Unplug from the hustle and plug into nature's most beautiful and adventurous Leh Ladakh All Girls Trip. To express it in the most straightforward language, the Leh Ladakh is a dream for girls who love adventurous roads, scenic valleys, barren to snowy mountains, vast flatlands to hairpin turns. All of this is combined with gushes of heavy cold wind, pushing you back from time to time, making this journey even more adventurous and exciting. Girls put their soul in friendship; from heart-to-heart conversations to crazy dance moves, we will take your enthusiasm up a notch.
Gliding on this road means weaving into the poetic rhythms, talking to self, and plugging into nature with various desolate places, offbeat trails, monasteries, high-altitude lakes and highest passes.
Safety-wise, we keep our hand on our hearts – you will be safe. To gain enough confidence about the trails, it is in our favour. BRO (Border Road Organization) takes care of the highway. Further, the whole project is divided into Project Himank and Project Deepak. Project Deepak handles the part of the highway from Manali to Sarchu (222 km); Project Himank takes care of the highway from Sarchu to Leh.
Handling AMS on this road trip will be our utmost priority because you will be above an altitude of 14000 ft for more than 300 km. Our leaders will be taking time to time surveys of your health. Let them know if you feel anything out of the world.
With that confirmed, Plan the Unplanned team invites you on an 11-day off-the-track Leh Ladakh All Girls trip. You will be doing many things along with getting high doses of adrenaline. Check out the itinerary and book your next slot.
Day 1: Delhi to Manali Overnight Journey
Day 2: Go to Jispa from Manali via Atal Tunnel, Sissu and Keylong
Day 3: Jispa to Leh with awesome traverses in en-route: More Plains, Suraj Taal, Zing Zing Bar, Upshi, Gata Loops
Day 4: Leh Sightseeing: Hall of Fame, Shanti Stupa, Magnetic Hills and Pathar Gurudwara Sahib
Day 5: Leh to Nubra
Day 6: Nubra Valley to Turtuk and Back to Nubra
Day 7: Nubra to Pangong
Day 8: Pangong to Leh
Day 9: Leh to Sarchu
Day 10: Sarchu to Manali and Delhi Departure at night
Day 11: Ending the trip with Delhi Arrival
Homestay | (Triple Sharing)
Delhi Altitude: 216 m
Manali Altitude: 1950 m
Distance: 538 km
Time taken: 12 hours
We will meet in Delhi for an overnight journey to Manali. All the details regarding the time and meeting point will be shared with you in a mail. The meeting time is 7 pm (tentative). We will make sufficient pit stops for food, washroom breaks, etc. Meanwhile, when all of us feel settled, we will play games, introduce ourselves, and the trek leaders will give a brief about the trip.
Distance from Manali to Jispa: 95 km
Time taken: 4 hours
The whole girl gang will freshen up and head towards Jispa from Manali. En route, we will cross Atal Tunnel, named after former Prime Minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee. It is a highway tunnel built under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal range of the Himalayas.
Then we will also cross Sissu; it is an ideal stop for nature lovers and adventurers. The journey from Atal Tunnel to Sissu Valley is breathtaking, with freshness hovering over you from all angles. Chenab River flowing on one side amidst snow-covered mountains and valleys.
Further traversing through Keylong – the administrative capital of Lahaul and Spiti district – we will make our way to Jispa. Upon arrival in Jispa, we will check into our camps and rest awhile. In the evening, dinner will be served. This will be followed by an overnight stay in Jispa.
You can now open up to your new friends, have heart-to-heart talks, or even dance to funky rhythms. We will have some sizzling games on the pot, buttery gossip and a laid-back night.
Distance between Jispa to Leh: 340 km
Time taken: 8 hours
Post breakfast, we will get ready to get to the capital of Ladakh: Leh. en-route, we will mark our presence in most famous spots like Baralacha La, Deepak Tal. Deepak tal is a small lake at an altitude of 3749 m. Here, in front of the sapphire blue tints, pictures come awesome.
Further, traversing through Zing Zing Bar, we will reach the magnificent Suraj Tal, bigger than Deepak tal. Zing Zing Bar is BRO (Border Road Organization) road-building camp. The long road journey will pass through three iconic high-altitude passes, including Nakee La, Lachung La and Tanglang La, at 15547 fr, 16600 ft and 17480 ft, respectively.
Tired, we will take a pitstop at Pang for some refreshments. Continuing our journey, we will be riding through Gata Loops, the most dangerous and enthralling hairpin bends on Manali Leh highway.
Finding a plateau in this arid mountain region is rare. But More Plains/Kiang Chu Thang stretches for 40 km. Kiang Chu Thang means a plain where the kiang does not find water. Upshi, a tiny Ladakhi hamlet, will follow this.
After we arrive in Leh, we will check in and have dinner after a long, exhausting but wonderful day
Witnessing the magical confluence of the Indus and Zanskar river.
Pathar Gurudwara Sahib is the most revered place for both followers of Buddhism and Sikhism. According to legend, Guru Nanak Ji conquered a demon here, who threw a big rock on him while he was meditating. The rock turned to soft wax, and Guru Nanak Ji was rendered unaffected. Seeing this, the demon turned into a good man and accepted the nobility of Guru Nanak Ji.
Magnetic hill is mainly compared to an enigma, and some say it is an optical illusion. It is a gravity hill that looks like such because of its area. In truth, the mountain is a downhill road, but it appears as if the vehicles are climbing up. Along with this phenomenon, it is a beautiful drive with dozens of cars trying to defy gravity and finally coming out amazed.
If you are a history lover, you would like to visit the Hall of Fame. It was built in 1986 to showcase the valour of the Indian Army. It portrays weapons, accounts of the courageous soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the nation and exhibits about the Indian Army. The Hall of Fame museum also displays a 30-minute film that comprises the 1999 ‘Kargil War’.
As the name reveals, Shanti Stupa, or World Peace Pagoda, symbolises peace. It was built by the Nipponzan Myohoji sect of Japan near Chanspa village. A full dramatic view of Leh Ladakh opens up at its top. A Buddhist white-dome Chorten (stupa) on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh, at 11,841 ft. This is known for its intricate carvings.
Altitude of Nubra: 3000 m
Distance between Leh and Nubra: 160 km
Time taken: 6 hours
Waking up in the serene natural setting, we will pack for Nubra. The road is the most popular, accessible, and quickest to reach Nubra. We will be taking the route from Leh towards KhardungLa (5359 m). We will also take a pit stop here for refreshments.
Another wonder is Hunder in Nubra Valley. Dunes, Bactrian camels, high altitude deserts and remote vistas are to Hunder what the sun is to this galaxy – only one. This endemism, when combined with sightseeing of several ruined buildings, including the ruins of the King’s palace, the Langchen Khar (Elephant Palace), a more remote Gula fort, and a Buddhist temple make up for an eclectic experience. You can try the Camel ride here.
Note: Although many people go for Camel and Yak rides, we discourage any kind of animal cruelty. Instead of riding on them, how about you feed them, see them rolling, and admire them?
Then we will continue towards Nubra.
Nubra Valley is nestled on the northern edge of Jammu and Kashmir. It is known as the 'Orchard of Kashmir' for its fulfilling orchards. The journey is worth your time.
Nubra will steal a piece of your heart. After settling in, we will go for ATV, Double Hump Bactrian Camel Ride and more (All activities are self-sponsored.)
Later, we will come back, have dinner and retard in our holes in Hundar in Nubra Valley.
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Distance between Nubra Valley and Turtuk: 170 km
Time taken: 6 hours
Turtuk is a tiny hamlet circumscribed by Nubra valley, nestled in the Karakoram mountain range. It is one of the remotest reaches for tourists in India; nevertheless, the friendly habitants fill one up with juicy conversations, just like the fruits found here. The village was under POK till 1971, but as the history peeps, the villagers don’t mind being ruled by either Pakistan or India. They live peacefully and happily.
Upon our arrival in Turtuk, we’ll spend some time exploring the beautiful village.
We'll head back to Nubra by the evening, where we'll have dinner followed by an overnight stay.
Altitude of Pangong: 4520 m
Distance: 200 km
Time taken: 7 hours
After breakfast, we will go to Diskit Monastery. Later, while going to Pangong, we will cover Pangong Tso.
Pangong Tso is an endorheic lake spanning from eastern Ladakh to west Tibet. It is 134 km long and is further divided into 5 sub lakes: Pangong Tso, Tso Nyak, Rum Tso (twin lakes), Nyak Tso. 40% of this lake is in India, while the other part is disputed between India and China. After spending good time at the lake, we will head to Pangong.
Upon reaching Pangong, we will check in, have dinner, after which we will rest for the day.
Altitude of Leh: 3524 m
Distance: 210 km
Time taken: 7 hours
After breakfast, we will start our return to Leh. En route, we will visit ChangLa pass (5360 m), one of the world's highest passes.
After a power-packed breakfast, we will go local sightseeing in Leh. This will include Shrey Palace, known for the gold-plated statue of Buddha, which is also the tallest statue of Buddha in Ladakh.
Then we will go to Thiksey monastery. It is the largest gompa in central Ladakh.
In Leh, we will be served dinner, and the day will be called complete.
Note: Visiting Shey Palace and Thiksey Monastery is subject to time.
Altitude of Sarchu: 4290 m
Distance: 230 km
Time taken: 8 hours
Our infantry will march towards Sarchu traversing the same path after breakfast. We will move from the iconic Atal Tunnel. To reach Sarchu, we will cross two passes: Baralacha-la (16500 ft) and Rohtang (13060 ft).
We’ll check into our campsites at Sarchu soon upon reaching. Dinner will followed by an overnight stay in Sarchu.
Distance: 200 km
Time taken: 8 hours
Today, we will take things a bit slow and will spend most of our time on road. After breakfast, we’ll leave our campsite and return to Manali. Manali is where we will freshen up for the further journey. In Manali, if time permits, you will be allowed to go for sightseeing. Here, look out for your leader’s instructions and follow them.
In the evening, we will take an overnight bus from Manali and be on the road to Delhi. An overnight journey follows this.
Welcome to Day 11. This is also the last day of the Leh Ladakh All Gilrs trip. Indeed it is heartbreaking to let you go. Still, after these 11 wonderfully magnanimous days filled with surprises, culture, and learnings about local life, we will let you go to rest for some days.
With that, the trip comes to an end. We will depart with hundreds of memories and views of the most beautiful places in India. Here, at Plan the Unplanned, we focus on two aspects of travel: exploring nature and making meaningful connections. You will start as strangers, but you will leave with dewy eyes by the end. We would love to see you again—Check out our other itineraries and ring us soon. It would be a pleasure to see you again. Till then, take care and love life.
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