PLACES COVERED: Leh, Monasteries, Sham Valley, Nubra Valley & Pangong Lake
Once you arrive at Ladakh, you will be visiting some of the most wondrous creations of nature as well as made by man in honor of the land that gave them shelter. Visit Shanti Stupa, Leh Palace, Magnetic Hill, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Ladakh Hall of Fame, Spituk Gompa. Also famous is the view of the confluence of Indus and Zanskar, both of which have different colors. Visit Nubra Valley and see the sand dunes of Hundar.
Arrival Leh by morning flight and transfer to the hotel. After welcome drink take complete rest for acclimatization to the height altitude of Leh (3500 meters). In the late afternoon drive to the city for an orientation walk in the markets‚ followed by a visit to Shanti Stupa‚ Leh palace. .Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
After leisurely breakfast, drive to Uleytokpo on the way visit, Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, “The temple of Guardians” in spituk monasteries and later on visit the 11th century, the Alchi Choskor, the oldest surviving monastic complex of the region and famous for its painting and architecture. Dinner and overnight at Uley camp
After breakfast visits Lamayuru monastery and drives back to Leh. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
After early breakfast, leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong – la (alt: 18,380 ft. – highest motorable pass in the world). After descending in the valley, drive on to Hundar and check into fixed camp. Post lunch, you can enjoy the ride of double hump Camel on Hundar sand dune. Dinner and overnight in the camp
In the morning drive to Diskit (Headquarters of Nubra) and visit Diskit Monastery. Later, drive back to Leh, reaching in the late afternoon. Rest of the day to explore the markets. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
After Breakfast Leave to Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. While ascending Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the villages below the pass. After crossing the pass halt for picnic lunch at Tsoltak, the summer pastureland of the yaks. Arrive Durbuk and from there a short drive takes you to the western shore of the lake. Enjoy the landscape in the backdrop of the Lake. This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 144 Kms long with half of it’s running the other side of the “INDO CHINA BORDER”. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Dinner and overnight at Camp.
Leave Pangong Lake after breakfast and retrace the road to Leh across the Changla Pass. Upon reaching Karu, drive across the Indus and visit Hemis Monastery, the biggest and most famous monastery of Ladakh, and then return to the highway for onward journey to Leh, Dinner, and overnight at Hotel
Tour concludes. The Samsara Holidays ensures a punctual Transfer and our driver will take you to the airport for onward destination.
|Leh||Galwan Palace | Eco Exotic Ladakh | Lhasu Residency|
|Nubra Valley||Sun n Sand Camp | Habib Guesthouse | Siachen Guesthouse|
|Sham Valley||Local Homestay|
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