Ladakh’s precious possession, its biggest town Leh, is a traveler’s delight. It is also known as “Land of High Passes” and is mainly inhabited by Tibetans. With long stretches of beige hills and almost null vegetation; Ladakh looks beautiful with its cragginess too. While you drift across its roads, you will pass past iconic monasteries and stupas.
DAY 1 : ARRIVAL IN LEH
After reaching Leh airport (on your own), you will be greeted by our representative and transferred to the hotel for check-in. Spend the day in the hotel for rest and acclimatization. Overnight stay in Leh.
DAY 2 : LEH TO ALCHI / ULEYTOKPO (SHAM VALLEY)
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing on the Leh – Srinagar Highway. Visit the Hall of Fame (A Museum developed by the Indian Army), Kali Mata Temple &GurudwaraPatthar Sahib. Proceed further and experience the effects of Magnetic Hill (Defiance of the law of gravity) and admire the confluence of holy Indus &Zanskar Rivers. Visit Alchi Monastery. Overnight stay in Uleytokpo / Alchi.
DAY 3 : ALCHI / ULEYTOKPO TO LEH
After breakfast, proceed to Lamayuru (the oldest monastery in Ladakh). Admire the Moonlandscape and scenic views on the way. Return back to Leh for an overnight stay.
DAY 4 : LEH TO NUBRA VALLEY
After breakfast, drive to Nubra Valley (Known as the Valley of Flowers and the warmest region in Ladakh) via Khardungla pass. This road is one of the highest motorableroad in the world. After spending some time at Khardungla, proceed to Nubra. Visit Sand Dunes in the evening and enjoy the double humped camel ride (on your own). Overnight stay in Nubra.
DAY 5 : NUBRA VALLEY TO TURTUK (A DAY EXCURSION)
After an early breakfast, proceed to Turtuk (A village that was won by India in the 1971 war with Pakistan) and extremely close to the border. Visit a 16th Century Mosque, (comprising of a touch of Turkish & Iranian culture), ruined fort of Dhards and Monastery. Admire the magnificent view of the famous K2 peak (The second highest peak in the world after Mount Everest). Return back to Nubra for an overnight stay.
DAY 6 : NUBRA VALLEY TO LEH
After an early breakfast, visit Diskit&Hunder villages and monasteries take a stroll around the place to see the life style of people living at the northernmost region of India. Return back to Leh via Khardungla Pass. Overnight stay in Leh.
DAY 7 : LEH TO PANGONG LAKE
After an early breakfast, visit sightseeing places like Shey, Thiksey, Hemis and SindhuGhat and then proceed to Pangong via Changla Pass (17,586 feet) and the third highest pass of the world. Pangong Lake is a salt water body of 120 km in length and 6 – 7 Km broad at the longest point. It is bisected by the international border between India & China (2/3 of the lake is in China’s possession). Visit the exact location of the famous movie “Three idiots” & enjoy outing along the banks of the lake. Overnight stay in Pangong.
DAY 8 : PANGONG LAKE TO LEH
After breakfast, travel back to Leh. En route take a short halt at Changla Pass to enjoy a cup of hot steaming tea and visit Rancho school on the way. Visit Shanti Stupa and Leh market in the evening. Overnight stay in Leh.
DAY 9 : LEH TO TSOMORIRI
After breakfast, proceed to Tsomoriri Lake via Mahe Bridge. En route visit Chumthang Hot water springs. After check-in at Tsomoriri camp, spend the evening at the banks of the lake. Overnight stay in Tsomoriri.
DAY 10 : TSOMORIRI TO LEH
After an early breakfast, visit Korzok Monastery in Tsomoriri. Start the journey back to Leh via Tsokar Lake &Tanglangla Pass. Reach Leh in the late afternoon. Overnight stay in Leh.
DAY 11 : DEPARTURE FROM LEH
After breakfast, get transferred to Leh Airport for boarding the flight to your destination. Tour Concludes with some wonderful long-lasting memories.