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You arrive at Leh Kushok Bakula Airport, the flight can be truly sensational, on a clear day you can see the peaks of K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum from one side of the aircraft and from the other side you are so close to Nun Kun Massif, that you feel you could reach out and touch it.
At the airport you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Day is at leisure for you to acclimatize to the altitude. In the evening visit Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa and Leh market.
Dinner and overnight at Leh.
After breakfast you drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. We visit Hall of Fame (Museum Constructed by India Army), worth a visit for every Indian, we proceed further to Gurudwara Patthar Sahib Nestled deep in the Himalayas, A drive of another 4 kms will take us to Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity. We then drive through a picturesque landscape to the confluence of The Indus and Zanskar River.
We drive back to Leh visiting Spituk Monastery, built in 15th century during the reign of Grags ‘bum-lde, these new Gelug-pa monastery was built like fortress on the summit of crags.
Evening is at leisure, dinner and overnight at hotel in Leh.
After 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. From the pass, 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. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level. Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp for overnight stay. In the evening you can walk around the tiny villages to see how locals live. A visit to a Ladakhi home can be arranged.
Dinner and overnight at camp.
After an early breakfast we check out from the Camp and drive to Hunder where you have opportunity to ride on a double humped camel amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snow capped mountains on the horizon. Between Hunder and Diskit you come across sand dunes besides the road. Seen in isolation you could well be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It is indeed a strange sight since immediately on the left of the road are rocky mountains that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. 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. Diskit is famous for 515 years old Buddhist Monastery, lying magnificently situated on a hilltop, facing the entire Valley. Later we drive back to Leh in the late afternoon via Khardungla Top. On arrival at Leh you will check in to your Hotel. Evening is at leisure.
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Leh.
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake enroute visiting Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh & 3 Idiots Rancho School. Driving through a picturesque landscape we reach Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village. After visiting the two monasteries we drive further towards Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs. The long easy ascent takes you to Changla pass through its winding roads passing through Sakti Village. Stop at the Changla Pass for a quick photograph session and drive down to the village of Tangtse, where you can have a cup of tea. On your way to 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 it running on the other side of the "Indo China Border". One rarely feels so close to nature, and the scenery is unforgettable. After the success of 3 Idiots, this beautiful natural location has attracted many tourists from all over the world. Upon arrival we check in at our camp near Pangong Lake.
Dinner & overnight at the camp.
Morning is at leisure to explore the beauty of the lake. Later we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu order of Tibetan Buddhism.
On arrival at Leh you will check in to your Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure you may stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Leh.
After breakfast check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to your onward destination.
Return airfare, airport taxes, visa charges, insurance, tips, all items of personal nature and anything not mentioned in the 'Inclusions'. GST 5%.
Cost exlcudes: Any air fare or train fare. Peak Season Surcharges. All items of personal nature, tips, entry fees, optional tours, beverages, telephone Charges, laundry. Any natural calamity which is beyond the control of the tour operator. Anything not mentioned in "Package Includes".