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Highlights

  • Take the feel of Ladakhi homestay and avail a comfortable stay experience throughout the trip session
  • Spot the king of snow - the Snow Leopard and witness its beauty amidst the snow-clapped mountains
  • Enjoy walking on the Chadar Trek and see the trails where the exciting activity takes place
  • Drive past the World’s Highest All-Season motorable road and experience the unbounded beauty of Chilling valley, Leh

Overview

Enjoy exploring the capital city of Leh and walk on the trails of the famous Chadar Trek in Chilling. Witness the mesmerizing charm of the beautiful and frozen Pangong Lake and get a chance to take a walk on the ice too!


Avail an astonishing feeling while you drive past the highest motorable road in the world, -viewing the best glimpses of the Chilling, Leh. Covering almost everything, the tour will also take you to see the real king of these parts, the Snow Leopard, in the beautiful village of Ulley. 

About the activity:

  • This 7 days Leh trip lets you witness the king of snow- the Snow Leopard and observe its activities in its natural habitat form.
  • Take the glimpses of Chadar Trek and walk on the trails where this phenomenal activity takes place.
  • Drive on World’s Highest All-Season motorable road and get the best views of the entire valley - giving you some endless memories.
  • Experience the Ladakh attractions like magnetic hill, monastries and visit the frozen Pangong Lake where you can walk on the ice.
  • Enjoy comfortable pick-up and drop-off facility as well as convenient transportation in MUV Vehicles like Aria / Innova / Xylo or similar.

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Know Before You Go

  • Climatic conditions in the high altitudes vary from the plains; it is advisable that you take adequate time to get acclimatized to high altitudes.
  • Consult a physician before undertaking the tour. Carry basic medications and a first-aid kit during the tour.
  • It is recommended to carry enough warm clothes and the right kind of shoes for the tour. The advisable baggage weight is 60 litres as you might have to carry the luggage to the backup vehicle, the accommodation, etc.
  • Rates may fluctuate with any change in services/hotels. The difference in the cost shall be borne by the client in case of any amendment in the package due to an increase in the number of guests, hotel change, etc., before the beginning of the trip.
  • The hotels are subject to their availability. In case they are not available, the travellers will be accommodated in a property of similar standard.
  • Thrillophilia reserves the right to rearrange the itinerary due to any kind of disturbance that occurred (i.e weather condition, political condition or any others) without changing the total number of days and without compromising any service.
  • Liability for change in itinerary due to reasons beyond our control like a change in flight and train schedule, cancellation of flights/trains, political disturbances, natural phenomenon, roadblocks, etc. will not be accommodated in the package cost. No bill will be reimbursed for any missed service/facility.
  • Because of any reason natural or personal, if the tour or a particular activity is not completed, no refund will be processed.
  • Any personal expenses or items of personal nature will not be included in the package. Any meals or transfers not mentioned in the itinerary are to be considered an exclusion in the deal. Any kind of drink (alcoholic, aerated, or mineral water) is not included in the package cost.
  • Avoid using plastic bags and maintain the ecological balance of the destinations. Travellers littering may be fined.
  • Usage of the swimming pool at any accommodation is strictly according to government guidelines.
  • The exact location will be shared with you post-booking.
  • Carry dry snacks/food, granola bars, etc. from home. Carry a regular and another insulated water bottle with you, so that you can refill.
  • Carry enough cash as the number of ATMs in high-altitude regions are comparatively less and there are long queues at times.
  • We work with local guides and leaders who have the expertise of the region. They are fluent in Hindi and Ladakhi, and at times even English.
  • ID proof is mandatory for each individual guest at the time of booking, and also upon arrival. PAN card will not be considered as a valid address proof.
  • Guidelines issued by the State-Government is to be followed. Social distancing to be maintained. Frequent hand sanitization and use of mask recommended.

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Top Reviews
05 Feb, 2018
Excellent
Nipuna
Had a wonderful time in Ladakh in this winter. All thanks to the wonderful host Rigzen and Adventure Studios. Will go there again definitely.
21 Jan, 2018
Good
Naresh Babu
"good experience with thrillophilia especially Mr. Tarun Dadlani "

Itinerary

Day 1
Delhi – Leh; Rest and acclimatization
  • Arrive at Leh airport, and meet your guide who will transfer you to the homestay in Leh
  • You are advised to take complete rest to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh, especially so because this will be the time of the winters here
  • Grab your dinner and rest with an overnight stay in homestay
Day 2
Leh; Local sightseeing and exploring Chilling
  • Wake up in the morning and get ready for a fun-filled day outing
  • After breakfast, proceed towards the confluence of the Zanskar- Indus rivers - famous for having different colors at different times of the year
  • Drive past the holy Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, and move towards the ever intriguing Magnetic Hill, where you can witness the unusual phenomenon of your car sliding uphill on neutral gear
  • Witness the famous Hall of Fame Museum, filled with memorabilia from the wars that have been fought over the years in Ladakh and Kargil regions
  • Later visit the famous 15th century Spituk Gompa, that is occupied with articles and Thangkas of Lord Buddha
  • Drive towards the road opposite of confluence, towards Zanskar river and travel to Chilling. Walk over the frozen Zanskar River as part of the famous Chadar Trek
  • From Chilling, head towards the small village of Ulley and witness the unusual group of residents in the highest village of Western Ladakh
  • Enjoy spotting snow leopards of Ladakh in the snow-clapped mountains
  • Drive to the accommodation and retire for the night in a homestay at Ulley after dinner
Day 3
Leh; Spot the snow leopard
  • Wake up in the morning to begin with a thrilling day ahead
  • After breakfast this morning, you will continue the expedition of visiting the nearby areas to spot a snow leopard
  • With the help of an experienced guide, the overall difficult experience will become somewhat easy, and with some luck, you will surely get to see the elusive wildcat
  • Grab dinner and enjoy warm sleep with overnight stay at homestay in Ulley
Day 4
Leh; Enjoy riding past the Khardung La Pass
  • Wake up in the morning to head for the most adventurous day of your trip
  • After breakfast this morning, begin with an adventurous day as you start the ride towards the highest motorable road in the world, the Khardung La
  • Reach the top to witness the beauty that snow casts upon this place with a cup of tea or two
  • Drive back to Leh and visit the famous Shanti Stupa and witness the bird's eye view of the city of Leh
  • Later, visit the Leh Palace and enjoy an unbeatable view of the city that contains the rich collection of artifacts belonging to the royalty and history of Leh
  • Reach the homestay in Leh and grab dinner, followed by an overnight stay
Day 5
Leh; Visit the Chang La, Pangong Tso, and more
  • Grab your breakfast after you wake up amidst the chilled environs of Leh
  • After breakfast, drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo China border crossing Chang La (17,586 ft), world's third highest motorable pass
  • Drive by the beautiful villages of Shey and Thiksey, turning from the Indus Valley and into the side valleys of Chemrey and Sakti
  • Reach Pangong Lake and witness the beautiful mesmerizing backdrop of barren brown mountains and clear blue sky. Besides, witness the frozen Pangong Lake and you may also walk on the sheet of ice!
  • Grab dinner and enjoy staying overnight at the homestay at Pangong or Tangste
Day 6
Leh; Explore the town and the monasteries here
  • Begin with the day with great positivity to enjoy your last day of the trip to the fullest
  • Drive back through the same route passing Chang La pass
  • Visit the Thiksey Gompa and witness the images, stupas and wall paintings of Buddha, religious texts and get astonished at the largest statue of Buddha
  • Visit the Shey Palace and Gompa, and amaze at the 7.5m tall gold-plated copper statue of Shakyamuni Buddha. Explore the mesmerizing views around at the same time
  • Get back to the homestay and relax with some leisure moments for your own exploration
  • Grab dinner and sleep tight with overnight stay at the homestay in Leh
Day 7
Leh; Time to end the tour
  • Wake up in the morning to catch the beautiful glimpses of Leh mornings
  • Grab your breakfast and get ready for your journey back home
  • Check-out from the homestay and get transferred to the airport where you will catch your early morning flight back home
  • Get back home with splendid memories for a lifetime

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Explore capital city of Leh, where you would walk on the famous Chadar Trek in Chilling, witness a beautiful and frozen Pangong Lake, driving over the highest motorable road in the world and many more.

Price Includes
  • Transfers
  • Meals
  • Stay

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Starting Point
Leh
Leh