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Kashmir Ladakh Trek

Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destinations :  Srinagar - Gulmarg - Pahalgam - Srinagar - Sonamarg - Kargil - Leh - Delhi


Day 01: Srinagar Arrival 
On arrival at Srinagar Airport and our representative meets you and transfer to Hotel / Houseboat. Relax and enjoy the lovely beauty of the nature engulfing Srinagar with magical charm and splendor. Later enjoy the sumptuous dinner and cozy Overnight stay in Houseboat / Hotel

Day 02: Srinagar Sightseeing 

Enjoy the early morning breakfast and today we proceed for local sightseeing at Srinagar visiting to some well known tourist spots that include Mughal Gardens, Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh the gem of Srinagar, Hazratbal Shrine and Shankarcharya Temple. Dinner and overnight stay will be at Houseboat / Hotel.

 

Day 03: Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar (112 KMS)
After Breakfast drive to gulmarg and full day tour to Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the valley. Enjoy the splendor of nature and snowy mountains. You can enjoy a gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg. In the evening, return to Srinagar. Overnight at the houseboat / Hotel.

 

Day 04: Srinagar- Pahalgam - Srinagar (196Kms)
After Breakfast drive to Pahalgam, and full day Excursion to Pahalgam which is one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the Valley. Enjoy drive to Pahalgam 2440 Mtrs (Vale of Kashmir) on the way visit Saffron fields and Avantipur ruins which is eleven hundred years old temple. Finally by the lunch time you will reach Pahalgam which is the most famous place for Indian Film Industry. After lunch enjoy the nature charm of the valley. and evening back to Srinagar. Overnight stay in Hotel / Houseboat.

 

Day 05 : Srinagar -Sonmarg- 
After Breakfast drive to Sonamarg and Full day Excursion to Sonamarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the Valley 87 km. from Srinagar, 3 hours journey, 2800mts above sea level. It is called Golden meadow” at the head of the river Sind with beautiful mountains and glaciers. Sonamarg, which means ' meadow of gold ' has, as its backdrop, snowy mountains against a cerulean sky. Ponies can be hired for the trip up to Thajiwas glacier a major attraction during the summer months.And evening back to hotel ( Meals: Breakfast Lunch and Dinner )

 

Day 6 : Sonamarg - Kargil 
After Breakfast drive to cross Zoji la Pass (3529 meters / 11645 feet). Travel across Drass (supposedly the second coldest inhabited place in the world). Visit the The Kargil War memorial at Drass. You can also view the infamous war peaks of Tiger Hill etc. Situated on the bank of river Suru at a height of 9,000 feet, midway between Srinagar and Leh, reach Kargil by the evening.
Overnight at hotel in Kargil. 

Day 7 : Kargil to Ulleytokpo

After breakfast, drive to Ulleytokpo over the barren terrain via Namik-La (3760m) and Fotu-La Pass (4147m). 
Enroute visit the giant Maitreya at Mulbekh, Suru Valley (Mulbekh Chamba is a 9 metre high rock sculpture), the lunar landscapes and Lamayuru which has the oldest monastery in Ladakh. Overnight in deluxe camps / cottages at Alchi, Uleytokpo.

Day 08 : Uleytokpo to Leh (75 kms, 3 hours). 

Drive further on to Leh. Enroute visit Alchi, Basgo Castle, Likir monastery.
Along the way meet the sangam of Zanskar and Indus rivers near Nimu, Hall of Fame, Spituk and Magnetic Hill. Overnight in Hotel at Leh. 

Day 09 : Leh – Monasteries

Morning after breakfast visit to Thiksey monastery for morning prayer. 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. O/N at hotel. 

Day 10 : Leh / Khardongla Pass / Leh (85 Kms.) 

Morning after breakfast full day excursion to Khardongla Pass which is the highest memorable 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 mountain. O/N at hotel. 

Day 11: Leh / Panagong Lake / Leh (290Kms.) 
Leave early morning at 5 AM to Pangong Lake through Changla pass (5486 Mtrs.). while ascending Changlla pass. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the villages below the pass. After crossing the pass halt for picnic lunch at Tsoltak, the summer pastureland of the yaks. Arrive Durbuk and from there a short drive takes you to thee western shore of the Lake. Enjoy the landscape on the backdrop of the lake.
This famous blue brackish Lake of Pangong is 5/6 Kms wide and over 144 Kms long with half of its running the other side of the “ INDO CHIANA BORDER”. One rarely feels so close to nature and environment and the scenery is unforgettable. In the late afternoon drive back to Leh. O/N at hotel. 

Day 12: Leh / Delhi 
Transfer in time to the airport to catch flight for onwards destination.