Discover Ladakh Himalayan Tour &
|Day 1 : Arrive Leh - day free to relax and
On your arrival at Leh airport our representative will meet & greet and transfer you to the Hotel.
We recommend you completely relax for the rest of the day to enable your body to acclimatize to the rarefied air at the high altitude. Leh is situated at the height of 11563 feet.
Lunch and dinner is served at the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2 : Leh - Lamayuru - Kargil
Today we proceed to Kargil via Fotu La Pass and Namki La pass. Kargil is known as the location of the Indo-Pakistani border war of 1999 En route we visit Patthar Sahib Gurudwara - a beautiful Gurudwara sahib constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak, Magnetic Hill – also known as Gravity Hill where vehicles defy the force of gravity, Sangam of the rivers Indus & Zanskar - two of Himalaya's great rivers; Zanskar and Indus merge to form a spectacular view, Moon land - the land resembles that of moon, Lamayuru Monastery - one of the largest and oldest gompas in Ladakh. In the evening we arrive at Kargil.
Day 3 : Kargil - Lamayuru- via Alchi Monastery (Indus Zanskar River Conference ) - Magnetic Hill - Leh ( Approx 6 hrs)
After Breakfast check out hotel and drive to Leh, enroute viewing / visiting the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining "Moonland" hills forming its backdrop. after visiting the 11th century Alchi oldest surviving monastic heritage of Ladakh - a UNESCO listed heritage site. Driving further on along the Indus, visit Sanagm (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers), (River RAFTING POINT - you can rafting here 2 or 3 hrs) after drive to Magnetic Point, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara & Hall of Fame (museum of military heritage).
Magnetic hill to marvel at the amazing natural wonder. Also pay respects to Pathar Sahib Gurudwara- constructed in memory of Guru Nanak Dev ji- the founder of Sikh religion and the first guru . Continue your road journey. On arrival in Leh, visit the Hall of Fame Museum a war memorial by the Indian Army that was founded in the memory of Indian soldiers who laid lives in Indo-Pak wars. Complete the check-in formalities at your hotel. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 4 : Leh - Khardungla - Nubra - Hunder (Apporx 5 hrs)
Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the Worlds Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Khardung la Pass (18,380ft above sea level):
It is not very often that one gets to drive on a road at an altitude of 18,380 feet. That is where Khardungla Pass, meaning the Pass of Lower Castle, is located on the way from Leh to the Nubra Valley in Ladakh.
It is the highest motorable road in the world as signs put up by the Border Roads Organization proudly proclaim. Post the Diskit Monastery, proceed for backward journey to Leh Arrive Nubra Valley and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can also enjoy a camel ride here (Camel ride on direct payment basis).
Nubra Valley: Popularly called the orchard of Ladakh, Nubra valley offers a graceful view of yellow and pink wild roses in summer and a carpet of wild lavender in the post-monsoon season. You will definitely be overwhelmed to see the Bactrian Camels (Shaggy double hump Camel) around sand dunes. Thereafter, check in at comfortable Camp or Hotel. Evening at leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at the camp or hotel.
Day 5 : Hunder - Turtuk - Hunder (Approx 2 - 3 hrs)
After early Breakfast, move towards Highest Motorable Road of The World, KhardungLa Pass. Have a cup of Tea there, get yourself clicked with the Khardungla Signboard by BRO & proceed towards Turtuk- the Land of Baltis, which was under control of Pakistan before 1971 War between the two nations. You may like to visit 16 century Mosque and Minaret, Royal house of Yabgo dynasty, Ruin palace of Pun Khar, Historic polo ground. Overnight stay at Homestay /Camp.
Day 6 : Hunder - Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake via Shayok
After breakfast at hotel we drive to next destination pangong lake via Shyok and onto Tang Tse and Spangmik ( Pangong).
It's a short cut and it's a beautiful route. The road follows the Shyok river, and climbs up a mountain before finally descending into Shayok village. It took us less than an hour to reach Shayok, and we were delighted at the sight of the rather big village surrounded by barren mountains, the entire setting being very picturesque. Afternoon we reach at Pangong lake and enjoy your day at pangong lake. Overnight stay at camp.
Day 7 : Pangong - Changla Pass - Hemis/Thiksey - Leh (By Road 165Km/approx 5-6hrs)
After breakfast, you will leave Pangong/Tangtse and get back on the Leh route across Chang La. The Chang La is a high mountain pass in Ladakh at an elevation of 5,391.3024 m or 17,688.000 ft in the Ladakh Ranges between Leh and the Shyok River valley. It is one of the highest motor-able road in the world. Chang La is approached from Leh via Kharu and Sakti village by an asphalt road.
Upon reaching Karu, you will drive across the Indus valley and visit the famous Hemis Monastery, the biggest monastery in Ladakh. Continue, drive to Leh, enroute visiting the picturesque Hemis and Thiksey monasteries. Overnight stay at a hotel.
Day 8 : Leh to Tsomoriri Lake 240 Kms / 7-8 hrs
After breakfast check out hotel and drive to Tsomoriri lake (14000 ft abov sea level) by passing Mahi Bridge. Tsomoriri Arr. 1600 Hrs.
Afterwards take a walk around the Lake to enjoy the scenic beauty. O/N Korzok Village.
Day 09 : Tsomoriri-Tsokar-Jispa
After breakfast retrace the route down to Puga Sumdo and then follow the road across the Polokongka Pass (4920 mtrs) to visit Tsokar Lake, a salt lake system in the Rupsho plateau which is home of the Changa nomads and support many rare wild life species. After sightseeing of the area take the Manali-Leh road at Morai Plains and further drive to Jispa. Check in at the hotel / camp and overnight stay.
Day 10 : Jispa to Manali
After the breakfast drive for Manali, a beautiful scenic drive by crossing Baralacha La (4845m), lunch at Sissu village, later cross famous Rohtang Pass, 13050 ft. Arrive Manali by evening. Drop at Hotel / Manali Bus Stand. Journey ends here.
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