Arrival Leh Kushok Bakula Airport (3500 m / 11565 ft above sea level). Upon arrival at Leh Kushok Bakula Airport welcome and meet by our representative and transfer to Hotel/Guest for check in wherein welcome tea and coffee will be served. Complete half day rest at hotel for acclimatization as it is important at the height of Ladakh. Lunch will be served at 2:00 PM. Afternoon around 3:30 PM sightseeing to Shanti stupa, and 17th century Leh palace. Dinner & overnight at Leh in Hotel.
Full day sightseeing of Indus valley monasteries. (47 Km one way - Round 94 km – 5/6 hrs). Today after breakfast around 8:30 AM leave to full day sightseeing of Indus valley, 16th century Shey palace, 14th Thiksay monastery and 17th century Hemis monastery. Sightseeing start with 17th century Hemis monastery 47km from Leh. On the way stop to take the photos of picturesque view of 16th century Shey palace and 14th century Thiksay monastery. You arrive at Hemis monastery around 10:30 AM. Hemis is the biggest monastery of Drukpa Kagyud Sect. After visiting Hemis monastery drive to Thiksay monastery on the same way back. Lunch at Thiksay in restaurant. Post visit Thiksay monastery and Shey palace. After Shey palace drive back to Leh you will reach Leh around 5:30 or 6:00 PM. Overnight at Leh in Hotel.
Leh–Nubra Valley via (Khardong La pass 125 Km – 5/6 hrs drive). Today after breakfast drive to Nubra Valley, popularly known as the valley of oasis among the tourist. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley is passing through Khardong-La pass (one of the highest motorable road in the world at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft) around 39 km from Leh. At the pass panoramic glaciers of Zanskar range. After 1:00 hrs drive from Khardungla pass there is Kardung village, the first village on the way to Nubra valley. Stop at Kardung village for lunch. You will reach at Deskit village around 3:00 PM or 4:00 PM, Deskit is main town of Nubra valley. Visit 14th century 14th century Deskit monastery and 107feet Maitreya Buddha at Deskit. After that drive to Hunder Sand dune 6 km from Deskit. Explore the scenic beauty of Hunder sand-dune and double hump camel riding. Overnight at Nubra valley in Hotel.
Nubra valley – Leh by same route (125 km – 5/6 hrs). Today after breakfast at 9:00 AM check out from hotel and drive back to Leh by same route. Stop at Kardung village for short hike in the middle of barley field and take the photos of charming Kardung village. After short hike lunch at Garden restaurant of Kardung village. Post lunch drive to Leh. You will arrive at Leh around 3:00 PM or 4:00 PM. Evening free to explore the Leh market. Overnight at Leh in Hotel.
Leh – Likir - Alchi village (Sham Valley 75 km – 4/5 hrs). Today after breakfast at 8:00 AM leave to Alchi monastery drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Srinagar (Kashmir) Highway. Enroute visiting, Hall of fame Museum, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, and Magnetic hill which defies the law of gravity and panoramic view of confluence of Indus – Zanskar River. Likir monastery, Likir monastery is second biggest Gelugpa sect monastery in Ladakh after Thiksay monastery. After Likir monastery drive to 11th century Alchi Choskor monastery. Lunch at Alchi village in garden restaurant. Post lunch around3:00 PM visit 11th century Alchi monastery and hike around the village. Dinner & overnight at Alchi village in Hotel.
Alchi – Leh via Lamayuru (Sham Valley 180 km 5/6 hrs). Today after breakfast around 8:00 AM back to Leh enroute visiting the mesmerizing Lamayuru landscape popularly known Moon Landscapes among tourist. (You will believe why the name of this area is Moon land. Exactly the same formations of land are visible as on the moon). A drive of another 1 km took us to Lamayuru monastery. After visiting Lamayuru monastery drive back to Leh on the same way back stop at Kaltse village market for hot lunch in restaurant. After lunch at Kaltse drives another 20 km visit Rigzong monastery and Nunnery school at Rigzong. After Rigzong drive straight back to Leh. You will arrive at Leh around 5:00 PM or 6:00 PM. Evening explores the Leh market by own. Overnight at Leh in Hotel.
Leh – Pangong Lake – Leh (Round 280 km – 10/12 hrs). Today after an early morning breakfast at 5:00 AM leave to Pangong Lake enroute visit Thiksay monastery and attend Morning Prayer of monks in the main assembly hall of the monastery and visit Shrine rooms of monastery after that drive to Pangong Lake passing through Chang-La pass 5486 Mtrs above sea level. Stop at the Chang-La pass for a short moment to takes the photo o panoramic view Chang-la pass glacier and drive down to the of Tangtse, the main nomadic village of Changthang region. From Chang-la pass to Pangong lake drive through panoramic landscapes. You will arrive at Pangong Lake around 12:30 PM. Hike around the lake to explore the beauty of lake. Hot Lunch at Pangong Lake in restaurant. After lunch drive back to Leh enroute visit Chemrey monastery. You will arrive at Leh around 5:00 PM or 6:00 PM. Overnight at Leh in Hotel.
Flight Leh – Delhi. After early morning breakfast transfer to airport and fly back to Delhi with sweet memories of Ladakh. Tour and service end.
- Accommodation on twin sharing Basis.
- Meals Plan MAP (Daily Breakfast + Dinner).
- To & Fro Leh Airport Transfers, Transportation by Non A/C Innova, Xylo, Tata Aria as per mention tour plan (Point to Point).
- Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered.
- Monument Entrances, Camel Safari Charges, Anything not specifically mentioned under the head "Prices included", Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls, Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated).
- Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
How to Book
Monasteries entrance fees INR- 600.00 per person.
- Inner – line permit for foreigner tourist INR- 700.00 per person.
- Cultural program INR 10000 per program.
- Two Hump Camel Ride at Nubra Valley at Sand Dunes: INR 400 (15 Mins) / INR 700 (30 Mins).
- Guide services throughout the tour(INR- 2500 per day)
- Bullet Bike charges (350CC Royal Enfield) INR – 2500 Per Day