Leh(2) - Nubra Valley(1) - Leh(1) - Pangong Lake(1) - Leh(1) - Uley(1) - Kargil(1) - Rangdum(1) - Padum(3) - Rangdum(1) - Kargil(1) - Srinagar(2)
Day-1 Arrive Leh Arrival Leh Kushok Bakula Airport (This must be one of the Most Sensational Flights in The World.) Upon arrival you will met by our representative and transfer to Hotel for Check in. Complete day at leisure to acclimatize followed by Welcome tea or Coffee at the Hotel.
In evening, visit to LehPalace, Shanti Stupa & Leh Market. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel.
Day-2 Leh (Excursion to Monasteries) Post breakfast, we visit Spituk Monastery and Hall Of Fame near Leh is worth a visit for every citizen. It is a glorious museum constructed by Indian army. Post lunch we take a sightseeing tour visiting Sankar Gompa and Leh Palace is one of the most captivating architectural ruins that attract the attention of the tourists almost immediately with its majestic setting at the edge of the Namgyal hill and overlooking the town and at once looks like a reminiscent of Lhasa's Potala Palace.
Day-3 Leh–Nubra Valley Via Khardung La 18,390 Ft. (120 Kms / 4 – 5 Hrs) Post breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road In The World) at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level.
Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp / Hotel in Hunder for Overnight stay. In the evening you can walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
Day-4 Nubra Valley – Leh (120 Kms / 4 – 5 Hrs) After an early breakfast we check out from the Camp and you can have opportunity to ride on a Bactrian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snow capped mountains on the horizon. On the return stop at Diskit which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Stroll around the bazaar observing the shops and local people going about their daily chores. Later we drive back to Leh in the late afternoon via Khardungla Top. On arrival at Leh you will check in to your Hotel. In the afternoon you can rest and relax.
Day-5 Leh to Pangong Lake (140 kms / 4 - 5 Hrs – One Way) After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake enroute visiting Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh &3 Idiots Rancho School & further 5 Kms drive through a picturesque landscape to reach Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village. After visiting above two monasteries we drive further towards Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs and drive down to the village of Tangtse, where you can relax for a cup of tea. Leaving Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangong lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 133 Kms long with half of its running the other side of the "Indo China Border". Upon arrival we check in at our Camp near Pangong lake. Dinner & Overnight at the Camp.
Day-6 Pangong Lake To Leh (140 Kms / 6 Hrs) Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake and later we drive back to leh enroute visiting Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism. In the evening you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping. Overnight at Leh.
Day-7 Leh To Sham Valley (92 Kms / 4 Hrs) After breakfast you drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. Enroute visit Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, Magnetic Hill and picturesque landscape of the Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar River. Visit the Likir Monastery, Likir is one of the most active monasteries in the region. As you drive up to the monastery a recently installed colossal gilded image of the Maitreya out in the open is one of the most impressive sights in Ladakh. Drive along through Ridzong Monastery. After visiting above places we drive further and check in at our camp / hotel.
Day-8 Ulley To Kargil (Via Lamayuru) 143 Kms / 5 Hrs Post breakfast; drive to Kargil enroute visiting the 11th century Lamayuru Monastery and the mesmerizing MOON LANDSCAPES (you will believe why the name of this area is Moonland. Exactly the same formations of Land are visible as on the moon), Later Drive to KARGIL over Fatu-la (13,489 ft) which is the highest pass on Srinagar – Leh road. Upon arrival in Kargil we check in at our Hotel for an overnight stay.
Day-9 Kargil To Rangdum (130 Kms / 6 Hrs) Post breakfast, we drive towards Rangdum. Located 130 km south-east of Kargil, in the beautiful Suru Valley in Leh District, Rangdum is surrounded by steep hills, pastures, streams and rocky mountains. Upon arrival at Rangdum we check in at our Camp / Hotel / Guest House for Overnight stay. Rest of the day free for relaxation.Rangdum Village is an elliptical expanded plateau that is situated midway between Kargil and Padum. This isolated place is known for an old monastery, which is one of the most revered Buddhist places in Leh-Ladakh.
Day-10 Rangdum - Padum Via Suru Valley (131 Kms/5 Hrs) Drive to Padum, it’s the capital of the ancient kingdom of Zanskar, On way to Padum we visit Sani Monastery, of Ladakh belongs to the southern branch of the Drukpa Kagyupa School. Upon arrival in Padum we check in at our Camp / Hotel / Guest House for Overnight stay.
Day-11 In Padum (Excursion To Karsha & Bardan Gompa) Approx 5 – 6 Hrs After Breakfast; leave for full-day Sightseeing of Karsha & Bardhan (a 17th century Buddhist monastery). After visiting above monasteries we drive back to our Camp. Dinner & Overnight stay at the Camp / Guest House / Hotel.
Day-12 In Padum (Excursion To Stongde & Zangla) Approx 6 – 7 Hrs After an early breakfast, we drive to The monastery of Stongdey lies 18-km to the north of Padum, on the road leading to Zangla. After visiting above monastery we drive further towards Zangla, Lying deep in the northern arm of Zanskar at the end of the 35 km. After visiting above monasteries we drive back to our Camp. Dinner & Overnight stay at the Camp / Guest House / Hotel.
Day-13 Padum – Rangdum Via Suruvalley (131 Kms/5 Hrs) Post breakfast we check out from our Camp & Drive to Rangdum. Day at leisure to enjoy and relax. Dinner & Overnight at the Camp.
Day-14 Rangdum - Kargil (130 Kms / 6 Hrs) Post breakfast we check out from our Camp & Drive to Kargil. Dinner & Overnight at the Hotel.
Day-15 Kargil to Srinagar After early Breakfast by 6.00 am drive to Srinagar passing through Drass, the second coldest inhabited Place on earth and you can have spectacular view of Kargil War famous Peaks Tiger Hill and Tololing Peak. Pay a tribute to Vijay Smarak, dedicated to Indian Soldiers who laid their lives for us during Kargil War in 1999. Arrive Srinagar by afternoon and rest of the day is for leisure. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day-16 Srinagar (Excursion to Shankracharya Temple & Mughal Gardens) Post breakfast we take a sightseeing tour of Srinagar (Lake City) visiting Shankaracharya Temple & Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh (Garden of Pleasure) & Shalimar Bagh (Garden of Pleasure). Overnight at Houseboat.
Day-17 Depart Srinagar (Fly Out) Tour concludes after punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.
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.
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.
Uley - Uley (or Uleytopko) lies on the Leh - Srinagar highway at about 70 kms from Leh near Alchi Monastery.
Kargil - Kargil (8200 ft asl) is one of the coldest regions in India on the Srinagar - Leh highway.
Rangdum - Rangdum is located midway between Kargil and Padum and is about 100 kms from Kargil.
Padum - Padum (also spelt Padam) located 240 km from Kargil is the largest town and administrative center of Zanskar Valley.
Srinagar - Srinagar is the summer capital city of Kashmir. Srinagar is a city famous for its lake experience. Houseboats, Shikaras and Mughal gardens, Handicraft shops all combine to give a unique holiday experience.