Ladakh Delight Ex Delhi

7 Nights / 8 Days

Overview

Inclusions

• Return airfare in economy class ex Delhi.

• Accommodation in the hotels listed or similar

• Meals - Daily buffet Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner (Starting with Lunch on Day 1 and ending with Breakfast on Day 8 as per the itinerary). Meals as per the itinerary.

• Sightseeing as per the itinerary.

• All transfers and sightseeing on Seat In Coach basis by Non AC Tavera / Scorpio / Tempo Traveller / Innova as per the availability. Vehicle will be provided point to point and not at disposal.

• Note: Vehicle will be provided depending up on the count of pax travelling together.

• Platinum Tours tour coordinator ex Leh.

• Travel Insurance

• 01 Ladakhi Cultural Dance Performance once during the stay in Leh.

• 1 litre mineral water everyday per person.

• Restricted permit fee for visiting Pangong Lake.

• All currently applicable taxes i.e. Hotel tax & Transportation tax.

Itinerary

Day 1 : (Leh)Arrive Leh

Welcome to your ‘Ladakh Delight Ex-Delhi’ tour. On arrival at the airport in Leh, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Leh, is in the abode of the rocky paradise of Ladakh depicting eternal beauty and wrapped in the most beautiful design of mighty Himalayas. Spend the rest of the day is at leisure for acclimatizing to the climate of Ladakh. Overnight in Leh. (L & D)

Day 2 : (Leh)In Leh

This morning after breakfast, proceed to visit Shanti Stupa built by Japanese monks to promote world peace. This large hilltop stupa has brightly colored reliefs on its mid-levels and is topped by a spired white hemisphere (smoking is prohibited here). Visit the eye-catching Sankar Gompa monastery. Lastly, visit Leh Palace, dilapidated yet interesting, which was built in the 17th century in the grand tradition of Tibetan architecture. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Leh. (B, L & D)

Day 3 : (Nubra)On to Nubra Valley (Approx 160 Kms / Approx 05 hours drive)

This morning drive to Nubra Valley, popularly known as Dorma or “the valley of flowers” via Khardungla Pass - the world’s one of the highest motorable road. On arrival, check in to the camp. Later in the afternoon, visit the Diskit Monastery and the giant statue of Maitreya Buddha which is the tallest Buddha statue in Ladakh. Thereafter, visit the white sand dunes at Hunder where you can enjoy the Double Humped Bactrian camel ride (ride on direct payment basis). Overnight in Nubra Valley. (B, L & D)

Day 4 : (Leh)On to Leh

After breakfast, drive back to Leh. En route visit Khardungla Pass which is 39 km away from Leh. Khardung-La which means ‘Pass of Lower Castle,’ is major caravan route from Leh to Kashgar in Central Asia. The rest of the day is at leisure for various activities. Overnight in Leh. (B, L & D)

Day 5 : (Leh)In Leh

This morning, after breakfast, visit Alchi (3500 m / 11500 feet), a small village in the Indus Valley, 67 km west of Leh. Abandoned centuries ago the gompa or monastery is known as Chos-kor or religious enclave and comprises of five temples. En route see the majestic Sangam - Confluence (where two rivers meet each other). Zanskar is the river formed from the junction of two streams, Lungnak means "dark gorge" and Stod, which carries the melt water of the great Drang-drung glacier. See the marvelous Magnetic Hill, a gravity hill located near Leh. The hill is alleged to have magnetic properties strong enough to pull cars uphill and force passing aircraft to increase their altitude in order to escape magnetic interference. Later, visit Military Hall of Fame, a glorious museum constructed by Indian army. You can see biographies of eminent defense personalities, images and weapons used during Kargil war, Siachen and its heroes and their daily instruments and lifestyle of Ladakhi people. You will also visit Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, a beautiful Gurudwara constructed in the memory of Guru Nanak, about 25 miles away from Leh and Spituk Monastery a famous for its wide and varied collections of ancient masks, icons, antique arms and numerous Thangkas. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Leh. (B, L & D)

Day 6 : (Pangong)On to Pangong (Approx 223 Kms / Approx. 6 Hour Drive)

This morning after breakfast, proceed to Pangong Tso, a lake which is 134 km long and extends from India to Tibet. 60% of the length of the lake lies in China. During winter, the lake freezes completely, despite being saline water. En route visit Shey Palace, the 15th century summer palace and monastery of Leh’s Royal family; the 800 year old gompa at Thiksey built on a hilltop and modeled on the famous Potala Palace in Lhasa. Before reaching Pangong Lake, you will pass through the Changla, a high mountain pass and the world’s 3rd highest motorable road. It is on the route to Pangong Lake from Leh. The name literally means "Pass towards the South" or "Pass in the South" (Chang = south, La = Pass). On arrival, check in to the camp. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Pangong. (B, L & D)

Day 7 : (Leh)On to Leh

This morning after breakfast, drive around the Pangong Lake and don’t forget to click photos!! Continue your drive to Leh. On arrival, check in to the hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the city. Overnight in Leh. (B, L & D)

Day 8 : (Leh)Depart Leh

Today, bid farewell to your ‘Ladakh Delight Ex-Delhi’ tour, as you are transferred to airport in Leh for your onward journey. Please do give us your valuable suggestions on support@platinumtours.in (B)

Hotel Detail
Hotel Type Hotel Name
3 Star Hotel Kanglachan
3 Star Hotel Kanglachan
3 Star Hotel Kanglachan
3 Star Hotel Kanglachan
3 Star Hotel Kanglachan
Hotel Type Hotel Name
3 Star Deluxe camp
Hotel Type Hotel Name
3 Star Deluxe camp
Price Summary
Valid Form Valid To Hotel Type Price
Other Info

Exclusion

• Any train or bus fare from / to your originating city of stay, unless specified

• Any meals / en route meals unless specified

• Items of personal nature viz, tips, porterages, room service, laundry, mineral water, alcoholic or non alcoholic beverages, phone calls, pony / horse rides, rafting, cable car / ropeway rides, helicopter rides, additional sightseeing tours / excursions not included in the itinerary, still or video camera fees etc.

• Any increase in fuel cost, government taxes, entrance fees, intra and interstate taxes etc, the tour price will be amended in accordance.

• Entrance fees and guide charges wherever applicable.

• Any items / services not specifically mentioned in the ‘Tour Price

• Includes’ column.

• Supplement charges applicable for long weekends and festivals.

• Goods and Services Tax of 5%.

Cancellation Policy

·         If cancellation is made any time not less than 45 days prior to departure, Rs. 5,000/- (per person) shall be deducted.

·         If cancellation is made 45 to 30 days prior to departure, 50% of the tour cost shall be deducted.

·         If cancellation is made 30 to 15 days prior to departure, 75% of the tour cost shall be deducted.

·         If cancellation is made within 15 days prior to departure, 100% of the tour cost shall be deducted.

Important Note

• Platinum tours Terms and Conditions apply.

• The hotel confirmed will be as per the brochure or an alternate hotel of similar category.

• Do carry comfortable walking shoes.

• All the prices are for Indian Nationals only, unless specified.

• All sightseeings are subject to weather and political conditions at the destination.

• It is mandatory to carry a valid photo identity card (Passport /Aadhaar card/ Driving License / Voter ID card).

• 'PL' denotes packed lunch.

• 'L-LR' denotes lunch at local restaurant.

• 'EL' denotes en route lunch.