Ladakh panorama tour
12 nigts - 13 days
Destinations : Chandigarh - Manali - Sarchu - Leh - Pangong Lake - Hemis Monastery / Thiksey Monastery - Leh - Khardung - La Pass - Nubra Valley -Leh - Alchi / Uleytokpo -Lamayuru - Kargil - Sonamarg - Srinagar
Day 01. Arrival in Chandigarh - Manali
On arrival in Chandigarh a representative from wandering wisdom will pick you up and transfer you to Manali, a magnetic hill town in Himachal Pradesh.
On arrival in Manali, check-in at the hotel. Freshen up and relax. Enjoy sumptuous dinner and restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02. Manali - Sarchu
Take breakfast at the hotel. After an early morning breakfast drive to Sarchu driving across the famous Rohtang Pass(13050 ft) and passing through Keylong, Jispa and Darcha and then cross the Baralacha Pass (16020 ft) and finally reach Sarchu in the late afternoon. Check-in at a fixed camp at Sarchu. Have dinner and restful overnight stay at the camp.
Day 03. Sarchu - Leh
Enjoy hearty breakfast at the camp. Later make a delightful journey towards Leh en route crossing Nakeela and Lachalung-la Pass (16,617 ft.).
Have lunch at Pang and then continue your journey towards Leh passing through Skyangchuthang (a vast plateau stretching for 42 kms) and then crossing Taglang-La (17,585ft) and driving through the upper Indus Valley. You will reach at Leh by evening. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner & overnight stay will be at the hotel.
Day 04. Leh Sightseeing
Have a relaxed breakfast at the hotel. Embark on sightseeing tour of Leh in the afternoon. Visit to the Shanti Stupa and then to the Leh Palace. Explore local bazaars in the evening. Have sumptuous dinner and restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05. Leh - Pangong Lake
After breakfast at the hotel depart for Pangong Lake located on the IndoChina Boarder crossing en route Chang-La Pass. Later check-in at fixed tent camp near the lake at Spangmik and Mann or drive back for 30 kms to Tangtse and check into Hotel / Guest House for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06. Pangong Lake - Hemis / Thiksey - Leh
Have breakfast and then leave Pangong Lake or Tangtse. Drive back to Leh passing through the Chang-La Pass. You’ll see two magnificent Buddhist monasteries on the way - Hemis Monastery (the biggest monastery of Ladakh) and the Thiksey Monastery. On arrival in Leh, check-in at the hotel
pre-booked by wandering wisdom. Have sumptuous dinner and restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07. Leh - Khardung-La Pass - Nubra Valley
Enjoy hearty breakfast at the hotel. Check out from the hotel and then leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardung-la ( 18,380 ft). After descending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of the sand dunes and enoy the famous double humped camel safari. Later witness the traditional cultural show. Check-in at the camp for dinner and overnight stay in hunder village.
Day 08. Nubra Valley - Khardung - La Pass - Leh
Take your breakfast at the camp. Visit the Diskit Monstery. Drive back to Leh in the early afternoon. Check-in at the hotel pre-booked by wandering wisdom. Have sumptuous dinner and restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 09. Leh - Alchi / Uleytokpo
Enjoy hearty breakfast at the hotel. Leave fro Alchi / Uleytoko. On the way you’ll visit the Hall of Fame, GurudwaraPathar Sahib, Magnetic Point, Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar River) and then the 11th century Alchi Choskor, oldest surviving monastic complex famous for its wall frescos and architecture - a UNESCO listed heritage site. On arrival at Uleytoko you will be transferred to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 10. Uleytoko - Lamayuru - Kargil
Take delicious breakfast served at the hotel. Later drive to Kargil. On the way you’ll visit the famous Lamayuru Monastery and the adjoining “Moonland Hills”. You will also see the 9-Mtr tall rock sculpture of the Maitreya Buddha at Mulbekh chamba (7th - 8th century AD). On arrival at Kargil a representative of wandering wisdom will transfer you to the pre-booked hotel. Have sumptuous dinner and restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 11. Kargil - Sonamarg - Srinagar
Have a hearty breakfast at the hotel. Later drive to Srinagar (the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir) passing through Drass (the second coldest inhabited place in the world) and crossing the Zoji-la Pass (11,500-ft. / 3,505 m) to reach Sonamarg from where it’s a smooth 2-hour drive to Srinagar through the beautiful Kashmir countryside. On arrival in Srinagar a representative of wandering wisdom will transfer you to the hotel.
Have sumptuous dinner and restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 12. Srinagar Sightseeing
Enjoy hearty breakfast at the hotel. Later embark on local sightseeing tour of Srinagar. Visit the famous mughal gardens that are very popular among tourists. Enjoy Shikara ride on the picturesque Dal Lake. See other sites of interest. Have sumptuous dinner and restful overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 13 : Departure
Onward In the early morning, a representative of wandering wisdom will transfer you to the airport where you’ll board flight back to your home / onward destination.