Duration

10 Nights / 11 Days

Trip

Start: Delhi / End: Delhi

Price INR 25500

Best of Ladakh

Delhi - Leh - Indus Valley - Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake - Tsomoriri Lake - Toskar Lake - Uleytokpo - Delhi

Introduction

Blessed with an interesting landscape and stunning sights, Ladakh is a destination that requirs good amount of time to get explored. Best of Ladakh is a well-planned tour package of 10 nights and 11 days, taking you to the prime destinations and attractions of this place. Savor the tranquility, admire the lovely sights, explore the monasteries and lakes, relish sumptuous local cuisine and more.

This well-planned itinerary lets you visit Leh, Indus Valley, Nubra Valley, Pangong, Tsokar and Tsomoriri Lake, Stok and Ulleytokpo.


Trip Highlights
  • Shanti Stupa during Leh sightseeing
  • Shopping at the popular local markets of Leh
  • Thiksey, Hemis and Rizong monasteries during Indus Valley tour
  • Drive on Khardungla Pass and Magnetic Hill
  • A ride on the double-humped camps in Nubra Valley
  • Visit to the popular lakes of the region like Pangong, Tsomoriri, Tsokar and Yarab tso
  • Night stay in camps
  • Alchi and Likir Monasteries in Stok
  • Lunar landscape and Lamayuru Gompa in Uleytokpo

Expedition Detail
Day 1 Delhi - Leh

From the Delhi airport, board a flight to Leh’s Bakula Airport, at an altitude of 11700 feet. Upon arrival, our tour representative helps you with an assisted transfer to the hotel. After completing the check-in formalities, the day is scheduled for resting for acclimatization to the high altitudes of Ladakh, a necessary thing to do. In the evening, at around 04:30 PM, leave your hotel rooms for visiting the very popular Shanti Stupa- erected on a hilltop in Chanspa in 1991, it is white dome-shaped Buddhist stupa. Next, you visit the Chowkhang monastery- this serene monastery is marked by fluttering prayer flags. Later on, indulge in at the local market of Leh. Some of the best buys include Buddhist masks, prayer wheels, Thangka paintings and woolen items like Pashmina shawls, gloves, sweaters and more.

Stay Overnight.

Day 2 Leh – Indus Valley Tour – Leh (90 km round trip / 7-8 hours)

After Breakfast on day 2, get all set for a full day tour of Indus Valley. The attractions that you visit today include the Royal Museum at Stok Palace- called the Stok Palace Museum, it offers an insight into the heritage of the region; Thiksey Monastery- belonging to the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism, this gompa is the largest monastery in central Ladakh region, Stagna Monastery- placed on a barren mountain top, the monastery offers nice views of the surrounding area, Changchubling monastery- better known as Rizong monastery, it was erected in 1829 and is known for its high standards of monastic disciplines and the extremely well-known Hemis Monastery- India’s wealthiest monastery, Hemis is the biggest one too and the site of an annual festival.

Overnight stay in Leh.

Day 3 Leh - Nubra Valley (Valley of Flowers) (125km / 4-5 hours)

On day 3, post an early breakfast at around 08:00 AM, begin your road journey to Nubra Valley via the world-popular Khardungla Pass. At an altitude of 18360 feet, it is one of the highest motorable passes. As you reach the valley, set your camps at the assigned location. Later on, you visit the silver sand dunes near Hunder village. Hop onto a double humped Camel for a memorable camel safari around the place. The next visit is to the villages of Diskit and Hunder (80 km round trip / 6-7 hours). The road trip in this region is a beautiful one. These places own monasteries and hot springs. Get a sneak-peak into the lifestyle of the locals.

Stay overnight at the camp.

Day 4 Nubra Valley - Leh (125 km)

Today, leave the valley early morning after relishing sumptuous breakfast. The mornings here are extremely mesmerizing.  Thereafter, visit the tiny yet beautiful Yarab tso Lake, also referred to as the hidden lake. This crystal clear lake is bounded by barren yet beautiful surroundings. After sightseeing, begin your drive back to Leh via Khardungla pass. After arrival, check-in at a hotel. Spend the evening by enjoying leisure walk in the Leh market. Stay overnight.

Day 5 : Leh - Pangong Lake (135 km)

On the 5th day of the tour, leave early morning for Pangong Lake, placed at an altitude of 4400 m. Start driving eastwards of Leh crossing Changla Pass, 17500 ft. Take a route via Durbuk and Tangtse villages in the Changthang region of Ladakh. Treat your eyes to the scenic beauty all around you. As you reach, set up your camps near the lake side. Finding its place in both India and China, this lake is blessed with enchanting surroundings. The lake has even featured in the Bollywood blockbuster, 3 Idiots. The brackish water changes color with the sunlight. Enjoy your day here.

Overnight stay at the Camp.

Day 6 Pangong - Tsomoriri Lake (240 km / 9-10 hours)

Start your day early when the surroundings of the lake look even more beautiful. If you want, you can click some photographs here. Later on, start driving towards Tsomoriri Lake. The largest lake in Ladakh, it lies at an altitude of 15075 feet. You drive up to Kharu and then right to the Moriri Lake. En-route halt at Chumathang Hot springs. Drive past Mahe Bridge and then drive towards the beautiful Tsomoriri Lake. Spot Himalayan marmots. Evening arrival at the Lake. Check-in at the tented camp near the lake. Near the lake, you can spot as many as 34 avifauna species. The lake has been declared a Wetland of international significance under the Ramsar Convention in 2003.

Stay overnight in the camp.

Day 7 Tso Moriri Lake - Toskar Lake - Leh (235 km / 8-9 hours)

After an early breakfast on day 7, start driving to Leh via Tsokar Lake. On the way, take a halt to visit Puga Geo-Thermal Gas springs, visiting the Nomadic Rebo tents at Polo-kongka pass, and further after the pass, stop by Tsokar Lake - a wetland area. Stop here for photographs. If you are interested, you can also visit the monastery of tiny Thukje village. Overnight stay in hotel in leh

Overnight stay.

Day 8 Leh - Uleytokpo (82 km / 2-3 hours)

After breakfast, today you start driving to Ulley Resort from Leh. On the way, visit the great statue of Maitreya Buddha in the Likir monastery and the 1000 -year old murals of Alchi monastery, listed among the best Buddhist miniature paintings. Continue your road journey. Finally, you arrive Uley. Check-in at the resort/hotel. After completing the formalities, you can simply relax.

Stay overnight.

Day 9 Uleytokpo

The day is going to be full of action. Your first visit is to region with Lunar landscapes- an area that is similar to the land condition of Moon. After this, you visit Lamayuru Monastery- one of the largest and oldest monasteries in Ladakh, it houses wall paintings, thangkas, murals, old scriptures and various statues of different forms of Buddha as well as other deities. Next you explore Rizong Nunnery- residence of 40 monks, this monastery was constructed in 1831 by the great Lama Tsultim Nima (130 km round trip / 6-7 hours). If you want, you can also enjoy a day hike to Rizong village (around 2-3 hours) or a go for a short hike to Gera-Lardo village across Indus River.

Overnight stay at Uleytokpo.

Day 10 Uleytokpo - Leh (70km / 2-3 hours)

Today, you start driving back to Leh. On the way, halt to visit Spituk Monastery- also known as Pethup Gompa, it was founded in the 11th century; Magnetic Hill or the gravity hill-a natural wonder of the region and the Military Hall of Fame- a museum and memorial of the war heroes that is established and managed by the Indian Army. Late afternoon arrival in Leh. As the rest of the day is free, you can indulge in some last minute shopping at the popular markets of Leh such as Moti market, Balkhang chowk for apricot and Super Market.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 11 Leh - Delhi. (Departure)

In the morning, get an assisted transfer to the airport to board flight for Delhi.

Package Price Guide

Prices With Standard Category of Hotels

No of Pax Map Plan (Breakfast + Dinner) AP Plan (All Meals)
2 INR 41,000 Per Person INR 42,500 Per Person
4 INR 29,400 Per Person INR 30,600 Per Person
6 INR 25,500 Per Person INR 26,900 Per Person
Extra Bed INR 13,950 Per Person INR 15,400 Per Person
Child with Extra Bed INR 7,500 Per Person INR 8,000 Per Person

 

Prices With Comfort Category of Hotels

No of Pax Map Plan (Breakfast + Dinner) AP Plan (All Meals)
2 INR 43,990 Per Person INR 45,700 Per Person
4 INR 32,400 Per Person INR 34,000 Per Person
6 INR 28,500 Per Person INR 31,000 Per Person
Extra Bed INR 16,700 Per Person INR 17,950 Per Person
Child with Extra Bed INR 8,700 Per Person INR 9,600 Per Person

 

Prices With Deluxe Category of Hotels

No of Pax Map Plan (Breakfast + Dinner) AP Plan (All Meals)
2 INR 46,800  Per Person INR 50,700 Per Person
4 INR 35,200  Per Person INR 39,000 Per Person
6 INR 31,400 Per Person INR 35,200 Per Person
Extra Bed INR 18,900 Per Person INR 21,990 Per Person
Child with Extra Bed INR 9,900 Per Person INR 11,300 Per Person

 

Prices With Super Deluxe Category of Hotels

No of Pax Map Plan (Breakfast + Dinner) AP Plan (All Meals)
2 INR 57,700 Per Person INR 59,900 Per Person
4 INR 45,900 Per Person INR 49,400 Per Person
6 INR 41,990 Per Person INR 44,200 Per Person
Extra Bed INR 27,600 Per Person INR 29,400 Per Person
Child with Extra Bed INR 14,200 Per Person INR 14,990 Per Person

 

Prices With Premium (Zen) Category of Hotels

No of Pax Map Plan (Breakfast + Dinner) AP Plan (All Meals)
2 INR 70,400 Per Person INR 73,400 Per Person
4 INR 58,500 Per Person INR 64,700 Per Person
6 INR 54,800 Per Person INR 60,600 Per Person
Extra Bed INR 37,700 Per Person INR 42,600 Per Person
Child with Extra Bed INR 19,400 Per Person INR 21,900 Per Person

 

Prices With Luxury Premium Category of Hotels

No of Pax Map Plan (Breakfast + Dinner) AP Plan (All Meals)
2 INR 79,900 Per Person INR 88,100 Per Person
4 INR 68,300 Per Person INR 74,900 Per Person
6 INR 64,300 Per Person INR 70,990 Per Person
Extra Bed INR 45,500 Per Person INR 50,800 Per Person
Child with Extra Bed INR 23,100 Per Person INR 25,800 Per Person

 

Suggested Hotels

Hotel Category Destinations Hotels
Standard Leh Sector KIDAR/ SNOW LION HOTEL (BY KORA ) / HOTEL KANISHKA/ HIMALAYAN HERITAGE
Nubra Sector EDEWISE CAMP/ NUBRA SARI/ /ROYAL CAMP
Pangong Sector KORA PANGONG /KORA ECO /RESORT /PANGOGN DELIGHT
Ulley ALCHI RESORT/ ZIMSKHANG
Lamayuru MOONLAND
Tso Moriri NOMADIC CAMP
   
Comfort Leh Sector HOLIDAY LADAKH/ HOTEL ALPINE/ HOTEL KIDAR
Nubra Sector KORA VALLEY/ HUNDER RESORT/ MYSTIC MEDOW
Pangong Sector KORA PANGONG /KORA ECO /RESORT RED STARD CAMP
Ulley ALCHI RESORT/ ZIMSKHANG
Lamayuru MOONLAND
Tso Moriri NOMADIC CAMP
   
Deluxe Leh Sector LDAKH HIMLAYN RETRET
Nubra Sector KORA VALLEY / HUNDER RESORT/ LOTUS ECO RESORT
Pangong Sector KORA PANGONG/ RED STARD CAMP/ YAK CAMP OR SIMISLR
Ulley (IN ALCHI ) ZIMSKHANG
Lamayuru MOONLAND
Tso Moriri NOMADIC CAMP
   
Super Deluxe Leh Sector SENGE PALACE/ GRAND HIMLAYN/ DRUK LADAKH/ LADAKH RECIDENCY
Nubra Sector DESERT HIMLAY / KORA GALMPING
Pangong Sector PANGONG RETRET/ PANGONG SARAI DEUXE
Ulley ALCHI RESORT
Lamayuru MOONLAND
Tso Moriri TSOMORIRI  LAKE VIEW HOTEL
   
Premium Zen Leh Sector ZEN LADAKH PREMIUM
Nubra Sector DESERT HIMLAY / KORA GALMPING
Pangong Sector PANGONG RETRET/ PANGONG SARAI DEUXE
Ulley ULE ETHENIC ECO RESORT(HUT )
Lamayuru MOONLAND
Tso Moriri TSOMORIRI  LAKE VIEW HOTEL
   
Luxury Premium Leh Sector GRAND DRAGON DELUXE
Nubra Sector KORA GALMPING/ DESERT HIMLAY
Pangong Sector KORA ECO RESORT/ PANGONG RETRET
Ulley ULE ETHENIC ECO RESORT(HUT)
Lamayuru MOONLAND
Tso Moriri TSOMORIRI  LAKE VIEW HOTEL
   
Trip Package Includes
  • Twin sharing accommodation (Double room) at all places in Hotels / Camps as applicable to the itinerary.
  • Meal as per above mentioned
  • Welcome drink on arrival with cookies and biscuits.
  • Airport transfer in Leh.
  • Exclusive sightseeing & excursions by 01 non ac Scorpio / / Mahindra Xylo/ INNOVA CAR vehicles, the same car shall do the complete itinerary(Maximum 6 persons (including kids) are possible in one vehicle, for more than 6 please ask for separate rates).
  • Wildlife fee Pangong Lake and Nubra Valley areas which are protected wildlife sanctuaries in Ladakh.
  • Inner line permit for restricted areas of Nubra, Pangong and Tsomoriri areas (Guest are required to bring one a photocopy of their photo identity proof along with them).
  • All applicable taxes.

 

Package Excludes
  • Medical & Travel insurance.
  • Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh Environment fee.
  • Domestic airfare.
  • Tour guide.
  • Monastery entrances fee.
  • Camel riding fee.
  • Personal items like mineral water, phone calls, laundry etc.
  • Extra meals / room services / bottled beverages consumed at the hotel.
  • Additional costs for Hotel accommodation, transport services due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.
  • Porterage & tips at the airport, Hotel/Camp staff & drivers.

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