Bring out the adventurer in you and experience the Trans Himalayan spectacle in one of the world’s best Jeep Safari’s. Take up any of the customized jeep safari tours offered by Visit India Travel to the high altitude destinations of Ladakh Srinagar and Manali, where the roads lead you higher in life. The 4 wheel experience ranges from short jeep tours to long ranging safaris in the Himalayan regions, the experience of driving through the mountainous valleys along winding passes and incredible heights is a journey every adventure seeker dreams of.
Ladakh and adventure go hand in hand. And when we talk of adventure in Ladakh, jeep safari happens to be one of the finest options to explore the landscape wonders and the remote areas of Ladakh. The trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh offers both moderate and tough terrain. Depending on your capability, you can go for a jeep safari option you want or that suits you best. The driving experience on the rough roads of Ladakh adds the tinge of adventure in the jeep safari in Ladakh.
One of the most exciting jeep safaris in the Himalayas is through Ladakh. In Ladakh Tsmori-Ri, Nubra and Dah Hanu offer the toughest and most terrific Jeep safari in the Himalayas. Crossing the Khardungla pass, considered to be one of the highest motor able roads in the world is an experience in itself. Each day of the Ladakh itinerary offers an opportunity to explore this land of barren wilderness. The culturally diverse people add to the charm of the jeep safari in Ladakh. The desolate mountains of this high altitude desert and deep ravines reveal the natural beauty of Ladakh.
Arrangements for the meals, accommodation, guides and porters during the jeep safaris in Ladakh are meticulous planned and executed. Dehydrated foods, potable water, juices, tents and other camping gear, spares for the jeep, first-aid-kit, and fuel are the other details that must be looked into. Acclimatisation and obtaining the Inner Line Permit for Ladakh are the other issues to be considered while planning a jeep safari into Ladakh.
Travellers can choose from a range of options and routes. Setting out on a jeep safari in Ladakh has its own rewards. Some of the most famous and preferred jeep safari regions and routes in Ladakh are as follows.
The ideal time to go for this jeep safari is between mid-May and October. The duration ranges between 2 and 4 days. You will have to cross five high passes during this jeep safari. The most elevated points during the adventure jeep safari include Rohtang Pass ( 3979 mts ), Baralacha Pass ( 16,500 ft ), Nakee La ( 16000 ft ) and Tang Lang La ( 17,500 ft, also the second highest motorable road in teh world ).
Route: Manali – Jispa – Sarchu – Leh
Take the Nubra Valley as the jewel in the crown of the Himalayan region. If you are truly a jeep safari freak and are travelling in Ladakh, you can never afford to miss the Nubra Valley. It is interesting to note that the much renowned Nubra Valley lies on the Silk Route of olden days. The fertile valley of Nubra also served as the halting point for the caravans.
Route: Leh – Khalsar – Panamik – Tirit – Leh
The rugged yet attractive valley of Zanskar in Ladakh remains surrounded by a chain of high peaks. Pensi La (4418 m) is the lowest pass in the region while Padum is the capital of the Zanskar region. Here, during your jeep Safari, you can also visit different villages and interact with local people. You will also have the opportunity to feast your eyes upon the beautiful glaciers of Nun Kun. The best time to enjoy your Ladakh jeep safari here is between June and November.
Route: Leh – Kargil – Padum – Leh
There are many more exciting options of jeep safari in Ladakh. For more information about Ladakh jeep safari or tour enquiry, you can get in touch with our travel advisers.