Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Route:- Leh [4N] + Nubra [1N] + Pangong [1N].
Route Details :- Delhi - Leh –Alchi –Likir -Khardung La -Nubra Valley –Chang La –Pangong Tso–Leh –Delhi.
Summarized Itinerary :-
Day 01. Arrive Leh; 3505 meters / 11567 feet.
Day 02. Drive Sham Valley & Alchi -70km.
Day 03. Tour of Khardungla Pass 18380 Ft. Nubra Valley and Hundur Sand Dunes: Tour of Khardungla Pass 18832 Ft, Nubra Valley and Hundur Sand Dunes.
Day 04. Day 04: Nubra – Pangong via Shayok valley. (165 km).
Day 05. Day 05: Pangong – Leh.
Day 06. Tour of Hemis, Thiksey, Shey monastery, 3 Idiots School Campus Sindhu Darshan.
Day 07 Depart Leh.
Arrive Leh, 3505 meters / 11567 feet: - Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh based on 3500m above sea level. Transfer to booked hotel have Breakfast (before 09.30 am) & take rest at least 5Hrs to acclimatize in Ladakh atmosphere. After Lunch(On your own) drive to Visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace, have evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast, Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter 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) Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.
Drive 120 Kms 4/5 Hrs (Temperatures below Freezing point at Khardungla Pass) ensure to carry heavy winter clothes as most of the time this pass has snow .Khardungla is the World's highest motorable road at 18832 feet above sea level. At Khardungla pass the snowcapped peaks and the mountain views are amazing. The road then passes through a bridge laid on Glacier which finds its way in Guinness Book of world records, Drive through the Valley which is extremely beautiful for photography. Nubra Valley is the Oasis of Ladakh as you see some colourful trees in this region. Later reach your camp visit the Sand Dunes if lucky you will get the sight of the Two Hump Bacterian camels, enjoy time at the Sand Dunes of Nubra valley spread across Hundur Village. Over Night at the camp.
Pangong Tso Lake: It is worlds one of the highest SALT water lake & The lake is also unusual because it is completely landlocked and unable to drain anywhere, unlike other water bodies that flow into a river or ocean. Drive to Pangong via Shayok valley, heavily glaciated peaks and trough of the Karakoram Ranges. Arrive Pangong Lake 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. Over Night at Pangong Lake Camp.
You have to wake up, early morning to enjoy the picturesque view of the sunrise on the lake. Enjoy your breakfast & drive back to Leh. Evening walk in market. Overnight stay in Leh.
We drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45 kilometres - 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 Later in the afternoon, further on to Leh Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.
In the morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.