Day 1 – Delhi to Manali
An early morning wake up and meeting at India Gate followed by a quick briefing session and now this is the time to start the life time dream trip to Manali at wee hours via Karnal (breakfast), Ambala (quick break), Kiratpur (lunch),Mandi and Kullu.
Day 2 – Manali to Manali
After having delicious breakfast, get ready for local sightseeing and visit Solang Valley can enjoy paragliding, visit Hadimba temple, Vashisht village where you may take dips at hot water spring, Mall road market, wrap up any last minute shopping and come back to hotel by evening, and gear up for your adventurous ride thorough Pir panjal range of the great Himalaya, the very next day.
Day 3 – Manali to Sarchu
Early morning after having heavy healthy breakfast hit the road (The Leh - Manali Highway)to Sarchu, driving across white Rohtang Pass (13,050 ft) and passing through green Keylong, Jispa and Dracha and then cross the Baralacha Pass (16020 ft) to arrive at Sarchu in the late afternoon .Overnight in fixed camp at picturesque Sarchu.
Day 4 – Sarchu to Leh
After early breakfast leave for Leh, have to cross Gata Loops the 21 hair pin bends and will get the chance to ride on all types of road i.e tarmac, stony, quick and unbelievable U turn and that’s why, often call by many as the “Highway to Hell”. Break for lunch at Pang and then drive on towards Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (a vast plateau stretching for 42 kms) and then crossing Tanglang-La (17,585ft) and driving through the upper Indus Valley. Reach Leh by evening .Overnight in hotel.
Day 5 – Rest day at Leh (Bike checks/ gear up)
After a hearty breakfast, set out for local sightseeing, exploring Leh and the neighboring attractions, visiting Shanti Stupa, Jama Masjid, Leh Palace, Polo Grounds, and the War Museum to name a few. In the later part of the day, check and gear up the bikes as necessary and get ready for the adventure that is to follow the next day.
Day 6 – Leh to Nubra (Via Across Khardung La)
Gear up and speed off on the smooth tarmac to meet the board showing The Highest Motorable road in the world, after having a quick photo session head toward Khardung village where you can have a quick break for tea and snacks, after crossing Khalsar and Diskit and will enter in the fascinating magical sand dunes of Nubra valley Overnight stay at camp.
Day 7 – Nubra to Tso Pangong(Via Shyok Route)
Instead of coming back to Leh from Nubra, we will head towards Pangong Lake via Shyok route. This will give us an additional opportunity to ride/drive as real off roading, water crossing and save a day as well where we will get the chance to ride along with SHYOK RIVER. We have to take left turn from DURBUK. After crossing Tangtse you will see the first view of world famous Pangong TSO .Overnight stay at camp.
Day 8 – Tso Pangong to Leh
After spending an unforgettable night on the bank of Pangong TSO, post breakfast head toward Leh enroute will cross the Changla Pass ( 3rd highest motorable pass). Have a quick break at Karu for refreshment. Overnight stay at Hotel in Leh.
Day 9 – Leh to Kargil
The road from Leh to Kargil, which resembles a runway, constitutes the first part of the day’s journey, feel the magic of magnetic hill, pray at Gurudwara pathar sahib. En route the journey, visit the Lamayuru monastary, which is the highest monastery in Ladakh and then, cross the Fotu La, which is the highest pass on the Leh - Srinagar road, and descend down to stop at Kargil. The entire population in Ladakh is Buddhist while the entire population in Kargil is Islamic, and thus, the journey from Ladakh to Kargil is symbolic in its own way, signifying a transformation, as you traverse from one world to another, regionally as well as “religionally.”
Day 10 – Kargil to Srinagar
Begin riding and cross Drass - the second coldest inhabited place on earth after Siberia (Russia) and visit the Drass war museum to pay respects and pray for the peace of the brave souls of the valiant jawans who fought and sacrificed their lives during the Kargil war of 1999. Pave way to reach the majestic Tiger hill and salute the brave Indian Army and the national flag - ‘Tiranga’ and yet again, feel the pride of being an Indian.
Ride to cross Zoji La and descend down to Sonmarg while leaving behind the arid, dry and vegetation - less yet picturesque Ladakh to be greeted by the starkly contrasting greenery of Sonmarg, one of the most beautiful parts of the “Heaven on Earth - Kashmir”. Visit the Dal Lake for a shikara ride, the Mughal Gardens, the Shankracharya Temple and other tourist attractions on reaching Srinagar.
Day 11 – Srinagar to Pathankot
Cross the gateway to Kashmir which is heavily guarded by the Indian army, and then, pass through the historical Jawahar Tunnel to enter the newly constructed the very longest tunnel of India (Chenani - Nasri Tunnel) then enter in warm and sunny Udhampur/ Jammu region. Finally, be grateful to God for having successfully completed one of the toughest drives in the world not only safely but also while immersing in every moment of its awe inspiring beauty at the same time, reach Pathankot by evening and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 12 – Pathankot to Delhi
After having north Indian the most famous Punjabi breakfast, start your journey to Delhi, cross Ludhiana, Ambala and reach Delhi by evening. Tour concludes with lots of unforgettable memories.
Major attraction of dream tour:
Delhi – Pathankot – Titanic view point – Jawahar tunnel - Srinagar – Sonmarg – Zozila Pass – Kargil War Memorial Drass – Lamayuru – Mangnetic Hill - Gurudwara Pathar Sahib – Leh – Pangong –Shyok – Agham – Nubra – Pang– Sarchu – Gataloops – Rohtang La – Manali – Delhi
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Terms & Conditions
Real adventure enthusiasts should have to visit at least once this region as it provides wide scope for biking, off roading, hiking, camping, trekking and many more. The major attractions include in this trip are Manali, Rohtang Pass, unpredictable Baralachla Pass, picturesque view of Sarchu, Tanglangla Pass (the second highest motorable pass in the world), Leh (the beautiful tiny city), land of lama’s & monasteries, Khardungla (the highest motorable road in the world), Nubra valley (the cold desert) where you can ride on double humped camel in magical sand dunes, the magical color changing Pangong TSO, Magnetic hill, confluence of Indus and Zanskar river, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, splendor of Indian victory Kargil War Memorial, Srinagar (heaven of the world ), the world famous Dal lake and many more. And so call highway to heaven from hell.
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