Destination : Ladakh Moonscape
Duration :5 Nights & 6 Days
Code :EWHLEH 04
Itinerary of the package :
Day 1: Arrive at Leh:
Arrival Leh in the morning and transfer to the hotel. Full day of rest for acclimatization to the high altitude of Leh (11,500 ft / 3500 mtrs). Overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Leh-Alchi Likir-Leh:
After breakfast, proceed on full-day sightseeing tour of the Alchi-Likir circuit, visiting first the impressively located 15th century Likir monastery and then the 11th century Alchi Choskor, oldest surviving monastic complex of Ladakh and famous for its ancient frescoes and architecture – a UNESCO listed heritage site. After sightseeing and lunch here, drive back to Leh, en-route visiting Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers), Magnetic Point, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Kali Mata (Temple of “Guardians’ or Gonkhang in Spituk monastery) and Hall of Fame (museum of military heritage & culture). Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Leh –Pangong Lake :
Early departure for Pangong Lake (approx. 150 kms), via Chang-la pass (alt: 17370 ft./ 5486 meters) -3rd highest motorable pass in the world. Pangong Lake (alt: 14,500 ft.) is 4-5 kms wide and about 140 kms long, of which about two-third lies on the other side of the Indo-China border. Enjoy a full day of sightseeing around the lake and then check-in at a tented camp near the lake for overnight stay, OR drive back for 30 kms to the small township of Tangtse for overnight stay at a hotel / guest house.
Day 4: Pangong Lake –Leh:
After breakfast, leave Pangong / Tangtse and retrace the road to Leh re-crossing the Chang-la pass. Upon reaching Karu, drive across the Indus and visit the famous Hemis Monastery, biggest and richest monastery and the principal seat of the Drukpa- Kagyut monastic order in Ladakh. Dinner & overnight in the hotel.
Day 5: Leh-Khardung-La-Leh:
In the morning drive to Khardong-La (80 kms round trip), highest motorable pass in the world (alt: 18,380 ft.). Enjoy spectacular views of the Indus Valley & the mountain ranges beyond while driving back from the pass. Rest of the day at leisure to explore the markets. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Departure Leh.
Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight back home.
Hotel Details :
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The following points are to be noted for Child Rate:-
** Children above 10+ years will be charged 100% as per Adult Rate
** Children of 5+ to 10 sharing parent’s room will be charged as per CWB or CNB
** Children below 5 years Complimentary.
(Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked)