Kathmandu to Leh via Manali-8N/9D

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8 Nights / 9 Days


Food: BLD


Trip starts at: Kathmandu


Flights: Round Trips


Vehicles: Private Based on group size


Accommodation: 3/4 star Hotel's


Trip Ends at: Kathmandu


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Embark on a captivating journey from Kathmandu to Ladakh via Lucknow, Delhi, and Manali. Experience the vibrant culture of North India, explore the ancient heritage of Delhi, and marvel at the majestic landscapes of Ladakh. Highlights include iconic landmarks, high-altitude passes, serene lakes, and ancient monasteries, making for an unforgettable adventure through the heart of the Himalayas.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu to Manali Day 2: Manali - Sightseeing at the Kullu Valley Day 3: Manali to Leh (via Sarchu) Day 4: Leh - Local Sightseeing Day 5: Leh to Nubra Valley Day 6: Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake Day 7: Pangong Lake to Leh Day 8: Leh to Manali Day 9: Manali to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

Depart from Kathmandu early in the morning and travel by road towards the Indian border. Cross the border and continue your journey to Manali, a beautiful hill station in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India. The drive typically takes around 15-16 hours, depending on road conditions and traffic. Upon arrival in Manali, check into your accommodation and rest for the night.

Spend the day exploring the picturesque Kullu Valley. Visit attractions such as Hadimba Temple, Manu Temple, and the scenic Solang Valley. Enjoy adventure activities like paragliding, river rafting, and trekking. Overnight stay in Manali.

Depart from Manali early in the morning and begin your journey towards Leh. Ride through the stunning landscapes of the Himalayas, passing through Rohtang Pass and Keylong. Reach Sarchu and take a break for refreshments. Continue your journey to Leh, crossing high-altitude passes like Baralacha La and Tanglang La. Marvel at the changing landscapes as you ascend to the Ladakh region. Arrive in Leh and check into your hotel for overnight stay.

Spend the day exploring the attractions in and around Leh. Visit Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, and Leh Market. Explore the local culture and cuisine. Overnight stay in Leh.

Depart from Leh and drive towards Nubra Valley, crossing the world's highest motorable pass, Khardung La. Marvel at the dramatic landscapes as you descend into the valley, with views of sand dunes, mountains, and monasteries. Visit Diskit Monastery, the largest and oldest monastery in Nubra Valley, and explore its intricate architecture and Buddhist artifacts. Enjoy a camel safari amidst the sand dunes of Hunder, experiencing the unique desert landscape of Ladakh. Overnight stay in Nubra Valley.

Depart from Nubra Valley and drive towards Pangong Lake, a high-altitude lake renowned for its mesmerizing blue waters. En route, enjoy panoramic views of the rugged Himalayan landscape, passing through picturesque villages and vast plains. Arrive at Pangong Lake in the evening and witness the stunning sunset over the lake's tranquil waters. Spend the night at a campsite or guesthouse near Pangong Lake, enjoying the serenity of the surroundings.

Wake up early to witness the sunrise over Pangong Lake, capturing the changing hues of the landscape. After breakfast, begin your journey back to Leh, retracing your route via Chang La pass. Take breaks along the way to admire the scenic vistas and stretch your legs. Arrive in Leh by late afternoon and check into your hotel. Spend the evening at leisure, reflecting on your memorable experiences in Ladakh. Overnight stay in Leh.

Depart from Leh and drive back to Manali, retracing your route through the beautiful landscapes of the Himalayas. Arrive in Manali by evening and check into your accommodation. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and exploring the local markets. Overnight stay in Manali.

After breakfast, depart from Manali and begin your journey back to Kathmandu. Cross the border and travel by road towards Kathmandu. The drive typically takes around 15-16 hours, depending on road conditions and traffic. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your accommodation or onward destination, completing your trip.

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Depart From location icon Kathmandu
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