Itinerary Overview

Embark on a breathtaking 7-day adventure through Leh, the crown jewel of Ladakh. This carefully curated itinerary takes you on a mesmerizing journey through the high-altitude landscapes of northern India. Begin with acclimatisation in Leh, where you'll explore ancient monasteries, the Leh Palace, and vibrant local markets. Venture to the Nubra Valley, passing the legendary Khardungla Pass, and experience the tranquil beauty of Pangong Lake. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Ladakh with visits to monasteries and pristine lakes, all while enjoying comfortable accommodations and scenic drives. Prepare for an unforgettable exploration of this Himalayan paradise.

Skeleton Itinerary:

01Day 01: Arriving in Leh (Elevation: 3505 meters / 11567 feet)Upon your arrival at Kushok Bakula Airport in Leh, which is situated at an altitude of 3500 meters above sea level, you will be transferred to your hotel. The first day is dedicated to acclimatization, allowing you to adjust to the high altitude. Relax and take it easy as you prepare for your Ladakh adventure. Enjoy an overnight stay at your hotel in Leh.

02Day 02: Exploring Leh's Rich HeritageBegin your day early with a visit to Thiksey Monastery, where you can witness a morning pooja (prayer ceremony). Afterward, return to your hotel for a hearty breakfast. Later in the day, embark on a journey to explore the cultural wonders of Leh. Start with a visit to the historic Spituk Monastery, founded by Lama Lawang Lotus and King Dragspa Bumlde in the 15th century. Explore the various temples dedicated to different deities.Next, make your way to the iconic Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. In the evening, take a leisurely stroll through the bustling local market. Rest for the night at your hotel in Leh.

03Day 03: Khardungla Pass and Nubra Valley - A scenic drive to a high altitude desertAfter a wholesome breakfast, embark on an exciting journey to Nubra Valley via the world-famous Khardungla Pass, the highest motorable road globally at 18,380 feet (18832 Ft). Arrive at Hundur by the afternoon and enjoy a delicious lunch. The rest of the day is free for you to explore Deskit and Hunder Villages, known for their scenic beauty. Spend the night in Nubra.

04Day 04: Insa Monastery and Yarab Tso - Exploring ancient spiritual sitesFollowing breakfast, set out to explore the Insa Monastery, a 250-year-old spiritual retreat located near Panamik Village. Afterward, visit the enchanting Yarab Tso. Return to your hotel for a comfortable night's rest.

05Day 05: Scenic Drive to Pangong LakeEnjoy your morning meal before embarking on a picturesque drive to Pangong Lake via the stunning Shayok Valley. This region encompasses two breathtaking valleys: Nubra and Shayok, both nestled amidst the remote and glacier-clad peaks of the Karakoram Range. Pangong Lake, one of the world's highest saltwater lakes, is a shared natural wonder between India and China. Marvel at the lake's ever-changing colours and the fascinating high-altitude landscape. Spend the night at a camp near Pangong Lake, situated at 14,500 feet (4,420 meters).

06Day 06: Return to Leh with Shey Palace Visit - Journey back with a royal touchStart your day with a leisurely walk around the pristine Pangong Lake. Then, make your way back to Leh, passing through the Changla Pass at 17,350 feet, which ranks as the third-highest motorable road globally. Arrive in Leh and spend the night at your hotel.

07Day 07: Leh Departure - Bid farewell to high altitude passesIn the morning, you will be transferred to Kushok Bakula Airport in Leh for your onward flight. Bid farewell to this enchanting land of high passes, taking with you cherished memories of your Ladakh adventure.

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