This 6 nights / 7 days Ladakh tour package is best to revive in the land of lamas and experience the Ladakh tourism. Take the beautiful road of Leh passing through the majestic mountain passes as you begin to realise the true beauty of cold deserts. Be it relaxing at white domed Shanti Stupa, or travelling through the Nubra Valley, or visiting Diskit monastery, on this trip to Ladakh you get to visit the famous major attractions like Magnetic Hill, Hall of Fame, and Pangong Lake is a must this season. Witness the unique Ladakh culture in Turtuk Village where you take back memories.
date_range 6 Nights / 7 Days
Day 1: Arrive at Leh
Welcome at Leh airport from where you'll be transferred to hotel in private vehicle. Check-in at the hotel. Acclimatizing to the altitude is very important before doing any activity so we take rest till afternoon. In the evening, you can venture out to the city market for a casual stroll (No transport will be Provided for Market). Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Tip: At the height of 10,000 ft., oxygen level is dropped and carelessness can lead to AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). It is strictly advisable to rest and stay hydrated in order to acclimatize yourself. You can find the details here on how to prevent AMS -
Day 2: Excursion in Sham valley - Local sight-seeing in Leh upto Alchi
Wake up lazy morning. Post breakfast and some leisure, we’ll head towards Leh - Srinagar highway. The drive further is one of the most spectacular journeys you will have. From the mountains formed by amalgamation of various types and textures of rocks to the dazzling Zanskar Valley accompanying you all along the journey, this route gives you an absolute picturesque landscape. Enroute, we’ll visit the famous Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Magnetic Hill, Confluence point (Sangam), and Hall of Fame. We’ll continue our journey towards Alchi - Visit the Alchi Monastery (the only monastery amongst 34 monasteries, which is not located on a hilltop). Return to Leh in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
*Optional - White Water River Rafting in Zanskar River (from Phey to Nimmo) - can be arranged if you want to (charges need to be paid on the spot).
MAGNETIC HILL: Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this road the vehicle slides up-hill - That's Believe It Or Not Of Ladakh!
CONFLUENCE OF THE ZANSKAR & INDUS: On the way to Nimmo village, one can have this magnificent view of two rivers in wed-lock! In seasons they have different colors and flow and wilderness.
ALCHI GOMPA: 70 Kms from Leh, on the banks of the Indus, is the Alchi Gompa dating a thousand years back. One of its walls features thousands of miniature sized pictures of the Buddha. Three large sized images made of clay and painted brightly are its focal attractions. No longer an active religious center, it is looked after by monks from the Liker monastery. This is the only monastery amongst 34 monasteries, which is not located on a hilltop.
LADAKH 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 using the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh. And belongings of the enemy soldiers found at war site. All the martyr and the gallantry awards… “Here’s something that you will be proud of our defense personnel who sacrificed themselves so that we could live in peace.”
Day 3: Leh - Turtuk via Taxi
In the morning after breakfast, brace yourself for the splendid drive over the mighty Khardung La – one of the highest motorable Pass in the world at the height of 5602 M / 18,380 ft. Over the route, the road dramatically plunges, and Shyok and Nubra Rivers unfold magically.we’ll reach the picturesque border village of Turtuk which technically falls in Baltistan - the Balti region of Pakistan & was annexed by India during the 1971’ war. Spend the rest of the day walking around and interacting with the locals - the whole feel is like being in Pakistan but rest assured the locals are very friendly & patriotic towards India. Get to interact with wonderfully warm & hospitable locals with their cherubic European looks - the kids are adorable; and the vistas when you go on walks in the surrounding region. You can also visit the famous Apricots farms - collect some if you want to. overnight stay in Turtuk Village .
Tip: Don’t forget to enjoy hot Maggi at the highest Maggi point of the world in Khardung La.
Day 4: Turtuk - Nubra Valley via Drive
Post breakfast, we’ll start our journey further North; the valley starts closing in dramatically as we pass the IAF base at Thoise driving through some fantastic scenery. By afternoon, you'll be reaching Nubra Visit Diskit , the white sands of Hunder. Spend some time on the white sand dunes here; do a ride on the Double Humped Bactrian Camels if you want to (on your own). Visit the Diskit monastery, which is believed to be the largest and oldest monastery in Nubra valley, and enjoy the sunset. Dinner and overnight stay in Nubra.
Day 5: Nubra to Pangong Tso via Shyok / Warila (5-6 hrs. Journey) -
Post breakfast, we’ll continue our journey towards Pangong Tso via Warila / Shyok village. Enroute explore the mound of earthen monastic dwellings, crowned by the Gompa. The valley is blessed with a beautiful stream flowing through it, originating from the lake, giving a greenish tincture to the otherwise dry landscape around. Apart from flora this area is rich in fauna too. You can see a lot of Himalayan Marmots around the area. However, the main attraction of this circuit is the grand Pangong Tso, which you would reach by early evening. The mesmerizing beauty and the fantastic view of Tso places it a league above anything you have seen so far. Dinner and overnight stay near Pangong.
Day 6: Pangong Tso to Leh (Visit Shanti Stupa) -
After breakfast and some leisure, drive your way back to Leh. Enroute we’ll visit the Sindhu Ghat and Thiksey monastery followed by Shey Palace and Druk White Lotus Rancho School. Reach Leh in the evening from where we'll head to Shanti Stupa - bask in the peace amidst this hilltop Stupa and revel in the panoramic view of the city. The sunset is the perfect backdrop you wished for. Dinner and overnight stay in Leh.
Day 7: Back To Home
Ø Accommodation for 6 nights in properties and room categories specified in the itinerary. Rooms on double / triple sharing basis at all locations depending on group size.
Ø Inner Line Permit for Nubra valley and Pangong
Ø Wildlife and environmental fee in Leh
Ø Bike - 350cc Royal Enfield as per the itinerary (1 Bike per 2 adults) Without Fuel
Ø Security Deposit per bike - 10,000 INR only (will be refunded when you return the bike in Manali)
Ø Helmet for the Rider and Pillion
Ø Back up vehicle to carry laggage- Innova / Xylo / tempo traveler (depending on the group size) on sharing basis. Includes driver’s expenses, parking & toll charges, and road taxes.
Ø 1 Bike Mechanic throughout the journey. His stay and meals are included in the package.
Ø Permit for Rohtang Pass
Ø Meals:6 Buffet Breakfast and 6 Buffet Dinner - veg only
Ø Basic spares and a mechanic available throughout the journey (any damage/change of spares will be chargeable extra - you need to pay directly)
1 Bonfire for the group with evening Tea and Snacks in Nubra Valley
Oxygen Cylinder for Nubra and Pangong.
First aid Box in Vehicle would be there for any emergency.
All applicable taxes
*Note - package price is valid for group of min. 6 adults traveling together.
* Meal plan: Lunch
* English Speaking Driver
* Camel ride charges
* Transportation is not on disposal basis. It is strictly as per the program, any extra running will be charges extra.
* Entry fee to monuments, monasteries, parks, etc.
* Medical expenses
* Personal tips, gratuities, laundry, etc.
* Any kind of recreational / adventure activity not mentioned in Inclusions
* Any kind of insurance
* Anything not specifically mentioned in Cost Includes.
* Any Change in plan or loss of property or life due to unforeseen conditions like landslides, roadblocks, curfew, Political Disturbance, etc.
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