Description
Leh – Ladakh Backpacking Tour
 
Batches: -
13th to 20th July 2019
10th to 17th August 2019
 
SHORT INFO: -
 
Activity:  Backpacking Tour, Photography
Location: Leh - Ladakh
Duration: 7 Nights/ 8 Days
Cost: ₹ 28,500/- 
 
Head to Leh - Ladakh this season to get enchanted amidst the surreal landscape. The whole place is amazingly serene in lap of deep valleys of surrounding Himalayas. Visiting Ladakh is experience of lifetime, traversing high altitude mountain passes, exploring centuries old monasteries and camping at astonishing high altitude lakes are the major allure.
Ladakh - the land of high passes, witness the epic journey on the Leh Manali highway through the curvy scary roads at high altitude passes Rohtang Pass (13050 ft), Baralacha Pass (16020 ft), Nakeela and Lachangla Pass (16,617 ft.), Tanglang La Pass (17,585 ft - second highest motor able road), & many more throughout.
Leh city – feel the glory & pride visiting Hall of Fame, memorial of legendary war heroes. Visit the ancient monasteries & palace. By evening feel the quietness at Shantistupa.
Nubra valley – travel through one of the highest pass Khardung La to visit the high altitude cold desert. Visit Monastery at Diksit.
Pangong Lake – most popular spot, a saline lake at altitude of 14,270 ft. offers mystique & tranquil views at evening. Wonderful to observe its changing colour during day light.
 
ITINERARY: -
Day 01 -
Arrival at Manali. Whole day rest. You may visit main city & market, roam around. At evening brief session regarding Ladakh tour & discussion.

Day 02 - 
Manali to Jispa (8 to 9 hrs.)
Early morning @4am Leave for Jispa, breakfast enroute, cross through Rohtang Pass (13050 ft), enter to Lahaul Valley , head for Jispa first glimpse of beautiful drive on high altitude to be remembered. O/N Jispa.
 
Day 03 - 
Jispa to Leh (9 - 10 Hrs)
Early morning leave for Leh after breakfast, enroute visit Sarachu a vast plateau. at through cross Baralacha Pass (16020 ft), Nakeela and Lachulung la Pass 16,617 ft. Enjoy your lunch at Pang. After the Lunch drive to Leh passing through Skyangchu Thang (Biggest and Highest Plateau on Stretch of 42 Kms), Tanglang La Pass 17,585ft, 2nd highest motorable road in the world, reach Upshi where your drive along with Indus river. Arrive at Leh by evening.
O/N Leh.
 
Day 04 -
Full Day in Leh. Visit Hall Of Fame, , Thikse Monastery & Shey Palace. Evening visit Shanti stupa.
O/N stay at Leh 
 
Day 05 -  
Leh to Nubra (5 – 6 hrs)
After Breakfast drive to Nubra Valley via Khardung la (Highest Motorable road in the World, 17,582 ft). Arrive at Hundur by afternoon. Freshen up & leave for two hump camel Safari (Own cost) at Sand Dunes.
O/N Hundur.
 
Day 6 -
Nubra to Pangong Lake (7 - 8 hrs)
After breakfast leave for Pangong Lake (14,270 ft.) through Wari La Pass (17,400 ft). Enroute visit Diskit Monastery. Arrival at camp, later free time at leisure & enjoy the colour changing lake & sunset on the bank of Pangong Lake.
O/N Pangong Lake 
 
Day 7 -
Pangong to Leh (4 – 5 hrs)
Early morning enjoy the picturesque view of Sun rise at lake. After Breakfast drive back to Leh, enroute visit Hemis.
O/N Leh.
 
Day 8 -
Morning Breakfast, then leave to Leh airport. Tour concludes with sweet memories.
 
INCLUSIONS: - 
✔️ Travelling from Manali to Leh in (Non AC) Tempo traveler/ Force (14 seater)
✔️ Stay at Guest House/ Hotels & Tents Accommodation on Double/ Tripple Sharing Basis
✔️ Breakfast & Dinner at all days of tour.
✔️ Inner Line Permit
✔️ Travel Buffs Charges
 
EXCLUSIONS: - 
❌ Any kind of personal expenses viz. mineral water, Soft drinks, Laundry etc.
❌ Any kind of Insurance
❌ Tips to Camp staff, drivers, guides, etc.
❌ Entry fees, Safari ride charges, etc.
❌ Any additional Expenses/ cost incidental to any change in the itinerary / stay caused by reason beyond our control such as Natural Calamities (Land Slides, Floods etc.), any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, evacuation costs, flight cancellation, etc.
❌ Any kind of refund for unutilised tour plan services.
❌ Any meals apart from the ones mentioned above.
❌ Any other tax or service charge, stay charge that could be enforced during this period will be Extra and need to be borne by Paricipants.
❌ Any service not specifically mentioned in the Includes sections. 
 
Caution & Remarks :
Even though participants do not need to submit any health certificates those with a history of medical problems, particularly cardiac or respiratory, should consult a doctor before deciding to undertake the trip.
Carry appropriate substitution drugs for individuals allergic to any of above
Avoid medication such as sleeping tablets, sedatives, strong painkillers, and anti histamines which depress the respiration and increase the risk of (AMS - Active Mountain Sickness) especially while sleeping
 
Book in advance: 
Booking in advance will not only give you enough time for preparation but also gives you options to choose the departure dates according to your time availability. It will also help you in cost cutting while purchasing your flight tickets. We advise you to book your international or domestic Air flight tickets well in advance
 
By registering or joining any of the program organised by Travel Buffs, you acknowledge that you have read, understood & agreed to the following terms & conditions.
TERMS & CONDITION:-
Ø Leaders’ decision shall be final & abiding to all, till completion of the trek/ programme.
Ø Smoking, Chewing tobacco & consumption of Alcohol is strictly not allowed on the trek/ programme.
Ø Everyone is expected to follow safety protocols defined by the leaders.
Ø Polluting trek route/ camp site is strictly prohibited. Strictly no littering throughout the event/ trek.
Ø You acknowledge that the photographs taken during the activity which can be used for publicity purpose. You consent to let organisers photograph you and let them to use for publicity purpose & also consent to allow organisers to use the photograph clicked by you for publicity purpose.
Ø There is possibility of injury during activities & programs and you are aware that outdoor activities bears inborn risk of personal injury.
Ø You are joining an outdoor activity where any incident/ Natural calamity may happen & you agree that organiser shall not be held responsible for the any accident, mishap (including death) caused by any circumstances (artificial or natural).
Ø During emergency situation, your consent to any medical treatment recommended by a qualified medical practitioner (this could include inoculations, blood transfusions, surgery or the use of anaesthetic). Read *Medical Disclaimer*
Ø You realise a certain level of acceptable behaviour is mandatory to participate in outdoor programmes/ treks and that you may excluded from programmes/ treks if this level is not maintained. You acknowledge event leaders right to expel you from the group if you does not follow instruction of the leader/ misbehave. Further you consent once you are expelled from the group; organisers & leaders does not owe any kind of liability towards you.
Ø Minors aged between 14 to 16 years may accompany with their adult family members, in such case the companion family member's declaration in writing for accepting full responsibility towards them is must, along with consent in writing from their parents; submitted to Travel Buffs.
Minors aged between 16 to 18 years can join the event with their parents' consent in writing submitted to Travel Buffs.
Ø Travel Buffs have all authority to make any changes/ cancel the events/ programmes and final Decision.
Please read "Terms and Conditions" before joining the event  
 
For Registration call Team Travel Buffs: -
Jaydeep :   98333 96615 
Kaustubh : 97571 46611
 
 
If not reachable please SMS or WhatsApp
 
PAYMENT POLICY & DETAILS: -
♦ Bookings for all scheduled events/ programmes will be strictly made on ‘First Come, First Serve’ basis only.
♦ One must enquire the availability of the seats before paying for an event.
♦ Booking only through 100% Advance payment.
Account details -
Account No: 1313213446
Name: TRAVEL BUFFS
IFS code: KKBK0000640
Type:   Current
Bank Name: KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK
Branch:     Parel
 

Once payment is done, please email details to “travelbuffs.in@gmail.com” including Transaction ID, Participant Name, Email ID and Mobile Number. Mention Event name & date as subject.

 
CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY: -
If for some reason you wish to cancel your trek/ event, an email intimation needs to be sent to "travelbuffs.in@gmail.com". Cancellation requests are not taken over phone. However, you can phone to check whether your cancellation has been processed.
The cancellation charges as follows:
If cancellation is done 60 days prior to start of the trek/ event, the refund will be 75%.
If cancellation is done between 59 to 45 days prior to start of the trek/ event, the refund will be 50%.
If cancellation is done between 44 to 30 days prior to start of the trek/ event, the refund will be 25%.
If cancellation is done between 29 days till start of the trek/ event then no refund.
 
Participants/trekkers to carry things:
01) Identity proof (must) with photocopy
02) Thermals, Jacket, Woolen gloves & cap, etc.
03) Personal Clothing for tour
04) Torch, Power banks, Charger etc.
05) Toiletry kit
06) Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)
07) Good Shoes & floaters
08) Camera and memory cards - Optional
*** Do not carry sling bags or zholas.
*** Do not wear gold or carry valuable ornaments.
 
*MEDICAL DISCLAIMER: -

It is mandatory that you visit your personal physician before enrolling for the trip if you suffer from any illness of any kind and disclose the same and your medical history to the organizers of the trip so that best possible arrangements can be carried out post approval. As organizers of the trip, we will be responsible for providing basic first aid throughout the trip. In case of unexpected mishaps or accidents, we will arrange for the injured patron to be taken to the nearest medical hospital wherever possible. The medical expenses will have to be borne by the patrons themselves.
 
 
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