Highlights of Ladakh – 7 nights / 8 days
Leh / Sham / Kargil / Drass / Batalik / Dha / Nubra / Pangong / Leh
Operational Month – Round the Year
Day 01: Leh to Sham Valley (70 Kms / 3-4 hrs)
Arrival at Leh airport and transferred to the Sham Valley passing through villages of Sham Valley along the Indus River. Complete day to acclimatize your body to the difference in altitude. O/N Sham.
Day 02: Sham Valley to Kargil via Batalik (167 Kms | 4-5 hrs approx.)
After breakfast, drive to Kargil, en route, visit Dha-Hanu. The people who inhabit this area are considered as last of the Indo Aryan race, not only their attire is highly decorated with jewellery and flowers, their features are also quite distinct. We also visit Batalik, one of the most famous war front zones fought by the Indian soldiers in 1999 with Pakistan. Arrive in Kargil by evening, enjoy the evening at leisure. O/N Kargil.
Day 03: Kargil – Leh via Drass and Lamayuru (350 Kms |8-9 hrs approx.)
After the Breakfast drive to Drass, Known as 2nd Coldest inhabited place on earth, here visit the Drass War Memorial Hall, Later back to Kargil for Lunch, post lunch leave for Leh, enroute, visit Mulbek Chamba, Lamayuru monastery, Alchi monastery, Sangam, Gurudwara and Hall of Fame museum. Enjoy hot lunch at Lamayuru. Arrive at Leh by evening. O/N Leh
Day 04: Leh to Nubra Valley (128 Kms | 4-5 hrsapprox)
After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) post lunch, enjoy the camel ride, by owns, at Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hundur Village. O/N Nubra Valley.
Day 05: Nubra Valley – Leh (128 Kms | 4-5 hrs approx)
After Breakfast visit Deskit Monastery (Big Buddha), this spot offers a magnificent panoramic view of Nubra Valley later drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. The afternoon is at disposal, you can visit the Shanti Stupa by owns and click some beautiful shots of Sunset of Leh Valley. O/N Leh.
Day 06: Leh – Pangong Lake (140 Kms | 4-5 hrs approx.)
After Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 ft, through Changla Pass 17,350 ft, 3rdHighest Motorable road in the world, Arrival at Camp, Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy beauty of the high altitude of the Lake, surrounded by grey and brown mountains, clean and dust washed. Count the waves washing the shores of the color changing Lake and be mesmerized by the different shades of blue from Azure to Navy Blue. O/N Pangong Lake.
Day 07: Pangong Lake – Leh (140 Kms | 4-5 hrs approx)
Early morning enjoy the picturesque view of Sun rise on lake. After Breakfast drive back to Leh, en route visit Thikse Monastery and Shey Palace. O/N Leh.
Day 08: Leh to Leh Airport (4 Kms | 15 minutes approx.)
Early morning transfer to Leh airport to board flight back to destination. Journey ends with exotic memories and stories to be related once back home.