Tour to Leh & Monasteries Around Leh
Period: Mid June to Late September
Delhi – Manali (560 kms)
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.
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.
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 .
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 at hotel.
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.
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.
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 at hotel.
In time transfer to the airport to board flight for onward destination.