Ladakh consists of two districts Leh and Kargil. Leh with an area of 45,110 Sq Kms is the largest district in the country in terms of area. It is bounded by Pakistan occupied Kashmir in the West and China in the north and eastern part and Lahul Spiti of Himachal Pardesh in South East. It is at a distance of 434 Kms from Srinagar and 474 Kms from Manali.
Day 1Leh - Khalsar (110 kms)
Begin Your tour
Arrive into Leh.
Welcome to Vardhman's "Ladakh Jeep Safari Tour"
On arrival at Leh, leave early after breakfast with packed lunch, cross Khardong-la (5540 M) through the highest road in the world. Arrive at Khalsar over the pass. Check into your camp. Evening at leisure. Overnight: Camp
Morning after breakfast, after visiting Gompa Monastery at Khalsar, drive to Panamik a very large settlement at the bank of Nubra river. Rest of the day at leisure. Panamik: It is a highly beautiful place blessed by beauty, rugged mountains and hot springs. The incredible thing about the village is the superb irrigation system built over decades which provided an effective means to channel precious water during summer to the homes as well as the fields. It is around 9 km from the beginning of the Siachen glacier. The rocks around are slippery, not only with the poisonously-green, virulent algae and moss growing wild in the unexpected warmth, but also with the sulphur coating - chemical from deep within the Earth's crust, making a natural soap. Overnight: Camp
This morning after breakfast, visit Hot water sulphur spring, have a bath (ideal for physical ailments), return to camp for lunch. In the afternoon, visit the 250-year-old Samoor Gompa. Overnight: Camp
After breakfast, visit Nubra river, local people, Bazar and pick some of local Handicrafts. Nubra River: It is the main tributary of the Shyok River. It originates from a glacier, the Nubra Glacier, in a depression to the east of Saltoro Kangri Peak and north-west of the Siser La Pass and drains into the Indus River in Ladakh. It is situated at an altitude of 3048 mts and formed out of the Nubra River. The deposit brought down by the glacier in past ages can be seen in this valley. The catchment area is devoid of vegetation and human habitation due to the high elevation and lack of rainfall. Overnight: Camp