Adventure Travel Activities
Jeep Safari of Himalayas
Chir (Pine), Oak, Deodar, Fir,
Rhododendron, Birch, and Juniper
Tigers, Elephants, Wild Boar,
Crocodiles, Snow Leopard, Blue Sheep, and Mask Deer
Major Wildlife Sanctuaries
Jim Corbett National Park, Namdhapa
National Park, Kaziranga National Park
Major Wildlife Regions
Himachal Pradesh, Uttranchal,
November to June
are many opportunities of overland journeys in Indian Himalaya,
starting from Delhi with options of safari in Ladakh. The Jeep tour
takes you to the remote areas passing through high passes, colorful
mountains, small villages, and spectacular high altitude lakes. We
offer Jeep Safari in Ladakh and remote areas of Himachal Pradesh. The
best season for above Jeep safaris are mid of June to End of
September. The Overland Escape back up team of cooks and staff with
complete camp and kitchen gear follow you, and providing as well as
the safety point of view.
Trans Himalayan Jeep Safari
from Delhi with a drive to Shimla, the capital city of Himachal
Pardesh. After a day rest you will drive towards Sangla via
Sarahan, where you will visit old strikingly beautiful Hindu
Temple of Bimkali. Further drive to Sangla along the Satluj River and
Recong Peo, Kalpa, Marang is reached with a drive along the Hindustan
Tibet Highway. Tabo monastery, the Ajanta of Himalaya of 10th century
is the first village of Lahul and Spiti, there is in himachal. Visit
other famous monasteries of Spiti and reach Kaaza, the capital of
Spiti valley,Himachal. After a day rest in Kaaza drive to Keylong via
Kunzom La and Rohtand Pass. You will cross-spacious flat land, many
passes with beautiful landscape before you reach Tsokar and Tsomoriri
main feature of this area is Changpa nomads, rare birds and the Lake.
Further you will drive to Pangong Lake along the Indus River. The
Pangong Lake is a beautiful Lake on the indo-China border, the 75% of
the lake is in China and 25% is with India. After Pangong you will
drive towards Leh crossing Changla Pass. Visit monasteries around Leh
and Lower Ladakh. The last and final part of the trip is to Nubra
valley for another three days where you can visit monasteries, hot
spring on the ancient famous silk route. Drive back to Leh, rest for a
days and fly back to Delhi with sweet memories of Ladakh and Himachal
Tsokar Jeep Safari
Tsomoriri Lake is a beautiful mountain bounded expanse of water,
around 240 kms from Leh in Rupsho valley. It extents 15 miles in
length and 3 to 5 miles width, at a height of 14,000 ft. On the
southwest bank of the Lake is Korzok village inhabited by friendly
nomadic people and around 135 years old monastery, which was founded
between 1851-1861 by Lama Kunga Lodos Snyingbo. The Changpa nomadic
people are most outstanding feature of the Lake who can be seen moving
from one place to another grazing with herds of goats and Yaks.
Tsokar Lake, Tsokar means salt lake, which is around 154 kms. from
Leh and 76 kms. from Tsomoriri. The small Gonpa at Thukje village is a
branch of Korzok monastery. Tsomoriri Jeep safari can be organized for
3-4 days by Jeep starting from Leh.
Pangong Lake Jeep Safari
is 40 miles in length and nearly 2-4 miles in width and 13,930 ft.
[above the sea level]. What strikes the eye in coming first in view of
this lake is the lovely color of its water, especially towards
evening, which is of the richest deep blue. Pangong Tso trip can be
organised in two days and overnight stay at Tangtse. Travellers are
not allowed to pitch their tents near the Lake and only allowed to go
up to Spangmik due to security reason. As 75% of the Lake is in China
and only 25% is in India. The landscape on the way to Pangong is
Dhahnu Jeep Safari
is situated to the south west of Leh around 163 Kms. passing through
the beautiful villages of Khalsey, Domkhar and Achinathang. There are
many small villages in the valley but only two villages of Dha and
Beema are opened to tourist. Being on lower altitude, Dhahanu is
warmer than Leh, which makes it possible to grow two crops and variety
of fruits i.e. apricot, apples, walnut and grapes. The Drogpa
community is considered as last race of Aryans confined to the valley.
Their features are pure Indo Aryan and they appear to have preserved
their racial purity down the centuries. Their culture and religious
practices are very similar to ancient pre-Buddhist religion known as
Bonchos, then to Buddhism as practices in the rest of Ladakh. They
have preserved their ancient traditions and way of life partly through
the celebration of harvest and partly through their songs and hymns.
Their language is similar to that spoken in Gilgit and by immigrants
from Gilgit and settled in Drass. This tour can be organised for two
to three days from Leh.
Jeep Safari Ladakh
is most isolated region of Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir, around 480 kms
from Leh and 250 kms from Kargil. Zanskar is reached after a day drive
to Kargil and second day from Kargil to Padum. The route from Kargil
to Padum is the only motorable road to reach Zanskar valley, which
remains open from June to September. Approaching Padum through this
route, one travel south, along the Suru River, which flows down from
Penzila Pass through Suru valley and Zanskar. The Suru valley is one
of the most beautiful regions of Ladakh and is inhabited by people of
the Balti origin. Muslim communities inhabit the valley, but in the
past, the valley was populated by Buddhist.
are few rocks curving of Maitriya Buddha, at Kartse Khar and Padmapani
Avaloketeshvara at Byama Khambu. Sanku is the largest village
surrounded by colorful Rocky Mountains and flowers in summer. It has a
small Bazaar dotted with shops and restaurants. The next major village
is Panikhar, under the shadows of Nun Kun Massif. The photographic
view of Nun Kun can be enjoyed from the village Thangbu, about 12 Kms.
short of Panikhar. Leaving Panikhar and arrive Parkachik, through the
ascent along the Suru River, one reaches the first little Buddhist
village called Zuldo. Next comes the Rangdum monastery, which is
situated on a rock hill in the middle of the valley. Around hours
journey from here is Penzila from where one can view the Zanskar
valley and Drang Drung Glacier beside the Penzila.
are many small villages between Aksho to Padum i.e. Hamuling, Phay and
Dungri. The valley is covered with blanket of green patches. The road
leads to the left bank of Doda chu. At Dungri it crosses the Doda chu.
The road truns to the south and leads to Padum. On the way one passes
the Suny monastery, with the Kanika Chorten and then Padum after 6 Kms.
Padum, Once the Capital of the Zanskar valley, today it is the
administrative headquarter of the region and probably the most
populous settlement of the Valley. There are many monastery to visit
in Zanskar i.e Suny, Stongdey, Zongkhul, Karsha and Phuktal
monasteries. This Jeep tour can be organised for 1-2 weeks starting
Jeep Safari in Garhwal
There are the Kumaon & Garhwal Hill
regions in Uttaranchal, whose beauty compels one to go in for a jeep
safari when one does not want to get into any other adventurous mould.
The jeep safaris in the Himalayan range are particularly popular among
the adventure sport lovers.
Jeep Safari Tour