Destination :The Beautiful Ladakh
Duration :7 Nights & 8 Days
Code :EWHLEH 09
Itinerary of the package :
Day 1: Arrive at Leh:
Arrival Leh by morning flight and transfer to the hotel. Full day for complete rest for acclimatization to the high altitude of Leh (11,500 ft / 35 00 mtrs). Overnight in hotel.
Day 2: Leh:
After leisurely breakfast visit Shey Palace, Sindhu Ghat & Thiksey Monastery. Post lunch at the hotel, visit Sankar Gompa & Leh Palace and then drop in the city centre to explore at your own pace. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Leh-Pangong Lake –Leh:
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. After sightseeing around the lake, drive back to Leh, reaching in the evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: Leh – Nubra Valley :
After breakfast leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong-la (alt: 18,380 ft.), highest motorable pass in the world, recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. After descending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of Samstaling Monastery in the Sumoor area. Later check- in at a fixed tent / hut camp in the same valley OR drive across to Deskit / Hundar for overnight stay in a camp or a hotel. Dinner & overnight at the camp / hotel.
Day 5: Nubra Valley –Leh :
In the morning, drive to / explore Deskit (headquarters of Nubra), Hundar and the Sand Dunes. You can enjoy a short camel safari amidst the sand dunes on the double humped Bactrian camels (optional). In the afternoon return to Leh, en- route visiting the dramatically located 15th century Deskit monastery. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Leh-Alchi / Uleytokpo / Nurla: (75 kms.):
After breakfast, leave for Alchi / Uleytokpo / Nurla
on the first leg of the journey to Kargil and Srinagar. Along the way you may visit Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Point, Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers) and then the 11th century Alchi Choskor, oldest surviving monastic complex famous for its wall frescoes and architecture – a UNESCO listed heritage site. Dinner & overnight in fixed camp at Uleytokpo / Nurla.
Day 7: Uleytokpo / Nurla- Lamayuru-Kargil (135 kms.):
After breakfast leave for Kargil. On the way you can view / visit the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining “Moonland” hills as its backdrop. Driving on to Kargil via the Fotu-la & Namika-la passes, reach Mulbek where you can view the 9-Mtrs. tall rock sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha (7th –8th century AD) standing on the roadside. Kargil is at an hour’s drive from here. Dinner & overnight in the hotel at Kargil.
Day 8: Kargil-Sonamarg-Srinagar (205kms):
Early departure for Srinagar via Drass, Zojila pass & Sonamarg. Drass is famous as the second coldest inhabited place in the world. Zoji-la Pass (11,500-ft. /3,505 m), is the watershed between the rugged landscape of Ladakh and the lushness of Kashmir. Sonamarg, the famous hill station of Kashmir valley, is the first major town over Zoji-la. From here it’s a smooth drive all the way to Srinagar through the beautiful Kashmir countryside.
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)