8 Days Kashmir & Ladakh Tour (India)

Sightseeing & Excursion Trips:

  • Srinagar: Mughal Gardens : Nishat Bagh and Shalimar Bagh
  • Kargil: Monastery visit on your way to Kargil & Leh.
  • Leh: Shey Monastery, Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Gompa, Stok Palace Museum and Sindhu Ghat

Activities / Attractions:

  • Srinagar: Shikara Ride in Dal Lake
  • Gulmarg: Gondola Ride (optional)
  • Sonmarg: Horse Ride (optional)

This 8 days tour is a unique experience of Kashmir known as paradise on earth and nowhere in the world you can enjoy shikara ride and houseboat stay. Drive through Sonmarg, Kargil to Leh and visit beautiful and amaging Leh-Ladakh – one of the coldest deserts in the world. Leh is structurally similar to the Potala Palace in Lhasa. Visit Monastries and highest motorable road Khardongla Pass.

Day 1
Arrive Srinagar By Air

Welcome / Assistance at Srinagar Airport and transfer to Luxury Houseboat in Dal Lake. Evening Shikara ride in Dal Lake and witness beautiful sunset. Overnight in Houseboat.

Day 2
Srinagar - Local sightseeing (50 km)

Morning visit world famous Mughal Gardens – Nishat Bagh (The Garden of Pleasure) and Shalimar Bagh (Abode of Love). Lunch in HouseBoat. Afternoon enjoy Shikara Ride in Dal Lake – this 2 hours shikara ride takes tourists on a relaxing sightseeing tour of interior parts of the calm and pla-cid waters of Dal Lake and be part of shopping. Overnight stay in HouseBoat.

Day 3
Srinagar - Gulmarg - Srinagar (112 km)

Full day excursion trip to Gulmarg – one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the valley. Gula-marg is popular for its Golf Course (in summer), highest in the world and skiing during winter sea-son. Overnight stay in HouseBoat.

Day 4
Srinagar - Sonmarg - Kargil (205 km)

Check-out HouseBoat and drive to Kargil. En-route stop at many beautiful spots for photography. Continue drive to Sonmarg (2740mtr) (meadow of Gold). Enjoy horse ride to visit Thajiwas Glacier where snow remains round the year and Sonmarg known as Gateway of Ladakh. Continue drive to Kargil, most rough road and wet Zojila Pass 3527mtr (Gateway of Ladakh). Further drive to Drass (the second coldest inhebited place in the world). We stop here for tea/coffee and passport check. Another two and a half hours drive will take us to Kargil (2710mtr). Overnight stay in Kargil.

Day 5
Kargil - Leh (235 km)

Morning drive to Leh – a full day drive and ascend three passes will be tiresome but panoramic. Visit first Buddhist village, Mulbek – a predominantly Buddhist area. Next we have to cross the Fotula (4108 mtr) the highest pass on Srinagar – Leh route. Lunch stop at Lamayuru – the oldest Mo-nastery. Continue drive to Nimu village – a view of confulance Indus and Zanskar River. Arrive Leh (3500 mtr) and overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 6

Morning start Indus Valley Monastery tour including Shey Monastery, the ancient capital of Ladakh, Thiksey Monastery – an impressive complex rising tier upon tier on a hill above the village. Hemis Gompa – the largest monastic foundation of Drukpa Kagyu, Order of Tibetan Buddhism, Sindhu Ghat and Stok Palace Museum. Overnight stay in Leh.

Day 7
Leh - Khardongla Pass - Leh (85 km)

Day excursion trip to Khardongla Pass (5600 mtr) – the highest motor able road / pass in the world and recorded in the Gunnies Book of World Records. Enjoy beautiful view of snow capped mountains from Khardongla Pass. Overnight stay in Leh.

Day 8
Depart Leh / Delhi By Air

Morning transfer to airport to connect Leh / Delhi by Air.

Tour Cost Includes:

  • Pick-up and Drop
  • Breakfast + Dinner during the stay.
  • Sightseeing tour as per the detailed itinerary.
  • Services of an English Speaking Tourist Guide.
  • Includes all taxes & Service Charges

Tour Cost Excludes:

  • Anything not mentioned in Inclusions
  • Drinks / beverages etc. during Lunch.
  • Tipping to Driver, Guide and in hotel.
  • Any other expenses of personal nature and which is not mentioned above.
  • Medical and travel insurance

Trip Facts

  • On Request
  • 7 Nights / 8 Days
  • Srinagar - Gulmarg - Sonmarg - Kargil - Leh - Khardongla Pass - Leh - Delhi

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