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Cost: 47,500 PER PERSON (GST EXTRA)
Reach Srinagar by Air and transfer to Sonmarg. Sonmarg (Meadow of Gold) also called Gateway to Ladakh. Sonmarg is a beautiful drive from Srinagar. Reach Hotel by the evening and explore this beautiful valley. Dinner with Bonfire and early night as we will be starting our journey towards LADAKH.Hotel- TBA
This day we will start our day relaxed as there are fixed timings to cross Zozila pass. This challenging pass opens one way and there are set time slots to cross the pass. Our Time to start from Sonmarg is around 11.30 am. This pass is one of the world’s most treacherous mountain pass which is located on the Srinagar-Leh National Highway 1D in the western section of the Himalayas mountain range. After Crossing Zozila, Drass and Kargil we will have a night halt Stay at Nurla.Hotel- Apricot Tree or Similar (****)
Leave Nurla after Breakfast around 0900 hrs and start your journey towards Leh. En-route visit Famous Pathar sahib Gurudwara, Magnetic hills before you enter Leh City. Reach Hotel and rest for the day.Hotel – Spic and Span or Similar (****)
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. Overnight stay at the campsite. Approximate driving day of 5 hours.Campsite – Desert Himalaya (****)
This day we will explore little more in Nubra valley. In the Morning visit Diksit Monastery. Come back and enjoy your personal time. Post lunch you can join for a short drive towards the road going to Siachen or can just sit back and relaxCampsite – Desert Himalaya (****)
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/Ibex (***)
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 (***)