Srinagar to Ladakh road trip


Srinagar – Sonmarg – Kargil – Leh – Nubra Valley – Pangong Tso – Leh

Tour Key Points

  • Shikara Ride on Dal Lake
  • Visit to floating market in Srinagar
  • Covering highest motor-able passes
  • Buddhist culture
  • Coldest Desert at Hunder
  • World's highest salted Lake Pangong
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Best Srinagar to Ladakh Road Trip

Jammu and Kashmir, India's crown jewel, is one of the most beautiful and popular tourist destinations in the world. The capital city of Kashmir, Srinagar, is considered the epicentre of Kashmir tourism among all the different places to visit in this magnificent state.

Several scenic hill stations, mountain tops, tempting rivers, and much more will be visited during this thrilling trip to Srinagar. Along with these activities, you will have the opportunity to enjoy Shikara rides on the beautiful Dal Lake, pony rides, and a thrilling trek. While in Srinagar, you will also have the opportunity to visit some of the city's most famous and must-see attractions. Srinagar to Leh Ladakh road trip is one of the fascinating tours for adventure junkies and nature lovers. Snow-topped mountains, dazzling rivers, changing climate, meadows welcome on each turn of the Srinagar to Ladakh road trip. The road trip designed is with best vehicle, necessary arrangements and considering best time to visit.

Ladakh tour is just like achieving a dream. It becomes more exciting with addition of Srinagar route adding exquisite frescos, unlimited adventure, unique activities, scenic views of Sonamarg. Srinagar- the summer capital of Kashmir welcomes tourists with shikara ride in Dal Lake and houseboat stay which is one of the unique offerings. A road trip from Srinagar to Ladakh passes through rice fields, fruits orchards, saffron fields, hordes of sheep, pretty rivers like Indus, military convoys and incredible vistas.

Get the complete itinerary of Srinagar Leh Ladakh Road trip package via Kargil. Relish the fresh apricots in Kargil, the peak that lies in the fertile basin of Suru valley.

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  1. Day 01 Arrive Srinagar

    Morning arrive at Srinagar, in second half will gather at hotel lobby to attending brief introduction about the upcoming journey. It is now time to enjoy test ride approx 01 hr around the Dal lake & Srinagar town. Evening free for personal activities.

  2. Day 02 Srinagar Local Sightseeing

    After breakfast, we drive to Nishat Bagh (the Garden of Pleasure), Shankarcharya Temple, Hazratbal Shrine, and Shalimar Bagh, which are all popular Mughal gardens in Srinagar (abode of love). These gardens are located on the Dal Lake's shores. The larger of the two gardens, Nishat Bagh has an impressive Chinar tree plantation on its highest terrace. Both gardens have a symmetrical design with central waterways and fountains separating a sequence of terraced gardens. Staying in a hotel in Srinagar for the night.

  3. Day 03 Srinagar/Sonmarg – Kargil – (200 KM)

    Get up early and begin enjoying your breakfast. Begin your journey to Kargil. Today we will drive via Sonmarg and Zozila passes, which will be a difficult drive. Drass and the Kargil War Memorial will be crossed. We'll stop in Drass to pay our respects to our war heroes at the Kargil War Memorial, which is located in the Drass field, where the 1999 war was fought. Arrive in Kargil in the evening. Dinner will be served, and you will be staying in a hotel for the night.

  4. Day 04 Kargil to Leh. (211 km)

    Get up early in the morning and begin your journey after breakfast. Today's journey will take us through Fotu La, Namki La, Lamayuru, and Moonland on smooth and beautiful paths. This path passes through some breathtaking scenery. After that, we'll pass through "Magnetic Hill" and "Gurudwara Pathar Sahib." This path would also include the well-known "Hall of Fame." Arrive in Leh in the evening. Dinner and an overnight stay are included in the package.

  5. Day 05 Leh Relaxing Day

    Today is a free day. Get up late and enjoy your day after breakfast. Discover the city's most famous attractions. On this day, there is no need to rush; you have free time to explore Leh, including markets and Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, magnetic hills, Hall of Fame, Shanti stupa, Thiksey Monastery, Alchi Choskor Monastery, Likir Monastery, Leh Royal Palace, and the local Tibetan market. At the hotel, dinner will be served. Take advantage of your overnight stay.

  6. Day 06 Leh to Khardung-La to Nubra Valley (Hunder) (120 KM)

    Early in the morning, after breakfast, begin your journey to Khardung-La, which is at an elevation of 18380 feet. The world's highest motorable lane. Continue on your path toward Nubra Valley. The next stop will be at North Pullu's Siachen Base Camp. Enjoy the scenery and make your way to the sand dunes for a romantic evening photo. The camel ride in the high altitude cold desert of Hunder is the most common activity. Dinner and overnight stay in Nubra with bonfire.

  7. Day 07 Nubra valley to Turtuk & Back to Nubra valley (80 KM)

    Today, enjoy a delicious organic breakfast in Hunder and travel to nearby destinations.

    Turtuk: The journey from Hunder to Turtuk is nothing short of spectacular. Turtuk is remarkable for a variety of purposes, in addition to its remote location. Though Ladakh as a whole is dominated by Buddhism, Turtuk is predominantly Muslim. Turtuk is home to apricots, apples, onions, cauliflower, and cabbages, among other things. Turtuk is a museum of indescribable splendour. It's a vibrant portrait. Bogdang, the last major village before Turtuk, is a predominantly Sufia Noorbakhshia-dominated region where, until recently, no one was allowed to buy a television. Return to Nubra Valley later. Enjoy your stay while learning about the local history of the town.

  8. Day 08 Nubra Valley to Pangong Tso-(120 KM)

    In the middle of nowhere, savour the most delectable cuisine. After breakfast, we'll head to the sand dunes in Diskit for a bacteria camel ride and photo shoot. This is the well-known silk road. Begin your journey toward Pangong Lake after having some fun. The path is less travelled, but it is also the most adventurous. Prepare to put your riding skills to the test. By the afternoon, you'll have arrived at Pangong Lake.

    The camps are the best place to stay in Pangong, where you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the world's most popular lake, and the view from camp is breathtaking. Spend the evening at the lake in a camp. Dinner and an overnight stay in camp are included.

  9. Day 09 Pangong -Tso to Leh (140 km)

    After breakfast, we'll go to Pangong Lake's popular point (3 Idiots) for a photo shoot. Bring your cameras and phones to capture the moment. Early in the morning, the view will steal your breath away. After some fun at the lake, begin our journey to Leh. Today, we will cross Chang La, the highest pass in the region; be prepared to see fresh snowfall at this stage, and pause for tea in the middle. Stay overnight in hotel along with dinner.

  10. Day 10 Leh

    After breakfast, proceed to your final destination, which is your house. Today is the last day, and it's time to bid farewell to all of the participants who have become lifelong friends. You conquered mountains, deserts, lakes, and yourself today, and you're leaving with a lot of memories.

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