Start and end in Leh! With the adventure tour Scintillating Ladakh Experience, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Leh, India and 2 other destinations in India. Scintillating Ladakh Experience includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
In and around LehOur services start with your arrival at Leh airport. Meet & greet and transfer to the Hotel. Welcome drink on arrival. We recommend you half Day relax for the rest to acclimatize to the rarefied air at the high altitude. After noon leave to visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace. Dinner at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. Start point Leh Airport, Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Ladakh, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Today our guide takes you to an exciting sightseeing of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis Monasteries. Shey - Set on the eastern bank of the river Indus, the small village Shey is just about 15 kms from Leh. The place is popular for the ancient palace and the monastery. The Shey Palace was the residence of the royal family built in the 17th century. Also you can see the ruins of a fortress present above the palace. The Shey Monastery also has a three storey image of Buddha Sakyamuni made of copper gilt. Thiksey Monastery - Located on top of a hill, the monastery is an excellent example of Ladakhi architecture. This contains several stupas, statues, thangkas, wall paintings and a large pillar depicting Buddha's teachings. Hemis Monastery - Built in 1630, this is the biggest and most famous monastery in Ladakh. It is at a distance of 49 kms from Leh and 30 kms from Thiksey. Dinner and overnight in Leh.
Post breakfast, check-out and we head for Khardungla Pass, which lies north of Leh and is the gateway to Shyok and Nubra valleys. It is the worlds highest motor able pass situated at an elevation of 17,852 ft. To most visitors, going across the Khardungla pass gives the satisfaction of having triumphed over the un-conquerable. On arrival, check-in at Hotel / Luxury Camp. Dinner and overnight in Nubra.
Post breakfast, visit Nubra valley. Visit Hunder. Explore the nomadic villages, meet Tribes. Enjoy a round of Double hump Bactrian camel ride. Back to Camp / Hotel by afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Nubra.
After an early breakfast, check-out and visit Deskit monastery. Then drive back to Leh, upon arrival proceed for sightseeing. Visit the Shey Palace and Shey Monastery; the Gompa (the local term used to refer to monastery) complex are structures located on a hillock in Shey. Hemis Monastery, situated 45 kms from Leh. It was re-established by King Sengge Namgyal in 1672. Thiksey Monastery, built on top of a hill. It has a striking resemblance to the Lhasas Potala Palace. The monastery is affiliated with the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It exhibits a gold-plated statue of Lord Buddha, called the Maitreya Buddha, which is the largest statue in Ladakh. It houses around 120 monks. Also visit Sindhu Ghat. Post sightseeing check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight in Leh.
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Pangong Lake on the Indo China border. On your way, you will cross Changla Pass, the third highest motor able road in the world. Pangong Lake is a picturesque lake which is one of the major draws of the Leh-Ladakh valley. It is a popular location of several film shootings and known for its pristine waters surrounded by awe-inspiring mountains. We will then drive back to Leh, and have the rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight in Leh.
Day will be free at your own leisure activity.
Departure transfer to airport to board your flight for onwards Destination.End point Leh Airport, Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Ladakh, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India