LEH LADAKH TOUR
DAY 01: Arrival at Leh
On arrival at Leh, our local representative will welcome you. Check-in to a Ladakhi style hotel, take rest and get acclimatized to the arid high altitude of Leh (3505m). In the evening, enjoy the sunset point (Shanti Stupa and Leh market), followed by dinner and overnight stay at your hotel.
DAY 02: Excursion to Sham Valley
Have breakfast and drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh–Kargil highway. Enjoy sightseeing at the places of interest in Sham Valley. Start with the Hall of Fame, a museum constructed by Indian army in the memory of brave Indian soldiers and proceed towards the sacred Gurudwara Pathar Sahib followed by a 4-km drive towards Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity. Then, visit the beautiful confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers at Nimmu Village and drive back to Leh. Enroute, explore the famous Spituk monastery. Spend your evening at leisure and stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 03: Transfer to Nubra valley
After breakfast, drive for about 04-05 hrs. towards Nubra, also known as ‘the valley of flowers’ and reach the world's highest motorable road called Khardung La, about 18,380 feet above sea level. From the top, enjoy views of the beautiful Indus valley and its snow covered peaks. If the weather is clear, it is also possible to see the Karakoram mountain range from here. Drive further to the Nubra Valley and check-in to your hotel. Take rest till evening and go for an excursion to the Hunder sand dunes before sunset and ride the double humped bactrian camel. You can also take a walk around the village to observe the local people and their culture. Stay overnight at the hotel.
DAY 04: Transfer to Leh
Have breakfast and start from the hotel for Leh. Along the way, pay a visit to the Diskit monastery that belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Drive towards the other side of Nubra valley, travelling through the main part of the silk route, reaching Leh via Khardungla. On arrival at Leh, you will be transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 05 :Leh to Pangong, via Changla pass
After breakfast, begin a 6-hour drive towards the spectacular Changthang Valley, winding your way over the exhilarating Chang la (5320 mts.), the second highest point of the journey. Enjoy the spectacular landscape on your way to Pangong. Reach and stay overnight.
DAY 06: Explore Pangong and drive back to Leh
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel and move to explore the Pangong Lake, situated at 13,930 ft. above sea level. It is 125 kms long and 4 kms wide, extending almost in a straight line, towards Tibet. In fact, only a quarter of the lake is in India. Enroute, you will see some Himalayan marmots and migratory birds. Drive back to Leh for an overnight stay in the hotel.
DAY 07: Departure from Leh
After breakfast, check-out from the hotel. You will be transferred to the airport for your journey onwards.