Overview

This is a special tour designed for young explorers. Tour starts from Delhi and will conclude at Srinagar. Itinerary covers Manali - Jispa - Leh - Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake - Kargil. Travelling with your 'Gang of friends' will enhance this experience even more. It is an ideal tour to explore Ladakh on a budget.

This awe-inspiring travel plan is for those who love the roads and live to experience the true colours of a place. A road trip, through many high altitude mountain passes will unleash the travel bug in you.

Ladakh - known as the rooftop of the world has been mystifying travelers with its stark beauty and unique culture. Few places in India are at once so traveller-friendly and yet so enchanting as this. Leh is a place that’s all too easy to fall in love with, with its mesmerising blue skies and curvy roads.

So join us on the unforgettable Ladakh Safari graced with stupas and crumbling mud-brick houses, gushing streams and narrow footpaths, traditionally styled Ladakhi homes and hotels with flat roofs, sturdy walls and ornate wooden window frames and gather memories for a lifetime.

Batches
16 to 27 June 2018 | 18 to 29 July 2018 | 18 to 29 August 2018 | 04 to 15 September 2018

11 Nights 12 Days 16 Jun, 07 Jul, 18 Jul, and more
Age Groups
For All Ages
Camp Category
Kids Camps
Route Map
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Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Basic hotel / hostel rooms with attached washroom on twin sharing in Manali, Jispa/ Keylong, Leh, Diskit, Mulbekh (kargil), Srinagar
  • Deluxe camping at Pangong Tso (Twin sharing with attached washroom)
  • Transportation
    Delhi - Manali overnight travel by Volvo
    Manali - Ladakh region - Srinagar circuit by chartered vehicle Sumo / Tempo traveller)
  • Food (Breakfast + Dinner + Tea) : Dinner on Day 1 to Breakfast on Day 12 (excluding lunch)
  • Entry Fees
    All Monument Entry Fees.
    Ladakh - regional entry fee.
    Inner line permit.
    Environment fees.
  • Services of a tour leader from Foliage Outdoors.
  • Travel Insurance

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Air fare up to Delhi and from Srinagar.
  • Bottled mineral water / cold drinks purchased during journey or at the campsite.
  • Camel ride charges in Nubra.
  • Lunch on all days.
  • Biking Charges in Leh
  • Telephone, Laundry, Room service and other personal expenses.
  • Any medical expenses, if incurred.
  • Expenses incurred due to delay in the schedule for reasons beyond the control of organizers.
  • Personal expenditure of any kind.
  • GST
  • Any charges not mentioned in "Charges Include".
Highlights
  • Recommended for Young explorers.
  • Drive through 10 High Altitude Mountain Passes starting from Manali to Leh.
  • Scale the height at Khardung La “Highest motorable road on earth”
  • Witness the famous Hall of Fame, Magnetic Hills, Nimoo Confluence, Nubra Valley and many more.
  • Tribute to the Hero’s of year 1999 at Kargil War Memorial.
  • Visit to Thiksey Monastery, Diskit Monastery, Maitreya Buddha and Shanti Stupa that showcase the rich Buddhist culture of the region.
  • Comfortable travel arrangements.
  • Scope of Biking at Leh.
  • Ample photographic opportunities.
  • Witness changing moods of Pangong Tso as you “Camp besides Pangong".
  • Chance to view rare Himalayan Wildlife.
Itinerary

Day 1 : Delhi - Manali | Overnight at Manali
Travel Time : 14 hrs , Distance : 552 Kms

Reporting at Delhi. Overnight travel towards Manali.

Day 2 : Manali | Overnight at Manali
Orientation and acclimatization at  Manali. A small acclimatization hike in Prini. Visit to Manali Market in the evening.

Altitude during night halt : 6700 feet (approx.)

Day 3 : Manali - Jispa | Overnight at Jispa
Proceed to Jispa after breakfast.

Travel Time : 5 hrs , Distance : 138 Kms

Highlights  : Rohtang Pass, Suraj Taal

Altitude during night halt : 10400 feet (approx.)

Day 4 : Jispa - Leh | Overnight at Leh
Proceed to Leh after breakfast.

Travel Time : 11 hrs, Distance : 335 Kms

Highlights : Baralacha La, Nakee La, Lachung La, Tanglang La, Moore Planes

Altitude during night halt : 11200 feet (approx.)

Day 5 : Leh Local Sightseeing | Overnight at Leh
Highlights : Shey Palace, Hemis Monastery, Sindhu Ghat, Stok Palace

Chance to experience Motor Biking.

Altitude during night halt : 11200 feet (approx.)

Day 6 : Leh - Nubra Valley | Overnight at Diskit
Travel time : 4-5 hrs, Distance : 138 Kms

Highlights : Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road in the world), Hundar Sand Dunes, Maitreya Buddha, Diskit Monastery.

Altitude during night halt : 10300 feet (approx.)

Day 7 : Nubra Valley - Leh  | Overnight at Leh
Travel time : 4-5 hrs, Distance : 138 Kms

Highlights : Khardung La, Shanti Stupa, Hall Of Fame, Leh market.

Altitude during night halt : 11200 feet (approx.)

Day 8 : Leh - Pangong  | Overnight at Spangmik
Travel time : 5-6 hrs Distance : 145 Kms

Highlights : Chang La ( Third Highest Motorable road), Camping at Pangong Tso, 3 idiots point.

Altitude during night halt : 14000 feet (approx.)

Day 9 : Pangong - Leh  | Overnight at Leh
Travel time : 5-6 hrs. Distance : 145 Kms

Highlights : Thiksey monastery, rest for the day & spend evening at Leh Market.

Altitude during night halt : 11200 feet (approx.)

Day 10 : Leh - Kargil | Overnight at Kargil/ Mulbekh
Travel Time : 7-8 hrs Distance : 213 kms

Highlights​: Magnetic hills, Gurudwara pathar sahib, Nimoo river confluence, Moonscapes at Lamayuru, Namik La(Pass), Fotu La (Pass)

Altitude during night halt : 8700 feet (approx.)

Day 11 : Kargil - Srinagar | Overnight at Srinagar
Travel Time : 8-9 hrs. Distance : 212 kms

Highlights :​Kargil (Drass) War memorial, Zoji La (Pass), Sonamarg

Altitude during night halt : 5200 feet (approx.)

Day 12 : Fly out from Srinagar
Trip ends with loads of memories and photos.

Route map