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Start Time
8:29 am
Friday
July 14, 2017
End Time
8:13 pm
Sunday
July 23, 2017

Trip description

Day 1Manali – Jispa/sarchu (222KM / 08 HRS aprox.):

Pick up Manali Hotel / Bus Stop and drive to Jispa over the Rohtang-la pass (13,398 ft) Reach Keylong(05 HRS.). Lunch at restaurant and continue driving towards Jispa. On arrival check-in and overnight at Hotel.

Day-02: Jispa/sarchu – Tsomoriri

After breakfast today there is a drive almost 200 km journey full of beautiful landscapes on the way when you reach at Tsokar 115 km and ahead 85 km is Tsomori-ri Lake. Tsomoriri is full of natural Landscaped which includes beautiful small lakes on the way and Mountains after this drive you reach to the Rupshu valley. Tsomori-ri is the Biggest Brackish water Lake which has no outlet. Overnight Camp.

Day 3: Tsomoriri to Leh

After an early breakfast, visit Korzok Monastery and proceed to Leh via Mahe Bridge. En route, visit Chumthang hot water springs and travel through the scenic Indus Valley. Overnight stay in Leh.

Day-04 : Leh - Nubra Via Khardungla Pass (140 Kms / 5 – 6 hrs)

Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Arrive Nubra and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride (On Own). Later visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries and check in at Deluxe Camp.Evening at leisure. Overnight at the camp.

KHARDUNGLA PASS: The road journey to Nubra valley leads through Khardung La pass (The highestMotorable road in the world) 18,390 ft. around 39 Kms. Away from Leh. There are two checkpoints on the both sides of the pass. Khardong is the first village of Nubra valley at higher altitude than Deskit and other villages.

DESKIT VILLAGE: Deskit is the main village of headquarter of Nubra valley, which has a small market consisting of a row of shops and about 500 years old Gompa on the hilltop. Spectacular view of the valley can be seen form the monastery.

DESKIT GOMPA: Deskit Gompa was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod in about 1420 AD during the reign of King Dragspa. About 100 monks are residing in the Gompa, which is a branch of Thikse Monastery. The monastic festival called Gustor takes place on 20th and 21st days of the 12th month of Tibetan calendar.

HUNDAR VILLAGE: Hundar is a beautiful village to stay with lot of trees and you will really enjoy your stay at Hundar. It has a small monastery and ruined fort above the village. The walk or Camel Safar (Double Hump bacterian camels) from Hundar to Deskit, through sand dunes for two hours is wonderful (on own).

Day 5: Nubra Valley to Turtuk (A Day Excursion)

After an early breakfast, proceed to Turtuk (A village that was won by India in the 1971 war with Pakistan) and extremely close to the border. Visit a 16th Century Mosque, (comprising of a touch of Turkish & Iranian culture), ruined fort of Dhards and Monastery. Admire the magnificent view of th famous K2 peak (The second highest peak in the world after Mount Everest). Return back to Nubra for an overnight stay.

Day-06 : Nubra – Leh

Morning after Breakfast proceed for Leh, once again driving via Khardungla pass the World Highest Motorable road.SANKAR GOMPA & VILLAGE : A relatively modern monastery, it is closely associated with the Spituk monastery and served as the residence of the late head priest-Kushak Bakula. A number of gold icons are to be found here.

SHANTI STUPA (Japanese Peace Pagoda) : Shanti Stupa/Japanese peace pagoda is built by a Japanese religious organization headed by Head monk Nakamura with the help from the organization and local people. It is situated at a hill top in Cahngspa village providing a bird eye view of the Leh town and the surrounding mountain peaks. Architecturally it has the Japanese touch with small clean rooms on the side for meditators and the main Japanese shrine at the entrance.

LEH PALACE: The Namgyal Tsemo (victory Peak) was built by King Tashi Namgyal after the reunification of upper and lower Ladakh and victory over Hor and their bodies are placed under an image of Mahakala, the guardian deities to stop further invasion of Hor. The Leh palace known as ' Lechen Palkhar' was built by Singay Namgyal around in the beginning of 17th Century A.D. The nine-storied palace is now deserted, and the ASI (Archeological Survey Of India) has taken up the renovation work.

Day 07: Drive to Pangong Lake (140 Km / 5 hrs drive)

Morning after breakfast drive to to Pangong Lake on the Indo China. On the way visit Shey Palace and Gompa. Evening check in Camps for dinner and overnight stay.

SHEY PALACE AND GOMPA: Situated on a hillock 15 Kms upstream from Leh, it was once the residence of the royal family. According to tradition, it was the seat of power of the pre-Tibetan kinds. A 7.5 mts high copper statue of Buddha, plated with gold and the largest of its kind, is installed here.

THE PANGONG LAKE: This route takes the visitor past the picturesque villages of Shey and Thikse,and turns off the Indus valley by the side valley of Chemrey and Sakti. The Ladakh range is crossed by the Chang-la (18,000 feet / 5,475 M) which despite its great elevation is one of the easier passes,Remaining open for much of the year even in winter, apart from periods of actual snowfall. Tangse, just beyond the foot of the pass, has an ancient temple.But the main attraction of this circuit is the Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 M). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometers at its widest point to which foreigners are permitted, is only some seven km along the southern shore from the head of the lake, but it affords spectacular views of the mountains of the Changchenmo range to the north, their reflection shimmering in the ever-changing blues and greens of the lakes brackish water. Above Spangmik are the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Pangong range. Come back to leh for overnight stay.

Day 08 : leh – Lamayuru – kargil (175 Kms 7 - 8 Hrs drive)

Early morning after b/fast drive to Kargil. This drive normally takes about 5 – 6 hrs non stop, but we will be stopping at Lamayuru monastery for sight seeing. Later continue our drive to kargil enroute visiting Alchi, Sangam, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib and Magnetic hill. Reach Leh in the evening evening and check in hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

LAMAYURU GOMPA: The oldest holy site in Ladakh, it was a bon shrine prior to the advent of Buddhism. Also known as Yung Drung (Swastika) it is sited on a high promontory overlooking thevillage and valley. For sheer spectacle value no other Gompa can match Lamayuru.

ALCHI GOMPA: 70 Kms from Leh, on the banks of the Indus, is the Alchi Gompa dating a thousand years back. One of its walls features thousands of miniature sized pictures of the Buddha. Three large sized images made of clay and painted brightly are its focal attractions. No longer an active religious center, it is looked after by monks from the Liker monastery. This is the only monastery amongst 34 monasteries, which is not located on a hilltop.

Day9: Kargil to Sonmarg,Srinagar

Early departure for Srinagar driving through Drass (famous as the second coldest inhabited place in the world) and crossing the Zoji-la Pass (11,500-ft. / 3,505 m) to reach hill station of Sonamarg from where it’s smooth driving through the beautiful Kashmir countryside to reach Srinagar. Overnight in hotel at Srinagar.

Day 10- Tour ends

 

Tour cost :17,000 Per Head from Manali to Srinagar.

Contact Number:919480194435

Inclusions

09 Nights’ Accommodations at Specified Hotels on Double/Triple sharing basis with attached bathrooms. Using 05 Double Rooms

Breakfast and Dinner included in the package cost.

All transport Services as per the itinerary by 01 Non A/C Tempo Traveller.

Sightseeing Tours/Transfers/Excursions as per the itinerary.

Meeting and Assistance on Arrival and Dep by our representative.

Inner Line Permits/Wild Life Fees.

All Applicable Taxes/Government Taxes.

Vehicle is not on sharing basis.

 

EXCLUSIONS:

Expenses of personal nature such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone, Table Drinks & portage etc.

Any other SS tours not mentioned in the programme.

Any kind of Insurance

Oxygen Cylinder.

Any joy ride.

Water rafting


 


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