Ladakh - Lakes and Landscapes in a Whiff
Pangong Lake. Khardungla ( K Top ). Stok. Sham Valley. Alchi .Shey Thiksey Hemis .
Best Time - May to Sep
Lake and Landscapes of Ladakh with Pangong Lake. Khardungla ( K Top ). Stok. Sham Valley. Alchi .Shey Thiksey Hemis .
Tour Code: Ladakh-2013-5N6D
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Day 01 Arrive Leh; 3505 meters / 11567 feet. Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh - 3500m above sea level. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel before 09.30 am and Full day at rest for acclimatization. Lunch at the hotel. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel in Leh. BF/L/D
Day 02 Drive Sham Valley & Alchi -70km after breakfast, carry packed lunch for the day. Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground., Thereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storey Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you'll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues., Indus & Zanskar river Sangam , drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), Basgo Palace Hiking only and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia)Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh. BF/PKDL/D
Day 03 Tour of Hemis, Thiksey Shey monastery 3 Idiots School Campus Sindhu Darshan and Shanti Stupa -.After a leisurely breakfast, we drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45 kilometers west of Leh; Hemis is the largest and the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. From Hemis, you are driven back taking the same route to visit Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya and is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After that we continue to drive through series of chortens to visit Shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. 3 Idiots School Campus Sindhu Darshan visit and Later in the afternoon, we will then drive to visit the Shanti stupa to catch the entire view of Leh city with the Indus River, we will spend some time to catch the sunset and further on to Leh Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh. BF/PKDL/D
Day 04 Tour of Khardungla Pass & Stok – ( Temperatures below Freezing point) ensure to have heavy winter clothes as most of the time this pass has snow Khardungla is the World's highest motorable road at 18832 feet above sea level. At Khardungla pass the snow capped peaks and the mountain views are amazing. In the afternoon we will visit Singhu point (Indus river where all the Singhes pay holy bath) and Stok Museum. The Stok palace and museum is around 200 years old. The palace and museum at Stok is a showpiece for the royal tankhas, royal crown, dresses, coins, precious stones and turquoise head dresses.return back to the hotel for Dinner over Night at the Hotel in Leh. BF/L/D
Day 05 Tour of Pangong Lake- It is the highest land locked lake ( 155 Kms on way from Leh 05 Hrs driver each way . After an early breakfast we Leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Drive back to Leh Over Night at the Hotel in Leh. BF/PKDL/D
Day 06 Transfer from Leh hotel to Leh Airport. End of services
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