Exotic Ladakh Tour



Tour Code : CTT-12

Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days

Destination Covered : Leh Ladakh, Leh Leh Ladakh Leh Ladakh

Price (Starting From) : On Request


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Tour Detail

Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
Monument Entrances, Rafting & Camel Safari Charges.
Anything not specifically mentioned under the head "Prices included".
Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated).
Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
GST will be applicable on total amount.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival/Acclimatize

Arrive at Leh Airport by morning flight from Delhi. This flight is one of the most sensational flights in the world. On a clear day from one side of the aircraft can be seen in the distance the peaks of K2, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum and on the other side of the aircraft, so close that you feel you could reach out and touch it, is the Nun Kun massif.

Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. You would take a little time to settle in and acclimatize since you have gone from a relatively low elevation in New Delhi to over 11,000 feet! During the afternoon, you can walk through the old town, beneath the Leh Palace, to allow you to get oriented to this fascinating city. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 2: Leh - Visit to Thikse (Height 3230 M) - HemisGompa (Height 3450 M)

You begin the day by visiting Sinshu Darshan about 7 km from Leh on the bank of historical Indus river and then to Thikse monastery, which is one of the most vibrant and active monasteries in the region. It dates back to the 16th century and is part of the Gelug-pa Sect. It is headed by successive reincarnations of the Khanpo Rimpoche. The monastery is 12 storied and painted in deep shades of red, ochre and white. It has evolved around a central courtyard with buildings surrounding it from three sides. At one extreme lies the main dukhang, which houses numerous racks containing religious texts. Behind the main alter lies a small chamber that contains images of revered deities. Continue your drive on a well mettled broad road travelling upstream along the Indus River to HEMIS GOMPA, crossing over the Indus at the village of Karu. The most famous of Ladakh's monasteries, Hemis or Changchub Samstanling (The love palace of the compassionate person), dates back to the 17th century and was built over a period of 40 years (1602 - 1642 A.D.). Today Hemis is well known for its festival or Hemis Tsechu commemorating the birthday of Guru Padmasambhava. In the year of the Monkey (every 12 years) a giant thangka depicting Guru admasambhava is unfurled from the terrace draping the five-storey facade. Delicately wrought in pearls and appliqué, it is one of the most famous art treasures of Ladakh. The central courtyard forms the focus for the masked dances held every year in summer. In the dukhang, remnants of the original 17th century murals can be seen. The gompa boasts of an excellent library, well preserved frescoes and murals, silver gilt chortens and a Kashmiri lacquered wooden throne. overnight stay.

Day 3: Leh/Chumathang/Tsomoriri(240 Kms)

Leave in the morning and drive to Chumathang stop at Upshi for check point. From here the road turns towards left and reach Karu. Chumathang is famous for medical hot spring & people visit to this place for medical bath. From here a short drive upto Maha bridge the main checking point to enter to this new area. From here the road is rough. On the way visit Sumdah village and another 55 kms drive will take you to Tsomoriri. The Lake is breeding grounds for numerous species of birds. Chief among them are the bar headed goose, found in great numbers, crested grebe, the Brahmini duck (ruddy sheldrake) and the brown headed gull. The Lake is 8 Kms. Wide and 28 Kms long. Overnight in tents.

Day 4: Tsomoriri/Korzok / Puga / Tsokar/Tanglangla/Leh

Visit Korzok village with its houses and its gompa appearing like a mirage. The few barley fields at Korzok must be among the highest cultivation in the world. In the afternoon visit around the Lake. Dinner and overnight in tents. Drive to Mahe village and the road turns left from here towards Puga Valley. The village is an unforgettable scene of shooting fountain and white clouds hanging upon. This is Butan gas which Puga valley is famous. Continue drive to Tsokar via Polokongka pass (13500 ft.) and visit Tsokar (small Lake) and one can visit Thugkegomp. The place is famous for wild asses are generally seen here grazing and they seem moving in flocks. From here short drive and reach on National Highway route (Leh - Manali). Continue drive towards to Leh via Tanglangla pass (5350 Mtrs.) which is the second highest motorable pass in the world. Arrive Leh in the evening. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 5: Leh / Khaltse / Da Hanu

After breakfast proceed toward Khaltse. Excursion to Shyam Valley and Da Hanu-the aryan valley. Overnight in Da Hanu in a Camp.

Day 6: Da Hanu / Uleytokpo

After breakfast proceed towards Uley Tokpo. En route visit Alchi Monastery. Overnight in Uley Tokpo.

Day 7: Alchi / Lamayuru / Leh

After breakfast return to Leh. En route visit Lamayuru and the beautiful Basgo Palace. Overnight at hotel in Leh.

Day 8: Leh - Over Khardung La (HT 5602 M) - Hunder (HT 4350 M) (Nubra Valley) - approx 5 hrs

The road journey from Leh to NUBRA VALLEY passes over KHARDUNG LA (the highest motorable road in the world) at 5602 M / 18,390 Ft, around 39 km from Leh. From the pass, one can see all the way south over the Indus valley to seemingly endless peaks and ridges of the Zanskar range, and north to the giants of the Saser massif. Nubra Valley is popularly known as Ldumra or the valley of flowers. It is situated in the north of Ladakh between the Karakoram and Ladakh ranges of the Himalayas. The average altitude of the valley is 10,000 Ft. above sea level. The Shayok and Saichen Rivers drain Nubra. The flat part of the river is sandy & occupied by green farms & myricaria. The villages look pretty with greenery, willow & poplar trees. Till partition Nubra Valley was one of the trade centres, the ancient famous Silk Route passed through this area.

After reaching Diskit (the head Quarter of Nubra valley) you will comes across sand dunes on the right of the road. Seen in isolation you could well be amongst the sand dunes of the Thar Desert in Rajasthan. It is indeed a strange sight since immediately on the left of the road are rocky mountains that characterize the Ladakhi landscape and in the distance can be seen snow-capped mountains. On arrival check in your camp. Welcome tea would serve, after fresh up leave to enjoy the sand dune. you will get the unique opportunity to ride on a Bactrian camel (double humped) amidst the sand dunes of this high altitude desert with snow capped mountains on the horizon.

Overnight Camp.

Day 9: Hundar-Diskit - Leh

After breakfast proceed to witness the morning prayers of Diskit DISKIT MONASTERY perched on a rock overhanging next to a stream, which provides the source of energy used by mills in the area. The monastery is rich, full of thangkas, magnificent giant statues, effigies of the Buddha and old mural paintings in which can be noted a multitude of influences. It was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stod around 1420 A.D. DISKIT is the main village or headquarters of Nubra Valley, which has a small market consisting of a row of shops. Drive back to Leh. Overnight Hotel.

Day 10: Departure

Depart for airport for onward Destination…fly with sweet Memories.


Inclusions

  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Transfers

Exclusions

  • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
  • Monument Entrances, Rafting & Camel Safari Charges.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned under the head "Prices included".
  • Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone Calls.
  • Any Kind of Drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated).
  • Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/ stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
  • GST will be applicable on total amount.

Payments Terms

  • * Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.