Ladakh Backpacking Tour

Witness Azul Pangong Lake

Ladakh Backpacking Tour

Explore Only Baltic Village of India

To the roof of the world

Leh – Pangong – Turtuk - Leh (06 Days)

Join this Backpacking trip starts from Leh and ride in the heart of Ladakh. Ladakh, the destination of Instagrammers, is hidden heaven which assures journey of a lifetime. Travel through the toughest passes of India & tick a destination off your bucket list – Khardung La, the highest motorable road. Witness the magical of Nubra valley and beautiful waters of Pangong Lake. Learn all about the only and last village with Baltic Culture. Are you ready conquer over your fear?

Tent, Hotels, Guest House

Accommodation

700 Kms

Journey

5–7 with drink and photo stops

Average daily travel hours

06 Days Total

Duration

Leh, India (IXL)

Fly in

Leh, India (IXL)

Fly Out

20 Person

Minimum Group

35 Person

Maximum Group Size

Tour Highlights

Tour Cost

Tour Type Vehicle Tour Cost
Backpacking Tempo Traveller/SUV 23000

Inclusion

• Twin/Triple sharing accommodation (Twin only for married couple)
• Entire travel as per the itinerary (by tempo traveller for Backpacking option)
• Daily Breakfast and Dinner
• Experienced Tour Manager
• Experienced Mechanic
• Oxygen Cylinder and Basic Medical amenities
• Support vehicle for carrying luggage and other essentials
• Group pickup and drop from Leh Airport to Hotel and back
• Activities and Visits to make the experience truly Memorable

Exclusion

• Applicable Government GST Tax
• Inner Line Permit Fee (INR 800)
• Your two-way travel to and from Leh Airport (IXL)
• Lunches on all days
• Personal travel insurance
• Personal Expenses (Snacks, bottled water, Juice, Porter Etc)
• Monument Entry Charges, Safari, Camel ride and tolls
• Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc (to be borne by directly by the customer on the spot)
• Optional rental for the knee guards and jacket
• Anything not mentioned in Tour Inclusions
• Any Hotel, Subsistence or other cost incurred prior to the official start date of the tour and after the official end date of the tour

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Ladakh Backpacking Tour Departures

14 June to 19 June 2021 - Available
24 June to 29 June 2021 - Available
03 August to 08 August 2021 - Available
13 August to 18 August 2021 - Available
17 August to 22 August 2021 - Available

Day-wise itinerary as you witness the route

Backpacking Tour Route Details

Day 1 - Arrival at Leh

Leh Alt. - 11500Ft

Arrive at Leh Airport (IXL). We will wait for everyone to arrive & depart in group to the hotel. You are advised to take a dosage of Diamox & take rest for whole day. It is strictly advised not to go out to mitigate altercation of altitude. If you feel any symptom – a headache, nausea or vomiting, inform the team immediately. In the evening, we will gather for orientation and group meet up. Learn all about the road trip in orientation – the roadmap, riding etiquette, pitfalls, & rules followed by motorcycle allocation. Inform the team of any issues on the motorbike.

  • Transfers – Group pick up from Airport to Hotel
  • Stay – Hotel/ Guest House
  • Included meals – Dinner

Day 2: Leh - Chang La Pass - Durbuk - Pangong (170 Km)

Leh Alt. - 11500Ft Pangong Alt. - 15280 feet.
Key Attractions – Chang La pass, Pangong Lake

This day, start early and gear up to witness on the biggest brackish water lake. En route Pangong, you drive uphill on earthen and gravel roads to mighty Chang La (17,580 Ft). From the top, you will catch the glimpse of Kang Yisay top of Hemis National Park, reminding the miniature stature of human on the earth. As you drive further, you will forget count of the numerous water streams on the road, which keeps flooding your mud wrapped tyres. Do not stop at every other point to take photos, unless you don’t mind missing the sunset at Pangong Lake. Always remember scarcity of amenities in Ladakh & use every resource reasonably. Overnight stay and dinner at the camp.

  • Stay – Tent / Guest House
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Pangong - Shyok - Agham - Nubra Valley (180 Km)

Pangong Alt. - 15280 feet Nubra Alt. - 10080 feet
Key Attractions - Karakoram Mountain Range, Shyok River

This day shall be the bumpiest drive day on the journey. You would love trading your way in mud & water roads in the true sense of adventure. On the drive, you will be gliding hilly curves accompanied by the roar of Shyok. When you look at the mountains across the river on your right side, that would be Karakoram mountain ranges. Sandstorm and rolling stones are very usual, just like Water crossings. Later the river following will eat your road with its huge water crossings leaving very little traceable road signatures. If you happen to be lucky sandstorm will further come to greet you. Once you reach the campsite, enjoy the evening with hot dinner and sky full of stars. Overnight stay at the camp.

  • Stay – Tent / Guest House
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Nubra - Turtuk - LOC - Nubra (180 Km)

Nubra Alt. - 10080 feet Turtuk Alt. - 10000 feet
Key Attractions - Karakoram Mountain Range, Nubra River, Sand Dunes

It is the day when we explore an untouched destination - Turtuk, the only Baltic Town in India. This unique cultured Baltic town was once part of Pakistan, until 1971. Exploit the opportunity to explore the culture and traditions of Baltic People, take a snap with the mighty K2 from the topmost point in Turtuk. Soon after we will head to the last Indo Pak border town – Thang which is just 3 km from actual line of control. You have to be there to understand traveller's feeling of the farthest village of India. We will return to the Nubra valley in the evening and Visit the dunes famous for its humped Bactrian camel. Overnight at Nubra Camp.

  • Stay – Tent / Guest House
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 - Nubra – Khardung La – Leh (140 Km)

Nubra Alt. - 10080 feet Leh Altitude - 11500Ft
Key Attractions - Highest Motorable Road, Diskit Monastery

On this day, you will witness a man-made wonder - the road above 18000 ft, maintained by Border Road Organisation. Steep turns, low oxygen & weather unpredictability ranks the travel among the most challenging travel. We will make a photo stop at the top for the customary photograph with the landmark board. After the joyous celebration, we drive downhill to Leh, feels scary while looking at endless gorges. Shop relics and crafts at the Tibetan market after arriving at Leh. Night stay and dinner at the Leh hotel.

  • Stay – Hotel / Guest House
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 - Leh - Hometown

Leh Altitude - 11500Ft

After breakfast, we meet again to say bid farewell to each other & cheers the moments of togetherness. Our team will bid adieu to you. We will drop in the group to the airport on a fixed time. Here onwards we leave for our lives and cities with lifetime memories and friends.

  • Transfer: Group transfer to Leh Airport
  • Included Meals: Breakfast

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