Laddakh The Dream Land with Valley of Kashmir & Taj
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Product Code : AGORA40
Explore the majestic beauty of Ladakh and the picturesque Valley of Kashmir, and marvel at the iconic Taj Mahal with this private tour. This 18-day adventure will take you on a journey through breathtaking landscapes, historic monuments, and vibrant cultures. Experience the thrill of exploring Leh and the Nubra Valley, wander through the stunning Himalayan scenery of Pangong Lake, and visit the serene towns of Pahalgam and Gulmarg. This tour is a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation, offering you an unforgettable travel experience in India.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Upon your arrival in Delhi, you will be greeted by your tour representative and transferred to your hotel. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing at your hotel or exploring the nearby area at your leisure.
Day 2: Delhi – Leh (Flight)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Leh, the capital of Ladakh. Upon arrival, you will be met by your tour representative and transferred to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day acclimatizing to the high altitude and exploring the local area.
Day 3: Leh
Today, you will explore the city of Leh and its surrounding area. You will visit the ancient Leh Palace, which was built in the 16th century by the king of Ladakh, and the nearby Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, a Buddhist monastery that offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. You will also visit the Shanti Stupa, a large white-domed Buddhist stupa that was built to promote world peace.
Day 4: Leh - Nubra Valley (140 km)
After breakfast, you will leave Leh and drive to the Nubra Valley, which is situated at an altitude of 10,000 feet. The valley is known for its stunning scenery and the unique double-humped Bactrian camels that are found here. En route, you will cross the famous Khardung La Pass, one of the highest motorable roads in the world. Upon arrival in Nubra Valley, you will check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring the local area.
Day 5: Nubra Valley - Leh (160 km)
After breakfast, you will visit the Diskit Monastery, which is the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra Valley. You will also visit the Hundar sand dunes, where you can take a camel ride on the Bactrian camels. Later, you will return to Leh and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 6: Leh - Pangong Lake (160 km)
Today, you will drive to the beautiful Pangong Lake, which is situated at an altitude of 14,000 feet. The lake is known for its stunning blue-green color and is one of the highest saltwater lakes in the world. En route, you will cross the Chang La Pass, which is also one of the highest motorable roads in the world. Upon arrival at Pangong Lake, you will check into your camp and spend the rest of the day exploring the lake and its surrounding area.
Day 7: Pangong Lake - Leh (160 km)
After breakfast, you will leave Pangong Lake and drive back to Leh. En route, you will visit the Hemis Monastery, which is the largest and wealthiest Buddhist monastery in Ladakh. Upon arrival in Leh, you will have the rest of the day to relax and explore the local area at your leisure.
Day 8: Leh - Likir/Alchi (60 km)
Today, you will visit the Likir Monastery, which is situated in the Likir village and is known for its beautiful architecture and stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You will also visit the nearby Alchi Monastery, which is famous for its beautiful murals and carvings. Later, you will return to Leh and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 9: Likir - Lamayuru - Kargil (175km)
After breakfast, you will drive to Kargil via visiting Likir Monastery which houses a 25-feet tall statue of Maitreya Buddha. Later, visit Lamayuru Monastery which is the oldest and largest monastery in Ladakh. Continue driving towards Kargil, en route visiting Alchi Monastery and the ancient rock-carved temples of Mulbekh. Reach Kargil in the evening and check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Kargil - Sonamarg - Srinagar (220km)
After breakfast, proceed to Srinagar, en route visit the Drass War Memorial, where you will pay homage to the martyrs of the Kargil War. Continue driving towards Sonamarg, which is known as the Meadow of Gold. On arrival in Srinagar, check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 11: Srinagar
After breakfast, enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Srinagar, visit the famous Mughal Gardens including Nishat Bagh, Shalimar Bagh, and Chashme Shahi. Later in the evening, take a shikara ride on the beautiful Dal Lake and explore the floating vegetable gardens and the lifestyle of the locals living on the lake. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 12: Srinagar - Gulmarg (56km)
After breakfast, drive to Gulmarg, which is a popular ski resort and known for its beautiful meadows and scenic views. On arrival, take a gondola ride to reach the Khilanmarg Snow Point and enjoy the beautiful views of the snow-clad mountains. Later, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 13: Gulmarg - Pahalgam (142km)
After breakfast, drive to Pahalgam, which is known for its scenic beauty and serves as a base for various treks in the region. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and visit the famous Betaab Valley, which was named after the Bollywood movie Betaab that was shot here. Later, enjoy a leisurely walk along the Lidder River and explore the local market. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 14: Pahalgam
After breakfast, spend the day at leisure and explore the beautiful surroundings of Pahalgam on your own. You can also opt to go for a short trek to some nearby places like Aru Valley or Chandanwari. In the evening, return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 15: Pahalgam - Srinagar (83km)
After breakfast, drive back to Srinagar and check-in at the hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure and explore the local market for souvenirs. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 16: Srinagar – Delhi (flight)/ Delhi - Agra (204km)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board a flight to Delhi. On arrival, meet the driver and proceed to Agra, which is home to the world-famous Taj Mahal. On arrival in Agra, check-in at the hotel and rest for a while. Later, visit the Taj Mahal during sunset, which is one of the most beautiful sights in the world. Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 17: Agra - Delhi (204km)
After breakfast, visit the Agra Fort and Itimad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, also known as the Baby Taj. Later, drive to Delhi, which takes around 4 hours. Drop off to the airport for your onward flight.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 16 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 16 nights accommodations
Delhi x 1 nights
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Meridian Plaza
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges
Leh x 4 nights
3* - Spic N Span/ Reenam Hotel
4* - Hotel Royal Ladakh/ The Zen Ladakh
5* - Grand Dragon Hotel
Nubra Valley x 1 nights
3* - Nubra Ethnic Camp/ Hotel Yarab Tso
4* - Nubra Ethnic Camp/ Hotel Yarab Tso
5* - Nubra Ethnic Camp/ Hotel Yarab Tso
Pangong Lake x 1 nights
3* - Camp Whispering Waves/ Pangong Sarai Camp
4* - Camp Whispering Waves/ Pangong Sarai Camp
5* - Camp Whispering Waves/ Pangong Sarai Camp
Likir x 1 nights
3* - Guesthouse
4* - Ule Ethnic Resort
5* - Ule Ethnic Resort
Kargil x 1 nights
3* - Zojila Residency/ Hotel Rangyul Kargil
4* - Hotel The Kargil/ The Highland Mountain Resort & Spa
5* - Hotel The Kargil/ The Highland Mountain Resort & Spa
Srinagar x 2 nights
3* - Hotel Royal Batoo/ Batra Hotel
4* - Fortune Resort Heevan/ Four Point by Sheraton
5* - The Lalit Grand Palace/ Vivanta by Taj Dal View
Gulmarg x 1 nights
3* - Grand Mumtaz/ Royal Park Hotel
4* - Heevan Retreat/ The Vintage
5* - The Khyber Himalayan Resort & Spa
Pahalgam x 2 nights
3* - Grand Mumtaz/ Hotel Baisaran Pahalgam
4* - Heevan/ Pine Spring
5* - WelcomHotel Pine N Peak/ Pahalgam Hotel
Srinagar x 1 nights
3* - Nanga Parvat Houseboat
4* - Gurkha Houseboat
5* - Sukoon Houseboat
Agra x 1 nights
3* - Howard Plaza the Fern/ Atulyaa Taj
4* - Four Point by Sheraton/ Crystal Sarovar Premier
5* - Mansion Grand/ Courtyard by Marriott
- Delhi - Leh & Srinagar - Delhi flight fare approx INR 12,500 per person in economy class.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.