Simply Ladakh is easiest of all the adventure packages of Ladakh which can be covered up over a weekend.
You start from Leh Airport, get acclimatized and explore the amazing places of Ladakh. The tour is a perfect blend of the culture and tradition of Ladakh making of will be a true Kashmir experience. The trip is prepared perfectly for family & senior persons. The entire journey is stretched for approximately 350km spread over 5 days over the varied landscape and lakes and the mountain passes.
Arrive at Kushok Bakula Airport – Leh, situated at 3500m altitude, met by our representative at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Leh town which is only at 5 to 7 km. On arrival at the hotel enjoy your welcome drink and then proceed to check in to your rooms and take full-day at rest to acclimatize yourself completely to the high altitudes of Ladakh which is must.
Evening around 4:30 pm visit Shanti Stupa, Leh palace and local Market which offers the best things to buy from Leh town. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
The Shanthi Stupa as the name suggest it is dome-shaped building erected as a Buddhist shrine which is the “symbol of peace”. It is one of the forms of Peace Pagoda built in Ladakh. It is constructed at an altitude of approx. of 11800 ft (3608 mts), at 5 Km from the Leh town by a group of Japanese and Ladakhi Buddhist.
Leh Palace also referred as the ‘Lhachen Palkhar’ is a royal palace located in the picturesque Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. It was designed in line with the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. The palace is a nine-storied architecture and was built for the Royal Family of Ladakh. The view of the Leh town from Leh palace is amazing during the evening.
On this day you will be asked to provide a photocopy of Indian Government issued Photo ID Proof (Aadhar card preferred) or Passport copy for foreign nationals of all individuals to get the inner Line Permits (ILP). The cost for this is already included in the package and no need to pay anything additional for the same.
The Sham valley is also called the Apricot valley as the valley houses Apricots farms which are grown in large quantities in these villages. The Valley is the home for some of the remote villages of Leh. The tour can be considered on the second day as It is at a lower altitude and hence will help you to acclimatize your body before you go to Nubra Valley to Pangong Tso Lake. The Sham Valley full consume a full day and has the places to visit in the following order starting from Leh.
Alchi Monastery is a Buddhist monastery, known for its monastic complex of temples in Alchi village in the Leh District. It is located about 65Km away from Leh towards the Srinagar Leh Highway. It is located at the banks of Indus river and at an altitude of 10,170 feet. You can spin the wheels of fortune and make a wish happiness for everyone.
The Sangam is the confluence of the Indus and the Zanskar river which meet at this point. You can click some photos from the top to see the difference in the color of the water from each river. You may opt for rafting here at your own cost if not included already included in the package.
The Magnetic hill is located between Leh and Alchi on the Srinagar Leh Highway. It’s place where you can see the natural demonstration of gravity where the cars are pulled against the inclined road and appears to be rolling back steep which we would call as an optical illusion. We suggest you carry a ball to see it by yourself.
Gurdwara Shri Pathar Sahib is situated on the Srinagar-Leh Road, 25kms before the Leh. It is very beautiful, and it was created after the famous incident occurred when the demon lived nearby planned to kill Guruji and throwed stone (Pathar) at him during his worship to almighty and the stone turned into a wax. This made the demon realize himself that almighty is the ultimate power.
The Hall of fame is 2nd best museum of India and its built & maintained by Indian Army. in the memories of the great soldiers who lost their life in the Indo Pak war 1999. It is famous for its unique collection of ammos of both India & Pakistan used it the war & the Audio visual of the war.
Return to Leh and overnight rest at the hotel.
One can extend the Sham Valley tour up-to Lamayuru at an additional cost. Let us know if this to be added in the itinerary.
The day is to explore the Khardung la Pass. It is its elevation is near 5,602 m (18,379 ft) and that it is the world’s highest motorable pass. The pass on the Ladakh Range lies north of Leh and is the gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valleys. Khardung La is historically important as it lies on the major caravan route from Leh to Kashgar in Central Asia.
Return to Leh with dinner and overnight stay in Leh.
After your morning breakfast check out for the hotel and drop will be provided at the Leh Airport for your flight back to home.
Spend amazing time with my wife in Leh Ladakh. We stayed at Hotel Auspicious, loved the hotel view, rooms was tidy & the food was excellent. Mr. Robin was very humble to help us with all the minor things which we needed in our room.
Enjoyed the spectacular view of the Leh Ladakh with my wife & had romantic dinner at the beautiful hotel. Our interactive guide helped us a lot & we got to know about famous historical places. Thank you so much Bhavesh & Team for this lovely trip.
I am my wife had been to Ladakh for a weekend trip. The tour was professionally managed by Mr. Eshay Bhai who was always before time. We thoroughly enjoyed our trip in Ladakh and thanks for Emmanual Sir who help resolve all our queries. We will recommend Explarience Team to friends and we will comeback again for future trips.
We booked this trip to Leh & Ladakh through Explarience as referred by my friend.
The hotel Royal Ladakh that they choose for us goes beyond any expectations. Excellent service provided by the staff, the cottages are beautiful, Mr Gulzar (the owner) always has the best suggestions to give to make the most of your stay in Leh.
Regardless, we had before us a multitude of sightseeing to lose ourselves in & the trip can be rated nothing less than the best ever. Highly recommended!
thanks To Explarience Team for an providing such an wonderful trip for me and my family. Will recommend family & friends for this trip.
We wish we had an extended stay and visited many more places.