Day-1 Arrive Leh and Travel to Uley Arrive at Leh airport (11000+ ft) and travel to Uley (80 kms - 2 hours). Uley is the Orchard district of Ladakh and renowned for its ancient monasteries, riverside character and apricot orchards. Spend rest of the day resting and acclimatization.
Day-2 Lamayuru Excursion / Rafting Today you undertake excursion to Lamayuru (50 kms - 1 hour), one of the oldest and most revered monasteries in Ladakh region. Rest of the day you enjoy the riverside character. Those looking for a bit of adventure may opt for White Water Rafting (Season : June-Sept)
Day-3 Uley - Khardung La - Nubra Valley Today you drive to Nubra Valley (Known as the Valley of Flowers and the warmest region in Ladakh) via Khardungla pass (18360 ft asl - one of the highest motorable passes in the world). En route, admire the spectacular views of the never-ending snow-capped mountain ranges around Khardungla Pass and North Pullu (Riverside)/ After spending some time at Khardungla, proceed to Nubra (210 kms from Uley - 6 hours). You arrive by afternoon and later in the evening proceed to Hunder, the high altitude desert area for a Camel ride.
Day-4 Turtuk Excursion with Diskit visit in evening Today you undertake a day excursion to Turtuk (100 kms one way), a village on the Indo-Pak border having its unique ethnic character and stunning views enroute. In the evening you visit Diskit Monastery for spectacular views of the Nubra Valley.
Day-5 Nubra - Pangong Today you travel to Pangong (15000 ft asl - 190 kms - 7 hours) via Durbuk. This is one of the most remote, adventurous and exhilarating drives of Ladakh. You reach Pangong by afternoon. Pangong is breezy and where you arrive for stunning views of the lake. Rest of the day you walk around Pangong lake reliving the "3 Idiots" moments.
Day-6 Pangong - Tsomoriri Travel to Tsomoriri Lake (15000 ft asl - 6 hours), a high altitude lake renowned for its offbeat non-touristy character, nomadic villages and bird watching. Reach in afternoon and thereafter Walk around to get an experience of the area
Day-7 Return to Leh Morning visit nearby Tsokar Lake (renowned for Bird watching) before Returning to Leh (5 hours). The route is scenic with Indus river flowing by on one side and colorful mountains on the other side. Enroute may visit Shey and Thiskey Monastery before arriving into Leh.
Day-8 Leh Exploration Today you explore around Leh visiting You Visit the Hall of Fame (War Memorial), Gurudwara Patthar Sahib Gurdwara and Leh Palace. You may enjoy a leisurely lunch before ending the day with evening visit to Shanti Stupa for stunning views.
Day-9 Departure from Leh Transfer to Leh Airport for onward departure.
Uley - Uley (or Uleytopko) lies on the Leh - Srinagar highway at about 70 kms from Leh near Alchi Monastery.
Nubra Valley - Nubra Valley (120 kms from Leh) is known for being the high altitude desert area having sand dunes and the double humped camels.
Pangong Lake - Pangong Lake (160 kms from Leh) is situated at about 14,200 feet and is the world’s highest saltwater lake.
Tsomoriri Lake - Tsomoriri or Lake Moriri in the Changthang area is a High Altitude Lake (HAL) with an altitude of 4,595 m (15,080 ft) in Ladakh, It is the largest of the High Altitude Lakes in the Trans-Himalayan biogeographic region.
Leh - Leh lies at altitude of 10500 ft and the region basically is a high altitude desert and home to ancient monasteries, offers some extreme weather and exceptional views.