D1-15 May: ARRIVE DELHI (216m) International Flight Meal on Board
Fly to Delhi. On arrival transfer to Hotel.
D2-16 May: DELHI – SRINAGAR Domestic Flight BLD
After breakfast, transfer to domestic airport to board on your scheduled flight to Srinagar – located in the heart of the Kashmir valley at an altitude of 1,730 m above sea level, spread on both sides of the river Jhelum. The Dal and Nagin lakes enhance its picturesque setting, while the changing play of the seasons and the salubrious climate ensures that the city is equally attractive to visitors around the year. On arrival, transfer to anchored Deluxe Houseboat.
D3-17 May: SRINAGAR – SONAMARG – KARGIL (2676m) 210 km, 5-7 hours BLD
After breakfast start the spectacular journey to Sonamarg by car. About 2.5 hours to cover around 80 km through the rural civilization along with meandering Sindh River. Sonamarg lies at the head of the Sindh valley, is surrounded by mountains and pine forests. Drive through spectacular facets of countryside. After Sonamarg start drive up to first pass on our route, Zojila Pass (3529 m). Zojila Pass marks dramatically the boundary line between Kashmir and Lardakh. Dense green forest clad slopes give way to bare multi-colored mountains of stark beauty. Drive through Drass Town en-route, the second coldest inhabitant place in the world. You will notice a sudden change of landscape from lush green to barren Himalayan mountain ranges in a small transition. Overnight at hotel in Kargil.
D4-18 May: KARGIL – LAMAYURU – ALCHI – LEH (3500m) BLD
After breakfast drive to Alchi stopping at Mulbeck, where a 1400 years old image of Maitry-the future Buddha, built atop a huge rock. The image commemorates the victory of Buddhism over Bonism, and in turn, the end of sacrificing of human and animal lives. We drive over Fotula Pass (4108 m) and Namikala Pass (3718 m) the highest point on the Leh – Srinagar road. En route visit Lamayuru monastery and Naropa Cave. Lamayuru is one of the most significant gompa set amidst majestic scenery. The 900 years old finest monastery in Ladakh, houses the image of Chanaric – The God of Compassion and Mercy – of which Dalai-
Lama is considered to be reincarnated. We make a quick photo-stop at Moonland before we continue our journey to Alchi. In the evening visit Alchi Monastery. The monastery was founded in 11th century by the great Monk & Translator, Rinchen Zangpo. On completion drive to Leh for overnight stay.
D5-19 May: WALK AROUND (3500m) BLD
A day to explore the surroundings of Leh town. We walk to Shanti Stupa followed by walk to Leh Palace. You can shop for turquoise and silver jewellery that come from Tibet and Burma. Main Market in Leh is a wonderful place to shop. Two of the places that are worth checking are Ladakh Art Palace and Lhasa Embroidery. Tibetan Refugee Market on Old Leh Road is another ideal place for shopping in Leh. For Tibetan-Ladakhi items of art one can head to Government Emporium. Popular souvenirs picked up by tourists include, Thangka paintings, small prayer wheels, music bowls, Ladakhi carpets, rugs, shawls and stoles.
D6-20 May: LEH – KHARDUNGLA – DESKIT (3144m) 130 km, 4 hours BLD
After a nice breakfast at your hotel start your drive to Nubra valley via Khardungla (Highest motorable road in the world, 5360m. From Khardungla you can have stunning view of Indus Valley and the Karakoram ranges if the weather remains very clear. Later descend down to Nubra Valley. Afternoon stroll to a small sand dune in Hunder where you can enjoy a camel ride on two hump camels, specific to Nubra Valley only. The domesticated Bactrian camel has served as a pack animal in inner Asia since ancient times.
D7-21 May: DESKIT – LEH (3500m) 130 km, 4 hours BLD
In the morning enjoy sunrise by a local monastery while the chants go along during morning prayers. Drive back the same way over the pass to Leh. Evening at leisure and for some last minute shopping around Leh town.
D8-22 May: LEH – SHEY – THIKSHEY – PANGONG LAKE (4267m) 158 km, 4-5 hours BLD
Early morning drive to Pangong. This journey takes us past picturesque villages of Shey and Thikse, and turns off the Indus valley by the side-valley of Chemrey and Sakti. Ladakh range is crossed by the Chang-la (5360m), which despite its great elevation is one of the easier, passes, remaining open for much of the year even in winter, apart from periods of actual snowfall. Tangse, just beyond the foot of the pass, has an ancient temple. But the main attraction of this circuit is the Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 m). The surrounding views reflected on the lake are simply mesmerizing. The color of the lake keeps changing throughout the day. Overnight Camp.
D9-23 May: PANGONG LAKE – HEMIS – LEH (3500m) 173 km, 4-5 hours + 2-3 hour visit and Lunch BLD
In the morning enjoy sunrise at Pangong Lake. Later drive back to Leh via same route over Chang-La Pass visiting Hemis monastery on the way. Visit to Ladakh is not complete without visiting Hemis monastery. It is one of the largest and most important monasteries with excellent library, well preserved wall paintings and good Buddha figures. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Evening explore the market and some last moment shopping. Overnight hotel
D10-24 May: LEH – DELHI (216) Domestic & International Flight BL
Early morning transfer to airport for your scheduled flight to Delhi. On arrival, visit around Delhi. Free day for own activities or shopping around Delhi. After dinner transfer to airport for board on your scheduled flight to Singapore.
D11-25 May: ARRIVE HOME
Arrive home in the morning.
|5 Per MPV Economy||Red Fox||Deluxe Houseboat||Barula Hotel||Bijoo Hotel||Hotel Stendel||Deluxe Tent with Attached Toilet|
|3 Per MPV Standard||Novotel Hotel||Hotel Chhutuk Heights||Nalanda Ladakh|
Accommodation Subject to availability
Airfare Inclusive cost Per Person in Singapore Dollars
|MPV Sharing & Hotels||Adult Cost||Child with Bed||Child No Bed||Single Room Sup.|
|5 Per MPV + Economy Hotels||2795||2395||1995||490|
|3 Per MPV + Standard Hotels||2995||2595||2195||610|
5 Per MPV means Total 5 Person + Driver sit in MPV – 3 Per MPV Means 3 Persons sit in MPV
|Airfare Inclusive Tour Cost Includes||Tour Cost Excludes|
|1. International Airfare SIN-DEL-SIN including 30 kg check in and 7 kg hand carry.
2. Domestic Airfare DEL-SXR and IXL-DEL including 30 kg check in and 7 kg hand carry.
3. Airport transfers and all transport costs in chartered transport as per the itinerary and coslt selected from Srinagar to Leh airport.
4. Hotels as indicated in the itinerary with all meals provided in hotels, restaurants and food stall along the route.
5. Cable Car Ride from Gulmarg to Kangdoor and Small boat (Shikara) Ride at Dal Lake.
6. 1000 ml of bottled water per person per day.
7. All monastery entrance charges and all other entrance charges as per the itinerary.
8. Odyssey Manager* from Srinagar houseboat to Leh airport
|1. All expenses of personal nature like drinks, tips telephone calls etc.2. Airport taxes estimated S$ 65/-
3. Any other expenses paid due to any change in dates and itinerary.
4. Travel, medical & evacuation insurance or any expenses associated with medical and evacuation expenses if any.
5. Services not mentioned in the inclusion.
Tipping guideline provided based on number of person in group
Note: Sequence of itinerary may change due to domestic flights availability or any other operational reasons
|Hotels||6 Par and Above Pax||3 - 5 Pax||2 Pax||1 Pax||CWB||CNB||SRS|