DAY 01: ARRIVE LEH
Arrival Leh by morning flight and transfer to the hotel. After welcome drink take a complete rest for acclimatization to the height altitude of Leh (3500 mtrs). In the late afternoon drive to the city for an orientation walk in the markets‚ followed by a visit to Shanti Stupa‚ Leh palace. .Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
DAY 02: LEH EXCURSION TO MONASTERIES (50 KMS / 02 HRS – ONE WAY)
Post Breakfast we proceed for Indus Valley Monastery tour including Shey, The ancient capital of Ladakh, Thiksey an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village & Hemis Gompa the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism. Most of the other Drukpa monasteries are the branch monasteries of Hemis.Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
DAY 03: LEH - EXCURSION TO KHARDUNGLA TOP - 18,390 FT. (40 KMS / 02 HRS ONE WAY)
After Breakfast drive to Khardong-la (80 Kms round trip)‚ highest motorable pass in the world (alt. 18‚380 ft)‚ and recorded in the Guinness Book of world records. On the way back from the pass‚ you will be rewarded with spectacular views of the Indus valley and the endless peak of the Zanskar range. Rest of the day free explore the market.Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
DAY 04: LEH - EXCURSION TO PANGONG LAKE – 14,000 FT. (140 KMS / 4 - 5 HRS – ONE WAY)
After an early breakfast we leave for Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). A long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometer at its widest point and over 130km long, it is bisected by the international border between India and China. A few years back the government decided to open it to tourists though the lake and its surrounding is under army surveillance. After spending some time at Pangong we drive back to hotel for overnight stay.Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
DAY 05: DEPART LEH (FLY OUT)
Tour concludes. The Samsara Holidays ensures a punctual Transfer and our driver will take you to the airport for onward destination.