Not fond of riding the bike, but want to explore the mystic land of Ladakh on road? A Leh Ladakh road trip is a dream of many! This one is perfect for you! Adventure Nation brings to you the novelty of exploring Leh Ladakh in a Chauffeur driven car. As you make our way to Ladakh, lush meadows, Chinar forests, and apple orchards give way to barren landscapes illuminated by the glimmering sun. Monks and monasteries all around that's when you know you’ve arrived in one of the most amazing places in India.
Ladakh’s soundlessness, its cobalt blue skies, bright rainbows, and glistening lakes are pure magic. Travelling by road to Ladakh is the most thrilling and adventurous way to explore the place, as it involves crossing some of the highest mountain passes in the world, most beautiful remote villages and the alluring Himalayas so close to you. You can experience it all with our chauffeur driven car trip from Manali to Srinagar. The unique colourful Tibetan flags, prayer bells, monasteries and Tibetan monks will welcome you very frequently on the way. The enchanting vistas of Moonland are worth capturing and will definitely give you the feeling of travelling to a different world.so if’ Delhi to Leh road trip’ is on your bucket list, keep reading.
Visit the spectacular and ever-changing landscapes of Rohtang Pass and take in the mesmerising beauty of the mountains all around you. It’s is the gateway to Ladakh. The sight of glaciers, snow-clad peaks and Chandra River will leave you spellbound. The Zero point is the sight to behold.
The changing colours of Pangong Tso will take your breath away. Nubra Valley, the cold desert that lies 150 KM north of Leh, is something you would not have seen before. Visit Lamayuru also known as Moonland. You will be amazed to see one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh. Pass through Drass, the second coldest inhabited place on the earth. If you love to ride, then this is your golden chance.
Adventure Nation offers you the best Delhi to Leh Ladakh road trip packages. Various other itineraries are available, like Srinagar to Ladakh road trip, Srinagar to Manali road trip and Srinagar to Leh Ladakh road trip.
Day 00 Delhi To Manali by Volvo
Arrive in Delhi on your own and meet our representative, who will transfer you to Volvo bus for a journey to Manali. It will take you 11 -12 hrs to reach Manali. Get excited as your Delhi to Ladakh road trip has begun.
Day 01 Arrival in Manali & Rest
Reach Manali in the morning and check in to the hotel (The check-in time is 12 noon/early check-in subject to availability of room). Give your body a chance to acclimatize. Explore Manali and enjoy your overnight stay in the hotel surrounded by high mountains with Dinner.
Day 02 Manali To Jispa
Wake up to a beautiful sunrise in Manali and have breakfast in the hotel. After breakfast, hit the road in your car towards Jispa., passing Rohtang Pass, the first pass on Manali Leh highway, which connects Kullu valley with Lahaul Spiti Valley and some of the most scenic villages of Lahaul Valley. Reach Jispa and stay overnight at the camp/ hotel.
Day 03 Jispa To Tso Moriri
Today you ride from the lush green landscapes to the stark moonscape which Ladakh is famous for. Pass through beautiful small lakes, waterfalls and streams. Take in the panoramic vision of the mighty mountains and colours of nature.
You ride up and down three high altitude passes, Baralacha-la Lachlung -La (16,616 feet), Nakee-La (15,547 feet) .It is a breathtaking journey on a trail that is literally a ‘no mans’ land. The nomadic people can be seen moving from one place to another, grazing herds of goats, sheep and yaks. Changpas (nomads) pass their days with their animals and move with their flocks, their only wealth from pasture to pasture according to changing season.
Day 04 Tso Moriri to Pangong
Get early in the morning, if you wish to see the mesmerizing sunrise that will leave you in awe. It is so enticing that you will remember the vistas forever. After breakfast, start your ride toward Hanle. It is one of the restricted areas in Ladakh and only domestic tourist with permits can visit. After crossing chushul and merak village (these villages have recently opened for domestic tourists), you can drive along the lake. From the very first glimpse of it, Pangong Lake is known to leave a lasting impression on visitors.
Day 05 Pangong To Nubra
Explore a newly opened route in Ladakh area via Shayok village. Experience the gorgeous view of mountains all around you. The waterfalls will leave you speechless.
Day 06 Nubra to Turtuk to Nubra
After breakfast drive to Turtuk which is a place captured by Indians in the war of 1972 with Pakistan, and also visit Tyakshi (border which divides India and Pakistan), and reach Hunder by evening.
Day 07 Nubra To Leh
Today, you will drive on the highest motorable pass in the world – Khardung-La - at 18,380 feet. In spite of the altitude, the roads are one of the smoothest roads you’ve ever driven on. The majestic landscape will leave you speechless. After crossing Khardung-La pass, you descend into the dramatically different landscape of the Leh City.
Day 08 Leh Rest and shopping
On reaching, spend the day at leisure or set off to explore the unique city of Leh. If time allows, meet the locals, visit the beautiful Leh Palace, Shey Palace and War memorial, take a stroll in the Leh market and discover the old and beautiful monasteries of Leh.
Day 09 Leh To Kargil
As morning gilds the skies, after breakfast, you will head towards Kargil. On the way, you can visit the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining “Moonland” hills. Later drive towards Kargil en-route viewing the 9-Mtrs. tall rock sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek (7th –8th century AD).
Day 10 Kargil to Srinagar
After breakfast, ride to Srinagar. En route, you will meander through the thrilling Zojila pass and Drass, the second coldest inhabited place on earth. Visit the Tiger Hills and other famous peaks in Kargil. You will reach Srinagar for overnight stay by evening. Relax and spend time with your friends.
Day 11 Departure from Srinagar
In the morning, after breakfast, you will check out from the hotel/houseboat and leave for Srinagar airport on your own to fly back to your home destination with some beautiful and memorable memories.
1. Transportation in a comfortable Tempo Traveller from Day 02 to Day 10
2. Accommodation in Hotels / Guest Houses / Camps on Twin Sharing
3. Meals – Breakfast & Dinner from Dinner on Day 01 to Breakfast on Day 11
4. First Aid and Oxygen Cylinder in the vehicle
5. Volvo Ticket from Delhi / Chandigarh to Manali
6. All the parking, toll and monument entry fees
7. Adventure Insurance
8. Inner Line Permit for Indian national Only
1. GST 5%
2. Personal expenses like Telephone, Laundry, Tips and Table Drinks, etc.
3. Any Airfare / Rail fare other than what in mentioned in “Inclusions”
4. Any lunch and other meals not mentioned in package inclusions
5. Any cost incurred due to extension, change of itinerary due to natural calamities, road, blocks, vehicle breakdown, union issues and factors beyond our control
7. Additional accommodation / food cost incurred due to any delay