What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when the word ‘LADAKH’ is said? Vastness, serenity and brown mountains with crystal clear waters and snow…yes that’s exactly what LADAKH stands for, a photographer’s delight and a nature lover’s dream come true, where the monasteries call for spiritualism and the vast valleys and mountains hail serenity and bliss. The LADAKH TOUR comprising of 6 NIGHTS/ 7 DAYS is open from 15th APRIL 2017 till 15th OCTOBER 2017 and would take you to the most exquisite places which have been only seen in postcards and now the internet like LEH, SHAM VALLEY, NUBRA VALLEY, SPITUNK MONASTERY, KHARDUNGLS PASS, BASGO, PANGONG LAKE and much more. So, pack your bags and enjoy the most exotic journey of your lifetime, the stories and memories you would tell to your grand and great grandchildren.
Arrival Leh Kushok Bakula Airport (This must be one of the Most Sensational Flights in the World. On a clear day from one side of the aircraft can be seen in the distance the peaks of K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum and on the other side of the aircraft, so close that you feel you could reach out and touch it, is the Nun Kun massif.) Upon arrival you will met by TIH Representative and transfer to Hotel for Check in. Complete day for rest and leisure to acclimatize followed by Welcome tea or Coffee at the Hotel. Evening visit to Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa & Leh Market. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast you drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. And start our sightseeing with Hall Of Fame (Museum Constructed by India Army) near Leh is worth a visit for every Indian, and proceed further to Gurudwara Patthar Sahib at an altitude of 3600 Mtrs about 22 Kms from Leh was constructed in memory of Guru Nanak Dev ji Nestled deep in the Himalayas, A drive of another 4 km will take you to Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity. As you move ahead from Magnetic Hills, just before Nimmu Village, there comes a famous Sangam (Confluence Of Two Rivers) Indus River coming from Tibet (left) and Zanskar River coming from Zanskar Valley (right). Zanskar River is known for its famous Chadar Trek. Later we drive back to Leh. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
After breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over
Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road In The World) at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level.
Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp / Hotel in Hunder for Overnight stay. In the evening you can walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. A visit to a Ladakhi home can be arranged (On Request subject to availability and there could be charges applicable). Overnight Stay at the Camp or Hotel.
After an early breakfast we check out from the Camp and drive to Hunder where you have opportunity to ride on a bacterian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snowcapped mountains on the horizon. Between Hunder and Diskit you come across sand dunes besides the road. Seen in isolation you could well feel to be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in
Rajasthan. It is indeed a strange sight since immediately on the left of the road is Rocky Mountains that
characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. On the return
stop at Diskit which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Stroll around the bazaar observing the
shops and local people going about their daily chores. Diskit is famous for 515 years old Buddhist
Monastery, lying magnificently situated on a hilltop, facing the entire Valley.
Later we drive back to Leh in the late afternoon via Khardungla Top. On arrival at Leh you will check in to your Hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake enroute visiting Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh & 3 Idiots Rancho School & further 5 Kms Driving through a picturesque landscape we reach Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village. After visiting above two monasteries we drive further towards Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs. The long easy ascent takes you to Changla pass through its windy roads passing through Sakti Village. Stop at the Changla Pass for a quick photograph session and drive down to the village of Tangtse, where you can relax for a cup of tea. Leaving Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangonglake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). This famous blue Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 133 Kms long with half of its running the other side of the "Indo China Border". One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. After the success of 3 Idiots, this beautiful natural location has attracted more tourists from all over the world. Upon arrival we check in at our Camp near Pangong lake. Dinner & Overnight at the Camp.
Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake and later we drive back to Leh and check in at our hotel for Overnight. In the evening you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.
Tour concludes. In time transfer to Domestic Airport Board the flight for your onward Destination.
|Category||02 Pax||04 Pax||Child (5-11 Yrs.) Without Extra Bed||Child/Adult (abv 11 Yrs.) With Extra Bed|
|4 Star Plus||60000||52500||22500||30000|
|Destination||3 Star||4 Star||Luxury|
|Leh||Himalayan Residency/The Mogol/Kanika Himalayan View||Grand Himalaya/Shangrila/Druk||The Grand Dragon/The Zen|
|Nubra Valley||Silk Route Cottages/Lharje Resort||Cold Desert Camp/Organic Camp/Desert Himalaya||Cold Desert Camp/Desert Himalaya Camp/Organic Camp|
|Pangong Lake||Camp Blue Waters||Pangong Inn or similar||Pangong Inn or similar|
River Rafting on Indus | Zanskar: Rs. 2000 Per Person to Rs. 2500 Per Person
Double hump Camel Ride at Nubra Valley: Rs. 400 to Rs. 800 (as per the duration)