Destination : Wonders of Ladakh
Duration : 08 Nights & 09 Days
Code : EWHLEH 12
Itinerary of the package :
Day 1: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 local sightseeing.
After breakfast visit Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery & Stok Palace Museum. Post lunch at the hotel, visit Shanti Stupa, Sankar Gompa & Leh Palace and then explore the local markets. Overnight in hotel.
Day 3: Leh-Pangong-Leh.
Full day excursion to Pangong Lake (approx. 300 kms round trip, located on the Indo-China Border), enroute crossing the Chang-la pass (alt: 17370 ft.). After sightseeing around the lake, drive back to Leh, reaching in the late afternoon / evening. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4:Leh-Nubra Valley.
After breakfast leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong-la (alt: 18,380 ft). After descending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of Sumoor area and Samstaling Gompa. Later check into a fixed camp in the same area or drive across to Deskit / Hundar for overnight in a fixed camp or hotel.
Day 5: Nubra Valley-Leh.
In the morning visit / explore Deskit , Hundar and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy a short camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here (optional on direct payment). Later drive back to Leh reaching in the late afternoon / evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6:Leh-Alchi / Uleytokpo: (70 kms.):
After leisurely breakfast, leave for Alchi / Uleytokpo on the first leg of the journey to Kargil and Srinagar. On the way 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. Overnight in fixed camp / resort at Uleytokpo.
Day 7:Uleytokpo- Lamayuru-Kargil (135 kms.):
After breakfast leave for Kargil. On the way you can visit the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining “Moonland” hills. Later drive towards Kargil enroute viewing the 9-Mtrs. tall rock sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek (7th –8th century AD). Overnight in hotel at Kargil.
Day-8: Kargil-Sonamarg-Srinagar (205kms):
Early departure for Srinagar driving through Drass (famous as the second coldest inhabited place in the world) and crossing the Zoji-la Pass (11,500-ft. / 3,505 m) to reach Sonamarg from where it’s a smooth 2-hour drive to Srinagar through the beautiful Kashmir countryside. Overnight at Srinagar.
Day-9:Departure Srinagar :
Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight back home.
Hotel Details :
Hotels Recommended Or Similar
|Destination||Superior Package||Deluxe Package||Standard Package|
|Leh||Hotel Caravan Centre ( Suite room ) /Ladakh Residency/Hotel Spic n Span/similar||Hotel Caravan Centre /Hotel Namgyal Palace/ Hotel Munshi Continental/similar||Hotel Mayflower/ similar|
|Nubra Valley||Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar||Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar||Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar|
|Uleytoko||Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar||Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar||Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar|
|Kargil||Zojila Residency/similar||Hotel D’Zojila/Hotel Siachen/similar||Hotel Greenland/similar|
|Srinagar||Grand Mumtaz/Pine Spring/similar||Paradise Gateway/Regal Palace/similar||City View Resort/Hotel Jannat//similar|
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)