Leh to Pangong Road Trip: Discover Ladakh’s Splendour in 5 Nights/6 Days


Embark on the Leh to Pangong Road Trip and discover the stunning landscapes of Ladakh. This meticulously planned 6-day adventure offers exciting sightseeing and strategic acclimatisation in Leh. It ensures a comfortable and enriching exploration of the magical ‘Land of High Passes.’ This tour fosters deep connections within a diverse group of adventurers, perfect for friends, couples, older people, and solo travellers.

Experience the thrill of arriving in Leh and the serene beauty of Pangong Tso. From the high-altitude excitement of the Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa to the unique camel rides in Nubra Valley, every part of this Leh to Pangong Road Trip ensures a seamless and profound experience. Engage directly with Ladakh’s rich cultural tapestry, visit remote villages like Turtuk, and enjoy traditional Ladakhi cuisine. Capture the vivid blue waters of Pangong Tso and the stunning mountainous landscapes that surround it.

This journey also includes cultural interactions with local communities, allowing you to learn about their lifestyle and traditions. The Leh to Pangong Road Trip is more than just a sightseeing tour; it’s an immersive experience designed to create unforgettable memories. Whether you are a nature enthusiast, a cultural explorer, or simply seeking a peaceful retreat, this adventure caters to all. Return home with stories of awe-inspiring landscapes, new friendships, and a deep appreciation for the beauty and culture of Ladakh.

Join us on this unforgettable journey and let the Leh to Pangong Road Trip be the highlight of your travel experiences.

Highlights of the trip include:

  • Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa: Begin your adventure in Leh by visiting the historic Leh Palace and the serene Shanti Stupa, integrating the cultural heritage of Ladakh into your “Short Ladakh Trip.”
  • Nubra Valley Excursion: Travel across the high Khardung La Pass to the stunning landscapes of Nubra Valley. Enjoy a unique camel ride across the Hunder sand dunes and visit the ancient Diskit Monastery.
  • Turtuk Village: Delve deeper into the local culture with a visit to Turtuk Village. Experience firsthand the lifestyle and traditions of its residents, enhancing your Ladakh adventure.
  • Pangong Tso Lake: The journey to the fascinating high-altitude Pangong Tso Lake is a centrepiece. Its striking beauty lies in its vivid blue waters and stunning mountainous landscapes.
  • Cultural Interaction: Learn about local communities’ lifestyles and enjoy traditional Ladakhi cuisine, an integral part of the tour.

This journey promises adventure and awe-inspiring landscapes. It fosters connections through shared experiences, and participants return home with memorable stories and new friendships. This is more than just a journey—it’s a celebration of the spirit of travel in the heart of Ladakh.

Are you a solo female traveller or part of a group of adventurous women? Explore our Leh to Pangong Road Trip designed exclusively for women. Experience the beauty of Ladakh in a women-only setting, fostering deep connections and empowerment.

  • Day 1: Arrival in Leh

    After landing at Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, surrounded by the majestic Himalayas, complete your check-in formalities and meet your fellow travellers and dedicated tour leaders. Spend the day relaxing and getting used to the high altitude of 3,500 meters. In the evening, a special welcome dinner awaits you, where you will get to know your group and receive a detailed briefing on the exciting days ahead.

    Meals Included: Lunch & Welcome Dinner.

  • Day 2: Discovering the Mystique of Leh

    Begin your day with a leisurely breakfast, followed by a tour of the historic Leh Palace. This former royal palace offers stunning panoramic views of the town and its mountainous backdrop. Next, visit the serene Shanti Stupa, adorned with vibrant prayer flags and intricate carvings, providing a moment of peace and splendid views of the surrounding landscape. After that, wander through the bustling Leh Market, a vibrant hub where you can pick up unique local handicrafts and chat with friendly vendors. Finally, conclude your day with a relaxing afternoon at your hotel, enjoying the breathtaking sunset over the Himalayas.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

  • Day 3: Adventure to Nubra Valley & Hunder Sand Dunes

    Prepare for an exhilarating drive across the Khardung La Pass, the world’s highest motorable road. Enjoy breathtaking views at 5,359 meters. The captivating Nubra Valley is a beautiful combination of barren deserts and lush oases. The valley is rich in Buddhist heritage, and you can explore the ancient Diskit Monastery, dramatically perched on a hill, offering expansive views of the valley. Experience the surreal beauty of Hunder by taking a unique camel ride across its cold desert sand dunes. Hunder is often referred to as the “Desert in the Sky.”

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

  • Day 4: Exploring Turtuk Village

    Embark on a journey to the remote Turtuk Village in the Shyok Valley close to Pakistan’s borders. This village was previously part of Baltistan and offers a unique cultural tapestry with its distinct language and traditions. Spend your day interacting with the hospitable locals, learning about their rich history and lifestyle. Return to your cosy stay in Nubra Valley by afternoon, carrying with you the heartwarming stories of Turtuk.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner.

  • Day 5: Mesmerising Pangong Tso

    Embark on an eagerly awaited trip to the breathtaking Pangong Tso, a high-altitude lake renowned for its stunning shades of blue and scenic surroundings. This location is perfect for photography enthusiasts to capture the ethereal beauty of the lake, set against rugged mountains. Enjoy a peaceful picnic lunch by the lake, fully immersed in the tranquillity of this pristine location. Return to Leh in the evening for a restful night.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, and Farewell Dinner.

  • Day 6: Farewell from Leh

    Indulge in a delightful breakfast with your newly found friends while basking in the breathtaking scenery of Ladakh. Pack your bags and memories and proceed to Leh Airport for your departure, taking with you the empowering and unforgettable moments of your Himalayan adventure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast.

Leh to Pangong Road Trip: Discover Ladakh’s Splendour in 5 Nights/6 Days

Country India
Tour length 6 days
Travellers Details Couple, Small Group, Solo Traveller, Senior Citizen, Women Only Group
Tour Categories Road Trips, Cultural Trips, Interest Based Trips
Travel Style Independent, Partially Guided, Susmita’s Itinerary
Journey Start & End Points Journey Start & End Points: Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport
Max Group Size 6
Age range 18 to 65
Tour Operator 'Travel With Susmita'
Operated in English, Hindi and Bengali.
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    • Airport pickup and drop off at Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport.
    • All accommodations are in homestays on a twin-sharing basis with basic amenities.
    • Transportation for sightseeing on an Eco-Car.
    • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Chauffeur guide for the entire trip.
    • All required national park entry fees and other permits, including environmental costs.
    • Parking fees.
    • Driver salary.


    • The cost of any international flights to/from India is not included.
    • The cost of flights to/from Leh is not included.
    • The cost of a VISA application for travelling to India or your onward journey is not included.
    • Travel insurance, air, train, and bus tickets are not included.
    • As detailed in the itinerary, pick-up and drop-off services are provided exclusively at Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport within Leh. Services such as airport, train station, and bus stop pick-ups and drop-offs at other locations, such as Delhi Airport, are not included.
    • Monastery and monument entrance fees are not included.
    • Personal laundry services are not included.
    • Costs arising from unforeseen circumstances, such as natural disasters or political disruptions, are not covered.
    • Refunds are not issued for cancellations if the tour is terminated after commencement by a guest or guests.
    • Guests must bring their own necessary medications and personal toiletries.
    • Any other tours or sightseeing before or after the itinerary are not included.
    • Pre and post-tour accommodation.
    • Early check-in and late check-out charges are not included and should be payable directly to the hotel authority.
    • Private transportation is not included.
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, shopping, etc.
    • Beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) and meals that are not specified in the program.
    • Trip costs do not ensure the supply of local SIM cards and paying bills for your usage.
    • At attractions, monastery entry fees, camel ride fees, camera fees, etc., are not included.
    • The owner will charge it separately if heating is required at hotels or homestays.
    • Vehicles do not have air conditioning or heating. If required, the driver will charge separately, depending on the kilometres.
    • Any change in plan, visits to additional destinations, WiFi on board, restrooms on board, airport/departure tax, fuel surcharge, landing and facility fees, and gratuities for drivers are not included.
    • Anything not included in the itinerary is excluded.