Day 01 Leh: Upon arrival in Leh, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. After Breakfast, day complete rest to acclimatize yourself to high altitude. Evening walk to Leh bazaar at a slow pace. Overnight stay at the hotel. O/N Leh. Khorlo Tours & Travels (P) Ltd
Day 02 Leh – Drive Sham Valley & Alchi – 70km
After breakfast, carry packed lunch for the day. Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storeys Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you’ll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues., Indus & Zanskar river Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), Basgo Palace Hiking only and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia). Dinner and over night stay at the Hotel in Leh.
Day 03 Leh – Nubra Valley (5 Hrs – 120 Kms)
After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung la pass the highest motorable pass in the world (18,380 feet). Enroute get excellent view of great Karakoram Range. Keep driving through Shyok River and reach Hundar by Afternoon. After Lunch visit Sand dunes for camel safari. O/N stay at the Hotel in Hundar..
Day 05 Nubra Valley – Leh (5 Hrs)
After Breakfast visit Deskit Monastery and drive back to Leh by same Route. Reach Leh by afternoon. Evening free time at Leisure to explore Leh market. O/N at Leh.
Day 06 Leh – Pangong Lake (4 Hrs – 140 Kms)
Early morning after Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft) through Changla Pass 17,350 ft. (third Highest Motorable road in the world), Spend whole time at the banks of Pangong Lake. This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 kms wide and over 144 kms long and is shared by two countries (25% India and 75% China). While returning back halt at Durbuk to enjoy Hot Lunch. Return back to Leh. O/N Pangong.
Day 07 Pangong – Leh Local Sightseeing (Shey – Thiksey – Hall of Fame – Shanti Stupa)
After breakfast drive up along the scenic Indus valley. Enroute stop over to visit the famous Shey Palace & Monastery, Thiksey Monastery after Hot Lunch at hotel visit Hall of Fame and enjoy an evening sunset at Shanti Stupa.
Shey Palace & Monastery: This summer palace of the erstwhile King of Leh is set upon a hill. The monastery itself has a 7.5 meter high, copper statue of a sitting Buddha, wrought in gold. This is the largest of it’s kind in the world.
Thiksey Monastery: 19 Kms from Leh, Thiksey is one of the largest and most impressive Gompas of Ladakh. The Thiksey monastery provides a panoramic view of the green Indus Valley from its vantage point atop a hill. It has chambers full of statues, Stupas and colorful Tankhas.
Hall of Fame: Hall of Fame near Leh is worth a visit for every citizen. It is a glorious museum constructed by Indian army. You can see the memorabilia, eminent defence personalities with biographies, images and weapons used during Kargil war.
Shanti Stupa: Shanti Stupa is located at about 1km from Leh. It was built by a Japanese order and has wonderful views over Leh and the Indus valley especially at sunset. The stupa was built in 1980s and is a beautiful monument decorated with colourful paintings and enshrines large statues of Buddha. O/N at Leh.
Day 08 Leh – Back to Destination.
Early morning transfer to airport and fly back to Destination with Sweet Memories of Ladakh.
Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd