Leh Ladakh is a wonderful place. The landscape of Leh is incomparable to any other hill station. The region is ringing with Buddhist chants and unique culture. It feels like another world altogether. The area has so many tourist destinations that an individual can spend as many days as possible in Leh Ladakh without getting enough of it.
This is a detailed blog about how many days are enough for Leh Ladakh tour.
If you are planning a trip to Leh Ladakh and are wondering how many days are enough for the Leh Ladakh tour, we will guide you through the places you have to cover, accommodating AMS and enjoying your trip with leisure.
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How Many Days are enough for Leh Ladakh Tour Package (Minimum)
Along with must-visit places in Leh Ladakh, there are numerous places without which your Leh Ladakh trip would be incomplete. Considering places like Leh Palace, Magnetic hill, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, Khardung La, Diksit, Tso Moriri and villages of Turtuk and Panamik, you will find at least 8-10 days enough for Leh Ladakh Tour Package.
You would need at least one day to acclimatise in the Leh environment if you want to avoid acute mountain sickness which has even resulted in the death of many tourists. Let’s plan an 8-day Leh Ladakh travel itinerary for you.
Leh Ladakh 8-day Tour itinerary
- Day 1
Acclimatize in the Ladakhi altitude and take your day slowly. You can do some local sightseeing on the day if you prefer and visit Leh palace, Ladakhi market and taste some local delicacies.
- Day 2
Visit places like Shey palace, Shanti stupa and Gurudwara Patthar Sahib. Also, visit monasteries in Leh like Thiksey Monastery and Spituk Gompa.
- Day 3
Now that you have acclimatised enough to the Leh environment, set out for Nubra valley. On the way, you will stop at Khardung La before arriving at Nubra valley. Travel through the beautiful villages of Diksit, Panamik and Sumur. Later, visit Hunder village to see Hunder sand dunes and ride the Bactrian camels.
- Day 4
Visit more villages of Nubra valley during the day. You can set out for the last village of India, Turtuk, and make friends among the highly hospitable locals of the area. You can also avoid Turtuk and set out for Shyok valley on the day and Spend the night in the area.
- Day 5
Set out for Pangong Tso on the day. Pangong Tso offers accommodation to the visitors in camps, wooden huts and makeshift accommodations. Spend the night in the area.
- Day 6
From Pangong Tso, return to Leh and travel in the area for the day. Tourists also set out for Zanskar valley from Pangong Tso but it is a very very long route and it is less preferred. Travel Leh for the day and prepare for the next day.
- Day 7
Set out for Tso Moriri on this day and find a staying place at the house of locals or a guest house in the area,
- Day 8
Walk around the village on the last day of your trip and return to Leh later in the day.
Tourist places to be covered in a Leh Ladakh trip
- Nubra valley
From a double-humped camel ride to scanning the dune-filled Nubra landscape, Nubra valley offers gorgeous monasteries and a calming environment.
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- Pangong Lake
Visiting Leh without visiting Pangong Tso is a waste. Pangong is the top priority of every tourist visiting Leh Ladakh. The blue-green water of the Lake will captivate you.
The transit hub of the area offering activities like trekking and mountain climbing, Kargil is a famous tourist destination and a must-visit in Leh.
- Shanti stupa
The shiny white structure of the Buddhist stupa is worth its name offering peace and magnificence. Cover this place in your itinerary.
- Thiksey Monastery
With a significant collection of Buddhist texts, Thiksey Monastery is a reflection of the Tibetan city of Lhasa.
The beautiful valley on the banks of Zanskar river with activities like rafting is a must-visit in Leh Ladakh. The clear environment and gigantic snow-covered peaks give Zanskar valley a heavenly look.
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