

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh

Gata loops

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh

Leh road

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Day 5

This day we planed for local sightseeing in which we visited Ladakh palace, Shanti stupa,Thiskey monastery, Rancho school,Hall of fame and the local market.

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Day 6

We headed towards magnetic hill,Sangam(indus and zaskar river), and pathar sahib Gurudwara.As it was very cold I couldn't take part in river rafting.But in magnetic hill I ride a Quad bike whose rent is Rs.1200 and it was an amazing experience and Gurudwara we had lunch, as our badluck due to weather we were stopped for pangong lake and we couldn't visited lake.

Sangam

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh

Magnetic hill

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Day 7

At 3rd day in Leh we visited Khardungla pass which is world most highest motorable road.It was snow Falling at the top and we had "Kawa" at the Indian army canteen.After thi next day we visited to kargil.

Way to Khardungla pass

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Day 8

From Leh we departed for kargil.At Drass sector we visited war memorial and headed towards Srinagar(ending our journey)..

Kargil to Srinagar road

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh

Kargil war memorial

Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
Photo of Gateway to Cold Desert"LADAKH" by Kislay Singh
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