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BEST OF LADAKH: 8 NIGHTS / 9 DAYS

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Ladakh, one of the few strongholds of Tibetan Buddhist life, culture and religion, lies cradled in the heart of the Great North-Western Himalaya. Leh, the capital of Ladakh nestled in the Indus River valley, was once a trading town at the junction of the historic silk route from China and central Asia to the plains of India.Based in the town of Leh (11,500 ft. / 3505 m), the journey includes & unveils many fascinating excursions to cliff side gompas (monasteries) inhabited by peaceful Buddhist monks, pretty villages & surrounding countryside, high passes and dramatic mountain scenery.

PLACE TO COVER =, Khardong la pass, Sangam , Magnitic hill, Gurudawara, Spituk Monastery, Hall of Fame , Lamayuru,Alchi,Rizong,Pangong, Nubra,Shanti stupa(The sun set point)

 

ITINERARY

 

Day 01, Arrive Leh,

upon arrival in Leh, welcome by our local representative and transfer to a Ladakhi style guest house or Hotel. Rest of the day you require

 to take a complete rest for acclimatization to the arid high altitude of Leh (3505 m) In the evening will enjoy the sunset point(Shanti stupa).

Overnight in Hotel

 

Day 02 Leh to Lamayuru then Alchi , Resong ,Nunnery, Basgo Monasteries .

 

After breakfast drive to Lamayuru(127 kms)It was build in 11th century by Great translator Rinchen Zangpo. This Monastery is one of the

biggest in Ladakh,This Monastery is Drigung –Kagyu-pa sect of Buddhism. After Lunch drive to visit the mesmerizing Moon landscape.

Than  drive back to uley .than Car will drive you between the gorge to Resong Monastery and Nunnery Both are in same gorge ,

This Monastery is most unusual in ladakh .betwee n the hills stands in isolation. This is Gelug-pa sect of Buddhism. Then comes

Alchi Monastery one of the biggest and oldest builds in 11th century. It is Kagyu-pa; Gelug-pa sect of Buddhism. This Monastery is not

build on the mountain and hills like others. It is in between the village.

 

Day 03 Alchi/ Lamayuru to Leh .

After Btreak fast Drive back to Leh.Around 40 kms before leh is Basgo Monastery which is Kagyu-pa follower of Buddhism, once this place

was Capital. On the way back You are going to see Magnificent Confluence of Two River Indus and Zanskar , After 7 kms Magnetic hill is on

the which defies Gravity, Guru-dawara ,Hall of fame is just 6 km before leh . This is maintained by Army. It contains History, Culture, Fauna,

 Flora and many things inside. Overnight in Leh Hotel.

 

 

 

Day 04 Leh to Nubra valley:

Post breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road In

The World) at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly

endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the

valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of th e Himalayas. The average altitude of

the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level. Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp / Hotel in Hunder, have a rest till evening ,before sun

set we will take you for a short drive to Hunder sand dunes to visit & ride double humped bacterium camel, later back to accommodation for

overnight stay If time permits we will walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. A visit to a Ladakhi home

can be arranged. Overnight Stay at the Camp or Hotel.

 

Day 05 Nubra to Leh

Morning after breakfast we will visit the most picturesque

 

Disket monastery on the hill top. Later continue drive to other side of Nubra valley – was the main part of silk route. We will continue our drive back to Leh via Khardongla. Reach Leh & transfer to Hotel overnight stay.

 

Day06: Leh – Pangong Lake – Leh (296 KM)

 

After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake en route crossing Changla pass 17,570fts. Pangong Lake, situated at 13,930 feet (4,267 m). It will take around 5 hours to reach their .A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 125 km long; it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. By evening you will be back to Leh

 

Day 7 leh to Tsomoriri Lake.(240 km) (7 hours)

 

After breakfast in the Hotel leave for beautifull Tsomoriri lake .which is around 240 kms from leh but today we are not going to cross any pass so the road is straight, and it will take about 6 hours. On the one side of the lake is Korzok village .a Leisure walk along the side of the lake is recommended .As it give you internal peace if you go toward north –east direction for an hour or half you can see Nomad’s and can be interact with them. Over night in Korzok

 

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Day 8 Tsomoriri to Tsokar Lake then Sarchu or kelong.

 

Early morning drive to Serchu passing Puga (Sulphur mine), Tsokar Lake, Skyang chu thang (The biggest and Highest Plateau on Stretch about 45 kms), In Pang you can enjoy the Lunch, then Leave for Sarchu via crossing Nakeela and Lchung la .if you want to travel up to kelong you can it will increase your travel for 2 hours over night in Sarchu.

 

 

 

 

Day 9 Kelong to Manali.

After Breakfast leave for Manali, a beautiful Scenic drive by crossing Baralacha la pass (4845 mts), Lunch at Sissu village, later cross famous Rothang pass, (Which is 13050 fts) overnight in Manali.

Inclusion

1) Accommodation.

2) Daily Breakfast & Dinner.

3) Exclusive Transport.

4) All Taxes / Toll / Driver Allowances.

Exclusion

1)  Lunch.

2) Guide / Entrance Charges.

3) Inner Line Permit Charges Rs 700 per person for Indian / Rs 800 for Foreigners .

4) Expenses of personal nature

5) Anything not mentioned in cost includes.