17 Apr Leh Ladakh Tour Package
Destination Covered: Leh -Nubra Valley – Lamayuru – Ullleytokpo – Alchi – Pangong Lake – Leh
Day 01:- Leh Kushok Bakula Airport
Arrival at Leh Kushok Bakula airport our RIE representative will meet & Greet you and transfer to the Hotel. This flight is one of the most sensational flights in the world. On a clear day from one side of the aircraft can be seen in the distance the peaks of K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum and on the other side of the aircraft, so close that you feel you could reach out and touch it, is the Nun Kun massif. You would take a little time to settle in and acclimatize since you have gone from a relatively low elevation in New Delhi to over (Altitude 11,000 feet) During the afternoon, you can walk through the old town, beneath the Leh Palace, to allow you to get oriented to this fascinating city. Overnight stay in a hotel.
Day 02:- Leh – Khardung La – Hunder (4350 M) Nubra Valley (3332 M) 125 Kms. 5 hrs Drive
The road journey from Leh to NUBRA VALLEY passes over KHARDUNG LA (the highest motorable road in the world) at 5602 M / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. Nubra Valley is popularly known as (Ldumra) or (The valley of flowers). It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level. The Shayok and Saichen Rivers drain Nubra. The flat part of the river is sandy & occupied by green farms & myricaria. The villages look pretty with greenery, willow & poplar trees. Till partition Nubra Valley was one of the trade centers, the ancient famous Silk Route passed through this area. Before proceeding to your camp at Hunder, stop to visit DISKIT MONASTERY perched on a rock overhanging next to a stream, which provides the source of energy used by mills in the area. The monastery is rich, full of thangkas, magnificent giant statues, effigies of the Buddha and old mural paintings in which can be noted a multitude of influences. It was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod around 1420 A.D. DISKIT is the main village or headquarters of Nubra Valley, which has a small market consisting of a row of shops. After your visit to the monastery and shortly after leaving Diskit you will comes across sand dunes on the right of the road. Seen in isolation you could well be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It is indeed a strange sight since immediately on the left of the road are rocky mountains that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. Overnight in Deluxe camp at Hunder.
Day 03: – Nubra Valley – Leh (125 kms 05 hrs Drive)
Morning after breakfast visit Samstanling Monastery then drive back to Leh, once again driving via Khardongla pass the World Highest Motorable road. Samstanling Gompa: Samstanling Monastery was founded by Lama Tsultrim Nima and Monastic community was introduced as Rezong Gompa. About 50-60 monks are residing at this 132 years old monastery. The Gompa has some strict rules and regulations. On arrival at Leh, Check Inn Hotel, rest & relax, late evening explore Leh bazaar for souvenir, visit Leh Jokhang or Leh Mosque by walk, return back from leh walk Overnight stay in Hotel.
Day 04:- Leh – Ulleytokpo – Lamayuru (Altitude 3500 Mrts.) – Ulleytokpo 127 Kms
After breakfast drive to Lamayuru, en route visit Lakir Monastery, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib and Magnetic hill. Check in at the camp at Ulleytokpo. In the afternoon, a drive to visit the mesmerizing Moon landscapes and the Lamayuru monastery. Overnight stay at Ulleytokpo. Ulleytokpo is one of the well known trekking bases and camping in Ulleytokpo is considered one of the most beautiful experiences, amidst the snow draped mountains. Lamayuru is the oldest religious centre of Ladakh. The Monastery here beats all others in sheer grandeur and in its uniqueness of wood carving, statues and frescoes. Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, built in 1517, is a beautiful Gurudwara constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak to commemorate his visit to the Ladakh region. At Magnetic Hill it has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on a neutral gear the vehicle slides up-hill due to the magnetic force. One of the wonders of the nature, late evining return back from sightseeing dinner & overnight stay
Day 05:- Ulleytokpo – Alchi – Leh
After breakfast drive back to Leh en route visit Alchi monastery, Basgo Castle and Hall of Fame. Evening visit the Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. Overnight stay at Leh. Alchi is nestled in the valley of the Indus River along the ancient trade route and is famous for its gompas, some over a thousand years old. Its wall paintings deserve a special mention. Basgo Castle is a historical town situated on the bank of the Indus River in Ladakh. It is known for its gompas and historical ruins. The complex of buildings includes a ruined fortress dating from 15th century as well as two large temples and a small shrine. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 06:- Leh -Pangong Lake – Leh (Altitude 4300 Mtrs. 140 6 Hours Drive)
Early morning leave after breakfast to Pangong Lake which is the largest brackish lake in Asia, with a larger part of it extending into Tibet. The lake is 130 km long and 5 km at its widest point with half of it running to the other side of the Indo-China border. Despite of being a salt-water lake, it freezes completely during winter. There is no marine life here, save for a few migrating birds now and then like gulls and brahminy ducks. Being at the border, the furthest point one is allowed to go to, is Spangmik, about 7 km along its western bank, but it is enough to take back the most beautiful memories of Ladakh. The very barren-ness and vastness of the area contributes to its striking beauty. Spangmik offers spectacular views of the mountains of the Changchenmo range to the north, and their reflections in the ever-changing blues and greens of the lake’s brackish waters. Above Spangmik, one can see the glaciers and snowcapped peaks of the Pangong range. Late evening return back to leh dinner & overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07-Depart Leh -Kushok Bakula Airport
Morning after breakfast, transfer to airport board your flight towards Destination Covered, to enjoy yet again, a beautiful flight over the great Himalayas.
• Airport assistance on Arrival & Departure.
• Accommodation in Double/Twin rooms on B&D
• One night stay in Deluxe camp at Hunder
• Intercity transfers and sightseeing by private car
• All interstate taxes, permits, toll taxes and fuel charges etc.
• Driver’s allowances and all other expenses related to the car.
• Toll taxes, parking and fuel, All applicable taxes
• Any Air fare / Any Train fare
• Monument entrance, Tips, Mineral Water, Soft & Hard Drinks,
• Boat Ride, High Season & Festive Season Supplements,
• Personal Expenses such as Laundry, telephone calls,
• Term and Condition & Cancellation Charges Apply