Manali Leh Jeep Safari

Package Description

Trans Himalayan Safari or Manali to Leh Jeep Safari: This is one of the famous Jeep Safari route in the world and many Adventurous Traveler use to do this tour. Passing over some of the highest motorable roads in the world like Rohtang Pass (3980 mt) , Baralacha La (4891 mt) , Lachung La (5079 mt) and Tanglangla (5500 mt).

Duration 08 Nights & 09 Days
Activities Jeep Safari
Best Time March-April

Day 01 :Delhi - Manali: Drive 553 Kms

We start the tour from Delhi drive to Manali via Chandigarh. Arrive Manali by evening and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Meal:- Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner



Day 02: Manali (2,025 M)

Morning after breakfast we visit Kullu, Parvati Valley and Manikaran and return back to Manali by evening. If time permits we can go for local sightseeing at hadimba temple, Manu temple, Club house and return to hotel for overnight stay.

Meal:- Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner



Day 03: Manali -Keylong (3,440 M): Drive 126 Kms

Morning after breakfast drive to Keylong an administrative center of the Lahaul and Spiti district in Himachal Pradesh. It is located along Manali-Leh highway ,about 7kms north-east of intersection of the chandra valley, the bhaga valley, and the chenab valley on the bank of Bhaga River. Overnight stay at Kylong.

Meal:-Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner



Day 04: Keylong - Sarchu(4,290 M): Drive 105 Kms

Sarchu (Also called Sir Bhum Chun), a tented camp in the Himalayas on the Leh-Manali Highway, on the boundary between Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) in India. It is situated between Baralacha La to the south and Lachulung La to the north, at an altitude of 4,290 m. The journey along the Manali-Leh highway at high altitude and variable road conditions, normally takes two days, so travellers and tourists use this spot as an overnight stop. An Indian army camp is sited nearby on the banks of the Tsarap Chu river. The highway and thus the camp are closed during the winter, when snow blocks the high passes along the road.

Sarchu was an important trading point in the ancient silk route. It is still a hot favourite with traders, nomadic tribes and adventure seekers.Ovenight in camps at Sarchu.

Meal:-Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner.



Day 05: Sarchu -Leh (3,500 M): Drive 250 Kms

Morning after breakfast drive to Leh. On arrival transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Meal:- Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner.



Day 06: Leh - Indus Valley

Morning after breakfast, we will take you to a guided tour of the Monasteries of the Indus Valley. Your excursion would include visits to,

HEMIS (45 KMS. SOUTH OF LEH)

Built on a green hillside surrounded by spectacular mountains, Hemis is the biggest and the most important monastery in Ladakh. It was built in the 17th century by Chapgon Gyalshas and ever since has enjoyed the patronage of the royal family. Hemis is the headquarter of the Drukpa order and all the monasteries throughout Ladakh are administered by it. This wealthiest monastery contains gold statues and stupas decorated with precious stones and many priceless old Thankas.

THIKSEY (25 KMS SOUTH OF LEH)

Thiksey,one of the most imposing monasteries belonging to the 15th century, stands on a crag overlooking the flood plain on the east bank of the Indus. The monastery belongs to Elugpa order (Yellow sect) and is a 12- Storey Monastery painted deep red, ochre and white with typical tapering walls. There is a 15m high Buddha figure at the entrance of the new temple. The layout of the monastery complex resembles the Potala palace in Lhasa.

SHEY (15 KMS SOUTH OF LEH)

On the East bank of the Indus river lies the beautiful Shey Monastery. Up to the 16th century it was the royal palace. There is a 17.5 m high blue haired Maitreya Buddha of copper, brass gilded and studded with precious gemstones.

Return to your hotel by the later part of the afternoon. Evening you can walk down to the nearest market on your own or spend some time at leisure.

Overnight at hotel.

Meal Plan:- Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner.



Day 07: Leh- Lamayuru- ALchi (3,520 M): Drive 170 Kms

Morning after breakfast drive to Lamayuru/Yuru Gompa. Overnight Stay at Diskit.


Lamayuru is a Tibetan Buddhist Gompa (monastery) in Kargil District, Western Ladakh, India, situated on the Srinagar - Kargil - Leh road 15 km east of the Fotu La, at a height of 3,510 m.


The Indian scholar Mahasiddhacarya Naropa (956-1041 CE), allegedly caused a lake which filled the valley to dry up and founded Lamayuru Monastery. The oldest surviving building at Lamayuru is a temple called Seng-ge-sgang, at the southern end of the Lamayuru rock, which is attributed to the famous builder-monk Rinchen Zangpo (958-1055 CE). Rinchen Zangpo was charged by the king of Ladakh to build 108 gompas, and certainly many gompas (monasteries) in Ladakh,  Spitiand the surrounding regions, date from his time.

Lamayuru is one of the largest and oldest gompas in Ladakh, with a population of around 150 permanent monks resident.It has, in the past, housed up to 400 monks, many of which are now based in gompas in surrounding villages. Lamayuru is host to two annual masked dance festivals, in the second and fifth months of the Tibetan lunar calendar, when all the monks from these surroundinggompas gather together to pray.

Post Lunch drive back to theAlchi village which is famous for the existence of one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh (a national heritage) Alchi Monastery, mainly known for its magnificent, and well-preserved 11th or 12th century wall paintings, all in an Indo-Himalayan style. Alchi is a small village with several tourist homestays, most offering modern conveniences for overnight stays, The best time to visit is from June to September.

Overnight at hotel in Alchi.


Meal:- Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner



Day 08: Alchi - Leh: Drive 60 Kms

After breakfast drive back to leh and overnight at a hotel in Leh.

Meal:- Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner



Day 09: Leh Departure

Early morning after breakfast fly/drive to your destination.



INR 41560/- Per Person for 2 Pax together; INR 27,075/- Per Person travelling minimum 4 pax together.
Prices Include:
  • Accommodation for 8 nights on twin share basis in the above mention hotels or similar.
  • Through Services of English Speaking Guide for the sightseeing at Leh, Manali and Lamayuru destination.
  • Only breakfast as per the itinerary.
  • All currently applicable taxes
  • All travel through jeep or similar from in J & K as per the itinerary.
  • All current Government taxes are included in the above price, which are subject to change without any notice.
  • One bottle of mineral water per person per day during the visits and long drives.
Prices does Not Include:
  • Any kind of insurance cover
  • Entrances to the monuments if any in the itinerary(Supplementary cost provided)
  • Items of personal nature like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, tips, camera fees etc
  • Car at disposal or any sightseeing on leisure days unless specified above
  • Early check in or a late checkout room (s) at any hotel (s) unless specified above
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like change in flight and train schedule;
  • Cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, etc
  • Expenses of personal nature like personal gratuities, telephone charges, laundry, spa activities, drinks etc.
  • Tips to driver, guide, hotel staff & representative.
  • Any porterage at hotel (for baggage on arrival and departure from the hotel).
  • Camera/video camera fee at monuments
  • In case of Pilgrimage tours cost of horse back, Doli, Helicopter (unless specifically mentioned), chopper etc.
  • Additional extra topping if taken
  • Fur coats/Jackets to visit snow point or any special attire required to visit any particular sightseeing place.
  • Medicines required if any
  • Any other item not specifically mentioned above as 'INCLUDED'
General Conditions:
  • The prices are on Per Person basis,
  • All prices are subject to any revision of tax and tariff structure
  • Rates valid in 2015 only.
Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be notified in writing on the name of Shikhar Travels India And same is mailed at tours@shikhar.com. Cancellation fees are applied to the following timetable:
  • Cancellation made prior to 91 days or more, 10% of the money deposited as advance or Rs. 4000/- p. p whichever is higher.
  • 61 - 90 days: 25% of the total invoice
  • 31 - 60 days: 50% of the total invoice
  • 07 -30 days: 75% of the total invoice
  • 01 - 06 days: full retention and will be treated as no show client
In certain cases the cancellation policy (including conditions applicable on the advance deposit made/required for holding the reservation) may differ & would be applicable as per the cancellation policy of that hotel / Service provider. This will be charged over & in addition to the cancellation policy.

TRANSPORT INFORMATION
We are incredibly particular about our transport services. Our vehicles are never more than three years old and maintained in immaculate condition. They are always very clean and comfortable. Our drivers are also an incredibly important component of our promised service to our clients. Through thorough training and maintenance of quality control, we ensure our drivers not only drive safely but extend a very high level of courtesies to their passengers. We also ensure we make contact with our clients regularly throughout their holiday to ensure everything is running smoothly and they are happy with the vehicles and drivers.
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