Zanskar – The Hidden Gem of Ladakh
Situated at a height of 13154 feet, One of the most unexplored valleys of Himalayas. Famous for its pristine water bodies,snow capped mountains,scenic landscape and centuries old monasteries.A new route opened from southern side of Ladakh from Darch(Lahaul valley)side through Shinkula pass(16580ft).This region is hotspot for adventure activities trekking,camping,off roading and rafting.
Place to visit
Sani monastery,Lingshed monastery,Phuktal Monastery,Fotoksar monastery, Majestic Mount Gonbo rangjon & Zanskar river.
Welcome to Manali, Check-in at Hotel and a complete rest at hotel. After a complete rest meet and greet fellow travelers, briefed for your Ladakh road trip. Have a sound sleep so you get acclimatized for your long Journey ahead. In the evening we will brief you about the tour.
After a lazy morning breakfast, you will start to drive for Jispa and pass through beautiful Solang Valley and newly built Atal Rohtang Tunnel (an engineering marvel) into the Magnificent Lahaul valley and reach Jispa. .
Overnight stay at self pitched Alpine camps.
After an early morning Breakfast will start for our next destination Purne, First will Climb up to daunting Sinkula pass (5054 meter.) after that will reach Magnificent Mount Gonbo Rangjon, enroute cross Kurgiakh Village and reach Purne Village by afternoon. In Evening will go trekking to the Magnificent Phuktal monastery built inside a cave.
After morning breakfast will start for Padum village. and also Visit the beautiful Sani monastery, one of the oldest monasteries of Tibetan buddhism in Ladakh Region.
After early morning breakfast we will start our ride to Aryan Valley, famous for its ethnic Aryan(Dard) community. Enroute will cross Zangla Monastery, Murgum pass,Lingshed, Single La, Sirsir la, Photoksar Monastery,Lamayuru Total ride will be 9-10 hrs.
Stay will be at Swiss Luxury tents at Garkon Village Aryan valley.
Today Ride will be of 3-4 hrs enroute will visit Phey, Magnetic Hill,Pathar Sahib Gurudwara and War memorial.
In Evening will go to Leh Market and Shanti Stupa.
After a Lazy morning breakfast. You can explore the local markets of Leh for shopping souvenirs and Leh Palace. A visit to Shanti Stupa is advisable for a beautiful sunset and a panoramic view of the city of Leh.
Begin your day early with a delicious breakfast and prepare yourself for adventurous ride to Nubra Valley, you will be passing through the world’s highest civilian motorable pass with a stop at South Pullu (world’s Highest Petrol Pump) and to Khardung La (5,602m above sea level). From the top, You can clearly see the mesmerizing views of the Nubra Valley. Drive to the Diskit Gompa for sightseeing, The Maitreyi Buddha and a stunning view of the entire Nubra Valley In the evening, enjoy a double-humped Camel ride in the dunes of Hundar.
After breakfast, you will be driving towards Pangong Tso, Our plan will be not going to KhardungLa and Leh again ,So we will take a left Detour from Khalsar and via Agam-Shyok will be reaching Tangtse and then to Pangong Tso. After a refreshing tea, you can take a stroll at the banks of Pangong Lake.
Overnight stay in Swiss camp/Wooden Huts at (Lukung) Pangong Tso.
After breakfast and a photography-filled couple of hours, we will proceed to Hanle. You will be taking the route through Man,Merak,Chushul,Rezang La,Tsakarla, and Loma to Hanle . If Time Permits, we will Visit Hanle Observatory.
After an early morning Breakfast we will first go to Umling La pass, which is 90 km from Hanle and Comeback Hanle. After picking your Luggage from Hotel will proceed to Tso Moriri via- Loma,Nyoma,Mahe and Sumdo Village, another 170 km Journey. Check-in at Hotel in Kazok(Tso Moriri)
Post breakfast, we will start our backward journey to Manali. Enroute will cross Kyagar tso, Sumdo Village,Puga Hot Springs, Polonagka La and on Pang-Debring intersection will take Manali Leh Highway . We will stopover at More plains.Other stops would include Lunch at Pang We will be crossing the Lachung La and Nakeela La as well on this route. Reach Sarchu by late evening.
Night stay at Swiss Tent in Sarchu.
After lazy Morning breakfast we will start our final leg of our Journey to Manali via Baralacha La,Darcha, Jispa,Keylong, Atal Tunnel and drop you at Volvo Bus stand with everlasting memories to cherish.
The tour ends here.