LEh - Ladakh
Private Car - Road Trip
Physical Level - 5
Best Time to Visit
April to Nov
Cost Rs 28850 - Per person
Ladakh Tour Overview
Ladakh the land of high passes and Monasteries ,located in the Jammu Kashmir state of India,ladakh is surrounded by the mighty Himalayan Ranges ,Karakorum Ranges and The Hindu Kush all lie on the borders of Ladakh ,making Ladakh a highland at 3500 meters cold desert area .The vast beauty of the landscape makes an exciting journey , from snow clad mountains to the small oasis in Ladakh and its valleys.Places to explore are a wonder the monasteries at high altitude overlooking the land of hues ,a build up to imagine on how the Tibetan settlers and the Aryan people manged to stay away from much of the world. The people of Ladakh are mostly Buddhist and true believers of the Buddha teachings of Karma and Compassion.What you witness in Ladakh are the High altitude lakes Pangong and Tsomoriri being the Largest in India.Yaks and Ibex run on these plains with the nomads of Ladakh ,Monasteries which are famous are Hemis .Lamayaru , Alchi, Thiskey , Stok . On this 9 day trip we discover and cover most of ladakh spots from wilderness to fruit orchards and fields of wisdom.The snow leopard which famous in upper mountains of Ladakh ,are a treat to see also,if one invest his time into taking up a Snow leopard trail with our help of course.
Highlights for this adventure trip.
Pristine landscapes ,gushing rivers ,snow clad mountains.
Nubra Valley - Khardungla -Turtuk
Monastery's,Alchi,Rangdum monastery, Lamayuru monastery.
Visit Indus and Zanskar river confluence .
Leh City / Magnetic Hill
Arrival / Exit Leh -Ladakh at your own cost.
Additional costs as per ( By road /flight can be provided to Ladakh )
Road trip by private car
Double room sharing - basis
Acclimatization required -Day 1
Local guide provided /permits
Airport pick and drop
Brief Itinerary - Ladakh Tour
Day 01: Arrival in Leh - Acclimatization Day.
To be received by our representative at Leh Airport and transferred to the Hotel. Check into the hotel for a complete day of rest for Acclimation .Shanti Stupa Visit for sunset - optional, Welcome tea and coffee will be served. Advice for first timers to drink a good amount of water and eat well .A good appetite is a must everyday - Highland Deserts + 3500 meters Altitude Leads to Thin Air .On our journey we drive upto 5000 meters to Khardung-la Pass to reach Nubra valley.One must carry - Warm Jackets - Layers to cover Body / Feet - Thermals - Sunscreen - Lip Balm.
Day 02: Monasteries of Ladakh Tour
We drive for 35 km to Hemis monastery (the biggest monastery in Ladakh), and on the way back, visit the very beautiful Thiksey monastery, Shey Palace, and Stok palace where the Ladakhi royal family still living to date.
Day 03: Alchi
Today we can explore , the Sham valley and Alchi monastery,Basgo castle and river confluence Zanskar and Indus plus Magnetic hill , Our Lunch at Alchi Restaurant one of the famous ladakhi modern cuisines.
Day 04: Nubra Valley
After an early breakfast drive to Nubra valley leads through Khardung la) the pass is considered to be the highest motorable road in the world at 18,390 ft (5,802m) around 39 Kms from Leh to reach the top. From the pass, enjoy the magnificent view from the top. 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. Arrive Hunder by afternoon and rest of the day leisure to explore Hunder and Disket village... Hundar is where the sand dunes and double humped camels are.
Day 05: Turtuk
A trip to explore the balti cuisine and people of Turturk. Food and culture from different Dialect, from Ladakhi. Fruit Orchards and mulberries depending on seasons. Turtuk famous for being in the Pakistan region before 1971 now in India. Turtuk was opened to tourists in 2009. The village offers views of Beautiful Valley, part of the Shyok Valley. Though a Muslim village, there are a few Gompas located on the plateau above the Shyok River and there is an old royal house to see in the village. Turtuk is one of the few places in India where one can witness Balti culture, and one can find a few home stays and guest houses in the village. It is the last major village where tourist activity is allowed before the Line of Control - Evening back at Nubra Valley
Day 06: Pangong Lake
In the morning you can visit the Diskit monastery and big maitreya Buddha statue, from the monastery you can have a beautiful view of whole nubra, the confluence of shayok, and head towards Pangong via shyok arrive Pangong,it is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China.
Day 07: Leh City .
After early Breakfast leave for leh (14,500 ft), through Changla Pass 17,350 ft.,it is the third highest motorable road in the world. 1200 hrs. and via different beautiful villages, and you will drive through the bank of river indus . Drive to Leh city.
Day 08: Leh City
Rest at Leh city - visit the local markets , shop for cheese and dry fruit ,shawls and other items.
Day 09: Drop to Airport
After breakfast - Depending on your flight - Check out from hotel and drop to Leh Airport.
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Whats Included in your travel package
Airport Pick up /drop /Transfers.
All accommodation - Hotels/ Home stays/ Lodges - 3 star.
Meal plan MAP (Breakfast & Dinner)
Tea and coffee whatever hot drink.
Transportation from the starting and end point.
First Aid Kit
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