Leh & Ladakh - 4 days

FROM USD $1,829

Leh and Ladakh are ‘other-worldly’ places with Buddhist monasteries perched on soaring hilltops, shattered looking landscapes splashed with small but brilliant patches of green and ancient palaces clinging to sheer rock walls.

Day 1: Delhi - Leh
Delhi - Leh. Early morning transfer to the airport for your fight to Leh; upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight - Leh & Ladakh
Day 2: Leh & Ladakh
Leh is the capital of Ladakh – a vast highland desert lying between the Karakoram and the Himalayan ranges. Ladakh is characterised by a desolate moonlike landscape and snowy peaks. Leh is inhabited predominantly by the Buddhists and accordingly is the centre of Buddhist culture. Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of the town, dominated by Sengge Namgyal’s nine- storey palace, a building in the grand tradition of Tibetan architecture. Above it, on Namgyal Semo the peak overlooking the town, are the ruins of the earliest royal residence at Leh a fort built by king Tashi Namgyal in the 16th century. In the bazaar the main sites to visit are the jo khang a modern ecumenical Buddhist temple, and an imposing mosque dating from the late 17th century situated opposite each other. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight - Leh & Ladakh (B)
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Thiksey Monastry dominates the hillside in Leh
Day 3: Monasteries
Enjoy a full day excursion to Shey, Thiksey & Hemis monasteries. Shey monastery situated on a hilltop is about 15km from Leh, was the summer palace of the royal family of Leh. The monastery houses a two storey high-seated image of Buddha cast from copper and covered with gold leaf. Thiksey monastery is situated on a hilltop and the views of the green Indus valley from its rooftop are splendid. This monastery has a number of chambers full of statues and stupas. Courtyard murals are bright and this imposing structure is in many respects a replica of Potala Palace in Lhasa. Hemis Gompa is the biggest and wealthiest monastery in Ladakh contains a large number of gold statues, stupas and thangkas, one of which is reputed to be the largest in existence and is exhibited once every 12 years. Overnight - Leh & Ladakh (B)
Day 4: Leh - Delhi
Leh - Delhi. You will be transferred to the airport in time for your fight for Delhi. Late evening you will be transferred to the airport in time for your onward fight. (B)
Tour Details
  • Starts in: Delhi - Leh / Ends in: Delhi
  • Departs: Any day of the year
  • No local payment required
  • Breakfast:3, Lunch: 0, Dinner: 0
  • Hotel Rating: Boutique Guesthouses
  • Tour Guide: Local guide during scheduled sightseeing
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