Discovering Silk Route

Duration

8 days

Tour Type

Adventure

Location

Leh And Ladakh

Overview

Beautiful valleys, glaciers, passes, pristine lakes, friendly and warm people, Ladakh has its own charm and aura. An ancient Buddhist state it was a part of the famous Silk route. Many great thinkers, traders and merchant has come through the ancient route. The region has played a vital role in shaping the ancient history of India. The famous route is still there and is vital tourist attraction for travellers. Trek through the valleys, mountains to get the glimpse of the ancient route. Go on a cultural hunt and explore the grand Monasteries, the sacred Buddhist beliefs and rituals. Built on a dangling terrain these magnificent structures showcases the grand architecture skills. Tie a sacred flag and make a wish and don’t forget the Gompas.

Itinerary

Discovering Silk Route Day 1

Day 1

Arrive at Leh airport meet & greet with our tour representative transfer to hotel, after lunch, visit Leh Market, Leh Palace, Hall of Fame and Shanti Stupa. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Discovering Silk Route Day 2

Day 2

Today after breakfast transfer for full day sightseeing to the massive Tibetan Buddhist Gompas of Shey, Thiksey and Hemis monastery, Packed or Hot Lunch will be provided. Return to Leh in the evening. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Discovering Silk Route Day 3

Day 3

Today after breakfast proceed for an unforgettable drive to the top of the world's highest motor able mountain pass known as Khardungla pass, at a height of about 18,300 Ft Enjoy unbelievable but true spectacular views of the Himalayas. Return by lunch. Later we will drive back to the hotel for our overnight stay. 

Discovering Silk Route Day 4

Day 4

Today after early breakfast proceed for Pangong Lake tour Pangong Lake via Chang La pass (14,500ft), take a drive around 4-5 hrs one way. The drive takes you through spectacular, amazing scenery, with breathtaking views of the snow covered Himalayas. This famous blue brackish The Lake is the highest (4267M) salt-water lake in the world, situated along the Indo China Border. Return back to Leh overnight at Hotel.

Discovering Silk Route Day 5

Day 5

Today after breakfast drive to Alchi Monastery around 70kms from Leh. Alchi Monastery is the most famous and oldest Alchi Monastery built in 11th century around by Lotsava Rinchen Zangpo. On the way visit Hall of Fame & Spituk Monastery & Pathar Sahib Gurudwara Magnetic Hill. Evening return to Leh, overnight stay in hotel.

Discovering Silk Route Day 6

Day 6

Today after early breakfast we will drive to Nubra valley in the morning, driving via the highest motored pass in the world (Khardongla Pass). Gateway to Siachen Glacier, the views from the top of the pass are amazing. We stop at the pass for click some photographs of the fantastic view, before enter in to the Nubra valley. Visit the Deskit Gompa, in the late afternoon we will drive to the camp. Stay overnight in camps. 

Discovering Silk Route Day 7

Day 7

After breakfast late morning check out from the camps and proceed to leh. We will drive back to Leh, driving on the same route and crossing the Khardungla pass yet again. We arrive at Leh in the afternoon and check in the hotel overnight stay.

Discovering Silk Route Day 8

Day 8

Early morning breakfast and check out the hotel and Drive for Leh Airport for departure for your onward destination.

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