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Majestic Ladakh Tour - Package Detail

Majestic Ladakh Tour

Route : Delhi Leh Uleytokpo Leh Tso Moriri Leh Delhi

13 Days / 12 Nights

Route Map
Detailed Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Delhi

Upon your arrival in the Indian capital city of New Delhi, you will be greeted by our representative at the International Airport. After a warm welcome, you will be escorted to your hotel.

Rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 2

Delhi to Leh (Flight)

Early morning, transfer to airport to connect your flight to Leh.

Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Rest of the day free for rest to get acclimatize with the high altitude in Leh

[Leh altitude: 3524M]

Day 3

Day in Leh

After breakfast, full day excursion to visit Shey Monastery: 15 Km south of Leh, an erstwhile Royal residence up to 16th century, located on the banks of Indus River and is managed by Buddhists Monks from Hemis Monastery. Visit the prime attraction of the monastery the beautifully decorated blue haired Maitreya Buddha of 17.5 m high, made up with copper and brass with studs of precious stones.

Afternoon, continue your drive towards south to visit Hemis: the largest monastery in Ladakh, built in 1630. It belongs to the red sect, Brokpa and lies at a distance of 45 km south of Leh. Impressive and intriguing, Hemis is different from the other important monasteries of Ladakh. The annual festival, commemorating the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava, held for two days in June-July, enlivening the courtyard of the monastery.

On your way back to Leh visit Thiksey Monastery is located 20 km from Leh and is situated on a hillock overlooking the Indus Valley with full face view of the magnificent Stok range.


Day 4

Day in Leh

After breakfast, full day visit a Buddhist monastery called Sankar Monastery or Sankar Gompa (3 kms from Leh). It is a daughter-establishment of Spituk Monastery and the residence of the Abbot of Spituk. The Venerable Kushok Bakula, the senior incarnate lama of Ladakh due to his ancient lineage and personal authority.

Afternoon, visit Namgyal Tsemo Gompa founded in the early 15th century, around the year 1430. It stands atop the crag behind Leh palace, having a full view of the town of Leh. The Namgyal Tsemo Gompa was founded by King Tashi Namgyal. It boasts of a rich collection of some ancient manuscripts and wall paintings. Shanti Stupa: (3 km from Fort Road, Leh) Japanese Stupas made for world peace. Shanti Stupa is located at Changspa on the hilltop and was inaugurated by Dalai Lama in 1985.

Day 5

Leh to Uleytokpo via Alchi ( 50 KMS  / 1.30 HRS )

This morning, drive to Uleytokpo, en-route visit village of Nimo, photostop at River Zanskar and Basgo Fort. Visit Buddhist monastery Likir Monastery or Likir Gompa (Klud-kyil) located approx. 52 kms. west of Leh. It is picturesquely situated on a little hill in the valley near the Indus River. It belongs to the Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism and was established in 1065. Visit the oldest and most famous Buddhist monastery Alchi Monastery or Alchi Gompa, known more as a monastic complex (chos-'khor) of temples in Alchi village. It is administered by the Likir Monastery.

After visit, continue your drive to Uleytokpo.

Upon arrival, check-in into your camp.

[Alchi altitude: 3100M]

Day 6

Uleytokpo to Leh  ( 50 KMS / 1.20 HRS )

Early morning, embark on your drive to visit Lamayuru Monastery (127 kms from Leh) belongs to the Red-Hat sect of Buddhism and houses approx. 150 Buddhist monks. The monastery is made up of a number of shrines with rich collection of thankas and magnificent wall paintings. After visit, continue your drive to Leh enroute visit Rizong Gompa (approx 73 kms from Leh) belongs to the Gelukpa Order and serves as the residence of approx. 40 monks.

Upon arrival, check-in into your hotel.

[Lamayuru altitude: 3510M]

Day 7

Day in Leh

After breakfast, full day excursion to visit a Spituk Monastery: 08 Km from Leh, this Buddhist monastery was founded by Od-de in 11th Century as a Red Hat institution and was taken over by the Yellow Hat sect in the 15th century. The monastery contains 100 monks and a giant statue of Kali. Visit Phyang Monastery: (20 km from Leh) was built in the 16th century and belongs to the Red Cap sect of Buddhism. This traditional monastery of Ladakh is famous for its spectacular religious festival with masked dances and being on the hilltop resembles quite like the monastery of Likir.

After visit, drive back to your hotel for overnight stay.

[Spituk altitude: 3307 M], [Phyang altitude: 3600 M]

Day 8

Leh to Tsomoriri (240 Kms/8 hrs approx)

After early breakfast, embark on your drive to Tsomoriri passing through Chumathang (Hot Spring) along the Indus River.

Upon arrival, check-in into your Camp.

[Tsomoriri altitude: 4595M]

Day 9

Tsomoriri (Karzok) to Leh (240 Kms/8 hrs approx)

After breakfast, visit Tsomoriri or “Mountain Lake "situated in the middle of the elevated valley of Rupshu completely surrounded by 6000 m peaks. The Area is rich in wildlife including the "Kyang" (wild ass), red fox and the rare, highly endangered, snow leopard. Then continue your drive to Leh and visit 350 years old Karzok monastery which has about 33 resident monks and belongs to the yellow sect.

Upon arrival, check-in into your hotel.

[Leh altitude: 3524 M]

Day 10

Day in Leh

After breakfast, embark on your drive to visit a Takthok Monastery: also known as Thag Thog or Thak Thak, 46 Kms east of Leh) is a Buddhist monastery. The name Takthok means 'rock-roof'. It is the only monastery in Ladakh belongs to the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism and approximately 55 lamas reside there.

On your way back to Leh visit Chemrey Monastery: (40 Kms east of Leh) It belongs to the Drugpa monastic order and was founded by the Lama Tagsang Raschen. The monastery has a notable high Padmasambhava statue. It also contains a valuable collection of scriptures, with title pages in silver and the text in gold letters.

[Takthok altitude: 4000 M], [Chemrey altitude: 3817 M]

Day 11

Leh to Khardongla Pass to Leh (85 Kms one way)

After breakfast, excursion to visit Khardongla Pass the highest motor able pass in the world 5359 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Gunnies Book of world records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountains.

After visit, drive back to hotel for overnight stay.

[Khardungla Pass altitude: 5359M]


Day 12

Leh to Delhi (Flight)

This morning, transfer to Airport to connect your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be met transferred to your hotel.

Afternoon, discover the history and heritage of Delhi, with a visit to Qutab Minar, a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture. Then drive to the old part of the city, walking through the busy streets of Chandni Chowk to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India. En route, drive past the splendid ,b>Red Fort, India Gate, President's House, Parliament House and other Government Secretariat Buildings of Lutyens Delhi.

Day 13

Delhi (Departure)

Today, you will be transferred to International Airport to connect your flight to onward destination.

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