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Summer

Discover some of the most gorgeous landscapes in our country as you embark on our RAWEST Escapade. Explore the most beautiful and thrilling circuit which features some of the world’s highest passes, Landscapes with the spectacular beauty of snow-clad mountains, gushing rivers aside while you travel on these scenic routes.

The Srinagar – Leh route takes you on an incredible journey of a lifetime.

Tour Highlight

Gardens, lakes, and houseboats are all popular attractions in the city. Dried fruits and traditional Kashmiri crafts are particularly popular there. The Jhelum River, known as Vyath in Kashmir, runs through the city on both sides.

The ancient Silk Road, which connected Kashmir with China, passed through Sonmarg, giving it historical significance. It serves as a base camp for Ladakh and is crucial to India's military. Sonamarg truly lives up to its name in the winter when it transforms into a valley of white gold.

The Zoji La Pass, a well-known mountain pass in Ladakh, is well-known for a variety of reasons. The 1947–1948 Indo–Pakistan War took place here. Known for its treacherous hairpin bends and breathtaking scenery, this dirt path road evokes a range of emotions in its travelers.

The tourism hub of Drass, also known to as "The Indian Siberia" and the "Gateway to Ladakh," is well-known for its high-altitude hiking trails and tourist attractions. In addition to being a hill station in the Kargil district of the union territory of Ladakh, Drass is also regarded as the second-coldest inhabited place in the world due to its elevation of roughly 3,300 metres and regular wintertime lows of minus 30 degrees Celsius.

The Kargil War, fought between May and July of 1999 between India and Pakistan, is what made Kargil city famous. The conflict was fought in India's District of Kashmir, along the now-famous Line of Control, or LOC.

'The Land of High Passes' Leh, the largest town and joint capital of the Union Territory of Ladakh, is located at a height of 3500 meters. Ladakh's Himalayan Kingdom capital.

It is a Buddhist stupa with a white dome that was erected on a mountaintop as part of the Peace Pagoda Mission by a Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu. In addition to its religious significance, it is a popular tourist destination for its panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

The second highest motorable road in the world, measuring 5359 meters, serves as a gateway to Nubra Valley.

Diskit is Nubra's headquarters. The 106-foot Maitreya Buddha statue is located in Diskit Gompa.

Ldumra, one of the subdistricts of Ladakh, is known by the Tibetan name Ldumra, which translates to "the Valley of Flowers." The Nubra valley is a deep gorge created by the Shyok River and the Nubra River. Take in the picturesque splendour of Hunder and the Bactrian Double Hump Camel rides.

At 4225 meters above sea level, Pangong Tso Lake is 134 kilometers long, with 50% of the length located in Tiber and the rest in Ladakh. One of the highest saltwater lakes in the world transforms from blue to green to red.

At 5360 meters, it is one of the highest motorable passes in the world is located on the route from Leh to Pangong Tso. Chang La is home to the World's Highest Research Station.

At 3600 meters up on a mountaintop in Leh, there lies a Tibetan monastery called Thikse Gompa. Affiliated to the Tibetan Buddhist Gelung sect. It is the largest gompa in central Ladakh and has a close resemblance to the Potala Palace in Tibet.

It is a Cyclops Hill in Ladakh, close to Leh. A yellow sign board with the words "The Phenomenon That Defies Gravity" marks the location of the Magnetic Hill. It also tells you to park your vehicles in the box marked with a white point on the road, which is known as the Magnetic Road.

Important Information

  • Travel in a Force Traveller / SUV (Innova/Xylo).
  • Pickup from Srinagar airport.
  • Accommodation on a double or triple-sharing basis (exception for couple).
  • Permission in Leh
  • Meals according to itinerary; Lunch not included. Plan MAP.
  • Medical kit.
  • Oxygen
  • Expertise Charges

  • Meals that are not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Any personal expenses like laundry, telephone bills, tips, etc.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides and road blocks. Etc (to be borne by the client directly on the spot.)
  • Any other item which is not specified under cost inclusions
  • Any entrance fee to the monastery and monuments.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • GST @ 5%

  • An authentic government ID Card
  • Comfortable warm clothing like woollen socks, cap, fleece jackets or warmers, down jacket, rain coats, toiletries.
  • Good quality trekking/adventure shoes and slippers.
  • Sunscreen & lip balm, good UV protection sunglasses
  • Personal Medicines (if any) & a few medicines for altitude sickness (a must)
  • Power Banks

Itinerary

  • Arrival in Srinagar. Meet the tour guide who will assist you with a guided transfer to the hotel. Finish the check-in formalities. 
  • Mughal Gardens-founded during the Mughal era. The Mughal gardens are made up of Nishat Bagh, Chashme-e-Shahi, and Shalimar Bagh. 
  • Stay in Srinagar for the night.
  • After breakfast, your journey to Kargil begins, stopping along the way at Sonamarg, a stunning valley with snow-capped peaks and green surroundings, Zojila Pass, and Drass Village, the second-coldest inhabited place in the world.
  • The War Memorial Hall and Museum, commonly known as Vijaypath, is located here.
  • The memorial was built by the Indian Army as a tribute to the soldiers and officers who laid down their lives during the Kargil War.
  • Arrival in the evening in Kargil and check-in formalities.
  • Stay in Kargil for the night.
  • After breakfast, start driving towards Leh. Stop for a quick visit at the Lamayuru monastery on the route.
  • Lamayuru is renowned for its extraordinary terrain, which resembles the moon. Take pictures of the beauty so you can remember it forever. Keep going on your journey.
  • Visit Sangham, Magnetic Hill to take in this incredible natural phenomenon.
  • Pay respects at the Pathar Sahib Gurudwara as well, which was built in honour of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the first guru and founder of the Sikh faith. Continue your journey on the road.
  • Visit the Hall of Fame Museum upon arrival in Leh, a war memorial established by the Indian Army in honour of Indian troops who sacrificed their lives during the Indo-Pak conflicts.
  • Complete the check-in formalities at your hotel.
  • Stay in Leh for the night.
  • After breakfast, visit the Hall of Fame, Shanti Stupa, Spituk Monastery, and Leh Market, among other local attractions in Leh.
  • Stay in Leh for the night.
  • Get ready for breakfast before departing for the stunning Nubra Valley through Khardungla Pass, one of the world’s highest motorable highways at 18,380 feet.
  • When you get to the valley, be sure Leave your hotel room’s luxuries behind and ride a double-humped camel through the sand dunes between Diskit and Hundur Village.
  • Enjoy the view as it unfolds all around you.
  • Stay the night in the Nubra Valley.
  • Take the Shyok Valley route to Pangong Tso.
  • Experience the stunning endorheic lake that is located in the Himalayas.
  • Stay in Pangong Tso for the night.
  • You can enjoy the benefits of a photo session around the lake in the early morning.
  • After breakfast, travel to Leh.
  • Once you arrive in Leh, take a shopping excursion around the city’s markets.
  • Stay at the hotel for the night.
  • In the morning, after having breakfast, you will ride to the Sham Valley which is approx 75 km from Leh.
  • Enroute Sham Valley you will get the opportunity to visit the Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, nestled deep in the Himalayas.
  • Heading ahead you will come across the Magnetic Hill which will give a mystifying experience defying the law of gravity.
  • Riding further through a picturesque landscape, you will reach the Confluence of The Indus and Zanskar River which is an amazing view to stop and take a.
  • After visiting the above places, drive further to check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
  • Travel back home with wonderful memories. 

Dates

Travel safe during COVID-19

Gear/equipment sanitized between use

Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Our Policies

Our Policies

No Refund shall be made with respect to the initial booking amount for any cancellations. However -

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  •  If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 75% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  •  In the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and, in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.

No Refund shall be made with respect to the initial booking amount for any cancellations. However -

  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  •  If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 75% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of the trip cost will be charged as cancellation fees.
  •  In the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and, in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However, no refund will be provided for the same.

I acknowledge that this activity is an extreme test of a person’s physical and mental limits and carries with it the potential for death, serious injury and property loss. The risks include, but are not limited to: actions of other people including, but not limited to, participants, volunteers, spectators, guides, event officials, event monitors and/or producers of the event; lack of hydration, weather, and/or other natural conditions. I hereby assume all of the risks of participating in this event.I certify that I am physically fit, have sufficiently trained for participation in this event and have not been advised otherwise by a qualified medical person.I acknowledge that this Accident Waiver and Release of Liability (AWRL) form will be used by RAW Escapades, their partners and the sponsors of the event in which I may participate and it will govern my actions and responsibilities at the event.In consideration of my application and permitting me to participate in this event, I hereby take action for myself, my executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, and assigns as follows: (A) Waive, release, and discharge from any and all liability for my death, disability personal injury, property damage, property theft or actions of any kind which may hereafter accrue to me or my traveling to and from this event, THE FOLLOWING ENTITIES OR PERSONS: Raw Escapades, Their partners, and their directors, officers, employees, volunteers, representatives and agents, the event sponsors and event volunteers, (B) indemnify and hold harmless all entities or persons mentioned in this paragraph from any and all liabilities or claims made by other individuals or entities as a result of my actions during this event. I hereby consent to receive medical treatment that may be deemed advisable in the event of injury, accident, and/or illness during this event.I understand that at this event or related activities I may be photographed. I agree to allow my photo, video, or film likeness to be used for any legitimate purpose by the event holders, producers, sponsors, organizers, and/or assigns.This AWRL shall be construed broadly to provide a release and waiver to the maximum extent permissible under the applicable law.I hereby certify that I have read this document and I understand its content

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