Ladakh with Himachal – 8D / 7N
Chandigarh – Manali- Sarchu – Leh – Khardongla Pass – Pangong Lake
Chandigarh – Pinjore Garden.
Manali – Kullu valley.
Sarchu – Via Rohtang Pass.
Leh – Karakoram mountain ranges. Thiksey monastery, Hemis monastery.
Khardongla Pass – Highest motorable pass in the world.
Pangong Lake – Pangong Lake.
Day 1 – Arrive Chandigarh
Welcome to Chandigarh, a beautifully planned city, set at the foothills of the majestic Himalayas. In the evening visit beautiful Pinjore Garden. Overnight stay. (D)
Day 2 – Chandigarh – Manali
Proceed to Manali. Located in the most charming and beautiful Kullu valley spreads out its charm on either side of river Beas. Check in at our hotel. Evening at leisure to explore the area on your own and overnight stay at the hotel. (B, D)
Day 3 – Manali to Sarchu
Today proceed to Sarchu via Rohtang Pass, Keylong. Upon arrival in Sarchu check in at Camp for overnight. It will be the coldest night during the whole tour. Overnight at Camp. (B, D)
Day 4 – Sarchu to Leh
After an early breakfast continue drive to Leh, stretching itself on the foothills of the Himalayas and the Karakoram mountain ranges.Overnight at Hotel. (B, D)
Day 5 – Leh – Monasteries
Today day excursion to the famous monasteries. It is interesting to visit early in the morning to enjoy the praying ceremony at Thiksey monastery. Continue drive to Hemis monastery which is one of the most famous monasteries of the Ladakh region. On the way back visit to Shey Palace. Overnight at Hotel. (B, D)
Day 6 – Leh – Khardongla Pass – Leh
After breakfast full day excursion to Khardongla pass which is the highest motorable pass in the world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of world records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountains. In the evening back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel. (B, D)
Day 7 – Leh – Pangong Lake – Leh
Leave early morning at 5AM to famous Pangong Lake through Changla pass. While ascending Changla pass (5486 Mtrs.) enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the villages below the pass. Arrive Durbuk and from there a short drive takes you to the western shore of the lake. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the Lake. This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 144 Kms long with half of it’s running the other side of the “INDO CHINA BORDER”. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. In the late afternoon drive back to Leh. Overnight at Hotel. (B, D)
Day 8 – Leh Departure
Drop at Leh Airport. Vacation comes to an end with good memories that will last forever. (B)