The Ladakh Holiday always takes you away to the Highlands and tranquil land of the lamas, Lakes, Passes. This trip is for those who choose to visit Ladakh on a more relaxing holiday, visit to the popular sights at a leisure pace is a part of the itinerary, Pangong lake the high light of a Leh Ladakh holiday is a must visit jeep safari excursion. On this trip you will get a good experience of a Ladakhi Holiday where exploring at a leisure pace with inside visits to the Palace, Monasteries and Lakes. All the nights are in Leh.
₹ 19,500/- 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. Dinner and overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh.
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) Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.
Drive 120 Kms 4/5hrs After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) Arrive at Hundur by Afternoon. Rest of the day, Post lunch free to explore Deskit, Hunder Villages and camel Safari in Sand Dunes between Deskit and Hunder Village. Overnight stay at the camp
After Breakfast visit Deskit Monastery and drive, back to Leh. Overnight stay at 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 5360 Mtrs. 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. Overnight Night at the Hotel in Leh.
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.
Anybody travelling 10,000 above sea level will find difficulty in breathing or is likely to fall prey to altitude
sickness. It happens due to low level of atmospheric oxygen.
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.