Duration

6 Nights / 7 Days

Trip

Start: Leh / End: Leh

Price on Request

Splendour of Ladakh

Leh - Ullleytokpo - Leh - Nubra Valley - Leh - Pangong Lake & back - Leh

Introduction

The Splendor of Ladakh is your chance to unearth the natural and cultural treasure troves of this mountain realm. While visiting monasteries such as Alchi, Shanti Stupa, Spituk and Rizong will familiarize you with the Buddhist fervor, the tour of Pangong Lake, Khardongla Pass, Ulleytokpo and Nubra Valley will offer peek into the natural beauty of this cold desert. Listed below is the day wise description of ‘Splendor of Ladakh’ tour for your kind perusal. 


Trip Highlights
  • Ancient paintings in Alchi monastery
  • Holy statue of Maitreya Buddha
  • The amazing Pangong Lake

Expedition Detail
Day 1 Leh

Arrival at Kushok Bakula airport in Leh (situated at an elevation of 3,500 meters) followed by assisted transfer to your hotel (2 to 3 kilometer from Leh airport). Rest of the day is free for acclimatization with high altitudes and air pressure of Ladakh.

Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 Leh - Ullleytokpo

Early morning, hit the road to Ulleytokpo (70 kilometers from Leh). Drive past Magnetic Point, Sangam (confluence) of Indus and Zanskar River at Nimu and Alchi Monastery-famous for its 1000 year old paintings. By afternoon, arrive at Ulley Resort and retire in the comforts of your room.

Stay overnight at the Ulley Resort.

Day 3 Ulleytokpo - Leh

In the morning, head back to Leh. En route, visit Rizong Nunnery & Spituk Monastery. On reaching Leh, visit Military Hall of Fame, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa in the afternoon.

Stay overnight in Leh.

Day 4 Leh - Nubra Valley

Early morning, leave on road to Nubra Valley (125 kilometer from Leh) via Khardongla Pass- world’s highest motorable pass at 18360 feet. In the afternoon, visit Hunder, Diskit and Likir Monastery-home to 100ft tall statue of Maitreya Buddha. Later, enjoy a camel safari in the silvery sand dunes.

Stay overnight at the Deluxe Camp/Hotel.

Day 5 Nubra Valley - Leh

Post Samstanling Monastery tour in the morning, drive back to Leh via Khardongla Pass. In the evening, enjoy a shopping tour in the Leh markets. These markets are famous Pashmina shawls, Chinese cutleries, good pearls and beautiful Ladakhi wooden handicrafts.

Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 6 Leh to Pangong Lake & back

A full day excursion to Pangong Lake which is 135 kilometer away from Leh and situated at an elevation of 4,400 meters is on the cards today. En route, you’ll cross Chang La Pass (situated at a height of 17500 feet) and drive past Durbuk and Tangste villages in the Changthang region of Ladakh.  The Pangong Lake is the most amazing lake in Asia region and changes its tone 4 to 5 times a day.

Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 7 Leh (Departure)

Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.