Magical Himalaya

From July to November

Day 1: Arrival in Leh

Once you arrive in Leh, our staff receives you and takes you to the hotel. Enjoy this first day at 3500 meters above sea-level and get used to the climate. In the evening we go for a short walk around Leh Bazaar. We stay in Leh for this night.

Day 2: Leh Monasteries

This day is for visiting famous monasteries. Enjoy the praying ceremony at Thiksey monastery. Next we continue driving to Hemis monastery. On our way back we visit Shey Palace. We spend this night in Leh.

Day 3: Leh - Uletokpo (75 kilometers)

In the morning we leave for Uletokpo camping which is 5 kilometers from Leh. Continue driving to Alchi monastery which is the only monastery in Ladakh, on flat ground. By afternoon we reach Uletokpo and enjoy sitting on the river bank. At night we stay at the camp.

Day 4: Uletokpo - Lamayuru - Leh (180 kilometers)

Today we drive from Lamayuru via Khaltsi. The Lamayuru monastery which we visit, was built in 10th Century. In the late afternoon we drive back to Leh, this is a 4 to 5 hours drive. On our way back we stop at Magnetic Hill. Again we stay at Leh for the night.

Day 5: Leh - Khardongla Pass - Leh (85 kilometers)

After breakfast we leave for an excursion to Khardongla Pass which holds a record for being the highest motorable road. Enjoy the view of snow-capped mountains here. Afterwards we come back to the hotel and stay the night.

Day 6: Leh - Pangong Lake - Leh (290 kilometers)

We leave at 5 a.m. for Pangong Lake, we go through the Changla Pass. Enjoy the view of the villages below the pass. After crossing the pass we halt for picnic and have lunch at Tsoltak. Then we arrive at Durbuk and after a short drive we reach the western shore of the lake. By afternoon we drive back to Leh and stay the night at the hotel.

Day 7: Departure Leh - Delhi

Today we take you to the airport from where you can continue homeward journey.