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New Delhi - Srinagar (J&K)
Day 1 (Delhi - Patnitop)
Destination
Time
Kms
Remarks
Start
4.20am
00

Panipat Toll Rs 20/-
5.30am
108

Pipli
6.35am
73

Ambala
6.54am
41

Kharar
7.55am
55

Khurali toll Rs 11/-
8.10am
13
Long queue at the toll.
Breakfast break at Bamboo shade restaurant.

25 kms
It is in Ropar - Balachor highway
Turn right for Gharshankari, Hoshiarpur

22 kms

Balachor to Garhshankar Toll Rs 47/-

11kms

Gharshankar
10.00am
14 kms

Toll Gharshankar to Hoshiarpur Rs 47/

38 kms

Hoshiarpur
10.45am
2kms

Toll for Hoshiarpur to Tanda road Rs 44/-
11.05am
49kms

Dasuya
11.40am
4kms
After 3kms there is a Drive tru Mac D on the rt side with HP petrol pump.
Pathankot
12.35pm
50 kms
After 2 kms there is a railway crossing. After the crossing turn Right
Nirulas. Lunch break

12 kms
After 1km is the Ravi river bridge. J&K border is 1 km away from here.
Lakhanpur
2:00pm
4kms
Toll post of J&K excise dpt, Take slip for Rs 130. It is valid at Qzigund.
Dayal Chak

32 kms
Sign - Midway Hotel, Petrol Pumps. (Turn Right). This small road of 85 kms take via Gadak,Challan, Khoon and Manwal connect exit of Udhampur.
First 30kms is not so good, after that its fun to drive. No/least traffic.
Kishenpur
3.30pm
85 kms

Patnitop
5.20pm
60 kms
Stay at JKTDC Tourist Bunglow
TOTAL
13 hrs
698 kms
Toll  - Rs 149
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Road map - Delhi - Srinagar

Route - Delhi - Patnitop - Srinagar - Sonamarg - Kargil - Leh - Sarchu - Manali

Total trip - 15 days

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Day 2 - Patnitop to Srinagar
Destination
Time
Kms
Remarks
Start
8.35am
00

Batote
9.15am
20 kms
There is a tata service centre 3 kms before Batote.
Breakfast at Sharma Vaishno dhaba
9.30 am

Had steaming hot rajma and chawal. There is a huge dam here of J.P. A convoy of army trucks passes by. We count till 55.
Chanderkote
10.15am
18 kms

Ramban
10.40am
9 kms

Ramsu
11.15am
23 kms

Banihal plains
11.40am
15 kms

Jawahar tunnel
12.00pm
20 kms

Titanic view point

3 kms
We stopped here to click some pictures.
Checkpost
12.45pm
9 kms
Here the toll paid at J&K border entry Rs 130/- was checked.
Qazigud
12.45pm
3 kms

Anantnag
1.10pm
19 kms

Bijbehara
1.25pm
7 kms
Saw the mughal garden here
Avantipora
1.45pm
17 kms

Srinagar
3.50pm
56 kms
Check in at Hotel Centaur.
TOTAL
7.5 hrs
219 kms

Day 3 - Srinagar - Sonamarg
Destination
Time
Kms
Remarks
Start from Centaur hotel Srinagar
8.30am
00

Ganderbal

22kms
There are lots of car mechanics here.
Sidh view dhaba

33kms
A dhaba by the side of Sind river. good place for a break.
checkpost

36 kms
vehicle no. and name is written down
Kangan

45 kms
A small village, from here Sonamarg is 40 kms.
Break

82kms
Picnic spot with a dhaba.
Hotel Pine View
11.30am
90 kms
Hotel Pine View Sonmarg
TOTAL
3.5 hrs
90 kms

Day 4 - Sonamarg - Kargil
Destination
Time
Kms
Remarks
Start from Hotel Pine View
9.00am
00

Baltal

15kms
Roads are very bad, convoy of trucks appear, lost half an hour
Gumri

11kms

Meena Marg Police Checkpost

12 kms
After this we pass through Zozila War Memorial, Mena Marg Police Checkpost and Draupadi Kund. The kund has crystal clear water.
Drass
12.50pm
26kms
Further we pass through Tiger hill and Mushko valley.
War memorial in Drass


Stopped here for half an hour. There is a canteen here also.
Bhimbat village

7 kms
Had a lunch break.We carried our packed lunch as we were unsertain about the dhabas enroute. Nearly 1hr 15 mins lunch break.
Thasgo
3.45pm
17kms

Hotel Siachen Kargil
5.15pm
37kms

TOTAL
8 hours
125kms

Day 5 - Kargil - Leh
Destination
Time
Kms
Remarks
Start Hotel Siachen
8.25am
00
Petrol pump after 5 kms.
Pashkum
9.05am
13kms
There was a road block here and we were caught up for 40 mins
Mulbek
10.35am
27kms
Indian oil pump is there.
Namik La


Road is good till last few kms.
Kangaral
11.15am
25kms
Roads are very bad here
Bodhi karbu
11.35am
7kms
There is a big monastery, yak breeding farm, the roads are newly laid after Kharbu
Fotula pass
12.15pm
21kms
bad roads
Fotula highest in Srinagar - Leh road


13353ft. Lamaryu village is visible from here.
Lamaryu
12.40pm
15kms
After the Indus bridge, roads are better.
Khalste
1.20pm
23kms
Had our packed lunch here. Its a good town. Petrol pumps, hospitals, medical shops etc are here.
Nurula
1.40pm
16kms

Saspol
2.40pm
23kms

Bhagsu
3.10pm
19kms

NIMO Army area
3.15pm
6 kms

Pather Sahib Gurudwara
3.35pm
13kms

Gwaling International Leh
5.00pm
29kms

TOTAL
9 hrs
237kms

Day 6 - Leh - Sarchu
Destination
Time
Kms
Remarks
Start Gwaling International, Leh
8.00am


Upshi
8.45am
50kms
Roads were good.
Toll Rs 70/-



Miru village
9.00am
14kms

Lato
9.35am
9kms

Sasoma
9.40am
6kms
13,570ft high
Rumtse


14,000ft high, there are camping sites here, small shops selling maggi, tea etc are seen here.
Snow slide

32kms
We had to wait here till the snow was cleared.
Tanglala
11.10am
2kms
The 3rd highest pass in the world. The roads are very bad near the top. After descent the roads are good.
Phang
1.10pm
53kms
The world's highest transit camp. There is a security entry here, many tents having lodging and food.
Ranchalal bridge
2.20pm
8kms

Kanglajal
2.30pm
2kms
There was a water cross here, a huge one.
Lachungla
3.10pm
13kms
Located at 16,616ft
Nakila
3.40pm
12kms
Located at 15,540ft
Gata loops


21 loops.
Twing Twing bridge
5.00pm
36kms

Sarchu - Gold Drop Camps
5.30pm
15kms

TOTAL
9.5 hrs
252kms

Day 7 - Sarchu - Manali
Destination
Time
Kms
Remarks
Start - Gold Drop Camps
8.15am
00

Barlachla pass
9.30am
26kms
Roads bad. Tons of snow. Beautiful & monotone.
Zing Zing Bar
10.25am
22kms
Roads average.
Dercha
11.15am
25kms

Jispa
11.25am
6kms
Lodging options are there here like Ibex hotel, River side huts etc
Keylong
12.05pm
32kms

Thadi
12.35pm
8kms
IOC pump here
Sissu
1.15pm
23kms
Roads are good
Khoskar
1.40pm
15kms
(We were stopped for 2 hrs) Lunch beak. Started again by 3.40
Rohtang
5.10pm
20kms
Heavy rain, land slide. Stuck again 1.5 hrs.
Manali Club Mahindra Snow peaks
8.30pm
55kms
Roads after Marhi village is good but narrow
TOTAL
12 hours
232kms

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