Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking.
Places to Visit: Ladakh (Leh city, Shey, Thiksey, Hemis, Khardung-la, Nubra valley, Pangong Lake, Alchi Monastery, Lamayuru, Magnetic hill, Hall of Fame, Likir, Sangam, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib)Trip Duration : 08 Night / 09 Days
Day 01: Arrive Leh
Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh - 3500m above sea level. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel before 09.30 am. Half Day at rest for acclimatization.Lunch at the hotel. After Lunch drive to Visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace, Later in the evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 02: Tour of Hemis, Thiksey Shey monastery 3 Idiots School Campus Sindhu Darshan
After a leisurely breakfast, we drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45km west of Leh; Hemis is the largest and the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. From Hemis, 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 visit. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 03: Drive Sham Valley & Alchi Lamayuru
After breakfast, carry packed lunch for the day. Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Proceed to Moon Landscape & Lamayuru. After visit Lamayuru drive back to Ulleytokpo. Overnight stay at the camp
Day 04: Ulleytokpo – Leh
After Breakfast departs UleytopkoThereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storeys 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) Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 05: Tour of Khardungla
Nubra Valley and Hundur Sand Dunes – Drive 120 Kms 4/5hrs After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) Arrive at Hundur by Afternoon. Rest of the day, Post lunch free to explore Deskit, Hunder Villages and camel Safari in Sand Dunes between Deskit and Hunder Village. Overnight stay at the camp
Day 06: After Breakfast proceed to Diskit monastery
After Breakfast visit Deskit Monastery and drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. Reach Leh by afternoon. Evening free time at Leisure to explore Leh market. Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 07: Tour of Pangong Lake
After early Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft), through Changla Pass 17,350 ft., it is the third highest motorable road in the world. Arrive Pangong Lake it is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the Banks of Pangong Lake while appreciating the changing Colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake.Overnight stay at the camp
Day 08: Drive back to Leh
evening is Free for market, Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 09: Depart Leh
On time departure transfer to Leh airport
Any future tax levies will be charged extra.
In case of foreign nationals, add rs.700/- per person.
Vehicle provided will be as per the itinerary and not at disposal.
If a vehicle is used for shopping, visiting markets and restaurants then there will be extra charges.
Buffet meals will be provided at the hotels.
Hotels / Camps provide hot water from 6-8 Am and 6-8 Pm only.
Leh and remote areas have regular power outage. don't expact 24 hrs electricity.
Hotel normally shut the main gates at 11 Pm.