Upon reaching the Kushok Bakula airport in Leh, positioned at an altitude of 3500 m, meet our tour representative, who offers you an assisted transfer to the hotel. As you complete the check-in formalities at the hotel, enjoy your welcome drink. Then, retire in your rooms as the day is scheduled for rest and acclimatization to the high altitudes of Ladakh, which is a must. In the evening, enjoy a leisure walk up to Leh bazaar.
This 2nd is scheduled for the Indus Valley tour to explore its main attractions. After having your delicious breakfast, embark on your road journey from Leh towards the Indus Valley. You drive past the Magnetic Hill or the Gravity Hill. Before entering the Indus valley, take a halt and explore the beautiful Nimu valley. The valley has a barren yet charming landscape and is also known for offering rafting experiences. If the weather permits, you can go rafting on the Indus River. The next halt is at Pathar Sahib Gurudwara. Located on Leh-Nimu road, it was built to remember the visit of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, to the area. Treat your eyes to the beautiful views of the Indus valley, which also offers adventure opportunities. Return to Leh.
In the morning, start driving towards the beautiful Nubra Valley. As you reach, check in at a guest house/hotel. After that, get onto a double-humped camel’s back to explore the captivating scenery in the valley. Camel safari at the Hunder sand dunes is one of the best things to do in Nubra. Next, continue sightseeing and visit Panamik village, famed for hot water sulfur springs. The next visit is to the Diskit Gompa. It is the largest and the oldest Buddhist monastery in Nubra.
Overnight at Nubra Valley.
On the 4th day of the Ladakh tour, After a morning meal in the hotel room, visit Samstanling Monastery, founded around 140 years back. Later on, start driving back to Leh. Next, you drive past the Khardung La, one of the highest motorable roads in the world. On arrival, check into the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. You can explore the nearby attractions, savor local delicacies or visit the local bazaars.
Stay Overnight in Leh.
Today, you will enjoy a full-day excursion to the serene and captivating Pangong Lake. Have your breakfast in the morning and drive towards Pangong Lake. After crossing Changla Pass (17500 feet). Continue to move via the villages of Durbuk and Tangtse in the Changthang region of Ladakh. Finally, arrive at the Pangong Lake, known for changing its color with the sun's changing position. Placed at an altitude of 4250 m, it is one of the largest brackish lakes in Asia. Savor the beautiful views of the surrounding natural scenery. Set up a camp on the banks of the lake. Do not miss a visit to the local village to get a sneak peek into their lifestyle and culture.
Overnight stay at the tents.
Wake up early in the morning as the views at this time by the lake are simply mesmerizing. Capture the natural scenery with your cameras for a lifetime. The rays of the sun make the snow-clad peaks shine like diamonds. Then, start your road journey back to Leh. On arriving, complete the check-in formalities at the hotel. After this, get ready for sightseeing in Leh. First, visit the white-domed Buddhist Stupa, called Shanti Stupa. The panorama is magical as it is located on the top of a hill. Next in line is the 17th century Leh Palace- the former royal palace. The last visit of the day is to the Hall of Fame Museum- built by the Army in the memory of war heroes.
Overnight stay in Leh
The day is for exploring the famous monasteries of Leh. First, you visit the largest monastery in the central Ladakh region- Thiksey monastery. Next is the very popular Hemis Monastery. This is the largest and wealthiest monastery in Leh. Next, continue your monastery tour and arrive at the Spituk Monastery, belonging to the 11th century. The monastery is on a hilltop and boasts lovely surrounding views. Shey monastery is another masterpiece in Leh. It is known for having a vast copper and gilded gold statue of seated Shakyamuni Buddha. The last visit of the day is to Stakna monastery, belonging to the Drugpa Buddhist sect, home to around 30 monks.
Stay overnight in Leh.
Today, in the morning, get an assisted transfer to the Leh airport for boarding a flight for Delhi.