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Paradise to The Land of Lamas

Trekking arrangement:
Horses, horsemen, food, cook, helpers, back up Jeep, dinning tents, kitchen tents, table, stool, sleeping tents, mattresses, Back up jeep etc.

  • Duration
    09 Nights and 10 Days
  • Category
  • Group Size
    02 Pax (Min)
  • Activity
  • Peak Point
  • Best time
    Around the year
Area 97,000 sq kms out of which nearly 38,000 sq. kms are under Chinese Occupation since 1962.
Population Approx. 2.40 lakh in the 2 districts of Leh & Kargil.
Ethnic Composition Ladakhi including Balti / Purgi, Shina or Dardic, Urdu / Hindi.
Languages Mongoloid / Tibetan, Dardic and assorted Indo-Aryan elements.
Altitude Leh3505m, Kargil 2750m
Temperature Summer Season
Maximum:27 degree centigrade
Minimum : 10 degree centigrade

Winter Season
Maximum5 degree centigrade
Minimum : (-20 degree centigrade)
Rain-Fall 15cm, 6" (annual average)
Clothing Cotton & light woollens in summer and heavy woolens including down-filled wind proof upper garments in winter.

Welcome to Ladakh , land abounding in awesome physical features from snow capped mountains to mesmerizing lakes to cold desert Sand dunes that you have never dwelled on before... Set in an enormous and spectacular environment of greatest mountain ranges of the world , the Karakoram in the north and the Great Himalaya in the south ,it is traversed by two other parallel chains, the Ladakh Range and the Zanskar Range in the state Of Jammu and Kashmir,India.

 Trip Highlights 
  • Gentle walking staying in comfortable accommodation
  • Travel by comfortable vehicles (3 - 4 pax per vehicle)
  • Ancient monastery visits
  • Cultural Insight
  • Captivating beauty of Pangong Lake,Diskit/Sumoor/ Leh, Nubra valley
  • Family visits and local personal interaction with cooking classes

 Trip Activities 
  • Gentle walking
  • Jeep Safari
  • Monastery and Palace Visits

 Trip at a Glance 
  • 7 Nights in Hotel
  • 1 Night Camp
  • 1 Night Boat House
 Iternerary Details 
1 Days
Srinagar (by flight)
2 Days
Srinagar Local sightseeing (50 Kms)
3 Days
Srinagar Gulmarg Srinagar (112 kms)
4 Days
Srinagar Sonmarg - Kargil (205 kms)
5 Days
Kargil Leh (235 kms)
6 Days
7 Days
Leh /Nubra Valley via Khardongla. 125km.
8 Days
Diskit/Sumoor/ Leh.
9 Days
Leh / Pangong Lake/Leh
10 Days
Leh Delhi

Paradise to The Land of Lamas

Day 01 : Srinagar (by flight)

With a amazing flight to Srinagar, you will be met by Kailash Expeditions representative and transferred you to the houseboat or hotel and keep afternoon free for personal activities. In the evening, take a Shikara ride on Dal Lake to enjoy the sunset. Overnight at houseboat.

Day 2 : Srinagar Local sightseeing (50 Kms)

We begin to explore the paradise with a half day tour of world famous Mughal Gardens bulit during the Mughal reign in Kashmir , the Nishat Bagh (The garden of pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of love). And later to houseboat for hot lunch. In the afternoon Shikara ride on the Dal Lake would give you a pleasant feeling of being in world 's most beatiful mountains with scenic beauty around the Lake. Overnight at houseboat.

Day 3 : Srinagar Gulmarg Srinagar (112 kms)

The day begins with a beautiful drive trail to Gulmarg, the most beautiful hill station in Kashmir and also popular for its leisure golf course (in summer), the highest in the world and adventure skiing during the winter season where one can enjoy the splendor of nature and adventure. One can haveexperience Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg .Drive back to srinagar and overnight at houseboat.

Day 4: Srinagar Sonmarg - Kargil (205 kms)

After an morning tea and sumptuous breakfast ,drive to one of the most exhilarating and beautiful drive in the world ,Srinagar to Leh via Kargil and road passes through the panoramic village to reach Sonmarg (2740 mtrs) , which folllows up with lush green fileds on both the sides After Sonmarg the road is mostly rough and wet to Zojila pass 3527 mtrs (Gateway of Ladakh) mostly covered with snow and the drive continue towards Drass (the second coldest inhibited place in the world) were we stop for refreshments and passport check. Another few hours drive will take us to Kargil (2710 mtrs) which is our mid way to Leh. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5 :Kargil Leh (235 kms)

A full day drive , a transition from green valleys to barren stark mountains of ladakh . Today we ascend few passes and experience the first Buddhist village ,Mulbek , the gaint statue of Matreya buddha , believed to be naturally existed . We cross the highest pass (Fotula 4166 mtrs.) reaching Lamayuru village and have our lunch and later we will be at Lamayuru oldest Monastery. Continue drive through the lower valleys of ladakh ( shyam ) with crossing village like basgo ,Nimu a view of Zanskar River following into Indus and the confluence and ultimately we reach Leh (3500 mtrs). Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 :Leh

A day for leisure . Afternoon half day tour to Spituk and Shanker Gompa and later enjoy the beautiful sumset at Shanti stupa ( Japenses pagoda) where one can view the whole city of leh at a glance. Overnight at hotel.

Day 07.Leh /Nubra Valley via Khardongla. 125km.

After an early breakfast ,drive to beautiful NubraValley via Khardungla (Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) with the zig zag trail continues and drive till Hundar village. On arrival check in Nature's nest North camp. Afternoon enjoy the beauty of sand dune and double hump camel. Overnight at Nature's Nest North Camp or similar...

Day 08.Diskit/Sumoor/ Leh.

Today , we get up early morning visit to Diskit monastery and have wonderful view of Nubra valley. Later drive to Sumoor village and back to Leh via same trail of khardong village and khardongla. Overnight Hotel.

Day 09.Leh / Pangong Lake/Leh

Today after early breakfast , start your drive to Pangong lake via Thiksay monastery and Shay. Enjoy the turquoise color panoramic lake and the magnificent mountains and landscapes which will leave you awestruck . Spent your afternoon enjoy the beauty of Pangong lake and drive back to Leh..Overnight Hotel

Day 10: Leh Delhi

Transfer to Kushok Bakula Airport which is 10 mins away from city ,Check-In in time to the airport to connect flight to Delhi with memory of Kashmir and Ladakh ..

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Paradise to The Land of Lamas

Start Date End Date Cost Duration Status
01-Apr-2014 30-Oct-2014 INR ---- 4 Days Available

Supplementary / Other Charges net:
  • Cultural Program Rs. 9800 per program.
  • River Rafting INR 1800 Per Person (Phey � Nimoo (Indus) / tsoks-sti � Nimoo (Zangskar) � 2 Hrs Approx.
  • River Rafting INR 2400 Per Person � Chilling � Nimoo (Zangskar River)
  • Professional Tourist Guide Rs. 1800/- Per Day.
  • Two Hump Camel Ride at Nubra Valley at Sand Dunes: INR 500 (30 Mins)
  • 1 Litre Packaged Water Bottle: INR 40 Per Bottle.

Tour Prices Include:
  • Accommodation on twin sharing Basis as per Package Selected.
  • All Meals (Bed Tea, Breakfast, Hot / Pack Lunch, Dinner)
  • To & Fro Airport Transfers.
  • Transportation by Non A/C Innova or Xylo for Premium, Luxury, Super Deluxe and Deluxe Packages.
  • Transportation by Non A/C Scorpio, Sumo Grande or Qualis in Standard Package.
  • Inner line Permit.
  • Environment fee
  • Welcome drinks.

Prices Do Not Include:
  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
  • Monument Entrances, Rafting & Camel Safari Charges.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head �Prices included�.
  • Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
  • Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
  • GST will be applicable on total amount.

Terms & Conditions:
  • Prices valid from 01st April 2014 to 31st October 2014.
  • Prices valid for minimum 02, 04 & 06 pax traveling together in one vehicle.
  • 100% payment to be deposited before the trip starts.
  • Final Confirmation will be provided on full payment.
  • April & October Month, Pangong Lake Journey will be done in one-day excursion.
  • For Cancellation please refer to our Terms and Conditions available at our booking office.
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 Duration : 09 Nights & 10 Days
 Category : Easy
 Group Size : 02 Pax (Min)
 Peak Point : 18800 ft.
 Best time to Plan : Round the Year
 Activity : Culture/Family
Places Details
Srinagar, Gulmarg, Sonamarg, Kargil, Leh (Enroute Sangam, Magnetic Hill, Pathar Sahib.), Pangong, Nubra valley
Package Cost INR
Excludes airfares
2 Pax : 61,080 per person
4 pax : 47,300 per person
6 pax : 42,700 per person
Extra Bed : 19,300 per person
Child without Extra Bed : 10,500 per person