Ladakh is a place like no other. A Ladakh tour will make you reach high altitude landscapes that seem like another world. The barren cold desert landscape coupled with a rich heritage and well preserved culture, Ladakh is truly a place like others. Amplifying its natural beauty are the lakes of Ladakh. The pristine, glimmering and clear water lakes are a stunningly stark contrast to the lofty, treeless mountains on which this place is situated. Book a ladakh lakes tour now and explore these crowning jewels of Ladakh.
- Full day gompa and other tourist sightseeing in Leh
- Famous Lamayuru monastery visit
- Drive through the highest motorable pass in the world - Khardung la
- Picturesque sightseeing of Nubra valley with camel safari
- Lake excursions to Pangong Tso, Tso Moriri, chumathang hot springs etc
Ladakh Lakes Tour Itinerary
Day 1 :Arrival in Leh, Ladakh
Welcome to Ladakh, the land like no elsewhere in the world! You are here for tour to high altitude lakes of Ladakh – the land of high passes and gompas. The representative of Atlas Travel shall receive you with warm welcome from the Leh Airport and transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Wash, change and relax. Spend rest of the day at leisure for acclimatization of the harsh cold climate of the region. Often referred to as the Cold Desert, Ladakh is the one of the most exotic regions of India; located in the northernmost Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. Dinner and overnight stay shall be at the hotel.
Day 2 :Leh
Leave the hotel after breakfast. Proceed for sightseeing tours in and around Leh – the main town of the region. Major attractions to see include Leh Palace, Leh Mosque, Leh Bazaars, Shanti Stupa, Sankar Gompa, Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, Soma Gompa, Karma Dupgyud Choeling Monastery, War Museum, Hemis Gompa, Thiksey Gompa, Shey Palace, Stok Palace, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, etc. On time return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 3 :Leh – Lamayuru – Uleytokpo
Check out from the hotel after breakfast. Then drive to Uleytokpo en route visiting the world famous Lamayuru Monastery. Reach at Uleytokpo and check in at the camp. Dinner and overnight stay shall be at the camp.
Day 4 :Uleytokpo – Leh
Take breakfast and then check out the camp. Return to Leh en route visiting the world famous Alchi Monastery and other monuments. On arrival in Leh, the representative of Atlas Travel shall transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Have dinner and stay night at the hotel.
Day 5 :Leh – Nubra Valley
Check out from the hotel and then drive to Nubra Valley passing through the Khardung La (Pass) – the highest motorable pass in the world. Reach at Nubra Valley and check-in at the camp. Dinner and overnight stay shall be at the camp.
Day 6 :Nubra Valley – Leh
Have breakfast and then proceed for sightseeing of the beautiful Nubra Valley. Explore the picturesque serene region of Nubra Valley by exciting camel safari ride. Also, visit the Diskit and Hundar Monasteries. Return to Leh and check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay shall be at the hotel.
Day 7 :Leh – Pangong Lake – Leh
Have breakfast at the hotel. Later make full day excursion to the world-famous high altitude Pangong Lake. Enjoy birding and unwind at the picturesque place there. On time return to the hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 8 :Leh
Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy day at leisure enjoying your own holiday activities. Explore local bazaars and do shopping. Purchase some exquisite Ladakhi handcrafts. Purchase some gifts for your near and dear ones. Dinner and overnight shall be at the hotel.
Day 9 :Leh – Tsomoriri – Korzok
Take breakfast at the hotel. Later drive to Tsomoriri Lake (a high altitude lake in the mountains) and Korzok. En rouge you will see several important places like Chumathang hot springs, Mahe and Puga Sumdo. Have sightseeing of some loving creatures including colorful bird species and treat your eyes with the spectacular view of Tsomoriri Lake. Check in at the hotel at Korzok for overnight stay. Dinner shall be served at the hotel.
Day 10 :Korzok – Tsokar – Taglang La – Leh
Have breakfast at the hotel and then drive to Tsokar Lake. Later return to Leh via Taglang La. On arrival in Leh, the representative of Atlas Travel shall transfer you to the hotel. Have dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 :Leh – Departure
Have relaxed breakfast at the hotel. On time the representative of Atlas Travel shall transfer you to the Leh Airport. Take flight back to your home / onward journey with sweet memories of tour to high altitude lakes in Ladakh, the land like no other elsewhere in the world.
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Pick up and drop off service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry, tipping, portage
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.When is the best time to visit Ladakh?
A. April to July is the best time to visit Ladakh.
Q.Why is Pangong Tso lake famous?
A. Situated at 4,500 metres above sea level, Pangong Tso lake is the world’s highest saltwater lake.
Q.Can i pitch camp on the banks of Tso Moriri lake?
A. No. it is prohibited to pitch tents and camp next to Tso Moriri lake. It is a preserved wetland and a sanctuary for migratory birds.
Q.Which is the biggest lake in Ladakh?
A. Pangong Tso is the biggest lake in Ladakh.
Q.Can i drink alcohol in leh?
A. It is advised for tourists to either completely avoid drinking alcohol or drink in moderation since due to its high elevation it can immediately cause dehydration, vomiting etc.