Location Covered :Leh - Hemis - Thiksey - Shey Monastery - Khardungla Pass - Pangong Lake - Leh
Your spectacular flight from Delhi to Leh is itself a glimpse flying over trans Himalayan ranges and witness the Nun Kun Peaks if sitting in the left window and Tso Moriri Lake if in right window. See the Endless horizons of Karakoram Himalayan ranges. Your thrilling take on at Leh airport will surprise you and hold your breath by arriving at Leh airport carpet elevation of 3500 M ASL. Your short drive to hotel will give a feeling being at a different place and unusual. Suggested to have a complete rest on arrival in Leh and acclimatize with the high altitude. Explore beautiful monasteries of Shey / Thikse / Hemis / Leh and witness the aerial view of Leh city from Shanti Stupa. Feel your fast heart beat at world highest motorable pass called Khardungla situated at 18380 Ft. day trip to high altitude lake Called Pangong Tso is longest lake in Himalaya approx 150 Kms, variation with the colors which attract a photographer to capture more and more. Shopping at colorful market in Leh, Don’t forget to get some dry apricots and Leh Berry Juice.
Arrive at airport Leh - 3500m above sea level. Check in at hotel rest for acclimatization. After Lunch drive to Visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace, Later in the evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the hotel
After a leisurely breakfast ride to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45 Kms west of Leh; Hemis is the largest monastery in Ladakh. On way back visit Thiksey Gompa or Thiksey Monastery (also transliterated from Ladakhi as Tikse, Thiksey or Thiksey) is a Gompa (monastery) affiliated with the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism. It is located on top of a hill in Thiksey village, approximately 19 kilometers east of Leh in Ladakh, It is noted for its resemblance to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet and is the largest Gompa in central Ladakh, notably containing a separate set of buildings for female enunciates that has been the source of significant recent building and reorganization. Proceed and visit Shey Palace the former summer palace.
Overnight stay at hotel in Leh
After breakfast drive north to Khardungla (18380 ft.), Highest Motor able road in the World). Approx 40 kms drive will take you to at the roof top o the world. Foreign national may require Inner Line permit to visit this section. Therefore you are requested to get in touch with your tour operator for essential permissions. Enjoy the panoramic view of Leh Valley and snowcapped peaks of Nubra valley. Back to Leh city and further drive in the west of Leh.
Explore Kali Mata Temple / Pathar Sahib Gurudwara / Magnetic Hill and confluence of Indus and SZanskar river. Back to Leh and night stay at the hotel
After early Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft.), through Changla Pass 17,350 ft., it is the third highest motor able road in the world. Arrive at Pangong Lake it is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the Banks of Pangong Lake while appreciating the changing Colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake. Enjoy the beautiful afternoon at the lake and retrace back to Leh for your overnight stay.
On time departure transfer to Leh airport