HIGHLIGHTS: SRINAGAR, KARGIL , LAMAYURU, ALCHI MAGNETIC HILL, PATHAR SAHIB GURUDWARA, CONFLUENCE OF THE ZANSKAR AND INDUS RIVERS, HALL OF FAME, KARGIL WAR MUSEUM , SHANTI STUPA , LEH PALACE HEMIS,THIKSEY KHARDUNGLA, NUBRA VALLEY , AND PANGONG LAKE ,
Our representative would pick your group from Srinagar airport and would commute you to Srinagar. Overnight stay in a Deluxe Houseboat at Nageen Lake
After breakfast, Sightseeing tour of Srinagar city, wherein we shall visit the famous Mughal gardens of Cheshmashahi (The Royal Spring), Nishat Bagh(The Garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar (The Abode of Love). We shall also visit the renowned Shankracharya temple. Overnight stay in Srinagar.
After breakfast, we shall visit Gulmarg, also known as the 'Meadow of Flowers'. Gulmarg has one of the best Ski slopes in the world and highest golf course of the world with 18 holes. The view enroute from Tangmarg to Gulmarg is fascinating and Nanga Parbhat Peak can also be seen on a clear day. Picnic Lunch for the day. We can also experience Cable chair rides that offer spectacular views of the place. Drive back to Srinagar for overnight stay.
Early morning, we drive towards Ladakh. The route takes us through the beautiful meadows of Sonamarg. From Sonamarg the landscape starts changing dramatically all the way as we cross the famous Zoji La pass towards Drass. A few kms beyond Drass is the Drass war memorial, built in the memory of soldiers martyred in the 1999 Kargil war and is a must visit for every traveler passing through this route. We end our journey at Mulbekh passing through Kargil for overnight stay.
After breakfast we drive toward leh passing through Kargil a place is famous for the 9-metre high rock sculpture of Maitreya Buddha built around the 8th century. Scenic drive through Fotu La pass which is the highest point on the Srinagar-Leh highway (13,479 ft), we reach the village of Lamayuru, home to one of the most famous and oldest monasteries in Ladakh. The landscape here is also known as Moonland, as it resembles the lunar landscape. We continue our journey and reach Alchi monastery, famous for its magnificent and well-preserved 11th or 12th century wall paintings. Enroute we pass the famous "Magnetic Hill". Overnight at Leh in hotel
Crossing Khardugla and a further 3 hour journey will get you to the beautiful Nubra valley. There are actually sand dunes and even double humped camels (you can also ride them). If time permits visit Hunder and Diskit monasteries. Overnight at the camp.
After enjoying breakfast, proceed to Leh. In the evening, explore Leh bazaar for souvenirs or spend some time in one of Leh's numerous cafes. You can walk to Leh Chokhang, (Monastery) or the Leh Mosque if you like Leh market and shati stupa . Overnight at hotel in Leh.
After breakfast leave for the place where the bollywood film '3 Idiots' was shot!! The Pangong Lake is reached by crossing the Chang La pass, and is on the Indo-Chinese border. The lake is over 130km, and almost 60 percent is in China. Overnight Camping at Pangong.
After enjoying breakfast, proceed to Leh on the way visit Thiksey and Hemis monastery in evening walk down to market spend some time in Leh market overnight stay at Leh.
Early morning drive to airport for onward journey to Delhi with memories of a lifetime!