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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



Tour Type

Tempo Traveller/

Mode of travel

800 Kms


5–7 with drink and photo stops

Average daily travel hours

06 Days Total


Leh, India (IXL)

Fly in

Leh, India (IXL)

Fly Out

15 Person

Minimum Group

35 Person

Maximum Group Size

Tour Highlights

Why ride with Dream Riders

For Ladakh Tour ?

Excellent Service Record

You deserve nothing less than the best of the adventure of life. We have a history of excellent service ratings in 13 years of journey. Since 2009, we have been constantly rated well across various platforms - TripAdvisor (5-star), Facebook (5-Star) and Google (4.9-star) with over 600 reviews. Why and how? Do check all the reviews and find out yourself.

Itinerary beyond Just Bucket List

With us, you travel to hidden gems beyond the reach of regular tourists due to lack of limelight or infrastructure or any such reason. We design dynamic plans offering new destination/ experience every year which stands out in the crowd. We make sure that repeat clients find newness on the same tour by adding new experiences.

The X Factor

In the tours we conduct, nearly 30% of clients are either repeat clients coming for the second or third tour or are the clients who were referred by a friend/family who had travelled with Dream Riders. Why? X factor, indescribable in words. It can be warm hospitality, a friendly team or an extra mile effort to keep you safe etc. It is different for each individual. It is different for each individual. Travel with us once & uncover it yourself.

Valuable pre-tour nurturing

The tours we conduct are not an everyday affair for travellers. We evaluate an adventure lover and nurture you for the extremes. By setting the right expectation, we lay the foundation of the tour. As the second step, we assist them through phone and email in shopping, packing and getting ready for the sudden shift to adventure. Lastly, we create an ice-breaking platform for the group before the tour.

Ethics more than anything

The terrain and locations we serve are harsh and remote. Roads and weather uncertainty challenge us every day turning basic amenities into luxury services. In such places, ethics make the core of our company culture. We believe in a transparent sales approach, no false commitments, and hence, we have learned to say no. We say 'no' to any service we can't provide on the terrain.

Hospitality Experience at Hotels/ Camps

Riding on the Himalayas is tough. What's tougher is finding the right host with the right hospitality on such altitudes. The stays are handpicked over the year who offer not only good infrastructure but excellent service too. So, after a tough day of the ride, you will relax and rejuvenate at these cosy stays.

Expert Assistance and on Terrain service

We don't like the concept of outsourcing. Our team consists of highly experienced riders and seasoned travellers. The Road Captain cum Tour manager has seasoned on different expeditions over years. He/ she will suggest the best ways to tackle different kinds of terrain. No need to worry about the quick Medical kit & Oxygen cylinder.

Tour Cost

Tour Type Vehicle Tour Cost


• Twin/Triple sharing accommodation (Swiss Tent, Budget Hotel & Guest House)
• Group pickup from Leh Airport (at fixed time).
• Entire travel as per itinerary by Tempo Traveller/SUV
• Daily Breakfast and Dinner
• Experienced Tour manager (Minimum 8 travellers).
• Bonfire Activity Once during tour
• Inner Line Permit Fee
• Oxygen Cylinder and Basic Medical amenities
• Activities and Visits to make the experience truly Memorable
• All applicable toll, parking and driver charges of Tempo Traveller / SUV.


• Applicable Government GST Tax
• Your two-way travel to 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
• 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.
• Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc (to be borne by directly by the customer on the spot).
• Cost arises due to change or delay in flight timings. (to be borne by directly by the customer on the spot)

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Ladakh Backpacking Tour Departures

Day-wise itinerary as you witness the route

Backpacking Tour Route Details

Day 1 - Arrive in Leh

Leh Altitude . - 11500Ft

Welcome to the land of high passes and the land of moody weather. Fly to Leh Airport and take a taxi to the mentioned hotel at Leh. For a good cause, we request you bring a thermos bottle or a reusable bottle. Avoid buying plastic bottles and save nature. Relax upon reaching the hotel and keep your body hydrated to adapt to the sudden altitude change. Our team will meet you in the evening for a brief tour orientation and group introduction. Afterwards, we will have our first dinner in the cold desert. Overnight at Leh.

  • Stay – Hotel / Guest House
  • Included meals – Dinner

Day 2: Leh - Khardung La- Nubra

Khardung Alt. - 18500 feet Leh Altitude - 11500Ft

We will travel on the road above 18000 ft, maintained by Border Road Organisation. Steep turns, low oxygen & weather unpredictability ranks the experience among the most thrilling. We will make a photo stop at the top for a photo at the landmark board. We travel downhill towards Nubra Valley. We will make a stop at Diskit Monastery for prayers. Overnight stay at Nubra Valley campsite or guesthouse.

  • Stay – Camp Site
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3 - Nubra - Turtuk - LOC - Nubra

Nubra Alt. - 10080 feet Turtuk Alt. - 10000 feet

It is the day when we explore an untouched destination - Turtuk; once a part of Pakistan until 1971. Take it as an opportunity to explore the culture and hardship of locals who live with these extremities. After, we head to the last Indo Pak border town – Thang. Do not forget to take a snap with the mighty K2 from the topmost point in Turtuk. Visit the Sand dunes. We will return to the Nubra valley in the evening.

  • Stay – Camp Site
  • Meals – Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Nubra - Shyok - Pangong

Nubra Alt. - 10080 feet Pangong Alt. - 14000 feet

It is a day of making a way in mud & water crossings. Sandstorms and rolling stones are very usual crossings. Get your hand out of window to feel the breeze on your face. Few water crossings en route are so huge and challenging, nothing like you have seen before. Later, face hilly curves along the Shyok river. Overnight camp stays near the Pangong lake at Tangste or Spangmik.

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

Day 5 - Pangong - Leh

Pangong Alt. - 14000 feet Leh Alt. - 11500 feet

We will travel on the narrow road along the Pangong lake coast. You encounter numerous water streams before you reach the next big thing - Chang La Pass. En route the mountain peak, you travel uphill on earthen and gravel roads to mighty Chang La (17,580 Ft). Catch the glimpse of Kang Yisay Peak of Hemis National Park. Overnight stay at Leh.

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

Day 6 - Departure from Leh

Leh Altitude - 11500Ft

It's the day when we say bye to the beautiful city and the lovely people we met on the adventure. Take cab to Airport in order to reach at least 1.5 hours prior to departure time. Julley! See you on the next adventure.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast

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