10 Days 9 Nights
A land like no other with a superabundance of attractions to visit and fabulous landscapes and amazing people and culture. Ladakh is truly the most famous and heaven on Earth. And recent 6th August 2019 announcement by Amit Shah, Home Minister of India, “The Ladakh Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir has a large area but is sparsely populated with very difficult terrain. There has been a long pending demand of the people of Ladakh and to give it the status of a Union Territory to enable them to realize their aspirations. The Union The territory of Ladakh will be without Legislature and Ladakh became a New Union Territory of India.
Ladakh is a mountainous region and the very coldest desert in the world.
In Ladakh, nature has rendered a magical, fantastic landscape and Most unbelievable and which is extremely breathtaking.
Ladakh lies in the north-east region of India and is surrounded by the world’s highest mountain ranges, Karakoram and Great Himalayas. The Ladakh district occupied China in the north and Kashmir in the west and Ladakh is an exotic and famous destination considered as the highest plateau lying at an altitude of 9, 800 ft. Ladakh is the 3rd province of Kashmir Valley. The population of Ladakh is about 2, 60,000 which contain a mixture of many different ethnic groups, predominantly Tibetans, Dards, Monpas, Muslims. Before 6th August 1979, the Ladakh District was divided into Leh District (mostly occupied by Tibetan Buddhist) and Kargil District (mostly occupied by Shia Muslims). But Recent Ladakh is the Union Territory state of India. And Leh is the capital of Ladakh. There are two regions in Ladakh, they are Leh and Kargil.
Morning Breakfast in the hotel and drive to Sarchu.Enroute we will cross Rohtang Pass (3978 m), Keylong (3350 m), Baralacha Pass (4890m) with an overnight stay at Sarchu Camps (4253 m) and the border of the state of Himachal Pradesh (Lahaul) and Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh). Overnight stay at Sarchu’s Camps.
Morning Breakfast in the camps and drive to Sarchu through Nakeela and Lachangla Pass 16,617 ft. Lunch at Pang. After that take Lunch and drive towards Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (Biggest and Highest Plateau on Earth on Stretch of 42 Kms), Taklang La Pass 17,5856ft(2nd highest motorable road in the world's) and Indus Valley. Overnight stay at Leh Hotel.
Morning Breakfast drives to Nubra Valley. 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. Nubra Valley is known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Ladakh and Karakoram ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is approx 10,000 Ft. above sea level. Overnight Stay at Nubra Valley.
Morning Breakfast in the camps and drive to Hunder where you have opportunity to ride on a (Double humped) Bactrian camel the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with Snow-capped mountains on the horizon. Between Diskit and Hunder you come across sand dunes besides the road and seen in isolation you could well be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. When you will come back to Nubra to Leh en-route return at Diskit which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Diskit Monastery is famous for 515 years old Buddhist Monastery, lying magnificently situated on a hilltop, facing the entire Valley. After sightseeing of Nubra Come Back to Leh in the late afternoon via Khardungla Top. Overnight stay at Leh Hotel.
After an early breakfast, we leave for Pangong Lake en-route visiting Shey Palace, Enroute Visit 3 Idiots Rancho School & further 5 Kms Driving through a picturesque landscape we reach Thiksey is an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village. And en route towards the Changla Pass 17,586 feet third highest motorable road in the world. The long easy ascent takes you will to Changla pass through its winding roads passing through Sakti Village. This famous Pangong Lake is 133 Kms long and 5/6 Kms wide and over with half of it is running the other side of the "Indo China Border". You will feel close to nature and the environment and the scenery is unforgettable. after sightseeing of Pangong Lake come Back to Hotel and Overnight stay at Leh Hotel.
Morning breakfast you drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. Enroute you will visit Hall of fame must-visit for every Indian ( constructed by Indian army) and Gurudwara Patthar Sahib Nestled deep in the Himalayas, After drive of another 5 km took us to Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity & further Driving through a picturesque landscape we reached the Confluence Of The Indus And Zanskar River, Just before Saspol a road to the right takes you for your visit to the Likir Monastery, Likir is one of the oldest & active monasteries in the region . After visiting the Monastery you will to the River Indus to Uletokpo en-route visiting Alchi Monastery the only monastery build in Indian form of structure and is known as 1st wonder of J&K state. After visiting the above places we drive further and check in at our camp/hotel for overnight stay and dinner at Sham Valley.
Morning breakfast you will drive to Kargil Enroute you will visit the 11th century Lamayuru Monastery en-route visiting the mesmerizing MOON LANDSCAPES (you will believe why the name of this area is Moonland and the same formations of Land are visible as on the moon), After that Drive to KARGIL over Fatu-la (13,489 ft) which is the highest pass on Srinagar – Leh road. Upon arrival in Kargil, we check in at our Hotel for an overnight stay at Kargil hotel.
After Breakfast in the hotel drive to passing through Drass, the second coldest inhabited Place on earth and you can have a spectacular view of Kargil War famous Peaks Tiger Hill and Tololing Peak. Pay a tribute to Vijay Smarak, dedicated to Indian Soldiers who laid their lives for us during the Kargil War in 1999. Arrive Srinagar by Afternoon. Rest of the time for own activities and Overnight at Houseboat.
Morning breakfast we will drive to sightseeing tour of Srinagar (Lake City) visiting Shankaracharya Temple, Nishat Bagh &Mughal Gardens, (Garden of Pleasure) &Shalimar Bagh (Garden of Pleasure). Overnight stay at Houseboat.
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