Classic Manali to Leh Jeep Safari


Day 01:Airport Arrival

Arrival at Srinagar Airport and transfer you to Deluxe Houseboat at Dal Lake, lunch on Houseboat. Afternoon rest & relax. Forenoon Lake rides by Shikara to visit floating gardens, lotus gardens, Charchinar, and Kaboter Khana (Pigeon palace) and inside of the lake, Dinner, & overnight stay at Houseboat.

Day 02:Srinagar - Pahalgam - 2 hours drive 95 km

After breakfast, leave for Pahalgam, Via Awantipora ruins and Saffron fields; on arrival in Pahalgam check inn Hotel. Pahalgam is one of the beautiful and fascinating ideal resorts all the year round. It is the base for several treks in the region. Situated at the confluence of the Lidder River and set amidst fir and pine covered mountains, one can have a real feelings of Paradise. You can enjoy the pony ride to Shikargah & Baisaran.

Day 03:Pahalgam - Gulmarg - 4-5 Hours Drive and Distance of 160 km

Leave after Breakfast for Gulmarg via Martand located atop a plateau. Close to the township of Anantanag, the Temple dedicated to Surya "The Sun God". Continue drive through Alpine Forest on arrival in Gulmarg Check inn Hotel Highland Park. Gulmarg is one of the most beautiful summer/winter resorts in the valley. One can have a Gondola ride (Cable car) from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg to have a real view in natural beauty of the summer and full snow view in winter. You can have a pony ride in the open fields to seven springs and to a lake, which remains frozen until June.

Day 04:Gulmarg - Sonamarg - Kargil (258 Kms 7-8 Hrs drive)

Leave from Gulmarg drive through Magnetic road reach to Sonamarg (Meadows of gold) has sheer scenic splendour. The very way-a metalled road snakes through massive mountains laden with forests and firs. After a breath-taking journey from Gulmarg you come across Sindh meanders that are abounded with trout & Mahseer. Onwards the valley opens up to a meadow. Ponies can be hired for a trip up to Thajiwas glacier-a major attraction during the summer months. You will be fascinated to see snowy mountains against a cerulean sky against its backdrop. The importance of Sonamarg lies in the fact that it is the last halt on the Kashmir side for the drive from Srinagar to Leh continue drive to Kargil over Zojila pass (The Ash Mountain), 3600 Mts. Upon arrival, check in Hotel at Kargil for overnight stay.

Day 05:Kargil - Leh

Early Morning depart for Leh driving over Namkila Pass 3600 Mts and Fatila Pass 4000 Mts. Enroute visit Mulbekh Chamba (Future Buddha Statue) and Lamayuru Monastery, after visit continue drive to Leh, on arrive in Leh Check in Hotel for overnight stay.

Day 06:Leh - Khardongla Top Tour - Leh

Morning drive for Khardongla Pass, World's highest motorable road at 18380 feet and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of world Records. At the top enjoy the beauty of snow capped mountains. In the late afternoon return back to the Hotel free time for shopping, overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 07:Leh - Pongong Lake - Leh

After breakfast drive to Pangong Lake via Changla (5297m). Continue drive to Pangong Lake which is 5-6 hours one way and late night return back to Leh for over night stay in Hotel.

DAY 08:Airport transfers

Morning transfer to Airport to fly for onward destination.

"Tour Ends but sweet memories remain."

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