HIGHLIGHTS : Monastery Tour, Jeep Safari to Nubra Valley (Valley of flowers) over Khardungla, Excursion to Sham Valley and Magnetic Hill.
DAY 1: ARRIVE IN LEHArrive in Leh. Representative will meet, greet, assist and transfer you to hotel in Leh. Rest of the day free to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh. In the evening take a walk to the local bazaar in Leh. Overnight at hotel in Leh.
DAY 2: INDUS VALLEY MONASTERY TOUR (120KM ROUND TRIP)Morning after breakfast, drive to Thiksey village, visit Thiksey monastery and drive to Shey Village to visit Shey Palace and Gompa. Continue drive to Hemis monastery to visit one of the most famous monasteries of Ladakh. Later, on the way back to Leh, visit Stok Palace and Museum. Come back to Leh in the evening and relax at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Leh.
OPTIONAL DAY: EXCURSION TO KHARDUNGLA PASS (78 KM ROUND TRIP)After breakfast, we will drive up to the Kardungla Top to have a magnificent view of the surrounding valleys. After spending some time at the top, return to Leh. On the way, visit Ladakh’s first Donkey Sanctuary. Reach hotel in the evening for dinner and overnight stay.
OPTIONAL EXTRA DAY: EXCURSION TO ALCHI AND LIKIR (150KM ROUND TRIP)Morning after breakfast drive to Alchi. En route visit Magnetic Hill, confluence of Zanskar and Indus Rivers. Visit Alchi Monastery and drive back to Leh. En route visit Likir Monastery. Arrive hotel in Leh for dinner and overnight.
DAY 3/4: LEH – ALCHI (75KM)Morning, after breakfast, drive to Alchi with packed lunch. En route visit, Magnetic Hill, confluence of Zanskar and Indus Rivers, Basgo Fort and Likir Monastery. Arrive at Alchi and visit Alchi Monastery. Dinner and overnight at hotel/camp in Alchi.
DAY 4/5: LEH – NUBRA VIA KHARDUNGLA PASS (140KM/5-6 HRS)Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Arrive in Nubra and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride (on own). Later, if time permits, visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries and check in at Deluxe Camp. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the camp.
DAY 5/6: NUBRA – LEHMorning, after breakfast, proceed for Leh, once again driving via Khardungla pass. In the evening, explore Leh bazaar for souvenirs, visit Leh Jokhang or Leh Mosque by foot. Overnight at the hotel.
DAY 6/7: AIRPORT DEPARTURELeave on time for Leh airport to board your flight to Delhi.