The Land of Lamas
7 days / 6 nights
Type: Culture & Adventure package
Duration: 07 Nights / 06 Days
Route: Leh, Monasteries, Pangong Lake & Khardungla Top
Day 01: Delhi / Leh
Meeting assistance on arrival & transfer to hotel. Full day for acclimatization which is 3500 mtrs. Above the sea level. In the in the evening short walk around the Leh bazaar. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Leh-Monasteries
Day excursion to the famous monasteries, it is interesting to visit early in the morning to enjoying the praying ceremony at Thiksey monastery. Continue drive to Hemis monastery which is one of the famous monasteries of the Ladakh region. On the way back visit to Shey palace. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Leh-Alchi-Uletokpo (75 kms.)
Leave for Uletokpo camping which is one of the most beautiful camping in the Ladakh region on the way visit Spituk monastery which is just 5 kms. From Leh town. continue drive to Alchi monastery is the only monastery in the Ladakh on the flat ground. By the lunch time we will reach to the Uletokpo. Evening enjoy to sit on the bank of the river coming down from the Rezong side. Dinner & overnight at camp.
Day 04: Uletokpo-Lamayuru-Leh (180 kms.)
Leave Uletokpo for Leh by surface, enroute visit Lamayuru & Khaltse. From here another 22 kms. drive will take you to Lamayuru. The oldest & spectacularly set Lamayuru monastery founded in the 10th century. Visit the monastery. In the late afternoon drive back to Leh which will take about 4/5 hours drive, on the way back we stop at magnetic hill. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Leh-Khardungla pass-Leh (85 kms.)
After breakfast full day excursion to Khardungla pass which is the highest Motorable pass in the world 5600 mtrs. And has been recorded in the Gunnies book of world records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountain. In the evening back to the hotel. Dinner & overnight at hotel
Day 06: Leh-Pangong lake-Leh (290 kms.)
Leave early morning 5 A.M to Pangong Lake through Changla pass 5486 mtrs. while ascending Changla pass enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of the villages below the pass. After crossing the pass halt for picnic lunch at Tsoltak, the summer pasture land of the Yaks. Arrive Durbuk & from there a drive takes you to the western shore of the lake. Enjoy the landscape in the back drop of the lake. The famous blue blackish lake of Pangong is 5/6 kms. wide & over 144 kms. long with half of its running the other side of the "Indo China Border". One rarely feels so close to the nature & environment & the scenery is unforgettable. In the late afternoon drive back to Leh. Dinner & overnight at hotel
Day 07: Leh-Delhi
Transfer in time to the airport to connect onwards destination flight.