LEH LADAKH ADVENTURE TOUR
Duration: 10 Nights/11 Days
Destinations: Delhi – Leh – Dahanu Valley – Pangong Lake – Alchi – Likir Gompa – Delhi
Day 1: Arrive in Delhi
On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station, you will be met by our representative, who will help you to transfer to your hotel. Check into your hotel and relax. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
After breakfast, leave for a day’s sightseeing tour of Delhi. In historic Old Delhi you will see the Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques of India; the Red Fort, an impressive sandstone monument built by the Mughals, and you can explore the busy market of Chandi Chowk. You can also visit Raj Ghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. In New Delhi you can see India Gate, Parliament House and the President’s mansion. Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar and the Bahai Temple and shopping in crafts emporia in Delhi complete your Delhi tour. Return to your hotel to stay overnight.
Day 3: Delhi – Leh Tour
Transfer to the airport to board the flight to Leh. You will be received on arrival and transferred to your hotel. Rest and acclimatize yourself to the altitude and rarified air of Ladakh.
Day 4: Dahanu Valley Tour
Drive to Dahanu Valley, where the Drokpa live. They are Buddhist in name, but are culturally and racially different from the rest of the inhabitants of Ladakh. We will visit Dah and Beema, two of the five villages inhabited by the Drokpa people. We will drive down the Indus, between Khaltse and the Shyok – Indus confluence seeing panoramic views on the way to our camp at Beema.
Day 5: Beema and Dah Tour
After breakfast we visit the villages of Beema and Dah and meet the Drokpa tribe. They are a small community of about 2000 people whose features are pure Indo-Aryan, and they have preserved their racial purity down the centuries. Stay overnight at the camp at Beema.
Day 6: Leh Sightseeing
After breakfast we drive back to Leh via and see the picturesque villages of Achinathang and Skurbachan on the way. We also stop to see the impressive Basgo Fort. Stay overnight at the hotel in Leh.
Day 7: Pangong Lake
After an early breakfast we drive for around 7 Hrs to Pangong Lake. Located at an altitude of 14,000 ft, Pangong Lake is approached by a road that crosses the Chang La Pass (18,000 ft.) and scenic villages. Stay overnight at a camp on the edge of Pangong Lake.
Day 8: Pangong Lake Tour
After breakfast we explore the 130km long lake, which is divided by the Indo-Chinese border. We also see the settlements of the Chang Pa tribe, who are nomadic herdsmen who migrate from Ladakh to Tibet and back, as the seasons change through the year. Stay overnight at the tented camp on Pangong Lake.
Day 8: Leh
After breakfast we drive back to Leh (7 hrs.) Check into your hotel and relax. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 9: Leh Sightseeing
Spend a relaxed day in Leh and explore Leh bazaar. You can shop for Ladakhi curios, masks, prayer wheels, clothing, Buddhist artifacts and other souvenirs. Return to your hotel to stay overnight.
Day 10: Alchi Tour
After breakfast we leave for a day’s sightseeing of the Alchi monastery and Likir Gompa. The Buddhist heritage of Ladakh can be seen at these religious sites. Return to your hotel to stay overnight.
Day 11: Leh – Delhi
After breakfast you will transferred to the airport to board the flight to Delhi. Leave for Delhi with unforgettable memories of your Ladakh Adventure Tour with Leh Ladakh India. Our representative will meet you in Delhi and help you to transfer to the international airport for your flight to your onward destination.