Inclusions/Exclusions

What is included in the tour

 

  • All Inner line permit for restricted areas.

  • Airport pickup and Drop.

  • Tempo(>6pax)

  • Accommodation on Double sharing basis in hotels/camps mentioned or similar.

  • Daily Breakfast and Dinner.

  • Packed/hot lunch only for Luxury and Premium category.

  • An Oxygen Cylinder 24X7 in the car in case of an emergency.

  • All sightseeing and excursions as per the itinerary.

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  • Scorpio(Standard)/Innova/Xylo/Aria

What is NOT included in the tour

  • Meals not mentioned under inclusions.

  • Airfare

  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc.

  • Any entrance fee to the monastery and monuments.

  • Travel Insurance

  • Any other item which is not specified under cost inclusions.

  • GST @ 5%

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival and local Sightseeing

Arrive at Leh airport or at Leh bus stand by yourself and check into the Hotel that we have booked for you. You are advised to take complete rest for the day to adapt yourself with the new environment at 11,135 feet altitude. Later, in the evening you can visit the Leh Market, Leh Palace, known as ‘Lachen Palkhar’ or Shanti Stupa, located on a hilltop near Changspa, reaching the top you will see the beauty of whole Leh town.

Overnight stay at Leh.

 

Day 2 - Leh -  Shey, Thiksey, Hemis Sightseeing

After breakfast at the hotel, we will drive towards Shey Monastery, Which is just by the Leh-Manali Highway near a beautiful pond. Shey was once the capital of upper Ladakh and is originally called Shel because of the pond below the Palace. Shelmeans Glass or Mirror in local language. Later we will drive to Thiksey Monastery, also called the mini Potala due to its resemblance with Potala Palace in Lhasa Tibet. Further east along the Indus we will drive along the Leh-Srinagar Highway and cross the river Indus to visit the Hemis Monastery- the biggest monastery in the region.  Drive back to Leh via the same route.

Overnight stay at  Leh.

 

Day 3 - Leh to Pangong Lake and back

Today we will drive to the Pangong lake, probably the most well-known tourist attraction in Ladakh. Pangong lake a high altitude border lake measuring 134km in length and about 5 Km in width at the widest point. About 40 percent of the lake is in Ladakh while the remaining is in Tibet. The unique feature of the lake is the west end of the Lake which is in Ladakh is saline and supports no marine life except for a few micro-vegetation. The eastern end in Tibet is fresh and taste sweet.

We will drive along the Leh-Manali Highway for about 40Km and divert towards Changla Pass, which was once the 2nd Highest motorable road in the world and often receive snow during colder days. We will then drive through the nomadic land of Changthang, we may get to see some wild animals freely roaming the wide stretches of Changthang before reaching the Pangong lake.

Later return back to Leh by retracing the same route through Changla and reach by evening.

Overnight stay at Leh.


Day 4 - Departure from Leh

Early morning our driver will pick you up and transfer to the Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Leh airport to board a flight back to your next destination. The journey ends with lots of memories and adventure stories to be related once back home.

Pickup point
Directions.