The Grand Dragon
Magnificent Luxury Excursion Holiday to Ladakh
The Grand Dragon -Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India
- 4 Nights
Enjoy 4 nights of breathtaking Ladakh with some great experiences included in this excursion package. Explore the culture, the food, the mountain passes and the lakes of this scenic destination. Whether you are a backpacker or a frequent traveller, visiting Ladakh is a once in a lifetime experience!
- Traditional Welcome Tea / Coffee will be served on arrival
- Daily buffet breakfast
- Inner lane permit charges are included
- A picnic basket is provided during your visit to the Pangong lake
- In-house baked cookies in the room on arrival
- Complimentary bonfire & barbeque dinner experience on the last night
- Private airport transfers
- Sightseeing and attractions with private transfers
- While sightseeing Oxygen Cylinder, tea/coffee and mineral water in the car
Located at a height of 11,562ft, The Grand Dragon Hotel Ladakh, in the Himalayas, is your go-to place if you are looking for luxury and comfort. Plan your holiday and enjoy everyday breakfast, dinner, bonfire, sightseeing and much more in this place which is a ‘mecca’ for thrill seekers!
- Begin your wonderful holiday with a traditional hot cup of Tea / Coffee, in-house baked cookies in your room and breakfast on arrival
- Enjoy daily buffet breakfast
- How exciting will it be to soak in the warmth with a complimentary bonfire & barbeque dinner experience on the last night
- Inner-lane permit charges are included
- A picnic basket is provided during your visit to the Pangong lake
- To make your stay comfortable, transportation for all sightseeing and attractions as per the itinerary by a private Toyota Innova car will be provided
- While sightseeing Oxygen Cylinder, tea/coffee and mineral water will always be in the car
- Don't worry about reaching the venue as private airport transfers will be provided
Day 01: Arrival at Leh, transfer you to the hotel in Leh. Rest of the day free to acclimatize to the high altitude of Ladakh. In the evening visit Shanti Stupa for beautiful sunset view and take a walk to the local bazaar in Leh. Overnight at Hotel in Leh.
Day 02: Sightseeing around Leh (90 Kms round trip): Wake up, have your delicious breakfast and head out to visit Hall of Fame, Spituk Monastery, Kali Mata Temple, Magnetic Hill, Gurudwara Patthar Sahib and Confluence of Zanskar - Indus rivers. Overnight stay at the hotel in Leh.
Day 03: Excursion to Pangong Lake (280 Kms round trip): Begin your morning with scrumptious breakfast and then be ready to visit Pangong Lake on the Indo China border (where Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots climax was shot). Evening back to the hotel in Leh for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Excursion to Khardung-La Pass (78 Km round trip): Kickstart your day with a hearty breakfast and prepare yourself for an ultimate adventure of your life. You will drive up to the Khardung-la Top to have a magnificent view of the surrounding valleys. Return to Leh. In the evening, take a stroll to the market for shopping. Experience Bonfire and BBQ under the sky. Stay overnight at the hotel in Leh.
Day 05: It’s time to say goodbye to beautiful hills. Leave on time for Leh airport to board your flight.
The location — Unique & Breathtakingly scenic
Ladakh is a region in Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent. Some of the great attractions part of your package are:
Shanti Stupa (Japanese Peace Pagoda): Shanti Stupa/Japanese peace pagoda is situated at a hilltop in Changspa village providing a bird’s-eye view of the Leh town and the surrounding mountain peaks.
Ladakh Hall of Fame: The Hall of Fame is a glorious museum constructed by the Indian Army. Witness the memorabilia, eminent defence personalities with biographies, images and weapons used during the Kargil and other key strategic battles fought in Ladakh. Also, you will get to see some of the belongings of enemy soldiers found at war site.
Spituk Gompa: 8 Kms from Leh, it stands prominently on the top of hillock commanding a panoramic view of the Indus Valley for miles. The Gompa also houses a collection of ancient masks, antique arms, and an awe-inspiring image of Mahakaal.
Magnetic Hill: Defying the Law of gravity, this place is close to the Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib. Fun Fact/Believe it or Note: When a vehicle is parked on neutral gear on this metallic road the vehicle slides/goes up-hill!
Gurudwara Shri Patthar Sahib: Situated 25 miles from Leh, Gurudwara Pathar Sahib stands at the place where Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion and the first guru, is believed to have vanquished a demon. The gurudwara is maintained by the Indian Army.
A confluence of The Zanskar & Indus: On your way to Sham Valley before Nimu village, witness a magnificent view of two rivers in wedlock!
The Pangong Lake: This route takes the visitor past the picturesque villages of Shey and Thiksey. Enjoy a packed picnic lunch from the hotel. Pangong Lake, situated at 14,000 feet (4,267 M) offers spectacular views of the mountains of the Changchenmo range to the north. Above Spangmik are the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Pangong range.
Khardung-La Pass: The road journey to Nubra valley leads through Khardung La pass (The highest Motorable road in the world) 18,390 ft. around 39 Km away from Leh. There are two checkpoints on both the sides of the pass. Khardong is the first village of Nubra valley at a higher altitude than Diskit and other villages.
The Hotel — Hugely luxurious
The Grand Dragon Ladakh is just a 10-minute walk from Leh Palace and Leh Market. Conveniently located, the hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Main Bus Stand and a 10-minute drive from Shanti Stupa.
Soak in the majestic views of mountains and Leh's famous landmarks from The Grand Dragon Hotel. The property boasts an eco-friendly set-up, and all the major tourist attractions are within a 5 km radius including Shanti Stupa, War Memorial and Soma Gompa.
If travelling by rail, the nearest railway station is Jammu Tawi, which is 654 km away from the hotel. Established in the year 2007, The Grand Dragon Ladakh is one of the first luxury hotels in Ladakh that is owned and operated by the Abdu family from Leh.
Witness some magnificent handmade paintings by Gulam Mustafa (First modern Artist of Ladakh) in the property that only speaks royalty. The hotel is also centrally heated and solar powered, boasting eco-friendliness.
Your Room — Breathtaking views of Snow-capped Mountains
The Deluxe Rooms at The Grand Dragon are well designed with features like centrally controlled air conditioning and heating, LED Satellite TV, in-room electronic safe and spacious en-suite bathrooms. These rooms also offer uninterrupted views of the snowcapped Stok Kangri Mountains, or Khardung La pass, Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa.
Valid for travel from 20/11/2018 to 31/10/2019
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7-day Change of Heart Refund Policy: We always have one deal better than the other. So we understand your change of heart. Within 7 days of purchase, we’ll happily give you an option to cancel your booking, with a full refund, as long as the cancellation date is at least 30 days before the arrival date. For cancellations after 7 days of purchase, the hotel’s cancellation policy and penalty apply.
Change of Date: 1 change in dates is permissible at no additional charges, provided that the change is made at least 30 days before the original arrival date and provided that the hotel has availability on the newly requested dates. The final decision regarding date changes is at the sole discretion of the Hotel and the Hotel reserves the right to decline a change in dates, should availability not exist on newly requested dates.
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Each package is valid for two adults
Maximum Guest Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults and one child (aged below 12 years) or three adults. See the ‘Extra Guest Policy’ and ‘Child Policy’ for more details.
Extra Guest Policy: An extra adult can stay at a surcharge of INR 4000 per night, using an extra bed and the same inclusions as mentioned in the package.
Child Policy: One child (aged between 0-6 years) can stay free of charge. And a child (aged between 7-12 years)can stay at a surcharge of INR 4000 per night, using an extra bed and the same inclusions as mentioned in the package.
Check-in: 2 PM
Check-out: 12 PM
- Any Joyride or rafting.
- Medical expenses (apart from first aid) and insurance of any kind.
- Tips, laundry, liquors, wines, mineral water, telephone charges, camera fee and items of personal nature.
- Transportation is not on disposal basis. It is strict as per the programmed, any extra running will be charged extra.
- All the arrangements for the tour are preplanned and prepaid. In case of not completion of the tour due to any reason whatsoever, there will not be any refund for any unutilized services. Any extra expense due to the same has to be paid extra.
- Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities or any emergency evacuation expenses.
- Any other item not mentioned in the inclusions section.
Note: Your visit to Khardongla Pass and Pangong Lake is subject to weather condition. Please carry your valid ID proofs for the permit. PAN Cards are not acceptable.
The package cannot be split.
No connecting rooms available
Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.
Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated).
Menus are subject to change without notice.
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Laundry, Ironing, Trouser Press, Dry-Cleaning: To make your stay comfortable, laundry services are available at a surcharge.
Souvenir Shop: At The Grand Dragon Ladakh, there is an in-house Souvenir Gallery with a handpicked selection of Pashmina shawls, Buddhist masks, Thangka paintings, silver and turquoise jewellery, hand-woven carpets and rugs, Tibetan prayer wheels and intricately carved low tables, the Choktse and much more. Buy a special gift for your loved ones and make some memories.
Dining: Solja The Bakery: The in-house bakery serves freshly baked bread, pastries and other confectionery items.
Zasgyath, The Coffee Shop: An ambience of the traditional Ladakhi woodwork and amazing views of the Stok Kangri mountain range, enjoy your meal at this multi-cuisine place. Don’t miss the fantastic terrace that offers the opportunity for al fresco dining when the weather permits.
Breakfast: 0600 - 1030 HRS | Lunch: 1300 - 1530 HRS | Dinner: 1930 - 2230 HRS
Tusrabs, the Oriental Cuisine: Tusrabs is located at the lobby level overlooking the gardens. Enjoy the flavours and aroma of authentic Ladakhi, Tibetan and Chinese cuisine.
Wellness Centre: At The Grand Dragon Ladakh, indulge in some yoga and meditate against the backdrop of the Himalayas with the fresh mountain air cleansing you inside, out. Conducted by Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre, the sessions are held in groups to maximise the flow of positive energy created when more people do ‘dhyana’ together. With a twofold approach ‘samatha’ (to help calm the mind and body) and ‘vipassana’ (for elevation to a greater consciousness), set yourself free.
- Game Room: Want to play some games without stepping out of the hotel? Show your talent and play some pool or table tennis!
- Out and About: Indulge in some adventure activities and warm your body. Cycling, River rafting, Camel Safari, Jeep Safari, Winter sports (ice skating & hockey), trekking, rock climbing or biking — these are available at a surcharge.
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Prices for two adults with taxes