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Ladakh Trekking Tours


Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days

Destination Covered : Leh Ladakh

Price (Starting From) : On Request


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  • Ladakh Trekking Tours

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Flight from Delhi to Leh. Assistance & transfer to hotel. Afternoon free for acclimatisation

Day 2: Leh - Sankar Monastery - Leh

Visit to Sankar Monastery in the morning. This monastery belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) Sect. In the afternoon visit Leh Palace. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 3: Leh - Stok - Matho - Leh

Visit to Stok and Matho Monasteries. When monarchy was abolished in Ladakh, the royal family was compensated by the palace in Stok. The palace, built in 1814, houses rare royal ornaments in its museum. The last king of Ladakh died here in 1974. Return to Leh. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 4: Ley / Shey - Thiksey - Hemis

Shey was the former summer palace for the kings of Ladakh. Shey houses the 12 m tall Sakyamuni statue built during the reign of Senge Namgyal.
45 kms south of Leh lies the most famous monastery in Ladakh, the Hemis Gompa. The monastery belongs to the Drukpa Kargyud order of Tibetan Buddhism. Every year the Hemis festival commemorates the birth of the Indian sage Guru Padmasambhava. The festival is held from the 9th-11th days of the fifth Tibetan month (usually sometime between June and July). The biggest thangkas (religious icons painted or embroidered on cloth) are displayed every twelve years by the Hemis Gompa. The next event is scheduled in 2004.

Day 5: Leh - Likir - Alchi

Leave for Alchi in the morning, via Likir. The name Likir is a distortion of the word Klu-Kkhyil or "spirits of the water.This 14th Century monastery belongs to the Gelugpa (Yellow Hat) Sect. Also known as the Choes-kor or "religious enclave", the Alchi monastery was built in the 11th Century by a famous scholar, Rinchen Zangpo. The abandoned monastery is maintained by monks from the Likir Gompa. Alchi has murals which predate the Tibetan style of painting, along with Tabo (Spiti Valley) and Phugtol Gompa (Zanskar Valley). The murals are the sole survivors of a style of painting prevalent in the first millennium.

Day 6: Alchi - Rizong - Lamayuru - Alchi

Half an hour to Rizong Monastery with packed lunch. Nearby is Chomoling, an exclusive village of nuns. Drive on to Lamayuru. Situated on a drained lake the monastery at Lamayuru is known for its scenic beauty. The monastery is the oldest in Ladakh, dating before the 10th Century, and is built on a sacred Bon (:the pre-Buddhist religion) site. Lamayuru used to be an asylum for criminals, though not any longer!

Day 7: Alichi - Dahana - Alchi:

Drive back along the Leh-Srinagar highway towards Da Hana.This Dardi village lies very close to the Indo-Pakistani border. The Dard tribesmen are one of the purest Aryan tribes in the region.

Day 8: Alchi - Phyang - Spituk - Leh

Drive back to Leh. En route visit the picturesque Phyang Gompa.

Day 9: Leh - Taktak - Chimre - Leh :

Drive along the Leh-Manali road to Chimre Gompa.Taktak is a Nhyingma (Old Sect) monastery. Guru Padmasambhava is said to have meditated in a nearby cave. Return to Leh.

Day 10: Departure

Transfer to Leh airport & assistance on arrival in Delhi.


Inclusions

  • Hotel

Payments Terms

  • * Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount. * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

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