Short Escape tour of Ladakh this trip you will witness some of the most beautiful monasteries, while you are in the monastery you will get a birds eye of the spectacular Ladakh’s mountain range. The sky view of the Ladakh’s Valleys, Mountains and City is best viewed from high tops of the Monasteries and Palace, The drive to Khardung-la is a memorable one as you are going to the Highest Mountain Top in the world known as “K TOP” sightseeing of Leh Palace, Pathar Sahib Gompa, Charismatic Magnetic Hill, Hall of Fame museum, The World’s Highest motorable road KHARDUNGLA pass makes your holiday a memorable journey.
- Assistance upon arrival at Leh airport with welcome in the Hotel
- 6 Nights Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per the Itinery (4 Nights in Leh / 02 Night Nubra / 1 Night Pangong)
- 6 Breakfast and 6 Dinner
- Return airport and round trip transfers along with all sightseeing tours by Non AC Innova and Xylo (Standard & Budget ) up to 06 pax, 07 Pax onwards Tempo Traveler Maximum (12 Seater)
- Inner Line permits
- Environmental, Wild life & Red cross Fee
- Airfare ex - Delhi.
- Any entry fee for monument and monastery .
- Any sightseeing or excursion that is not mentioned in the itinerary
- Any Other activities like Rafting , Biking , Cycling & etc.
- Any item of personal requirement, such as drinks, laundry, telephone, etc.
- Any medical or evacuation expenses.
- Any services not mentioned above.
Day 1 - Arrive Leh : 3505 meters / 11567 feet
Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh - 3500m above sea level. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel before 09.30 am. Half Day at rest for acclimatization. Lunch at the hotel. After Lunch drive to Visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace, Later in the evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 2 - Drive Sham Valley
Post breakfast we drive on the Srinagar highway and start our Day by visiting the hall of fame - museum constructed by the Indian army, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib nestled deep in the Himalayas, which was built by the lamas of leh in 1517 to commemorate the visit of guru nanak dev. Further we experience the magnetic hill which defies the law of gravity. We stop at the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers and later we drive back to the hotel in leh. Over night stay at the Hotel.
Day 3 - Leh to Nubra via Khardungla Pass - 18,380 Feet/5550 Meters (125 Kms / 5-6 hrs)
Today at morning drive to Nubra valley, driving over the highest motored pass in the world. The exciting journey through serpentine roads lead you to the Khardungla Pass at an awesome height of 5550 meters. We stop at the pass to admire and click some photographs of the fantastic view. The valley is situated on an old caravan route at the confluence of the Shayok and the Nubra rivers. On the way visit the charming valley, of Deskit – the tiny capital of Nubra. We will visit the Deskit Gompa, perched on a rocky spur above the village, with a commanding view of the entire valley. At Deskit Monastery you will visit 106-feet high, statue of Maitreya Buddha atop on the hill. The monastery has intriguing images of many deities. From Deskit we will drive to Hunder past an area of sand dunes and get acquainted with the famous Bactrian camels, small population of shaggy double-humped animals, which in the old days, were used as pack animals on the Central Asian Trade routes are now used as riding animals in the high deserts. We will ride the double hump camel at hunder on direct payment basis. In the evening we will drive back to the camp/hotel. Dinner and overnight in camp/hotel at Nubra.
Day 4 - Drive to Turtuk Village.
After breakfast, drive towards turtuk.
Witness Turtuk gram panchayat which is the northernmost village of India.
Come back to the hotel and relax.
Day 5 - Nubra to Pangong Lake via Shayok
This morning after breakfast. drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo China border.
The route takes the visitor past the picturesque villages of Shey and Thiksey and turns off the Indus valley by the side valley of Chemrey and Shakti.
The Ladakh range is crossed by the Chang-la (17,586feet )which despite its great elevation is one of the easier passes, remaining open for much of the year even in winter, apart from periods of actual snowfall.
Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6 - Pangong to Leh via Changla Pass - 5486 Meters (160 Kms/05-06 Hrs)
Wake up in the morning to the beautiful Pangong Lake and enjoy a breakfast looking at the lake
Start your drive back and pass through Chang La Pass
Visit the Big Buddha at Thiksey Monastery
Also, visit the Shey Gompa and Palace
Reach Leh and have dinner at the hotel after checking in.
Overnight at Leh
Day 7 - Departure.
After breakfast leave for airport .