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Comprehensive Ladakh

Introduction

Ladakh is a place which drowns oneself in its beauty and exclusivity. This long tour gives you most of what can be experienced in Ladakh tourism. There are many destinations covered with satisfying amount of time to explore each. It takes you to the predominantly Buddhist monasteries, predominantly Muslim areas of Nubra velley and the 'Aryan Valley' in Dha - Hanu. Dha - Hanu is a valuable addition to this tour which is exclusive of other well known tours offered by any agency. This tour also has enough time so as to reschedule the visit to key destinations in case of unforeseen calamities.

Day to Day Program
Day 1 Arrival in Leh by air. Transfer to hotel and rest.

Kushok bakula Rinpoche airport in Leh is one of its kind. Arrive here by early flight over the Himalayan mountain ranges. Transfer to the hotel in Leh and relax for the day. Rest on arrival is must for good acclimatization and for a chance to enjoy the rest of the tour.

Day 2 Thiksey, Hemis, Leh palace and Shanti stupa

After breakfast drive to Thiksey monastery. This is a prominent monastery in Ladakh built similar to the Potala palace in Tibet. Visit Hemis monastery and museum. Option to have lunch at Hemis or at Leh. After lunch visit the Leh palace. It is a nine storey mud brick construction once the prospering palace of the king of Ladakh. Many old painitngs are on desplay here. After the glimpses into history of Ladakh visit the Shanti Stupa built in 1990 by Japanese architects. The view of the modern Leh city from here in the setting sun light in a memorable sight.e

Day 3 Khardung La , Nubra valley, Hunder sand dunes

Travel to Nubra valley via Khardung La. The well known pass is the highest pass in Ladakh and also the highest motorable road in the world. Descend into the Nubra valley and take in the contrasting landscape from that around Leh. Nubra river flows into India from China. Take a leasurely double humped camel safari in the evening. These Bactrian camels are only present at Nubra in entire India. Night stay in a hotel near the dunes.

Day 4 Return to Leh via Khardung La

Return to Leh via Khardung La pass. The drives takes about 5 hours. Relax at hotel and have a stroll in the market in evening if desired.

Day 5 Return to Leh via Chang La

Return to Leh and relax. Have a shopping spree in the Tibetan markets selling Pashmina shawls and metal artifacts.

Day 6 Dha - Hanu - Aryan Valley

Drive to the Aryan Valley from Lamayuru. The Aryans are distinctively different from other races in Ladakh and their flowery head-dress is a small evidence of the same. Having a leisurely walk in the villages stay among the Aryan villagers.

Day 7 Return to Leh

Return to Leh after a relaxed morning. About 6 hour drive.

Day 8 Patharsahib Gurudwara, Sangam and Rafting & War Museum

After breakfast drive to the Gurudwara and further on to the Sangam - the confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers. Experience white water rafting in the Zanskar river here. The Rafting in 8-9 Km and takes about 2 hours. After Rafting have complimentary Lunch at the Sangam and travel back towards Leh. Just outside Leh visit the Kargil War Museum and return to hotel

Day 9 Flight back home with a lifetime worth of fond memories.

Drop at airport to catch your flight back to home. The trip ends but memories of the land of Ladakh will last for years to come.


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