One of the most popular and beautiful places in India, Leh serves as the small paradise on earth. With high altitude and numerous passes, Leh offers you a drive across the city and explore its heavenly surroundings. With this 8 days-tour, you’ll not only get the chance to discover Leh but also Srinagar.
Srinagar is located on the banks of River Jhelum and shares its boundaries with Jammu & Kashmir. Famous for its stationary houseboats and colorful Shikaras in Dal Lake, Srinagar provides you a mesmerizing view of verdant mountains and serves as the home to exquisite Mughal-age gardens. Grab this golden opportunity to ride across these 2 alluring cities and explore the top attractions of the two places.
Route: Leh – Sham valley – Khardungla – Nubra Valley – Pangong – Chang la – Kargil -Srinagar
Duration: 8 Days & 7 Night
Start point: Leh Airport
Endpoint: Srinagar Airport
Passes covered: Khardung-la (18,000 ft) | Chang-la (17,688 ft) | Zojila pass (11,500 ft)
Things to do:
How to reach:
The easiest way to travel to Ladakh is by air. The nearest airport is Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXL) located in Leh. This airport is connected with many international airports in India like Delhi. It also receives flights from Srinagar, Jammu, Chandigarh and other common destinations in India.
Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport
After landing in Leh, get welcomed by our representative in a traditional way
Later get transferred to the hotel in a sanitized vehicle with a welcome drink at the time of check-in
Enjoy a hearty breakfast in the hotel and gradually get acclimatized to the climate
Later in the evening, visit the Leh Market, Leh Palace, and Shanti Stupa
Indulge in a lip-smacking dinner in the hotel
Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh
Begin your day early with a delicious breakfast and prepare for an adventurous drive to the legendary 'Sham Valley'.
Visit the confluence of the Zanskar- Indus Rivers, which is also the world highest river rafting point
Experience the world-famous Hall of fame and learn more about the Indo-Pak wars and the martyrs
Visit the Magnetic Hill, where you can witness the unusual phenomenon of vehicles sliding uphill on neutral gear
While returning to Leh, enjoy delicious langar at Gurudwara Pathar Sahib
Later visit SECMOL which is the actual 3-idiots school
Later, enjoy dinner after you have experienced a day full of activities
Overnight stay at hotel in Leh
After breakfast in the hotel, prepare yourself for the ultimate adventure
Located at an altitude of 18,380 ft, Khardung La falls on an extremely scenic route in Ladakh.
Also, enjoy the most loved snacks - Maggi at the Khardungla Cafe.
Later on start your journey to Nubra valley Visit the white sand dunes in Hundar and enjoy a ride of the exotic double-humped camel ones of its type in the world.
At night enjoy the chat with your group member around the bonfire under the sky full of stars.
Overnight stay at a campsite in Nubra Valley.
In the morning after breakfast, drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo-China border.
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Shyok river on one side and the Mountains on another side.
The lake is a major attraction of the region and is amongst the highest altitude saline water lakes in the world and changes colors from shades of blue to green to red.
Featured in movies like 3-idiots and Jab Tak Hai Jaan, it is said to be the most beautiful lake in India.
Overnight stay at a campsite near Pangong lake
Wake up in the morning to the beautiful Pangong Lake and enjoy breakfast near the lake.
Start your drive back and pass through the numerous villages on the way like Durbuk, Tangtse many more on the way.
Visit the Big Buddha at Thiksey monastery and click memorable pictures in the scenic background of the monastery and snow-capped mountains.
Also, visit the Shey Gompa on the way, don't forget to take the panoramic view of the surrounding Leh,Stok and also Thiksey.
Reach Leh and enjoy a delicious dinner at the hotel
Overnight stay at a hotel in Leh.
Begin your day early with a delicious breakfast and prepare for Kargil a perfect place to take a break.
Visit Lamayuru monastery, one of the oldest monasteries in India.
Also, visit the Basgo Palace that comprises a dark red base and sky-high temples on the steep trails.
Starting on the Ladakh- Srinagar highway, drive to Kargil, and visit the Giant Buddha at Mulbek en route.
Relish tempting dinner as you stargaze around the bonfire.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kargil.
After having breakfast, get ready to start riding towards 'Srinagar.
En route, we will be passing Drass Village; the second coldest inhabited place in the world.
Soak in amazing views of Kargil, Tiger Hill and other famous peaks from the Kargil War.
Drive across the mighty Zoji La Pass and arrive in Srinagar by the evening.
Check in the hotel at Srinagar and the evening is free for your leisure.
Come back to have a delicious dinner at the hotel.
Overnight stay at your hotel in Srinagar.
Sheikh Ul Alam International Airport Srinagar
Post breakfast, depart from Srinagar for your onward journey.
The cab will drop you at the airport.
End your Leh Ladakh tour package with a bag full of memories.