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Winter 2015-2016 news

Rhapsody of Western Himalayas

A classical jeep safari over the highest motor able roads in the World and involves crossing over high mountain passes providing spectacular views of snow capped peaks, rugged terrain and old monasteries. This safari also takes you to the largest inland salt water lakes of the region viz Tsomoriri Lake and Pangong Lake. This tour would drive you through one of the most spectacular & picturesque landscapes in The World. The tour takes you to the best of places, terrain, culture, monasteries available in Western Himalayas .

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Trip Details

  • Operational period: 15th June to 30th September
  • Highest Altitude gained: Kahardung La 5600 m
  • Leader: Local Leader
  • Duration: 20 days / 19 nights
  • Cost:On Request

Tour Route

Delhi, Amritsar, Dharamsala, Manali, Rohtang Pass, Keylong, Jispa, Baralacha La, Sarchu, Naki La, Lachung La, Rupshu Valley, Tsomoriri Lake, Leh, Pangong Lake, Hemis, Shey, Thiksey, Spituk, Phyang, Lamayuru, Alchi, Likir, Basgo and most important Khadung La – the highest motorable pass in the entire World

Places covered

AMRITSAR, DHARAMSALA, MANALI, TSOMORIRI, LEH, PANGONG, NUBRA

Tour Grade

Easy with high altitude hiking & traveling

Customer Itinerary

  • DAY 01 : Delhi/ Amritsar (by train) - Afternoon visit Wagah Border & Golden Temple
  • DAY 02 : Amritsar/ Dharamsala (200 kms/ 6 hrs)
  • DAY 03 : In Dharamsala – visit Dalai Lama Temple, Bhagsunag Temple and St John’s church.
  • DAY 04 : Dharamsala/ Manali enroute visiting Palampur town, (240 kms/ 9 hrs)
  • DAY 05 : In Manali – visit Hadimba Devi Temple, Manu Temple, Vashisht & Naggar.
  • DAY 06 : Manali/ Keylong over Rohtang Pass 3980 m (115 kms/ 6 hrs)Travel by surface from Manali to Keylong over Rohtang Pass (3980 m).
  • DAY 07 : Keylong/ Sarchu over Baralachala Pass 4800 m (117 kms/ 6 hrs)
  • DAY 08 : Sarchu/ Tsomoriri Lake over Nakila Pass and Lachungla Pass (222 kms/ 10 hrs)
  • DAY 09 : In Tsomoriri Lake - visit Karzok village, walk around the beautiful lake
  • DAY 10 : Tsomoriri/ Leh (240 kms/ 9 hrs)
  • DAY 11 : Leh/ Pangong Lake (160 kms/ 8 hrs)
  • DAY 12 : Pangong/ Leh (125 kms/ 6 hrs)
  • DAY 13 : Leh/ Hundur over Khardong La pass 5600 m. (120 kms/ 6 hrs)
  • DAY 14 : Hundur/ Panamik/ Hundur (80 kms/ 6 hrs)
  • DAY 15 : Hundur/ Leh (120 kms/ 6 hrs)
  • DAY 16 : In Leh – visit Shey Palace, Thiksey, Hemis monastery and Stok Palace Museum.
  • DAY 17 : Leh/ Uletokpo enroute visiting Basgo Palace, Likir & Alchi monasteries (70 kms/ 6 hrs)
  • DAY 18 : In Uletokpo - day Hike to Mangyu Monastery (5-6 hrs)
  • DAY 19 : Uletokpo/ Lamayuru/ Leh (170 kms/ 8 hrs)
  • DAY 20 : Depart Leh - by flight back to Delhi.