Why Choose Jungle Lore for Ladakh Trips?
- We design what you need. The itineraries on our website are standard plans but we are happy to customize them further for you. The accommodations given can be changed based on your budget and preferences.
- Experience of operating there for more than 15 years in forms of Group departures and customized trips.
- We know the secret places there and the untouched part of Ladakh. If you have more days on your hand or willingness to do something off the grid, we can help you!
- We also specialize in Wildlife and Birding Trips in the region. From Brown Bears, Snow Leopard Expeditions to birding trips, we design what you need.
- We offer assistance for climbing and trekking expeditions in the region. Please reach out to us for more details.
DAY 1- ARRIVAL AT LEH BY FLIGHT
Upon arrival, transfer to a hotel in Leh. A day of rest is highly recommended as it eases the process of acclimatisation. Also sipping hot tea while stretching your legs in the lap of Himalayas is definitely not a bad way to start you trip, alternatively you can also choose to visit the local market in the evening. Visit Shanti stupa. Overnight stay in hotel in Leh.
DAY 2 – VISIT ALCHI & LAMAYURU
We head out to visit the Lamayuru or the Moonland and some more in the region.
Magnetic Hill: A hill alleged to have magnetic properties strong enough to pull car uphill. Visitors and residents alike claim the legend to be true.
Confluence of Sindhu and Zanskar rivers is a magical sight apart from the obvious geographical significance.
Moonland: As the name says it all, this particular area is said to resemble the moon surface.
Lamayuru Monastery: The Monastery is made up of number of shrines and is well known for its magnificent wall paintings.
DAY 3 – VISIT NUBRA VALLEY (130 Kms - 4.5 Hours)
Post breakfast drive Via Khardungla Pass (World`s Highest Motorable Road, 18360 ft) lies the uniquely landscaped Nubra valley which separates Ladakh range from the Karokaram range. One can experience the white sand desert of Hunder equipped with double hump camel rides. We spend the night sharing peace and space with the mountains at Nubra.
Please note: Ride on Double Hump Camels is optional. Overnight stay at Nubra.
DAY 4 – – VISIT DISKIT MONASTERY ON THE WAY TO LEH
(Option to increase stay at Nubra by one night and visit Turtuk Village, and head straight to Pangong Lake the next day)
Diskit monastery is the oldest and the largest monastery in Nubra Valley. The Gompa roof is said to offer glorious views of Nubra valley. We make our way to Leh as the sun sets in. Evening free for shopping or relaxation. Overnight stay at Leh.
DAY 5 - VISIT PANGONG LAKE (155 Kms- 5 Hours)
After crossing the third highest motorable pass the Changla Pass (17800 ft) one arrives at the picture perfect Pangong lake (14500 ft, highest saltwater lake). It’s an unimaginable 135 kms long with almost 70% of the lake in China. Its part of the Changthang geographical setting in the higher Himalayas. Overnight stay at Pangong Lake
DAY 6 – PANGONG TO TSOMORIRI LAKE (300 Kms - 9 Hours)
Pangong lake to Tsomoriri lake – 8 to 10 hrs drive
Named the “Sacred gift for the living Planet” by the local community, Tsomoriri (high altitude lake, 15080ft) is indeed breathtaking. Our stay will be on the banks of the lake and certainly is an experience to remember. The area being breeding grounds for a number of birds is a protected reserve.
Dinner and overnight stay at the banks of Tsomoriri.
Day 7 - TSOMORIRI TO KEYLONG - (340 Kms - 10.5 Hours)
Leave early in the morning from Tsomoriri towards the "White Lake" Tsokar. After spending sometime at the banks of the lake we continue our journey to Keylong. The highlights of the day are Morey plains, covering three high mountain passes (Lachungla, Nakeela, Baralachala) and 21 hairpin bends of gataloops.
Day 8 - KEYLONG TO MANALI (120 Kms- 4 Hours)
Post breakfast we leave from Keylong and after crossing Rohtang La we decent down to Manali. Overnight at Manali