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Incredible Ladakh

07 nights / 08 days

08 nights / 09 days

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Overview: Ladakh is a high altitude mountainous region bounded by the Karakoram Range from the north and the Great Himalayas in the south. It is a land that abounds in awesome physical features set in an enormous and spectacular environment. Often described as ‘Moonland’ on account of the unique lunar landscape, Ladakh was an independent mountain kingdom for close to a millennium. Leh, the royal capital, was a major crossroads of Asia and a stopping point on the ancient migration routes of the trans-Himalayas, connecting Central Asia with the Indian sub-continent. Its landscape, sky, shooting stars, silence, wizened faces, rosy cheeks, dragons and Zen - everything makes Ladakh a quite place to visit. This ethereal cold desert that goes by names such as 'The Last Shangrila', Moonscape, Little Tibet and so many others - all of which ring true, is a land that seldom fails to baffle or surprise. Ladakh, the land of jagged peaks and barren landscape is alluring and awe-inspiring.

In this Incredible Ladakh, e travel through the ancient kingdom of Ladakh, soaking in the beauty of its captivating landscape, visiting monasteries, villages, palaces and humble homes, Khardung-la Pass, Changla Pass, Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley; Indus Valley a journey that will truly make you want to return - such is the mesmerizing effect of the hospitable people in this enchanting Buddhist land called Ladakh.

 

Highlights:  Leh city, Shey, Thiksey, Hemis, Khardung-la, Nubra valley, Pangong Lake, Alchi Monastery, Lamayuru, Magnetic hill, Hall of Fame, Likir, Sangam, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib 

Itinerary:

Day 01:  Arrive Leh; 3505 meters / 11567 feet.

Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh - 3500m above sea level. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel before 09.30 am. Half Day at rest for acclimatization.

Lunch at the hotel. After Lunch drive to Visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace, Later in the evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the hotel (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

 

Day 02: Tour of Hemis, Thiksey Shey monastery 3 Idiots School Campus Sindhu Darshan

After a leisurely breakfast, we drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45km west of Leh; Hemis is the largest and the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. From Hemis, you are driven back taking the same route to visit Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya and is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After that we continue to drive through series of chortens to visit Shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. 3 Idiots School Campus Sindhu Darshan visit.  Overnight stay at the hotel (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

 

Day 03: Leh – Alchi – Lamayuru –  Alchi/Ulleytokpo (180kms)

After breakfast, carry packed lunch for the day. Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Proceed to Moon Landscape & Lamayuru. After visit Lamayuru drive back to Ulleytokpo. Overnight stay at the camp (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

                            

Day 04:  Alchi / Ulleytokpo – Leh (70kms)

After Breakfast departs UleytopkoThereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storeys Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you'll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues., Indus & Zanskar river Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), Basgo Palace Hiking only and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia) Overnight stay at the hotel

(Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

 

Day 05: Tour of Khardungla Pass 18380ft. Nubra Valley and Hundur Sand Dunes  –  Drive 120 Kms 4/5hrs After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) Arrive at Hundur by Afternoon. Rest of the day, Post lunch free to explore Deskit, Hunder Villages and camel Safari in Sand Dunes between Deskit and Hunder Village. Overnight stay at the camp (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

Day 06: After Breakfast proceed to Diskit monastery which is 515 years old

After Breakfast visit Deskit Monastery and drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. Reach Leh by afternoon. Evening free time at Leisure to explore Leh market. Overnight stay at the hotel (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

 

Day 07: Tour of Pangong Lake- It is the highest land locked lake (155 Kms One way)

After early Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft), through Changla Pass 17,350 ft., it is the third highest motorable road in the world.  Arrive Pangong Lake it is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the Banks of Pangong Lake while appreciating the changing Colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake.  Overnight stay at the camp (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

 

Day 08: Drive back to Leh, evening is Free for market 

Overnight stay at the hotel (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)

 

Day 09: Depart Leh

In the morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.

Route map:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1VdLpzmi6b5N9kXdDEGC7kmjl1PQ&usp=sharing
hotels offered:

Hotel envisage

Place

Standard

Deluxe

Luxury

Premium

Leh

03 roses /

Naro/

Cho Palace

The Kaal

Omasila /

Mansrover/

Caravan Centre /

Ladakh Inn

Ladakh Residency /

Shangri-La/

Spic n Span /

Ladakh Palace/

Druk/

Singee Palace Premium

 

The Grand Dragon

Zen Resort /

Ladakh Sarai Resort

Ulley

Alchi Resort/

Zimskhang Holiday Home 

Alchi Resort/

Zimskhang Holiday Home 

Ulley ethnic resort/

Ulley eco resort

Ulley ethnic resort/

Ulley eco resort

Nubra

Nubra Sarai Camp/

Sand Dune Camp/

Apple Cottage 

Nubra Sarai Camp/

Sand Dune Camp/

Apple Cottage 

Hundur Sarai Yurt /

Hundur Resort/

Karma Inn Hotel/

 

Mystic Earth Home/

Desert Himalaya /

Organic retreat

 

Pangong

Pangong Sarai Camp/

Shambhala Camp/

Royal Camp

Pangong Sarai Camp/

Shambhala Camp/

Royal Camp

Pangong Sarai Camp/

Shambhala Camp/

Royal Camp

Pangong Hermitage

Luxury Camp

Package inclusion:

Inclusion

Assistance upon arrival and departure

Accommodation on Twin sharing basis as per itinerary listed above or similar

Accommodation on Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner (only packed lunch will be provided during long day trips)

Return airport transfer along with all sightseeing by Non Ac Innova / Xylo (06 Pax in Per Car, 08 Pax onward Vehicle will be Tempo Traveler).

Environmental fee 

All Taxes 

Package exclusions:

Cost does not includes

Airfares, items of any personal nature such as drinks, tips/ gratuities, etc

Extra hotel nights due to flight cancellations, extra expenses incurred due to mishandled luggage, any insurance 

NOTE:
Interesting Facts About Leh Ladakh
  • The highest bridge in the world. ...
  • The rare twin humped camels. ...
  • This hill pulls you upwards! ...
  • Dry but still home to large variety of birds. ...
  • The most visited “high grassland lake” ...
  • An important astronomy center. ...
  • It is the highest plateau in Kashmir state. ...
  • The land of great monasteries.