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Ladakh - 7 Days


The Leh Valley lies at an altitude of about 3,500 metres and the surrounding mountains rise to over 6,000 metres. The area is remote: the main road linking Ladakh with the rest of India is cut off by snow for six months or more each year. This is a high-altitude desert environment where water is precious. Agriculture and human settlements depend on water from snow melt, which flows towards the Indus River.

Traditionally, most Ladakhis were subsistence farmers growing mainly barley and vegetables, or they were nomads tending goats and yaks. The opening of a road in the 1960s linking Ladakh with the plains brought large numbers of army personnel and the spread of the Indian civil administration.

Sometimes known as ‘Little Tibet’, Ladakh is an ancient kingdom in north-west India, bordering Pakistan and the Tibet Autonomous Region. Ladakh has two administrative Districts: Leh and Kargil.

Ladakh region witnesses summer season between the months of April and September and this is the best time to visit Ladakh. This is the time when Ladakh experiences sunny days and the temperature lies around 20 to 30 degree Celsius. The views are lovely and clear, and the nights are very pleasant.

Ladakh, the land of jagged peaks and barren landscape is alluring and awe-inspiring. Hidden behind this harsh and forbidding façade is an ancient civilization and captivating people. Beyond the old frontiers lies the land of wilderness with its unaltered character and overwhelming natural beauty beckoning the more intense and adventurous of travelers.

In the summer months, the two road approaches to Ladakh, the Srinagar-Leh Highway and the Manali-Leh Highway get cleared of snow and become motorable. Ladakh is visited by tourists and trekkers alike during this time. Along with sightseeing, one can also partake in adventure activities. The rains are occasional. From November to March, the place experiences heavy snowfall and becomes inaccessible by road. However, during the winter months, Ladakh can be accessed by air and is visited by a trekking enthusiasts as it is quite popular for its winter treks.

Day 1
Arrival in Leh

You will be received by our representative at the Leh airport and transferred to the hotel. After welcome drinks, get yourselves acclimatized to the high altitude environment.

Lunch at the hotel.

During late afternoon visit Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa and Leh Market.

Overnight in hotel at Leh.

Day 2
Visit monasteries around Leh

After breakfast, drive towards the East of Indus valley, to visit Thiksey monastery, which was built in 15th century and is one of the largest and most impressive monastery in Ladakh and the monastery looks like Potala Palace in Tibet.

Hemis monastery, is situated 49 km South- East of Leh. It is the largest and richest monasteries in Ladakh. It was built in 1630. A large number of historical and ritual objects have been displayed in a well maintained museum.

On the return journey to Leh, visit the Stok Museum or Palace.

Overnight in Leh Hotel.

Day 3
Nubra valley / Khardong la Pass (18,390 ft)

After an early breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla pass, the highest motorable road in the world at a height of about 18,390 ft, around 39 km from Leh.

Spectacular views of Himalayas and Karakoram range can be seen.

During afternoon, visit Hundar village and enjoy double hump camel ride on sand dunes.

Day 4
Back from Nubra valley to Leh

After breakfast, visit Disket monastery. The monastery ia about 350 yrs old and biggest monastery in Nubra valley. Then drive to Sumoor Samstanling monastery.

Return to Leh by the late Afternoon.

Overnight at hotel in Leh.

Day 5
Leh to Pangong Lake

After an early breakfast, leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft), through Changla-Pass (17,350 ft.). It is the third highest motorable road in the world. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the banks of Pangong while appreciating the changing colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake.

Overnight near the lake.

Day 6
Pangong – Leh

After breakfast, drive back to Leh by taking same route via Changla Pass(3rd highest motorabale road).

Arrive Leh by afternoon.

Evening free time for shopping in market.

Overnight at Leh

Day 7
Departure back home

Early morning transfer to the airport, after the breakfast, to fly back to your next destination with sweet memories of Ladakh.

Package price Includes

  • Accommodation for 6N / 7D
  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • All tours and transfers on Pvt basis on Car or Van
  • Trained and experienced chauffeur as guide

Services Excluded

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses

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