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08 Days

From INR 43250 pp

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Inclusions :

  • 05 Nights accommodation in Leh, 01 Night in Pangong, 01 Night in Nubra valley
  • Daily breakfast & dinner
  • Transfers & Sightseeing on Private basis
  • GST

Itinerary :

Day 1: Leh: Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh. Later transfer to the hotel. Later proceed for visit to Shanti Stupa where one can get panoramic view of Leh city with the Indus River, we will spend some time and further on to Leh Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel. (D)

Day 2: Leh: After breakfast at the hotel, proceed to city sightseeing, drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45 kilometers west of Leh; Hemis is the largest and the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. Later visit to 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 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. Then will cover “3 Idiots” School Campus Sindhu Darshan. Overnight stay at the hotel. (B,D)

Day 3: Leh – Sham Valley – Alchi – Leh (140 Kms): After breakfast, procced for sightseeing of Alchi monastery (1000yrs old) the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storey Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here one can have sight of the massive Buddha statues, Indus & Zanskar river Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), Basgo Palace and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (museum of the Kargil War memorabilia). Overnight stay at the hotel. (B,D)

Day 4: Leh – Pangong Lake (155 Kms): After an early breakfast, leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass (5486 Mtrs.) Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, and over 130 Kms long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Overnight stay at the camp. (B,D)

Day 5: Pangong Lake – Leh: After breakfast, drive back to Leh. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel. (B,D)

Day 6: Leh – Nubra Valley (120 Kms): After breakfast, Leave for Nubra Valley via Khardungla Pass (Temperatures below Freezing point at Khardungla Pass) ensure to carry heavy winter clothes as most of the time this pass is snow caped. Khardungla is the World’s highest motorable road at 18832 feet above sea level. The road then passes through a bridge laid on Glacier which finds its way in Guinness Book of world records, drive through the Valley which is extremely beautiful for photography. Nubra Valley is the Oasis of Ladakh as you see some colorful trees in this region. On arrival at camp visit the Sand Dunes there are chances to have sight of the Two Hump Bactarian camels, time at leisure at the Sand Dunes of Nubra valley spread across Hundur Village. Overnight stay at the hotel. (B,D)

Day 7: Nubra Valley – Leh: After Breakfast proceed to Diskit monastery which is 515 years old situated on a hilltop giving panoramic view of the valley. Later walk around the town of Diskit which has a small village market & Giant Buddha Statue. Proceed back to Leh cross Khardungla Pass for overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 8: Departure: After breakfast, checkout from the hotel. Transfer to Leh Airport to take flight for home. (B)

Child Policy

Child below 5yrs complimentary & Child rates will be applicable between 5-10yrs of age sharing room with parents.

Remarks

Rates are subject to change without prior notice and subject to availability. No refund on any unutilised services. Surcharges will be applicable during Peak season.

Cancellation Policy

Meal Plan & Specification :

B: Breakfast; D: Dinner

Hotel Used :

Standard: Leh: Hotel Kaal / Manasrover/ Oriental or similar; Pangong: Pangong Sarai comfort Shambhala Camp/Royal Camp or similar; Nubra Valley: Apple cottage/ Desert Oasis Camp or similar
Superior: Leh: Singee Palace Sup Dlx / Royal Palace or similar; Pangong: Pangong Sarai Superior Camp Redstart /Serbhum Tso resort or similar; Nubra Valley: Apple cottage/ Desert Oasis Camp or similar
Deluxe: Leh: Druk/ Shagrila/ Spic n Span or similar; Pangong: Pangong Sarai Superior Camp Redstart /Serbhum Tso resort or similar; Nubra Valley: Apple cottage/ Desert Oasis Camp or similar
Luxury: Leh: Ladakh Sarai Resort Mud Huts/ Zen Resort (Premium Room) or similar; Pangong: Pangong Sarai Superior Camp Redstart /Serbhum Tso resort or similar; Nubra Valley: Hundur Sarai Premium Mystic Earth Home or similar

Package Excludes :

Tips of personal nature, Laundry, Beverages, etc, Any other optional tour/trip rather than mention in the itinerary, Unforeseen Eventualities .

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