upon arrival in Leh, welcome by our local representative and transfer to a Ladakhi style guest house or Hotel. Rest of the day you require to take a complete rest for acclimatization to the arid high altitude of Leh (3505 m) In the evening will enjoy the sunset point(Shanti stupa). Overnight in Hotel.
After breakfast drive to Lamayuru(127 kms)It was build in 11th century by Great translator Rinchen Zangpo. This Monastery is one of the biggest in Ladakh,This Monastery is Drigung –Kagyu-pa sect of Buddhism. After Lunch drive to visit the mesmerizing Moon landscape.
Than drive back to uley .than Car will drive you between the gorge to Resong Monastery and Nunnery Both are in same gorge, This Monastery is most unusual in ladakh .betwee n the hills stands in isolation. This is Gelug-pa sect of Buddhism. Then comes Alchi Monastery one of the biggest and oldest builds in 11th century. It is Kagyu-pa; Gelug-pa sect of Buddhism. This Monastery is not build on the mountain and hills like others. It is in between the village.
After Btreak fast Drive back to Leh. Around 40 kms before leh is Basgo Monastery which is Kagyu-pa follower of Buddhism, once this place was Capital. On the way back You are going to see Magnificent Confluence of Two River Indus and Zanskar, After 7 kms Magnetic hill is on the which defies Gravity, Guru-dawara ,Hall of fame is just 6 km before leh . This is maintained by Army. It contains History, Culture, Fauna, Flora and many things inside. Overnight in Leh Hotel.
Post breakfast we 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 th e Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level. Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp / Hotel in Hunder, have a rest till evening ,before sun set we will take you for a short drive to Hunder sand dunes to visit & ride double humped bacterium camel, later back to accommodation for overnight stay If time permits we will 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 the Camp or Hotel.
Morning after breakfast 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 Khardongla. Reach Leh & transfer to Hotel overnight stay.
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake en route crossing Changla pass 17,570fts. Pangong Lake, situated at 13,930 feet (4,267 m). It will take around 5 hours to reach their .A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 125 km 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. By evening you will be back to Leh.
After breakfast in the Hotel leave for beautifull Tsomoriri lake .which is around 240 kms from leh but today we are not going to cross any pass so the road is straight, and it will take about 6 hours. On the one side of the lake is Korzok village .a Leisure walk along the side of the lake is recommended .As it give you internal peace if you go toward north –east direction for an hour or half you can see Nomad’s and can be interact with them. Over night in Korzok.
Early morning drive to Serchu passing Puga (Sulphur mine), Tsokar Lake, Skyang chu thang (The biggest and Highest Plateau on Stretch about 45 kms), In Pang you can enjoy the Lunch, then Leave for Sarchu via crossing Nakeela and Lchung la .if you want to travel up to kelong you can it will increase your travel for 2 hours over night in Sarchu.
Leave Ladakh with sweet memories.