Experience the most beautiful journey with utmost luxury and great comfort, featuring the world’s highest motorable passes with the spectacular beauty of snow-capped mountains. Admired for its unparalleled scenic views, pristine icy lakes, and swirling roads, Ladakh is becoming more Instagrammable than ever before. The monasteries of White-washed decorate the majestic valley of mountains in this cold desert. The beautiful views of the valley and starlit sky at night make this place a good choice for a tourist’s stay.
DAY 1: ARRIVE AT LEH TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD
Upon arrival in Leh, you will be greeted by our representative in a traditional way. Later, you will be transferred to the hotel in a vehicle with a welcome drink at the time of check-in. After checking into your room, enjoy a hearty breakfast in the hotel. Later in the evening, visit Leh Market and visit the Palace as well as Shanti Stupa during your stay. At nightfall, indulge yourself with dinner at the hotel's restaurant.
DAY 2: LEH TO SHAM VALLEY
Wake up early and visit the legendary 'Sham Valley' to watch the world's highest river rafting point. Visit the Hall of Fame, where you can learn about the Indo-Pak wars and the martyrs while viewing remarkable magnetic phenomena. Return to Leh after experiencing a day full of activities, including delicious langar at Gurudwara Pathar Sahib and SECMOL—the actual 3-idiots school. Enjoy dinner after your exciting day in Leh!
DAY 3: LEH TO NUBRA VALLEY VIA KHARDUNG-LA PASS
After breakfast, you will board a bus and travel to the Khardung-la pass, which leads to Leh. Along the way, you'll see some of the most beautiful scenery in Ladakh; there are white sand dunes at Nubra Valley and a chance to ride on a camel. After seeing this amazing landscape, you'll then spend the night at a campsite in Nubra Valley.
DAY 4: NUBRA VALLEY TO PANGONG LAKE
After breakfast, drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo-China border. Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Shyok River, which changes from blue to green to red as it flows through the mountains. The lake is a major attraction of the region and is amongst the highest altitude saline water lakes in the world. Featured in movies like 3-Idiots and Jab Tak Hai Jaan, it is said to be one of India's most beautiful lakes. Overnight stay at a campsite near Pangong Lake.
DAY 5: PANGONG LAKE TO LEH / VISIT THE MONASTRIES
Wake up early to the breathtaking views from Pangong Lake and enjoy breakfast on the lake shore. Drive back through a series of villages like Durbuk, Tangtse and many more along the way. Visit Big Buddha at Thiksey Monastery and take pictures in its scenic surroundings. Also visit Shey Gompa on the way; don't forget to take pictures of panoramic views of Leh, Stok and Thiksey. Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant in Leh before overnight stay at a hotel there.
DAY 6: LEH TO KARGIL / VISIT THE LAMAYURU MONASTRTY
Wake up early and have a hearty breakfast. Drive to Kargil, the gateway to Ladakh. Visit Alchi Monastery, which is also regarded as one of the monastic jewels of Ladakh. Pass through Lamayuru Village, which gives an impression of what it would be like if it were covered with giant anthills. En route, stop at Mulbek Monastery, where you can visit the Giant Buddha. Arrive in Kargil in the evening for dinner and overnight stay at a hotel there.
DAY 7: KARGIL TO LEH – STOK VILLAGE
Wake up early in the morning and have breakfast before leaving for Leh. Start this fun-filled day by visiting Stok Village, situated a few km from Leh and offering stunning views of the Stok Kangri peak. Explore this classic Ladakhi village, enjoy traditional 'Ladakhi Lunch' served hot in a 200-year-old house by a local Ladakhi family and then visit Stok Palace, an endearing landmark historically, aesthetically and architecturally. Rest of the day is at leisure wherein you can choose to rest or roam around the city or explore Leh's local bazaar. Overnight stay and dinner at your hotel in Leh
DAY 8:DEPARTURE / IT’S TIME TO SAY GOODBYE TO LADAKH
After breakfast, leave for the airport with a bag full of memories. Have a wonderful journey to your destination.