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8-Days Heavenly Himalayas- LEH-LADAKH

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Day 1: Leh (arrival)

Pass By: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh 194104
Arrive by flight at Leh in the morning. Welcome to Leh! Few places in India are at once so traveller-friendly and yet so enchanting and hassle-free as mountain-framed Leh. Dotted with stupas and crumbling mudbrick houses, the Old Town is dominated by a dagger of steep rocky ridge topped by an imposing Tibetan-style palace and fort.

Private car will pick you from Leh Airport and transfer to the hotel for check-in. Entire day is at your leisure. Relax and acclimatize to the high altitude of Leh. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Leh.

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel The Saraha

Day 2: Leh (local sightseeing)

Stop At: Stok Palace Museum, Stok Palace, Leh 194101 India
After breakfast head out for local sightseeing. Visit Stok Palace. Built entirely by the Ladakhi craftsmen in 1820, the Stok Palace still continues to be a snug abode for the Namgyal dynasty. Then visit Shey Palace (built in 1665 by the King of Ladakh as his summer retreat house) & Thiksey Monastery. Thiksey Monastery is the finest example of Ladakhi architecture. This Monastery is located on the top of the hill in solitude which lies at a distance of twenty kilometers away from Leh.

Back to the hotel by evening. Dinner & overnight stay is at hotel in Leh.

Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel The Saraha

Day 3: Leh (local sightseeing)

Stop At: Alchi Monastary, South Bank of the Indus River 67 kms west of Leh, Alchi India
After breakfast head out for local sightseeing of Leh; visit Hall of fame (a famed museum constructed by the Indian Army), Gurudwara Pathar Sahib (a beautiful Sikh Temple built in 1517 to commemorate the visit to the Ladakh region of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder Guru of the Sikh faith) & Alchi Monastery (the artistic and spiritual details of both Buddhism and the Hindu kings of that time in Kashmir are reflected in the wall paintings in the monastery complex. The complex also has huge statues of the Buddha and lavish wood carvings and art-work — almost baroque in style).

On the way also visit Sangam (the confluence of Zanskar & Indus rivers), a very picturesque site. Reach back Leh by evening and visit Shanti Stupa a Buddhist white-domed stupa on a hilltop in Chanspa. It was built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist Bhikshu, Gyomyo Nakamura and part of the Peace Pagoda mission.

Dinner & overnight stay at hotel in Leh.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel The Saraha

Day 4: Leh – Nubra Valley

Pass By: Nubra Valley, India
After breakfast drive from Leh to Nubra Valley via Khardung-La Pass (18380ft) – one of the world's highest motor able road. The valley is located around 159 kms from Leh. The route will be Leh – Phyang – Khardung La – Khardung – Khalsar – Diskit – Nubra Valley.

You will also see (two-humped) bactrian camels here and meet with locals. This valley is a virgin destination for people who seek peace and an interaction with the tribal community of Ladakh. The Sasser Pass and the famous Karakoram Pass of the silk route fame lie to the northwest of the valley and connect Nubra with Xinjiang (China).

You will also see the goats that give you the famous Pashmina shawls. Dinner & overnight stay is at hotel in Nubra Valley.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Grand Nubra

Day 5: Nubra Valley (local sightseeing)

Stop At: Diskit Gompa (Diskit Monastery), 34°32′28″N 77°33′37″E, Diskit India
After breakfast head out for Nubra Valley sightseeing tour. Visit Diskit Monastery, the largest and the oldest surviving monastery in Nubra Valley. The prime attraction of the Diskit monastery is 100 foot high Maitreya Buddha statue, which was inaugurated by the holy Dalai Lama. Afterwards visit Hunder Sand dunes. Get upclose with the rare Bactrian Camel (double humped camels), which is a very rare breed of camel.

Back to the hotel by the evening. Dinner & Overnight stay at Nubra valley.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Grand Nubra

Day 6: Nubra Valley – Pangong Lake

Pass By: Pangong Tso, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India; Ladakh, , India;, Leh 194101 India
After breakfast drive from Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake. This endorheic Himalayan Lake lies at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to China.

Check-in to the camps which offer unparallel views of the surrounding mountain ranges and a wonderful view of Pangong Lake. Its water is salty, crystal clear, and has a lovely shade of blue. It looks its best when the sun is shining bright. The evening is at your leisure.

Dinner & night stay is at camps near Pangong Lake.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at Pangong Sarai Camps.

Day 7: Pangong Lake – Leh

Stop At: Hemis Monastery, Hemis India
After breakfast drive from Pangong Lake to Leh. On the way visit Hemis Monastery, Hemis Monastery, revered as the largest monastic institution in Ladakh. It is the wealthiest Buddhist monastery in India and famous for its rich collection of ancient remnants like the statue of Buddha made of copper, stupas made of gold and silver. Monastery also has sacred Thangkas, murals and various artifacts.

Reach Leh in the evening and check-in at hotel. The evening is at your leisure. Dinner & Overnight stay at camp in Leh.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight at The Indus River Camp, Leh

Day 8: Leh (departure)

Pass By: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh 194104
After early breakfast check-out from hotel. The private car will drop you at the Leh airport for your return flight. Leave with wonderful memories of this amazing trip to Leh-Ladakh, worth remembering for the lifetime.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Leh Airport
Duration
8 days
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • 07 nights’ stay on double sharing at the quality hotels & camps mentioned or similar.
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary in a private car with driver.
  • English speaking guides for all sightseeing (except Pangong Lake).
  • Inner line permits for Nubra Valley & Pangong Lake.
Exclusions
  • Flights (optional on extra cost).
  • Tips & gratuity.
  • Extra expenses due to natural calamities, bad weather, etc.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Thanks to Bout India, we had a really good holiday in India and Nepal. Everything was perfectly organised, never had any kind of problem or issues. It was an unbelievable experience with very nice and honest people guiding us. I would recommend Bout India Tours...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Incredible experience, very nice hospitality good expert driver, All the time assistance by Himanshu Maru, love to See Again Bout India Tour wish you good luck

Date of experience: September 2019
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