Jeep Safari Ladakh
Jeep Tour Ladakh : Set
amidst the lofty ranges of the Great Indian Himalayas and Karakorams,
Leh-Ladakh is nothing short of a paradise on the earth. Due to its difficult
hilly terrain, Leh-Ladakh is not easily accessible by buses, cars or other
transport modes, but Jeeps come as a best option for you to explore this
enchanting part of India.
An easiest, fastest and most convenient way, Jeep Safari takes you to most
renowned and exciting places of Leh-Ladakh. One of the most popular
adventure activities of Leh-Ladakh, Jeep Safari takes your through barren
landscape, desolate mountains and deep ravines. In addition, Jeep Safari in
Leh-Ladakh provides you a wonderful opportunity to get a close look of
panoramic surroundings, to experience the bewitching beauty of the environs
and also gives a chance to interact with the local people.
Leh-Ladakh jeep safari tours are offered by the several Travel agencies
that covers the popular destinations of the region. Apart from Jeeps, the
travel agencies also arrange meals, accommodation, guides and porters for
So, plan a jeep tour Leh-Ladakh, reach and hire a jeep to explore the magical
land by driving yourself or with an experienced driver and return your home
with some life-long memories.
Jeep Safari from Manali to Leh :
A 472 kms long overland
journey, Manali to Leh route remains open for just four months from June to
September. You can complete the Manali to Leh Jeep Safari in two days by an
overnight stay at Sarchu or Darcha. Jeep Safari from Manali to Leh takes you
through the lush green and foggy hills, providing you a breathtaking view of
the Manali and other towns and villages on the way. You may also extend Jeep
Safari trip from Manali to Leh to Nubra valley across Khardongla, world's
highest motorable road or the Srinagar after passing the Zojila Pass.
Another option is also available, you may drive to Leh via Toskar and
If you wish to undertake this route, you will have to arrange your trip
through tour operators from Leh, who can provide you a permit to enter
Tsomoriri Lake with a private taxi.
Jeep Safari from
Rohtang Pass to Leh :
Set at an altitude of 3,980 mts above sea level,
the Rohtang Pass - Leh route provides a wonderful base for undertaking Jeep
Safari trip. For this tour you have to start your journey from Baralacha
Pass, enroute you will see amazingly sprawling plain areas of Sarchu and
spend a night in tented camps of the region.
Next, you will cross several small places before passing Taklang La pass
Taglangla (5,330 mts) to reach Rumtse and Gya village. Further, undertake an
hour drive from Rumtse to reach Upshi where you will cross the Indus river.
Reach Indus valley which is dotted with beautiful villages on its bank and
lovely monasteries on hill side. Your journey finishes at Leh making your
jeep safari a memorable experience.
Safari from Leh to Pangong Lake :
Jeep Safari from Leh to Pangong Lake
covers a total distance of around 160 kms. Your drive begins with
picture-perfect view of Thiksey monastery, known for its architectural
significance and similarities with Potala Palace of Lhasa. Thiksey monastery
sprawls over an entire mountain ridge. Further from it, you drive towards
Changla Pass and leave the Leh-Manali road on your right hand side.
After a drive on winding roads, reach Changla Pass, stop here for some time
and drive down to Tangste village where you can enjoy a cup of tea/coffee.
Next, leave Tangtse village for Pangong Lake, in your drive, you will pass
through several small villages of Changthang region.
Reach the picturesque Pangong Lake which is flanked by lofty multi-coloured
mountains and their reflection provides the lake a fantastic sight. On the
whole, the magnificent view of the colourful mountains and beautiful Changla
Pass makes your journey a lifetime experience.
Jeep Safari from Leh to Tsomoriri Lake :
A 240 kms
journey, Jeep Safari from Leh to Tsomoriri Lake passes through Shey,
Thiksey, Upshi and a number of small villages on the banks of the Indus
river. As you drive around 100 kms away from Leh, you reach the mesmerizing
hot water spring at Chumathang (3,965 mts). You can take bath in this hot
water spring and relax for few hours.
Further, after a drive on one hour you will pass the Maya Bridge and reach
Tsomoriri (4,550 mts) through Puga village. Whole day free for walking tour
of Tsomiriri Lake and nearby areas including a visit to the popular Karzok
monastery and Nomad Camp. From Tsomoriri Lake you may also take a drive to
Manali via Tsokar Lake and Sarchu.
Jeep Safari from Leh to Nubra Valley :
Nubra is located
120 kms north of Leh across the Khardung La (18,380 ft). Leh to Nubra Valley
takes you through Khardung La Pass which is around 40 kms from Leh. Main
attractions of this route are Khardung-La Pass (world's highest
motorable road), the Bactarian Camels (Double Humped Camels) and the
monasteries such as Deskit and Samstaling.