In the land of supernatural beauty and tranquil environs with changing skies and shades of landscapes, Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir is just consummate. This journey to ladakh will take you places like Nubra Valley, Pangong Tso Lake and local Leh Sightseeing. There is so much to this region that cannot be covered in a day.
The land of flowers once served as a trading route between eastern Tibet and Turkistan via the famous Karakoram Pass. Nubra Valley is a vibrant Valley that remains under the snow for around 6 months of the year. During spring season, the splendid flowers grow magnificently in this region while offering an exemplary view to its visitors. The Valley takes you back in time into a nearly forgotten ‘Shangri La.’
Alchi on the other hand is pristine village situated in the lower segments of Ladakh. The village comprise of old monuments like Alchi Monastery which is the oldest monastery in the region. The monastery is known to be built between 958 and 1055 AD by the Guru Rinchen Zangpo. Dukhang or Assembly Hall, main temple, Manjushri Temple, and Chortens are some of the major buildings of the monastery. All these temples and buildings are adorned with intricate carvings, paintings and painted walls and ceilings. Enormous statues of the Lord Buddha and convoluted wood carvings and artwork entice a major tourist influx here to this Monastery.
Well, this Journey to Ladakh covers Nubra Valley and Alchi village deeply and offers a wide range of tourist attractions. Book this tour now to explore the major areas of Ladakh going back all stunned and touched by consummate beauty of this region.
Day 1: Delhi - Leh
As you land in Kushok Bakula airport in Leh, located at an altitude of 3500 meters, our tour representative will be there waiting for you to assist you to your hotel. Check in to the hotel and catch a breath which is a little difficult to do however in this region. Get acclimatized to the higher altitudes of Ladakh and enjoy the enchanting views.
Day 2: Leh - Alchi - Leh
On the 2nd day of this journey to Ladakh, initiate the tour by driving towards Alchi to visit Alchi Monastery that lies west to the Leh. The Gompa is situated on the banks of roaring river Indus. Built between 958-1055 AD, the place serves as one of the major centers for learning. Home to old miniature paintings, the structures built withing the monastery are intricately carved. On the way while drive through the Magnetic Hill of the Himalayas, witness some illusions that this Magnetic Hill is known to create. As you reach the Monastery, visit the monastery and return back to Leh to overnight in the hotel.
Day 3: Leh - Nubra Valley
The famous Nubra Valley awaits you on day fifth of your tour. Most exciting and thrilling day of the tour will take you through Khardungla Pass, the highest motorable road in the world. When you arrive in the Valley, check into the hotel or stay at a tented accommodation to unwind for a while. Later, set out to explore the sand dunes of Nubra while enjoying the Camel Safari at a cold desert. Post that, visit the world renowned Diskit Monastery, which houses a 100 ft tall Maitreya Buddha statue. After all the sightseeing, return to your hotel/camp and spend the night at leisure.
Day 4: Nubra Valley - Leh
On day 4th of your exciting tour, visit the famous Samstanling Monastery first in the morning. Later, set out to on a journey back to Leh. Halt on the way for savoring delicious lunch on the way. Upon arrival at Leh in the evening, check into the same hotel and spend rest of the evening relaxing or by indulging in leisure activities. Savor the dinner at the local market or at the hotel as per your mood, return back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 5: Leh - Pangong Lake
So, it’s finally day 7 when you are going to witness the memerizing Pangong Lake. The lake is situated at a distance of 135 kms from the main city. On your journey to Pangong Lake, you will cross the famous Changla Pass which is located at an altitude of 17,500 feet. . On your way to Pangong, you would be crossing Durbuk and Tangtse village. By afternoon, you would be reaching one of the most wonderful lakes of India, the Pangong Lake. Don’t be surprised by the nature’s bliss on this Lake as it looks no less than a movie set up on an unreal location. In the evening, visit the local nomadic village to stay overnight.
Day 6: Pangong Lake - Leh
On this day, you will drive back to Leh while enjoying the scenic drive passing via many enthralling mountain passes. Witnessing the amazing sunrise on the magical Lake is once in a lifetime experience and you cannot miss it. Drive back to Leh after that and upon arrival, check into the hotel for an overnight stay.
This would possibly be the last day of our Amazing Ladakh Tour with Pangong . Start your day fresh by witnessing the scenic Pangong Lake getting illuminated by the early morning rays of the sun. Post breakfast, drive back to Leh. On reaching Leh, explore the local market and check in to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 7: Leh - Delhi
On the last day bid adieu to the splendid region of the Jammu and Kashmir and get an assisted transferred to the Leh airport for boarding your flight for Delhi.