Ladakh Monestry Tour Package
Tour Highlights
Covered Places: Delhi - Leh Shey Thiksey - Hemis - Alchi - Lamayuru - Sumda Doksa - Chilling
Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days

Day 01: Delhi Leh
Take the flight for Leh in morning. Check in at the guesthouse and have the rest of an entire Day. Taking rest is extremely important in order to be acclimatized. Overnight stay at guesthouse.

Day 02: Leh Shey Thiksey - Hemis (2050 M)
This Day is meant for exploring some of the astonishing and ancient monasteries in the area. Situated at 15 kilometers from Leh, The Shey Gompa was once the summer palace of the Ladakh Kings. Adjoining to the palace, you will witness the potpourri of Gompas and Stupas. In the beginning of 17th century AD, Deldan Namgyal built Shey Palace. A 12-meter high Shakyamuni Buddha Statue is the eminent attraction of Shey. This statue is positioned in Dresthang Gompa. Thiksey Gompa is at a distance of around 17 kilometers from the Leh and is close to Shey as well. This monastery is well known among the most majestic monasteries of Ladakh. Thiksey Monastery belongs to Gelukspa Order. The illustrious Hemis Monastery is located at the distance of around 45 kilometers from Leh, which is one of the prominent and most popular monasteries in Ladakh region. This monastery belongs to Drukpa order and it was built in early 17th century. Beautiful Mani walls face the monastery clandestine in arresting valley bordered by gleaming streams. Have the overnight stay at the guesthouse.
Day 03: Leh - Alchi
On this Day, we will travel to Alchi along the Indus River by jeep. The trail passes through scores of quaint villages including Saspol and Nimmo. The landscape is incredible with Ladakh Range on its north and Stok Range and south. Near Nimmo, there is a fascinating view of the point where Zanskar River confluences with Indus River. Alchi is an immaculate village including one on the most striking Gompas in Ladakh. Alchi Gompa holds the paintings that are around thousand years old. Spend a night in a simple hotel here and explore the maximum.

Day 04: Alchi - Lamayuru
We will head towards Lamayuru toDay. It is the starting point of our trek. The road starts with a steady climb that involves almost 30 switchbacks in the last 25 kilometers on the route to Lamayuru. Set the camp at Lamayuru. Visit the Lamayuru Gompa in the afternoon. This astonishing Gompa was declared a sacred site in 16th century.
Day 05 : Leh - Wanla via Lamayuru 4 hrs.
There is a three-hour drive from Leh to Lamayuru. You can start walk to Wanla after visiting Lamayuru Monastery. It is a short hour away after the small Prinkti La Pass (3750 meters). The dinner and overnight stay will be in the guesthouse.

Day 06: Wanla - Hinju (3720 mts/12205 ft) 5 hrs
The trek of toDay will stroll through pristine villages of Ladakh before reaching the meadow camp outside the Hinju Village.
Day 07 : Hinju - Sumdo Doksa (4430 mts/14530 ft) via Kongskil La (4950 mts/16236 ft) 6 hrs
The steep ascent brings the trail to Kongskil La Ridge. From the ridge, you will be endowed with breathtaking vistas of Karakoram and Stok ranges. The other side of the pass is hard to navigate.

Day 08 : Sumda Doksa - Base of Dung Dung Chan la (4430 mts/14530 ft) 5 hrs
After crossing few rivers and Sumdo Chenmo Village, the track steadily ascends to Dung Dung Chan La Base. Get mesmerized by edelweiss and other rare Ladakhi flowers on the route.
Day 09 : Base of Dung Dung Chan La - Chilling (3550 mts/11645 ft) 5 hrs
It is a straight ascent from the Dung Dung Chan La pass. The route then dips down gradually to Chilling Village.

Day 10 : Free Day at Chilling
Explore Chilling on this Day.
Day 11: Chilling - Leh
We will drive to Leh in the morning along the River Zanskar. The trail eventually reaches the confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers. From this confluence, the road is maintained and makes drive back to Leh easy and comfortable. Check in the hotel after reaching Leh. Dinner and overnight stay in hotel.

Day 12: Leh / Delhi
Reach the airport in morning and catch the flight for Delhi. Reach Delhi and enjoy the half-Day guided sightseeing tour of the city. In the evening, transfer to the International Airport and take the flight for onwards journey.

 

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