GET "LOST" IN LEH - FIXED DEPARTURE BY BIG BREAKS

GET "LOST" IN LEH - FIXED DEPARTURE BY BIG BREAKS
Price starting at 31999

Overview

The capital of the Ladakh district, Leh is towards the eastern parts of Jammu and Kashmir. It is perchedat a height of 3,505 m above sea level. Lapped in the snow-covered fringes ofthe Himalayas, Leh India has been the center of Tibeto-Buddhist culture sinceages. Its colorful Gompas have attracted the devout Buddhists from all over the globe. Besides, it is also a favorite hiking locale and is known for some of the best hikes in India.

Day 1

Arrival in Leh

Upon your arrival in Leh airport, you will meet our representative/driver at the airport who will take you to your pre-booked hotel. Day is at leisure. In the evening visit Leh market & Shanti stupa. Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 2

Leh

After breakfast, drive on the Srinagar highway and visit the hall of fame - Museum constructed by the Indian army, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib nestled deep in the Himalayas, which was built by the lamas of Leh in 1517 to commemorate the visit of Guru Nanak Dev. Later we experience the magnetic hill which defies the law of gravity. We stop at the confluence of the Indus and Zanskar rivers. Return to Leh hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3

Leh – Nubra Valley (130 Kms / 4 to 5 hour’s drive)

After breakfast, drive to Nubra valley in the morning, driving over the highest motored pass in the world. The exciting journey through the serpentine roads leads us to the Khardungla Pass at an awesome height of 5550 meters. We stop at the pass to admire and click some photographs of the fantastic view, before driving down into the Nubra valley. The valley is situated on an old caravan route at the confluence of the Shayok and the Nubra rivers. We drive to our fixed camp and later drive to visit the charming valley, of Deskit – the tiny capital of Nubra. The capital is marked by a single file of shops that are put up on the main road. Visit the Deskit Gompa, perched on a rocky spur above the village, with a commanding view of the entire valley. From Deskit we will drive to Hunder past an area of sand dunes and get acquainted with the famous Bactrian camels. This small population of shaggy double-humped animals, which in the old days, were used as pack animals on the Central Asian trade routes are now used as riding animals in the high deserts. Return to camp for overnight stay.

Day 4

Nubra Valley to Pangong Lake Via Shayok (New route)

After breakfast , drive to Pangong via Shayok. This is a new route recently opened. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m) is a long narrow basin of inland drainage, hardly six to seven kilometers at its widest point and over 130km in length. It is bisected by the international border between India and China. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the lake. One rarely feels so close to nature and the environment and the scenery is unforgettable. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay at the camp near lake.

Day 5

Pangong Lake to Leh (145Kms / 5 hours)

After breakfast , drive towards Leh enroute visit Thiksey Monastery- Thiksey Gompa or Thiksey Monastery (also transliterated from Ladakhi as Tikse, Tiksey or Thiksey) (thiksok Nambar tak pe ling) is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery of the Yellow Hat (Gelugpa) sect, located on top of a hill, approximately 19 kilometres east of Leh in Ladakh, India. It is noted for its resemblance to the Potala Palace in Lhasa, Tibet and is the largest Gompa in central Ladakh. Overnight stay at hotel in Leh.

Day 6

Departure from Leh

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Leh airport for your onward journey.

Date & Price

Select Hotel Category

Holiday Price

Room Type Total Price(INR) Validity
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 31999.00 15 May 2018 - 15 May 2018
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 31999.00 26 Jun 2018 - 26 Jun 2018
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 33999.00 26 Jun 2018 - 26 Jun 2018
Adult on Twin/Double Sharing basis 33999.00 15 May 2018 - 15 May 2018

Hotels

City Name Hotel Name
Ladakh Naro or Similar
Nubra Valley Tiger Camp or Similar
Ladakh Lharimo or Similar
Nubra Valley Lharimo North or Similar
Pangong Lake Mystic Pangong or Similar
Pangong Lake Mystic Pangong or Similar
Note : Hotels are subject to change due to availability reasons, and may be substituted with others of similar category and star rating.

Inclusions

  • Return airfare Delhi-Leh-Delhi by Go Air.
  • Assistance at the airport
  • 3 nights accommodation in Leh.
  • 1 night accommodation in Nubra camp.
  • 1 night accommodation in Pangong camp.
  • Buffet breakfast & dinner
  • Complimentary Lunch on first day only.
  • Inner line permit to restricted / protected areas / Green Fee.
  • One Pulse Oximeter throughout the trip
  • One oxygen cylinder per vehicle.
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary by non-air conditioned tourist vehicle on sharing basis.
  • Drivers allowances, toll taxes and Govt. Service Tax

Exclusions

  • Guide service as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fee at Monuments as per the itinerary
  • Special activities as per the itinerary
  • Items of personal nature like laundry, phone calls, tips to guides / drivers etc
  • Camera / Video camera fees applicable at monuments
  • Any other items/services not mentioned in “ Inclusions “.

Important Information

  • Rates are valid for Indian nationals only.
  • Hotels / Camps provide hot water from 6-8 AM and 6-8 PM only
  • Leh and remote areas have regular power outages. Don’t expect 24hrs electricity
  • People from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China, Myanmar and Bhutan cannot travel to restricted areas outside Leh such as Nubra Valley, Pangong, and Tsomoriri etc. Nationals of countries other than these can travel to Ladakh provided they don’t have a Diplomatic passport.
  • If a vehicle is used for shopping, visiting markets and restaurants, then there will be extra charges
  • It is mandatory for all guests carry valid photo IDs (Passport/Driving License/Voter ID Card). PAN Card is not accepted at many places as a valid photo ID.
  • Connectivity (phone as well as internet) is poor and unreliable in Ladakh. Most hotels will not have a Wi-Fi connection
  • Airline seats and hotel rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • Only vegetarian meals are served at Nubra and Pangong. Non vegetarian meals are served at Leh in Dinner.
  • All booking vouchers and tickets will be provided 3 days before departure

Terms & Conditions

  • Per person prices are quoted on twin-share basis (2 persons sharing a room).
  • A maximum of 3 adults are allowed in one room
  • The third occupant of the room shall be provided a mattress/rollaway bed.
  • In case of unavailability in the listed hotels, arrangement for an alternate accommodation will be made in a hotel of similar standard.
  • Big Breaks reserves the right to modify the itinerary at any point, due to reasons including but not limited to: Force Majeure events, strikes, fairs, festivals, weather conditions, traffic problems, overbooking of hotels / flights, cancellation / re-routing of flights, closure of / entry restrictions at a place of visit, etc. While we will do our best to make suitable alternate arrangements, we would not be held liable for any refunds/compensation claims arising out of this.
  • Extra Adult / Child cost with Bed is INR 25,999 with Standard hotels. Child without bed cost is INR 23,999 with Standard hotels. Extra Adult / Child cost with bed is INR 27,999 with Deluxe hotels. Child without bed cost is INR 24,999 with Deluxe hotels.

Cancellation Charges

No of days prior to departure Charges Applied On
0-15 Days 100 % Package price per person
16-21 Days 75 % Package price per person
22-30 Days 50 % Package price per person
31-45 Days 25 % Package price per person
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