Ladakh offering grand scenery that is ideal to visit during summers for trek and nature trip. Starting with the capital city of India, where you will be exploring the marvelous historical monuments. Continue with your sojourn to Leh - stairway to heaven. You will require much time to acclimatizing to the altitude. Leh is surrounded by snow capped hills and is the center of Tibetan-Buddhist culture.
Thereafter, nearly five-hour drive to Pangong Tso Lake from Leh which is a wonderful journey in itself. The lake has breathtaking beauty with full of salty water. During the day, the lake changes its color. When the sun is high, it appears deepest hues of blue. Near the bank has turquoise shade and deeper hues in the middle of the lake and making one of the most picturesque places on earth. Hence, the glimpse of the lake is a mesmerizing experience for the travelers.
From here, we move to Nubra Valley which is one of the must visit places in Ladakh, especially for the first timer. While driving to reach nubra valley, you will come across awe inspiring Khardungla pass, the highest motorable pass in the world. Nubra valley is the cold desert between Diskit and hunder also known as the orchard of Ladakh and was formerly called Ldumra which meant the valley of flowers. Watching the sand dunes and enjoy riding double humped camels with arid landscape is what makes a journey to nubra valley a blessing.
Ending the trip to the land of mountains –Leh and get enchanted by its mesmeric.
Upon arrival at the Delhi International Airport, you will be received by our representative and transferred to the hotel. Delhi is India’s capital and a major gateway to the country. You will have free time on your own to adjust to the new time zone. Overnight will be at Delhi.
After breakfast, start your day with a full day Delhi Sightseeing. The tour begins in Old Delhi with Jama Masjid and then a unique glance at local life by an exploration to the bustling local bazaar of Chandni Chowk on a rickshaw. Drive pass by Red Fort before driving to New Delhi for Qutub Minar and Humayun Tomb. Continue with Raj-Ghat, drive along the city landmarks of India Gate, President's House, Parliament House & Government Secretariat Buildings and stop for photo opportunity there. If time permits, visit the National Museum and Lotus temple. An ideal place for meditation, this Bahai House of worship is open to people of all religions. Overnight will be at Delhi.
Take an early morning flight to Leh. On arrival, check into the hotel. Spend the entire day relaxing and acclimatizing due to high altitude. This is very important. In the evening, if you wish to, you can go for an easy walk into Leh and explore the market. Overnight in Leh.
Visit Thiksey Monastery to witness the early morning prayers. Thiksey is also an architectural marvel, an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village, which can be seen for miles around. Return to hotel for breakfast. Later proceed to visit Shey- the ancient capital of Ladakh. Afterwards take the short drive to Stok Palace - the present residence of the royal family. Overnight in Leh.
After an early breakfast, drive to Pangong Tso via the Changla Pass at 5320 M / 17,800 Ft. A trip to Ladakh is not considered complete without experiencing at least one of its stunningly beautiful and serene high-altitude lakes. On reaching the Pangong Tso, the largest brackish water lake in Asia, you will be transferred to a tented camp overlooking the lake. Overnight at Pangong Lake.
Morning at leisure to appreciate the serenity, scenery and to explore the surroundings on foot. Later you will be driven back to Leh. The drive takes you to across the Indus and en route you may choose to stop and visit the famous Hemis Monastery. Overnight in Leh.
After an early breakfast, leave for Nubra Valley via the Khardungla Pass. The drive, over one of the highest motorable passes in the world, cannot fail but to bean extraordinary experience. On reaching Nubra Valley, experience a unique (if not terribly comfortable) ride on a Bactrian camel (doubled humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snow-capped mountains on the horizon. Overnight in the Nubra Valley.
After breakfast, take a day excursion to Panamik, located north of the Nubra Valley, which is famous for its hot springs and the magnificent mountains which surround the town. On your way back, visit the village of Sumur and the Samstanling Monastery. Overnight will be at Nubra Valley.
After breakfast, head back to Leh. In the afternoon, visit Jokhang Gompa and the Leh Jama Masjid followed by a stroll to the local market to shop for traditional Ladakh handicrafts for your loved ones. Overnight in Leh.
In the morning, board the flight to Delhi and as per your flight timings, you will be transferred to the airport to take a flight back home with sweet memories of the tour. TOUR ENDS !