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Ladakh – Himachal Monastery Tour

On arrival at Delhi airport, you will be met by our representative or me myself, who will help you to transfer to your hotel. Check into your hotel and relax. Stay overnight

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On arrival at Delhi airport, you will be met by our representative or me myself, who will help you to transfer to your hotel. Check into your hotel and relax. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 1 : Arrive in Delhi

On arrival at Delhi airport, you will be met by our representative or me myself, who will help you to transfer to your hotel. Check into your hotel and relax. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 : Fly Delhi - Leh (3445mtrs) Early morning transfer to the airport to board the flight to Leh. You will be received on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Rest and acclimatize yourself to the altitude and thin air of Ladakh. In the evening, we gather for dinner and are introduced to the tour guide.

Hotel Snow lion/similar

Day 3 : Leh - Half day tour After breakfast, leave for a tour of Leh and see its ancient monuments and Buddhist sites. After lunch at your hotel we leave for a tour of the Shanti Stupa, Built by Japanese Buddhists this Peace Pagoda is a beautiful structure with gilt panels on its sides that display episodes from the life of Buddha. It was inaugurated in 1983 by His Holiness the Dalai Lama. We then drive to the Sankar Monastery that is surrounded by forests and barley fields that rise in terraces along the hillside. Within the monastery you can see beautiful Thanka paintings and statuettes of Buddha made of gold. Return to your hotel to stay overnight.

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Day 4 : Leh -Hemis - Thiksey - Shey

After breakfast we leave for a tour of the Hemis Gompa. This monastery is the best known in Ladakh. Around the monastery you will see Chortens or Buddhist reliquaries and ornate walls. After seeing the sights of the monastery we leave for the Thiksey Monastery. This is situated on a mountain from where you can see panoramic views of the Indus Valley. Within the monastery you can see many beautiful Buddhist artifacts. We then leave for the Shey Palace, which was the summer palace of the royal family of Ladakh. Return to your hotel to stay overnight.

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Day 5 : Leh - Alchi After breakfast, we leave for Alchi. Located 70 kms west of Leh, is the Uletokpo camp where we arrive rest, have lunch and then leave for a tour of Alchi monastery and the nearby village. Considered one of the most well preserved Buddhist centers of Ladakh, the Alchi monastery has beautiful paintings on its walls, which are examples of early Buddhist art. In Alchi village you can see the rural lifestyle of the villagers including activities such as grinding wheat etc. Stay overnight at the camp.

Hotel Alchi Resort

Day 6 :  Alchi - Lamayuru - Alchi

After breakfast we drive to Lamayuru, where we tour the Lamayuru monastery. Also called the Yung-drung (Swastika) monastery, Lamayuru is one of the oldest monasteries in Central Ladakh. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Lamayuru village and explore its surroundings in the afternoon. Return to the camp in the evening to stay overnight.

Hotel Alchi Resort

Day 7 : Ridzong and Likir Monasteries After an early snack we leave for the Ridzong Monastery. The last kilometer of this journey is on foot, due to the steep hill. Ridzong is a nunnery, where Buddhist nuns reside. Tour the monastery and then return to the camp for breakfast. Later we leave for Leh. On the way visit Megnetic Hill we stop to the Likir Monastery built in the 15th century by monks of the Gelupa (Yellow Hat) Sect. Later we resume our drive along the Indus River. Arrive at the leh Hotel. Relax in the afternoon and evening and stay overnight in the hotel Leh. 

Hotel Snow Lion

Day 8 : Leh - Stok - Tibetan Handicraft After breakfast we leave for the Stok Palace, where the royal family of Ladakh used to live. In the museum at the palace you can see family heirlooms and artifacts from royal times. We then tour the Ladakh Handicraft Center. Here you can buy beautiful handmade products and craft items. We than travel to Choglamsar, where you can see a Tibetan settlement. There are many Tibetans residing in Ladakh. Return to your hotel to stay overnight Leh.

Hotel Snow Lion

Day 9 : Leh – Keylong drive 225km/10 hrs

Early morning departure in Lahul. A trip to one of mountainous roads and krasivyshih the world  through three pervala Taglang La (5328), Lachlung La (5060m) Baralacha La (4950). Overnight stay at hotel in Keylong.

Hotel Nordoling

Day 10 : Keylong - Kaza (200 kms / 10 -11 hrs) After breakfast drive to Kaza  (200 kms / 10 -11 hrs) over the Kunzam Pass (4558 m) enroute visiting villages like Losar, Hal and Rangrik. On arrival check in at hotel or guest house. Overnight at guest house.

Hotel Winter White

Day 11: In KAZA and visit KI & KIBBAR Monastery.

Hotel Winter White

Day 12 : Kaza in KAZA and visit DANKAR & TABU Monastery. Day for monasteries : Morning visit the Ki monastery, 12 kms from Kaza. This centuries – old gompa is a labyrinth of rooms and corridors – and at one time also acted as a fort. It houses valuable Thangkas and offers a panoramic view of the area. Also visit the small gompa at Kibber, 9 kms further ahead. Kibber at 4205 m altitude has the distinction of being one of the highest permanently inhabited village of the region. Overnight in tents at Kaza. PM  Kaza > Tabo > Kaza (48 kms one way) The Ajanta of the Himalayas :  After breakfast leave for an excursion to Tabo visiting Tabo Monastery. Founded in 996 AD by the great teacher Richensang-po, Tabo is known for its awesome murals and stucco images – and is thus called "The Ajanta of the Himalayas". abo monastery is the largest monastic complex in Spiti embracing in its complex 9 temples, 23 chortens besides chambers for monks and nuns. There are several caves adorned with frescoes and contemporary structures too. In trans Himalayan Buddhism, Tabo's sanctity is next only to Tibet's Tholing gompa. Later drive back to Kaza enroute visiting Dhankar Monastery. Overnight at hotel in Kaza.

Hotel Winter White

Day 13 : Kaza - Manali drive 210KM/9hrs

After breakfast at hotel drive to Manali crossing the Rohtang Pass the 2nd

highest motorable road in world lunch at any Midway at direct payment basis. On arrival Manali transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Hotel Morning Star

Day 14 : Manali – Shimla drive 268 KM/8hrs

After breakfast at hotel/guest house drive to  Shimla via Solan. On arrival  transfer to Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Hotel Surya Resort

Day 15 : Shimla

After breakfast at hotel full day sightseeing of Shimla Monastery and temples. Overnight at same hotel.

Day 16 :  Shimla to Delhi 

Take toy train to KALKA and change to fast train to Delhi  Dinner will be in Train. On arrive Delhi  pick-up from station and transfer to hotel. Overnight at hotel

Hotel Bonlon Inn

Day 17 : Delhi to  on ward destination fly

After breakfast at hotel AM sightseeing of Delhi PM transfer to airport for flight to onward destination to hotel.End of India Tour

No. of Pax. Cost
4-6 pax US$ 985 per pax
7-12 pax US$ 1095 per pax

Note : Twin sharing using  

Included in the price

  • All Accommodation with breakfast at hotels as mentioned in program
  •  Monastery   & Monuments entry fees.
  • Transportation: Innova / Qualish, Xylo, Force Traveler
  • The transportation will includes fuel, all taxes, permits, driver allowance and all parking.
  • Guide: English speaking local guide will be provided
  • Shimla – Delhi AC train tickets including meal ( Ac Chair Car )

Not included in the price

  • Nature of all drinks/soft drinks/alchohlic drinks
  • Lunch,dinner and Midway meal at all places
  • Airfare:  Delhi – Leh
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any amendment in program due to  unexpected circumstances happenings.

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