Best of Ladakh Tour -7 Nights 8 Days
Leh is the joint capital and largest town of the union territory of Ladakh in India. Leh, located in the Leh district, was also the historical capital of the Himalayan Kingdom of Ladakh,
Khardung La is a mountain pass in the Leh district of the Indian union territory of Ladakh. The local pronunciation is “Khardong La” or “Khardzong La” but, as with most names in Ladakh, the romanised spelling varies.
Hundar is a village in the Leh district of Ladakh, India famous for Sand dunes, Bactrian camels. It is located in the Nubra tehsil, on the banks of the Shyok River. The Hunder Monastery is located here. Hundar was once the capital of the former Nubra kingdom.
The Chang La is a high mountain pass in LadakhLadakh Ranges between Leh and the Shyok River valley. It is one of the highest motor-able road in the world. Chang La is approached from Leh via Kharu and Sakti village by an asphalt road
Nubra is a subdivision and a tehsil in the Indian union territory of Ladakh. Its inhabited areas form a tri-armed valley cut by the Nubra and Shyok rivers. Its Tibetan name Ldumra means “the valley of flowers”
Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake is an endorheic lake spanning eastern Ladakh and West Tibet situated at an elevation of 4,225 m. It is 134 km long and divided into five sublakes, called Pangong Tso, Tso Nyak, Rum Tso and Nyak Tso.
In time transfer to airport to connect the flight for Leh. Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to Hotel. Rest day at leisure to Acclimatize for whole day. Overnight & Dinner at Hotel.
After breakfast, driver to Sangam, half day excursion to Magnetic Hill & Sangam View where Indus & Zanskar river meet and River Rafting point. On the way Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Afternoon, you would be driven back visit Hall of fame. Overnight stay at hotel in Leh.
Breakfast at the hotel.Early Morning Leave NUBRA VALLEY passing thru Horzey & Gangles Village. The road then rises to reach Khardongla (5602 Mts.) the world’s highest Motorable road & enjoy the landscape & the beautiful birds eye view of the Leh town. Halt at Khardongla village + Another 35 Kms drive takes to Khalsar at Shyok Valley, where the scenery is all around. The road after crossing Khalsar Bridge at Shyok River enters Nubra Valley & then proceed along the Nubra River to arrive in the afternoon at Tegar or Kyegar as locally called. Meals & Overnight stay at the Camp.
After breakfast drive to Turtuk (which is first time opened for the tourist in 2010) which is a place Annexed by India only after the 1971 war, the village of Turtuk is one of the only Balti villages in India and lies right next to the LOC. The village with the whole population of muslims still resembles mini Pakistan. The village’s inhabitants still use traditional utensils which are crafted from stone. Explore the village of Turtuk the village offers views of beautiful valley, part of Shyok Valley. On clear days you can have glimpse of K2 mountain peak located across the border in Pakistan. Though a muslim village, there are few gompas located on the plateau above Shyok River and there is a old royal house to see in village. Return to your camp by the evening.
After breakfast at the hotel we drive to next destination Pangong lake via Shyok and onto Tangtse and Spangmik (Pangong). It’s a short cut and it’s a beautiful route. The road follows the Shyok river, and climbs up a mountain before finally descending into Shayok village. It took us less than an hour to reach Shayok, and we were delighted at the sight of the rather big village surrounded by barren mountains, the entire setting being very picturesque. Afternoon we reach Pangong lake and enjoy your day at pangong lake. Overnight.
During early morning, you can enjoy a photo-session around the lake. Post breakfast, drive back to Leh. An optional tour of Hemis Monastery (5 kilometres from Kharu) is also on the cards. Hemis is the largest and richest monastery complex in Ladakh. Drive back to Leh by noon. In the afternoon, enjoy a shopping tour in the local markets of Leh. Stay overnight at the hotel.
After morning breakfast, proceed for a day SS trip to Shanti Stupa, a true Buddhist architectural gem. Later, visit Leh Palace, very famous Leh monastery. In evening, proceed to explore local markets. Return to Leh for dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
In time transfer to airport to connect the flight for Delhi. Meeting and assistance at Leh Airport on Departure END OF OUR SERVICES