Srinagar – Sonmarg [approx 3hrs/80km]: Upon arrival at Srinagar airport; our special vehicle will pick you up and proceed to Sonmarg. Sonmarg is Situated at an altitude of 9000 Ft. Sonmarg is at a distance of 80Kms from Srinagar is also called as “The meadow of gold”. Sonmarg lies in Sindh Valley streamed with flowers and surrounded by mountains. The place is also the base for some interesting treks to the high altitude of Himalayan Lake. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier, which is a major local attraction during the summer.
Overnight stay at Sonmarg.
Sonmarg – Kargil
Sonmarg – Kargil [approx 4hrs/123km]: Morning after breakfast enjoy various activities in the snow like skiing. Later proceed to Kargil. Visit
Zero point if you wish and if time permits.
Glorious War Memorial in the Drass town, situated at the foothill of the Tololing Hills – [10:00am – 05:00pm]
Enroute, you will proceed towards a magnificent view of Kargil war famous peaks (Tiger, Tololing)
Arrival Kargil check in Hotel fresh up rest of the day & personal activities. Dinner Overnight stay at Kargil.
Kargil – Leh
Kargil – Leh [approx 5hrs/217km]: Morning after breakfast check out from the hotel, & proceed towards Leh (217, kms from Kargil), Leh Ladakh is a high altitude mountainous region bounded by the Karakoram Range from the north and the Grate Himalayas in the south. Often described as Moonland on account of the unique lunar landscape, Ladakh abounds in awesome physical features set in an enormous and spectacular environment. For close to a millennium, the region was an independent mountain kingdom of strategic importance. Leh the royal capital was a major crossroads of Asia with the India sub-continent. From here, the old caravan routes led westward through Kashmir to the silk roads, northward across the Karakorum pass to Central Asia, eastward across the chang-thang highlands to Tibet and china, and southward through present-day Himachal Pradesh to the plains of India. Enroute Sightseeing of
Mulbek, Giant Living Buddha sculpture on rock mountain – [08:00am – 06:00pm]
Lamayuru Monastery, it is Tibetan Buddhist Monastery and is one of the largest
Oldest Gompas in Ladakh, with a population of around 150 permanent monks’ resident – [07:00am – 06:00pm]
Pathar Sahab Gurudwara – [05:00am – 07:00pm]
Kali Mata Temple
Arrival Leh check in Hotel fresh up rest of the day & personal activities. Have dinner.
Overnight stay at Leh.
Leh – Pangong
Leh – Pangong [approx 6hrs/223km]: Leave early morning to Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. While ascending Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. 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. Arrive Durbuk and from there a short drive takes you to the western shore of the lake. On arrival check inn at Tents.
Later enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 134Kms long with half of it’s running the other side of the "INDO CHINA BORDER". One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable.
Overnight stay at Pangong Camp
Pangong – Leh
Pangong – Leh [approx 6hrs/223km]: After breakfast at Tents, take a little walk around the lake to enjoy the morning breeze & clear view of the lake. Later check out from there & drive back to Leh. On arrival, check in at Hotel. Rest day free for shopping or other activities. Have dinner.
Overnight stay at Leh.
Leh – Nubra Valley
Leh – Nubra Valley Enroute Khardung La 18,390 Feet [approx 4hrs 30min/120km]: After breakfast check out from the Camp & proceed 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 inthe 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.
On arrival in Nubra check in to the Camp/ Hotel in Hunder for Overnight stay.
In the evening you can walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. A visit to a Ladakhi home can be arranged.
Overnight Stay at Nubra Camp.
Nubra valley – Leh
Nubra valley – Leh [approx 5hrs/159km]: Morning after breakfast check out from the camp & we will visit the most picturesque Disket monastery on the hill top. Later continue drive to other side of Nubra valley – was the main part of silk route. We will continue our drive back to Leh via Khardungla. Arrival at Leh. Check in to the hotel. Get freshen up.
Overnight stay at Leh
Leh Monastery Tour
Leh: Morning after breakfast proceed to Monastery Tour:
Shey, this Monastery was also built in 1655; the monastery is noted for its giant copper with gilded gold statue of a seated Shakyamuni Buddha – [06:00am – 01:ppm – 01:30:pm – 06:00pm]
Thiksay, this monastery is located at an altitude of 3,600 metres (11,800 ft) in the Indus Valley – [07:00am – 07:00pm]
Hemis Monastery is the largest such structure in central Ladakh – [08:00am – 01:00pm – 02:00pm – 06:00pm]
Evening explore local market.
Overnight stay at Leh.
Leh: After breakfast check out from the hotel & proceed to Leh airport to board the flight for hometown.
Hotel accommodation on twin sharing
Meal Plan: AP [Veg and Non Veg]
Non AC vehicle for transfers as per Itinerary
Trip to Khardungla including SS of Hunder, Sumoor & Deskit.
Trip to Pangong including SS of Pangong Lake. FD SS of Shey, Hemis & thiksey
Inner Line Permit, Wild Life Fee at Pangong, Red Cross fees
Environmental Fee at Ladakh
One Oxygen Gas Cylinder will be kept in the vehicle for all.
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, Table drinks, etc
Air / Train fare
Sonmarg zero point Tajiwas glacier sightseeing charge is not included in the package. This is the Sonmarg Taxi stand union problem, Customer can directly hire the prepaid taxi own cost from Sonmarg Taxi Stand.
Tips to waiters / Airport Porter / drivers any other person
Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, who is directly payable on the spot.
Location Highlights :
Pangong Camp Stay
Nubra Camp Stay
Additional Gala Dinner supplement on Christmas & 31st Dec as per the hotel policy.