Kashmir and Ladakh Short Trip
Kashmir and Ladakh Short Trip
07 Nights| 8 Days
Mughal gardens | Chashmashahi or The Royal Spring | Nishat Bagh or Garden of Pleasure | Shalimar Bagh or Garden of Love | Dal Lake | Kargil | Sonmarg | Zojila pass | Drass | Leh | Mulbekh Buddhist village | Lamayuru | Namiki la Pass | Fotula Pass | Nimu | Shanti Stupa | 3 Idiots School | Thiksey | Nubra Valley | Khardungla Pass | Hunder | Pangong | Shyok | Changla Pass |
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Day Wise Itinerary
Arrival-Srinagar-Local Sightseeing Tours
Arrival at Srinagar Airport you will be met by our Representative. Transfer to Hotel/Houseboat which is already booked for you. Later on visit the famous Mughal gardens, Chashmashahi or The Royal Spring, Nishat Baghor Garden of Pleasure, Shalimar Bagh or Garden of Love. Evening enjoy Shikara Ride on Famous Dal Lake. No experience defines romanticism more than taking a Shikara ride on the serene waters of the Dal Lake. Passing lotuses floating on the Dal Lake will surely add to the moment. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the Houseboat/hotel in Leh.
Srinagar-Sonamarg-Kargil via Zojila Pass 204 kms 6-7 hrs drive
After a delicious breakfast proceed for Kargil which is 204 kilometers from Srinagar. After 2 hrs journey you will reach Sonmarg (The Meadow of Gold) famous for its Landscape and snowcapped high peaks. Enjoy tea/Lunch and take some photos. Get ready for more adventurous drive through Zojila pass which is 3900 mts above the sea level and is the highest pass between Srinagar and Kargil road. This road remains open from April till Nov and it’s the only road which connects Kargil, Zanaskar & Ladakh with Kashmir valley. Continue driving towards Kargil, you will pass through several villages and within next 3 – 4 hrs you will be in Drass Village which is said to be the 2nd coldest place on earth after Siberia in Russia. Also make a stop at Vijay War Memorial to pay homage to the brave hearts of Indian Army.By the evening, you will reach Kargil. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Kargil.
Kargil-Leh via Fotula Pass 230 kms 6-7 hrs drive
After a delicious breakfast drive to Leh to ascend three major passes. You first stop is at Mulbekh Buddhist village, visit the ancient rock cut statue of Maitreya Buddha.Proceed further towards Lamayuru through Namiki la Pass (3700 mts) andFotu la Pass 13749 fton Srinagar Leh route. At lunch time we will be at Lamayuru oldest monastery. Later stop for photo at lunar like landscapes near Lamayuru Monastery. Continue drive to next village Nimu a view point of Zanskar river following into Indus also known as Sangam. Final stop make at Magnetic hill is a gravity hill having magnetic properties to pull cars uphill and force passing aircraft to increase their altitude in order to escape magnetic interference. Finally arrive at Leh 3500 Mtrs. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Leh. .
After a delicious breakfast proceed for local sightseeing of Hall of fame (A Museum built by Indian Army) visit Gurdwara Pathar Sahib which was built in 1517 in the memory of GuruNanak.
Shanti Stupa is situated on a hilltop in Chanspa built in 1991 by Japanese Buddhist BhikshuGyomyo Nakamura. Shanti stupa provides beautiful and panoramic view of the surrounding landscape. Shanti Stupa in Ladakh was built to promote world peace and a symbol of the ties between Japan and Ladakh.
3 Idiots School: The school was featured in a 2007 episode as the Aamir Khan movie 3 Idiots. The school, where some parts of the 3-Idiots film was shot, is supported by international donors as well as Indian celebrities like actor Ameer Khan.
Thiksey: Spectacularly sighted, Thiksey is one of the largest and architecturally most impressive gompa. There are several temples in this gompa, containing images stupas and wall painting of Buddha’s which are exquisite. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Leh-Nubra Valley via Khardungla Top
After delicious breakfast at the hotel drive to Nubra Valley (125 kms) via Khardungla Pass which is situated at a height of 18360 ft and is considered as the highest motorable pass of the world. Once you arrive at Khalsar drive on the left towards Diskit & Hunder Village. Check in at your camp/Hotel. Drive to Hunder Sand Dunes to enjoy Camel Safari (OPTIONAL) on the shabby double -humped Bactrian camels.
Hunder is a small village where the Shyok River meets Nubra River. Hunder lies on the ancient silk rout. Hunder is most popular for the camel rides. Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel/Camp in Nubra.
Nubra Valley-Pangong Lake via Shyok
After delicious breakfast at yourcamp drive to Pangong Lake via Shyok.This direct route from Nubra Valley to Pangong Tso has now become more popular in past few years. Drive from Nubra to Pangong via Agham – Shyok drive through Durbuk and Tangtse village situated in the Changthang region of Ladakh. Pangong Lake is salt water, 120 km in length and 6 – 7 Km broad at the longest point. It is bisected by the international border between India & China. Visit the exact location of the famous movie “Three idiots” & enjoy outing along the banks of the lake. One really feels very close to nature at Pangong Lake with its scenic surroundings
Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the Camp in Pangong.
Pangong Lake-Leh via Changla Pass
During early morning, you can enjoy a photo-session around the lake. Post breakfast drive back to Leh through Changla Pass.
Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Departure from Leh
Waking up early in the morning, enjoy delicious breakfast and get to say bye to the enchanting environs of Ladakh. Pack your bags and weave all the pleasant memories of your amazing Ladakh tour, as you will be dropped at the Leh Airport for your onward journey.
Hotels to be used or similar
No. of Nights
Hotel May Flower
Hotel Ratna Residency
Green Villa Guest House
Hotel Abu Palace
Hotel 3 Roses
Hotel Ladakh Heaven
Hotel Fort View
Dowa Deluxe Camp
Shangri- la camp
Ladakh Summer Camp
Double Humped Camp
Hotel Akbar inn
Hotel Holiday Villa
Hotel D Zogilla
Hotel Chhutuk Heights
Hotel Caravan Sarai
Hotel Baru la
Hotel Suru View
Highland Mountain Resort
Ladakh Summer Camp
No. of Persons
Based on 2 Persons
Based on 4 Persons
Based on 6 Persons
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