Himachal Tourism launches Manali Leh bus service

Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) has started the Manali – Leh deluxe bus service for the season 2010. Fare for one way journey will cost Rs. 2000 per person.


The fare includes night stay at HPTDC hotel at Keylong, dinner and breakfast the next morning. The bus will leave Manali at 11 am and reach Keylong by evening. Next morning the bus will depart Keylong after breakfast and reach Leh in the evening.

Similarly from Leh the bus will depart at 4 am reaching Keylong for the night stay and depart for Manali the next morning. Fare for traveling from Leh to Manali is also the same as Rs. 2000.

HPTDC bus from Manali will leave every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the week.

Apart from the HPTDC bus service, services of Himachal state transport and J&K state transport are also available on this route.

The 475 km journey is done over a period of two days from Manali. This important road, which was once part of the ancient trade route between India and Central Asia, wends its way through breathtaking mountain views. The road passes through 5 high mountain passes namely, Rohtang-La (Pass), Baralacha-La, Lachung-La, Naki-La and Tanglang-La.

manali leh route

Manali  – Leh route is officially open from July till mid September when the higher passes close down due to heavy snowfall till next year.

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4 Responses to Himachal Tourism launches Manali Leh bus service

  1. Himachal Pradesh is a beautiful hill state. I really like Himachal hill stations like solan, kasuli etc.

    Manjit Singh February 21, 2018 at 11:06 am Reply
  2. The photograph is really very nice, kudo to author for exploring naturally beautiful himachal pradesh. I have also started a site to bring my village on the internet.

    anil thakur January 10, 2011 at 10:15 pm Reply
  3. I want to go to Kullu-manali for my honeymoon in mid November.I want to know how is manali as a honeymoon destination for newly wed couple?How much time is sufficient for trip?How far is Kullu from there?How to go by Train or Road ?What to see?Where to stay?What is special there?Other nearby place to see?What to carry with self during winters?
    Simply i want to make it special in lap of nature.Any help will be heartily appreciated. http://www.cabinrentals-best.com/

    Cabin Rentals September 1, 2010 at 4:17 am Reply
  4. “Manali – Leh route is officially open from July till mid September”
    This year road was opened exceptionally late , on June 23rd. Most years the road opens in May. Closed officially in late October last year , fairly normal.
    Road updates at http://korta.nu/manleh

    vistet July 5, 2010 at 1:22 pm Reply

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