A break from your routine life is a must. A tour to a place that can refresh your energy can make you feel rejuvenated. A tour from Chandigarh to Manali and Leh is a breathtaking tour that covers many scenic places and splendid views of nature. Chandigarh has a lively charm and the city is known for its vibrant vibe and delectable food.
Manali is a mesmerizing place with magnificent views of the mountains and pristine clear lakes. There are so many scenic places and sightseeing options in Manali. From snow-capped ranges to lush green forests, Manali has a charm of its own. It’s also known for its quaint villages, temples and trekking trails. Manali is a super place to explore the raw beauty of nature.
Leh is a paradise that can only be experienced. There are many scenic places in Leh that look absolutely breathtaking and surreal. It's also a favorite spot for bikers and trekkers from all over India.
Day 1: Chandigarh to Manali
After you reach Chandigarh airport or railway station, you'll be driven to Manali by a cab driver or executive. It takes about 7 hours to reach Manali. Once you reach Manali, check into your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2: Manali to Jispa
After breakfast, head to Jispa. It'll take about a full day to reach Jispa, you can explore many places on the way. Check into your hotel in Jispa for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3: Jispa to Leh
After breakfast, head to Leh. Once you reach Leh, you can check into a Ladhaki style hotel or a guesthouse. You need to relax and rest for a while, as the altitude of Leh is (3505 m) meters above sea level. Your body should get adapted to this. Reach the place and enjoy the lovely sunset at sunset point that is Shanti Stupa. Head to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Sham valley around 90km
After breakfast, head to Leh via Leh-Kargil route. Explore the sightseeing options on the way. This includes a visit to the Hall of fame museum that is near Leh. Head to Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, that is situated deep in the Himalayan range. Head to an amazing place gravity hill that defies the law of gravity. People believe it to be a magical place too.
Head to Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar River driving through the mesmerizing valleys. The view from this place is simply breathtaking. You can take some awesome picture shots here. Head back to Leh exploring Spituk Monastery on the way. The tour also includes a visit to Indus Valley Monastery starting with Hemis Gompa, which is the largest monastic foundation of the Tibetan valley.
Visit the Tibetan Buddhism monastery, the ancient capital of Ladakh, Shey Palace, Sindhu Ghat, 3 Idiots Rancho School. Drive back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: Nubra Valley (125 Kms/5 Hrs)
After breakfast, head to Nubra valley that is about 5 hours away from this place. Its also known as the valley of flowers. On the journey, you can explore the place Khardungla high that is about 18,380 feet above sea level. The place has a breathtaking view of the Indus valley and magnetic mountain range.
Also, explore the Karakorum mountain range. Rest in temporary accommodation at this place and then head to Hunder sand dunes. This is another wonderful place that offers a great travel experience. Head back to your accommodation for overnight stay. At night, you can also explore the villages around the place.
Day 6: Nubra to Leh
After breakfast, head to a visit of most picturesque and famous Disket monastery. Drive through this place as it's on the popular silk route. Drive back to Leh via Khardungla. Reach Leh hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: Leh to Pangong, via Changla pass (5320 mts) (5-6hrs)
After breakfast, head to Changthang Valley. This is the second highest point of the Leh journey. The landscape view of the journey is simply mind-blowing. Overnight stay at camp or guesthouse gives you an amazing experience.
Day 8: Pangong to Leh
After breakfast, head to explore Pangong. The lake is situated at 13,930 ft above sea level. It's wide and it also extends on the straight line on the way to Tibet. Head back to Leh and on the journey, you can spot Himalayan marmots. Also, spot the migrated birds. Reach your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 9: Leh to Chandigarh
After breakfast, head back to Chandigarh. This amazing tour will give you a thrilling and awesome experience.