DAY 01: ARRIVE AT LEH.
Arrive in Leh by landing at Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport, Leh, one of the highest operating airports in the world at 3500 mtr. above sea level. On a clear day one can see the distant peaks of K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum, while on the other side, the peaks of Nun Kun in Zanskar valley. On arrival, you will be received by our representative who will accompany you to the hotel and assist in the check in. The day is dedicated to rest and leisure so as to ensure that the body acclimatizes. Evening will include visit to Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa & Leh Market. Overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 02: LEH–NUBRA VALLEY VIA KHARDUNG LA 18,380 FT. (120 KMS / 4 – 5 HRS)
After breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley. The journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road In The World) at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,380 ft, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level.
On arrival in Nubra, we check in at our Camp / Hotel for overnight stay. In the evening, you can walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. Overnight Stay at the Camp or Hotel.
DAY 03: NUBRA VALLEY TO PANGONG –VIA – SHAYOK.
After breakfast, drive towards Pangong lake via Shayok river and Agham village, by evening reach at Pangong Lake situated at 13,930 feet. This famous high altitude Lake of Pangong is 5- 8Kms wide and over 140 Kms long with 30 % in India and 70% in China. This large, serene lake forms a brilliant color variation including deep blue, dark green, turquoise,etc. Upon arrival in Pangong we check in at our Camp / Hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 04: PANGONG LAKE TO LEH (180 KMS / 5-7 HRS)
Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake. Later we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Hemis Monastery, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyut Order of Tibetan Buddhism. Drive further to Leh, and check in at our hotel for Overnight.
In the evening, you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.
DAY 05: DEPART LEH (FLY OUT)
After early morning breakfast transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward destination. Fly back with the sweet memories of Ladakh.
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