Leh, the highest plateau in the Himalayas of India is a desert city, is the capital of the Leh region in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state. Originally a stop for trading caravans, Leh is now known for its Buddhist sites and nearby trekking areas. Massive 17th-century Leh Palace, modeled on the Dalai Lama’s former home (Tibet’s Potala Palace), overlooks the old town’s bazaar and mazelike lanes.
Being the northernmost part of the country it extends from the Himalayas to Kunlun Ranges and also includes the upper Indus River valley. Ladakh region is divided into two districts, Leh and Kargil. Ladakh is a sparsely populated region but is dominated by people following Buddhism and Islam.
The word Ladakh means Land of High Passes.
Arrival at Leh Airport + Acclimatization Only
Leh City Tour
Leh -Pangong- Leh
Leh to Nubra
Nubra to Leh
Departure from Leh-Airport Drop
Arrival at Leh Airport, you will be received & welcomed by our Representative before proceeding for Hotel Check-in. Since you have arrived by air, it is strictly advised to relax & acclimatize with Leh altitude & weather. Take full day rest & gear up for upcoming journeys.
Start towards Sham Valley in the morning after the Breakfast- visiting Hall of fame, Spituk Monastery, confluence of Indus & Zanskar River (Sangam), Gurudwara Sri Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Hill, Sangam, Basgo Palace, Likir & Alchi Monastery, Moonland & Lamayuru Monastery.
Return to Leh by evening.
*Consult our Tour Planner to add River Rafting adventure to this Trip.
After early Breakfast proceed for one of the most beautiful & scenic, Salt water Pangong Lake at Spangmik via Changla Pass (17350 ft). Various Bollywood movies have been shot at this lake.
One-Third of this lake is controlled by India & rest of the two-third lies under Chinese province. You will reach there by noon, enjoy the breathtaking view of the Lake & post lunch Start your return journey to Leh.
Overnight at Leh.
After Breakfast, move towards Highest Motorable Road of The World, KhardungLa Pass. Have a cup of Tea there, get yourself clicked with the Khardungla Signboard by BRO & proceed towards Nubra valley covering Deskit Monastery enroute.
Check-in at Hotel/Camp, freshen up & later you can have a Double Hump Bactarian Camel ride. Dont forget to click this unique mammal, found in cold Desert. It was once used to carry the trade material on silk route.
Overnight at Hunder/Nubra Camps/Hotel.
After Breakfast, check out from the camps & visit Deskit Monastery, Hot Water Springs, Panamik via confluence of Shyok & Nubra River across Sumoor.
Return to Leh by Evening. Overnight at Leh.
This is the nostalgic moment of the Tour when you have to bid adios to this beautiful place, knowing in your heart that one day you will come back here again.
After early Breakfast, checkout from Hotel & get transferred to Airport for onward flight back home, but with memories of a wonderful trip.
Dedicated vehicle for the tour
Breakfast and Dinner
• Down Jacket /Main Jacket
• Thermals (Upper & Lower)
• Running Shoes/ Outdoor Shoes
• Medicines (Diamox – to reduce chances of AMS)
• First Aid Kit
• Documents – ID (Driver’s License, AADHAR Card, Voter ID :: Passport and Visa copy for Foreign Nationals)
• Sun Glasses
• Water Bottle
• Power bank
• Mobile Charger / Travel Charger
• Hand Sanitizer
• Cold Cream
• Lip Guard
• Sunscreen Lotion