Visit Little Tibet Ladakh with Nubra Valley and Zhanskar

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  • 12 Days

  • Ladakh

  • Best season :Apr - Jul

Tour Highlights


A gorgeous valley laden with snow, barren desert with breathtaking beauty.
✔ Key monastery, one of the earliest monasteries founded considered as a popular attraction. The monastery is adorned by a complex of 9 shrines, each of which is a hub of Buddhist teachings.
✔ Dhankar lake nestled at a distance of 5km from Dhankar monastery is a natural clear lake at an height of 4,270 meters with picturesque surroundings.  It can be reached by undertaking a thrilling and arduous trek expedition of an hour from the monastery.
✔ Many villages in Spiti Valley offers exciting trek trails with mesmerizing views such as Kibber, Losar, Kormik and Darcha.
✔ Yak and Horse Safaris are the most popular and fun ways to explore the valley.
✔ Travelers can engage in river rafting at the Spiti river while basking in the beguiling views of the picturesque landscape.

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Tour Highlights


A gorgeous valley laden with snow, barren desert with breathtaking beauty.
✔ Key monastery, one of the earliest monasteries founded considered as a popular attraction. The monastery is adorned by a complex of 9 shrines, each of which is a hub of Buddhist teachings.
✔ Dhankar lake nestled at a distance of 5km from Dhankar monastery is a natural clear lake at an height of 4,270 meters with picturesque surroundings.  It can be reached by undertaking a thrilling and arduous trek expedition of an hour from the monastery.
✔ Many villages in Spiti Valley offers exciting trek trails with mesmerizing views such as Kibber, Losar, Kormik and Darcha.
✔ Yak and Horse Safaris are the most popular and fun ways to explore the valley.
✔ Travelers can engage in river rafting at the Spiti river while basking in the beguiling views of the picturesque landscape.

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Start Point : Ladakh End Point : Ladakh

Short Itinerary

Day 01: In Leh (visit Spituk Gompa, Shankar Gompa, Phyang Monastery)

Day 02: Leh- Nubra by surface 125 Kms approx 7-8 Hrs 

Day 03: In Nubra - Visit Diskit Monastrey and Bacterian Camel Safari At Hunder 

Day 04: Nubra Valley – Over Khardung La (5,602 M) Leh - By Surface Approx 5 Hrs

Day 05: Leh – Alchi (3,250 M / 10,725 Ft) – By Surface / Approx 70 Kms / 2 Hrs – Lamayuru by surface 60 Kms approx 2 Hrs 

Day 06: Lamayuru-Mulbekh – Kargil by surface 105 Kms approx 4 Hrs  

Day 07: Kargil - Rangdum (3,657 M) by surface 130 kms approx 6-7 Hrs 

Day 08: Rangdum – Padum by Surface 110 Km / Approx 05 Hrs

Day 09: In Padum (Visit Sani Monastrey, Bardan Monastery, Zongkhul Monastery)

Day 10: Padum – Rangdum by Surface 110 Kms Approx 05 Hrs-Kargil by surface 45 Kms approx 02 Hrs 

Day 11: Kargil – Leh by Surface 180 Kms / Approx 8-9 Hrs 

Day 12: Departure from Leh 

Ladakh is silent with the sound of solitude, its cobalt blue skies, bright rainbows, and glistening lakes are pure magic.  All these beautiful pass that to explore has the experience of lifetime. Khardongla Pass is one of the pass that you visit in your trip to Kashmir to Ladkah via Kargil and Kargil is the most ancient and gives the feel of patriotism at the second you enter the beauty of it. In the land of endless discoveries, the first place is Alchi village; one of the popular villages is Leh Ladakh, situated on the bank of Indus River, famous for Monasteries. Another is Nubra Valley, known for orchards, scenic vistas and camels, along with mesmerizing monasteries. The valley is sandwiched between Tibet and Kashmir.  Futhure in the journey is Pangong Lake, most known for its changing color attribute, nestled in Himalayan range.

Itinerary: Visit Little Tibet Ladakh with Nubra Valley and Zhanskar 

Day 01: In Leh (visit Spituk Gompa, Shankar Gompa, Phyang Monastery)

Today morning after leisurely breakfast at the hotel you will drive to Spituk Gompa - 8 km from Leh, standing majestically on top of a hillock overlooking the Indus Valley. Spituk Gompa is from the yellow sect. Thereafter visit Shankar Gompa, this belongs to Gelukspa school of Tibetan Buddhism. Later on you will drive to Phyang Monastery, Phyang (or Phiyang) Gompa is a Buddhist monastery located just 15 or 16 kilometres west of Leh in Ladakh, northern India and then your drive will proceed back to the hotel. In the late afternoon you will  proceed to visit leh city and explore the local market.

Overnight stay at the Guest House                                   
Meal B/D

Day 02: Leh- Nubra by surface 125 Kms approx 7-8 Hrs 

Today your long drive over Khardung-la Pass (5,602 m) will take you to Nubra Valley, in the evening if time permits you can also explore the Hunder village is known for its sand dunes sitting pretty amidst snowcapped mountains green valleys and rivers. It is a place where you can find sand dunes, rivers, mountains. 

Overnight stay at the Hotel                               
Meal B/D

Day 03: In Nubra - Visit Diskit Monastrey and Bacterian Camel Safari At Hunder 

After early breakfast drive to Hunder village where you can visit Deskit Gompa founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod in about 1420 AD during the reign of King Dragspa. About 100 monks are residing in the Gompa, which is a branch of Thikse Monastery. The monastery on the hillside near Hunder, here you will also have an opportunity to witness the Morning Prayer ceremony.  Later drive 10 kms ahead of Diskit is Hunder famous for its fruit orchards and sand dunes where you will enjoy  bactarian camel safari in the sand dunes of the high altitude desert with a splendid view of the snow-clad mountains. Later drive back to the hotel. Evening at leisure.

Overnight stay at Guest House.                                                             
Meals: B/D

Day 04: Nubra Valley – Over Khardung La (5,602 M) Leh - By Surface Approx 5 Hrs

Morning after breakfast you will proceed towards Leh through Khardung La Pass (5602 m / 18,390 ft), which is the highest road in the world, and opens up some amazing sights of the Zanskar range over the Indus Valley to the south and the Saser Massif to the north. Known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers, Nubra Valley rests between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges. In Leh, you will check in at the hotel. 

Overnight stay at Guest House.                                                              
Meals: B/D

Day 05: Leh – Alchi (3,250 M / 10,725 Ft) – By Surface / Approx 70 Kms / 2 Hrs – Lamayuru by surface 60 Kms approx 2 Hrs 

Today morning we proceed our drive to Alchi, the complex of temples located within the village is the most celebrated of Ladakh’s monasteries and dates back to the 11th century. Alchi Gompa is the only monastery, built on flat ground. It is very famous for its paintings and architecture, which has an Indian and Kashmiri influence in them.  Thereafter we further drive to Lamayuru and visit Lamayuru monastery to be part of the evening religious prayer ceremony. It’s a very soothing and spiritual experience to be there among these warm and friendly monks.

Overnight stay at Guest House.                                                              
Meals: B/D

Day 06: Lamayuru-Mulbekh – Kargil by surface 105 Kms approx 4 Hrs  

Today morning proceed your drive to Mulbekh enroute visit. Thereafter continue your drive towards Mulbek via Fotola Pass at 4,108 metres (13,478 ft), it is the highest point on the highway, surpassing the famed Zoji La.  Fotu La is one of two high mountain passes between Leh and Kargil. Evening at leisure. 

Overnight stay at Guest House.                                                              
Meals: B/D

Day 07: Kargil - Rangdum (3,657 M) by surface 130 kms approx 6-7 Hrs 

This morning you will drive towards Suru valley along Suru River. Enroute we see the mighty twin peaks of Nun & Kun that are among the most challenging peaks in Ladakh.  This day we also visit 9-metre high rock sculpture of Maitreya Buddha built around the 8th century.By evening we arrive at Rangdum plains in Zanskar region. 

Overnight stay at Guest House                                                              
Meals: B/D

Day 08: Rangdum – Padum by Surface 110 Km / Approx 05 Hrs

In the morning we start and visit the famous Rangdum Monastery perched on a solitary rock in the middle of the valley. About 20 kms. Southeast of Randum stands the Penzi-la pass across which lies Zanskar. The Penzi-la pass (4401m) is a scenic tableland surrounded by snow-covered peaks. As the Zanskar road winds down the steep slopes of Penzi-la to the head of the Stod valley, the majestic Drang-Drung glazier looms into full view. Drang-Drung is one of the largest glaciers in Ladakh. We end our journey for the day at Padum, after that we drive to Padum, the capital of Zanskar region. By late afternoon, we reach Padum and check in at the Guest House for the overnight stay.

Overnight stay at the Guest House                                   
Meal B/D

Day 09:  In Padum (Visit Sani Monastrey, Bardan Monastery, Zongkhul Monastery)

Full day visit various monasteries & villages around Padum and today you will start your day with visiting to Sani Monastrey Emperor Kanishka (Aka Kanika) had got 108 chortens constructed in the first century AD. One of them is in Sani. The holy site at Sani is called Turtot Gyat and is one of the 8 holiest Buddhist sites in the world. Followed by visitng to Bardan Monastery or Bardan Gompa is a 17th century Buddhist monastery, approximately 12 kilometres south of Padum, in Zanskar, Ladakh, northern India. It belongs to the Dugpa-Kargyud monastic order and was one of the first monasteries of this sect to be established in Zanskar. The monastery also ran several smaller hermitages in the area. Later in the afternoon you will also visit Zongkhul Monastery this monastery is built in a spectacular cave, lies on the Padum-Kishtwar trekking route, just before the ascent to the Omasi-La Pass begins. Situated like a swallow's nest on the rock face of the Ating Gorge, the monastery is associated with Naropa, a famous India Yogi. Evening at leisure.

Overnight stay at the Guest House                                   
Meal B/D

Day 10: Padum – Rangdum by Surface 110 Kms Approx 05 Hrs-Kargil by surface 45 Kms approx 02 Hrs 

This Morning You Drive Back to Kargil via Rangdum evening at leisure.

Overnight stay at the Guest House                                   
Meal B/D

Day 11: Kargil – Leh by Surface 180 Kms / Approx 8-9 Hrs 

Morning we drive back to Leh via Mulbek on arrival check in the hotel. Evening at leisure for some rest and relax after a long day drive.

Overnight stay at the Guest House                                   
Meal B/D

Day 12: Departure from Leh 

Morning in time you will be transfer to the leh airport to board the flight for Delhi. On your arrival in Delhi you will be assisted and transfer to the hotel for rest & Relax.

No Accommodation                                       
Meal B

Identity Proof- Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh is one of the most sensitive areas of India. Hence carry documents which can prove your nationality is really important. So carry your Adhar card and voter Id or either of one.

Contact details of any local citizen- If you know someone who lives in any part of the state don’t forget to carry their contact details.

Medical Kit- Basic medicines- Carry antiseptics, antibiotics, antacids and painkillers along with inhalers and pain relief sprays, ointment to avoid any last moment mood spoiler.

Full sleeves waterproof jackets- It depends on the season you are visiting. Although, you would need light woollens round the year but you need to carry heavy ones if you are visiting between November to March. Water repellent jackets would keep you safe from unseasonal rains.

Trekking Shoes/boots- These may help you in Sonamarg and Gulmarg as the ice level are usually more than 8 ft, and boots are basic necessities to carry for such destination. Although, you can rent it here but it’s always wise to carry your own.

Moisturizers- If you have dry skin, better you carry two bottles of your brand.

Extra bag- For picking up your dirty wears and keeps it away from the woolens.

Umbrella- If it’s a monsoon, umbrella is a must carry. It rains and it rains heavily in Kashmir.

Cash in hidden pockets- Kashmir is actually Cash-more as at every point you need to spend without thinking twice. The best part is eating jaunts are too cheap here. You can eat here limitlessly without burning a hole in your pocket. So eat. And stay calm.

Wearables:- Goggles For protection from sun and UV-rays, Sunscreen Lotion with high SPF(30 or above), Mustard Oil (for applying in nostrils as it can become dry and painful due to dry and cold winds of Ladakh), Lip Balm/ Vaseline, Gloves for bikers, Mufler, Caps, Water/Wind proof jacket.

Other necessary stuff:- Torch with extra cells (NOTE: Less power in leh), Swiss Knife/Knife (if u have any or u want to carry), Water bottle (NOTE: Lots of water to be carried), Extra bag for shopping. As Leh offers many handicraft items.

Eatable stuff:- Carry Glucose, chocolates, Nuts and other stuff which u want to carry. NOTE: Appetite will reduce due to AMS

Toiletries:- Face wash/Paper Soap, Tooth brush/ Tooth paste, Wet tissue/Dry tissue (NOTE: Carry lots of tissue paper as tissues are expensive in leh), Moisturizer / Comb

(NOTE: Dress in layers as it will be easy for you to add and subtract clothes due to sudden fall and rise in temperature over there.)

           

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy

Cancelling a trek is like a real pain when you have been dreaming of it since a long time. But, to resolve it and to lesser your disappointment. We have a user-friendly cancellation policy for you.

So have a look.

Trekveda Cancellation Policy

This Policy is effective from 1st Jan 2021.

  • If you are cancelling your trek prior 30 to 15 days from your trek date, then a 100% REFUND will be provided.
  • If you are cancelling your trek prior 14 to 7 days from your trek date, then 70% REFUND will be provided.
  • If you are cancelling your trek within 7 days from your trek date, NO REFUND will be done.

Trek Cancelling Exceptions

We never cancel any treks at Trekveda but In case we cancel your trek because of any natural calamities, political unrest, and sudden global health concern, riots, government instructions etc. So, Trekveda will issue you a voucher to redeem your trek in 1 year with any trek you want.

Trekveda Refund Policy

In case of refund, there will be a deduction of 4% bank charges and 5% GST from the total fee you have paid. Also, if you have opted for trek insurance, the amount will not be refunded. In the process of refunding the amount, the full amount will not be refunded in the first phase. It will take 15 working days to repay the half and another 15 working days for another half of the amount calculated according to the company's cancellation policy.

How to cancel your trek?

We don't want you to get into any situation where you need to cancel your trek, but sometimes things don't work the way we want. So no worries we have a most comfortable way for you.

  • Drop an email on cancel@trekveda.com.
  • Inform your trek coordinator about your cancellation and a reason for the same. Then they will help you with the futhure process.

What is Trek Voucher?

Trek voucher is your credit amount at Trekveda that you can redeem by trekking in future with us within 1 year.

How to use Trek Voucher?

You can get in touch with our sales executive on given numbers 9821325153/54/56. They will help you in the redemption of your voucher.

Voucher Terms and condition:-

  1. The vouchers are valid for 12 months from date of issue.
  2. Unused values will not be refunded or attributed to any transactions after the expiry date.
  3. The vouchers can be redeemed against any Tour / Trek operated by Trekveda, the rates will be applicable as on day.
  4. The vouchers cannot be redeemed for cash, returned for a refund.
  5. The Voucher can be transferred to your family members / friends, at a reduction of 45%.
  6. The voucher can be redeemed for any Tour / Trek before 15 days of travel date, the base rates as on date will be applicable.
  7. The voucher can be extended 30 days prior expiry date, for 03 months06 Month and 12 Month with reduction of 30%45%60% respectively.
  8. Incase tour / trek amount exceeds the value of voucher, balance amount must be paid by online banking, Google Pay and Paytm.
  9. Trekveda reserves the right to cancel a voucher if we deem such action necessary i.e. after expiry date.
  10. Trekveda can vary or replace these conditions from time to time (including to introduce new fees).

Note- The voucher is non-refundable, non-transferable, and non-extendable.

Other Trek Policies

  1. The trek fee includes all costs of the trek from the start at the base camp to the end.
  2. Emergency during trek: In case of medical emergency, the trekker will be taken care at the primary stage since we don’t accompany the doctors during the trek, however our trek leaders are trained for the first-aid treatment. Post the first-aid Trekveda will take the liability to send down the trekker to the nearest basecamp or road head.
  3. Fitness: Before you head to plan a Chadar trek, your body fitness needs to be maintained for the high-altitude Himalayan treks since level of oxygen is considerably low at high ranges, thus proper cardiovascular training is a vital component of pre-trek preparation.
  4. Non-liability: Trekveda is not responsible for any loss/damage of your gears/equipment or other belongings on the trek.
  5. Payment: Payment for the trek can be done online through credit/debit card or net banking. Cheque/draft or cash is not accepted.
  6. Drinking and Smoking during the trek is strictly prohibited. If found flouting the rules, your participation on the trek will be cancelled with immediate effect.

1. What is the best time to visit Ladakh?
Summer
Summer (April-June) is undoubtedly the best season to travel to Ladakh. It is when the snow melts and spectacular hues are spread all across the region. Breathtaking scenery along with enchanting Buddhist festivals like the famous Hemis Festival (June-July) can be witnesses during this period.

2. Is it safe to travel to Leh Ladakh?
Ladakh is completely safe.

3. Is Ladakh open for tourists?
Yes, Leh Ladakh is completely safe for tourists.

4. Are tourists allowed in Ladakh?
Yes, you can visit Ladakh as a tourist now. The union territory of Ladakh district administration has not issued any advisory for tourists as they are not expecting any. ... Which means that you can fly-in to Ladakh, but it is recommended that you have a negative Covid report issued within 48 hours of the date of travel.

5. Is Pangong Lake open for tourist?
While several high mountain passes remain closed in winter, the Indian Army keeps the road through Chang La pass open all year round. This means Pangong Lake can be visited throughout the year.

6. Is liquor allowed in Leh Ladakh?
You can buy and drink at the place you are staying. It is advisable that you carry your own when visiting outside of Leh as no liquor vends exist. One also has the option of carrying what one prefers to drink from Delhi/ where ever you are traveling from.

7. Can we smoke in Ladakh?
Any tobacco, smoking, and alcohol or other depressant drugs including, barbiturates, tranquilizers, and sleeping pills, etc. The alcohol actually dehydrates your body further which does not help a bit in acclimatization.

8. What is the Speciality of Ladakh?
Ladakh is most famous for breathtaking landscapes, the crystal clear skies, the highest mountain passes, thrilling adventure activities, Buddhist Monasteries and festivals.

9. Is there oxygen problem in Ladakh?
So, yes, there is less oxygen in Leh, as compared to low altitude and plane areas. ... Effects of low oxygen levels: Low oxygen levels and a decrease in air pressure can be harmful to people who suffer from asthma, respiratory problems, and for senior citizens.

10. How many feet above sea level is the khardung pass?
Khardung pass is 5359 mts above sea level.

11. Which is the highest motorable pass in the world?
Khardung La
The elevation of Khardung La is 5,359 m (17,582 ft). Local summit signs and dozens of stores selling shirts in Leh incorrectly claim that its elevation is in the vicinity of 5,602 m (18,379 ft) and that it is the world's highest motorable pass.
 

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