ESSENCE OF LADAKH TOUR
DURATION : 8 NIGHTS / 9 DAYS
Destinations Covered : Delhi » Leh » Indus Valley » Nubra Valley » Pangong Lake
The Essence of Ladakh tour is ideal for exploring the mesmerizing beauty of Ladakh region. During your tour, you will discover many beautiful natural lakes, visit Buddhist monasteries to know their culture and lifestyle, pass through some highest motorable passes in the world and a lot more. If you have an adventure in you, the Essence of Ladakh tour is best to bring it out.
Arrival At Delhi
Welcome to Essence of Ladakh Tour! Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, you will be received by Wander India Tours representative. After a garland welcome, you will be transferred to the pre-booked hotel. Refresh yourself in your hotel room and then leave to explore the Delhi city. After dinner, stay overnight at the hotel.
Delhi – Leh
Today after breakfast, you will be transferred to the Delhi airport to board a flight for Leh-Ladakh. Leh is the capital city in the Ladakh region of Jammu &Kashmir state. It is an ideal place for adventure lovers to participate in various activities. Upon arrival, you will be guided to the airport. Rest of the day is for rest to get acclimated with a high altitude environment. In the evening, you can stroll through the markets of Ladakh. Later enjoy dinner and then stay overnight at the hotel.
Leh – Indus Valley – Leh
After breakfast in the morning, you will leave for an Indus Valley trip. En-route, stop at Magnetic Hill. On the way, also stop at the Nimu Valley to see the incredible beauty of barren land. Later continue your journey towards Indus Valley. After reaching the valley, you can take part in various adventure activities including white river rafting in Indus River. After Indus Valley, visit Pathar Sahib Gurudwara which is situated on Leh-Nimu road. After the full day activities, you will return back to Leh. After dinner, stay overnight at the hotel.
Leh – Nubra Valley
The next attraction of the tour is Nubra Valley which is one of the most visited attractions in the Ladakh region. On the way, enjoy the scenic beauty and stop for photography. After reaching Nubra, check-in at the hotel/resort and leave to explore the nearby attractions of Nubra Valley. Here you can enjoy visiting Panamik village to experience the lifestyle and culture of locals. Also, visit Dikit Monastery which is one of the oldest monasteries in the region. In the evening, you can go for a camel safari. Later return back to your resort for dinner and an overnight stay.
Nubra Valley – Leh
In the morning, visit 19th century’s Samstanling Monastery. Here, you can get to know the Tibetan traditions and culture. Also, meet the monks and enlighten yourself with spiritual bliss. Later, check-out from the resort and leave back for Leh. While returning back to Leh, stop at Khardung-La pass which is one of the highest motorable roads in the world. Later continue your journey towards the city. Upon arrival at Leh, check-in at the hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure or you can choose your own activities. Enjoy dinner at any traditional restaurant in the city. After dinner, stay overnight at the hotel.
Leh – Pangong Lake
On the 6th day of your tour, you will leave for Pangong Tso which is situated at Indo-China border. Pangong Lake is one of the biggest natural lakes in the region. Day 5 is scheduled to visit the serene environs of Pangong Lake, also known as Pangong Tso. On the way, stop at Chang La Mountain pass to witness the incredible view of snow-capped mountains. Upon arrival at Pangong Tso, you can check-in at the camp. The camps here are set by locals for visitors to stay during the night. Enjoy the beautiful, soothing and calm view of Pangong Lake. If time permits, do visit a nearby local village to experience their lifestyle. After dinner, stay overnight at the tented camp.
Pangong Tso – Leh
Enjoy the morning view of Pangong Lake and witness the changing color of water during sunrise. Later, start your journey back to Leh city. After reaching Leh, check-in at the hotel and then leave for Leh city sightseeing tour. Some of the prominent attractions to explore the city include Shanti Stupa, 17th century Leh Palace, Hall of Fame Museum, and other attractions of the city. Later, return back to your hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.
Leh – Monasteries Tour
The 8th day of the tour is for visiting the popular monasteries of Leh-Ladakh. After breakfast in the morning, you will leave for monasteries tour. Some of the popular monasteries to visit in the city include Thiksey which is considered the largest monastery in the region, Hemis, Spituk which is the 11th-century monastery and one of the oldest monasteries, Shey which is popular for its copper and gilded gold statue, Stakna monastery and others. After dinner, stay overnight at the hotel.
Leh – Delhi (Departure)
After a mighty breakfast in the morning, you will be transferred to the Leh airport to board a flight for Delhi and then continue flight for further destination. With this, your Essence of Ladakh Tour comes to an end today.
- Accommodation in double sharing room.
- Daily buffet breakfast.
- Assistance at arrival and departure.
- Elephant ride at Amber Fort in Jaipur
English speaking guide.
- Airport Pick up / drop by exclusive air condition car.
- All sightseeing and transfer by exclusive Air Condition private car of your own with well experienced, professional English speaking driver.
- Mineral water bottle available in the car.
- Toll tax, Parking, driver expenses.
- All other applicable taxes.
- Any expenses for unfortunate circumstances like cancellation/flight delay/hike in fare or for any other similar reason or for natural calamities.
- Personal nature Expenses i.e. Telephone Calls, Laundry, Soft / Hard Drinks, Meals, Tipping etc.
Any Domestic / International flight fare.
- Monuments & Parks entree fees.
- Camera fees in Monuments and parks where applicable.
- Anything that not specifically mentioned in above inclusions