- Places: Manali, Rohtang Pass, Darcha, Baralacha Pass, Sarchu, Nakeela, Lachangla, Pang, Tanglang La, Leh, Changla Pass, Pangong lake, Khardungla, Nubra Valley, Deskit, Phey, Nimo
- Activities: sightseeing, jeep safari, river rafting, monastery visits.
Leh is nestled in the snowcapped Himalayas. It is one of favorite destinations in Northern India. Leh and Ladakh offer the most exciting different tours in an exotic region. Leh is quite accessible to the tourists, where you will reach up to a clear blue sky from the towering mountains. The rhythmic chant of Buddhist monks in an ancient monastery can be heard from here.
The oldest monastery of Lamayuru, Moonland, Alchi monastery, monasteries around Indus valley and places around Leh are the highlights of this package. Leh is where the escapades in Ladakh begin. Mountaineering, white water rafting and wildlife tours are main adventurous attractions. It is a hot favorite of the adventure enthusiasts. Lying at a lofty height of 7940 meters, Ladakh offers a combination of lofty mountains, enchanting valleys and beautiful lakes!
Day 1: Manali to Sarchu (222 km). Leave for Serchu by early morning, through Rohtang Pass, Lunch Break at Darcha. After the Lunch drive to Serchu through Baralacha Pass. Overnight hotel.
Day 2: Serchu to Leh (255 km). Leave for Leh by early morning, through Nakeela and Lachangla Pass. Lunch at Pang. After Lunch drive to Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang, Tanglang La Pass and Indus Valley. Arrive Leh by evening. Overnight hotel.
Day 3: Full day sightseeing. After breakfast drive for full day sightseeing to the Likir, Alchi Monastery, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara, Hall of Fame museum and Sangam (Confluence of Zanskar and Indus River). Back to Leh by evening. Overnight hotel.
Day 4: Leh to Nubra Valley (120 km). After breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft). Arrive at Deskit by Afternoon. Rest of the day one is free to explore Deskit, Hunder Villages and camel Safari in Sand Dunes between Deskit and Hunder Village. Overnight hotel.
Day 5: Nubra Valley to Leh (120 km). After breakfast visit Deskit Monastery and drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. Overnight hotel.
Day 6: Leh to Pangong Lake to Leh (320 km). After early Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake, through Changla Pass 17,350 ft. (it is the third highest motorable road in the world). Arrive Pangong. Packed or Hot Lunch will be provided. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the Banks of pangong while appreciating the changing Colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake. Drive back to Leh by the same route. Overnight hotel.
Day 7: Day trip Indus Grade 2 Plus from Phey to Nimo 35 km. An easy and beautiful ride on raft through a remote part of the Indus river, starting from Phey and finishing at Nimo after the confluence of Indus and Zanskar River. Overmight stay in Leh.
Day 8: Leh to Delhi. Early morning transfer to the airport and fly back to Delhi with Sweet Memories of Ladakh.
* Summer: -3 °C to 30 °C, March to June, from 20 degree C to 38 degree C
* Winter: -20° to 15 C, October to February, 5°C to 15°C.
* Monsoon: around 38° C, July to September.
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