Moon Valley and Pangong Tour
8 Nights / 9 Days
This tour takes you through Ladakh, its sightseeing destinations and awesome Pangong Lake. The mesmerizing beauty of valley and the beautiful lakes leave you exited and thrilled.
Detailed Tour Itinerary
Day 1st: Arrive at Leh
Arrival Leh by morning flight and transfer to the hotel.Full day of complete rest for acclimatization to the high altitude of Leh (11,500 ft / 35 00 mtrs). Overnight in hotel.
Day 2nd: Leh Local sightseeing
After leisurely breakfast, visit Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Monastery and Stok Palace Museum. Overnight in hotel..
Day 3rd: Leh-Lamayuru-Uleytoko
In the morning drive down the Indus Valley on a tour of the Lamayuru (approx. 130 kms.) circuit, famous for the dramatically located Lamayuru monastery and the adjoining 'Moonland' features. After sightseeing and lunch here, retrace the Leh route till Uleytokpo (60 kms.) and check into a fixed camp / resort for overnight stay.
Day 4th: Uleytoko- Leh
After breakfast drive towards Leh, enroute visiting the 11th century Alchi Choskor, oldest surviving monastic heritage of Ladakh- a UNESCO listed heritage site. Thereafter, visit Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar Rivers), Magnetic Point, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Kali Mata (Temple of Guardians in Spituk monastery) & Hall of Fame. Overnight in hotel.
Day 5th: Leh - Pangong Lake - Leh
Full day excursion to Pangong Lake (approx. 300 kms round trip, located on the Indo-China Border), enroute crossing the Chang-la pass (alt: 17370 ft.). After sightseeing around the lake, drive back to Leh, reaching in the late afternoon / evening. Overnight in hotel
Day 6th: Leh
Free day at Leh for rest. In the afternoon visit Shanti Stupa, Sankar Gompa, Leh Palace &the markets. Overnight in hotel.
Day 7th: Leh -Nubra Valley
After breakfast leave for Nubra Valley, driving across Khardong-la (alt: 18,380 ft). After descending from the pass, drive on for sightseeing of Sumoor area and Samstaling Gompa. Later check into a fixed camp in the same area or drive across to Deskit / Hundar for overnight in a fixed camp or hotel.
Day 8th: Nubra Valley - Leh
In the morning visit / explore Deskit , Hundar and the Sand Dunes where you can enjoy a short camel safari using the double-humped Bactrian camel found here (optional on direct payment). Later drive back to Leh reaching in the late afternoon / evening. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 9th: Departure Leh
Early morning transfer to the airport for taking the flight back home.