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Best Jeep Safari Tours in Ladakh

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    Trans Himalayan Ladakh Jeep Safari 8n/9d Ex-delhi/chandigarh
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    Ladakh

    About the Destination: Ladakh, an enchanted land set in the lap of the mighty Himalayan range boasts of its celestial beauty and splendour. The scenic appeal of the soaring mountains and pristine valleys, coupled with the vibrancy of its cultural life, makes this land a mysteriously captivating one! Known as the highest mountain plateau in India, it spans the Great Himalayas, Karakoram mountain ranges and the upper Indus River Valley. Amidst the global chaos of the new century, it seems to have written its own destiny. Moreover, its eclectic stance promises to take us on an adventure that would surely soothe our souls and enrich all our senses! About the Activity: Within a day of departure you can enjoy this epic journey of Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari (Delhi-Leh) into the core of the Himalayas. You will stay and travel at an average elevation of 12,500ft and explore not only the popular destinations but also some of the remote and offbeat locations. You will get an opportunity to traverse through some of the most spectacular landscapes on the planet, including one of the most dangerous roads in the world. You can also explore the mountain desert and the high altitude lakes of Ladakh, visit monasteries, experience local culture and cuisines. Last but not the least, you will be driving through some of the most mesmerizingly breathtaking landscapes on earth in this trip to Ladakh!Route - Delhi-Chandigarh-Manali-Jispa-Leh-Khardung La-Nubra Valley-Pangong-Leh LadakhReporting Point - You need to report at the Delhi – RK Ashram/ISBT at 04:30 PM or 10:30 PM at Chandigarh on your selected reporting date

    d9 Days n8 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    27000


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    Manali to Leh Jeep Safari
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    Leh

    Fixed departure dates: Multiple dates open to Join a Group departure in June, July, August and September and can be customized on request for separate group also.About the Destination: Alluring the visitors with its enticing charm and appeal, Manali proves to be an all-time favourite destination in India. Located on the pictorial Beas River Valley in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, this stunning hill station once served as the origin of the 'Ancient Trade Route'. With the bygone time, the natural marvels of Manali can be explored with the Manali to Leh jeep safari; its enthralling mountains peaks, dense and lush thickets, pleasant climate and other aspects has made it one of the most sought after destinations in the country. On the other hand, Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, is known to be a paradise for the adventure junkies. Cossetted by the mighty Himalayas and embraced by the magical beauty of its towering peaks, this quaint destination has a lot more to offer its visitors. On the Manali to Leh jeep safaris, you will start from enthralling trekking routes, jeep safari trails, biking destinations, options for paragliding, river rafting and lot more, Leh just makes it for a quintessential destination. About the Departure with Details: Starting from Delhi or Chandigarh by a bus and then the jeep safari will start from the commendable beautyscapes of Manali. It will take you to the magical lands of Leh-Ladakh. Over the 11 days of the tour, you will mostly be traversing on jeeps that offers the best and ideal experience of the towering peaks and the pictorial valleys. One day, you get to ride a bike as well as a part of the sightseeing tour of Nubra Valley, covering Khardung La pass mainly and other major attractions en route. Adding more to the fun and excitement of this tour, there are monastery visits, village tours, adventure options and lot more. Join this tour, and get yourselves the reason to fall in love with the enchanting beauty of Manali and Leh! Duration: 10N/11D

    d11 Days n10 Nights
    Excellent 5.0
    15 reviews

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    32000


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    Ladakh Jeep Safari: Srinagar Leh Manali with Tso Moriri Lake
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    Leh

    Fixed departure dates: Multiple dates open to Join a Group departure in June, July, August and September and can be customized on request for separate group also.About the Activity:Embark on this amazing jeep safari tour of Leh and its surrounding region.Start your journey by arriving in Srinagar around noon on the first day and spend the day according to your wish.From the second day onward, your breathtaking journey in a jeep would start off. Keep in mind that your are going to set your feet in some of the most captivating locations in India, famous all over the world as the pieces of paradise have fallen on earth.The awe-inspiring destinations include are Kargil, Lamayuru, Leh, Khardung La Pass, Tso Moriri Lake, Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake and Jispa. Some of the attractions you will come across during the journey are Lamayuru Gompa, Alchi Gompa, Deskit Monastery, Hall of Fame, Magnetic Hill, Confluence of the Zanskar and the Indus Rivers and so on.You will be dropped back to Manali on the last day to wind up an eventful tour of Leh-Ladakh.Number of PAX              Standard                 Deluxe                   Super DeluxeMin 02 pax                      Rs. 46600             Rs. 47280                Rs. 49110Min 03 Pax                      Rs. 35140             Rs. 35870                Rs. 37620Min 04 pax                       Rs. 30300             Rs. 30980                Rs. 32810Min 05 Pax                       Rs. 26690             Rs. 27400                Rs. 29170Min 06 Pax                       Rs. 24870             Rs. 25550                Rs. 27380Min 07 Pax                       Rs. 27280             Rs. 27980                Rs. 29780Min 08 Pax                       Rs. 25850             Rs. 26520                Rs. 28350Min 09 Pax                       Rs. 24330              Rs. 25030               Rs. 26830Min 10 Pax                       Rs. 23480               Rs. 24150               Rs. 25980Min 11 Pax                        Rs. 22460               Rs. 23150               Rs. 24950Min 12 Pax                        Rs. 21900               Rs. 22580              Rs. 24400Extra Bed Child                 Rs. 10100                Rs. 11200               Rs. 12700

    d9 Days n8 Nights
    Excellent 5.0
    4 reviews
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    Ladakh

    About the Activity: Make your vacation a special one with this exciting 7 days 6 nights sightseeing tour in Ladakh.Ladakh, a muse for writers, a haven for bikers and a perfect getaway for the experience loving travellers! Experience one of the best Ladakh tour packages while you're cuddled in the laps of the mighty Himalayan and Karakorum ranges, it is a destination that is beautified by contrasts!During the course of this tour, you will get to explore Sangam, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Nubra valley, Leh and Pangong Tso lake. Explore the amazing beauty of the region with the valleys and the serene surroundings.Experience the joy of riding in a double hunk camel in the Nubra valley and enjoy the beauty of the Pangong Tso lake as it slowly changes its colour.This Ladakh tour package boasting this destination is deservedly among the gorgeous natural spectacles in the world!Conclude your tour after getting transferred to the airport and head back home with wonderful memories. Duration of the Tour: 7D/6N Highest Altitude: Khardung La Pass (18,380 feet). Paying Pax                                 Standard             Deluxe             Super Dlx             Premium02 Pax with innova/xylo         Rs. 19,900       Rs. 22,000     Rs. 28,400        Rs. 37,00004 Pax with innova/xylo         Rs. 13,800       Rs. 15,900     Rs. 22,900        Rs. 31,20006 Pax with innova/xylo         Rs. 11,900        Rs. 13,900     Rs. 19,600       Rs. 29,1006 pax with tempo traveller     Rs. 13,700       Rs. 15,700     Rs. 21,500        Rs. 31,2008 pax with tempo traveller       Rs. 12,300        Rs. 13,900     Rs. 20,200        Rs. 29,70010 pax with tempo traveller    Rs. 11,400         Rs. 13,000    Rs. 19,300        Rs. 28,900Extra Adult With extra bed    Rs. 8,800            Rs. 10,800    Rs. 15,400       Rs. 22,400Child without bed                   Rs. 6,200            Rs. 7,900     Rs. 12,800        Rs. 19,500

    d7 Days n6 Nights
    Very Good 4.0
    21 reviews

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    Ladakh

    About the Activity:Ladakh, popularly known as the ‘Land of the High Passes’, boasts of its enchanting beauty and natural charm! Jotted with astounding mountain peaks, pictorial meadows, gurgling rivers and lush forests, this region in Jammu and Kashmir also takes the pride of being one of the most visited destinations in India. Safety is of prime importance, even for a remote location such as Ladakh, making it perfect for an all women Ladakh tour at any time of the year! Leh, a city in Ladakh, was once the Summer Capital of the Himalayan kingdom now serves as a true treasure trove for the visitors to Ladakh. For the ladies embarking on a women only Ladakh tour, you could trek up the mountains of Leh with moderate ease! Sitting graciously at a height of 3,500ft, this captivating city is the hub of adventure, leisure, nature and other enthralling tours in the country.  Highest Altitude: Khardung La Pass (17,582ft)  

    d9 Days n8 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    51000


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    Ladakh

    About the Activity:A trans Himalayan journey that covers the exotic beauty of a high altitude cold desert overflowing with age-old attractions and ruins is just here for you.The jeep safari for 8 days starting from Manali has enough promises to keep during the journey to obtain maximum views of Ladakh and its siblings.From Manali, you will be taken to Jispa, the centre. Then onward the extensive tour along the green meadows conflicting with the white snowy peaks of the Himalayas throughout begins.Scribe down what all you have observed while strolling around the local markets and bazaars of Leh, have the new experience of meeting the local residents and delve into unseen culture of the valley.The very popular Khardung La Pass, the highest motorable pass in the world would enhance the breath of yours while you invite it for a challengeHave the best time of your life at Nubra Valley where nature seems to be taking rest for a long time and also the Pangong Tso where beauty has been in comma for hundreds of years, it feels.On the tour, enjoy the umpteen glimpses of ruined palaces, archaic monasteries and the quintessential possessions of nature at their bestThe package includes food, accommodation in hotels and transportation during the whole trip.There are different costs for the package depending on the number of people travelling.

    d8 Days n7 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

    Starting from

    23380


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    Lahaul - Spiti

    About the Activity:Embark on this amazing tour of exploration of Spiti Valley and its surrounding areas.Start your adventurous jeep safari from Manali and head for Spiti valley, which is about 6 hours drive via the Rohtang Pass.The next day, visit the Lossar, the first village in the Spiti Valley, via the Kunzum Pass.Aftermath, get inside the Spiti Valley and explore the magical world of Tibetan Monastery and proceed to the Kaza, the capital city of Spiti.Explore the capital city, Kaza and visit some of the most iconic tourist destinations like Ki Gompa monastery, etc. During your trip, also visit the hidden village of Komik, located in the Spiti valley.End your trip by visiting the Langcha Valley and get a chance to witness its fossils and 900 years old Gompa. 

    d8 Days n7 Nights
    Good 3.0

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    29500


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    Srinagar

    About the Activity:Fixed Departure: July 9, 2016, July 23, 2016, August 13, 2016, and September 3, 2016It is a dream of all adventure enthusiasts, motor sports lovers and leisure travelers to drive through the daunting and highest motorable passes of the world above 3500 meters.Once you reach Manali from your destination by air, rail and road. There is good connectivity of flights that links Manali  to Delhi airport.Visit a famous temple and check out other sightseeing spots with picturesque mountains and scenic landscapes in and around Manali.Take a drive from Manali to various destinations including Jispa, Sarchu, Leh, Hunder, Panamik, Chang La, Pangong Tso, Srinagar and many more.Enjoying the most amazing journey of their life sitting on the back seats. You can feel the effect of gravity, atmosphere low on air, freezing temperature.Also visit the most famaous attractions like Shey Gompa, Thiksey,  Gompa Hemis and many winding roadways into mountain passes.Your support team makes this challenging journey very smooth and safe without tampering the fun and adventure as you end the trip in Srinagar.

    d10 Days n9 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    25350


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    Ladakh

    About the Activity: Embark on this amazing 11 days jeep safari tour starting from Manali to Leh.Start your trip by arriving in Manali and getting acclimatized to the surroundings.Explore the city of Manali and head for a short trek near the Jogini Waterfalls.Set yourself up for an amazing jeep safari through the Rohtang Pass and reaches the Keylong/ Jispa.Continue your jeep safari from Keylong/Jispa  to the Baralacha Pass, Deepak Tal, Suarj TalLake and reach the Sarchu.Head towards Leh the next day. During your journey, visit the Salt Water Lake and pass through the Gata Loops-32 hair pin bend, Morey Plains, which are on the highest plateau of the world. Also get a chance to see the Blue Sheep, Kiang-Tibetian Wild Ass and Tanglangla Pass.Explore the local streets and market of Leh the next day and some of its exotic tourist destinations like the Shey, Shanti Stupa, etc.Continue your jeep safari to the Nubra Valley on Day 6th via Khardungla, which is the highest motor-able road in the world.Visit the Pangong Lake after leaving from Nubra Valley and get a chance to visit the China Border.The next day, head back to Leh via the Hemis Monastery and also visit the Rancho's school from the movie 3 Idiots.End your trip by heading to Sri Nagar with lots of memories.

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    Very Good 4.0

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    47500


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    Himalayas

    About the Activity:No one can ignore the fact that the Great Himalayas is the desire of every adventure lover! Be it trekking, driving, motorcycle expeditions or any other activities, the Indian Himalayas is the epitome of all adrenaline pumping activities. With this 10 days driving expedition that originates from Shimla, Himachal Pradesh and winds up in Srinagar, Jammu Kashmir, the participants will get the opportunity to drive their own vehicles through the winding and enthralling terrains. Furthermore, the challenges, obstacles and the excitement of driving through the tricky trails of the Himalayas will offer the participants, the much deserved adrenaline pump! Total Driving Distance: 1670km Highest Altitude: Khardung La Pass (5,359m)

    d11 Days n11 Nights
    Good 3.0

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    Leh

    About the Destination: Ladakh, a province in Jammu & Kashmir that plays host to the mighty Himalayan and Karakoram ranges, is the king of all destinations! A magical journey across the capital city of Leh, that takes you from the stunning villages of Sham valley to the beauty of Nubra to the breath-taking Pangong Lake set amidst the mountains. Across the reputed passes of Khardung La at 18,380 feet and Chang La at 17,350 feet lies an adventure that will definitely leave a mark on your heart. Apart from the panoramic landscapes, it is also the lavish monasteries of Deskit and Lamayuru that highlight the magnificence of this region. Take this trip to Leh Ladakh from Mumbai and rest assured that you will leave with nothing less than a bagful of memories and, of course, bragging rights!   Duration of the Tour: 7N/8D Activities: Sightseeing, Optional Camel Safari, Leisure Highest Altitude: Khardungla Pass at 18,380 feet Temperature Range: Temperature ranges between -3 to 35 Degrees Departure Dates (Ex-Mumbai): May 2015 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 June 2015 01, 03, 05, 07, 09, 11, 13

    d8 Days n7 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    Leh

    About the Destinations: Ask any adventurer, travel enthusiast or even just the next guy you see on the street and they will undoubtedly tell you that Ladakh in unmatched in its beauty and natural charms. Here, Mother Nature will meet you in all her majestic avatars, each more magnificent than the last. Where in Nubra you will see her as a maid laden with flowers, in Pangong Tso she will take on the guise of a demure lady in blue. You will see her giggling like a child in the mountain streams or roaring like an angry mother in the whoosh of the strong winds. A religion like Tibetan Buddhism that holds the core values of inner peace and tranquillity has a stronghold in this land, and once you come here, you will see why. Duration of the Tour: 6N/7D Activities: Sightseeing, Cultural Tour Highest Altitude: 18,380ft Temperature Range: 3 to 35 Degrees (Summer)

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    Good 3.0

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    Ladakh

    About the Destination: Welcome to Ladakh – land of cultural diversity and thrilling adventures.  The capital city, Leh, is a wonderland in itself and has innumerable sights worth enjoying. Be it the bustling marketplaces, the royal palaces, the treasured monasteries or its extensive trails for trekkers, it has something for every traveller. The traditional villages of Sham valley and Alchi with the exotic Liker and Lamayuru monasteries and the famous Gurudwara of Pathar Sahib, really make up for all the natural blessings that this land enjoys. Why sit and enjoy the facts, when you can actually go and see the ‘World’s Highest Motorable Road’: Khardung La Pass! You could go on and on trying to describe the gorgeous bountie of Ladakh, but the best way to believe it is to go see it for yourself. About the Departure: Your tryst with Ladakh begins at Delhi Airport from where you will take a flight to Leh Airport. After resting and getting acclimatised to the  high altitudes, your excursion to witness the unmatched beauty of this region begins. Get off to a great start, by watching the natural and architectural wonders like numerous monasteries, Magnetic Hill and quaint and beautiful villages enroute. Camp under the stars on the shores of the immaculate blue Pangong Tso Lake, get a taste of local life in the peculiar villages, drive by the highest motorable road in the world and all in all enjoy a trip to paradise that is Ladakh ! Duration of the Tour: 7N/8D Activities: Sightseeing, Camel safari, Leisure Highest Altitude: Khardung La  Pass (18,380ft) Temperature Range: 3 to 35 Degrees (Summers)  -3 to -35 Degrees (Winters) Departure Dates (Ex-Delhi): May 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26, 28, 30 June 01, 03, 05, 07, 09, 11, 13, 15, 17, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29 July 01, 03, 05, 07, 09, 11, 13, 15

    d8 Days n7 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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    Ladakh

    About the Destination: Mesmerising and scenic in its own way, Ladakh is the coldest desert in the world and is tucked between the two of the highest mountain ranges in the world- the Himalayas and Karakoram. Nature has bestowed all her charms in this vast region of about 98,000 square km. Occupied by around 135,000 inhabitants belonging to diverse cultures and religions, it is a mystique land and is considered one of the best destinations for adventure seeking tourists. From extreme desert conditions to freezing wind, stunning lakes to sand dunes and glaciers, Ladakh is steeped in the Tibetan culture and history. Duration of the Tour: 7N/8D Departure Dates: Daily departure from 12th May to 12th June, 2015 Meal Types: Vegetarian Best Season: May-October Maximum Altitude: 9,000-25,170ft Temperature range: Summer: upto 27C, Winters: -200C Activities: Sightseeing Transport Details: Non-AC Innova or Xylo Difficulty level: Easy

    d8 Days n7 Nights
    Excellent 5.0
    3 reviews
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    Manali

    Road expeditions are the hottest rage amongst travelers right now. If you are one of those who love being on the road, making your way through rugged terrains, the Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari could be your calling. The adventure starts from Manali, as you make your way through the stunning Rohtang Pass to Sarchu, passing many beautiful passes along the way. From Sarchu, it is a drive of more than 250 km to the capital town of Leh. The drive takes you through some amazing locations, some really beautiful passes as well as Skyangchu Thang, the highest plateau on Earth. Exploring Leh, indulging in some sightseeing as well as paying Alchi Village a visit, seeing the wonderful Valley of Flowers are just a few more highlights of this Ladakh adventure package.

    d8 Days n7 Nights
    Very Good 4.0

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What You Should Know More About Jeep Safari in Ladakh

  • What is the best time for Jeep Safari in Ladakh?

    June to September when both Manali to Leh and Srinagar to Leh highways are open are the best time for undertaking a Jeep Safari to Ladakh. The temperature during these months is comfortable. Moreover, the roads, which are often snow blocked, remain open as the snow melts. It is impossible to take the Jeep safari in any other months of the year as the highways are closed due to road blockage.

  • How safe is Ladakh for Jeep Safari?

    Yes, Ladakh is extremely safe for Jeep Safari. The crime rate in Ladakh is extremely low and the entire route for the safari has been very well maintained and is secure for tourists. Safaris are very common mode of transport to reach Ladakh these days – a perfect mix of adventure, magnificent views and safe zones.

  • How many passes we can cover through Jeep Safari?

    Ladakh is also known as Land of High Passes, you will get the opportunity to visit quite a few of them. If you are starting from Manali, you will be able to cover 5 passes-

    • Rohtang pass (13050ft) 
    • Baralacha Pass (16020ft)
    • Lachungla Pass (16617ft)
    • Tanglang La pass (17587ft)
    • Changla Pass (17,590 ft)
    • Khardungla (18380ft) 
     If you are starting from Srinagar, you will be able to cover, Zozila pass (11, 649 ft), Fotu la (13,478 ft), Khardung la (18380ft)

  • What should be the route for Jeep Safari?

    There are 2 routes that you can take-
    a. Manali to Leh: this is the most common route taken by the adventure junkies. Here are the details for this route:

    • Distance: 485kms
    • Route: Leh-Manali Highway (Part of National Highway 3)
    • Elevation: 4000m to 5328m (At Tanglang La)
    • Route Map: Manali – Rohtang Jot – Gramphu – Kokhsar – Tandi – Keylong – Jispa – Darcha – Zingzingbar – Baralacha La – Bharatpur – Sarchu (state border) – Gata Loops – Nakee La – Lachung La – Pang – More Plains – Tanglang La – Gya – Upshi – Karu – Leh
    • Stopovers (Accommodation): Manali, Kokhsar Village, Sissu, Keylong Town, Jispa Village, Darcha, Zingzingbar, Bharatpur, Sarchu, Pang, Upshi, Karu, Leh

    b. Srinagar to Leh jeep safari: this route is as good as Manali to Leh journey. Blessed with smooth roads and magnificent views, this is a route worth taking!
    • Distance: 440kms
    • Route: Srinagar-Leh via Zojila Pass
    • Elevation: 2000m to 4000m
    • Route Map: Srinagar-Sonmarg-Zozila Pass- Drass-Kargil-Fatu La-Alchi Lamayuru Valley-Pangong Lake-Nubra Valley-Khardung La-Leh City
    • Stopovers: Sonmarg, Drass, Kargil, Mulbek, Lamayuru

  • What are the documents which we need for Jeep Safari?

    Apart from the Inner Line Permits (ILP) that you would need to access certain locations, ensure carrying several photocopies of your valid ID proof, 2-3 passport size photographs. Apart from these documents mentioned above there are also some fees that is needed to be paid at Manali for crossing Rohtang and also environmental fee. You need to carry copy of the receipts. Carry your driving license, pollution control certificate for vehicle if you are taking your own vehicle. If you don’t won’t all these hassle it’s always good to book a tour package.

  • I am visiting Ladakh for the first time how should I prepare myself for Jeep Safari?

    For avoiding any health issues during your trip, it is a strong recommendation that you start working on your fitness properly before the trip begins. It is advisable to regularly do cardio exercises properly. Since it is a jeep safari, it is also strongly suggested that you polish your driving skills, especially if you are taking your own vehicle. Apart from this, do carry enough bottled waters, medicines, some dry fruits and food items with you. Dress comfortably, and be ready with your camera, as you will be passing by some of the most beautiful places you can ever imagine.

  • How advance should be my travel booking for Jeep Safari?

    The bookings for Ladakh jeep safari starts 7-8 months in advance. It is recommended to book at least 2-3 months in advance, as Ladakh is high on demand as the go-to place for every adventure junkie. Since there are only 4 moths when you can enjoy the Manali to Leh and Sringar to Leh jeep safari (which are june to September), it is always a good decision to plan ahead. Moreover, the rates will be hiked for last minute bookings.

  • What are the Packages for Ladakh Jeep Safari?

    There are different types of packages available to choose from, like Manali to Leh Jeep safari, Leh to Leh jeep safari, Manali - Leh - Srinagar safari, Srinagar to Leh, women's only jeep safari's.

    Manali to Leh Jeep Safari: In this, you will be starting from Manali covering Rohtang pass and a night halt at Sarchu/ Pang. You will cross Manali Town, Rohtang pass / Chandra and Bhaga Rivers, Keylong , Darcha, Baralacha –Pass , Sarchu, Tanglangla – Monasteries – Leh city.

    Leh to Leh Jeep Safari: You take a flight to Leh and reach the airport. Thereafter, one will see famous places like Nubra Velley, Pangong lake, monasteries, Magnetic Hill, Khardung La, Shanti Stupa, etc, and tour will end in Leh only.

    Srinagar to Leh Jeep Safari:
    It take 2 days to reach Leh, If you drive via Srinagar then a night halt at Kargil. The places you will cover are as follows Srinagar – Sonamarg – D Zozizla Pass – Drass – Kargil – Lamayuru ad Alchi valley – Sangam – Leh Valley – Nubra – Pangong – Leh

  • What are the places which we can explore with Jeep Safari?

    The places that you will cover include Rohtang Pass, Pangong Lake, Khardungla Pass, Tso Moriri Lake, Shanti Stupa, Magnetic Hill, Hall of fame, Kargil, Drass. These places are world famous for the beauty and experience they give you. Pnagong lake, which is also known as Pangong Tso is an extremely beautiful endorheic lake situated in the Himalayas and is 134 km long, extending from India to China. Pangong Lake is situated at a height of 4350 m and is one of the biggest tourist attractions of the country.The beauty and allure of this lake has attracted people from all over the country and beyond.

    Khardung La, located at an elevation of 5,359 m (17,582 feet) above the sea level, is a high mountain pass located in the Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Also known as the ‘Pass of Lower Castle’, the place offers amazing picturesque and attractive views of valleys. You will also visit innumerable beautiful monasteries on your way including Spituk Monastery, Sankar monastery, Phyang monastery and Thikse monastery.

  • How many minimum days are required to explore Ladakh?

    Not counting the 2 days you need for acclimatization, in order to cover the entire area you need a minimum of 15 days to explore Ladakh. This is mainly because all the tourist locations are scattered in the region, and there are a lot of monasteries and villages worth seeing. If you want to trek, you may have to reconsider the number of days. The best advice will be to plan the trip well in advance, and decide which places you wish to see – this will help you come to the number of days it will take you to explore.

  • What is the average travel duration each day?

    It is difficult to say the duration that will be covered per day as the roads and the weather determine these aspects, and these are all very unprecitable. Therefore, the duration will differ from day to day and places to places. It’s always good to check the itinerary of your jeep safari and when and where you will travel, You will always find that there will be approximate travel duration mentioned in the itinerary. Ladakh being land of high passes and you can’t predict hostile environment or what might be waiting for you. Duration can vary any day if any land slide or any other vehicle problems so one need to be ready for these type of situations.

  • How to experience Ladakh at its best?

    While planning the trip take into consideration the several festivals that happen in Ladakh for a more exotic experience. This will add on to the entire trip being the highlight. Talk and interact with the locals, they are the best guides ever. Go to the places, which the locals recommend, and give up on the luxuries and just take a deep breath, move out of your comfort zone and enjoy the natural beauty at it’s best.

  • Is it safe for female solo traveler?

    Absolutely! Leh jeep safari is perfectly safe for solo female travelers. Drivers and guides take extra care if there is a solo female traveler in a group. Also, there are women only jeep safari packages, which solo female traveler can join.

  • Can I take my small kids with me?

    It is not advisable to take children below 6-7 years on the jeep safari, as the journey can get very rigorous. The roads are not always smooth, and often there is hardly a road. You will be treading some difficult path, so if you have small children consider taking a direct flight to Leh. However, ensure that you get your medical clearance from a doctor before you set out to visit high altitude regions in Ladakh.

  • Will we have a tour Guide/Manager?

    Yes, you will have a tour Guide/Manager during the trip. Most of the packages come with tour guide accompanying group. Also, it depends on the package you have selected. It’s always advisable to check before booking jeep safari weather a tour guide will accompany you for the trip or not. Sometime your driver can be your guide as well. Therefore, to reduce any confusions it is advisable to ensure checking all these points before booking.

  • What are the various precautions to be undertaken while doing Jeep Safari In Ladakh?

    Before you leave on this trip, make sure you get your vehicle serviced properly. Change the engine oil, oil filter, fuel filter and air-filter. If the tyres are worn, get them changed before the trip, as the rough road conditions can shred worn tyres. Change your brake pads as well if they are due for a change anytime soon. Also, make sure your battery is in a suitable condition, especially for a diesel vehicle, as older diesels can take time to start in the cold temperatures. If you have a car with especially low ground clearance, it is advisable to get an aluminum plate or shield installed under the engine sump and gearbox to prevent any sort of rock damage.

    Apart from this, carry enough bottled waters, medicines, some dry fruits and food items with you. Dress comfortably, and be ready with your camera as you will be passing by some of the most beautiful places you can ever imagine. However, if you wish to be risk-free and tension-free it is recommended that you opt for the jeep safari packages. The packages ensure safety and well-trained professional will manage it all. Therefore, you will not have to worry about any of the hassles that come with taking your own car.

  • How do I get medication in Ladakh in case of necessity?

    The main center for health care in Ladakh is situated in Leh, that is, the SNM Hospital. It is well equipped and staffed by specialists to handle all kind of possible problems that may arise. Elsewhere in the region, there are certain sub-district hospitals at block headquarters and medical dispensaries in major villages, which are staffed by qualified and reliable doctors. In addition, services of the private clinics and associated facilities are also available in Leh. Additionally, the Army’s General Hospital at Leh also extends its superior facilities to the tourists in case of emergencies.

  • Which vaccination is required before visiting Ladakh?

    Indians do not need any particular vaccination to visit Ladakh. However, the Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate is required if a tourist is coming from the Yellow Fever endemic countries. This certificate conforms to the International Health Regulation. It is highly recommended to get a cautionary measure vaccination against Hepatitis B, if you plan to stay longer in Ladakh.

  • Is it very cold in Ladakh?

    Ladakh is situated at an altitude of 3514 Meters above sea level and this is one the highest habitable places in the world. Ladakh is a cold desert, and therefore the temperatures are in extreme – the summers can get a little harsh with direct sunlight falling at such a high altitude and winters can be really cold, with temperatures dropping below freezing point. The best time to visit Ladakh will be during summers that is in the months of June to September.

  • What kind of clothing is required for the trip?

    During the day you will need the general summer cloths you wear – jeans, tops, shorts, etc. however, after sundown the weather gets chilly so always keep handy a pullover and a jacket. Rain and snowfall may take place in June and July and therefore wind cheaters and raincoats come in handy.

  • What will be the facility for water? Do I need to carry Food/Water along?

    You will get mineral water in Leh and other towns and villages. Carry mineral water for the travelling period as tap water is not safe to drink in Leh. In remote areas of Leh there is not civilization so you won’t get water easily. It’s always wise to carry lot of water bottles from Leh city when travelling far from the main city. For food, it is advisable to carry dry fruits, energy bars, cookies and biscuits for the journey.

  • What is advisable to eat and drink in Ladakh?

    It is advisable to drink mineral water only. The water in the hotels can be used for cleaning the tooth and body, but avoid it for drinking purposes. Do not drink the water from streams, lakes and rivers. You may want to carry some dry fruits, chocolates and biscuits along if you are a picky eater. Buy fresh fruits before starting your journey. Do not forget trying the local Ladkahi cuisine and the famous butter tea and qahwa. The following items must be on your list to try:

    • Cheese from Yak’s milk called Chhupri 
    • Tigmo – these are the locally fermented steamed bread served with stew
    • Momos (ofcourse)
    • Thukpa and the very different version of Kulcha that is only found in Ladakh.

  • What are the symptoms of High Altitude sickness? How long does it take to get acclimatize in Ladakh?

    Some common symptoms of high altitude sickness are giddiness, loss of appetite, lack of sleep and difficulty in breathing. The best way to get acclimatize in Ladakh is a natural rest for at least 48 hours before starting to explore and travel.

  • What about the public facilities in Ladakh?

    As is the case with India, the public facilities are rarely good. They are usually doable, but score low on hygiene. You will find public toilets easily. You will find Western style toilets in all the standard hotels and restaurants. In some places, there may be a row of stalls with Indian-style “squat” toilets and one that is Western style. Keep toilet paper or tissues, paper soaps or liquid soaps and hand sanitizers with you for convenience.

  • What network services are good at Ladakh?

    The most important thing that you have to keep in mind is that only postpaid connections work in Leh Ladakh, limited to BSNL, Airtel and MTNL only. BSNL has the widest coverage followed by Airtel. Moreover, only some places like Leh, Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso (Lukung, Tangste 34 KMs before Pangong Tso), and Chumathang; and recently on the list, Hanle will have any connectivity and it will be erratic mostly. It will be a good idea to keep your friends and family informed in advance about your whereabouts.

  • Are there any ATM’s in Leh?

    Yes, Leh has ATM’s owned by Axis Bank, Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Punjab National Bank and State Bank of India. It is strongly recommended to carry enough cash because ATM’s can be non-functional sometime due to heavy demand. Also, there are no ATM’s available on the highways and places outside the Leh town, hence, it is highly recommended that you carry sufficient cash as even credit/ debit card acceptance will be an issue and most of these locations do not have this facility.

  • Do credit cards and debit cards work at different places?

    Yes, most restaurants and hotels accept cards. However, a 2% service tax is levied. It is recommended to carry enough cash with you though, because most small places do not have this facility and they use cash as the sole medium for transaction.

  • Are there any restrictions for the Photography in Ladakh?

    Usually there are no restrictions for photography in Ladakh. Ladakh offers some of the best photographing options and it is a haven for photographers because of the natural beauty and the perfect natural lighting. However, in some of the tourist locations you may have to pay the fees for the photography. At some of the locations photography is not allowed, where we strongly recommend going with the rules. Do check if photography is allowed in the monasteries. Do not take pictures before ensuring it is allowed. Also, do not take pictures of monks without taking their permission.