-Total Distance: 2300 Km (approximate value)
-Best time to Visit: June to September
-Route Map: Delhi- Manali- Sarchu- Pang- Leh- Kardungla- Hunder- Nubra- Pangong-
Leh- Kargil- Srinagar- Jammu- Delhi.
Delhi to Manali
Commence your journey from New Delhi and head
out on the National Highway 1. Enjoy the boulevard amidst exciting pastures of
farmlands. You will be riding through the immaculate city of Chandigarh on the
way to Manali. It is a 12 hours ride; you will cover approximately 550Kms. Once
at Manali check into a hotel of your choice and take rest.
Day 2: Manali – Sarchu
day two will cover a stretch of around 235km, as you traverse towards Sarchu.
The journey will be spectacular, as you will trade through the National Highway
3, which is in the midst of jungles full of coniferous trees. Ride via districts of Spiti and Lahaul and
reach Sarchu, where you can take a break in the tents.
Day 3: Srachu – Pang - Leh
to Pang is approximately a ride of 75 Km; it would take around 2hours for you
to reach from Sarchu to Pang. Pang is a necessary halt during the journey, as
it has several tea houses along the way and it also proffers tent
accommodations. After taking a break at Pang, ride further to Leh.
a day at Leh and admire the age old Lamayuru Monastery. Also visit the mesmeric
vistas of Lamayuru, also known as the ‘Moonland’ Hills. Tonight, you can stay
at a hotel in Leh, depending on your comfort.
Day 5: Leh - Kardungla – Hunder
Today morning start early and travel a distance
of 120Km. Feel your spine tingle as you explore the Khardung La (18,380ft), the
utmost motorable road in the world .Visit the Deskit Monastery and ride further
to reach Hunder.
Day 6: Hunder – Nubra
in Hunder, explore the Wari La- Nubra Valley in the morning. One can take
pleasure in activities like the camel safari through the sand dunes and also
enjoy camping under the stars at Hunder.
Day 7: Nubra – Pangong
you will depart from the Nubra valley and cover approximately 217Km to reach
the Pangong Lake. Entice yourself with the scenic beauty of the Pangong Tso
Lake. There is a camping site near the lake, check-in into the camp for an
Day 8: Pangong – Leh
Pangong Tso is located approx 175 kms from Leh
town across the Chang la pass. On this route you will pass via. Chang La at
17,590 ft, which is one of the highest
motorable roads. You will witness the pristine culture of Ladakh as you will
come across some villages on this route.
Day 10: Leh – Kargil
day ten, enjoy the astounding boulevard from Leh to Kargil, as you pass through
Saraks, Lamayuru, Alchi and Phey. It’s a journey of about 210 Km, which you
will cover in approximately 4 hours. Pay
a tribute to our heroic soldiers, at the Kargil war Memorial.
Kargil – Srinagar
early from Kargil and traverse via the alluring vistas of Dras, Baltal and
Sonamarg and reach Srinagar. Today, you will be covering a stretch of 200kms in
Day 12: Sringar
Admire the divine beauty of Srinagar, the
capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The Shalimar Bagh is one of the most beautiful
attractions here. Explore the Mughal
Gardens and the Shankaracharya Temple before you find a hotel to relax for the
Day 13: Sringar – Jammu
Bid adieu to the picturesque city of Srinagar
and ride back towards Jammu. This route will take you via Jawahar Tunnel that
will open at Jammu. Check in at a hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 14: Jammu - Delhi
The enthralling journey comes to an end. Depart
from Jammu and reach Delhi, from here head back to your respective places along
with fun filled and adventurous stories.