04 NIGHTS & 05 DAYS LEH!!!
DAY 01: LEH ARRIVAL
An early morning arrival at Leh Airport where you will be greeted by our company representative and transferred directly to your Leh based accommodation. After check - in spend a full day taking rest and adapting to the high altitude of Ladakh. Enjoy the surrounding mountain views and take in the local gardens before dinner and overnight stays in Leh.
DAY 02: HALL OF FAME - PATHAR SAHIB - SANGHAM - MAGNETIC HILL - BASGO - ALCHI
Wake early and travel west of Leh to the popular 'Hall of Fame' war museum. Here, you can learn about Ladakhi history pay your respects to the Indian army as you view the museum of war memorabilia. Next, continue on to the Sikh temple known as 'Pathar Sahib' before taking a pit stop at the mysterious Magnetic Hill where you can experience reverse gravity in action as your vehicle appears to move without power. Continue on your safari journey and arrive at the Sangham lookout where you can view the meeting point of the intersection of the Zangskar and Indus rivers and then drive through the 'pretty - as - a - postcard' Basgo village. Arrive at Alchi monastery (famous for its Kashmiri influenced architecture) just in time for lunch and then return back to Leh for a well - earned rest and overnight stays in Leh.
DAY 03: THIKSEY - SHEY - LEH CITY SIGHTSEEING
An early morning start as you depart Leh at 6:30 a.m. in order to witness the mesmerizing morning puja at Thiksey monastery. Famous for its striking resemblance to the 'Potala Palace' in Lhasa, Tibet, the Thiksey gompa is a great place to start your journey of Ladakh and find peace as you marvel at the traditional rituals of the local monks morning prayer. Next you will visit the ancient palace of 'Shey', known for being the summer retreat place of the previous Kings of Ladakh. Return to Leh and spend an hour or so walking around the town where you can shop for local handicrafts or purchase souvenirs and then continue your sightseeing with a half-day of Leh city sightseeing beginning at the ancient Tse Mo Castle. After seeing the crumbling architecture and your first aerial view over the town, you can visit the ancient Leh palace and then proceed to the magnificent Japanese built Shanti Stupa, where you can watch the sunset and the lights emerge over Leh town. Return to your Leh based accommodation for overnight stays in Leh.
DAY 04: PANGONG LAKE
Definitely a highlight of your tour, today involves an adventurous drive with a constantly scenic trip to the magnificent Pangong Lake. A must see destination for your time in Ladakh, Pangong Lake has been made famous by the 'Three Idiots' movie and more than half of the lake marks the separation border of India and China. The appearance of the water is said to change color at every angle of the sun which makes for some amazing photographs so don't forget your camera (and spare batteries!) Return to Leh in the evening in time for dinner and overnight stays in Leh.
DAY 05: LEH DEPARTURE
After Breakfast, check out and you will be transferred to Leh Airport for your return journey.
*THE TOUR ENDS*