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Magical Leh

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Magical Leh
6 Days / 5 Nights
Leh - Pangong Lake - Leh
Tour Code : BMT 1801
Day 1 :
Welcome to Leh International airport. Transfer to Hotel. Complete day for the acclaimatization. Leh , Ladakh is a land like no other. Bounded by two of the world's mightiest mountain ranges, the Great Himalaya and the Karakoram, it lies athwart two other, the Ladakh range and the Zanskar range. Thus summer temperatures rarely exceed about 27 degree celcius in the shade, while in winter they may plummet to minus 20 degree celcius even in Leh.Leh town offers a number of sightseeing options for the visitors. A historic town that served as the royal capital of the Old Kingdom, it is dominated by the nine-storey palace built by King Singge Namgyal in the grand tradition of Tibetan architecture, which is said to have inspired the famous Potala in Lhasa built about half a century later. .In the evening short walk around the Leh bazaar. Overnight at Leh
Day 2 :
Leh – Monasteries Full day S /S to Ladakh famous monasteries, it is interesting to visit early in the morning to enjoy the praying Cermony at Thiksey monastery , Thiksey : The 500 year old Thiksey monastery Hemis monastery , which is one of the most famous monastery of the Ladakh region, HEMIS: It is the wealthiest , best known and biggest Gompa of Ladakh. Hemis was built in 1630 during the reign of Sengge Namgyal Also visit to Shey Palace , Shey : The old summer Palace of the kings of Ladakh, Shey ( 15 km. From Leh towards Hemis ) was built more than 550 years ago by Lhachen Palgyigon, the king of Ladakh. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 3 :
Day excursion to , Leh–Khardung la , Leh 85Kms. At 18380 ft Khardung-la is the highest motorable road in the world. It is about 40 kms from Leh. (The suffix la means a pass, so Khardung - la is the Khardung Pass.) The journey to the top is a lot of fun. You can enjoy some picture-taking as your hobby. The road is quite nice for the most part. Overnight stay at Leh.
Day 4 :
Leh – Pangong Tso – Leh. Leave after early breakfast and drive through Kharu, Chemrey, Tagar Sakti to Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. While ascending Changla pass 5486 Mtrs. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the villages below the pass. After crossing the pass halt for picnic lunch at Tsoltak, the summer pastureland of the yaks. Arrive Durbuk and visit the small monastery. Enjoy the beautiful view on the lake one rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Overnight stay at Leh.
Day 5 :
Day free at your disposal. Overnight stay at Leh.
Day 6 :
Transfer to Leh Airport.