The White Gold Of India : Leh Ladakh - 9 Days

Wondering where to go in India during the summer and monsoon months (May – September)? Why not delve into one of its most beautiful and hidden corners, soaking up the spectacular landscapes and spell-binding Buddhist culture of Leh Ladakh.

Leh, the capital of Ladakh, is often referred to as ‘Little Tibet’ and this wild and beautiful region is nestled between the Kunlun Mountains and the Himalayas. Close your eyes and imagine lush green valley’s rolling up to jagged mountains, with a backdrop of high snow-capped peaks. Peppered with Buddhist monasteries, gompas and stupas, colourful Buddhist prayer flags flap around every corner. Simply put, dream-like Ladakh offers a mesmerizing combination of amazing views with rich culture and history. Nothing quite prepares you for the soul-stirring scenery, and it’s impossible not to be moved by the blue lakes, ice-capped mountains and lush valleys.

Day 1
Arrival at Delhi

Your Leh Ladakh Tour kicks off upon your arrival in Delhi, where you will be met by a member of our team and chauffeured to a luxury hotel for the night stay. The atmosphere of your hotel would be cool and hushed so that you can relax and prepare yourself for a thrilling expedition of your life.

Day 2
Fly To Leh

With an early start you’ll fly out to Leh, Ladakh. On landing, you’ll be chauffeured to the Camp hotel, to check-in for a three-night stay. The remainder of the day is at leisure to settle in, soak up the views, and acclimatize. At your convenience, a member of the camp will fine-tune your itinerary and excursions with you to complement your tastes and interests. Dinner will be included this evening, as are all meals during your stay in Ladakh.

Day 3
Explore the Old City

The morning’s at leisure to enjoy your surroundings. If you’re feeling active (and well acclimatized), optionally do a bit of bird watching with the camp’s resident naturalist. In the afternoon, proceed on a gentle, guided orientation tour around Leh, visiting popular landmarks such as the 17th century Leh Palace, the Ladakh Arts and Media Organisation Centre, and Munshi House. After special Ladakhi tea, the heritage tour continues through the old city and bazaar on foot, ending with a spectacular view from Shanti Stupa to watch the sunset.

Day 4
DISCOVER THIKSEY MONASTERY

Rise early this morning to explore Thiksey monastery. This stunning monastery houses an impressive two-storey statue of the Maitreya Buddha seated on a lotus and boasts a mesmerizing view of the valley. Whilst at the monastery, you’ll have the privilege of participating in the sunrise prayers. Later today, visit the 11th century Alchi monastery and 16th-century Basgo Fort, which bears horrific evidence of the invasion of the Mongols. Alternately, combine your visit to the Alchi monastery with rafting down the River Indus

Day 5
Thiksey to Diskit

On a scenic drive today you’ll continue through dramatic landscapes over the Khardung La Pass (considered the highest motorable road in the world) and the famous Nubra sand dunes. Your destination is the Chamba Camp in Diskit. After having settled in, this evening embark on a visit to the Lamdon Charitable School. Housing 150 students from as far away as the Nubra frontier, meeting and hearing the stories of these little children is an amazing experience.

Day 6
Explore Nubra

With an early start this morning you’ll explore the Diksit Gompa: perched on a hill in the village, it’s considered to be the oldest and largest Buddhist monastery in the Nubra valley. In the afternoon, embark on an exhilarating ride over the dunes on the native double hump Bactrian camel. Optionally continue into the evening with a visit to Chamba House. An old heritage home which used to belong to a Silk Route era trader, Chamba House is embellished with exotic frescos.

Day 7
Return to Leh

Take it easy this morning to relax at the camp hotel. If you’re feeling active we’d recommend cycling over to the Yak Breeding Centre and Fishery, which are vital units to Nubra, ensuring a continuous supply of animal husbandry, winter after winter. In the afternoon, return to the camp hotel at Thiksey in Leh for a night stay.

Day 8
At Leisure In Leh

The day is at your leisure relax, enjoy the camp, and explore the local area at your own pace. Alternatively, embark on an optional excursion to Pangong Lake – a popular location for many Bollywood films – to take in stunning lake views amidst a backdrop of the Himalayas.

Day 9
Fly Back To Delhi

This morning you’ll be chauffeured back to Leh airport to board your return flight to Delhi. Upon landing in Delh iYou’ll be chauffeured to the international airport for your onward flight back home.

The tour cost includes:

  • All transfer / sightseeing by LUXURY AC CAR as per tour itinerary.
  • Cold Mineral water bottle, during your trip.
  • Mobile phone to contact with us anytime from anywhere.
  • Driver's salary, meals, allowances
  • All government applicable taxes and service charges. All taxes, permits, parking, road tax, interstate toll tax and fuel costs.
  • payment 30% advance + 70% on arrival

The tour cost does not includes:

  • Personal expenses, i.e. telephone calls, laundry, drinks, food, etc.
  • Tips for the guide and driver.
  • All costs arising from unforeseen circumstances like flight delay, cancellation, strikes or any other Natural calamities.
  • Does not include any meals unless and otherwise specifically mentioned.
  • Camera Fee & Entrance Fees to Monuments.
  • Optional, suggested or unspecified activities.
  • Visa, Insurance and Medi claim.
  • Airfare & Hotel

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