Dha Hanu Jeep
Duration : 9 Night /10 Days
Delhi - Leh - Lamayuru -
Uletokpo - Leh - Delhi
Day 01 :
Delhi - Leh
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 : Leh Sightseeing
Morning sightseeing - Shanti Stupa, and Sankar Gompa; lunch at hotel,
Shanti Stupa : - Shanti Stupa above Changspa
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 Japanese Buddhists.
Sankar Gompa : Sankar Gompa, 3-km north of the town centre, is among the most accessible
monasteries in central Ladakh - hence its restricted visiting hours for
Day 03 : Leh Sightseeing
Full day sightseeing Famous Ladakh monasteries - Shey, Thikse, Hemis;
picnic lunch; return to hotel in Leh.
Day 04 : Leh Sightseeing
Full day sightseeing Likir Gompa and Alchi Gompa; picnic lunch Alchi's oldest structure,
the Du-Khang, was erected late in the 11th century by Kaldan Shesrab, a
graduate of the now ruined Nyarma Gompa near Tikse, itself founded by the
"Great Translator" Rinchen Zangpo. Approached via a walled courtyard and a
path that runs under a hollow Chorten, the square temple's wooden doorway is
richly carved with meditating Bodhisattvas
Overnight at Uletokpo Camp.
Day 05 : Leh - Lamayuru Gompa
Full day sightseeing - Lamayuru Gompa, picnic lunch, and drive to
Dha Hanu, overnight in camp at Dha Hanu.
Day 06 :
Full day visiting Drok-pa villages, overnight at Dha Hanu camp.
Dha Hanu : Dhahanu
is situated to the south west of Leh, around 163 Kms. passing through the
beautiful villages of Kaltsey, Domkhar, Skurbuchan and Achinathang.
There are many small villages but only two villages of Dha and Hanu are open
for tourist. Being on lower altitude Dhahanu is warmer than Leh
Day 07 : Uletokpo
Drive to Uletokpo Camp, afternoon visit the Ridzong Gompa and nunnery,
Overnight at Uletokpo Camp.
Day 08 : Leh
Drive back to Leh, on the way visit Bazgo Fort; hotel in Leh.
Day 09 : Leh - Delhi
Full day at your leisure, shopping, cultural show of Ladakhi songs and
dances in the evening.
Day 10 : Fly back to Delhi, depart India..
Places of Interest (Visit
Leh is nested in a side valley just to the north of the Indus Valley.
Until 1947 it had close trading relations with Central Asia yak trains would
set off from the Leh Bazaar to complete the stages over the Kaakoam Pass to
Yarkand and Kashgar.
Administering the Valleys of Suru , Drass, Wakha and Bodkarbu, Kargil
lies midway between the alpine valleys of Kashmir and the fertile reaches of
the Indus Valley and ladakh
Thak Thok gompa
shelters a cave in which the apostle Padmasambhava is said to have meditated
during his epic eight-century journey to Tibet.
Dhahanu is situated to the south west of Leh,
around 163 Kms. passing through the beautiful villages of Kaltsey, Domkhar,
Padum is 240 km to the south of Kargil, comes as a bit of an anticlimax
Rangdum is an elliptical expanded plateau surrounded by colourful hills on
the one side and glacier encrusted rocky mountains on the other.
Walled in by the Great Himalayan Divide, Zanskar, literally " Land of
White Copper" has for decades exrted the allure of Shangri La on visitours
Zangla is the nodal point on the popular Padum Strongdey Zangla Karsha
Padum round trip, which covers most of the cultural sites of Zanskar.
The Suru Valley
Diving two of the world's most formidable mountain ranges, the Suru
Valley winds south from Kargil to the desolate Pensi La the main entry point
the Nubra valley - nubra means green used to be on the trading route
connection Tibet with Turkistan, Also Now as the Valley of Flowers
Drass (3230 m), 60 km west of Kargil on the road to Srinagar, is a small township lying in the centre of the valley of the same name
The Shyok River receives the waters of the Nubra and Changchenmo rivers. It rises from the Khumdang glacier, which can be approached from
Pangong Tso, 15km to the southeast of Leh, is one of the largest
saltwater lakes in Asia, a long narrow strip of water stretching from Ladakh
east into Tibet.
Tso Moriri or "Mountain Lake" is Famous for the large herds of
king, or wild ass, which graze on its shores, the lake of Tso Moriri.