Short Escape tour of Ladakh this trip you will witness some of the most beautiful monasteries, while you are in the monastery you will get a birds eye of the spectacular Ladakh’s mountain range. The sky view of the Ladakh’s Valleys, Mountains and City is best viewed from high tops of the Monasteries and Palace, The drive to Khardung-la is a memorable one as you are going to the Highest Mountain Top in the world known as “K TOP” sightseeing of Leh Palace, Pathar Sahib Gompa, Charismatic Magnetic Hill, Hall of Fame museum, The World’s Highest motor-able road KHARDUNGLA pass makes your holiday a memorable journey
₹ 14,500/- per person
Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh - 3500m above sea level. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel before 09.30 am. Half Day at rest for acclimatization. After Lunch drive to Visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace, Later in the evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the Hotel
After breakfast drive to visit 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storeys Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you'll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues., Indus & Zanskar river Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), Basgo Palace Hiking only and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia) Over Night stay at the Hotel
After breakfast drive to Khardungla- world’s highest motorable road at 18380ftt above sea level. At Khardungla pass the snow capped peaks and the mountain views are amazing. In the afternoon we will visit Singhu point (Indus River where all the Singhes pay holy bath) and Stok Museum. The Stok palace and museum is around 200 years old. The palace and museum at Stok is a showpiece for the royal tankhas, royal crown, dresses, coins, precious stones and turquoise head dresses. Return back to the hotel for Dinner. Over Night stay at the Hotel.
It is the highest land locked lake (155 Kms on way from Leh 05 Hrs driver each way. After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5360Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Drive back to Leh. Over Night stay at the Hotel
In the morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination
Mid May through October is considered the best seasons to plan a trip to Ladakh. The temperatures during this time of the day vary about 20-30 degree Celsius with warm and sunnyweather.
There are three ways to reach Ladakh- 1) you can take flight from Delhi to Leh from major airlines such as Indian Airlines or Jet Airways. 2) You can take road journeys either from Manali or Srinagar. It takes 2 day journey (474 kilometers) from Manali to Leh via Keylong with a night stopover in Sarchu. On the other hand, Srinagar to Leh will take 2 days (434 kilometers) with a night halt at Kargil. All the roads remain open from May to October.
You need to have a valid Inner Line Permits, if you are interested in undertaking a tour, especially to the restricted areas such as Nubra Valley, Pangong Lake and Tsmoriri Lake. These permits are issued by Deputy Commissioner Office in Leh. These permits hold the validity for 1 week.
Ladakh hotels are segregated into four different categories- A, B, C and D. When it comes to A class hotels, their facilities and services are simply comparable to any 3 star hotel. Each hotel in Ladakh is designed with traditional architecture of the region and feature oversized rooms equipped with modern amenities. These rooms are furnished with Ladakhi and Tibetan décor.
For those who love biking and adventure of a Himalayan drive, a road journey is the best way to experience it.
T-shirts and shorts can do during the daytime but after evening the climate gets chilly and one requires jacket and pullover. If you are trekking 4000 meters above sea level, you need warm woolen clothes. Rain and snowfall can take place in June and July and therefore wind cheaters and raincoats are good. If you are into trekking, a pair of waterproof shoes is a must.
Leh has four ATM’s owned by Axis Bank, Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Punjab National Bank and State Bank of India.
Yes, credit cards are accepted in a few hotels and restaurants but 2% service tax is charged.
You will find good internet connectivity in the Leh region only and not anywhere else.
Each year, the Ladakh festival is held in the month of September 1-15 in Ladakh and its neighboring areas. This is 15 days festival, distinguished as performance of folk song, dancing, besides sport activities like native, polo, archery etc.