How To Plan A 10 Days Leh Ladakh Road Tripby Shaurya Chalmela Travel consultant
In a road trip to Leh Ladakh, the journey is what you must make the most of. The scenic natural beauty all along the route is breathtaking. A 10-day road trip to Leh Ladakh from Delhi should be via Manali – Leh highway. Here’s a plan that will make your road trip an experience of a lifetime.
Day 1: Delhi to Manali – 520kms
Take the NH1 from Delhi to Ambala, NH22 to Chandigarh and then NH21 to get to Kullu and Manali. Start early to spend a pleasant evening and rest the night in Manali.
Day 2: Manali to Sarchu – 230kms
Zing zing Bar
Arrive at Sarchu in the evening and stay overnight
Day 3: Sarchu to Leh – 260kms
Take only restroom and snack/lunch stops
Reach Leh early in the evening
Day 4: Leh City Tour
Retire early for the day and relax through the night in your hotel
Day 5: Leh to Nubra Valley – 160kms
Khardungla Pass – Highest motorable road in the world
Reach Nubra Valley and stay overnight in tents
At Nubra Valley, you can do local sightseeing, Desert Safari, Star Gazing and Camping experience
Stay overnight at Diskit or Hundar village
Day 6: Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake – 276kms
Arrive at Leh for overnight stay
Day 7: Leh to Kargil – 218kms
Zanskar River + Indus Confluence
Zanskar River Rafting
Stay overnight at Kargil
Day 8: Kargil to Srinagar – 202kms
Drass Region (Kargil War Memorial)
Spend night at Srinagar
Day 9: Srinagar sightseeing
Shikara ride on Dal Lake
Shalimar Bagh Mughal Garden
Return to spend the night recollecting the beautiful and fun moments from the trip
Day 10: Depart from Srinagar with fond memories of the trip
While the above 10-day road trip to Ladakh itinerary covers most major attractions, there are many more less explored locations that you may want to include here. You may skip a few listed above and make time to squeeze them into your schedule.
Below points will help you throughout the journey in Ladakh;
- Travel fares are fixed for specific routes. Talking to local drivers about your plan to get an estimate for the entire trip. It makes sense to confirm for the whole trip rather than on a day basis.
- Some places require permits to visit. Make sure the driver is aware and can help arrange for it.
- Stock up enough water and light high nutrition foods before you begin the day’s travel.
- Acclimatize properly and do not exert your body. Take proper rest when not out sightseeing. Reduce your chances of encountering AMS.
Leh Ladakh road trip is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful journeys in India. Have fun and enjoy it to the fullest!
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