Lahaul, Spiti and Ladakh Tour
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Day 01 - Delhi-Arrival
Arrive at Delhi international airport, you will be received by the representative of HTOI and would be further assisted & transferred to your hotel. Rest of the time is kept free to recover from jetlag. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 - Delhi-Chandigarh
Today, you would be transferred to Chandigarh, which is one of the most planned cities of India. Later take a tour of Chandigarh visiting Rock Garden, Sukhna Lake, Leisure Valley and Government Museum & Art Gallery. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 - Chandigarh-Shimla
Morning travel further to the hill retreat Shimla. Arrive at Shimla, transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon take a sightseeing and nature walk tour of Shimla that will include the Mall, Christ Church, Shimla State Museum and Indian Institute of Advanced Studies. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 04 - Shimla- Sarahan
In the morning drive to Sarahan valley through Narkanda & Rampur. At Sarahan, one can view the Peak of Srikhan Mahadev. To see the Buddhist & Hindu architecture’s reflection, visit the temple of Bhimkali. Stay overnight at Sarahan.
Day 05 - Sarahan-Sangla
Today, drive to Sangla stopping to visit Karchham & Baspa valley which is quite prosperous in terms of the pictures, the peaks of mountains and the wonderful sloping homes. Stay overnight in the camps.
Day 06 - Sangla-Kalpa
After breakfast leave Sangla for Kalpa. At Kalpa view the spectacular Raldang Kailash Massif over Sutlej River. Stay overnight in the camps.
Day 07 - Kalpa-Yangthang-Sumdo-Tabo
In the morning transfer to Tabo via Yangthang and Sumdo. Arrive at Tabo, check in to the camp. Tabo is located at the bank of Spiti River and is quite popular for its Buddhist monastery which has the characteristic scriptures collection, stucco, the art pieces and the wall paintings. Stay overnight in the camps.
Day 08 - Tabo-Dankar-Kaza
Depart Tabo for Kaza via Dankar Gompa. Kaza located at Spiti River’s banks is well known for its Ki Monastery which is the largest monastery of Spiti Valley that has the huge murals and book collection. On arrival at Kaza, visit Kibber and Ki Monasteries. Stay overnight in the camps.
Day 09 - Kaza-Keylong
In the morning leave Kaza for Keylong via Kunzumla pass which is a highest pass located at Spiti to Lahaul road. You will reach to Keylong crossing Khokhsar. Later take a sightseeing tour of Keylong. Stay overnight in the camps.
Day 10 - Keylong-Darcha-Sarchu
Have breakfast and transfer to Sarchu (4200 Meters) via Darcha. This journey will pass by the wide fields and the extensive Bhaga River. Darcha is the base camp of numerous treks leading for Baralachla Pass. To have the beautiful photography visit the Surajtal Lake. Finally reach Sarchu. Arrive at Sarchu and check in to the high altitude camp.
Day 11 - Sarchu-Leh
In the morning, proceed to Leh (the capital of Ladakh) via Lachungla Pass situated in the center of gigantic mountains. Have your lunch at Pang. One can also see the small localities at plains of Morea known as Marmots. You will now drive through the 02nd highest road in the world over Tanglangla Pass (5350 meters). In the evening arrive to Leh and check in to the hotel.
Day 12 - Leh-Spituk-Leh
Today take a daylong sightseeing tour of Leh area. Take an excursion to Spituk Gompa, built about 500 years ago. Also take a tour of Phyang Monastery and Shanker Monastery. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 13 - Leh
Visit Shey Gompa or Shey Palace, which is approximately 15 KMS away from Leh town. Shey Palace was used as the summer palace for the Ladakhi Kings. Near to the Shey Palace There are many Stupas and Gompas. Shey Palace was made in the starting period of 17th century AD by Deldan Namgyal. In the Dresthang Gompa, one can see the 12 meters statue of Shakyamuni Buddha – this is the major attraction of Shey Palace. Also visit Thiksey Monastery or Thiksey Gompa – it is 17 KMS far from Leh and near to the Shey Palace. Thiksey Monastery belongs to Gelukspa order and is one of the most attractive monasteries in Ladakh. Later take a tour of Hemis Monastery located 45 KMS from Leh in the South direction. Hemis Monastery is one of the largest and most popular monasteries of Ladakh. Every year Hemis festival is celebrated here which is the very colourful and represents rich Ladakhi culture. Hemis Monastery is associated with Drukpa order and built in 17th of century. The location of Hemis Monastery is quite perfect as this monastery is cradled at a beautiful valley and the lovely streams are surrounding it. Hemis Monastery is faced by the huge walls. Stay overnight at the guesthouse. The most recommended activity in the morning would be attending a praying ceremony held in Thiksey Monastery.
Day 14 - Leh
In the morning, take an excursion to Stok Museum and Palace stopping en-route at Choglamsar to visit Tibetan Refugee Camp. Post lunch, take a tour of the palace of King & Tsemo Monastery – this Gompa provides a superb view of Leh. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 15 - Leh-Delhi
Today you will be transferred to Leh airport to catch the spectacular flight back to Delhi. Arrive at Delhi airport, transfer to the hotel. Rest of the time is kept free at your discretions. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 16 - Delhi-Departure
At appropriate time, you will be transferred to the international airport to embark the flight back to the onward destination. The tour will culminate here.