Classic tour to Ladakh


Classic tour to Ladakh: A journey through a mythical land crossing the Himalayas up to Little Tibet

Classic tour to Ladakh is an ideal tour to immerse yourself into the gigantic Himalaya safely and with maximum comfort.

We will cross landscapes almost "extraterrestrial" on the Manali-Leh road that we do in five days, an Himalayan Ecotourism exclusivity.

Selected hikes are absolutely stunning, easy and generally reserved for those who trek for days.

We will visit some of the most beautiful monasteries of Ladakh, without rushing for trying to see everything. And finally, we will not miss the magic of the Tso Kar lake and the Nubra valley.

Children are welcome. The little ones may stay at the camp during the hiking days.

Tour features

Tour duration

11 days from Manali to Delhi with a flight from Leh to Delhi

Best season

July to September

Physical effort

Moderate. Easy if you go with a four-wheel vehicle and skip the hike on day 5

Children ?

From 8 or no restriction if the child does not participate in the hike

Travel mode

By SUV or on a motorcycle (Royal Enfield)

Tour highlights

The mythical road trip from Manali to Leh in 5 days.

An Himalayan Ecotourism exclusive : travel in leisure and comfort from the lower Himalayas to Ladakh. Stop and see sights on the way. Gives you plenty of time to acclimatize.

See the most famous Buddhist monasteries

Buddhist monasteries of Diskit, Spitok, Thicksey, Alchi and Likir.

Camps at the lake Tso Kar and in the sand dunes of Nubra.

Camp by the side of the beauitiful high altitude lakes of Tso Kar. Travel over the highest motorable road over the Khardung-la pass into the Nubra valley to see Bactrian camels and remnants of the Silk Road.

Hike up to an exceptional point of view on the Tso Kar Lake.

For magnificent views of the deep blue high altitude lake.

Ladakh tour map


Our classic tour of Ladakh

Tour itinerary

Our classic tour to Ladakh
   This itinerary is customizable. Please enquire.
Day 1 You reach Manali either on your own or with our assistance from Delhi. Night in a hotel (2000 m).
Day 2 From Manali to Keylong via Rohtang pass. 6 hours drive. Night in a hotel (3100 m).
Day 3 From Keylong to Patseo. 1.5 hours drive. Acclimatization day. Night under tents (3770 m).
Day 4 From Patseo to the Tsarap valley via the Baralacha pass. 4 hours drive. Night under tents (4170 m).
Day 5 From the Tsarap valley to Tso Kar lake via the Lachulung pass. 6 hours drive. Night under tents (4600 m).
Day 6 From Tso Kar lake to Leh via the Tanglang pass. 5 hours drive. Night in a hotel (3500 m).
Day 7 Day rest. You use this day to visit the town and/or some nearby monasteries (Thicksey). Night in a hotel (3500 m).
Day 8 Visit of the monasteries on the west side of Leh. Alchi and Likir. Night in a hotel in Leh (3500 m).
Day 9 From Leh to the Nubra valley via the Khardungla pass. 5 hours drive. Night under tents or in a hotel(3100 m).
Day 10 From the Nubra valley to Leh via the Khardungla pass. 5 hours drive. Night in a hotel in Leh (3500 m).
Day 11 Morning flight from Leh to Delhi.

Classic tour of Ladakh - Photos

Other places to see with Himalayan Ecotourism

Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP)

Come and trek with us in one of the most pristine Himalayan Park.

Read More

The green Himalayas

Refresh yourself off the beaten track of Himachal Pradesh

Read More


Recognition of Himalayan Ecotourism

Himalayan Ecotourism Awards

Our awards

Himalayan Ecotourism is the winner of the To Do award 2022 in the field of "Socially Responsible Tourism".
We are also the Overall Winner of the Indian Responsible Tourism Award 2019 and the Gold winner in the Best Adventure Operator category.
We have been declared winner of the Sustainable Tourism Award 2019 by Skal International and Biosphere.
Our cooperative-based model of social enterprise and our efforts to conserve the Himalayas are the main reasons for winning these awards.
Thank you to all our cooperative members, our customers, our friends and well-wishers !