LADALKH SPECIAL PACKAGE
Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days
Destination : Leh Sightseeing - Hall of Fame -Gurudwara Pathar Shahib - Magnetic Hill - Sangam - Leh
- Khardongla Pass
- Nubra - Diskit - Hunder - Pangong Lake -
01 : Arrival At Leh
arrival at Leh airport, you will be met by our representative at the airport
and and Drop to the Hotel. Complete day for the acclimatization & rest as
Leh is at an altitude of 3500 Mtrs above sea level. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 02: Leh - Sham Valley (Magnetic Hill, Sangam,)
After breakfast, drive to Gurudwar Pathar Shahib, Magnetic Hill, Sangam of
(Confluence of river Zanskar and Indus point) & Hall of Fame. Evening visit
to Shanti Stupa after back to Hotel and overnight stay in Hotel.
The Magnetic Hill is a near Leh City, and located on the Leh Kargil national
highway, about 30 km from Leh, at a height of 14,000 feet above sea level.
On its eastern side, flows the Sindhu, which originates in Tibet and goes to
Pakistan The hill is located on the Leh-Kargil-Batalik national highway, and
is bordered by the Sindhu river.
The Indian Army maintains a Sikh Gurudwara near the hill where Guru Nanak
Dev, the first of the Ten Gurus of Sikhism, meditated in the 15th century.
Due to both the Gurudwara and the gravity hill, the area has become a
popular sightseeing destination.
SANGAM - (Confluence of river Zanskar and Indus point)
Located at 6KM from Nimo valley towards the Leh city on Kargil - Leh
highway. If you are travelling to Leh from Manali, you will have to visit
this place from Leh city at the distance of just 35KM IF you are goging to
Leh to Kargil then stop at this spot which is famously known as Confluence
of Indus & Zanskar Rivers. There is special points are developed by the
authority so that you can have a beautiful view of this confluence from the
height. Zanskar river is shiny blue in colour, on the other hand Indus looks
a little green. In the Winter Season - Zanskar freezes completely during
some part of the winter to enable the Chadar trek, the Indus keeps flowing
though it too would have started to freeze in patches. Summer or winter,
this confluence makes for a great sight.
Shanti Stupa is a Buddhist white-domed stupa on a hilltop in Chanspa, Leh
district, Ladakh, in the north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.
A relatively new addition to the rocky skyline around Leh is the toothpaste
white Shanti Stupa above Changspa village, 3km west of the bazaar.
Inaugurated in 1983 by the Dalai Lama, the "Peace Pagoda", whose sides are
decorated with gilt panels depicting episodes from the life of the Buddha,
is one of several such monuments erected around India by a "Peace Sect" of
This stupa is a round structure and direction is marked to go around in
clockwise direction. A platform is there in front of the Stupa and from here
good view of Leh town and surrounding areas are available. Markings are
there showing direction of Shindu Ghat and Khardungla pass on the outer wall
of the stupa. As per the direction and details given the aerial distance of
Khardungala Pass is 9.50 KM ( By Road it is 38 KM )
Day 03: Leh to Nubra via Khardungla Pass - Hunder (120 Km / 4 - 5 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Nubra Valley, also known as Valley of flowers via
Khardungla, the highest motorable road in the World, (18,380 ft).
Visit to Diskit Monastery after drive to Hunder. On your arrival in
Hunder check in the camp.
After enjoying lunch proceed to enjoy walk on the banks of Shayok river, you
can also enjoy a ride on double humped camel on the Sand Dunes between
Deskit & Hundur Village. Overnight stay in Hunder.
Diskit Monastery also known as Diskit Gompa or Diskit Gompa is the oldest
and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley of Ladakh, northern
Diskit monastery is situated in the Nubra valley of Ladakh. Also known as
Diskit Gompa, the Buddhist center is one of the oldest and largest
monasteries in Leh Ladakh. The Diskit monastery was founded by Changzem
Tserab Zangpo in the 14th century, and at present stands atop a hill above
the plains of Shayok river. The prime attraction of the Diskit monastery is
100 foot high Maitreya Buddha statue, which was inaugurated by the holy
Dalai Lama. From the top of the Gompa, where the divine statue is settled,
one can have a panoramic view of the Nubra valley.
Day 04: Hunder - Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake via Shayok
After breakfast at hotel we drive to next destination pangong lake via Shyok
and onto Tang Tse and Spangmik ( Pangong). It's a short cut and it's a
beautiful route. The road follows the Shyok river, and climbs up a mountain
before finally descending into Shayok village. It took us less than an hour
to reach Shayok, and we were delighted at the sight of the rather big
village surrounded by barren mountains, the entire setting being very
Afternoon we reach at
Pangong lake and enjoy your day at pangong lake. Overnight stay at camp.
05 : Pangong Lake - Hemis / Thiksey - Leh
After breakfast, leave Pangong / Tangtse and retrace the Leh route across
Chang-la. Upon reaching Karu, drive across the Indus and visit the famous
Hemis Monastery, biggest monastery of Ladakh. Later drive on to Leh, enroute
visiting the picturesque Thiksey monastery. Stok Palace, 3Idiot School and
after sightseeing check in Hotel and overnight in hotel.
Hemis monastery is one of the popular tourist destinations in Ladakh. This
monastery is stationed on the west bank of the peaceful river Indus. The
location lies 45 km from Leh city. This is the largest as well as amost
favored monastery in Ladakh was constructed in 1672 AD under the reign of
King Singge Namgyal. Hemis monastery host an annual festival called Hemis
Tsechu attracts plenty of tourists across the globe. During this colourful
day-long festival the local resident lamas glorify the victory of good over
bad and perform dance wearing holy masks.
Thiksey Monastery is a convenient 45 min drive from Leh - the main city in
Ladakh. There is good choice of accomodation available in Leh.
Alternatively, one can stay at the excellent Chamba Hotel at the base of
Thiksey monastery and run by
Monastery. Chamba Hotel has traditional Ladakhi architecture.
The Druk White Lotus School (3 Idiots School)
The great Indian Films! They make places a popular tourist spot out of
nowhere!! Amir Khan Starrer "3 idiots" is one of such Indian Boolywood
movie. Some parts of the film were shot at Pangaong Lake, Ladakh and some in
a school near Leh named "The Druk White Lotus School" . The school is
located 15 km from Leh town on the Leh-Manali highway in the village Shey.
This school became a popular tourist spot after huge success of the movie
and after damage of its building by cloudburst that struck Leh on August
2010. The actor Amir Khan visited the school after the incident and helped
to raise funds for rebuilding damage structure of the school.
Day 06 : Drop Leh Airport
Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight back home.
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