Ladakh Jeep Safari
8 Nights / 9 Days
Delhi - Leh - Hunder - Diskit
- Tegger - Pinchimic - Panamic - Panamic - Leh - Delhi
Day 1: Delhi/Leh
upon arrival at the Leh airport and transfer to hotel. Day free at rest for
high altitude acclamatisation. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: Leh
Jeeps: Morning proceed to visit the most important monasteries
of central Ladakh along river Indus. VISIT: SHEY GOMPA (It was the ancient capital
of Ladakh. The monastery has a huge copper gilted image of Sakayamuni Buddha
and a large silver lamp burning infront of the statue), THIKSAY GOMPA (one of
the most pictresquely lacted Gompa, the monastery is actually a complex of buildings
on a crag rising in tier upon tier above the village.
Day 3: Leh/Hunder
- Jeeps: Early morning drive in jeeps to Hunder. After
39 kms from Leh cross over the highest motorable road in the world KHARDUNG-LA
(5,578 MT). The view from the top is simply amazing. Enter Nubra Valley situated
along river Shayok. The valley is covered with dense thickets of seabuckthorn
- a throny schurb which the villagers use for fuel and fencing their fields.
Enroute drive past the capital Diskit. Drive another 9 kms further and arrive
at the small village of Hunder (3,048 mt). Overnight stay in tents.
Day 4: Hunder/Diskit
- Safari (2-3 hrs): Morning visit Chamba monastery
of Hunder and then start the Safari on the shabby double-humped Bactrian camels,
which in olden days were the main mode of transport on the Ladakh-Yarkhand (Turkmanistan)
trade. The Safari goes along the soft white sandy deserts with rolling sand
dunes. Arrival at the capital of Nubra i.e. Diskit. Afternoon proceed to explore
the DISKIT VILLAGE. Being the main town of Nubra, it has a small market bustling
with activity. Also visit the Gompa, situated on a rocky spur above the village
providing a commanding view of the valley. Overnight stay in camps.
Day 5: Diskit/Tegger
- Jeeps | Tegger/Pinchimic - Safari (2hrs): Morning
drive to Tegger village (3,146 mt).
arrival visit Samstanling village off the main road and is one of the most charming
villages of Nubra. Visit Samstanling Gompa. Afternoon start Safari to reach
Day 6: Pinchimic/Panamic
- l Safari (1-2hrs): Morning start the last leg
of Safari to Panamic. Enroute visit a beautiful lake chucked between two small
hills. Checkin at the camps upon arrival. Afternoon explore PANAMIC VILLAGE:
During the trade between Central Asia and Ladakh, Panamic was the lastmajor
settlement before the caravans cross the Karakoram range. Today, Panamic is
a sleepy village, with its people quitly working in their fields. Visit the
village thermal HOT SPRINGS locally reputed to have therapeutic qualities. Overnight
Day 7: Panamic/Leh
- Jeeps: Morning visit to ENSA GOMPA across the river
clinging precariously to the mountain sorrounded by few trees. Return back and
drive to Leh. Upon arrival in the evening checkin at the hotel. Overnight stay
Day 8: Leh:
Day free at leisure to explore the market. Evening proceed
for Folk dances of Ladakh programme. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Leh/Delhi
- IC Flight : Morning transfer to airport to board flight