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Best of Leh Srinagar : Alien Holidays & Hospitality Services
  • Srinagar, Sonmarg, Kargil, leh
  • 10 Nights / 11 days

–Itinerary–

Day 1 Arrive Srinagar (2 Nights)

Welcome to Srinagar airport, where you will be met and assisted by your driver with transfer to your hotel/houseboat. You have rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Srinagar

Meals: Dinner

Day 2 Srinagar – Local sightseeing

Morning after breakfast drive to visit- World Famous Mughal Gardens covering the Nishat Bagh (The Garden of Pleasure) built by Asif Jahan in 1636 AD and Shalimar Bagh (Adobe of Love) built by Mughal Emperor Jahangir for his beloved wife Nur Jahan in 1619 AD also visit Shankaracharya temple which commands one of the magnificent view of Srinagar. Overnight stay at the houseboat

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 Srinagar – Sonamarg – Kargil (Approx 250 Kms, 7 -8 hours by road)

Today after breakfast drive to Sonamarg, a spectacular facet of country side in Kashmir in Sindh Valley. The Sindhu Valley is the largest tributary of the valley of Kashmir. Drive to Kargil the road passes through the panoramic village reach Sonamarg (2740 Mtrs). After Sonamarg most rough road and wet Zojila pass 3527 Mtrs (Gateway of Ladakh). Continue drive towards Drass (The second coldest inhibited place in the world). Another two and half hours drive will take us to Kargil (2710 Mtrs) which has got its importance after opening the Ladakh for tourists in 1974. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kargil.

Meals:Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 Kargil – Uleytokpo OR Alchi (1 Night) (Approx 5-6 hours drive)

Depart from Kargil after early Breakfast, en-route visiting the monastery of Mulbekh & Lamayuru & Moonlandscape passing through Namkila & Fatula Passes, The highest pass on the Srinagar- Leh road and proceed to Ulleytokpo OR Alchi. Overnight stay at Ulleytokpo OR Alchi.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 Ulleytokpo / Alchi – Leh ( 2 nights)

After breakfast, carry packed lunch for the day. Sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter proceed to the Likir Monastrey to visit the splendid three storeys Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here you’ll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues., Basgo Palace , Indus & Zanskar river Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity), and further on to Leh Hall of Fame (which has a museum of the Kargil War memorabilia) Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 Indus Valley monasteries

After a leisurely breakfast, we drive to visit Hemis Monastery situated 45km west of Leh; Hemis is the largest and the wealthiest monastery in Ladakh. From Hemis, you are driven back taking the same route to visit Thiksey Monastery, located on a hill-lock with formidable views of the Indus valley. Thiksey is especially noteworthy for its gigantic seated statue of the Maitreya and is also known for its (Dukhang) assembly hall which houses hundreds of rectangular prayer books, stacked between wooden covers and bound in silk. After that we continue to drive through series of chortens to visit Shey Palace the former summer palace of the King of Ladakh. 3 Idiots School Campus & Sindhu Darshan . Overnight stay at hotel in Leh.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 Leh – Nubra Valley (1 Night) ( Approx 120 Kms , 4/5hrs by road)

After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardungla Pass(Highest Motorable road in the World, 18,380 ft) Arrive at Nubra Valley by Afternoon., Post lunch and rest of the day is free to explore Nubra Valley and camel Safari in Sand Dunes .Overnight stay at the camp / Hotel in Nubra Valley

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 Nubra Valley – Leh (3 nights)

After breakfast drive to visit Deskit Monastery and drive back to Leh by same Route, crossing Khardungla Pass. Reach Leh by afternoon. Evening free time at Leisure to explore Leh market. Overnight stay at the hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 Leh – Pangong Lake- Leh (158 Km/ 5 Hrs One way)

After early breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,500 ft), through Changla Pass 17,350 ft., it is the third highest motorable road in the world. Arrive Pangong Lake it is the highest salt water Lake in the World, shared by two countries India & China. Enjoy the beauty of the lake on the Banks of Pangong Lake while appreciating the changing Colors and fascinating high altitude of the Lake. Overnight stay at the hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 Drive back to Leh, evening visit Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa

After breakfast drive back to Leh, Afternoon visit Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa, .Later in the evening walk around Local Market.Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh

Meals:Breakfast,Dinner

Day 11 Leh – Airport

Today after breakfast, transfer to Leh Airport to board your flight to your next destination or hometown. Holiday Concludes. Lets stay in touch on Facebook\email and meet again on another memorable Holiday. See you soon!

Meals: Breakfast

Inclusions

Meals – Breakfast, Dinner as specified in the itinerary.
Transfers & Sightseeing by comfortable A/C or Non A/C vehicle as per the holiday itinerary. Ac Indigo or similar for 1, 2, 3 passengers. Ac Innova or similar for 4,5 passengers .Tempo traveler or similar for  6 and more passengers (Please note that AC will be switched off while travelling in hilly terrain, Vehicle not at disposal).

Exclusions

Airfare /Railway Fare
Any up gradation in hotel room category,Entrance fees of all sightseeing places to be visited from inside
Any items of personal nature like tips to guides, drivers,laundry,telephone charges,shopping, wines & alcoholic beverages, mineral water (unless specified), and food and drink which is not part of set group menu
Any optional tours, excursions, supplement costs, services and activities not mentioned in the itinerary inclusions
Any other meals than those mentioned above.
Alien Compliments:

1 Mineral Water bottle/day,
2 kesar boxes.
1 pocket of badam kernels (500gms.)
1 bottle of Kashmiri Rose Water and 1 bottle of Aromatic Lavender Oil.
Please Notes:

Vehicle is not at disposal. Additional charges for extra usage or sightseeing has to be paid for.
Personal identification is mandatory to carry on tour for Air Travel, Hotels for security reason like: election card, Driving License, Passport.
Itinerary is subject to change.
Hotel check in is 14:00 hrs and checkout would be 10:00 hrs. Early check in and late check – out subject to availability.Confirmation of Hotels and other services is subject to availability. If the above hotels are not available similar category hotels will be used.
All arrangements made by us are in the capacity of a ground handling agent only. We will not be liable for claims or expenses arising from circumstances beyond our control such as accidents, injuries delayed or cancelled flights & acts or forces of nature