What you get

After extensive online and ground research we shortlist hotels which offer unique stay experience.

Dinner & Breakfast is included at all locations. We also provide specific recommendations on food while on the road to enhance the overall food experience

Every SUV goes through our strict quality check before Delivery.One full day is kept just for ensuring preventive maintenance. We make no compromises on this

Just in case there is a breakdown, you will not be alone. We immediately swing into action to ensure you are back on track and your holiday goes as planned

We know what you will need in case of emergency. All our SUV comes with a recovery kit with essential tools to bring you to safety in case you are stuck in a tricky situation

We are travellers first and we have wide network of local expertise and provide in depth guidance and pointers to enhance the overall holiday experience.


Rajesh & Gauri Natu

Dear Mr. Sunil Kapoor,

Thank you very much to you and your team for arranging this fantastic tour. One of the best pick from this tour was your meticulous planning and promptness of service. All arrangements were fantastic, be it a delivery of vehicle at Chandigarh airport, hotels particularly at Chandigarh, Leh, Nubra, Pangong. However the best was at Jispa, Kargil and Srinagar for different reasons. Jispa was simple but authentic with very tasty food.

Location of property at Kargil was outstanding with very clean and well furnished rooms. And Hospitality of Mr. Shamim at Srinagar won our hearts in addition to quality of their property. Travel from Jispa to Leh was breathtaking with Himalaya showing us variety of rocks in different colours and sheds. It was strong and rustic. Later on seemed wear a lush green gown of all bright coloured ornaments. Transforming the Himalaya into a Romantic heroism. In contrast experience to war memorial at Kargil was heart wrenching. Making you humble to feel “मुझे तोड लेना, वनमाली, उस पथ में देना तुम फेंक, मातृभूमि पर शीश चढाने, जिस पथ जाएॅ वीर अनेक!” Assurance given by Naresh, your person who gave vehicle at Chandigarh, on behalf of Unwind Outdoors for getting any type of help at any place during the tour boosted our confidence. The best part was the way each of your associates respect you, speaks volume about your genuineness and professionalism. We wish to thank you once again for the services provided and also wish all the best to you and your team


The Great Himalayan Road Trip

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This 17 days Self Drive road trip to Ladakh and Spiti covers the two Trans Himalayan Region in India.  The Great Himalayan road trip covers the best of the two giants of the Himalayan region while taking the most scenic routes.


Ladakh, Spiti

Start Location

Chandigarh, Delhi

End Location

Chandigarh, Delhi

Trip Days

18 Days




  • Day 1 : The Great Himalayan Road Trip begins with your arrival in Delhi Airport. We will handover of the SUV at the airport and you begin the drive to Mashobra. Please ensure to reach by morning 10 AM latest or preferably arrive a night before
  • Day 2 : Beautiful day of driving to reach Sangla to enjoy another glorious evening
  • Day 3 : Explore the border village of Chitkul before heading to Nako.

  • Day 4 : Enjoy the detour to Gyu , explore the 1000 years old Tabo Monastery and settle down for the evening in Tabo
  • Day 5 : Take in the magical setting of Dhankar Monastery and then drive to Demul , Komic & Langza and settle down in Kaza
  • Day 6 : Drive to Pin Valley and attempt the Bhabha Pass Drive and settle down in Losar
  • Day 7 : Challenging drive to Chandratal via Kunzum Pass and a short hike as well and then drive to Sissu to settle for the evening here.
  • Day 8 : After many days of long drive, a short drive today to just chill and relax at Jispa .
  • Day 9 : Jispa to Tso Kar via the gorgeous Manali – Leh highway. Chance to spot black necked cranes and some wildlife near Tso Kar
  • Day 10 : Tso Kar to Pangong Lake via Mahe & Chushul and Tsaga La . Beautiful drive
  • Day 11 : Pangong to Nubra via Shyok. Enjoy another marvel of nature, the dunes, the river and the snow peaks all rolled into one
  • Day 12 : Chill and relax at Nubra or take the border village drive of Turtuk
  • Day 13 : Nubra to Leh via Khardung La conquer the highest motorable pass in the world
  • Day 14 : Leh Local and relaxed day
  • Day 15 : Leh to Jispa covering the Manali Highway again
  • Day 16 : Jispa to Manali .. back to the Civilization
  • Day 17 : Manali to Chandigarh .. mostly hill drive
  • Day 18 : Chandigarh Depart



  • The Border Village of Chitkul
  • The Quaint Setting of Nako Lake
  • Mysterious Mummy of Gyu
  • The remote villages of Spiti & Chandratal Lake
  • The mesmerising Kunzum Pass @ 16,500 ft
  • The Jaw Dropping Manali Leh Highway covering Rohtang Pass, Deepak Tal & Suraj Tal , Baralacha La , Lachung La & Nakee La , Tanglung La & Sculpted Gorges near Pang followed by Glorious Moreh Plains
  • Leh City Tour 
  • Khardung La & Nubra Valley along with Hunder Sand Dunes & Camel Ride 
  • Largest High altitude lake Pangong Tso 
  • Chang La Pass 


  • 17 Full Set Breakfasts
  • 17 Full Set Dinner 
  • Recommendations on local cuisine and interesting places to eat


  • SUV / MUV Rent. For Ladakh Trips, Leh Taxi cost for going to Nubra and Pangong
  • Stay on twin sharing with Meals as specified
  • Inner line Permits & Other Permits Required for the trip
  • Breakdown assistance & associated cost if attributed to vehicle failure. Local ground team support
  • Routine Maintenance & Cleaning
  • Comprehensive Insurance for Accidents
  • Changes in plan due to landslides/roadblock and other weather related uncertainties
  • Emergency Oxygen Cylinder & Basic Vehicle recovery Kit in all Self Drive Vehicles
  • Detailed Trip Maps ( Offline & Online ) & Daily Guide


  • Fuel Cost ( Diesel mostly )
  • Haryana, Punjab / Himachal / Kashmir State Tax
  • Cleaning charges due to Stains caused by food / oil. Any upholstery damage
  • Damages caused due to inexperienced driving for example Clutch Burnout / Under Body Damage / Rear view mirror damage / Minor Scratches & Dents Or Side wall damage/Cut on the Tyres
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation charges
  • Breakdown Assistance Charges if caused due to Inexperienced/ Poor driving. For example, if the car breakdown due to Clutch Failure, then entire cost associated will be borne by the Guest Or if the vehicle breakdown due to under body damage

Hotels & Camps

Standard Hotels

  • Tranquil CountryHomes ( Mashobra )
  • The Alar, Sangla ( Chitkul )
  • Reo Purgill, Nako
  • White Lotus Homestay, Tabo
  • Pema Homestay, Kaza
  • Nomads Cottage, Losar
  • Hotel Triveni, Sissu
  • Padma Lodge & Camps, Jispa
  • The Hermitage, Glacier View Guest House , Shaolin , Leh
  • Sand Dune View Guest House, Nubra
  • Pangong House, Pangong
  • Hotel Iceland, Solang ( Manali )
  • Velvet Clarks Exotica / Treebo ( Chandigarh )

Superior Hotels

  • Tranquil CountryHomes ( Mashobra )
  • The Alar / Kinner Camps, Sangla
  • Knaygoh Kinner Camp, Nako
  • White Lotus Homestay, Tabo
  • Deyzor / Sakya Abode, Kaza
  • Nomads Cottage, Losar
  • Hotel Triveni, Sissu
  • Padma Lodge & Camps, Jispa
  • Eco Poplar / Caravan Center / Maitreya
  • Cold Desert Camp, Nubra
  • Pangong House, Pangong
  • Ride Inn, Manali
  • Regentra Central, Chandigarh

Premium Hotels

  • The Retreat, Mashobra
  • Banjara Camps & Resort, Sangla
  • Spiti Village Resort , Kaza
  • Urvashi Retreat, Manali
  • The Saraha / Lha Risa / Lakrook , Leh
  • Desert Himalaya, Mystic Meadows Earth Homes, Nubra Valley

Luxury Hotels

  • Fortune Select Cedar Trail, Mashobra
  • Banjara Camps & Resort, Sangla
  • Spiti Village Resort , Kaza
  • Urvashi Retreat, Manali
  • Ladakh Sarai / Saboo Resorts, Leh
  • Lchang Nag / Stone Hedge , Nubra Valley

Pricing & Options



Thank you very much to you and your team for arranging this fantastic tour. One of the best pick from this tour was your meticulous planning and promptness of service. All arrangements were fantastic, be it a delivery of vehicle at Chandigarh airport, hotels particularly at Chandigarh, Leh, Nubra, Pangong. However the best was at Jispa, Kargil and Srinagar for different reasons. Jispa was simple but authentic with very tasty food.

Rajesh & Gauri Natu

Graphic Designer, Apple


Sunil, after I ran 21k Marathon I bragged about it for years. The same is being repeated again, with my ambition to drive across the Himalayas, which was almost faded with Srinagar under curfew. You and Chetan were the spark to our fire that we could do this drive and without a single trouble. Driving is a passion but driving thru places where there are no roads is trouble, but your breakup of program and awesome car condition helped us actually sail thru. Three cheers and five stars.

Jignesh Shah

Absolute Networks, Mumbai


Wow. wow, wow. What a experience! We took the route of Delhi - Jammu - Srinagar - Leh - Sarchu - Manali - Delhi.  Sunil Kapoor gave us excellent service which includes his next to new 4WD in immaculate condition and all hotels were top class. Coming from Australia, we were bit nervous in start but when we met Sunil, we had full trust and all went very positive. Sunil gave us perfect instructions and everything was according to plan. Thank you Sunil and your team for our one of the best experience in life you have provided us. 

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Jignesh Patel

Director, Webential, Australia

Sumudu Fernando Manali Leh Trip


Eight of us from Sri Lanka got Sunil to arrange a self driven tour to Leh and we are very happy with our decision. He was punctual, trustworthy and met our expectations. The service provided was very professional. As foreigners it’s hard to arrange such a tour by ourselves and Unwind outdoor filled in the gap perfectly. All places we stayed were nice and decent. Should specifically mention about the two Scorpios which we instantly fell in love with. They were very well maintained ... 

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Sumudu Fernando

Friends from SriLanka


After days of research, we finally came across a facebook page called ‘Unwind Outdoors’. It seemed like our dream was going to be finally true. Very reasonably priced and Sunil from Unwind was like a know-it-all person.

The itinerary was so crisp and so very well laid out that there was no reason for us to worry other than coping up with nature’s fury. 

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Priyadatta Prabhavalkar

Clifford Chance, Delhi


We did a SUV self drive trip from Chandigarh to Ladakh and back organized by Unwind Outdoor.
Highly recommend Unwind Outdoor as Sunil and Manpreet took care of everything we needed (car, hotel bookings, sightseeing and food recommendations, permits) and everything was organized seamlessly. Sunil was very patient with all our queries, giving suggestions and options to suit our preferences.

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Ashish & Neha Thadani

KPMG, Bangalore


Great to see the know-how of the Unwind Outdoor team regarding every aspect of the Srinagar - Leh - Chandigarh self drive trip. From weather conditions, to road conditions, to health/clothing requirements, and also driving instructions - Sunil and Manpreet are warm, meticulous and knowledgable. Villa Himalaya in Sonamarg surpassed all our expectations and ensured that our expected standards for the rest of the trip were extremely high. 

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Parth Deshmukh

Symbiosis Law School, Mumbai


Thanks Sunil for arranging a wonderful trip. Everything went well and we were in good hands with friendly and competent drivers. Accommodation was good and tents were comfortable beyond our expectations. We didn't have problem with food choices. It was a totally rejuvenating vacation and experience for us. Thanks from us in Singapore!

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Lilian Chan



We had an amazing 9-day from Manali to Leh. Serene, breathless and picturesque. High altitude sickness was a big issue for us but we were in good hands.

Unwind Outdoor was superb in arranging and coordinating the trip. Taking care of all arrangements and checking-in on us. Kudos to Sunil and his team.

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Alvin Chia

Assistant Director, Jurong Town Corporation, Singapore


We travelled as a couple & completed a self drive trip from Delhi-Jammu-Srinagar-Kargil-Leh-Nubra-Pangong-Tso Moriri-Sarchu-Manali-Delhi. Itinerary was meticulously designed to be a mix of adventure and comfort. Hotel choices were best. Support was available at all points in case of emergency.Vehicle provided was top notch. Thanks to Mr. Sunil Kapoor for personally putting in efforts to maintain such high standards. 

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Nikhil & Neha Mazumdar

Manager L&T, Mumbai


Six of us (two families) travelled to Leh in Jul / Aug 2015 and we had an excellent experience with Unwind Outdoor. From the very beginning of our excited planning phase, Sunil has been willingly suggesting us options, number of days, places to visit etc. He has all the knowledge of the terrain, passionate about trekking and traveling himself, so he understands travel-crazy people such as me and my quirks.
We landed in Leh in time for cloudbursts and flashfloods and landslides (along with mud and rocks sliding too). Despite Nature's fury, Sunil and Skarma made sure we were utmost safe and comfortable. These guys are just not into travel business, they help people fulfil their travel dreams. Truly! Go guys!!

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Kamala Aithal

Barclays Bank, Bangalore

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