Leh Ladakh Tour
Duration : 06 Night / 07 Days
Destination Covered : Leh - Nubra Via Khardungla Pass - Pangong Lake
DAY 01 : Arrival Leh.
Arrival Leh. Transfer to Hotel in Leh. Rest of the day free to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh. In the evening sightseeing of Leh Overnight at Hotel in Leh.
DAY 02 : Sightseeing around Leh (90 Kms round trip)
Morning after breakfast visit Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib and Confluence of Zanskar - Indus rivers. Return to Leh for lunch (on own). In the evening visit Leh Palace, Donkey Sanctuary and Shanti Stupa for beautiful sunset view. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
LADAKH HALL OF FAME: The Hall of Fame is a glorious museum constructed by the Indian Army. You can see the memorabilia, eminent defense personalities with biographies, images and weapons used during the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh. And belongings of the enemy soldiers found at war site. (SPITUK GOMPA)- 8 Kms from Leh, it stands prominently on the top of hillock commanding a panoramic view of the Indus Valley for miles. The Gompa also houses a collection of ancient masks, antique arms, and an awe-inspiring image of Mahakaal. (MAGNETIC HILL ) Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurdwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up-hill that’s the Believe it or not of Ladakh!
GURDWARA SHRI PATTHAR SAHIB: Situated 25 miles from Leh, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib stands at the place where Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikh religion and the first guru, The boulder with the imprints of Guru Nanak Dev Ji and the foot of daemon still rests there. The gurudwara is maintained today by the Indian Army. It is a tradition for vehicles to stop and pay obeisance at the temple.
(CONFLENCE OF THE ZANSKAR) & INDUS : On way to Sham Valley before Nimu village one can have this magnificent view of two rivers in wed-lock! In seasons they have different colors and flow and wildness. DONKEY SANCTUARY ) The sanctuary is situated just off the road leading to Khardungla Pass. The public is encouraged to visit the sanctuary and friendly signs will direct you to the sanctuary from the center of Leh. Once at the sanctuary, the artistic surprise awaiting you is well worth the effort. (LEH PALACE ) The Palace overlooks Leh town , Tibet. The palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century, but was later abandoned when Dogra forces took control of Ladakh in the mid-19th century. The royal family moved to Stok Palace, the stables and store rooms were in the lower floors. The palace, a ruin, is currently being restored by the Archaeological Survey of India. The palace is open to the public and the roof provides panoramic views of Leh and the surrounding areas, Thangkas, ceremonial dresses, crowns, and centuries-old pieces of jewellery are kept here for public display.
DAY 03 : ) Leh - Nubra Via Khardungla Pass
Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Reached at Nubra for sightseeing to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride. Later if time permits visit Hunder Sand Dunes and Diskit monastery and check in at Deluxe Camp. Overnight at Hotel.
(KHARDUNGLA PASS)The road journey to Nubra valley leads through Khardung La pass (The highest Motorable road in the world) 18,390 ft. around 39 Kms. Away from Leh. There are two checkpoints on the both sides of the pass As well. (DESKIT VILLAGE ) Deskit is the main village of headquarter of Nubra valley. Spectacular view of the valley can be seen form the monastery. (DESKIT GOMPA) Deskit Gompa was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo . About 100 monks are residing in the Gompa is Thikse Monastery.
HUNDAR VILLAGE: Hundar is a beautiful village to stay with lot of trees and you will really enjoy your stay at Hundar. It has a small monastery and ruined fort above the village.
DAY 04 : Nubra Leh
Morning after Breakfast drive for Leh, once again driving via Khardungla pass the World Highest Motorable by road. (JOKHANG) the Ladakh Buddhist Association in 1957 , which is open throughout the day for visitors. The Gonpa contains statue of Joyo Rinpoche - crowned Buddha (LEH MOSQUE) The Jama Masjid of Leh was built in 1666-67 AD under an agreement between Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and Ladakhi ruler Deldan Namgyal. Initialy, (Ladakhi style) In recent years it has been reconstructed and given a new look with minarets and domes.
DAY 05 : Drive to Pangong Lake
Morning after breakfast drive to sightseeing of Pangong (THE PANGONG LAKE )This route takes the visitor past the picturesque villages of Shey and Thikse, and turns off the Indus valley by the side valley of Chemrey and Sakti. The Ladakh range is crossed by the Chang-la (18,000 feet / 5,475 M) which despite its great elevation is one of the easier passes, M). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometers at its widest point to which foreigners are permitted, is only some seven km along the southern shore from the head of the lake, but it affords spectacular views of the mountains of the
DAY 06 : Pangong
After breakfast drive back to Leh taking the same route. On the way back if time permits ,you can stop for a visit at Thiksey monastery and Shey Palace (THIKSEY GOMPA) 19 Kms from Leh, spectacularly sited, Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive Gompas. There are several temples in this Gompas, containing images, stupas and wall paintings of Buddha,(SHEY PALACE AND GOMPA) Situated on a hillock 15 Kms upstream from Leh, it was once the residence of the royal family
DAY 07 : Airport Departure
Leave on time for Leh airport to board your flight to Delhi Hotels take forver memory.