Manali Leh Jeep Safari is for hard core adventure junkies. During the Manali Leh Jeep Safari you corss five of the world’s highest motorable passes, crazy streams, rugged roads, Pang Highway and finally you enter in Ladakh valley and see the first glimplse of river Indus. Our Trans Himalayan Manali Leh Jeep Safari takes you from Manali to Ladakh through some of the highest motorable roads in the world as we visit breathtakingly beautiful places like Leh,Sarchu,Pangong Lake,Nubra Valley etc.
Manali Leh Jeep Safari Duration : 8 Days 7 Nights
DESTINATIONS COVERED IN Manali Leh Jeep Safari : Manali, Leh, Jispa, Pangong lake, Nubra Valley
- Accommodation during Manali Leh Jeep Safari.Does not include accommodation in Manali.
- Only Buffet Meals during the Safari (Excluding Leh and other restaurants).
- First aid medical kits .
- Support staff during the Manali Leh Jeep Safari
- Transportation as per Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari
FIXED DEPARTURES (Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari)
7th June-14th June 2015
14th June- 21th June 2015
21st June -28th June 2015
28th June-5th July 2015
5th July -12thJuy 2015
12th July-19th July 2015
19th July- 26th July 2015
1st -8th August 2015
8th -15th August 2015
15th -22 August 2015
22nd – 29th August 2015
Manali Leh Jeep Safari Cost : Rs 23,500 per person( Includes all transportation from Manali to Leh)
Itinerary for Manali Leh Jeep Safari
Manali Day 0
Report at Manali and check-in into a hotel .The day is free to acclimatize and explore Manali with us. We will take you for a short trek as we visit the famous Hadimba temple and a few monasteries.
Jispa Day 1
Drive from Manali to Jispa. Manali Leh Jeep Safari starts.
Today we start our Manali Leh Jeep Safari to Leh stopping at Jispa for a night. We cross the Rohtang Pass (3978 m) and Keylong (3350 m) the district head quarter of Lahaul and Spiti. We have a photography workshop “Stop Shooting Auto” on basics of photography in high altitude areas. Upon arrival in Jispa we will set up our camp for an overnight stay. Jispa is an ideal location for the over night stop during Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari because of its altitude which is around 3300m beyond Jispa all stopovers are above 4ooo m which pose a risk of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). Sarchu is between Baralacha La to the south and Lachulung La to the north, at an altitude of 4,290 m which very high in comparison if you stayed at Manali (2000m) last night.
Leh Day 2
Jispa to Leh.
We leave early in the morning for Leh, through Baralacha la, Nakeela and Lachang la Pass 16,617 ft. Lunch at Pang. After Lunch we drive to Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (Biggest and highest plateau on Earth on Stretch of 42 Kms), Tanglang La Pass 17,585ft and the Indus Valley. Upon arrival in Leh you will be greeted by our CEOs (Chief Experience Officers) before checking into our Hotel.
Leh Day 3
Sightseeing around Leh
Today is rest day and acclimatization day to the high altitude of Ladakh. Ladakh Jeep Safari first leg from Manali to Leh is very tiring because of road and 5 high altitude passes. Have your breakfast at many restaurants or enjoy it in your hotel and take complete rest to acclimatize to the Ladakh high altitude unique environment.
Nubra Valley Day 4
Leh to Nubra Valley
After an early breakfast we start our Leh Ladakh Jeep Safari, we drive to Nubra Valley through the Khardungla- Pass (the highest motorable road in the world at 18,390 ft). Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldorma (LUDMRA) or the Valley of Flowers. It is situated to the North of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. We explore this beautiful valley and the villages and monasteries surrounding it. Overnight stay at beautiful homestay managed by local Ladakhi family. Enjoy the delicious dinner prepared by them and all ingredients sourced from their own farm which surrounds their beautiful home.
Nubra Valley to Leh Day 5
After breakfast at the camp, we visit the sand dunes in the Nubra valley and enjoy a small camel safari. Later we drive back to Leh. In the evening you can either rest or take a walk to the local market with us. Overnight at hotel.
Pangong Lake Day 6
Drive from Leh to Pangong Lake.
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass (5486 Mtrs). Pangong lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m) is a long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometres at its widest point and over 130km long . The picturesque lake is bisected by the international border between India and China. We spend the night on the shores of this beautiful Lake with the Milky Way to keep us company.
Leh Day 7
Pyongang Lake to Leh
Today we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Hemis Gompa(The largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism), Thiksey (An impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village) , Shey Palace (The ancient capital of Ladakh) & the Stok Palace Museum. Overnight stay in Leh.
Departure Day 8
We depart from Leh
We will help to arrange a taxi to transfer to domestic airport to catch the flight for your onward destination, Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari concludes. The other option is to take our customized itinerary from Leh to Srinagar via Darachik – The Red Aryan Village. The other options for sightseeing are Hall of Fame near Leh, Kali Mata Temple, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib (built by the Lamas of Leh in 1517 to commemorate the visit of Guru Nanak Dev). A drive of another 4 km will take us to Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity. It’s been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up!! We drive further through a picturesque landscape as we reach the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar River 4 km before Nimmu village.