Ladakh Explored


Duration: 6 nights

Visiting: Leh, Sham Valley, Panong Lake


Scenic landscapes, monasteries and mountains in a remote part of India.


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1:

Assistance on arrival in Leh and transfers from airport to hotel. Due to its high altitude, you are advised to spend the day acclimatising at hotel. Evening visit to Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa and Leh Market.

Overnight: Leh | Dinner included

Day 2:              

Drive a picturesque route in the Sham Valley along the Indus River to its confluence with the Zanskar River, stopping en-route at Gurudwara Patthar Sahib and Magnetic Hill. Continue to the Likir and Ridzong monasteries for dramatic views.

Overnight: Sham Valley | Breakfast included

Day 3:

Today, visit the 11th century Lamayuru Monastery and incredible moon landscapes in a valley. Also visit the Alchi Gompa complex and the ruins at Basgo, before returning to Leh.

Overnight: Leh | Breakfast included

Day 4:

Our journey takes us to Panong Lake. Along the way, we visit the ancient capital at Shey Palace and the impressive Thiksey complex. We take the Changla Pass (reaching an altitude of 5 486m), and ascend for tea in the village of Tangste. We continue to the picturesque Panong Lake which forms a border with China.

Overnight: Panong Lake | Breakfast and Dinner included

Day 5:

Morning at leisure to explore the lake. Later transfer to Leh, stopping en-route at the Hemis Gompa monastery.

Overnight: Leh | Breakfast included

Day 6:

Drive to Khardung La, the highest motor pass in the world at 5 602m. Dramatic views of the valleys and mountain peaks. Return to Leh and have the afternoon at leisure.

Overnight: Leh | Breakfast included

Day 7:

Transfer to airport for onward flight.

Breakfast included



Fully guided, private tour: from R12 900 per person*.

Contact us for more information. Reduced rates for three or more guests.

Price above includes:

  • Accommodation, in centrally located hotels
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner daily
  • Private tours as indicated with English speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Air conditioned, private transport including English speaking driver
  • Fuel costs and road taxes
  • Bottled mineral water during tours and intercity transfers

Price above does not include:

  • Flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance

*Based on two people sharing.

Actual costs may vary with exchange rates, hotel availability and peak season surcharges and will be provided at the time of quotation.


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