DAY - 01 Ladakh, We are Here (Arrival in Leh | City Tour)
A Yatra representative will assist you at the Airport on arrival. Get aboard the waiting vehicle and transfer to hotel. Check-in at the hotel. Today the full day is for rest and leisure to acclimatize to the higher altitude. In the evening visit Leh Market & Shanti Stupa. Dinner and stay overnight at the Hotel.
DAY - 02 A Day in Sham Valley (Leh to Sham Valley | Sightseeing)
"After freshening up today, start off on your sightseeing tour.Your destination for the day is the Sham Valley, which is replete with unique places. Visit the Hall of Fame dedicated to the Indian soldiers. It showcases weapons and documents recovered from the enemy during various wars.A key attraction is the grand Spituk Monastery, dating to the 11th century. While here, do see the statues of Lord Buddha, and donâ€™t miss the panoramic view of the Indus Valley below. Next travel to Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, one of the most sacred places for Sikhs. It houses a huge rock, believed to have been hurled at Guru Nanak by a demon. Then it is time to move to the famed Magnetic Hill. It is said that it pulls vehicle upwards when left on neutral."
DAY - 03 Conquering Khardung-La (Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung-La)
After an early breakfast we drive to NUBRA VALLEY through KHARDUNG-LA the highest motorable road in the world at 18,390 ft. It is around 39kms from Leh. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldorma or the valley of flowers. It is situated to the North of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas.In the afternoon visit Hunder Monastery. Hunder is one of the remote villages in the Ladakh district of India's northernmost State of Jammu and Kashmir. Lying close to the border between India and Pakistan in the north-western part of Ladakh, the village of Hunder comprises settlers that include Ladakhis and Tibetans. You can visit the SAND DUNES here to enjoy a camel safari (Optional on direct payment basis). Overnight stay at Nubra camp.
DAY - 04 Nubra Valley to Leh
After your breakfast at the camp, visit Diskit Monastery en route to Leh. The Diskit Gompa of Leh Ladakh dates back to the 14th century and owes its inception to Changzem Tserab Zangpo, a disciple of Tsong-kha-pa. At the heart of Diskit Monastery is an elevated cupola, which stands adorned with a beautiful fresco that illustrates the Tashilhunpo Gompa of Tibet. There are a number of shrines inside the monastery's complex like Kangyu-lang, Tsangyu-lang etc. Also, hundreds of Mongolian and Tibetan texts have found their storehouse inside these temples. Diskit Gompa has quite an interesting legend attached to it. It is believed that a Mongol demon once lived here and was considered to be a sworn enemy of Buddhism. Afternoon rest and relax or take a walk to the local market. Overnight at hotel.
DAY - 05 Leh (Excursion to Pangong Lake - 14,000 Ft.)
After an early breakfast leave for Pangong Lake through Changla Pass 5380 mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m), is a long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists, though the lake and its surrounding area is under army surveillance. Hot lunch will be served at Pangong. After spending some time at Pangong drive back to LEH hotel for the overnight stay.
DAY - 06 The Sojourn Ends (Departure from Leh)
Post checking-out from the hotel, move to the Leh airport for your onward flight.
- Return airfare with taxes in economy class.
- Assistance upon arrival / departure at Airport.
- 04 Nights accommodation on twin sharing Basis at Leh.
- 01 Night accommodation on twin sharing Basis at Nubra.
- 05 Breakfast and 05 Dinners
- Transportation and sightseeing by Non-AC Xylo / Scorpio or similar (vehicle on sharing basis).
- Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours
- Anything not specifically mentioned under the head Prices included
- Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls
- Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
- Soft or hard drinks, starters.
- Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc
- Medical & Travel insurance