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: FULL DAY TOUR TO SHAAM VALLEY
After breakfast at Hotel leave for Basgo Monastery, also known as Basgo or Bazgo Gompa, is a Buddhist monastery located in Basgo or Bazgo Although the monastery was built for the Namgyal rulers in 1680, Then visit 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-Himalayan style.then to Uletokopo, visit Likir, 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) Magnetic 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) Pathar Sahab (The Shrine known as Gurdwara Patthar Sahib, later reach Leh for an overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 04: 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 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 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 07: 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 08: 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
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