There isn’t a place in the world that can wonder you so much as Ladakh does. Spectacularly jagged, parched mountains enfold this magical Buddhist ex-kingdom.
Well, how can you say that? For that you have to visit this blissful land of divinity yourself. Be a wanderer, a traveler, an explorer or a tourist, be whatever you want but visit this breathtakingly alluring region of Jammu and Kashmir. When it comes to offering nature’s wonders, Ladakh does not fail to surprise us at every step. Be it those enormous Buddhist Monasteries or surprising Mosque which is a major pilgrimage site for many Shia Muslims or be it Pathar Sahe, a sikh gurdwara, Ladakh has it all.
No wonder the region is less explored and less travelled because of its high elelvation. Ladakh is situated at a massive altitude of 3000 feet and is sparsely populated with a little scope for vegetation. The desert region does not produce major vegetation but certainly houses some rare species of flora and fauna.
Apart from astonishing locations and supernatural landscapes, Ladakh is a home to some highest passes including Khardung La and Tang Lang La passes. Known for the highest motorable road, khardung La Pass lies at a massive altitude of 18, 000 feet above mean sea level. At this height even breathing becomes a little too hard let alone driving. However, many expedites come here to experiment their thrill of biking and enjoy this once in a life time experience.
Day 1: Delhi - Leh
As you see the city from the top in the sky from your plane window, it seems extremely enchanting. However, when you land in the town it is even more enthralling and breathtakingly beautiful. As you land in leh. Get ready to be greeted by our cordial representative at the Airport and get transferred to the hotel. It is advised to stay intact and get adapted to the low oxygen rates in the air. In the evening around 4:30 pm visit the Shanti Stupa, the Chowkhang monastery and local market in Leh. Stay overnight at the hotel and stay comfortably.
Day 2: Leh - Khardungla - Leh
On day 2, begin your drive towards Khardung La Pass, world’s highest mototrable road in the world at n average altitude of 18, 360 feet. Later in the day, visit the place where Indus River and Zanskar confluence at the point. Later visit Magnetic Hill and the Thiksey Monastery which houses the giant statue of Maitreya Buddha. Spend evening indulging in leisure acitivities and exploring the market. Return to the hotel and spend the night at the hotel comfortably.
Day 3: Leh - Pangong Lake - Leh
On day 3, drive towards the gripping 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 return to Leh for an overnight stay.
Day 4 : Leh - Departure
Next morning drive for an early morning transfer to Kushok Bakula airport to board the flight for your onward destination.