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 a must. Later leave for Leh Local sightseeing visit Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. Modeled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, the palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century. It is nine stories high; the upper floors accommodated the royal family, while the lower floors held stables and store rooms. Then visit Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist white-domed stupa (chorten) on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district It was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura. The Shanti Stupa holds the relics of the Buddha at its base, enshrined by the 14th Dalai Lama himself . then drive toward to Sangkar, after enjoying your day evening free walk to Leh bazaar for shopping, overnight stay in Hotel at Leh.
Day 02: FULL DAY TOUR TO INDUS VALLEY
After breakfast at Hotel, you will proceed to Thiksey village, visit Thiksey monastery and drive to Shey Village to visit Shey Palace and Gompa. Continue to 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 Sindhu Ghat for Sindhu Darshan and walk along the river, also visit 3 Idiots School campus. After spending some time at the river come back to the Hotel and relax, overnight stay in Hotel at Leh.
Day 03: LEH –- NUBRA VALLEY
After breakfast at Hotel, you will proceed to Nubra Valley 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 a hill top overlooking the valley. Enjoy the 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 stays in Fixed Camp at Nubra Valley.
Day 04: 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 05: LEH – PANGONG LAKE
After breakfast at Hotel, you will proceed to Pangong Lake by Crossing Chang-la pass (The world’s third highest motorable road 5360 m). On the way, you have an amazing view of charming villages, beautiful mountains, animals like Yaks, nomads and beautiful valley of Changthang. Arrive at Lake, the Lake is 136 km’s long and 5 km’s wide, 47% of this lake is in India and rest is in Tibet. The view of the 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 06: PANGONG LAKE – LEH
After breakfast drive back towards to Leh by crossing Chang-la pass (The world’s third highest motorable road 5360 m). overnight stay in Hotel at Leh.
Day 07: DEPARTURE
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Leh Airport to catch a flight for onward destination with sweet Holiday memories.
Tour guide: Sajad Bashir
June 23, 2016