JEWELS OF LADAKH
Rocky mountains, fluttering prayer flags, monks and monasteries, cold deserts and evenings near the Pangong lake, this place has it all!
Activity Level Challenging
Accomodation Type Cozy
Spectacularly jagged, arid mountains enfold this magical Buddhist ex-kingdom. Picture-perfect Gompa (Tibetan Buddhist monasteries), dramatically crowned rocky outcrops amid whitewashed stupas and mani walls are a sight to behold. Colorful fluttering prayer flags share their spiritual messages metaphorically with the mountain breeze. The prayer wheels spun clockwise release more merit-making mantras. Gompa interiors are colorfully awash with the murals and statuary of countless bodhisattvas.
- Pick Up and Drop at Leh Airport.
- Internal Transfers via Non AC SUVs for Specified Routes.
- Accommodation at all Places/Camps on Twin Sharing Basis.
- Breakfast and Dinner.
- All Inner-line Permits, Entry Fees, Wildlife Fees.
- Oxygen Cylinder with Basic First Aid Kit at Leh Circuit.
- Airfare / Train Fare.
- Lunch Throughout the Tour.
- Entry Fee For All Monuments and Places of Interest if Any.
- Taxes as Applicable.
- Any Personal Expenses Other Than Mentioned Above.
- Any Cost Incurred Due to Man-Made or Natural Calamities.
Board the flight for Leh. After reaching Leh, meet and greet our local representative and transfer to Leh hotel. Time for leisure to rest at the hotel and take in the beautiful surroundings. Dinner & overnight in hotel at Leh.
Post breakfast we will visit Lamayuru Monastery, Magnetic Hills and Pathar Sahib. We will also take a photo stop at Sindhu – Zanskar Confluence. Dinner & overnight in hotel at Leh.
Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Hunder, Nubra driving across Khardungla (alt: 18,380 ft) the Highest Motor-able Road in the world. Later visit the Sand dunes at Hunder. Dinner and overnight stay in camp at Hunder.
Take breakfast at the hotel then leave for Leh. Reach Leh and check-in at the hotel to freshen-up. Evening for leisure followed by dinner and overnight stay in Leh.
Proceed to Pangong Lake and reach by afternoon. Enjoy the famous Pangong Lake located on the border of India and China en-route crossing the Chang-La (alt: 17370 ft.). After sightseeing around the lake, dinner and overnight stay in camp at Pangong.
Breakfast at hotel and leave Pangong for Leh. Reach Leh by evening. Time at leisure followed by dinner and overnight in hotel.
After breakfast leave for sightseeing. A representative will transfer you to the airport where you’ll board flight back to your city /onward destination.
- What to expect when in Leh?
Leh is a town in the Leh district. Famous for its scenic landscapes, the entire tour of Leh will take you through rocky mountains, famous passes and scenic views. Leh is also known for Buddhism and monasteries. Evenings in Leh can be spent shopping in the Tibetan market or simply enjoying hot drinks at cafes. Other destination on this tour will take you through cold deserts in Hunder & Pangong, which is a salt water lake amidst mountains.
- What is the usual sharing for accommodation?
The accommodations are always on double sharing basis unless otherwise opted for. Single sharing basis attracts an additional nominal fee, while triple sharing allows you to be eligible for a small discount.
- How is the climate in Leh?
Winters in Leh which are from November end to Mid-March, the temperature dips to anywhere from -10 to -15 degrees at night. The roads during this season are blocked due to heavy snow fall and hence general tourism is not recommended during this time. The best time to visit Leh is after May till mid September. The snow slowly starts to melt and roads open. To travel throughout the Ladakh region it is advisable to travel from June till September end.
- Who all can be a part of this tour?
Leh is situated on a higher altitude and hence acclimatization is most important. Any person who is healthy and fit can travel to Leh given that he/she follows the instructions before and during the tour. Children above 5 years traveling with parents can be a part of this tour as well. Please get in touch with us to avail more details before you finalize the tour.
- Benefits of travelling with Go Wild?
We pride in being experts in adventure and offbeat tourism from last 7 years. Having conducted innumerable tours to Ladakh for all age groups, our expert tour leader makes sure that every person traveling is given all the necessary instructions, safety guidelines and is taken care off. In case of any emergency situations, we can provide immediate backup support as we have our own office in Leh for last 5 years.
- What do I pack for my travel?
The temperature in Leh is very cold even during the traveling season. Hence it is mandatory to carry thermals and warm apparels. Good comfortable shoes are a must throughout the journey; sun glasses, caps and sun-screens are most important for this tour to avoid sun burn. Please get in touch with us before the tour and we shall provide you with a list of things to carry.
- Are ATMS' & network connectivity easily available?
Network connectivity in Leh is only available for selective network companies (Airtel, BSNL, Jio). As per rules of Jammu and Kashmir only post paid connections are allowed here. Apart from this there is very less chance to get network connectivity at all the other places of sightseeing. ATMS’ are available in all the major villages as well as in Srinagar, Kargil and Leh.
- Is it safe?
Yes, it is very safe. Although Leh is situated near the border it has a strong army base. Tourism has rapidly developed in this area after 2013. The security and overall infrastructure compliments the tourism industry very well.