- Places: Leh, Sumur, Hunder, Diskit, Changla Pass, Pangong lake, Khardungla, Nubra Valley, Alchi, Spituk.
- Activities: sightseeing, jeep safari, camel safari, 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: Fly Delhi – Leh (3466 m; 11,370 ft). Transfer to hotel. Rest, hydrate and Acclimatize. Overnight Leh hotel.
Day 2: In Leh. Acclimatize and sightseeing. For the more energetic a visit to a few monasteries such as Shey, Thikse and Hemis will be arranged. Or choose to relax and walk into Leh town, to its exciting market and outdoor restaurants. Overnight Leh hotel.
Day 3: Nubra Valley. Leh – Drive 6 hours over the Khardung La (5602 metres) into Nubra valley. Overnight in camp/lodge in Sumur. Overnight Nubra valley.
Day 4: Sumur – Hunder – Diskit – Sumur. Sumur - Hunder - Diskit - Sumur - Full day sightseeing. Drive back across the Shyok River at Khalsar and visit Deskit and Hundar. Visit the sand dunes on the banks of the Shyok, with a good chance to view the two humped Bactrain camels. Visit Deskit monastery, and drive back to Sumur.
Day 5: Back to Leh. After breakfast, drive back over the Khardung La to Leh. Walk to Shanti Stupa to view Leh town and the sunset. Overnight hotel.
Day 6: Visit to Alchi. After breakfast, drive to Alchi. Enroute, see Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Hill, and the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers. On the way back visit Spituk monastery. Overnight hotel.
Day 7: After early breakfast, drive to Pangong Lake. Back to Leh by evening. Overnight hotel.
Day 8: Early morning transfer to airport for flight to Delhi. Trip ends.
- Departure 1: Jun. 25th 2011 – Jul. 02nd 2011
- Departure 2: Jul. 02nd 2011 – Jul. 09th 2011
- Departure 3: Jul. 09th 2011 – Jul. 16th 2011
- Departure 4: Jul. 16th 2011 – Jul. 23rd 2011
- Departure 5: Jul. 23rd 2011 – Jul. 30th 2011
- Departure 6: Aug. 06th 2011 – Aug. 13th 2011.
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