Leh was a result of God’s creativity. Situated between the glorious Himalayas and the beautiful state of Jammu and Kashmir, this town features amongst the top choices of travelers in the summer. Every nook and corner of Leh is aesthetic and pleasing to the eye. It is a hub for backpackers from far-flung countries of the world. Many come here to regain peace at the quiet monasteries. Besides, the natural beauty of Leh is par excellence, and many couples visit for a romantic getaway. Time is spent at the lakeside and the quaint little cafes dotting Leh.
If you are here, you must shop for at least one item that will remind you of your memorable trip. From hand-woven bags, clothes, shoes and jewelry, to souvenirs and prayer beads, Leh offers a host of products suiting the myriad tastes of its guests. We offer stay arrangements in both remote and quiet areas of this town as well as prime in-market spaces, depending on your preference. Plus, you may enjoy incredible discounts on our travel packages.
Day 1: Arrive Leh
Arrive at Leh airport, received by our representative and transfer to Hotel. Complete rest for the first half. 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 2: Leh – 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, 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 3: Leh – 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. 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 4: Nubra 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. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day 5: Leh – 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. drive back to Leh via same route. Evening free to explore the local markets of Leh. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day 6: Leh Drop
Early morning transfer to airport to catch your onward flight back home with sweet memories of Ladakh.
Tour Cancilation policy
Leh Airport is the nearest and main airport to the city which is about 5 km far from the main city.
Pathankot and Chandigarh are the closest railway stations to Leh, still a three-day bus ride away. This is one route that most travellers to Leh avoid.