Chandigarh to Manali Pick up from Chandigarh and transfer to Manali. Arrive Manali. Check into the hotel. Evening is free to explore Mall Road on Own. Overnight stay at Manali.
Manali Local Sightseeing Morning proceed for a half day tour of Manali visiting Hadimba Devi Temple – built in the tranquil and serene woods, Vashist Bath, Tibetan Monastery, Roerich art Gallery and Club House. Also visit Solang valley where you can enjoy the adventure activities like Zorbing, Ropeway, Paragliding, etc. Later Return to the hotel. Rest of the day is free or can explore Mall Road on own. Overnight stay in Manali
Adventure Activities at extra cost (ON DIRECT PAYMENT BASIS): *Rs.3000 Per person for Para Gliding including Ropeway. *Rs.500 Per Person for only Ropeway. *Cable Car has not yet started. It will start in 1-2 years or more.
Start your journey from Manali (Head to Jispa - 140 Kms) After breakfast, check out and start your journey to the roof of the world. You travel by a private vehicle and make your first stop on the way, at Rohtang Pass. Now continue your journey to Jispa. You are requested to take rest for high altitude acclimatization. Overnight in Jispa
Note: Rohtang is closed on Tuesday Only.
Jispa – Leh (335 kms) 9 hrs drive In morning after breakfast, drive to Leh. On the route enjoy viewing the Deepak Tal, Suraj Tal, Sarchu Lahchungla, Morey Plains, etc. Reach Leh by evening and enjoy the breathtaking beauty around. Check into the hotel for overnight stay.
Leh – Enroute Khardungla - “Nubra Valley" After breakfast at the hotel, brace yourself for the splendid drive over the mighty Khardung La – the 2nd highest motor able pass in the world at a height of 5602 M/ 18,380 ft. Over the route, the road dramatically plunges, and Shyok and Nubra Rivers unfold magically. You move on via Diskit to reach the white sands of Hunder. After freshening up, visit the Diskit monastery, which is believed to be the largest and oldest monastery in Nubra valley, and enjoy the sunset. Head back to the camps by late evening. Overnight in Nubra.
Nubra - Leh 215 kms / 8 hrs Journey Post breakfast, begin your journey for the day, exploring the various villages of Nubra Valley. Retrace your steps past Diskit, to go to Khalsar. Walk your way to the ancient Gompa. Don’t forget to pack a lunch. Spend some time and then drive back over Khardung La to reach Leh by early evening. Visit the Shanti Stupa in the evening. The sunset is the perfect backdrop you can wish for. Head back to the Leh by late evening. Overnight in Leh
Leh – Pangong Tso (4260 M / 14000 ft) 150 km / 5 hr (BY 01 JEEP - SELF DRIVE) After breakfast, on own go on an incredible drive from Leh on the road to Manali past Shey & Thiksey – the mound of earthen monastic dwellings & building, crowned by the Gompa. At Karu we take a detour and start ascending to cross the Ladakh range over Chang-La (5,475 M / 17950 ft). At the foot of the pass on the other side we reach Tangse. The valley is blessed with beautiful stream flowing through it starting from the lake giving a greenish tincture to the otherwise dry landscape around. Wait for the Marmots calling you out. However, the main attraction of this circuit is the grand Pangong which you would reach by early afternoon. Overnight in Pangong.
Pangong - Leh (Sightseeing) (BY 01 JEEP - SELF DRIVE) After breakfast drive back to Leh. On the way back, visit on own - the Sindhu Ghat, Shey monastery, Thiksey monastery, Hemis monastery – the most powerful monastery in the Ladakh region. Reach Leh by evening. Dinner and overnight in Leh
Head for the Rafting session (From Phey to Nimo) and local sight-seeing around Leh (03 BIKE 350CC) After breakfast at the hotel start your journey to nimo. The drive further is one of the most spectacular journeys you will have. From the mountains formed by amalgamation of various types and textures of rocks to the dazzling Zanskar Valley, accompanying you all along the journey the white snow clad peaks, this route gives you an absolute picturesque landscape.
Rafting down the Zanskar River a journey through the Grand Canyon of the East – Have Lunch at the Rafting Camp and then head to visit on own - the Magnetic hill, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Hall of fame, etc. Return to Leh in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Leh - Kargil (enroute sightseeing) Check-out the hotel after breakfast and continue your journey to Kargil. Enroute visit Alchi, Mulbek, Giant Living Buddha Sculpture on Rock Mountain, Lamayuru, the oldest Monastery of Ladakh and Moon Landscape. Reach Kargil by late afternoon or evening and acclimatize for rest of the day. Overnight in Kargil.
Kargil - Sonamarg - Srinagar (Shikara Ride) After breakfast, transfer to Srinagar. Enroute you will come across the beautiful green valleys of Kashmir. Cross the Dzozilla Pass to the small village of Ghumri followed by the coldest inhibited place in India Drass, also visit Sonmarg on the way. Later Arrive Srinagar. Check-in at the houseboat. If time permits, Head out to explore the life inside the Lake. There is a floating market which is perfect to soak in the natural aura, perfectly merged with the happy chatter and hustle bustle of local life, while you are gently swayed by the colorful shikaras. Dinner and overnight in the Nageen Lake super deluxe houseboat.
Srinagar Departure After breakfast check out from the Houseboat and transfer to Srinagar Airport. TOUR ENDS.
Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India
Check In - 15-Aug-2016
Check Out - 17-Aug-2016
Jispa, Himachal Pradesh, India
Check In - 17-Aug-2016
Check Out - 18-Aug-2016
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Nubra Valley, Leh
Check In - 19-Aug-2016
Check Out - 20-Aug-2016
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Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir, India
New Jersey Nageen Lake Houseboat
Check In - 24-Aug-2016
Check Out - 25-Aug-2016
New Jersey Nageen Lake Houseboat
Check In - 25-Aug-2016
Check Out - 26-Aug-2016
Meal plan : Breakfast Meal plan : Dinner Airport Transfer : Arrival Airport Transfer : Departure Welcome Drink on Arrival Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges Hotel Rafting for 06 Persons (From Phey to Nimo) 02 Shikara Ride for 01 Hour (Once) in Srinagar. Cab for sightseeing > Chandigarh to Srinagar transportation, as per the itinerary in dedicated and exclusive Private 01 NAC Scorpio/Tavera vehicle. Includes driver’s expenses, parking & toll charges, and road taxes. All the sight-seeing and transfers as per the itinerary. Airport pick-up and drop included. > 01 Jeep - self drive on Day 7 and Day 8. > 03 Royal Enfield Bike 350cc on Day 9 > Rest of the days will be 01 Private vehicle (NAC Tavera/Scorpio).