Nubra Valley1 Night
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.
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.
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.