Experience some of the most exhilarating Mountain passes and Highest motorable Roads in the WORLD
“Go Boundless Himalayan Drive” is an organised driving excursion starting from Manali on 14th of June, 2020 and moving through Jispa, Sarchu, Pang,Leh, Lamarayu, Kargil, Nubra, Pangong Tso, Tso Kar, before culminating in Manali on the 25th June, 2020.
The route has been carefully planned to provide an unforgettable motoring experience, with relaxed driving and adequate breaks. The drive allows gradual acclimatization while crossing some of the world's highest motorable mountain passes; long stretches of the cold desert and deep gorges of the Beas, Chandra & Indus Rivers.
“Go Boundless Himalayan Drive” is a fun expedition where participants will drive together in a group following convoy rules. All vehicles will start together every morning and end the day at the same night halt. Adequate halts will be planned in between to take pictures, eat food, and enjoy the holiday!
Go Boundless will take care of all details including:
• Planning the route and itinerary to include the “must see” sights
• Coordination of the convoy
• Local guidance and support from experts
• The best boarding and lodging available en‐route
• Medical supplies
• Service support
• Liaison with the local authorities for inner line permits
• Liaison with locals for making all safety arrangements.
|Date||Destination||Distance||Travel Time||Altitude at Halts|
|14th June||Manali||Reach Manali||6700 ft Above|
|15th June||Manali – Jispa||138 Kms||5-6 Hours||10890 ft Above|
|16th June||Jispa- Leh||315 Kms||9-10 Hours||11500 ft Above|
|17th June||Jispa- Leh||Rest Day||Local||11500 ft Above|
|18th June||Leh- kargil (Via Batalik Road)||273 kms||6-7 Hours||8780 ft Above|
|19th June||Kargil- Leh||218 Kms||5-6 Hours||11500 ft Above|
|20th June||Leh-Nubra||114 Kms||5-6 Hours||10000 ft Above|
|21th June||Nubra||Local Driving||Relax Day||10000 ft Above|
|22th June||Nubra-Pangong||130 Kms||5-6 Hours||14270 ft Above|
|23th June||Pangong-Tso Kar||300 Kms||7-8 Hours||14860 ft Above|
|24th June||Tso Kar-Jispa||217 Kms||9-10 Hours||10500 ft Above|
|25th June||Jispa -Manali||138 Kms||5-6 Hours||6700 ft Above|
Report at Manali by 3.00 Pm.
Reach Manali, Check-in in the hotel. Our team will do scrutiny of your vehicles. Meanwhile meet your fellow travellers and get ready for the most adventurous trip to Ladakh. Drivers briefing at 8.00 pm with early dinner!!!
Hotel Iceland Solang or Similar( ***)
Meals Included- Dinner
After Breakfast leave from Manali. Crossing Rohtang is always been a challenge and due to heavy tourist season we will try crossing Rohatang at early hours.
We drive across the Rohtang pass to Jispa, a small village on the banks of Bhaga River (a tributary of Chenab) in Lahaul region. This is the best place to acclimatization yourself to high altitude. On our way to Jispa, we will be refuelling at Tandi which is the last fuel station before Leh. The overnight stay will be at the Hotel, located on the banks of the Bhaga.
JISPA is the ideal place for overnight stay to acclimatize your body to get used to the high attitude. Jispa is an oasis of tranquillity is situated at the height of 10,890 feet and is around 140 Kms from Manali...Hotel- Padma Lodge or Similar (***)
It's going to be a long day and we will leave early morning. The road beyond Jispa follows the picturesque Bhaga river across Baralacha La pass and Sarchu. Sarchu is on the Himachal Pradesh‐Jammu & Kashmir border. Enroute to Sarchu we will pass the Surajtal Lake. We will cross Zanskar range and Climb‐up the Gatta Loops, a series of 21 hairpin bends carved into the mountainside and then pass Lachung La and Nakee La passes, Pang & More plains and the Tanglang La pass as well. Reach Leh late in the evening and rest.
Hotel – Spic N Span or Similar (****) Meals Included- Breakfast + Tea + Lunch + Evening Tea + Dinner
After breakfast explore the city. Sightseeing is always an individual’s choice, some wants to go for river rafting and some wants to explore monasteries. So be a free bird today and roam around. Places to visit around Leh is Shey Palace,Hemis Monastery, Thiksey Monastery.
Hotel – Spic N Span or Similar (****)
Today we will take you from the offbeat route. We will take the old Batalik Road. Batalik is a located on the upper reaches of the Indus River. It has been a focal point in the Kargil War because of its strategic location between Kargil,Leh and Baltistan. This route is very scenic and runs along the river.
Visit Kargil War Memorial and overnight stay at kargil
Hotel – Chutuk Heights or Similar (****)
After Breakfast leave back for Leh. Today we will explore Leh- Srinagar Highway. On our way we will pass through magnetic hills and stop at Pathar sahib Gurudwara. After having Lunch Langer we will head towards Leh. It’s a beautiful tarmac drive.
Hotel – The Ladakh Sarai (*****)
From Leh we drive to Nubra Valley, the road to which passes through Khardung La Pass, which was once the highest motorable road in the world.
Nubra valley, just south of Siachen glacier, separates the Ladakh & Karakoram ranges of Himalayas and is a high altitude desert with scant vegetation. Historically, this was an important trade centre with Central Asia & East Turkmenestan. In Hundar one can see people with startling blue eyes, auburn hair and rosy cheeks who according to local lore are descendents of a Greek tribe. Nubra is home to several 17th century Gompas including 132 year old Samstanling Gompa & Chamba Gompa. Diskit monastery located on a hill is the largest and oldest monastery in Nubra. Next to Hundar are several kilometers of sand dunes and one can enjoy a camel ride on the near extinct two humped Bactrian camels.
We will drive till Siachen Base camp and come back
Overnight stay at the campsite.
Campsite- Hunder Sarai or Similar (****)
This day we will explore little more in Nubra valley. In the Morning visit Diksit Monastery. Diskit monastery located on a hill is the largest and oldest monastery in Nubra. Spend some time at Sand dunes and just relax back.
Hotel – Hunder Sarai or Similar (****)
Its time to Say bye to NUBRA Valley. Rather than taking a normal route we take a shorter and adventurous route to Pangong Tso. Today’s route is offbeat and 4x4 friendly. After crossing Agham, Shyok, Durbuk we will head towards Tangste check post. You will see very limited traffic on this route. Reach pangong by late evening .Pangong is a saline water lake on the Line of Actual Control (60% of the lake is under Chinese control) between India & China. Overnight stay will be at a campsite.
Stay- Pangong Sarai or Similar (****)
Today's Route is heavenly... We will start early and go to Tso Kar from Pangong Tso directly via remote and ever beautiful Changthang region. The drive between Pangong Tso and Tsokar is one of the most beautiful drives in whole Ladakh region. Tsokar is one of the most beautiful, calm and sacred high altitude salt Lake in India.
Reach Campsite by late evening and enjoy bonfire under the stars!!!
Campsite- PASTURELAND CAMP (**)
We will leave from Tso Kar at 7.00 am . After crossing More plains we will reach Pang. Take a short break at pang and start towards Sarchu. Climb down the Gatta Loops, a series of 21 hairpin bends carved into the mountainside and then pass after crossing the Zanskar range we will reach Sarchu. Cross Baralacha La and reach Jispa by the evening. Enjoy your Hot water bath and relax!!!!
Stay- Padma Lodge or Similar (***)
After Breakfast we will leave for Manali. The adventure ends here!!! Back to Civilisation. Explore old Manali and famous cafes for Dinner. It’s so good to eat a pizza after so many days ☺ !!!Hotel – Hotel Iceland or Similar (***)
Participants may bring their drivers in their vehicles to accompany them on “Go Boundless Himalayan Drive” The charges would be extra. These charges include accommodation at night halts where drivers accommodation is not provided by the hotels, along with breakfast, packed refreshments and dinner at the specified halts and night halts, inner line permits.
Maximum 4 Pax per car is recommended. Go Boundless Himalayan Drive is crossing through from offbeat and remote areas. There are no fuel pumps available from Nubra till Tandi on the way back. Go Boundless will make alternate arrangements to carry fuel in the back up vehicle but we also request all the participants to extra carry jerry cans with them.
The charges for Indian Nationals isINR 42000/- Per Person. (5% GST Extra), Children till 5 years is complementary, 5-10 years- 20000/-, 10-14 years 25000/- and above 14 years is treated as adult
The single room supplement payable in case a participant does not want accommodation on a twin sharing basis will be 40% extra.
The Charges for hiring Drivers is extra
Bookings can be done by depositing 15.000/- booking amount!!!
The charges can be paid by Cheque / Demand Draft/ bank transfer in favour of
For Bookings ContactVaneeta Kang
(Founder & Lead Adventurer)
Contact - 09878025444
firstname.lastname@example.org / www.goboundless.co