Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari Tour is an excellent way to explore the lesser known regions of Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh. In this two-week tour lose yourself to the unmatched and unexploited beauty of nature. Witness drastic change in landscape; pass through world's highest motorable pass; stand in awe of gorgeous backdrop of the hamlets; drive through the dusty long roads that cut through mountains; visit sacred places that are suffused with spirituality and knowledge and appreciate the mightiness of nature. The jeep safari tour that begins from Shimla takes you from the confines of maddening rush to the lap of utter serenity. Here is the detailed itinerary of the Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari Tour for you:
In the morning, we shall drive to Shimla by Toyota Innova. Lunch shall be served enroute. Upon arrival at Shimla, we shall assist you to transfer to the hotel. Evening time will be left free to explore the Mall Road and the Ridge. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning, we shall be visiting Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, which was built in 1888. We shall also visit the Jakhoo temple that is famed for this gigantic Lord Hanuman statue. In the evening, we shall be visiting The Mall and The Ridge.
Our jeep safari will begin today as we will drive to Sarhan(1950m) via Rampur. Sarhan is a small village, which offers beautiful views of Shrikhantha Mahadev Peak (5155m). We will be visiting the famous Bhimakali Temple as well. Overnight stay at the lodge in Sarhan.
Today, we shall be driving on the spectacular Hindustan Tibet road that runs parallel to Sutlej River to reach Sangla. We can enjoy the stunning view of Kinner – Kailash from Sangla Valley. We shall also visit remote villages of Rackcham and Chitkul. On arrival at Sangla, we shall check in the camp. Overnight stay in the camp in Sangla.
In the morning, we will visit Kamru village and fort. Later, we shall be travelling to Kalpa. Kalpa is located 53kms away from Sangla and has a gorgeous backdrop of Kinner Kailash mountain range. Evening will be left free to explore Kalpa village.
Today, we will drive from Kalpa to Tabo via Nako village. Nako is a beautiful village located on bank of a small lake. On arrival at Tabo, we will transfer to a guesthouse for an overnight stay.
After the breakfast, we will go to visit Tabo monastery. Later, we will travel to Kaza; we will stop by Lalung and Dhankar Gompa for a short visit. On arrival in Kaza, we will check in at guest house for an overnight stay.
In the morning time, we will visit the Ki monastery, which is about12 kms from Kaza. From this monastery we are likely to get the panoramic view of the surroundings. After Ki, we shall be visiting a small Gompa at Kibber. Kibber is situated at an altitude of 4205 m/13,792 ft and it is reckoned as the highest permanently inhabited village of the region. Overnight stay at Kaza.
In the morning we will drive to Keylong via Kunzum Pass (4558 m/14,950ft) to witness the beautiful view of CB ranges. Enroute we shall be visiting several villages of Spiti and Lahaul valley. Dinner and overnight stay will be in the hotel at Keylong.
Today we shall drive from Keylong to Sarchu via Baralacha Pass (4800 m). On arrival, we shall check-in at the camp at Sarchu. Evening will be kept free to go sightseeing in Sarchu. Dinner and overnight in camp.
In early morning today, we shall drive to Leh. We will be crossing the famed series of Galta loops that has 32 hairpin bends till the Pang valley. After crossing to the other side of the Pang, we shall head towards Tzanspo River and continue to drive to yet another plateau and the legendary Moore plains. We shall cross Tangling La (5280 Mts.) from where we can get lovely views of the Zanskar range. A pleasant drive of about 20 Kms will bring us Ladakhi hamlet, Gya. After crossing few more villages, we will come to the great Indus River. Further we continue to drive to Leh town for overnight stay at the prebooked hotel.
After the breakfast, we will devote full day for local sightseeing. In the evening, we will return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Today we will head out to visit places like Leh Palace, Jama Masjid, Spituk and Phyang. At the evening we will reach back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
We will be driving to Khardung - La today. Khardung La is the highest motorable road in the world, which is perched at a dizzy altitude of 5,600m. Expect splendid view from the top; one can see as far as the Indus valley in the South and endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range and the Sesser Massif in the North. In the evening, we shall return back to Leh for dinner and overnight stay.
Early in the morning we will assist you to the airport to catch a flight for Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi, we will drive around the city for local sightseeing. In the evening, we shall help you to transfer to the international airport to board the flight home.