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CNNH 06: Tour to Ladakh with Pangong & Valley of Flowers

Duration :- 07 Nights / 08 Days
Highlights :- Alchi, Lamayuru, Pangong Lake and Jeep Safari to Nubra Valley via World’s highest motorable road – Khardungla.

Day 01 : Arrival Leh
Arrival Leh, Our representative will meet, greet, assist and transfer you to Hotel in Leh. Rest of the day free to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh. In the evening take a walk to the local bazaar in Leh. Overnight at Hotel in Leh.

Day 02 : Leh – Alchi (70 Kms round trip)
LamayuruMorning after breakfast drive to Alchi. Enroute visit, Hall of Fame, Magnetic Hill, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, Confluence of Zanskar and Indus river. Arrive Alchi and visit Alchi Monastery. Dinner and overnight at hotel / camp in Alchi.

Magnetic Hill: Defying the Law of gravity. This place is close to the Gurdwara Shri Patthar Sahib. It has been noticed that when a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides up-hill that‟s the Believe it or not of Ladakh!

Gurdwara Shri Patthar Sahib: The Shrine known as Gurdwara Patthar sahib is situated about 25 kms. Short of Leh town on the Leh-Srinagar road. Built in the everlasting memory of Shri Guru Nanak Deve Ji the great prophet who sanctified the place by his sacred visit during the year 1517 while on his second missionary tour (2nd Udassi 1515-1518).

Conflence of the Zanskar & Indus: On way to Sham Valley before Nimu village one can have this magnificent view of two rivers in wed-lock! In seasons they have different colors and flow and wildness.

Alchi Gompa: 70 Kms from Leh, on the banks of the Indus, is the Alchi Gompa dating a thousand years back. One of its walls features thousands of miniature sized pictures of the Buddha. Three large sized images made of clay and painted brightly are its focal attractions. No longer an active religious center, it is looked after by monks from the Liker monastery. This is the only Book Your Tourmonastery amongst 34 monasteries, which is not located on a hilltop.


Ladakh Hall of Fame: The Hall of Fame is a glorious museum constructed by the Indian Army. It is worth a visit for every citizen. You can see the memorabilia, eminent defense personalities with biographies, images and weapons used during the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh. And belongings of the enemy soldiers found at war site. All the martyr and the gallantry awards…

“Here's something that you will be proud of our defense personnel who sacrificed themselves so that we could live in peace.”

Day 03 : Alchi - Lamayuru - Leh. (180 Kms round trip)
Early morning drive to Lamayuru. Lamayuru is famous for its ancient monastery and the surrounding landscape which closely resembles the surface of moon. This is where Ladakh gets its name „The Moonland. Later visit the Rizong monastery and Chulichan nunnery and drive back to Leh. Dinner and overnight at hotel in Leh.

Lamayuru Gompa: The oldest holy site in Ladakh, it was a bon shrine prior to the advent of Buddhism. Also known as Yung Drung (Swastika) it is sited on a high promontory overlooking the village and valley. For sheer spectacle value no other Gompa can match Lamayuru.
Ridzong Gompa
Ridzong Gompa: Rizong is the most isolated monastery of all the monastery of Ladakh. There is no entry fee in this monastery, you can offer whatever you can. Rizong Gompa is known as the paradise for Meditation. Guru Padma Sambhava is believed to meditated here for years. One can still find the small caves where Lamas used to meditate for years cutting themselves from the rest of the world except for an one feet square outlet window from where they accept the one time meal of the day.

Chulichan: Chulichan, the nunnery is around one and half Kms. Below the Rizong monastery; around 20 Nuns resides at Chulichan. They provide food and cloths to the monks and perform morning and evening prayers.

Day 04 : Drive to Pangong Lake (140 Km / 5 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast drive to to Pangong Lake on the Indo China. On the way visit Shey Palace and Gompa. Evening check in Camps for dinner and overnight stay.

Shey Palace and Gompa: Situated on a hillock 15 Kms upstream from Leh, it was once the residence of the royal family. According to tradition, it was the seat of power of the pre-Tibetan kinds. A 7.5 mts high copper statue of Buddha, plated with gold and the largest of its kind, is installed here.

The Pangong Lake: This route takes the visitor past the picturesque villages of Shey and Thikse, and turns off the Indus valley by the side valley of Chemrey and Sakti. The Ladakh range is crossed by the Chang-la (18,000 feet / 5,475 M) which despite its great elevation is one of the easier passes, remaining open for much of the year even in winter, apart from periods Book Your Tourof actual snowfall. Tangse, just beyond the foot of the pass, has an ancient temple.


But the main attraction of this circuit is the Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 M). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometers at its widest point to which foreigners are permitted, is only some seven km along the southern shore from the head of the lake, but it affords spectacular views of the mountains of the Changchenmo range to the north, their reflection shimmering in the ever-changing blues and greens of the lakes brackish water. Above Spangmik are the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Pangong range.

Day 05 : Pangong - Leh
After breakfast drive back to Leh taking the same route. On the way back visit Thiksey Monastery and Sindhu Ghaat. Arrive Leh and relax at the hotel or free for individual activities.

Thiksey Gompa: 19 Kms from Leh, spectacularly sited, Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive Gompas. There are several temples in this Gompas, containing images, stupas and wall paintings of Buddha, which are exquisite.
Sindhu Ghat
Sindhu Ghat: The Sindhu Ghat at Choglamsar village at the bank of River Indus has been inaugurated on the 1st of June 2001 by Hon‟ble Minister for Home Shri L. K. Advani. Every year Sindhu festival is held on this bank of river, forges bonds of unity between communities. The festival is an ideal opportunity for travelers from all over the country and the world to visit this wonderful region and to savour its rugged beauty and charm.

Day 06 : Leh - Nubra Via Khardungla Pass (140 Kms / 5 – 6 hrs)
Early morning proceed to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road (5602 Mts) Khardungla pass. Arrive Nubra and proceed for a visit to the White Sand Dunes at Hunder. You can enjoy the camel ride . Later if time permits visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries and check in at Deluxe Camp. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the camp. Own). Later if time permits visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries and check in at Deluxe Camp. Evening at leisure. Overnight at the camp.

Khardungla Pass: The road journey to Nubra valley leads through Khardung La pass (The highest Motorable road in the world) 18,390 ft. around 39 Kms. Away from Leh. There are two checkpoints on the both sides of the pass. Khardong is the first village of Nubra valley at higher altitude than Deskit and other villages.

Deskit Village: Deskit is the main village of headquarter of Nubra valley, which has a small market consisting of a row of shops and about 500 years old Gompa on the hilltop. Spectacular view of the valley can be seen form the monastery.
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Deskit Gompa: Deskit Gompa was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod in about 1420 AD during the reign of King Dragspa. About 100 monks are residing in the Gompa, which is a branch of Thikse Monastery. The monastic festival called Gustor takes place on 20th and 21st days of the 12th month of Tibetan calendar.

Hundar Village: Hundar is a beautiful village to stay with lot of trees and you will really enjoy your stay at Hundar. It has a small monastery and ruined fort above the village. The walk or Camel Safari (Double Hump bacterian camels) from Hundar to Deskit, through sand dunes for two hours is wonderful (on own).

Day 07 : Nubra - Leh
Morning after Breakfast proceed for Leh, once again driving via Khardungla pass the World Highest Motorable road. Evening explore Leh bazaar for souvenir, visit Leh Jokhang or Leh Mosque by foot. Overnight at the hotel.
Leh Mosque
Jokhang: the Ladakh Buddhist Association in 1957 built the small Gonpa opposite to SBI and known as Jokhang in the main bazaar, which is open throughout the day for visitors. The Gonpa contains statue of Joyo Rinpoche (crowned Buddha).

Leh Mosque: The Jama Masjid of Leh was built in 1666-67 AD under an agreement between Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and Ladakhi ruler Deldan Namgyal. Initialy, the architecture of the mosque bore Tibetan, Central Asian and Ladakhi style.

Day 08 : Airport Departure
Leave on time for Leh airport to board your flight to Delhi.


Package Cost :: Per Pax in INR, Valid From 01st May 2012 To 15th Oct 2012 for Indian National.
Package Type Min. 02 Pax. Min. 04 Pax. Min. 06 Pax. 08 pax 10 pax Adult/Child Extra Bed Child Without Extra Bed
Super Deluxe 36300 29300 27000 27200 26200 1600 800
Deluxe 26700 19700 17350 17550 16600 1200 600
Standard 23600 16600 14250 14500 13500 1000 500
Budget 21300 14300 12000 12200 11200 700 300


Hotels Recommended Or Similar
Destination Super Deluxe Deluxe Standard
Leh Hotel Caravan Center – Suite room, Ladakh Residency, Hotel Lasermo, Hotel Namgyal , Spicn Span , Hotel Shambhala Hotel Caravan Center, Hotel Singee Palace / Similar Hotel Panorama / Seven  Seas Guest House / Dolma 
Guest House / Similar
Nubra Valley Silk Route Cottage Silk Route Cottage Mystic Meadows Camp

Service Include:
  1. Accommodation With Daily Breakfast & Dinner.
  2. Exclusive NAC Vehicle for all transfer & Sightseeing
  3. Inner Line Permits.
  4. All Taxes except GST.
Service does not Include:
  1. Any expenses of personal nature such as tips, laundry, telephone calls, fax etc.
  2. Entrance Fees for Monument, Monasteries & Museums.
  3. Any kind of drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
  4. Rafting charges, Camel Safari Charges, Guide charges, if any.
  5. Any expense incurred or loss caused by reasons beyond our control such as bad weather, natural calamities (landslides, floods), flight delays / rescheduling / cancellations, any accidents / medical evacuations, riots/strikes/war, & etc.
  6. Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Tour Package Inclusions”.
  7. Any expenses incurred on extra transport, apart from the ones covered in the package.
  8. Room service & additional meals.
  9. Medical & Travel insurance.
  10. Does not include Government Service Tax 2.58%.
Supplement Meal Cost: (Inclusive of all Taxes & VAT)
Super Deluxe Rs. 500.00 per Meal per pax(Lunch)
Deluxe Rs. 400.00 per Meal per pax(Lunch)
Standard Rs. 300.00 per Meal per pax(Lunch)


Luxury Type Package Cost will be Given on Request.
Please Note: Ladakh is high Altitude destination; hence Ladakh trip is not recommended for people with poor heart condition, Epilepsy and asthma.


Do’s & Don'ts for the Visitors
Do's Dont's
1. Must carry original & valid Passport or original Voter ID card (Children must carry original & valid Passport or original birth certificate & school photo Id card ). 1. Do not disturb Monks at prayer, and always ask permission before taking photographs
2. Do not touch religious artifacts.
2. Remember to carry sufficient woolens including hand gloves. 3. Do not drink, smoke, take drugs or spit in the monastery premises.
3. Carry moisturizer, lip guard & sun protection lotions who have allergy of exposure to sun. 4. Avoid talking loudly or disturbing the peaceful atmosphere.


Transport: The pricing is for groupings of 02, 04 & 06 pax sharing 01 CAR ( NAC Qualis / Xylo /Scorpio / Innova etc.). Pls. note we do not use smaller cars in Ladakh due to the topographical factor, which requires heavy vehicles.

The following points are to be noted for Child Rate ::
  1. Children above 10+ years will be considered as adult.
  2. Children of 5+ to 10 sharing parent’s room will be charged as per Child without Extra bed
  3. Children below 5 years Complimentary.
(Hotels are very strict with the child policy. Please carry the age proof so that it can be produced when asked).

Cancellation Policy:
When Cancellation is made Charges
1. 15 Days more prior to the operation of the booked 1. Loss of Deposit
2. 09 Days prior to the operation of the booked tour 2. 25 - 50% of total tour cost
3. 06 Days prior to the operation of the booked tour 3. 50 - 75% of total tour cost
4. 04 Days prior to the operation of the booked tour 4. 100% of total tour cost

Important Informations :
  • For Extra adult in the room we will provide an extra bed (wherever possible), but some hotels only provide a roll out bed and have no provision of an extra bed.
  • Operator reserves the right to re-arrange itinerary to suit hotel availability without changing the total number of days in each destination and without compromising any services.
  • The vehicle used is NAC and is available for point to point services only and is not at disposal. Clients are requested to follow the timings in the program.
  • In case any services are miss due to delay in departure, the operator will not be responsible for any refunds
  • Child sharing parents’ room will not be provided an extra bed.