Jewels of Ladakh
Day 01 : Delhi – Leh
Take an early morning flight to reach Leh, the capital of Ladakh situated at a height of 11800 ft above sea level. As you land at the Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, transfer to your hotel is promptly arranged. Check into your room and spend the day taking rest and adapting to the low air pressure, which is must to settle yourself to the high altitudes of Ladakh. Late afternoon, visit Shanti stupa, a true Buddhist architectural gem. Use the evening to scout local markets. Overnight stay is at the hotel.
Day 02 : Leh – Spituk – Pather Sahib – Leh
After a leisurely breakfast, we’ll drive to Spituk. Today we’ll cover Spituk Monastery, the famous Magnetic Hills, teh conflunce of Indus and Zanskar River near Nimoo and visit to Pather Sahib an inportant Sikh Pilgrimage Site.
Day 03: Excursion to Pangong Lake (280 Kms round trip)
Morning after breakfast drive to to Pangong Lake on the Indo China border. Evening back to hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight.
Day 04 : Khardungla Pass (Leh)
Morning of the fourth day begins with a visit to Khardungla Pass at 18360 ft which, not surprisingly, is the world’s highest motorable pass. In the afternoon visit the Sangam of Indus and Zanskar rivers, and drive past Magnetic Hill & the Thiksey Monastery which enshrines the most photographed statue of Maitreya Buddha in India.Overnight stay is arranged at the hotel.
Day 05 : Monastery tour and Leh sightseeing.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Thiksey village, visit Thiksey monastery and drive to Shey Village to visit Shey Palace and Gompa. Later return to Leh for lunch (on own). In the evening visit Leh Palace, Donkey Sanctuary and Shanti Stupa for beautiful sunset view. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel in Leh. Return to hotels for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06 : Leh – Departure
Early morning transfer to Kushok Bakula Rimpochhe Airport on time to board flight for onward destination.