honeyNO MOON Ladakh Backpacking (ft. Tso Moriri & Hanle)-New Moon Edition


Tour Itinerary

Day 1:

- Check-in at the property, freshen up & drink lots of water to hydrate yourself ( Kindly, remember that you have now reached 11,000+ ft above the sea level, in no time. Hence, the first two days are crucial for all travelers to take it easy). Soak up some sun, do not exert yourself!
- By 2:00 PM lunch will be served in the property’s common area
- Ice Breaking session to know each other better over games
- Take a back seat and chill for the day
- Dinner & sleep off the hectic day
(We request you to inform us immediately if you feel uneasy, heavy headed, pukish or experience breathlessness)

DAY 2:

- Rise and shine and get ready to start your day with some lip-smacking breakfast while you are
surrounded by the mountains
- We will then start our journey with local sightseeing. A short hike to reach Shanti Stupa
- A short drive to Namgyal Tsemo Monastery
- Trailing through old town, shopping, cafe hopping at Leh Market
- Short hike to The Leh Palace for sunset and then walk back to the base
- Rest up before dinner & gradually call it a night because in the morning we’ve got to level up!


- After an early breakfast, head out to reach Gurudwara Pathar Sahib
- Via Magnetic Hill we reach Sangam Point- The confluence of Indus and Zanskar river. Quick picture session
- Drive to Saspol. A small hike to Saspol caves with paintings dated to late 14/15th CE
- A 6km drive to our next pit stop-Alchi village where we'll take you to Lakakh’s first ever eatery serving Ladakhi
Cuisine for lunch-Alchi Kitchen. Where we highly recommend you to try Khambir, thukpa & apricot juice.
Proceeding from there, we will walk towards Alchi monastery which is dated to be built in 958-1055 CE
- We now start our journey in reverse, heading to Spituk, to experience a breath-taking sunset
- Spend some time at the monastery top to soak the last few rays of sunshine
- Drive back to Leh and reach the property by late evening. You can choose to chill at the Leh market at your
own discretion
- Dinner will be served at the property

DAY 4:

- Early/Packed breakfast as we start our drive towards Hanle (255 km)
- Halt at Chumathang for lunch
- Reach Hanle, check-in & freshen up! As the night grows darker and we indulge in fun conversations over
home cooked dinner, we then proceed to move outside the property only to experience a sky full of stars
(make sure to layer yourselves up properly). Hanle is officially your window to the universe which now notified
as India’s first Dark Sky Reserve is now gaining rapid traction from all over the world
- Dinner at the property over some light music
- Get some good sleep after stuffing your eyes with wonder.


- Breakfast at the property and check-out by 8:00 AM to start our journey (159 km) towards Tso Moriri
- But first and foremost, we visit to Indian Astronomical Observatory & Hanle Monastery
- A quick detour to bumpy pasture land of Puga - The hot water spring
- Reach Tso Moriri-The mountain lake,is located in the Changthang Plateau. In fact, it is the largest high altitude
lake in India that is entirely in Indian Territory.
- Check-in, relax! Dinner will be served at the property


- Breakfast at the property and check-out by 8:00 AM as now we head back to the base-Leh
- On our way we will get to experience two beautiful and secluded lakes- Tso Kar & Kyagar Tso
- Halt for Lunch on the way
- Back to Leh, stretch out those sore limbs a little as we celebrate the finale night over some music and
scrumptious dinner

DAY 7:

- Property check-out by 11AM or as per the flight schedule, whichever is earlier

Frequently Asked Questions

By what time should you reach Leh property? How far is the property from the airport?
All flights land by 1:30 PM latest. All our properties are placed within 5 km distance from the airport
How to reach the property?
UT-Ladakh works on a Taxi-Union model. Hence, prices for taxis are fixed. Cabs are available right outside the
airport. Get in touch with our team to learn about other participants time of arrival in case you wish to carpool
How is the network connectivity in Ladakh?
Only Jio and Airtel postpaid connections work. However, you can use crew member’s phone anytime to get in
touch with folks
Any precautionary measures to take?
- Please carry a strip of Diamox
- If you are asthmatic or have seasonal bronchitis, just carry your medication
- Drink at least 3-4 Litres of water or any non-alcoholic beverage throughout the trip
- Do not consume alcohol on first 2 days of the trip
- Please refer to our “What should I pack?” manual carefully
What should I pack?
A list of things to pack will be provided to you upon booking the tour with us.
What is the cancellation policy?
No Refund shall be made with respect to the initial booking amount for any cancellations.
However, the traveller has to bear cancellation cost as per the below schedule;
25% of the trip cost: If cancellations are made 16 days or more before the start date of the trip
50% of the trip cost: If cancellations are made between 8 to 15 days before the start date of the trip
100% of the trip cost: If cancellations are made within 7 days before the start date of the trip
All applicable cancellation refunds will be made within 48 hours of raising such requests
FYI, we never call off any of our trips but in the case of unforeseen weather conditions or government
restrictions, if we must cancel a trip then full trip money will be refunded to the traveller within 48 hours of any
such cancellations
However, while on the trip if any adventure activity gets cancelled because of natural calamities like
thunderstorms, floods, landslides, earthquakes etc or because of unexpected local/govt unrest, curfews, govt
orders etc then in such cases, the operator will try his best to provide the next best alternative. However, no
refund will be provided for the same.


  • Tempo Traveller/XYLO/Innova/Tata Sumo (Depending on the availability of the vehicle and number of travelers)
  • Accommodation in homestay/hostel for 6 nights on sharing basis. Upgrade available @ additional cost
  • Travel permits (https://www.lahdclehpermit.in/)
  • Tickets to monastery complex
  • Meals (Veg & Non-Veg both)– 2 meals (L/D) on Day 1, 2 meals (B/D) from Day 2-5
  • Breakfast to be served with Tea/Coffee
  • Drinking water- Facility of filling up your water bottles at the property or restaurants. (We encourage you to avoid single use plastic bottles)
  • Local sightseeing (as per itinerary)
  • Group photographer for the entire trip
  • Fun Activities & Surprises
  • Medical Kit
  • Team captain throughout the trip
  • Female Support staff


  • Flights/Buses/ Trains from your respective destination
  • Leh airport pick and drop. Union taxis are available at a fixed cost right outside the arrival gate
  • Any other Food and Beverage charges that are not included in the package (e.g. Interstate travel meals)
  • Any other costing involved due to any kind of natural calamity or forced circumstances beyond our control. This would also include expenses on any medical exigencies
  • Alcoholic Beverage or Cigarettes
  • Any hiking/ trekking equipment (Shoes, hiking pole, backpack etc)
  • Any other items not specifically mentioned in Inclusions

Tour Length

7 Days

Group Size

0 - 12

Tour Type

Single tour

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