Here is The Land Of Wanderlust’s blueprint to a road trip through the Trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh, Lahaul and Zanksar Valley, which is also known for its barren rugged mountains, beautiful monastery and extreme remote villages. Trip Date: 5th-18th August 2017 TRIP COST: Rs 28,500 + 5% GST = Rs 29,925/- Only on payment of 50% of the trip cost will a seat be confirmed. Inclusion: Accommodation ( 3 to 6 in a room) Travel begins at Srinagar and ends at New Delhi Entry/Festival Fee Permits White water rafting Exclusion: Food Anything not mentioned above This road trip will have a maximum of 12 backpackers For more information please contact us on the phone numbers mentioned below: Sherwin Rebello: +91 9833494963| +91 8275457702 Tlow Office: +91 9004594935/+91 8454961928 or mail us at: [email protected] Terms & Conditions Things to carry along Valid Photo id proof with address & 5 photo copies. (No Pan card) Backpack is compulsory. Essentials to pack. Day 1: Reach Srinagar by 14:00 HRS and check into a houses boat at Dal Lake. Take shikara ride around the Dal Lake. Day 2: Leave early in the morning by 06:00 HRS for the town of Kargil by J&K SRTC bus via Sonmarg known as the ‘Meadow of Gold’. Tea at Drass, the 2nd coldest inhabited place in the world. En-route have a magnificent view of the famous war peaks of Kargil (Tololing, Tiger Hill). Reach Kargil by 17:00 HRS. Check into a guest house. Day 3: Leave early in the morning by jeep/bus for a long 12 hour drive to the village of Padum in Zanskar Valley 231 km. En-route visit the village of Sanko, Panikhar, Parkachik. Stop for lunch in the beautiful village of Rangdum and also visit the village monastery. Reach Padum by 17:00 HRS and check into guest house/home stay. Day 4: After breakfast, leave for local sight seeing, visit the Zankari village of Zangla and Zangla Palace. Hike to the beautiful hill monastery of Stongdey. 40 minutes hike. Return back to Padum by evening. Day 5: Post breakfast, walk/hike around the village of Padum. OR Explore the nearby monasteries. Day 6: Leave early morning to return back to Kargil. Stop for lunch at the village of Rangdum. Reach Kargil by 16:00 HRS. Check into a guest house. Day 7: Board an early morning bus from Kargil to Leh. 216 km= 8-12 hours Check into an authentic Ladakhi home stay. Spend the rest of the day wandering the streets of Leh. Day 8: Post breakfast, leave for either of the two options listed below. Go white water rafting in the mighty River Zanskar, starting from the village of Chilling and ending at the confluence. 28km Visit the famous Hemis Monastery and visit the Himalayan Kumbh Mela near by. (Held once every 12 years) Day 9: Leave early morning by SUV/Tempo traveller to the villages of Diskit and Hunder in Nubra Valley via Khardung La. (Highest motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) 150 km= 4-5 hours Drive straight to the apricot village of Tur-Tuk, 80km= 3-4 hours from Hunder. Spend time in the village roaming through the lanes, eating apricot & get a glimpse of Mount of K2 from the village monastery. Day 10: After breakfast, leave for the sand dunes in Hunder. Visit the village monastery in Diskit. Head back to Leh by same route, crossing Khardung La Pass. Reach Leh post noon. Check into the same guest house. Spend the rest of the evening in Leh or unwind in the guest house. Dat 11: Leave early in the morning by SUV/Tempo traveller for the picturesque lake of Tso-Moriri via Tso Kar. 250km = 10-12 hours. Spend the night in a home stay in the village of Korzok. Day 12: Leave early in the morning by SUV/ Tempo traveller for a a 450 km drive from Tso-Moriri to Manali via Baralacha La and Rohtang La. (14-16 hours drive) Reach Manali post sun down and check into a guest house for the night. Day 13: Spend the day chilling in old or New Manali. Board the HRTC Volvo bus from Manali to New Delhi in the evening by 17:00 HRS. Day 14: Reach ISBT New Delhi by 09:00 HRS. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... 2 Responses 10 reasons why you should backpack with The Land Out There | The Land Out There September 26, 2014 […] heard of Kasauli but not Kasol, Zanskar Valley and Spiti Valley, so this is where The Land Out There stands out as you get the unique experience […] Reply Himalayan Travel= Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand | The Land Out There November 11, 2013 […] Srinagar -> Kargil -> Zanskar Valley -> Kargil -> Ladakh -> Lahaul Valley -> Manal… […] Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.