Ladakh means a land of passes. Viewed from high above its surface, Ladakh appears a vast monotony of three colours: the brown of the earth, the white of the snow and the blck dark shadows in the valleys. Leh, 434 km from Srinagar and at a height of 3521 meters on the Karakoram range is the district headquarters of Ladakh.
Leh Tour itinerary for 8 days
DAY ONE OF LEH TOUR
Arrival in Leh airport and transfer to the hotel. All day is free for acclimatize. In evening, visit Leh market, Leh palace and Shanti stupa. Overnight stay will be in Leh.
DAY TWO OF LEH TOUR
SHAM VALLEY (104 KMS, 4 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast, drive to Sham valley enroute Likir monastery, magnetic hill and Gurudwara Pathar Sahib. Lunch will be provided on the way. After lunch, drive further to moon landscapes and the Lamayuru monastery. Overnight stay will be in Sham valley.
DAY THREE OF LEH TOUR
SHAM VALLEY – LEH (104 KMS, 4 HRS DRIVE)
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Drive to Leh via road, visit Alchi monastery and Hall of fame. You will reach Leh by afternoon. Rest of the day for leisure activities. Overnight stay will be in Leh.
DAY FOUR OF LEH TOUR
LEH – VIA KHARDUNGLA PASS – NUBRA VALLEY (130 KMS, 5 HRS DRIVE)
After breakfast drive to Nubra valley via Khardungla (Highest motorable road in the world, 18,300 feet) post lunch, enjoy the camel safari at sand dunes between Deskit & Hundur village. Overnight stay will be in Nubra valley.
DAY FIVE OF LEH TOUR
NUBRA VALLEY – LEH (130 KMS, 5 HRS DRIVE)
Morning breakfast at the hotel followed by a visit to Diskit monastery, where one can have a bird’s eye of Nubra valley. Return back to Leh via same route crossing the famous Khardungla pass. Overnight stay will be in Leh.
DAY SIX OF LEH TOUR
LEH – PANGONG (150 KMS, 5 HRS DRIVE)
After morning breakfast at the hotel. Leave for Pangong lake via Changla pass (3rd highest motorable road in the world). Arrival at camp, rest of the day free for leisure activities. Enjoy near the lake and witness its changing colors. Spend memorable moments in sun set on the banks of lake. Overnight stay will be in Pangong Lake.
DAY SEVEN OF LEH TOUR
PANGONG – LEH (150 KMS, 5 HRS DRIVE)
Early morning view of the sun rise on lake. After breakfast return back to Leh, enroute visit Thiksey monastery and Shey palace. Overnight stay will be in hotel at Leh.
DAY SEVEN OF LEH TOUR
LEH AIRPORT DROP
Morning breakfast at the hotel. Later on drive to Leh airport to board the flight for return destination.