juLEH-LADAKH Backpacking (With Nubra Valley and Pangong Tso)


Tour Itinerary

Day 1:

- Check-in at the property, freshen up & drink lots of water/ electrolytes 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

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
- Small 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!

DAY 3:

- After an early breakfast, head out to reach Gurudwara Pathar Sahib
- Via Magnetic Hill we reach Sangam - The confluence of Indus and Zanzibar river. Quick picture session there
- 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
- Spent 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 breakfast and drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung La (18,380 ft above the sea level)
- 10-15 mins stop at the pass
- Halt at Khalsar for lunch
- Reach Diskit and visit their monastery that was built in 14th CE. Visit Maitreya Buddha-The Spiritual Statue that is almost 105 ft tall, facing the Shyok river and is made of 8kg gold
- 22 km drive to Hunder Sand dunes
- Spend some time chilling by the side of the water stream in Hunder sand dunes. You may choose to participate in some fun activities happening around that area
- Drive back to the property later in the evening. Check-in, dinner
- Spend some time looking at the sky cuz Nubra night sky will not disappoint you at all
- Bed time after you’ve stuffed your eyes with wonder

DAY 5:

- Early check-out at 7:00 AM to start our journey of approx 230 km towards Pangong Tso. Packed Breakfast would be provided on the way
- Halt for lunch on the way accompanied with some photo pit stops
- Reach Pangong Tso-One of the highest altitude lakes in the world that is filled with saline water, located at an altitude of 14272 ft and enjoy watching the lake changing its colours from blue to green to red
- Spend some time sitting by the side of the lake, soaking some sunshine
- Drive back to Leh (225 km) via Chang La which is situated at 17,688 ft above the sea level
- Photo pit stop at the high pass, drive back to Leh
- Touch down base-Leh, enjoying the last night of the trip over music filled night & scrumptious dinner at the property

DAY 6:

- Check-out. Trip ends here

Frequently Asked Questions

By what time should you reach Leh property? How far is the property from the airport?
All flights land latest by 1:30 PM. 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 your folks
Any precautionary measures to take?
- Please carry a strip of Diamox
- If you are asthmatic or have seasonal bronchitis, please let our crew know about this while booking and also 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
- Avoid smoking during the initial 2-3 days to acclimatise better
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 5 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/Train fare from your respective destination
  • Transfer to/from the Leh airport. 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

6 Days

Group Size

0 - 12

Tour Type

Single tour

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