Arrival in Manali and reach your hotel. Make sure you pack your things. Stroll around the town and explore the city a bit(On your own).
The journey of ascend begins from here. The journey will take you through some very beautiful passes. Enroute visit Solang valley and then cross Rohtang-La to begin your journey. Cross the Lahaul Valley and then we have lunch at Keylong. Reach Jispa. We then drive to Sarchu crossing the mighty Baralacha-La(4900 m), a high mountain pass connecting Lahaul and Ladakh region. The transition drive of coming from a crowded place to a place between mountains will fill you up with joy. The joy staying in middle of nowhere. We halt at Sarchu. Checkin and overnight stay at camps in Sarchu.
Wake up to the beautiful sunrise. After breakfast, we drive to Leh via Nakeela & Lachulung-La(5059 m). On the way to Lachulung-La, visit Skyangchu Thang( A plateau of around 42 km) and Pang. The journey of passes will surely give you an experience of lifetime. Later, cross the Tanglang-La(2nd highest motorable road in the world) . After you reach Upshi, drive along Indus river to reach Leh. Overnight at hotel in Leh
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing on the Leh – Srinagar Highway. Visit :- Hall of Fame ,a Museum developed and maintained by the Indian Army in the memory of soldiers who lost their lives in Indo-Pak war and is a must visit place for every citizen. You can see here the weapons used in Kargil war and other artefacts of various wars(Kargil war). You can also purchase things from souvenir shop. Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, a Gurudwara constructed & maintained by the Indian Army. There is a very interesting religious story associated with this place about Guru Nanak ji. Explore the place and do take the prasad before you leave the place in the traditional style of Gurudwara. Then, we proceed to visit Alchi Monaestry, a buddhist monaestry in Alchi village of Leh. While returning from Alchi Monaestry, one can also opt for River Rafting at Zanskar river. Proceed further and experience the effects of Magnetic Hill (Defiance of the law of gravity wherein a vehicle starts climbing up the hill when put in a neutral position) and admire the confluence of holy Indus & Zanskar also known as Sangam. Return back to Leh by evening. Take a walk in the markets of Leh. You can also purchase apricots which will be very useful for the upcoming journey. Drink lots of water. Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Wake up early today as we leave for one of the main highlights of this trip i.e. the visit to the mighty ‘Khardung-La’. After breakfast, drive to Nubra Valley, also known as the Valley of Flowers and the warmest region in Ladakh via Khardungla pass. Nubra valley is one of those heavens where you will see snowcapped ranges, river and desert at one place. The high passes on the way to Nubra will surely thrill up your journey and as you reach Khardung-La, you ride through the highest motorable road in the world. Enjoy a short halt here for coffee and some snacks as you enjoy the beautiful snow-capped mountains. After spending some time at Khardungla, proceed to Nubra. After Hotel check-in, enjoy camel Safari in the evening. Overnight stay in Nubra
After an early breakfast, we will drive to Pangong Lake(World's highest brackish lake) via Shayok River. The Pangong lake is considered to be sacred by the local people. Visit the exact location where the climax of the famous movie “Three idiots” was shot & enjoy outing along the banks of the lake. One really feels very close to nature at Pangong Lake with its scenic surroundings. On a clear sunny day, you can see seven colour formations in the crystal clear salt water lake. Overnight stay in Pangong.
Start your day early when the surroundings of the lake look even more beautiful. Do click some wonderful memories here before we head to Tsomorimori. Later on, start driving towards Tsomoriri Lake. The largest lake in Ladakh, it lies at an altitude of 15075 feet. We will drive up to tsagala , chusul and then Drive past Mahe Bridge and then towards the beautiful Tsomoriri Lake. You can also spot Himalayan marmots. Evening arrival at the Lake. Check-in at the tented camp near the lake. Near the lake, you can spot as many as 34 avifauna species. The lake has been declared a Wetland of international significance under the Ramsar Convention in 2003. Stay overnight in the camp.
After breakfast, we drive to Sarchu via Nakeela and Lachung – La(5059m). First we will cross Tanglang-La at an altitude of 5300 m. We will stop for Lunch in between. Enjoy the Masala Maggi at the dhabas of mountain as you start recalling the sweet memories. Later, reach Sarchu in the night. Overnight at the camps in Sarchu.
After the breakfast drive for Manali, a beautiful scenic drive by crossing Baralacha La (4845m), lunch at Sissu village, later cross famous Rohtang Pass, 13050 ft. Arrive Manali. Drop at the Manali Market.