|Trip Duration:||13 Nights - 14 Days|
|Best Time:||May to September|
|Highlights:||Pangong lake and Khardongla pass|
|Villages:||Khardong, Leh, Disket, Sumur, Panamik, Spangmik|
|Passes:||Changla pass, Khardzongla pass|
|Price From:||Price Available On Request|
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 : Thiksey-Hemis Gompa-Stok museum
After breakfast you will be driving to the upper Indus tours of Thiksey, the most popular Buddhist monastery and there are some of the famous image of future Buddha Maitreya, there are amazing views of Indus belt and then still further visit to the famous Hemis monument in the deep gorge. These are the ancient Buddhist monuments along the Indus river, drive back enroute visit to Stok royal museum for local custume, ornament and local King Palace. Drive back to Leh. Spend the evening at Local market.
Day 03: Lower Indus tours:
After breakfast drive to visit one of the most beautiful sights along the lower Indus river. See the confluence of the two rivers. Visit to Likir, the beautiful active monastery and Alchi, the 11th century most popular fresco painting, It is called the Ajanta of North India. Lunch at Alchi and then drive back to Leh enroute visiting to Basgo old castle. Overnight hotel at Leh.
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 reach 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! Overnight camp/hotel.
Day 05 : Pangong lake to Leh
Drive back to Leh via Changla pass and reach to Leh in the evening. Overnight hotel in Leh.
Day 06: Nubra Valley via 5600mtr high pass Kharzongla
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. Overnight stay at Guesthouse/Hotel/Camp.
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!
Trip Duration:12 Nights - 13 Days
Best Time: October to February