Duration: 14 Night 15 Days
The Ladakh Culture tour is planned to let you explore and get an insight into the tradition and cultural lives of the people of Ladakh.
During this trip they visit various villages to experience the simple yet interesting lifestyle of Ladakhi. Also visit Ladakh for its lavish and ornate Buddhist monasteries. It is in these monasteries that the spirit of Ladakh is.
Exploring these monasteries, one gets to see decades old cloth-wrapped manuscripts, beautifully painted idols and innumerable khataks representing various people’s wishes.
- Remarkable Landscape Of Ladakh.
- Visit The Alchi Monastery, The Oldest In The Region.
- Nubra Valley: Double-Humped Camel Safari, Rafting, Trekking, Sunbathing On The Sand Dunes.
- Dazzling Pangong Lake.
- Tibetan Culture In Leh And Its Surroundings.
- Experience The Highest Pass Of Khardongla For Vehicles.
Day 1:Arrive In Delhi
Arrival in Delhi where you will be met and transferred to the hotel. Night in hotel.
Day 2: Delhi
Sightseeing tour combining Old and New Delhi.
In Old Delhi we will visit the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, pass through the Chandani Chowk and visit the Raj Ghat, Gandhi’s cremation place.
In New Delhi we will visit the Qutab Minar, a 72 m high tower, in the vicinity stands the Iron Pillar, the tomb of Emperor Humayun, the modern Birla Mandir Temple. We passed through the India Gate (War Memorial), the Presidential House, which was in the past the Palace of the Viceroy, the Houses of Parliament and the Secretariat buildings.
Day 3: Delhi – Chandigarh Manali
In the morning transfer to the railway station to take the Shatabdi Express to Chandigarh. Breakfast and a light lunch will be served aboard an air-conditioned carriage.
Arriving at the station will be transferred to Manali, Arrival in Manali and check in at the hotel.
Day 4:In Manali
After breakfast, half day tour of the city to acclimatize. Manali is a famous mountain resort where we will visit the Hadimba Devi Temple, Vashist hot springs where you can take a dip to rest. Visit to the old Manali village and Naggar Castle from where you have an excellent view.
In the afternoon visit the old market.
Day 5: Mek Manali- Preni- Panouropa
In the morning after breakfast we take a short drive to Preni village where the camping equipment will be unloaded and loaded onto the awaiting mules. From the
camino el sendero asciende en forma muy escarpada a traves I de los bosques de la aldea Sethen. En el camino disfrutaremos maravillosas vistas del valle de Kullu que compensan el primer ascenso de este trek. Sethen es la aldea mas alta del valle y esta habitada por budistas Khampa que se asentaron en la regi6n hace unos treinta anos. Desde aqui tenemos una hora mas de caminata hasta nuestro primer campamento aproximadamente a 2.750 metros. Llegada al campamento y noche en carpas.
Day 6: Mek – Panouropa Chikha
In the morning after breakfast we start the trek through the forest where we will meet several groups of shepherds along the way. As we ascend, the surrounding meadows provide a separate spectacle covered in wild flowers from the end of July to the beginning of September . summer.
In this camp we will find dry wood in abundance- cl
dance so we can light a modest log6n at night. The camp is located at 3,050 meters.
Day 7:Trek Chikha – Balu-Ka-Ghera
Today’s trek climbs gradually through birch and rhododendron forests to the base of Hampta Pass at Balu-ka-Ghera which translates as Bears’ Lair! Today’s camp is located at 3,650 meters.
Day 8:Balu- Ka-Ghera Trek – Hampta Pass Shalaguru
In the morning after breakfast we ascend approximately 700 meters to Hampta Pass at 4,330 meters. The trail is dotted with boulders and, early in the season, is often snowy. From the pass there are exceptional views of Indrasan and Deo Tibba peaks.
From the top, a continuous descent of one hour awaits us until we reach an extraordinary camp at 3,750 meters. Landscape 10 complete panoramic views of the Lahaul chain to the north.
Day 9: Trek Shalaguru/ Chamu
The day of the trek starts from the camp crossing the main stream that descends from the Indrasan glacier. There are some steep and rocky trails on the descent that are more suitable for goats than trekkers as the trail winds between the boulders of the Chandra River.
Here we cross the bridge that leads us to Chatru, located on the other side.
Day 10: Chamu / Sarchu
From Chatru our transport will take us through the Chandra valley to the Tindi village located at the confluence of the Chandra and Bhaga rivers. From here we continue north and pass Darcha heading towards the Baralacha pass. It is a spectacular trip with magnificent views of the Baralacha chain with its snow-capped peaks. After crossing the pass the road continues towards the lingti river from where it heads to the permanent camp at Sarchu.
Day 11:Sarchu / Leh
In the morning after breakfast we leave the camp and cross the Zanskar chain through the Lachulang (5,100 m) and Tanglung (5,330 m) passes. The place is wild and is constantly buffeted by the winds. Arriving at the Indus Valley, the conditions change and, from there, SO km of descent still await us, passing through the Thikshey monastery until we reach Leh, the capital of Ladakh . Arrival and check in at the hotel.
Day 12: In Leh
In the morning we visit the famous monasteries of Shey and!
Thikshey that are in the vicinity. In the afternoon we visit Thikshey Gompa which is one of the most impressive monasteries and is famous for its collection of images, stupas, ancient tankhas and exquisite murals. It also houses a two-story statue of Buddha.
Day 14: Leh And Delhi
In the morning transfer to the airport to board the flight to Delhi . Upon arrival transfer to the hotel.
At the last minute we will attend an Indian music and dance show followed by dinner at The Village Bistro complex.
Day 15:Day 15 New Delhi (By Flight) Departure
Transfer to the International Airport to take the flight
- Airport transfers
- Accommodation for a Single / Double / Triple room and Tent as requested in all places.
- Breakfast and dinner meals at all locations.
- Private car and driver for all sightseeing as per itinerary.
- Camel ride fee in the Nubra valley in the sand dunes.
- Welcome tea/cookies on arrival at the hotel.
- Early registration.
- Ladakh government environmental fee.
- Inner line permit fee for Nubra, Pangong.
- All applicable taxes.
- Any air and train fare.
- Any additional, extension and optional tour than the previous one.
- All personal items.
- Everything that is not specifically mentioned in the heading “The tour includes”.
- Tickets to the monastery.
- Additional cost of hotel and transfers in case of flight cancellation and road blockages or any factor out of control.
- Responsibilities for medical emergencies and evacuation involved.
- tips etc.