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Duration: 15 Days 14 Nights
Description : Delhi, Agra, Leh, ShamValley Trek, Nubra Valley & Pangong Lake

(LADAKH – A part of western end of Himalayas, comprises of Zanskar and Karakoram ranges. These snowcapped peaks form the largest  Glaciers outside the Polar region. The height ranges from 8000ft and the passes range up to 20000 Ft and the peaks reaching a height of around 25000ft. )

Day 01: Delhi by Air & Surface to Agra

Arrive Delhi. After clearance of Immigration and Customs, our  Representative will accompany you to the Hotel for Check-in.
Rest of the Day will be Free.
Evening – An introduction to Indian cuisine in fine Dining Restaurant
Overnight stay at Hotel in Delhi

Day 02:  DELHI-LEH BY AIR
Breakfast in the Hotel
Leave by Flight for Leh
Arrive, Leh – Transfer to Hotel
Relax in your Room to adjust the high altitude.

EVENING: Walk up to SHANTI STUPA – To promote the World Peace, the Japanese, in collaboration with the Government constructed Shanti Stupa for promoting World Peace and fulfill him ambition of spreading Buddhism across the world in 1985. Located on the Hilltop at CHANGSPA, this was inaugurated by Dalai Lama. It is located at Changspa, on the hilltop, and was inaugurated by Dalai Lama in 1985. State of artwork attracts a lot of tourists to Ladakh and is magnificent to watch.
Overnight stay at the Hotel

Day 03: LEH 
Breakfast in the Hotel
Sightseeing of Leh comprising of

LEH FORT: One of the Land mark of Leh, one can see this from every corner of Leh. Built in 16th Century, this is a TSEMO (Victory) Fort, crowns the top of Palace Ridge. Visit also includes, TSEMO Gompa beneath the Fort consisting of two little 15th-century temple buildings, one enshrining in 8m-tall gold-faced Maitreya .

Leh Palace is modelled on Potala Palace in Lhasa is a former royal palace overlooking the Ladakhi Himalayan town of Leh. Palace was built by King Sengge Namgyal in the 17th century. Due to Occupational forces of Dogra regime, the royal family moved to Stok Palace. Visit the LEH MARKET.
Return to Hotel for Lunch. After Lunch, Visit:

STOK PALACE
The Royal family were resident of this Palace until they were stripped of their power in 1846.The colorful window frames are the highlights of this Palace.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh

SHAM VALLEY TREK
On this trek there are several villages among the richest in Ladakh. This trekking is known as Sham valley or Apricot valley trek. Arrive at Likir monastery, where the track to Likir monastery meets in between Saspol – Bazgo, it is hardly an hour walks from the road. Through the Indus valley and the ancient kingdom of Sham, we will discover the main Ladakhi monasteries and the wonderful sites surrounding them: Shey, Thikse, Hemis, Spituk, Phyang, Lamayuru and Alchi are all accessible by road, and Temisgang, Ridzong and Likir line the trekking route. This itinerary is of moderate difficulty and the path does not rise above 4500m. The trail crosses numerous villages where the people have kept their Tibetan ways and customs.

 

 

 

Day 04: LEH – LIKIR (2 Hrs. drive)
Breakfast in the Hotel
Drive from Leh to Likir Monastery.
LIKIR. Founded in the 11th century and rededicated to a different monastic order in the 15th century, its earlier Gompa was destroyed in a fire. The present Gompa dates back to the 18th century. Skilled craftsmen producing excellent Thankas, earthen pots and carved wooden folding stools, live here in the village. Majestically situated, Likir commands a spectacular view. A magnificent giant Jupiter tree, one of the few survivors of its species, stands in the courtyard
After visiting the monastery & Likir village,

TREK STARTS. Start ascending towards a small pass Pobe La, arrive at Sumdo village cross the river and leaving Sumdo on the right side, continue in the valley for about an hour and finally reach at the summit of the CharastseLa. It is only half an hour to Yangtang from Charatse la summit.
Overnight stay at the Tents

Day 05: YANGTHANG – HEMIS SHUKPACHAN (3600m) (04 – 05 Hrs).
Breakfast in the Tents
Proceed to Wulle valley, very close 15 minutes only, then ascent for one hour to Sermanchan La and then descent towards Hemis Shukpachen a big village. Here Cedar is found in plenty, hence the name of the village. There is a beautiful Gompa.
Overnight stay at the Tents

Day 06: HEMIS SHUKPACHEN – TINGMOSGAM.
Breakfast in the Tents
After crossing Hemis Shukpachen there is flat land, then steep descent, follow right side climb a steep slope to the summit of the Meptekla. Descent for half an hour and you are in Ang village. A path leads to north towards Shyok valley. From Ang we will proceed to Tingmosgam village. It is richest valley in Ladakh. Apricots, Apples & Nuts are in plenty houses are beautiful. A motorable road links Tingmosgam with Nurla.
Overnight stay at the Tents
END OF TREKING

Day 07: TINGMOSGAM – LAMAYURU – ALCHI – LEH.
Breakfast in the Hotel

After the Trek, Drive towards LEH via
Lamayuru. Located on a Plateau, it overlooks the Village and Valley. Lamayuru has a unmatched value which no Gompa has. Site is considered as the oldest holy
site in Ladakh..

ALCHI GOMPA: Approximately 2 hour drive from Leh, this is situated on the bank of the River Indus and dates back to thousand years. Thousands of Buddha’s Miniature Paintings can be seen on its wall. However, the attractions are 3 large size images made out clay and painted brightly are its star attractions. It is not a religious Center anymore.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh

Day 08: LEH – NUBRA VIA KHARDUNGLA PASS.
Breakfast in the Hotel

An early morning drive to Nubra Valley via the World Highest Motorable road(5602M) KHARDUNGLA pass. You will be mesmerized by the view of Nature at its best. By Noon, you will arrive and Check-in at the Tents.

Evening at leisure.
Overnight stay at the Tents in Nubra

Day 9: NUBRA SIGHT SEEING.
Breakfast in the Tents
Visit the following Monasteries:
DESKIT VILLAGE: Nubra Valley’s main Village -Deskit is the headquarter. Visit the small market in a row. You can have a spectacular view from the top of Gompa on the Hilltop.

DESKIT GOMPA: Yet another grand Gompa was founded by Lama Sherab Zangpo of Stok in about 1420 AD during the reign of King Dragspa. This is managed by 100 monks who are residing inside. A Festival GUSTOR is held on 20th and 21st days of 12th Month of Tibetan calendar.

HUNDAR VILLAGE: A small Village where one can also, has lot of trees. Village has a small Monastery and the ruined Fort above the Village It has a small monastery and ruined fort above the village. One can enjoy a walk or Camel Safari
(Double Hump Bactrian Camels).

SAMSTANLING GOMPA: This Monastery is 132 years old and now about 50 Monksare the resident. This Monastery was founded by Lama Tsultrim Nima.
Overnight stay at Nubra Hotel or Camp

Day 10: NUBRA – LEH.
Breakfast in the Hotel

The Drive to Leh will be once again through the KHARDUNGLA Pass. After Arrival
in Leh, Check-in at the pre-booked Hotel.
Rest of the Day free for you to have leisurely activities.
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh

Day 11: LEH – TSOMORIRI LAKE
After early breakfast
To-day, you Leave Visit TSO MORIRI Lake. You drive will be along the Indus River upto UPSHI. En route you will come across a beautiful Lake called THATSANG KARU. You will also drive over NAMSHANG LA PASS to reach your destination. Access to this Lake from Eastern side is prohibited due to close vicinity of Chinese Border.

After Arrival, check-in at the Guest House/Camps
Afternoon: visit the magnificent village of Karzok situated above the lake at the height of 4500M and one of the highest populated villages in the World
Overnight stay at the Hotel/Tents in TSOMOIRI LAKE

Day12TSOMORIRI LAKE – LEH
Breakfast in the Camps
You would love to visit the Lake once again in the morning to enjoy
this magnificent Lake.
Lunch in the Camps
Drive back to Leh
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Leh

Day 13: LEH TO DELHI BY AIR.
Breakfast in the Hotel

Transfer to Airport
Leave by Flight for Delhi
On Arrival in Delhi, you will be Transferred to designated Hotel

Afternoon: FREE for independent activities
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Delhi.

Day 14: DELHI – FREEDAY
Breakfast in the Hotel
FULL DAY – FREE in Delhi or Visit Agra by Car or Train
Overnight stay at the Hotel in Delhi

Day 15: DELHI 
Depending upon the flight, back home, Tea/Coffee
Or Breakfast will be served
Transfer to International Airport
Journey back to Sweet Home

“BON VOYAGE”