JOURNEY OF LAKES

Trip Duration: 13 Nights - 14 Days
Best Time: May to September
Grade: Easy
Price From: Price Available On Request


 

Itinerary

Day 01: Delhi – Leh

After an exciting flight from Delhi to Leh, we receive you at Kushok Bakula Rinpoche airport, Leh and transfer you to hotel for a acclimatization. Evening take a short walk to the local market.

Day 02: Upper Indus Tour:

After breakfast you will be driving to the upper Indus tours of Thiksey, the most popular image of future Buddha, the amazing views of Indus  and then still further visit to the famous Hemis in the deep gorge. This are the ancient Buddhist monuments along the Indus and the Stok royal museum are worth watching, drive  back to Leh.

Day 03: Lower Indus tours:

After breakfast drive to visit one of the most beautiful sights along the Indus river. Likir, the beautiful active monastery and Alchi, the 11th century fresco painting, still afresh will give you a great surprise and  then visit to Basgo old castle. Lamayuru, the oldest monastery and amazing landscape.

Day 04 : Pangong lake tour

After breakfast  you will be driving to the most beautiful crystal  clear, often changing color lake of high altitude area, the Pangong lake, next to the China border through Changla pass. Accommodations next to  this lake side give you chance to spend  in peace, serenity and unforgettable memories of sunset and sun arise early morning at this  no man land!

Day 05 : Pangong lake to Leh

Day 06: Nubra Valley

After breakfast drive to the World’s highest motorable road “Kharzongla Pass” 18380fts, which take you to Nubra Valley- the Valley of flowers, as it is means. It has the most beautiful landscape, the tiny villages, ruff road and exciting path are memorable for a life time. Bectrian  camel and sand dune will give you a surprise in your mind and think of ancient silkd route trade to different part of the world. A Natural hot spring will also nicer to experience.

Day 07 : Nubra Valley – Leh

After a leisure breakfast drive back to Leh via the same route, taking a sweet memories and  leave only footprints behind.

Day 08 : Leisure Day

Day 09 : Tsomoriri lake tour

After breakfast drive to Tsomoriri lake;  which is situated at an altitude of 4511m above sea level; with an area of about 140 Sq.km. The  wetlands and sheltered bays with small islands. These wetlands form the prime habitat for breeding waterfowl including the globally threatened Black-necked crane and the Bar-headed goose. The third stream, which enters the lake from the west, has formed a fertile alluvial plain, below the village of Korzok, one of the highest inhabitants to be cultivate in the World. Overnight camping at the lakeside. But advice all the visitor to keep away from disturbing the wildlife, especially globally threatened black naked crane.

Day 10:  Tsomoriri lake-Nomad Excursion

After a leisure breakfast at a tour of  the nomad area, the  people around here  are most outstanding feature of this area, that  they can be seen moving from one place to other grazing herds of goats, sheep and yaks. Changpas pass their days with their animals and move with their flocks, their only wealth, from pasture to pasture according to changing season. Their flocks, their yaks, and goat's hair furnish the raw material of which they make their ropes, their clothes and shoes. All day long men and women are busy milking, churning the milk into butter, making ropes, weaving mats and other fabrics and repairing their tent. These people have been completely beyond the pale of all civilizing influences. Even towards the fag end of the twenty first century, they actually belong to a primitive, pre-historic age. Hot lunch at camp side and enjoy the calm, peace and serenity of this isolated place. Overnight camp here.

Day 11 : Tsomoriri - Tsokar lake

After breakfast drive to Tsokar, which means white lake because of the evaporates found on the margins of the lake. Tsokar, an area of about 20 sq.km, is situated at an altitude of 4530m above sea level and about 160 km southeast of Leh, in the Rupshu Valley of Ladakh region. It situated between the Zanskar range in south-west the Ladakh region in the north-east  Tsokar is also called salt lake, as in ancient time local Changspa extract salts out of it and it is surrounded by extensive areas of fresh and saline marshes and wet meadows, which host a varieties of water birds, including Black-necked crane, great crested grebe, Bar-headed goose and Tibetan Wild Ass- Kyang, great Tibetan Sheep-Nayan and Gazelle are found in this area. 

Hot lunch at camp side and evening  leisure time to explore more wildlife.

Day 12 : Tsokar – Leh

After  breakfast drive back to Leh via Taglangla pass, it is Manali –Leh road.  Arrive at hotel  at Leh and take a good snack. Evening free time for shopping and  to collect souvenirs.

Day 13: Rest day  or Rafting

Day 14: Leh - Delhi.

Early morning drive to airport for onward journey to Delhi with the sweet memories of Ladakh, the Himalayas!

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