Ladakh - Siachen Special

Host : Go4Explore

₹27999 for 8 Days 7 Nights

Description

Ladakh - the land of high passes, the place like no other with a superabundance of attractions to visit, captivating landscapes, vibrant culture, rich traditions and welcoming localities.

The snow-clad Himalayas, pristine glacier lakes, streams and beautiful valleys, Ladakh is truly blessed with nature's bounty. An adventure-filled road trip to Ladakh through the World's highest motorable roads will give you the ultimate life experience. A road trip to Leh is not just another Himalayan destination, but it is a dream in itself. A journey to create unforgettable stories, new bonds and rejuvenate your soul in the land of Lamas. Ladakh is home to one of the most hospitable people, delightful food & cuisines and peace-loving culture. Decorated with beautiful monasteries & stupas, whitewashed houses and Tibetan-style palaces & forts, Ladakh has it all to fall in love with.

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Leh Arrival | Acclimatization & Day At Leisure

    After arriving in Leh via flight, check in to our hotel, freshen up and have some leisure.

    This will be your acclimatization day as you will be starting a thrilling road trip to a high-altitude region in the Himalayas the next day.

    Post refreshment, feel free to take a stroll around the beautiful Leh Town and socialize with your co-travelers.

    In the evening, don’t miss out the much-needed acclimatization session by your trip captain followed by a home-style cooked dinner and an overnight stay in a hotel.

  • Day 2

    The Leh Town | Leh Sightseeing Day

    Wake up to a relaxed morning and post breakfast head out to explore the beautiful Leh town and few nearby attractions.

    Visit mesmerizing Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. Then move to the confluence of Indus-Zanskar rivers by covering the Hall of Fame, Magnetic Hills, and Pathar Sahib Gurudwara enroute.

    In the evening, feel free to take a stroll around Leh town on your own enjoying quaint cafes and old bazaars.

    Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.

  • Day 3

    Khardung La & Nubra Valley

    Wake up early in the morning and post breakfast drive towards Nubra Valley via one of the World’s highest motorable roads - Khardung La situated at 17,582 feet.

    We will take a pit stop at North Pullu or Khardung village to grab a satisfying lunch.

    En route to Hunder Sand Dunes in Nubra Valley, we will visit the stunning statue of Maitreya Buddha at Diskit Monastery. 

    After arriving in Hunder Sand Dunes, check in to our scenic campsite and quickly head out to take a ride on a double hump Bactrian camel - a unique mammal found here in India's cold desert. Optionally, you can also go for ATV Quad biking in sand dunes by your own.

    Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in swiss tents.

  • Day 4

    Turtuk - India’s Last Village/ Siachen Base Camp

    Wake up to a peaceful mountain morning in Nubra Valley and post breakfast drive towards Turtuk village to explore the northernmost part of India as we go parallel to Shyok River to reach the Last Village.

    Flanked by Nubra on one side and Baltistan on the other, the landscape, culture, language, clothing, and even the physical features of people change quite drastically crossing over into Turtuk. Witness the jawdropping vistas of snow-clad Karakoram mountains as seen from this sleepy village situated close to the Indo-Pak border.

    After arriving in Hunder/Turtuk, check in to our scenic campsite/homestay, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in swiss tents/homestay.

  • Day 5

    Mesmerizing Pangong Lake

    Wake up to a peaceful mountain morning and post breakfast, move towards Shyok Valley and drive further to Pangong Tso.

    Pangong Tso is Asia's one of the most scenic high altitude saltwater lakes situated at 14,270 feet. This gorgeous lake changes its color 4-5 times a day.

    Enroute Pangong Tso, we will take a pit stop at Durbuk or Tangtse village to grab a satisfying lunch.

    After arriving at Pangong Tso, check in to our scenic campsite and quickly head out for a walk around the lake for an #InstaPerfect shot. Enjoy the mesmerizing sunset scene along Pangong Tso.

    Savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in swiss tents.

  • Day 6

    The Leh Town | Cafes, Bazaars & More

    Wake up early in the morning and experience the soothing sunrise at Pangong Tso.

    Post breakfast, drive back towards Leh town via another high altitude motorable road - Chang La situated at 17,586 feet. En route Leh, we will stop by at the gorgeous Thiksey Monastery and Rancho School. After arriving in Leh, check in to our cozy hotel and have some much-needed leisure.

    Since this is your last day in the beautiful Leh town, therefore make the most out of it by chilling with your travel clan at various quaint cafes and take authentic souvenirs for your loved ones back home.  

    Post exploration, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.

  • Day 7

    The Leh Town | Self Exploration & #MeTime

    Wake up to a lazy morning and post breakfast head out from your comfy stay to explore the Leh Town one last time.

    Since this is your last day in the beautiful Leh town, therefore make the most out of it by chilling with your travel clan at various quaint cafes and take authentic souvenirs for your loved ones back home. For thrill seekers, river rafting in gushing rapids of the Indus River is a great experience. 

    Post exploration, savour home-style cooked dinner and overnight stay in a hotel.

  • Day 8

    Back to Home | Trip Ends

    In the morning, say goodbye to your hosts in Leh and leave for the airport.

    Reach home with lots of amazing memories and unforgettable experiences.

Inclusions

  • Transportation: Leh to Leh all local travel in Force Traveler.
  • Accommodation on Sharing Basis: Hotel/Homestay (Leh Town & Turtuk), Swiss Tents (Nubra Valley & Pangong).
  • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner each day of the trip (1 Special Tibetan Dinner+1 Special Wood Fired Pizza Dinner in Leh included).
  • Experienced and cool trip leader.
  • Driver allowances, toll taxes, parking, state taxes.

Exclusions

  • Any extra meals and stay arrangements apart from the ones mentioned under inclusions as per the itinerary.
  • Activities like Paragliding, Bactrian Camel Safari and ATV rides and Zanskar River Rafting.
  • Travel Insurance, items of a personal nature like porterage, tips, laundry etc.
  • Any inner line permits/environmental permits, entry fees, extra expenses for optional activities or tickets, unless quoted in Inclusions.
  • Any other costing involved due to circumstances like natural calamity, weather conditions, riots, roadblocks, landslides or any other forced circumstances which are out of our control.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in the above inclusions.
  • GST (5%) is applicable extra.

Departures

5th June to 12th June 2022

12th June to 19th June 2022

19th June to 26th June 2022

26th June to 3rd July 2022

3rd July to 10th July 2022

10th July to 17th July 2022

17th July to 24th July 2022

24th July to 31st July 2022

31st July to 7th August 2022

7th August to 14th August 2022

14th August to 21st August 2022

21st August to 28th August 2022

28th August to 4th September 2022

4th September to 11th September 2022

11th September to 18th September 2022

18th September to 25th September 2022

25th September to 2nd October 2022

Things to Pack

Waterproof and good-quality backpack or rucksack is recommended over trolley bags since you’ll be changing multiple accommodations during the entire trip.

Warm woolen jackets/sweaters, air/water resistant jackets, body thermal wears, gloves, caps and extra pairs of socks to protect yourself from wind chill and low temperatures.

Sunglasses, comfortable clothing and sports shoes.

Personal water bottle (avoid single-use plastic) to avoid dehydration issues.

Quick snacks for journeys like dry fruits, biscuits, chocolates, energy bars, glucose sachets.

Personal care items, sunscreen lotion (prefer SPF30 or higher), lip balm, toiletries, wet wipes and hand sanitizer.

Diamox (altitude sickness drug), camphor tablets, medicines for motion sickness, fever, stomach ache, headache, cold, body pain and any other personal medicines.

Phone, camera, power banks and photography equipment.

ATMs and an adequate amount of cash for shopping, cafe visits.

Personal identity document like Aadhaar, driving licence, passport, etc, since it is needed while applying for inner line permit and other security checks.


Important Note-

    Numerous factors such as weather, road conditions, the physical ability of participants etc. may cause itinerary change. In such a case, we will look for best possible alternatives, as feasible. We reserve the rights to change any schedule in the interest of safety, comfort and general wellbeing as per the call taken by locals, the driver and your trip leader.


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