PLACES COVERED: Leh, Monasteries, Sham Valley, Pangong Lake &Khardungla Top
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.
Post Breakfast we proceed for Indus Valley Monastery tour including Shey, The ancient capital of Ladakh, Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village &HemisGompa the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism. Most of the other Drukpa monasteries are the branch monasteries of Hemis.Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
After an early breakfast, we 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, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists through the lake and its the surrounding area under army surveillance. After spending some time at Pangong we drive back to the hotel for overnight stay. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Sham valley visiting Hall of Fame, GurudwaraPatthar Sahib, Magnetic Hilland the Confluence Of The Indus and Zanskar River. After visiting above places we drive back to Leh en route visiting Spituk Monastery. Evening at Leisure and Overnight at Hotel in Leh
After Breakfast drive to Khardong-la (80 Kms round trip)‚ highest motorable pass in the world (alt. 18‚380 ft)‚ and recorded in the Guinness Book of world records. On the way back from the pass‚ you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Indus valley and the endless peak of the Zanskar range. Rest of the day free explore the market. Dinner and overnight in 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|
|Sham Valley||Local Homestay|
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