Ladakh, Ladakh Tour, Ladakh Short Tour
Ladakh Short Tour
(09 Days / 08 Nights)

(New Delhi-Leh(Spituk,Phyang,Thikse,Shey,Hemis)-Khardung La-Diskit-Panamic–Sumoor-Leh-Pangong-Leh-Delhi)
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Ladakh means the land of high passes. It is the land of endless discoveries and also known as the moon land. Due to its nearness and resemblance to the Tibetan culture it is also called little Tibet. Ladakh is gifted with high mountains, valleys, lakes, beautiful ancient Buddhist monasteries on hill top. In this Ladakh Short tour you will visit the various monasteries of Leh, pass through the KhardungLa Pass and also visit the Pangong Lake.

Day 1: New Delhi
Today arrival in 
New Delhi. The cosmopolitan city and capital Delhi is the main gateway for travellers. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel.


Day 2: New Delhi - Leh (by air) : Excursion (Spituk, Phyang)
In the morning a short flight brings us to 
Leh, the capital of Ladakh. Due to its altitude (3500 m.) Ladakh is also known as the roof of the world. Leh was an important place in the historical times on the silk road to central Asia. After lunch we start our day by visiting the monastery Spituk. Spituk monastery of 15th century is around 8 km from Leh and is situated on a hilltop overlooking the Indus. Spituk valley has an enormous statue of Kali whose face is unveiled once a year during the Spituk festival. This monastery also contains an ancient collection of masks. 135 yellow capped monks resides in this monastery. After the visit of Spituk we shall proceed to the Gompa Phyang which is a traditional monastery setting for a spectacular religious festival with masked dancing. There are 50 red capped monks residing here. In the evening you will be visiting Leh Bazaar.


Day 3: Leh Excursion (Thikse, Shey, Hemis)

Today we start our excursion by visiting the monastery of Thikse. Thikse is one of the most imposing monastery in Ladakh. The monastery has 12 stories, 10 temples, a nunnery and 60 lamas in residence. It contains numerous stupas, statues, tankhas, wall painting and a large pillar engraved with the teaching of Buddha. We can also see here a collection of Tibetan scripts. After the visit of Thikse we visit the village of Shey on the eastern bank of the Indus. Shey was the royal residence and was located at an important vantage point in the Indus valley. It has a large victory Stupa which is topped with gold. After the visit of the monastery of Shey we visit the monastery of Hemis. The rich monastery of Hemis is the biggest in Ladakh and is perched on top of a pleasant green hill surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery.

Day 4: Leh - KhardungLa Pass - Diskit (about 140 Kms / 6 hours)
After breakfast we will drive further to Diskit. Enroute we will come across the
Khardungla pass which is the highest motor able road in the world located at 18832 feet above sea level. In Khardungla pass the snow capped mountains and the mountain views are amazing. After crossing the pass we will reach Diskit. Being the main town of Nubra, it has a small market bustling with activity. In Diskit we visit the Gompa, situated on a rocky spur above the village providing a commanding view of the valley. We have an overnight stay in the hotel in Diskit.

Day 5: Diskit - Panamic – Sumoor - Leh (about 170 Kms / 7-8 hours)
After having breakfast we leave for Sumoor. Enroute we stop at
Panamic. Today, Panamic is a sleepy village, with its people quietly working in their fields. There we will visit the thermal hot springs locally reputed to have therapeutic qualities. We have an overnight stay at Leh.

Day 6: Leh - Pangong (about 160 Kms / 7 hours)

After Breakfast leave for Pangong Lake 14,500 ft, through Changla Pass 17,350 ft. (third Highest Motorable road in the world) Arrival at Camp, Hot Lunch will be served aat Camp, Later free time at Leisure and enjoy the color changing lake and the sun set on the banks of lake. O/N On the banks of Pangong Lake.

Day 7: Pangong - Leh (about 160 Kms / 7 hours)
Early morning enjoy the picturesque view of Sun rise on lake. After Breakfast drive back to Leh. The whole day is free to enjoy the rafting at river Indus.


Day 8: Leh
Day at leisure, shopping, local market excursions.


Day 9: Leh - New Delhi (by air)

After having the breakfast we drive to the airport to board flight for New Delhi. (End of our Services)


Hotel which have been tested in the past by us and are good value of money (subject to availability).



Standard Hotels

No. of Nights

Delhi Hotel Madhuban by Peppermint / Similar **** 1
Leh Hotel Nalanda / Hotel Tsokar *** 5
Diskit Double Humped Camps / Karma Inn *** 1
Pangong Camp Martsmerik / Spangmik Camps *** 1



08 Nights


Inclusions in the given tour cost:

  • Accommodation in double room on twin sharing basis with bath and WC as in the above mentioned / similar hotels.

  • Breakfast and Dinner in the Hotel during the tour.

  • All Toll Parking , DA.

  • Arrival / Departure Assistance.

  • All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an individual Air Conditioned vehicle with driver.

  • All applicable taxes.


  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Monument Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and  Alcoholic beverages.

  • Camera Fees (Still or Movie).

  • Any Flight Charges.

  • Additional Sightseeing or Extra usage of Vehicle other then mentioned in the Itinerary.

  • Guide Charges & Entrances Charges.

  • Unspecified Meals etc.

  • Anything which is not included in the inclusions.

Package cost per person on twin sharing basis in INR including Room, Breakfast, Transport and Taxes-


Vehicle to be used

2 Persons

4 Persons

6 Persons

Air Conditioned Toyota Innova  / Scorpio / Xylo 43620 32250 -
Air Conditioned Tempo Traveler - - 31240


Note: Above rates are valid from April 2014 till September 2014.

The details of the vehicles can be found at:

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