Duration: 07 Days / 06 Nights
Places to Visit: Leh - Alchi - Nimmu - Magnetic Hill - Pangong Leke Hemis - Thiskey & Shey Palace - Khardungla Pass - Nurba - Leh
Day 01 : Arrival at Leh
Arrival Leh by morning flight and transfer to the hotel. After welcome drink take a complete rest for acclimatization to the height altitude of Leh (3500 mtrs). In the late afternoon drive to the city for an orientation walk in the markets, followed by a visit to Shanti Stupa, Leh palace and Sankar monastery. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
Day 02 : Leh-Alchi-Nimmu-Magnetic Hill- Leh
The morning is at leisure for adjustment with the high altitude and rarefied air of Ladakh. After leisurely breakfast, drive to the 11th century, the Alchi Choskor, the oldest surviving monastic complex of the region and famous for its painting and architecture. After sightseeing and lunch here, drive back to Leh, en-route visiting Magnetic point, Gurudwara Pather Sahib, the 'Temple of Guardians' (Gon-kahng) in Spituk monastery, which is revered by Hindu devotees as Kali-Mandir, and the Hall of Fame. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : Leh-Pangong Leke
Early departure for Pangong Lake (Approx 300 kms round trip) via Changle pass (alt. 17380). Pangong lake (alt. 14500ft) is 4-5 kms wide and over 135 kms long, about two-third of which the late afternoon drive back for 30 kms to Tsangse village and check into Hotel/Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04 : Pangong Lakek - Menis - Thiksey & Shey Palace - Leh
Leave Tangtse after breakfast and retrace the road to Leh across the Changla Pass. Upon reaching Karu, drive across the Indus and visit Hemis Monastery, the biggest and most famous monastery of Ladakh, and then return to the highway for onward journey to Leh, en-route visiting Thiksey Monastery. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.
Day 05 : Leh-Khardugla Pass - Nubra (120 km)
After breakfast drive into the Nubra Valley via Khardungla Pass, the highest motorable mountain pass in the world at a height of about 18,380 Ft. Enjoy unbelievable but true spectacular views of the Himalayas .Arrive Hunder where you can enjoy the bauble hump camel ride. Overnight at Camp.
Day 06 : Nubra-Leh
After breakfast visit the Deskit monastery. The Gompa is about 350 yrs old and is the biggest of its kind in the Nubra Valley. Return to Leh by the evening. Rest of the time visit Shanti Stupa and Tsemo Castle. Dinner and overnight at hotel at Leh.
Day 07 : Leh Departure
Early morning transfer to Airport for taking the fight for onwards journey.