Assistance upon arrival at Leh airport with traditional welcome in the Hotel
06 Nights Accommodation on twin sharing Basis as per the Itinerary
Daily Bed Tea, Breakfast & Lunch or Dinner in Leh & All meals in Nubra Valley & Pangong Lake
Return airport and round trip transfers along with all sightseeing tours by Non-Ac Scorpio, Tata Safari, Tavera, Tata Grande or Qualis as per the program.
Inner line Permit to restricted / protected areas (Nubra Valley & Pangong Lake
Any airfare or airport tax & Government Service tax (2.575%)
Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Prices included”.
The Services of Vehicle is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the Itinerary
Guide fee, Camera fee & any monument Entrances
Medical & Travel insurance
Additional costs due to flight cancellation, road blocks etc
DAY 01: ARRIVE LEH
Arrival Leh Kushok Bakula Airport (This must be one of the MOST SENSATIONAL FLIGHTS IN THE WORLD. On a clear day from one side of the aircraft can be seen in the distance the peaks of K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum and on the other side of the aircraft, so close that you feel you could reach out and touch it, is the Nun Kun massif.)
Upon arrival you will met by our representative and transfer to Hotel for Check in. Complete day for rest and leisure to acclimatize followed by Welcome tea or Coffee at the Hotel.
Evening Visit to LEH MARKET & SHANTI STUPA. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02: LEH - EXCURSION TO SHAM VALLEY
Post breakfast we drive downstream along the River Indus on Leh – Kargil Highway. And start our sightseeing with Hall of Fame near Leh is worth a visit for every Indian. It is a glorious museum constructed by Indian Army. GURUDWARA PATTHAR SAHIB Nestled deep in the Himalayas, which was built by the Lamas of Leh in 1517 to commemorate the visit of Guru Nanak Dev. A drive of another 4 km took us to MAGNETIC HILL which defies the law of gravity. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up & further Driving through a picturesque landscape we reached the CONFLUENCE OF THE INDUS AND ZANSKAR RIVER 4 km before Nimmu village, Just before Saspul a road to the right takes you for your visit to the LIKIR MONASTERY. The name Likir derives from the word Lukhgil (coiled snake) as the site appears to be encircled by two great serpent spirits – Nanda and Taksako. Likir is one of the most active monasteries in the region. As you drive up to the monastery a recently installed colossal gilded image of the Maitreya out in the open is one of the most impressive sights in Ladakh.
After visiting above places we drive back to Hotel for Overnight Stay.
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 IN THE WORLD) AT 5,602 M / 18,390 FT, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level.
Upon arrival in Nubra we check in at our Camp / Hotel in Hunder for Overnight stay.
In the evening you can walk around the tiny villages to see how the locals live in this part of the world. A visit to a Ladakhi home can be arranged. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.
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 have opportunity to ride on a bacterian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snow capped mountains on the horizon. Between Hunder and Diskit you come across sand dunes besides the road. Seen in isolation you could well be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It is indeed a strange sight since immediately on the left of the road are rocky mountains that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. On the return stop at DISKIT which is the headquarter town of Nubra Valley. Stroll around the bazaar observing the shops and local people going about their daily chores. Diskit is famous for 515 years old Buddhist Monastery, lying magnificently situated on a hilltop, facing the entire Valley.
Later we drive back to Leh in the late afternoon via Khardungla Top. On arrival at Leh you will check in to your Hotel.
DAY 05: LEH TO PANGONG LAKE (140 KMS / 6 HRS)
After an early breakfast we leave for PANGONG LAKE enroute visiting SHEY PALACE, The ancient capital of Ladakh & THIKSEY an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village. After visiting above two monasteries we drive further towards CHANGLA PASS 5486 MTRS. The long easy ascent takes you to Changla pass through its winding roads passing through Sakti Village . Stop at the Changla Pass for a quick photograph session and drive down to the village of Tangtse, where you can relax for a cup of tea. Leaving Tangtse for Pangong you pass through few small villages of Changthang and finally you can 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 of its running the other side of the "INDO CHINA BORDER". One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable.
After the success of 3 Idiots, this beautiful natural location has attracted more tourists from all over the world.
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 beauty of lake and later we drive back to leh enroute visiting HEMIS GOMPA, the largest 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 can rest and relax. In the evening you can stroll around the market place for some last minute souvenir shopping.
DAY 07: DEPART LEH (FLY OUT)
Tour concludes. Mountain Trails thank you for your patronage and ensure a punctual transfer to Domestic Airport to catch the flight for your onward Destination
The below rates are in Indian Rupees (INR) & are per person rates;
01PAX - Rs.44,950
02PAX – Rs.25,400
03PAX – Rs.18,550
04PAX – Rs.16,300
EXTRA BED – Rs.9,550
CHILD NO BED – Rs.8,350
SRS - RS.6,900
01PAX - Rs.47,700
02PAX – Rs.26,650
03PAX – Rs.19,800
04PAX – Rs.17,550
EXTRA BED – Rs.10,500
CHILD NO BED – Rs.8,350
SRS - RS.7,700
Super Deluxe Package
01PAX - Rs.53,700
02PAX – Rs.29,500
03PAX – Rs.22,650
04PAX – Rs.20,350
EXTRA BED – Rs.12,750
CHILD NO BED – Rs.10,100
SRS - RS.11,600
01PAX - Rs.68,100
02PAX – Rs.39,300
03PAX – Rs.32,500
04PAX – Rs.30,200
EXTRA BED – Rs.16,850
CHILD NO BED – Rs.12,100
SRS - RS.16,150
HOTELS / CAMPS (INCORPORATED) Detail
Standard Hotel: Asia or Zambia Inn
Delux Hotel: Noble House, Hill Town Mandala, Pangong, The Ladakh, Eco Poplar, Kaal or similar
Super Delux Hotel: Spic n Span, Lharisa, Lasermo, city palace or similar
Luxury Hotel: The Grand Dragon
Standard Hotel: Olathang or Snow Leopard - Guest Houses
Delux Hotel: Silk Route Cottages, Organic Retreat or Mystic Meadows
Super Delux Hotel: Nubra Ethnic Camp or Silk Route Cottages
Luxury Hotel: Nubra Ethnic Camp or Silk Route Cottages
Standard Hotel: Pangong Resort or Similar
Delux Hotel: Highland Camp or Similar
Super Delux Hotel: Pangong Lake Deluxe Camp
Luxury Hotel: Pangong Lake Deluxe Camp
Professional Tourist Guide Rs. 1250 per Day.
River Rafting Rs. 1400 per person (Phey to Nimu) Note: Season for Rafting is from 25th June until 30 August)
Cultural Program Rs. 6000 per program.
Prices valid from 01st April 2012 to 31st October 2012.
Prices valid for Minimum 02, 04 & 06 pax traveling together in one vehicle & above 06 pax based on Maxi Cab
25% advance (Non Refundable) to be deposited at the time of booking confirmation & Balance 75% one month prior to the date of arrival.
Payment in Leh office should be Cash Only
During October to April Pangong Lake Journey will be done in one-day excursion
The above rates are applicable strictly for resident Indian citizens only
COST INCIDENTAL TO ANY CHANGE IN THE ITINERARY/ STAY ON ACCOUNT OF FLIGHT CANCELLATION DUE TO BAD WEATHER, ILL HEALTH, ROADBLOCKS AND/OR ANY FACTORS BEYOND CONTROL.