Overview

About the destination:

Situated right on the border on the northwest edge of Ladakh is Turtuk that was once a part of Pakistan till the 1971 Indo-Pak war to be specific. With this 7 days tour to Ladakh, enjoy a journey to the top of the world featuring most of the world’s highest motorable passes with the spectacular beauty of snow-capped mountains. Admired for its unparalleled scenic views, pristine icy lakes, and swirling roads, Ladakh is becoming the most Instagrammable place in India and is on everyone’s bucket list.

 

Duration: 7 Days & 6 nights

Start point: Leh

Endpoint: Leh

Route: Leh - Sham valley - Nubra - Turtuk - Pangong - Leh

Passes covered: Khardung-la (18,000 ft) and Chang-la (17,688 ft)

6 Nights 7 Days Available on request Leh
Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Meals on MAP Plan starting with Dinner on Day 1.
  • Comfortable and hygienic vehicle (Scorpio/Xylo/Similar) for sightseeing on all days as per the itinerary.
  • Stay on double (couples and special requests) and triple sharing(General) basis in hygienic and sanitized hotels/Camps
  • Inner-Line Permit for all restricted areas
  • Wildlife Fee and Environmental Fee
  • Highly-Experienced driver cum guide
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Oxygen cylinder and basic first-aid during the tour.
  • Camping with an evening bonfire(on additional cost).

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Any meals/services not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Transport apart from the itinerary
  • Any charges for entry tickets and video cameras, still cameras, etc.
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water, beverages, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, laundry, etc.
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
  • Insurance
  • Room Service/Restaurant Expenses
  • Anything not mentioned under 'inclusions'
Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Leh | Welcome to the Top of the World

 

  • After arrival, reach the designated hotel in Leh.

  • Gradually get acclimatized to the climate.

  • Later in the evening, visit the Leh Market, Leh Palace, and Shanti Stupa on your own.

  • Indulge in a lip-smacking dinner at the hotel

  • Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh

 

Day 2 : Leh to Sham Valley | Exploring Borders of Leh

 

  • Begin your day early with a delicious breakfast and prepare for an adventurous drive to the legendary 'Sham Valley'.

  • Visit the confluence of the Zanskar- Indus Rivers, which is also the world highest river rafting point

  • Experience the world-famous Hall of fame and learn more about the Indo-Pak wars and the martyrs

  • Visit the Magnetic Hill, where you can witness the unusual phenomenon of vehicles sliding uphill on neutral gear

  • While returning to Leh, enjoy delicious langar at Gurudwara Pathar Sahib.

  • Later, enjoy dinner after you have experienced a day full of activities and thrill.

  • Overnight stay at hotel in Leh

 

Day 3 : Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung-La Pass | A Drive to the World’s Highest Motorable Road (18000 ft.)

 

  • After breakfast in the hotel, prepare yourself for the ultimate adventure

  • The journey from Leh to Nubra falls on a very scenic route

  • Known as the gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valleys, the Khardung-La pass is the world's highest all-season motorable road

  • As you descend from Khardung-la, experience the white sand dunes in Nubra and enjoy a ride of the double-humped camel, exclusively found in Ladakh

  • Later enjoy camping the bonfire under the sky full of stars

  • Overnight stay at the campsite in Nubra Valley

 

Day 4 : Nubra Valley to Turtuk Village | Last Village of India

  • After a delicious breakfast, drive towards Turtuk

  • Turtuk is the last outpost in India after which the Pakistan-controlled Gilgit-Baltistan begins and is one of the gateways to the Siachen Glacier

  • The place is culturally, linguistically, and historically different from what you’ve seen till now in your Ladakh holiday as it falls under the Gilgit-Baltistan region. Even the landscape is different with dramatic narrow valleys and steep mountains, unlike Central Ladakh and Nubra

  • Comparatively, situated at a lower altitude than Leh, you’ll see green pastures here that yield fresh produce like apricots and apples

  • Come back to the hotel and indulge in a lip-smacking dinner

  • Overnight stay in camps at Nubra valley

 

Day 5 : Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake | Relive the Bollywood Moments

 

  • In the morning after breakfast, drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo-China border

  • The lake is a major attraction of the region and is amongst the highest altitude saline water lakes in the world and changes colors from shades of blue to green to red

  • Enjoy the scenic beauty with the view of the shyok river on one side and the mountains on another side

  • Featured in movies like 3-idiots and Jab Tak Hai Jaan, enjoy the place in Bollywood style and take a picture with the famous 3-idiots scooter.

  • Overnight stay at a campsite near Pangong Lake/Tangste.

 

Day 6 : Pangong Lake to Leh | Excursion to Rancho School

 

  • Wake up in the morning to the beautiful Pangong Lake view

  • The journey from Pangong Lake back to Leh takes you via Chang La, a mountain pass situated at an altitude of 17,590 feet (5360 meters).

  • Along the way, pay a visit to the Druk White Lotus School, which shot to fame with the movie ‘3 Idiots’ as the site where the last scene was shot

  • Known to be the largest Tibetan monastery in Ladakh, visit Thiksey monastery housing several stupas, statues, and other Buddhist artifacts in its 12 story structure

  • Reach Leh and enjoy a delicious dinner at the hotel

  • Overnight stay at a hotel in Leh

 

Day 7 : Departure | It's Time to say Goodbye to the Mountains

 

  • Fly out of Leh And it's already time to say goodbye to your fellow travelers and this magical land.

  • After breakfast, we will bid you farewell. 

 

Note: The package is from Hotel to Hotel. 

 

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