Impressive Ladakh 09 Nights / 10 Days

Package Type: Heritage & Culture
per pack / per person

Package Itinerary

Day 1:

Arrival Leh Kushok Bakula Airport (3500 m / 11565 ft above sea level). Upon arrival welcome and meet by our representative and transfer to Hotel/Guest for check in wherein welcome tea and coffee will be served. Complete half day rest at hotel for acclimatization as it is important at the height of Ladakh. Lunch will be served at 2:00 PM. Afternoon around 3:00 PM sightseeing to Shanti stupa and Leh palace. Overnight at Leh in Hotel/Guest house.

Day 2:

Full day sightseeing of Indus valley monasteries. (Round 94 km – 5/6 hrs). Today after breakfast at 9:00 AM full day sightseeing of Indus valley, 16th century Shey palace, 14th Thiksay monastery, 17th century Hemis monastery and Sindhu Ghat. Sightseeing start with 17th century Hemis monastery 47km from Leh. On the way stop to take picturesque photos of 16th century Shey palace and 14th century Thiksay monastery. The Thiksay monastery is the biggest Gelugpa sect monastery of Ladakh. You will arrive at Hemis around 10:30 AM. Hemis monastery is biggest and richest Drukpa Kargud sect of Ladakh. After visiting Hemis monastery drive to Thiksay monastery. Hot lunch at Thiksay in restaurant. Post Lunch visit Thiksay and Shey palace King Chapel. After Shey palace drive back to Leh arrive Leh around 4:00 PM or 5:00 PM. Evening free to explore Leh market. Overnight at Leh in Hotel / Guest house.

Day 3:

Leh–Nubra Valley via Khardong La pass.(5,602 Mtrs) 125 km -5/6 hrs drive).Today after breakfast drive to Nubra Valley, popularly known as the valley of oasis among the tourist. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over Khardong-La (The Highest Motorable Road in the World at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft) around 39 km from Leh. From the pass panoramic view snow peaks ranges of Zanskar valley. After 1hrs drive from Khardungla pass there is Kardung village, the first village on the way to Nubra valley. Stop at Kardung village for lunch and short break after long hrs drive. Arrive Deskit village around 2pm, Deskit now main town of Nubra valley. Visit 14th century Deskit monastery and 107feet Maitreya Buddha. After sightseeing of Deskit monastery drive Hunder sand-dune 6kms from Deskit monastery. Explore the scenic beauty of Hunder sand-dune and double hump camel riding. Today tour end here drive to Hotel/Guest house check in. Overnight at Hunder in Deluxe camp/Hotel

Day 4:

Nubra valley sightseeing, Panamik hot-spring and Summor gompa. After breakfast drive to Panamik village visit Panamik hot-spring is quite popular in Ladakh for its medicinal value. There is bath room for bath ladies and agents. After Panamik not-spring drive to Holy pond on the same way back. Holy pound is located at the bank of Nubra River surrounded by mountains. Hike around the pond and feel very quite silent meditative place of Lake. After that drive to Samtangling monastery. Samtangling monastery was builted in 1834 by Lama Tsultrim Nima. Monastery is second biggest monastery in Nubra valley belongs to Gulag-pa sect of Tibetan – Buddhism. Monastery has two assembly halls new and old one both contains statues of Buddha and various Bodhisattvas and frescos painting of fierce tantric deities. Overnight at Sumoor in Deluxe camp

Day 5:

Nubra valley – Leh via Kardung-la pass (5,602 m /18,390 ft- 120 km – 4/5 hrs). Today after breakfast at 8:00 PM check out from the hotel/Camp and drive to back to Leh on same route via Kardung-La pass. Stop at Kardung village for hot lunch. You will arrive at Leh around 3:00 PM or 4:00 PM. Evening free to explore Leh market. Overnight at Leh in Hotel.

Day 6:

Leh – Pangong Lake (140 km /4-5 hrs). Today after Breakfast at 8:00 AM leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 Feet, passing through Chang-La Pass 17,350 ft. (the third highest motorable road in the Ladakh.). This route takes the visitor passing through picturesque villages of Shey, Thikse, Chemday, Sakti, Durbuk and Tangtse. Reaching Pangong Lake around 12:30 PM or 1:00 PM. Pangong Lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 mtrs). One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Hike at lake and explore the beauty of Lake. Hot Lunch in Deluxe camp. Overnight at Pangong Lake in deluxe camp.

Day 7:

Day 07: Pangong Lake to Leh. (140 km – 4/5 hrs). Today don’t miss to wake up early morning to take photos sun rising view of lake and hike around the lake. Back to Camp and breakfast will be serving at 7:30 PM. After breakfast return back to Leh by same route on the way visit Chemday monastery. Lunch at Thiksay in restaurant. Post Lunch drive back to Leh. You will arrive at Leh around 4:00 PM or 5:00 PM. Overnight at Leh in Hotel or Guest house.

Day 8:

Leh – Likir - Alchi (Sham Valley 75 km – 4/5 hrs). Today after breakfast at 8:00 AM leave to Alchi monastery drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Srinagar (Kashmir) Highway. Enroute visiting, Hall of fame Museum, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, and Magnetic hill which defies the law of gravity and panoramic view of confluence of Indus – Zanskar River. Likir monastery, Likir monastery is second biggest Gelugpa sect monastery in Ladakh after Thiksay monastery. After Likir monastery drive to 11th century Alchi Choskor monastery. Lunch at Alchi village in garden restaurant. Post lunch around 3:00 PM visit 11th century Alchi monastery and hike around the village. Dinner & overnight at Alchi village in Hotel.

Day 9:

Alchi – Leh via Lamayuru (Sham Valley 180 km 5/6 hrs). Today after breakfast around 8:00 AM back to Leh enroute visiting the mesmerizing Lamayuru landscape popularly known Moon Landscapes among tourist. (You will believe why the name of this area is Moon land. Exactly the same formations of land are visible as on the moon). A drive of another 1 km took us to Lamayuru monastery. After visiting Lamayuru monastery drive back to Leh on the same way back stop at Kaltse village market for hot lunch in restaurant. After lunch at Kaltse drives another 20 km visit Rigzong monastery and Nunnery school at Rigzong. After Rigzong drive straight back to Leh. You will arrive at Leh around 5:00 PM or 6:00 PM. Evening explores the Leh market by own. Overnight at Leh in Hotel.

Day 10:

Flight Leh – Delhi. After early morning breakfast transfer to airport and fly back to Delhi with Sweet Memories of Ladakh. Tour and service end.

Package Inclusions

Accommodation on twin sharing Basis, Meals Plan MAP (Daily Breakfast + Dinner), To & Fro Leh Airport Transfers, Transportation by Non A/C Innova, Xylo, Tata Aria as per mention tour plan (Point to Point).

Package Exclusions

Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered, Monument Entrances, Camel Safari Charges, Anything not specifically mentioned under the head "Prices included", Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls, Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated), Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.

Package Policies