DAY 01: ARRIVE LEH
Upon arrival at Leh KBR Airport you will met by Ancient Tracks representative and transfer to Hotel for Check-in and morning at leisure at Hotel to acclimatize to Leh’s high altitude of 11500 feet. Evening visit to Leh Market & Shanti Stupa. Overnight at Hotel, Leh.
DAY 02: LEH TO TINGMOSGANG
Post Breakfast drive to visit Phyang Gompa, located 6 kms away from Leh. Further we drive to Likir, Likir Gonpa situated atop a hill overlooking the beautiful village of Likir. Basgo is certainly the most impressive of Ladakhi citadels despite its ruined state. Then we drive and cross the River Indus and reach Alchi popular for it 1000 years old frescos/wall paintings. After visiting above monasteries we drive to Tingmosgang. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 03: TINGMOSGANG - LEH
Post breakfast start early morning drive further to visit Lamayuru, Belongs to Dripung Kagyu (Red Hat) like Phyang. After visiting Lamayuru we drive back to Leh enroute visiting Ridzong Gompa, known as the paradise for Meditation. After Ridzong visit we drive back to Leh. Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04: LEH TO PANGONG LAKE (06 HOURS APPROX.)
After an early breakfast 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 the 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 Monastery 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 drive to Nubra Valley via Khardongla Pass (the highest motor able road in the world) at 18,390 ft, around 48 kms 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 and in the middle of these two ranges stands the Saltoro Range of the Himalaya. 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, Kyagar.
DAY 07: NUBRA VALLEY – LEH
After breakfast, visit the Deskit Monastery situated on a hill overlooking the entire Nubra Valley and see the biggest Maitreya Buddha’s Statue below the Monastery and later drive to Hundar where you enjoy Sandunes and camel safari (Optional). Drive back to Leh and afternoon rest and relax or take a walk to the local market. Overnight at hotel, Leh.
DAY 08: DEPART LEH (FLY OUT)
Tour concludes. Ancient Tracks thank you for your patronage and ensure a punctual transfer to Bakula Rinpochey Airport to catch the flight to Delhi.
Car from KBR airport to airport (following the Itinerary)
Hotel on Twine Sharing Room for 7 Nights on MAP plan
PAP Permits for Nubra and Pangong Lake
Anything not mentioned in Included