Chandigarh Leh Ladakh Manali Road Trip will take you all the way from Chandigarh covering beautiful places like Srinagar, Leh and Manali. If you ever dreamt of taking a scenic road trip through lush meadows, high mountain passes and breathtaking landscapes then Chandigarh Leh Ladakh Manali road trip is perfect for you! Riding through Zoji La from Srinagar and Gata Loops from Leh to Manali will be a lifetime experience for you. The alluring Himalayan vistas perfectly set as the backdrop of enchanting lakes of Ladakh will make you skip a beat!
We will start our Chandigarh Leh Ladakh Manali road trip from Chandigarh and we will travel to Srinagar before heading towards Leh through Zoji La, Namik La and Fotu La, beautiful High Mountain passes. As soon as we reach Leh, we will be treated with majestic view of barren but beautiful Himalayas. We will ride through the world’s highest motorable road, Khardung La at an elevation of 17582 feet, is the gateway to Nubra Valley. The sand dunes of the cold desert will leave in awe. Discover the gem of Ladakh; camping at Pangong Tso will be one of the best experiences you will have in Ladakh. Before reaching Manali, we will pass through the famous Gata Loops and Rohtang Pass. We will return to Chandigarh with loads of unforgettable memories from the trip.
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Day 01: Chandigarh – Jammu – Patnitop (400 KMS)
Today we will start our Chandigarh Leh Ladakh Manali road trip journey to reach our destination, Patnitop from Jammu. We will start from plains and then we will be welcomed by hills as we move towards Patnitop, verdant forest of pine and deodar will refresh us! We will spend the night at Patnitop.
Day 02: Patnitop – Srinagar (200 KMS)
Today we will start driving to towards Srinagar through Jawahar Tunnel. Admire the beautiful Kashmir Valley on the way before reaching Srinagar. Take a pleasant walk by the Dal Lake and spend the night on a houseboat/ hotel.
Day 03: Srinagar – Zoji La – Kargil (200 KMS)
Today we start our journey to reach the “Gateway of Ladakh”, Drass is said to be the second coldest inhabited region in the world. After paying a visit to the Drass War Memorial, we will head to Kargil for a night at the camps with bonfire.
Day 04: Kargil – Namik La – Fotu La – Lamayuru – Leh (210 KMS)
After an early breakfast, we embark our journey towards Leh crossing mountain passes like Namik La and Fotu La and Lamayuru. Often called as the “Moonland”, it is one of the most scenic landscapes in Ladakh. We will visit Lamayuru Monastery which is one of the largest and the oldest monasteries in Ladakh. We will spend the night in Leh.
Day 05: Leh
Explore Leh like never before, visit some of the most beautiful spots in the town. You can choose to spend the day at leisure and visit the local markets and monasteries like Hemis Gompa, Shey Palace, and Shanti Stupa etc. Try the delicious local cuisine and spend the night at Leh.
Day 06: Leh – Nubra (112 KMS)
Highlight of the day is the World’s highest motorable road – Khardung La at an evelation of 17582 feet, it is the gateway to Nubra Valley. You will be stunned to see the cold sand dunes of Hundar in the valley. Admire the picturesque view of Indus and Zanskar Range of the Himalayas and spend the night here.
Day 07: Nubra – Leh
It takes almost a day to reach Leh, so we will reach Leh and spend a night at there.
Day 08: Leh – Pangong Tso (120 KMS)
We will cross the third highest motorable road- Chang La to reach the enchanting Pangong Tso. The pristine lake will make your trip unforgettable. Spend the day and the night camping by the lake.
Day 09: Pangong Tso – Leh
We will return to Leh for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Leh – Sarchu (250 KMS)
Today we will leave for the famous Leh- Manali Highway crossing alluring More Plains and Pang. The colour and the structure of mountains are will leave you stunned. After crossing Lachung La and Naki La we will reach Sarchu for an overnight stay.
Day 11: Sarchu – Keylong – Manali (250 KMS)
We will leave early after breakfast to reach Manali crossing Baralacha La and Rohtang Pass. Stay at Manali and admire the beautiful hill station by the Beas River.
Day 12: Manali – Chandigarh (300 KMS)
Our Chandigarh Leh Ladakh road trip concludes as we reach Chandigarh through NH- 21.
Total Distance: 2090 KMS
Maximum Altitude: 18175 feet
Best Time to go: May to September
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