Backpackers’ road trip around Leh-Ladakh via Manali & Srinagar in 10 days

Here is The Land Of Wanderlust’s blueprint for a road trip through the trans-Himalayan region of Leh-Ladakh, which is also known for its barren rugged mountains, splendid monasteries and funny road captions.

Trip Dates: 22nd June – 1st July, 2018 | 10th Aug – 19th Aug 2018

Trip Cost: Rs 22,000 + 5% GST = Rs 23,100/-


  • Accommodation (3 to 6 based on room size)
  • Travel
  • Entry Fee
  • Permits
  • All travel starts at New Delhi and ends at Srinagar


  • Food
  • Anything not mentioned above

This road trip will have a maximum of 12 backpackers

Only on payment of 50% of the trip cost will a seat be confirmed.

For booking & more information please contact us on the numbers mentioned below:

TLOW Office 1: +91 8454961928

TLOW office 2: +91 9004594935

or mail us at:

Terms & Conditions

Things to carry along:

  • Valid Photo id proof with address – 5 copies (No Pan card)
  • Two passport size photographs.
  • Backpack. (No other kind of bag will be allowed on the trip)
  • Essentials to pack.

Trip details:

Day 1:

  • Board a Volvo HRTC bus from ISBT Kashmiri Gate New Delhi to Manali at 20:00 HRS.

Day 2:

Day 3:

  • Leave early in the morning by local HRTC bus to cross the world famous, Rothang Pass and the reach the town of Keylong. 118km= 6-7 hours
  • Spend night in a guest house.

Day 4:

  • Take the early morning 05:00 HRS HRTC bus for Leh. 358km= 14-16 hours
  • Reach Leh after 18:00 HRS and check into our authentic Ladakhi home stay.
  • Spend rest of the evening relaxing.

Day 5:

  • After breakfast, leave for local sight seeing by SUV/Tempo traveller.
  • Visit the monasteries of  SheyThiksayHemis.
  • Return back to Leh in the evening.

Day 6:

  • Leave early in the morning by 08:00 HRS by SUV/Tempo traveller to visit the villages of Hunder and Diskit in Nubra Valley via Khardung La ( Highest motorable road in the world, 18,380 ft). (130km =  5-7 hours)
  • Post lunch, visit the sand dunes in Diskit and later visit Diskit Monastery.
  • En-route stop at the sand dunes, home of the double humped camels in  Hunder.
  • Spend the night in a guest house in Hunder.

Day 7: 

  • After breakfast, pack up and head to the beautiful high altitude Pangong Tso via Shayok link road. (152 km = 4-5 hours)
  • Reach the Tangsey home stay by lunch time.
  • Post lunch, drive 30 kms and reach  Pangong Tso by 15:30 HRS.
  • Spend the rest of the evening chilling near the beautiful Pangong Tso.
  • Return to the home stay around dinner time.

Day 8:

  • Post breakfast, pack-up from Tangsey and head back to the town of Leh via Chang-La. (120km= 4-5 hours)
  • Reach Leh by 14:00 HRS and check into the same home stay for the night.
  • Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 9:

  • Last day in Leh, leisure day to do anything. OR
  • Spend the day by visiting Tsemo – Leh Palace.
  • Pack up and leave for Srinagar by jeep at 16:00 HRS.

Day 10:


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