Major Tourist routes of Ladakh

Major Tourist routes of Ladakh

Major Tourist routes of Ladakh


Ladakh the land of high passes, serene lakes, ancient monasteries, unique culture and awe-inspiring landscapes is every traveler’s dream destination. Trip to Ladakh which every traveler dreams to take once in lifetime is a visual delight for soul and body. And the best tourist circuits of Leh and Ladakh holds true for the same.

Before discussing the major tourist circuits, we will through some light about major tourist places in Ladakh region.

Ladakh Tourist Map

 

Must Visit Places in Leh Ladakh

  • Leh City: Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Hall of Fame Museum, Leh Market, Spituk Monastery, Shey Palace, Thiksey Monastery, 3 Idiots or Rancho School, Khardung La Pass.
  • Sham Valley: Magnetic Hill, Confluence of Indus and Zanskar, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib, Nimmu Village, Rafting on Zanskar River, Alchi Monastery.
  • Hemis: Hemis Monastery, Hemis National Paark, Stok Monastery, Upshi, Karu Village.
  • Lamayuru: Lamayuru Monastery, Moonland, Wanla Gompa, and Uleytokpo basecamp.
  • Nubra Valley: Diskit village, Diskit Monastery, Hunder Village, Sand Dunes at Hunder, Sumur, Panamik Hot Springs, Turtuk Village, Bactrian camel habitat.
  • Pangong Tso: Pangong Lake, Lukung Village, Spangmik Village, Man Merak village, Chang La Pass, Durbuk village, Tangste.
  • Tso Moriri: Moriri Lake, Tso Moriri Wetland Conservation Reserve, Karzok Village, Changthang Plateau, Moore Plains, Taglang La
  • Hanle: Hanle Village, Hanle Monastery, Indian Astronomical Observatory, Chushul.
  • Sarchu: Pang, Gata Loops, Nakee La, Lachulung La.
  • Kargil: Kargil City, Mulbekh Monastery, Kargil War Memorial, Drass Town, Zoji La Pass.

 

While travelling to Ladakh you need to plan your trip well so that you can experience the magical beauty of Ladakh. Trip plan should be such that you get ample time for acclimatization and then you should have optimum time for rest, travel and sightseeing.  The Leh Ladakh tourist circuits discussed here will help you to plan your Leh Ladakh trip in a better way.

Best Leh Ladakh Tourist Circuits:

1.Manali-Leh-Srinagar (9N/10D):

If you are looking to do the complete circuit then the 9 nights 10 day leh ladakh tour will be best option for you. After visiting major tourist places of Manali the tour starts and the road trip reaches Leh after covering Manali-Leh Highway. You will travel to most sought after destinations of Ladakh Pangong Lake and Nubra Valley. Finally the trip will end in Srinagar after travelling through Srinagar-Leh Highway. The route will be like:

Manali (1N) – Sarchu (1N) – Leh (1N) – Nubra Valley (1N) – Leh (1N) – Pangong Lake (1N) – Leh (1N) – Kargil (1N) – Srinagar (1N)

Trip Duration: 9 Nights 10 Days

2.Srinagar-Leh-Manali (9N/10D):

This is basically the same itinerary but in reverse order.If you are looking to do the complete circuit then the 9 nights 10 day leh ladakh tour will be best option for you. After visiting major tourist places of Kashmir the tour starts and the road trip reaches Leh after covering Srinagatr-Leh Highway. You will travel to most sought after destinations of Ladakh Pangong Lake and Nubra Valley. Finally the trip will end in Manali after travelling through Manali-Leh Highway. The route will be like:

Srinagar (1N) – Kargil (1N) – Leh (1N) – Nubra Valley (1N) – Leh (1N) – Pangong (1N) – Leh (1N) – Sarchu (1N) – Manali (1N)

Trip Duration: 9 Nights 10 Days

3. Leh Local with Pangong Lake and Nubra valley (6N/7D)

If you are corporate type and are always short of leaves then you don’t have to worry.  You just have to book your to and fro flights to Leh and choose this Ladakh tour. The tour will cover famous monasteries, sham valley, Pangong Lake and nubra valley.

Leh (1N) – Sham Valley (1N)-Nubra Valley (1N) – Leh (1N) – Pangong (1N) – Leh (1N)

Trip Duration: 6 Nights 7 Days

4. Leh Local with Pangong Lake Nubra valley and Tso Moriri (7N/8D)

If you are corporate type and are always short of leaves then you don’t have to worry.  You just have to book your to and fro flights to Leh and choose this Ladakh tour. The tour will cover famous monasteries, sham valley, Pangong Lake and nubra valley and Tso Moriri.

Leh (1N) – Sham Valley (1N)-Nubra Valley (1N) – Pangong (1N) – Leh (1N)- Tso Moriri (1N)- Leh (1N)

Trip Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days

5. Leh Local with Pangong Lake Nubra valley Hanle and Tso Moriri (7N/8D)

If you are true adventure junkie and are looking for an offbeat Ladakh tour then this is just the right tour for you. The trip that starts with acclimatization in leh will take you to nubra valley from nubra to Pangong Lake via shyok route. Then you will be travelling on the most desolated route on earth you will travel to Hanle and Tso Moriri.

Leh (1N) – Sham Valley (1N)-Nubra Valley (1N) – Pangong (1N) – Hanle(1N)- Tso Moriri (1N)- Leh (1N)

Trip Duration: 7 Nights 8 Days




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