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Ladakh Monasteries Tour

Duration : 08 Days / 07 Nights

Destinations Covered : Leh - Khardongla Pass - Alchi - Lamayuru - Stok Palace - Delhi

To experience the culture and people of Ladakh we have prepared this tour. During the period you will visit the most popular and famous monasteries of the Ladakh region built by different rulers. Here the landscape assumes fantastic and bizzare shapes, a result of nature's erosion factor.

Hemis Monastery
Day 01 : Leh

On arrival at Leh airport, you will be met by our representative at the airport and escort you to Hotel. Complete day for the acclimatization which is 3500 Mtrs above sea level. In the evening short walk around Leh bazar Overnight at Hotel. Leh Gompa

Day 02 : Leh - Monasteries 90 Kms.

Full day excursion to the famous monasteries, it is interesting to visit early in the morning to enjoy the praying Cermony at Thiksey monastery. Continue drive to Hemis monastery which is one of the most famous monastery of the Ladakh region. On the way back visit to Shey Palace. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 03 : Leh - Monasteries 40 Kms.

Morning half day tour of Spituk and visit Phyang monastery. Afternoon visit by foot to Kings Palace, Leh Mosque, Leh Gompa, Shankar Gompa and Leh Bazar. Overnight at Hotel

Day 04 : Leh - Khardongla Pass - Leh 85 Kms.

Day excursion to Khardongla pass which is the highest motorable pass in the world 5600 Mtrs and has been recorded in the Guniees Book of World Records. At the top enjoy the nature beauty of snow capped mountains. In the late afternoon return back to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 05 : Leh - Alchi 72 Kms.

Leave for Alchi monastery known as Alchi Choskor is the only monastery in the Ladakh on flat ground. On the way visit Bazgo Castle lie on the right bank of the Indus. By the lunch time we reach Alchi. Afternoon visit the Alchi monastery and explore the nature beauty of Alchi village. Overnight at Hotel/Guest House.

Lamayuru Monastery
Day 06 : Alchi - Lamayuru - Leh 168 Kms.

Leave Alchi and continue drive to Lamayuru via Khaltsi (passport checking point). From here another 22 kms drive will take us to Lamayuru. The oldest and spectacularly set Lamayuru monastery founded in the 10th Century. Visit the monastery. In the late afternoon drive back to Leh which is 4/5 hours drive. Overnight at Hotel

Day 07 : Leh - Stok Palace

Morning half day visit to Stok Palace. The Palace was built by King Tsespal Tondup Namgyal in 1825. On the way back visit the Choglamsar village (The Tibetan refugee Camp) which is famous for Tibetan Culture, History and Buddhism. Afternoon day for personal activities Or visit to the Local Ladakhi family house which can be arranged on request. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08 : Leh - Delhi

Transfer in time to the airport to connect onward destination flight