Overview

Recommended for Age Group 18-30 years


Ladakh - the word is enough to bring soaring peaks, snow-capped mountains, serene blue lakes, and ancient monasteries to mind.
Explore this Land of the Thousand Passes that has enchanted every traveller. Learn about ancient Tibetan culture as you explore Thiksey, Stok Palace, and the Shanti stupa, experience the stunning power of the Himalayan rivers at Nimoo - the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar.
Feel the adrenaline rush of driving through Khardung-la, the highest motorable road in the world and soak in peace at Pangong-Tso as you gaze at waters bluer than the skies.Ladakh is a living example of the beauty of stark landscapes amid larger-than-life mountains and mysterious valleys.
Experience its majesty up close, this summer, and take home a lifetime’s worth of memories! 

7 Nights 8 Days 22 Jul, 11 Aug, 21 Aug, and more
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  • Highlights
    • A “Youth Special” departure
    • Ideal for students aged 18 to 30 years
    • Visit to Thiksey, Stok Palace and Shanti Stupa that showcase the Buddhist culture of the region
    • Drive through Khardung-la (Pass), the highest motorable road
    • Witness changing moods of Pangong Lake 
    • Visit Baltistani Villages of Turtuk and Tyakshi
    • Visit to “Hall of Fame” Army Museum
    • Explore sand dunes  & stay at Nubra Valley
    • Chance to view rare Himalayan wildlife
    • Travel Insurance for every participant
    Itinerary

    Day 1: Arrive at Leh by Flight (approx altitude 11,200 ft) 
    Arrive at Leh. Proceed to a hotel in Leh. Full day at leisure where participants are advised to take maximum rest for acclimatization. Evening we will go for a small walk in the nearby local market. 
    Overnight stay at a hotel in Leh.
    (Meals : Dinner)

    Day 2: Leh Sightseeing (approx altitude 11,200 ft)
    Post breakfast, visit Thiksey Monastery and witness the Maitreya temple with a 49 feet high statue covering two stories of the building. Post lunch, visit the “Hall of Fame” Museum of the Indian Army and witness the beautiful setting sun from Shanti Stupa. Overnight stay at a hotel in Leh.
    (Meals : Breakfast and Dinner)

    Day 3: Leh Sightseeing (approx altitude 11,200 ft)
    Post breakfast, chance to ride bikes. Visit Leh Palace and post lunch visit one of the oldest Monasteries - Hemis. Evening will be spent witnessing the light and sound show at the Hall of Fame. Overnight stay at a hotel in Leh.
    (Meals : Breakfast and Dinner)

    Day 4: Leh to Nubra valley (approx. 126 kms, 5-6 hrs drive, approx altitude 10,300 ft)
    Today we have an early breakfast and leave for Nubra valley. En route we will be stopping at the famous Khardung-la pass (one of the highest motorable roads in the world at 18,380 ft). The pass offers spectacular views of the Zanskar range across the Indus Valley in the south, and the Saser massif in the north. Visit Diskit Monastery - the oldest and largest monastery in Nubra valley followed by a visit to the 106 ft., Maitreya Buddha statue.We will proceed to Nubra towards our camp. In the evening, we head for the famous sand dunes of Ladakh in Hunder. Overnight stay at a camp in Nubra Valley.
    (Meals : Breakfast and Dinner)

    Day 5: Visit to Baltistani Village - Turtuk
    Post breakfast, leave for Turtuk village. Turtuk is one of the four Baltisani villages that are under the territory of India. Explore the village through a walk and their culture and cuisine. Overnight stay at a camp in Nubra Valley.
    (Meals : Breakfast and Dinner)

    Day 6:  Nubra to Pangong lake 
    Post breakfast, drive to Pangong Lake - World’s highest salt water lake. Spend the evening on the banks of Pangong. Overnight stay at a camp beside Pangong Lake.
    Altitude during night halt : 14000 feet (approx.)
    (Meals : Breakfast and Dinner)

    Day 7: Pangong Lake to Leh 
    After a wonderful sunrise and an amazing photoshoot by the Pangong Lake, drive back towards Leh via Chang La. Chang La is also one of the highest motorable roads in the world at an altitude of 17,585 feet. Reach Leh by evening. Free time for shopping in Leh market. Dinner and overnight stay at a hotel in Leh.
    (Meals : Breakfast and Dinner)

    Day 8: Leh to go back home.
     
    Post breakfast, leave for the airport and board the flight back home.
    Tour ends.  
    (Meals : Breakfast)

    Inclusions/Exclusions

    What is included in the tour

    • Accommodation on twin sharing basis.
    • 4 N accommodation at Leh in a hotel.
    • 2 N accommodation at Nubra in a camp 
    • 1 N accommodation at Pangong in a camp (in deluxe tents) 
    • Food charges ex-Leh (daily breakfast & dinner).
    • Local transport (Ex-Leh) in a traveler coach.
    • Inner line permit charges.
    • Entry fees at all places wherever applicable.
    • Light and Sound Show at the Hall of Fame museum.
    • Services of Tour leader from Foliage Outdoors.
    • Travel Insurance for every participant.

    What is NOT included in the tour

    • Airfare up to Leh & return
    • Lunch on all days.
    • Any extra meals ordered in the hotel/at the airport/during the trip.
    • Camel ride charges in Nubra.
    • Camera charges.
    • Mineral water bottle / cold drinks / beverages during journey or at campsite.
    • Personal expenditure of any kind (Porterage, Telephone, Laundry, Room service, etc., if applicable).
    • Medical Expenses if any / if incurred.
    • Optional / Add on / Extra activity charges.
    • Expenses that are incurred due to reasons beyond the control of the organizers.
    • Incidental Cost in case of any change in the itinerary/stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks or any thing that is beyond the control of the organizer. 
    • Any other charges not mentioned in the “Charges Include”.
    • Goods and Services Tax as applicable.
    Offers
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    - Group of 8 or more & Save Rs 2000
    Camp Category
    Adventure - Open Age
    Age Groups
    Youth (18 to 30 yrs)