Ladakh - The Land of High Passes

Ladakh - The Land of High Passes

Leh 5N Pangong 1N Nubra 1N Shams Alchi

Highlights

Embark on an awe-inspiring journey to Ladakh with Phurr - India's safest and senior friendly travel company. Hundreds of seniors have embarked on high-altitude journeys with us, praising our exceptional care and seamless management. Their testimonials echo the sentiment that we not only guide them through breathtaking landscapes but also ensure their well-being with utmost expertise and dedication.

 

  • 8 Days / 7 Nights in 3.5* hotel at Leh, Deluxe Swiss Camps at Nubra and Wooden Cabins at Pangong lake.
  • Breakfast(7), Lunch(5) and Dinner(7).
  • Marvel at the ancient Alchi Monastery, known for its exquisite frescoes and ancient sculptures.
  • Experience the optical illusion of Magnetic Hill, where the natural landscape creates the illusion of a downhill slope. 
  • Immerse yourself in the rich Buddhist culture at Thiksey and Hemis Monasteries.
  • Discover the enchanting Nubra Valley, characterized by its lush greenery, meandering rivers, and contrasting desert landscapes 
  • Embark on a safari ride on camelback in Hunder. 
  • Witness the mesmerizing beauty of Pangong Lake, famous for its ever-changing hues. 
  • All Transfer by Non AC Innova. Only 4 pax each vehicle.
  • Group pickup/drop from Leh Airport.
  • Services of Travel Buddy. An escorted tour for Seniors.

Board early morning flight to Leh, transfer from Leh airport to the hotel (a short drive).

Spend rest of the day at hotel as Leh is situated at 11,562ft above sea level and our body will take some time to get acclimatise to this sudden incline in altitude from. Can’t move out, boring? Nah, you won’t regret it. Sip your hot cup of tea at your hotel garden and enjoy the breathtaking view of snow clad mountains and clear blue sky, you won’t be able to take off your eyes from it. You may take a short stroll to the local market in evening. Overnight at Leh Hotel.

3.5* Lunch & Dinner Innova

Today, post breakfast we will visit the oldest monastery in Ladakh - Alchi monastery! The paintings in Alchi Monastery are some of the oldest surviving paintings in Ladakh it depict details of both Buddhist style and Kashmiri style. Get a glimpse of the culture and the local people of those times. This is also the perfect place to buy souvenirs!! This monastery has a number shops right before the entrance, which will make you want to stop and shop for a bit!

You must have heard about the Magnetic Hill? Post lunch it’s time to test its magnetic field! From here we will proceed to the confluence of Indus and Zanskar River. On our way back to Leh, we will visit Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Hall of Fame. Evening at leisure and a good night sleep at your hotel.

 

3.5* Hotel Breakfast & Dinner Innova

Today we will visit Hemis, the wealthiest monastery of this region and one of the largest. It’s 45 km away from Leh and the route has some amazing views. It has a museum that helps you understand the culture and heritage of this region. On our way back we will visit Thiksey Monastery, a small yet graceful Monastery tucked on a hilltop. And Rancho’s school from the movie 3 Idiots. Overnight stay at Leh.

 

3.5* Hotel Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Innova

Post breakfast, we will head towards Nubra Valley. This valley was a part of the ancient “Silk route” which connected the South and Central Asia. We will cross Khardungla Pass (18,500 ft), the highest motorable road in the world. Once we reach Nubra, you will encounter an awesome creature... double-humped camels grazing on the valley of braided Shyok River. You may go for a safari ride on camel back in the sand dunes of Nubra valley. We will check in to the Tented Swiss Camp at pretty hamlet 'Hunder' and take some rest. After returning back to the tent you will be served an early dinner.

 

Deluxe Swiss Camp Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Innova

Post breakfast, we will drive back to Leh. On our way, we will visit 515 years old Diskit Monastery. This monastery has a panoramic view of Nubra Valley and a colourful statue of Buddha. Rest of the time at leisure in Leh. In the evening, enjoy Ladakhi dance performance.

 

3.5* Hotel Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Innova

Post early Breakfast, we will check-out and start our drive towards Pangong lake; a scenic wonder of Ladakh. This lake is one of the major tourist attractions of this region. Ascend to Pangong would be leisurely paced. We will reach there and check-in to our Swiss tents. Overnight stay near Pangong area. Dine and have a good night sleep.

 

Wooden cabin Breakfast & Dinner Innova

Make sure you wake up early as today you will experience one of the best sunrises of your lifetime. Post Breakfast, we will drive back to Leh. Evening at leisure…. go and do whatever you want to do man!

 

3.5* Hotel Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Innova

Check-out post Breakfast at the hotel and proceed to Leh airport. Stay connected and see us soon!!

 

N/A Breakfast Innova
  • 7 Nights and 8 days accommodations at 3.5* category hotel at Leh, Deluxe Swiss camp/Wooden Cabin at Nubra and Pangong on twin sharing basis. We provide single sharing accommodation for a supplementary cost. In case interested, please let us know while making the booking itself. All rooms are base category.
  • Most of the Meals, Breakfast(7), Lunch(5) and Dinner(7). Set menu or buffet for all meals. Breakfast and Dinner would be provided in hotel/Resort and Lunch in local restaurants. 1 liter bottle of water every day. Only Veg meals would be served at Pangong and Nubra. First day Breakfast and last day lunch and dinner not included.
  • Services of Travel Buddy experienced in taking care of elderly (45+ age group).
  • Though most of Ladakh region has very good roads maintained my BRO, but the journey to the high altitude passes can be rough. To make it comfortable, we hire Innova for all transfers with an occupancy of 4 pax each vehicle. AC won’t run. Seats on rotational basis.
  • Double-hump camel ride at Nubra.
  • Inner line permit charges.
  • Group pickup/drop from Leh Airport.
  • Toll tax and parking fee of group vehicle. 
  • Sightseeing entry tickets to monuments as per tour plan.
  • Goods and Service Tax payable to Govt. of India.
  • Airfare To and Fro Leh is not included.
  • Sightseeing, attraction and services tickets not mentioned in inclusions.
  • Any extension of stay in hotel and check-in/check-out time pre/post standard 12:00 pm - 11:00 am followed at all domestic hotels.
  • Expense of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone / fax calls, beverages, personal meal orders, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, room service charges, airport departure tax etc.
  • Any expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as health problem, road blocks, landslide, accidents & any emergency evacuations.
  • Any expense for Travel insurance.
  • Any meals, beverages and services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.

Tour Schedule

15th to 22nd Jul'24
8 Days
7 Night
Booking Open!

Tour Cost

Per Person
Rs. 52500
Ex Leh (Excluding Flights)

Tour Route

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How to Book?

  • Call / WhatsApp us on (+91) # 9999459798 / 9711596164 or email us at info@phurr.in and initiate your booking
  • Send us a copy of your Aadhar Card (front and back picture) on email or WhatsApp.
  • Pay Rs.10,000 as 'tour booking fee' by on-line NEFT/IMPS transfer or cheque in favour of our bank account.
  • Pay balance amount 30 days before tour departure date.
  • If you want us to make train/flight booking from/to your hometown, approx. amount of same to be paid at time of booking. Remaining to be adjusted with balance payment. Please call us for further details.

 

Important Facts for Traveller:

- We are traveling Leh by Air and it’s on an altitude above 3500 mtrs/11000 fts, you must allow your body to acclimatise to the high altitude and low oxygen. High altitude sickness or Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) is a risky condition faced by tourist who do not give enough time to themselves to acclimatise. This is even more important when you are reaching leh via air from a place at low altitude like Delhi.

- High Altitude Pulmonary Oedema (HAPO) and High Altitude Cerebral Oedema (HACO) are some serious forms of AMS that could be life-threatening.

- The most common symptoms of AMS are breathlessness, disturb sleep, headache, loss of appetite, dizziness and nausea. To avoid Acute Mountain sickness, please follow: Complete rest for 24 hrs after landing at Leh, move slowly and take deep breaths while moving around till the time your body get used to it and do not try to match a fast mover, walk at a low pace.

- Most of the people who plan a visit to Leh by Air start taking Diamox tablet 3 days prior to departure and continue till the time they get use to high altitude. However, you must consult your doctor before starting this medicine and prescribed a recommended dosage.

- Though 50 plus age group have lesser impact of altitude sickness, we suggest you to consult your doctor before opting for this tour.

- Please carry original ID proof (Voter ID card/Pass-port/Driving License/etc.) for security purposes & hotel policy.

- Mobile signals and WiFi connectivity is weak all across Leh region.

- The tourism infrastructure in Leh are not very developed and one should not expect or compare it with the standards of plains & other developed destinations there is always scarcity of water and power in the region and so you would come across situation like water (hot) being supplied on time basis – morning & evening.

- Stay at Pangong and Nubra would be in Swiss tents/Wooden Cabin.

- The guest should always keep cool with the drivers as they are not tourism educated and come from different remote villages.

- Room Heater available with an extra cost.

- Due to shortage of power the guest sometimes, may have to bear it with candle light.

- Basic personal items to be carried includes a feather jacket & heavy woollens during winter and light woollens during summer, walking boots, Umbrella or rainproof jacket during monsoon, torch, spare batteries, water flask, cold cream, personal medicines & Sunglasses. 

 

COVID related expenses, precautions and requirements:

  • All tourists are required to follow COVID 19 related guidelines/rules. 

 

FAQs:

I am at X place, will I go alone from here? We don’t plan travel from a specific region as we have a clientele from all over India. Though we can still suggest you the best possible way for arrival and departure (both Flights and Train). Most of our travellers will travel in the same train or flight which has been suggested by us. So, you do not need to worry, as chances are that you won’t be travelling alone. We try to patch you up with a co-traveller from the same location.

I am a single woman, is it safe for me? We have a good percentage of single women joining each tour and we put in extra effort to ensure your safety by ensuring someone is always there to help you out. Talk to us and you will be more confident in joining us. Just call us now!

How can I book train or Flight to reach and depart from the specified cities? You are most welcome to contact us for arranging Train/Air travel arrangement from your hometown at a nominal service charge.

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