TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Manali - Rohtang Pass -Sarchu -Tanglang La - Leh - Shey - Thiksey - Spituk - Khardung La

Duration : 09 Nights / 10 Days

Day 01: New Delhi - Manali (580 km)
Duration: 14 hours
Journey overnight in Volvo A.C. luxury coaches.

Meet a representative from ‘Mystic Himalayan Trails’ on arrival at Manali, check in to hotel.

Day 02: Keylong (115 Km)
Duration: 9 hours

Travel by jeep from Manali to Keylong via Rohtang Pass (3980m). On arrival at Keylong, check in to the hotel. You can hike up to Khardong monastery and village in the late afternoon.

Day 03: Keylong - Sarchu (107 km)
Duration: 5 hours

Proceed to Sarchu (4253m) en route visiting Jispa village and Baralacha La (4892m). You can also visit either Suraj Tal or Deepak Tal, beautiful glacial Tarns enroute to the pass before you cross the lofty Baralacha La and drive to Sarchu. In Rudyard Kipling's opus "Kim", Kim's Lama used this pass to enter India from Tibet. Once you have reached Sarchu and checked in at the camp, you walk in and around the village. 

Day 04: Sarchu - Leh (236 km)
Duration: 9 hours

Travel to Leh over Lachang la (5065m) and Tanglang la (5360m). These passes are your introduction to real high altitude and the mountain vistas around them are superb. On arrival at Leh, check in to the hotel.

Day 05: Leh

Spend a half-day touring of the legendary Spituk and Phyang monasteries. In the afternoon, you get time to explore this quaint town and to visit the Kings Palace, Leh Mosque, Leh Gompa, Shankar Gompa and Leh Bazar.

Day 06: Leh

Spend the day on an excursion to two of Ladakh's famous monasteries - Thiksey and Hemis. On the way back, visit the Shey Palace.

Day 07: Leh-Khardungla-Leh

Visit the Khardung la pass, the highest motorable pass in the world at 5600m(18372 Ft). This road is marvel of Engineering and Indian army's project 'Himank' struggles continuously with the elements to keep it open for a few months in a year for defense purposes. Return to Leh by late afternoon. 

Day 08: Leh - Sarchu (236 km)
Duration: 9 hours 

Return to Sarchu and check into the camp. 

Day 09: Sarchu - Manali (222 km)
Duration: 9 hours 

Return to Manali over the mighty Rohtang Pass (3980m). Legend has it that Lord Shiva, who is also known as Girisha – Lord of The Mountains, created this pass with a strike of his trident on the invocation of the ancient inhabitants of Lahaul. So that they could maintain contact with the outside world. On arrival at Manali, check in to the hotel. 

Day 10: Manali – New Delhi (300 km)
Duration: 14 hours