Manali Special Package

One Way Trip ( Package Duration 16 Nights & 17 Days)
Destination Covered: Srinagar - Kargil - Leh - Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake - Manali & Chandigrah

Day 1:

Landing at Srinagar Airport: Kashmir Srinagar Airport is the first place where you arrive via plane or if you are coming via road it will be Srinagar TRC/Zero Bridge. From here your journey starts with The Lion Tour & Travel. We arrange a cab service for you from the Srinagar Airport or TRC/Zero Bridge to our office/Hotel where you freshen up yourself. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel/Houseboat.

Srinagar Airport TRC/Zero Bridge

Day 2

Srinagar Local Sightseeing: Srinagar known as "Paradise on Earth" & "Venice of Asia". After breakfast leave for sightseeing of Mughal Gardens visiting Cheshmashahi (the Royal Spring), Nishat (The Garden of Pleasure), Shalimar (The Abode of Love) famous Shankaracharya Temple & Shikara ride on Dal Lake for 1 hour. Evening free for shopping etc. Dinner & overnight at Hotel/House boat.

Cheshmashahi Nishat
Shalimar Shankaracharya Temple
Shikara Ride Golf Course

Day 3

Srinagar - Gulmarg (52 Kms x 2hrs) : After early breakfast drive to full day trip to Gulmarg. At altitude of 2730 Meter. Gulmarg is the heaven of Kashmir. Gulmarg is a little more than an hour’s drive away from Srinagar Take the cable car ride (Gondola ride) as per your beget for first & second level and return for lunch. Stroll around the famous Golf course and meadow of flowers .Gulmarg is also famous for Sunset, After Sightseeing back to Hotel in Gulmarg. Meals & Overnight at Hotel.

Gondola ride Zig Mode
Snow Bikes in Gulmarg

Day 4

Gulmarg - Sonmarg: After early breakfast drive towards Sonmarg. Sonmarg an alpine valley is situated at the bank of Nallah Sindh, 140 kms from Gulmarg, it is a popular tourist destination, nestled within the imposing Himalayan peaks. It lies at an altitude of 2800 meters above sea level. Meals & Overnight in Hotel at Sonamarg.

Sonmarg Nallah Sindh

Day 5

Sonmarg – Kargil: After early breakfast drive to Kargil via Zojilla Pass and Drass (2nd Coldest place in the world). Kargil is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh .It is located 60 km and 204 km from Drass and Srinagar to the west respectively, 234 km from Leh to the east, 240 km from Padum. . Tourists traveling between Zanskar, Leh and Srinagar have to make a night halt here, before starting for the second day of their journey. Kargil is located on the bank of the Suru River which flows at around 10,000 ft. high. Here people were followers of Buddhist religion till the 14th century AD.
On the arrival check into hotel. Dinner and overnight stay in Hotel at Kargil.

Kargil Market Zojilla Pas
Suru River Drass

 

 

Day 6

Kargil – Leh: After early breakfast drive to Leh and check in Hotel. Also visit Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Hill and Sangam view where Indus River and Zanskar River meet (Confluence) also visit to Lamayuru Monastery .Dinner and overnight Stay in Hotel at Leh.

Hall of Fame Gurudwara Pathar Sahib
Has Magnetic Hill Indus river

Day 7

Leh Local Sightseeing : After breakfast visit to Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery & Stok Palace Museum. After lunch visit to Shanti Stupa Sankar Gompa & Leh Palace. Evening free to visit the Leh Market. Dinner and overnight at Leh in Hotel.

Shey Palace Stok Palace Museum

Shanti Stupa Leh Market

 

 

Day 8

Leh – Nubra valley Khardungla Pass: After early breakfast leave for Nubra Valley. Nubra Valley is about 150 kms from Leh. Nubra Valley lies between the Karakoram Range and the Ladakh Range, in between you will see world’s highest Motor way namely Khardungla pass at altitude 17,580’. The Sasser Pass and the famous Karakoram Pass of the silk route fame lie to the northwest of the valley. After lunch visit Sumoor village and Samstanling Monastery. Dinner and overnight in the Camp at Nubra Valley..

Khadungla Pass Nubra Valley

Day 9

Nubra Valley – Leh: In the morning, drive to Deskit (headquarters of Nubra) and visit Deskit Monastery. On the way back, take a short -7 km long trip to Hunder and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy a short camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here (optional on direct payment). Later drive back to Leh reaching in the late evening. Dinner and overnight in Hotel at Leh.

Deskit Monastery Sand Dunes
Desert Camel Safari

Day 10

Leh – Pangong Lake: After an early morning at 7.30 am to Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Meters. While ascending Changla pass 5486 Meters. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the villages below the pass. After crossing the pass halt for picnic lunch at Tsoltak. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 144 Kms long with half of it’s running the other side of the "INDO CHINA BORDER". One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Dinner and overnight in the camp at Pangong Lake..

 

Pangong Lake Camps Pangong Lake View

Day 11

Pangong Lake –Leh: After breakfast drive back to Leh. Via Same route Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Changla Pass

Day 12

Leh – Tsomoriri Lake: After early breakfast, drive to Tsomoriri lake (14000 ft above sea level). Arrival at Tsomoriri at 1600 hrs. Afterwards take a walk around the Lake to enjoy the scenic beauty. Overnight stay at Nomadic Life Camps, Korzok Village.

Tsomoriri Lake Nomadic Life Camps

Day 13

Tsomoriri Lake – Keylong: After early breakfast, leave for Keylong via Sarchu 2nd Highest motor able road in the world, Skyangchu Thang (Biggest and Highest Plateau on stretch of 42 Kms. Arrive at Jispa / kalong by evening Dinner and overnight Kaylong or Jispa.

Keylong

Day 14

Kaylong - Manali : After breakfast drive to Manali en route crossing Baralachala Pass (4800m),Darcha,Jispa,climbing over Rohtang Pass (3980 m). Evening check-in at hotel. Dinner and overnight stay.

Baralachala Pass Darcha

Jispa

Day 15

Manali local Sightseeing: After early breakfast, visit famous Hadimba Temple, Vashisht Temple ,Tibetan Monastery, Rohtang Pass and ancient landmarks .Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Manal.

Hadimba Temple Vashisht Temple

Tibetan Monastery Rohtang Pass

 

 

Day 16

Manali – Chandigarh: After breakfast drive towards Chandigarh distance between Chandigarh to Manali is 312 km by road along with an aerial distance of 173 km. Sukhna lake is a heaven in Chandigarh. Boating at Sukhna Lake is a joyful experience. The city is full of Hindu temples and Sikh Gurudwaras. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel in Chandigarh .
Sukhna lake Boating at Sukhna Lake

Day 17

Departure: After breakfast drop at Chandigarh Airport by Tempo traveler with happy memories.