Ladakh with Tsomoriri Lake - 8 Days
Places to Visit:
LEH - CHUMATHANG - TSOMORIRI - TSOMORIRI - KORZOK -
PUGA - TSOKAR - TANGLANGLA - KHARDONGLA - DELHI
On arrival at Leh airport, you will be met by our representative at the airport
and escort you to Hotel. Complete day for the acclimatization which is 3500
Mtrs above sea level. In the evening short walk around Leh bazaar Overnight
Day 02 LEH/MONASTERIES
Day excursion to the famous monasteries, it is interesting to visit early in
the morning to enjoy the praying ceremony at Thiksey monastery. Continue drive
to Hemis monastery which is one of the most famous monastery of the Ladakh region.
On the way back visit to Shey Palace. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 LEH/CHUMATHANG/TSOMORIRI
Leave in the morning and drive to Chumathang stop at Upshi for check point.
From here the road turns towards left and reach Karu. Chumathang is famous for
medical hot spring & people visit to this place for medical bath. From here
a short drive upto Maha bridge the main checking point to enter to this new
area. From here the road is rough. On the way visit Sumdah village and another
55 kms drive will take you to Tsomoriri. The Lake is breeding grounds for numerous
species of birds. Chief among them are the bar headed goose, found in great
numbers, crested grebe, the Brahmini duck (ruddy sheldrake) and the brown headed
gull. The Lake is 8 Kms. Wide and 28 Kms long. Overnight in tents.
Day 04 TSOMORIRI
In the morning visit Korzok village with its houses and its gompa appearing
like a mirage. The few barley fields at Korzok must be among the highest cultivation
in the world. In the afternoon visit around the Lake. Dinner and overnight in
Day 05 TSOMORIRI/KORZOK /PUGA/TSOKAR/TANGLANGLA/LEH
to Mahe village and the road turns left from here towards Puga Valley. The village
is an unforgettable scene of shooting fountain and white clouds hanging upon.
This is Butan gas which Puga valley is famous. Continue drive to Tsokar via
Polokongka pass (13500 ft.) and visit Tsokar (small Lake) and one can visit
Thugke gomp. The place is famous for wild asses are generally seen here grazing
and they seem moving in flocks. From here short drive and reach on National
Highway route (Leh - Manali). Continue drive towards to Leh via Tanglangla pass
(5350 Mtrs.) which is the second highest motorable pass in the world. Arrive
Leh in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 LEH
Day for Rafting in Indus river which starts from Phe to Nimu. Hot Lunch at back
of Indus. In the later afternoon return back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 LEH/KHARDONGLA PASS/LEH
Day excursion to Khardongla pass which is the highest motor able pass in the
world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of World Records.
At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountains. In the late afternoon
return back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08 LEH/DELHI
Transfer in time to the airport to connect onwards destination flight.
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