6 Days / 5 Nights
Detailed Itinerary :
Day 1: Arrival Leh
Airport received by our representative and transferred to Hotel. Check in to the hotel. Complete rest for the day after welcome tea and coffee in Hotel, walk around Leh town includes a visit to Leh Market, Leh Palace or Shankar monastery; in the evening return back to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Leh - Khardongla Pass - Leh 85 Kms
Day excursion to Khardongla pass which is the highest motorable pass in the world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Guineas Book of world Records, at the top enjoy the beauty of snow capped mountains. In the late afternoon return back to the Hotel, Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Leh Sight Seeing
After breakfast drive for full day sight seeing of Shey Palace, Thiksey, Hemis monastery & Stok Palace Museum. In the evening drive back to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4: Leh - Karu - Pangong Tso Lake (7-8hrs)
After early breakfast we drive to Pangong Tso Lake. From Leh we reach Karu, an Army camp on Leh-Manali road and then turn left and cross Changla Pass (17500 ft) and finally to Tangtse. Evening at leisure, overnight stay little beyond Tangtse in Camped camp at Lukung near Pangong lakeshores. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m), is a long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometers at its widest point and over 135 km long. About 1/3rd of the lake is under Indian occupation and remaining under China. The Chinese border is just beyond the mountains across the lake. Spangmik, 7 km along the southern shore from the head of the lake is the farthest point to which foreigners are permitted. There are spectacular views of the mountains of Changchenmo range to the north and their shimmering reflection in the ever-changing blues and greens of the lake’s brackish waters is breathtaking. Above Spangmik are the glaciers and snow-capped peaks of the Pangong range. Spangmik and other scattered tiny villages along the lake’s southern shore are the summer homes of a scanty population of Chang-pa, the semi-nomadic herdsmen of Tibet and southeast Ladakh. The Pangong Chang-pa cultivate sparse crops of barely and peas in summers. During the winters that they pack their Camps (rebo) and take their flocks of sheep and Pashmina goats out to the distant pastures. Overnight stay little beyond Tangtse in Camped camp at Lukung near Pangong lakeshores.
Day 5: Pangong Tso Lake - Leh
After Breakfast leave from Pangong Lake and drive back to Leh at same route and walk around Leh town includes a visit to Leh Market, in the evening return back to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6: Leh
Transfer in time to the airport to connect onward destination flight.