Ladakh with Himachal 11 Nights / 12 Days

11 Nights Itinerary Covering: Delhi – Leh – Sarchu – Jispa - Manali – Shimla – Delhi

Overview

Set out on a journey to the high mountain passes, beautiful landscapes, and breathtaking Himalayan views with our 11 nights and 12 days Ladakh Himachal tour package. This well-planned tour in Ladakh includes various popular destinations like Nubra Valley, Leh, Jispa, Manali, Shimla, and Chandigarh. With this Ladakh with Himachal package, you will get smooth transfers, comfortable stays, delicious meals, and sightseeing tours in Ladakh and Himachal. During the tour, explore the famous monasteries, ride through one of the highest motorable roads in the world and witness the fantastic view of the serene valleys. Also, get the opportunity to customize your itinerary as per your needs and budget and make the most of your time on this Ladakh Himachal tour.

Highlights

  • Witness the beautiful Sham Valley.
  • Camping at Sumur Village.
  • Witness 1000-year-old murals at Alchi Monastery.
  • Enjoy Camel Safari in Nubra Valley.
  • Soak in the tranquility at Pangong Lake.
  • Visit Hemis and Diskit monasteries.
  • Sightseeing tour of Manali.
  • Explore tourist attractions in Shimla.
  • Enjoy activities in Kufri.

Itinerary - Ladakh with Himachal

Day 1 - Leh: Arrival and Acclimatization

Begin your Ladakh Himachal Tour with arrival in Delhi. From here, take a flight to Leh. Once reached Leh, meet our representative, who will give you a warm welcome and escort you to your hotel. Enjoy the scenic views en route and upon reaching, check-in the hotel to relax. The rest of the day is for leisure activities. You can head out to explore the locale to soak in the tranquil surroundings. You can explore the markets of Leh and buy souvenirs for yourself and your loved ones. Later, return to the hotel for a delicious dinner and enjoy a restful sleep.

Note: Get acclimatized to the place well before proceeding to Day 2.

Optional: Explore Leh and buy overbites at your own cost.

Day 2 - Leh: Scenic Road Trip to Sham Valley

Arise to a wholesome breakfast, get ready, and proceed towards Sham Valley. This place is a trekker’s utopia and is among the most beautiful places in Ladakh. The villages in Sham Valley will give you an insight into the culture and traditions of the Ladakhi people. First, stop at Likir Monastery to visit the massive statue of Maitreya Buddha. Next, visit Alchi Monastery to witness the 1000-year-old murals which are considered among the best Buddhist miniature paintings.

Other places of interest in Leh are the Hall of Fame, a war memorial, and Magnetic Hill, which goes against the laws of gravity. After the excursion is over, return to Leh hotel for dinner and a comfortable night stay.

Distance from Leh to Alchi: 66 km

Travel Time: 1 hour (approx.)

Day 3 - Nubra Valley: Excursion to the Sumur village

On day 3 of your Ladakh Himachal tour, savor a delicious breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and drive towards Nubra Valley. On your way to Nubra Valley from Leh, pass through one of the highest passes in Ladakh, Khardung La Pass, which is situated at 5,359 m above sea level.

Visit Sumur Village located in the Nubra Valley. You can visit Samstemling Gompa, which is popular for an idol of Shakyamuni. This place also offers exceptional experiences. After the sightseeing tour, head towards Hunder and complete the check-in formalities. The rest of the time is at your leisure. You can take a stroll and delight in the scenic vistas. Enjoy a delectable dinner and slide under the blanket to get rid of the tiredness.

Distance from Leh to Nubra Valley: 160 km

Travel Time: 4.5 hours (approx.)

Optional: Customize this day and choose to stay in Sumur Village to have an amazing camping experience.

Day 4 - Leh: Enjoy a Camel Safari

After a hearty meal at the hotel complete the check-out formalities and head for a sightseeing tour of the day. Visit Diskit Monastery, which houses the tallest Maitreya Buddha of Ladakh. From the top of the monastery, you can get a breathtaking view of the valley. For extra fun, try a camel safari on the back of the double-humped Bactrian Camel found in the Ladakh region. After this, you will head towards Leh. Upon arrival, check-in the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. You can take a stroll near the resort and try local cuisines. Have dinner at the hotel, and enjoy a sound sleep.

Optional: Camel Safari at your own cost.

Day 5 - Pangong Lake: Witness the migratory birds at Pangong

Savor a healthy breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and drive towards Pangong Lake via Chang La, which is one of the highest altitude mountain passes in the world. Upon reaching, spend some time near the lake and witness the beautiful migratory birds here. The interesting thing about this lake is that it changes color throughout the day, which is quite fascinating.

After the tour at Pangong Lake, check-in to the tented camps in Spangmik Village. Have a delicious dinner and enjoy a comfortable sleep at your accommodation.

Distance from Leh to Pangong Lake: 225 km

Travel Time: 5 hours (approx.)

Optional: Choose to stay at a hotel in Tangtse.

Day 6 - Leh: Day at Leisure

Wake up early morning on day 6 of your Ladakh Himachal tour package. Visit Pangong Lake and watch the sunrise, which looks spectacular, and witness the lake change its color. Have a palatable breakfast and check-out from the hotel. Then start your tour to Leh with pleasant memories. On the way, witness the serene Indus River before entering Karu. Upon reaching, check-in the hotel and retire for the day. Later have dinner, and jump onto the bed for a comfortable night stay.

Distance from Pangong Lake to Leh: 225 km

Travel Time: 5 hours (approx.)

Day 7 - Sarchu: Visit Hemis and Thiksey monasteries

Savor a yummy breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and drive off to Sarchu. En route, visit Thiksey and Hemis Monasteries. These monasteries offer glimpses of the rich cultural heritage of Ladakh. You can explore the monasteries and bask in the spiritual aura.

After the tour to the monastery, head towards Sarchu. On the way, you will cross Lachung La, Tanglang La Pass, Gata Loops, Nakee La, and Moore Plains. Upon reaching, check-in to the accommodation, and rest for a while. Later, enjoy a delicious dinner at the hotel, and have a comfortable overnight stay.

Distance from Leh to Sarchu: 250 km

Travel Time: 6.5 hours (approx.)

Day 8 - Manali: Day Free for Leisure Activities

Arise to a wholesome breakfast, get ready, and check-out from the hotel. On day 8 of your Ladakh and Himachal tour, you will proceed from Sarchu to Manali via Baralacha La. Gorge on tasty lunch (at your own cost) at Sissu Village and continue your drive towards Manali. While crossing Rohtang Pass, witness the breathtaking views. Upon reaching Manali, complete the check-in formalities and retire for the day. Later have dinner and get rid of all the tiredness with a sound sleep.

Distance from Sarchu to Manali: 177 km

Travel Time: 5 hours (approx.)

Day 9 - Manali: Full-day Sightseeing Tour

Start your day with a yummy breakfast plate, and set off on a local Manali tour. Explore the areas and stop by ancient Hidimba Devi Temple to offer prayers. Next, visit Vashisht Temple, which is dedicated to sage Vashisth. The pond near the temple is known as Vashishth Kund, which is known for its hot water springs. It comprises medicinal properties. Also, visit Tibetan Monastery in Manali. Later, visit Mall Road to shop for some souvenirs and explore the locale. After the tour, return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

Day 10 - Shimla: Explore Shimla’s Tourist Attractions

Arise to a hearty meal, check-out from the hotel, and drive towards the next destination of your Ladakh Himachal tour, Shimla. Upon reaching, check-in the hotel, and rest. Later, head out for a Shimla sightseeing tour with the first stop at Jakhoo Temple. Here, offer prayers to Lord Hanuman before visiting Dorje Drak Monastery. Later, head towards Chadwick Falls to spend some time in solitude and enjoy the natural beauty. End your Shimla tour with a visit to Tara Devi Temple. Return to the hotel for a delectable dinner and a comfortable overnight stay.

Distance from Manali to Shimla: 251 km

Travel Time: 7.5 hours (approx.)

Day 11 - Shimla: Excursion to Kufri

Day 11 of your Ladakh with Himachal tour will take you from Shimla to Kufri on an excursion. Situated at 2,720 m above sea level, Kufri is among the best places to visit near Shimla. Here, witness the lofty peaks and indulge in adventure activities like trekking, skiing, and hiking. After the tour, return to Shimla’s Mall Road and the Ridge to shop for some mementos. You can also visit Christ Church and State Library. After such a fun-filled day, return to the hotel for delicious dinner and slide under the blanket for a restful sleep.

Distance from Shimla to Kufri: 14.4 km

Travel Time: 40 minutes (approx.)

Note: Skiing in Kufri depends on the season.

Day 12 - Chandigarh: Departure

Your tour ends today. So, after breakfast at the hotel, check-out, and proceed towards Chandigarh airport/railway station to board a flight/train back home with memories that will last for a lifetime.

Distance from Shimla to Chandigarh: 112 km

Travel Time: 3 hours (approx.)

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