IRCTC announces Leh-Ladakh travel package
New Delhi : Visiting Leh Ladakh is a dream of many and IRCTC has announced a budget package to fulfill the dream. The 7 days and 6 night package will cost you Rs 39,400 per person. The price includes flight tickets, accommodation, food and local transfer.
Check out the itinerary shared on IRCTC's website:
Day 1 Leh Arrival
Arrival at Leh airport in afternoon, transfer to the hotel. We advise you to spend the rest of the day at leisure so you can quickly acclimatize to the high altitude. A relaxed day exploring Market visit and sufficient rest to adjust to the oxygen level. Cultural show at the Hotel. Overnight in Leh. [L/D]
Day 02: Leh - Sham Valley- Leh (75 km 02 hrs one way)
After breakfast, proceed for Sightseeing on the Leh- Srinagar Highway. Visit the Hall of Fame (A Museum developed by the Indian Army), and Gurudwara Patthar Sahib (A Gurudwara constructed and maintained by the Indian Army) Visit to Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. Proceed further and experience the effects of Magnetic Hill (Defiance of the law of gravity wherein a vehicle starts climbing up the hill when put in a neutral position) and admire the confluence of holy Indus and Zanskar, Proceed to Alchi Monastery and return to Leh for an overnight stay. [B/L/D]
Day 03: Leh - Nubra
After breakfast, drive to Nubra Valley (Known as the Valley of Flowers and the warmest region in Ladakh) via Khardungla pass. Check-in to the camp. After lunch Visit to Dikshit and Hunder Villages, monasteries to take a stroll around the place to see the life style of people living at the northernmost region of India. Enjoy camel Safari (optional – on own arrangement) in the evening. Overnight stay in Nubra Valley. [B/L/D].
Day 04: Nubra – Turtuk – Nubra
Post breakfast drive to Turtuk. On arrival explore Turtuk valley. It was once used to carry the trade material on silk route. Overnight stay at Nubra Valley. [B/L/D]
Day 05: Nubra Valley - Pangong
After an early breakfast proceed to Pangong. Pangong Lake is a salt water body of 120 km in length and 6 – 7 Km broad at the longest point. It is bisected by the international border between India & China (2/3 of the lake is in China’s possession). Visit the exact location of the famous movie “Three idiots” & enjoy outing along the banks of the lake. One really feels very close to nature at Pangong Lake with its scenic surroundings. On a clear sunny day, you can see seven colour formations in the crystal clear salt water lake. Overnight stay in Pangong. [B/L/D]
Day 06: Pangong – Leh via Changla
In the early morning, enjoy the picturesque view of Sunrise on the lake. After Breakfast, drive back to leh, enroute visit Thiksey Monastery and Shey Palace. On arrival check in at hotel. Evening free time to explore the market. [B/L/D]
Day 07: Leh Airport Drop
Morning after breakfast transfer to Leh airport to board the return flight.