Day 01 : Delhi
Early morning pickup
from Hotel and transfer to domestic airport to connect flight to Leh.
On arrival in Leh, airport transfer by jeeps to hotel. In the evening you
can take a small walk in the market.
Overnight will be at hotel.
Day 02 : Explore
Vist the bazaar and walk to up to Shanti Stupa.
A relatively new addition to the rocky skyline around Leh is the toothpaste
white Shanti Stupa above Changspa village, 3km west of the bazaar.
Inaugurated in 1983 by the Dalai Lama, the "Peace Pagoda", whose sides are
decorated with gilt panels depicting episodes from the life of the Buddha,
is one of several such monuments erected around India by a "Peace Sect" of
Overnight stay at hotel
Day 03 : Ladakh
Full day sightseeing – famous Ladakh monasteries - Shey, Thikse, Hemis;
picnic lunch, return to Leh.
Day 04 : Likir Gompa and Alchi Gompa
Full day sightseeing - Likir Gompa and Alchi Gompa; picnic lunch, overnight
at Uletokpo Camp.
Lakir Gompa :
Founded in 1065 by Lama Duwang Chosje who was given the land by Lachen
Gyalpo, the fifth king of Ladakh , the Gompa originally belonged to the
Khadampa sect. In 1470 the Gompa was converted by Lawang Lotos, a monk from
central Tibet, into the Gelug-pa monastery that is still here today.
Alchi : Yet the Chos-khor, or
"religious enclave", at Alchi, 70-km west of Leh, harbours an
extraordinary wealth of ancient wall paintings and wood sculpture,
miraculously preserved for over nine centuries inside five tiny mud walled
Day 05 : Lamayuru Monastery & Ridzong Gompa
Full day sightseeing - Lamayuru Monastery and Ridzong Gompa, and return to
Lamayuru : - The first Lamayuru monastery was built under Rinchen Zangbo at the end of
the 10th century, under orders from the king of Ladakh , who altogether
had 108 Gompas built in west Tibet. It was built on the broken mountain in
the valley and consisted of five buildings, of which only the central
building stands today. One can still see some remains of the four corner
buildings to the west.
Day 06 : Tsomoriri
Start to Tsomoriri; on the way stop at Chumathang hot spring; overnight
in our camp.
Tso Moriri Lake : -
Famous fo the large herds
of kiang, or wild ass, which graze on its shores, the lake of
210km southeast of Leh, lies in the sparsely populated region of Rupshu.
The area has only recently been opened to foreigners so you need a
permit to travel here, which most visitors do via a jeep safari out of Leh.
Day 07 : Moriri Lake
Arrive at Lake Moriri, visit the Korzok Gompa, nomadic people, overnight
in our camp.
Day 08 : Lake Kar
Drive to Lake Kar; overnight in our camp.
Day 09 : Lake Kar - Leh
Drive back to Leh, crossing Taklang La (5260m); hotel in Leh.
Day 10 : Leh
Free day – relax, go shopping, in the evening see cultural show of Ladakhi
songs and dances in the evening.
Day 11 : Leh - Delhi
An early morning transfer to Leh
airport for the flight to Delhi.