Ladakh - A Decision to Never Regret

2nd Jul 2021


Arrive at Leh Airport (This should be quite possibly the Most Sensational Flights in the World). On a clear morning from one side of the airplane can be found somewhere far off the peaks of K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum and on the opposite side of the airplane, so close that you believe you could connect and touch it, is the Nun Kun massif.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in LEH

Day 2

Post Breakfast, we drove towards Sham Valley and start another touring beginning with Hall of Fame (Museum Constructed by India Army) close to Leh merits a visit for each Indian, and continue further to Gurudwara Patthar Sahib at an altitude of 3600 Mtrs around 22 Kms from Leh was built in memory of Guru Nanak Dev ji Nestled deep in the Himalayas. A drive of another 4 km took us to Magnetic Hill which opposes the law of gravity. As we drive forward from Magnetic Hills, not long before Nimmu Village, there comes a famous Confluence of Two Rivers Indus River coming from Tibet (left) and Zanskar River coming from Zanskar Valley (right). Zanskar River is known for its popular Chadar Trek. Later we drive back to Leh. Evening visit to Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa & Leh Market.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in LEH

Day 3

Drive to Pangong, visiting Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village and another 5 Kms driving through a picturesque landscape we reach to Shey Palace, The ancient capital of Ladakh &3 Idiots Rancho School. Via Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs enroute visiting Hemis Gompa, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism. Later after crossing this adventurous part we drive further towards Durbuk & Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangong lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 133 Kms long with half of its running the other side of the "Indo China Border". One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. After the success of 3 Idiots, this beautiful natural location has attracted more tourists from all over the world. Upon arrival we check in at our Camp Near Pangong lake.

Overnight stay at a Campsite in PANGONG LAKE (PANGONG LAKE)

Day 4

Morning at leisure to explore the beauty of lake and later we drive back to Nubra. Post breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley. Some of the road patches in areas are extremely tough (towards nubra side) in terms of road conditions but no doubt the journey is very scenic! After an early breakfast we check out from Camp and drive towards Hunder where we had the opportunity to ride on a bacterian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snowcapped mountains on the horizon. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level. Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp in Hunder for Overnight stay.

Between Hunder and Diskit we came across sand dunes besides the road. Seen in isolation you could well be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It is indeed a strange sight since immediately on the left of the road is Rocky Mountains that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. On the way, stopped at Diskit which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Diskit is famous for 515 years old Buddhist Monastery, lying magnificently situated on a hilltop, facing the entire Valley.

Overnight stay at a Campsite in NUBRA VALLEY

Day 5

After an early breakfast we drive to Panamic

Sumoor Lake

Overnight stay at a Campsite in NUBRA VALLEY

Day 6

The road journey from Nubra Valley to Leh passes over Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road in The World) at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif.

Overnight stay at the Hotel in LEH

Day 7

End of the Tour…!!