|DURATION||10 NIGHTS / 11 DAYS|
|DESTINATION COVERED||LEH – KARGIL – PANGONG LAKE – NYOMA – HANLE – TSOMORORI – 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 Batalik, one of the most famous war front zones fought by the Indian soldiers in 1999 with Pakistan.|
|Visit Mulbek Chamba, Lamayuru monastery, Alchi monastery, Sangam, Gurudwara and Hall of Fame museum.|
|Drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft).|
|Visit Deskit Monastery (Big Buddha).|
|Pangong Lake 14,500 ft, through Changla Pass 17,350 ft, 3rd Highest Motorable road in the world.|
|Leisure and enjoy the color changing lake and the sun set on the banks of lake.|
|Indian Astronomical Observatory.|
|Leh passing Puga (Natural Sulphur Mine), Tsokar Lake, Taklang La Pass 17,585 ft, 2nd highest motorable road in the world.|
DAY 01 : 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 jewelry 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 TO LEH via LAMAYURU
After the breakfast drive to 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 via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) post lunch, enjoy the camel safari at Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hundur Village.
Overnight stay at Nubra Valley.
DAY 05 : HUNTER – TYAKSHI – HUNTER
After breakfast, drive to Turtuk (which is first time opened for the tourist since 2010) this village was captured by Indians Army in war of 1972 with Pakistan, enroute visit Tyakshi(it is the border which divides India and Pakistan).
Overnight stay at Nubra Valley.
DAY 06 : NUBRA VALLEY – LEH
After breakfast, visit Deskit Monastery (Big Buddha), where you can have a magnificent view of Nubra Valley and drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass.
Overnight stay at Leh.
DAY 07 : LEH – PANGONG LAKE
After breakfast, leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 ft, through Changla Pass 17,350 ft, 3rd Highest Motorable road in the world, Arrival at Camp, Later free time at Leisure and enjoy the color changing lake and the sun set on the banks of lake.
Overnight stay at Pangong Lake.
DAY 08 : PANGONG LAKE TO HANLE
Morning after breakfast drive to Hanle, by crossing Chushul Village, Tsaga La (15,200 Ft) enjoy the drive upto Hanle, is home to the Indian Astronomical Observatory. The location of the village and the observatory are highly sensitive due to the close proximity of the Tibetan/ Chinese border, India set up the Himalayan Chandra Telescope, a 2m gamma ray telescope. Once complete the Major Atmospheric Cerenkov Experiment Telescope gamma ray telescope under construction there will be the world’s largest telescope at the highest altitude and the second largest gamma ray telescope in the world. As per history, it is believed that King Singge Namgyal died here at Hanle while on his return from an expedition Mongols. Enjoy the stay with locals at local guest house. Overnight stay at Hanle.
DAY 09 : HANLE – TSOMORIRI via MAHE BRIDGE
Morning after breakfast, drive to Tsomoriri Lake by enroute Ya Ya Tso (Lake) by crossing Nurpa Pass (16,100 Ft) later drive to Tsomoriri Lake, by crossing Mahe Bridge. Arrival at Korzok by late noon. Evening take a walk around the Lake to enjoy the scenic beauty.
Overnight stay at Korzok.
DAY 10 : TSOMORIRI – TSOKAR – TAGLANGLA – LEH
Morning after breakfast, leave to Leh passing Puga (Natural Sulphur Mine), Tsokar Lake, Taklang La Pass 17,585 ft, 2nd highest motorable road in the world.
Arrival at Leh by evening. Overnight stay at Leh.
DAY 11 : LEH
Early morning transfer to Leh airport to board flight back to destination. Journey ends.