DISCOVER LADAKH - 7 Nights/ 8 Days 2015 Tour Dates: June 10 - 17 July 3 - 10 August 3 - 10 Highlights: Rizong Nunnery, Alchi Murals, Lamayuru Lunar Landscapes, Pangong Lake, Khardongla Pass, Nubra Valley, Stok Palace Museum
Overview: In the true sense of discovering Ladakh, this tour has a beautiful combination of most of the popular destinations of Ladakh, be it monasteries, Lakes, Passes or valleys.
Day 01: Delhi : Upon arrival you will be met at the airport by our representative having a placard displaying your name and transferred to the hotel in Delhi. Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.
Day 02 : Delhi – Leh Morning after breakfast proceed to Delhi airport to catch flight to Leh. Arrive at Kushok Bakula airport Leh situated at 3500m altitude, met by our representative at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Leh city 3 to 4 km. On arrival at the hotel welcome drink and then procced to your rooms and take fullday at rest to acclimatize yourself completely to the high altitudes of Ladakh which is must. Evening easy walk to Leh bazaar. Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 03 : Leh - Indus Valley Tour Today we shall take you for a Fullday tour of some of the most important and beautiful Monasteries and Palaces on the Indus Valley along driving along River Indus. You shall visit the former summer Palace of the kings of Ladakh i.e. Shey Palace, mini potala like Monastery in Ladakh i.e. Thiksey Monastery which also enshrines the most beautiful statue of Maitrey Buddha and later the largest and the richest monastery in Ladakh i.e. Hemis Monastery. Back to Leh by evening and free at leisure. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 04: Leh – Alchi Morning drive to Alchi 68km enroute visit Magnetic hill, sangam of Indus & Zanskar Rivers which are the two major rivers in Ladakh & followed by visit to the magnificent Basgo Castle. Afternoon on arrival in Alchi village checkin at the Hotel and later visit the 1000 year old miniature paintings of Alchi monastery which is among the top 7 national heritage monuments in India. Evening relax and stroll around the village. Overnight at the Hotel.. Day 05: Ulley – Lamayuru – Stok Morning pack-up and drive to visit to Lamayuru Monastery 60km & the Lunar like landscapes near Lamayurur village. By later afternoon arrive at Stok Village and checkin at Skittsal Resorts. Later in the afternoon visit the Royal Stok Palace Museum followed by visit to Ladakhi Family Home for local butter tea , Barley drink etc. Overnight at the hotel in Stok.
Day 06: Stok to Pangong & back Early morning fullday excursion to Pangong Lake 135 km / 4400m east of Leh crossing Changla Pass 17500ft and driving via Durbuk and Tangtse villages in the Changthang region of Ladakh and perhaps one of the most amazing lakes in Asia which changes its color 4 – 5 times a day. Evening free in the market. Overnight at the hotel
Day 07 : To Nubra Valley After breakfast pack-up and rive to Nubra valley 142km from Stok via Khardongla Pass 5600m which is the world highest motorabble pass. On arrival in Nubra visit the white Sand Dunes near Hunder and Diskit Monastery. Overnight in Deluxe Camp.
Day 08 : Nubra - Leh Morning after breakfast at leisure and later drive back to Leh via the same route. Evening free in Leh Bazaars for shopping etc.
Day 09: Leh – Delhi. Early morning transfer to KBR airport to board flight for Delhi. Upon arrival you will be transferred at your hotel in Delhi. Overnight stay at hotel in Delhi.
End Of Services Tour price : $1199 per person based on twin share if 2 people are in the group $1099 pp for 4 people in the group $999 per person for 6 or more people in the group Single supplement - $495
Trip Price Includes:
Twin sharing accommodation (Double room) at all places in Hotels / Camps as applicable to the itinerary. Delhi hotel will be on room + breakfast basis only.
Breakfast throughout the tour
Welcome drink on arrival with cookies and biscuits / early check in in Leh
Airport transfer in Leh & in Delhi.
Exclusive sightseeing & excursions by one non ac Toyota Qualis / Scorpio / Tavera / Mahindra Xylo vehicles, the same car shall do the complete itinerary. (maximum 6 persons are possible in one vehicle, for more than 6 we use either 02 vehicle or 01 tempo traveler)
Wildlife fee for Tso-Moriri Lake, Pangong Lake and Nubra Valley areas which are protected wildlife sanctuaries in Ladakh.
Inner line permit for restricted areas of Nubra, Pangong and Tsomoriri areas (Guest are required to bring one a photocopy of their photo identity proof along with them. Foreign Tourist should bring their original Passport with a valid Indian Visa on it. For Foreign Diplomats the permit has to be issued from Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi)
All applicable taxes
Medical & Travel insurance
Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh Environment fee (Students should bring their school ID)
Monastery entrances fee.
Personal items like mineral water, phone calls, laundry etc.
Extra meals / room services / bottled beverages consumed at the hotel.
Additional costs for Hotel accommodation, transport services due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc.