Ladakh Group Departure | 8N 9D

Originating from La-Tags – Ladakh means “Land of the High Mountain Passes” where Nature has sketched some amazing landscapes with stunning pastel to make man feel spiritually high. In summer the valley wears the colour of sullen grey, silt laden and sometimes turning into violet. In autumn, the Indus valley is at the height of gracefulness-turquoise and aquamarine water weaving through golden banks of tall poplars and tumbling willows. Ladakh is one of the newly declared Union Territories, bordered by POK and Tibet. To the west is Kashmir and to the south Himachal Pradesh. Indus River bisects the plateau and by the banks of Indus, sits Leh, the capital of Ladakh.    

Tour type: Group departure

Tour Duration: 8 Nights 9 days

Tour starts from: Leh Airport

Tour Starts on: August 8 2021

Tour ends at: Leh Airport

Major Places of Attraction:  Sindhughat, Leh Palace, Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso, Tso Moriri, Tso Kar, Lamayuru gompha, Thiksey Monastery 

08 August 2021 | Day 01: Delhi – Leh
Take early morning flight from Delhi for Leh. On arrival pickup from airport and transfer to hotel. Rest of the day leisure for acclimatization as we will be travelling to higher altitudes in the upcoming days. (Dinner)
 
09 August | Day 02: Leh local Monastery and Palace Tour
We will pay visit to monasteries and other places of interest in and around Leh. Visit Leh Palace –the 9 storied construction inspired from the design of the Potala Palace, Shanti Stupa, Hall of Fame, Hemis Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Shey Palace, Sindhu Ghat. Overnight stay at Leh. (Breakfast / Dinner)
   
10 August | Day 03: Leh-Nubra Valley
Transfer to Nubra Valley. Visit cold desert and enjoy the pleasure of Camel riding. Overnight stay at Hundar Village. Originally called “Ldumra” meaning the ‘Valley of Flowers’. It is situated in the north of Ladakh region. The average altitude of valley is about 10,000 ft above the sea level. The main settlement are along the Shayok River and the Siachen River. The river belt areas are sandy and the vegetative cover includes green farmarisk and myricaria. One of the unique features of the landscape in Nubra is the sand dunes between Deskit ( administrative center) and Hunder village. Ancient trade routes passed through Nubra valley and imprints can be seen even today. The double-humped Bactrian Camels of Silk route trade period still wander in the wilderness of the valley. The drive between Leh and Nubra involves negotiating the Khardungla Pass ( 5602 mtrs above sea level), which is considered as the highest motorable pass in the world. (Breakfast / Dinner)
   
11 August | Day 04: Nubra Valley – Pangong Tso
Drive to Pangong Tso. Pangong lake forms a part of the border area between India and China. On the Indian side the lake is 40 miles in length and nearly 2-4 miles in width- the majority lies on the Chinese side of the border. It is said that 75% of the Lake is in China and only 25% is in India. The landscape on the way to Pangong is spectacular. This large, serene lake at an altitude of 13,930 ft. above sea level has a brilliant colour variations including deep blue, turquoise etc. Overnight stay at Pangong Tso. (Breakfast / Dinner)
   
12 August | Day 05: Pangong Tso - Leh
After visiting Pangong Tso and spending considerable time to enjoy the beauty of this amazing lake, drive to Leh crossing Chang La. Overnight stay at Leh. (Breakfast / Dinner)
   
13 August | Day 06: Leh-Tso moriri
Drive to Tso moriri, situated in Changthang cold desert sanctuary, the area is inhabited by Changpa nomads. The area consists of vast wilderness and high altitude lakes. This is the best wildlife area in Ladakh and breeding ground of many migratory birds. The vast lake is stretched up to the horizon and surrounded by lofty snow capped mountains. Azure blue water sparkle under crystal clear sky in a sunny day and create such a hue that you will keep on watching it throughout the day and your mind will fill up with inexpressible joy. Overnight stay at a Camp beside Tso moriri. (Breakfast / Dinner)
   
14 August | Day 07: Tso moriri – Tso kar - Leh
Drive to Tsokar, another small but beautiful lake in Changthang area. Wildlife is the prime attraction here. With some good luck you can confront with famous Tibetan Wild Ass or Kiang and rarity like Black necked Crane. Further drive and finally the road will meet Leh-Manali Highway at Morey Plains. Turn Right and drive to Leh crossing Tanglang La, another gorgeous high pass. Overnight stay at Leh. (Breakfast / Dinner)
   
15 August: Day 08: Leh - Lamayuru - Leh
Drive to Lamayuru. On the way visit confluence of Zanskar and Indus River, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, Magnetic Hill and famous Alchi Monastery. Lamayuru monastery is the oldest and biggest monastery in Ladakh. The monastery has some of the oldest frescos in the region. Landscape of the area is also famous for its moon like features and thus called famously Moonland. Drive back to Leh and overnight stay. (Breakfast / Dinner).
   
16 August | Day 09: Leh-Airport drop
Morning transfer to Airport. Service ends. Take morning flight to Delhi. (Breakfast)
Package cost @ Rs.35,800+5% GST Per Person
  • Package cost includes :
 
  • All accommodation on Double Occupancy basis as per itinerary in hotel/ Camp
  • Daily Breakfast and Dinner during the package as per hotel MAP Plan
  • All transfer and sightseeing as per itinerary by NAC Xylo / Innova
  • Fuel and driver’s allowance
  • Assistance of Team Leader from Wandervogel Adventures throughout the tour
  • All toll taxes, Driver allowances & parking Charges.
  • Inner Line Permits for restricted areas
  • Wild Life Fees & Environmental Fees, Red Cross Fees
 
  • Package cost excludes :
 
  • Airfare
  • Any kind of beverages/ Extra food / Lunch
  • Any monument entry fees / camera entry
  • Bottled water, tips and any expenses of personal nature
  • Extra expenses / Expenses due to change in itinerary by guest, natural calamity, road block, political unrest, delay of flight or train and any other unforeseen emergency situation.
  • Expenses which are not mentioned in inclusions.
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