Day 01: Arrival Leh Kushok Bakula Airport (3500m / 11565 feet above sea level). Upon arrival 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 02:00pm. Afternoon around 4pm sightseeing to Shanti stupa, Leh palace and central Asian museum. Overnight at Leh in Hotel/Guest house.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing of Indus valley. (47Kms / 94km round 5/6hrs). Today after breakfast at 8am full day sightseeing of Indus valley, 16th century Shey palace, 3-idiot Rancho school , 14th Thiksay monastery, 17th century Hemis monastery and Sindhu Ghat.
Sightseeing start with 17th century Hemis monastery 47km from on the way stop to take picturesque photos of Shey palace and Thiksay monastery. After Hemis monastery drive 14th century Thiksay monastery on the same way back. Visit Thiksay monastery and Lunch at Thiksay monastery restaurant. After Thiksay monastery drive back to Leh on the way visit 3 Idiot Rancho School, 16thcentury Shey palace and Sindhu Ghat. Evening at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight at Leh in Hotel/Guest house.
Day 03: Leh–Nubra valley pass through Khardong La pass (5,602 Mtrs /18,390 Feet – 120 km / 4 – 5 hrs). Today after breakfast at 8:00 AM leave to Nubra Valley, popularly known as the valley of oasis among the tourist. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over Khardong-La (One of the highest motorable road in the world at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft) around 39 km from Leh. From the pass panoramic view snow peaks range of Zanskar valley. After 1:00 hrs drive from Khardong-La pass there is Kardung village, the first village on the way to Nubra valley. Stop at Kardung village for hot lunch in restaurant and short hike after long hrs drive. Reaching Deskit village around 3:00 PM or 4:00 PM, Deskit now main town of Nubra valley. Visit 14th century Deskit monastery and 107feet Maitreya Buddha. After sightseeing of Deskit monastery drive to Hunder sand-dune 6kms from Deskit monastery. Explore the scenic beauty of Hunder sand-dune and double hump camel riding and today Nubra valley tour end here. Overnight at Hunder in Deluxe camp/Hotel.
Day 04: Nubra valley sightseeing. Panamik hot-spring, Holy pond and Samtangling monastery. Today after breakfast at 9:00 AM leave to Panamik hot-spring 60 km from Hunder. Panamik hot-spring is quite popular in Ladakh for its medicinal value. There is bath room for bath ladies and agents. After Panamik not-spring drive to Holy pond on the same back. Holy pound is located at the bank of Nubra River surrounded by mountains. Hike around the pond and feel very quite silent meditative place of Lake. After that drive to Samtangling monastery builted in 1834 by Lama Tsultrim Nima. Monastery is second biggest monastery in Nubra valley belongs to Gulag-pa sect of Tibetan – Buddhism. Monastery has two assembly halls new and old one both contains statues of Buddha and various Bodhisattvas and wall painting have fierce tantric deities. Dinner & overnight at Sumoor in Deluxe camp.
Day 05: Nubra valley – Leh by same route. (120 km / 4 – 5 hrs) Today after breakfast at 8:00 AM check out from the Hotel/Camp and drive back to Leh on the same route via Kardung-La pass (5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Feet). Stop at Kardung village for hot lunch in restaurant. Reaching Leh around 3:00 PM or 4:00 PM. Evening free to explore Leh market. Overnight at Leh in Hotel /Guest house.
Day 06: Leh – 11th century Alchi Choskor monastery. Enroute visit Likir monastery (Sham valley 75 km / 4- 5 hrs). After breakfast at 8:00AM 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 Indus – Zanskar River. After confluence drive to Likir monastery. Likir Monastery is second biggest Gelugpa sect monastery in Ladakh after Thiksay monastery. After Likir monastery drive to Alchi monastery. Lunch at Alchi village in garden restaurant. Post lunch around 3:00 PM visit 11thcentury Alchi Choskor monastery and hike around the village. Dinner & overnight at Alchi in Hotel / Guest house.
Day 07: Alchi – Leh enroute visit Rigzong monastery and Lamayuru monastery (180 km / 05 – 06 hrs). Today after breakfast around 8:00 AM back to Leh enroute visit Rigzong monastery, Nunnery school at Rigzong and 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 straight back to Leh on the same way back. Stop on Kaltse village market for hot lunch in Garden Restaurant. Post lunch straight back to Leh and you will arrive at Leh 5:00 PM or 6:00 PM. Dinner & overnight at Leh in Hotel / Guest house.
Day 08: Leh - Pangong Lake (140 km /4-5 hrs). Today after Breakfast at 8:00 AM leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 Feet, passing through Chang-La Pass 17,350 ft. (the third highest motorable road in the Ladakh.). This route takes the visitor passing through picturesque villages of Shey, Thikse, Chemday, Sakti, Durbuk and Tangtse. Reaching Pangong Lake around 12:30 PM or 1:00 PM. Pangong Lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 mtrs). One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Hike at lake and explore the beauty of Lake. Hot Lunch in Deluxe camp. Overnight at Pangong Lake in deluxe camp.
Day 09: Pangong Lake to Leh by same route. (140 km / 4-5 hrs). After Breakfast drive back to Leh by same route arrive Leh around3:00 PM or 4:00 PM. Check into Hotel/Guest house for rest. In the afternoon you can stroll around the market place for souvenir and shopping. Dinner & Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Flight Leh – Delhi.After early morning breakfast transfer to airport and fly back to Delhi with sweet memories of Ladakh. Tour and service ends.
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