Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
The Adventure Begins Now
DAY 01: ARRIVE LEH
Arrival Leh KushokBakula Airport, Upon arrival you will met by Narain Tours India representative and transfer to Hotel for Check in. Complete day for rest and acclimatize followed by Welcome tea or Coffee at the Hotel. Post Lunch Check and verify your bikes before starting your expedition in Ladakh. Evening at Leisure & Overnight at Hotel
DAY 02: LEH
Today after an early breakfast we ride to the 11th Century Lamayuru Monastery on the way visiting the mesmerizing Moon Landscapes (you will believe why the name of this area is Moonland. precisely the same formations of Land are visible as on the moon), Lamayuru is spectacularly located along the valley plain and surrounded by mountains on all sides. On your return drive to Leh, you initially visit the Alchi Gompa. The complex of temples located within the village the most celebrated of Ladakh’s monasteries and dates back to the 11th century. Finally, you arrive back at Leh for an overnight stay at your Hotel.
DAY 03: LEH–NUBRA VALLEY VIA KHARDUNG LA 18,390 FT. (120 KMS / 4 – 5 HRS)
Post breakfast we drive to Nubra Valley. The road journey from Leh to Nubra Valley passes over Khardung La (The Highest Motorable Road within the World) at 5,602 Mtrs / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to apparently endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. Nubra Valley is popularly referred to as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It’s situated within the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The typical altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above water level.
Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp / Hotel for Overnight stay. In the evening you'll walk round the tiny villages to ascertain how the locals sleep in this a part of the planet . A visit to a Ladakhi home are often arranged. Overnight stay at the Camp or Hotel.
DAY 04: NUBRA VALLEY – LEH (120 KMS / 4 – 5 HRS)
After an early breakfast we check out from the Camp and drive to Hunder where you've got opportunity to ride on a bacterian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snowcapped mountains on the horizon. Between Hunder and Diskit you encounter sand dunes besides the road. Seen in isolation you'll rather be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. it's indeed a wierd sight since immediately on the left of the road is Rockies that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and within the distance are often seen snow-capped mountains. On the return stop at Diskit which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Stroll round the bazaar observing the shops and native people going about their daily chores. Diskit is legendary for 515 years old Buddhist Monastery, lying magnificently situated on a hilltop, facing the whole Valley. Later we repel to Leh within the late afternoon via Khardungla Top. On arrival at Leh you'll sign up to your Hotel. Within the afternoon you'll rest and relax.
DAY 05: LEH TO PANGONG LAKE (140 KMS / 4 - 5 HRS – ONE WAY)
After an early breakfast, we leave for Pangong Lake en-route visiting Shey Palace, the traditional capital of Ladakh & 3 Idiots Rancho School& further 5 Kms Driving through a picturesque landscape we reach Thiksey remarkable complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village. After visiting the above two monasteries we drive further towards Changla Pass 5486 Mtrs. The long easy ascent takes you to Changla pass its winding roads passing through Sakti Village. Stop at the Changla Pass for a fast photograph session and drive right down to the village of Tangtse, where you'll relax for a cup of tea. Leaving Tangtse for Pangong you pass few small villages of Changthang and eventually , you'll 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 its running the opposite side of the "Indo China Border". One rarely feels so on the brink of nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable and the scenery is unforgettable. After the success of three Idiots, this beautiful natural location has attracted more tourists from everywhere the planet . Upon arrival, we check in at our Camp near Pangong lake. Dinner & Overnight at the Camp.
DAY 06: PANGONG LAKE TO LEH (140 KMS / 6 HRS)
Morning at leisure to explore the sweetness of lake and later we repel to leh on the way visiting Hemis Gompa, the most important monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism . Drive further to Leh and check in at our hotel for Overnight.
In the evening you'll stroll round the market place for a few eleventh hour souvenir shopping.
DAY 07: DEPART LEH (FLY OUT)
Tour concludes. Narain Tours India thanks you for your patronage and ensures a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination.