Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake are a magical combination of destinations to visit for any travel enthusiasts. If you are a peace lover or an adventure freak, this trip is going to be the most memorable trip of your life. This tour not only gets you to witness some of the rare and beautiful landscapes in Ladakh, but at the same time, it takes you to some of the highest motorable roads of the world and some shiny and gorgeous lakes that you must have never experienced before. All the places you visit during this tour are gems, and you are going to get lost in the beauty of Ladakh on this trip. Let’s have a quick look at the 6-day itinerary below, in which you will explore Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake.
- Full day of monastery tour in Leh
- Visit to one of the highest motorable roads in Khardung la
- Full day pangong tso tour experience with hot water springs visit
- Nubra valley scenic drive
- Changla pass and Durbuk visit
Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake Tour Itinerary
Day 1 :Arrival in Leh
Leh is the only place in that region that is conveniently connected via air route from other states of the country. However, the flights are only available basis the weather conditions as the weather is really very dynamic in Leh. Once you arrive in Leh, check in to your hotel and relax.
You need at least a day’s time to acclimatize to the high altitude of Leh. Hence, take the first day slow and allow your body to adapt. Visit the Leh Palace during the day as you get to witness panoramic views of Leh City from this place.
You can also explore Shanti Stupa in Leh, it is such a peaceful place and you are going to be lost in the beauty of Shanti Stupa and its serene ambiance. Stroll around the Leh market in the evening and try some local food from the restaurants out there.
Day 2 :Leh to Nubra Valley, A stop at Khardung La
This day is going to be hectic and full of travel as you head to Nubra Valley from Leh. The road conditions are average. It is a 5-hour long drive, so be prepared for it. You will also visit Khardung La on the way, it is one of the world’s highest motorable passes. Click some pictures here as this is definitely a once in a lifetime experience.
Visit the very popular Diskit Monastery on the way and also explore the Hunder sand dunes. Enjoy your overnight stay in the Nubra Valley, it is another once in a lifetime and magical experience.
Day 3 :Back to Leh
Start your day early in Nubra Valley and enjoy some fun activities like camel rides in the Hunder Sand dunes. It is going to be a memorable experience for you. Do visit the Sumur Monastery, the vibe of this place is very peaceful and spiritual.
It’s time to return to Leh, leave early so that you reach back before the sunset. It will take you another 5 hours to reach Leh. Have a relaxing evening in Leh with good food from the local restaurants and gear up for the next day.
Day 4 :Leh to Pangong
It’s time to drive to Pangong Lake from Leh. The drive itself is a mesmerizing experience with beautiful landscapes on the way. You will reach Pangong in approx. 4 hours. Enjoy the ambiance and natural beauty of Pangong Lake. The mesmerizing landscapes around the lake are so soothing to the eyes, enjoy the views to the fullest.
Overnight camping at the lake is going to be a memorable experience for you. Since the sky is clear with no pollution, you get to witness a sky full of stars. You will be served with simple and convenient food at the camping site.
Day 5 :Pangong Lake to Leh
Wake up early in the morning and start your day with a beautiful sunrise at Pangong Lake, it is going to be a beautiful experience.
Spend some more time near the lake till your soul and eyes are satisfied. Head back to Leh. It will take you 4 hours to reach back. Spend the evening in Leh market and buy some souvenirs for your loved ones and yourself as memories of Leh.
Day 6 :Time to depart from Leh
Take the last day in Leh slow, wake up a little late, and have a good breakfast. If there are any remaining local attractions to visit, go explore. Head to the airport to catch your flight back to your destination.
- Fight ticket prices from your city to Leh and back to your city is included in the package.
- All kinds of transport, from Leh and to Pangong Lake and Nubra Valley and back are included, along with the airport transfers.
- Accommodation for all 5 days is included, you will be provided stay in a nice homestay or other decent property, and camping in the Pangong Lake.
- Sightseeing tours and other fun activities along with guides are included in the package.
- The package does not include any kind of meal. It is upon the traveller to manage the meals as per their choice. The team will be there for any assistance in this case. It is suggested to try local food when you visit any such place.
- If you opt for any other activity that is not included in the package, you have to bear the charges.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.When Is The Best Time To Visit Leh And Pangong Lake?
A. It is best to visit Leh and Pangong Lake in the summers, specifically between May to September as the weather is chilly and unbearable in the rest of the months.
Q.How To Acclimatize To Higher Altitudes When In Leh?
A. It is suggested to take the first day very slow in Leh, as your body takes time to acclimatize in such situations. Ensure that you stay hydrated and consult a doctor if you feel uneasy.
Q.Is It Possible To Add Meals To This Package?
A. Yes, if you want to add meals to the package, you can. However, it is always recommended to try the local food to experience the authentic taste of the destination and hence, the meals are generally not included.
Q.Is This Package Customizable?
A. Yes, the package is totally customizable. You can increase the no. of days and explore more nearby spots if you want.
Q.What If I Want To Add Meals To This Itinerary?
A. Meals are excluded from this itinerary. If you want to add meals to this itinerary, make sure you connect with our executive for help. They will assist you in the best possible way.