Start the 'Best of Ladakh' Tour with a warm welcome at Kushok Bakula Airport in Leh, situated at the height of 11700 ft. Then, get a transfer to a hotel in the city, which is a 3 / 4 km distance. Check-in and acclimatize to the high altitudes of Ladakh. These altitudes are low in atmospheric oxygen, and therefore you need to rest and let your body adapt to the climate. In the evening, around 4:30 pm, visit the Shanti Stupa, the Chowkhang monastery, and the local market in Leh. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Start the day with a refreshing breakfast. After your meal, proceed for a full-day tour of Indus Valley Monasteries. Today, you visit the Royal Museum, Stok Palace, Thiksey, Stagna and Changchubling, and Hemis Monasteries. The 90 km round trip will be covered in about 7-8 hours. Then, return for an overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Start the day with an early breakfast at 8:00 am. Post-meal, proceed to drive to Nubra Valley, which is at a 125 km distance and a 4-5 hour drive. Drive via the world-famous Khardungla Pass nestled at 18360 ft. The views are breathtaking. At the Nubra Valley, visit silver sand dunes near Hunder village. It is also known as the desert in the sky. Also, enjoy a double-humped Camel safari in the unique cold desert. Finally, visit the Diskit village, which houses a famous monastery of the same name. Overnight stay at the camp in Nubra Valley.
Relish a leisurely morning breakfast and proceed to visit the Yarabtso Lake near Panamik village. After strolling in the village and cover beautiful attractions, drive back to Leh 125 km via Khardungla pass. The evening is free of activities. Explore the Leh market. Relish some appetizing delights of the unique region. Overnight at the hotel.
Today a full-day excursion to Pangong Lake 135 km from Leh is planned. Post breakfast, proceed to the magical lake of Ladakh. As you drive towards the ethereal lake, you cross the Changla Pass, located 17500 ft. En route, you come across Durbuk and Tangtse villages in the Changthang region of Ladakh. When you view the beauty, you shall understand why Pangong is considered one of the most amazing lakes in Asia. It is the world's highest saltwater lake, 162 Km long, 30% is in India. The water changes its color 4-5 times a day. Overnight stay at the Camp near the Lakeside.
Today the day starts with a healthy breakfast in your hotel room. After having your meal, you will drive to Tso Moriri Lake. Around 240 km from Pangong Lake, it is a 9-10 hour drive. First, drive up to Kharu and then to the sweet water Tso-Moriri Lake nestled at 4200 m. On the way, visit Chumathang Hot springs. Cross Mahe Bridge and then drive towards Tsomoriri Lake. On the way, you can see Himalayan marmots. It is also a famous breeding and nesting area for thousands of migratory birds. You can also see Brahimini Duck, Bar-headed goose, black naked cranes, etc. Arrive at Tso Moriri Lake by evening and check in at the tented camp near the Lake. Overnight stay at the camp.
After an early breakfast on day 7, start driving to Leh via Tsokar Lake. On the way, take a halt to visit Puga Geo-Thermal Gas springs, visit the Nomadic Rebo tents at Polo-kongka pass, and further after the pass, stop by Tsokar Lake - a wetland area. Stop here for photographs. If you are interested, you can also visit the monastery of tiny Thukje village. Overnight stay in the hotel in Leh
AAfter having your delicious breakfast on your bed, you start driving to Uley Resort from Leh. On the way, visit the great statue of Maitreya Buddha in the Likir monastery and the 1000 -year old murals of Alchi monastery, listed among the best Buddhist miniature paintings. Continue your road journey. Finally, you arrive at Uley. Check-in at the resort/hotel. After completing the formalities, you can simply relax.
Post breakfast, start your excursion to visit Lunar landscapes, Lamayuru Monastery & Rizong Nunnery. You can also enjoy a day hike to Rizong village, which takes 2-3 hours, or a short Hike to Gera-Lardo village across the Indus River. Overnight stay at Uleytokpo.
Start the day with a delicious breakfast and drive back to Leh around 70km, a 2-3 hour trip. En-route visit Spituk Monastery, Magnetic Hill, and the Military Hall of Fame. The afternoon is free at leisure. Visit Leh's famous Moti market, Nowshare market, Balkhang chowk apricot vendors, and Super Market. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Today take a transfer to the airport to board a flight from Leh Airport.