to Leh & Monasteries Around Leh
1: Arrive Leh On arrival at Leh airport, you will be met
by our representative at the airport and transfer to hotel. Complete
day for the acclimitization which is 3500 m above sea level. In the
evening short work around the Leh bazar Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Leh – Monasteries (90 kms)
Full day excursion to Ladakh famous monasteries, it is interesting to
visit early in the morning to enjoy the praying ceremony at Thiksey
monastery. Continue drive to Hemis monastery which is one of the most
famous monastery of the Ladakh region.. On the way back visit Shey Palace.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 3 : Leh – Monasteries (40 kms)
Morning half day tour of Spituk and visit Phyang Monastery. Afternoon
visit by foot to Kings Palace, Leh Mosque, Leh Gompa, Shankar Gompa
and Leh Bazar. Overnight at hotel .
Day 4: Leh – Khardongla Pass – Leh
(85 kms) Day excursion to Khardongla pass which is the highest motorable
pass in the world at 5600 m and has been recorded in the Guinness Book
of World Records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped
mountains. In the late afternoon return back to the hotel. Overnight
Day 5: Leh – Alchi (72 kms) Leave
for Alchi monastery known as Alchi Choskor is the only monastery in
the Ladakh on flat ground. On the way visit Bazgo Castle lie on the
right bank of the Indus. By the lunch time we reach Alchi. Afternoon
visit the Alchi monastery and explore the natural beauty of Alchi village.
Overnight at hotel/Guest House.
Day 6 : Alchi – Lamayuru – Leh (168
kms) Leave Alchi and continue drive to Lamayuru via Khaltsi (passport
checking point). From here another 22 kms drive will take us to Lamayuru.
The oldest and spectacularly set Lamayuru monastery founded in the 10th
Century. Visit the monastery. In the late afternoon drive back to Leh
which is 4/5 hours drive. Overnight at hotel .
Day 7: Leh – Stok Palace Morning
half day visit to Stok Palace. The Palace was built by King Tsespal
Tondup Namgyal in 1825. On the way back visit the Choglamsar village
(Tibetan refugee Camp) which is famous for Tibetan Culture, History
and Buddhism. Afternoon day for personal activities or visit to the
Local Ladakhi family house which can be arranged on request. Overnight
Day 8: Depart Leh In time transfer
to the airport to board flight for onward destination.