Day 1 Arrive at Leh
Arrival Leh by morning flight and transfer to the hotel.Full day for complete rest foracclimatization to the high altitude of Leh(11, 500 ft / 35 00 mtrs).
Day 2 Leh local sightseeing
After leisurely breakfast, visit Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Monastery and StokPalace Museum.
Day 3 Leh - Lamayuru - Uleytoko
In the morning drive down the Indus valley on a tour of the Lamayuru(approx. 130 kms.)circuit, famous for the dramatically located ancient Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining‘Moonland’ features.After sightseeing and lunch here, retrace the Leh route till Uleytokpo(60 kms.)
Day 4 Uleytoko - Leh
After breakfast drive towards Leh, enroute visiting the 11th century Alchi Choskor, oldestsurviving monastic heritage of Ladakh - a UNESCO listed heritage site.Thereafter, visitSangam(confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers), Magnetic Point, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Kali Mata(Temple of Guardians in Spituk monastery) & Hall of Fame.
Day 5 Leh –Nubra Valley
After breakfast leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong - la(alt: 18, 380 ft).Afterdescending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of Sumoor area and Samstaling Gompa.
Day 6 Nubra Valley – Leh
In the morning visit / explore Deskit, Hundar and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy ashort camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here(optional on directpayment). Later drive back to Leh reaching in the late afternoon / evening.
Day 7 Leh - Pangong Lake - Leh
Full day excursion to Pangong Lake(approx. 300 kms round trip, located on the Indo-ChinaBorder), enroute crossing the Chang-la pass(alt: 17370 ft.).After sightseeing around thelake, drive back to Leh, reaching in the late afternoon / evening.
Day 8 Leh
Free day for rest after the long journey to Pangong Lake.In the afternoon visit Shanti Stupa, Sankar Gompa, Leh Palace & the markets.
Day 9 Leh - Tsomoriri / Korzok
Early departure for Tsomo - riri Lake(alt: 15, 000 ft.) driving through Chumathang(hotsprings), Mahe and Puga Sumdo.Tsomoriri Lake(28 km long & about 8 km wide) is thebreeding ground of many migratory birds including the rare bar - headed geese.
Day 10 Tsomoriri - Tsokar - Taglangla - Leh
After breakfast retrace the route down to Puga Sumdo and then follow the road across thePolokongka Pass(4920 mtrs) to visit Tsokar Lake, a salt lake system in the Rupsho plateauwhich is home of the Changa nomads and support many rare wild life species.Aftersightseeing of the area take the Manali - Leh road to return to Leh, crossing Taglang-la(alt: 17, 585ft) en - route.
Day 11 Departure Leh
Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight for onward journey.For Detailed itinerary, download PDF from top.