The land of Ladakh is situated in the shadow area of the Himalayan Mountains in the beautiful state of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh is fondly known as the cold desert. The main attractions of the Leh Ladakh tour are its snow kissed peaks and panoramic views which act as the captivating factor for myriad tourists each year. Leh which is the capital of Ladakh is located at an altitude of 11,500 feet above the level of the sea. The region is surrounded by the alpine desert and beautiful landscapes. The season of monsoons is considered as the best time to plan a tour in Leh Ladakh. I
Nubra Valley, Alchi, Uleytokpo, Pangong Lake, Changla Pass, Khardungla Top, Tsomoriri lake, Turtuk. Various routes leading to Leh are included in the itineraries. Travelers can drive from Sarchu or Tsomoriri to reach Leh and continue onward journey to other destinations like Nubra, Pangong Lake etc. Travels had crafted every itinerary keeping in mind travel comfort, optimal time to be spent at every location and most importantly budget.
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 nin- 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 visitHall 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
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 andovernight at Hotel in Leh.
Day 5: Leh – Pongong
After early breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500ft), 4-5 hrs drive one way through Changla Pass (17,350ft) third highest motor able 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. On the way visit Shey Palace (15kms) Shey was the summer Palace of Ladakhi Kings, where you can see three storied statue of Buddha Shakyamuni, made of copper and plated with gold. Thiksay Monastery (17kms) the 12 storied Monastery of Thiksay is the principal Monastery of Gelugpa order situated in the most prominent of positions lies on an island mountain, dinner and over night at Camp in Pangong.
Day 6: Leh – Hemis Monastery - Leh
After breakfast drive back to Leh via same route visiting Hemis Monastery (45kms from Leh) the largest and most famous Monastery in Ladakh, can visit Sindhu Ghat before reaching Leh. Evening free to explore the local markets of Leh. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day 7: Leh – Tsomoriri Lake - Overnight
After breakfast leave for Tsomoriri Lake (14,000 ft), 7-8 hrs one way drive on the way visiting Chumathang Hot Spring. Dinner and overnight at Camp/Hotel in Tsomoriri.
Day 8: Tsomoriri Lake – Leh
After breakfast drive back to Leh visiting Puga Sulphur Mine, Tsokar Lake and through Taklang La Pass(17585 ft) second highest motorable road in the world. evening free to explore the local markets of Leh. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day 9: 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.
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