Tour to the mesmerizing Leh & Ladakh region. This tour makes you explore the rich Buddhist culture and takes you to the famous old & fascinating monasteries around Leh. It is based on the Phyang Monastery festival which is held every year and provides you an opportunity to enjoy the rich cultural heritage of Ladakh.'
Day 01: Arrive Leh
Travel by air to Leh from Delhi. Meet & greet on arrival and transfer to hotel. Complete day for the acclimatization. In the afternoon a walking tour visiting Shanti Stupa and Leh Palace. Evening free to walk around the Leh bazar Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: In Leh
An excursion to famous monasteries of Ladakh. 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 monasteries of the Ladakh region. On the way back visit to Shey Palace. Evening free to explore Leh market on own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: In Leh
Travel to Phyang monastery to experience Phyang festival and see the various festivities which would consist of various kind of holy mantras being enchanted, puja, mask dance etc Return back to hotel late afternoon or evening. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Leh/ Uletokpo (70 kms/ 8 hrs)
After Breakfast drive to Uletokpo enroute visiting Basgo Palace, Liker and Alchi monasteries. Also walk around the village and later drive to Uletokpo. Overnight in camp.
Day 05: Uletokpo/ Lamayuru/ Leh (170 kms/ 8 hrs)
After breakfast, checkout from the camp and drive to Lamayuru monastery. Lamayuru monastery is one of the oldest and spectacularly set founded in 10th century. Afternoon drive back to Leh. On arrival check in and overnight at hotel.
Day 06: In Leh
Morning half day visit to Stok Palace. The Palace was built by King Tsespal Tondup Namgyal in 1825. On the way back visit the Spituk Monastery. Afternoon day for personal activities or a visit to the local Ladakhi family house can be organized on request at an extra cost. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Depart Leh
Morning in time transfer to airport to board flight for Delhi. End of tour.