Arrive at Srinagar and transfers to your deluxe house boat.
Enjoy a complimentary Shikara ride on Dal lake, which will transfer you from the bank of the lake to the houseboat.
Visit Char Chinar- Floating vegetable gardens and see some handicraft demonstration.
Evening free for shopping. Dinner& overnight stay at Houseboat.
SRINAGAR- SONMARG (80 kms./3-5 hours’ drive)
After a bit of leisure checkout of your houseboat and depart for Son marg” the meadow of gold” – Located to the north- east of Srinagar at an altitude of 3000 mts above sea level. The place offers incredible scenic beauty (while driving to Sonmarg) of dense pine forests & Gigantic mountain.
The drive is all about exploring the natural beauty which has famed Srinagar to be the Paradise on Earth.
This day is kept relaxed to give you the tempo to take on longer driving conditions from the following day on wards. This day’s drive is also very scenic and you may want to take numerous halts to encapsulate the natural beauty and for photography.
SONMARG- KARGIL (130 kms/ 4-6 Hrs. drive)
Post breakfast, you may proceed to Kargil. The idea is to relax and enjoy the ride.
This day’s drive will take you through Zoji-la. This stretch of road between Sonmarg and Zoji-la is going to be difficult but exciting and full of views which will keep you awed. Observe how the landscapes change.
Also, visit the Kargil War Memorial at Drass before you reach Kargil for Night Halt.
KARGIL – LEH (215KMS/ 8-10 hours’ drive)
The real Ladakh region begins from this day. Beyond Kargil, the landscapes are inspiring. You will pass through the Lunar Landscapes, followed by Fotula Top- the highest pass in this stretch. Further ahead, you will reach ‘Magnetic Hill’- which is believed to be opposing gravity and has magnetic powers. Further, reach Leh by late afternoon, evening and Check in at the hotel.
In the evening, you may proceed for a local town walk or stroll to explore the little town to Leh.
Dinner and Overnight stay at the Hotel.
The idea is to stay at the same altitude to ensure you have acclimatized well before taking on to the higher altitudes. It is very essential and worth staying to keep you comfortable. Not many spend sufficient time at Leh and usually cut short their stay at Leh, thereby being vulnerable to what we call “AMS”- Altitude Mountain Sickness.
Today we spend some time on sightseeing of the town.
Spare some time at Shanti Stupa, Leh City Palace and City Monastery.
Evening can be spent enjoying street food.
Dinner and Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Leh to Pangong Lake- (175 kms/ 5-7 hours)
Leave after breakfast for full day excursion to Pangong Lake (Pangong Tso).
Start early morning for Pangyong Lake. A drive of 175 Kms. You will be passing through mysterious roads leading you through Changla- Third highest motor-able pass of the world.
Visit the world famous Pangong Lake.
Overnight homestay / Camp by Pangyong Lake
Well-appointed Camps on Twin/triple Sharing Basis by the Lake
1 breakfast & 1 dinner per person served at the Camp
Evening Snacks and Morning Tea
Well-equipped washrooms and hot water facility.
Pangyong to Leh – (175 kms/ 5-7 hours)
Check out of Pangyong, enjoy the morning streaks of the Lake, it is this time from 6am to 11am, during which the lake is at its best. The color of the lake and surrounding mountains change as the sun progresses overhead.
Enjoy your moment at the Lake and capture fascinating moments in your camera.
Drive back to Leh and on your way visit the Thiksey Monastery.
Another evening for you to spend some time at leisure explore the town.
Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.
Evening at Leisure. Next Morning, you will be taken on to the highest motor able road of the world- Khardung-la.
Leh To Hunder – (125 kms/ 4-6 hours)
Early morning prepare to leave for Hunder via Zanskar valley and Khardungla- The highest Motor-able pass of the World. Visit one of the largest statues of Lord Buddha in Ladakh at Diskit.
Enjoy Camel Safari on Double humped Camel on the Sand Dunes of Hunder Desert.
Dinner and overnight at Hunder
Hunder to Leh – (125 kms/ 4-6 hours)
Next Morning, check out of the hotel and drive back to Leh.
With another stopover at Khardung-la and enjoying the most fascinating views that you will see along the way.
Overnight stay at Leh. Evening is free for Leisure and shopping.
Next day, you will be checking out and flying back to home. Take a nostalgic tour of the city if you wish to.
Check out of the hotel according to your flight timing
Prepare for your return journey to Delhi. Tour concludes with a drop at Leh Airport.
Our Tour officially ends as above- but in case you may want to spare more time, below are two options for one or two day program as per your requirement.
Two options- Anyone can be done or both can be done over two days
Option 1- Rafting at Zanskar River- 32kms (apx)
Spend your day taking on the adventure side of the trip. Enjoy a day out rafting at Zanskar River. Rafting would be a whole day venture and return to hotel by evening.
In the morning after breakfast, you will be taken for a Rafting Expedition.
Our vehicle will pick you and drive you to the rafting pickup point. From there, you will be drive in a group to the rafting site. Lunch will be served post rafting and you will be dropped at the point where dropped or en-route to your hotel.
You can take a leisure walk back to your hotel (which would be less than a kilometer).
Evening at leisure. Dinner and Overnight at the Hotel in Leh.
After breakfast we proceed for the sightseeing of 1000 year old Alchi monastery the only Gompa in Ladakh region on flat ground. Thereafter proceed to the Liker Monastery to visit the splendid three stories Dharma Wheel Gompa. Here youll be awestruck with the sight of the massive Buddha statues.
See the Indus & Zanskar river Sangam, drive along the Indus river visiting, Pathar Sahib Gurdwara and Magnetic Hill (where the cars defy gravity).
Dinner and Over Night at the Hotel in Leh.
.Rooms at hotels, which are usually above the base category rooms, offered by the hotels, most of the packages offer the basic category of rooms in their properties.
.Accommodation on Twin Sharing MAP Basis (Accommodation+ Breakfast + Dinner)
.All inland transportation By Xylo or Innova which will be exclusive for your services. (Taxi not at disposal-and are to be used as per itinerary)
.Toll taxes & Parking fee, Driver Reward.
.Airport pickup and drop at Srinagar & Leh respectively.
.Any meals other than those mentioned above.
.Flight tickets (Prices are dynamic and departure dates are to be finalized- Cost of Flight Tickets will be actuals).
.Any portage at airport and Hotels tips, Laundry, Mineral water, Telephone charges, Camera fee and all items of personal nature and meals and drinks not specified in the inclusions.
.Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
.Guide & Entry fee during sightseeing, Horse ride, Portages, Laundry, Food, Tips and Liquor expenses, local transportation or market visit etc.
.Any other items not specified in the section “Cost includes”.
50% of the Payment to be made for confirmation in favor of “Glorytrip”.
Remaining to be paid 10 days before the departure.
Check In: Noon | Check Out: Noon
(Early Check in and Late Checkout is possible but subject to avail ability)
50% of the total amount charged if Cancelled 2 Weeks prior the trip
75% of the total amount charged if Cancelled 2 days prior the trip .
.A recent Government notification requires guests to present proof of identity at the time of check in. All guests are requested to carry with them the required document during their travel.
.No refund will be made for any unused accommodation, missed meals, transportation segments, sightseeing tours or any other service. Such unused items are neither refundable nor exchangeable. Room allocation is done by the hotel depending upon availability at the time of check-in.
.It’s a normal practice in Leh for Taxi Operators to end their services by 7 pm. If possible, kindly free the taxi by 7 pm or prepare return so that the taxi can be freed by this time. This is to ensure enough rest to the driver.
· We avoid offering the base category of hotels unless circumstances force us to.Generally guests look at hotels, not the category of rooms offered.
· Exclusive transportation- Vehicle stops and moves as per your consent and convenience.Keeps you in control.
· Direct contact person of your tour operator-
· Nohidden charges- Cost includes everything mentioned, even taxes.
· Flexibility to move timing accordingly- you can co-ordinate with the taxi driver forpickup-drop according to your consent and as per his suggestion, Makes it a loteasier makes your experiences of travelling better.
· Personalized services even at your hotel.
· Deeperpenetration of the vehicle up to Spagmik (when you visit Pangong Lake)- almost 5 kms more and to more serene place than most of the other packages offer.