Day 1: Arrive in Leh- Acclimatise
Being situated at a high altitude, we recommend you keep an extra day in hand to acclimatise your body to avoid any acute mountain sickness before moving further up in Ladakh, especially if you plan to travel alone.
Day 2: Leh – Local sightseeing
Start early and visit Shanti Stupa, which was built to promote peace in the world.
Adore a magnificent structure offering a breathtaking view of the mountains and the city.
Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
Learn about the ruins of this 14th century monastery built to guard the Namgyal Dynasty.
Hall of Fame
Pay respect to the heroes of the Kargil War.
Day 3: Leh – Khardung La Pass – Diskit – Hunder
Khardung La Pass
Enjoy a thrilling road trip to Khardung La Pass, the world’s highest motorable road and capture some mesmerizing pictures of the surrounding from the top. You will require a travel time of 6-7 hours to complete this segment.
Hike up a hill to embrace the 106 feet tall Maitreya Buddha statue and a vast collection of shrines and paintings.
Hunder Sand Dunes
Experience the joy of riding a double-humped Bactrian Camel amidst the captivating silver dunes.
Day 4: Leh – Sham Valley
Gurudwara Pather Sahib
Learn about an interesting story about the sacred boulder that has imprints of Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Feel the magic of the magnetic hills known for their gravity-defying phenomenon.
Witness a spellbinding sangam of the two rivers that will enable you to appreciate nature’s wonder a little more.
Soak in a panoramic view of the mountains in the peaceful setting of the monastery.
Day 5: Leh – Hemis Monastery – Pangong Tso – Leh
Strike a conversation with one of the residing monks and learn about the way of life.
Drive up to Pangong Tso and create your own scenes from the iconic “3 Idiots” movie.
Leh Main Market
End your day with a stroll around Leh’s local market, shopping and trying some local cuisine, such as Thukpa. It’s the best place to buy authentic pashmina shawls and unique lanterns as souvenirs.
To add an extra layer of excitement to your Ladakh vacation, you can visit Nubra valley to catch one of the best sunrises in India . The valley is 160 km away from Leh and will require a good 4-5 hours of travel time to reach, so make sure you plan your trip according.