Average Altitude: 12,000 ft.
Location: Jammu & Kashmir, India
How to Reach: Delhi – Manali / Srinagar – Leh
Highlights: Ladakh is not only a land of high passes but it will also mesmerize you with the different colours of nature and people it puts forward in front of you. You will be enthralled by the different shades of blue and brown that you never even knew existed! Let us help you capture the dramatics, on your camera, in this professionally guided photography tour.
Day 1: Arrival at Leh.
After arrival at Leh Airport, Our AS representative will greet you and drop at the specified Hotel. He will give you briefing about the tour plan, local weather and dos and don’ts. Check In and take rest to acclimatize well. Briefing about the tour plan and photography concepts to be covered during the trip. Acclimatization walks in the evening in the local market. Overnight stay in Leh.
Day 2: At and Around Leh.
Today we cover famous places in and around Leh like Magnetic Hill, Sangam, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib and Hall of Fame, Stok Palace and Shanti Stupa. Drive Back to Hotel in the evening for dinner. You can explore the Leh market after the Dinner.
Day 3: Leh – Khardung La (5359m) – Turtuk
Today we go the land of Double Humped Camels i.e Hunder (Nubra Valley). Along the way we will cross the Highest Motor-able road Khardung La. We won’t be spending time at the Khardung La Top today, because of acclimatization issues. Relax and spend your evening on the banks of Shyok River (Turtuk). Turtuk is the last village on the Indian side of LOC. Overnight stay at Turtuk.
Distance Covered: 210kms.
Day 4: Turtuk - Hunder
Track back the same route to get to the small village of Hunder, famously known for its sand dunes and double humped (Infected) camels. Overnight stay at Hunder.
Distance Covered: 85kms
Day 5: Hunder – Pangong Post breakfast, we will visit Diskit Monastery and then we take route along the Shyok River to reach the serene and beautiful Pangong Tso. We will camp at Spangmik, a small village on the banks of this magnificent lake.
Distance Covered: 175kms
Day 6: Pangong - Hanle Post breakfast, we drive along the Pangong Lake towards Chushul from where we’ll take the road towards Hanle. Hanle is famously known for Indian Astronomical Observatory. Clear skies and high altitude makes it a perfect place for night sky photography. Sky lit up by the countless stars makes for a perfect treat for the star gazers. Camping in the middle of Himalayas under the cover of million stars will make for unforgettable memoirs.
Distance Covered: 170kms
Day 7: Hanle – Tsomoriri Post breakfast, track back the same route towards Mood from where we will take detour towards Tsomoriri. Unlike Pangong this is a fresh water Lake. Take a stroll along the lake and enjoy the flora and fauna of the region in the evening. Night stay at Karzok, on the banks of Tsomoriri.
Distance Covered: 140kms
Day 8: Tsomoriri to Leh Today we track back to Leh. Along the way we will cover the world’s second highest motor-able road, Tanglang-La. Night stay at Leh.
Distance Covered: 250 kms
Day 9: Photography Workshop This day is kept for the reviewing of photographs taken during the trip. Tips and tricks of post processing will also be shared by our experts.
Day 10: Departure After Breakfast, checkout from Hotel and you will be dropped at Leh Airport.
P.S - Take necessary instructions from your family doctor before taking any of the above mentioned tablets.
We plan our trips with all R&D and make every effort to make your trip memorable and adventurous. We have to take unpredictability of weather and rough topography into consideration as well. Trip cost may vary if the days are extended due to unforeseen circumstances as we have to make alternate arrangements.