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Duration: 15 Days 14 Nights
Description : LEH, NUBRA, PANGONG LAKE, TSOMOIRI LAKE

(LADAKH – Situated on the western end of Himalayas, has four major mountain ranges – the great Himalayan, Zanskar, Ladakh and the Karakoram, passing through it. A maze of enormously high snowcapped peaks and the largest glaciers outside the polar region, dominate the terrain where valley heights range from a mere 8000 ft. to 15000 ft. while passes of up to 20000 ft. and peaks reaching above 25000 ft. can be seen all around)

Day 01:DELHI – ARRIVAL
Upon Arrival in Delhi, You will be met at the Airport
Transfer to designated Hotel
Rest of the Day FREE
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Delhi

Day 02: DELHI-LEH (BY AIR)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Transfer to Domestic Airport
06:40 – Leave by G8-203 for Leh
07:55 – Arrive LEH ex Delhi
Meet and Greet at LEH Airport
Transfer to Hotel
Rest of the Day FREE for acclimatization
EVENING: Walk up to SHANTI STUPA – Shanti Stupa (means ‘World Peace’ in Japanese) was built by a Japanese who harboured the ambition of spreading Buddhism across the world, in 1985 with aid from the Japanese Government. It is located at Changspa, on the hilltop, and was inaugurated by Dalai Lama in 1985. Its state of the art work attracts a lot of tourists to Ladakh and is spectacular to watch.
Overnight stay at the Hotel

Day 03:LEH SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast in the Hotel
LEH FORT: Visible from virtually everywhere in Leh, 16th-century Tsemo (Victory) Fort is a defining landmark that crowns the top of Palace Ridge. Directly beneath, Tsemo Gompa consists of two little 15th-century temple buildings, one enshrining an 8m-tall gold-faced Maitreya.Leh Palace is a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. Modelled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet, the palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century. The palace was abandoned when Dogra forces took control of Ladakh in the mid 19th century, and the royal family moved to Stok Palace.
Visit the LEH MARKET.
Return to Hotel for Lunch. After Lunch, Visit:

STOK PALACE
Ladakh’s former royal family were stripped of their power in 1846 and now live a comparatively modest life, dividing their time between a private mansion in Manali and the stately Stok Palace . Vaguely potala-like and with wobbly, colourful window frames, the palace is photogenic despite a giant telecommunication tower that looms directly behind.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh

Day 04:SHEY, THIKSEY & HEMIS
Breakfast in the Hotel
Visit the following Monasteries

SHEY. Situated on a hillock 15 km up streams from Leh, it was once the residence of the royal family. A 7.5 m high copper statue of Buddha, plated with gold, and the largest of its kind, is installed here.
THIKSEY. 19 km from Leh, spectacularly sited, Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive gompas. There are several temples in this gompa, containing images, stupas and wall paintings of Buddha which are exquisite.
HEMIS. 40 km from Leh, it is the wealthiest, best known and biggest gompa of Ladakh. Its popularity stems from the mojor annual festival held here in summer. The festival is in honour of Guru Padma Sambhav’s birth anniversary. It also has the largest Thankha in Ladakh, which is unfurled, once in 12 years (next in 2004) Hemis was built in 1630 during the reign of Sengge Namgyal, an illustrious ruler of Ladakh.

Day 05:LEH-LAMAYURU-LEH – (140Km. Round Trip)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Lamayuru. The oldest holy site in Ladakh, it was a bon shrine prior to the advent of Buddhism. Also known as Yung Drung (Swastika) it is sited on a high promontory overlooking the village and valley. For sheer spectacle value no other Gompa can match Lamayuru. Lunch in Local Restaurant
Thereafter proceed to LEH via ALCHI
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh

Day06: LEH-PANGONG LAKE (150 Km – 5 Hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
After an early breakfast we Leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 M. While ascending Changla pass 5486 M. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the villages below the pass. After crossing the pass halt for picnic lunch at Tsoltak, the summer pastureland of the yaks.
Overnight stay at the Camps/Hotel in Pangong Lake

Day 07:PANGONG LAKE – LEH
Breakfast in the Camps
Visit the Lake Once again and afterwards leave for LEH
Afternoon: Arrive & Check-in at the Hotel in LEH
Lunch in the Hotel
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh

Day 08:LEH – NUBRA VALLEY (124 Km – 5 Hrs)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Arrive Nubra by noon and check in at Camp. Evening at leisure.
Overnight stay at Nubra Hotel or Camp

KHARDUNGLA PASS: The road journey to Nubra valley leads through Khardung La pass (The highest Motorable road in the world) 18,390 ft. around 39 Kms. Away from Leh. There are two checkpoints on the both sides of the pass. Khardong is the first village of Nubra valley at higher altitude than Deskit and other villages.

Day 09: NUBRA SIGHT SEEING.
Breakfast in the Tents and visit the following Monasteries:
DESKIT VILLAGE: Deskit is the main village of headquarter of Nubra valley, which has a small market consisting of a row of shops and about 500 years old Gompa on the hilltop. Spectacular view of the valley can be seen from the monastery.

DESKIT GOMPA: Deskit Gompa was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod in about 1420 AD during the reign of King Dragspa. About 100 monks are residing in the Gompa, which is a branch of Thikse Monastery. The monastic festival called Gustor takes place on 20th and 21st days of the 12th month of Tibetan calendar.
HUNDAR VILLAGE: Hundar is a beautiful village to stay with lot of trees and you will really enjoy your stay at Hundar. It has a small monastery and ruined fort above the village. The
walk or Camel Safari (Double Hump Bactrian camels) from Hundar to Deskit, through sand dunes for two hours is wonderful (On Own).
SAMSTANLING GOMPA: Samstanling Monastery was founded by Lama Tsultrim Nima and Monastic community was introduced as Rezong Gompa. About 50-60 monks are residing at this 132 years old monastery.
Overnight stay at Nubra Hotel or Camp

Day 10: NUBRA – LEH.
Breakfast in the Hotel
Drive to Leh, once again driving via Khardungla pass the World Highest motorable road. Evening explore Leh bazaar.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Leh

Day 11: LEH – SHAM VALLEY – 160 Km including Visits
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Car for Sham Valley. On this tour, you will visit Alchi, Likir, Basgo, Zanskar and Indus Valley confluence at Nimmu, Magnetic Hills and Gurudwara Pather Sahib. Lunch in a village
Evening – Return to Leh
Overnight stay at Hotel in Leh

Day 12: LEH – TSOMORIRI LAKE
After early breakfast
Leave by Car for Tsomoriri Lake via Chumathang valley driving along the Indus river up to Upshi, en-route passing by magnificent Lake of Thatsang Karu and over Namshang la pass before we reach our destination, the magnificent Tsomoriri Lake. Access to the eastern side of the lake is prohibited due to its closeness from the Chinese border.

After Arrival, check-in at the Guest House/Camps

Afternoon: visit the magnificent village of Karzok situated above the lake at the height of 4500M and one of the highest populated villages in the World
Overnight stay at the Hotel/Tents in TSOMOIRI LAKE

Day 13:TSOMORIRI LAKE – LEH
Breakfast in the Camps
Rest of the Morning – enjoy the scenic beauty
After Early Lunch – Return to Leh
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh

Day 14: LEH TO DELHI BY AIR.
Breakfast in the Hotel
Transfer to Airport
Leave by Flight for Delhi
Arrive, Delhi – Meet & Greet at Airport and Transfer to Hotel
Rest of the Day FREE

Day 15: DELHI Back Home
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave for Home with sweet memories of the trip.