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Welcome to Ladakh
Ladakh is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Kunlun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. It is one of the most sparsely populated regions in Jammu and Kashmir and its culture and history are closely related to that of Tibet. Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture.
|State||Jammu and Kashmir|
|Regional Language||Ladakhi, Tibetan, Hindi, Balti, Urdu|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Day 01 : Arrive in Leh
On arrival at Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, meet our representative and transfer to the Hotel. Check in to the hotel for a complete day of rest for acclimatization, wherein welcome tea and coffee will be served by the Hotel.
Later leave for Leh Local sightseeing visit Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. Modelled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, the palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century. It is nine stories’ high; the upper floors accommodated the royal family, while the lower floors held stables and storerooms.
Then visit to Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist white-domed stupa (chorten) on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district It was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu Gyomyo Nakamura. The Shanti Stupa holds the relics of the Buddha at its base, enshrined by the 14th Dalai Lama himself. then drive toward to Sangkar, after enjoyed your day evening free walk to Leh bazaar for shopping.
Overnight stay in Hotel at Leh.
Day 2: Leh to Nubra Valley (125 km /6Hrs)
After breakfast check out from the hotel and you will be proceeding to Nubra Vallry by Crossing Khardung-la Pass (The highest motor able road in the world 5602 m). On the way, you have amazing panoramic view of Indus valley, Shayok River, Himalayan Mountains and Karakoram Mountains range. Explore the Nubra valley (The valley of flowers). Arrive Hunder where you enjoy the Double humped bacterian camel riding (Optional). After that continue driving to Deskit (administrative block of Nubra valley) and visit the monastery. This picturesque monastery built on hilltop overlooking the valley. Enjoy magnificent and awesome view of valley and mountains of Karakoram Range. The most attractive features of Nubra valley is the sand dune.
After Hotel check-in, enjoy camel Safari in the evening (On direct payment)
Stay overnight stay in Nubra.
Day 3: Nubra Valley to Pangong (165km /06 hrs)
We will start the day following the same route towards Leh till we reach Khalsar. From the Agyam bridge, leads us to the villages of Shyok and Durbuk. Enjoy the traditional route towards Tangtse.
Pangong Lake one of the largest and most beautiful natural brackish lakes in the Himalayas. Situated at 14000 ft, more than half of the lake is within Chinese Territory and only one third part lies in India. Explore the lake area, might catch some rare wildlife.
Stay Overnight in Pangong.
Day 4: Pangong Lake to Leh (155 km /5 hrs)
After breakfast at Hotel check out and proceed for the full day excursion to Pangong Lake by Crossing Chang-la pass (The world's third highest motorable road 5360 m). On the way, you have amazing view of charming villages, beautiful mountains, animals like Yaks, nomads and beautiful valley of Changthang. Arrive at Lake, the Lake is 136 kms long and 5 kms wide, 47% of this lake is in India and rest is in Tibet. The view of lake is spectacular and breathtaking. Enjoy the unforgettable scenery beauty of Lake and the voice of Himalayan migrant birds.
On arrival at Leh, check into the hotel and stay overnight in Leh.
Day 5: Leh
After breakfast you will be transferred to Leh Airport to catch flight for onward destination with sweet Holiday memories.
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- Accommodation on twin sharing basis with Breakfast
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Guide service where ever mentioned in the itinerary
- Travel by A/C vehicle as per the tour itinerary
- Toll and parking charges
- Sightseeing as per the itinerary
- Entrance fees for sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
- Government service tax calculated at present 5%
- Flight ticket charges
- Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls, tips, Liquor et
- All other meals which is not mentioned in the above Itinerary.
- Additional sightseeing or usages of vehicle not mention in the itinerary.
- Any cost arising due to natural calamities like. Landslides, road blocks et (to be borne by the client directly)
- Travel insurance
- Any other costs not mentioned under “includes” header.
The Nubra Valley, once on the trading route that connected eastern Tibet with Turkistan via the famous Karakoram Pass, is the most recently opened area of Ladakh. Nubra invites you to a trip back in time into a nearly forgotten 'Shangri La'. With breathtaking views and delightfully hospitable inhabitants, it is quite an experience.
iskit is the administrative center of the Nubra Valley. It is nestled on the edge of a desert on the Shyok-side valley, eight hours away, on the other side of the Khardong La (La means Pass). To reach this place one should carry along plenty of water, because the increase in height by over 2000 meters, can give anybody severe headache and nausea. The road is paved till south Pulu, a military check post, where the permits are checked and the details entered. This is an unforgettable excursion that makes Indiana Jones look like a kindergarten excursion.