Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas. Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes.
Ladakh is a region in Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Kunlun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent.
Day 01: Arrive Leh; 3505 meters / 11567 feet.
Arrive KushokBakula 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.
Day 02: Tour of Hemis, ThikseyShey 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
Day 03: Drive Sham Valley &AlchiLamayuru
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
Day 04: Ulleytokpo – Leh
After Breakfast departs UleytopkoThereafter proceed to the LikirMonastrey 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
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
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
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
Day 08: Drive back to Leh, evening is Free for market
Overnight stay at the hotel
Day 09: Depart Leh
On time departure transfer to Leh airport
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Leh - Alpine Villa/ Holiday Ladakh Silk route Inn /03roses/ Nature’s land / Himalayan Retreat, Leh Ulleytokpo - Ulley eco resort Huts, Nubra - Nubra Sarai Camp/ Snow leopard/ Double Humped Camp, Pangong - Pangong Sarai camp/ Watermark Or Similar
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