12 days in Kargil, Hemis & Leh Itinerary

12 days in Kargil, Hemis & Leh Itinerary

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12 days in Kargil, Hemis & Leh Itinerary

Leh
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Kargil
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
Hemis
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Leh
— 9 nights
Leh

2
days
Kargil

Kargil ©
On the 4th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Phuktal Monastery, admire the landmark architecture of Mulbekh Monastery, then appreciate the views at Suru Valley, and finally appreciate the history behind Drass War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Nakpochu Valley, then admire the striking features of Shargole Monastery, then examine the collection at Rangdum Monastery, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Karste River.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kargil trip planner.

Leh to Kargil is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hemis.

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Drass War Memorial ©
Drass War Memorial

1
day
Hemis

Hemis ©
On the 6th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hemis Monastery and then cruise along Changla Pass.

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Drive from Kargil to Hemis in 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Leh.

Things to do in Hemis

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites

Side Trip

Changla Pass
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Changla Pass ©
Changla Pass
Hemis Monastery ©
Hemis Monastery

9
days
Leh

Leh ©
The former capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh, Leh possesses a historic old town area marked by stupas, monasteries, and traditional mud-brick houses.
Step out of Leh to go to Alchi and see Alchi Monastary, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. Spend the 11th (Fri) among lush scenery at Zanskar the Virgin Valley. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Thiksey Monastery, explore the striking landscape at Magnetic Hill, pause for some photo ops at Shey Monastery, and examine the collection at Hall of Fame.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Leh custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hemis to Leh takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leh

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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Alchi Monastary, Shanti Stupa
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Thiksey Monastery ©
Thiksey Monastery
Hall of Fame ©
Hall of Fame

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