DAY 1 - Arrive Srinagar

  • On arrival at Leh airport you will transferred to Hotel. Later in the afternoon proceed to visit Mughal Gardens, Chashmi-e Shahi (The Royal Spring), Nishat (The Garden of pleasure) & Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love) . Later in the evening, enjoy Shikara ride at Dal Lake on direct payment basis.
  • Dinner & overnight at the hotel at Srinagar.


DAY 2 - Srinagar – Sonmarg – Kargil (Approx. 250 Kms / 08 hrs)

  • Today drive to Kargil via Sonmarg - the Meadow of Gold Depart from Srinagar as per road opening timings. The drive to Sonamarg is another spectacular facet of country side in Kashmir in Sindh Valley. The Sindhu Valley is the largest tributary of the valley of Kashmir. Drive to Kargil the road passes through the panoramic village reach Sonamarg (2740 Mtrs). After Sonamarg mostly there is rough road and wet to Zojila pass 3527 Mtrs (Gateway of Ladakh). Continue drive towards Drass (The second coldest inhibited place in the world). Another two and half hours’ drive will take us to Kargil (2710 Mtrs) which has got its importance after opening the Ladakh for tourists in 1974.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Kargil.


DAY 3 - Kargil – Lamayuru – Leh (Approx. 120 Kms / 04 hrs)

  • Today after early breakfast, en-route visiting the monastery of Mulbekh & Lamayuru & Moon landscape passing through Namkila & Fatula Passes, the highest pass on the Srinagar - Leh road and proceed to Leh Enroute visit 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter proceed to the confluence of Indus & Zanskar river (Sangam) drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), further on to Leh Hall of Fame (which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia).
  • Overnight at the hotel in Leh.


DAY 4 - Leh - Thiksey Monastery, Shanti Stupa & Leh Market

  • This morning proceed to Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya Buddha and is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After Thiksey we drive back to Leh through series of chortens to visit Shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. Later visit Shanti Stupa a Buddhist white-domed Stupa on a hilltop in Changspa, It was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu, Gyomyo Nakamura and part of the Peace Pagoda mission. Later also visit Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the town of Leh. The palace was constructed circa 1600 by Sengge Namgyal.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Leh.


DAY 5 -Leh to Nubra via Khardungla Pass (Approx. 120 Kms / 04 hrs)

  • Today morning drive to Nubra valley, driving over the highest motored pass in the world. The exciting journey through serpentine roads lead you to the Khardungla Pass at an awesome height of 5550 meters. We stop at the pass to admire and click some photographs of the fantastic view. The valley is situated on an old caravan route at the confluence of the Shayok and the Nubra rivers. On the way visit the charming valley, of Deskit – the tiny capital of Nubra. We will visit the Deskit Gompa, perched on a rocky spur above the village, with a commanding view of the entire valley. At Deskit Monastery you will visit 106- feet high, statue of Maitreya Buddha atop on the hill. The monastery has intriguing images of many deities. From Deskit we will drive to Hunder past an area of sand dunes and get acquainted with the famous Bactrian camels, small population of shaggy double-humped animals, which in the old days, were used as pack animals on the Central Asian Trade routes are now used as riding animals in the high deserts.
  • overnight at the camp/hotel in Nubra.


DAY 6 -Nubra to Pangong Lake via Shayok (Approx 165 Kms/ 06 hrs)

  • After breakfast at camp/hotel we drive to next destination Pangong Lake (situated at 14, 500 ft above sea level) via Shayok and onto Tang Tse and Spangmik (Pangong). It’s a short cut and it's a beautiful route. The road follows the Shayok river, and climbs up a mountain before finally descending into Shayok village. It takes less than an hour to reach Shayok, and you will be delighted at the sight of the rather big village surrounded by barren mountains, the entire setting being very picturesque. Afternoon we reach at Pangong Lake and enjoy your day at Pangong Lake.
  • overnight at the camp/hotel in Pangong Lake.


DAY 7 -Pangong to Leh via Changla Pass - 5486 Mtrs. (Approx 160 Kms/ 06 hrs)

  • Today proceed to witness the sunrise view at the lake. Enjoy your breakfast and drive back to Leh via Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs. Arrive Leh and check in at the hotel. Evening free for shopping or leisure.
  • Overnight at the hotel in Leh.


DAY 8-Depart Leh

  • This morning you will be transferred to Leh airport for your flight back home or your next destination.

Product Description

Discover the unmatched splendour of Leh-Ladakh, a Himalayan area known for its stunning scenery and thriving culture. Set out on a unique journey that passes through the historic town of Kargil, the picturesque Srinagar and Sonmarg, the ancient city of Leh, the meditative Leh- Thiksey Monastery, the serene Shanti Stupa, the vibrant Leh Market, and the breath-taking Changla and Khardungla Passes. Discover the hidden beauties and immerse yourself in the lively Ladakhi culture as you travel through the alluring Sham Valley, the alluring Nubra Valley, the pristine Pangong Lake, and the enigmatic Shyok Valley.

DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
One night accommodation in Srinagar
One night accommodation in Kargil
Three nights accommodation in Leh
One night accommodation in Nubra
One night accommodation in Pangong
Meal as per Itinerary
Transportation by one NAC Xylo / Scorpio / Innova / similar (as per availability) for arrival / departure transfers, sightseeing as per the itinerary.
Ladakh Royalty Fee, Inner-line permits & Porterage's at hotel and airport.
Entrance fees
Guide gratuity

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All meals included in tour price

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