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  • Trip introduction

    Immerse yourself in the culture and tradition of Leh on this week-long road trip in Ladakh. You'll visit historic monuments of Ladakh, such as the Spituk Gompa and the Shanti Stupa, where you'll admire Ladakh's unique Indo-Tibetan culture and the Buddhist artwork. Before the adventure ends, you’ll also spend a night by the beautiful Pangong Tso, a multi-coloured lake that changes shades by time of day. All along, you’ll be accompanied by absolutely stunning views of Ladakh’s rugged and barren mountains and snow peaks.

    A minimum of 4 travellers are required to book this Ladakh road trip.

    Destination

    Ladakh, also called the ‘land of high passes’, is a celebrated, adventure travel destination full of snow-capped peaks and grey mountain slopes. On this road trip, you’ll travel deep into these mountains on curving, narrow roads and mountains passes, visiting fascinating towns from Hunder to Leh. At each little town, you'll spot a monastery with fluttering prayer flags in the wind, a symbol of Ladakh's strong Buddhist traditions.

    After a day spent outdoors, you’ll sleep for the night in comfortable hotels and guesthouses. At the Nubra Valley, large and cosy tents will be set-up for you under the starlit night sky.

    Destination highlights

    Explore the unique Buddhist culture of Ladakh. | Visit monasteries and admire charming Buddhist art. | Spend some time exploring the sand dunes of Hunder. | Visit the multi-coloured lake of Pangong. | Click stunning photos of snow-capped peaks and hills.

    Activity Details

    16+

    Trip details
  • Day 1 of the Ladakh road trip: Arrive in Leh

    Land at the Leh Airport. A representative of the tour operator will greet you at the airport and escort you to a hotel. Spend your first day at leisure after a long flight. It is recommended that you do not exert yourself too much today and take the time to rest and relax in your hotel room. This is to help your body acclimatize to Leh's higher altitude. Overnight in a hotel at Leh.

    Overnight in Palace View Guesthouse or similar in Leh.

    Land in Leh and spend the day at leisure. No meals are included in today's package, but you may pick up some lunch and dinner at the hotel or while exploring the city at your own expense. You'll be accommodated in a hotel at Leh.

    Day 1 Milestone

    Leh

    Leh

    10:00 AM

    Food

    No meals are included today

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    Day 2 of the Ladakh road trip: Day at Leh
    Day 3 of the Ladakh road trip: Leh to Nubra Valley
    Day 4 of the Ladakh road trip: Nubra Valley to Leh via Pangong Lake
    Day 5 of the Ladakh road trip: Day at Leh
    Day 6 of the Ladakh road trip: Day at Leh
    Day 7 of the Ladakh road trip: Depart from Leh
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  • Cancellation policy

    For cancellations made more than 30 days before departure of the Ladakh road trip: 75% refund.

    For cancellations made 20-30 days before departure of the Ladakh road trip: 50% refund.

    For cancellations made less than 20 days before departure of the Ladakh road trip: no refund.

    In case of no show: no refund.

    All refunds will be processed after deducting a transaction fee of INR 200 per person. This fee is charged by The Great Next.

    Rules on trip

    Travellers are required to follow instructions of the tour guide at all times during the Ladakh road trip.

    Consumption of alcohol and drugs is strictly prohibited during the Ladakh road trip. Consumption of tobacco products and cigarettes is not recommended.

    Travellers are requested to treat the local culture with respect and avoid littering, defacing property and monuments and causing general disturbance.

    Additional instructions, booking policies, terms and conditions

    Please note that the Ladakh Inner Line permit, required to visit Nubra Valley and Pangong Lake, are not included in the package. The tour operator will help you in obtaining this permit once you're in Leh.

    The tour operator takes utmost care to ensure the safety of travellers and shall not be held responsible for any mishap, accident or loss of life or property during the Ladakh road trip.

    The tour operator reserves the right to cancel or alter the itinerary of the Ladakh road trip to ensure maximum safety for travellers as well as staff. Any costs arising from such a change in itinerary are borne by the travellers.

    During this Ladakh road trip, travellers will visit destinations at altitudes from 11,400 ft to 17,200 ft and may experience altitude sickness.

    Ladakh is located at an altitude with no internet connectivity and moderate road access/availability of services. Travellers are advised to take such circumstances under consideration before booking the trip.
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  • Includes / Excludes

    Includes

    • Travel arrangements, as per itinerary, in a Mahindra Xylo or similar vehicle, including airport transfers in Leh

    • Accommodation for 6 nights in hotels, home-stays and tents on a twin-sharing basis
    • All breakfasts from breakfast on day 2 to breakfast on day 7, plus dinner on day 3
    • Services of experienced tour guide and support staff
    • All applicable taxes

    Excludes

    • Travel arrangements between your home city and Leh

    • Any meals not included in the meal package
    • Ladakh Inner Line permit
    • Entry fees and video/photography charges at sightseeing locations, if any
    • Personal expenses like gear, apparel, tips to staff etc.
    • Costs due to unforeseen circumstances like bad weather, road blocks etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in inclusions

    What to Wear

    What to Wear

    • Windproof jacket
    • Waterproof shoes
    • Sweater and thermal innerwear
    • Woollen gloves and socks
    • Full-sleeved shirts/t-shirts
    • Full-length jeans/track pants
    • Scarf/muffler
    • Not to wear - Expensive jewellery or gadgets

    What not to Wear

    • Loose clothing that will tangle around you while swimming
    • Restrictive clothing
    • Flip-flops

    Equipment / Gear

    We Provide

    • Mahindra Xylo or similar vehicle for transport, as per itinerary

    You need to get

    • Rucksack
    • Day pack
    • Govt-issued ID card
    • Water bottle
    • Sunglasses
    • Torch (with extra batteries)
    • Sunscreen lotion
    • Lip balm
    • Personal toiletries
    • Extra money
    • Cat/hat
    • Camera (with extra batteries)
    • Dry snacks

    Medical Kit

    • Please carry all specific and prescribed medications.