Best of Ladakh take a journey through some of the most important destinations in the Ladakh region. This is a journey abounding with rich history, enduring culture, dramatic landscape and quaint villages. Visit high mountain passes of Khardung la and Chang la; sit by the serenity of crystal clear high mountain lakes of Pangong Tso; feel the spirituality at centuries old monasteries of Hemis, Tiksey and Alchi, perched on rocky hilltops and clinging to sheer cliffs. ; drive through some of the most dramatic mountain landscape in the world passing through dry arid mountains of different hues of brown and grey shaped through centuries by wind and climate; visit Nubra Valley sand dunes for a ride on the double humped camels and stay at some beautiful locations from lake side tents to village home stays.
Leh, Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake (6n / 7d)
Day 1 – Leh : Arrive in Leh and transfer to Hotel. Day for acclimatizing to the high altitude and exploring Leh town and market. Check out the food and shopping options at the local markets or tourist areas. Overnight in Leh.
Day 2 – Leh – Hemis – Tiksey – Leh ( Monasteries Tour ) : Today we have a full day monastic tour. We visit Tiksey and Hemis Monastery, two of the most important monasteries of the region. Hemis is the largest monastery in Ladakh in terms of number of monks staying there at any given time. While returning to Leh we visit Shey Palace ( the summer retreat of the former Kings of Ladakh ) and the War Museum . Overnight at Leh .
Day 3 – Leh – Khardungla pass – Nubra Valley : After breakfast, leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong-la (alt: 18,380 ft), the highest motor able pass in the world. Northwards along the Nubra or Shayok river lie the villages of Hunder, Diskit, Sumur, Kyagar , Tirith, Panamik and few others which comprises the Nubra Valley. Visit the sand dunes for a camel ride on the double humped central asian bactrian camels. Overnight at the home stay / guesthouse. Overnight at Nubra valley.
Day 4 – Nubra Valley to Leh : After breakfast leave for Leh and on the way visit Diskit Gompa ( Monastery ). Overnight in Leh.
Day 5 – Leh to Pangong Lake : After breakfast leave for Pangong Lake, a high altitude endorhic lake located at an altitude of 14500 feet above sea level. Enjoy the beauty of this crystal clear mountain lake, made even better by the surrounding landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Overnight at Pangong Lak Camp.
Day 6 – Pangong to Leh : After breakfast leave for Leh crossing Changla pass at 5486 meters above sea level . Overnight in Leh.
Day 7 – Leh : After breakfast transfer to airport. End of tour.
– Beautiful mountain drives
– Monastic visits
– Home stays and camping at beautiful locations
– Visit to high altitude lakes at Pangong Tso
– Camel ride at Diskit sand dunes
– Visit to highest motor able pass in the world at Khardung La
COST Spoiler content INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS
5 Nights stay at home stay / resort with breakfast, 1 night stay at deluxe tent with breakfast, All transfers and excursions in private vehicle including all vehicle charges – driver cost, toll, parking etc. , service charges and taxes.
Other than mentioned, Entry tickets and camera charges at sightseeing places ( if applicable )
STAY & TRANSPORT
As this is a customised tour, you can choose the accommodation and transport as per your preference . Accommodation types available – Resorts, Cottages, Hotel, Home stay, Deluxe Camp Transport – Private Vehicle ( SUV or Car )
COST MENTIONED IS INDICATIVE.
This is a customized trip. Cost might vary depending on your group size and type of accommodation required. Please contact us for details
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