Ladakh: The Land of High Passes and Moonscapes

7 Nights / 8 Days


Ladakh: The Land of High Passes and Moonscapes

Delhi – Leh – Nubra valley – Pangong Lake – Leh – Delhi

Unforgettable experiences, tranquil ambiance and immense natural beauty await you in Ladakh. Ladakh is a heaven at the topmost part of the world with the majestic backdrop of the Himalayas, unique and adventurous terrains, challenging high ‘Passes’, exotic lakes, sparse but mesmerizing meadows, striking monasteries and tiny hamlets inhabited by warm people. The adventurous Leh-Ladakh tour is a ‘7 nights and 8 days’ itinerary that encompasses the rich natural treasures of the region. Ladakah is a destination that requires a good amount of time to be explored, and once you do, you will forget the rest of the world.

Highlights

  1. Take an adventurous drive up the world’s highest motor-able pass at an elevation of 17,852 ft, at Khardungla Pass.
  2. Find solace in the awe-inspiring Tibetan Buddhist monasteries of Ladakh.
  3. Live in a Tent with all basic amenities in the middle of a high altitude desert.
  4. Take a thrilling ride on the back of a double-humped Bactrian Camel at Nubra Valley.
  5. Lose yourself in the serene surroundings of the Pangong-Tso Lake.
  6. Transport in a private chauffeur driven air-conditioned vehicle including hotel pick-up and drop-off.

DAY 1
ARRIVE DELHI
On arrival at Delhi international airport, our representative will greet you. After the warm welcome transfer to the hotel and relax. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Delhi.

DAY 2
DELHI – LEH (BY FLIGHT)
After breakfast, check-out and transfer to airport for your flight to Leh.
On arrival at Leh Airport, our company representative will greet you with a warm welcome and then escort you to your hotel. Check-in and relax.
(Travelling to Leh requires your body to adjust or acclimatize to the high altitude terrain. Hence, we advise you to rest for the entire time, after reaching Leh, until the next day.) Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Leh.

DAY 3
LEH
After breakfast, visit Leh (11, 562 ft).
Visit Hall of Fame built in memory of the brave soldiers who lost their lives fighting for India at the Indo-Pakistan war, Stok Monastery, Indus View Point - confluence of River Indus & Zanskar, Patthar Sahib Gurdwara - the famous Sikh shrine, Magnetic Hill - a "Cyclops hill" where objects and cars on the hill may appear to roll "lefthill" in defiance of gravity when they are in neutral gear.
Then proceed back to Leh. In the evening, visit Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace and Leh Market. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Leh.

DAY 4
LEH – KHARDUNGLA PASS – NUBRA VALLEY (160 KMS. /5 HRS APPROX.)
Post breakfast, check-out and we head for Khardungla Pass (17852 Ft), which lies north of Leh and is the gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valleys. It is the world’s highest motorable pass. To most visitors, going across the Khardungla pass gives the satisfaction of having triumphed over the un-conquerable. On arrival, check-in at Hotel / Luxury Camp.
Dinner and overnight stay at Luxury Camp/ Hotel in Nubra.

DAY 5
NUBRA VALLEY
Post breakfast, visit Nubra valley (10,000 Ft). Visit Hunder. Explore the nomadic villages, meet Tribes. You can visit a local family to enjoy the Butter Tea and Barley drinks.
Enjoy a round of Double-humped Bactrian Camel ride. Back to Camp / Hotel by afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at Luxury Camp/ Hotel in Nubra.

DAY 6
NUBRA VALLEY – SHYOK – PANGONG LAKE (275 KMS. /8 HRS. APPROX.)
After an early breakfast, check-out and visit Deskit monastery. Then Drive To Pangong Lake, Enroute Visiting Shyok. Arrive Pangong Lake, check-in at Luxury camp. Dinner and overnight stay at Luxury Camp in Pangong Lake.

DAY 7
PANGONG LAKE – LEH (225 KMS./6 HRS. APPROX.)
Watch the mesmerizing Sunrise over The Pangong Lake (14,000 Ft). After breakfast, check-out and leave for Leh via Changla. Enroute Stop at Shey Palace , The Gompa complex are structures located on a hillock in Shey. Hemis Monastery, situated 45 km from Leh. It was re-established by King Sengge Namgyal in 1672. The Hemis Festival is held annually in June and is dedicated to Lord Padmasambhava who is believed to have been born on the 10th day of the fifth month of the Monkey year.

Thiksey Monastery, built on top of a hill. It has a striking resemblance to the Lhasa’s Potala Palace. The monastery is affiliated with the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It exhibits a gold-plated statue of Lord Buddha, called the Maitreya Buddha, which is the largest statue in Ladakh. It houses around 120 monks. Also visit Sindhu Ghat.
Resuming drive arrive Leh. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Leh

DAY 7
LEH – DELHI (BY FLIGHT)
DEPART FROM DELHI

After breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Leh Airport to board a flight to Delhi. On arrival, take internal transit to reach international terminal to board your international flight.




Package Includes -

  • 07 Nights accommodation at good 3 star hotels / Luxury Tents on Twin / Double Sharing basis.
  • Assistance at airports during arrivals and departures by GeTS Holidays Representative.
  • Daily Breakfast and Dinner at all the Hotels / Tents
  • Visit to Nomadic family house in Nubra valley
  • One time Double humped Camel ride in Nubra velley
  • One Oxygen cylinder in Car
  • All monument and garden Entrance Fees
  • Transportation in a Private Non Air-conditioned vehicle, with professional driver
  • Bottled water in the car
  • All currently Applicable taxes, tolls . parking charges, driver’s allowances



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