Fascinating Ladakh Tour

05 Nights / 06 Days Leh » Nubra Valley » Pongong

Fascinating Ladakh Tour Overview

Leh-Ladakh is a seasonal place, a place which invites one and all. Whether you are in love with the warmth of summer and prefer camping under open sky or you want to be mesmerized by the beauty of snow clad mountain in the chill of winter and enjoy winter sports, it has everything to offer you. However, depending upon the inflow of tourists we can differentiate the peak and off peak seasons.


Tour Highlights

  • Explore the historic Leh City with its ancient monasteries and bustling markets
  • Visit renowned monasteries, immersing yourself in Ladakh's rich Buddhist heritage
  • Ascend to the breathtaking heights of Khardungla Pass, one of the world's highest motorable roads
  • Discover the serene beauty of Sham Valley, dotted with verdant landscapes and ancient temples
  • Conclude your journey with a visit to the iconic Pangong Lake, renowned for its mesmerizing blue waters and majestic mountain backdrop

Itinerary

Day-01Leh Arrival
Arrive at Leh airport, received by our representative and transfer to Hotel. Complete rest for the first half. After lunch if suitable visit Leh Palace built by King Singgee Namgyal around the beginning of 17th century A.D. This deserted nine-storied Palace is now taken under by ASI (Archaeological Survey on India) for restoration. Namgyal Tsemo built by King Tashi Namgyal after the victory over Hor (Central Asian Invaders), visit Shanti Stupa (a Japanese Pagoda built for world peace by Indian based Japanese monks and was inaugurated by His Holiness Dalai Lama in 1985). Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day-02Leh – Local Sightseeing
After breakfast drive to Alchi Monastery (70kms) is the most famous and oldest of all Gonpas built in around 11th century by Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo (the great translator). Likir Monastery (55kms) founded in 1065 A.D by Lama Duwang Chosje belongs to Gelugpa order, packed lunch will be provided (optional), on the way visit Hall of Fame (war museum), Spituk Monastery (7kms) founded by Od-Lde in 11th century A.D and was named by Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo (the great translator), Pathar Sahib (Gurudwara), Magnetic Hill and Sangam (35kms) confluence of river Indus and Zangskar. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day-03Leh - Nubra Valley- Overnight
After early breakfast drive to Nubra valley via Khardongla Pass (18,380ft) the world's highest motorable road and gateway to Siachen Glacier, the views from the top of the pass are amazing. Visit Deskit Monastery (118kms) founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo in 1420 A.D. Packed Lunch will be provided (optional), post lunch visit Hundar village (7kms from Deskit) and Double-Humped Bactrian Camel Safari in sand dunes between Hundar and Deskit villages. Dinner and overnight at Hotel/Camp in Nubra.
Day-04Nubra Valley - Leh
After breakfast drive to Samstanling Monastery founded by Lama Tsultims Nima and belonging to Gelugpa order at Sumur village. Further away from Sumur is the Panamik village known for its natural hot springs comprises of medicinal values. Packed lunch will be provided (optional). Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day-05Leh - Pongong - Leh
After early breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500ft), 4-5 hrs drive one way through Changla Pass (17,350ft) third highest motorable road in the world. This famous blue brackish salt water lake is 5-6 kms in width and around 134 kms in length with 75 percent of its running the other side of the Indo China Border. Packed lunch will be provided (optional), drive back to Leh via same route. Evening free to explore the local markets of Leh. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day-06Leh Drop
Early morning transfer to airport to catch your onward flight back home with sweet memories of Ladakh.

+ Inclusions

  • Accommodation on twin sharing with Breakfast and Dinner

  • Inner Line Permit

  • Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel

  • Airport Transfers

  • All Sightseeing by Innova/Xylo

+ Exclusions

  • Insurance

  • Lunches

  • Dinners

  • Domestic airfares

  • Local guides

  • Entrances

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