Amazing Ladakh with Lake

5 Nights / 6 Days

Destinations Covered

Leh

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Leh

  • Arrive in Leh, the capital of Ladakh, and take it easy to acclimatize to the high altitude (3,500 meters above sea level).
  • Spend the day relaxing and strolling through the local markets of Leh.
  • Visit Shanti Stupa in the evening to witness a magnificent sunset and get panoramic views of Leh and its surroundings.

Day 2 Leh – Local Sightseeing

  • Visit Leh Palace, a former royal palace offering panoramic views of Leh and the surrounding mountains.
  • Explore the Hall of Fame, a museum dedicated to Indian soldiers showcasing their bravery and sacrifices.
  • Visit the ancient Spituk Monastery and the nearby confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers.
  • Take a leisurely evening walk in the lively Leh bazaar.

Day 3 Pangong Lake Excursion

  • Start early for an unforgettable day trip to Pangong Lake, one of Ladakh’s most famous lakes.
  • The scenic drive will take you through the Chang La Pass, offering mesmerizing views of the Himalayas.
  • Spend the day at Pangong Lake, known for its ever-changing hues of blue and surrounded by barren mountains.
  • Overnight stay in a camp near Pangong Lake, stargazing in the clear night sky.

Day 4 Nubra Valley

  • Depart for Nubra Valley, another breathtaking destination in Ladakh.
  • Drive over the world’s highest motorable pass, Khardung La, at an altitude of 5,602 meters.
  • Explore the sand dunes of Hunder and enjoy a unique camel ride on the double-humped Bactrian camels.
  • Visit Diskit Monastery, perched on a hilltop, offering panoramic views of the valley.

Day 5 Tso Moriri Lake

  • Embark on a scenic drive to Tso Moriri Lake, a lesser-known gem in Ladakh.
  • The journey will take you through picturesque landscapes and small villages.
  • Spend the day at Tso Moriri, a high-altitude lake surrounded by snow-capped peaks and home to various bird species.
  • Experience the tranquility of the lake and its surroundings.

Day 6 Departure

  • Bid farewell to the enchanting land of Ladakh.
  • Depart from Leh with unforgettable memories and a heart full of awe-inspiring experiences.

Additional Tips:

  • Make sure to acclimatize properly to the high altitude by taking it easy, drinking plenty of water, and avoiding strenuous activities for the first couple of days.
  • Dress in layers, as the weather in Ladakh can be unpredictable, with warm days and chilly nights.
  • Carry necessary medications for altitude sickness and a basic first-aid kit.
  • Respect the local culture and customs, especially when visiting monasteries or interacting with the locals.

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