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6N – 7D :: Ley – Lamayuru – Nubra – Pangong

Day 01: Arrival Leh Kushok Bakula Airport (This must be one of the Most Sensational Flights in The World. On a clear day from one side of the aircraft can be seen in the distance the peaks of K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum and on the other side of the aircraft, so close that you feel you could reach out and touch it, is the Nun Kun massif.) Upon arrival you will met by our representative and transfer to Hotel for Check in. Complete day for rest and leisure to acclimatize followed by Welcome tea or Coffee at the Hotel. Evening Visit to LehPalace,Shanti Stupa & Leh Market.Dinner & Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02: After breakfast you drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. And start our sightseeing with Hall of Fame (Museum Constructed by India Army) near Leh is worth a visit for every Indian, and proceed further to Gurudwara Patthar Sahib Nestled deep in the Himalayas, A drive of another 4 km took us to Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity & further Driving through a picturesque landscape we reached the Confluence Of The Indus And Zanskar River. After visiting above places we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Spituk Monastery, Built in 15th century during the reign of Grags ‘bum-lde, these new Gelug-pa monastery was built like fortress on the summit of crags. Evening at Leisure and Overnight at Hotel in Leh.

Day 03: Post breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road In The World) at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. 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. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level.

Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp / Hotel in Hunder for Overnight stay. In the evening you can walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. A visit to a Ladakhi home can be arranged. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.

Day 04: After an early breakfast we check out from the Camp and drive to Hunder where you have opportunity to ride on a bacterian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snow capped mountains on the horizon. Between Hunder and Diskit you come across sand dunes besides the road. Seen in isolation you could well be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It is indeed a strange sight since immediately on the left of the road are rocky mountains that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. On the return stop at Diskit which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Stroll around the bazaar observing the shops and local people going about their daily chores. Diskit is famous for 515 years old Buddhist Monastery, lying magnificently situated on a hilltop, facing the entire Valley.

Later we drive back to Leh in the late afternoon via Khardungla Top. On arrival at Leh you will check in to your Hotel. In the afternoon you can rest and relax.

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Day 05: After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake enroute visiting Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh &3 Idiots Rancho School & further 5 Kms Driving through a picturesque landscape we reach Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village. After visiting above two monasteries we drive further towards Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs. The long easy ascent takes you to Changla pass through its winding roads passing through Sakti Village. Stop at the Changla Pass for a quick photograph session and drive down to the village of Tangtse, where you can relax for a cup of tea. Leaving Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangong lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 133 Kms long with half of its running the other side of the “Indo China Border”. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable.  After the success of 3 Idiots, this beautiful natural location has attracted more tourists from all over the world. Upon arrival we check in at our Camp near Pangong lake. Dinner & Overnight at the Camp.

Day 06: Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake and later we drive back to leh enroute visiting Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism and Stock palace . Drive further to Leh and check in at our hotel for Overnight

In the evening you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.

Day 07: Tour concludes. Transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.

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  • Goa Tourism
  • Andhra Pradesh Tourism
  • Telangana Tourism
  • Meghalaya Tourism
  • Rajasthan Tourism
  • Jammu & Kashmir Tourism
  • Tripura Tourism
  • West Bengal Tourism

Also we are associated with

  • IATO – Indian Association of Tour Operators
  • ADTOI – Association for Domestic Tour Operators of India
  • TAAS – Travel Agents Association of Sikkim
  • TAAB – Travel Agents Association of Bengal

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

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It is mandatory to carry any of the Identity cards (Voter Identity Card / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License / Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt /Aadhar Card). Both these will be examined at the time of check-in.

Service Charge & Taxes will not be refunded on cancellation of any booking.

For Reservation Contact Khorlo Tours & Travels (P) Ltd at

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7N – 8D :: Ladakh Tour (Leh to Leh)

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.

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Kashmir with Khorlo Tours & Travels (P) Ltd

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Khorlo Tours & Travels (P) Ltd is Approved Domestic Tour Operator of Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. Khorlo is also Authorised & Recognised by major State Government Tourism Departments

  • Gujarat Tourism
  • Goa Tourism
  • Andhra Pradesh Tourism
  • Telangana Tourism
  • Meghalaya Tourism
  • Rajasthan Tourism
  • Jammu & Kashmir Tourism
  • Tripura Tourism
  • West Bengal Tourism

Also we are associated with

  • IATO – Indian Association of Tour Operators
  • ADTOI – Association for Domestic Tour Operators of India
  • TAAS – Travel Agents Association of Sikkim
  • TAAB – Travel Agents Association of Bengal

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or Cash at ICICI Bank Ltd, Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 355005000049
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: ICIC0003550

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  CAL WB Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 916020009224065
RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd, Sikkim House Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: C.A. 520011056758
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: VYSA0005200

Please check the rules of reservation & cancellation policy before booking.
It is mandatory to carry any of the Identity cards (Voter Identity Card / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License / Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt /Aadhar Card). Both these will be examined at the time of check-in.

Service Charge & Taxes will not be refunded on cancellation of any booking.

For Reservation Contact Khorlo Tours & Travels (P) Ltd at

  • Mobile: 9477484136, 9831095234, 9830203973
  • Whatsapp No: 9477476376 (Nilanjan Basu)
  • Email: mailkhorlo@gmail.com
  • Website: http://www.khorlo.in
  • Blogs: bengaltourism.blog, monchasha.in etc

Thank You for visiting my blog. Nilanjan Basu . basunil2001@gmail.com

11N – 12D :: Manali – Ladakh – Srinagar (By Road)

Day 01: Arrival

Arrival Manali and transfer to hotel. Evening walk on mall road of Manali bazaar.

Day 02: Manali Rohtang Pass Koksar Keylong- Sarchu 

Depart Manali early in the morning our first halt is Marhi A barren landscape offering extensive views of the valley and the mountains. We proceed to Rohtang Pass 3790 M is most popular with visitors, being one of the highest road point and gateway to LAHAUL and SPITI valleys. The mountaineering Institute of Manali has a sub centre here for adventure tourism. Sarchu is the last inhabited point in Himachal Pradesh on the Manali-Leh route- which is regarded as one of the highest highways in the world. Arrive in Sarchu and check into your Camp.  Overnight in Camp.

Day 03: Sarchu Nakeela Lachangla Pass More Plains and reach Leh- Sarchu to Leh

Depart in the morning at dawn. Our journey through Nakeela & Lachlangla Pass 16,617 ft, Reach Pang by afternoon lunch breaks at Pang, enroute. More Plains (Biggest and Highest Plateau on Earth on Stretch of 42 Kms), Taglang La Pass (2nd Highest Motorable Road in the World at A Height of 17,585ft) & reaching Upshi, from here the road follows the Indus River, passing villages with their terraced Fields and neat- Whitewashed houses. On a way one notice the ruins have an ancient Fort or palace or the distant glimpse of gompa on a hill. And at last reaching Leh . Overnight in Leh Hotel.

Day 04: Shey Thiksey Hemis

After a leisurely breakfast, we drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45km west of Leh; Hemis is the largest and the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. From Hemis, you are driven back taking the same route to visit Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya and is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After that we continue to drive through series of chortens to visit Shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.

Day 05: Leh – Nubra Valley

Drive 120 Kms 4/5hrs Khardungla is the World’s highest motorable road at 18832 feet above sea level. At Khardungla pass the snow capped peaks and the mountain views are amazing. The road then passes through a bridge laid on Glacier which finds its way in Guinness Book of world records, Drive through the Valley which is extremely beautiful for photography. Nubra Valley is the Oasis of Ladakh as you see some colourful trees in this region. Later reach your camp visit the Sand Dunes if lucky you will get the sight of the Two Hump Bacterian camels, enjoy time at  the Sand Dunes of Nubra valley spread across Hundur Village . Over Night at the camp.

Day 06: Turtuk Excusrion

After breakfast drive to Turtuk (which is first time opened for the tourist in 2010) which is a place captured by Indians in the war of 1972 with Pakistan, enroute visit Tyakshi(it is the border which divides India and Pakistan),reach Hunder by evening. Overnight in Hunder.

Day 07: Nubra Valley – Leh     

After Breakfast proceed to  Diskit monastery which is 515 years old situated on a hill top giving panoramic view of the valley later walk around the town of Diskit which has a small village market. Giant Buddha Statue. Proceed back to Leh cross Khardungla Pass once again and reach Leh.  Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.

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Kashmir with Khorlo Tours & Travels (P) Ltd

Day 08: Leh – Pangong Lake     

It is the highest land locked lake ( 155 Kms One way from Leh 05 Hrs driver  each way . After an early breakfast we Leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometre at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable.  Over Night at Pangong Lake Camp.

Day 09: Pangong – Leh     

Drive back to Leh, evening is Free for market. Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.

Day 10: Leh

Leisure Day / One Can Explore Leh Market on your own.

Day 11: Leh to Kargil

After breakfast drive towards western valley of Ladakh, enroute visit Alchi Monastery,Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. And Lamayuru monastery & Moonlandscape. Mulbek, where one can see giant statue of Maitrye Budda (Future Buddhe) carved on giant rock. Over night at Hotel In Kargil.

Day 12: Kargil – Drass – Sonamarg – Srinagar

After Breakfast proceeds to Srinagar via Drass. The second coldest inhabited Place in the world. Experience the splendid view of Kargil famous Peaks Tiger Hill and Tololing Peak.  At Vijay Smarak we shall pay homage to the martyrs of the Indian army. Arrive Srinagar by Afternoon. Rest day for free to do your own activities. Evening Shikara ride at Dal Lake. Overnight in Srinagar House Boat.

Reservation: Khorlo Tours & Travels (Private) Ltd

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Khorlo Tours & Travels (P) Ltd is Approved Domestic Tour Operator of Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. Khorlo is also Authorised & Recognised by major State Government Tourism Departments

  • Gujarat Tourism
  • Goa Tourism
  • Andhra Pradesh Tourism
  • Telangana Tourism
  • Meghalaya Tourism
  • Rajasthan Tourism
  • Jammu & Kashmir Tourism
  • Tripura Tourism
  • West Bengal Tourism

Also we are associated with

  • IATO – Indian Association of Tour Operators
  • ADTOI – Association for Domestic Tour Operators of India
  • TAAS – Travel Agents Association of Sikkim
  • TAAB – Travel Agents Association of Bengal

Regarding Bank deposit please follow instructions as mentioned below:-

Deposit Cheque or Cash at ICICI Bank Ltd, Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 355005000049
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: ICIC0003550

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Axis Bank Ltd, Park Street Branch,  CAL WB Kolkata 700016, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: 916020009224065
RTGS / IFSC Code: UTIB0002780

Deposit Cheque or Cash at Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd, Sikkim House Middleton Street Branch, Kolkata 700071, West Bengal
Account Name: KHORLO TOURS & TRAVELS PRIVATE LIMITED
Account Number: C.A. 520011056758
RTGS / NEFT / IFSC /Code: VYSA0005200

Please check the rules of reservation & cancellation policy before booking.
It is mandatory to carry any of the Identity cards (Voter Identity Card / Passport / PAN Card / Driving License / Photo ID card issued by Central / State Govt /Aadhar Card). Both these will be examined at the time of check-in.

Service Charge & Taxes will not be refunded on cancellation of any booking.

For Reservation Contact Khorlo Tours & Travels (P) Ltd at

  • Mobile: 9477484136, 9831095234, 9830203973
  • Whatsapp No: 9477476376 (Nilanjan Basu)
  • Email: mailkhorlo@gmail.com
  • Website: http://www.khorlo.in
  • Blogs: bengaltourism.blog, monchasha.in etc

Thank You for visiting my blog. Nilanjan Basu . basunil2001@gmail.com