How to book a tour package:
step-by-step guide

Tour package = combination of tours


A tour package is a combination of several individual tours. You will book each tour separately; therefore, you have the full flexibility to customize your tour package as you wish.

Example:


Mr & Mrs Kumar will travel to Ladakh from the 5th to 11th July.
They want to book the tour package called Best of Leh-Ladakh Tour Package (7 days).

The itinerary will be:

Itinerary of the tour package

This package is the combination of 2 tours:

Mr & Mrs Kumar will arrive in Leh and visit Leh on 5th July.
They will do the tour Indus valley to Lamayuru (2-day tour) on 6th and 7th July.
They will do the tour Nubra valley and Pangong lake (3-day tour) on 8th, 9th and 10th July.
They will leave from Leh on 11th July.

Each tour is booked separately


Each individual tour shall be booked separately with the booking form for private taxi; the price depends on the car category. The price for each package is summarized in a table.

Example:


This is the price summary table for the Best of Leh-Ladakh Tour Package (7 days):

Price summary table

Mr & Mrs Kumar want to book a car category B. Therefore, they will book:

They will pay a total of ₹ 31,491 for the package.

Airport transfers and visit of Leh


The airport transfers and the visit of Leh on the first day are done independently. This means that you will need to arrange the transport by yourself.

For airport transfers, you do not need to book a taxi in advance. Leh airport is only 4 kilometres from the city centre and you can easily find a taxi directly at the airport; a prepaid taxi from Leh airport to the city centre costs approximately ₹ 600. You can also ask your hotel in Leh to arrange airport transfers for you.

The visit of Leh (Main Bazar, Leh Palace, Namgyal Tsemo Gompa, Shanti Stupa) can be done on foot or you can get a local taxi on the street.

1st TOUR - booking form


The first tour is booked with the booking form for private taxi. Clicking on the link in the price summary table will pre-fill the booking form automatically.

Example:


For the first tour, Mr & Mrs Kumar need to book the tour Indus valley to Lamayuru (2-day tour) on 6th and 7th July.

They click on the link ₹ 9,625 for a car category B.

Price summary table, click

They are redirected to the booking form, which is partially pre-filled:

Booking form, first tour

In addition, Mr & Mrs Kumar need to fill in the start date (6th July) and the number of passengers for this 2-day tour before clicking on “BOOK TAXI”:

Booking form filled in, first tour

1st TOUR - booking details


Next step is to review the trip details, select options such as oxygen cylinder rental and payment currency, select the pick-up time and location and provide the contact details.

Example:


Mr & Mrs Kumar verify that the selected tour and dates are correct:

Booking details, first tour

They decide whether they want to rent an oxygen cylinder for this tour:

Oxygen cylinder rental, first tour

They choose whether they want to pay in rupees or in another currency:

Payment currency, first tour

Mr & Mrs Kumar want to start the tour at 8:00 am on 6th July and the driver will pick them up from their hotel in Leh (The Grand Dragon):

Pick-up information, first tour

The pick-up time and location can also be modified later, until 5 days before your trip.

Finally, Mr & Mrs Kumar provide their contact details:

Contact details, first tour

1st TOUR - payment


The payment is done online by debit or credit card through Stripe.

Example:


Mr & Mrs Kumar proceed with the payment of the first tour:

Payment with Stripe, first tour

1st TOUR - booking confirmation email


The booking confirmation email will be immediately sent to you. It contains all the information about your booking (tour details, payment, pick-up information, etc.).

Example:

Booking confirmation email, first tour

1st TOUR - possibility to modify the pick-up information


In the booking confirmation email, you will find a button which allows you to modify your pick-up time and location.

Example:

Booking confirmation email, modify pick-up information, first tour

When clicking on this button, you will be redirected to a page where you can specify your new pick-up time and location. You can modify this information as many times as you want until 5 days before the start of the tour.

Example:

Modify pick-up information, first tour

Once you validate your new pick-up information on the website, you will receive a new email confirming the modification.

The booking of the first tour is completed!

2nd TOUR - booking


The second tour is booked following the same process.

Example:


For the second tour, Mr & Mrs Kumar need to book the tour Nubra valley and Pangong lake (3-day tour) on 8th, 9th and 10th July.

They click on the link ₹ 21,866 for a car category B.

Price summary table, click for second tour

They are redirected to the booking form:

Booking form, second tour

They will then follow the same process:

  • check the booking details, select options (oxygen, currency, pick-up) and provide contact details
  • proceed with payment
  • receive the booking confirmation email

Done!

Examples of customized tour packages


Booking each individual tour separately gives you a lot of flexibility. You can customize, combine and select options as you want. The possibilities are infinite!

Example of customized tour package: Car categories


Peter and his family want to book the tour package called The Grand Leh-Ladakh Tour Package (9 days).

This package is the combination of 2 tours:

Peter and his family want to book a car category B for the first tour, Indus valley to Lamayuru (2-day tour).

For the second tour, Nubra valley with Turtuk, Pangong and Tso Moriri lakes via Tsaga La (5-day tour), Peter and his family want to book a car catergory A because they want more comfort for this long tour on bumpy roads.

In the price summary table, they will select the car categories accordingly:

Price summary table, customize car category

Peter and his family will book:

They will pay a total of ₹ 52,054 for the package.

Note: if you would like to keep the same driver during the whole trip, you need to select the same car category for all the tours.

Example of customized tour package: Additional visit


Priya and her friends want to book the tour package called Leh-Ladakh Monasteries Tour Package (7 days).

This package is the combination of 3 tours:

During the tour to Nubra valley, Priya and her friends want to visit the Panamik Hot Spring in addition.

Therefore, for the second tour, Priya and her friends will book the tour Nubra valley with Panamik (2-day tour) instead of the tour Nubra valley (2-day tour).

Booking form, add visit of Panamik

Example of customized tour package: Extra free day in Leh


Mr & Mrs Varma will travel to Ladakh for 6 days from 10th to 15th August. The want to book the tour package called Express Leh-Ladakh Tour Package (5 days) and take an extra free day in Leh to relax and do shopping.

This package is the combination of 2 tours:

Mr & Mrs Varma will arrive in Leh and visit Leh on 10th August.
They will do the tour Indus valley to Alchi (1-day tour) on 11th August.
They will take an extra free day in Leh to relax and do shopping on 12th August.
They will do the tour Pangong lake (2-day tour) on 13th and 14th August.
They will leave from Leh on 15th August.

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