Day 01 : Arrive Delhi
Arrive in Delhi , meet and greet at the airport by our representative and transfer to hotel . Overnight at hotel
Day 02 : Delhi
Morning half day sightseeing of Old Delhi takes you to the magnificent Red Fort- a marvel (Red fort closed on Mondays) in red sandstone, built on the banks of River Yamuna by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan. Visit Raj Ghat (memorial to Mahatma Gandhi), Jama Masjid - the largest mosque in India. Drive past Chandni Chowk, once an imperial avenue of Mughal Royalty which today is the busiest commercial area of the city. Walk through Chandni Chowk to savour of an oriental bazaar & a Rickshaw ride .
Afternoon half day sightseeing of New Delhi. Visit the 12th century Qutab Minar gracefully hand-carved for its entire height of 234 ft and the iron pillar, which has withstood the ravages of time and not rusted even after 1500 years. Visit the mausoleum of emperor Humanyun - a forerunner of the Mughal style of architecture and the imposing modern Lakshminarayan temple. Drive past the India Gate ( war memorial dedicated to the lives of lais down by Indian soldiers), the President residence- formerly the Vicero's Palace, Parliament House and the Secretariat buildings,- an interesting blend of the Victorian and 20th century architecture. Overnight at hotel
Day 03 : Delhi - Leh (By Flight)
Early morning transfer to airport to connect flight to Leh , 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 Mtrs above sea level. In the evening short work around the Leh bazaar. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : Leh
Today we explore this capital of ancinent Buddhist Kingdom by visit stock Palace , Leh Palace and Shanti Stupa . Overnight at hotel
Day 05 : Leh
Morning excursion to Indus valley to visit Shey Palace , Hemis & Thiksey Monastery . Afternoon visiting Hemis Gompa , drive back to Leh . Overnight at hotel
Day 06 : Leh - Uleytokpo
After breakfast at hotel leave for Uleytokpo. Upon arrival in Uleytokpo a short trek of 30 minutes takes you to visit the monastery at Rizong, the school where young lamas are taught Buddhism. This camp site is however in many ways better than a hotel if you take into account the location of this camp site and facilities put together at this camp. You are surrounded by peach and apple trees and you are right over a cliff on the river Indus. Overnight at hotel
Day 07 : Uleytokpo - Lamayuru - Alchi - Uleytokpo
Have breakfast & leave for your Moonland tour on the way to Lamayuru, another ancient monastery believed to be made by sowing a seed of barley in a pond. However, your journey to this place allows you to travel over the serpentine road and once you reach at the top the mountain you will believe why the name of this tour is Moonland exactly the same formation of land is visible as on the moon. Visit Lamayuru and drive back to Uleytokpo via Alchi Monastery. Alchi has murals paintings dating back to the 11th century and is perhaps one of the oldest monastery in Ladakh. Continue your drive towards Uleytokpo. Overnight at hotel
Day 08 : Uleytokpo - Leh
Leave for Leh and on the way visit the monastery at Likir, Spituk and Phyang. Reach Leh by late afternoon and relax for the day. Overnight at hotel
Day 09 : Leh - Khardung - La - Sumoor - Nubra
In the morning leave for Nubra via the world’s highest motorable road Khadung-La at the altitude of 5800mts above sea level. Nubra is located near the strategic Siachen glacier, on the Indo-Pak border. The Khardungla Pass, the highest motor able pass in the world is located nearby. Nubra has been thrown open to tourism only recently, and offers some spectacularly beautiful landscapes. One of the peculiarities of Nubra that make it a special place is the co-existence of water, mountain and desert! Continue your drive to Nubra valley, arrive & check in at deluxe tented accommodation in Sumoor. After lunch see the natural hot springs at Panamik. It is believed that if one bathes in these hot springs all the skin ailments are taken care of. Overnight at camp
Day 10 : Nubra
In the morning an excursion to the greater Himalayas include visit to Diskit and Hundar monasteries. Diskit is one of the oldest monasteries in this part of the world. It is the seat of the Dalai Lama in Nubra with a private palace dedicated to the Lama. At Hundar there is a very small monastery but this monastery is known throughout the Buddhist world for its high order.Return to your camps and on the way stop to see the double hump camels: a race of camels that dates back to the time of the Silk route caravan. Enjoy a camel ride on the desert terrain. Overnight at camp
Day 11 : Nubra - Leh
Morning drive back to Leh check in at hotel and rest of the day free to relax or to explore the city your own . Overnight at hotel
Day 12 : Leh - Delhi ( By Flight)
Transfer to airport for flight to Delhi . On arrival transfer to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13 : Depart Delhi
Morning transfer to international airport for onward destination.
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