DGA | Backpack Trip to Ladakh | 1st May 2020

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DGA | Backpack Trip to Ladakh | 1st May 2020

May 1 @ 7:30 am - May 8 @ 5:00 pm UTC+5.5


– Reach Leh before the tourist season kicks-in and experience the real aura and culture.
– Drive over the highest motorable road in the world, Khardungla pass (18,300ft).
– Stay near the famous Pangong lake (shown in many movies including 3 idiots).
– Visit Nubra valley, the majestic Diskit monastery. See the rare double hump camels and natural sand dunes.
– Magnetic hill where the illusion makes your car appear to be travelling uphill, against gravity.

Brief Itinerary:
1st May,
We reach Leh by flight.
2nd May,
Today we spend a day in Leh for acclimatization and sight seeing of the city. We will go to Leh Palace, Shanti Stupa, which offers spectacular views of the Leh city from a great height. Later in the afternoon, we drive to Shey palace and Theksay monastery.
3rd May,
We visit the magnetic hill. The illusion makes your car defy the laws of physics and seemingly travel uphill on road against gravity. On the way we will see the beautiful ‘Sangam’ of Indus and Zanskar rivers at Nimmu. Later we will visit the Gurudwara Shri Pathar Sahib and the famous Hall of Fame by Indian Army.
4th May,
Today we begin our journey to Nubra valley which takes us through the highest motorable road on earth – the scenic Khardungla pass. We will try to drive till Turtuk, if time permits
5th May,
Today we will drive back to Leh via Khardungla pass. On the way, we will visit the Diskit monastery and the natural sand dunes. We will get the opportunity to see the rare double humped camels here.
6th May,
We start our journey to the famous Pangong lake, the same lake where the last part of the movie ‘3 Idiots’ was shot. The ever changing colors of the lake are due to the play of light, wind and the clouds. We will pass through Chang La pass, which is the third highest highest motorable road in the world.
7th May,
Drive back to Leh via Chang La pass. We reach Leh by evening and can do the shopping of dry fruits, winter clothes etc.
8th May,
Today we say our goodbyes to the beautiful town of Leh and catch a flight to our respective destination.
Fees: Rs. 24,000 (excluding flights)
You need to pay at least Rs.14,000 non-refundable advance to confirm your booking. Remaining amount can be paid in cash during the trip.
Cancellation charges:
Rs.7000 – one month prior to trip commencement
Rs.14000 – within a month to trip commencement
– Travelling throughout the trip in private jeep or traveler
– Stay on triple sharing basis throughout the trip
– Virtually all food during the trip
– All necessary permits
– First aid expertise
– Flight to/from Leh
– Any kind of cold drinks/beverages/bottled water purchased for personal use.
– Medical insurance and Medical rescue, if needed.
– Any increase in cost of accommodation or food caused by delay due to unforeseen circumstances.
Krishna Kuya: 9820285295 (Available on WhatsApp)
Email: [email protected]
— Send your advance money to following account —
Name – Krishna Kuya
Bank – HDFC, Thane
Account no – 5010 0036 3637 05
Account type – Savings
IFSC code – HDFC0001085
For payment through UPI: [email protected]
For payment through Google Pay: 9820285295
Things to be carried
– Wind-proof Jacket and other warm clothes like sweaters, muffler, gloves etc. Temperature below zero with a wind chill effect is expected
– Good quality Shoes and sleepers
– Two personal reusable water bottles all time in your bags
– An umbrella. Light drizzle can be expected
– Sunscreen, sunglasses, cap etc. (very strong glare from snow)
– Personal medical kit, soap, paste etc.
– Carry your luggage in a backpack. Avoid carrying side bags.
– A small bag to carry essential things while roaming. Ideally it should fit inside your main luggage.
Recommended but not compulsory:
– One bedsheet
– A Thermo flask to store hot water (0.5-1L)
– Dry fruits, Energy bars, Green Tea, Electral Powder etc.
DGA | Backpack Trip to Ladakh | 1st May 2020


May 1 @ 7:30 am UTC+5.5
May 8 @ 5:00 pm UTC+5.5
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