12 Days / 11 Nights
Delhi - Leh - Saspol - Lamayuru - Nubra .
Day 01 - Delhi
On arrival in Delhi, welcome and transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 02 - Delhi/Leh (Flight)
Early morning transfer to domestic airport in time to board flight for Leh
(3500 M). Leh is situated on the banks of the river Indus. Arrive and
transfer to hotel. Rest of the day free to acclimatize to high altitude and
low oxygen levels in Leh. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 03 - Leh
Morning after breakfast leave for half day tour of Leh palace, Leh Gompa
and bazaar. After lunch excursion to Spituk, Phyang and Shankar Gompas.
Overnight stay in hotel.
Day 04 - Leh
After breakfast leave for full day excursion to Shey, Thiksey and Hemis
Gompas. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05 - Leh / Saspol (62 kms)
After breakfast leave for Saspol enroute visit Likir gompa. Lunch at camp.
Pm: Visit Alchi gompa and village. Dinner and overnight at River banks
Day 06 - Saspol / Lamayuru / Leh
After early breakfast leave for Lamayuru (66 kms / 2 hrs approx) with box
lunch. Visit monastery and retrace the route back to Leh (128 kms / 4 hrs
approx). Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 07 - Leh / Nubra Valley via Khardung-la
Early morning drive from Leh to Nubra (7 hrs. Drive approx). The Nubra
valley lies in the north of Leh and is accessible over the Khardungla (5570
M) - The highest motorable road in the world.The valley is on trade route
from Leh to Kyagar via Saser and Karakoram passes. Apart from unparalleled
trekking opportunities the valley houses several Monasteries such as sumur
(khagar) and 350 years old Dikshit Gompa, famous for its Murals.From
Khardungla Drive to village of Khardung and through starkly beautiful
country side to the TCP at khalsar where permits have to be
registered/checked. Arrive at Tegar Camp for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 08 - Nubra
Visit sumur, Kyagar, Panamik hot water spring, Samasthanling, Tirith and
Day 09 - Nubra / Leh
After breakfast visit Diskit and Hunder gompas. Later proceed back to Leh
(172 kms). Overnight in Hotel Golden Continental.
Day 10 - Leh
After breakfast visit Stok Palace and museum. Return to Leh enroute
visiting SOS Tibetan Refugee camp at Choglamsar. Lunch at hotel. Rest of the
day free at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.
Day 11 - Leh/Delhi (Flight)
Morning transfer to the airport in time to board flight for Delhi. On
arrival transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 12 - Delhi / onward destination
After breakfast leave for full day city tour visiting Qutub Minar, India
gate (war memorial), Lakshminarayan Temple - modern Hindu temple, drive past
President's House, Parliament House & Secretariat Building. Afternoon
sight-seeing of Old Delhi visit Rajghat & Shanti Vana (the cremation
sites of Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru), Jama Masjid and drive past
Red fort and Chandni Chowk. Await transfer to international airport for
flight to onward destination.