4 Nights, 5 Days
Ladakh is the largest area of the northern and eastern Kashmir region. Ladakh is the perfect place to experience the beauty of India. It is also known as “Land of the High Passes”. Ladakh covers almost 45,000 square miles. Leh is the largest town in Ladakh following Kargil. The people are mainly Buddhists and their culture is close to the Tibetan region. You know what Ladakhi cuisine is well-known for Thuka and Momos. A large number of tourists came across the world to visit Ladakh. It is a very rustic beautiful travel destination. The magic of Leh Ladakh is beckoning the tourist every year. There are many things that attract the tourist like its moon-line landscape, mountains covers with snow, monasteries, and stupas that make your Leh Ladakh tour More Interesting and memorable. Tourist also attracts to the iconic Magnetic Hills, the beautiful and pretty Pangong Lake, the confluence of two mystical rivers, and the highest passes. Places or Destinations to visit in Leh Ladakh are Nubra Valley, Keylong, Sonamarg, Pangong Lake, Pahalgam, and many more.
On arrival at Leh airport meet our representative who will transfer you to your hotel in Leh. Upon arrival, proceed for check-in at your hotel. The remainder of the day will be for rest, to acclimatize. Since you are reaching an altitude of 4000 meters approximately 200 meters in just one hour’s time, you may be excited and would want to explore everything on your very first day. However, it is your body that needs to get acclimatized to such height and climate. We sincerely suggest that you rest on the first day for body acclimatization. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning, after breakfast, drive to Sangam (Confluence). En-route visit Magnetic Hill and Gurudwara Patthar Sahib. Visit Confluence of Zanskar and Indus River. The Sangam (Confluence): The confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers lies in Ladakh at Nimu. The Indus runs through Ladakh all along by your side serving as a constant companion and you feel a sense of respect for this lifeline of the people of Ladakh, especially since Ladakh experiences rainfall of only 2 to 3 inches throughout the year. Both Indus and Zanskar Rivers merge with each other as if they had flown all along just for that purpose. From this point on, beyond this Confluence of the two, the waters are regarded as the Indus River. Magnetic Hill: Can anyone ever imagine the movement of a vehicle up a steep mountain with its engines off? Reach Magnetic Hill to experience this phenomenon which sounds unbelievable. Gurudwara Patthar Sahib: Gurudwara Pathar Sahib is a beautiful Gurudwara constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak, about 25 miles away from Leh, on the Leh-Kargil road, 12000 ft above sea level. The Gurudwara was built in 1517 to commemorate the visit to the Ladakh region of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder Guru of the Sikh faith. On your way back, visit Ladakh Hall of fame. Hall of Fame: Hall of Fame in Leh is a must-visit for every individual of India. This is constructed by the Indian Army. You will find memorabilia, eminent defense personalities’ biographies, images and weapons used during the Kargil war, and belongings of enemy soldiers found at war site.
Early morning proceeds to Nubra Valley via the World’s Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. It is not very often that one gets to drive on a road at an altitude of 18,380 feet. That is where Khardungla Pass, meaning the ‘Pass of Lower Castle,’ is located on the way from Leh to the Nubra Valley in Ladakh. It is the highest motorable road in the world as signs put up by the Border Roads Organization proudly proclaim. Arrive Nubra Valley and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can also enjoy a camel ride here (Camel ride on a direct payment basis). Nubra Valley: Popularly called the orchard of Ladakh, Nubra valley offers a graceful view of yellow and pink wild roses in summer and a carpet of wild lavender in the post-monsoon season. You will definitely be overwhelmed to see the Bactrian Camels (Shaggy double hump Camel) around sand dunes. Thereafter, come back to Leh. Dinner and Overnight stay in Leh
The morning after Breakfast Proceed to Pangong Lake via Shyok Route. Pangong Lake: Pangong Lake is a saltwater body of 120 km in length and 6 – 7 Km broad at the longest point. It is bisected by the international border between India & China (2/3 of the lake is in China’s possession). Visit the exact location of the famous movie “Three idiots” & enjoy an outing along the banks of the lake. One really feels very close to nature at Pangong Lake with its scenic surroundings. On a clear sunny day, you can see seven color formations in the crystal clear saltwater lake. Thereafter, come back to Leh. Dinner and Overnight stay in Leh
After morning breakfast, leave on time for Leh airport to board your flight home.