Ladakh Sojourn Tour
Duration : 9 Nights /10 Days
Manali - Jispa - Sarchu
- Karzok / Tsomoriri / Tsokar / Karzok - Leh - Delhi
International Flight - Delhi
On arrival, the guest will be met by our representative and
transferred to hotel.
Overnight stay at
Day 02 Delhi - Manali
Continue drive to Manali,
Manali is one of the
most beautiful and picturesque hill station, an ideal destination for nature
lovers an adventure sport. A lovely drive to Rohtang pass at 13,500 feet
altitude, para gliding and skiing on the slope of solang valley, water
rafting in the icy beas river, nature treks an adventure camping in lahaul,
spiti and parvati valley, infused tremendous enthusiasm among visitors
Late evening arrive at Manali on arrival check in the hotel for overnight
Overnight will be at Manali.
Day 03 Manali
Proceed for a Full Day excursion of the hill queen.
The white peaks send a cheerful welcome to the Land of Snowballs and Skiing
as a matter of fact Manali is the first choice of many people who want to
see and touch snow for the first time. First times trippers to Manali will
invariably want to sues out old favorites such as the 16th century Hadimba
Temple, the Hot spring at Vashisht and even speculate anout the life and
times Old Manali - the hippy enclave. But the lure of the playing fields of
the Solang Valley. Naggar 28 km from the Manali, a picturesque tiny village
set on a hill, Naggar is the starting points for the treks over the
Chandrakhani pass. The town is host to the Roerich Art Gallery that used to
be the home of artist Nicholas Roerich and his wife Devika Rani. Amongst the
ancient temples in the area are the 12th century Gauri Shankar temple and
the Chatar Bhuj Temple.
Overnight will be at Manali.
Day 04 Manali - Jispa
Early morning drive to Jispa after breakfast, through the Rohatang Pass
13,060 ft. around 51 km climb up to the Rohatang along a rough bridle path
and once on top, enjoy the stunning panoramas of the array of snow peaks and
glaciers. En route stop off at snow point a static point as it shifts with
En route visit the Keylong. Keylong at an elevation of 3350 m. is situated
on the Manali-Leh road is the headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti. It is the
only place in Lahaul, which has a regular bazaar. It is ideally situated in
the heart of the Himalayas in the lonely cornet with highs cliffs in the
front covered with snow. This place is lush green. The climate of this place
is dry and bracing but winters are very severe. Keylong located above Bhaga
River the district headquarters of Lahaul Spiti has been described as oasis
of green field. Three well known monasteries Tayul, Khardong, Gemur and
Sha-Shur are within a radius of few kilometers.
After lunch at Keylong visit the monasteries than drive Jispa. Spend day
walking around the Jispa village.
Overnight will be at Hotel.
Day 05 Jispa - Sarchu:
By Road142 km in 5 hrs drive
Early morning take the breakfast continue drive to Sarchu through the Darcha
village. This place is the gateway for the trekker's to Lamayuru via Zanskar
valley. We stop there for checking, because this is the last check post in
the Himachal. we verify our passport and another documents. Than cross the
Barlacha Pass (4650m). Sarchu is the very open place on the bank of the
Bhaga river. The evening is too much windy. Over night will be at the tent.
Day 06 Sarchu - Karzok Village
After breakfast drive to Pang. En route we cross the wild animal. Pang is
the tiny migrated markets in Leh-Manali road. The person who run the shops
these are Ladakhi. They are shifted there for few months as mid June till
cross the Pang, drive up. After the up hill drive we find the plain area
around 60 km till base of Tanglanla (5400m). Before Tanglanla we will take
right turn to Karzok village. The gompa here is quite unusual because it is
inhabited predominantly by women, who often spend their day making beautiful
garments for themselves. The gompa was built in about 1850 replacing one
replacing one destroyed during Dogra invasion. Rest day explore the village.
Overnight will be in the tent.
Day 07 Karzok / Tsomoriri / Tsokar / Karzok
Full day visit the lake side the small collection of huts. Tso Moriri is
situated at an altitune of 4573m form south east from Leh. It is like a
pearl shape and contains large mineral deposits. The circumference of the
lake is around 36 km. Here you must register and show your permit. Tsokar is
about 7km from Tsomoriri. There is a small gompa. At the village of Thukse a
collection of solid brick huts set up for the dramatic winters.
Late evening return to the camp for overnight.
Day 08 Karzok - Leh:
After breakfast drive to Leh.
Leh is the capital of Ladakh, lies nestled among low hills on the north side
of the Indus Valley, between the Stok Mountains to the south and the Ladakh
Range to the north, for centuries it has been a place where travelers of
different nationalities have rested, In the 15th century both Leh and the
village of Shey shared the responsibility of being the capitals of Upper
Ladakh, Shey was the more fortified of the two, while Leh was in the prime
position for trade. The town's growth in importance is relegated by the
building of the first royal residency on top of Namguyal peaks. Leh's
prosperity derived from its location at the foot of the Khardung La, the
gateway of the infamous trade route to Yarkand in Turkistan.
Overnight will be at hotel in Leh.
Day 09 Leh:
Proceed for the full day Sightseeing of Shey, Thiksey, Hemis & Stok Palace.
In the evening watch a Folk Dance sightseeing of the locals.
Overnight will be at Leh.
Day 10 Leh - Delhi
Drive to Leh airport after breakfast for flight to Delhi. Spend day at Delhi
(sightseeing or relaxing) evening
transfer to the International airport for onward flight
Places of Interest (Visit
Leh is nested in a side valley just to the north of the Indus Valley.
Until 1947 it had close trading relations with Central Asia yak trains would
set off from the Leh Bazaar to complete the stages over the Kaakoam Pass to
Yarkand and Kashgar.
Administering the Valleys of Suru , Drass, Wakha and Bodkarbu, Kargil
lies midway between the alpine valleys of Kashmir and the fertile reaches of
the Indus Valley and ladakh
Thak Thok gompa
shelters a cave in which the apostle Padmasambhava is said to have meditated
during his epic eight-century journey to Tibet.
Dhahanu is situated to the south west of Leh,
around 163 Kms. passing through the beautiful villages of Kaltsey, Domkhar,
Padum is 240 km to the south of Kargil, comes as a bit of an anticlimax
Rangdum is an elliptical expanded plateau surrounded by colourful hills on
the one side and glacier encrusted rocky mountains on the other.
Walled in by the Great Himalayan Divide, Zanskar, literally " Land of
White Copper" has for decades exrted the allure of Shangri La on visitours
Zangla is the nodal point on the popular Padum Strongdey Zangla Karsha
Padum round trip, which covers most of the cultural sites of Zanskar.
The Suru Valley
Diving two of the world's most formidable mountain ranges, the Suru
Valley winds south from Kargil to the desolate Pensi La the main entry point
the Nubra valley - nubra means green used to be on the trading route
connection Tibet with Turkistan, Also Now as the Valley of Flowers
Drass (3230 m), 60 km west of Kargil on the road to Srinagar, is a small township lying in the centre of the valley of the same name
The Shyok River receives the waters of the Nubra and Changchenmo rivers. It rises from the Khumdang glacier, which can be approached from
Pangong Tso, 15km to the southeast of Leh, is one of the largest
saltwater lakes in Asia, a long narrow strip of water stretching from Ladakh
east into Tibet.
Tso Moriri or "Mountain Lake" is Famous for the large herds of
king, or wild ass, which graze on its shores, the lake of Tso Moriri.