This Ladakh holiday package promises a little bit of everything. Thrilling drives in the rugged mountains, breathtaking beauty in the barrenness of the landscape and a slice of adventure with stays in tents pitched at the most picturesque locations ladakh is a memorable destination.
- Thrilling sightseeing in Leh
- Drive on the highest motorable road in the world - khar dungla pass
- Monastery visit in Nubra valley
- Visit to the famous Pangong tso
- Fun shopping experience in Leh
Tour Itinerary - Thrilling Ladakh Tour Package
Day 1 :Arrive in Leh
Fly in to Leh. Yatra representative will assist you at the Airport on arrival. Get aboard the waiting vehicle and transfer to hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Complete day for rest and leisure to acclimatize. Evening Visit to Leh Market & Shanti Stupa. Dinner and stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 2 :Sightseeing in Leh
Post breakfast we drive towards Kargil road and start our sightseeing with Hall of Fame near Leh is worth a visit for every citizen. It is a glorious museum constructed by Indian army. Visit to Kali Mata Temple and Spituk Gompa of Ladakh which dates back to the 11th century. It owes its inception to Od-de, the elder brother of Lha Lama Changchub Od. Od-de led to the establishment of a monastic community at this place.
A three-chapel monastery, Spituk is located at a distance of approximately 8 km from the town of Leh. Gurudwara Patthar Sahib Nestled deep in the Himalayas, which was built by the Lamas of Leh in 1517 to commemorate the visit of Guru Nanak Dev.
A drive of another 4 km took us to Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up & further Driving through a picturesque landscape we reached the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar river 4 km before Nimmu village.
Return to the hotel, dinner and stay overnight at the Hotel.
Day 3 :Leh to Nubra Valley (125 km/approx. 6 hours)
After an early breakfast we drive to NUBRA VALLEY leads through KHARDUNG-LA the highest motorable road in the world at 18,390 ft, around 39kms from Leh. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldorma or the valley of flowers. It is situated to the North of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas.
Afternoon visit to Hunder Monastery, Hunder is one of the remote villages in the Ladakh district of India’s northernmost State of Jammu and Kashmir (Kashmir). Lying close to the border between India and Pakistan in the north-western part of Ladakh, the village of Hunder comprises settlers that include Ladakhis and Tibetans. Visit SAND DUNES to enjoy a camel safari (Optional on direct payment basis).
Overnight stay (Tented Camp with attached toilet).
Day 4 :Nubra Valley to Leh
After your breakfast at the camp, visit to Diskit Monastery en route to Leh. The Diskit Gompa of Leh Ladakh dates back to the 14th century and owes its inception to Changzem Tserab Zangpo, a disciple of Tsong-kha-pa. At the heart of Diskit Monastery is an elevated cupola, which stands adorned with a beautiful fresco that illustrates the Tashilhunpo Gompa of Tibet. There are a number of shrines inside the monastery’s complex, like Kangyu-lang, Tsangyu-lang, etc. Also, hundreds of Mongolian and Tibetan texts have found their storehouse inside these temples. Diskit Gompa has quite an interesting legend attached to it. It is believed that a Mongol demon once lived here and was considered to be a sworn enemy of Buddhism. Afternoon rest and relax or take a walk to the local market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 :Drive from Leh to Pangong Lake
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake en-route visiting Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh & Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village and carry on further towards Pangong through Changla pass which is 5380 Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance.
Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. Lunch at Pangong. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Evening is at leisure.
Dinner and overnight stay at Pangong (Tented Camp with attached toilet).
Day 6 :Pangong Lake to Leh
Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake and drive back to leh en-route visiting Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism. Drive further to Leh and check in at your hotel, Overnight.
Day 7 :Leh
Complete day is at leisure for last day personal activities and shopping. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 :Depart Leh
Early morning, transfer to the airport. Depart from Leh to Delhi by flight. Upon arrival in Delhi, board a connecting flight for your place.
- 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.Are Leh and Ladakh the same?
A. No. when people say Leh Ladakh they mean Leh region in Ladakh.
Q.What is the elevation of khadungla pass?
A. Khardungla pass is the highest motorable road in the world and is at an elevation of 5,359 metres or 17,582 feet above sea level.
Q.Is Nubra valley at a higher altitude than Leh?
A. No. Nubra valley is located at a lower altitude than that of Leh.
Q.What is the road condition of roads in Leh?
A. The roads are in bad condition in some patches, are riddled with water crossings and are broken in many places. But there are stretches where the roads are very smooth.
Q.When is the best time to visit Leh?
A. March to June is the best time to visit Leh.