16 Apr Splendour Of Ladakh – 6n/7d
An excellent trip for 6 days which will cover some Ladakh most interesting destinations, combining the trip with a visit to Pangong Lake, Nubra valley and important monasteries.
Day 1 : Delhi – Leh
Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh 3500m & transfer to hotel 2/3 Km. Fullday at rest for acclimatization. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 2: Leh – Ule/Alchi
Drive to Ulleytokpo 70km, enroute visit the Magnetic point, Indus & Zanskar river Sangam and the 1000 year old paintings of Alchi monastery, Lamayuru monastery, Moonland Landscpaes near Lamayuru village. Afternoon relax and free to explore the village. Overnight at Ule/Alchi.
Day 3: Ule/Alchi – Leh
Morning drive back to Leh, enroute visit Rizong Nunnery & Spituk monastery. Afternoon visit military Hall of Fame, 16th century built Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa world peace pagoda. Overnight in Leh.
Day 4 : Leh – Nubra Valley
Morning drive to Nubra Valley 125km crossing Khardongla Pass 18360 ft, the world highest motorable pass. Afternoon visit Diskit Monastery along with the 100ft tall Maitreya Buddha statue . Members will also visit the silvery sand dunes with perhaps a Double humped Camel Safari. Overnight at Nubra.
Day 5 : Nubra Valley – Leh
Morning visit Samstanling Monastery and then drive back to Leh via Khardongla pass. Evening free in Leh bazaars for last minute shooping, in Leh items like pure Pashmina shawls, good pearls, Chinese cutleries and beautiful Ladakhi wooden handicrafts can be purchased. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 : Leh to Pangong Lake & back
Early morning fullday excursion to Pangong Lake 135 km / 4400m east of Leh crossing Chngla 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 7: Leh – Delhi (Flight)
Morning transfer to KBR airport to board flight for Delhi