Amazing Ladakh

  • Destination: India, Leh Laddak
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Departs: 29/06/2013
  • Price: INR 38999

Thiksey Monastery, Sindhu Ghat, Shey Palace, Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace would have been simple constructions except that they stand in the breathtaking environs of Leh. And this getaway to Leh and Nubra Valley takes you to these and many more places which will fill up your senses and lift up your spirits…

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ITINERARY

DAY 1: FLY FROM DIFFERENT CITIES TO DELHI ( CHEAPEST FLIGHT OR SPICE JET FLIGHT WILL BE USED)

 

MakeMyTrip team will provide a flight from starting city to delhi. This flight be at makemytrip discretion and can be any flight . On arrival at delhi , airport transfers to hotel and stay at hotel will be provided.

 

Meals: Dinner only


DAY 2 : NEW DELHI – LEH ( FLIGHT DEPARTS AT 6 AM )

 

Board your early morning flight from Delhi at 0600 hrs (Subject to change)to Leh. Leh (Ladakh) is the largest province within the North Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir, covering approximately 60,000 square miles (100,000 sq. km). It is surrounded and bisected by some of the highest mountain ranges in the world. On your arrival at Leh, a MakeMyTrip representative will meet, greet, assist and transfer you to your hotel in Leh.

Since you are arriving at 11000 ft, we strongly recommend to take complete rest on the first day where you should not indulge yourself in any strenuous activity. Rest of the day is free to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh. After a delicious meal, stay overnight at Hotel in Leh.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Light Veg Lunch and Dinner


DAY 3: LEH – MONASTERY TOUR AND SIGHTSEEING

 

After breakfast this morning, drive to Thiksey Monastery. One of the most beautiful monasteries of Ladakh, it belongs to the Gelukpa Order of Buddhism. After this, drive to Shey Palace, located 15 km to the south of Leh on the Leh-Manali highway. The three-storeys palace is perched on a hillock overlooking the beautiful Shey village. Later visit Sindhu Ghaat. The festival is also a symbolic salutation to the courageous soldiers of the country, who have endangered their life to save ours. Arrive at Leh and you will be dropped at Leh Market / hotel for Lunch (on your own). After lunch, you will leave for sightseeing to Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. Return to your hotel for a warm dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.

 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner


DAY 4: LEH–NUBRA VALLEY VIA KHARDUNGLA PASS: (140 KMS IN APPROXIMATELY 5-6 HOURS)

 

Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World’s Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Popularly called the orchard of Ladakh, you will definitely be overwhelmed to see the Bactrian Camels (Shaggy double hump Camel) around sand dunes, Deskit & Samstanling monasteries. Arrive at Nubra Valley and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride (on your own). Later if time permits visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries and check in at Deluxe Camp. The evening is at leisure. Stay overnight at the comfortable Swiss camps.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner


DAY 5: NUBRA VALLEY – LEH VIA KHARDUNGLA PASS (140 KMS IN APPROXIMATELY 5-6 HOURS)

 

After breakfast this morning, proceed for Leh, once again driving via Khardungla pass, the World’s Highest Motorable road. In the evening, explore Leh bazaar for souvenirs, visit Leh Jokhang or Leh Mosque by foot. Return to your hotel for a delicious dinner and overnight stay.

 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner


DAY 6: SIGHTSEEING AROUND LEH (80 KM ROUND TRIP)

 

After breakfast at hotel, drive to Sangam. Enroute visit Magnetic Hill and Gurudwara Patthar Sahib. The Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers is in Ladakh at Nimu. From this point on, beyond this confluence of the two, the stream is regarded as the Indus River. Can anyone ever imagine the movement of a vehicle up a steep mountain with its engines off? Reach Magnetic Hill to experience this phenomenon which sounds unbelievable. Just before reaching Leh visit Spituk Monastery (Kali Mata Temple) and Ladakh Hall of fame. Arrive at your hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner


DAY 7: EXCURSION TO PANGONG LAKE (280 KMS ROUND TRIP)

 

Morning after breakfast drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo China border. Pangong Lake is situated in the northeast of Leh, 4,350 meters above sea level. The long and narrow lake lies in the neighborhood of the famous Chushul Mountains. The size of the lake is best inferred from the probable etymology of its name, Pangong, which means extensive concavity. The mirror-calm water is cold, clear, and extremely salty. By the evening, come back to your hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight sleep.

 

Meals: Breakfast, Light Veg Lunch & Dinner


DAY 8: LEH AT LEISURE

 

Today is a day to relax and enjoy the natural beauty of the Leh town. You may want to walk down to the local bazaar to buy souvenirs that will remind you of your small but enthralling rendezvous with Ladakh. As an option, you may choose any of the various additions.

 

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner


DAY 9 : FLY FROM LEH TO DELHI ( 7:45 AM ) AND FURTHER TO YOUR RESPECTIVE CITIES

 

Leave on time for Leh airport to board your flight to Delhi at 0745 hrs(Subject to change). Flight from Delhi to your city will be at MakeMyTrip discretion and air port transfers incase of T3 /T1 interchange will be borne by customer.

 

Meals: No Meal