Mostly people have the notion that Himalayas is only for those who love to trek or climb the snowy mountain peaks. But its not so, Himalayas is also for those who like to travel the off beaten paths of the mighty mountain. So if you are planning a jeep safari trip through the cold desert and valleys of the Himalayas then you should also be aware of the various pros and cons. Adventure trip is fun but only when you are aware of the place you are going. Jeep safari can be ultimate adventure trip if planned properly. Some of the major regions for jeep safari are Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur, Ladakh, Garhwal and Kumaon. Jeep safari tours are a unique and thrilling experience for those who like to travel to unknown places. Through jeep safari tours you can discover those places, which the locals are only aware of till now.
Some of the major Jeep safari routes are:
Trans-Himalayan Jeep Safari
This safari covers remote areas like Kinnaur, Spiti and lahaul valleys
and ending the journey in Ladakh, know as "The Little Tibet".
The mountains here in Ladakh inspire you to write poetry. The mountains,
which stood for ages will surprise you. The vastness and sternness of
the landscape is just awesome. The best time to go for jeep safari in
the trans Himalayan region is between July and September. The
monasteries here resonates the ambience of peacefulness and serenity. It
is a beautiful combination of nature and spirituality. The trans
Himalayan tracts really attract the explorer within you. For going on a
jeep safari you can opt for any of the jeep safari tours offered by the
tourism board of India. Depending on your budget and suitability you can
choose any of the destinations like Kinnaur and Spiti, Ladakh, and Leh.
In Ladakh some of the famous places for jeep safari are Pangong Tso Lake
and Tso Moriri Lake.
Uttaranchal Jeep Safari
Uttaranchal is another such place you can opt for jeep safari. Places
like Kumaon and Garhwal Hill are really a visual treat. The beauty of
this place will tempt you to go for a jeep safari even if you don't want
to. People who are adventure sport lover for them jeep safaris in the
Himalayan range are just amazing.
Tibet Jeep Safari
Jeep safari in Tibet is really difficult because of the accessibility.
To travel there you need to be very well informed and traveling in these
remote places is best done on jeeps, which are strong and hardy. The
jeep safari tours, to these places give you a chance to visit the
Tibetan monasteries and lakes, which would otherwise be not possible to
Some of the high mountain passes jeep safaris are: