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Overview

Ladakh is an unexplored Himalayan wonderland. Leh, the capital of Ladakh is set amidst snow capped hills and is the center of Tibetan-Buddhist culture. This trip will take you to some of the most incredible and beautiful places on earth. Visit the Khardung La top - the highest motorable road in the world at 18,380 feet and sit on a double humped camel in the desert of the Nubra Valley. Hear the riffling of the prayer flags in the tranquil monastries far away from the town or simply hire a Royal Enfield and ride away on the open road...

FAQs

 

Package Inclusion
  • Airfare New Delhi - Leh - New Delhi in economy class
  • Assistance on arrival at Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport, Leh
  • Airport Transfer by non-air conditioned Maruti Innova/Scorpio
  • Welcome Drink (Hot Tea / Coffee / Kahwa) on Arrival with Traditional welcome at Hotel
  • Accommodation in Leh for 6 Nights in The Driftwood Thongsal Resort
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by non-air conditioned vehicle (Innova / Scorpio or similar)
  • Accommodation in Nubra for 1 for night in Deluxe Camps (with attached bathroom)
  • Meals – 07 Breakfasts & 07 Dinners at Leh, Nubra
  • Daily Shuttle Service to Market for Driftwood hotels (fixed time) guest
  • Inner line permit & Green fees (Environment fees) [Required for Travel to Nubra / Pangong / Restricted Areas]
  • Currently applicable taxes and service charges.
  • Guests staying at The Driftwood Thongsal will be provided 2 bottles of packaged drinking water & cookies in room every day.
  • Guests staying at The Driftwood Thongsal will be offered fruit basket on the day of arrival.
  • Guest activities offered at The Driftwood Thongsal will be extended to all Guests as part of the package.

 

Package Exclusions
  • Travel Insurance [It is advisable to have a travel insurance, either procured directly or through us]
  • Any optional excursion / sightseeing other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Any personal expenses, room service, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, porterage, tips, phone calls, laundry etc.
  • Additional or Personal Use of Vehicles
  • Camera fees, Guide Charges, Monument entry fees, Camel or Horse Safari
  • Any incidental and other cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like ill health, vehicle breakdown, lanblocks, bad weather, snowfall etc
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Highlights

Leh, Nubra, Pangong, Samstanling & Thiksey Monastery, Shanti Stupa, Indus, Magnetic Hill, Sangam

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival Leh –Shanti Stupa: 10 km (30 min)

 

Our representative will welcome you at Airport & transfer to the Hotel. After breakfast rest for the day in the hotel for acclimatization to the high altitude. Evening visit to The Shanti Stupa will offer you a panoramic view of the surrounding landscape and an especially beautiful sunset.

 

Day 2 - Leh - River Confluence, Magnetic Hill, Hall of Fame : 60 kms (3 hrs)

 

Post breakfast drive for Nimu where the major rivers of Ladakh, Indus & Zanskar meet; en-route witness the gravity defying phenomenon of the Magnetic Hill. On your way back, pay homage to the war heroes at The Hall of Fame while returning to Leh in the afternoon. Evening free to explore the local market at own. (Enjoy Rafting on Zanskar – Optional)

 

Day 3 - Leh – Nubra Valley: 130 km (5 hrs.)

 

Post breakfast drive north to Nubra valley also fondly called Valley of flowers. You will be crossing the famous Khardungla 5,359 m (18,380 ft.), which is supposed to be the highest motorable road in the world. Visit the famous Sand Dunes of Hunder where you can enjoy riding a double humped Bactrian camel (optional). Witness the Grandeur of Nubra valley from Deskit Monastery. Overnight at Camp.

 

Day 4 - Nubra Valley – Leh: 130 km. (6 hrs.)

 

Post breakfast visit Samstanling Monastery and Sand Dunes at Sumur, The active can take a short walk up the hills to visit the sacred lake of “Yarab Tso” nestled among pristine mountains near the hot water springs of Panamik. Proceed back to Leh. Do take time out to get your photo taken next to the signboard which says “Khardung La 18,380 ft., Highest Motorable Road in the world”.

 

Day 5 - Leh – Pangong Tso: 320 km (12 hrs.)

 

Post breakfast embark on a picturesque drive to reach Pangong Tso, a brackish lake perched at 4,350 m (14,270 ft.) in the Changthang region of Ladakh. It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to China. Overnight stay at Camp.

 

Day 6 - Leh

 

Leh sightseeing - Thiksey, Shey, Hemis Monastries

 

Day 7 - Leh - Day at Leisure

 

Enjoy the day at Leisure. Choose from one of the many options to explore Ladakh. You could choose to explore Ladakh on a motorbike or a 4X4 vehicle, or pedal down the highest motorable road on a cycle, choose to go rafting or visit the purest of Aryan tribes in Dha-Hanu or simply relax at your resort.

 

Day 8 - Departure to New Delhi

 

Early morning transfer to Leh airport to board flight back to destination. Journey ends with Sweet Memories of Ladakh.

 

Ladakh is an unexplored Himalayan wonderland. Leh, the capital of Ladakh is set amidst snow capped hills and is the center of Tibetan-Buddhist culture. This trip will take you to some of the most incredible and beautiful places on earth. Visit the Khardung La top - the highest motorable road in the world at 18,380 feet and sit on a double humped camel in the desert of the Nubra Valley. Hear the riffling of the prayer flags in the tranquil monastries far away from the town or simply hire a Royal Enfield and ride away on the open road...

FAQs

 

Package Inclusion
  • Airfare New Delhi - Leh - New Delhi in economy class
  • Assistance on arrival at Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport, Leh
  • Airport Transfer by non-air conditioned Maruti Innova/Scorpio
  • Welcome Drink (Hot Tea / Coffee / Kahwa) on Arrival with Traditional welcome at Hotel
  • Accommodation in Leh for 6 Nights in The Driftwood Thongsal Resort
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by non-air conditioned vehicle (Innova / Scorpio or similar)
  • Accommodation in Nubra for 1 for night in Deluxe Camps (with attached bathroom)
  • Meals – 07 Breakfasts & 07 Dinners at Leh, Nubra
  • Daily Shuttle Service to Market for Driftwood hotels (fixed time) guest
  • Inner line permit & Green fees (Environment fees) [Required for Travel to Nubra / Pangong / Restricted Areas]
  • Currently applicable taxes and service charges.
  • Guests staying at The Driftwood Thongsal will be provided 2 bottles of packaged drinking water & cookies in room every day.
  • Guests staying at The Driftwood Thongsal will be offered fruit basket on the day of arrival.
  • Guest activities offered at The Driftwood Thongsal will be extended to all Guests as part of the package.

 

Package Exclusions
  • Travel Insurance [It is advisable to have a travel insurance, either procured directly or through us]
  • Any optional excursion / sightseeing other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Any personal expenses, room service, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, porterage, tips, phone calls, laundry etc.
  • Additional or Personal Use of Vehicles
  • Camera fees, Guide Charges, Monument entry fees, Camel or Horse Safari
  • Any incidental and other cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like ill health, vehicle breakdown, lanblocks, bad weather, snowfall etc
Other Tours of Ladakh
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Ladakh is an unexplored Himalayan wonderland. Leh, the capital of Ladakh is set amidst snow capped hills and is the center of Tibetan-Buddhist culture. This trip will take you to some of the most incredible and beautiful places on earth. Visit the Khardung La top - the highest motorable road in the world at 18,380 feet and sit on a double humped camel in the desert of the Nubra Valley. Hear the riffling of the prayer flags in the tranquil monastries far away from the town or simply hire a Royal Enfield and ride away on the open road...

FAQs

 

Package Inclusion
  • Airfare New Delhi - Leh - New Delhi in economy class
  • Assistance on arrival at Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport, Leh
  • Airport Transfer by non-air conditioned Maruti Innova/Scorpio
  • Welcome Drink (Hot Tea / Coffee / Kahwa) on Arrival with Traditional welcome at Hotel
  • Accommodation in Leh for 6 Nights in The Driftwood Thongsal Resort
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by non-air conditioned vehicle (Innova / Scorpio or similar)
  • Accommodation in Nubra for 1 for night in Deluxe Camps (with attached bathroom)
  • Meals – 07 Breakfasts & 07 Dinners at Leh, Nubra
  • Daily Shuttle Service to Market for Driftwood hotels (fixed time) guest
  • Inner line permit & Green fees (Environment fees) [Required for Travel to Nubra / Pangong / Restricted Areas]
  • Currently applicable taxes and service charges.
  • Guests staying at The Driftwood Thongsal will be provided 2 bottles of packaged drinking water & cookies in room every day.
  • Guests staying at The Driftwood Thongsal will be offered fruit basket on the day of arrival.
  • Guest activities offered at The Driftwood Thongsal will be extended to all Guests as part of the package.

 

Package Exclusions
  • Travel Insurance [It is advisable to have a travel insurance, either procured directly or through us]
  • Any optional excursion / sightseeing other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Any personal expenses, room service, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, porterage, tips, phone calls, laundry etc.
  • Additional or Personal Use of Vehicles
  • Camera fees, Guide Charges, Monument entry fees, Camel or Horse Safari
  • Any incidental and other cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like ill health, vehicle breakdown, lanblocks, bad weather, snowfall etc
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Yurthung Road, Leh - Ladakh, India, Pin 194101

Ladakh is an unexplored Himalayan wonderland. Leh, the capital of Ladakh is set amidst snow capped hills and is the center of Tibetan-Buddhist culture. This trip will take you to some of the most incredible and beautiful places on earth. Visit the Khardung La top - the highest motorable road in the world at 18,380 feet and sit on a double humped camel in the desert of the Nubra Valley. Hear the riffling of the prayer flags in the tranquil monastries far away from the town or simply hire a Royal Enfield and ride away on the open road...

FAQs

 

Package Inclusion
  • Airfare New Delhi - Leh - New Delhi in economy class
  • Assistance on arrival at Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport, Leh
  • Airport Transfer by non-air conditioned Maruti Innova/Scorpio
  • Welcome Drink (Hot Tea / Coffee / Kahwa) on Arrival with Traditional welcome at Hotel
  • Accommodation in Leh for 6 Nights in The Driftwood Thongsal Resort
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by non-air conditioned vehicle (Innova / Scorpio or similar)
  • Accommodation in Nubra for 1 for night in Deluxe Camps (with attached bathroom)
  • Meals – 07 Breakfasts & 07 Dinners at Leh, Nubra
  • Daily Shuttle Service to Market for Driftwood hotels (fixed time) guest
  • Inner line permit & Green fees (Environment fees) [Required for Travel to Nubra / Pangong / Restricted Areas]
  • Currently applicable taxes and service charges.
  • Guests staying at The Driftwood Thongsal will be provided 2 bottles of packaged drinking water & cookies in room every day.
  • Guests staying at The Driftwood Thongsal will be offered fruit basket on the day of arrival.
  • Guest activities offered at The Driftwood Thongsal will be extended to all Guests as part of the package.

 

Package Exclusions
  • Travel Insurance [It is advisable to have a travel insurance, either procured directly or through us]
  • Any optional excursion / sightseeing other than specified in the itinerary.
  • Any personal expenses, room service, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, porterage, tips, phone calls, laundry etc.
  • Additional or Personal Use of Vehicles
  • Camera fees, Guide Charges, Monument entry fees, Camel or Horse Safari
  • Any incidental and other cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like ill health, vehicle breakdown, lanblocks, bad weather, snowfall etc
Other Tours of Ladakh
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