Welcome at the Leh airport by the expedition leaders with the traditional Ladakhi silk scarf “Khatak”.Acclimatizing to the altitude is very important journey before doing any activity so we take rest and venture out to the city market in evening for a casual stroll. Overnight stay at the hotel.
local sight-seeing in Leh
Wake up lazy morning. After breakfast and some leisure, head for local sight-seeing where you will observe the confluence of the river Indus and Zanskar. Make a stopover at the Magnetic Hills, Pathar sahib Gurudwara and Hall of Fame. In evening, the 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 can wish for. Head back to the hotel by late evening. Return to hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Leh - Nubra Via Khardungla Pass
Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Arrive Nubra and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride (On Own). Later if time permits visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries and check in at Deluxe Camp. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the camp.
KHARDUNGLA PASS: The road journey to Nubra valley leads through Khardung La pass (The highest Motorable road in the world) 18,390 ft. around 39 Kms. Away from Leh. There are two checkpoints on the both sides of the pass. Khardong is the first village of Nubra valley at higher altitude than Deskit and other villages.
DESKIT VILLAGE: Deskit is the main village of headquarter of Nubra valley, which has a small market consisting of a row of shops and about 500 years old Gompa on the hilltop. Spectacular view of the valley can be seen form the monastery.
DESKIT GOMPA: Deskit Gompa was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod in about 1420 AD during the reign of King Dragspa. About 100 monks are residing in the Gompa, which is a branch of Thikse Monastery. The monastic festival called Gustor takes place on 20th and 21st days of the 12th month of Tibetan calendar
Nubra - Leh 215 kms / 8 hrs
Post breakfast, begin your journey for the day, exploring the various villages of Nubra Valley. Retrace your steps past Diskit, to go to Khalsar. Walk your way to the ancient Gompa. Don’t forget to pack a lunch. Spend some time and then drive back over Khardung-La to reach Leh by early evening. Dinner and overnight in Leh.
Leh to Pangong and back Same Day in Leh
After breakfast, drive from Leh to Manali past Shey and Thiksey – the mound of earthen monastic dwellings, crowned by the Gompa. At Karu, which is a junction, you take a detour and start ascending to cross the Ladakh range over Chang-La (5,475 M / 17950 ft.) At the foot of the pass on the other side we reach Tangse village. 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. Return to Leh in the evening for overnight stay.
Leh to Stok village and back -
This day we’ll head to Stok village where you’ll see a lot of trekkers going for Stok kangri trek. Meet with the travelers, hear their stories, and around noon follow the trekkers and head to the Stok base camp. Return to Stok village in the evening from where you’ll be transferred to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day at leisure in Leh (TRANSPORT NOT INCLUDED)
Wake up lazy morning. The day is at leisure.. Return to hotel in evening for dinner and overnight stay.
Bid the fairy land good bye
In morning after breakfast, bid the Ladakh region goodbye and board the flight back to home.
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Sia-La Guest House
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Nubra Valley, Leh
Hotel Snow Leopard
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Meal plan : Breakfast Meal plan : Dinner Airport Transfer : Arrival Airport Transfer : Departure Government Taxes/VAT/ Service Charges Hotel Cab for sightseeing Others : Other Inclusions (04 Adult for 2 DBL Room Meals : Breakfast & Dinner....)
Arrival at Leh -
Board the morning flight to Leh . Welcome at the Leh airport by our tour representative from where you’ll be transferred to the hotel in private vehicle. Acclimatizing to the altitu...
Arrive at Manali - Explore Manali -
Pick-up in private cab in the morning from where we'll head to visit the old Hidimba temple, Vasistha Temple and take a ride of the Yak if you want to. Explore the ...
Day 1 : Arrive at Leh
Welcome at the airport from where you’ll be transferred to your hotel in private vehicle. Check-in at the hotel. Acclimatizing to the altitude is very important journey before ...