Begin your journey at a place where the cold breeze is so pleasant and you could smell the freshness in the air; mesmerize your senses on this trip that takes you to a place so beautiful that heaven never seemed far, this itinerary assures you a pleasant and refreshing journey.
On arrival at Srinagar airport, you will be greeted by our Holidaymine.com representative. Later proceed for breakfast. Post breakfast drive to Leh via Sonmarg. Sonmarg is one of the most beautiful drives from Srinagar. In Sonmarg one can take a pony ride (at your own cost) to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year.
Upon arrival in Kargil check in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Post breakfast drive to Uleytokpo / Tingmosgang enroute visiting Lamayuru - Belongs to Dripung Kagyu (Red Hat) like Phyang. The oldest structure in Lamayuru is the Singey Lhakhang built by the founder of Alchi Lotsava Rinchen Bzangpo in 11th century. After visiting Lamayuru proceed further to Uleytokpo enroute visiting Ridzong Gompa, known as the paradise for Meditation.
Upon arrival in Uleytokpo or Tingmosgang, check in at the Camp for an Overnight Stay.
This morning post breakfast check out from the Camp and proceed for a visit to Alchi, Ladakh's most loved monastery and later drive to Leh enroute visiting Basgo - Certainly the most impressive of Ladakhi citadels despite its ruined state, Likir Gompa - Situated atop a windy cliff top overlooking the beautiful village of Likir and Confluence of The Indus And Zanskar River just after 4 from Nimmu and further to the Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road, the vehicle slides up. Also visit the Gurudwara Pathar Sahib - Nestled deep in the Himalayas, it was built by the Lamas of Leh in 1517 to commemorate the visit of Guru Nanak Dev.
Upon arrival in Leh check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Today post breakfast drive to Nubra Valley. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road In The World) at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 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.
Upon arrival in Nubra check in at the Camp / Hotel in Hunder for an Overnight stay. In the evening you can walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. A visit to a Ladakhi home can be arranged.
Dinner and overnight at the Camp in Nubra Valley.
Today after an early breakfast check out from the Camp and drive to Hunder where you have the opportunity to ride on a bacterian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snow capped mountains on the horizon. Between Hunder and Diskit you will come across sand dunes besides the road. Seen in isolation you could well be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It is indeed a strange sight since immediately on the left of the road is Rocky Mountains that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. On the way back stop at Diskit which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Stroll around the bazaar observing the shops and local people going about their daily chores. Diskit is famous for its 515 years old Buddhist Monastery, lying magnificently situated on a hilltop, facing the entire Valley.
Later proceed to Leh late in the afternoon via Khardungla Top. On arrival at Leh, check in to your Hotel. Day at leisure.
Overnight stay in Hotel in Leh.
This morning after an early breakfast leave for Pangong Lake enroute visiting Shey Palace - The ancient capital of Ladakh & 3 Idiots Rancho School. Further 5 Kms driving through a picturesque landscape you will reach Thiksey - an impressive complex rising tier on a hill above the village. After visiting about two monasteries drive further towards Chang La Pass, 5486 Mtrs. The long easy ascent takes you to Chang La pass through its winding roads passing through Sakti Village. Stop at the Chang La Pass for a quick photograph session and drive down to the village of Tangtse, where you can relax for a cup of tea. Leaving Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangong lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 133 Kms long with half of it running the other side of the "Indo China Border". One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. After the success of 3 Idiots, this beautiful natural location has attracted more tourists from all over the world. On arrival, check in at the Camp near Pangong lake.
Dinner & Overnight stay at the Camp.
This morning spend your time at leisure to explore the beauty of the lake and later drive back to Leh enroute visiting Hemis Gompa - the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism. On arrival at Leh, check in at the hotel for an Overnight stay.
In the evening you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Leh.
This morning post breakfast you are free to explore this destination on your own. In the evening visit Leh Palace - A former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. Modelled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, the palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century, Shanti Stupa - A Buddhist white-domed stupa (chorten) on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh district. The Shanti Stupa holds the relics of the Buddha at its base, enshrined by the 14th Dalai Lama himself . The stupa has become a tourist attraction not only due to its religious significance but also due to its location which provides panoramic views of the surrounding landscape and Leh Market.
Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel in Leh.
This morning check-out from the hotel in Leh. Holidaymine.com thanks you for your patronage and ensures a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport by our representative to catch the flight for your onward Destination.
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