Day 01: Fly Delhi - Leh
From domestic airport in Delhi for your trans-Himalayan flight
to Leh. Upon arrival, you will be met by our company
Executive, and transferred to your hotel. We recommend you
relax and undergo minimal exertion to enable your selves
acclimatize to rarefied air of this remote region ensconced in
the high Himalayan plateau. In the evening, you will gather
for dinner and meet with your guide.
Day 02 : Leh - Thiksey - Shey -
Full day sightseeing of Thiksey, Shey & Shankar monasteries.
The Great monastery of Thiksey towers on a steep rocks at the
periphery of an oasis on the right bank of the Indus. This
monastery belongs to Elugpa order (Yellow sect). The layout of
the monastery complex resembles the Potala palace in Lhasa.
Shey : the Shey palace also known as Khar Chung was built by
Senge Namgyal in the beginning of the 17th century. It was
erected on the ruins of an already existing castle. Shey
monastery belongs to red hat order.
Shankar: this monastery belongs to Gelugpa order (Yellow
sect) and was founded by the last Skushog Bakula as a branch
monastery of Spituk during the turn of the century.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03 : In Leh
Today Local sightseeing of Leh visiting Kings Palace, Leh
mosque and Shanti Stupa. Just walk around and visit the
Baazars you would come across diverse cross section of
inhabitants thay all are very polite and of assistive nature.
Evening at leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04 : Leh - Khadungla Pass - Nubra
Leave after breakfast 5/6 hours drive (120 Kms) will take you
to Nubra Valley, passing through Gangles villages the road
than rises to reach Khardongla pass ( 5600 Mtrs) the worlds
highest motorable road.
The road then passes through a bridge laid on Glacier, which
finds its way in Guiness book of world records. Check in at
Camping and lunch at Camp. Afternoon short drive will take you
to Panamic, which is famous for its hot sulphur spring. In the
evening return back to the Camp. Dinner and overnight at
Day 05 : Nubra - Sightseeing
After breakfast leave and visit interesting places of the
Nubra valley visiting Sumur monastery, which is 265 years old.
Diskit is the headquarter of the present administration set up
of Nubra Valley but from the historical and tourist point of
view diskit is famous for its 515 years old Buddhist monastery
situated on a hill top giving panoramic view of the valley.
Short drive will take you to Hunder to enjoy the sand dunes
and bacterian camels. One can have Camel ride on the
availability of the camels. In the evening return back to the
Camp. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 : Nubra - Leh
Leave after breakfast and drive back to Leh by the lunchtime
you will reach
into the hotel. Lunch at hotel. Afternoon free for personal
activities. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 07 : Leh - Full Day Hemis
After breakfast proceed to visit the Hemis monastery for the
Hemis Monastery: This is biggest and the most important
monastery in Ladakh. It was built in the 17th century by
Chapgon Gyalshas and ever since has enjoyed the patronage of
the royal family. Hemis is the headquarter of the Drukpa order
and all the monasteries throughout Ladakh are administered by
it. It also trains Lamas for the royal monasteries at Leh,
Shey and Bazgo. The Monastery contains gold statues and stupas
decorated with precious stones and many priceless old Thankas.
Each year the Hemis Festival attracts more than its share of
pilgrims & tourists. Held during the full moon in June, is a
series of colourful masked dances performed to the
accompaniment of cymbals, drums & long horns. Return back to
Leh for overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 08 : Leh - Full Day Hemis
Full day enjoy the fesitival activities and local souvenier
shoppings. Dance with the locals, interact with the Lamas or
enjoy shooting the
show with your Camera. dinner & overnight stay at Hotel in Leh.
Day 09 : Leh
Today visit Phyang & Spituk monasteries.
Phyang : lies away from Indus to the far right at the ridge
between Nimu & Leh. Phyang belongs to red hat order and was
founded in the 16th century by Kungda Grangs-Pa.
Spituk : the origins of which date back to the A.D 11th
century, was built in its present form in the 15th century.
Evening free to rest. Dinner & overnight at hotel
Day 10 : Leh - Delhi
After an early breakfast we leave for the airport, where you
can board the flight to Delhi. Our representative will meet
you at Delhi airport and help you check into your hotel. Check
into your hotel and relax. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 11: Delhi
After breakfast you will transferred to the airport to board
the flight to Delhi. Leave for Delhi with unforgettable
memories of your Ladakh Tour with Leh Ladakh India. Our
representative will meet you in Delhi and help you to transfer
to the international airport for your flight to your onward