8 Day Tour - Leh Ladakh Backpacking from Srinagar

This trip has it all - Road tripping, mountains, blisteringly icy cold rivers, millions of stars, shooting stars streaking across the night sky, camping, bikes, marmots, camels with two humps, and the incredible Pangong Lake.

Did I not mention adventure! Prepare yourself to go up some of the best motorable roads and passes in the world as we go rollicking up.

If you haven't done Ladakh, you haven't really done it all.

Why travel with OWF?

Because we provide end to end trip management. We strongly believe as a traveler when you come on a trip we want you to just enjoy the trip, explore the place and also explore yourself. Have lots of fun and make lifetime memories, open your heart and mind to a new perception of travelling. Whether you are travelling in a group or solo we are here to give you a travel experience of the next level. Along with the fun and adventure your security is also our most important concern especially our female tarvelers. So travel with OWF and experience it.

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  • What's included :
    • 8x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Private transportation
    • Driver Night Charges, Toll Tax, Parking Charges, etc.
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Bike Rental for Day 4
    • All inner line permits for the trip
    • Team Captain and his kick-ass stories
    • Dinner on camping site
    • Entry/Admission - Sonamarg
    • Entry/Admission - Shanti Stupa
    What's excluded :
    • Airfares/flights
    • Any kind of food or beverage that is not included in the package.
    • Any personal expenses
    • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, roadblocks etc.
    • Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.
    • Any damage to the bike except engine damage must be borne by the client.
    • Entry to monuments/monasteries, camera/video camera charges, camel safari, river rafting, laundry
    • Lunch and Dinner (except camping)
    • Entry/Admission - Nubra Valley
    • Entry/Admission - Thiksey Monastery

  • Day 1: Arrive Srinagar- Transfer to Sonamarg - Sightseeing - Overnight stay at Sonamarg

    Stop At: Sonamarg, Srinagar India
    Arrive at Srinagar Airport by 9 am, meet your fellow travelers and captain, hop into your tempo/bus/car and start the journey to Sonamarg. The road to Sonamarg is very pretty. There are many grasslands on the way, and as you move closer to Sonamarg, the Sind river becomes eminent. The beautiful river Sind gives this place extraordinary beauty. We will have a stop for breakfast somewhere near the river, have breakfast and sit by the river. Reach Sonamarg by 12 pm, check-in into hotel. Freshen up and enjoy the beauty of Sonamarg, get to know each other from the group and rest for the night.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at a 3-star hotel

    Day 2: Depart to Leh. Enroute, Kargil War Memorial, Lamayuru and 3 high passes

    Pass By: Lamayuru Monastery (Yuru Gompa), Srinagar-Kargil-Leh Road, Lamayuru 194106 India
    Wake up early morning and post breakfast depart for Leh. It’s a beautiful route, though quite long about 10 hours including stops for lunch, snacks and sightseeing. Just after Sonamarg, we will reach Zero Point which is full of snow. Let’s go out and jump into the snow! Pelt each other with snowballs, make a snowman, dive in the snow, cover your face with snowflakes!!! Get the kid out of you and enjoy in this beautiful snowy place!
    Stop at Kargil war memorial, Evoking a feeling of nationalism and patriotism at one glance. The memorial that is built to honor our soldiers who fought bravely in the Kargil war against our neighboring country. Later comes Kargil a small town. Next, we will visit Lamayuru Monastery, the oldest and one of the largest monasteries in Ladakh.
    Reach Leh by evening. Check-in into the hotel. Take rest after a long journey and acclimatize, rest the night.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 3 star hotel at Leh City

    Day 3: Leh local sightseeing. This is going to be a relaxing day.

    Stop At: Shanti Stupa Road 500 steps from Changspa Road, Leh 194101 India
    Today we will be covering Shanti Stupa, the most important monument in Leh. After that Leh Palace a former royal palace overlooking the town of Leh, Ladakh, in the Indian Himalayas. The day is free after that, spend the time in local cafes and get to know local people and ladakhi culture. Go shopping in Leh Local Market or use this day as you want to.

    Make sure we don't exhaust ourselves as this day is important for acclimatization.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 3 star hotel at Leh City

    Day 4: Bike trip to confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers(Sangam); rafting (optional)

    Stop At: Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, Leh India
    After breakfast, we will start our bike/tempo trip towards the sham valley. Sham Valley includes Alchi, Likir, Basgo, Zanskar and Indus Confluence at Nimmu, Magnetic Hills, Gurudwara Pather Sahib… Gosh, a long list but they all are very much close to each other and requires a drive for the complete tour and back to Leh in a day. Remember, this is not going to be so easy but a ride for a lifetime. You can ride ATV’s, and it is an optional activity. Those who want can book it on the spot.

    People who are interested in rafting here can go for it. Rafting over here is a fun adventure. You can race the two rafts, flick water onto each other, jump into the river and lot. Reach Leh by evening and rest for the night.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 3 star hotel at Leh City

    Day 5: Khardung La & Nubra Valley

    Stop At: Khardung La Road, 194101 India
    After breakfast check out of the hotel. Head for beautiful Nubra Valley via Khardung La(Highest motorable road) at 17,582 ft. You'll find yourself surrounded between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. It is covered in snow all through the year. You will see prayer flags flying proudly in the wind, the mountains standing tall, white and surveying all. Click some pictures here and enjoy the snow.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Nubra Valley, 194101 India
    Reach Hunder in Nubra, the only cold desert of India and visit the sand dunes, meet those two-humped Bactrian camels. You can take a camel safari which itself is a unique experience. We are going to stay in a very nice camp in the middle of nowhere along with bonfire and stargazing.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Swiss Camps

    Day 6: Pangong Lake

    Stop At: Pangong Tso, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India; Ladakh, , India;, Leh 194101 India
    After breakfast in the morning head to Pangong Tso. Pangong lake changes its color 4-5 times a day and with a backdrop of mountains of various hues and colors, it is a sight for the Gods.

    Once we cross Tangste village, the route is incredibly beautiful. Pangong Lake lies 38 km from this point, and one sees clear streams, big grasslands, running horses, marmots. It is an absolutely fantastic panorama.

    Reach Pangong Lake and check-in to the campsite. We will be staying in swiss deluxe tents. Freshen up, get ready and head down to the lake. The water will be freezing cold and of course, we will sit near the lake and scream as our toes go numb! The night is going to be an amazing experience a silent lake in the front, and mountains all around with millions of stars. I don’t think you will ever see more stars anywhere than here.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Swiss Camps

    Day 7: Return Leh Via Chang La(Third highest motorable road)

    Pass By: Changla Pass, India
    Wake up early morning to witness a mesmerizing sunrise. After breakfast, head back to Leh Via might Chang La Pass(Third Highest motorable road). After clicking some pictures here, visiting chang la baba temple.

    Stop At: Thiksey Monastery, Leh Manali Highway, Leh 194101 India
    We then stop at the beautiful Thiksey Monastery.

    Reach Leh by evening, check-in at the hotel. In the evening, we can go out to some of the popular cafes. 
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in a 3 star hotel at Leh City

    Day 8: Depart for Leh airport

    Pass By: Leh, Leh, Leh District, Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
    Wake up and post breakfast, bid farewell to the Leh city. Check out from hotel and fly back home with amazing memories.

    Book your return flight from Leh.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Sheikh Ul-Alam International Airport Srinagar, Indragandhi Road, Humhama, Badgam, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir 190007
    Return Detail :
    Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, Leh 194104
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not recommended for travelers with breathing problem
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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Activity ID: V-250053P1

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