Fall in Love with the legendary Leh-Laddakh
The beautiful town of Leh is the pride of Kashmir and one of the most sought after travel destinations in India. The most attractive feature of the landscape of Ladakh are the Buddhist monasteries situated on the isolated hillock in the vicinity of villages, these aesthetically pleasing, architecturally interesting monasteries provide the focus for the faith of the highly religious Buddhist people. The place is surrounded by tall mountains, clear blue water, a white surrounding and many monasteries. The people here are warm and welcome tourists. Found midway between the Karakoram and Himalayan mountains, the beauty of Leh is beyond words, making it a hotspot with the tourists.
Besides monasteries, the 9-storey Leh Palace, Stok Palace Museum and the Central Institute of Buddhist Studies Choglamsar, Mosque and Moravian Church at Leh are added attraction for the tourists. The picturesque places to visit in and around Leh are something you would not like to miss this season. The fun gets multiplied manifold when you travel in the company of like-minded fellow travellers who have a similar zest for life and can share their stories en route when you travel with them. Come and explore the northern glory of India and make memories to cherish a lifetime. Limited slots available, so book your space soon.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Leh Airport|
|MEETING POINT & TIME||15th Sept 2018
Leh Airport, 8 AM on 9th Aug.
|RETURN TIME||22nd Sept 2018|
||The important thing to remember when visiting Leh Ladakh is that daily variations in temperature can be phenomenal so keeping woolens handy, even when it isn’t technically winters, is advisable.
Full sleeves T shirts as they help you both against the harsh sun and as one of the layers of clothing when it gets cold.
A handy jacket in all seasons. Warm woolen socks and mufflers to insulate your self from the cold. Woolen gloves and snow gloves to beat the cold.
Sun hats as the mid day sun can be pretty strong. For the same reason carrying a high SPF Sunblock lotion is a must.
Sunglasses, to protect your eyes from the reflections from the snow.
Raincoats and Umbrellas if you happen to run into rain or snow showers. While on the subject, remember to carry some plastic bags to carry wet clothes.
Shoes that provide you good grip on the road, a pair of boots for walking through mountain roads. Gum boots can be handy for watery stretches.
|INCLUDED||Assistance upon arrival / departure at Airport.05 Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis at Leh.01 Night accommodation on twin sharing basis at Nubra.01 Night accommodation on twin sharing basis at Pangong.07 Breakfast and 07 Dinners Transportation and sightseeing by Non AC Xylo / Scorpio or similar (vehicle on sharing basis).|
Arrive in Leh and rest for the day.
In and around Leh city, cover Shanti Stupa, Tsemo Fort, Leh Palace and Hall of Fame.
Cross Khardung La Pass and head out to Nubra Valley, visit Diskit Monastery and witness Double Humped Camels at Hunder. Hot springs at Panamik.
Return to Leh, and head out to Thicksey Monastery and Sindhu Darshan.
Cover Magnetic Hill, Pathar Sahib Gurudwara and Indus – Zanskar Confluence.
Cross Chang La Pass and be spellbound when you get a glance of Pangong Tso Lake.
Return to Leh via Hemis Monastery. Optional River Rafting near Karu
With loads of happy memories, bid adieu to Leh and board your flight back.
5N in Leh, Leh Residency, or similar
1N in Nubra Valley, Deluxe Camp, or similar
1N in Pangong Valley, Deluxe Camp, or similar
Visit the hill-top Shanti Stupa, built by Japanese monks to promote world peace
Explore Leh Palace, built in the 17th century in the beautiful Tibetan style
Drive to Nubra Valley, via Khardungla Pass (a high-altitude road at 5,602m)
Marvel at the Maitreya Buddha statue, the largest in Ladakh, at Diskit Monastery
Choose to ride a double-humped bactrian camel across the sand dunes at Hunder
Head to the small village of Alchi, known for its five-temple religious complex
Enjoy views of the majestic Sangam of rivers and the mysterious Magnetic Hill
En route Pangong Lake, visit Shey Palace and the famous Thiksey monastery
Click photos and stroll through the beautiful gardens surrounding Stok Palace