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Highland of Ladakh
8 Days / 7 Nights
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Arrive Kushok Bakula Rimpochee airport Leh & transfer to the hotel. Later proceed for a visit to Shanti Stupa where one can get panoramic view of Leh city with the Indus River, you will spend sometime & further on to Leh. Overnight in Leh.
After breakfast, proceed to city sightseeing, drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45 kilometers west of Leh Hemis is the largest & the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. Later visit Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya & is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers & bound in silk. After that continue to drive through series of chortens to visit Shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. Then visit the "3 Idiots" School Campus Sindhu Darshan. Overnight in Leh.
After breakfast, proceed for sightseeing of Alchi monastery (ioooyrs old) the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storey Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here one can have 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 and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (museum ofthe Kargil War memorial). Overnight in Leh.
After an early breakfast, leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass (5486m.) Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, 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. Overnight at the camp.
After breakfast, drive back to Leh. Evening is free at leisure. Overnight in Leh.
After breakfast, leave for Nubra Valley via Khardungla Pass (Temperature below Freezing point at Khardungla Pass) ensure to carry heavy winter clothes as most of the time this pass is snow caped. Khardungla is one of the World's highest motorable road at 17,582 feet above sea level. The road then passes through a bridge laid on Glacier which finds its way in Guinness Book of world records, drive through the Valley which is extremely beautiful for photography. Nubra Valley is the Oasis of Ladakh as you see colorful trees in this region. On arrival at the camp, visit the Sand Dunes, there are chances to see the Two Hump Bacterian camels. Time at leisure at the Sand Dunes of Nubra valley spread across Hundur Village. Overnight in Nubra Valley.
After breakfast, proceed to Diskit monastery which is 515 years old situated on a hill top giving panoramic view of the valley. Later walk around the town of Diskit which has a small village market & Giant Buddha Statue. Proceed back to Leh cross Khardungla Pass for an overnight in Leh.
After breakfast, transfer to Leh Airport to take flight for home.
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