⦁ Welcome drink on arrival
⦁ 5 Nights accommodation at Leh
⦁ 1 Night accommodation at Nubra Valley
⦁ 1 Night accommodation at Pangong
Leh, the capital of Ladakh .
Welcome to Leh, the capital of Ladakh, experience the stunning views as you fly over the dramatic regions of the Himalayas, Zanskar & the Karakoram Ranges, you will be met & transferred to your hotel. On arrival, check into at your hotel. Spend the rest of the day acclimatizing to the climate of Ladakh. Dinner & Overnight stay at Leh.
After breakfast relax at the hotel and post lunch proceed to visit the Monastery tour including Thiksey Monastery – A gompa affiliated with the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It is located on top of a hill in Thiksey village, approximately 19 kilometres east of Leh and the Hemis Monastery – believed to be the wealthiest and biggest monastery in Leh, a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Drukpa Lineage, located in Hemis situated 45 km from Leh. Evening back to hotel. Dinner will be served at the hotel. Overnight stay leh.
After an early breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley crossing Khardung La pass – the highest motorable road in the world at (18,380 ft.) Nubra Valley is situated to the North of Ladakh between the Karakoram range & Ladakh range of the Himalayas.Carry packed lunch from the hotel. Arrive at Nubra & visit the Sand dunes at Hunderwhere one can enjoy a camel safari on a double humped bactarian camel (at your own cost). Also visit the Diskit monastery which has the highest open air Buddha statue. Continue your drive & check in at your resort/camp at Sumoor. Hot Lunch will be served at the resort/camp. Dinner & overnight stay at Nubra Valley.
Enjoy breakfast at the camp, proceed to visit the Samstanling Monastery & the Sand Dunes at Sumoor where one can enjoy a camel safari on a double humped bactarian camel (at your own cost). Drive back to Leh over Khardung-la-pass. Arrive Leh & post lunch visit the Shanti Stupa a Buddhist white-domed stupa on a hilltop in Chanspa &the Leh Palace – a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. Dinner will be served at the hotel. Overnight stay at Leh.
After early breakfast you visit the Hall of Fame – museum constructed by the Indian Army, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib nestled deep in the Himalayas, which was built bythe Lamas of Leh in 1517 to commemorate the visit of Guru Nanak Dev. Further we experience the Magnetic Hill which define the Law of Gravity. Witness the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers from Nimoo. One can enjoy river rafting (at your own cost). Lunch will be served enroute. Drive further to Alchi, nestled in the barren mountain valley of river Indus. Here you will see the Monastic complex of Alchi comprising of many shrines namely Lha-Khang Soma (New Temple), Sumstek (Triple storied shrine), Dukhang (Assembly Hall), Lotsava Lhakhang, Manjushri Lhakhang (Temple of Manjushri), Three Chhortens (Stupas). Return back to Leh for dinner at the hotel. Overnight stay at Leh.
After an early breakfast we proceed to the Sindhu Ghat – an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village and the Druk Padma Karpo OR popularly known as Rancho’s School. Continue your drive to Pangong Lake through the Changla pass at (5486 mtrs.) Pangong Lake, situated at (14,000 feet – 4,267 mtrs) is a long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometers at its widest point and over 130km in length. It is bisected by the international border between India and China. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the lake, one rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Evening is at leisure. Enjoy a local dinner at your camp. Overnight stay at Pangong Lake.
Enjoy breakfast at the camp, later you drive back to Leh. Post lunch the car will drop you at Leh Market where you can shop.
Today you bid farewell to your “Fascinating Ladakh”tour. After breakfast you will check out and proceed to the airport for your home bound journey. Return home with wonderful memories.