Leh-Ladakh iis a biker’s paradise. Ladakh is on every backpackers/travel enthusiasts list of places to visit in India before 30. Riding on the crazy bent roads, getting stuck in the middle of nowhere,learning to be independent on the desert mountains are few of the experiences in Leh-Ladakh.
The iconic Magnetic Hill, the turquoise coloured Pangong Lake, the confluence of two mystical rivers, ancient and awe inspiring monasteries and the highest passes are a few of the marvelous attractions of Leh and Ladakh in general. The wide array of trekking routes will satiate your soul and enrich the senses. The moon like desert mountains continue to be an exceptional destination for adventure seekers and admirers of Buddhism and phenomenal mountain vistas. So, pack some travel essentials with you to explore the most enthralling destination of India and bring back souvenirs of endless memories with you.
Set amidst the epic Himalayas, Ladakh is a rustic and heavenly beautiful travel destination in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The rugged valleys and mountains, winding roads coupled with the vibrant cultural life maintain the exuberance and charm of this region
Arrive KushokBakula airport Leh - 3500m above sea level. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel before 09.30 am. Half Day at rest for acclimatization. Lunch at the hotel. After Lunch drive to Visit Shanti Stupa &Leh Palace, Later in the evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the Hotel
After breakfast, carry packed lunch for the day. Sightseeing of 1000 year oldAlchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter proceed to the Likir Monastery to visit the splendid three storeys Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you'll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues., Indus & Zanskar river Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), Basgo Palace Hiking only and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia) Over Night stay at the Hotel
After breakfast drive to Khardungla- world’s highest motorable road at 18380ftt above sea level. At Khardungla pass the snowcapped peaks and the mountain views are amazing. In the afternoon we will visit Sindhu point (Indus River where all the Sindhu pay holy bath) and Stok Museum. The Stok palace and museum is around 200 years old. The palace and museum at Stok is a showpiece for the royal tankhas, royal crown, dresses, coins, precious stones and turquoise head dresses. Return back to the hotel for Dinner. Over Night stay at the Hotel
It is the highest land locked lake (155 Kms on way from Leh 05 Hrs driver each way. After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Drive back to Leh. Over Night stay at the Hotel.
In the morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination