THE EXCITING LADAKH-9 NIGHTS 10 DAYS
THE EXCITING LADAKH Ladakh a land of resplendent beauty, tranquil setting and a cultural diversity, is indeed secured its place as a magical destination on the map of Indian tourism.sulekha holidays brings you a joy by giving you a chance to explore the concealed hues of this beautiful land through our Ladakh tour packages. Of various packages, Exciting Ladakh tour is the most recommended one which proffers you a once in a lifetime opportunity to catch the glance of some of the most popular tourist sites in Ladakh. Leh, Sham Valley, Tsomoriri, Tanglang la, Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake are few places on this Ladakh vacation that will blow your mind away. Not to forget the cultural aspect of Ladakh which consists of numerous Buddhist monasteries and of those, Likir, Ridzong, Lamayuru, and Thiksey are some famous monasteries which you are going to cover on this tour. With so much to offer to travellers, our Ladakh holiday packages are well-pooled with incredible services, exquisite arrangements and a comfortable accommodation. To know more about the complete details of places that we have covered on Highlights of Ladakh tour, check out the below-mentioned 9N/10D Ladakh itinerary.
Day1 ARRIVAL AT LADAKH Commence your Ladakh tour from Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport which would also be your onward destination.From the airport, you will be welcomed by our representative who will escort you to your hotel for check-in.After check-in, you will be served with a tea or coffee.The daytime will be free to get over from the jetlag.In the evening, you will be taken for a sightseeing tour of Leh Palace - a royal historical construction, Shanti Stupa - a beautiful Buddhist pilgrimage site adorned with a white dome, and Leh Market.Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day2 LEH TO SHAM VALLEY Post breakfast, proceed towards Sham valley through a downstream ride along the Indus River on Leh - Kargil Highway.On the way, visit Gurdwara Pathar Sahib - a Sikh pilgrimage located amidst the Himalaya that worships the first Sikh Guru - Guru Gobind.Thereafter, visit Magnetic Hill - one of the most hyped tourist places in Ladakh, which is known for a strange reason. On the neutral gear, cars at Magnetic Hill move automatically at a maximum speed of 20 kmph.After witnessing the mystifying site of Magnetic Hill, proceed for Moonland. This place is famous for its exquisite landscaped that appears same as on Moon.Proceed to Sham Valley. En route visits the stunning confluence of gleaming blue water of Zanskar River merging with dusty green water of Indus River.Leave Sham Valley. On the way, visit the Likir and Ridzong Monasteries. These are the most active monasteries of Gelugpa lineage in Ladakh.Drive further to Sham Valley. Upon arrival, check-in to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day3 RETURN TO LEH In the morning, after having breakfast, start the drive back to En route to Lamayuru, visit the famous Moonland town - a place where the landscapes seem like same as on the Moon.Visit Lamayuru - another oldest monastery in the region which dates back to the 10th-century. Thereafter, proceed your drive to Leh.On the way, visit the famous Alchi Gompa - one of the oldest surviving Buddhist learning centres in North India.From Alchi, proceed to Basgo. Known for its monasteries and castle, Basgo is an ancient town in Ladakh which is situated on the banks of Indus river.On arrival, you will be accommodated in your hotel in Leh.
Day4 LEH TO CHUMATHANG TO TSO MORIRI After breakfast, be ready with your backpack to set off to Tso Moriri. In transit, visit the famous Shey Palace - the former summer capital of Ladakh, ‘3 Idiots’ movie famed Rancho School, and Thiksey Monastery.Proceed further to Chumathang - a small in Leh district which is famed for its hot spring which is reckoned to have the medicinal properties, and hence, you can expect to see tourists taking a medicinal bath.From Chumathang, head towards Tso Moriri. Tso Moriri is a lake site and also the breeding centre of numerous migrating birds.After exploring the lake site, you will check-in to your camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day5 TSO MORIRI TO TSO KAR TO LEH Post breakfast, check out from the camp and proceed towards Korzok Village through a road drive. Korzok is one of the highest villages in India which is famous for a more than 500-year-old monastery.From there, proceed your drive towards Tso Kar - the smallest lake amongst the all three important lakes in the region of Ladakh. Tso Kar Lake is also one of the most scenic sites in the region.Drive towards Leh. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel in Leh.
Day6 LEH TO NUBRA VALLEY VIA KHARDUNG LA Like all the days, day 6 of this wonderful Ladakh trip starts with a delectable breakfast.Followed by this, start a drive towards Nubra Valley that cuts through Khardung La - one of the world’s highest motorable roads. From Khardung La, one can savour the picture-perfect views of Zanskar Range, Indus Valley and Saser Kangri.Proceed further to Nubra Valley. Upon arrival, you will be accommodated to a camp/hotel. Daytime will be free to relax and unwind yourself.In the evening, take a village tour in the nearby region and get to know how people in this part of India lives. A visit to any Ladakhi home can also be arranged on a special request.Dinner and overnight stay will be provided at the hotel/camp.
Day7 RETURN TO LEH In the morning, you will be served a scrumptious breakfast. Thereafter, be ready to commence a road journey to Leh Valley.En route stopover at Hunder - the land of cold desert. Here you have the opportunity to take a ride of Bactrian Double-Humped Camel rides.From Hunder, you will next visit Diskit - where you will be given time to explore, stroll and shop in the local market of the town. Also, a stopover at Diskit includes a visit to its famous monastery which is more than 500-year-old.Later in the afternoon, you will reach Leh. On arrival, you will be transferred to a hotel. Rest of the day will be free for rest and relax.
Day8 LEH TO PANGONG LAKE Followed by an appetizing morning meal, you will be taken to Pangong Lake through a 220 km road drive that passes through Changla Pass - world’s third highest motorable road and home to beautiful landscapes.From Changla, you will reach Tangtse which would be the next stopover to take some tea/coffee break. After a soothing tea session, leave Tangtse for Pangong.Traversing the beautiful small villages of Changthang, you will reach the site of Pangong Lake. Famous for its blue brackish water, Pangong Lake is a popular site in the region which has featured in popular Bollywood movies like ‘3 Idiots’ and ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’.After exploring the lake site, you will be transferred to your camp near Pangong Lake for dinner and overnight stay.
Day9 PANGONG LAKE TO LEH After having a delicious breakfast in the morning, you will be free for a few hours for your own leisure time.Late in the morning, check-out from the camp and commence a drive back to Leh.In the evening, you will be again having some shopping time at a local bazaar.On arrival at Leh, check-in to hotel for overnight stay.
Day10 DEPARTURE FROM LEH Post breakfast, you will be asked to get ready with your backpack.Later in the morning, after checking out from the hotel, you will be taken to Leh Airport to sum up this enthralling voyage.Tour My India bids adieu as you will leave for the airport to catch your flight back home and also hope to serve you again. Tour & Services Ends.