Exploring the Majestic Leh-Nubra-Pangong Lake Circuit in five nights six days with HECT India

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  • 5 Night
  • Max People : 50
  • Pickup: Airport
  • Destination: Ladakh, India

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Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner

Transfers

Airport Transfer

Sightseeing

Local Sightseeing
Description

The Leh-Nubra-Pangong Lake circuit in Ladakh, India, is a mesmerizing journey that encapsulates the raw beauty and cultural richness of the Himalayas. This route, spanning stark deserts, lush valleys, and serene lakes, offers a unique blend of adventure, natural splendor, and spiritual tranquility.

Leh: The Gateway to Ladakh

Leh, the capital of the union territory of Ladakh, serves as the starting point for this journey. Perched at an altitude of around 11,500 feet, Leh is a hub for travelers seeking to explore the high-altitude landscapes of the Himalayas. The town itself is a blend of old-world charm and modern amenities, with its bustling markets, ancient monasteries, and the iconic Leh Palace standing testament to its rich history. The Shanti Stupa, offering panoramic views of the city and the surrounding mountains, is a must-visit spot. Acclimatization in Leh is crucial before embarking on the journey to higher altitudes.

Nubra Valley: The Desert in the Sky

From Leh, the journey to Nubra Valley takes travelers over the Khardung La pass, one of the highest motorable roads in the world at an elevation of 17,582 feet. The descent into Nubra Valley reveals a landscape that is starkly different from the rugged terrain of Leh. Known as the “Valley of Flowers,” Nubra is a high-altitude cold desert with sand dunes, lush greenery, and the meandering Shyok and Nubra rivers. The Diskit Monastery, the largest and oldest in Nubra, houses a 32-meter Maitreya Buddha statue that overlooks the valley. Another highlight is the Bactrian camels, which offer unique rides across the sand dunes of Hunder.

Pangong Lake: A Turquoise Gem

From Nubra, the journey to Pangong Lake involves traversing the Shyok River route or the more adventurous Wari La pass. Pangong Lake, situated at an altitude of about 14,270 feet, is a 134-kilometer long endorheic lake that extends from India to Tibet. Its crystal-clear blue waters, which change hues with the sun, create a surreal and captivating scene against the backdrop of barren mountains. The lake's serenity and beauty have made it a popular location for filmmakers, with its most notable appearance in the Bollywood film "3 Idiots." Visitors can camp by the lake, experiencing the tranquility and starry skies that add to the ethereal experience.

Returning to Leh

The journey back to Leh from Pangong Lake usually takes travelers via the Chang La pass, another high-altitude road that presents stunning views of the Himalayas. This leg of the journey offers a chance to reflect on the diverse landscapes and cultures encountered. The return to Leh marks the end of a circuit that encapsulates the essence of Ladakh: a land of high passes, tranquil lakes, and an indomitable spirit of adventure.

Price Includes
Accommodation on twin or Triple sharing basis
Daily Breakfast and Dinner
Daily Veg Lunches
Inner Permit
One Oxygen Cylinder for 3 days in a Vehicle All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary
Two bottle of mineral water everyday
Transport as per group size
Price Excludes
Airfare to and from Leh.
Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours or Extra Meals Ordered
Anything not specifically mentioned under the head “Package Inclusions.
Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls
Monument and Entry Fees
The Services of Vehicle is not included on leisure days & after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the Itinerary.
Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
Camera fee, Soft or Hard drinks, Starters.
Itinerary

Fly to Leh & you will be greeted and assisted upon arrival by our company representative. Transfer to Hotel and the full day complete rest for acclimatization, overnight in Hotel at Leh

Arrive Leh

Aer breakfast leave for the local sightseeing, you will visit Hall Of Fame, Gurudwara Pathar Sahab, Magnetic Hill, Confluence / Sangam of Indus & Zanskar Rivers which are the two major rivers in Ladakh. Aerwards visit Leh Palace & Shanti Stupa atop of the hill to experience spectacular & panoramic view of Leh city and high peak snow-capped mountains. Return to the Hotel for overnight stay.

Leh local sightseeing

Aer an early breakfast we drive to NUBRA VALLEY leads through KHARDUNG-LA-PASS (the highest motorable road pass in the world) at 18,390 , around 39kms from Leh. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldorma or the valley of flowers. It is situated to the North of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. Arrive Sumur or Hunder by aernoon and rest of the day at leisure to explore the beautiful village of Sumur & Hunder witha Visit to Diskit Monastery. Overnight stay at Camp/Hotel.

Leh to Nubra Valley (125 Kms / aprx. 06 hrs)

Aer Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 .) enroute visit Shyok River & Durbuk Village. Arrive at Pangong Lake is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the Banks of Pangong Lake with multi-colour reflections and the fascinating high altitude of the Lake. Overnight stay at Pangong Lake in camp/cottage

Nubra – Pangong Lake

is morning, aer breakfast, I drove around the Pangong Lake and didn't forget to clickphotos!! Aerwards, drive to Leh through the Changla Pass 17,350  is the third highest motor-able road in the world. Arrival at Leh and if time permits aernoon free at leisure to roam around Leh Markets for shopping and personal activities, overnight at Hotel in Leh.

Pangong – Leh

Morning you will be transferred to Leh airport to board a flight for onward destination.

Leh Airport- Departure

What's Nearby

International
Domestic
Delhi to Manali (503km)
Manali to Leh (427km)
Leh to Nubra (160km)
Nubra to Pangong (274km)
Pangong to Leh (222km)
Leh to Sri Nagar (418km)
Sri Nagar to Jammu (243km)
Jammu to Delhi (600km)
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