Dear Sir/ Mam ,
Day 1 : On Arrival Srinagar – Local sightseeing
Enjoy the flight into Srinagar, on your arrival at the Sheikh ul – Alam International Airport , Srinagar ; you will be greeted by our representative who will guide you to your transfer to your hotel for check in . In the afternoon visit to world famous Mughal Gardens visiting the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love) Tulip Garden and Shankryachary Temple. In the evening return to houseboat . Enjoy Shikara Ride on Dal lake . Overnight stay at Houseboat In Srinagar.
Day 2 : Srinagar- Kargil via Sonmarg (201 km/ 5-6 hrs )
After morning breakfast depart from Srinagar to Kargil en-route visiting, You can have your mid day meal somewhere mid of your journey by yourself. Enroute see Hazratbal Shrine, Gangangeer Tourist Village . The drive from Srinagar to Sonamarg is very beautiful as you will pass through some towns and villages, at many places you can enjoy the view of paddy fields with rivers flowing on one side . On the way visit Drass War Memorial . You will reach Kargil by mid in the evening; check in your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
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 city tour
After breakfast take a full day excursion visit Shindhu Ghat , Shanti Stupa , Leh Palace and 3 Idiot Fame Rancho School. In the evening stroll around Leh Market . Overnight stay at Hotel .
Day 5 : 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 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 – 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 thiksey Monastery , Hemis Monastery and Shey Palace . Rest of the day is free for leisure activities. Enjoy your dinner at the hotel.
Day 8 : Depart Leh
Your last morning in Leh, 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