Place Covered : Chandigarh - Manali - Sarchu - Leh - Pangong Lake - Pangong Lake - Pangong-Hemis / Thiksey - Khardongla - Nubra Valley - Alchi / Uleytokpo - Lamayuru - Kargil - Sonamarg - Srinagar
Arrive Chandigarh. On arrival transfer to hotel at Manali.Overnight at hotel.
Early morning pickup from Manali Hotel and head for Sarchu, driving across Rohtang Pass (13050 ft) and passing through Keylong, Jispa and Dracha and then cross the Baralacha Pass (16020 ft) to arrive at Sarchu in the late afternoon. Overnight in fixed camp at Sarchu.
After early breakfast leave for Leh en-route crossing Nakeela and Lachalung-la Pass (16,617 ft.). Break for lunch at Pang and then drive on towards Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (a vast plateau stretching for 42 kms) and then crossing Taglang-La (17,585ft) and driving through the upper Indus Valley. Reach Leh by evening. Overnight in hotel.
The morning is at leisure for rest after the long journey. After lunch visit Shanti Stupa, Sankar Gompa, Leh Palace & the markets. Overnight at the hotel.
Early departure for Pangong Lake (approx. 145 kms, located on the Indo China Border), via Chang-la pass (alt: 17370 ft). After full day of sightseeing around the Lake check-in at fixed tented camp near the lake at Spangmik or drive back for 30 kms to Tangtse and check into Hotel / Guest House for overnight stay.
After breakfast, leave Pangong / Tangtse and retrace the Leh route across Chang-la. Upon reaching Karu, drive across the Indus and visit the famous Hemis Monastery, biggest monastery of Ladakh. Later drive on to Leh, enroute visiting the picturesque Thiksey monastery. Overnight in hotel.
After breakfast leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong-la (alt: 18,380 ft). After descending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of Sumoor area and Samstaling Gompa. Later check into a fixed camp in the same area or drive across to Deskit / Hundar for overnight in a fixed camp or hotel.
In the morning visit / explore Deskit , Hundar and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy a short camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here (optional on direct payment). Later drive back to Leh reaching in the late afternoon / evening. Overnight at the hotel.
After leisurely breakfast drive down the Indus Valley on the first leg of your journey to Kargil & Srinagar. On the way, visit Hall of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Magnetic Point, Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers) and then the 11th century Alchi Choskor, oldest surviving monastic complex famous for its wall frescoes and architecture - a UNESCO listed heritage site. Overnight in fixed camp / resort at Uleytokpo.
After breakfast leave for Kargil, enroute visiting the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining “Moonland” hills. On the way to Kargil you can view the 9-Mtrs. tall rock sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha at Mulbek (7th –8th century AD). Overnight in hotel at Kargil.
Early departure for Srinagar driving through Drass (famous as the second coldest inhabited place in the world) and crossing the Zoji-la Pass (11,500-ft. / 3,505 m) to reach hill station of Sonamarg from where it’s smooth driving through the beautiful Kashmir countryside to reach Srinagar. Overnight in hotel at Srinagar.
Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight back home.
|Package Inclusions!||Package Exclude!|
|Accommodation With Daily Breakfast & Dinner.||Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, telephone calls, fax etc.|
|Exclusive NAC Vehicle for all transfer & Sightseeing||Entrance Fees for Monument, Monasteries & Museums.|
|Inner Line Permits.||Any kind of drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)|
|All Taxes except GST.||Rafting charges, Camel Safari Charges, Guide charges, if any.|
|Any expense incurred or loss caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays / rescheduling / cancellations, any accidents / medical evacuations, riots/strikes/war, & etc.|
|Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Tour Package Inclusions”.|
|Any expenses incurred on extra transport, apart from the ones covered in the package.|
|Room service & additional meals.|
|Medical & Travel insurance.|
|Leh||The Grand Dragon / Zen Resorts and Spa (Deluxe Room)||Ladakh Residency / The Druk Ladakh / Grand Himalaya / Shangri-La Hotel||Hotel Charu Palace / The Kaal / Namgyal Palace / The Palace / Ladakh Continental / City Palace / Nalanda Ladakh / Omasila / Royal Ladakh||Hill Town / The Pangong / Munshi Continental / Dragon Hotel / Auspicious hotel / Green Ladakh||Two star hotel / Asia Hotel / Auspicious hotel (Stn Room) / Naro / Hotel Kidar|
|Alchi||Ule Ethnic Resort & Ule Adventure Resort (cottages with attached Bath)||Ule Eco resorts (Cottage) / Ule Ethnic Resort (Cottage)||Ule Eco resorts (Standard Cottages ) / Similar||West Ladakh Camp / Zimskang Holiday Home / Moonland hotel (Lamayuru) / Alchi Resort||Heritage Guest House / Photala Hotel (Lamayuru)|
|Nubra Valley||Valley Flower Luxury Camp, Karma Inn or Stendel||Desert Himalayan Camp (Luxury Tent) / Mystic Meadows Earth Home / Organic Camp (Super Deluxe)||Silk Route cottage / Organic Camp (Deluxe Camp) / Royal Camp / Silver Sand Camp / Himalayan Eco Resort||Stendel Hotel / Mystic Meadows / Nature nest north / Nubra Ethnic camp /||Sand dunes camp / Ladakh Valley Camp / Siachen Hotel|
|Pangong||Ser-Bum-Tso Resort / Pangong Retreat Luxury Camp Man-Merak (Attached Bath)||Pangong Sarai Luxury / Pangong Resort / Ser-Bum-Tso Resort / watermark camp / Whispering Waves/ Red Star Camp||Pangong Resort / Ser-Bum-Tso Resort / Watermark camp / Himalayan Retreat Camp||Himalayan Retreat camp / Martsemik Camp /Nature Nest Camp / 100 Sky / Yak Camp||Wonderland Camp / Highland Camp/ Pangong Panorama / Similar|
|Tsomoriri||Lake view Hotel / Tsomoriri Resort||Tsomoriri Resorts / Lake view Hotel||Tsomoriri Camp & Resorts / Lake view Hotel / Nomadic Life camp||Nomadic Camp (attach bath) / Tsomoriri Camp / Lake view hotel /Yak Camp||Golden Mark Camp / Similar|
|Kargil||Zojila Residency Hotel||Highland Mountain Resort / Similar||Zojila residency / Royal Gasho / Similar||Siachen Hotel / D’Zozila Hotel / Jan Palace / Kargil Retreat Camp||Hotel Green land/Saqi /Similar|
|Sarchu||Goldrop Deluxe Camp||Gold Drop Deluxe Camp/Similar||Gold Drop Deluxe Camp/Similar||Gold Drop Deluxe Camp/Mulkila Camp/Similar||Dorje Camp /Similar /|
|Srinagar||Luxury House Boat / Hotel City Forest / Hotel Broadway||Luxury Houseboat / Welcome / Grand Mahal / Pride Continental / Pride Residency||Super Deluxe Houseboat / Kashmir Residency / Royal Batoo / Pacific / Zabarvan||Deluxe Houseboat / Walison / Duke / Lake Resort / She-faf / Al-Mahar||Maker / City Grace / Gulfaam / similar|
|Jispa||Padma Lodge (New Block Sup Deluxe rooms) / Padma Deluxe camp (Dlx Tent) / Ibex Hotel||Padma Lodge (New Block Sup Deluxe rooms) / Padma Deluxe camp (Dlx Tent) / Ibex Hotel||Padma Lodge (New Block Sup Deluxe rooms) / Padma Deluxe camp (Dlx Tent)||Padma Hotel||Padma Hotel / Jispa Journey camp|
|08 pax||10 pax||Adult/Child