What is included in the tour
Accommodations at specified Hotel.
Double/Twin sharing room
Breakfast & Dinner included in the package cost.
NON AC Xylo scorpio or similar as per itinerary
Meeting & Assistance and Arrival and Departure by our representative.
Inner line Permit/Wild life Fees.
Car is point to point basis, not at disposal
What is NOT included in the tour
Expenses of personal nature such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone, Table Drinks& Portage etc.
Any other SS tours not mentioned in the programme.
Monument entry fee
International & Internal Airfare.
Any kind of Insurance.
Any joy ride.
All Applicable Taxes /Govt. Taxes.
Day:01: Pick from airport , drive to hotel, Late afternoon visit Shanti Stupa and Leh palace
Route: Airport –Leh(By Air) (11562 i.e. 3524 mts )
Night stay: Leh, Hotel
Distance/Time taken:5 – 6 km.(30 minutes Drive Approx)
Arrival on Leh Airport you will be met our representative and drive towards. Meet & greet and transfer to the Hotel. Welcome drink on arrival. We recommend you completely relax for the rest of the day to enable yourself to acclimatise to the rarefied air at the high altitude. Evening visit to Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace. Shanti Stupa: Located on the hilltop at Changspa. The Stupa was Constructed by a Japanease Buddhist Organisation, known as The Japanese for World Peace’ the aim behind the construction of the Stupa was to commemorate 2500 years of Buddhism and to Promote World Peace.
Leh Palace: Built in the17th century, it was built as the presidential Palace for the King Singee Namgyal. Leh palace is now in ruins. It has nine storeys. It was the home of the royal family until them were exiled to Stok in 1830s. Over Night stay in Leh.
Day:02: Sham valley sightseeing
Place covered: Leh - Hall of fame ( 4 KMs) Gurudwara Pattar Sahib (21 Kms) – Magnetic hill (2 KMs) , Sangma ( 3 KMs) -Alchi (40 KMs) ,
Night stay: Leh, Hotel
Altitude: (11562 i.e.3524mts)
Distance/Time Taken: 70 km one way (6 to 7 hrs including Sightseeing)
Road Condition: Excellent
Explore Leh the city of Mountains to visit as Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar sahib, Magnetic hill, Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers (Sangam) Alichi Monastery on a Full day Tour
The Hall of Fame, located near the Leh Airfield, is a museum constructed as well as maintained by the Indian Army in the memory of the soldiers who had lost their lives during the Indo-Pak wars. It is also termed as a memorial for the war heros
Magnetic Hill-Then travel to Magnet Hill is a "gravity hill" The layout of the area and surrounding slopes creates an optical illusion that the downhill road is actually an uphill road
Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers (Sangam) is a 3 kilometer drive from Magnetic Hill and is the confluence of the rivers Indus and Zanskar. Just the view of Sangam Valley from the road above it can make you swoon in ecstasy. The colours of the two rivers can be distinctly seen at the confluence
Alchi Monastery -This is a beautiful learning centre just 68 km from Leh city. You can spot it on the southern banks of the Indus river via the Leh-Kargil road from Saspol. You shall be amazed by the murals which belong to the 11th century and all of the excellent paintings that are an inspiration derived from the Buddhist Kashmir, have lunch here and drive back to Leh overnight Hotel in Leh
Day : 03: Leh to Nubra via Khardongla top
Place covered : Leh – Khardung La Pass (40 KMs) – Khardung Village (34 KMs) – Khalsar (23 KMs) – Diskit (19 KMs)- Hunder ( 7 KMs) = 123 KMs
Night Stay: Nubra, Hotel/Camp (10,000 i.e. 3250mts)
Distance/Time Taken: 125Km.(4-5hrs one way Approx)
Road Condition: Bad Around Khardung La for 15-20 Kms stretch ( Rest smooth 2 lane, road widening is under process )
Food Recommendation : Dhabas available at North Pullu /Khardung Village /Khalsar / Diskit
After breakfast, start driving towards Nubra Valley situated in the north of Leh, at about 10,000 feet above sea level. The road, which climbs up and over the Khardung La, at approximately 18,380 feet, is believed to be the highest motorable road in the world. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. After crossing the Pass, you will see Khardung village, stop for lunch at Khardong or Khalser and cross Deskit (the main villages of Nubra valley). Get engrossed in this colourful valley of flowers. Spend the night in hotel Eveing , you may see a Double Humped, Hairy and Bactrian Camels. Overnight stay Nubra Valley( Hunder)
Day: 04: Nubra- Pangong – Leh
Route / Place Covered : Hunder – Diskit Village ( 7KMs) – Khalsar Village(26 Kms) – Agham (31 KMs) – Shyok Village (48KMs) – Durbuk(18 KMs) – Tangtse (9KMs) – Pangong Tso(9 KMs)- Tangtse – (35 KMs)Chang la- (40KMs) Karu – Leh (45KMs)
Night Stay: Leh /Hotel (14270 i.e 4350 mts)
Distance/Time Taken: 300 km (9-10 hrs Approx)
Road Condition : Bad after Agyam ( Lot of slides , dry river bed , etc
Food Recommendation: Dhabas: Khaltsar, Tangtse, Pangong, Kharu
Today you will drive via Shyok to reach the greatest lake of Ladakh .. if you like to maximise our experience of the Pangong lake then again it is recommended that you start latest by 9 AM. You can have a meal at Tangste main market. Simple meals are provided here. 3 Idiots crew stayed in Tangste. Along the way you can find tea / Maggi / some snacks… Its magical to see the changing hues of Pangong Lake with the variation in the Sun intensity … Listen to the waves lapping the shores, watch the migratory birds and see the sun fade away at the horizon .. Whether it is a moon lit night or star-studded night … The night sky is brilliant in Pangong .. One can spend hours looking at the sky … (Loose Fuel Available in the market) . Pangong Lake, a highest salt water lake in the world, shared by two countries India (25%) and China (75%), enjoy the beauty of Lake on banks of the Lake while appreciating the changing colours of fascinating high-altitude Lake. Explore Lake and back to Leh via Changla
Day: 05: Leh to Airport (Departure)
After breakfast, get transferred to Leh Airport for boarding the flight to your destination. Tour Concludes with some wonderful long-lasting memories.
Time to say good bye to fellow friend who gonna be your friend for life...
Today you conquered mountains and yourself.
Himalayan Shepherd travels & Group of Hotel Thank you for having trust on us and choosing us for your tour arrangement company in Leh Ladakh