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CNNH 07: Manali to Leh Overland Jeep Safari

Duration :- 07 Nights / 08 Days
Highlights :- Manali, Rohtang, Sarchu, Sham Valley Tour, Pangong Lake, Jeep Safari to Nubra Valley via World’s highest motorable road – Khardungla.

Day 01 : Manali Sightseeing
This day after breakfast proceed for local sightseeing of Manali, visit 450 years old temple dedicated to Hadimba Devi, which has some excellent woodcarving. Also visit Manu temple and Vashisht Kund known for its hot sulphur springs. Evening free for shopping at local Tibetan market. Overnight in Manali.
Sarchu
Day 02 : Manali - Sarchu (222KM / 08 HRS aprox.)
Drive early morning from Manali to Sarchu over the Rohtang-la pass (13,398 ft). Reach Keylong (05 HRS.). Lunch at restaurant and continue driving towards Sarchu. Optional: To avoid early morning departure to meet time at Keylong for lunch we may depart at our own pace with packed lunch from the hotel. On arrival check-in Rashpian Adventure. Overnight at Rashpian Adventure Camp.

Day 03 : Sarchu - Leh. (3445 M) 251 Km / 8 – 9 Hrs Drive)
Leave early morning and drive through Lachungla Pass 5065 Mtrs rugged in the middle of mountains. At lunch time we stop at Pang. From here there are chances to see tiny colonies of Marmots on the Morea plains a streatch of 45 Kms. Finally we reach the second highest road TANGLANGLA PASS 5350 Mtrs. Finally we reach Leh in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04 : Excursion to Sham Valley (150 Kms round trip)
Morning after breakfast drive to Alchi. Enroute visit Magnetic Hill, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, Confluence of Zanskar and Indus river. Visit Alchi Monastery and drive back to Leh. Just before reaching Leh visit Ladakh Hall of fame. Arrive hotel in Leh for Book Your Tourdinner and overnight.


Magnetic Hill: Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurdwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up-hill that’s the Believe it or not of Ladakh!

Gurdwara Shri Patthar Sahib: The Shrine known as Gurdwara Patthar sahib is situated about 25 kms. Short of Leh town on the Leh-Srinagar road. Built in the everlasting memory of Shri Guru Nanak Deve Ji the great prophet who sanctified the place by his sacred visit during the year 1517 while on his second missionary tour (2nd Udassi 1515-1518).

Conflence of the Zanskar & Indus: On way to Sham Valley before Nimu village one can have this magnificent view of two rivers in wed-lock! In seasons they have different colors and flow and wildness.

Ladakh Hall of FameAlchi Gompa: 70 Kms from Leh, on the banks of the Indus, is the Alchi Gompa dating a thousand years back. One of its walls features thousands of miniature sized pictures of the Buddha. Three large sized images made of clay and painted brightly are its focal attractions.

Ladakh Hall of Fame: The Hall of Fame is a glorious museum constructed by the Indian Army. You can see the memorabilia, eminent defense personalities with biographies, images and weapons used during the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh.

Day 05 : Leh - Nubra Via Khardungla Pass (140 Kms / 5 – 6 hrs)
Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Arrive Nubra and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride (On Own). Later if time permits visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries and check in at Deluxe Camp. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the camp.

Khardungla Pass: The road journey to Nubra valley leads through Khardung La pass (The highest Motorable road in the world) 18,390 ft. around 39 Kms. Away from Leh. There are two checkpoints on the both sides of the pass. Khardong is the Book Your Tourfirst village of Nubra valley at higher altitude than Deskit and other villages.


Deskit Village: Deskit is the main village of headquarter of Nubra valley, which has a small market consisting of a row of shops and about 500 years old Gompa on the hilltop. Spectacular view of the valley can be seen form the monastery.

Deskit Gompa: Deskit Gompa was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod in about 1420 AD during the reign of King Dragspa. About 100 monks are residing in the Gompa, which is a branch of Thikse Monastery. The monastic festival called Gustor takes place on 20th and 21st days of the 12th month of Tibetan calendar.

Hundar Village: Hundar is a beautiful village to stay with lot of trees and you will really enjoy your stay at Hundar. It has a small monastery and ruined fort above the village. The walk or Camel Safari (Double Hump bacterian camels) from Hundar to Deskit, through sand dunes for two hours is wonderful (on own).

Day 06 : Nubra - Leh
Morning after Breakfast proceed for Leh, once again driving via Khardungla pass the World Highest Motorable road. Evening explore Leh bazaar for souvenir, visit Leh Jokhang or Leh Mosque by foot. Overnight at the hotel.
Jokhang
Jokhang: the Ladakh Buddhist Association in 1957 built the small Gonpa opposite to SBI and known as Jokhang in the main bazaar, which is open throughout the day for visitors. The Gonpa contains statue of Joyo Rinpoche (crowned Buddha).

Leh Mosque: The Jama Masjid of Leh was built in 1666-67 AD under an agreement between Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and Ladakhi ruler Deldan Namgyal. Initialy, the architecture of the mosque bore Tibetan, Central Asian and Ladakhi style. In recent years it has been reconstructed and given a new look with minarets and domes.

Day 07 : Excursion to Pangong Lake (280 Kms round trip)
Morning after breakfast drive to to Pangong Lake on the Indo China border. Evening back to hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight.

The Pangong Lake: Situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 M). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometers at its widest point to which foreigners are permitted, is only some seven km along the southern shore from the head of the lake, but it affords spectacular views of the mountains of the Changchenmo range to the north, their reflection shimmering in the ever-changing blues and greens of the lakes brackish water.
Book Your Tour
Day 08 : Airport Departure
Leave on time for Leh airport to board your flight to Delhi.


Package Cost :: Per Pax in INR, Valid From 01st May 2012 To 15th Oct 2012 for Indian National.
Package Type Min. 02 Pax. Min. 04 Pax. Min. 06 Pax. 08 pax 10 pax Adult/Child Extra Bed Child Without Extra Bed
Super Deluxe 43750 33300 29800 30150 28700 1600 800
Deluxe 34100 23650 20200 20500 19050 1200 600
Standard 31000 20600 17100 17500 16000 1000 500
Budget 28700 18250 14800 15150 13700 700 300


Hotels Recommended Or Similar
Destination Super Deluxe Deluxe Standard
Leh Hotel Caravan Center – Suite room, Ladakh Residency, Hotel Lasermo, Hotel Namgyal , Spicn Span , Hotel Shambhala Hotel Caravan Center, Hotel Singee Palace / Similar Hotel Panorama / Seven  Seas Guest House / Dolma 
Guest House / Similar
Nubra Valley Silk Route Cottage Silk Route Cottage Mystic Meadows Camp

Service Include:
  1. Accommodation With Daily Breakfast & Dinner.
  2. Exclusive NAC Vehicle for all transfer & Sightseeing
  3. Inner Line Permits.
  4. All Taxes except GST.
Service does not Include:
  1. Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, telephone calls, fax etc.
  2. Entrance Fees for Monument, Monasteries & Museums.
  3. Any kind of drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
  4. Rafting charges, Camel Safari Charges, Guide charges, if any.
  5. Any expense incurred or loss caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays / rescheduling / cancellations, any accidents / medical evacuations, riots/strikes/war, & etc.
  6. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Tour Package Inclusions”.
  7. Any expenses incurred on extra transport, apart from the ones covered in the package.
  8. Room service & additional meals.
  9. Medical & Travel insurance.
  10. Does not include Government Service Tax 2.58%.
Supplement Meal Cost: (Inclusive of all Taxes & VAT)
Super Deluxe Rs. 500.00 per Meal per pax(Lunch)
Deluxe Rs. 400.00 per Meal per pax(Lunch)
Standard Rs. 300.00 per Meal per pax(Lunch)


Luxury Type Package Cost will be Given on Request.
Please Note: Ladakh is high Altitude destination; hence Ladakh trip is not recommended for people with poor heart condition, Epilepsy and asthma.


Do’s & Don'ts for the Visitors
Do's Dont's
1. Must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card (Children must carry original & valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo Id card ). 1. Do not disturb Monks at prayer, and always ask permission before taking photographs
2. Do not touch religious artifacts.
2. Remember to carry sufficient woolens including hand gloves. 3. Do not drink, smoke, take drugs or spit in the monastery premises.
3. Carry moisturizer, lip guard & sun protection lotions who have allergy of exposure to sun. 4. Avoid talking loudly or disturbing the peaceful atmosphere.


Transport: The pricing is for groupings of 02, 04 & 06 pax sharing 01 CAR ( NAC Qualis / Xylo /Scorpio / Innova etc.). Pls. note we do not use smaller cars in Ladakh due to the topographical factor, which requires heavy vehicles.

The following points are to be noted for Child Rate ::
  1. Children above 10+ years will be considered as adult.
  2. Children of 5+ to 10 sharing parent’s room will be charged as per Child without Extra bed
  3. Children below 5 years Complimentary.
(Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked).

Cancellation Policy:
When Cancellation is made Charges
1. 15 Days more prior to the operation of the booked 1. Loss of Deposit
2. 09 Days prior to the operation of the booked tour 2. 25 - 50% of total tour cost
3. 06 Days prior to the operation of the booked tour 3. 50 - 75% of total tour cost
4. 04 Days prior to the operation of the booked tour 4. 100% of total tour cost

Important Informations :
  • For Extra adult in the room we will provide an extra bed (wherever possible), but some hotels only provide a roll out bed and have no provision of an extra bed.
  • Operator reserves the right to re-arrange itinerary to suit hotel availability without changing the total number of days in each destination and without compromising any services.
  • The vehicle used is NAC and is available for point to point services only and is not at disposal. Clients are requested to follow the timings in the program.
  • In case any services are miss due to delay in departure, the operator will not be responsible for any refunds
  • Child sharing parents’ room will not be provided an extra bed.