LADAKH WITH KARGIL

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Days9
Nights8

Tour Itinerary

  • Day1
    Arrival Leh(3505 meters/11567 feet above sea level)

    Arrival at Leh (3505 meters/11567 feet above sea level) On arrival at Kushok Bakula airport Leh - 3500m above sea level you will be transfer to hotel and check in. Half day at rest for acclimatization. Evening drive to visit Shanti Stupa, a Buddhist white-domed Stupa on a hilltop in Changspa, it was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu, Gyomyo Nakamura and part of the Peace Pagoda mission. Later visit Leh Palace. In the evening walk around local market. Dinner and overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh.

    Dinner |

  • Day2
    Tour of Shey, Thiksey, 3 idiots Campus and Hemis Monastery

    . After a leisurely breakfast, we drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45km west of Leh, Hemis is the largest and the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. From Hemis, you are driven back taking the same route to visit Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya Buddha and is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After that we continue to drive through series of chortens to visit Shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. Sindhu Darshan. Visit to 3 idiot camus. Overnight stay at the hotel.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day3
    Leh to Nubra via Khardungla Pass – 1882 Ft/5550 Mtrs. (125 Kms /0 5-0 6 hrs)

    Today at morning drive to Nubra valley, driving over the highest motored pass in the world. The exciting journey through serpentine roads lead you to the Khardungla Pass at an awesome height of 5550 meters. We stop at the pass to admire and click some photographs of the fantastic view. The valley is situated on an old caravan route at the confluence of the Shayok and the Nubra rivers. On the way visit the charming valley, of Deskit – the tiny capital of Nubra. We will visit the Deskit Gompa, perched on a rocky spur above the village, with a commanding view of the entire valley. At Deskit Monastery you will visit 106-feet high, statue of Maitreya Buddha atop on the hill. The monastery has intriguing images of many deities. From Deskit we will drive to Hunder past an area of sand dunes and get acquainted with the famous Bactrian camels, small population of shaggy double-humped animals, which in the old days, were used as pack animals on the Central Asian Trade routes are now used as riding animals in the high deserts. We will ride the double hump camel at hunder on direct payment basis. In the evening we will drive back to the camp/hotel. Dinner and overnight in camp/hotel at Nubra.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day4
    Nubra - Turtuk visit - Nubra

    In the Morning after breakfast Proceed to Turtuk day Excursion, It was under Pakistan’s control until the 1971 Indo-Pak war where it came under Indian governance, recently opened for tourists. Turtuk offers much different landscape and cultural orientation than rest of the Nubra Valley. You can see apricot trees loaded around the entire village with views closer to Karakorum Range. Overnight at Huder Camps.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day5
    Nubra to Pangong Lake via Shayok (165 Kms/05 – 06 hrs)

    After breakfast at camp/hotel we drive to next destination Pangong Lake (situated at 14, 500 ft above sea level) via Shayok and onto Tang Tse and Spangmik (Pangong). It’s a short cut and it's a beautiful route. The road follows the Shayok River, and climbs up a mountain before finally descending into Shayok village. It takes less than an hour to reach Shayok, and you will be delighted at the sight of the rather big village surrounded by barren mountains, the entire setting being very picturesque. Afternoon we reach at Pangong Lake and enjoy your day at Pangong Lake. Dinner and overnight stay in camp.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day6
    Pangong to Leh via Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs. (160 Kms/05 – 06 Hrs)

    Get up early morning to witness the sunrise view at the lake. Enjoy your breakfast and drive back to Leh via Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs. Arrive Leh and check in at the hotel. Evening free for shopping or leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day7
    Leh-Kargil

    After Breakfast in the morning drive to Kargil. Enroute you will stop to visit the sangam view point-pathar sahib-hall fome fame- Lamayuru monastery. The Lamayuru monastery was once so famous and of religious importance that even a criminal trying to escape law could ask for sanctuary inside.Perched on a hill the monastery looks majestic with its age old bastion and architectural design.Wrap up your visit & proceed further, the road is quite scenic and you will cross the highest pass known as the Fistula (14300 ft). Arrive in Kargil which has got its importance after opening the Ladakh for tourists in 1974 and stay overnight at the hotel.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day8
    Kargil-Srinagar

    After Breakfast ,we drive to Srinagar via Sonamarg - the Meadow of Gold. Depart from kargil as per road opening timings. The drive to Sonamarg is another spectacular facet of country side in Kashmir in Sindh Valley. The Sindhu Valley is the largest tributary of the valley of Kashmir. Drive to Srinagar the road passes through the panoramic village and reach Sonamarg (2740 Mtrs). Before Sonamarg most rough road and wet Zojila pass 3527 Mtrs (Gateway of Ladakh). Continue drive towards Drass (The second coldest inhibited place in the world). Another two and half hours drive will take us to Sonmarg which has got its importance after opening the Ladakh for tourists in 1974. Overnight stay at the hotel.

    Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner |

  • Day9
    RETURN HOME

    After an early breakfast , check out from Hotel, Visit to Shankaracharya Temple, later visit Mughal Garden, Cheshma Shahi “Royal Spring” Shalimar “Garden of Love” Nishat Garden “Garden of Pleasure”, if time permits visit a local Handicrafts Showroom for hand-knotted specialty silken carpets, shawls, jewellery ornaments etc later you will be transfer to airport to board the flight for your further journey.

    Breakfast |

Highlights

Inclusions :

  • Accommodation as per itinerary in deluxe category hotels
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Local Tour Guide services
  • All transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary
  • All entrances and monument fees
  • Protected Area Permits (PAP)
  • Fuel, driver allowances
  • Travel Insurance as per the duration of the tour

Exclusions :

  • Airfare / Train fare
  • Any optional sightseeing other than what is included in the itinerary
  • Any personal expenses, room service & special orders, mineral waters alcoholic & non alcoholic beverages, porterage, tips, phone calls, laundry etc
  • Camera fees, guide charges
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under inclusions
  • Taxes as applicable

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  • Payments can be made by Cheque, Demand Draft, NEFT, RTGS or IMPS.
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Notes :

  • Carry woollen & Thermal wear on tour.
  • On tour Guests are requested to carry Original & 2 photo copy (xerox) of any Photo ID proof (Except Pan Card) i.e. Passport / Driving Licence / Voter's ID along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking.
  • Children / Students are requested to carry Original & 2 photo copy (xerox) of school or College Photo Identity card along with them. Also submit a copy of the same at the time of booking.

Terms & Conditions :

  • There must be minimum 20 adults traveling together at all times
  • Early check-in & late checkout would be subject to availability
  • For guaranteed early check in / late check out, additional 1-night cost will be applicable
  • Rates are subject to change based on availability and date of travel
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  • Super peak period / Conference/ Holiday season surcharges would apply
  • The tour cost is valid for Indian passport holders only
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Tour Dates & Availability

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Tour Code &
Departure Dates
Prices
LA6200524
20/05/2024
Leh
INR 51500