Essence of Ladakh

Essence of Ladakh

Ladakh in Jammu & Kashmir is the most demanding location, perfectly suited for all kinds of juncture to make the tours in Ladakh more thrilling and exciting. A fascinating tour towards the most challenging peaks of India brings a charging hiking towards the heights of Ladakh to find the most mysterious landscapes of the region with varieties of highlights including the age-old monasteries which are famous for its architectural splendors and reminiscent aromas all around.

A fascinating trek towards the heights of Ladakh brings the true essence of Ladakh with a good start at the most eligible location of ladakh and that is Leh- the most famous district of the area which is best known for great lakes and monasteries all around. The Basgo Palace and the Likir monastery is the most demanding attraction of the area to get the true essence of Ladakh. The 18th century Likir monastery will bring the huge clay image of Lord Buddha and different manuscripts to spread Buddhist beliefs and its importance all around. The Choglamsar village is yet another attraction of Ladakh to get closer to this fascinating location in the Himalayas. This is the perfect way to get closer to the Ladakhi life and its people to know the culture more closely.

For a demanding moderate kind of trek towards Ladakh so to find the major attractions of the area, May to mid-October is the perfect season to get the true essence of Ladakh.

Day 01 : Delhi – Leh (Complete Rest in Leh for acclimatisation)

Take the morning flight for Leh from Delhi. On arrival at Leh met our representative and transfer to pre booked hotel/Guest house for relax and acclimatisation. This is necessary for getting acclimatised at high altitude. Evening one can visit the color full market of Leh. Overnight in the hotel/guesthouse.

Day 02 : In Leh - visit Saboo Gompa and SOS Village (Choglamsar)

After breakfast drive to Alchi, enroute visit Basgo Palace and Likir Monastery. The present Gompa in Likir dates back to the 18th century. It contains huge clay images of Buddha and various old manuscripts. It also houses an interesting collection of Thangkas, old religious and domestic costumes and implements etc. Arrive in Alchi by the afternoon. Visit the monastery at Alchi; spend the afternoon exploring the village. Overnight in a camp or a guest house.

Day 03 : Leh

After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Lamayuru Monastery. Lamayuru has fascinating caves carved out of the mountainside. Also known as Yung Drung (Swastika) it is sited on a high promontory overlooking the village and valley. For sheer spectacle value no other Gompa can match Lamayuru. Overnight hotel.

Day 04 : Leh

After breakfast proceed for an unforgettable drive to Khardung La Pass (18,300ft), the highest motor able road in the world. Enjoy the spectacular views of the Himalayas. Return by the afternoon. Afternoon free to explore the local markets on your own. Overnight hotel.

Day 05 : Leh - Departure

Transfer to the airport for the spectacular flight across the main chain of the Himalaya to Delhi.

Trip & Services Ends Here.