Ladakh Holiday always takes you away to the Highlands and tranquil land of the lamas, Lakes, Passes. This trip is for those who choose to visit Ladakh on a more relaxing holiday, visit to the popular sights at a leisure pace is a part of the itinerary, Pangong lake the high light of a Leh Ladakh holiday is a must visit jeep safari excursion. On this trip you will get a good experience of a Ladakhi Holiday where exploring at a leisure pace with inside visits to the Palace, Monasteries and Lakes. All the nights are in Leh.
Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh – 3500m above sea level. On arrival at Leh Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Leh is in the adobe of the rocky paradise of Ladakh depicting eternal beauty and wrapped in the most beautiful design of mighty Himalayas. However since it is located at an altitude of over 3000m above sea level, it is imperative that you spend rest of the day acclimatizing to the climate of Ladakh. The rest of the day is at leisure. Evening you will check your Royal Enfield and take a test ride near Hotel. Overnight stay in hotel (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner).
This morning after breakfast you would be provided MUV. Proceed to visit Shanti Stupa built by Japanese monks to promote world peace. Later Visit Leh Palace, built in the 17th century in the grand tradition of Tibetan architecture. Post which we move forward to see Shey and Thiksey monasteries and a local guide would be accompanying you, no road captain would be provided on this day. In evening around 7pm you would get to pick your Royal Enfield 500cc motorcycles. The rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight stay in hotel (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner).
This morning, drive to Nubra Valley 135 kms, via Khardungla Pass – world’s one of the highest motorable road (5602 mts). On arrival, check into your camp. Later in the afternoon visit the main Diskit Monastery and the giant statue of Maitreya Buddha, which is the tallest Buddha statue in Ladakh. Later visit the white sand dunes at Hunder where you can enjoy the Double Humped Bactrian camel ride. The rest of the evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight stay in camps(Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)
After Breakfast drive back to Leh. En route visit Khardungla Pass 39 kms from Leh. (Mountain Pass at 5578 m / 18300 ft.) Khardung-La which means Pass of Lower Castle,’ is major caravan route from Leh to Kashgar in Central Asia. The rest of the evening is free for leisure activities. Overnight stay in hotel(Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner).
This morning after breakfast visit Military Hall of Fame, a glorious museum constructed by Indian army. You can see biographies of eminent defense personalities, images and weapons used during Kargil war, Siachen and its heroes and their daily instruments and lifestyle of Ladakhi people. You will also visit GurudwaraPathar Sahib, a beautiful Gurudwara constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak., later we go to Alchi, (3500 m / 11500 feet) a small village in the Indus Valley, 67 kms west of Leh. Abandoned centuries ago the gompa or monastery is known as Chos-kor or religious enclave and comprises of five temples. Enroute see the majestic Sangam – Confluence (where two rivers meet each other). Zanskar is the river formed from the junction of two streams, Lungnak means “dark gorge” and Stod, which carries the melt water of the great Drang-drung glacier. See the marvelous Magnetic Hill, a gravity hill located near Leh in Ladakh, India. The hill is alleged to have magnetic properties strong enough to pull cars uphill and force passing aircraft to increase their altitude in order to escape magnetic interference. (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner).
This morning after breakfast, proceed to Pangong Tso lake, which is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to Tibet. 60% of the length of the lake lies in China. During winter the lake freezes completely, despite being saline water. Before reaching Pangong Lake, you will pass through the Changla, a high mountain pass the world’s 3rd highest motorable road. It is on the route to Pangong Lake from Leh. The name literally means “Pass towards the South” or “Pass in the South” (Chang – south, La – Pass). Overnight stay in camp. (Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner)
This morning after breakfast proceed for Leh. After reaching Leh spend the rest of the day shopping at local market. We return the motorcycles back at the garage and get back to the hotel. Overnight stay in hotel(Breakfast /Lunch/Dinner).
In the morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination
DAY 1 Arrive Ladakh
DAY 2 Acclimatize In Leh & Half Day Sightseeing (Shey & Thiksey Monasteries)
DAY 3 Leh – Khardungla – Nubra Valley (135kms)
DAY 4 Nubra – Khardungla – Leh (135kms)
DAY 5 Sham Valley Excursion. (70 Kms)
DAY 6 Leh to Pangong Lake
DAY 7 Pangong Lake to Leh
DAY 8 Depart
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