Ladakh, also known as “The Land of High Passes” is a region in India located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The cold desert of India is known for its mesmerizing views and a culture which remains a mystery to many. It can also be said that the region is known to all, but visited by few. Its snow-capped peaks, the clear blue skies and the vistas of barren mountains broken only by meandering rivers has attracted many an intrepid traveller.
Day 1: Arrival: Fly into Leh from New Delhi and acclimatization.
Day 2: Leh: Leh sightseeing.
Day 3: Pangong: Visit the famous Pangong Tso lake.
Day 4: Nubra Valley: Drive to Nubra valley.
Day 5: Leh: Return from the Nubra Valley to Leh.
Day 6: Drive to Takmachik: Drive to Takmachik.
Day 7: Return to Leh via Lamayuru: Drive back to Leh.
Day 8: Departure: Leave Ladakh with memories to last you a lifetime and with a yearning to come back once again!
- Leh: 4 nights
- Pangong campsite: 1 night
- Nubra-Valley luxury campsite: 1 night
- Village stay at Takmachik: 1 night
- Room with Breakfast, Lunch/ dinner.
Day 1: Arrive at Leh from Delhi
Fly into Leh from New Delhi. A one hour flight where you marvel at the snow clad Himalayas and Ladakh valley. Spend the day acclimatising and getting set for your adventure.
Day 2: Local Leh sightseeing
Spend the day visiting the local sights of the Leh city. The Hall Of Fame Museum, the Shanti Stupa, Spituk Gompa and a lot more. Drive past the famous Magnetic hill and witness gravity-defying action and be marvelled at the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar.
Day 3: Pangong Tso lake
Drive to the famous Pangong Tso lake where the famous movie the 3 Idiots climax scene was shot. Drive past the high Chang-la pass and feed the cute marmots en route. Spend the night at a campsite on the banks of the lake.
Day 4: Nubra Valley
Drive past the famous Khardung-la pass and reach Nubra valley. See the beautiful monastery of Diskit, with the imposing statue of the Buddha overlooking the valley and the sand dunes of Hunder. Ride the Bactrian double humped camels here.
Spend the night at Nubra at a luxury camp site or a cosy homestay.
Day 5: Drive to Takmachik
Takmachik has situated in the banks of river Indus and is a 115 km journey. Altitude is around 2940 meters above the sea level. Enjoy the splendid scenery with the meandering Indus en route and receive a warm welcome from your local host family, the village practices organic farming and encourages eco-tourism.
Day 6: Don't Sham it out and miss seeing Sham!
On the way back to Leh, we halt at Lamayuru and marvel at the beautiful monastery here that is carved from the rocks and get an experience of “mainland”!
Overnight at Leh.
Day 7: The last night at Leh
Spend your day visiting the local market, shopping for souvenirs or just walking by the Indus and marvelling at the sunset and looking at the star-filled night sky of Ladakh for the last time.
Day 8: Au Revoir Ladakh
Leave Ladakh with memories to last you a lifetime and with a yearning to come back once again!