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Chadar Frozen River Trek

Day 2: Acclimatization Day • Rest + Acclimatizationday • Can go for half day sightseeing • Visit of any very high altitude place or pass is not advisable • Consumption of alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited • Stay in Hotel / Guest Hous Day 3: Leh to Tsomo Paldar via Chilling & Tilad do • Altitude 11,400 to 10,400 ft. • Drive 65 km, 3-4 hrs • Trek 3km, 2 hrs • Gumboots are mandatory • Carry two thermos flask of 1 litre each • Stay in tents    • Drive through Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Hill and the confluence of the Zanskar and Indus  Note :- Walking in gumboots will take a while, so be prepared for some slips and falls! It’s advisable to carry a small backpack which will protect your back at the time of falls.Day 4: Tsomo Paldar to Tibb Cave • Altitude 10,400 to 10,800 ft. • Trek 15 km / 6-7 hrs) • Hot Lunch on the way • Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave • Pass through a waterfall which never freeze • You will only get sunshine around 9-10 am • Stay in tent. Day 5: Tibb Cave to Nerak • Altitude 10,800 to 11,100 ft • Trek 13 km / 6-7 hrs) • Hot Lunch on the way • Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave • Nerak is the first village of Zanskar region • If we reach on time at Nerak camp, accordingly we can go to visit Nerak village • Attraction Frozen waterfall • Stay in tent. Day 6: Nerak – Tibb Cave • Altitude 11,100 to 10,800 ft • Trek 13 km / 5-6 hrs) • Hot Lunch on the way • Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave • Stay in tent Day 7: Tibb Cave to Gyalpo • Altitude 10,800ft to 10,500 ft. • Trek 12 km / 5-6 hours • Hot Lunch on the way • Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave • Stay in tent. Day 8: Gyalpo to Tilad do to Leh • Altitude 10,500ft to 10,300ft and drive to 11,400 ft. • Trek 06 km. / 3-4 hrs • Drive 65 km, 3-4 hrs • Hot Lunch on the way • Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave • Reach Leh by 06:30 pm • De- briefing and certificate distribution just before dinner • Stay in Hotel/Guest House Day 9: Fly to your desired destination • Checkout 10.00 am from Leh Hotel / Guest House.

$950 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7 Nights 8 Days Leh Tour with Pangong

Day 1: LEH ARRIVALUpon arrival, our representatives welcome you and assist you to transfer at your pre-booked hotel. Check-in at the hotel on reaching and relax. Evening is free to take a stroll in the local bazaars.Overnight in LehDay 2: LEHIn the morning after Breakfast, head out for local sightseeing. Today, you will visit monasteries like Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Hall of Fame and etc.Overnight in LehDay 3: LEH / KHARDUNG LA / DISKIT / HUNDERAfter Breakfast, check-out from the hotel and start for Khardung La which is the Highest Motorable Pass. Thereafter, resume the journey towards Diskit and then Hunder. In Diskit, you will visit Diskit Gompa or Diskit Monastery which is the oldest and the largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley.Overnight in Diskit / HunderDay 4: HUNDER – LEHCelebrate a beautiful morning in Hunder with Bacterian double humped camel ride. Next, take a visit to Panamik that is known for its hot sulphur spring. Later return to Leh via Khardung La and spend the night in a hotel.Overnight in LehDay 5: LEH – HEMIS – PANGONG TSOAfter sumptuous Breakfast, check out and leave for Hemis to visit Hemis monastery which is known to be the biggest monastic institution in Ladakh since 11th century.  Afterwards, make your way towards Pangong Tso Lake. Enjoy the stunning vistas and spend the rest of the day in the lap of nature.Overnight in Tangtse / Lukung / SpangmikDay 6: PANGONG TSO – LEHIn the morning, make your way back to Leh. On the route, take a visit of Thiksey Monastery and Shey Palace. Overnight in LehDay 7: LEHThe day, you could visit the confluence of Zanskar and Indus River at Nimoo. Enjoy white water rafting in Zanskar River. Next, drive to Alchi for visiting the magnificent Alchi Monastery. Also visit Gurudwara Pathar Sahib and Magnetic Hill. If time allowed, you could also visit Likir. Day 8: LEH DEPARTURE This day, after a short feedback meeting, you will be transferred at the place of your choice.  

$576.99 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Chadar Trek : The Frozen River Trek - 9 Days

Day 1: Reporting day at Leh • Altitude 11,400 ft. • Keep woolen cap and gloves handy before arriving at Leh Airport • Bring a copy of ID proof, Address proof along with original and 8 photographs. • Foreigner-Original Passport, copy of passport and visa documents and 8 photographs. • Network is available (only post-paid) • ATM is available • Visit of any very high-altitude place or pass is not advisable • Consumption of alcohol and smoking is strictly prohibited • Spend the day in the room itself to acclimatize • Keep your body hydrated • Overnight in Leh.Day 2: Acclimatization day • Rest + Acclimatization day • Overnight in Leh.Day 3: Medical checkup day • Medical checkup at Leh SNM Hospital • Overnight in Leh.Day 4: Leh to Shingra koma via Chilling & Tilad do and Trek to Gyalpo • Drive 65 km, 3-4 hrs • Trek 06 KM, 3-4 hrs • Today you will learn how to walk on Chadar and use Gum Boots • Gumboots are mandatory • Make sure you fill your thermos with warm water before you leave • Carry two thermos flask of 1 litre each • Stay in tent • Drive through Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Hill and the confluence of the Zanskar and IndusNote :-Walking in gumboots will take a while, so be prepared for some slips and falls! It’s advisable to carry a small backpack which will protect your back at the time of falls.Day 5: Gyalpo to Tibb Cave • Trek 12 km/6-7 hrs • Hot Lunch • Make sure to fill your thermos with warm water before you leave • You will only get sunshine around 9-10 am • Stay in tentDay 6: Tibb Cave to Nerak • Trek 13 km/6-7 hrs • Hot Lunch • Make sure to fill your thermos with warm water before you leave • Nerak is the first village of Zanskar region • If we reach on time at Nerak camp, accordingly we can go to visit Nerak village • Attraction-Frozen waterfall • Stay in tent.Day 7: Nerak – Tibb Cave • Trek 13 km/6-7 hrs • Hot Lunch • Make sure to fill your thermos with warm water. • Stay in tentDay 8: Tibb Cave to Shingra Yokma via Gyalpo, Drive back to Leh • Trek 17 km/7-9 hours • Hot Lunch • Make sure to fill your thermos with warm water. • Drive 65 km/3-4 hrs • Reach Leh by 6:30 pm • De-briefing and certificate distribution just before Overnight in Leh.Day 9: Fly to your desired destination • Checkout by 10.00 am

$2100 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Ladakh Bike Trip 2019

ItineraryDay 1: Manali Arrival & Sightseeing by CarStop At: Hidimba Devi Temple, Manali, Manali Tehsil, Kullu District, Himachal PradeshIt is an ancient cave temple dedicated to Hidimbi Devi, wife of Bhima, a figure in the Indian epic of Mahabharata. The temple is surrounded by a cedar forest at the foot of the Himālayas. The sanctuary is built over a huge rock jutting out of the ground which was worshiped as an image of the deity.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Vashisht Baths, Manali, Manali Tehsil, Kullu District, Himachal PradeshVashisht Kund is a 4000 years old temple located at the cliff of hill in Manali. ashistha village is extremely significant when it comes to the heritage Indian Hindu culture as one of the saptrishis rishi Vashistha stayed there for sometimes. There is a hot water spring known as Vashisht kund. According to legend the saddened Rishi Vashisht after knowing that his children were killed by Vishwamitra tried to commit suicide, but the river refused to kill him. The river was therefore named as Vipasha which means ‘ freedom from bondage.’ & now popularly known as Beas river. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Manu Market, Manali, Manali Tehsil, Kullu District, Himachal PradeshMall Road is the main street in Manali. It has a number of showrooms, department stores, shops, restaurants and cafes. A Himachal emporium that offers handicraft products of Himachal Pradesh like locally designed woolen clothes, branded clothes, pottery items, wooden products, and jewellery is also located here. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Manali - Hotel Mountain Top (3 ***)Day 2: Manali to JispaPass By: Gulaba, Manali, Manali Tehsil, Kullu District, Himachal PradeshGulaba is at about 20 kilometers and known as lower winter snow point after the road to Rohtang Pass gets closed in Winter. Nothing to see here in July except for its natural beauty.Pass By: Rani Nala, Manali, Manali Tehsil, Kullu District, Himachal PradeshJust a few kilometers ahead of Marhi, Rani Nala is a glacier point and a spot where you need to be careful while riding or driving. No matter which time of the year you reach here, you will always find snow at Rani Nala and something the snow walls can be several feet high.Stop At: Rohtang Pass, Himachal PradeshThis is your first highest pass of the journey and most of the time you will find snow and traffic congestion. Beguiling landscapes consisting of fierce wind, chilling temperature, snowcapped peaks and lush green valley’s around is what Rohtang Pass is famous for. Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Ibex Jispa (3***)Day 3: Jispa to SarchuPass By: Deepak Tal, Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal PradeshRight after Darcha and before the ascent of Baralacha La, it is a very small lake but do not let the size deceive you. It may be smaller in size but a giant when it comes to natural beauty.Pass By: Baralacha Pass, Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal PradeshThis will be your second-high altitude pass on Manali Leh highway. Ironically, though Tanglang La is at a higher altitude, it is Baralacha La that remains covered with snow for a longer duration and receives way more snow than Tanglang La.Stop At: Suraj Tal, Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal PradeshAlso known as Surya Taal, it is a small lake at the top of Baralacha La Pass. It is the source of the Bhaga River and presents a stunning view amidst the mighty hill tops all around. If luck favored you, you may find the lake completely frozen even in July.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay at Himalayan route Camps or Similar (2**)Day 4: SARCHU TO LEHPass By: Lachulung La, Jammu and KashmirYour third high altitude pass, located at a height of 15,547 ft. If you are lucky, you may even see some wildlife here.Pass By: Moore Plains, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirA plateau in the lap of Himalayas, Moore Plains are a sight to treasure. Pass By: Tanglang La, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirYour fifth and last high-altitude pass on this road, located at a height of 17,582 ft. This pass is the highest on Manali Leh highway and considered as second highest motorable pass in the world Although disputed. Post the final pass cross the villages as Rumtse – Upshi – Karu and reach Leh. Meals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in leh at Hotel Shaolin Ladakh or Chalung or Royal holidayDay 5: EXPLORE LEH TOWNStop At: Shanti Stupa, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThe Shanthi Stupa as the name suggest it is dome-shaped building erected as a Buddhist shrine which is the “symbol of peace”. It is one of the forms of Peace Pagoda built in Ladakh. It is constructed at an altitude of approx. of 11800 ft (3608 mts), at 5 Km from the Leh town by a group of Japanese and Ladakhi Buddhist. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Leh Royal Palace, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirLeh Palace also referred as the ‘Lhachen Palkhar’ is a royal palace located in the picturesque Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. It was designed in line with the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. The palace is a nine-storied architecture and was built for the Royal Family of Ladakh. The view of the Leh town from Leh palace is amazing during the evening. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in leh at Hotel Shaolin Ladakh or Chalung or Royal holiday. Day 6: LEH TO NUBRA VALLEYStop At: Khardung La, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThe Khardung La Pass is at an altitude of at an altitude of 18,379 ft (5,602m) and so far, the world’s highest motorable world. One should be careful not to stay at this place for more than 30 mins and it may lead to Acute mountain sickness. Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery), Diskit, Nubra Valley, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThe Diskit is the capital of Nubra Valley and host the Diskit Monastery. The monastery is at the edge of the mountain and hence have amazing valley views from the top. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Hunder Sand Dunes, Hunder, Nubra Valley, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirLeh is an ultimate cold desert of the Himalayas and this can be defined by the dunes. It is also the only place in India where one can find double humped camel. Enjoy your camel ride before we proceed further. Duration: 45 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Cozy Ethnic camp or Dowa Deluxe Camp or Summar Holiday Camp Day 7: TURTUK EXCURSIONStop At: Turtuk Waterfall, Turtuk, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirAfter an early breakfast we explore the late village of India. Turtuk is a small village located on the banks of the Shyok river and was a part of Pakistan till 1971 and is now the last outpost of India. Turtuk is one of the gateways to the Siachen Glacier. Turtuk was opened to tourists in 2010. One can explore the willage by walking over the hanging bridge. The Balti Heritage House and Museum, Royal house and museum and Ruins of Brokpa's fort are worth visiting places of Turtuk. If get a chance one can meet Indian army here and also sneek the India Pak Border from a distance. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Cozy Ethnic camp or Dowa Deluxe Camp or Summar Holiday CampDay 8: NUBRA TO PANGONG LAKE VIA SHYOKStop At: Pangong Tso, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThe Pangong Tso Lake means a “High Grassland Lake” located in the Changthang region of Ladakh. The lake is situated at an altitude of 14,270 ft (4,350m). It is the highest salt-water lake in the world and the view, so the lakes are amazing. It is believed the lake changes its color 4 – 5 times a day. One can visit Shooting Point (3 Idiots movie shoot) and View point (panoramic view of the lake) of the lake for some selfies before you check in at the camps for your overnight stay. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Pangong Holiday Shore or Galaxy Camp or Pangong ParadiseDay 9: PANGONG TSO LAKE TO LEHStop At: Shey Gompa, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThe Shey palace was built in 1655 on the hills of Shey village at an altitude of 11,204 ft (3415m). Shey village is located to the south of Leh. The Shey monastery was built within the palace complex on the instructions of Deldon Namgyal, in the memory of his late father, Singay Namgyal. Inside the Shey monastery reside the Shakyamuni Buddha. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Thiksey Monastery, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThe Thiksey monastery is largest monastery located in central Ladakh about 19Km away from Leh town and at 11,000 ft (3900m). it is also called as “Mini Potala”. Dinner and overnight stay at Leh. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in leh at Hotel Shaolin Ladakh or Chalung or Royal holidayDay 10: LEH TO KARGIL VIA THE SHAM VALLEY TOURStop At: Hall of Fame, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThe Hall of fame is 2nd best museum of India and its built & maintained by Indian Army. in the memories of the great soldiers who lost their life in the Indo Pak war 1999. It is famous for its unique collection of ammos of both India & Pakistan used it the war & the Audio visual of the war. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirGurdwara Shri Pathar Sahib is situated on the Srinagar-Leh Road, 25kms before the Leh. It is very beautiful, and it was created after the famous incident occurred when the demon lived nearby planned to kill Guruji and throwed stone (Pathar) at him during his worship to almighty and the stone turned into a wax. This made the demon realize himself that almighty is the ultimate power. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Magnetic Hill, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThe Magnetic hill is located between Leh and Alchi on the Srinagar Leh Highway. It’s place where you can see the natural demonstration of gravity where the cars are pulled against the inclined road and appears to be rolling back a steep which we would call as an optical illusion. We suggest you carry a ball to see it by yourself.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirThe Sangam is the confluence of the Indus and the Zanskar river which meet at this point. You can click some photos from the top to see the difference in the color of the water from each river. You may opt for rafting here at your own cost if not included already included in the package. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Lamayuru, Lamayuru, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirLamayuru or Yuru Monastery is in Lamayuru village, Leh district, India. It is situated 125km away from Leh on the Srinagar-Leh highway 15Km near Fotu La at a height of 3,510 meters (11,520 ft). it is the oldest monastery existing in Ladakh.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: overnight in Kargil at Royal Inn Kargil or royal GashoDay 11: KARGIIL TO SRINAGARStop At: Dras War Memorial, Kargil, Kargil District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirKargil War Memorial, is a war memorial built by the Indian Army, located in Drass, in the foothills of Tiger Hill. It is located on the Srinagar-Leh National Highway 1D. The memorial is in the memory of the soldiers and officers of the Indian Army who lost their life in 1999 Indo Pak war. Kargil war Diwas is celebrated on 26July of every year. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Sonamarg, Srinagar, Srinagar District, Kashmir, Jammu and KashmirSonamarg also was known as Meadows of Gold. It is at 82Km from Srinagar takes about 2 hours to visit Thajiwas Glacier through horse ride. (Note: Vehicles outside of Sonamarg are not allowed for sightseeing and hence you must either hire a local taxi or take a horse ride. This cost is not included in the package).Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: Inshallah Houseboat or SimilarDay 12: SRINAGAR SIGHTSEEING AND DEPARTUREStop At: Dal Lake, Srinagar, Srinagar District, Kashmir, Jammu and KashmirDal Lake is one of the famous lakes of Kashmir & was a popular destination for Hindi movies. The shore line of the Lake is about 18kms and is known for romantic houseboats. You can enjoy the Shikara ride (own expense) at Dal Lake for a calm and soothing experience; you could avail the ride on a direct payment basis. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Nishat Garden, Srinagar, Srinagar District, Kashmir, Jammu and KashmirNishat Bagh is a terraced Mughal Garden & is the second Largest garden in the Kashmir Valley. Located on the bank of the Dal Lake, with the Zabarwan Mountains as its backdropDuration: 1 hourStop At: Shalimar Bagh, Srinagar, Srinagar District, Kashmir, Jammu and KashmirThe Shalimar Bagh is also called the crown of Srinagar was built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his wife Noor Jahan, in 1619. It is liked through a channel to Dal Lake and it is the largest garden of Kashmir. Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$1650 Multi-day & Extended Tours

KangLa Pass Trek

ItineraryDay 1: Manali to Changut (10,500 ft) via Udaipur - 180 km DriveStop At: Rohtang Pass, Himachal PradeshWe leave from Manali early morning and drive across the Rohtang Pass to Udaipur in the Chandrabhaga valley. From Udaipur, we turn north into the stunning Miyar valley to the small village of Changut. Overnight in Changut.Duration: 15 minutesMeals included: • Dinner: Veg-Egg Meals.Accommodation included: Overnight stay in camps.Day 2: Changut to Yolithang (12,300 ft) via Shukto - 10 kmStop At: Lahaul Valley, Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal PradeshWe have a short drive till the roadhead at the village of Shukto, from where we cross the Miyar nallah on a swaying wooden bridge to start our hike. Just across the bridge is Khanjer, the last village in the Miyar valley. The trail winds up the village to the local temple and chorten. We will walk through the pea and cabbage farmland of Khanjer before crossing a couple of streams. From here, we walk across vast meadows for a couple of kilometres before coming to the campsite at the grazing grounds of Thanpattan. There is a chorten on a small hill. There is an initial steep section to the chorten after which views of the upper valley open up. There are huge rock cliffs on either side of the valley. We will pass through the grazing grounds of Tharang, filled with pink Himalayan fleece and the huge rock and ice faces of Tharang peak to our right. It is a short walk from Tharang to Yolithang, our campsite for the day.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in camps on twin sharing.Day 3: Yolithang to Zardung (12,800 ft) - 10 kmStop At: Lahaul Valley, Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal PradeshThe trail today is also fairly flat and easy. We will cross a boulder field near our campsite and descend to a vast grassland that continues for 3 km. On our right, another subsidiary valley offers views of a gigantic rock pyramid - a pass over this valley connects to Darcha on the Manali Leh highway. From here the valley turns slightly eastward to Gompa, another campsite with a couple of small lakes that relfect the surrounding mountains. From Gompa, we walk to Zardung. Zardung is a magnificent campsite with gigantic boulders, some of which are said to contain precious stones. The evening is well spent exploring the boulder area. Overnight in Zardung.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in camps.Day 4: Zardung to Kesar Yon Chhaap (13,100 ft) - 10 kmStop At: Lahaul Valley, Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal PradeshToday is the most interesting day of all. The Miyar valley becomes even more beautiful as we walk towards the source of the Miyar river. We will cross a glacial stream coming down from our right (true left) - the stream is cold and wide and fans a distance of almost half a kilometre. From here, a short walk brings you to a section of the terminal moraine of the Miyar glacier, across which lies our campsite at Kesar Yon Chhaap - which literally means seven holy waters. There are seven emerald green lakes near our campsite, which you can explore in the evening - see if you can find them all! Overnight in Kesar Yon Chhaap.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in camps.Day 5: Rest and acclimatisation at Kesar Yon ChaapStop At: Lahaul Valley, Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal PradeshToday, we will take a day to acclimatise at Kesar Yon Chaap, getting ready to head to the Miyar glacier tomorrow.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in camps.Day 6: Kesar Yon Chaap to Miyar Glacier Camp (14,600 ft) - 12 kmStop At: Lahaul Valley, Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal PradeshThe trail becomes tougher from today with a dramatic change in landscape is well. The vast meadows are replaced with moraine and scree. We head up the lateral moraine on our right (true left), climbing up to some grassy slopes carpeted with wildflowers. After walking for about an hour or two, we start descending slightly on moraine again to the Jungpada glacier coming down from a subsidiary valley on our right (true left). We will cross the terminal moraine of the Jungpada glacier, with massive ice covered rock cliffs surrounding us. After crossing the glacier we climb through more scree and moraine before reaching the Miyar glacier. We set camp at a suitable spot on the glacier.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in camps.Day 7: Miyar Glacier Camp to Kang La Base Camp (15,750 ft) - 9 kmStop At: Lahaul Valley, Keylong, Lahaul and Spiti District, Himachal PradeshAfter a long day yesterday, this day's trek is an easy walk up the Miyar glacier. The gradient is gradual and the we walk right up the middle of the glacier. The Antarctic landscape will keep you occupied throughout the day. We set camp on the glacier again today.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in camps.Day 8: Kang La Base Camp to Temasa Tongpo (14,500 ft) via Kang La (17,900 ft) - 17 kmPass By: Padum MosqueToday is the pass day, and we have a long climb and even longer descent ahead of us. We will walk along the left side of the glacier (true right) till the the confluence of two glaciers at the head of the Miyar valley. The glacier to our right (true left) leads to Kang La, though the pass is not the obvious saddle we can see from the base. We will skirt around the ridge on our left (true right) and climb to the pass, navigating through the heavily crevassed glacial slopes. From the pass, you can see a sea of rock peaks dominating the Zanskar region. We will descend along the glacier this side of the pass, also heavily crevasses, to a confluence of two valleys at the snout of the glacier. Though the descent is fairly long after an 18000 ft pass crossing, you will be glad to sleep on warm ground after two nights on the glacier.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight stay in campsDay 9: Temasa Tongpo to Padam (11,800 ft) - 15 km Trek, 12 km DrivePass By: Padum MosqueToday, we will descend along the beautiful Temasa Nallah, down to the roadhead near Padam. As you get closer to the foot of the Temasa Valley, you will see signs of civilisation begin to return. Once you descend to the roadhead, we will board our vehicles for Padam, the largest village in the Zanskar valley. Overnight in guest house / hotel in Padam.Meals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight stay in guest houseDay 10: Padam to Kargil - 230 km DrivePass By: Munshi Aziz Bhat Museum of Central Asian and Kargil Trade Artifacts, Kargil, Kargil District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirToday, we will drive over the 14,800 ft Penzi La pass from Padam to Kargil. You will see the gigantic Drang Drung glacier and a bunch of stunning lakes near the pass. Overnight in guest house / hotel in Kargil.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Guest House /Hotel Stay.Day 11: Kargil to SrinagarPass By: Zojila Pass, Sonamarg, Ganderbal District, Kashmir, Jammu and KashmirToday, we will drive on the Leh - Srinagar highway to Srinagar over the Zoji La Pass. Overnight in guest house / hotel in Srinagar. The trip ends in Srinagar the next morning.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Hotel / Guest House StayDay 12: Reserve DayPass By: Zojila Pass, Sonamarg, Ganderbal District, Kashmir, Jammu and KashmirThis day will only be used if the need arises during the trek due to bad weather or unforeseen circumstances. You are advised to keep a buffer day in your travel plan. No meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$275 Cultural & Theme Tours

Wonders of Ladakh

ItineraryDay 1: Leh arrival and local sightseeing Pass By: Leh Royal Palace, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirArrival at Leh airport, to be received by our representative and transferred to the Hotel. Check in to the hotel for a complete day of rest for acclimatization, wherein welcome tea and coffee will be served by the Hotel. Post lunch visit Leh Market, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. Stay overnight in Leh.Meals included: • Breakfast: Daily Breakfast and dinner Accommodation included: 3 Star hotel in Leh Day 2: Around Sham valley Pass By: Alchi Choskor Monastery, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirLeh to Sham: Post breakfast we leave for Sham valley known as the apricot valley, explore Hall of fame, Spituhb monastery, Pather Sahib Gurduvar, magnetic Hill, Confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers, Likir Chamba, and the Alchi temple, Alchi is famous for its 11th century wall painting built by Lotsawa Rinchen Zangpo. Overnight at Alchi Meals included: • Breakfast: Daily breakfast and Dinner Accommodation included: 3 Star hotel Day 3: Leh to Nubra Pass By: Nubra Valley, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirLeh- Nubra Leh to Nubra valley: 120 km. Drive from Leh within an hour we reached to Khadong la psss, from where you can enjoy the breath-taking view of the Indus valley, Stok ranges and the Karakuram mountain ranges, we decent towards Khardong village a beautiful farming filed of barley crops, and the river Shayok gorge. Chekin hotel at Hunder and enjoy hot lunch.Later in the evening visit Sand Dune and the bacterium camel ride and walk around the village. Overnight at hotelMeals included: • Breakfast: Daily breakfast and Dinner Accommodation included: 3 Star hotelDay 4: Nubra to Pangong Pass By: Pangong Tso, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirNubra to Pangong: 130Kms lake Drive along the Shayok valley, enjoy the spectacular view of the Shayok valley, hot lunch at Tangstay village, and later we reach Pangong, enjoy the beautiful view of the lake and check in camp for overnight stay.Meals included: • Breakfast: Daily breakfast and Dinner Accommodation included: Deluxe campDay 5: Pangong to Leh Pass By: Leh Royal Palace, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirPangong to Leh An early morning walk around the lake, enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the lake with sun rise, and its birds singing, later we drive back to Leh on the cross Changla pass, visit Thiksay monastery and Shey palace. Overnight at hotel in Leh Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner: Daily breakfast and Dinner Accommodation included: 3 star hotelDay 6: Leh airport transfers Pass By: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee AirportTransfer to the airport for onward destination with a sweet memory from the Himalaya.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.