Leh, a high-desert city in the Himalayas, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas. Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes.
Kargil is a town in the Kargil district of Ladakh region, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh.
Nubra is a tri-armed valley located to the north east of Ladakh valley. Diskit the capital of Nubra is about 150 km north from Leh town, the capital of Ladakh district, India. Local scholars say that its original name was Ldumra.
To access the Pangong Lake, one has to take a five hour long drive from Leh through coarse and dramatic mountain road. The best time to visit Ladakh is between May to September as during winter, the Pangong Tso lake gets freeze.Pangong Tso is a borderline terrain. The Line of Actual Control passes through thislake.
Arrival at Leh Airport, you will be received & welcomed by our Representative before proceeding for Hotel Check-in. Since you have arrived by air, it is strictly advised to relax &acclimatize with Leh altitude & weather. Take full day rest & gear up for upcoming journeys.
After Breakfast proceed towards Kargil, enroute visiting Gurudwara Sri Pathar Sahibji, Magnetic Hill, Sangam, Alchi and Lamayuru Monastry. You can also visit a few of these attractions on the route back to Leh on consequent day. Later, visit Maitreya Buddha at Mulbeikh. Overnight at Kargil.
After Breakfast proceed to Dras, world's coldest inhabited place. Here, visit Kargil War memorial built in the memory of martyr's of Kargil War of 1998. Later retrace the path to Leh via National Highway. You may consult our Tour Consultant, if you are willing to take up the route via Dha and Hanu villages to Leh, but that comes at an additional cost. Arrive Leh by evening.
After Breakfast, visit Shey & Thiksey Monastery with Leh Palace, Spituk Monastery, Hall of fame & Shanti Stupa later during the afternoon. Don't exert your body, if you are feeling tired at anytime during the day. Overnight at Leh.
After Breakfast, move towards second highest Motorable Road of The World, KhardungLa Pass. Have a cup of Tea there, get yourself clicked with the Khardungla Signboard by BRO & proceed towards Nubra valley covering Deskit Monastery enroute. Check-in at Hotel/Camp, freshen up & later you can have a Double Hump Bactarian Camel ride. Don't forget to click this unique mammal, found in cold Desert. It was once used to carry the trade material on silk route. Overnight at Hunder/Nubra Camps/Hotel. Overnight Stay: Nubra
Leave early Morning after Breakfast, towards Spangmik/Pangong via Warila (17428ft), the most secluded pass of the region. We recommend to travel on this route only after first week of July till last of August. Later drive Diskit-Khalser-Agham-Warila-Sakthi-zingral-Changla-Tangste-Lukung to finally reach breathtaking Pangong Lake. (We recommend to travel on this route only after first week of July till last of August We have 2 routes here to opt for either via Shayok or via Warila, for which a call is taken at the ground itself as per live situation.) Overnight at Camps. Overnight Stay: Pangong
After Breakfast, check out from Camps for return journey to Leh. Enroute visit Hemis Monastery & 3-Idiots School. Overnight at Leh. Overnight Stay: Leh
This is the nostalgic moment of the Tour when you have to bid adios to this beautiful place, knowing in your heart that one day you will come back here again. After early Breakfast, checkout from Hotel & get transferred to Airport for onward flight back home, but with memories of Vibrant Holidays.