16 Apr Enchanting Ladakh – 5n/6d
A lovely tour to combine the lakes, mountain passes with the lush green valleys of western Ladakh known as the sham valley. Guest will journey through its many monasteries, barren valleys and drive through great heights and lakes.
Day 1 : Arrive – Leh
Feel the cool breeze as you arrive at Kushok Bakula Airport Leh 3500m. Our representative shall receive you at the airport and then transferred to hotel. Full day at rest at your hotel room to acclimatize to the altitude of Ladakh which is must. Evening you can go for a brisk walk to stretch your body. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Leh – Alchi/Ule
Morning drive to Alchi 68km enroute visit Magnetic hill, sangam of Indus & Zanskar Rivers which are the two major rivers in Ladakh & followed by visit to the magnificent Basgo Castle.
Afternoon on arrival in Alchi village checkin at the Hotel and later visit the 1000 year old miniature paintings of Alchi monastery which is among the top 7 national heritage monuments in India. Evening relax and stroll around the village. Overnight at the Alchi/Ule.
Day 3: Alchi /Ule – Leh
Morning pack-up and drive to visit to Lamayuru Monastery 60km & the Lunar like landscapes near Lamayuru village. By later afternoon arrive at Leh and checkin at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Leh.
Day 4: Leh to Khardongla Pass to Leh
Drive on the Nubra Valley highway to visit Khardongla pass 40km at 18380 ft-the world highest motorable pass. Later in the afternoon visit to v Shanti Stupa and local market where you can shop for for some of the most interesting local jewelries and curios and local apricot bazaars etc. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5 : Leh to Pangong Lake & Back
Early morning fullday excursion to Pangong Lake 135 km / 4400m east of Leh crossing Changla Pass 17500ft and driving via Durbuk and Tangtse villages in the Changthang region of Ladakh and perhaps one of the most amazing lakes in Asia which changes its color 4 – 5 times a day. Evening free in the market. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Leh – Departure
Early morning transfer to airport at around 6:00 am, to board flight for onward destination