Leh Ladakh Tour with Kashmir

Duration - 10 Nights/11 Days

Day 1:Arrive Srinagar
Kashmir tour with leh

Our representative will meet you at Udampur and transfer you to Srinagar  and 7/8 hours drive will take you to Srinagar. On the way one  can see the beauty of nature which god has graced to beautiful valley of Kashmir.  Overnight at Houseboat.

Day 2: Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar 112 Kms.

Full day tour of Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the valley. It is also   popular    for its   golf course   (in summer), the highest in the world   and   skiing during the winter season. Enjoy the splendor of nature and the snowy mountains. One can have Gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khalinmarg In the evening return to Houseboat.  Overnight at Houseboat.

Day 3: Srinagar – Pahalgam - Srinagar 186 Kms.
Full day excursion to Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs (vale of Kashmir) on the way visit Saffron fields, Avantipur ruins and Anantnag sulpher spring. Pahalgam is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. Enjoy the nature charm of the valley. In the evening return back to Houseboat.   Overnight at Houseboat.

Day 4: Srinagar – Sonmarg - Kargil 205 Kms
Leave in the morning and drive to Kargil by car/coach and road passes through the panoramic village reach Sonmarg (2740 Mtrs) After Sonmarg most rough road and wet Zojila pass 3527 Mtrs (Gateway of Ladakh). Continue drive towards Drass (The second coldest inhibited place in the world) we stop here for tea and passport check. Another two and half hours drive will take us to Kargil (2710 Mtrs) which has got its importance after opening of Ladakh for tourists in 1974. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5: Kargil – Leh 235 Kms
Leave in the morning full day drive to Leh today we have to ascend three passes this day will be tiresome but panoramic too. First Buddhist village will be Mulbek.  We have to cross the highest pass (Fotula 13749 ft.) on Srinagar Leh route. At lunch time we will be at Lamayuru oldest Monastery. Continue drive to next village Nimu a view of Zanskar River following into Indus. Finally we reach Leh 3500 Mtrs. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6: Leh
After breakfast we proceed for Indus Valley Monastery tour including Shey Palace, 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, Sindhu Ghat & Stok Palace Museum. Packed or Hot Lunch will be provided. Overnight at Hotel
Day 7: Leh–Khardongla pass–Leh 85Kms
Day excursion to Khardongla passes which is the highest motorable pass in the world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of World Records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountains. In the late afternoon return back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Leh (Full day visit to Shey, Thikshey and Hemis With picnic Lunch)
After breakfast, drive to Shey : 15-km southeast of Leh and once the capital of Ladakh is now all but deserted, the royal family having been forced to abandon it by the Dogras midway through the last century. One can get extremely dehydrated along the 4-km trek so bring plenty of water and a hat.
The best time to visit the Shey Gompa is between 7.00 and 9.00 am or 5.00 and 6.00pm since the monks perform their prayer devotions at these times.
Thikshey : Ladakh's most photographed and architecturally impressive Gompa is at Tikse, 19-km southeast of Leh, founded in the 15th century. Visit Maitreya Temple: Inaugurated in 1980 by the dalai lama, the spacious shrine of Maitreya Temple is built around a gigantic 14m high gold faced Buddha Hemis: It is the wealthiest, best known and biggest gompa of Ladakh Its popularity stems from the major annual festival held here in summer. The festival is also has the largest thanka in Ladakh which is unfirled once in 12 years.

Day 9: Leh  (Full day visit to Lamayuru Monastery With Packed Lunch)
After breakfast visit Lamayuru Monastery - Situated at the altitude of 3800 meters between Fotu-la and Khalsi. As per the legend, in ancient times a lake covered this site. One day a Hermit predicted that there will be a monastery one day and he throws the grain of rice on the earth which automatically forms the shape of Swastika (Yundrung) from where the name comes (Yundrung Tharpaling Gompa). Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel

Ladakh with kashir holiday

Day 10: Leh (Alchi and Likir With Picnik Lunch)

After breakfast visit Alchi: Driving past the cluster of low pagoda roofed cubes 3-km across the Indus from Saspol.
Alchi: 70-km west of Leh, harbours an extraordinary wealth of ancient wall paintings and wood sculpture
Du-Khang: An inscription records that Alchi's oldest structure, the Du-Khang, was erected late in the 11th century by Kaldan Shesrab
The Sumtsek - Standing to the left of the Du-khang, the Sumtsek is Alchi's most celebrated temple, and the highest achievement of early medieval Indian Buddhist art.
Likir : 6-km to the north of the main Leh -Srinagar highway, shortly before the village of Saspol, the large and wealthy Gompa of Likkir, home to around one hundred monks, is renowned for its huge yellow statue of the Buddha. Evening back to Hotel, Dinner & overnight stay

Day 11: Leh – Delhi
Transfer in time to the airport to connect onwards destination flight.

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