Manali-Leh-Manali Jeep Safari
Day 01:Manali - Jispa (140 Kms)
Drive to Jispa via Rohtang Pass 3978 Mtrs, Through Manali Region, We reach Khoksar where we stop for Passport checking and lunch. After short drive, we reach Key long the head district in this area and we will stop here for one hour to visit around the local Bazaar and continue drive to Jispa, over night in Hotel.
Day 02:Jispa - Sarchu (116 Kms)
One may visit to Dalai Lama monastery, which has been recently built during the Kalachakra programme, from this day, we drive on Leh route and the road winds through extensive fields and long river of Bhaga on the way we stop at Darcha for Passport check. Darcha is the base point for many different trekking routes. Continue drive to Baralachala pass 4883 Mtrs. There is a lake known as Surajtal and it is worth to stop here for pictures. Finally, we reach Sarchu, which is the boundary line between Himachal and Jammu And Kashmir State. Tonight our camp will be at an altitude of 4200 Mtrs. Moreover, it will be the coldest night during the whole tour, overnight in Camps.
Day 03:Sarchu to Leh, via Baralachala Pass (4850m)
Keylong Sarai the view is different here, Sarchu, a plain area, the boundary of Himachal and Jammu Kashmir, Gata Loops, Nukeela Pass (4700m), Lachungla Pass (4860m), Pang one of the oldest land in the world, more plain a 50 km long Ground on 4700m high. Leh, the headquarter of Ladakh region, Indus valley. The last Shangri-la, A business centre of Silk Route, A place where the Sindhu Civilization flourish & the battle field of different religious kings. It is a capital of Ladakh. A Land behind high passes, full of different dry grey valley, beautiful snow capped mountain with pinnacle of peaks, Colour Mountain & artistic rocks. Place of monasteries, thankas & magnificent lakes, Overnight in Hotel at Leh.
Day 04:Leh - Diskit 118 Kms
Drive passing through Gangles villages the road then rises to reach Khardongla pass (5600 Mtrs) the world's highest motorable road. The road then passes through a bridge laid on Glacier, which finds its way in Guinness Book of world records. In the afternoon visit Diskit monastery which is 515 years old situated on a hill top giving panoramic view of the valley and evening walk around town of Diskit, overnight at Guest House/Camp.
Day 05:Diskit - Panamic - Diskit - Leh
Morning half day visit to Panamic hot sulphur spring and on the way back visit Samstalling and Sumur monastery, after noon visit Hunder which is a short drive, later continue drive to Leh via Khardongla pass, after noon free for personal activities, overnight at Hotel.
Day 06:Leh - Pangong
Morning drive 135 kms via Changla pass 17500 ft to Pangong Lake. Check in at the Camp and Lunch. Explore the 140 kms long emerald Lake, overnight at tented Camp.
Day 07:Pangong - Chumathang.
Leave in the morning and drive to Chumathang stop at Upshi for passport checking. Chumathang (3965 m) is famous for medical hot spring by covering 140 kms in 4 hrs. and people visit to this place for medical bath and visit Chumathang monastery.
DAY 08:Chumathang - Tsomoriri
Morning leave camp by crossing over Maya bridge and drive upto Tsomoriri(4555 m) through Puga Valley by covering 80 kms in 3 hrs. This valley, approx 25 km from Tsomoriri is known for its sulphur and borax deposits. Arrive for overnight stay in tents.
DAY 09:Tsomoriri - Tsokar
Morning drive to Tsokar by covering 120 kms. in 4 hrs. Tsokar Lake is approximately 45 kms northwest of the Tsomoriri Lake at a height of 4485 m. It is also called "White Lake" because of salt deposited around it. Since these are all drainage basins with no outlet their water is brackish. The water of Tsokar is so salty that salt is procured from its banks and sold all over Ladakh and Kashmir by the Rupsu Chang. Tsokar is partly fade by a channel from a smaller fresh water lake. All the lakes are breeding grounds for a variety of birds among them the bar-headed goose, the great crested grebe, the brahmin duck and the brown headed gull.
DAY 10:Tsokar - Sarchu
After breakfast drive to Pang. This will be 60 km down hill drive first and then you will need to cross PANG. Pang is the tiny migrated markets in Leh-Manali road. The person who run the shops these are Ladakhi. They are shifted there for few months as mid June till Sep. Just cross Pang and drive to Sarchu. En route we cross the wild animals. Sarchu is the very open place on the bank of the Bhaga River. The evening will be windy. Overnight will be at the tent.
DAY 11:Sarchu - Jispa
Enjoy your breakfast at the camp and drive to Jispa. The drive is very beautiful as the vegetation and the mountains slowly change colours. Overnight will be at Jispa.
DAY 12:Jispa - Manali
Drive to Keylong after breakfast and visit the Khardung Monastery - the most celebrated monastery of Lahaul. Reach Manali in the late afternoon. Spend time at the local markets. Overnight will be at Manali."Tour Ends but sweet memories remain."