A tour to the spectacularly arid mountains and barren valleys of Leh – Ladakh dotted by white washed monasteries and Tibetan palace and forts is a surreal experience. Enjoy this amazing five day tour and you will return with indelible memories of a lifetime.  You also get the chance to drive down the highest motorable road which is through the Khardung La pass at 18,380 ft as well view the enchanting Pangong lake. Glaciers, jagged mountains, remote villages, stupas and rivers criss-cross as you explore this fantastic destination and its unique culture and cuisine, that is sure to leave you awe-struck.

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Day 1Arrive in Leh

Arrive in Leh; you will be met at the airport by your driver and transferred to your hotel. There are no activities planned for this day, as today you will need to rest and acclimatize to the change in altitude and oxygen levels. Please avoid any exertion, and do take light meals only. In the evening you may take a short stroll around.

Day 2Leh

In the morning proceed for a monastery tour. You will visit Shey Palace, Thiksey monastery and Hemis monastery. Shey Palace was once the residence of the royal family. Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive Gompas around Leh. Hemis monastery is the largest in Ladakh, and one the most important. The museum here is worth a visit. In the afternoon visit Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa. The 18th century Leh Palace overlooks Leh town and is modeled on the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. Shanti Stupa is a Japanese peace pagoda, which offers wonderful views over Leh town especially around sunset.

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Day 3Leh to Nubra Valley (approx 6 hours drive)

Early in the morning, be driven to Nubra Valley via Khardungla pass. Claimed to be the highest motor-able road in the world (5,602 metres), this pass lies on the Caravan route, once a popular silk trading route between India and China. Arrive in Nubra valley and check-in. Afterwards proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder where you could also enjoy a camel ride (Camel ride on direct payment basis). The evening is at leisure for you to relax and enjoy your natural surroundings.

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Day 4Nubra Valley to Leh (approx 6 hours drive)

In the morning today you will be driven to Diskit Monastery, located within the valley itself. This is one of the oldest monasteries of this area (dating back to the 14th century), and offers amazing views of the valley. Afterwards start your drive back to Leh. Upon arrival in Leh you will be dropped at your hotel or alternatively at the local market if you wish to stroll around.

Day 5Leh

Take an excursion to Sham Valley today visiting Magnetic Hill, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, the Confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers, Hall of Fame museum and Spituk monastery. Gurudwara Pathar Sahib stands at the place where Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikh religion and the first Guru, is believed to have vanquished a demon. The gurudwara is maintained today by the Indian Army. Close by is Magnetic Hill – it has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road, the vehicle slides up-hill. Also see the Hall of Fame Museum, built and maintained by the Indian Army. The Confluence at Nimu is where the rivers Indus and Zanskar merge, their two different colours clearly visible from above. Also visit the 15th century monastery at Spituk. After returning to Leh, visit the Shanti Stupa, a Japanese peace pagoda that offers amazing views over Leh. The evening is at leisure.

Day 6Departure from Leh

You will be transferred today to the airport for your flight back home.

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