Duration: 5 nights – 6 days
About this tour
Ladakh as a tourist destination in India often pulls in leisure travellers for capturing the vibrant culture of the Indo-Tibetans, ancient monasteries and blue lakes. For an ardent mountain traveller, the Ladakh region is his second home. Ladakh is filled with rugged terrains, gracious forts, impressive monasteries, unique artefacts, colourful cultures and delectable cuisines. And this destination is perfect for a family holiday especially if you are tired of the same mundane holiday places. You can de-stress during the vacation and explore Ladakh.
Day 01: Leh Arrival
On arrival at Leh airport, our executive will be there to meet you and transfer you to your pre booked hotel/Guest house. Complete day for rest and leisure to acclimatize followed by Welcome tea or Coffee at the Hotel. Evening Visit to Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa & Leh Market. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Leh to Sham Valley
Your first morning in leh, enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel and drive towards western part of Ladakh along the Indus river on Leh – Srinagar highway. And start sightseeing with Hall of Fame (Museum founded by India Army) near Leh is worth a visit for every Indian, and proceed further to Gurudwara Patthar Sahib Nestled, drive ahead another 5 km for Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity & further Driving through a picturesque landscape we reached the Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar River Your first day of amazing Ladakh tour will wind up with a visit to the sacred Alchi Monastery in Alchi village Overnight at hotel in Leh
Day 03: LEH – EXCURSION TO PANGONG LAKE
Today will be one of the most captivating days of your amazing Ladakh tour as you will be driven to the stunning Pangong Tso Lake after your breakfast. You will drive Pangong Lake through Changla pass (5,300 mtr, 17,586 ft) world third highest motorable road in the world. After 2 hrs of drive you reach to Changla pass, stop for a short period for photography. Drive ascending towards Pangong reach Tangtse where you can relax for a cup of coffee/tea. Leaving Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangong lake. This famous high altitude Lake of Pangong you can spend the day witnessing and revelling in its alluring charm and appeal! A treasure trove for the nature lovers, leisure seekers, honeymooners, shutterbugs, and other types of visitors, a visit to Pangong Tso Lake will get you close to Ladakh’s mesmerising beauty and appeal. After spending time at lake drive back to Leh via same route. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04: LEH FULL DAY EXCURSION TO MONASTERIES
In the morning, After breakfast, proceed for Indus Valley Monastery Starting with Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism, Thiksey Monastery This one of the largest and architecturally most impressive Gompas around Leh. It is an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village, Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh. Shey palace was once the residence of the royal family The museum here is worth a visit. In the afternoon visit Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. The 18th century Leh Palace overlooks Leh town and is modeled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. Shanti Stupa is a Japanese peace pagoda, which offers wonderful views over Leh town especially around sunset. After visiting these places, drive back to leh, dinner and overnight at the hotel
Day 05: Leh to Khardung-La Pass
This day, you will get to witness one of the most enthralling tourist attractions in Ladakh Valley – the majestic Khardung La Pass! After breakfast you will be driven towards this exhilarating pass through the scenic Nubra Valley. The drive will lead you through KHARDUNG-LA the highest motarable road in the world at 18,390 ft, around 39 kms from Leh, popularly known as Ldorma or the valley of flowers. After reaching there, let yourself flow with the swaying charm of Khardung La Pass, enjoy astounding views from its top-most point and click some of the most amazing pictures of your life! Post this visit, you will be driven back to Leh for your overnight stay
Day 06: Departure from Leh
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch the flight for onward destinations.