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Amritsar Leh Jeep Safari

13 days Jeep Safari from Delhi to Chandigarh, Manali, Jispa, Sarchu, Leh


Tour Details


This adventure tour package offers 9 days Jeep Safari from Delhi to Manali, Leh, Jispa, Pang, Stok with the trekking options. While on the trip you'll discover some most picturesque places that are also known as dream destinations.

Highlights

Gear up for an epic journey of 13 days to one of the highest motorable roads in the world. Alongwith the drive, explore some exotic hills and valleys and opt for some challenging adventurous sports available here.
Day Wise Breakup

Day 01: Delhi-Amritsar
Afternoon arrival at Amritsar and transfer to the hotel. Evening witness the retreat ceremony at Waga border and Golden Temple. Overnight in Hotel. Amritsar is one of the most ancient and fascinating cities of India . It is an important seat of Sikh history and culture. Being the gateway for travellers coming to India on the overland route from central Asia it soon became the centre of various commercial activities. There are various historical and religious sites .The most famous of them all in the Golden Temple which was founded by the fourth Guru of Sikhs, Guru Ramdas and completed by his successor Guru Arjan Dev.

Day 02: Amritsar-Dharamshala
After breakfast proceed by road to Dharamshala, arrive at the hotel and evening visit Mc. Leod gunj.. Overnight in Hotel at Dharamshala / Mc Loedganj. Dharamsala is a hill-station lying on the spur of the Dhauladhar Mountains about 18 kms north-east of Kangra, in the State of Himachal Pradesh and overlooks a wide spread of plains. It is known for its scenic beauty set amidst high pine and oak trees. Dharamsala’s altitude varies between 4400 ft. and 6560 ft. Since 1960, when it became the temporary headquarters of His Holiness The Dalai Lama, Dharamshala has risen to international repute as “The Little Lhasa in India ”. Covering a wide area in the form of a twin settlement, Lower Dharamsala (1380 m) is a busy commercial center, while Upper Dharamsala (1830 m) with the suburbs of Mcleod Ganj and Forsythganj retain a British flavor and colonial lifestyle. There is also a large Tibetan community in exile, who has made this their home, living mostly in Mcleod Ganj.

Day 03: Dharamshala to Manali
After breakfast drive from Dharamshala to Manali, a distance of 260 kilometer on the way stopping at Baijnath known for its Shiva Temple and further at Palampur famous For Tea Garden, Kullu and reach Manali. O/N Hotel

Day 04: Manali
Full day sightseeing of Manali Hidimba Temple, Manu Temple and excursion to Nagar Castle, Roerich Art gallery and Jagatsukh Temple. O/N Hotel

Day 05: Manali to Keylong
After Breakfast Driving towards The famous Rohatang Pass (4025M). Descending down from Rohatang pass Khoksar is the place where there is a check post and entry of passport and visa is done here later drive to Keylong Head Quarter of Lahaul and Spiti. Overnight stay Hotel.

Day 06: Keylong to Sarchu
Morning after breakfast drive to Sarchu (4253 M) (95 kms/4 hrs approx) via Baralachala (4892 M) to Sarchu.It is also the actual border between Lahaul and Zanskar. Arrive and overnight stay in tents.

Day 07: Sarchu to Leh
After breakfast driving towards Leh a distance of 220 km. O/N Hotel at Leh

Day 08: Local Sightseeing - Leh
After breakfast full day visit to Samker Gompa & Leh Bazaar, Leh Monastry, Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. Samker Gompa is little up in the valley, 3 Kms from Leh Town, which is open to visitors in the morning and evening only. The Gompa belongs to Yellow Sect & was founded in 18th Century. The Gompa is the seat of the Head Lama of Ladakh & founder of yellow sect, Tson-Kha-Pa. After Sanker, visit Leh Temple & Walk back or Drive to Leh Bazaar. Overnight in Hotel in Leh.

Day 09: Leh – Hemis /Shey /Thiksey
After breakfast at hotel visit monasteries of Hemis, Thiksey & Shey:-
Shey – it was the ancient capital of Ladakh and even after Singge Namgyal built the more imposing palace at Leh, the kings continued to regard Shey, as their real home. The importance which was attached to Shey - the seat of Ladakh's heartland - is attested by the enormous number of Chorten about the village, particularly around the palace complex and barren plain to the north of the road.

Thiksey – is one of the largest and most impressive Gompas. There are several temples in this Gompa containing images, stupas and exquisite wall paintings. It also houses a two - storied statue of Buddha which has the main prayer hall around its shoulder.

Hemis – which is dedicated to Padmasambhava, what a visitor can observes a series of scenes in which the lamas, robed in gowns of rich, brightly colored brocade and sporting masks sometimes bizarrely hideous, parade in solemn dance and mime around the huge flag pole in the center of the courtyard to the plaintive melody of the Shawn. Overnight stay at hotel in Leh.

Day 10 Leh – Uley/Alchi
Morning drive to Alchi, en-route visit Basgo fort, Spituk Monastry. Basgo Fort one of the top 100 endangered World Heritage sites and comprising of a 500 year old citadel and a 400 year old mud brick Gompa. Spituk monastery standing on a conical hill with three chapels was founded in the 11th century but the buildings in a series of tiers with courtyards and steps date from the 15th century. The Yellow-Hat Gelukpa monks created the precedent in Ladakh of building on mountain-tops rather than valley floors. You can have a good view of the countryside around. Overnight stay at Camp/Tent in Alchi/Uley.

Day 11: Uley/Alchi: – Leh
Early morning, proceed to visit Rizong Monastery. It has a monastery and a nunnery, which accommodates lady monks or Nuns locally called as “Chomos”. After visiting Rizong Monestry drive towards Leh en-route visiting Likir Monastery. Likir was built during the reign of Lachen Gyalpo who installed 600 monks here, headed by Lhawang Chosje. The Gompas was invested with a collection of fine images, Tangkhas and murals to vie with those at Alchi. The present buildings date mainly from the 18th century since the original were destroyed by fire. Likir was converted to the Gelupa sect in the 15th century. The head lama, the younger brother of the Dalai Lama, has his apartments here, which were extended in the mid 1990s. Before arriving into Leh, visit to Phyang Monastery, this is 17 Kms from Leh, built by Tashi Namgyal in 16th century A.D. and belongs to the Red Cap Sect of Buddhists. On arrival in Leh, check-in at hotel.

Day 12: Full Day Khardungla Pass
Day excursion to Khardungla pass, which is the highest Motorable pass in the world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of World Records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow-capped mountains. In the late afternoon return back to the hotel. Overnight stay in hotel in Leh.

Day 13: Leh – Departure
In time transfer to airport to connect the flight for Delhi. Meeting and assistance at Leh Airport on Departure.

Package Cost

Valid Till 31st March 2010
Price Starting From Rs. 4,7099

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