Zanskar Ladakh Tour
Day 01: Delhi - Srinagar
On arrival at Srinagar airport. Our representative will meet you and escort you to Houseboat. Afternoon Shikara ride on Dal lake/Nigen lake visiting interesting places around the Lake. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 02: Srinagar
After breakfast half day tour of world famous Mughal gardens visiting Nishat (The Garden of Pleasure) built by AsafJah in 1636 AD and ShamilarBagh (Abode of Love) built by Jehangir for his beloved NurJahan in 1619 AD. Afternoon visit Srinagar old city Jamia Masjid, Shah Hamdan mosque, Srinagar Museum and enjoy the walking through the narrow bazar of the city. Overnight at Houseboat.
Day 03: Srinagar - Kargil (115kms)
Full day drive to Kargil. After Sonamarg you start steep ascending most rough road and wet Zojila pass 3527 Mtrs known as (Gateway of Ladakh) continue drive towards Drass second coldest place in the world here we stop for tea and passport check. Another two and half hours drive will take us Kargil. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Kargil- Rangdom
After Kargil drive towards Zanskar valley on the way see Panikar and Parkachan villages view of Nun & Kun peaks are seen. ArriveRangdom in the evening. Overnight in Tents/Home stay.
Day 05: Rangdom - Padum
After short drive, we stop at RangdomGompa and visit the Gompa Continue drive to Padum which is the Capital of Zanskar valley on the way cross Pensila pass 4401 Mts and some ancient Buddhist villages. After crossing Tungri bridge visit Sunni Gompa finally we reach Padam in the late afternoon. Overnight at Hotel
Day 06: Padum
Day to visit Pipitong, ThondeGompa and Zangla 3450 Mts this is the most beautiful village with ancient ZanglaGompa and you may get chance to visit Queen's house at Zangla. On the way return visit KarshaGompa which is one of the oldest monastery. Overnight at Hotel
Day 07: Padum - BardanGompa- GyawaRinak
Today we will drive to BardanGompa on the way back visit Five GyanisBhudha near old city padum also Padum market and PadumGompa.(Stakrimo Monastery Overnight at Hotel
Day 08: Padum - Kargil
Full day drive to Kargil and in the evening we reach Kargil. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 09: Kargil -Leh
Full day drive to leh and we have to cross highest pass on Srinagar Leh route Fotula 13749 Fts. On the way visit Mulbek and Lamayuru monastery one of the oldest monastery in Ladakh region. Confluence of two river of zanskar and Indus Continue drive to Lehin the late evening Overnight at Hotel
Day 10: Leh City Tour
This morning after breakfast full day sightseeing of Shey,Thiksey&Hemis Monasteries.Shey was the summer Palace of Ladakhi Kings and is where you can see the 36Ft. high statue of Buddha made of copper and covered with gold. Thiksey: The twelve storey monastery of Thiksey is situated in the most prominent of positions, lies on an island Mountain. Finally visit; Hemis : Farthest away from Leh, this is the wealthiest Monastery in Ladakh belonging to the Red Sect - it is here each summer that plays are held and Ladakhis from all parts of the country will visit Hemis. Evening return to Leh.Meals and overnight at Hotel.
Day 11: Departure
After breakfast check out from hotel, and transferred to the Airport for onward destination flight.