Leh – Nubra Valley – Pangong Lake

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Day 1 : On arrival Leh

Enjoy the flight into Leh, the capital of Ladakh, on your arrival at the Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport, Leh (11562 ft) – the land of brave hearts; you will be greeted by our representative who will guide you to your transfer to your hotel for check in. Due to sudden arrival at high altitude of Leh you are advised to rest in order to acclimatize with the conditions. In the evening stroll around Leh Market . Dinner will be served at the hotel.

 

Day 2 : Leh- Excursion to Sham Valley (50kms / 03 hrs )

After breakfast you drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. Enjoy sightseeing with Hall of Fame (Museum Constructed by India Army) near Leh is worth a visit for every Indian, and proceed further to Gurudwara Patthar Sahib Nestled deep in the Himalayas, A drive of another 4 km took us to Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity & further Driving through a picturesque landscape we reached the Confluence Of The Indus And Zanskar River. After visiting above places we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Spituk Monastery, Built in 15th century during the reign of Grags ‘bum-lde, these new Gelug-pa monastery was built like fortress on the summit of crags. Evening at leisure and Overnight at Hotel in Leh .

 

Day 3 : 19 May’2020 :- Leh – Nubra Valley (120 kms / 5 hrs)

After an early breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley crossing Khardung-la-pass – the highest motorable road in the world at 18,380 ft. Nubra Valley is situated to the North of Ladakh between the Karakoram range and Ladakh range of the Himalayas. On the way visit Diskit Monastery . Check in at the camp and later Evening visit the Sand Dunes. Here you can enjoy a camel ride on the Bactrian camel which is known for its double hump (at own cost). If you like you can also attend a cultural show where the locals display their folk dance (at own cost). Return back to the camp for dinner.

 

Day 4 :  Nubra Valley – Turtuk – Nubra Valley

After delicious breakfast at your camp get ready for a trip to Turtuk. Turtuk has been opened recently in 2010 for domestic tourists and in 2013 for foreign tourists. It is an amazing place, quite different from the rest of the landscape in Nubra Valley and have a different affinity of culture too. Turtuk is one of the upcoming tourist destinations in Ladakh. So it known to a lot of tourists. Just 7kms away from PoK, this is a beautiful little place offering raw beauty. Turtuk is one of the few places in India where one can witness Balti culture. We drive back to Hunder overnight stay and enjoy dinner at Camp in Nubra Valley.

 

Day 5 : Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake ( 115 km / 5-6 hrs )

Leave early Morning towards Pangong Lake via Shyok the route taken to Nubra Valley – Agham – Shyok Village – Durbuk- Tangste – PangongTso (Lukung).This route is little tough and very much dependent upon weather on a particular day, just in case it is not operational on the day you are supposed to take this journey, we would use the alternate route via Leh city (longer but safer). Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m) is a long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly 6to 7 kilometers at its widest point and over 130km in length. It is bisected by the international border between India and China. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the lake, one rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable day trip. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay.

Day 6 :  Pangong Lake – Leh (145 kms / 5 hrs)

Wake up to a beautiful morning by the lake exploring the beauty of the lake after breakfast. Later you drive back to Leh visit Thiksey monastery, Hemis monastery and shey palace . Rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

Day 7 :  Depart Leh

Your last morning in Leh – Ladakh, enjoy your breakfast and proceed to Leh airport to board flight back to destination. Journey ends with exotic memories and stories to be related once back home.

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