DAY 01:SRINAGAR TO KARGIL
Post breakfast we drive to Leh via Sonamarg, One of the most beautiful drives from Srinagar to Leh. In Sonamarg one can take a pony ride (optional) to Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year. Upon arrival in Kargil we check in at our hotel for overnight stay.
DAY 02: KARGIL TO TINGMOSGANG
Post breakfast we drive to Tingmosgang enroute visiting Lamayuru, Belongs to Drigung Kagyu sect of Buddhism often known as the Red Hat sect of Tibetan Buddhism. The oldest structure in Lamayuru is the Singey Lhakhang built by the founder of Alchi Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo in 11th century. After visiting Lamayuru we proceed further to Tingmosgang, once the capital of lower Ladakh for a short time. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03: TINGMOSGANG TO LEH
Post breakfast drive to Leh enroute visiting Ridzong Gonpa, Alchi, Likir and Basgo. Ridzong is one of the newest monasteries of Ladakh and Alchi famous for its wall paintings/frescos of 1000 years old. Basgo a ancient castle of world heritage site and Likir a beautiful monastery situated on hill top above the village of Likir. Upon arrival in Leh you will met by our representative and check in at our hotel for overnight stay
DAY 04: LEH TO PANGONG LAKE (06 HOURS APPROX.)
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km 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. Overnight stay at the camp near lake.
DAY 05: PANGONG LAKE TO LEH (06 HOURS APPROX.)
Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake and later we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village. Visit Shey, the ancient capital of Ladakh. Drive further to Leh and check in at our hotel for Overnight
DAY 06: LEH TO NUBRA VALLEY (126 KMS / APRX. 05 HRS)
After an early breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley via Khardongla Pass (the highest motor able road in the world) at 18,390 ft, around 39kms from Leh. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or valley of flowers. It is situated to the North of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. Visit Sumoor, another pretty village on the other side of the river. Samstan Ling Monastery or Gonpa is one of the 15 big monasteries of Ladakh founded by Lama Tsultim Nima who also founded the Ridzong Monastery. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 07:NUBRA VALLEY – LEH
After your breakfast, visit the Deskit Monastery situated on a hill overlooking the entire Nubra Valley and have see the biggest Maitreya Buddha’s Statue below the Monastery and later drive to Sandunes enjoy a camel safari (Optional). Drive back to Leh and afternoon rest and relax or take a walk to the local market. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 08: DEPART LEH (FLY OUT)
Tour concludes. Ancient Tracks thank you for your patronage and ensure a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination
Transportation by Taxi (5 pax in a car) from Srinagar to Leh Airport
Hotel Accomodation with Breakfast and Dinner on twin Sharing basis
Permit to Protected Areas like Nubra and Pangong
Insurance and flight