DAY 01: SRINAGAR tO KARGIL
Post breakfast we drive to Leh via Sonmarg, One of the most beautiful drive from Srinagar. In Sonmarg one can take a pony ride (at your own cost) to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year. Upon arrival in Kargil we check in at our hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 02: KARGIL TO ALCHI (VIA LAMAYURU)
Post breakfast we drive to Alchienroute visiting Lamayuru, Belongs to Dripung Kagyu (Red Hat) like Phyang. The oldest structure in Lamayuru is the SingeyLhakhang built by the founder of AlchiLotsavaRinchenbzangpo in 11th century. After visiting Lamayuru we proceed further to Alchienrote visiting RidzongGompa, known as the paradise for Meditation. Upon arrival in Alchi | Ulleytokpo .we check in at our Camp for overnight Stay.
DAY 03: ALCHI TO LEH (ENROUTE VISITING MONASTERIES)
Post breakfast we check out from the Camp and drive to Lehenroute visiting Basgo is certainly the most impressive of Ladakhi citadels despite its ruined state, Likirgompa situated atop a windy cliff top overlooking the beautiful village of Likir & PhyangGompa, located just 6 kms before Leh.
Upon arrival in Leh you will met by our representative and check in at our hotel for overnight stay.
Day 04: Leh - Nubra Valley
After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla (Highest Motor able road in the World, 18,380 ft) post lunch, enjoy the camel safari at Sand Dunes between Deskit & Hundur Village. O/N Nubra Valley.
Day 05: Hunder - Tyakshi – Hunder
After breakfast drive to Turtuk (which is first time opened for the tourist since 2010) this village was captured by Indians Army in war of 1972 with Pakistan, enroute visit Tyakshi(it is the border which divides India and Pakistan) O/N NATURE'S NEST CAMPS
Day 06: Nubra Valley - Leh
After Breakfast visit Deskit Monastery (Big Buddha), where you can have a magnificent view of Nubra Valley and drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. O/N Leh.
DAY 07: LEH TO PANGONG LAKE (06 HOURS APPROX.)
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 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. Evening at leisure and overnight stay at the camp near lake.
DAY 08: PANGONG LAKE TO ThikseyMOnastery(06 HOURS APPROX.)
Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake and later we drive back to lehenroute visiting Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village OvernightLeh
Day 09 :Thiksey - Best of Indus ( Matho + Monastery + Hemis Monastery + Sindhughat + Leh market _ Shanti stupa ) - Rafting Optional (half day )
After Breakfast drive to Matho Monastery , Hemis Monastery ( Oldest and biggest Monastery of Ladakh ) , SindhuGhat and Shanti Stupa ...
Day 10 : Experience Ladakhi Homestays at Stok Village
Today we drive from Thiksey Monastery to Stok Village where we can study the history of Ladakh .WE can walk the village upto base of stokkangri( upto one's caliber ) and enjoy the stay over there in a Ladakhi home along with families .Overnight in stok village .
Day 12 :A drive to Sabu village - Enjoy the folk Show over there
After a wonderful Home stay experience we will check in at Sabu resorts in Sabu village. IT will be leisure day and if one wants to drive till city we have the options. Evening we enjoy a bonfire experience along with a cultural show for the same. Overnight at sabu resorts
Day 13: DepartLadakh with sweet memories