Duration

4 Nights / 5 Days

Trip

Start: Leh / End: Pangong Lake

Price on Request

Little Tibet Experience

Leh - Stok - Magnetic Hills - Thiksey - Pangong Lake

Introduction

Explore the mesmerizing beauty of Ladakh region which is also referred to as the Land of Lama owning to its Tibetan connection. Bound by mountains and sharing border with Tibet, the religion, culture and lifestyle of Leh Ladakh is profoundly influenced by Tibetan Buddhism. Ladakh is mostly inhabited by people of Tibetan Descent and our Little Tibet tour package is tastefully crafted to bring you close to this aspect of Leh Ladakh, the ultimate adventure travel destination.

Our Little Tibet package combines visit to Monasteries with Tibetan Buddhism influence, palaces and attractions as well as visit to high mountain passes and stunning Pangong Tso Lake to bring out the best of Ladakh in the shortest possible tour itinerary of Ladakh. The ‘Little Tibet’ experience also takes care of your acclimatization need as you get to spend first two days in Leh town which is the recommended duration for getting used to the tough conditions on high altitude.

Lasting over 4 days, the Little Tibet Experience tour highlight includes visit to Stok Palace, Magnetic Hills, confluence of River Indus and Zanskar at Nimoo, Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Khardung La top which is the world's highest motorable pass and Pangong Tso Lake where the climax scene of the superhit Bollywood movie 3 Idiots featuring Kareena Kapoor and Aamir Khan was shot.


Trip Highlights
  • Visit to Alchi, Thiksey and Likir monastery
  • Visit to Hall of Fame and other Leh attractions
  • Drive past Khardung la
  • Visit a local family‚Äôs house at Stok village
  • Visit to the picturesque Pangong Lake

Expedition Detail
Day 1 Leh

On arrival, our representative(s) arrange for the transfer to your hotel. Check into the hotel and use the rest of the day to rest and get acclimatized to the high altitude (3500 meters/11800 ft) and low air pressure in Leh. Strolling around the local markets maybe a good idea during the evening. Overnight stay is arranged at the Hotel.

Day 2 Leh

After breakfast, proceed to a 68 km ride to the 1000 year old paintings of Alchi Monastery. En-route, visit the famous Maitreya Buddha statue at Likir monastery and drive past the confluence of Indus & Zanskar rivers at Nimoo, Magnetic Hill and military Hall of Fame. Stay overnight at the Hotel.

Day 3 Khardongla Pass - (Leh)

Day 3 morning starts with a visit to Khardongla Pass which, at 18360 ft,  is the world’s highest motorable pass. During the afternoon, you are introduced to a local family in Stok village which serves delicious homemade butter tea and barley drink. Later, visit the Thiksey Monastery which houses the most photographed statue of Maitreya Buddha in India.  Return by evening for overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4 Pangong Lake (Leh)

In the early morning of the penultimate day, an excursion is scheduled to Pangong Lake, a 135 km drive from Leh. The Pangong Lake is 140km long and 3-5km in width – more than half of which lies in Tibetan territory. As you return back Leh by evening, you can use the remaining time exploring local markets, looking for a decent bargain. Overnight stay is again at the hotel.

Day 5 Leh - Delhi

Early morning transfer to KBR airport to board flight for onward journey.