Laxminagar New Delhi

Manali-Leh Road Trip - 9 Days

Manali-Leh Road Trip
Day 1
Day 1: Delhi – Manali (13 – 14 hrs. Journey)

Board the evening Volvo from Delhi and head to Manali. Overnight journey to Manali.

Day 2
Day 2: Arrive at Manali and Head to Jispa (5 - 6 hrs Journey)

Reach Manali in the morning from where you’ll be transferred to the hotel for freshen up. Post breakfast

and some leisure, we’ll start our journey to the roof of the world. Make your first stop on the way, at

Rohtang Pass. Now continue your journey to Jispa. You are requested to take rest for high altitude

acclimatisation. Overnight stay in Jispa.

Day 3
Day 3: Head to Leh (9-10 hrs Journey)

Wake up early in the morning. Post breakfast, we’ll continue our journey towards Leh. Enroute you’ll get

to see many breathtaking views which makes you want to stop at every location including Suraj Tal,

Baralacha La, Gata Loops, Lahchungla, Morey Plains, Tanglang La (highest pass on Leh-Manali highway),

etc. Reach Leh late in the evening. Check-in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 4
Day 4: Local Sightseeing of Leh

Wake up lazy morning. Post breakfast, we’ll head towards Leh – Srinagar highway. The drive further is

one of the most spectacular journeys you will have. From the mountains formed by amalgamation of

various types and textures of rocks to the dazzling, accompanying you all along the journey the white

snow clad peaks, this route gives you an absolute picturesque landscape. Head to visit the Magnetic hill,

Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Hall of fame, confluence Zanskar Valley point, etc. In evening, we’ll visit the

Shanti Stupa. Bask in the peace amidst this hilltop Stupa and revel in the panoramic view of the city. In

evening, venture out to the city market in evening for a casual stroll. Don’t exert your body, if you are

feeling tired at any time during the day. Visit the Leh Palace to study history about Ladakh if you’re

interested. Return to hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight stay. *Optional - White Water River

Rafting in Zanskar River at Nemo (can be arranged at additional charges if you want to).

Day 5
Day 5: Leh – Enroute Khardungla – Nubra Valley (5-6 hrs. Journey)

After breakfast at the hotel, brace yourself for the splendid drive over the mighty Khardung La – the 2nd

highest motorable pass in the world at a height of 5602 M/ 18,380 ft. Over the route, the road

dramatically plunges, and Shyok and Nubra Rivers unfold magically. You move on via Diskit to reach the

white sands of Hunder. After freshening up, visit the Diskit monastery, which is believed to be the

largest and oldest monastery in Nubra valley, and enjoy the sunset. Overnight in Nubra.

Day 6
Day 6: Nubra to Leh (Visit Leh Palace & Shanti Stupa)

Post breakfast, begin your journey for the day - we’ll retrace our steps past Diskit and then drive back

over Khardung-La to reach Leh in the afternoon from where we’ll visit the Leh Palace. In the evening,

we'll head to Shanti Stupa - bask in the peace amidst this hilltop Stupa and revel in the panoramic view

of the city. The sunset is the perfect backdrop you wished for Dinner and overnight stay in Leh.

Day 7
Day 7: Day Trip To Pangong Tso (5 hrs. Journey - one way)

Wake up early in the morning and we’ll start our journey towards Pangong. Packed breakfast will be

provided. Enroute explore the mound of earthen monastic dwellings, crowned by the Gompa. The valley

is blessed with a beautiful stream flowing through it, originating from the lake, giving a greenish tincture

to the otherwise dry landscape around. Apart from flora this area is rich in fauna too. You can see a lot

of Himalayan Marmots around the area. However, the main attraction of this circuit is the grand

Pangong Tso, which you would reach by early evening. The mesmerizing beauty and the fantastic view

of Tso places it a league above anything you have seen so far. Return to Leh late in the evening. Dinner

and overnight stay in Leh.

*Note - Enroute (if time permits), you can visit the Sindhu Ghat and Thiksey monastery followed by Shey


Day 8
Day 8: Day Trip to Stok Village

Post breakfast, we’ll head to Stok village where we’ll visit the well maintained Stok Heritage Museum

(almost 200 years old) run by the royal family itself. The Stok Palace was opened to the public in 1980

with blessings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. This place holds great architectural significance and if

you’re the kind of person who is interested in culture, history and heritage, this place would be heaven

for you. You can sit and relax at the cafe right at the entrance with a panoramic view of the village and

the valley of Singey Sangpo which is popularly known as the Indus River.

*Optional - Trek to Stok Base camp. If you’re an adventure lover and wants to test your endurance,

you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll see a lot of trekkers going for Stok Kangri Trek. Meet with the

travelers, hear their stories, and follow the trekkers towards Stok base camp with a steep ascent. Return

to Leh in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 9
Day 9: Bid the Fairyland Good Bye

After a scrumptious breakfast, complete all the signing out formalities and cab will drop you at Leh

airport. Board the flight and back to home. End of trip.

  • Stay- 1 Night Jispa Swiss cottage tent, 6 Night Deluxe room Leh, 1 Night Deluxe room Nubra.
  • Meal- Breakfast & Dinner
  • Vehicle- Private vehicle from Manali to Leh and Leh to Manali.
  • Permit- Permits for Nubra valley and Pang Gong Lake.
  • Taxes- All applicable taxes
  • Volvo- Delhi-Manali-Delhi

  • Entry fee to monuments, monasteries, parks, etc.
  • Medical expenses
  • Personal tips, gratuities, laundry, etc.
  • Any kind of recreational activity not mentioned in ‘Cost Includes’
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Flight transfers to and fro hometown
  • Any Change is plan or loss of property or life due to conditions unforeseen like landslide, snowfall, Political
    Disturbance, roadblocks, etc.

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