Most Common Itinerary for Leh Ladakh

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On request of some many avid readers of the blog and so many like minded travellers seeking guidance for their tour to Leh – Ldakh, I would like to sketch below one of the most common itinerary followed by many of Leh – Ladakh lovers including me which covers all three major tourist destinations of Ladakh including Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso Lake and Tso Moriri Lake. The itinerary also covers Srinagar – Leh Highway as well as Manali – Leh Highway, so it is apt for those looking forward to cover the entire circuit.

I have started from Srinagar side because it gives at least two benefits, if not more. First, the body gets better acclimatized due to gradual ascent by the time you reach Leh and when you return via Manali – Leh Highway, hence less chances of getting stuck with Acute Mountain Sickness (more info on AMS here) and more enjoyment of views on Manali – Leh Highway. If you start via Manali – Leh Highway then most of the terrain runs over 4000 Mtrs of altitude and by the time you reach such altitude your body is not properly acclimatized. Hence, many people fall sick on Manali – Leh Highway despite covering in 25:75 ratio (Manali – Keylong, Keylong – Leh) in terms of distance. Secondly, you save one day as Tso Moriri and Tso Kar Lakes can be adjusted once you start towards Manali from Leh. This way you are not required to return to Leh from Tso Moriri to go towards Kargil or Srinagar. For now, these two reasons are good enough to start your journey from Srinagar side 🙂 …

14 Days Itinerary for Leh Ladakh
Day 1 | Delhi – Jammu / Patnitop
  • Overnight at Jammu or Patnitop
  • About 12-13 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between
Day 2 | Jammu / Patnitop – Srinagar
  • Enjoy walk around Dal lake and may be Shikara ride as well
  • Overnight at Srinagar
  • About 8-9 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between
Day 3 | Srinagar – Sonamarg – Zozi La – Drass – Kargil
  • Enjoy the vistas enroute
  • Have late drunch meal at Drass is you are a vegetarian as sometimes it gets difficult to find veg. food at Kargil
  • Overnight at Kargil
  • About 8 Hrs drive, depend upon the traffic movement at Zozila and breaks you take in between
Day 4 | Kargil – Lamayuru – Leh
  • Cover Mulbekh Maitrey, Lamayuru Moanstery, Lunar Landscapes
  • On the way you can also see Gurudwara Pather Sahib, Magnetic Hills, Confluence at Nimmu
  • Overnight at Leh
  • About 9-10 Hrs drive, , depending upon the breaks you take in between
Day 5 | Leh Local Sighseeing + Inner Line Permits
  • To know the about the places to visit in/around Leh, check the link: Travel Guide for Local Sightseeing of Leh Town in Ladakh
  • For more details on inner line permits process and to download application form read the link here Inner Line Permits are not required for these places for Indian Nationals, starting May 2014.
  • Overnight at Leh
Day 6 | Leh – Khardung La – Diskit – Hunder
  • Head for Nubra Valley and stay overnight at Hunder / Diskit
  • On the way enjoy a cup of soup at Highest Motorable Pass (as claimed) Khardung La
  • Diskit has monasteries with tallest lord Buddha statue and Hunder has sand dunes and bacterian camel safari
  • About 5-6 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between and at Khardung La
Day 7 | Hunder / Diskit – Sumur – Panamik – Sumur – Khardung La – Leh
  • Sumur has a famous monastery to check out and Panamik has hot water springs
  • Overnight at Leh
  • About 7-9 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between
Day 8 | Leh – Hemis Monastery – Pangong Tso Lake
  • Cover either of Hemis, Thicksey and Shey on the go towards Pangong Tso
  • Overnight at Pangong Tso (Spangmik or Lukung)
  • About 5-6 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between
Day 9 | Pangong Tso Lake – Thicksey Monastery – Shey Palace – Leh
  • Cover either of Hemis, Thicksey and Shey on return to Leh
  • Overnight at Leh
  • About 5-6 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between
Day 10 | Rest day at Leh to enjoy local culture and some shopping or you can do tour to Sham Valley
  • Sham Valley include Alchi, Likir, Basgo Palace, Magnetic Hills, Confluence at Nimmu, Gurudwara Pather Sahib
  • Overnight at Leh
Day 11 | Leh – Tso Moriri via Chumathang
  • Cover Karzok Monastery
  • Overnight at Karzok or Tso Moriri
  • About 7-8 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between
Day 12 | Tso Moriri – Tso Kar – Debring (Manali – Leh Highway starts) – Moore Plains – Pang / Sarchu
  • Try to start early in the day so that you reach Sarchu where the accommodation options are better than Pang
  • Overnight at Sarchu or Pang
  • About 11-12 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between
Day 13 | Pang / Sarchu – Baralacha La – Keylong – Rohtang Pass – Manali
  • On the way cover Suraj Tal, Deepak Tal which are on the road sides only
  • Overnight at Manali
  • About 11-12 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between and of course the mess at Rohtang Pass
Day 14 | Manali – Delhi
  • Return Home
  • About 13-14 Hrs drive, depending upon the breaks you take in between
Day 15 + 16

| Buffer days to be kept incase of road closure due to landslides or snowfall or perhaps you want to enjoy more.

Additional Points
  • Instead of coming back to Leh from Nubra Valley, you can head towards Pangong Tso via Wari La route. This will give you an additional day which can be spent in Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso or Leh. If you are riding then you need to carry sufficient fuel for it.
  • In Srinagar you can also visit Floating market > Shalimar Garden.
  • For cheap and moderate budget accommodation or hotels in Leh – Ladakh you can refer the links here and here respectively.
  • Any doubts related to budget of the trip?? Don’t worry, check: How to calculate cost or budget for Leh – Ladakh trip
Request everyone that instead of putting up the queries on travel plan below, please start an itinerary advice thread in the forums so that it can be replied in more structured manner as well as more people can get benefit from the replies by reading existing threads.

Here is the link: DoW – Himalayan Travel Community | Ladakh Itinerary Advice

Conclusion

I hope this plan of itinerary for Leh – Ladakh will be useful for travelers planning their journey at least for the first time. I will look forward for any queries or doubts or valuable suggestions and inputs you have and would love to discuss about your custom plan as well in comments section.

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  1. aquatarkus17 on

    thank you for you advice , but the last question if I do not mind the cost can one car that I take in Leh go to Korzok and then the same car go to Keylong and the next day in the same car go to Kaza or not are permit car of Leh go to Spiti?

    • No, you will have to take the car that goes to Tso Moriri, Korzok from Leh and then it will go to Keylong will be around 22K. Then from Keylong you will need Himachal taxi which will drop you to Kaza and charge you around 11-12K.

      This will be costly. I will suggest that you take two day trip from Leh to Tso Moriri and back to Leh. Then may be take shared tourist taxi to Keylong or HRTC bus to Keylong. Same is applicable to Keylong to Kaza, take either daily bus or shared jeep.

  2. aquatarkus17 on

    Hi Dheeraj, I need to ask you some questions. I am from Argentina and I want to go to India in September (13) of 2017, it will be my second time in India (the first I did the typical Rajastan circuit with a chauffeur with a car). My idea is to travel mainly Ladakh, Zanskar and Spiti in about 30 days (I will be a few days more but in other places in India). My queries are several, I travel alone, and I know that it makes everything expensive, I advise your advice in those cases to plan day by day to find companions in the trips or you advise me to deal with some of the drivers that you recommend and to see if later he finds companions for some travel and decrease the cost? Another question because I read English but I do not speak it practically and if I wanted to communicate with a driver that you put the phone would be impossible, you have some mail from some of them and they speak some English?
    I detail my plan, from Mumbai fly to Srinagar, two days, take some car shared to Kargill, the next day take another car to Padum, and another car there (law that you always have to take the local cars), travel the Surroundings and look for some guide or companion for the trek to Phugtal in 3 days returning to Padum, return to Kargill. Then take a shared car to Leh making some visits on the way, two days in Leh, then Nubra valley but with the night in Turtuk, return to leh, another day in the city touring, Then go to Pangong lake, night and my doubt because then I want to go to Tso Moriri, I return to Leh and the next day I go to Korzok or I go directly to Chumatang or Tso Kar and the other day Korzok and I arrive earlier and enjoy the day ? Then Keylong and from there I wish to go to Kaza for three nights and then for the 11th of October to return to Manali with some local car. The car I take in Leh to go to Pangong can take me from Keylong to Kaza or do I have to hire a car in Manali before I go to Keylong to take me? After Manali I follow Dharamsala, Amritsar, etc. And one last query is better to hire hotels on the web or the driver help me to look for some? Thank you and forgive so many questions.

    • Well, I will suggest that you should be relying on local shared taxis rather than talking to the drivers listed because they mostly are for private taxis which will be way costly for a single or two person. Not recommended at all. You direction of plan is good. Once you complete the Zanskar tour, come over to Ladakh and make a 2-3 day tour to Nubra Valley. Turtuk may or may be possible depending upon if you get the taxis or not to share cost. Then, make usual 2 day trip to Pangong Tso and return to Leh, then make two day trip to Tso Moriri and return to Leh. Take the Leh to Keylong HRTC bus service or some shared taxi and get over there. From Keylong there is a direct bus service to Kaza which runs 7 AM every morning. Spend 3-5 days in Spiti Valley cover local villages and Chandratal while coming back to Manali. You should refer: How to make a budget Ladakh trip by public transport
      and Chandratal Lake | Cheapest Ways To Travel There

    • I missed this, no need to book hotels through web for yourself. You will be traveling solo, best is to hunt some cozy home stays and live lives with the locals.

  3. Nishant Kumar on

    Hi,

    I am Planning 15 days trip to Leh Laddakh in Mid June 2017.
    I am trying to make Itinerary could please suggest your inputs in below Itinerary.
    Let me know where should i put rest day. as this plan is too hectic have to put rest day in between may be after Nubra or After Tso Moriri.
    Do you feel i should skip Suru Valley share your views on Itinerary.

    Day 0 – Leave from Delhi to Manali Reach Manali by Noon

    Take Booked Cab and Keep it for trip end.

    Day 1- Reach Manali, Rest local site seeing ,Basic Shopping for trip if forgot to bring anything.

    Day 2- Leave early morning from Manali to Jispa via Rohtang and Keylong night stay in tent river side (Jispa)
    [Distance is around 140km, trafic area till Rohtang Pass, Have fun at Rohatang]
    Places- Manali – Rohtang – Gramphu – Kokhsar – Keylong – Jispa

    Day 3- Jispa to Pang via Baralacha La Sarchu(Lunch Stop) night stay in Sarchu or Pang.
    Spend Quality Time at Suraj Taal and Baralacha pass.

    (Pang is 50km away from sarchu leh side if we stay at pang will be good to cover next day
    as distance will be less to Leh Will Serve our purpose to brek journey in 3days)
    [Jispa – Darcha – Zingzingbar -Suraj Tal – Baralacha La –Bharatpur – Sarchu – Gata Loops – Nakee La – Lachulung La – Pang]

    Day 4- Pang to Leh.
    [Pang – Tanglang La – Gya – Upshi – Karu -Leh]
    Rest in Hotel and Acc to weather , Permit check if required any
    Local Leh market visit, enjoy local food

    Day 5 – Local sightseeing ,Acc to weather
    (Shanti Stupa, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Leh Palace and some of the popular monasteries such as
    Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Monastery, Phyang Monastery and Spituk Monastery)
    Discuss with local people modify slight plan according to weather and situation

    Day 6 and 7 For Nubra Valley and Return to Leh

    Day 6 – Leh To Diskit/Hunder Nubra Valley via Khardungla Pass (Night Stay Hunder- Tent or hotel have to check)
    Diskit(Monestry)
    Hunder(Nubra Gompa,Lachung Temple)
    Sand dunes of Hunder(Camel Safari)

    Day 7 – Sand dunes of Hunder Diskit To Panamik and Turthak and Return to Leh
    Sumur (Monastery can go if time permit) – Panamik(Yarab Tso and Hot Water Spring) –
    Turtuk(Know for different landscapes)
    Back To Leh (Stay in hotel Leh)
    Have to Plan such a way so that can come on time to Leh, can skip Turtuk.

    Day 8 – Leh To Pangong TSO
    Via(Hemis, Shey Palace Can cover any 1 or 2
    monastery while headed to Pangong as we will be coming from different route)
    Night stay in Pangong – Tent –
    Enjoye Sunset and next day sunrise.

    Day 9 – Pangong To Tso Moriri via Chusul and Korzok Monastery (Night stay in Korzok hotel or Tso Moriri Lake Side)
    Enjoye Sunset and next day sunrise – Long Drive and Roads are not good. Need proper route knowledge.

    Day 10 – Tso Moriri To Tso To Lamayuru Via Alchi Gompa and Likir
    Night Stay in Lamayuru Enjoye Night Gazing

    Sham Valley = [Cover Sham Valley (Alchi and Likir monasteries,Uleytokpo
    Basgo Palace, Magnetic Hills, Gurdwara Pather Sahib,
    Indus and Zanskar Confluence at Nimmu)]

    Day 11 – Cover some part of Sham Valley and Move to Kargil from Lamayuru via Fotu la Stay in Kargil
    [Take Proper Rest – Can Skip few parts of Sham Valley if not on highway and will cover on day 14]

    Day 12 – Enjoye Kargil and Rangdum (Suru Valley) Night Stay in Suru Valley.

    Day 13 – Rangdum(Suru Valley) to Kargil or Mulbekh[Nigt Stay]
    [Take Halt and Enjoye Places in between]

    Day 14- Kargil or Mulbekh to Back to Leh Via Cover some part of Sham Valley
    [Visit Placs which left while going to Leh or Lamyuru to Kargil ]

    Day 15- Return to Delhi from Leh Airport

  4. Hello Dheeraj Ji,
    I am following your blog for the last one year. I must thank you for sharing all these important information.
    We are planning a trip to leh in june’17. Almost in all the itinerary you have suggested to take Srinagar route to enter leh and exit through manali. we are 2 families with 3 kids(12-13 years). But the current situation in Kashmir is not so good so we are not comfortable via Srinagar route.
    can we go via manali route? and exit leh -Delhi flight? Or entry Delhi -leh flight and exit leh -manali route?
    as we are planning the trip in mid june’17, I think Leh -manali highway will be open.
    I am following the above itinerary. So if i exclude Srinagar route the trip can be completed in 10 -11days.

    • I will suggest that you travel to Leh by flight in that case and come down Manali – Leh Highway by road. This will help you combat AMS issues that people suffer over Manali – Leh Highway and especially with Kids, it will be better options. I am not saying you will not suffer AMS issues when flying directly into Leh from Delhi, but you can contain those issues by being in Leh and hospital in the vicinity always in something goes wrong. Also, taking complete rest also helps which on a road journey is not possible. So, I will suggest you following itinerary:

      Day 1 | Delhi – Leh (By Flight)
      — Checkin at Hotel. Many hotels provide free pick and drop from Airport. Ask while you book them.
      — Take ample of rest as well as water or anything that keep your body hydrated enough. DO NOT OVER HYDRATE. Take ORS Soluted water or ORS – L tetra packs from home.
      — Do not over exert your body at any cost. Avoid too much up-down on stairs or avoid it in entirety, if possible.
      — After 5-6 Hrs of rest you can visit Leh Palace, Local Leh market, Shankar Gompa .
      — If you feel exerted go back to Hotel, have dinner at Hotel and take rest. Avoid any exertion. Else continue and,
      — Follow the sunset by stroll at Changspa road and have a nice dinner on varied cuisines offered in-around Changspa road.
      — Go back to hotel for overnight stay at Leh.
       
      Day 2 | Leh Local Sighseeing + Acclimatization
      — Hire a taxi from Leh taxi stand or Hotel whichever suits you.
      — Bargain with taxi driver and you can refer the thread for a comprehensive list of drivers: List of Taxi Drivers for Ladakh – Srinagar – Leh – Manali
      — Take his inputs if you feel reasonable and if required modify the plan accordingly but should suits you best.
      — Ask him to be with you guys starting first day itself, if required and charged reasonable else do it at your own.
      — Again DO NOT over exert and take little steps and slow walks only.
      — If feeling OK then do Local sightseeing. To know the about the places to visit check the link: Travel Guide for Local Sightseeing of Leh Town in Ladakh
      — Do not use stairs at any of these places just to see them as it will exert your body much more.
      — Overnight at Leh

      Day 3 | Leh – Khardung La – Diskit – Hunder – Turtuk
      — Head for Nubra Valley and stay overnight at Turtuk
      — On the way enjoy a cup of soup at Highest Motorable Pass (as claimed) Khardung La
      — enjoy the culture in the Turtuk Village
      — do mention Turtuk on the permits

      Day 4 | Turtuk – Hunder
      — Spend whole day at Turtuk and reach Hunder by evening
      — Overnight at Hunder

      Day 5 | Hunder – Deskit – Sumur – Panamik – Sumur – Khardung La – Leh
      — Diskit has monasteries with tallest lord Buddha statue and Hunder has sand dunes and bacterian camel safari
      — Enjoy drive upto Panamik, visit Yarab Tso Lake and back Leh
      — Sumur has a famous monastery to check out and Panamik has hot water springs
      — Overnight at Leh

      Day 6 | Leh – Hemis Monastery – Pangong Tso Lake
      — Cover either of Hemis, Thicksey and Shey on the go towards Pangong Tso
      — Overnight at Pangong Tso (Spangmik or Lukung)
       
      Day 7 | Pangong Tso Lake – Thicksey Monastery – Shey Palace – Leh
      — Cover either of Hemis, Thicksey and Shey on return to Leh
      — Overnight at Leh

      Day 8 | Rest day at Leh to enjoy local culture and some shopping OR You can do tour to Sham Valley
      — Sham Valley include Alchi, Likir, Basgo Palace, Magnetic Hills, Confluence at Nimmu, Gurudwara Pather Sahib
      — Overnight at Leh

      Day 9 | Leh – Tso Moriri via Chumathang
      — Cover Karzok Monastery
      — Overnight at Karzok or Tso Moriri
       
      Day 10 | Tso Moriri – Tso Kar – Debring (Manali – Leh Highway starts) – Moore Plains – Pang / Sarchu
      — Try to start early in the day so that you reach Sarchu where the accommodation options are better than Pang
      — Overnight at Sarchu or Pang
       
      Day 11 | Pang / Sarchu – Baralacha La – Jispa
      — On the way cover Suraj Tal, Deepak Tal which are on the road sides only
      — Overnight at Jispa

      Day 12 | Jispa – Keylong – Rohtang Pass – Manali
      — On the way cover Suraj Tal, Deepak Tal which are on the road sides only
      — Overnight at Manali

      Day 13 | Manali – Delhi
      — Return home

      Day 14 | Buffer day or rest day

      You can skip Day 8 and Day 4 (Turtuk) in case you want to save two more days and do it in 11 days.

  5. Anirban Biswas on

    Dear Sir,

    I appreciate your effort in maintaining such well informed site.

    I am planning family trip to Ladakh in 2017. There will be 3 family-total 9 members including 3 kids of age 10-12 years. Which will be the best month to travel considering less tourist flow?
    Is it advisable to approach Leh by Del-Leh-Del flight? In that how much duration should we keep?

    In case of road trip, whether it would be safe to travel with kids? How long will it take? Which road to follow- From Srinagar side or Manali side?

    It would be extremely helpful if you answer the above.

  6. Rajat Tyagi on

    Hello,
    I am following your blog from past 6 months and I must admit that nothing has left uncovered about trip to Himalayas.
    I am planning trip in June’17 from Delhi to Ladakh via Srinagar and coming back via Manali.
    Can you please help me in planning trip within 10 days?
    Delhi-Srinagar-Manali-Delhi while covering major visiting sites. I am not at all interested in monasteries but in Natural beauty.

    • Hi Rajat,

      With 10 days in hand, I must say it will be a bit hectic trip with running and moving every other day. You can follow the plan like below:

      Day 1 | Delhi – Jammu / Patnitop
      — Overnight at Jammu or Patnitop

      Day 2 | Jammu / Patnitop – Srinagar
      — Enjoy walk around Dal lake and may be Shikara ride as well
      — If you have time then check out, floating market, Shalimar Garden.
      — Overnight at Srinagar

      Day 3 | Srinagar – Sonamarg – Zozi La – Drass – Kargil
      — Enjoy the vistas enroute
      — Have late drunch meal at Drass is you are a vegetarian as sometimes it gets difficult to find veg. food at Kargil
      — Overnight at Kargil

      Day 4 | Kargil – Lamayuru – Leh
      — Cover Mulbekh Maitrey, Lamayuru Moanstery, Lunar Landscapes
      — On the way you can also see Gurudwara Pather Sahib, Magnetic Hills, Confluence at Nimmu
      — Overnight at Leh

      Day 5 | Leh Local Sightseeing + Acclimatization
      — To know the about the places to visit check the link: Travel Guide for Local Sightseeing of Leh Town in Ladakh
      — Overnight at Leh

      Day 6 | Leh – Khardung La – Diskit – Leh
      – Head for Nubra Valley very early in the day and come back by late evening after visiting Deskit. If you have time go little further and see Hunder sand dunes too
      – On the way enjoy a cup of soup at Highest Motorable Pass (as claimed) Khardung La
      – Diskit has monasteries with tallest lord Buddha statue and Hunder has sand dunes and bacterian camel safari

      Day 7 | Leh – Pangong Tso Lake – Leh
      – Day trip to Pangong Tso
      – Overnight at Leh

      Day 8 | Leh – Taglang La – Pang – Sarchu
      — Try to start early in the day so that you reach Sarchu where the accommodation options are better than Pang
      — Overnight at Sarchu or Pang

      Day 9 | Sarchu – Baralacha La – Keylong – Rohtang Pass – Manali
      — On the way cover Suraj Tal, Deepak Tal which are on the road sides only
      — Overnight at Manali

      Day 10 | Manali – Delhi

  7. Julley Dheerajjee ,

    We have successfully came back from our ladakh tour with lots of wonderful memories.

    Thank you very much 4 help us to execute such wonderful tour . also I would like to say thanks Mr. SONAM , Mr. Rigzin , Mrs Solpon and all people of ladakh for their hospitality and cooperation .

    I will share some photos in DOW facebook page.

  8. Sreenath V on

    Greetings Dheeraj!
    Reached back safely, of course after a few twists and turns of plan 😀
    Thank you for the guidance.

  9. Greetings Dheeraj ji ,
    A very nice and detailed blog . Me (girl) and my brother are planning to go ladakh from 10 oct by bike , Would it be safe via manali leh highway and return from the same rout as, we are totally avoiding srinagar route .
    Will the rohtang pass safe and hospitable on going and returning ??? and is it ok to go alone there ?

    as kargil drass are excluded , could u please suggest the itinerary for major destinations
    Thank you …

  10. Hi Dheeraj,

    Thank you very much for sharing all these valuable information on your blog!

    I’ve booked a flight to Srinagar for the 12th September 2016 a couple weeks ago. Starting in Srinagar, I planned to follow your suggested route via Leh back to Manali by bus or shared taxi… I’m travelling on my own. I have 4-6 weeks to spend in the north of India before heading to Nepal, if weather and overall conditions in this region allows. Beside Srinagar-Leh-Manali-route I consider visiting Shimla, Dharamasala and Chandigargh.

    However, I’m struggling at the moment what to do cause of the situation in Srinagar… is it advisable to travel to Jammu and Kashmir region at all at the moment? Is it possible to start from “Srinagar-side” without going to Srinagar itself and avoiding the critical areas?

    Thank you very much in advance! I’d be happy and appreciate any recoomendation/advice in terms of what to do, where to start and what route to follow for the 4-6 weeks I have from next week on.

    Cheers, Julian

    • Julian, well, I will not recommend at all to travel from Srinagar side. Please avoid it. Go from Manali side and come back from the same route. You have 4-6 weeks, I can recommend you the flow and you can take it as your own:

      1. You should make two day trip to Leh from Manali as body will not be acclimatized. Fist night halt will be Keylong if you will go by bus else Jispa if you take tourist shared taxi. DO NOT take a taxi or tempo traveller which halts at Sarchu, you will not be acclimatized to sleep at it.
      2. Rest and acclimatize in Leh, get the protected area permits.
      3. Move to Nubra valley and explore Hunder, Deskit, Turtuk villages before coming back to Leh
      4. Move to Pangong Tso and spend a day or two
      5. Move to Tso moriri and spend a day or two
      6. In between (3-5) you can opt to visit Alchi, Likir, Lamayuru, Kargil, Drass sector as well based on days you have in hand and preference of trael.
      7. Finally take the bus back to Manali from Leh.
      8. Once you reach Manali, spend couple of days and move to Dharamshala by direct bus from Manali. Spend few days in Dharamshala and return.

      Shimla has nothing but concrete buildings like a concrete jungle, better avoid after visiting all such beautiful places 🙂

    • Julian..please let me know hows the situation in srinagar just in case you fly there..thanks..

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