Trip title: Ladakh Offbeat package | Duration: 06 nights/ 07 days | Best Time: June to September | Grade: moderate | Max altitude: 18,380FT. | Max sleeping altitude: 11,500 metres.
Places: Shey Palace, Thiksey and Hemis Monastery,Stok Gorge, Rafting on Zanskar River, Mountain biking from Khardungla , Pangong Lake.
Note: This package is not feasible for child below 15 year
Day 01: Leh Arrival (3505 meters/ 11567feet)
Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh- 3500m above sea level. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel before 09:30am. Half day at rest of acclimatization. After lunch visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace. Later in the evening walk around local market. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel Leh. (Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner)
Day 02: Leh monastery sightseeing of Shey Palace, Thiksey and Hemis Monastery
After a leisurely breakfast we drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45km west of Leh; Hemis is the largest and the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. From Hemis, you are driven back taking the same route to visit Thiksey monastery, located on a hill – lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya and is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After that we continue to drive through series of Chortens to visit shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel in Leh. (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Day 03: Stok Gorge Day Hike
Drive to Stok village and begin a day trek into Stok gorge. This is an interesting and popular short trek to reach the shepherd camp and to enjoy the view of popular Stok Kangri at (20341ft) the to end fro hike is approx. 5 o 6 hours. where one can enjoy unique rock formations on the way. Visit Stok Palace and museum and our vehicle will pick you up and drive back to hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Leh (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Day 04: Rafting on Zanskar River
After drive to Sangam meet up with raft crew and start you’re rafting from Skarbuche and end at Sangam on Zanskar river for 3:00hrs. On way back visit Gurudwara Pathar Sahib & Hall of fame. Overnight stay at hotel in Leh. (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Day 05: Downhill Mountain biking from Kahardungla top (18,380ft)
After post breakfast we will drive upto world highest motor-able road Khardungla (183,80ft.) and from here we will be riding our mountain bike till Leh market. Overnight stay at hotel in Leh (Breakfast/ Lunch/Dinner)
Day 06: Day trip of Pangong Lake, It Is The Highest Land Locked Lake (155 kms on way from Leh 05 Hrs driver each way.
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14000 ft. (4,267m) a long narrow basin of inland drainage. Hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130 km long. It is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the govt. decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the lake. One rarely feels to close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Drive back to Leh via same route. Overnight stay at hotel in Leh. (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Day 07: Depart Leh-
In the morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.
|Three roses/ Cho Palace/ Naro
|The Kaal omasila/ mansrover/ caravan centre / Ladakh inn
|Ladakh residency Shangri – La Spic n Span Ladakh palace Druk/ Singee Palace Premium
|The grand dragon Zen resort/ Ladakh Sarai resort
Tour cost includes
· Assistance upon arrival and departure
· Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per itinerary listed above or similar
· Accommodation on breakfast + lunch + dinner (only packed lunch will be provided during long day trips)
· Return airport transfer along with all sightseeing by non AC Innova / Xylo (06 pax in per car , 08pax onward vehicle will be tempo travelers)
· Rafting from Scorpochey to Sangam (grade II/ 2.5 hrs)
· Assistance of English speaking guide for day hike at Stok Gorge
· Mountain Bike with Gears like helmet, glows & nee Guards.
· Backup jeep with mechanic
· Daily 2 bottle of mineral water
· All monastery entrance fee
· Environmental fee
· All taxes
Tour Cost Excludes
· Airfares items of any personal nature such as drinks, tips/ gratuities, etc
· Extra hotel due to flight cancellations, extra expenses incurred due to mishandled luggage. Any insurance
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