Dha Hanu Jeep Safari
Duration: 17 nights/ 18 days
Best Time: Mid June-Mid Sep
Hightlights: Monasteries, Nubra Valley, Dha-Hnu Valley & Zanskar valley.
Upon arrival meet to our representative, drive to hotel for rest of the night.
Early morning take flight for Leh, on arrival meet to our local staff, transfer to hotel, rest of the time leisure for acclimatization. In the evening you can take a small walk in the market Overnight at hotel.
Morning sightseeing - Shanti Stupa, and Sankar Gompa, Shanti Stupa above Changspa village, 3km west of the bazaar. Inaugurated in 1983 by the Dalai Lama, the Peace Pagoda, whose sides are decorated with gilt panels depicting episodes from the life of the Buddha, is one of several such monuments erected around India by a Peace Sect of Japanese Buddhists. Sankar Gompa: north of the town centre, is among the most accessible monasteries in central Ladakh - hence its restricted visiting hours for tourists lunch at hotel, afternoon visit Hall of Fame and Spituk monastery. Overnight at hotel.
Leh-Kagril (2705m) 210 km/ 7 hrs drive
After breakfast drive to Kargil, en route visit Mulbek Monatery and Buddha statue,Kargil (2704m), the second largest town in Ladakh, lies on the banks of the Suru river 204 kms west of Leh - virtually the mid-point on the Srinagar-Leh road. It is the junction of the ancient trading routes linking Afghanistan, Tibet, Central Asia, Sinkiang, Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. With the growing interest in the mystique of the Himalayas as well as adventure tourism in the last few years, Kargil has grown in importance on arrival at Kargil check in hotel for overnight stay.
Kargil-Rangdum 3550m) 6hrs drive
In the morning after breakfast we drive towards Suru valley along Suru River. Enroute we see the mighty twin peaks of Nun & Kun that are among the most challenging peaks in Ladakh. By evening we arrive at Rangdum plains in Zanskar region. Overnight stay in the tents in the picturesque campsite.
Rangdum – Padum (3679m) 5 hrs drive
In the morning we start and visit the famous Rangdum Monastery perched on a solitary rock in the middle of the valley. Later drive to Padum, the capital of Zanskar region. By late afternoon we reach Padum and check in at the hotel or fix tent for overnight stay.
Padum : After breakfast commence full day monasteries visit
Monasteries that can be visited in and around Padum like Karsha, Sani –Zongkhul, Thongde, Zanggla etc. overnight stay.
Padum – Kargil (230km) 8-9 hrs drive
Morning drive back to Kargil via Rangdum. Overnight stay in tented camp. on arrival check in the hotel. Later proceed for a short visit of the town, which has some of the finest examples of Turkish style houses. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Kargil – Lamayuru (180 km/ 6-7 hrs drive)
An early breakfast drive to Lamayuru over the Photula Pass, on arrival at Lamayuru check in guest house or fix tent for overnight stay.
Lamayuru-Dha-hanu: 6-7 hrs drive
Morning drive to Khalsi, from there one road is leading to wards Dha-hanu along with the Indus river, on arrival check in fix tent for overnight.
Dha-hanu : Full day visit
Kaltsey, Domkhar, Skurbuchan and Achinathang. There are many small villages but only two villages of Dha and Hanu are open for tourist. Being on lower altitude Dhahanu is warmer than Leh, we can see there the pure Aryan people. Overnight at tent or guest house.
Dha-hanu-Alchi: 6-7 hrs drive
Morning drive back to Alchi, en route visit Rizong monastery. Overnight at hotel or resort.
Drive to Leh en route visit Likir and Phyang monasteries, upon arrival check in hotel, overnight at hotel
Morning leave Nubra valley via the world highest motorabl road called “Khardung-La (5630m)” on arrival at Diskit check in fix tent or guest house rest of the time visit Diskit and Hunder Monasteries. Overnight at hotel
Morning visit Sumur and Panamik, afternoon drive back to Leh over the Khardung-la pass, check in hotel for overnight.
Full day leisure for individual activities for shopping etc. Overnight at hotel.
Early morning board flight to Delhi, on arrival meet to our staff transfer to you hotel for overnight stay, Rest of the time visit Old Delhi as Red Fort, Chadani Chowk, Raj Ghat (Gandhi Memorial) and Government buildings overnight at hotel.
Morning New Delhi sightseeing, after dinner drive to transfer international airport for onward destination.