Best of Ladakh




Destination :Best of Ladakh
Duration :10 Nights & 11 Days
Code : EWHLEH 16

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 local sightseeing:

After leisurely breakfast, visit Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Monastery and Stok Palace Museum. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 3: Leh-Lamayuru-Uleytoko.

In the morning drive down the Indus valley on a tour of the Lamayuru (approx. 130 kms.) circuit, famous for the dramatically located ancient Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining ‘Moonland’ features. After sightseeing and lunch here, retrace the Leh route till Uleytokpo (60 kms.) and check-in at a fixed camp / resort for overnight stay.

 

Day 4: Uleytoko-Leh.

After breakfast drive towards Leh, enroute visiting the 11th century Alchi Choskor, oldest surviving monastic heritage of Ladakh- a UNESCO listed heritage site. Thereafter, visit Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers), Magnetic Point, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Kali Mata (Temple of Guardians in Spituk monastery) & Hall of Fame. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 5: 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 6: 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 7: Leh-Pangong Lake-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 8:Leh

Free day for rest after the long journey to Pangong Lake. In the afternoon visit Shanti Stupa, Sankar Gompa, Leh Palace & the markets. Overnight at the hotel.

 

Day 9:Leh-Tsomoriri / Korzok (15070 ft. / 220 kms.)

Early departure for Tsomo-riri Lake (alt: 15,000 ft.) driving through Chumathang (hot springs), Mahe and Puga Sumdo. Tsomoriri Lake (28 km long & about 8 km wide) is the breeding ground of many migratory birds including the rare bar-headed geese. Dinner & overnight in fixed camp or Guest House.

 

Day 10:Tsomoriri-Tsokar-Taglangla-Leh (17582 ft.)-Leh-approx 200 kms):

After breakfast retrace the route down to Puga Sumdo and then follow the road across the Polokongka Pass (4920 mtrs) to visit Tsokar Lake, a salt lake system in the Rupsho plateau which is home of the Changa nomads and support many rare wild life species.  After sightseeing of the area take the Manali-Leh road to return to Leh, crossing Taglang-la (alt: 17,585ft) en-route. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 11: Departure Leh

Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight for onward journey.

Hotel Details :

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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
Uleytoko Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar
Nubra Valley Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar
Tsomoriri Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/similar Deluxe Camp/ Guest House/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)

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