Leh - Alchi - Khardung La - Hunder - Turtuk - Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake - Leh
The weeklong ‘Journey to Ladakh’ tour explores two naturally furnished regions of Ladakh- Pangong Lake and Nubra Valley. The Nubra Valley is a cluster of tiny villages with irrigated and fertile land. The presence of Buddhist monasteries can be rightly attributed to its natives which are followers of Buddhism at large.
Next, there is Pangong Lake which is an important breeding ground for migratory birds such as Brahmini Ducks and Bar-headed goose. Along with these two places, the 6 nights and 7 days tour packageencompasses various challenging and high-altitude passes and other prime attractions as well. Mentioned below is the day-wise description of the tour itinerary for your kind perusal. From hassle-free commuting, comfortable stay to easy customization; we offer a lot of comfort to the tourists.
Tour of Shanti Stupa in Leh
Explore the miniature paintings of Alchi Monastery
The magical confluence of the Indus and Zanskar river
Camel Safari on the white sand dunes of Hunder
Shopping spree of Ladakhi handicrafts
Tour of Hemis monastery
Trip to mesmerizing Pangong Tso Lake
Stop over at Khardungla Top
Visiting military hall of fame
Visit Changla Pass, Shyok Valley, Durbuk Village, and Tangtse Village
Day 1 Leh ( 614 km / 2 hours approx. )
Upon arrival at the Kushok Bakula Airport in Leh, you will be attended by our representative. From the airport which is 3500 m above sea level, you will be directly taken to the hotel in Leh. Upon arrival, you will have to complete the check-in formalities. Take some rest in the room and let your body acclimatize to the reduced oxygen level and atmospheric pressure. The entire day is your leisure to spend and you can take a stroll to the nearby places and have some delicious Ladakhi meal at any restaurant.
Return to the hotel during the evening. Your dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 2 Leh- Exploring the attractions of Leh
After having a scrumptious breakfast, get ready for a complete day of exploration. In the morning, you will drive west of Leh and explore the miniature paintings at the Alchi Monastery. The foundation stone of Alchi Monastery was laid sometime back in 990 A.D. En route, drive past Magnetic Hill and the confluence of Indus and Zanskar River at Nimu. While heading back to Leh, en-route visit the Military Hall of Fame.
You will have to stay overnight at the hotel in Leh. Dinner will be served in your room. Tuck yourself in a comfortable bed after that for some sleep.
Day 3 Leh to Nubra Valley (140 km / 4:30 hrs approx. )
After eating a filling breakfast, you will have to complete all the check-out formalities and then head to your next destination which is Nubra Valley. It is an astonishing place with an abundance of beauty all around. You will start the road trip to Nubra Valley early in the morning via Khardungla Pass which is situated at a height of 18360 ft and considered one of the highest motorable passes in the world.
After a halt at the Khardung La, you will proceed towards the Nubra Valley. In the afternoon, explore Hunder & Diskit Monasteries and enjoy the camel safari at the white sand dunes. The safari tour is done with double-humped camels that are found only in Nubra Valley. Later, head towards the deluxe camp/hotel and have an assisted check-in at the respective place. Enjoy the delicious dinner and then you can take a stroll near the accommodation. Enjoy the enchanting beauty of the valley and revel in the stargazing. .
There will be an overnight stay at the Deluxe Camp/Hotel in Nubra Valley. You can have your dinner under the sheet of stars. .
Day 4 Nubra - Turtuk excursion - Hunder- (86 km / 2:30 hrs approx. )
Have your breakfast with a view of the valley and pack your bags and drive Nubra to Turtuk . Your first destination today will be the beautiful village of Turtuk. It will take approximately 4 hours to reach this reach village and enrote there will be a number of exotic landscapes, beautiful view amidst the Himalayan region. Turtuk is an offbeat but equally mesmerizing place like the other regions of Ladakh. The population of this village is just 4000 and here the entire settlement is still based on the one that’s 40 years old when it was a territory of Pakistan. People here still speak Baltistani.
Upon arrival, take a walk around the village, enjoy your time exploring the place and meet up with new people here. After a complete eventful day, return to the Hunder Village for a night's stay. On arriving Hunder, complete your check-in formalities and enjoy your overnight stay at a hotel for a camp. Your dinner will be served in the hotel itself.
Day 5 Hunder to Pangong (240 km / 5:30 hrs approx.)
After your scrumptious breakfast, complete your check-out formalities. Post this, you will be proceeding towards Hunder to Pangong Lake which is another pristine and spellbinding destination on your itinerary. That’s not it, while driving towards Pangong you will be crossing and visiting several other important destinations of Ladakh including the Changla Pass, Shyok Valley, Durbuk Village, and Tangtse Village. Apart from the beautiful landscapes and mountains at the backdrop, Pangong is also popular because of its color-changing abilities throughout the day according to the sun.
Upon arrival, you will check into the camps and complete all the formalities. Rest for some time and the entire day will be at your leisure. Enjoy a romantic walk with your travel buddy and click on some amazing pictures. Your stay at Pangong will be an overnight stay in a tent.
Day 6 Pangong to Leh (223 km / 5:30 hrs approx.)
You can enjoy waking up to a pristine, quaint, and breathtaking view of Pangong Lake. Have your breakfast and enjoy a photo session around the lake. Mornings are always blissful here and you would enjoy it a lot. Now, you will head back to Leh and en-route you will enjoy various other attractions including Thiksey Monastery, Shey Palace, and Hemis Monastery. Upon arrival, complete your check-in process and relax for some time. Your evening is at your leisure to spend. Take a walk or enjoy the market. Your dinner will be served at the hotel and after that, you can tuck yourself in a comfortable bed to enjoy your sleep.
Day 7 Leh – Delhi By Flight (614 km / 2 hrs approx.)
You will get breakfast early in the morning in your room itself. Enjoy the meal and our representative will help you reach the KBR airport in Leh. You will be boarding your flight from there to Delhi. From where you can go on your journey onwards.