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Ladakh means – The Land of High Passes. It is extended from the Keun Lun mountain range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan.

 

Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture. Ladakh being one of the Halt points on the “SILK ROUTE”. Since then Ladakh is a prominence of Culture and human intervenes. Ladakh was a stopover on the silk route because of one major reason and that is “SALT”. After crossing end number of high passes and sky touching mountains, traders looked for salt and Ladakh was the only region on that altitude which can provide salt. As it being a desert on a high altitude.

 

By its name, Ladakh is host to enormous high passes but also the land to some claimed highest motor able roads in the world – “Khardung La and Taklang La”.

 

Not only geographical features but also is a vast land for their unique cultures and festivals. Ladakhi’s share their culture with Tibet. So prominently it is more of Tibet in India. The unique Dragon dance and many others, one can go ecstatic buying and shopping souvenirs for themselves and their family. As you arrive in Leh you get a quick rush of the altitude as you hit it is 3000M from the sea level and the warm breeze swings around your face, the travel excitement gets pumped up.

 

We hope you have a got a fair idea on the destination you are visiting this summers.

 

Highlights:

  • Leh Sangam
  • Magnetic Hill
  • Druk School
  • Shey Palace & Hemis Monastery
  • Pangong Tso
  • Zanskar Valley

 

Quick Details

Region                             Ladakh, Greater Himalayan sand dunes

No of Days                      04 Days

Starting                           Leh

Ending                             Leh

Maximum Altitudes  Khardung La – 5359mtrs/17582ft | Chang La – 5360mtrs/17586ft 

Passes                              Khardung La, Chang La

Type                                  Couple/Family/Friends

Day

Action Chart

Meals

Stay

Day 1

 Leh – Arrival & acclimatise

 D

Hotel

Day 2

Sham Valley & Local SS

B,D

Hotel

Day 3

Pangong Lake Day Trip

B,D

Hotel

Day 4

Leh Departure

B

 

Itineraries

Day 1

Leh Arrival

Arrive at Leh Airport, meet our representative & transfer to hotel. Check in to the hotel & acclimatise for the day. The elevation of Leh is 11500ft and may be little difficult for few travellers to accommodate. Hence we recommend you to let your body tune to the altitude & the weather. In the evening take a stroll in the city to get the body accustomed to the new environment.

Day 2

Sham Valley & Local SS

Second day for acclimatization, take a short sightseeing trip around Leh. Some Places to visit:
Thiksey Gompa: 19Kms from Leh, spectacularly sited, Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive Gompas. There are several temples in this Gompas, containing images, stupas and wall paintings of Buddha, which are exquisite.
Shey Palace and Gompa: Situated on a hillock 15Kms upstream from Leh, it was once the residence of the royal family. According to tradition, it was the seat of power of the pre-Tibetan kinds. A 7.5mts high copper statue of Buddha, plated with gold and the largest of its kind, is installed here.
Shanti Stupa: Built by the Japanese government in 1995 and inaugurated by H.H.Dalai Lama of Tibet. Enjoy panoramic views of Leh and surrounding areas of Indus valley from here.
Druk White Lotus School: Also known as Rancho School – 3idiot. The school was damaged in August 2010 when cloudbursts caused flash floods that washed mud and boulders into many school buildings. The Bollywood star Aamir Khan made a special effort to lend a helping hand.
Sangam (Indus & Zanskar river): The confluence of Zanskar & Indus river.
Hemis monastery: Hemis is the largest monastery in Ladakh and has one of the most beautiful locations. It also consists of a museum which houses the largest collection of ancient Buddhist artefacts in India.
Also visit the Hall of Fame Museum, Alchi Monastery & Pathar Sahib Gurudwara.

Day 3

Leh – Pangong

Post early breakfast, drive to Pangong Lake taking the road via Karu. You will pass by the beautiful green valley of Shakti as you ascend towards Chang La - the third highest motor able pass in the world. As you drive down from the pass you will reach Tangste village, en-route you will see many endemic and migratory bird species and will certainly encounter the Tibetan Marmots. The landscape as you approach Pangong Tso is breath-taking! This lake of "3 Idiots" fame is world renowned for its changing colours throughout the day according to the sun's position and reflection. Drive back to Leh (150kms - 5hrs). En-route take a short halt at Chang la Pass to enjoy a cup of hot steaming tea.

Day 4

Leh Departure

Bid farewell to the enchanting and breath-taking mountainous and rugged terrain of Ladakh, as you transfer to Leh Airport for your onward flight home.

  • Accommodation on double occupancy basis in above mentioned hotel.
    • 3N Leh
  • Airport Transfers by AC Vehicle
  • Meals as per mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Inner line permit + Forest Entry Fee
  • Sightseeing by private vehicle
    • 2 pax – Dzire
    • 4 pax – Innova
    • 6-10 pax – Tempo Traveller
  • All road taxes, toll, permit & driver allowance
  • Expertise and service fee
  • GST 5%
  • Convenience fee

 

Location

Economy

3 Star

4 Star

Nts

Leh

Hotel Bluestone

Namgyal Palace

The Grand Himalaya

3

  • Activities
  • Additional / personal use of vehicle.
  • Entry fee if any
  • Extended stay due to weather conditions or any situation not in human control.
  • Any personal expenses, room service and special orders, mineral waters, non-alcoholic beverages, tips, phone calls, laundry etc.
  • Any extra excursions or sightseeing apart from the above specified itinerary.
  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
  • Heater charges
  • Entry fees, Camera fees
  • Airfares/Rail fares.
  • Anything Specifically NOT mentioned in includes.

Destination

Altitude (Ft)

Altitude (Mtrs)

Temp. (min)

Temp. (max)

Leh

11500ft

3500mtrs

-8 deg. C

13 deg. C

Nubra

10000ft

3000mtrs

-9 deg. C

13 deg. C

Khardung La

17582ft

5359mtrs

-15 deg. C

2 deg. C

Chang La

17586ft

5360mtrs

1 deg. C

12 deg. C

Turtuk

9846ft

3001mtrs

-9 deg. C

13 deg. C

Pangong

13860ft

4225mtrs

1 deg. C

15 deg. C

Kargil

8780ft

2676mtrs

-6 deg. C

11 deg. C

Jispa

10500ft

3200mtrs

-10 deg. C

8 deg. C

Srinagar

5200ft

1585mtrs

16 deg. C

32 deg. C

Supplementary activity charges:

  • River Rafting INR 1500 Per Person for approx. 2 hrs. [Phey – Nimoo (Indus) / Choksti – Nimoo (Zanskar)]
  • River Rafting INR 2000 Per Person for approx. 3 hrs. [Chilling – Nimoo (Zanskar River)]
  • Motorbike on hire:
    • Royal Enfield 500 CC (Any kind of model) - Rs.1800 per bike per day.
    • Royal Enfield 350 CC (Classic/Thunderbird) - Rs.1500 per bike per day.
    • Royal Enfield 350 CC (Electra) – Rs.1300 per bike per day.
    • Royal Enfield 350 CC (Standard) – Rs.1200 per bike per day.
    • Bajaj Avenger 220 CC - Rs.1200 per person per day.
    • Yamaha FZ / Hero Impulse - Rs.1000 per person per day.
    • Automatic bike without gear - Rs.1000 per person per day.
    • Bajaj Pulsar 150 CC – Rs.1000 per person per day.

NOTE: An extra amount of Rs.100 per day will be charged for luggage carrier.

  • Downhill Mountain biking from Khardung La top on the way back from Nubra Valley at Rs.2500 per person.

 

Important notes:

  1. Post-paid mobile connections of Vodafone, Airtel, BSNL, MTNL and Idea Cellular only will work in the entire state of Jammu & Kashmir.
  2. At all locations, there are no telephone landlines.
  3. Due to shortage in electricity, we request our guest to carry torches or portable lights.

Cancellation period

Cancellation Charges on Cost

45 – 30 days

25%

30 – 21 days

50%

21 – 14 days

75%

Less than 14 days or No show

100%

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