Leh – Ladakh – Via Manali

8 Days 7 Nights
  • Leh Ladak

Ladakh is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Kunlun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas. Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes.

Duration 7N/8 Days
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Manali – Leh
DEPARTURE TIME As per customer bookings
INCLUDED Pick up & Drop Khajuraho Railway station by AC car
• 07 Nights’ accommodation in Leh, Nubra Valley
• Meal- Breakfast & Dinner Included
• Sightseeing at Leh, Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley,
NOT INCLUDED * Lunches & Dinners until & unless mentioned. * Local guide (quoted below as supplement). * Airfares & Airport Tax. * Insurance, Visa fees etc if it is not mentioned in inclusion. * Any items of personal nature like telephone calls, laundry, drinks, camera fees or video fees etc. * Any other expenses which are not mentioned and not included in the cost. * 05% GST extra on total bill. Children of 6 years and above will be charged extra
Minimum pax 6
Type of Stay Standard/Budget

Itinerary Package 1

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Day 1: 

Today we start our journey to Leh Stopping at Sarchu for a night. Today we cross Rohtang Pass (3978 m), Keylong (3350 m), Baralacha Pass (4890m) with overnight stopover at Sarchu (4253 m), border of the states of Himachal Pradesh (Lahaul) and Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh). Upon arrival in Sarchu we check in at our tented campsite for overnight stay.

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Day 2

Leave for Leh by early morning, through Nakeela and Lachangla Pass 16,617 ft. Lunch at Pang. After Lunch drive to 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 worls) and Indus Valley. Upon arrival in leh you’ll met by our representative and check in at our Hotel. Overnight in hotel.

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Day 3

After breakfast drive to explore the beauty of Shanti Stupa, Leh palace and market .
Shanti Stupa:- Shanti stupa was founded in 1985 sponsored by Japanese for world peace. It was inaugurated by His holiness the 14th Dalai lama. Shanti stupa has a spectacular view od Leh city and Stok glacier.
Leh Palace:-The Leh Palace known as ‘Lachen Palkhar’ was built by Singay Namgyal, around the beginning of 17th century AD. The nine-storey Palace is now deserted, and archeological survey of India has taken up the renovation work.Over night in hotel.

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Day 4

After breakfast we 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 / 18,380 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 we check in at our Camp / Hotel in Hunder for 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. Overnight Stay at the Camp or Hotel

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Day 5

After an early breakfast we check out from the Camp and drive to Hunder where you have 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 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 are rockymountains that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. On the return 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 515 years old Buddhist Monastery, lying magnificently situated on a hilltop, facing the entire Valley.

Later we drive back to Leh in the late afternoon via Khardungla Top. On arrival at Leh you will check in to your Hotel. In the afternoon you can rest and relax. In the evening you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.

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Day 6

Full day trip, after early morning breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass (17,586 ft) world third highest motorable road in the world. After 2 hrs of drive you reach to Changla pass, stop for a short period for photography. Drive ascending towards Pangong reach Tangtse where you can relax for a cup of tea/ coffee. 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 13,930 feet. This famous high altitude Lake of Pangong is 5- 8Kms wide and over 140 Kms long with 30 % in India and 70% in China. This large, serene lake forms a brilliant color variation including deep blue, dark green, turquoise,etc. Dinner and overnight in camp.

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Day 7

Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake and later we drive back to leh. Drive
further to Leh and check in at our hotel for Overnight.
In the evening you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.

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Day 8

After early morning breakfast transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination. Fly back with the sweet memories of Ladakh.

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