Greet & transfer to houseboat. Afternoon at leisure, Shikara ride on the Dal lake in the late afternoon to visit Nehru Park. Overnight in houseboat.
Sightseeing of Mughal gardens; visiting Nishat & Shalimar garden. Afternoon visit Shankaracharya temple over looking the valley. O/n in houseboat.
Srinagar â€“ Gulmarg - Srinagar.
After breakfast start for a day trip to Gulmarg â€œmeadow of flowersâ€, drive about 2hrs. Upon arrival explore the picturesque Gulmarg (2730m), you can enjoy pony ride or Gondola ride (rope way) and later retrace to Srinagar. O/n in houseboat.
Srinagar â€“ Kargil.
Early start for Kargil (2,745m), via Sonamarg â€meadows of goldâ€ & over crossing Zojila la (3,540m), about 7hrs. Arrive Kargil & check-in to hotel for overnight.
Kargil â€“ Uletokpo.
Continue drive to Uletokpo (about 6hrs.), over crossing Namika la (3,760m) â€œPillar of the skyâ€ and Fotu la (4,147m), en route visit the ancient Mulbek rock statue and Lamayuru monastery. Arrive Uletokpo for overnight in tented resort.
Uletokpo - Leh.
Morning drive to Leh (3hrs.), en route visit the 1000 year old Alchi temple, Sangam (confluence of Indus & Zanskar river), Gurudwara Patthar Sahib and Magnetic hill. Arrive Leh (3,505m/ 11,500ft.) and check-in to hotel for overnight.
After a leisure breakfast we proceed for sightseeing of Leh city visiting the imposing Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, Hall of Fame. Rest of the day free. O/n in hotel.
Explore Indus valley.
After breakfast set off for a day excursion to Indus valley; visit Stok Palace museum, Sindhu Ghat, Thikse & Hemis gompa (monastery). O/n in hotel.
Leh â€“ Pangong lake - Leh.
Start early morning for a day trip to visit Pangong Tso or â€œHollow Lakeâ€ (Asiaâ€™s largest saltwater lake). Stunning drive over crossing Chang la (5,300mts./ 17,800ft.). Explore the lake and retrace to Leh for overnight.
Leh â€“ Khardung la Top â€“ Leh.
Morning we drive to Khardung la Top (5,602m/18,380ft.) - the highest motorable road in the world, is also highlight of your tour. Retrace to Leh for Lunch. Afternoon free.
Depart Leh. Morning transfer to KBR Leh airport.