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Discover Ladakh Tour

Duration 8 Nights / 9 Days
Destination Covered New Delhi, Leh Ladakh
Price (Starting From) On Request

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Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Delhi - flight to Leh

You kommenam early morning in the bustling capital of India and take your connecting flight to Leh, the capital of Ladakh. Ladakh is the largest province in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. The former Buddhist kingdom located at an altitude of 3,500 m and fascinated by its spectacular, barren mountain peaks and crystal-blue sky.Ladakh is known for its Tibetan Buddhist culture and is therefore also known as Little Tibet. After a breathtaking flight over the mountain ranges of the Himalayas you will be driven to the hotel. You can recover from the long journey to get used to the climate and the height difference is only once. Stroll yet cozy act through the city and let the new impressions on itself.

Day 2: Leh and its surroundings

The once rich city of Leh lies in the fertile alluvial plain and served as a transit point for the caravans. Thanks to its privileged position on the Silk Road, the place could develop into a prosperous city quickly. After the borders with India in 1950 closed Leh lost its status as a trading city. Around Leh are villages in green oases in a desert landscape. During the next days you will take trips to various monasteries around Leh. Thiksey Monastery Today we say to make getting up early on the way to the grand Thiksey monastery. The location of the monastery is simply indescribable, because it is the most beautiful area in the entire Indus. It dates from the 16th century, is one of the largest monasteries in Ladakh and is famous for its beautiful architecture. Today you have the opportunity in the daily morning puja - Morning Meditation - to be there. You can then visit the rich treasures of murals, Tibetan writings and statues in the plant. After a good breakfast, take a one-hour walk to the village of Shey. Shey Monastery Enjoy this gorgeous walk that takes you on a paved path along the fields and meadows, in the small village of Shey. It is perched picturesquely on a rock high above the Indus, surrounded by nature. Until the 15th century it was the capital of the kings of Ladakh and the palace served as a summer residence. In the area there are a large number of Chorten and a 12 m high golden Buddha statue.

Hemis monastery
After visiting Shey you set out on the road to Hemis. Beautifully situated on green hills and surrounded by spectacular mountains, the monastery is located on the banks of the river Indus. The 400 year old center of Rotmützenordens is above the valley floor. A treasure of the temple is the huge embroidered Thanka that is unrolled only every 12 years, the next time 2016 Marvel at the colorful murals, the royal collection of costumes and jewelery, porcelain, weapons and armor.

Day 3: Spituk Monastery

Today you will visit the picturesque Spituk monastery. The village lies in a fertile oasis Spituk below the monastery and is one of the most important religious monasteries of Landes.Das sprawling monastery of the Gelukpa Order was is the Gonkhang, the space of protective deities in the 14th Jahrhundertgegründet.Oberhalb of the monastery.On the walls are various masks and in one corner stands a large statue of the very important Buddhist guardian deity Yamantaka. Phyang Monastery The monastery is situated in a stunning location with snowy mountains in the background at a height of 3,585 m. It belongs to the Order of the Red Hats-Buddhists and is famous for its spectacular religious celebrations and mask dances. Tashi Namgyal built the monastery in the 16th century. It houses hundreds of statues, including some Kashmiri bronzes and thangkas. According to the sightseeing, drive back to Leh. The rest of the day is at your own explorations available.

Day 4: Lamayuru - The lunar landscape (130 km - 5 hrs)

Today you leave the town of Leh and ride for Lamayuru. The pretty little village lies below an unusual natural landscape in an unreal mountain desert and is one of the most impressive villages in Ladakh. Lamayuru Monastery In a bizarre erosion landscape with white rock formations, the fabled Lamayuru monastery or convent Yungdrung is called. The military history of the monastery begins in the 11th century, during the propagation of Buddhist teachings, as the Indian yogi Naropa came to Lamayuru to meditate in a cave here. According to legend, was located on the banks of the present monastery mountain is a holy lake, have to mischief in the evil serpent spirits. Thanks to the prayers of the Buddhist saint Arahat Madhyantaka the water disappeared, as if by a miracle. The monastery is one of the oldest and still live here more than 100 monks of Rotmützenordens.

Day 5: Alchi monastery

Alchi monastery of Lamayuru it goes on in the nondescript village of Alchi, situated in one of the most fertile regions of Ladakh. The 1000 year old monastery is located in a valley, it is a jewel among the monasteries of Ladakh and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Tibetan Kal-danShes-rab has established this system in the 11th century. It is known the monastery for its unique Buddhist art, the colored Holschnitzereien and frescoes as well as the magnificent murals that reflect the former culture of the kingdom of Kashmir. Rizong Monastery This afternoon you will visit the fascinating Rizong monastery, which is situated on a steep rock. It was built in 1831 and belongs to the Yellow Hat north and is completely far away from the villages and the social life.

Day 6: Relaxation in Leh

Alchi After breakfast you leave and drive back to Leh. Here you can use the free day. You can relax or explore the city again and so slowly prepare for your journey home.

Day 7: Flight to Delhi

Today ends an exciting journey through the world of the monasteries in the Himalayas unreal. You leave Leh and fly back to Delhi. After transfer and check-in, the rest of the day for their own discoveries available.

Day 8: Delhi

On your last day in India, you will take a detailed tour of the bustling capital.

Day 9: Namaste India

with fascinating memories as it is now called to say goodbye. You will be driven in due time to the airport of Delhi to enter your home.

Tour Detail

Inclusions :

  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing

Terms & Conditions :

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