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Leh & Ladakh

4 days  |  Starts/Ends: Delhi  |  from USD $1,899

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.

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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 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  |  Breakfast

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  |  Breakfast

Day 4

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.
Breakfast

Trip Highlights

Leh Palace - a traditional 17th century Tibetian style palace built by King Sengge Namgyal
Stok Palace - museum housing the heirlooms and relics of the of Namgyal family, Sankar Gompa - to view the image of Avalokitesvara
Thiksey Monastery - replica of Potala Palace in Lhasa.
Leh Bazaar - market place, mosque and newly built Buddhist Temple
Shey Monastery - houses a 24 metre high image of Buddha cast from copper and covered with gold leaf
Hemis Monastery - gold statues, stupas, thangkas and wall paintings depicting Gautam’s renunciation of the worldly life

Included

Return economy class flights from Delhi to Leh
Guided Leh tour
Entrance fees for all included sights
3 nights boutique guesthouse accommodation including 3 breakfast, 3 lunch and 3 dinner
Full day excursion to the nearby monasteries
Services of an English speaking local guide during scheduled sightseeing

Not Included

International flights and visas
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
Laundry, drinks, items of a personal nature

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

 
Price/Person
Single Supp.
Leh & Ladakh - 4 days
USD $1899
USD $229

Prices are indicative and will vary depending on your chosen hotels, room availability as well as time of travel i.e. during India’s peak travel season of 21 Dec - 10 Jan, additional supplements will apply. Equally, if you with to travel to India during the summer, rates will be cheaper than those quoted. Please bear this in mind if comparing prices as we always aim to deliver exceptional value.

Please note that discounts will apply if there are more 4 our more people in your travelling party, since fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across the group.

Tour Details
Starts
Delhi
Ends
Delhi
Departs
Any day of the year
Hotel Rating
Superior
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 3
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