Upon your arrival at the Kushok Bakula Airport, our representatives will meet you and offer you a transfer to hotel. Check in to the hotel for leisure. The rest of the day is free so that you can take rest to acclimatize with the environment which is very important. In the evening, you can take an easy walk to the Leh market. Overnight at hotel.
After Breakfast on day 2, get all set for a full day tour of Indus Valley. The attractions that you visit today include the Royal Museum at Stok Palace- called the Stok Palace Museum, it offers an insight into the heritage of the region; Thiksey Monastery- belonging to the Gelug sect of Tibetan Buddhism, this gompa is the largest monastery in central Ladakh region, Stagna Monastery- placed on a barren mountain top, the monastery offers nice views of the surrounding area, Changchubling monastery- better known as Rizong monastery, it was erected in 1829 and is known for its high standards of monastic disciplines and the extremely well-known Hemis Monastery- India’s wealthiest monastery, Hemis is the biggest one too and the site of an annual festival. Overnight stay in Leh.
Embark on a drive along the Indus River into Rupshu Valley early in the morning. Tsomoriri Lake is about 220 kilometers from Leh and is located in an altitude of 4200 meter. The lake is famous worldwide for its picturesque beauty. While proceeding towards Tsomoriri Lake, visit the Chumathang Hot Springs and cross the Mahe Bridge. If you are lucky you can also see Himalayan marmots on the way. By late noon reach Tsomoriri Lake; upon arrival, check in at the tented camp near the lake. Later, visit the lake shores which is famous as a designated Ramsar wetland sanctuaries. It is a popular breeding and nestling area for thousands of migratory birds that include Brahimini Duck, Bar Headed Goose, Black Naked Cranes etc. Overnight at the camp.
After a refreshing morning breakfast, drive to Leh via Tsokar Lake route. On the way, visit the Puga Geo-thermal Gas Springs and Nomadic Rebo tents at Polo- Kongka Pass. After crossing the pass, stop by Tsokar Lake for a photo stop. If you wish to, you can also visit the monastery of tiny Thukje village. Upon reaching Manali highway, cross the Tanglangla Pass which is located in an altitude of 5350 meter. By the evening check in at hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Early morning drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla Pass which is situated around 18360 ft above the sea level. It is the highest motorable pass in the world. By the afternoon reach Nubra Valley; upon reaching Nubra Valley check in at hotel/camp. After some leisure, set out to visit white Sand Dunes, Double humped Camels, Diskit Monastery and also visit the 100 ft tall Maitreya Buddha statue. Overnight at hotel/camp.
Morning after breakfast visit Samstanling Monastery. Later drive back to Leh 125 kms/ 4-5 hrs. Arrive Leh overnight stay at hotel.
Early in the morning, embark on a drive to the Pangong Lake which is around 135 kilometers from Leh. On the way to Pangong Lake, cross Changla Pass which is situated in an altitude of 17500 ft. The driving route also encompasses Durbuk and Tangtse villages. Pangong Lake is one of the most amazing lakes in Asia where one can witness interplay of colors. In the afternoon, you can explore the lake by having a leisure walk alongside. In the evening, you will be taken to the nomadic village situated in a short distance. Overnight at tented camp.
Wake up early in the morning to witness the mesmerizing beauty of Pangong Lake under the fresh morning rays. Post breakfast set off for a drive back Leh. You will reach Leh by the afternoon; you can spend the rest of the time in the local markets of the city. Overnight at hotel.
Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.