Safari To Remote Zanskar Valley

July 19 to Jul 26, 2014


A Journey to explore "Zanskar" a mysterious neighbour of Ladakh that is more remote, more rustic more untouched.. You may call the last shangrilla. 

Srinagar - Kargil - Zanskar Valley - Padum - Rangdum - Suruvalley - Kargil - Sringar





July 19, 2014 – Sat Day 01 Srinagar
Arrival at Srinagar at your time; transfer to Hotel.
O/N Srinagar (L, D)

July 20, 2014 – Sun Day 02 Srinagar – Drass – Kargil
Morning After breakfast leave for Kargil, by visiting Sonamarg (Known As Meadow of Gold), Drass Village (2nd Coldest Inhabitated place in the World) Enroute have a magnificent view of Kargil war Famous Peaks (Tiger Hill, Tololing) pay a visit to Vijay Smarak a place to pay a tribute to soldiers who laid their lives for us in Kargil War in 1999, reach Kargil hotel by evening.
O/N Kargil. (B, PL, D)

July 21, 2014 – Mon Day 03 Kargil – Padum
Early Morning leave for 9 Hrs Drive to Padum (Zanskar) where you can Have a Magnificent View of Nun Kun and; Dran Drung Glacier. And Enroute Rangdum, Pentse la Pass. Reach Padum by Evening. O/N Padum. Padum(3505 m) is the present day administrative headquarters of the region. With a population of nearly 1500, Padum can be described as the most populous settlement of Zanskar, otherwise a very scarcely inhabited valley.
O/N Padum. (B, PL, D)
 
July 22, 2014 – Tue Day 04 Padum
After Breakfast leave for Full Sightseeing of Karsha, Stongdey & Sani. Back to Padum by evening. O/N Padum. After a leisurely breakfast visit Karsha Gompa. The Karsha Monastery of Ladakh is situated in the Karsha village of the Zanskar region. The full name of Karsha, the largest monastery of Zanskar, is Karsha Chamspaling. Phagspa Shesrab, the translator of Zanskar first founded this monastery. The monastery, as it stands today, was the result of the efforts of the Teacher, Dorje Shesrab. It was under him only that the monastery flourished and prospered. Shesrab Zangpo of Stod was the one to introduce the Gelukpa Order in the Karsha Gompa of Leh Ladakh.
Overnight stay at the Camp / Lodge / Homestay (B, PL, D)

July 23, 2014 – Wed Day 05 Padum – Rangdum via Suruvalley
Drive to Rangdum (12,000ft) and check-in at a camp. The farthest and the most isolated part of the Suru Valley, Rangdum is an elliptical expanded plateau surrounded by colourful hills on the one side and glacier encrusted Rocky Mountains on the other. Situated 130 kms South- east of Kargil, it falls midway between Kargil and Padum. Due to its remoteness from inhabited parts either of Suru or Zanskar, the areas wild beauty is almost haunting, while its isolation is near perfect even as the unpaved Zanskar road traverses its length.
Overnight stay at the camp. / Lodge / Homestay (B, PL, D)

July 24, 2014 – Thu Day 06 Rangdum – Kargil
Morning after breakfast we will drive back to Kargil.
Overnight at Kargil. (B, PL, D)
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July 25, 2014 – Fri Day 07 Kargil – Srinagar
Morning after Breakfast leave for Srinagar via Drass, Zojilla Pass
O/N Srinagar Hotel (B, PL, D)

July 26, 2014 – Sat Day 08 Srinagar Airport Transfer
After Breakfast transfer to Airport.. 
Airport Transfer (B)

Inclusions

  1. Hotel / Camping Stay on twin sharing basis
  2. APAI plan – All Meals plan
  3. 7 BF + 7 Pkld Lunches + 7 Hot Dinners 
  4. Transport in Non Ac Vehicle (point to point as per plan) with Professional Himalayan Driver  till Srinagar as per the Itinerary  in Xylo/ Scorpio / Maxi Cab /Tempo Traveler
  5. Inner line permits
  6. Nature Fees



Does not Included

  1. Any Emergency evacuation. 
  2. Any Medical costs or travel insurance.
  3. Any Extra cost Incurred due to Flight Cancellation, Vehicle breakdown, Land Slides , Road Blockages , Weather Conditions, Personal Medical Conditions or Natural Calamities etc. Any extra expenses if incurred will be borne by the guest on actual.
  4. Cost of Mineral water , Any Aerated drinks, Beverages.
  5. Cost of any Meals not included in package; or any rooms service.
  6. Does not include any travel / accident or any other type of insurance.
  7. Cost of Un Utilized resources will  not be refunded.
  8. Cancellation terms apply.

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