Winter Ladakh Tour

duration Duration 6 Days / 5 Nights
Camp Base Camp Leh
Camp Thrill Level Extreme
Camp Tour type Private
Camp Accommodation type Dual Sharing

Ride into Adventure on the Ladakh Winter Tour

Embark on a winter adventure in the breathtakingly beautiful Ladakh region with Moustache 'Ladakh Winter Tour'. This six-day itinerary is designed to take you on a journey through the stunning landscapes and rich cultural heritage of this remote region of India. The special Ladakh tour in winter is specially designed to offer you the unique natural beauty of the Himalayas. Known for its high passes and the cold deserts. Ladakh’s beauty is elevated exponentially during the roughest yet most serene weather in the Himalayas.

On the Ladakh winter tour packages, you will get a chance to live and learn about the local ways of life. Witness the traditional festivals and celebrations of the Ladakhi people as well as Buddhist rituals in stunning monasteries across the region. Moreover, the Ladakh tour in winter provides you with experienced guides and drivers for a more immersive and stress-free experience. So what’s the holdback? It’s time to get Leh’d in Ladakh.

Choose the winter tour in Leh Ladakh for the Ultimate Himalayan Journey

The tour starts with your arrival in Leh, where you will be greeted by our agent and sent to the hotel for check-in. The first day is to acclimate yourself to the high altitude of Ladakh while exploring the beautiful Shanti Stupa, bringing Ashoka's message to everyone. You will visit some of Ladakh's most stunning and well-known locations during the tour. You will start by visiting the Leh-Srinagar Highway, where you will visit the Hall of Fame, a museum built by the Indian Army to honor martyred troops. Furthermore, you will unravel the riddle of the Magnetic Hills, which are believed to defy gravity by dragging vehicles up rather than down a hill. You will also visit the Kali Mata Temple and Gurudwara Patthar Sahib, which are two destinations steeped in history. Where you can witness the Indus and Zanskar rivers meet in a sacred confluence.

The Winter Ladakh tour also takes to the remote Nubra Valley, commonly known as Ladakh's Valley of Flowers. The road to Nubra traverses the Khardungla Pass, the highest motorable road in the world. Feel the accomplishment and take a picture to commemorate your victory before heading to the Nubra Valley. The sand dunes and double-humped camels will captivate you. Take a ride on your own dime.

You will also visit Pangong Lake, Ladakh's most popular lake which is partially controlled by China. After spending some soulful moments at Pangong, Explore the Diskit and Hunder Villages to learn about the way of life of people who live in such remote areas. Finally, in the last leg of your Ladakh tour, you will return to Leh to explore the capital city of Ladakh.

Ladakh winter tour packages for the best of Adventure and Comfort.

The trip package includes accommodation in comfortable homestays and hotels, with meals such as breakfast and dinner included in the itinerary. You will also receive pickup and drop from the airport. Travel during the trip will be done in comfortable vehicles such as Xylo/Scorpio/InnovaInner, which can't be used for private sightseeing. The Moustache ladakh winter package also includes line permits, wildlife fees, environmental fees, and Red Cross fees.

On this tour, you will be able to experience the true beauty of Ladakh in winter and gain an understanding of the unique culture and lifestyle of the people who call this region home. With all the permits and fees included, you can sit back and relax, knowing that everything is taken care of. So, pack your bags and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime with our Winter Ladakh Tour.

Ladakh Winter Tour Itinerary

DAY 01: Arrival in Leh

  • When you arrive at Leh airport, you will be greeted by our agent.Transfer to your hotel in Leh and check in.
  • Your acclimatization day is today.
  • In the evening, visit the beautiful Shanti Stupa and the local markets of Leh.
  • Return to the hotel and enjoy your dinner before retiring to bed.

DAY 02: Leh local sightseeing

  • After a fresh breakfast, continue our journey to the Leh-Srinagar Highway.
  • Visit the Hall of Fame, Kali Mata Temple and Gurudwara Patthar Sahib.
  • Let us unravel the riddle of the Magnetic Hills enjoying the sacred Indus and Zanskar rivers meeting.
  • Return to Leh for dinner and some rest for the night.

DAY 03:  Leh to Nubra Valley

  • We'll see the Nubra Valley, commonly known as Ladakh's Valley of Flowers.
  • The road to Nubra runs across the Khardungla Pass, the world's highest motorable road heading to the Nubra Valley.
  • Take a ride on your own.
  • Overnight stay in Nubra, accompanied by a superb dinner.

DAY 04: Nubra Valley To Leh

  • After a healthy breakfast, go to Leh via the famed KharDungla Pass.
  • The rest of the day is yours to do as you please.
  • After dinner, stay for the night.

DAY 05: Pangong Lake Day Excursion

  • Prepare for a day of sightseeing by eating a delicious breakfast.
  • We will visit Diskit and Hunder Villages before heading to the Pangong Lake
  • Then continue on to Leh through the Chang La pass in the Shyok River valley.
  • After dinner, we'll be staying in Leh.

DAY 06: Departure

  • As your journey comes to an end, treat yourself to a delicious meal.
  • Later on, you will be driven to the airport for your departure.

How to Reach the basecamp at Leh

By Road: Daily bus service is offered from Manali, Srinagar, and Shimla to the Leh bus station by Himachal Roadways and Jammu and Kashmir Roadways buses. You may also reserve a taxi to take you from Manali to Leh.

By Air: Fly directly to the regional Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport, also known as Leh Airport, from Delhi, Mumbai, or Srinagar.

By Train: Pathankot, Kalka, and Chandigarh are the nearest train stations to Leh. It is possible to combine a train trip to the above-mentioned sites with a taxi journey to Leh.

Things to carry for the Winter Leh Ladakh package trip

  1. Sporting shoes.
  2. Woollen clothing, such as hats and gloves.
  3. Jackets and sweaters.
  4. A raincoat (For June & July).
  5. Prescription medications. High altitude sickness medication.
  6. Moisturizer, Lip Balm, and Water Bottle.
  7. Sunglasses are required.
  8. Woolen Jacket with extra socks, preferably wool.
  9. In most parts of Ladakh, only postpaid mobile connections will work.
  10. Change of towel and clothing.
  11. Wear Light Clothes No more than five pairs.
  12. Carry a plastic bag with you for your phone.

Inclusions for the Ladakh winter tour
  1. Accommodation in guest houses/homestays/camps on a triple/quad sharing basis, as per itinerary.
  2. During the trip, breakfast and dinner are served along with morning and evening tea ( 6 Breakfast and 6 Dinner).
  3. Shared Innova or Tempo Traveller for all days of the itinerary.
  4. Experienced driver cum guide with extensive local knowledge of driver allowance, road tax, and fuel charges.
  5. In case of emergency, an oxygen cylinder is kept in the backup vehicle 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All scheduled drives, sightseeing, and excursions.
  6. All government fees and taxes for regular trips within Ladakh.
Exclusions for the winter tour in Leh Ladakh
  1. Meals are not specifically mentioned in the inclusion.
  2. The package is subject to a 5% GST tax.
  3. Anything that isn't clearly listed within the cost inclusions.
  4. Personal costs include laundry, phone and fax calls, mineral water, alcoholic drinks, admission and photographic fees at monuments and museums, medical costs, gratuities, and so on.
  5. Costs associated with natural disasters including landslides, bottlenecks, and other problems (to be borne by the client directly on the spot).
  6. Gratuities for the driver and tour guide.
  7. Any admission fees to the monastery or monuments. Travel protection.

Cancellation Policies for the Ladakh winter tour packages
  1. If cancellations are made 25 days prior to the start date of your trek/tour/activity, no cancellation fee will be charged.
  2. If cancellations are made between 4-25 days prior to the start date of your trek/tour/activity, EITHER 75% of the total booking amount will be returned to the guest (25% of the total booking amount will be charged as cancellation fee) OR whole advance amount can be adjusted against any trek within next 12 months.
  3. If cancellations are made within 4 days from the start date of your trek/tour/activity, 100% of the total booking amount will be charged as a cancellation fee.
  4. If you book the tour/trek/activity by making a partial payment of the total booking amount and fail to make the 100% payment before 30 days from the date of travel. In this case, your booking will get canceled automatically and can only be reconfirmed once you make the full payment, depending on the availability of slots.
  5. In case if your tour/trek/activity remains incomplete or uninitiated because of "force majeure", medical emergency, government policy changes, local strikes, or by personal choice after you arrive at the starting point, you will not be able to get a refund, reschedule or replace any services that remain underutilized by you.
  6. Cancellations are strictly subjected to cancellation policies mentioned on the website & are irrespective of the date of booking.
  7. The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days.

FAQs for the Ladakh winter tour

How do I reach Ladakh valley in winter?

The best way to reach Ladakh valley in winter is by road, with the option of hiring a private vehicle or taking public transportation.

Can I drive a 2-wheel drive in Ladakh in winters?

It is not advisable to drive a 2-wheel drive in the Leh Ladakh region in winters, as the roads can be slippery and snowy.

Is it feasible to visit Leh Ladakh in winter?

Yes, it is allowed to visit and travel to the Leh Ladakh region during the winter months.

What are the primary attractions of the tour?

The main highlights of the Winter Ladakh tour include a visit to the Pangong Lake, Nubra Valley and crossing some of the highest passes in the world.

What kind of stays are provided on the tour?

Accommodation in guest houses/homestays/camps on a triple/quad sharing basis as per itinerary

Is transportation provided during the tour?

Innova or a Traveller shared for all days as per the itinerary. Driver allowance, road tax, and fuel costs are all things that an experienced driver cum guide is quite knowledgeable about.

What is the time course of the winter Ladakh expedition?

The Ladakh Winter Tour Package is a 5 nights and 6 days expedition.

Is a permit required to visit Ladakh?

A permit is not required to visit Leh Ladakh. Nonetheless, All driving and required permits are included in the Ladakh tour packages.

Are meals included on the tour?

Check the inclusions and Itinerary section for the specific meals included in the Ladakh Winter Tour Package.

Is it possible to drive to Ladakh in winter?

Yes, it is possible to drive in Ladakh in winter. Traveling in a 4-by-4 vehicle is recommended while driving on snow and icy roads.

Where is Ladakh located?

The northernmost area of the Indian subcontinent is Ladakh. China borders Ladakh to the east, Pakistan and Afghanistan to the north, and Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir to the south.

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