Enthralling Ladakh 8N 9D
Day 01: ARRIVAL AT LEH / LOCAL SIGHTSEEING
Arrival at Kushok Bakula Airport Leh situated at 3500m altitude, met by our representative at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Leh city 3 to 4 km. On arrival at the hotel then proceed to your rooms and take rest to acclimatize yourself completely to the high altitudes of Ladakh which is must. Later leave for Leh Local sightseeing visit Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the LadakhiHimalayan town of Leh. Modelled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, the palace was built by King SenggeNamgyal in the 17th century. It is nine storeys high; the upper floors accommodated the royal family, while the lower floors held stables and store rooms. Then visit to Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist white-domed stupa (chorten) on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district It was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist BhikshuGyomyo Nakamura . The Shanti Stupa holds the relics of the Buddha at its base, enshrined by the 14th Dalai Lamahimself, later Explore Leh Local Market for Shopping, overnight stay in Hotel at Leh.
Day 02 : FULL DAY TOUR TO INDUS VALLEY
After breakfast at Hotel you will be proceed to Thiksey village, visit Thiksey monastery and drive to Shey Village to visit Shey Palace and Gompa. Continue drive to Hemis monastery to visit one of the most famous monasteries of Ladakh.Later on the way back to Leh get down at the SindhuGhat for SindhuDarshan and walk along the river, also visit 3 Idoits School campus. After spending some time at the river come back to the Hotel and relax, overnight stay in Hotel at Leh.
Day 03 : FULL DAY TOUR TO SHAAM VALLEY
After breakfast at Hotel leave for Alchi is a village is famous for the existence of one of the oldest monasteries in Ladakh (a national heritage) Alchi Monastery, mainly known for its magnificent, and well-preserved 11th- or 12th-century wall paintings, all in an Indo-Himalayanstyle.thento Uletokopo, visit toLikir,Likir It is perhaps most famous for the nearby Klu-kkhyil (meaning “water spirits”) Gompa. The Likir Monastery was first built in the 11th century and was rebuilt in the 18th century, and currently has a 25-foot-tall (7.6 m) gold-covered Buddha statue. Return back to leh after enjoyed your day on the way to leh visit Hall Of Fame (The Hall of Fame is a glorious museum constructed by the Indian Army. It is worth a visit for every citizen. You can see the memorabilia, eminent defense personalities with biographies, images and weapons used during the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh) Megnetic Hill (Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurdwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up-hill that’s the Believe it or not of Ladakh) PatharSahab (The Shrine known as GurdwaraPatthar sahib, later reach leh for overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 04 : LEH –- NUBRA VALLEY
After breakfast at Hotel you will be proceed to Nubra Vallry by Crossing Khardung-la Pass (The highest motor able road in the world 5602 m). On the way, you have amazing panoramic view of Indus valley, Shayok River, Himalayan Mountains and Karakoram Mountains range. Explore the Nubra valley (The valley of flowers). ArriveHunder where you enjoy the Double humped bacterian camel riding (Optional). After that continue driving to Deskit (administrative block of Nubra valley) and visit the monastery. This picturesque monastery built on hill top overlooking the valley. Enjoy magnificent and awesome view of valley and mountains of Karakoram Range. The most attractive features of Nubra valley is the sand dune. Evening free for leisure, Overnight stay in Fixed Camp at Nubra Valley.
Day 05 : NUBRA VALLEY – LEH
In the morning visit / explore Deskit , Hundar and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy a short camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here (optional on direct payment). Later drive back to Leh reaching in the late afternoon / evening free for leisure,. Overnight in Hotel at Leh.
Day 06 : LEH –PANGONG LAKE
After breakfast at Hotel you will be proceed to Pangong Lake by Crossing Chang-la pass (The world’s third highest motorable road 5360 m). On the way, you have amazing view of charming villages, beautiful mountains, animals like Yaks, nomads and beautiful valley of Changthang. Arrive at Lake, the Lake is 136 kms long and 5 kms wide, 47% of this lake is in India and rest is in Tibet. The view of lake is spectacular and breathtaking. Enjoy the unforgettable scenery beauty of Lake and the voice of Himalayan migrant birds. Evening free for leisure, Overnight stay in Fixed camp at Pangong Lake.
Day 07 : PANGONG LAKE – TSOMORIRI LAKE
Early departure for Tsomo-riri Lake (alt: 15,000 ft.) driving through Chumathang (hot springs), Mahe and PugaSumdo. Tsomoriri Lake (28 km long & about 8 km wide) is the breeding ground of many migratory birds including the rare bar-headed geese. Dinner & overnight in fixed camp.
Day 08 : TSOMORIRI LAKE – TSOKAR/TAGLANGLA – LEH
After breakfast retrace the route down to PugaSumdo and then follow the road across the Polokongka Pass (4920 mtrs) to visit Tsokar Lake, a salt lake system in the Rupsho plateau which is home of the Changa nomads and support many rare wild life species. After sightseeing of the area take the Manali-Leh road to return to Leh, crossing Taglang-la (alt: 17,585ft) en-route. Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 09 : DEPARTURE
After breakfast you will be transferred to Leh Airport to catch flight for onward destination with sweet Holiday memories.
01 Night Stay In Deluxe Houseboat/04 Nights in Hotel at Srinagar/01 Nights in Hotel at Gulmarg/02 Nights in Hotel at Pahalgam/Breakfast & Dinner/Shikara Ride/Welcome Drink On Arrival/Transportation on Private Basis/Toll Taxes.
Any air or train fair- •Any camera fees, entrance & monuments fees. •Cable car / Pony ride charges at Gulmarg. # Pony ride charges at Gulmarg& Pahalgam. •River Rafting Charges at Pahalgam. # Aru Valley, Betab Valley, Chandanwari sightseeing •Meals other than specified •Gondola Ride In Gulmarg Rs 700 1st Phase and Rs 900 2nd Phase Per Person •Aru, Bettab and Chandanwari Sight seen In Pahalgam Rs 2100 Max 08 Persons •Takjwass Glacier Sight seen In Sonmarg Rs 4500 Max 08 Persons •Mineral Water Per Bottle Per Person For Package Rs 150/- Per person •Lunch On Last Day Wit Kashmiri Traditional Food Rs 600 Per Person.
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