Leh is an enchanting utopia that literally makes you feel on top of the world. A prominent city in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, it is a place where the stars shine brighter and the majestic Himalayas loom over you. For the travelers who really want to experience peaceful bliss with a slice of adventure, Leh is the perfect destination. You can engage in adrenaline-pumping adventure sports of the place or discover your spiritual side in one of the district’s numerous monasteries, such as Thiksey Monastery and Shanti Stupa. Adventure lovers, bikers in particular, will love to explore the never-ending stretches of mountain paths around the city. Equally fascinating is the culture of Leh. Kind-hearted people with warm smiles on their faces, greet you wherever you go and make you feel at home. Roam around the narrow paths of the City Market, and get engulfed with the irresistible aroma of Tibetan food. Check out beautiful souvenirs and handicrafts and indulge in window shopping. Revisit history at the ruins of majestic Leh palace. Leh also acts as a gateway to other mesmerizing areas of Ladakh. The famous Pangong Lake is just 140 km away. En route, you can stop at Chang La pass, which is always covered with pearly-white snow. Be fascinated with the mysterious gravity-defying Magnetic Hill. Away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Leh proves to be an unforgettable retreat.
Arrive Kushok Bakula airport Leh - 3500m above sea level. Transfer to hotel. Breakfast at the hotel before 09.30 am. Half Day at rest for acclimatization. Lunch at the hotel. After Lunch drive to Visit Shanti Stupa & Leh Palace, Later in the evening walk around local market. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Post breakfast we drive on the Srinagar highway and start our Day by visiting the hall of fame - museum constructed by the Indian army, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib nestled deep in the Himalayas, which was built by the lamas of leh in 1517 to commemorate the visit of guru nanak dev. Further we experience the magnetic hill which defies the law of gravity. We stop at the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers and later we drive back to the hotel in leh. Over night stay at the Hotel.
After breakfast drive to Khardongla Pass (18,380ft) the world’s highest Motorable road and gateway to Siachen Glacier, the views from the top of the pass are amazing. Post lunch free to explore the local markets of Leh. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
After early breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500ft), 4-5 hrs drive one way through Changla Pass (17,350ft) third highest motorable road in the world. This famous blue brackish salt water lake is 5-6 kms in width and around 134 kms in length with 75 percent of its running the other side of the Indo China Border.Drive back to Leh via same route. Dinner and overnight at Hotel in Leh.
In the morning transfer to the airport to board the flight for your onward destination.