Leh Ladakh Road Trip
The 434 km long road from Srinagar to Leh is known as NH1D, or Srinagar Leh highway. The construction of this road began in 1962, after the Sino-Indian war. During Kargil war, it was disrupted. This route is longer than the Manali-Leh highway but is less treacherous and remains open longer than the Manali-Leh route.
Srinagar – Sonamarg – Zoji La – Drass – Kargil – Mulbek – Namika La – Fotu La – Lamayuru– Hangro Loops – Khaltse – Nimmu – Leh.
From Khaltse, the guest will have to take a detour of just 15 km to reach Namra village hotel.
Manali to Leh road is the dream route for adventure enthusiasts as it is marked by multiple passes, curves, bridges, villages and wilderness. The route spans a total of 472 kilometers. There are five high-altitude passes to navigate. La means pass in Tibetan.
- Rohtang Pass
- Baralacha La
- Nakeela La
- Lachulung La
- Tanglang La