|DURATION||07 NIGHTS / 08 DAYS|
|DESTINATION COVERED||LEH – SHAM – KARGIL – DRASS – BATALIK – DHA – NUBRA – PANGONG – LEH|
|NOTE||This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.|
|Visit to Dha Hanu.|
|Visit to Batalik, one of the most famous war front zones fought by the Indian soldiers in 1999 with Pakistan.|
|Visit to Drass War Memorial Hall.|
|Visit to Mulbek Chamba, Lamayuru monastery, Alchi monastery, Sangam, Gurudwara and Hall of Fame museum.|
|Valley of flowers via Khardungla, the highest motorable road in the World, (18,380 ft).|
|Enjoy camel ride on the Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hundur Village.|
|Visit to Deskit Monastery (Big Buddha).|
|Visit the Shanti Stupa by owns and click some beautiful shots of Sunset in Leh Valley.|
|Pangong Lake (14,500 ft) via Changla Pass 17,350 ft, this is the third highest motorable road in the world.|
|Enjoy the picturesque view of Sun rise on Pangong lake.|
|Visit to Thikse Monastery and Shey Palace.|
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL IN LEH TO SHAM VALLEY
Arrival at Leh airport and transferred to the Sham Valley passing through villages of Sham Valley along the Indus River. Complete day to acclimatize your body to the difference in altitude.
Overnight stay at Sham.
DAY 02 : SHAM VALLEY TO KARGIL VIA BATALIK
After breakfast, drive to Kargil, enroute, visit Dha Hanu. The people who inhabit this area are considered as last race of Indo Aryans, not only their attire is highly decorated with jewellery and flowers, their features are also quite distinct. We also visit Batalik, one of the most famous war front zones fought by the Indian soldiers in 1999 with Pakistan. Arrive in Kargil by evening, enjoy the evening at leisure.
Overnight stay at Kargil.
DAY 03 : KARGIL (VISIT TO DRASS) – LEH via LAMAYURU
After the breakfast drive to Drass, Known as 2nd Coldest Inhabitated place on earth and visit to Drass War Memorial Hall, Later back to Kargil for Lunch, after lunch leave for Leh, enroute, visit Mulbek Chamba, Lamayuru monastery, Alchi monastery, Sangam, Gurudwara and Hall of Fame museum. Enjoy hot lunch at Lamayuru.
Arrive at Leh by evening. Overnight stay at Leh.
DAY 04 : LEH TO NUBRA VALLEY
After breakfast, drive to Nubra Valley, also known as Valley of flowers via Khardungla, the highest motorable road in the World, (18,380 ft). On your arrival in Nubra Valley check-in the hotel/ camp. Lunch will be provided by hotel/ camp at Nubra. After enjoying lunch proceed to enjoy walk on the banks of Shayok river, you can also enjoy a ride on double humped camel on the Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hundur Village.
Overnight stay at Nubra Valley.
DAY 05 : NUBRA VALLEY TO LEH
After breakfast, visit Deskit Monastery (Big Buddha), it is a picturesque monastery settled atop a hill and offers an overwhelming view of Nubra Valley. Later, drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. The afternoon is at disposal, you can visit the Shanti Stupa by owns and click some beautiful shots of Sunset in Leh Valley.
Overnight stay at Leh.
DAY 06 : LEH TO PANGONG LAKE
After early breakfast, leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft) via Changla Pass 17,350 ft, this is the third highest motorable road in the world. Pangong is the highest salt water lake in the world, shared by India and China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake. Later at free time one can leisurely enjoy the color changing lake of blue and green on a rusty background while the setting sun teases you with awesome vistas which is simply breathtaking. Overnight stay at Pangong Lake.
DAY 07 : PANGONG LAKE TO LEH
Early morning enjoy the picturesque view of Sun rise on lake. After breakfast, drive back to Leh, enroute visit Thikse Monastery and Shey Palace, here you will get a glimpse of livelihood and culture of local residents.
Overnight stay at Leh.
DAY 08 : LEH
Early morning transfer to Leh airport to board flight back to destination. Journey ends with exotic memories and stories to be related once back home.