Major Locations :
Ladakh, Lahaul & Spiti,
Best Time :
Avoid the winter season.
Safari in India
India has a varied topography. Nowhere else in the world can a traveller
find such splendid diversity of lands, mountains
and what not! If you have planned
your trip to adventurous India and want to make your trip faster and
smoother then go for Jeep Safari. Jeep Safari is the best way to travel the
off-beaten tracks of India. There is a very unique kind of thrill present in
Jeep Safari, especially for those who like to travel through the lesser
known destinations. Jeep safari also gives the Jeep safari adventure a kind
of humane touch, as you to get to explore the places, which probably the
locals must be aware of till now.
Though, whole of India has something to give its every single visitor, the
Himalayan region is the best option if you are thinking of Jeep Safari. The
bumpy terrains of Himalayas are packed with thrillers and adventures, rare
to find elsewhere in the world. The trip by a Jeep through the cold deserts
and valley areas are too thrilling to be explained, as you are going to tour
the most inaccessible terrains in the world - the Himalayas.
Some of the Major Jeep Safari Locations in Himalayas
Jeep Safari In Trans Himalayan Region
The trans Himalayan
something that will really lure you to unveil the natural and man made
wonders located within the picturesque landscapes. You go for Jeep Safari in
the high altitude destinations of Leh, Ladakh and Kinnaur - Spiti, where the
wilderness is still untouched from commercialisation. The experience of
driving through the mountainous valleys along mazy passes and challenging
heights is a journey every adventure seeker would love to have.
Jeep Safari In Ladakh Region
Jeep safari at the high altitude lake of India is another new interest,
which has been recently introduced in this adventure activity. The high
point tour of a tour to Leh is the drive to Pangong Tso Lake. The place is
little domesticated and even less transport is available here. Occasional
buses go as far as Tangse, but from there four wheel vehicles are required,
which is why the most convenient way to get here is on a two or three day
Jeep Safari organised by many tour operators based in Leh. Regarded as the
most harsh and at the same time enthralling is the cross country jeep drive
to the Pong valley.
Another destination you will like in the Ladakh region is the Tso Moriri.
With the unavailability of any public transport except for the odd truck,
the only really possible way to get to Tso Moriri from Leh is on a Jeep
Safari. These usually follow a spiral itinerary via Upshi and Chumathang to
Mahe Bridge, 144 km from Leh, before moving towards Pulga and over the
Namshang-la on a rough road to Karzok.
To complete the round trip, the you can extend you tour towards the
Manali-Leh highway taking in the lake of Tso Kar and the small village of
Thukse on the way. Some taxis travelling from Manali to Leh take this route
to avoid the Tanglang la on the highway when it is snowbound.
Jeep Safari In Uttaranchal Region
Uttranchal has Kumaon & Garhwal Hill regions, whose beauty inspires one
to go in for a jeep safari. The jeep safaris in the Himalayan range are
particularly popular among the adventure lovers.