On this fascinating trip you will visit the scenic and cultural highlights of the green valley of Kashmir and Ladakh, On the overland trip from Kashmir to Ladakh you will go through several high passes and reach Ladakh, Srinagar You will spend a relaxing time on a Sikara houseboat on the legendary Dal Lake. Visit Mughal Garden. You will visit Kargil over Zojila Pass (11,500 Feet from Sea Level) then Ladakh Region The Buddhist Ladakh is often called “Little Tibet”. It impresses with barren regions with remote, small villages, deep blue high mountain lakes like the Tso-Moriri, and impressive monasteries.
- Tour to New Delhi and Old Delhi
- Guided Tour to Srinagar
- visit Alchi monastery & Phyang Monastery
- Guided Tour to Shey, Thiksey & Stok Palace
DAY 1: ARRIVE DELHI
Arrive New Delhi International airport and transfer by surface to your pre-booked hotel.
DAY 2: DELHI
After breakfast we explore the city of Old & New Delhi We will drive through Red Fort, visit Raj Ghat, Jama Masjid, The largest mosque in India, Walk Chandani Chowk market with a Guide to savor the ambiance of an oriental bazaar.
Later we explore New Delhi to visit Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar. Drive past the India Gate dedicated to our soldiers who lost their lives in war, the president’s residence – formerly the Viceroy’s Palace, Parliament House, and the Secretariat buildings.
DAY 03: NEW DELHI – SRINAGAR BY FLIGHT
The morning after breakfast transfer to the airport to board the flight for the next destination.
Land at Srinagar (Sheikh Ul Aalam International Airport) and received by our representative and transfer you to Deluxe Houseboat on Nageen Lake.
DAY 04: IN SRINAGAR
After Breakfast, proceed for the old City Tour of Srinagar visiting Hari Parbat Fort & Jama Masjid, Later proceed to your houseboat for lunch. After Lunch proceeds for a Sightseeing Tour of Mughal Gardens, On return visit a local Handicrafts Emporium for hand-knotted specialty Silken carpets, shawls, jewelry ornaments.
DAY 05: SRINAGAR–KARGIL By surface 204 km/8 hrs. approx.
After early breakfast drive to Kargil Passing through the rice fields until we reach Sonmarg. Your first stop will be at Kangan, a village on Srinagar / Leh Road. Sonmarg. Immediately after reaching Sonmarg, lunch at the Restaurant & then start Journey for Kargil over Zojila Pass (11,500 Feet from Sea Level). Stop at Drass, which is the World’s 2nd coldest inhabitant place, for Passport Check. Later Drive along Drass & Shingo River to reach Kargil, which is one of the two districts of the Ladakh region. On arrival Check-in at the hotel, which is situated on Kargil – Zanskar Road on the River Banks of Suru River.
DAY 06: KARGIL-ULEYTOPKO By surface 230 km/9 hrs. approx.
After breakfast, leave for ULEYTOKPO(160 Kms) over Namikala (12,200 ft.), Stop at Mulbekh where there is a Chamba statue carved out of a single rock about 144 ft. high, Further drive over Fatu-la (13,489 ft.) which is the highest pass on Srinagar – Leh road and visit Lamayuru Monastery After viewing fascinating view of granite color soil rocks drive down through kangaroo curves to Khalsa. Stop for document check & after a cup of tea; proceed to Uleytokpo driving thru the Village of Nurla, On arrival Check-in at the hotel.
DAY 07: ULEYTOPKO–LEH By surface 70 km / 2 hrs. approx.
After breakfast drive to visit the Alchi monastery. Return to the camp for lunch.
After lunch, drive to Leh visiting en route Likir situated in a side valley about 05 Kms from the main Srinagar – Leh highway. Later continue driving to Leh with a stopover for Photo of the Confluence of River Indus & Zanskar at Nimu.
DAY 08: IN LEH
AM Walk up to Sanker Gompa. It is just 3 km from Leh town, it is open for tourists in Morning and evening only Later Sightseeing of Spituk & Phyang Monastery. After Spituk, Visit to Phyang Monastery, it is just 20 km from Leh, constructed by Tashi Namgyal in the 16-century Afternoon visit Leh Palace temple and take a walk through the Leh bazaar.
Later we will proceed to visit Stok – The Palace of the banished royal family
DAY 09: IN LEH
Full day visiting Shey, Thiksey & Stok Palace. After a buffet breakfast at the hotel and we begin our sightseeing tour, visiting Shey – it was the ancient capital of Ladakh. And return to the hotel.
DAY 10: LEH – DELHI
After early breakfast and transfer to Leh Airport to catch a flight for Delhi, Arrive Delhi and transfer to International Airport to board a flight for onward Journeys.
- 08 nights’ accommodation at the hotels mentioned above or similar.
- 01 nights’ accommodation at the Deluxe Houseboat or similar
- Meal Plan will be on a Breakfast basis
- All Land transfers, tours, and excursion by air-conditioned Vehicle
- Local English speaking guide as per itinerary
- All taxes, tolls, parking fees, and service tax.
Cost does not include:
- Any airfare (International or domestic).
- Passport and Visa fees for India.
- Any Lunch / Dinner is not Included
- Any Monument Entrances
- Any meals OR options not mentioned in the itinerary/cost inclusion.
- Any item of personal nature and Gratuities.
- Any insurance.
- Additional nights for participants, which are offered at additional cost to individual participants.