50,600/- per person

Leh was the capital of the Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh, now the Leh District in the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. Ladakh is a region of India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir that lies between the Kunlun mountain range in the north and the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. Ladakh with the area of 95,000 square kilometers has one of the lowest population densities in the world, with 2 inhabitants per square kilometer. An old Ladakhi saying: The passes are so high and land so barren; only a dear friend or a serious enemy will reach here.

This land has for the longest time, has been known for its beauty. One can opt for various routes and means to explore Leh- ladakh. The best way to explore this terrain is by driving through Manali to Leh. Manali to Leh - Once restricted route, is now one of the most exciting drive which takes you across high Himalayan passes. This gives one the perfect chance to witness the mountains, culture, forests and adventure of the region. Those who want to reach leh directly can fly from Delhi, only to land in Leh and start exploring. Once at Leh,
one can understand the culture by visiting monasteries and monks. For photographers, the brilliant landscapes give the perfect photographic opportunities.

This tour is perticularly tailored to capture ladakh in winters and maximize wildlife sighting changes.


Accessibility by Train: Delhi: 1010 Kms
Accessibility by Air: Leh: 4 Kms (Flights from Delhi)

 

Day: 1: 4/2/18:
Leh

Arrival at Leh airport. Transfer to Guest House. Expedition briefing, acclimatisation walk.

 

Day 2: 5/2/18:
Leh-Pangong Lake 

Post breakfast drive to pangong. Chance to spot wildlife enroute as we drive over the Chang La Pass (5183m.) to the Pangong Lake. Click the lake if frozen state. Landscape in winter looks very different from the tourist summer time making landcsape image stunning. Overnight at homestay near Pangong Lake.

 

Day 3: 6/2/18:
Pangong-Hanlay


After breakfast drive to Hanlay via Chuchul and Tsaga. Visit 1962 Indo-China War Memorial, Major Shaetan War Memorial while we are drive close to China border. Enroote we have chance to spot Tibetian Wild Ass, Golden Eagle, Tibetian Wolf, etc. Overnight at homestay.

 

Day 4: 7/2/18:
Hanlay

Full day exploration of Hanlay. We drive 40-60 kms around Hanlay to look out for Eurasian Lynx, Red Fox, Tibetian Wolf and other animals. Overnight at homestay.

 

Day 5: 8/2/18:
Hanlay- Tsommoriri

Drive from Hanlay to Tsommoriri. This drive gives good chance of sighting Picas, Ducks, Red Fox, Lammergeier. Camp at Sumdo village. Our guests have often seen Snow Leopards near the village. Overnight at homestay. 

 

Day 6: 9/2/18:
Tsommoriri-Tsokar

Drive from Tsommoriri to Tsokar. Check in into a Guest House at Chumathang. Drive to Polokunga la to track Tibetian Snow Cock. Meet the tardional nomadic tribes of Ladakh. Visit the Puga hot water springs and photograph the ice pillars near Chumathung. Overnight at Guest House.  

 

Day 7: 10/2/18:
Chumathung-Leh

Drive from Chumathung to Leh. This drive gives good chance of sighting Tibetian Wild Ass, Tibetian Wolf, Pallas's Cat, Blue Sheep, etc. Overight at Guest House. 

 

Day 8: 11/2/18:
Leh- Delhi:

Transfer to Leh Airport. Tour ends

Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop.
  • Accommodation twin sharing with breakfast and dinner in guest house/home stay.
  • While staying in home stay only dry toilets would be available.
  • Wi-fi at Ladakh Guest House. 
  • Transportation throughout the tour. 
  • Local guide.
  • Oxygen cylinder with mask.
  • Inner line permit to Chuchul.

Excludes

  • Flight charges.
  • Lunch during tour.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Cancellation, Insurance, Mineral water, Risk and
  • Release, Emergency evacuation costs, there will be no refund of payments once the trek commences and Camera Fees.
  • Mineral water and other beverages while at GH and travelling and Rafting.
  • The Personal porterage and horses are for carrying of individual kit and Tipping.
    1. Itinerary is subject to change due to landslide and other natural calamities. In this condition, optional routes/ itinerary will be given / followed at the happening point.
    2. In case of changes in routes and properties, Journeys will accept no liability but make arrangements for substitution of equal measure.
    3. In case of accident, illness, injury or mishap, Journeys will accept no liability or its staff wholly or partially, responsible for the same.
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