Best of Ladakh
Summary of Itinerary
Day 1 - Arrive Leh, Afternoon Shanti stupa
Day 2 - Shey Thiksey Hemis
Day 3 - Alchi Likir back to Leh
Day 4 - Leh Pangong
Day 5 - Pangong to Leh
Day 6 - Leh K Top Nubra Valley
Day 7 - Nubra Valley to Leh
Day 8 - Depart Leh.
-Assistance upon arrival at Leh airport with welcome in the Hotel.
-Accommodation on twin sharing basis
-Breakfast & Dinner
-Return airport and round trip transfers along with all sightseeing tours by Non-ac Vehcile and Xylo (Standard & Budget ) up to 06 pax, 07 Pax onwards tempo Traveler Maximum (12 Seated).
-Inner Line permits
-Environmental, Wild life & Red cross Fee
-01 Small Oxygen cylinder during Nubra&Pangong for emergency
-GST and all government taxes
-Any sightseeing or excursion that is not mentioned in the itinerary.
-Monument, Guide, other expenses not mentioned in inclusion.
-Any medical or evacuation expenses.
-Any expenses occur due to natural climate, security and other unexpected reason.
-Any type of insurance – personal, medical, travel etc.
3505 meters / 11567 feet. Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh - 3500m above sea level. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel before 9.30 am and Visit Shanti Stupa to catch the entire view of Leh city with the Indus River, we will spend some time and further on to Leh Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel in Leh.
Tour of Hemis, Thiksey , Shey monastery, 3 Idiots School Campus Sindhu Darshan -
After a leisurely breakfast, we drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45 kilometers west of Leh; Hemis is the largest and the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh.FromHemis, you are driven back taking the same route to visit Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya and is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk.After that we continue to drive through series of chortens to visit Shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh.3 Idiots School Campus Sindhu Darshan Later in the afternoon, further on to Leh Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.
Drive Sham Valley & Alchi -
70km after breakfast, Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground., Thereafter proceed to the LikirMonastrey to visit the splendid three storey Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you'll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues., Indus & Zanskar river Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), Basgo Palace Hiking only and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia)Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.Day
Tour of Pangong Lake -
It is the highest land locked lake ( 155 Kms One way from Leh 05 Hrs driver each way. After an early breakfast we Leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Over Night at Pangong Lake Camp
Pangong to Leh
Drive back to Leh, evening is Free for market Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.
Tour of Khardungla Pass 18832 Ft , Nubra Valley and Hundur Sand Dunes –
Drive 120 Kms 4/5 Hrs ( Temperatures below Freezing point at Khardungla Pass) ensure to carry heavy winter clothes as most of the time this pass has snow .Khardungla is the World's highest motorable road at 18832 feet above sea level. At Khardungla pass the snow capped peaks and the mountain views are amazing. The road then passes through a bridge laid on Glacier which finds its way in Guinness Book of world records , Drive through the Valley which is extremely beautiful for photography. Nubra Valley is the Oasis of Ladakh as you see some colourful trees in this region. Later reach your camp visit the Sand Dunes if lucky you will get the sight of the Two Hump Bacterian camels, enjoy time at the Sand Dunes of Nubra. valley spread across Hundur Village. Over Night at the camp
Nubra Valley to Leh
After Breakfast proceed toDiskit monastery which is 515 years old situated on a hill top giving panoramic view of the valley later walk around the town of Diskit which has a small village market. Giant Buddha Statue. Proceed back to Leh cross Khardungla Pass once again and reach Leh. over Night at the Hotel in Leh.
Transfer from Leh hotel to Leh Airport.