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Ladakh Highlights tour

ItineraryDay 1: Leh arrivalPass By: Leh Post Office, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirAn early morning arrival at Leh airport where you will be greeted by our company representative and transferred directly to your Leh based accommodation. After check-in spend a full day taking rest and adapting to the high altitude of Ladakh. Enjoy the surrounding mountain views and take in the local gardens before dinner and overnight stay in your preferred Leh based accommodation.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: We can provide various options of accommodation depending on your preferred level of comfort and budgetDay 2: Leh - Hall of Fame - Pathar Sahib - Sangham - Magnetic Hill - Basgo - Alchi - Leh Stop At: Alchi Choskor Monastery, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirWake early and travel west of Leh to the popular ‘Hall of Fame’ war museum. Here, you can learn about Ladakhi history pay your respects to the Indian army as you view the museum of war memorabilia. Next, continue on to the Sikh temple known as ‘Pathar Sahib’ before taking a pit stop at the mysterious Magnetic Hill where you can experience reverse gravity in action as your vehicle appears to move without power. Continue on your safari journey and arrive at the Sangham lookout where you can view the meeting point of the intersection of the Zangskar and Indus rivers and then drive through the ‘pretty-as-a-postcard’ Basgo village. Arrive at Alchi monastery (famous for its Kashmiri influenced architecture) just in time for lunch and then return back to Leh for a well earned rest and overnight stay.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch: We will provide a traditional Ladakhi food luncheon at the only authentic home-cooked restaurant in all of the town.Accommodation included: We can provide various types of accommodation to suit your preferred budget and level of comfortDay 3: Leh - Disket - Hunder - SumoorStop At: Hunder Sand Dunes, Hunder, Nubra Valley, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirDepart Leh after breakfast and head towards ‘Nubra Valley’ - popularly known as the ‘valley of flowers’ because of the variety of wildflowers and medicinal plants grown all over the local area. Situated in the northern part of Ladakh (between the Karakoram and Ladakh Himalayan ranges), the journey between Leh and Nubra takes you over ‘Khardong-la-pass’ which is the world’s highest motor-able road (located 18390 feet above sea level)! The journey to Nubra is a half-day drive of breathtaking landscapes and spectacular scenery and the experience is sure to be once-in-a-lifetime and truly unforgettable. On arrival in the Valley, you will visit the Disket monastery where you can see the 100-foot tall Buddha statue and then those who wish to enjoy an optional camel safari on Nubras resident double humped camels can climb aboard a double-humped camel in Hunder for a ride around the cold desert sand dunes. Arrive to Nubra Valley accommodation in time for dinner and overnight stay.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: We can provide various types of accommodation to suit your preferred budget and level of comfortDay 4: Summor - Leh City tour (including Leh Palace, Tse Mo castle and Shanti Stupa)Stop At: Leh Royal Palace, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirIn the morning you will visit Samstanling monastery in Sumoor and then return to Leh with one last safari drive over Khardong La pass. Spend an hour or so walking around the town where you can shop for local handicrafts or purchase souvenirs and then continue your sightseeing with a half-day of Leh city sightseeing beginning at the ancient Tse Mo castle. After seeing the crumbling architecture and your first aerial view over the town, you can visit the ancient Leh palace and then proceed to the magnificent Japanese built Shanti Stupa where you can watch the sun set and the lights emerge over Leh town. Return to your Leh based accommodation for overnight stay.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: We can provide various types of accommodation to suit your preferred budget and level of comfortDay 5: Leh - Pangong LakeStop At: Pangong Tso, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirDefinitely a highlight of your tour, today involves an adventurous drive with a constantly scenic trip to the magnificent Pangong Lake. A must see destination for your time in Ladakh, Pangong Lake has been made famous by the 'Three Idiots' movie and more than half of the lake marks the separation border of India and China. The appearance of the water is said to change colour at every angle of the sun - which makes for some amazing photographs so don’t forget your camera (and spare batteries!) Overnight stay in Pangong.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: We can provide various types of accommodation to suit your preferred budget and level of comfortDay 6: Thiksey - Shey - LehStop At: Thiksey Monastery, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirStart your morning with a sunrise view of beautiful Pangong Lake before making your way back to Leh via Thiksey monastery. Commonly referred to as ‘Little Lhasa’, Thiksey has become a popular tourist destination because of its architectural resemblance to the ‘Potala Palace’ in Lhasa, Tibet. Finish the afternoon with a short drive to the Shey Monastery and Palace - both built in 1655 as summer retreat spaces for the reigning King. Return to Leh for a well earned rest with the evening free to roam in the market as per your leisure. Overnight stay in Leh. Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: We can provide various types of accommodation to suit your preferred budget andDay 7: Leh departurePass By: Leh Post Office, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirOur driver will collect you from your accommodation and transfer you directly to the airport in time for your early morning flight.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$1095 Multi-day & Extended Tours

9 Nights 10 Days Experience the adventure and life Full of Journeys at Leh and Ladakh

Day 1 :  Arriaval at New DelhiWelcome to Delhi, the capital of modern India. On arrival, you are received and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free you to relax and explore the local market at evening. Overnight in Delhi.Day 2: Arrival in Leh Receive by our representative at the Leh airport IXL and transferred to the hotel. Complete day of rest for acclimatization. Lunch at the hotel. Late afternoon visit Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa and Leh Market. Overnight in hotel at Leh.Day 3: Visit monasteries around Leh: Leh, Shey Palace, Thiksey, Hemis, Stok palace, Leh (104 km), Hemis monastery.. Return to Leh. Overnight in hotel at leh.Day 4: Alchi-Lamayuru-Magnetic hill- Kali Mata templeAfter breakfast drive to Lamayuru.  Then drive towards the ALCHI MONASTERY. . Arrive late afternoon in Lamayuru and visit Lamayuru monastery then back to Leh. O/N in lehDay 5: Nubra valley/ Khardong la Pass( 18,390 ft)After an early breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla pass, the highest motorable road in the world at a height of about 18,390, around 39km from Leh. Afternoon visit Hundar village and can enjoy double hump camel ride on sand dunes.Day 6: Back from Nubra valley After breakfast visit Disket monastery. The monastery ia about 350 yrs old . Returns to Leh by same road arrived by the Afternoon. Overnight  in Leh.Day 07: Leh to Pangong Lake to Leh ( (140 Kms / 4-5 Hrs)After an early breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft),through Changla-Pass(17,350 ft.),it is the third highest motorable road in the world. Around 12:00 hrs. arrive Pangong,the Highest Salt Water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the banks of Pangong while appreciating the changing colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake. O/N in campDay 8: Pangong – LehAfter breakfast drive to leh by taking same road. By late afternoon arrived in Leh. On evening free time for market. O/N in hotelDay 9: Tsomoriri (7-8 hours) 240km driveMorning drive to Tsomoriri passing Chumathang (Hot Spring) along the Indus river. Tsomoriri Arr. 1600 Hrs. Afterwards take a walk around the Lake to enjoy the scenic beauty. Overnight Camp.Day 10: Tsomoriri to Tsokar to Leh (240 Kms / 7-8 Hrs)After leisurely breakfast walk around the lake and drive to back to Leh passing Puga (Sulphur Mine), Tsokar Lake, Taklang La Pass 17,585ft and Rumtse. O/N in LehDay 11:Leh - Delhi Breakfast. Early morning transfer to the airport and fly back to Delhi with memories of Ladakh

$568 Private & Custom Tours

Ladakh - The Little Tibet

Day 01 : Arrival Leh. Arrival Leh, our representative will meet, greet, assist and transfer you to Hotel in Leh. Rest of the day free to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh. In the evening take a walk to the local bazaar in Leh. Overnight at Hotel in Leh.Day 02 : Indus Valley Monastery tour (120 Kms round trip)Morning after breakfast, drive to Thiksey village, visit Thiksey monastery and drive to Shey Village to visit Shey Palace and Gompa. Continue drive to Hemis monastery to visit one of the most famous monasteries of Ladakh. Later on the way back to Leh Visit Stok Palace and Museum. Come back to Leh in the evening and relax at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Leh. Day 03 : Excursion to Alchi and Likir (150 Kms round trip)Morning after breakfast drive to Alchi. Enroute visit Magnetic Hill, Confluence of Zanskar and Indus river. Visit Alchi Monastery and drive back to Leh. Enroute visit Likir Monastery. Arrive hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight.MAGNETIC HILL : Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurdwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up-hill that’s the Believe it or not of Ladakh!CONFLENCE OF THE ZANSKAR & INDUS : On way to Sham Valley before Nimu village one can have this magnificent view of two rivers in wed-lock! In seasons they have different colors and flow and wildness.ALCHI GOMPA: 70 Kms from Leh, on the banks of the Indus, is the Alchi Gompa dating a thousand years back. One of its walls features thousands of miniature sized pictures of the Buddha. Three large sized images made of clay and painted brightly are its focal attractions. No longer an active religious center, it is looked after by monks from the Liker monastery. This is the only monastery amongst 34 monasteries, which is not located on a hilltop.LIKIR GOMPA: Founded in the 11th century and rededicated to a different monastic order in the 15th century, its earlier Gompa was destroyed in a fire. The present Gompa dated back to the 18th century. Skilled craftsmen producing excellent Thankas, earthen pots and carved wooden folding stools, live here in the village. Majestically situated, Likir commands a spectacular view. A magnificent giant Jupiter tree, one of the few survivors of its species, stands in the courtyard.Day 04 : Airport Departure. Leave on time for Leh airport to board your flight to Delhi.

$370 Outdoor Activities

Ladakh Winter Edition

DETAILED ITINERARY Day 1 - Acclimatization in Leh - Shanti Stupa and Leh PalaceAfter the pickup from Leh Airport and get some rest in a guest house for acclimatization. Later in the afternoon, post Lunch go around the town to Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. The rest of the day is for relaxation and some shopping. Overnight stay at Leh.Day 2 - Leh to Likir Monastery -Dosmoche FestivalWe begin our expedition with an auspicious Ladakhi Cultural Festival. During the festival, a great wooden mast decorated with streamers and religious emblems are erected and Cham Dance (Mask Dance) will be performed by Lamas of the Monastery. You also get to witness the fun side of the festival at the back of the monastery! Stay in Guest House at LehDay 3 - Leh to Shakti via ThikseyWe will visit the Thiksey monastery. Thiksay Monastery is located 19 kilometres from Leh, the capital town of Ladakh. It is situated on a hillock overlooking the Indus Valley with full view of the magnificent Stok range. Then head to our homestay at Shakti - a beautiful valley village. We takes you off the beaten track to these untouched village in the Indus valley to provide authentic experience of local life. Stay in Guest House at Shakti VillageDay 4 - Shakti to Pangong lake via changla (6/7 hrs)After breakfast, leave Pangong and head to Leh Chang-la (17590 ft third highest motorable road). Do not miss hot Maggi and refreshing lemon tea at Changla canteen. You will go past streams that are partially frozen and flowing gently through beautiful ice fields. The patterns and forms made by the ice will make you want to sit there forever and watch them. Stay in Guest House at Pangong Day 5 - Pangong Lake to Leh We drive back to Leh after breakfast. Return to Leh by evening. We will have a free evening for some shopping and to reminisce the days we spent the icy mountain landscapes. Overnight stay in Leh.Day 6 - Depart to AirportPost breakfast transfer to AirportThus your Ladakh odyssey comes to an end with lots of memories to take back.

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