Srinagar to KargiL

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GROUP TOUR 9 NIGHT / 10 DAYS

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Itinerary :

Day 1 : On Arrival Srinagar – Local sightseeing

Meet our representation at Srinagar Airport ,transfer to hotel / houseboat . Afternoon , leave for local sightseeing of Srinagar includes Mughal Garden , ChesmaShahi ( Mughal Spring ) , Nishat ( The garden of Bliss ) , Shalimar ( the adobe of love ) and Shankaracharya. In the evening back to hotel for Overnight Stay at Srinagar.

 

Day 2 : Srinagar- Kargil (201 km/ 5-6 hrs )

After an early check –out , proceed to kargil via Srinagar Leh Highway . Enjoy a short halt at Sonmarg ( known as gateway to Ladakh & the Meadow of Gold ) to admire the views . One can enjoy a pony ride to Thajiwas glacier . Notice the gradual change in the colours of the mountains as your travels to Kargil Cross the Zojila pass & drass region . Visit the zojila war memorial & Kargil War memorials on the way to pay tribute to theindian Army . It was in this very region in which the Indian Army fought and won the famous war of Kargil . Take some memorials snaps of Toloing , Tiger Hill and the war memorial in drass . Overnight stay in Kargil

 

Day 3 :  Kargil – leh via Lamayuru (217 Kms/ 7- 8 hrs)

After morning breakfast depart from Kargil to Leh en-route visiting, You can have your mid day meal somewhere mid of your journey. 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. You will reach Leh by late evening; check in your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 4 :  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 5 :  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 7 kms 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 6 : 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 7 : 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. Thikshey Monestery , Hemis Monestery, Shey Palace. Rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Enjoy your dinner at the hotel.

 

Day 8 : Leh to Kargil

After morning breakfast depart from Leh to Kargil en-route visiting, You can have your mid day meal somewhere mid of your journey. 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. You will reach Kargil by late evening; check in your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 9 :  Kargil to Srinagar

After an early breakfast , proceed to srinagar . En route , visit the kargil war memorial in drass and zozilla war memorial to pay tribute to indian army . It was in this very region in which the indian army fought and won the famous war of kargil . Take some memorial snaps of tololing , tiger hill and the war memorials . Cross the zozilla pass and reach sonmarg ( known as gateway to ladakh & the Meadow of Gold ) . One can enjoy a pony ride to Thajiwas glaciour . Reach Srinagar in the evening . Tour concludes with some wonderful memories .

 

Day 10 : Depart Srinagar

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

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