11 Nights Itinerary Covering: Delhi – Srinagar – Kargil – Uleytokpo – Leh – Pangong Lake – Delhi
The Best of Ladakh with Srinagar tour is designed for the people who want to explore the beautiful landscapes for its alluring beauty and serenity. This tour will cover all the major tourist attractions of Srinagar and Ladakh.
Note: This is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.
After arrival at Delhi airport, meet our representative who'll guide you to one of our listed hotels. Check-in at the hotel. Rest and relax for the whole day. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Next morning after breakfast, transfer to the Delhi airport to board a flight to Srinagar. As you reach Srinagar, meet our representative at the airport who will escort you to one of our listed boat house. After rest for a while on this floating villa, set out to explore the famous Mughal Garden portraying fine example of Mughal style of design and architecture. The Mughal garden is a combination of three renowned garden which are Shalimar garden, Nishat garden and the Chashm-e-Shahi. In the evening enjoy a Shikara ride at the Dal Lake. Enjoy overnight stay at the houseboat.
In the morning post breakfast, enjoy excursion to Gulmarg on a Gondola ride. The Gondola passes over the beautiful pine forests. One can enjoy the view of lush green hilly terrain and the panoramic views of the picturesque surroundings while enjoying the cable car ride. While in Gulmarg visit the Alpather Lake, located on the valley down the twin Apharwatpeaks. The serene lake features a triangular shape is placed in the backdrop of scenic hilly snow capped terrains. The lakeside garden adds the beauty to the surroundings making it a favorite picnic spot for tourist visiting Gulmarg. Later in the day return to Srinagar. Also visit the Shankaracharya Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Overnight in Houseboat.
In the morning after breakfast, leave for Kargil by surface. Stop midway to visit Sonamarg. The town is surrounded by breathtaking glaciers and serene lakes. The beautiful flower-laden meadow is covered with snow in the majestic Himalayan mountain region. After visiting Sonamarg resume drive to Kargil. As you reach Kargil, check-in at one of our listed hotels. After resting and relaxing for a while, explore the valley for its breathtaking picturesque surroundings. The beauty of this region is further enhanced by the sheer contrast provided by the towering peaks of Kun and Nun which loom over the skyline in their crystalline majesty. Enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the camp.
Next morning after breakfast, drive straight to Uleytokpo. En-route visit the Lamayuru monastery and the Lamayuru village for its lunar landscape. The monastery has a small temple dedicated to Avalokiteshwara. Also visit Basgo Castle that is situated on the hill of clay. Later on resume your drive to Uleytokpo. On arrival check-in at one our listed hotels. Rest and relax for a while in your room. After lunch, set out for an excursion to the Uleytokpo trekking base. Camping in Uleytokpo is considered to be one of the most beautiful experience. Overnight stay at Uleytokpo.
Post breakfast, head straight to Leh. Stop midway to visit Indus and Zanskar river Sangam, Rizong Nunnery, and Hall of Fame. The Rizong monastery is called the paradise for meditation and is noted for its strict rules and standards. Also visit Alchi - Ladakh's most loved monastery. Return to Leh for Lunch. Later in the afternoon proceed to visit the beautiful Leh Palace and the Shanti Stupa. Enjoy night stay at the hotel.
In the morning after breakfast leave for Leh. As you reach Leh, check-in at one of our listed hotels. After rest for a while in your hotel room embark on a visit to the Sankar Gompa that is 3 Kms away from Leh. This monastery serves as the official residence of the Ladakh's head of Gelukpa Sect. Later in the day visit the Phiyang Gompa that belongs to the Red Cap sect of Buddhists. After the visit return to Leh in the evening and enjoy dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
In the morning after breakfast move out to visit Thiksey Gompa and the Hemis Monastery that is situated in the village of Ladakh . The monastery exhibits the gold-plated statue of Lord Buddha, called the Maitreya Buddha. Also visit the Indus Valley Monastery. The tour plan also includes a stopover at the Indus Valley monastery. Then return to the Leh city and after lunch visit the beautiful Stok Palace that lies on the bank opposite to Tsangspo River. Spend night at the hotel.
Post breakfast, get transported to visit Khardongla Pass- the world highest motorable pass. In the afternoon visit a Stok village's local family for enjoying the butter tea and barley drinks. Later in the day visit Thiksey Monastery which is famous amongst the tourist for its resemblance to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet. Stay at night in the hotel, at Leh.
Post breakfast, proceed to visit the most amazing lake of Ladakh- The Pangong Lake. The deep blue water of the lake is surrounded by tall mountain peaks and lies on the Indo - China boundary. This lake is set to change its colors four to five a day. In the evening return to the hotel in Leh, for dinner and overnight stay.
In the morning, transfer to Kushok Bakula Airport to catch a flight for Delhi. Upon reaching Delhi airport, meet our representative who'll escort you to one of our listed hotels. Rest and relax for the whole day. In the evening you may set out to explore the hyperactive night life of Delhi. Overnight stay at the hotel.
On the 12nd day of the tour, move out on a city tour of Delhi. While on the tour visit major tourist attractions like Birla Mandir, Qutab Minar, Red Fort, India Gate, the Jama Masjid, Humanyun Tomb, and President's House. In the evening visit Red Fort to witness the impressive light and sound show. Overnight stay at the hotel.