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If adventure is what you have in mind for your next vacation, this Himalayan safari takes adventure to a whole new level. The Himalayan region has some recently opened valleys which include the likes of Lahaul and Spiti- two gorgeous valleys you just cant get enough of.
This offbeat adventure package is a jeep safari which takes you from Shimla to Leh, covering some of the most beautiful valleys of the regions, giving you gorgeous views from really high passes and letting you feel the adrenaline in your veins. There is Lahual, Spituk, Nubra, Kinnaur and so much more to be explored, including the capital of Ladakh, Leh.
Day 1: Board a train from New Delhi for Shimla Day 2: Full day sightseeing in Shimla Day 3: Drive from Shimla to Sarahan Day 4: Drive from Sarahan to Sangla Day 5: Full day in Sangla Day 6: Drive from Sangal to Kalpa Day 7: Full day in Kapla Day 8: Drive from Kalpa to Nako Day 9: Drive from Nako to Tabo Day 10: Drive from Tabo to Kaza Day 11: Full day in Kaza Day 12: Drive from Kaza to Keylong Day 13: Drive from Keylong to Sarchu Day 14: Drive from Sarchu to Leh Day 15-16: Sightseeing in Leh Day 17: Fly back to New Delhi
The village of Sarahan
Ajantas of Himalyas
Mystic Sangla Valley
Accommodation in Guest House in Padum and Hotel in Kargil with all meals.
All transportation by Toyota Qualis, Innova or Scorpio.
Two men tent, Kitchen and dinning tents.
Kitchen equipments and Toilet Tent.
Stool, Table and mattresses.
Food veg and non-veg.
Cook, helper and guide.
Horses for Luggages.
Monument entrances, wild life fees and camping charges.
Climbing permit to Stok Khangri and Equipments.
Any flight tickets and any Accommodation except Padum and Kargil.
No accommodation in Leh is included in Trekking Packages.
Sleeping Bags, trekking shoes and clothing.
Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
Any thing not specifically mentioned under the head Prices Included.
Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
Summer: -3 degree C to 30 degree C, March to June, from 20 degree C to 38 degree C
Winter: -20 degree C to 15 degree C, October to February, 5 degree C to 15 degree C.
Day 01: New Delhi to Shimla
We will transfer from New Delhi to Chandigarh by Shatabdi Express and then drive towards Shimla by non A/C car. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 02: In Shimla
In Shimla, the once summer capital of Britishers, we will spend the day sightseeing in and around it. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Shimla to Sarahan
The drive takes you to the place known for the temple of Goddess Bhima Kali, 174Km - 7 hrs. The village is surrounded by apple orchards and opposite to the Sarahan you can witness the Shrikhand Mahadev Peak (5155M).Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 04: Sarahan to Sangla
We will drive to Sangla, which is the most beautiful valley of Himachal Pradesh, surrounded by green fields and high-mountain peaks. Stay overnight at the camp at Sangla.
Day 05: At Sangla
After breakfast visit the Kamru Fort followed by an excursion to Chitkul village. Chitkul is a fairy land. The traditional houses, temples, Gompas and the people of Baspa valley conjure up the perfect image of Shangri La. In the evening get back to Sangla. Stay overnight in a camp at Sangla.
Day 06: Sangla to Kalpa 64 Kms/04 hrs.
We will visit Rekang Peo and the new Buddhist monastery. One gets excited on witnessing the magic mountain "Kinnar Kailash" (6050M). It is said that it changes colours every day with the change of weather conditions. Stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 07: Kalpa
After breakfast we take a walk to a nearby village Ragi nearly two Kilometers from the hotel which offers a good opportunity to observe the lifestyle of the inhabitants, its architecture, custom, religion and culture. After lunch walk to the ancient Chini Village for the Gompa Hubulankar. Evening is free to explore the village life. Stay overnight at a hotel.
Day 08: Kalpa to Nako (3959M)
Our journey begins with a six hour drive covering a distance of 122km. Nako has a beautiful lake which freezes in the winter and villagers play ice hockey during this period. We will see the temple of Padamsambhava, the second incarnation of Lord Buddha who made Buddhism popular in the Trans Himalayas. Stay overnight in a camp near village.
Day 09: Nako to Tabo
After breakfast the journey starts to witness the Ajanta of Himalayas. It is a distance of 64Kms and a drive of three hours. Stay overnight in Hotel Khangsar Tabo
Day 10: Tabo to Kaza
In the morning visit the Ajantas of Himalayas, oldest caves on barren mountains of Tabo. Enjoy the Thanka paintings, one of the most precious paintings of Buddhism. Later, we will drive towards Kaza, en route visit the Dankar Gompa and in the evening camp at Kaza.
Day 11: At Kaza
After breakfast we go for an excursion to Kee monastery and Kibber village at an altitude of 4205M. After lunch we drive to the highest motorable road Langza and en route visit the Comik and Hikim village.
Stay overnight at Kaza.
Day 12: Kaza to Keylong
Today is the long drive over majestic Kunzam La pass. Kaza (3600M) to Chota Dadarpul (3960M) is a tough drive but the different landscapes en route, makes your journey really adventurous. Stay overnight at a hotel in Keylong
Day 13: Keylong to Sarchu
We will drive over Baralacha Pass to reach sarchu. Stay overnight in a camp.
Day 14: Sarchu to Leh.
The next day we drive from Sarchu to Leh. Stay overnight in a hotel.
Day 15: At Leh.
Today we see places in and around Leh including the Hemis monastery, Shey Thikse, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa.
Day 16: At Leh
We will visit Alchi and Lamayuru on this day. Stay overnight in hotel
Day 17: Leh to New Delhi by Air.
Refresh in the hotel hotel and take the day off. Transfer to Leh airport catch the flight.