Leh Limelight Experience Tour
Cities : Leh (2N), Pangong Tso Lake (1N), Nubra Valley (2N), Leh (2N)
- Hall of Fame
- Gurdwara Pathar Sahib
- Magnetic Hill
- Nimmu Village
- Sangam - Indus and Zanskar Rivers
- Likir Monastery
- Thiksey Monastery
- Shey Palace
- Recall Moments of the Movie - 3 Idiots at Pangong Lake
- Shanti Stupa
- Leh Palace
- Leh Market
- Hemis Monastery
- Khardongla Pass
- Hundar (Camel Safari on direct payment)
- Diskit Monastery (Diskit Gompa)
- Turtuk Village Day excursion
- Diski Monestary
- Pangong Tso Via Agham Shyok Valley
- Chang La Pass
- Village of Tagste
- 7 Breakfast
- 7 Dinner
Day wise travel itinerary
- Day 1 :Arrive Leh
Arrive at Kushok Bakula airport, Leh situated at 3500m altitude, meet by our representative at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Leh city 3 to 4 km. On arrival, check in at the resort and take full-day at rest to acclimatize yourself completely to the high altitudes of Ladakh which is a must. Overnight stay at Leh.
- Day 2 :Leh Sham Valley Tour
This morning after breakfast, drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. And start our sightseeing with Hall Of Fame (Museum Constructed by India Army) near Leh is worth a visit for every Indian, and proceed further to Gurudwara Patthar Sahib at an altitude of 3600 Mtrs about 22 Kms from Leh was constructed in memory of Guru Nanak Dev ji Nestled deep in the Himalayas, A drive of another 4 km took us to Magnetic Hill which defies the law of gravity. As you move ahead from Magnetic Hills, just before Nimmu Village, there comes a famous Confluence Of Two Rivers Indus River coming from Tibet (left) and Zanskar River coming from Zanskar Valley (right). After visiting confluence we head to Alchi Gompa, The complex of temples located within the village is the most celebrated of Ladakh’s monasteries and dates back to the 11th century. After visiting Alchi we back towards leh enroute visiting Likir Monastery was built in 11th century and was again re-built in 18th century and houses a 25 feet Lord gold covered Buddha Statue. Overnight stay at Leh.
- Day 3 :Leh - Nubra Valley (160 Kms – 05 Hrs Approx)
Today Morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel & then drive to Nubra Valley. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road In The World) at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level. Upon arrival check in. Diskit Monasteries along with the 100ft tall Maîtrea Buddha statue. Members will also visit the silvery sand dunes with perhaps a Double humped Camel Safari. In the evening you can walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. Overnight stay at Nubra Valley.
- Day 4 :Nubra Valley - Excursion to Turtuk (164 Kms – 05 Hrs Approx)
This morning after early breakfast, proceed to Turtuk (A village that was won by India in the 1971 war with Pakistan) and extremely close to the border. Visit a 16th Century Mosque, (comprising of a touch of Turkish & Iranian culture), ruined fort of Dhards and Monastery. Admire the magnificent view of the famous K2 peak (The second highest peak in the world after Mount Everest). Later return back to Nubra. Overnight stay, Nubra Valley.
- Day 5 :Nubra Valley - Pangong Lake (274 Kms – 8 Hrs Approx)
Today morning after breakfast, check out & then drive towards Hunder where you have opportunity to ride on a bacterian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snowcapped mountains on the horizon. On the return stop at Diskit which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Stroll around the bazaar observing the shops and local people going about their daily chores. Later we drive towards Pangong Tso via Agham & Shyok Valley. Some of the road patches in areas are extremely tough (towards nubra side) in terms of road conditions but no doubt the journey is very scenic! Later after crossing this adventurous part we drive further towards Durbuk & Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangong Lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). Upon arrival check in. Overnight stay at Pangong Lake.
- Day 6 :Pangong Lake - Leh (225 Kms – 6 Hrs Approx)
Today Morning after breakfast, check out & then drive to Leh via Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs enroute visiting Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism And further to Thiksey Monastery, an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village and another 5 Kms driving through a picturesque landscape we reach to Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh & then visit the iconic 3 Idiots Rancho School. Later Drive further to Leh. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay at Leh.
- Day 7 :Leh
This morning after breakfast, proceed to visit Shanti Stupa built by Japanese monks to promote world peace. This large hilltop stupa has brightly colored reliefs on its mid-levels and is topped by a spired white hemisphere (smoking is prohibited here). Later visit Leh Palace, dilapidated yet interesting, which was built in the 17th century in the grand tradition of Tibetan architecture. Lastly visit the Leh Market for shopping. Overnight stay at Leh.
- Day 8 :Leh
Today morning after Breakfast, check out from the hotel & then transfer to Leh Airport and fly back to your home town with sweet memories of Ladakh.