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Incredible Ladakh Tour Package, 2015

QUICK INFO

Location
Leh
Duration
10 Days and 9 Nights
Departure
Leh
40,000
Starts From
38,000
Per Adult
Overview

About the Destination: Ladakh, predominantly a Tibetan-Buddhist locale is a beautiful, high altitude area of mountain deserts in the Himalayan mountain splendour. Also called the ‘Land of High Passes’, it is known for its soaring mountains, pristine valleys and a vibrant cultural life. It is the highest mountain plateau in India and spans across the Great Himalayas, Karakoram mountain ranges and the upper Indus River Valley. Ladakh’s ethnic composition consisted of Mongoloid and a mixed Indo-Aryan population of Mons and Dards.

The land, the air and its atmosphere has a peculiar charm to it. A whiff of it is enough to soothe your soul and enrich your senses. Its awe-inspiring natural beauty is clear evidence, that it is breathed and blessed by the Gods themselves.

About the Departure with Details: The incredible Ladakh tour package from the day of the departure will keep you on your toes with spectacular sights and amazing views. The mesmerising land of Ladakh and its beauty will never cease to inspire and take your breath away. The Himalayan wonder with all its splendour will definitely redefine your understanding of beauty. From the local sights to the farther located lakes, you will be spending quality time in the lap of nature. This Ladakh trip is especially designed for you, keeping in mind the local nuances and smaller experiences that the land offers. It’s an escape from the mainstream and beyond the usual circuits that will definitely enthral you at every step.

Meal Types: Veg and Non-veg

Activities: Sightseeing, Camping

Duration: 9N/10D

Temperature Range: 24° C

Short Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Leh

Day 02 : Leh Exploration

Day 03 : Travel from Leh to Nimmu (45km/2 Hour)

Day 04 : Travel from Nimmu to Leh (45km/2 Hours)

Day 05 : Travel from Leh to Nubra Valley (via Khardung La) (140km/5 Hours)

Day 06 : Travel from Nubra Valley to Turtuk

Day 07 : Travel from Turtuk to Leh (8 Hours)

Day 08 : Travel from Leh to Pangong Lake (160km/6 Hours)

Day 09 : Travel back from Pangong to Leh

Day 10 : End of Tour.

 

Highlights
  • Witness and explore magical Leh-Ladakh
  • Experience life amidst towering mountains
  • Visit several monasteries and gompas
  • Walk through apple, walnut and apricot orchards
  • Experience local cultures, cuisines and traditions
  • Learn cooking Ladakhi delights
  • Visit Pangong Lake
  • Drive through high mountain passes 
Some Facts:

Route: Leh – Nimmu – Leh – Nubra – Turtuk – Leh – Pangong - Leh

Nearest Railway Station: Jammu Tawi

Nearest Airport: Leh Airport

Attractions Around: Monasteries, beautiful sceneries, lakes, local cuisines, local markets, Villages

Best Season: June to September

Meal Details: 

  • Breakfast: Day 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10
  • Lunch: Day 03, 04, 06
  • Dinner: Day 01, 03, 05, 06, 08 
Package Excludes:

Cancellation Policies:

  • Cancelling before 45 days of the scheduled date results in 75% refund
  • Cancelling after 45 and before 30 days of the scheduled date results in 50% refund
  • Cancelling after 30 and before 15 days of the scheduled date results in 20% refund
  • Cancelling after 15 days of the scheduled date results in zero refund

Image Credit: Gaurav Click's, Fulvio SpadaPhilip LarsonKoshykSaad Faruque, a minha menina, Madhav Pai, Sistak, Ajay Tallam, stafan_fotos, kamaljith K V, _paVan_, Fulvio's Spada

Instructions and Guidelines

Things to Carry:

  • Comfortable clothes
  • Good quality trekking shoes, slippers and extra pair of socks
  • Sunscreen lotion or any other skin moisturisers
  • Water bottles, trendy backpack and energy bars/snacks
  • A pair of sunglasses and camera
  • Caps or hats
  • Personal toiletries and basic medication (if any)
  • Flash light (with spare batteries)
  • Insect repellent and emergency medical kit

Advisory:

  • Pay heed to the tour guides and instructors in order to avoid any mishaps
  • Follow the rules and guidelines of the local authorities
  • Do not encourage or participate in littering in any form
  • Do not disturb the local life in any form
  • While visiting the religious sites dress modestly and accordingly
  • Avoid roaming during the nights

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Check Dates
  • Fixed Group Departures

LONG ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival in Leh

Day Highlights: Explore Leh

Day Details: After arriving in Leh, check-in into a hotel and get acclimatized to the sudden change in altitude and relax for the day. Later in the day, visit the Shanti Stupa and enjoy the astounding views of the snow clad peaks surrounding the location.

 Day 02: Leh Exploration

Day Highlights: Shey & Stok Monasteries, Shanti Stupa, Local Market

Day Details: Due to the climate change, it is always advised to take it easy on day 2 too. After having breakfast, you will spend the first half of the day visiting the nearby Gompas or the Shey and Stok monasteries along with the Shanti Stupa. In the late afternoon, explore the local markets, the eclectic cafes and the quaint curio shops. While walking through the many lanes and by-lanes, meet the locals and know more about their lives; overnight stay in the hotel. 

Day 03: Travel from Leh to Nimmu (45km/2 Hours)

Day Highlights: Ladakhi Life, Heritage Home, Cooking Class, Village Walk

Day Details: Today morning; after having breakfast in Leh, proceed towards the Nimmmu village. Arriving at the hamlet, check-in into a heritage home and unwind yourself. Post this, explore the vicinity and visit the nearby apple, apricots and walnut orchards that spreads across 5,000m. You can also indulge in a guided walk for the entire house, a visit to the stable where yaks and sheep are kept, a cooking class and learn to make momos and thukpa. 

Day 04: Travel from Nimmu to Leh

Day Highlights: Lamayuru & Alchi Monasteries

Day Details: On your way back to Leh, you can visit the Alchi and Lamayuru monasteries and witness the spirituality that exists in both. Arriving in Leh, check-in into a hotel for an overnight stay. 

Day 05: Travel from Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (140km/5 Hours)

Day Highlights: Khardungla Pass, Sand Dunes, Sunset View

Day Details: On this day, you will drive through the winding Khardungla Pass (18,380ft) and proceed towards the Nubra valley; en route, enjoy hot beverages like lemon tea. Here, you will pass through the sand dunes of Hunder along with getting a glimpse of the snow peaks, the frozen rivers and the deserts; overnight stay in an organic campsite in Hunder followed by the mesmerising sunset views. 

Day 06: Travel from Nubra to Turtuk

Day Highlights: Village Walk, Homestay

Day Details: Tody’s drive will take you to Turtuk, which was opened for tourism in 2010, is one of the most scenic and gorgeous settlements in Ladakh. Arriving at the village, check-in into a local homestay and retire for the night. 

Day 07: Travel from Turtuk to Leh (8 Hours)

Day Highlights: Khardungla Pass

Day Details: On this day, you will be driving back to Leh, through the Khardungla Pass. The journey will last for 8 Hours.

 Day 08: Travel from Leh to Pangong Lake (160km/6 Hours)

Day Highlights: Pangong Lake, Lakeside Camping

Day Details: Begin the day with a spiritual visit to the Thiksey Monastery. Hereafter, follow the route through the Chang La Pass to reach the great Pangong Lake. The beauty of this lake is breathtaking with pristine blue waters and an amazing backdrop! To enjoy the true delight of this magical region, spend the night in an overnight camp beside the lake. 

Day 09: Travel back from Pangong Lake to Leh

Day Highlights: Hemis Monastary, Local Cafes, Local Cuisines

Day Details: On the Leh returning day, visit the Hemis Monastery and witness its spirituality along with the architectural brilliance. Arriving in Leh, you can again take a stroll down the lanes of the market and visit the local cafes for some lip smacking cuisines.

 Day 10: End of Tour.

Day Highlights: Incredible Ladakh Tour Ends Here  

Day Details: Waking up in the morning, pack your bags and wish ‘adieu’ to the serene locales of Leh as today will be your last day in this celestial abode!

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