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Discover Leh with Pangong Lake

Join Skywings on a quick tour to Leh, capital of the Ladakh region to see this stunning region in the shortest possible time. From the hiiltop monasteries of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis, the fertile valley of the Indus river and the deep blue waters of the Pangong lake on the border with Tibet, the tour has enough attractions to make this the journey of a lifetime. For an introduction to Ladakh for the first time visitor, this trip is excellent value both for price and its opportunities for adventure.

Itinerary

Day 01
ARRIVE LEH

Arrival Leh Kushok Bakula Airport (This must be one of the MOST SENSATIONAL FLIGHTS IN THE WORLD. On a clear day from one side of the aircraft can be seen in the distance the peaks of K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum and on the other side of the aircraft, so close that you feel you could reach out and touch it, is the Nun Kun massif.) Upon arrival you will met by our representative and transfer to Hotel for Check in. Complete day for rest and leisure to acclimatize followed by Welcome tea or Coffee at the Hotel. Evening Visit to LEH MARKET and SHANTI STUPA. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel.

Day 02
LEH – EXCURSION TO MONASTERIES (50 KMS / 02 HRS – ONE WAY)

Post Breakfast we proceed for Indus Valley Monastery tour including SHEY PALACE, The ancient capital of Ladakh, THIKSEY an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village, HEMIS GOMPA, the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism, SINDHU GHAT and STOK PALACE. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel

Day 03
LEH – EXCURSION TO PANGONG LAKE – 14,000 FT. (140 KMS / 4 – 5 HRS – ONE WAY)

After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. The long easy ascent takes you to Changla pass through its winding roads passing through Sakti Village. Stop at the Changla Pass for a quick photograph session and drive down to the village of Tangtse, where you can relax for a cup of tea. Leaving Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can have a sudden view of the Pangong lake situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 133 Kms long with half of its running the other side of the “INDO CHINA BORDER”. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. After the success of 3 Idiots, this beautiful natural location has attracted more tourists from all over the world. After spending some time at Pangong We drive back to Leh in the Late afternoon. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel in Leh

Day 04

LEH – EXCURSION TO KHARDUNGLA TOP – 18,390 FT. (39 KMS / 02 HRS ONE WAY)

Post Breakfast we drive to KHARDUNG LA (THE HIGHEST MOTORABLE ROAD IN THE WORLD) AT 5,602 M / 18,390 FT, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. The views from the top of the pass are amazing. Return to the hotel on time for lunch. In the afternoon you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping. Dinner and Overnight at hotel.

Day 05
DEPART LEH (FLY OUT)

Tour concludes. Mountain Trails thank you for your patronage and ensure a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.

Package

  • 04 Nights Accommodation on twin sharing Basis as per the Itinerary
  • Assistance upon arrival at Leh airport with traditional welcome in the Hotel
  • Daily bed tea, breakfast & lunch or dinner
  • Return airport and round trip transfers along with all sightseeing tours by Non-Ac Scorpio, Tata Safari, Tavera, Tata Grande or Qualis as per the program.
  • Inner line Permit to restricted / protected areas (Khardungla Top)
  • GST of 3.09%
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips & gratuity, mineral water, soft & hard drinks, rafting, rock climbing, paragliding, porter age.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees & Guide charges.
  • Still camera/ video camera charges
  • Travel insurance
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client, who is directly payable on the spot).
  • Any increase in Airlines taxes or fuel price at the time of departure, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.

Hotels/Accommodations

Places Nights Standard Superior Deluxe
Leh 4 Asia or Zambala Inn
  • Noble House
  • Hill Town Mandala
  • Pangong
  • The Ladakh
  • Eco Poplar
  • Kaal
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