Day 01 Arrive
India gateDelhi Upon arrival to Delhi you will be meet and escorted to the hotel
where you will spend the night. Accommodation will be at Delhi
Day 02: Delhi
Explore Delhi with its Old and New parts - each with its specific charm and
glory - makes an interesting city for its sustenance to medieval and modern
cultures at the same time and space. you will explore the capital of India in a
full-day guided tour - visiting Jama Masjid, Red Fort, Gandhi's cremation site,
Humayun's Tomb, Akshardham Temple, Birla Temple, Lotus Temple, and Qutab Minar.
You will also enjoy a rickshaw ride in Old Delhi and will drive past the
colonial Delhi. Accommodation & Breakfast will be at Delhi.
Day 03 : Delhi - Leh altitude 3650 metres ( Flight I hour )
Take the spectacular flight to Leh the capital of Ladakh also known as "Little
Tibet". Upon arrival you are met and transferred to the hotel. Today you are
requested to relax and acclimatize to the high altitude and rarified air. In the
late afternoon take a very leisurely stroll or spend your time reading in the
premises of the hotel. Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner will be at Leh.
Day 04 : Leh
We drive upstream on the Indus valley to see Shey Thikse and Hemis. Hemis was
founded in the 1630s by Stags-Tsang-Ras-Pa under the royal patronage of the
great ruler of Ladakh ,Sengge Namgyal, Hemis is the largest and richest
monastery in Ladakh of the Drukpa order. It nestles into the mountainside a
little way up a winding glen in the mountains of the Zanskar range, about forty
kilometers up the Indus from Leh. Its two days festival every summer has given
Hemis a particular reputation with local and overseas visitors. Thikse which
resembles a mini Potala Palace is yet another striking monastery of the Gelucpa
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Ladakh It has an imposing statue of the Maitreya Buddha. Shey Palace built as a
summer residence for the kings of Ladakh in 1645 by Deldan Namgyal. It is the
oldest palace in Ladakh and above the palace is an even older ruined fortress.
Return to Leh. Accommodation ,Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner will be at leh.
Day 05: Leh
Visit the oracle in Sabu. The oracle exists in most villages in Leh and
practices faith healing. Locals as well as tourists visit her to seek solace
from ailments and distress. Oracles do play an important part in the life of
Ladakhis and they are revered for their healing powers. Later visit Stok Palace
museum, which has one of the finest collections of Thangkas in the world. The
Palace itself is the residence of the Queen of Ladakh belonging to Namgyal
Dynasty. Return to Leh. Rest of the day is at leisure. Accommodation, Breakfast,
Lunch, Dinner will be at Leh.
Day 06: Leh
Drive to KhardungLa ( 5620 metres ) the highest motor able road in the world.
Khardungla is an all weather road is maintained by the Indian Army as its vital
link to the Nubra valley, well known for apricots, the fast flowing Shyok River
and also the double humped Bactriian camel. From the top of the Khardungla Pass
one can have a panoramic view of some of the peaks in the region. Return to Leh.
Afternoon is at leisure. Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner will be at Leh.
Day 07 : Leh - Uleytokpo Camp
Follow downstream by taking an enjoyable drive from Leh to Uleytokpo via Nimmu
the confluence of the river Indus and Zanskar joining it from the south. The
important monasteries to see for the next 2 days are Likir, which has today the
largest statue of Buddha, Alchi an UNESCO world Heritage monastery with stunning
frescoes, Lamayuru with its spectacular moonscape is the furthest monastery on
your route. An overnight stay in a picturesque village near Alchi facilitates
visits to these monasteries. Accommodation, breakfast, Lunch, Dinner will be at
Day 08 : Uleytokpo Camp
LehDay is at leisure and walk to Ridzong monastery. The Ridzong monastery is
located in a hidden valley and is known for its stricter rules. There is also a
nunnery here. Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner will be at Uleytokpo Camp.
Day 09 : Uleytokpo / Leh
Return to Leh. Rest of the day is at leisure to pursue independent activities
and roam the bazaars for shopping etc. The Tibetan SOS village in Choglamsar is
good place to see the Tibetan community living in Ladakh with their handicraft
center, school etc. The Ladakh ecological center is another worthwhile place to
visit for books and a film show on the region and for local handicrafts. The Leh
Palace dominating the town was the former home of the Namgyal dynasty. Leh is a
bustling town in the months of July and August as it is thronged by foreign
tourists and is well known for treks, hikes, expeditions, rafting and kayaking.
The grounds overlooking the Leh palace also has a lot of activity the most
exciting one being its unique polo tournament. Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch,
Dinner will be at Leh.
Day 10 : Leh / Delhi
Flight Early morning transfer to the airport for departure flight back to Delhi.
Upon arrival you can proceed for your onward Journey / Programme as per your
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